820 new Texas laws go into effect in September. Here are some that might affect you.

2019-09-08

The laws include new rules for smokers, telemarketers and kids selling lemonade.

BY MATTHEW WATKINS AUG. 29, 201912 AM

This Sunday, 820 new laws passed during the 2019 session of the Texas Legislature will go into effect. They range from the huge — a $250 billion two-year budget — to the symbolic — a number of bills to rename parts of Texas highways. Here's a sample of several that will impact Texans' lives:

The 2020-2021 budget: The state's two-year budget calls for spending roughly $250 billion on priorities including public school funding, teacher salaries and early childhood intervention programs.

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