Texas Legis - Texas Legislature Texas has a `bicameral'...

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Texas Legislature Texas has a ‘bicameral’ legislature, with House of Representatives and Senate. The Legislature has a ‘limited session’, it meets for only 140 days every other year (2 nd Tuesday of January in odd numbered years) in accordance with the Texas Constitution of 1876. It is considered by There are 150 Representatives and 31 Senators in the Texas Legislature, elected in partisan elections from ‘single member, winner take all’ districts. Pay for legislators and staff is poor: (1.) Legislators receive only $7,200 as their annual salary plus $125 per day for expenses in session (2.) Monthly allotments for staff are $7,500 for Representatives and $22,000 for Senators Formal Qualifications for Texas Legislative membership are Senate: (1.) Must be U.S citizen; (2.) Registered Voter (3.) At least 26 years old (4.) Five years resident of the state (5.) One year in the district representing House: (1.) U.S citizen (2.) At least 21 years old (3.) Tx resident for two years
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