The Texas Legislature meets in regular session for only 140 days every other year.  To keep the legislative process moving smoothly, the House and Senate rules include a series of end-of-session deadlines which begin to take effect this week:
 
May 6: Last day for House committees to report House bills
 
May 7: Calendars committee issues final floor calendar by 10 p.m.
 
May 9: Last day for House to consider House bills and joint resolutions on the daily or supplemental calendar on second reading
 
May 10: Last day for the House to consider consent House bills on second and third reading. Last day for third reading for all House bills and joint resolutions on the supplemental calendar.
 
House calendars are available from Texas Legislature Online. 
 
Bills Statistics as of 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, May 7
 
Filed
Reported out of committee
Passed by chamber of origin
Passed both chambers
Signed by the Governor
House Bills & Joint Resolutions
 4,079
1,757
669
15
2
Senate Bills & Joint Resolutions
1,980
1,048
911
107
8