SB1291 is a bill which takes strong steps towards nullifying “indefinite detention” powers. It has been assigned to the Senate Government and Enviroment Committee. This is the first committee where the bill will be voted on. It’s crucial that this bill passes in order to continue through the legislative process. Take 5-10 minutes of your day, follow these steps and assist in liberty.
STATUS – 02-17-14, Passed Government and Environment Committee, 4-3 – referred to Rules committee.
YOUR ACTION IS NEEDED NOW. It doesn’t matter where you live in Arizona, take these actions today.
1. Call the Committee Chair, Andy Biggs Politely request that he schedule a hearing for the bill soon. Let him know you’d like him to vote YES on SB1291
Andy Biggs (R) Chairman – (602) 926-4371
2. Call all the other committee members. Strongly, but respectfully, express your support for the bill and let them know you want them to vote YES on SB1291.
Olivia Cajero Bedford 602-926-5835
Adam Driggs 602-926-3016
Gail Griffin 602-926-5895 (thank her for her YES vote on 02-03-14)
John McComish 602-926-5898
Lynne Pancrazi 602-926-3004
Anna Tovar 602-926-3392
3. Call Back – any NO or UNDECIDED – in 2-3 days. Ask if they’ve had a chance to review the legislation and what their opposition might be. Comment below or contact us with any information you receive.
4. On Twitter? Retweet!
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5. Write a letter to the editor Look up your local newspaper and submit a letter to the editor voicing your support for SB1291. Following strong legal principles, it’s essential that Arizona no longer help the federal government enforce its warrant-less drone surveillance. Passing SB1291 will make that happen.
6. Report Back. Tell us how your actions went. Click the button below