New Texas laws effective September 1 affect CHL holders, truants and clinic funding

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Tuesday, September 1, 2015
New laws go into effect Tuesday
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There are plenty of new or amended laws that go into effect Tuesday.

AUSTIN, TX (KTRK) -- You probably thought Texas was already "The Lone Star State."[br /][br /]But it wasn't the state's actual nickname until the state legislature voted on it this past session. House Concurrent Resolution 78 made the moniker official, and it's one of more than 1200 hundred new or amended laws and resolutions from the last session.[br /][Ads /][br /]More than half of those go into effect Tuesday, September 1.[br /][br /][b][url HREF="/politics/photos-new-and-amended-laws-in-texas/963641/" TARGET="" REL=""]PHOTOS: Here are some of the Lone Star State highlights:[/url][/b][br /][post ID="963641" /][br /]To see a list of all 2015 bills signed by Governor Greg Abbott and those that became law without his signature, visit: [url HREF="" TARGET="" REL=""][/url][br /][/ul]