Texas Legislative Session

The 84th Legislature

Tuesday, January 13, 2015 (1st day)

84th Legislature convenes at noon

[Government Code, Sec. 301.001]

Friday, March 13, 2015 (60th day)

Deadline for filing bills and joint resolutions other than local bills, emergency appropriations, and bills that have been declared an emergency by the governor

[House Rule 8, Sec. 8; Senate Rules 7.07(b); Senate Rule 10.01 subjects joint resolutions to the rules governing proceedings on bills]

Monday, June 1, 2015 (140th day)

Last day of 84th Regular Session; corrections only in house and senate

[Sec. 24(b), Art. III, Texas Constitution]

Session Ends

Sunday, June 21, 2015 (20th day following final adjournment)

Last day governor can sign or veto bills passed during the regular legislative session

[Sec. 14, Art. IV, Texas Constitution]

Monday, August 31, 2015 (91st day following final adjournment)

Date that bills without specific effective dates (that could not be effective immediately) become law

[Sec. 39, Art. III, Texas Constitution]

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Uniform election date in November

[Election Code, Sec. 41.001]

Documents presented during this session can be found through the following links.



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