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Statement by Gov. Rick Perry on House Passage of House Bill 12

Tuesday, May 10, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today issued the following statement on the House passage of House Bill 12, related to banning sanctuary cities:

"I applaud members of the House for passing legislation that will ban sanctuary cities in Texas and commend Rep. Burt Solomons' leadership on this issue, which will strengthen the discretion our law enforcement officers need to effectively protect Texans. I hope the Senate will take quick action on this important legislation."

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