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Texas House approves bill that would ban public camping

Bill would create Class C misdemeanor charge for public campers
Posted at 12:37 PM, May 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-07 13:44:44-04

AUSTIN, Texas  — The Texas House of Representatives has also passed legislation that would ban public camping across the state.

House Bill 1925 would create a Class C misdemeanor charge for people who knowingly camp in a public space.

It would also punish local governments who fail to enforce the law.

The bill is now waiting for final approval by the house.