Mon, Mar 07, 2011
7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Equality Texas Lobby Day 2011
Before coming to Equality Texas Lobby Day you may want to read about the bills pending before lawmakers that could impact YOU!
SB 245- Comprehensive Anti-bullying legislation; authored by Senator Wendy Davis of Fort Worth.
HB 172- Provides for a study on the effectiveness of the James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Act; authored by Rep. Marc Veasey of Fort Worth.
HB 208- Prohibits insurance discrimination; authored by Rep. Roberto Alonzo of Dallas.
HB 415- Allows an adopted child to have both same-sex parents on the child's birth certificate; authored by Rep. Rafael Anchia of Dallas.
HB 604- Repeals the offense of homosexual conduct from the Penal Code; authored by Rep. Jessica Farrar of Houston.
HB 665- Prohibits employment discrimination; authored by Rep. Michael Villarreal of San Antonio.
Event LocationFUMC Family Life Center & The Texas State Capitol
Austin, TX 78701
Check-in, breakfast & training will be at the First United Methodist Church Family Life Center at 1300 Lavaca Street.
The registration deadline for this event has passed.