TCDD Bill of the Week

87th Legislative Session

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For this weekly feature, we highlight a noteworthy bill that is currently going through the legislative process. The bill may relate directly to TCDD’s Public Policy Priorities or another disability-related issue. To get this information first, subscribe to TCDD eNews.

 

  • Bill of the Week: HB 412 - HB 412 would create a low-interest loan program for entrepreneurs with physical and mental disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Terry Meza.
  • Bill of the Week: HB 908 - HB 908 would require private health insurance plans to cover early childhood intervention services. The bill was authored by Rep. Julie Johnson.
  • Bill of the Week: SB 50 - SB 50 would develop a competitive integrated employment initiative for working-age adults with disabilities. The bill was authored by Sen. Judith Zaffirini.
  • Bill of the Week: HB 24 - HB 24 would distribute funds to school districts for playgrounds that are inclusive and accessible for students with disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Alex Dominguez.
  • Bill of the Week: HB 168 - HB 168 would prevent child care providers from discriminating on the basis of disability and improve services for children with special needs. The bill was authored by Rep. Mary González.