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House Bill 1302 passed out of the Public Education Committee and is headed to the Calendars Committee. The recommended updates to this bill will be brought forward as a floor amendment when/if the bill is scheduled for the floor. 
HB 1302
House Bill 1302 passed out of the Public Education Committee and is headed to the Calendars Committee. The recommended updates to this bill will be brought forward as a floor amendment when/if the bill is scheduled for the floor. 

Call to action: Contact the Calendars Committee (members below) to urge them to put HB 1302 on the House Calendar. Download a sample email here.

Chair:
Rep. Dustin Burrows

Vice Chair:
Rep. Joe Moody

Members:
Rep. Tom Craddick
Rep. Cody Harris
Rep. Cole Hefner
Rep. Ana Hernandez
Rep. Ben Leman
Rep. Jared Patterson
Rep. Toni Rose
Rep. Shelby Slawson
Rep. James Talarico
 

State Budget 

The House and Senate have announced the members of the conference committee for the budget.

Senate Conferees:  Nelson (Chair) | Huffman | Kolkhorst | Nichols | Taylor
House Conferees:  Bonnen (Chair) | Capriglione | González, Mary | Walle | Wilson
 

In the News 

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