HB1937

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Monday evening, Texas Governor Rick Perry stepped up and drew a line in the sand challenging the TSA's authority to conduct invasive and unwarrented searches of Texans by issuing a
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Texas Governor Rick Perry has held the Texas Legislature in place by calling for a Special Session to deal with a school finance plan blocked by Democrats in the regular session. The session will also deal with Medicaid cost...
As I sit in the Capitol of Texas today, I am saddened to learn that The Texas Senate has completely blown an opportunity to tell the TSA and the Federal Government that Texans will not stand for their liberties to be...
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In a move more reflective of cowardice than leadership, the Texas Senate yesterday, succumbed to the mere veiled threat of a letter from the almighty federal Department of Justice (DOJ) and pulled HB 1937 back from a...
(Austin) - A broad coalition of Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Texas, led by State Representative David Simpson (R-Longview), have introduced legislation to safeguard traveler dignity by restraining the...
Update: Gov. Perry Adds Legislation to Special Session Call Related to Security ProceduresThe following is a letter from State Rep. David Simpson (HD-7):Dear Governor Perry:If you are willing, there is still time to...
(Austin) – Despite overwhelming support from the public for HB 1937, a bill to protect the Fourth Amendment rights of Texas citizens, the federal Department of Justice (DOJ) succeeded in intimidating the Texas Senate into...
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Update: The bill is dead in Senate. Call Gov. Perry (800-252-9600) and ask for a special session.TSA agents harassed two Texas Wounded Veterans trying to get on a plane. Where were these two wounded warriors going?...
The following came in from State Representative David Simpson (HD-7):Yesterday, Tuesday the 24th, the Texas legislature was visited by federal agents from the TSA and the Dept. of Justice to lobby against HB 1937, my bill to...
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Texas Representative David Simpson introduced two bills, HB 1937 and HB 1938, that will challenge the TSA's pat downs and body scanning equipment. HB 1938 reads in part: (b) An airport operator may not allow body imaging...
 

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