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82nd 1st Called Session
May 31, 2011 - June 29, 2011

Leadership

Governor: Rick Perry -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor:

Speaker(s) of the House: Joe Straus  - (Proclamations)

Special Session Topics

 Proclamations

  • consider legislation related to health care cost containment, access to services through managed care, and the creation of economic and structural incentives to improve the quality for Medicaid services. [Mon May 30, 2011]
  • consider legislation relating to fiscal matters necessary for the implementation of House Bill No. 1 as passed by the 82nd Legislature, Regular Session, including measures that will allow school districts to operate more efficiently. [Mon May 30, 2011]
  • consider legislation related to congressional redistricting. [Tue May 31, 2011]
  • consider the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. [Fri Jun 3, 2011]
  • consider use of the federal Secure Communities Program by law enforcement agencies, the issuance of driver's licenses and personal identification certificates, and the abolishment of sanctuary cities in Texas. [Tue Jun 7, 2011]
  • consider legislation related to prosecution and punishment for the offense of official oppression of persons seeking access to public buildings and transportation. [Mon Jun 20, 2011]

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 82nd 1st Called Session are available online.

Transcripts

Transcripts of House and Senate sessions are available from the Texas Tribune.

Rules
House Rules (82nd R.S.)
Senate Rules (82nd R.S.)

Bill statistics for the 82nd Legislature, First Called Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 76 18 4 285 38 6 3 144 114 574
Passed 2 10 0 284 6 4 0 142 8 448
Vetoed 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0