The 86th Session of the Texas Legislature

December 31, 2018


The Texas Legislature convenes every two years at the State Capitol in Austin. This year, the 86th Regular Session of the Legislature begins on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019. The Regular Session lasts for 140 days and will end on Monday, May 29th, 2019. Here at the State Law Library, we often receive questions about the legislative process and the status of pending bills and resolutions.To assist in answering those questions, we've put together a list of helpful resources:

It can be difficult to understand certain aspects of the legislative process. If you have questions please don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian!

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