+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0454 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Natural Resources (House) Title: member TX - Juvenile Justice and Family Issues (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (59) TX - HR532 Honoring the members of the Richardson ISD Council of PTAs. TX - HB3372 Relating to requiring school districts and open-enrollment charter schools to post the annual compensation of the superintendent or chief executive officer on the district's or school's Internet website. TX - HR1769 Congratulating the Richardson High School boys' basketball team on advancing to the semifinals of the 2021 UIL 6A state tournament. TX - HR959 Congratulating Cassie Starnes on being named a 2021 Richardson ISD STARS Teacher. TX - HB3007 Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of fraud, duress, or force. TX - HR961 Congratulating Heather Pineda on being named a 2021 Richardson ISD STARS Teacher. TX - HB3008 Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of impotency. TX - HB3370 Relating to variable rate plans offered by retail electric providers. TX - HR503 Recognizing the Muslim Democratic Caucus of Texas for its grassroots activism. TX - HB675 Relating to the participation of armed forces members in a marriage ceremony through video conference technology. TX - HB3010 Relating to a limitation on the salary of superintendents and chief executive officers of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools. TX - HB1141 Relating to requiring a person convicted of an offense involving family violence or a person who is the subject of a protective order to surrender firearms owned by the person; authorizing a fee. TX - HR1490 Congratulating Jasmine "Jazy" Shevell on earning a master's degree in art history from Boston University. TX - HB4565 Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of sexual assault. TX - HB3913 Relating to continuing judicial training regarding family violence victims. TX - HB4549 Relating to minimum standards for pregnancy resource centers. TX - HB4382 Relating to personal leave provided for a public school employee who is ordered to isolate due to exposure to or testing positive for certain diseases. TX - HB4406 Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. TX - HB3823 Relating to the civil penalty for certain signs placed on the right-of-way of a public road. TX - HR468 Honoring the members of the Mexican American Bar Association of Dallas for their service to communities that have been affected by Winter Storm Uri. TX - HR1292 Congratulating Natalie and Dorian Lamb on the adoption of their five children, Dre, Nev, Sadie, Daisy, and Jackson. TX - HB1248 Relating to requiring the posting of certain information on an open-enrollment charter school's Internet website regarding the school's governing body. TX - HR530 Recognizing Debbie Rentera on her election as the first Latinx member of the Richardson ISD Board of Trustees. TX - HR529 Congratulating Chief Jimmy L. Spivey on his retirement from the Richardson Police Department. TX - HB1249 Relating to the public accessibility of open-enrollment charter school annual financial statements. TX - HR467 Honoring the Dallas-Fort Worth chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. TX - HR793 Congratulating Sydney Villaruel on graduating as valedictorian of the Berkner High School STEM Academy Class of 2021. TX - HB3686 Relating to the investigation of alleged exploitation of certain elderly persons. TX - HB673 Relating to limitations on pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty. TX - HB4552 Relating to pregnancy resource center reporting requirements. TX - HB3005 Relating to annulment of a marriage on the grounds of concealed divorce. TX - HB1619 Relating to a fee exemption for trafficking victims for certain personal identification documents. TX - HR469 Commending Operation Orange of Richardson for its civic and political engagement. TX - HR425 In memory of Officer Mitchell Aaron Penton of the Dallas Police Department. TX - HB4558 Relating to emergency planning requirements for certain independent senior living facilities; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB1143 Relating to the publication of pathogen-related fresh water data by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. TX - HB1251 Relating to protection for public employees who report violations of law by governmental entities or other public employees; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3825 Relating to expanding access to women's health care services and family planning services by removing restrictions on the participation of certain health care providers. TX - HB2234 Relating to tuition and fees exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain dual credit students considering a teaching career. TX - HR960 Congratulating Kenneth Stampe on being named a 2021 Richardson ISD STARS Teacher. TX - HB2233 Relating to requiring certain law enforcement agencies to implement a policy regarding cite and release for certain criminal offenses. TX - HB3369 Relating to the capacity of minors to consent to contraception-related examination or medical treatment. TX - HB1620 Relating to the repeal of statutes prohibiting transactions between a governmental entity and abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HR470 Honoring PLAN @ 1121 Rock in Richardson for its service to persons recovering from mental illness. TX - HR531 Congratulating Regina Harris on her election as the first Black female member of the Richardson Independent School District Board of Trustees. TX - HB1144 Relating to staff development requirements for public educators regarding suicide prevention and other mental health training. TX - HB4546 Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. TX - HR716 Commending the members of the A.C.T.I.O.N. Steering Committee for House District 102. TX - HB674 Relating to informing the public about the availability of provisions in protective orders, including provisions regarding pets and other companion animals. TX - HR958 Congratulating Carly Joliat on being named a 2021 Richardson ISD STARS Teacher. TX - HB3009 Relating to child custody evaluations. TX - HR1161 Congratulating the softball team of Berkner High School in Richardson on its achievements during the 2021 season. TX - HB1250 Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Prez Day. TX - HB1142 Relating to the inclusion of transfer pathways in the guidelines addressing transfer practices published by general academic teaching institutions. TX - HR1162 Honoring RAC-TX, the statewide affiliate of the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, for its political and civic engagement. TX - HR471 Honoring Network of Community Ministries for its charitable service to North Texas. TX - HR962 Congratulating Kandi Patak on being named a 2021 Richardson ISD STARS Teacher. TX - HR792 Congratulating Jodie Nguyen on graduating as salutatorian of the Berkner High School STEM Academy Class of 2021. TX - HB3371 Relating to emergency operations and weatherization plans prepared by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas. + − Cosponsored Bills (119) TX - HB548 Relating to the temporary licensing of certain military veterans as health care providers to practice in underserved areas. TX - HB1535 Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients. TX - HB1340 Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case and the review of certain convictions by the Board of Pardons and Paroles. TX - HB15 Relating to the creation of the Texas brain university research initiative. TX - HB1930 Relating to landlord and tenant dispute information reported by justice courts to the Texas Judicial Council and made accessible to the public. TX - HJR99 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes. TX - HB2275 Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance. TX - HB859 Relating to the expunction of all records and files related to arrests for certain decriminalized misdemeanor offenses. TX - HB2106 Relating to the prevention, identification, investigation, and enforcement of payment card fraud; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB1434 Relating to limitations on pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty. TX - HB3041 Relating to the provision of certain services by the Department of Family and Protective Services as an alternative to removing a child and certain procedures with respect to children in the managing conservatorship of the department. TX - HB1804 Relating to prohibiting the use of state appropriations or public money of a political subdivision to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain public officers and employees. TX - HB409 Relating to waivers for entrance fees to state parks and certain hunting and fishing license fees for resident first responders. TX - SB45 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - SB474 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2063 Relating to the establishment of a state employee family leave pool. TX - HB830 Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors. TX - HB159 Relating to improving training and staff development for primary and secondary educators to enable them to more effectively serve all students. TX - HB829 Relating to a progressive disciplinary matrix for police officer misconduct in certain municipalities. TX - HB323 Relating to a law enforcement agency accreditation grant program. TX - HB3889 Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB3948 Relating to the production and regulation of hemp and consumable hemp products; providing administrative penalties; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3015 Relating to the public information law. TX - SB355 Relating to the civil penalty for certain signs placed on the right-of-way of a public road. TX - HB3697 Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation of certain employees who leave the workplace to care for a minor child and to a requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission pilot the use of certain third-party employment and income information to assist with determining unemployment benefit eligibility. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB1965 Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to ensure the Electric Reliability Council of Texas has adequate reserve power to prevent blackout conditions. TX - HB359 Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage. TX - HB1706 Relating to a specialty court program to provide victim services in sexual assault cases. TX - HB564 Relating to trauma-informed care for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, trauma-informed care training for certain department employees, and the establishment of the Trauma-Informed Care Task Force. TX - HB565 Relating to required training regarding trauma-informed care for certain judges and attorneys. TX - HB566 Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys. TX - HB1956 Relating to information on projected changes in weather, water availability, and climate variability in strategic plans of certain state agencies. TX - HB441 Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee. TX - HB2308 Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB1463 Relating to voting by mail due to childbirth or expected childbirth. TX - HB473 Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. TX - HB77 Relating to prohibiting the death penalty for a defendant whose conviction is based solely on certain evidence. TX - HB158 Relating to a pilot program to provide Medicaid coverage of doula services. TX - HB818 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2468 Relating to programs established and funded under the Texas emissions reduction plan. TX - HB1207 Relating to additional optional training and course work for public school principals. TX - HB2199 Relating to the establishment of the digital identity work group. TX - HB3214 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB392 Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race. TX - HB1280 Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1300 Relating to the reading and marking of a ballot by a person occupying a voting station or by the person's child. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB873 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB4184 Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain drug and alcohol related court-ordered educational programs; providing administrative penalties; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB157 Relating to requirements regarding an employee's normal weekly hours of work under the shared work unemployment compensation program. TX - HB4176 Relating to performance criteria for the award of adult education and literacy funds. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. TX - HB3740 Relating to the provision of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. TX - HB4486 Relating to procedures for identifying defendants suspected of having a mental illness or intellectual disability. TX - HB82 Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB3961 Relating to required posting of information regarding the office of the state long-term care ombudsman on certain long-term care facilities' Internet websites. TX - HB1912 Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants. TX - HB1757 Relating to recordings of peace officer performance of official duties and interactions with the public; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2315 Relating to the forfeiture of contraband relating to the criminal offense of racing on a highway. TX - HB853 Relating to orders for possession of and access to a child in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1709 Relating to status offenses committed by a child, including the repeal of the status offense of a child voluntarily running away from home. TX - HB2268 Relating to disconnection notices for water and sewer service. TX - HB34 Relating to presumptive coverage for first responders that contract COVID-19. TX - HB88 Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals. TX - HB686 Relating to the release on parole of certain youthful offenders; changing parole eligibility. TX - HB8 Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records. TX - HB48 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - HB4139 Relating to the Office for Health Equity. TX - HB3871 Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties. TX - HB1717 Relating to the state's continuing duty to disclose exculpatory, impeachment, or mitigating evidence in a criminal case and prohibited retaliation against local assistant prosecutors for discharging that duty. TX - HB1110 Relating to payment of the replacement cost of damaged property under a homeowner's, renter's, or condominium owner's insurance policy. TX - HB3158 Relating to the recovery of exemplary damages based on a compensable death under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. TX - HB1372 Relating to authorizing a petitioner for a protective order to separate the petitioner's wireless telephone number from the respondent's wireless telephone service account. TX - HB2706 Relating to the emergency services and care provided to victims of sexual assault and other sex offenses and to the processes associated with preserving and analyzing the evidence of those offenses. TX - HB21 Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission. TX - HB1071 Relating to the presence of a qualified facility dog or qualified therapy dog in certain court proceedings. TX - SB904 Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys. TX - HB36 Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day. TX - SB282 Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government and to a prohibition against the use of other public money to settle such a claim. TX - SB827 Relating to health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HCR66 Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. TX - HB442 Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts. TX - HB571 Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program. TX - HR1411 Honoring the Valle family of Garland. TX - HB1058 Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional learner permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HJR152 Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature. TX - HB16 Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products. TX - HB2039 Relating to persons authorized to conduct a marriage ceremony. TX - HB561 Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews. TX - HR1493 Commending the leaders and philanthropists who assisted the people of Texas in the aftermath of the winter storm of February 2021. TX - HR517 In memory of former Garland ISD athletic director Homer B. Johnson. TX - HB40 Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies. TX - SB623 Relating to the investigation and punishment of certain sexual offenses, to protective orders issued on the basis of certain sexual offenses, to crime victims' compensation, and to the establishment of a state sexual offense prevention and response program for the Texas Military Department. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - HB1585 Relating to the operations and functions of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB604 Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization. TX - HB376 Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of improper sexual activity with a person in custody; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB1540 Relating to regulation of certain facilities and establishments with respect to, civil remedies for certain criminal activities affecting, and certain criminal offenses involving health, safety, and welfare; creating a criminal offense; increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB789 Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence. TX - HB290 Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid. TX - HB133 Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program, including the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program. TX - HB4 Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs, using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services. TX - HB2090 Relating to the establishment of a statewide all payor claims database and health care cost disclosures by health benefit plan issuers and third-party administrators. TX - HB59 Relating to the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes. TX - HB18 Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals. TX - HB1172 Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct. TX - HR647 Paying tribute to the life of Selena Quintanilla Prez on the 50th anniversary of her birth, April 16, 2021. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - HR648 Paying tribute to the life of Selena Quintanilla Prez on the 51st anniversary of her birth, April 16, 2022. TX - HB569 Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing. TX - HB54 Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs. TX - HB4240 Relating to local regulation to enforce child custody orders; authorizing a civil penalty. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1818 Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB3314 Relating to toll collection and enforcement by toll project entities; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty. TX - HB2148 Relating to notification by the Department of State Health Services and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of incidents of Naegleria fowleri. TX - HB2973 Relating to certain requirements regarding court-appointed volunteer advocate programs. TX - HB3011 Relating to the contents of a petition in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship.