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Guide to Law Online: U.S. Texas


Texas has a bicameral legislature, named the Texas Legislature, which consists of the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate. The House has 150 members representing 150 districts, with members serving a two-year term. The Senate has 31 members representing 31 districts, serving either a two-year or four-year term, chosen by lottery. Members of the Texas Legislature do not have term limits.