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Legislative Alerts

The Texas state legislature is in session in the spring of every odd-numbered year.  The 86th session starts on January 6, 2019. Legislation moves quickly, but we can help you keep up with the bills impacting mental health in Texas.

Peruse our bill list and position indicators to read about mental health legislation.  Follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to learn about current mental health issues and bill progress during session.  Contact your local Affiliate and email our Public Policy Director ( to get Advocacy Alerts straight from the source!

NAMI Texas Bill List

Coming in January 2019!

NAMI Texas Bill Position Indicators

Coming in January 2019!

Past Legislative Session Recaps

2017 Legislative Session – Mental Health Policy Highlights

NAMI Texas Bill Position Indicator – 85th Legislature (March 30, 2017)

NAMI Texas Bill List – 84th Legislature (June 24, 2015)

Recap report of legislation from the 84th session of the Texas Legislature
Recap report of budget items from the 84th session of the Texas Legislature Advocacy Tool

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