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  • From the 86th: 2019 Session Recap

    The 2019 session has now come and gone.  What started out with 7,323 bills filed concluded at the end of the 140 days with just 1,429 bills sent to Gov. Abbott’s desk.  Of those, Gov. Abbott later … more

  • From the 86th: The State’s Big-Ticket Items

    Unlike previous sessions that at times derailed over politically volatile issues, this session remained focus on the job at hand.  And as laid out by the three state leaders – Gov. Greg Abbott, Lt. … more

  • From the 86h: TMHA’s Top 2019 Legislative Priorities

    One of our main goals this session was to provide energy code flexibility and choice to our modular home manufacturers and builders.  This was the culmination of several years of work where … more

  • From the 86th: Landlord Tenant and MH Community Bills

    From a previous post early on in our From the 86th series, we discussed the increased volume  of landlord tenant related bills filed.  We tracked 50 bills this session that could have some impact on … more

  • From the 86th: Disaster Related Bills

    Following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey, it was clear that a top priority of this year’s legislature was to address issues coming out of the most significant natural disaster in recent memory … more

  • From the 86th: Sunset Bills

    Recall that the laws in the state of Texas mandate that all state agencies are placed on a “sunset” clock.  Periodically, every state agency must come up for review and are required to go through the … more

  • From the 86th: City, County, and Local Government Bills

    HB 2566 - relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate litter and mosquito control.

    Cameron County has experienced health and safety issues in the unincorporated areas of the county, … more

  • From the 86th: State Agencies and Regulation Bills

    HB 2101 - Relating to the regulation of reroofing contractors.

    First, this bill did not pass.  It failed to pass in the House when it came up for a vote. 

    We mention it here only to say that TMHA … more