SB 7, With Defund Planned Parenthood Provisions, Being Debated on House Floor
Update: SB 7 passes, final vote is tomorrow
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.