FAQs | August 21, 2023
TAC has collected relevant links to help members throughout the legislative session. This page is a resource for quickly finding important legislative websites and resources valuable to county government officials.
Texas Legislature Online
Find all sorts of information using the Texas Legislature Online website. Learn about the Texas Senate and Texas House including the ability to find out who represents you. Also find that bill you are looking for during the legislative sessions, as well as live broadcasts from the House and Senate chambers.
State of Texas
Looking for a place to vacation in Texas or a job opportunity? The State of Texas website will help you find those and more. This site will also link you to the Governor and State Agencies, including:
- Commission on Jail Standards
- Texas Commission on Environmental Quality
- Texas Department of Transportation
Legislative Reference Library of Texas
The Legislative Reference Library (LRL) performs research for Texas legislators, their staff and legislative committees. The library also assists the public and other state agencies with legislative research.
Legislative Budget Board
The Legislative Budget Board (LBB) is a permanent joint committee of the Texas Legislature that develops budget and policy recommendations for legislative appropriations, completes fiscal analyses for proposed legislation, and conducts evaluations and reviews to improve the efficiency and performance of state and local operations.
The Texas Senate
The official webpage of the Texas State Senate
The Texas House of Representatives
The official webpage of the Texas House of Representatives
Congressional information including bills, public laws and the congressional record can be found on the Congress website. Locate information concerning federal committees and committee reports. This site also has links to the U.S. Senate and U.S. House.
The Texas Register
The Texas Register serves as the journal of state agency rulemaking for Texas. Information published in the Texas Register includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor's appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals. After adoption, these rulemaking actions are codified into the Texas Administrative Code.
The Texas Administrative Code
The Texas Administrative Code is a compilation of all state agency rules in Texas. There are 16 titles in the Texas Administrative Code. Each title represents a subject category and related agencies are assigned to the appropriate title.
The Texas Legislative Council
The Texas Legislative Council is a nonpartisan legislative agency that provides bill drafting, computing, research, publishing, and document distribution services to the Texas Legislature and the other legislative agencies. The council also serves as an information resource for state agencies, the citizens of Texas, and others as time and resources allow.
Sunset Advisory Commission
In 1977, the Texas Legislature created the Sunset Advisory Commission to identify and eliminate waste, duplication, and inefficiency in government agencies.
A Legislative Guide for working with your legislator.
The State Budget
Office of Court Administrator
The official webpage of the Office of Court Administration
Texas Indigent Defense Commission
The official webpage of the Texas Indigent Defense Commission
Texas Division of Ememrgency Management
The official webpage of the Texas Division of Emergency Management.
Collaborating with the Legislature
Information about what to expect during the 88th Legislature.
Need More Information?
If you need information or assistance, contact the TAC Legislative Department at (512) 478-8753 or toll-free at (800) 456-5974.