The 2023 Texas legislative regular session included a number of bills affecting Texas nonprofits, associations and foundations. My final summary can be read and printed here. Bills listed in the summary that did not pass are also important because they represent issues of concern to legislators and their constituents that may reappear. There were more than 8,000 bills filed and 1,246 passed in some form. Print the Summary.
Bills and issues pending in the 2023 Texas Legislature of interest to nonprofits, state associations and foundations are now available. The "60th" day of the session has passed when all bills must be filed. Read and print my early session … [Continue reading]
Policy, legislative and legal issues facing Texas nonprofits, foundations and associations were updated in my presentation at the 39th Annual Nonprofit Organizations seminar sponsored by The University of Texas School of Law on January 13-14, 2022. … [Continue reading]
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 … [Continue reading]
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]