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Gov. Perry Vetoes HB 2889

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By:
Date:
Location: Austin, TX

TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME:

Pursuant to Article IV, Section 14, of the Texas Constitution, I, Rick Perry, Governor of Texas, do hereby disapprove of and veto House Bill No. 2889 as passed by the Eighty-Second Texas Legislature, Regular Session, because of the following objections:

House Bill 2889 creates a potential conflict with other bills related to the expunction of a person's arrest in a criminal history record. The author of House Bill 2889 has requested a veto to avoid this conflict.

Since the Eighty-Second Texas Legislature, Regular Session, by its adjournment has prevented the return of this bill, I am filing these objections in the office of the Secretary of State and giving notice thereof by this public proclamation according to the aforementioned constitutional provision.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have signed my name officially and caused the Seal of the State to be affixed hereto at Austin, this 17th day of June, 2011.

RICK PERRY
Governor of Texas

ATTESTED BY:
ESPERANZA "HOPE" ANDRADE
Secretary of State


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