State Session Information for Texas

Session
2020

House/Assembly Pre-filing Deadline

House/Assembly Bill Introduction Deadline

House/Assembly Committee Reporting Deadline

House/Assembly Crossover Deadline

Begin Date
No regular legislative session

Adjournment Date
No regular legislative session

Senate Pre-filing Deadline

Senate Committee Reporting Deadline

Senate Crossover Deadline

Effective Date: Laws passed by the legislature take effect 90 days after the adjournment of the session unless passed by a two-thirds majority.

Comments: Not Meeting in 2020

Leadership

Governor
Greg Abbott (R)

House/Assembly Control
83R/67D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
Dennis Bonnen (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority Legislator
N/A

Lieutenant Governor
Dan Patrick (R)

Presides Over Senate?
Yes

Senate Control
19R/12D

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
Joe Moody (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
N/A