The Legislature will convene today at noon to kick off the 87th Regular Session for the next 140 days. Live/archive video broadcasts can be found at the following links: House | Senate 

COVID-19 Protocols:

Senate Protocols

House Protocols

Texas DPS released the following statement: “When the 87th Texas Legislative Session convenes tomorrow, the public will have access to the State Capitol but individuals will be required to take a COVID-19 test prior to entry. We understand that this might be an inconvenience for some; however, the department considers it essential for public safety purposes during opening day. Tests will be administered by the Texas Division of Emergency Management at the North entrance with results expected within 15 minutes.”

Other Resources:

House Members Information (desk/office/phone)

Senate Office Information List 

Key dates for the 87th Session

Texas Legislature Online

The HillCo Client Advisory will continue to arrive in your email and provide summaries and spotlights on legislation and/or various issues. However, extensive information which includes bill details, live floor calendars, notes on certain hearings, handouts and an archive of the HillCo Client Advisory can also be found at the following sites:

Telicon Access

As valued HillCo Clients, you have access to the Telicon Database. To access Telicon please log on to; User ID – client; User Password – buzzer. On this site you can access bill details, live floor calendars, press releases, hearing handouts, etc. *Please note this is a shared database for all clients and access will be limited in a total number of users at one time. 

HillCo Partners Website 

HillCo Clients can also access archives of the HillCo Client Advisory, certain hearing reports, and handouts that may supplement or add further detail by visiting the HillCo Client Communication and Resource website: Clients can access the site from the “log in” link as well as quickly set up their access, if they have not already done so using the link: “register.”

Throughout the 87th Session, live proceedings of the House and Senate chambers including committee hearings may be viewed by visiting the House | Senate audio links.