Today the Texas Senate Finance committee will begin debate on two of the bills being proposed to help fund Texas legal aid organizations in the midst of a severe funding crisis. The bills to be reviewed today include:
SB 726 — to establish a judicial access and improvement account from county service fees and court costs
SB 1524 — to establish a consumer assistance fund
The committee hearing is scheduled to begin at 10am and will be broadcast online. Click here to view it online.