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Texas Senate Passes Bill to House Homeless in RVs

May 20, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

The Texas Senate on Tuesday (May 19) passed a bill by state Rep. Eddie Rodriguez, D-Austin, that will give property tax exemptions to local nonprofit Mobile Loaves & Fishes.

The charity has entered into a public-private partnership with the city of Austin to provide homeless individuals with housing in the form of recreational vehicles in local RV parks. House Bill 2628, exempting the nonprofit from certain property taxes, has passed both chambers and is now headed for Gov. Rick Perry’s desk to become law, according to impactnews.com. 

The bill is set to become law, barring a veto by the governor.

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