+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0546 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (4) TX - Environmental Regulation (House) Title: chair TX - House Administration (House) Title: member TX - Redistricting (House) Title: member TX - Transportation (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (41) TX - HB2892 Relating to establishment of the Texas Emergency Alert Management System (TEAMS). TX - HB2879 Relating to notice required in connection with possessory liens on certain motor vehicles. TX - HB1077 Relating to certain adjustments to the taxable value of property of certain school districts and the reduction of Foundation School Program funds received by certain school districts. TX - HB2703 Relating to the removal of a vacated protective order from the protective order registry maintained by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System. TX - HB4333 Relating to a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain scrap metal recycling transactions. TX - HB2692 Relating to the regulation of radioactive waste; reducing a surcharge; reducing a fee. TX - HB4631 Relating to the powers and duties of the county attorney and district attorney in Ector County. TX - HB2361 Relating to the new technology implementation grant program administered by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. TX - HB2292 Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a real property interest in oil or gas in place. TX - HB1683 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating oil and gas operations within the State of Texas. TX - HB103 Relating to establishment of the Texas Active Shooter Alert System. TX - HB1360 Relating to the procedure by which a taxing unit is required to provide public notice of certain ad valorem tax-related information. TX - HB665 Relating to an emergency rule adopted by a state agency during certain periods of disaster. TX - HB128 Relating to development corporation projects for the provision of health care and mental health care to the public. TX - HB3320 Relating to the effect of recording a quitclaim deed. TX - HB3302 Relating to the order of names of certain candidates on a ballot. TX - HB138 Relating to the punishment for certain conduct constituting the offense of disorderly conduct; increasing a criminal penalty for certain conduct. TX - HB4175 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of strangulation, rehabilitation of offenders and services for victims of strangulation, and procedures for law enforcement responding to a call alleging strangulation. TX - HB2717 Relating to certain requirements for water systems. TX - HB2891 Relating to establishment of the Texas Emergency Alert Management System (TEAMS). TX - HB1578 Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases. TX - HB1514 Relating to the administration of unclaimed property. TX - HJR153 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for legislative review or approval of certain state agency rules adopted in response to a threat to public health, safety, or welfare. TX - HB3430 Relating to the establishment of a grant program for school districts or open-enrollment charter school campuses that are designated as full-service community schools. TX - HR228 In memory of Richard Covarubio Abalos of Odessa. TX - HB1078 Relating to liability arising from farm animal activities. TX - HB4472 Relating to the Texas emissions reduction plan. TX - HB523 Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties. TX - HB1134 Relating to the home-delivered meal program. TX - HB3357 Relating to the licensing and regulation of child swim schools; imposing penalties, including administrative penalties; authorizing fees. TX - HB1875 Relating to the creation of the business court and the Court of Business Appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. TX - HB1834 Relating to a mineral contractor or subcontractor's lien to secure payment related to mineral activities. TX - HR229 In memory of Jimmie B. Todd of Odessa. TX - HB3301 Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 302 in Winkler County as the Hazel and Margie Thompson Memorial Highway. TX - HB2961 Relating to certain licensing and permitting requirements for game rooms; authorizing an occupational permit or license; authorizing a fee. TX - HB119 Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. TX - HB151 Relating to exercise of authority by a personal representative of a decedent's estate without court approval. TX - HB2461 Relating to pretrial procedures and criminal punishment for conduct that occurs during a riot; increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB1574 Relating to signs posted under the memorial sign program for victims of certain vehicle accidents. TX - HB2702 Relating to the protective order registry maintained by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System and the removal of certain vacated protective orders from the registry. TX - HB664 Relating to a proposition to approve the issuance of bonds or other debt. + − Cosponsored Bills (112) TX - HR4 Adopting the rules of the House for the 87th Legislature. TX - HB2366 Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. TX - HB4661 Relating to required sexual harassment prevention training for members of the legislature and lobbyists. TX - HB3021 Relating to sales and use tax revenue of municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. TX - HB1280 Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - SB8 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. 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 - HB3979 Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - SJR47 Proposing a constitutional amendment changing the eligibility requirements for certain judicial offices. TX - HB20 Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds. TX - SB394 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3046 Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution. TX - SB7 Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - SB885 Relating to quitclaim deeds. TX - HR880 Relating to deactivating House Rule 16, Section 13. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - SB1818 Relating to a defense under the Solid Waste Disposal Act for persons engaged in certain scrap metal recycling transactions. TX - HB1166 Relating to the selection of the chief appraiser of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. TX - HB5 Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. TX - SB211 Relating to judicial review of acts by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. TX - HB1167 Relating to the selection and administration of an appraisal review board; authorizing a fee. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB1168 Relating to the selection of the board of directors of an appraisal district; authorizing a fee. TX - SB901 Relating to the enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain counties. TX - HB2622 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. TX - HJR82 Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of and use of money in the Grow Texas fund and allocating certain general revenues to that fund, the economic stabilization fund, and the state highway fund. TX - HB7 Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate. TX - HB3774 Relating to the operation and administration of and practice and procedure related to proceedings in the judicial branch of state government. TX - HB82 Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB963 Relating to the Texas natural gas vehicle grant program. TX - HB1802 Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. TX - HB1900 Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. TX - HB1500 Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies. TX - HB1219 Relating to the dissolution by petition of a municipal management district. TX - HB803 Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB347 Relating to a false statement made to illegally acquire a firearm; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1515 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. TX - HB2497 Relating to the establishment and duties of the Texas 1836 Project. TX - HB2900 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; making conforming changes. 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 - HB2337 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HR233 Recognizing March 21, 2021, as World Down Syndrome Day in Texas. TX - HB2781 Relating to the prosecution of and punishment for an aggravated assault occurring as part of a mass shooting; increasing a criminal penalty. 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 - HJR97 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports wagering in this state. TX - HB1487 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB6 Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - SB1261 Relating to the exclusive jurisdiction of the state to regulate greenhouse gas emissions in this state and the express preemption of local regulation of those emissions. TX - HB3712 Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers. TX - HB2211 Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster. TX - HB1927 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB1911 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties. TX - SB827 Relating to health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB3381 Relating to the authority of the Railroad Commission of Texas to contract for the treatment of and sell drill cuttings. TX - HB1650 Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license. TX - HB1368 Relating to election fraud; increasing a penalty. TX - SB797 Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education. TX - HB3013 Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex. TX - HB329 Relating to election integrity. TX - HB1836 Relating to the pledge of allegiance to the state flag. TX - HB1291 Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility. TX - HB574 Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections. TX - HB1458 Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education. TX - HB1239 Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship. TX - HB10 Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region. TX - HB3395 Relating to the knowledge test required for a commercial driver's license. TX - HB1569 Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. TX - HB18 Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals. TX - HB3214 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB3760 Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1218 Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education. TX - HB1424 Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action. TX - HB525 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HJR72 Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations. TX - HB3297 Relating to election integrity and the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB1691 Relating to the protection of religious freedoms and religious institutions during a declared state of disaster. TX - HR1403 In memory of Charlotte Han Sharp of College Station. TX - HB2546 Relating to the enforcement by the secretary of state of certain voter roll maintenance provisions; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB4014 Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child. TX - HB68 Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. TX - HB2713 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty. TX - HB1579 Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religion rights of inmates and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services. TX - HB1684 Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB3377 Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases. TX - HB11 Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty. TX - HR1741 Congratulating Dr. M. Katherine Banks on her appointment as the new president of Texas A&M University. TX - HB4331 Relating to vote harvesting; creating an offense; creating a civil penalty. TX - HB12 Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency. TX - HB3596 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB3584 Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties. TX - HCR1 Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings. TX - HB3659 Relating to liability for certain claims arising during a pandemic or other disaster or emergency. TX - HB570 Relating to small business recovery funds and insurance tax credits for certain investments in those funds; imposing a monetary penalty; authorizing fees. 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 - HB3387 Relating to the authorization for certain land applications and disposal of dairy waste. TX - SB1387 Relating to a requirement that a voting system used in an election in this state be manufactured, stored, and held in the United States by a company headquartered in the United States. TX - HR1250 Recognizing Emma Cullins Holland of Heath on being the first person to lose a tooth on the floor of the Texas House of Representatives during a legislative session. TX - HB1314 Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state. TX - HB19 Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance. TX - SB1336 Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations. TX - HB4099 Relating to an interim study of the appraisal of agricultural land for ad valorem tax purposes. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB3294 Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan. TX - HB4305 Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities. TX - HB3924 Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations. TX - HCR67 Designating April 6 as Tejano Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021. TX - HB2554 Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system. TX - HB1607 Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - HB749 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities.