Every two years, the Texas Legislature convenes for a 140-day regular legislative session. This year, the 87th Texas Legislature begins on Jan. 12, 2021, and will conclude on May 31, 2021. The Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities (TCDD) will monitor legislative activities during the session that could impact disability-related programs and services.
To ensure you receive our updates regarding legislative activities, subscribe to TCDD eNews or follow us on Twitter. We will provide weekly updates on legislative news and bills that relate to disability issues. On our website, you can also find information on who represents your district, how to contact your legislators, and how a bill becomes law in Texas.
Texas Legislative News
We will provide regular Texas Legislative News updates on what’s happening at the Capitol. These weekly updates include important testimony, hearings to watch, public-input opportunities, legislative-related resources, and more..
Bill of the Week
For this weekly feature, we highlight a noteworthy Bill of the Week that is going through the legislative process. The bill may relate directly to our Public Policy Priorities or another disability-related issue.
An easy way to stay up to date on disability-related news is to follow our social media pages. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to learn more about our activities at the Capitol during the session and for upcoming advocacy opportunities.