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Bill Passes for More Security at State Schools

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - The Texas House voted Monday to beef up security at the state's institutions for the mentally disabled.

For some time, the state schools have been hit with allegations of widespread abuse and neglect. Lawmakers have been looking to improve the facilities after a 2008 federal report that said residents civil rights were violated.

The state senate passed a similar bill in March.

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