February 10, 2017 •
Texas Ethics Reform Passes in Senate
Texas ethics overhaul, Senate Bill 14, passed unanimously in the Senate this week and is headed to the House.
Gov. Greg Abbott released a statement praising the Senate’s swift movement, stating his confidence the comprehensive reforms will be passed.
An identical bill, House bill 1238, as well as six separate back-up bills duplicating each of the six articles in the reform package, were filed to avoid replicating the failure of a large ethics reform package during the 2015 legislative session.
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