GOP priority bail bill dies in Texas House after Democrats walk out on voting bill

Jun 06, 2021

House Bill 20 would have made it harder for arrestees to get out of jail without cash and limited charitable bail funds’ ability to post bond for people. Gov. Greg Abbott said bail legislation will be included in a special session.

A Texas Republican priority bill that would have made it harder for people arrested to bond out of jail without cash was killed on Sunday after House Democrats walked out of the chamber to block the passage of the GOP priority voting bill.

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Posted by: Pat Monks