The Texas Legislature - How It Works
There are 31 members of the Texas Senate and 150 members of the Texas House of Representatives. The regular legislative sessions begin in January every odd-numbered year and convene for not more than 140 days. The governor may call the legislature into special session as deemed appropriate. Special sessions are limited to issues specifically stated in the governor’s call and may meet up to the 30-day maximum.
Texas Legislature Online
Find a variety of information using the Texas Legislature Online website. Find out which members of the Texas House and Texas Senate represent you or a specific area. You can locate a bill you are looking for during the current or previous legislative sessions, as well as watch live broadcasts from the House and Senate Chambers.