+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0616 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - Defense and Veterans' Affairs (House) Title: member TX - Public Health (House) Title: member TX - Rules and Resolutions (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (19) TX - HB1413 Relating to the overseas military e-mail ballot program. TX - HR367 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital in San Antonio. TX - HR1887 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Robert B. Green Memorial Hospital in San Antonio. TX - HB1081 Relating to the new instructional facility allotment under the foundation school program. TX - HR433 Commemorating the visit of the Grande Voiture du Texas and the "40 & 8" boxcar to the State Capitol on February 18, 2017. TX - HB4249 Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. TX - HR2015 Congratulating mariachi singer Sebastien De La Cruz of San Antonio on his accomplishments. TX - HR534 Commending Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas for enriching the lives of many young Texans. TX - HB962 Relating to a study on the feasibility of electronic voter registration and applications for a ballot to be voted by mail for overseas military personnel. TX - HB4229 Relating to the state contribution to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB4248 Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. TX - HB4246 Relating to sexual orientation and gender identity or expression with regards to the rights of the elderly. TX - HB3682 Relating to requiring the statewide health coordinating council and state health plan to examine and report on the impact of low health literacy on consumers and the health care system. TX - HR101 In memory of Archbishop Patricio Flores of San Antonio. TX - HB4234 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1412 Relating to the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. TX - HR2207 Honoring norteño band Intocable for its contributions to music. TX - HR2014 Recognizing Isabel Marie Sánchez of San Antonio for her accomplishments as a musical artist. TX - HB3602 Relating to the treatment of certain types of water by water treatment specialists. + − Cosponsored Bills (75) TX - HB374 Relating to the requirement that the Texas Workforce Commission provide certain employment information for secondary school students. TX - HR220 Condemning President Trump's executive order as an open act of discrimination against Muslims and as a violation of the U.S. Constitution. TX - HB959 Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB1414 Relating to voting procedures for certain federal postcard applicants and military personnel serving overseas. TX - HB1179 Relating to a requirement that a student's postsecondary transcript include the average or median grade awarded in each class. TX - HR171 Commemorating the 30th anniversary of Texas Democratic Women. TX - HB219 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products. TX - HB100 Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HB192 Relating to the prohibition of housing discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression and to the enforcement of that prohibition. TX - HB1279 Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. TX - HB1276 Relating to waiver programs for certain veterans provided by toll project entities. TX - HB391 Relating to the carrying of handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education. TX - HB81 Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1431 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. TX - HB1641 Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to disabled veterans. TX - HB143 Relating to electronic voter registration. TX - HB118 Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. TX - HB2766 Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities. TX - SB179 Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB1005 Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. 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 - HB377 Relating to the issuance of certain specialty license plates, specially marked driver's licenses, and specially marked personal identification certificates. TX - HR2019 Honoring the life of William C. Velasquez on the 73rd anniversary of his birth. TX - HB2159 Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts. TX - HB2296 Relating to a teacher to student ratio requirement for public school special education programs. TX - HB1457 Relating to fantasy sports contests. TX - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - HB62 Relating to the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle; creating a criminal offense; modifying existing criminal penalties. TX - HB509 Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for certain contracts with the federal government. TX - HB116 Relating to the availability of certain pre-suit discovery in connection with a claim involving injury to or death of a minor. TX - HB306 Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students. TX - HB305 Relating to student harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying. TX - HB304 Relating to civil liability for bullying of a child. TX - HB1729 Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. TX - HB2698 Relating to designating June 12 as Women Veterans Day. TX - HB367 Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards. TX - HB570 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 - HB1693 Relating to documentation for a motor vehicle title. TX - HB1656 Relating to the operation of a public transit motor bus by certain mass transit entities on an improved shoulder. TX - HB1156 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense. TX - HB1511 Relating to providing certain election information on the highway changeable message sign system. TX - SB1090 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB132 Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3439 Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. TX - HB563 Relating to whom certain violations of the law by a state or local governmental entity may be reported. TX - HB1657 Relating to the renewal of a certificate of registration by certain interior designers. TX - HB3039 Relating to the reporting and prosecution of sexual assault, sexual harassment, and sexual misconduct by a member of the state military forces; creating a criminal offense. TX - SB1371 Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of the Commendation Medal with Valor and Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - SB725 Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools. TX - SB990 Relating to the requirements for an application for a low income housing tax credit allocation from the nonprofit set-aside. TX - HB3840 Relating to the conduct of primary elections; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB3152 Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. TX - HR1195 Recognizing April 10, 2017, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1600 Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. TX - HB1486 Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. TX - HB932 Relating to the collection of information concerning the number of juvenile offenders committed to the Texas Juvenile Justice Department who have been in foster care. TX - HB355 Relating to prohibiting certain sex offenders from residing on the campus of a public or private institution of higher education. TX - HB29 Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - SB1666 Relating to the conduct of primary elections and certain other election practices; increasing a criminal penalty; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB3276 Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. TX - HB2520 Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. TX - HB1917 Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations. 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 - HB16 Relating to sexual harassment, sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking at public and private postsecondary educational institutions. TX - HCR56 Recognizing Texas as a Purple Heart State. TX - HB2107 Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. TX - HB1999 Relating to a violation regarding the purchase, possession, or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor or the misrepresentation of age by a minor; authorizing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2495 Relating to the establishment of the Texas State Music Museum and Texas Music Foundation; authorizing fees. TX - HB3593 Relating to instruction in career and technology education provided by public schools, including instruction in technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer coding, and to consideration of completed practicums and internships in school accountability ratings. TX - HB515 Relating to assessment of public school students and providing accelerated instruction and eliminating performance requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments. TX - HB2235 Relating to accounting principles applicable to pension and other postemployment benefit expenses for electric utilities. TX - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB4102 Relating to establishing and funding a grant program for testing evidence collected in relation to sexual assaults or other sex offenses; authorizing voluntary contributions. TX - HB2815 Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility.