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Texas Bill Prohibiting Certain Transactions Between the State and Abortion Providers (SB 389)

This law was last updated on Aug 29, 2019


This law is Anti–Choice

State

Texas

Number

SB 389

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Jan 18, 2019

Topics

Funding Restrictions for Family Planning

Full Bill Text

capitol.texas.gov

SB 389 would prohibit a governmental entity from entering into a taxpayer resource transaction with an abortion provider or an affiliate of an abortion provider.

The bill defines taxpayer resource transaction to mean:

[…]a sale, purchase, lease, donation of money, goods, services, or real property, or any other transaction between a governmental entity and a private entity that provides to the private entity something of value derived directly or indirectly from state or local tax revenue, regardless of whether the governmental entity receives something of value in return.

The bill would grant the attorney general power to bring an action in the name of the state to enjoin a violation of this provision.


Related Legislation

Similar to HB 1929 and SB 22.

Similar to HB 14, HB 163, SB 4, and SB 77, all of which failed to pass during the 2017 special legislative session.

Similar to HB 1936/SB 855, which failed to pass during the regular 2017 legislative session.


Latest Action

1/18/19 – Introduced.


People

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