When we last updated you on Texas' Article V Convention of the States legislation, SB 21 calling for anicle V Convention of States had been sent to the Texas House, and an identical companion bill HB 506 was scheduled for public hearing Thursday, April 13th.
Last week, the House joined the Senate in passing Article V legislation making Texas, the 11th state to call for an Article V Convention. Texas joins Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Louisiana, North Dakota, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.
10 additional states have passed Article V legislation through one chamber, and Article V legislation has been introduced in 22 other states. It takes 34 states to trigger an Article V Convention of States. 11 have passed the resolution, 10 more have passed through one chamber, and 22 more have active legislation under consideration.