TTA Member Action Alert
Senator Kel Seliger (R-District 31) has filed Senate Bill #1340 relating to the temporary operation of a race track extension location. The Senate State Affairs Committee initially heard the bill on March 25th and accepted a committee substitute.
This bill extends the time authorized in the Texas Racing Act for a racetrack to offer pre-opening simulcasting from 2 years to 6 years.
The bill will come before the State Affairs Committee again on Monday, April 1st, so your immediate action is needed. Please contact the Committee members as soon as possible, preferably via email, to ask for their support of this bill. Then let us know the content of your message and any reply you receive. Be sure to thank them for their time and emphasize that this measure will generate funds vital to the horse racing and breeding industry.
|Senate Committee on State Affairs:|
|Chair:||Sen. Robert Duncan SD 28 512.463.0128 512.463.2424 fax firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Vice Chair:||Sen. Bob Deuell SD 2 512.463.0102 512.463.7202 fax
|Sen. Rodney Ellis SD 13 512.463.0113 512.463.0006 fax
Sen. Troy Fraser SD 24 512.463.0124 512.475.3732 fax
|Sen. Joan Huffman SD 17 512.463.0117 512.463.0639 fax email@example.com|
|Sen. Eddie Lucio, Jr. SD 27 512.463.30127 512.463.0061 fax firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Sen. Robert Nichols SD 3 512.463.0103 512.463.1526 fax
Sen. Leticia Van de Putte SD 26 512.463.0126 512.463.2114 fax
Sen. Tommy Williams SD 4 512.463.0104 512.463.6373 fax
For more information on any bill, go to http://www.capitol.state.tx.us/BillLookup/BillNumber.aspx and enter the specific bill number.