+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0186 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - General Investigating (House) Title: member TX - Human Services (House) Title: member TX - Ways and Means (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (10) TX - HB3079 Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services. TX - HR608 Recognizing February 27, 2019, as Wylie Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB2338 Relating to the exemption from the taxes imposed on the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle for certain motor vehicles used for religious purposes. TX - HB3081 Relating to a person qualified to serve as a temporary justice of the peace. TX - HB2347 Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization. TX - HR192 Commemorating the 60th anniversary of the founding of Lucas. TX - HB2178 Relating to terminating participation in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. TX - HR889 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the incorporation of Parker. TX - HB4090 Relating to the licensing of certain school-age programs that provide child-care services. TX - HB1929 Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) TX - HR126 In memory of Mazzie Burgess Moses of Plano. TX - HB1631 Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. TX - HB1500 Relating to prohibiting abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat and to requirements for performing or inducing an abortion; authorizing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1288 Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal. TX - HB302 Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property. TX - HJR44 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provision of the constitution. TX - HB716 Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a severely disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. TX - HB902 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman. TX - HR395 Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol. TX - HB2828 Relating to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law. TX - HB2434 Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense. 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 - HB3 Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of 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 - HB1576 Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. TX - HB1821 Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway. TX - HB16 Relating to the enforcement of the rights of a living unborn child after an abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB869 Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications. TX - HB4345 Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization. TX - HB1798 Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures. TX - HB9 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HR165 Commending the Honorable John Payton for his 28 years of service as Collin County justice of the peace. TX - HR597 Congratulating Plano city manager Bruce D. Glasscock on his retirement. TX - HB1177 Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. TX - HR802 Recognizing March 26 and 27, 2019, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol. TX - HR815 Congratulating Celeste Isabella Lay of Plano on being crowned Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2018-2019. TX - HCR77 Designating rescue shelter cats and dogs as the official state pets of Texas. 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 - HB3439 Relating to the authority of a municipality or county to require a labor peace agreement as a condition of engaging in a commercial transaction with the municipality or county. TX - HB2350 Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action. TX - HB3605 Relating to appointment of an attorney ad litem or guardian ad litem to represent an unborn child during a judicial bypass proceeding for an abortion for a pregnant minor. TX - HB1188 Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. TX - HB13 Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. TX - HB901 Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. TX - HB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB2134 Relating to health care specialty consultations in certain child abuse or neglect investigations and assessments. TX - HB3390 Relating to caregivers for certain children, including the identification of caregivers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and an exception from licensing requirements for certain caretakers. TX - HB793 Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel. TX - HB3705 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. TX - HB3143 Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. TX - HB2967 Relating to prohibited balance billing and an independent dispute resolution program for out-of-network coverage under certain managed care plans; authorizing a fee. TX - HJR34 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. TX - HB492 Relating to a temporary exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain property damaged by a disaster. 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 - HB2826 Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities. 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 - HB281 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities. TX - HB3899 Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate statewide commerce. TX - SB22 Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HB2363 Relating to permitting certain foster homes to store firearms and ammunition in the same locked location. TX - HB1625 Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false report of criminal conduct committed by emergency responder. TX - HCR147 Urging Congress to work collectively toward a fair, equitable, and logical approach to federal transportation funding in any new federal transportation legislation considered. TX - HB121 Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns. TX - HB3172 Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations. TX - HB3578 Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration of a person finally convicted of a felony. TX - SB12 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - SB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB1143 Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a handgun license holder in a school parking area. TX - HB1888 Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation. TX - HB3091 Relating to the confidentiality of and prohibiting disclosure of the location or physical layout of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB4623 Relating to a prohibition against the creation of a fund and the use of state money by a state elected official or a state elected official's staff to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against a state elected official or the state elected official's staff. TX - HB37 Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of mail theft. TX - SB1259 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. 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 - HB803 Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity. TX - HB1686 Relating to the application for and duration of a protective order for victims of certain offenses; enhancing a criminal penalty. TX - SB29 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities. TX - HB2286 Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to certain firearm accessories and prohibiting the enforcement of certain federal laws related to certain firearm accessories. TX - HJR38 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax. TX - SB1978 Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations. TX - SB470 Relating to certain duties of county child welfare boards and of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding county child welfare boards. TX - SB943 Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law. TX - HB2189 Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law. TX - SB1033 Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense. TX - SB1264 Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.