Procedures governing the financial, administrative, and logistical operations of joint committees. (for the 84th Legislature)
Committees may obtain printed copies and other information from the council's accounting office, (512) 463-1155.
An aid to locating legislative information and resources. (for the 84th Legislature)
Texas Legislative Council Drafting Manual (updated January 2015)A compilation of legislative drafting guidelines covering such topics as bill format and content requirements, germaneness, citations, and style and usage. (for the 84th Legislature)
Memorandum on Local and Bracket Bills (Appendix 7)A discussion of requirements relating to publication of notice of intent to introduce a local or special bill and standards governing consideration of bills that are limited to a particular class of political subdivisions or geographic areas through use of population or another classification device. (for the 84th Legislature)
A manual containing the U.S. and Texas Constitutions; the senate and house rules of procedure; information on the membership of the two houses and their committees; and information on the officers and employees of the two houses. (for the 84th Legislature)
Separate paperback volumes of the following sections of the manual also are produced: