Center for School Behavioral Health Advocacy Task Force Legislative Update - 4.3.17
April 3, 2017
Breaking News: HB 2623 Hearing Scheduled!
HB 2623 is scheduled for a hearing before the House Public Education Committee tomorrow, Tuesday, April 4th! Mental Health America of Greater Houston will provide testimony on the bill. We invite you to watch the hearing via live broadcast here: http://www.house.state.tx.us/video-audio/
Thank you for the work you have done to get us to this point. Your calls, emails and posts have made all the difference to make sure HB 2623 was heard. We have one more ask of you before tomorrow, so please stay engaged for the action item of the week!
ACTION ITEM OF THE WEEK
Time Commitment: Less Than Five Minutes
Take to twitter tomorrow to support HB 2623.
Share why you support the bill and be sure to tag members of the House Public Education Committee. Don’t forget to use the hashtags #txlege and #HB2623.
Thank you @AlmaAllen131 for authoring #HB2623 and reducing the school-to-prison pipeline #txlege
.@___________ Stand with Texas students by supporting @AlmaAllen131 bill for transition plans for long-term out of school placements #txlege
Twitter Accounts for House Public Education Committee Members:
Dan Huberty: @DanHuberty Lance Gooden: @RepLanceGooden
Ken King: @KingforTexas Linda Koop: @LindaKoopHD102
Diego Bernal: @DiegoBernalTX Morgan Meyer: @MorganMeyerTX
Alma Allen: @AlmaAllen131 Gary VanDeaver @GaryVanDeaver
Dwayn Bohac: @dwayne_bohac Joe Deshotel: @RepJoeDeshotel
The hearing starts at 8:00 a.m. and will run until every bill is heard. MHA of Greater Houston (@mhahouston) will send a Tweet when HB 2623 is coming up!