Paid or Incurred Bills Set for Hearing Next Week

Companion bills bringing much needed reforms to §§41.0105 and 18.001, CPRC, will be heard in Senate and House committee next week. SB 207 by Sen. Charles Schwertner (R-Georgetown) will be heard in Senate State Affairs on Monday at 8 a.m. in the Senate Chamber. HB 1617...

87th Legislative Session at a Glance

Despite the logistical limitations imposed by the pandemic health emergency and an historic winter storm that shut down much of the state for a week, legislators still managed to introduce roughly the same number of bills as in the last few sessions. As of today, 7042...

Business Court Proposal Introduced

A proposal to establish a statewide business court has been introduced for the fourth consecutive session. HB 1875 by Rep. Brooks Landgraf (R-Odessa) establishes a business court with concurrent jurisdiction with a district court in: (1) a derivative action on behalf...

Senator Hancock Files Pandemic Liability Protection Act

This afternoon Senator Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills) filed SB 6, now styled the Pandemic Liability Protection Act. Governor Abbott declared pandemic liability protection as an emergency item earlier in the session, and the bill has a prominent place on...

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