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Patriot Briefing Special Edition- Week of Feb. 24th 2013

From: Dean W.
Sent on: Sunday, February 24, 2013 6:51 PM
New Revolution Now

  The Patriot Briefing

Special Legislative Edition

Legislation Advocacy - The Week Ahead

We want to bring to your attention the following bills that have been recently filed:


HB 1076 Relating to certain firearms, firearm accessories and firearm...
  • Status: Assigned to committee. No scheduled discussion. 
  • Recommendation: STRONGLY FOR
  • Research: Firearms Protection Act 
  • Comment: Protection of 2nd amendment rights for Texans.
  • Call to action: Contact committee members to communicate your support. 

SB 2 Relating to charter schools and home-rule charter school districts.

HB 149 Relating to the Texas Liberty Preservation Act

  • Status: Referred to committee. 
  • Recommendation: STRONGLY FOR
  • Research: National Defense Authorization Act of 2012 
  • Comment: Protection of 10th amendment. Challenge constitutionality of NDAA.
  • Call to action: Contact committee members to schedule a public hearing     
HB 1568 Relating to funding under the Foundation School Program
  • Status: Filed, not assigned to committee yet. 
  • Recommendation: STRONGLY FOR
  • Research: Protect Traditional Family Values 
  • Comment: Texas must continue to promote virtue.
  • Call to action: Contact authors and co-authors to express support. 
 HJR 48 Constitutional amendment for right to choose or not choose to purchase health insurance.
  • Status: Assigned to committee.  
  • Recommendation: STRONGLY FOR
  • Research: Joint bill filed by Senator Campbell 
  • Comment: Good start at nullifying Obama Care  
  • Call to action: Contact committee members to schedule a public hearing.
  HB 607 Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax.
  • Status: Referred to committee but not scheduled for hearing 
  • Recommendation: STRONGLY FOR
  • Research: Fixing the Texas Magin Tax 
  • Comment: The franchise tax is more than a business income tax it's a revenue tax that punishes Texas businesses even if they loose money. 
  • Call to action: Contact committee members to schedule a public hearing. 

The Patriot Briefing will be sent out once a week preparing you for legislative action in the week ahead. We do not want to over burden you with emails, so ALERTS on changes, new research, comments, opinion and new items during the week will go out through our TWITTER feed @NRNPAC and our FACEBOOK page. To follow and like, click the links on the right hand side tool bar. 


Sign up and use the tools at Texas Legislature Online so you can read and follow bills and get alerts for upcoming committee meetings. Also, we can't catch everything, so if you see something you think needs attention, please contact us.


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Dean Wright
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