State Legislation

As of December 31st, 2017 HB 68 died in House Committee.  The bill is eligible to be reintroduced in 2018.  This bill has been defeated for the 2017 Special Session.

On July 20, 2017 HB 68 was referred to Elections Committee

On July 10, 2017 HB 68 was filed in the Texas House of Representatives

On May 29, 2017 the Texas House of Representatives adjourned sine die.  This bill has been defeated for the 2017 Session!!!

April 27, 2017
OK just talked to the Legislative Library. HB496 is not dead. The next step is to set a Public hearing, which they have to decide on by tomorrow. They are in discussions about it. Hearing would be Thursday next week. Laramie is going to call me back tomorrow. That doesn't give much time to act. May 11th is the last day for the House to consider. The Session ends May 29th. Next Regular Session is biennial, January 8, 2019

On February 27, 2017 HB496 was referred to House Select Committee.

The Capitals phone number is 512-463-4630

In January 2017, Representative Ina Minjarez introduced the National Popular Vote bill (Status of HB496) in the Texas House of Representatives.



Here is the State level group that is pushing the NPVC in Texas

In February 2011, Representative Richard Raymond introduced the National Popular Vote bill (HB 1498) in the Texas House of Representatives.

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