News – Legislative
Governor Greg Abbott's 2019 inaugural speech.
Governor Greg Abbott today held a joint press conference with Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick and House Speaker Dennis Bonnen at the Governor’s Mansion.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 21 (HB 21) to create a school finance commission as well as provide immediate funding for public education, historic funding for charter school facilities and new programs for students with special needs.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 11 (SB 11) to strengthen patient protections related to Do-Not Resuscitate Orders.
Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Restricting Municipal Fees For Removal Of Trees On Private Property
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 7 (HB 7) to restrict overaggressive fees municipalities can charge for the removal of trees on private property.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed Senate Bill 17 (SB 17) to extend the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 215 (HB 215) to strengthen abortion reporting requirements, specifically relating to minors.
Governor Greg Abbott today signed House Bill 214 (HB 214) which limits insurance coverage for abortion procedures.