+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0708 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - Criminal Jurisprudence (House) Title: member TX - Culture, Recreation and Tourism (House) Title: member TX - Rules and Resolutions (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (26) TX - HB2767 Relating to the implementation of certain rules regarding public school accountability adopted by the commissioner of education or the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB3411 Relating to the standards for attorneys representing indigent defendants in certain capital cases. TX - HR320 Commemorating Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Blue and White Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB3639 Relating to regulation of fireworks stands in certain counties; creating criminal offenses. TX - HR1494 Congratulating Pastor Hamice Ronald "Trey" James on his 10th anniversary as pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in San Antonio. TX - HR847 Congratulating former San Antonio Spurs player George "Iceman" Gervin on his 65th birthday. TX - HCR113 Urging future owners to preserve the name of the G. J. Sutton State Office Complex in San Antonio. TX - HR618 Commemorating the ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Honorable Ruth Jones McClendon Collection at St. Philip's College in San Antonio. TX - HB3517 Relating to a petition for a municipal animal control authority to manage dangerous dogs and aggressive dogs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of the municipality. TX - HB3301 Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. TX - HB3473 Relating to the issuance of a citation for criminal trespass punishable as a Class B misdemeanor. TX - HR951 Congratulating Edward and Joyce Woods of San Antonio on their 50th wedding anniversary. TX - HB3516 Relating to reimbursement of health care providers under Medicaid. TX - HR1875 In memory of Colonel Roy W. Burley Sr. of San Antonio. TX - HB3515 Relating to the disposition by a peace officer of certain Class B misdemeanors. TX - HB3554 Relating to the application for funding for certain workforce development programs. TX - HR2261 Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Kingdom Council of Interdependent Christian Churches and Ministries. TX - HB3349 Relating to creating an abbreviated certification program and probationary and standard certificates for trade and industrial workforce training. TX - HB3518 Relating to open-enrollment charter school facilities. TX - HB3523 Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients. TX - HR1401 Congratulating Dr. Michael Casillas on being crowned King Antonio XCV for Fiesta San Antonio 2017. TX - HB3514 Relating to restorative justice initiatives. TX - HR875 Commemorating the Iota Phi Lambda Sorority's 70th Southwest Regional Conference in San Antonio. TX - HB2763 Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. TX - HB2032 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for certain offenses committed in a vehicle operated by a public transportation system. TX - HR916 Honoring Joel C. Allen for his first year as pastor of New Mount Pleasant Baptist Church. + − Cosponsored Bills (62) TX - HR171 Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women. TX - HB219 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products. TX - HR101 In memory of Archbishop Patricio Flores of San Antonio. TX - HB1005 Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. TX - HB143 Relating to electronic voter registration. TX - HB81 Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB306 Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students. TX - HB7 Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. TX - HB1404 Relating to the eligibility of a criminal defendant for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information. TX - HB391 Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education. TX - HB1549 Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. TX - HB453 Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1179 Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. TX - HB915 Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions. TX - HB1258 Relating to information publicly available in a state court document database; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1390 Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. TX - HB374 Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. TX - HB676 Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. TX - HB567 Relating to the issuance of a citation or notice to appear for certain misdemeanors punishable by a fine only. TX - HB852 Relating to an adult high school diploma and industry certification charter school pilot program. TX - SB179 Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - SB1229 Relating to solid waste services and solid waste management programs in the extraterritorial jurisdiction of municipalities in certain counties; authorizing penalties. TX - HB1350 Relating to pedestrian use of a sidewalk. TX - HB1245 Relating to funding for public school career and technology programs. TX - HB1656 Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder. TX - HB131 Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation. TX - HB3410 Relating to Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and county tax assessor-collector vehicle titling and registration duties and fees associated with those duties. TX - HB724 Relating to the designation of Remember the Alamo Day as a state holiday. TX - HB3535 Relating to the taking of certain feral hogs and coyotes using a hot air balloon. TX - HB570 Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. TX - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - SB1138 Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. TX - HB2189 Relating to the creation of the blue alert system to aid in the apprehension of an individual suspected of killing or causing serious bodily injury to a law enforcement officer. TX - HB3772 Relating to operation of the Texas leverage fund program administered by the Texas Economic Development Bank. TX - HB3276 Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB1511 Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system. TX - SB1076 Relating to amounts charged to an enrollee in a health benefit plan for prescription drugs covered by the plan. TX - SB669 Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. TX - HB3840 Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB467 Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund. TX - HB1081 Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program. TX - SB1480 Relating to the guarantee of school district and charter district bonds by the permanent school fund. TX - SB15 Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. TX - SJR1 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. TX - SB1666 Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB990 Relating to the prohibition of corporal punishment as a method of student discipline. TX - HB4 Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty. TX - HB218 Relating to improper relationships between educators and students; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense. TX - HB116 Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor. TX - HJR115 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of a peace officer who resides in a high crime area. TX - HB3908 Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of an eligible peace officer who resides in a qualified high crime area. TX - HB1729 Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. TX - HB304 Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child. TX - HB2616 Relating to the discipline and behavior management of a student enrolled in a grade level below grade three at a school district or open-enrollment charter school. TX - HB305 Relating to student harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying. TX - HB2571 Relating to the establishment of a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. TX - HB3439 Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. TX - HB1999 Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2107 Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. TX - HR1025 Urging Congress to recognize the importance of trade between Texas and Mexico. TX - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.