During the 2021 legislative session, the Texas Legislative Black Caucus will focus on continuing efforts to reform the state’s criminal justice system, … Thousands of bills are expected to be filed during the legislative session. Final. During the last legislative session in 2019, Murr tried to pass a proposal that would have eliminated such taxes in 2022 and directed a committee to find a new funding source before 2021. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect everyday life, Texas legislators know that it won’t be business as usual at the Capitol during the 2021 legislative session. It’s a policy pressure cooker. 2020 - 2021 State Budget (General Appropriations Act) (November 2019) Other Materials. 2021: January | April | September 2022: January 2024: January. Informational Program Listing of the General Appropriations Act for the 2020 - 21 Biennium (December 2019) Conference House. With the coronavirus pandemic continuing to affect everyday life, Texas legislators know that it won't be business as usual at the Capitol during the 2021 legislative session. Senate. Monday marked the first day bills could be prefiled. By midafternoon, more than 500 bills had already been filed in the Texas … We have to live with the results. The gavel doesn’t drop to open the 2021 Texas legislative session until Jan. 12, but state lawmakers are already giving us an indication of what they will be working on next year. Immediately. Bills. When it does, a lot can happen in a short period of time. LBB Recommended: House. The Texas Legislature doesn’t meet very often. Texas Legislature Bill filing for 2021 Texas session begins with legislation on abortion, police stops and redistricting. Trending Article Response to Schumer’s False Narrative on Liability Protections; Hot Topics. In addition, the following bills have sections which became effective immediately: HB 3 86R List - 473 bills This link takes you to a listing from the Texas Legislature Online showing information for 473 bills from the 86th regular session effective immediately. Map of Bills Filed by the 87th Texas Legislature (2021) November 9, 2020 Jeff Reichman Featured, Maps, Public Policy. https://www.texastribune.org/2020/12/22/texas-legislature-2021-policy-video ID and Tax; 2020 Elections; Immigration Reform; DACA; 116th Congress 86 th Legislature 2020 - 2021. In 2021, lawmakers in the nation’s second most populous state and the world’s 11th largest economy, Texas, could be the first to put an end to this practice.