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84th Regular Session
January 13, 2015 - June 1, 2015

Leadership

Governor: Greg Abbott -  Vetoes

Lieutenant Governor: Dan Patrick

Speaker(s) of the House: Joe Straus 

Journals

The House Journal and Senate Journal for the 84th Regular Session are available online.

Rules
House Rules (84th R.S.)
Senate Rules (84th R.S.)

Staff Directories for the 84th Regular Session
House Research Organization. Legislative Staff: 84th Legislature

Membership Statistics for the 84th Legislature

DescriptionHouse
Members
Senate
Members
Total
Gender *
Male 120 23 143
Female 28 8 36
Total 148 31 179
Party affiliation *
Democrat 51 11 62
Republican 97 20 117
Total 148 31 179
Incumbency **
Incumbents 123 23 146
Freshmen 24 8 32
Total 147 31 178
Age *
Under 30 0 0 0
30 - 39 28   0 28 
40 - 49 46   3   49 
50 - 59 35   12   47 
60 - 69 31   14   45 
70 and over 8   2   10 
Total 148 31 179

* Gender, party affiliation, and age calculations are based on the membership as of the first day of session: 01/13/2015. House Districts 13 and 123 are not included due to pending special elections.

** Incumbent totals include members who served the previous session. Freshmen totals include members whose first terms began the first day of session: 01/13/2015. House members who were elected to the Senate are considered freshmen in the Senate.

    Not included as incumbent or freshman:
  • Rep.Rodney Anderson (first served in 82nd session)

Statistics for race and ethnicity are not available.

Bill statistics for the 84th Legislature, Regular Session

Status HB HCR HJR HR SB SCR SJR SR Total
HB & SB
Total
Filed 4207 122 133 3632 2069 52 67 1074 6276 11356
Passed 819 68 2 3581 504 32 5 1072 1323 6083
Vetoed 34 1 0 0 9 0 0 0 43 44