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Nation’s Fourth Largest City Sues To Overturn Texas Regulatory Consistency Law

Posted on AllSides July 14th, 2023
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Leading officials for the city of Houston filed a lawsuit in Travis County Court on the third day of July seeking to overturn a new state law created in Texas with the enactment of House Bill 2127, which was signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott (R) in June. HB 2127, the Texas Regulatory Consistency Act, preempts a broad swath of local regulatory powers by stipulating that “unless expressly authorized by another statute, a [city] may not adopt, enforce, or maintain an ordinance or rule that regulates conduct in a field of regulation”...

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