Topics of Consideration by 84th Texas Legislature

84th texas legislature sessionThe 84th Texas Legislature’s regular session officially convenes at noon on January 13 and concludes on June 1, 2015. Legislators must file most bills by March 13. Some have already pre-filed bills. This proposed legislation provides insight as to some topics the legislature may consider next year:

  • State and Regional Water Issues
  • Topics of Classroom Instruction & Education Curriculum
  • Minimum Wage
  • Term Limits for Certain Elected Officials
  • Voting Issues (pre-registration and registration, training of voting registrars, acceptable forms of identification, etc.)
  • Creating New Criminal Offenses (texting while driving, cargo theft, voyeurism, revenge porn, human smuggling, etc.)
  • Establishing Permanent Daylight Savings Time
  • Direction/Redirection of Revenue
  • Apportionment of Congressional Districts
  • Creating/Commemorating/Recognizing Specially Designated Days (National Teacher Day, Constitution Day, Patriot Day, Armed Forces Day, National Day of Prayer, Lung Cancer Awareness Day, etc.)

To find a list of pre-filed bills, click here, select “84(R) – 2015,” and then click “Filed House Bills” or “Filed Senate Bills.”

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