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Texas House Advances Bill That Would Ban Homeless Encampments In Public

The bill still needs final approval by the House — usually a formality after it’s passed in the chamber’s first vote — and then will head to the Senate.

A homeless camp near downtown Houston on June 23, 2019.

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