+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0271 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Criminal Jurisprudence (House) Title: member TX - Pensions (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (28) TX - HB2868 Relating to the adoption of the budget of an appraisal district. TX - HB1641 Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans. TX - HR1391 Congratulating James Douglas Richey Jr. of Tyler Junior College on his receipt of the 2016 Mattie Alice Scroggin Baker Excellence in Teaching Award. TX - HR952 Congratulating Dr. Clinton L. Davis of First Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant on his 25th pastoral anniversary. TX - HR1996 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Hide-A-Way Lake Club in Smith County. TX - HR2543 Honoring Zachary Cousin of Winnsboro for helping to rescue his family after a serious vehicle accident. TX - HR928 In memory of Shirley Jane Sloan Hamm of Pittsburg. TX - HR1390 In memory of Angelica P. Beard of Mount Pleasant. TX - HR1342 In memory of Butch Petty of Mount Pleasant. TX - HR1304 Congratulating Roy Maynard of the Tyler Morning Telegraph on winning the Class AAA first-place award for editorial writing at the 2017 Texas Associated Press Managing Editors Convention. TX - HB3132 Relating to financial assistance paid to the survivors of certain law enforcement officers and employees killed in the line of duty. TX - HR953 In memory of Hazel Bennett Spearman of Pittsburg. TX - HR1518 Congratulating Virginia Mae Priefert-Foster of Mount Pleasant on her 90th birthday. TX - HR1303 Congratulating Bailey Hall of Mount Pleasant on her graduation from Chapel Hill High School and from Northeast Texas Community College in May 2017. TX - HR984 Honoring Colonel Bradley T. Clair for his service to the United States Army and Army Reserve. TX - HB1659 Relating to the designation of a portion of U.S. Highway 271 as the Veterans Memorial Highway. TX - HR1340 In memory of Harvey David Hamm Sr. of Pittsburg. TX - HR927 Congratulating Conroy Tractor of Mt. Pleasant on its 66th anniversary. TX - HB1711 Relating to the use of direct recording electronic voting machines. TX - HB3993 Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. TX - HB3137 Relating to the appraisal of land for ad valorem tax purposes as qualified open-space land following a transfer between family members. TX - HR1519 Recognizing April 25, 2017, as Rains County Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1692 Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school. TX - HR1341 Congratulating Bill and Kay McNutt of Mount Pleasant on their 50th wedding anniversary. TX - HCR114 Congratulating Pastor Robbie Keith Caldwell on his 50 years in the ministry. TX - HCR130 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the first aircraft landing at Mineola-Wisener Field Airport in Wood County. TX - HB4326 Relating to the designation of a portion of Farm-to-Market Road 4000 in Titus County as the Titus County Vietnam Veterans Memorial Highway. TX - HB1880 Relating to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land. + − Cosponsored Bills (96) TX - HB339 Relating to the removal of a fee for the issuance of an original, duplicate, modified, or renewed license to carry a handgun. TX - HB844 Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB375 Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties. TX - HB45 Relating to requiring the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules and provide judicial instruction regarding the application of foreign laws in certain family law cases. TX - HB457 Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. TX - HB1258 Relating to information publicly available in a state court document database; authorizing a fee. TX - HB792 Relating to the exception from disclosure under the public information law for information related to competition or bidding. TX - HB1004 Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising. TX - HB948 Relating to prohibiting abortion and recognizing the rights, powers, and privileges of all unborn children at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth; affecting criminal offenses and penalties. TX - HB1290 Relating to the required repeal of a state agency rule and a government growth impact statement before adoption of a new state agency rule. TX - HCR51 Designating the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official state handgun of Texas. TX - HB565 Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. TX - HB1390 Relating to the small-sized district adjustment under the Foundation School Program. TX - HB1333 Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers. TX - HB1911 Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to certain unlicensed persons and to related regulatory provisions and criminal offenses. TX - HB308 Relating to the extension of additional state aid for tax reduction provided to certain school districts. TX - HB354 Relating to the process for establishing speed limits on roads near certain schools. TX - HB1774 Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims. TX - HB393 Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. TX - HB100 Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HB131 Relating to exempting the intrastate manufacture of a firearm, a firearm accessory, or ammunition from federal regulation. TX - HB1195 Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. TX - HB110 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. TX - HB89 Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. TX - HCR56 Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State. TX - HJR39 Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. TX - HB497 Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises. TX - HB1805 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. TX - HB421 Relating to an exemption from application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at a place of religious worship. TX - HB428 Relating to certain requirements of public institutions of higher education regarding student organization membership. TX - HB1113 Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions. TX - HB522 Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. TX - HB1344 Relating to protection for reporting the existence of certain immigration policies of a governmental entity. TX - HB1936 Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HB2858 Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB200 Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. 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 - HB1966 Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises of a condominium or multifamily residential rental property. TX - HB577 Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce certain regulations regarding whether a private employer may obtain or consider an employment applicant's or employee's criminal history record information. TX - HB434 Relating to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action. TX - HB377 Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates, specially marked driver's licenses, and specially marked personal identification certificates. TX - HB2524 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 - HB218 Relating to improper relationships between educators and students; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense. TX - HB1362 Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces. 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 - HB1620 Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes. TX - HB1092 Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. TX - HB2516 Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. TX - HR2531 In memory of James Clayton Young of Alba. TX - HB2671 Relating to the placement of certain substances in Penalty Groups 1 and 3 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the prosecution of criminal offenses involving certain substances listed in Penalty Groups 1, 2, and 3 of that Act. TX - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - HB889 Relating to the enforcement by certain governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to the duties of law enforcement agencies concerning certain arrested persons. TX - HB2105 Relating to the transportation and storage of firearms and ammunition in private vehicles on the campuses of institutions of higher education. TX - SB343 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper sexual activity with a person under supervision. TX - SB1936 Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans. TX - HB1271 Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. TX - HB2899 Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. TX - SB1942 Relating to the transportation or storage of a handgun or other firearm or ammunition by a license holder in a motor vehicle in a parking area of a primary or secondary school. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB1323 Relating to equal opportunity for access by home-schooled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee. TX - SB715 Relating to municipal annexation. TX - SB669 Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. 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 - SCR44 In memory of Frances Debora McBride Collins. TX - SB8 Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB424 Relating to municipal annexation. TX - SB5 Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HJR123 Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children and prohibiting abortion to the fullest extent possible. 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 - HR191 Recognizing the Armenian genocide. TX - HB2962 Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. TX - HR1228 In memory of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope Jr. TX - HB2235 Relating to accounting principles applicable to pension and other postemployment benefit expenses for electric utilities. TX - SB4 Relating to the enforcement by campus police departments and certain local governmental entities of state and federal laws governing immigration and to related duties and liability of certain persons in the criminal justice system; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. 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 - HB3571 Relating to civil actions based on and local governmental punishment of a person's refusal to violate the person's sincerely held religious belief. TX - SB16 Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun. TX - HB300 Relating to decreasing the fee for the issuance of an original or renewed license to carry a handgun. TX - SB21 Relating to the qualifications, duties, and limitations of Texas delegates to a convention called under Article V of the United States Constitution. TX - SJR2 Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress. TX - HB93 Relating to a divorce on the ground of insupportability. TX - HB3856 Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. TX - HB65 Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability. TX - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - SB24 Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. TX - HB2878 Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. TX - HB2876 Relating to the rights of wedding industry professionals and their employees in connection with the provision of goods, services, and facilities that would violate a sincerely held religious belief. TX - HB1267 Relating to the exemption from certain security licensure of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at a private primary or secondary school or at a place of religious worship. TX - HB3859 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. TX - HB23 Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. TX - HB1813 Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. TX - HB2779 Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination. TX - HB981 Relating to the carrying of handguns by and an exemption from application of the Private Security Act of certain persons who provide security services on a volunteer basis at an established place of religious worship. TX - HB2795 Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. TX - HB1923 Relating to the protection of religious beliefs and moral convictions regarding marriage.