Contact Your State Legislators

Contact Your State Legislators on Behalf of Bexar County Deputy Sheriffs!

Important legislation (House Bill 409) has been introduced in the Texas House of Representatives that would waive the park entrance fee for resident first responders who have completed at least 20 years of continuous service as a first responder or has a disability connected to their service as a first responder. The bill would also allow for the fee to be waived for an annual combination hunting/fishing license for resident first responders who have completed at least 20 years of continuous service as a first responder or has a disability connected to their service as a first responder.

First responders put their lives on the line every day and this is just one easy way we can thank them for their service.

If you agree, we encourage you to do the following:

  1. Find your State Representative and Senator by clicking here: https://wrm.capitol.texas.gov/home

2. Send a letter of support or an email of support for House Bill 409 to your State Representative and State Senator today! You can use the template below or write your own message.

Thank you for helping our Bexar County Deputy Sheriffs!

SAMPLE LETTER:

Dear State Representative/Senator _______________,

I write this letter to you, in hopes to get you to vote yes” on House Bill 409 that was introduced by State Representative Phillip Cortez.

The bill proposes to waive the park entrance fee for resident first responders who have completed at least 20 years of continuous service as a first responder or has a disability connected to their service as a first responder. The bill would also allow for the fee to be waived for an annual combination hunting/fishing license for resident first responders who have completed at least 20 years of continuous service as a first responder or has a disability connected to their service as a first responder.

First responders put their lives on the line every day and this is a way for you and the residents of the great State of Texas to thank them for their service.

As a resident of Texas, I hope you will approve this bill.

Thank you!

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