The Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety will hold a hearing in El Paso to hear invited and public testimony next week.
The hearing is set for Monday, October 21st at the El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center at UTEP, from 2 to 7 p.m.
Residents are encouraged to attend and testify, especially community members impacted by the El Paso shooting.
“This is an important opportunity for individuals to speak before state leadership on the personal, family, and community impacts of mass shootings in Texas and potential state policies that may prevent future acts of mass violence,” State Senator Jose Rodriguez shared via a news release.
The members of the Committee include Sen. José Rodríguez of El Paso, and Sens. Joan Huffman (Chair), Judith Zaffirini (Vice Chair), Donna Campbell, Kelly Hancock, Jane Nelson, Charles Perry, Larry Taylor, and John Whitmire.
Please contact Sen. Rodríguez’s office at 915-351-3500 for more information on how to testify, submit written testimony, or if you require translation services.
The full hearing notice may be viewed on the Committee’s webpage.
What: Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention & Community Safety
When: 2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (MST), Monday, October 21, 2019
Where: The University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso Natural Gas Conference Center | 2051 Wiggins Way
Information: Daniel Hernandez, 915-351-3500