Office of the Governor Rick Perry

Gov. Perry Adds Legislation to Special Session Call Related to Security Procedures

Monday, June 20, 2011  •  Austin, Texas  •  Press Release

Gov. Rick Perry today announced the addition of legislation to the special session relating to the prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression on those seeking access to public buildings and transportation.

Additional items the governor has previously asked the Legislature to consider during the special session are:
• Legislation relating to fiscal matters necessary for the implementation of House Bill No. 1 as passed by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, including measures that will allow school districts to operate more efficiently.
• Legislation relating to healthcare cost containment, access to services through managed care, and the creation of economic and structural incentives to improve the quality of Medicaid services.
• Legislation relating to congressional redistricting.
• Legislation relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association.
• Legislation relating to the abolishment of sanctuary cities, the use of the federal Secure Communities program by law enforcement agencies, and the issuance of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates.

View the Governor's Proclamation adding this item to the special session call.

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