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85th Legislative Session
January 10, 2017 - May 29, 2017

Items related to engineering will be posted at this location when the session starts. Refer to the Summary of the 84th Legislative Session for a wrap-up of the previous session.

 

Summary of Legislation Before the 85th Legislature Regarding Engineering
Bill Number Companion Bill Author Subject Notes Link to Bill

 

General Information

Important note: The following information is provided for informational purposes only. The listing of a bill on this Web site does not indicate support, opposition, or any other position regarding the bill and should not be construed as such.

Legislative Dates of Interest

How a bill becomes law - A diagram that displays the sequential flow of a bill from the time it is introduced in the House of Representatives to final passage and transmittal to the Governor.
Keeping up with bills under consideration - Describes the basic steps involved in passing a bill into law. Includes a list of bills that have been filed and examples of how to track bills that have been introduced.


Audio/Video Links

The Senate and its committees - Website for the Texas Senate. This site provides access to audio and video broadcasts for senate chamber proceedings and committee hearings, biographical information, newsletters, news releases, and a kids page.

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The House and its committees - Website for the Texas House of Representatives. This site provides access to audio and video broadcasts for House chamber proceedings and committee hearings, biographical information, newsletters, and news releases.

video icon View proceedings from the house floor.
video icon View committee hearings.