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About the legislative process in Texas

The Texas legislative process is governed by the Texas Constitution, applicable statutes, and the rules of procedure of the senate and house, and the different phases of activity typically occur within a prescribed timetable. The rules of procedure are adopted by the respective chambers at the beginning of each session. The following pages provide a general summary of the legislative process.

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  This website is published by the Texas Legislative Council. This page was last updated August 30, 2010.