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Masks won't be required at state Capitol — but lawmakers face stricter rules in House, Senate chambers

The Texas Senate and House have different rules for their members. But both require members to wear masks, though there are exceptions to when their faces must be covered.

A sign states that face masks are required to enter the House gallery at the Texas Capitol on the opening day of the Legislative Session on Jan. 12, 2021.

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