HB47 (Oppose): Representative Swanson's bill aims to drastically reduce the right to an abortion in Texas by making it illegal for a doctor to perform an abortion in Texas except to save a woman's life.
The Texas State Legislature convenes on the second Tuesday in January of every odd-numbered year. The legislature consists of a House of Representatives and a Senate, which is presided over by the Lieutenant Governor. Special sessions of the legislature can only be called by the Governor.
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