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The Legislative Process in Texas

Many folks assume that the Texas legislature operated just like congress. However, the truth is that, if you’ve seen one legislature, you’ve seen one legislature.   Find out the basics on how the Texas legislature works and how its processes make the Lone Star State’s policies.


Cost:  $40 for PD Member/$50 Non-Member

Speaker:  Jon Heining

Jon Heining believes that strong states and strong state legislatures are critical to the success of our great American experiment in self-government. Accordingly, he serves the legislature of his state as general counsel to the Texas Legislative Council. As general counsel, Heining provides guidance on a variety of legislative, administrative, contractual, and compliance-related issues. In addition, he drafts or reviews several categories of legislative documents. Jon is dedicated to developing and sustaining the supportive environment and sense of mission at the council that is necessary to effectively support the Texas legislature’s operations.

Credit 1 hour of CLE