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Texas State Senate tentatively approves 'Bathroom Bill'

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AUSTIN, TX (KCBD) -

The final vote is still pending, but the Texas State Senate tentatively approved the controversial 'Bathroom Bill' in a 21 to 10 vote on Tuesday.

The senate tentatively approved the bill after several hours of debate.

The bill would require people to use the bathroom corresponding to the gender listed on their birth certificate.

The bill will now go to the Texas House.

If passed, it will go into effect on September first of this year.

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