What You Need to Know about the 84th Texas Legislative Session:
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Timeline of the 84th Texas Legislature
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (1st day)
84th Legislature convenes at noon [Government Code, Sec. 301.001]
Friday, March 13, 2015 (60th day)
Deadline for filing bills and joint resolutions other than local bills, emergency appropriations, and bills that have been declared an emergency by the governor [House Rule 8, Sec. 8; Senate Rules 7.07(b) and 10.01]
Monday, June 1, 2015 (140th day)
Last day of 83rd Regular Session; corrections only in house and senate [Sec. 24(b), Art. III, Texas Constitution]
Sunday, June 21, 2015 (20th day following final adjournment)
Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the regular legislative session [Sec. 14, Art. IV, Texas Constitution]
Monday, August 31, 2015 (91st day following final adjournment)
Date that bills without specific effective dates (that could not be effective immediately) become law [Sec. 39, Art. III, Texas Constitution]
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2014 Elections are on the horizon and it’s very important to vote in these races. Our House and Senate representatives care about hearing from registered and voting constituents! The entire House and much of the Senate is up for election, as well as Governor, Lt. Governor, and many other important positions.
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