Senate Committee Passes Texas Privacy Act

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Just before 5:00 a.m.  the Texas Senate State Affairs Committee passed the Texas Privacy Act (SB 6), after nearly 20 hours of testimony by those supporting and those opposing the most talked about legislation during the 2017 Texas Legislative session.  Public testimony on the Texas Privacy Act (SB 6) was taken starting at 8:00 a.m. on March 7 in the Senate State Affairs committee, room E1.036 in the Texas Capitol Extension. Voting for SB 6 were Republican Senators Joan Huffman (Chair), Bryan Hughes, Craig Estes, Jane Nelson, Brandon Creighton, Brian Birdwell, Charles Schwertner, and Democratic Senator Eddie Lucio, Jr. The only vote in opposition was by Democratic Senator Judith Zaffirini.

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