House and Senate Chamber
Both the House & Senate will reconvene Monday, March 25 at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. respectively.
Upcoming Committee Hearings
The latest hearing information can be found by visiting HillCo’s […]
The House will debate both the budget for the upcoming biennium, CSHB 1, and the supplemental budget bill, CSSB 500 on Wednesday, March 27. All amendments that will be offered will need to be filed by 10 am on Sunday, March 24.
In the last seven sessions, anywhere between 200 […]
Senate Finance has posted to take up SB 1, the Senate base budget bill, on March 28 -29, no public testimony will be taken on either day. They will take up and consider recommendations from the workgroups on agencies for the following Articles, and any other pending business:
- Article I […]
On Tuesday, March 19, the committee substitute for HB 3 was voted out of House Public Education unanimously. It is anticipated the bill will be on the House floor for further deliberations by mid-April.
A majority of the changes were technical in nature. Clarifying language was added to reflect the original […]
The Senate Committee on Nomination heard from Texas Education Commissioner Mike Morath. This report focuses only on testimony relating to Commissioner Morath’s nomination.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the committee took up. It is not a verbatim transcript […]
The House Committee on Homeland Security & Public Safety met on March 20 to take up and consider bills. The report below focuses on bills relating to disaster response and emergency management.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various topics the […]
The Senate Committee on Property Tax met on March 19 to take up a number of bills related to ad valorem taxation on property damaged by disaster, agriculture land exemptions, and uniform election dates.
This report is intended to give you an overview and highlight of the discussions on the various […]
The Appropriations committee also voted out the Supplemental Appropriations bill SB 500, as substituted. An infographic on the supplemental bill, as […]