State Bills to be proposed in 2017 Legislature

Across the state we could see new laws go into effect this year.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - To our state capitol.

The 85th Legislative session is scheduled to meet next Tuesday, January 10th. Several bills are expected to be presented to lawmakers for final approval.

Among them are: David's Law- a measure aiming to make it a misdemeanor to electronically harass or bully anyone under the age of 18.

Senate bill 69 would make leaving an animal unattended in a car during dangerous conditions such as extreme heat a Class A misdemeanor.

House bill 64 is looking to abolish the death penalty. The 2017 legislative session ends May 29th.


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