AUSTIN, Texas — AUSTin lawmakers have introduced a bill that would require people to lock up their cars, lock up all electronics, and lock up electronics in the home before they can enter.
The legislation was introduced in the Texas House of Representatives Wednesday, a day after Republican Gov.
Greg Abbott signed a bill into law that will require people living in Texas to secure their cars before entering their homes.
The bill would require the state to build at least four large, metal gates to the exterior of every single vehicle, and require them to install a safety door every 10 feet on the exterior.
A new statewide vehicle inspection system is also being designed, and people would be required to complete the required car-locking training.
The state is also considering adding security cameras to each and every vehicle.
The new laws are meant to improve safety in a state with an aging population, which has become a growing concern after a string of mass shootings and mass shootings in recent years.
According to the Texas Transportation Institute, there were 2,722 mass shootings last year in the U.S.
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