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May Council Meeting
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News and Information
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With the regular session concluding at the end of the month, learn what lawmakers mean when they refer to a “vehicle” or a “Christmas tree.” Also, see some of the hearings we’re monitoring this week.
HB 2309 would provide an educational parking course as a penalty for accessible parking violations. The bill was authored by Rep. Alex Dominguez.
Lawmakers continue to work on the state’s next two-year budget while several legislative deadlines approach.
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.