AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Texas House grew closer to achieving a quorum needed to conduct official business, but came up short by five members on Monday, August 9.

Ninety-five House members were in attendance during the second special session, while 100 of the 150 in the House are required for the chamber to consider or debate bills.

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