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Texas bill status

Bill Status Hotline

877-824-7038 (in Texas only, toll-free)
512-463-1252 (outside of Texas)

Information available from the hotline

The hotline gives the public access to up-to-the-minute information including:

  • Current status of Texas legislation
  • Legislative processes in Texas
  • Contact information for legislative members and other elected officials
  • Guidelines on how to obtain a copy of a bill
  • Addresses for legislative and governmental websites and toll-free telephone numbers

Hotline staff cannot, however, interpret a piece of legislation, transfer a call to a member's office, or read the text of a bill to a caller (beyond the caption).

The hotline is available during the regular legislative session. Regular legislative sessions begin on the second Tuesday of January in each odd-numbered year and last through the end of the session, 140 calendar days later.