Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick: Statement on the Passage of Senate Bill 30


AUSTIN – Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick issued this statement today following the unanimous passage of Senate Bill 30, to Remove Racist Restrictions on Real Estate Deeds, by Sen. Royce West, D-Dallas:

“I want to congratulate Senator West on the unanimous passage of SB 30, one of my top priority bills. Removing the racist language found on many deeds in Texas is the right thing to do and I am proud that the Senate has taken action to correct this offensive language. I look forward to seeing this bill signed into law.”

All 31 senators authored Senate Bill 30, and the bill passed unanimously. Senate Bill 30 allows property owners to remove racist language from their deeds by filling out a form and filing it with their county clerk.