+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0454 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Defense and Veterans' Affairs (House) Title: member TX - Natural Resources (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (32) TX - HR529 Honoring the members of the Richardson ISD Council of PTAs on their visit to the State Capitol. TX - HB2954 Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or in meal accounts. TX - HB1713 Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or a felony or a person who is the subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person. TX - HR1816 Commending the Democratic Party precinct chairs of House District 102 for their outstanding service. TX - HB2987 Relating to requiring the posting of certain information on an open-enrollment charter school's Internet website regarding the school's governing body. TX - HR1779 Commemorating Ramadan 2019. TX - HB3302 Relating to designating the first Tuesday in September as Texas Voter Registration Day. TX - HR1778 Honoring the Far North Dallas Richardson Democrats for their contributions. TX - HB2516 Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of cruelty to nonlivestock animals and to the inclusion of related conduct in the definition of family violence. TX - HB3027 Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution. TX - HB1945 Relating to carrying a handgun in certain areas of the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. TX - HR904 Commending El Centro College for its contributions to the Dallas community. TX - HB3570 Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims. TX - HB2492 Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Prez Day. TX - HB3841 Relating to military duty of a conservator of a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB2046 Relating to the establishment of a grant pilot program to fund mental health initiatives in public schools and to increasing fees for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun. TX - HB3877 Relating to the public accessibility of open-enrollment charter school annual financial statements. TX - HB3889 Relating to the election of trustees of certain school districts. TX - HB3021 Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders, including provisions regarding pets and other companion animals. TX - HB3879 Relating to the participation of armed forces members in a marriage ceremony through video conference technology. TX - HB1993 Relating to an exemption for teachers and retired teachers from the payment of a fee for registration of a motor vehicle. TX - HB3235 Relating to staff development requirements for public educators regarding suicide prevention training. TX - HB3010 Relating to a fee exemption for trafficking victims for certain personal identification documents. TX - HB3888 Relating to a school district's plan for parental involvement concerning mental health and substance use issues and suicide prevention. TX - HB3261 Relating to the use of green stormwater infrastructure in new state buildings. TX - HB3893 Relating to tuition and fees exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain dual credit students considering a teaching career. TX - HB1943 Relating to the inclusion of transfer pathways in the guidelines addressing transfer practices published by general academic teaching institutions. TX - HR905 Recognizing April 10, 2019, as House District 102 Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB3017 Relating to the requirements for conducting a pelvic examination; authorizing disciplinary action. TX - HB1724 Relating to an exemption for teachers from the payment of a fee for the issuance of a driver's license or personal identification certificate. TX - HB1710 Relating to discussing with a patient the risks of certain controlled substance prescriptions. TX - HB2047 Relating to limiting possession of and access to a child by certain parents. + − Cosponsored Bills (115) TX - HB123 Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth or homeless children or youth. TX - HB540 Relating to the designation of U.S. Highway 75 in Richardson as the Officer David Sherrard Memorial Highway. TX - HB672 Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises. TX - HB652 Relating to an exception from requirements to assist or cooperate with federal immigration officers for matters regarding activities that occur at a domestic violence shelter. TX - HB938 Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to maternal health care. TX - HB72 Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children formerly in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB241 Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. TX - HB748 Relating to certain criminal offenses involving protective headgear requirements for motorcycle operators and passengers. TX - HB35 Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HJR64 Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage. TX - HB517 Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. TX - HR480 Recognizing February 20 and 21, 2019, as Garland Chamber of Commerce Days at the State Capitol. TX - HB29 Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. TX - HB82 Relating to designating May 8 as Military Spouse Appreciation Day. TX - HB987 Relating to personal identification documents for foster children or youth, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth. TX - HB590 Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. TX - HR566 Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Southeast Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Legislative Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1631 Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. TX - HB195 Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee. TX - HJR39 Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods. TX - HB1214 Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods. TX - HB361 Relating to electronic voter registration. TX - HB8 Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses. TX - HB595 Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HR606 Recognizing March 6, 2019, as Richardson/Telecom Corridor Legislative Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1169 Relating to the creation of certain criminal offenses concerning firearm sales at gun shows; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1517 Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse assigned to the school during all instructional hours. TX - HB255 Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission. TX - HB258 Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license. TX - HB1044 Relating to permits for certain injection wells that transect a portion of the Edwards Aquifer. TX - HB2725 Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. TX - HB188 Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition. TX - HB2078 Relating to the coordination of the transfer of course credit between public institutions of higher education. TX - HB254 Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2308 Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching funds are available. TX - HB650 Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. TX - HB2945 Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB1645 Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions. TX - HB1287 Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways. TX - HB24 Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense. TX - HB1091 Relating to hiring and licensing certain veterans as peace officers. TX - HB1450 Relating to the disclosure of certain personal information provided on a driver's license application or in connection with a motor vehicle record. TX - HB990 Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state. TX - HB1601 Relating to the release on personal bond of a person who is pregnant. TX - HB1426 Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster. TX - HB13 Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. TX - HB2000 Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at certain public institutions of higher education. TX - HB342 Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program. TX - HB89 Relating to the public school finance system. TX - HB2326 Relating to the continuation of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District. TX - HB2340 Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. TX - HB6 Relating to disaster relief and recovery. TX - HB56 Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB4319 Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB597 Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB4352 Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue. TX - HB1365 Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees. TX - HB5 Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. TX - HB398 Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1183 Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day. TX - SB26 Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods. TX - SJR24 Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods. TX - HB1739 Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage. TX - HB2279 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - HB1359 Relating to an attorney identification card for entrance into a building that houses a court; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1950 Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting. TX - HB1111 Relating to maternal and newborn health care. TX - HB9 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1110 Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. TX - HB2701 Relating to county jailer training and continuing education requirements regarding interacting with pregnant women confined in jail. TX - HB2169 Relating to reporting concerning female prisoners who are confined in county jails and to the provision of feminine hygiene products to female prisoners. TX - SB12 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1139 Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability. TX - HB1080 Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. TX - HB3650 Relating to an agreement between a school district and public institution of higher education to provide a dual credit program to high school students enrolled in the district. TX - HB63 Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee. TX - HB823 Relating to an expedited on-site health inspection process for assisted living facility license applicants. TX - HB1865 Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy; requiring a student permit; authorizing fees. TX - HB3012 Relating to the disposition of certain students to alternative education settings and the provision of educational services to students in those settings or subject to in-school or out-of-school suspension. TX - HB741 Relating to rights and benefits under the Texas workers' compensation system. TX - HB441 Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission to pay the cost of taking a high school equivalency examination for certain individuals. TX - HB2481 Relating to the creation and administration of certain specialty court programs; authorizing fees. TX - HB282 Relating to the training of peace officers on cases involving child abuse and neglect, family violence, and sexual assault. TX - HB1191 Relating to an annual report concerning the number of inmates who have been in the conservatorship of a state agency responsible for providing child protective services. TX - HB2811 Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain. TX - HB2747 Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapy. TX - HB133 Relating to the payment of gratuities to certain employees. TX - HB3630 Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. TX - HB2227 Relating to preventing the loss of benefits by certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who resume service. TX - HB1883 Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces. TX - HB4242 Relating to the consideration of reading level in the adoption of certain assessment instruments and associated student performance levels and to the temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools. TX - HB914 Relating to the regulation of bingo games. TX - HB1528 Relating to certain procedures applicable to certain offenses involving family violence. TX - HB3106 Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses. TX - HB3647 Relating to the confidentiality of a child's criminal records related to certain misdemeanor offenses. TX - HB918 Relating to providing discharged or released inmates with certain documents, including documents to assist the inmate in obtaining employment. TX - HB2906 Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons. TX - HB3809 Relating to the limitations period for personal injury claims that arise from certain offenses involving child sexual abuse. TX - HB399 Relating to the period during which an employee may file a claim for unpaid wages with the Texas Workforce Commission. TX - HB2737 Relating to judicial guidance related to child protective services cases and juvenile cases. TX - HR1267 Honoring the Stonewall Democrats of Dallas for its service to the GLBT community. TX - SB46 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - HB466 Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license. TX - HB1749 Relating to the requirements for a junior college district to receive approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to offer baccalaureate degree programs. TX - HB866 Relating to the installation, removal, and replacement of certain gas pipelines; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties. TX - HB864 Relating to pipeline incidents; clarifying changes to related administrative penalties. TX - HB1529 Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission. TX - HB1590 Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses. TX - HB737 Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates for classroom teachers and retired classroom teachers; imposing a fee. TX - HB1686 Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty. TX - HB653 Relating to voluntary contributions to the evidence testing grant program made when applying for a corrected or duplicate driver's license, commercial driver's license, or personal identification certificate. TX - HR1684 Honoring the University of Houston Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session. TX - SB25 Relating to measures to facilitate the transfer, academic progress, and timely graduation of students in public higher education. TX - SB712 Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. TX - HR2089 Honoring the Laney and Laney Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.