Drawing of the Texas State Capitol Building created in 1888.

Records Management Bills in the 88th Legislative Session

More than 7,800 House and Senate bills were filed this session. Texas State Library and Archives Commission (TSLAC) is again tracking those bills with the potential to affect the retention and disposition of government records in Texas. For the 88th Legislative Session, we identified about 110 bills that change retention periods, modify reporting requirements, or…

Tracking Bills in the 2021 Legislative Session

The determination of retention periods is based on a review of the administrative, fiscal, legal, and historical value of the information being created or received in the course of conducting business. Every legislative session, lawmakers propose a multitude of measures that affect the management of existing records or create new types of records. This year…