Texas organizations and state agencies are beginning to release their summaries of the Texas Legislature's 84th Regular Session. Below is a list of summaries we've seen so far. Summaries can be a good source of information if you are trying to find descriptions of new laws.

 

General

League of Women Voters of Texas

 

Lloyd Gosselink, Attorneys at Law

 

Texas Freedom Network

 

Texas Public Policy Foundation

 

Texas Star Alliance

 

Center for Public Policy Priorities

Texas Watch

 

Agriculture

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

 

Farm & Ranch Freedom Alliance

 

 

Animals

Texas Humane Legislation Network

 

Children & Families

TexProtects (Texas Association for the Protection of Children)

 

Children at Risk

 

Texans Care for Children

 

One Voice Texas

 

Texas Alliance of Child & Family Services

 

Texas CASA

 

Courts

Office of Court Administration/Texas Judicial Council

 

Texas Civil Justice League

 

Criminal Justice

Texas Department of Criminal Justice

 

Texas District & County Attorneys Association (TDCAA)

 

Education

Texas Association of School Boards (TASB)

 

Texas Education Agency

 

Texas Home School Coalition Association

 

Raise Your Hand Texas

 

Texas Classroom Teachers Association (TCTA)

 

Texas Association of School Administrators

 

Texas AFT (American Federation of Teachers)

 

Career & Technology Association of Texas

 

Elderly and Individuals with Disabilities

Department of Aging and Disabilities Services

 

The Coalition of Texans with Disabilties

 

Energy

Texas Renewable Energy Industry Alliance (TREIA)

 

SHALE Oil & Gas Business Magazine

 

Environment

The Sierra Club

 

Air Alliance Houston

 

Texas Water Conservation Association

 

Health & Human Services

Texas EMS Trauma & Acute Care Foundation (TETAF)

 

Texas Medical Association (TMA)

 

Texas Nurses Association

 

Higher Education

Texas Association of Community Colleges (TACC)

 

Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board

 

Homeowners & Property Owners Associations

 

Local Government

Texas Association of Counties

 

Texas Municipal League

 

Mental Health

Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute

 

Miscellaneous

Texas Alliance of Recreational Organizations, Inc. (TARO)

 

Texas Economic Development Council

 

Texas Travel Industry Association (TTIA)

 

Occupational Regulation

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR)

Parks & Wildlife

Texas Deer Association

 

Public Employees

Texas Public Employees Association

 

Teacher Retirement System of Texas (TRS)

 

Public Safety

Texas Department of Public Safety

 

Rural Areas

Association of Rural Communities in Texas (ARCIT)

 

Taxes

Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts

 

Popp/Hutcheson PLLC

 

 

Technology

Department of Information Resources (DIR)

 

Transportation

Texas Department of Transportation

 

Texans Uniting for Reform & Freedom (TURF)

 

Locke Lord LLP

 

Veterans

Texas Veterans Commission

 

 

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