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6 new laws will come into force on January 18 in Texas

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Hundreds of new laws have come into effect in Texas in recent months after the 87th Texas Legislature made payments for everything from unlicensed transportation to body cameras worn by police.

A staggering 666 new laws entered into force in September and 23 more entered into force on January 1.

On January 18, six more laws will come into effect in Texas.

One of the new laws states that unsupervised dogs will no longer be allowed to be tied with chains or heavy weights outside. In addition, it prohibits an owner from leaving a dog without adequate shelter, in the shade of direct daylight, without ingesting water.

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Another amends the Education Code to prohibit students from competing in interschool sports competitions, from participating in a competition intended for organic sexual intercourse other than that indicated on their starting certificates.

However, it “provides an exception to allow female students to participate in a competition reserved for male students in certain circumstances”, according to the analysis of the bill. The circumstances are to allow female athletes to compete with male competitors if a female equal to the competitors is not to be provided or accessible.

Here are the six new laws with descriptions proposed by the Texas Legislature:

  • HB 1 – Relating to the constituency composition for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.
  • HB 25 – Relating to the obligation for public college students to participate in interschool sports competitions mainly based on organic sex.
  • SB 4 – Relating to the constituency composition for the election of members of the Texas Senate.
  • SB 5 – Relating to the illegal restraint of a dog; to commit a crime.
  • SB 6 – Relating to the constituency composition for the election of members of the United States House of Representatives of the State of Texas.
  • (* 6 *) – Relating to the issuance of income bonds to finance fixed asset tasks in public higher education establishments, the control of certain fixed asset tasks of these establishments, and the designation of investment funds. safe allocation allocated to these establishments.

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