+ − Contact Information + − Committees (3) TX - Calendars (House) Title: member TX - State Affairs (House) Title: chair TX - Select Committee on Government Efficiency and Accountability (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (42) TX - HR1601 In memory of Timothy William Murphy of Rockport. TX - HB1822 Relating to the use of certain terms by certificated telecommunications utilities, retail electric providers, and electric utilities in retail bills, and to notice of expiration or price change for certain retail electric products. TX - HB669 Relating to liability arising out of the filing of a mechanic's, contractor's, or materialman's lien. TX - HB1201 Relating to liability of an in-home service company or residential delivery company for negligent hiring. TX - HR414 In memory of Michael C. Barrett of Dallas. TX - HB128 Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. TX - HR133 Recognizing February 9-10, 2009, as Denton County Days at the State Capitol. TX - HB655 Relating to payment to a trustee or substitute trustee after public sale of foreclosed property. TX - HB1772 Relating to the regulation of certain licensing agents; providing penalties. TX - HB1976 Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. TX - HR257 Recognizing November 2-6, 2009, as Municipal Courts Week in Texas. TX - HB1304 Relating to the issuance of new specialty license plates by the Texas Department of Transportation. TX - HB1058 Relating to the receipt of death benefits in the workers' compensation system. TX - HR258 Commending Leadership Lewisville for its efforts in preparing citizens to take prominent roles in their community. TX - HB3245 Relating to certain protections for customers in the restructured electric services market. TX - HR2 Adopting the Rules of the House of Representatives of the 81st Legislature. TX - HB1153 Relating to expanding the public high school curriculum to promote personal financial literacy. TX - HB2421 Relating to the independent organization certified to perform certain functions for a power region. TX - HB1783 Relating to the Internet broadcasting of Public Utility Commission of Texas and ERCOT public hearings and meetings. TX - HB673 Relating to certain services provided by the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program of this state. TX - HB2083 Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. TX - HB2198 Relating to the notice required of certain political subdivisions concerning certain workers' compensation benefits. TX - HB2840 Relating to mortgage fraud; providing a criminal penalty. TX - HB2556 Relating to the rights and duties of the parties to a motor vehicle retail installment contract or a conditional delivery agreement involving the sale or conditional delivery of a motor vehicle; providing an administrative penalty. TX - HB1977 Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. TX - HB690 Relating to the right of a tenant to hold a landlord liable for falsely advertised square footage or amenities. TX - HB3070 Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. TX - HR413 In memory of Sharon Eileen Gibbs of San Antonio. TX - HB1787 Relating to the designation or appointment of registered agents for service of process, notice, or demand on certain entities or associations. TX - HB1851 Relating to rental agreements. TX - HB692 Relating to the jurisdiction of statutory county courts. TX - HB1310 Relating to the use of a tanning facility device by a minor. TX - HR2337 In memory U.S. Army Corporal Peter Courcy of Frisco. TX - HB10 Relating to the regulation of residential mortgage loan originators; providing a penalty. TX - HJR76 Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees and prohibiting the forced sale of the homestead to pay those fees unless authorized by the members of the association in accordance with general law. TX - HR1424 Recognizing April 18, 2009, as Professional Achievers for Community Excellence Day in honor of the group's 25th anniversary. TX - HB1866 Relating to distributed renewable generation of electric power. TX - HCR36 Commending all those in Denton County who participated in the emergency response to Hurricane Ike. TX - HB3949 Relating to the requirement that applicants for certain licenses be eligible for employment in the United States. TX - HB2459 Relating to tax credits for business development in low-income communities. TX - HB1950 Relating to state travel policies and procedures for the reimbursement or payment of travel expenses. TX - HB3621 Relating to certain charges included in a motor vehicle installment agreement. + − Cosponsored Bills (45) TX - HB6 Relating to appropriations for damages and disruptions suffered by state agencies and institutions of higher education caused by natural disasters and to an appropriation for disaster relief generally. TX - HB51 Relating to measures to enhance and maintain the quality of state universities, including funding and incentives to support emerging public research universities, to the abolition of the higher education fund, to the institutional groupings under the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board's accountability system, to the independent status of Lamar Institute of Technology, to research conducted by public universities and other state entities, and to the authorization of revenue bonds for certain institutions of higher education. TX - HB59 Relating to the establishment of a law school in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System. TX - HB873 Relating to incentives for the film, television, video, and digital interactive media production industries. TX - HB109 Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund. TX - HB1774 Relating to the enrollment required for the University of North Texas System to issue revenue bonds to fund facilities at the University of North Texas Dallas Campus. TX - HB519 Relating to the establishment of a school of pharmacy in the city of Dallas by the University of North Texas System. TX - HB1243 Relating to net metering for retail electric service customers and compensation for excess electricity generated by a retail electric customer's on-site generator. TX - HB1376 Relating to the collection and allocation of local sales and use taxes. TX - HB1790 Relating to the establishment and operation of a public transit motor-bus-only lane pilot program in certain counties. TX - HB1799 Relating to information that must be included on certain electric bills. TX - HB1377 Relating to the procedure for reallocating local sales and use taxes. TX - HB1527 Relating to the creation of an additional judicial district composed of Denton County. TX - HB1673 Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. TX - HB1657 Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors. TX - HB2521 Relating to a preference in state purchasing for certain media-related services offered by businesses based in Texas. TX - HB2105 Relating to the regulation of certain licensing agents; providing a penalty. TX - HB2811 Relating to the implementation of and incentives for projects involving the capture, transportation, injection, sequestration, geologic storage, or abatement of carbon dioxide. TX - HB4309 Relating to the use of grants or loans by an electric utility or transmission and distribution utility deploying advanced metering technology for use with renewable energy. TX - HB3502 Relating to acknowledgements required of a purchaser of residential real property in connection with the receipt of a seller's disclosure notice regarding the property. TX - HB3769 Relating to certain fraudulent investment schemes; providing penalties. TX - HB4010 Relating to the right of a landlord to require a tenant to obtain liability insurance as a condition of residential tendency:. TX - HJR62 Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the Railroad Commission of Texas is governed by a single elected railroad commissioner. TX - HJR39 Post-ratifying Amendment XXIV to the Constitution of the United States prohibiting the denial or abridgment of the right to vote for failure to pay any poll tax or other tax. TX - HR168 Honoring Robert Mark Spears for his service to the Denton County Sheriff's Office. TX - HR454 Recognizing April 16, 2009, as Texas Federation of Republican Women Day at the Capitol. TX - SB240 Relating to the enforcement of deed restrictions. TX - SB598 Relating to a pilot revolving loan program for retrofitting public school buildings with photovoltaic solar panels and associated energy efficiency improvements. TX - SB234 Relating to the operation of property owners' associations. TX - SB235 Relating to prohibiting a restrictive covenant granting a right of first refusal to a property owners' association in certain circumstances. TX - SB238 Relating to the availability of a property owners' association's books and records. TX - SB239 Relating to notice requirements in certain enforcement actions initiated by property owners' associations. TX - SB237 Relating to certain procedures and requirements for the operation of property owners' associations. TX - SB241 Relating to procedures required for the foreclosure of a property owners' association's assessment lien. TX - SB500 Relating to the powers, duties, and financing of cultural education facilities finance corporations. TX - SB921 Relating to access by the members of electric cooperatives to meetings of the boards of directors and certain information of the electric cooperatives. TX - SB627 Relating to the liability of in-home service companies and residential delivery companies for negligent hiring. TX - SB236 Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association. TX - SB745 Relating to state travel policies and procedures for the reimbursement or payment of travel expenses. TX - SB888 Relating to establishing a pill splitting program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees. TX - SB1429 Relating to tax credits for business development in low-income communities. TX - SB1876 Relating to the administration and powers of a coordinated county transportation authority. TX - SB1877 Relating to the creation of the Texas Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System grant program. TX - SB1772 Relating to the authority of the Public Utility Commission of Texas to address market power abuse, including the right to order restitution for violations. TX - SB2145 Relating to publication of notice for certain transactions involving local governmental entities.