The committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs passed bill 2248 on Thursday, designating September 30 as 'Vanessa Guillén Day'.
The family of Vanessa Guillén is set to testify before the Committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs this evening.
House Bill 2248 is set to designate September 30 as Vanessa Guillén Day.
"This legislation is to honor Vanessa's life and service, and to increase awareness of missing persons, sexual assault, and harassment in the military," Mayra Guillén said.
"Thank you, Representative Josey Garcia."
The family is also planning a march on Washington.
I will testify in support of House Bill 2248 before the Committee on Defense— Mayra Guillen (@mguilen_) March 23, 2023
and Veterans' Affairs on Thursday, March 23. TODAY. House Bill 2248 would have Texas designate September 30 as Vanessa Guillén Day. This legislation is to honor Vanessa's life and service, and to… pic.twitter.com/MxgcQYezTl