One of the most controversial proposals out of Monday’s State Bar of Texas board of directors meeting would have stripped President Larry McDougal of his role as the agency’s spokesman because of his online comments that have offended many Texas lawyers.

The issue lead to the bar board’s first tie vote in three years, and ended with an agreement to postpone a vote until a future specially called meeting in either August or September. The delay will give the board’s legal counsel a chance to review the idea and advise the board about potential legal issues.

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