First Called Session of the 87th Legislature

The Governor called the first special session of the legislature on July 8, 2021. His press release includes the list of items to be covered and a link to the proclamation.

The Comptroller of Public Accounts issued an updated biennial revenue estimate (BRE) on July 7, 2021.  


87th Legislature Regular Session

The Texas Legislature gaveled in for the 87th Legislative Session on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. The Legislature will sine die (end) on Monday, May 31, 2021. 

Quick Links

House of Representatives Website

Senate Website

Texas Legislature Online (Bill Tracking) Website

House of Representatives Live Stream

Senate Live Stream

Who Represents Me?

House Committee Assignments


You can view committee lists that TLMA works most closely with along with links to their webpages with contact information on the Contact Your Officials page.

TLMA Bill Tracks

Interested in what bills TLMA is tracking? Clink the links below. If you have a bill you think TLMA should follow, please email [email protected] The bill lists tell you where it is in the process. For the bill text and more, you can search the bill number on  **disclaimer: these lists are not all inclusive as there may be bills that come up along the way that we follow. These also do not include any information about TLMA's position on the bills. These are ONLY meant to be a resource. 

Eminent Domain
Property Rights
Renewable Energy
Railroad Commission

Governor Abbott's emergency items status

  • Expansion of broadband access
  • Preventing cities from defunding police
  • Bail reform – The Damon Allen Act
  • Election integrity
  • Protection from civil liabilities for businesses that operated safely during the pandemic

Other legislative priorities include:

  • Prohibit governmental entity from shutting down religious activities
  • Protection of gun rights
  • Pro-life bills
  • Relax regulations passed during the pandemic, such as alcohol to go and telemedicine
  • Eliminate human trafficking and drug smuggling
  • Fund education at the levels passed during last session
  • Bolster civic education
  • Mental health