Texas Legislative Session

Stay informed during the legislative session with regular updates from TCDD. Our public policy team monitors legislative activities that could impact disability-related programs and services in Texas.

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    Bill of the Week: HB 2256

    HB 2256 would create a bilingual special education certification for teachers. The bill was authored by Rep. Bobby Guerra.

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    Texas Legislative News: April 12, 2021

    The Texas Senate approved its version of the state’s next two-year budget, which included funding to reduce interest lists and boost technology for IDD service providers.

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    Bill of the Week: HB 797

    HB 797 would allow home health nurses to administer any FDA-approved vaccines. The bill was authored by Rep. Donna Howard.

The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities is committed to creating change so that each individual is able to be fully included in their own communities and exercise control over their own lives.