Texas Adopts the Defamation Mitigation Act

06/21/2013

On June 14, 2013 Governor Perry signed into law HB 1759 adopting the Defamation Mitigation Act (also known as the Retraction Statute) demonstrating continued support of free speech for Texas citizens. the bill was passed by more than a two-thirds majority of each chamber, and, as a result, it became law on June 14, 2013.

Excerpted from the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas website. To read the full article, click here.

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