Mayor's Office Press Release

Mayor Sylvester Turner's Statement on Senate Bill 4

May 30, 2017 -- Statement from Mayor Sylvester Turner:

"Now that the Legislative session is over, the city is in the process of reviewing and analyzing all bills that passed the House and Senate, including Senate Bill 4. The city, of course, will adhere to all laws that are deemed constitutional and consistent with the rulings of the Supreme Court.  SB4 does not take effect until September 1, 2017. In the meantime, the city of Houston will do its analysis."