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SB 956 - Establishing a Public Law School in Dallas - Key Vote

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Establishing a Public Law School in Dallas

Legislation - Conference Report Adopted (House) (112-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Establishing a Public Law School in Dallas

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to adopt a conference report that establishes a law school in Dallas through the University of North Texas System.

Highlights:
-Adds the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law to the University of North Texas System (Sec.1). -Authorizes the creation of the University of North Texas at Dallas College of Law (Sec.3). -Mandates a feasibility study to determine the different aspects regarding obtaining accreditation (Sec.3). -Mandates study to investigate the need and feasibility of establishing a public law school in areas of the state where a law school is not currently located (Sec. 4).
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (House) (108-35) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (29-1) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Establishing a Public Law School in Dallas

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Co-sponsors

  • Florence D. Shapiro (TX - R) (Out Of Office)
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