CC Blog: Committee chair won't hear 'hoodie bill' 

Senate Bill 13, often referred to as the "hoodie bill," will not get a committee hearing.

State Sen. Anthony Sykes, chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee, released a statement Tuesday announcing his decision.

“After evaluating the legislation assigned to the Judiciary Committee this session, I have decided that Senate Bill 13 will not be heard so we may focus on other legislation before us," Sykes, R-Moore, said.

The bill would ban concealing one's identify with clothing or a mask for any purposes other than religion or protection from the weather.

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