This Week in Texas
This Week in Texas
Sunset Bills Being Considered in House, Patrick's Priorities Moving
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There are 48 days remaining in the Texas Legislature.
Texas House of Representatives
House Committees
  • House Business & Industry – HB 1569 – State Rep. Mike Schofield (R–Katy) – RPT Religious Freedom Priority
  • House Human Services – HB 2298 – State Rep. Jeff Cason (R–Bedford) – DFPS required notification for an investigation into alleged child abuse/neglect
  • House Public Education – HB 2465 – State Rep. Barbara Gervin-Hawkins (D–San Antonio) – Addition of cultural inclusion curriculum in public schools
  • House Public Education – HB 3979 – State Rep. Steve Toth (R–The Woodlands) – Require certain civics instruction in public schools
  • House Administration – HB 1637 – State Rep. Carl Sherman (D–DeSoto) – Require all elected officials and staff to complete “implicit bias” training every two years
  • House Administration –  HJR 114 – State Rep. Stephanie Klick (R–Ft. Worth) – Create parameters by which a speaker of the House can be appointed to fill a vacancy
Senate
Senate Committees
    • Senate Business & Commerce – SB 1606 – Sen. Bob Hall (R–Edgewood) – Electric grid resiliency
    • Senate Criminal Justice – SB 1544 – Sen. Royce West (D–Dallas) – Restrictions on “no-knock” warrants [Breonna Taylor Act]