Legislation in the
Great State of Texas

Learn more about the 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature.


At the Capitol

The 88th Regular Session of the Texas State Legislature began on January 10, 2023, and concluded on May 29, 2023.


Please see our 2023 Legislation Summary below for an overview of bills passed during the session that will impact TCDRS.

Government and External Affairs

Jay Dyer

As the TCDRS Director of Government and External Affairs, Jay is responsible for  building relationships with key government officials and educating them about TCDRS while serving as the system’s primary point of contact for legislators and their staff.

Jay brings more than 20 years of experience as a policy director and government affairs expert in many levels of Texas government. He most recently served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Special Advisor to Texas Speaker of the House Dade Phelan, after initially serving as the Speaker’s Policy Director. Before joining Speaker Phelan, Jay led government relations for The University of Texas at Austin. Prior to that, he directed legislative affairs for the Governor’s Office and the Office of the Attorney General. He has also served as the general counsel to the Texas Secretary of State and has worked as a lawyer in the private sector. 

Previous Legislation

Know the Facts

Explore summaries of legislation that impacts TCDRS. Copies of bills, as well as tracking information, may be found on the Texas Legislature’s website. You can use the “Search Legislation” tool to find specific bills by keyword or bill number. Select a previous session from the dropdown menu to locate past bills.

The Pension Review Board

Overseeing Texas’
Public Retirement