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Texas Legislature 2023

Amid Slaton scandal, Texas Legislature moves to crack down on lawmakers who give alcohol to minors

The House passed a bill with a late amendment to make it a state jail felony for a “public officer” to give alcohol to a minor under any circumstances. Slaton voted for the amendment.

State Rep. Bryan Slaton, R-Royse City, sits at his desk on the House floor in Austin on April 18, 2023.

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