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HB 2973, 82nd Regular Session
Relating to encouraging public participation by citizens by protecting a person's right to petition, right of free speech, and right of association from meritless lawsuits arising from actions taken in furtherance of those rights.

Last action: Effective immediately

Author: Todd Hunter
Joint Author: Richard Pena Raymond | Scott Hochberg | Trey Martinez Fischer
Coauthor: Carol Alvarado | Jodie Laubenberg | Ken Legler | Jim Murphy | Todd Smith | Vicki Truitt
Sponsor: Rodney Ellis

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2011, 82nd R.S.,ch. 341, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

SB 1565 (Identical)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (House Research Organization)
Engrossed (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)

Subjects:
CITIZENS PARTICIPATION ACT
Civil Remedies & Liabilities
Courts--Civil Procedure

House Committee: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence (Jim Jackson, Dwayne Bohac, Joaquin Castro, Sarah Davis, Will Hartnett, Tryon Lewis, Jerry Madden, Richard Pena Raymond, Connie Scott, Senfronia Thompson, Beverly Woolley)
Senate Committee: State Affairs (Robert Duncan, Bob Deuell, Rodney Ellis, Troy Fraser, Joan Huffman, Mike Jackson, Eddie Lucio, Jr., Leticia Van de Putte, Tommy Williams)

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