Abbott signs 3 bills with few likely to reach his desk in final week

By Ed Sterling


AUSTIN — Three bills reached Gov. Greg Abbott’s desk last week, with the 30-day special session of the Texas Legislature set to expire Aug. 16.


Abbott signed all three into law on Aug. 11:


-- Senate Bill 5, increasing criminal penalties for voter fraud, by Kelly Hancock, RNorth Richland Hills, and sponsored in the House by Dan Huberty, R-Kingwood;


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