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House Bill 3089 To Become Law Without Signature

Friday, June 19, 2015  •  Austin, Texas  •  Filed With No Signature
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Decisions regarding local fire ordinances are best left to local governments, and in this particular situation and in this particular political subdivision (City of San Antonio), these considerations have been deliberated and yet the buildings in question were intentionally grandfathered from code compliance.

It is out of my respect for life and in honor of those who perished in the V/edgwood fire of December 28, 2014, that I am allowing House Bill No. 3089 to become law without my signature, despite my belief that these issues are local in nature and generally should not be codified in state law.

Respectfully submitted,

 

GREG ABBOTT
Governor

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