Advocates say a Texas House bill could prevent arrests like Sandra Bland's, but multiple attempts to pass it failed

May 20, 2019

A measure to limit arrests for misdemeanors that only result in fines initially got House approval. Then it failed on a subsequent vote amid what some say was confusion over what the bill would do. Lawmakers tried to revive it Friday evening — after several lawmakers had left the chamber — but that attempt also failed.

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Posted by: Pat Monks