Sunday, June 20 was the last day the governor could sign or veto an enrolled bill from the 87th Regular Session. If neither action was taken, the bill became law without his signature.

To see how these statistics have changed since Sine Die, please view our blog posts from June 2, June 8, and June 15.

 

87th Legislature Statistics

The following bill statistics were calculated on June 21 at 8 a.m.

 

House Bills (HBs) & Senate Bills (SBs)
Filed 6,927
Sent to the Governor 1,073
Signed by the Governor 947
Filed without the Governor's signature 105
Signed by the Governor/line-item veto 1
Vetoed by the Governor 20
House Joint Resolutions (HJRs) & Senate Joint Resolutions (SJRs)
Filed 221
Filed with the Secretary of State 8
House Concurrent Resolutions (HCRs) & Senate Concurrent Resolutions (SCRs)
Filed 179
Filed with the Secretary of State 14
Sent to the Governor 86
Signed by the Governor 86
Filed without the Governor's signature 0
Vetoed by the Governor 0

 

You can also view lists of bills by the governor's action on Texas Legislature Online (TLO).

1. On TLO's homepage, click on the "Reports" link under Additional Searches.

 

2. Then click on the "General Reports" tab to see the lists of bills by the governor's action.