2021 State Bar of Texas Nonprofit Governance Course Presentation

As the first speaker at the State Bar annual seminar, I presented a summary of relevant legislative activity in the 2021 Texas Legislature Regular Session. The summary can be read and printed here. Two called special sessions after the regular session, and a third set for September 20, may provide further developments, which will be updated as necessary.

2021 End-of-Session Legislative Summary for Texas Nonprofits

The 2021 legislative session featured a number of bills reflecting issues and policies that leaders in the Texas nonprofit sector should consider. My final summary can be read and printed here. There were few bills that appeared contra to the … [Continue reading]

2021 Texas Legislative Proposals Affecting Nonprofits

Legislative proposals affecting nonprofit organizations, state associations and foundations are among the 7,000-plus bills on file at this halfway point in the 140-day 2021 session.  My complete summary can be read and printed here. In a … [Continue reading]

Texas Legislative and Policy Prospects for 2021

Year 2020 challenged non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with a pandemic, an economic slowdown and uncertainty about the responses of newly-elected government leaders, including the legislators now gathered in Austin for the 87th Regular Session. … [Continue reading]