+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0734 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Homeland Security and Public Safety (House) Title: vice chair TX - Insurance (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (32) TX - HB2659 Relating to the use of names by public insurance adjusters. TX - HB1259 Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to pledge certain tax revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. TX - HR361 Recognizing February 19, 2019, as University of Houston-Clear Lake Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR634 Recognizing the Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership, the Clear Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, and the League City Regional Chamber of Commerce for their contributions to Bay Area Houston. TX - HB458 Relating to notice of a scheduled disconnection of water utility service. TX - HB304 Relating to the governance and operation of municipal management districts. TX - HB3477 Relating to the authority of a municipality to enforce certain municipal building regulations. TX - HB4761 Relating to the board of directors of the Clear Lake City Water Authority. TX - HB470 Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit and voter approval of a proposed tax rate that exceeds the rollback tax rate. TX - HR1196 Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Associated Builders and Contractors Greater Houston Chapter. TX - HB3092 Relating to notice of an epizootic infectious disease occurring in an animal shelter. TX - HB2662 Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund. TX - HB3805 Relating to reporting requirements for certain accidental discharges or spills. TX - HB303 Relating to entities eligible to authorize the creation of spaceport development corporations and to the powers of those corporations. TX - HR1700 Congratulating Giovanni Catanzaro on his graduation from Tarleton State University. TX - HB3365 Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing disaster assistance. TX - HR91 Congratulating Harold Cobb on his selection as the 2019 Houston Area Engineer of the Year. TX - HR1465 Honoring the 2019 Texas State Schools of Character. TX - HB4293 Relating to the maintenance and operation of certain projects by certain drainage districts. TX - HB1982 Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association. TX - HB2320 Relating to services provided during and following a disaster. TX - HB4652 Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 568; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. TX - HB2788 Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities, including the authority to pledge certain revenue for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. TX - HB3810 Relating to the residential building codes of municipalities. 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 - HB3334 Relating to satisfaction of continuing education requirements for certain insurance adjusters. TX - HR1290 Recognizing May 18-24, 2019, as National Safe Boating Week. TX - HR683 Congratulating Simon Urbanic of League City on his 75th birthday. TX - HB305 Relating to the requirement that certain political subdivisions with authority to impose a tax post certain information on an Internet website. TX - HR17 Recognizing February 26, 2019, as Space Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1552 Relating to the firearms training for and weapons proficiency of and the carrying of a handgun or other firearm by county jailers and qualified retired law enforcement officers. TX - HB1010 Relating to state and regional flood planning. + − Cosponsored Bills (99) 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 - HB1631 Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. 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 - HB1929 Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HB1355 Relating to the issuance and execution of a search warrant to collect a blood specimen from a person arrested for certain intoxication offenses. TX - HB259 Relating to named driver insurance policies and certain related exclusions. TX - HB1576 Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. TX - HB1096 Relating to the modernization of state agency information technology systems. TX - HB1579 Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes. 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 - HB1211 Relating to the acquisition of, and the construction of improvements to, real property. TX - HB1968 Relating to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans. TX - HB2945 Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB477 Relating to the notice required before the issuance of certain debt obligations by political subdivisions. TX - HB2345 Relating to the creation of the Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas. 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 - HB2763 Relating to the police pension fund in certain municipalities. TX - HB1177 Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. TX - HB2708 Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Department of Transportation for certain employees responding to emergencies or disasters. TX - HB2350 Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action. TX - HB457 Relating to the use of tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of certain hotel-related bonds or other obligations. TX - HB13 Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. TX - HB2786 Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal. TX - HB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB4240 Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion. TX - HB1685 Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB583 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. TX - HB902 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman. 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 - HB2305 Relating to a work group on enhancing the training and credentialing of emergency management personnel. TX - HB26 Relating to the notification of affected persons of certain releases of water from certain dams. TX - HB3345 Relating to health benefit coverage provided by certain health benefit plans for telemedicine medical services and telehealth services. TX - HB2315 Relating to evidence of ownership of temporary housing provided by a government agency in response to a natural disaster or other declared emergency. TX - HB2340 Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. TX - HB3022 Relating to emergency warning systems operated by municipalities and counties. TX - HB6 Relating to disaster relief and recovery. TX - HB2335 Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program. TX - HB2330 Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance. TX - HB5 Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. TX - HB2310 Relating to the information necessary to appropriately title certain flood damaged vehicles that have been repaired with federal financial assistance. TX - HB2826 Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities. TX - SB22 Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. 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 - HB2100 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. TX - HB3016 Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle. TX - HB4306 Relating to border security infrastructure enhancement projects and the creation of a fund to pay for those projects; allocating the earnings on the balance of that fund and reimbursement of related expenditures; including a study on water retention infrastructure near the border. TX - HB3899 Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate statewide commerce. 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 - HB281 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities. 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 - 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 - HB4347 Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to use certain tax revenue for hotel and convention center projects and other qualified projects. TX - SB957 Relating to voter approval of the issuance of certain obligations by municipalities to pay their unfunded liabilities to a public pension fund. TX - HB4131 Relating to prohibiting public schools from owning or having a business interest in certain entities and real property associated with those entities. TX - HB3172 Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations. TX - HB9 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB2446 Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors. TX - HB2363 Relating to permitting certain foster homes to store firearms and ammunition in the same locked location. TX - HB2783 Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council. TX - HB1883 Relating to deferred payment of ad valorem taxes for certain persons serving in the United States armed forces. TX - HB3578 Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration of a person finally convicted of a felony. TX - HB3233 Relating to the Judicial Campaign Fairness Act. TX - HB3044 Relating to political expenditures made by a corporation to finance the solicitation of political contributions to a political committee. TX - SB12 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB121 Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns. TX - HB3084 Relating to designating July 20 as Space Exploration Day. 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 - SB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - SB1063 Relating to the operation of the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association. TX - HB4009 Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of victim-offender mediation programs; authorizing fees. TX - HB3107 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 - HB2677 Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist. TX - HB1791 Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. TX - HB378 Relating to the verification of citizenship of an applicant for voter registration. TX - HB3710 Relating to providing school districts electronic tutorials for certain end-of-course assessment instruments required for graduation. TX - HB1888 Relating to temporary branch polling place hours of operation. 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 - HB3321 Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians for abortion complications. TX - HB2772 Relating to the release to mandatory supervision of certain inmates confined in a county jail. TX - HB3535 Relating to the payment of certain fees to municipalities by entities that provide telecommunications and cable or video services. TX - SB29 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities. TX - SB2449 Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 568; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. TX - HB803 Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity. TX - HB4032 Relating to the regulation, permitting, and taxation of certain boats and boat motors; imposing a fee. TX - HR1558 Congratulating San Jacinto College on being selected as one of the top 10 community colleges in the country by the Aspen Institute. TX - HJR38 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax. TX - SB1584 Relating to satisfaction of continuing education requirements for certain insurance adjusters. TX - SB2212 Relating to the maintenance and operation of certain projects by certain drainage districts. TX - SB1511 Relating to the operation of the Battleship "Texas." TX - SB1307 Relating to the use of hotel occupancy tax revenue by certain municipalities and the authority of certain municipalities to pledge that revenue, and to receive and pledge certain other revenue, for the payment of obligations related to hotel projects. TX - SB857 Relating to requiring training for certain emergency management coordinators. TX - SB24 Relating to the provision of informational materials and certain other information to a pregnant woman before an abortion. TX - SB1663 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. TX - SB18 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. TX - SB1978 Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations. TX - SB2072 Relating to the authority of a development corporation created by the Gulf Coast Authority to finance certain projects. TX - SB1264 Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers.