Texas House Bill 149 (HB149), The Texas Liberty Preservation Act (Larson; HD-122), was placed into the Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility Committee on 6 Feb 2013.
The objective of HB 149 is to stop indefinite detention by nullifying Sections 1021 and 1022 of the NDAA. The bill includes criminal penalties for federal agents who attempt to carry out such “indefinite detentions” within the state of Texas – 1 year in prison and up to $10,000 fine. (more information on the bill here)
Tenth Amendment Center-Texas requests your immediate help by contacting Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility committee members to express your support for HB 149. We urge you to CALL and EMAIL. Strongly, but respectfully, inform the committee members that you will accept nothing less than a YES vote, which will allow the full state house to debate and vote on the bill.
Committee members include:
Chair—Rep. Brandon Creighton (R) (firstname.lastname@example.org (512) 463-0726);
Rep. Cindy Burkett (R) (email@example.com (512) 463-0464);
Rep. Eddie Lucio (D) (firstname.lastname@example.org (512) 463-0606);
Rep. Scott Turner (R) (email@example.com (512) 463-0484), and;
Rep. Armando Walle (R) (firstname.lastname@example.org (512) 463-0924).
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