The Nursing Legislative Agenda Coalition (NLAC) is a coalition of nursing organizations around
Texas that join together to share ideas, strategies, and priorities for nursing issues during the
Texas Legislature. Each legislative session, NLAC lobbies the Capitol to support a nursing legislative
agenda that the coalition developed and agreed upon during the interim. This joint effort raises the
stakes for legislators by including tens of thousands of nurses on each agenda item and amplifying
our collective voice on issues that would not be possible by any individual organization alone.
NLAC will meet twice during the Texas legislative interim - in April 2020 to lay the foundation for the next Nursing Legislative Agenda and again in October 2020, to finalize the agenda and discuss nursing's legislative plan for the 87th Texas Legislature. For inquiries on how to attend, please contact us.
NLAC membership enrollment is still open! Enrollment for 2021-2022 NLAC membership will open in November 2020. Review the NLAC Membership Agreement now and join us in ensuring that nursing's influence is included at the state Capitol when lawmakers examine and take action on health care policy issues in Texas.
For more information, contact TNA Government Affairs Department.
2019 NLAC Legislative Agenda
BON 86th Regular Texas Legislative Session - Legislative Report
APRN 1-pager (pdf)
Coalition for Health Care Access APRN FPA 1-pager (pdf)
HB 2980 Graduate Nursing Education
HB 1146 Workplace Violence Prevention
SB 358 Nursing Faculty Loan Repayment
Read the latest issue of Nursewatch
Nursewatch - March 2020 Issue
*NLAC Representatives receive periodic legislative updates during the legislative interim. Past issues of Nursewatch may be found under the Nursewatch Archive tab.