Technology Legislation

Throughout the 86th Texas Legislative Session (2019), DIR tracks technology-related legislation, some with directives specific to DIR and some with broad implications to the state in general. You may view complete information about each bill at the Texas Legislature Online.

Below are the bills that passed this Legislative Session.

For additional information on any legislation or about participating in a workgroup for a bill that includes stakeholder engagement, please contact.

Robert Armstrong, Director of Governmental Relations
(512) 936-9851  |  robert.armstrong@dir.texas.gov

Technology Legislation

Bill Number

Author

Bill Caption



HB 1421​
Israel
​Relating to cybersecurity of voter registration lists and other election-related documents, systems, and technology.



HB 2110
​Shaheen

Relating to state agency measurement and management of customer satisfaction.
HB 2325
​Metcalf

​Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services.
​HB 2364
​Darby
​Relating to the applicability of information resources technology through statewide technology centers.
HB 3834Capriglione

Relating to the requirement that certain state and local government employees and state contractors complete a cybersecurity training program certified by the state cybersecurity coordinator.
​HB 3875
​Capriglione
​Relating to cloud compatibility of certain state agency information technology purchases.
SB 64
NelsonRelating to cybersecurity for information resources.

​SB 819
​Nelson
​Relating to state agency electronic information and processes.
​SB 820
Nelson​​Relating to a requirement that a school district develop and maintain a cybersecurity framework.








 

Contracting & Other Technology–Related Legislation and Legislation of Interest

Bill Number

Author

Bill Subject

SB 65


Nelson

Relating to state contracting and procurement.


SB 241
Nelson​Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.