Rep. Ashby bill investing alcohol sales tax to specialty courts passes committee

Rep. Ashby bill investing alcohol sales tax to specialty courts passes committee

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRE) - State Rep. Trent Ashby’s bill which would designate one percent of all mixed beverage sales tax to specialty courts has passed the committee phase.

The House Committee on Appropriations passed HB 1256 on a 23-0 vote.

Ashby (R-Lufkin) said the specialty courts include homeless courts, veterans’ court and drug courts.

The bill has been sent to the Committee on Calendars for placement on the House floor.

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