Legislative Reference Library of Texas
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877-824-7038 (in Texas only, toll-free)
512-463-1252 (outside of Texas)
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January 10, 2017 – May 29, 2017 for the 85th Regular Legislative Session
Telephone lines are closed.
The hotline gives the public access to up-to-the-minute information including:
Hotline staff cannot, however, interpret a piece of legislation, transfer a call to a member's office, or read the text of a bill to a caller (beyond the caption).
The hotline is available during the regular legislative session. Regular legislative sessions begin on the second Tuesday of January in each odd-numbered year and last through the end of the session, 140 calendar days later.