88th Legislative Session

TCDD is dedicated to creating change so that all Texans with disabilities fully included in their communities and exercise control over their own lives. Through engagement with the public, the legislature, and agency officials, TCDD works to represent and improve the lives of people with disabilities.

Every two years, the Texas Legislature convenes for a 140-day regular legislative session. The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) monitors legislative activities that could impact disability-related programs and services. To ensure you receive our updates regarding legislative activities, subscribe to our newsletter or follow us on X.

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88th Legislative Session

The regular session of the 88th Texas Legislature convened at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. During the legislative sessions, TCDD provided the following information: 

Texas Legislative News
During the session, we provided regular updates on what was happening at the Capitol. These weekly updates included important testimony, hearings to watch, legislative-related resources, and more. Check out our Texas Legislative News.

Updates from the TCDD Public Policy Director
TCDD Public Policy Director Scott Daigle provided brief video updates on what was happening at the Capitol. See the 
updates we posted and follow us on Instagram.

Bill of the Week
The Bill of the Week series highlights noteworthy bills that may relate directly to TCDD’s Public Policy Priorities or other disability-related issues.  

Legislative Sessions

National Resources

Texas Legislature Resources

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Who Represents Me?
Information is available about current districts and members of the Texas Legislature, State Board of Education, and Texas delegation to the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. To find out who represents you, visit Texas Legislature Online: Who Represents Me?

Contacting Your Legislators
For information about how to find, contact, and address your legislators, visit Legislative Reference Library of Texas: Contacting Your Legislator.

How a Bill Becomes a Law
Do you know how a bill becomes a law in Texas? If you don’t, check out our easy-to-understand infographic that simplifies the complicated process. The infographic is available in English and Spanish.



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