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Setting Up a Texas Legislature Online Account

Complete the following steps to create your TLO account.

    • From the TLO Homepage, select [Login] from the upper right-hand corner.
    Texas Legislature Online Account Login


    This will bring up the MyTLO Login Page.

    • From the MyTLO Login Page select from Account Options: [New User].
    Texas Legislature New User

    The REGISTER FOR ACCOUNT page will then come up.  You may want to open up a separate gmail, yahoo, or other email account specifically for the watchdog traffic.  Automatic notifications could be extremely numerous during the session.

    • Fill out the information requested on the REGISTER FOR ACCOUNT page and hit [Submit].
    TX Legislature Account Set-up

    Once you submit your information the following statement will be shown: “Your account has been created. An e-mail has been sent to the address Watchdog_X@gmail.com containing information on how to activate your account. Your e-mail software must be configured to allow e-mail from the sender tlc.state.tx.us otherwise it may get blocked by your e-mail filter.”  You will also receive an email that you must click on the enclosed link to activate your account.

    • Once your account has been set up, go to the TLO webpage and select [Login] from the upper right-hand corner. 
    •  Login

    • Again the MyTLO Login page will come up.  Enter in your email address and password and select [Submit].  This will take back to the TLO Homepage. 


    Congratulations!  You are now logged in and able to utilize the full functionality of the TLO website.

    Tea Party Watchdog Training Program