Legislative Requests

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Petitions to the White House

·Give Us 5,000 – On behalf of the Border Patrol to ensure they were authorized an additional 5,000 Agents – Submitted January 2017 | Status: VICTORY

- Employment Evacuation Protection (EPP) Bill - a bill to provide additional protection for workers that choose to evacuate during natural disasters.  Ensure that employers cannot demote, fire, layoff or otherwise impede the employment of the worker due to choice of evacuation due to the natural disaster or the proposed threat thereof (some exceptions exist).  Submitted October 2017 | Status: Pending

-Above The Line ·On behalf of Active Duty Military Personnel to ensure none will need or qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP / aka Food Stamps) – Submitted February 2019 | Status: Pending

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·National Veterans Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month – Presidential Proclamation Request on behalf of the 18-24 Veterans committing suicide daily.  -Submitted April 2019 | Status: Pending

- Stop Citizens Arrest - Legislative request seeking to stop the antiquated and dangerous practice of Citizen's Arrest, which was a contributing factor in the death of Ahmaud Arbery - Submitted May 2020 | Status: Pending   SIGN PETITION

Petitions to Congress

- Employment Evacuation Protection (EPP) Bill - a bill to provide additional protection for workers that choose to evacuate during natural disasters.  Ensure that employers cannot demote, fire, layoff or otherwise impede the employment of the worker due to choice of evacuation due to the natural disaster or the proposed threat thereof (some exceptions exist).  Submitted October 2017 | Status: Pending

·2Step ACT – On behalf of Gold Star Mom Tracy LaPorte in recognition of his son Sgt. Adam “2Step” Huckstep. Currently Rental Car Companies can rent to anyone without a requirement to run drivers licences to ensure they are value.  Upon returning from Iraq and preparing for Afghanistan, SGT. Huckstep  was killed by a driver who should not have been able to rent a car.  Learn more and sign the petition.  – Submitted January 2020 | Status: Pending   SIGN PETITION

 

-Above The Line – On behalf of Active Duty Military Personnel to ensure none will need or qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP / aka Food Stamps) – Submitted February 2019 | Status: Pending

 

·DACA Resolution – On behalf of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) children to help resolve this  issue - Submitted May 2018 | Status: Pending

 

·Border Patrol Processors – On behalf of Border Patrol in order to assist Agents in processing the thousands of illegal immigrants apprehended weekly.  Submitted November 2016 –ADAPTED & ENACTED JUNE 2019 (200 NEW JOBS CREATED w/$10 Million Appropriations Bill). | Status: VICTORY

- Stop Citizens Arrest- Legislative request seeking to stop the antiquated and dangerous practice of Citizen's Arrest, which was a contributing factor in the death of Ahmaud Arbery - Submitted May 2020  | Status: Pending  SIGN PETITION

- Walter Scott Notification Act of 2017 (Police Transparency, Accountability, & Change)- THIS BILL DIED AND NEEDS TO BE REINTRODUCED. Legislative request to Senator Mitch McConnell requesting First Reading of this bill and movement to Assigned Committee, when reintroduced.  This bill would create the first federally-mandated database of police shootings, helping to get needed data.  Such data when used properly, can help identify problems, trends, etc. within Law Enforcement Agencies and serve to help our nation avoid possible deaths like George Floyd in Minnesota. - Submitted May 2020  | Status: VICTORY 

Petitions to Governor of Texas / Congress

- Stop Citizens Arrest - Legislative request seeking to stop the antiquated and dangerous practice of Citizen's Arrest, which was a contributing factor in the death of Ahmaud Arbery - Submitted May 2020  | Status: Pending

SIGN PETITION

- Employment Evacuation Protection (EPP) Bill - a bill to provide additional protection for workers that choose to evacuate during natural disasters.  Ensure that employers cannot demote, fire, layoff or otherwise impede the employment of the worker due to choice of evacuation due to the natural disaster or the proposed threat thereof (some exceptions exist).  Submitted October 2017 | Status: Pending

- Texas Version of the - Walter Scott Notification Act (Police Transparency, Accountability, & Change) Legislative request to Governor Abbott and Texas House / Senate to amend HB 1036.  Although Texas has taken a major initial step with HB 1036, to lead the way, what’s lacking is the state law doesn't include any measures to enforce police reporting of officer-involved shootings,  therefore allowing it to remain in the self-reporting stage. In Texas, such a bill would create the first state-mandated database of police shootings, with an enforcement clause attached. The bill that would be the first state-mandated database of police shootings, helping to get needed data with an enforcement clause.  Such data when used properly, can help identify problems, trends, etc. within Law Enforcement Agencies throughout the state and serve to help Texas avoid possible deaths like George Floyd in Minnesota. - Submitted June 2020  | Status: Pending  SIGN PETITION 

 

 

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