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Bill Detail: HB20-1233

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Title Basic Life Functions In Public Spaces
Status House Committee on Transportation & Local Government Postpone Indefinitely (02/26/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • State Government
House Sponsors J. Melton (D)
A. Benavidez (D)
Senate Sponsors
House Committee Transportation and Local Government
Senate Committee
Date Introduced 01/31/2020

The bill prohibits the state and any city, county, city and county,
municipality, or other political subdivision (government entity) from
restricting any person from:
  • Conducting basic life functions in a public space unless the
government entity can offer alternative adequate shelter to
the person and the person denies the alternative adequate

shelter; and
  • Occupying a motor vehicle, provided that the motor vehicle
is legally parked on public property or parked on private
property with the permission of the property owner.

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