84th Legislative Session 2015

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The 84th Texas Legislature will convene in January, 2015. Check back then for updates!

Important note: The following information is provided for informational purposes only. The listing of a bill on this Web site does not indicate support, opposition, or any other position regarding the bill and should not be construed as such.

How a bill becomes law - A diagram that displays the sequential flow of a bill from the time it is introduced in the House of Representatives to final passage and transmittal to the Governor.

Keeping up with bills under consideration - Describes the basic steps involved in passing a bill into law. Includes a list of bills that have been filed and examples of how to track bills that have been introduced.

The Senate and its committees - Website for the Texas Senate. This site provides access to audio and video broadcasts for senate chamber proceedings and committee hearings, biographical information, newsletters, news releases, and a kids page.

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The House and its committees - Website for the Texas House of Representatives. This site provides access to audio and video broadcasts for House chamber proceedings and committee hearings, biographical information, newsletters, and news releases.

video icon View proceedings from the house floor.
video icon View committee hearings.

Legislation of interest to TBAE registrants

The house and senate are considering the following bills which could affect this agency or the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, or interior design. This list does not purport to cover every bill or proceeding that might affect our registrants’ professions, so it shouldn’t be relied upon as a sole source of legislative data.

Hearings

Use the Texas Legislature link(s) below to find the archived audio/video recording of TBAE hearings. (Note: audio download from Texas Legislature Online may not work on all computers.) After listening to hearings, use the "Back" key to return to this Web site.

The mission of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners (TBAE) is to serve the State of Texas by protecting and preserving the health, safety, and welfare of the Texans who live, work, and play in the built environment through the regulation of the practice of architecture, landscape architecture, and interior design.

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