AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the passage of Senate Bill 30 – Educate and Inform – The Community Safety Act, by Senator Royce West, (D – Dallas) and Senator John Whitmire, (D – Houston):
“SB 30 directs the State Board of Education and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to work with local school districts to educate and inform both students and law enforcement officers on proper interaction. SB 30 is designed to help young Texans and members of law enforcement interact and build trust in communities across the state.
“I congratulate senators West and Whitmire on the passage of SB 30 and thank them for their leadership on this important issue.”