Rep. Coleman On Sen. Whitmire Passing the Sandra Bland Act Out of the Senate
Style Magazine Newswire | 5/11/2017, 2:47 p.m.
AUSTIN—Today, May 11, Senator John Whitmire passed SB 1849, the Senate companion to HB 2702, also known as the Sandra Bland Act, out of the Senate. SB 1849 will now head to the House. Chair Coleman released the following statement:
"Thank you Senator Whitmire for passing SB 1849, the Senate companion to HB 2702, also known as the Sandra Bland Act unanimously out of the Senate. Senator Whitmire's knowledge of criminal justice, and expertise in the Texas Senate was invaluable in ensuring the Sandra Bland Act made it out of the Senate. I look forward to making sure the Sandra Bland Act now passes the Texas House, and heads to the Governor's desk. The Sandra Bland Act will truly make Texas safer for both law enforcement, and the public."