The Texas House on Friday gave near-unanimous support to a trio of proposals to designate state-specific hashtags.
The measures would make #txlege the official hashtag of the Legislature, #Texas the official hashtag of the state and #TexasToDo the official hashtag of Texas tourism.
Rep. Kenneth Sheets, R-Dallas, has pitched the hashtags as a way of promoting the state's online presence. Hashtags are labels for different topics discussed on social media, most prominently Twitter.
A few members opposed each measure. One of them, Rep. Matt Rinaldi, took to Twitter to explain his vote in hashtag form.
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The measures now head to the Senate.
Shortly before passing the hashtag proposals, the House approved another measure addressing Texas pride: a resolution designating the cowboy hat the official hat of the state.