The 87th Regular Session ends Monday, May 31. As the end of session nears, many House and Senate members are appointed to conference committees to resolve differences between the versions of a bill passed by their respective chambers. The publication The Legislative Process in Texas provides more information about conference committees.
To see a list of bills for which a conference committee was requested, please click here.
Upon receiving completed conference committee reports, the LRL enters them in the conference committee reports database.
You can also find these reports, as well as a list of the members appointed to a bill's conference committee, in the Texas Legislature Online record for each bill.
For example, when looking at the record with the "History" tab for HB 1, 86th R.S., the House and Senate conferees are listed above the Actions table.
The conference committee report for HB 1 is located on the record with the "Text" tab.
The charts below provide a snapshot of bill statistics for the period of November 9, 2020 — May 28, 2021, as of 8:00 a.m. today.
|House Bills (HBs) &
House Joint Resolutions (HJRs)
|Senate Bills (SBs) &
Senate Joint Resolutions (SJRs)
|Reported out of committee||
|Passed by chamber of origin||1,261||672|
|Referred to committee in opposite chamber||1,157||671|
|Reported out of committee in opposite chamber||780||576|
|Passed opposite chamber||608||503|
|Signed by the Governor||64||78|
|Filed without the Governor's signature||4||3|
|Vetoed by the Governor||0||1|