For this weekly feature during the regular session, the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) profiled noteworthy bills that were going through the legislative process. Each bill related to TCDD’s Public […]
One year after initial state shutdowns, TCDD shares how Texans with disabilities and their family members have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 87th regular session is over. But after a weekend of tension over a controversial bill related to state election rules, Texas lawmakers are expected to return for a special session.
In his role, Rey oversees daily accounting and TCDD budget projections. He joined TCDD on May 17, 2021.
HB 159 would improve training and staff development for educators to serve all students. The bill was authored by Rep. Mary González.
It’s crunch time for the House and Senate as the 87th regular session enters its final days. Lawmakers adjourn sine die on May 31.
HB 1535 would expand the eligibility for medical use of low-THC cannabis. The bill was authored by Rep. Stephanie Klick.
With 14 days left in the session, both the House and Senate are winding down their consideration of bills. Still, there are several important hearings this week on disability-related legislation.
HB 4571 would establish a statewide coordinating council for intellectual and developmental disability services. The bill was authored by Rep. Toni Rose.
During its spring meetings, the Council awarded funding to continue the development of TCDD projects, received updates on the Texas Legislature, and discussed future activities and policy work.