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House Freedom Caucus delays passage of school lunch shaming and maternal mortality bills

Published on May 9, 2017 under CommunityImpact

Time and time again, Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, used the back microphone in the House chamber to bat away bills deemed to already have the majority consent of the Legislature. A House rule, which can be used when the House is debating bills on the local and consent calendar, allows a representative to give an opposition speech for 10 minutes or five representatives to band together against a bill. If either of these happens, the bill will be knocked off of the calendar to be taken up at another time. Bills on the local and consent calendar are placed there […]

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Source: Community Impact- Round Rock

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