5 Issues To Watch In The Texas Special Session

Law360, Dallas (July 14, 2017, 2:01 PM EDT) -- When the Texas Legislature reconvenes July 18 for a special session, lawmakers will first debate keeping intact several key state boards that oversee the medical industry, then wrestle with a controversial transgender bathroom bill that has drawn the opposition of major corporations.

Also on the Legislature's agenda in the monthlong session will be property tax reforms, tackling the highest-in-the-nation maternal mortality rate and developer-friendly changes to how local governments regulate building.

Here, Law360 breaks down five issues that businesses will be watching in the special session.

Renewing Licensing Boards

First up for lawmakers will be renewing five state boards as part...

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