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Bill Tracker

Featured Bills 

House Bill 619

Author: Senfronia Thompson

Introduced: November 10, 2020

About:  Relating to developing a strategic plan to support the child-care workforce.

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House Bill 700 

Author: Johnson, Jarvis 

Introduced: December 2nd, 2020 

About: Creates a plan for children in foster care to receive college credit for Preparation for Adult Living (PAL) Classes.

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TACFS Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family andProtective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishmentof the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family andProtective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishmentof the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family andProtective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishmentof the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family andProtective Services, trauma-informd care training for certain department employees, and the establishmentof the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force.

House Bill 974

Author: Four Price 

Introduced: January 5, 2021

About: Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services

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See all session bills at the Texas Legislature Online (TLO). 

important dates

Election Day- November 3rd  

Bill Pre-Filing Starts- Monday, November 9th 

87th Legislature Convenes- January 12th, 2021  

TACFS Advocacy Day- February 1st *  

Bill Filing Deadline- March 12th, 2021  

Sine Die- May 31st 2021  



additional resources


House COVID-19 Protocols 

In accordance with the Texas Department of State Health Services and in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19 in the Texas Capitol, House Members and staff are strongly encouraged to observe the following health and safety protocols in their Capitol offices. As always, the implementation of COVID-19 health and safety standards are left entirely to the discretion of each House Member, and each office may adopt any additional protocols the office considers necessary to protect the health and safety of the office‘s staff and guests. Download the document here. 



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