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|
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