Friday, February 27, 2009

Senate Committee Could Vote on Syringe Access Bill Next Week

Senator Deuell and Senator Van de Putte's syringe access bill, SB 188, is set to be heard by the Senate Health & Human Services Committee on Tuesday, March 3, 2009, at 9:00 AM in the Texas capitol in the Senate Chamber. You can see the full text of the bill and its fiscal note here. Last session, this committee approved the bill by a vote of 7 to 1. If a majority of the committee members vote to approve the bill on Tuesday, it can be considered by the full Senate. Find names and contact information for the Senators who sit on the committee here.

Find legislative history and background information about syringe access in Texas here.

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