TCDD Bill of the Week

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For this weekly feature, we highlight a noteworthy bill that is currently going through the legislative process. The bill may relate directly to TCDD’s Public Policy Priorities or another disability-related issue. To get this information first, subscribe to TCDD eNews.

  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 3994- HB 3994 would require certain health facilities to have a sufficient number of van-accessible parking spaces for people with disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Dwayne Bohac.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 1911- HB 1911 would establish a low-interest loan program for entrepreneurs with disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Terry Meza.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 2453- HB 2453 would reform the Medicaid Managed Care system in Texas. The bill was authored by Rep. Sarah Davis.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: SB 1017- SB 1017 would establish an advisory committee on higher education opportunities for people with IDD. The bill was authored by Sen. Beverly Powell.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 1139- HB 1139 would eliminate the death penalty for people with intellectual disabilities. The bill was authored by Rep. Senfronia Thompson.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: SB 31- SB 31 would establish a guardianship abuse, fraud, and exploitation deterrence program. The bill was authored by Sen. Judith Zaffirini.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 885- HB 885 would require community rehabilitation programs to pay employees with IDD no less per hour than the federal minimum wage. The bill was authored by Rep. John Raney.
  • TCDD Bill of the Week: HB 116- HB 116 relates to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students. The bill was authored by Rep. Mary González.