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Process :: Bill to Law :: Filibuster

 

Senators may filibuster.

Filibuster means they are allowed to speak for as long as they like on the Senate Chamber floor as long as they stay standing in the Senate Chamber.

The longest filibuster in Texas was in 1977 by a state Senator who talked for 44 hours! That's almost two days of non-stop talking. (Senate Kids)

Below are three reasons why a Senator may filibuster.

Filibuster
(http://www.senate.state.tx.us/CHBook/Glossary.htm)













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