SB 1971, 1972 Pass Texas Senate
The two racing-related bills move to the House.
May 14, 2017
SB 1971 and 1972 have both passed the Texas Senate and will now move to the House.
According to the Texas Thoroughbred Association, SB 1971 will create a purse-matching fund from the state's general fund that is expected to increase purses by $25 million. The bills were sponsored by Senators Lois Kolkhorst (R-Brenham) and Dawn Buckingham (R-Lakeway).
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