House Representative

Price, Four

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 05/27/2013

Representative Price Thanks Governor Perry for Signing Legislation Protecting Injured Texans

State Representative Four Price today issued the following statement on the passage of House Bill 1869, which Governor Rick Perry signed into law over the Memorial Day weekend. House Bill 1869 becomes effective on January 1, 2014.

“I applaud Governor Perry for signing this hallmark legislation that will significantly help severely injured Texans and their families in times of great personal distress. Governor Perry showed great interest in this bill, and I extend to him my sincere gratitude for taking the time to personally meet at length with Senator Robert Duncan and me regarding the impact of this legislation. It was clear during our discussions that Governor Perry shares our commitment to protecting the rights of injured Texans, and I appreciate his leadership in reaffirming a need in our state to better balance the interests of families, health insurance providers and our civil justice system.“

Contact: Jacquelyn Greenwood