Ask for hearing on SB 166 (Immigration)

March 25

ACTION

Contact Senate State Affairs Committee Chair Huffman or your Senator on the Committee to ask for hearings on SB 166.

Suggested text {when calling…}:

My name is {name} and I am a Texan who lives in {town/district} (or, I am a constituent who lives in {town} if you live in SD 17, Huffman’s SD). I am {writing/calling} to ask you to support a hearing on SB 166, which would strengthen communities by supporting local, appropriate help that suits the needs of the local community.

Texas Senate, State Affairs Committee:
Joan Huffman (R Dist 17), Chair, 512.463.0117
Bryan Hughes (R Dist 1), Vice Chair, 512.463.0101
Brian Birdwell (R Dist 22), 512.463.0122
Brandon Creighton (R Dist 4), 512.463.0104
Pat Fallon (R Dist 20), 512.463.0130
Bob Hall (R Dist 2), 512.463.0102
Eddie Lucio, Jr. (D Dist 27), 512.463.0127
Jane Nelson (R Dist 12), 512.463.0112
Judith Zaffirini (D Dist 21), 512.463.0121

BACKGROUND

Bill Details

https://billtrack50.com/BillDetail/993803
https://capitol.texas.gov/BillLookup/text.aspx?LegSess=86R&Bill=SB166

Note: Companion bill is HB 1217

Media Coverage

https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/15/us/texas-sanctuary-sb4-immigration.html
https://www.texastribune.org/2018/03/14/texas-sanctuary-cities-law-opponents-say-theyre-down-not-/
https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/06/texas-sb4-immigration-enforcement/529194/
https://www.statesman.com/news/20170418/texas-sheriffs-sb4-burdens-law-enforcement-local-taxpayers