Republican Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas won't legalize marijuana for medicinal or recreational use for as long as he's in office.
The final gavel has fallen on the Texas Legislature's 2015 session.
Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock, the head of the powerful House Public Education Committee, is retiring.
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday will join more than a dozen other U.S. governors who have signed nearly identical legislation in the past year.
The so-called "campus carry" bill was a priority for gun rights activists, even though top universities statewide opposed it.
Texas lawmakers have voted to tighten rules for teenagers seeking to get an abortion without parental consent.
Texas lawmakers have approved licensed open carry of handguns on the streets of the nation's second-most populous state.
Final tweaks to Texas' $209 billion budget allowing for $3.8 billion in tax cuts have passed the Legislature and are headed to Gov. Greg Abbott.
Texas lawmakers voted Friday to dismantle the state's high school steroids testing program after eight years.