Abbott vetoes 50 bills passed by Legislature
Abbott vetoes 50 bills passed by Legislature.
In at least two instances, Abbott vetoed bills on the same topics that he has asked lawmakers to address in a special session starting July 18.
Another measure he vetoed Thursday was Senate Bill 790, which would have kept in operation an advisory group that makes recommendations to the state on its women’s health services.
Here’s a look at all the bills that Abbott vetoed Thursday: HB 61 – Relating to consideration under the public school accountability system of performance on assessment instruments by certain students formerly receiving special education services and to the placement and use of video cameras in certain self-contained classrooms or other settings providing special education services.
HB 3987 – Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to use the state participation account of the water development fund to provide financial assistance for the development of certain facilities.
SB 570 – Relating to the regulation of the retention, storage, transportation, disposal, processing, and reuse of used or scrap tires; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.
HB 2182 – Relating to the authority of a county assistance district to impose a sales and use tax.
HB 2463 – Relating to requiring state agencies to develop written succession plans.
HB 2792 – Relating to housing authorities established by municipalities and counties.
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