April 30

Week in Review: A Digest of What Happened This Week at the Capitol

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

May is the neck of the funnel, where demand outstrips supply for space on daily calendars and far more legislation quietly dies than goes to the governor’s desk for action. To date, and with only 30 days remaining, just a half dozen bills have been sent to the governor for his signature or veto. None have yet been acted on.

Bills on the Move

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

TAC Legislative Services staff will highlight important county-related bills on the move that have had either committee or floor activity in the House and Senate during the week. While this list does not include every county-related bill, it does provide an overview of some recent significant legislative actions.

Senate Bill 1 Conferees Appointed

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

Following last week’s adoption of the House Committee Substitute for Senate Bill 1 by the Texas House, both chambers acted quickly to appoint budget conferees.

TAC Legislative Conference Goes Hybrid

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

In response to your feedback, we have transformed the TAC Legislative Conference, scheduled for Sept. 1-3, into a hybrid event. We hear you and understand the demand to expand our services and offer multiple ways for you to connect with us. 

Unable to Attend This Week's Tuesday Morning Breakfast? Here's What Happened

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

This week's virtual breakfast meeting was short but packed. In welcoming those who joined, TAC's Legislative Services Director Noe Barrios identified House Bill 2144 by Rep. Cody Harris (R-Palestine) as a piece of legislation to watch. 

What We're Reading

April 30, 2021| Legislative News

This week, the activities of the 87th Texas Legislature continued with committee hearings and both chambers convening. Here are a few news articles on the week’s happenings.

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