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Texas Legislature 2021

Democrat revives Texas bill restricting transgender students' sports participation in apparent act of retaliation against his party

The bill previously lacked the votes to advance out of House committee. After House Democrats spiked one of his bills, Rep. Harold Dutton, D-Houston, revived it.

State Rep. Harold V. Dutton Jr., D-Houston, on the House floor on May 5, 2021.
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