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HB20-1233

Basic Life Functions In Public Spaces

Concerning constitutional protections for conducting basic life functions in public spaces.
Session:
2020 Regular Session
Subject:
State Government
Bill Summary

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.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. A. Benavidez, Rep. J. Melton

Sponsor

Rep. M. Duran, Rep. S. Gonzales-Gutierrez

Co-sponsor

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