SB 7, With Defund Planned Parenthood Provisions, Being Debated on House Floor

Jun 8, 2011
Topic: Update

Update: SB 7 passes, final vote is tomorrow

4:00 p.m.

Rep. Christian lays out his amendment preventing hospital districts from using property tax dollars to pay for abortions, which Travis County (Austin) currently does at the tune of $450,000 a year.  Planned Parenthood is a big beneficiary of this taxpayer money.  Point of order overruled.

Naishtat now raises a point of order on the Christian amendment.

Debate breaking out on vaccine issue.

Rep. Zerwas has laid out SB 7 on the Texas House floor, and the debate/discussion has begun.

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