Texas Legislative News

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Texas Legislative News: May 15, 2023

Several disability-related bills passed before a major House deadline, including measures to ban the death penalty on people with intellectual disabilities and create an accessible absentee ballot system.

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Texas Legislative News: May 1, 2023

Lawmakers in the House and Senate pass notable bills on important disability issues, including measures involving property tax exemptions, legal guardianships, voting accommodations, and more.

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Texas Legislative News: April 24, 2023

With the regular session entering its final five weeks, lawmakers will soon face several bill deadlines. Find upcoming hearings to watch and bills that recently received comments from our policy staff.

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Texas Legislative News: April 17, 2023

The Senate passes SB 133, which would ban using physical restraint and chemical irritants on students enrolled in fifth grade or below; and SB 477, which would improve disability voting accommodations.

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