+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0694 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - Business and Industry (House) Title: member TX - Resolutions Calendars (House) Title: member TX - Urban Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (29) TX - HB1221 Relating to authorizing certain projects to be undertaken by economic development corporations. TX - HR775 Congratulating American Legion Peter J Courcy Post 178 in Frisco on its fifth anniversary. 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 - HR494 Commemorating the 100th anniversary of Aubrey First United Methodist Church. TX - HB1503 Relating to regulation of mergers and consolidations of power generation companies. TX - HR138 Honoring the visiting delegation from The Colony on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol on January 29, 2019. TX - HB1921 Relating to the removal of restrictions on funding and payment of costs for certain full-time online educational programs. TX - HJR65 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the assessment of ad valorem taxes on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period and authorizing exceptions to the assessment of those taxes based on that method. TX - HB1444 Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem taxes imposed on real property on the basis of the lesser of the appraised value of the property or the average appraised value of the property over a specified time period. TX - HB2572 Relating to eliminating the state-required assessment instrument in social studies and the United States history end-of-course assessment instrument and to establishing a pilot program to develop a portfolio method to assess student performance in those courses. TX - HR1511 Congratulating RJ Hampton of Little Elm High School on being named the 2018-2019 Gatorade State Boys Basketball Player of the Year for Texas. TX - HB2664 Relating to the repeal of the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program and the use of remaining funds. TX - HR1292 Congratulating Hannah Lee of Wakeland High School on her record-setting performance at the 2019 Texas State Academic Decathlon. TX - HB674 Relating to soliciting from school districts served by a regional education service center certain information in conjunction with the annual evaluation of the center. TX - HB2908 Relating to a study of potential rules, procedures, and protocols to eliminate or compensate for market distortion caused by certain federal tax credits. TX - HB1665 Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. TX - HB2226 Relating to procedures for imposing certain administrative penalties or disgorgement orders by the Public Utility Commission of Texas. TX - HB1408 Relating to a website operated by the Public Utility Commission of Texas that enables customers to choose retail electric service plans and providers. TX - HB795 Relating to a municipality's ability to enforce zoning and other land use regulations against electric companies. TX - HR1209 Congratulating Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks on his career in professional basketball. TX - HR633 Congratulating Hannah Mandell of Wakeland High School on her receipt of the 2019 Davey O'Brien High School Scholarship Award. TX - HR1693 Honoring Yohann Lopes, founder of Our Helping Hearts, for working to provide food and care items to his fellow Texans in need. TX - HR711 In memory of Julius E. "Dewey" Fambry of The Colony. TX - HR894 Congratulating the Frisco Ice Hockey Association varsity gold team on winning the 2019 Texas Amateur Hockey Association High School Blended Division state championship. TX - HR717 Congratulating Frisco for becoming the new headquarters of the PGA of America. TX - HR2174 Congratulating Adam Mendoza of Pilot Point High School on his first-place finish in the 3A boys' 800-meter run at the 2019 UIL Track & Field State Meet. TX - HB803 Relating to financial reporting requirements of a toll project entity. TX - HB3638 Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. TX - HR307 Congratulating the 380 Rotary Club on receiving its charter from Rotary International. + − Cosponsored Bills (111) TX - HB3899 Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate statewide commerce. TX - HB3809 Relating to the limitations period for personal injury claims that arise from certain offenses involving child sexual abuse. TX - HB672 Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises. TX - HB1521 Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions. TX - HB1387 Relating to the number of school marshals that may be appointed to serve on a public school campus or at a private school. TX - HB3389 Relating to creating a position of nonprofit agency services coordinator for the Department of Family and Protective Services. 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 - HB347 Relating to consent annexation requirements. TX - HB357 Relating to the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited from possessing the firearm and to criminal offenses otherwise related to the carrying of a firearm; creating criminal offenses. 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 - HB3 Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee. TX - HB3158 Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. TX - HB1177 Relating to carrying a handgun during a state of disaster. TX - HB8 Relating to the criminal statute of limitations for certain sex offenses and the collection, analysis, and preservation of evidence of sexual assault and other sex offenses. TX - HB1522 Relating to a prohibition against covenants not to compete for independent contractors in connection with oil and gas operations. TX - HB2496 Relating to the designation of a property as a historic landmark by a municipality. TX - HB2892 Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. TX - HB2423 Relating to the creation of the broadband office within the Public Utility Commission of Texas and the establishment of a broadband service investment grant program. TX - HB2677 Relating to certain restrictions on contributions and expenditures from political funds by a lobbyist. TX - HB3703 Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions. TX - HB869 Relating to the prosecution of organized criminal activity involving the interception, use, or disclosure of certain communications. TX - HB3753 Relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide fire-related training programs for first responders. TX - HB436 Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances. TX - HB2648 Relating to maintaining certain monuments and memorials and the names of certain public institutions; providing civil penalties. TX - HB525 Relating to the limitation on administration and use of certain assessment instruments in public schools. TX - HB2100 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. 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 - HB1821 Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway. TX - HB1734 Relating to litigation involving certain defects in school district facilities and enforcement of certain duties following that litigation; authorizing a civil penalty. TX - HB2422 Relating to the coordination of certain broadband projects by the Texas Department of Transportation. TX - HB1365 Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees. TX - HB381 Relating to eligibility for the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument. TX - HB2826 Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities. TX - HB1356 Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. TX - HB793 Relating to certain government contracts with companies that boycott Israel. TX - HB2216 Relating to display of the national motto in government buildings. 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 - HB1035 Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination. TX - HB121 Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns. 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 - HB2553 Relating to regulation of mergers and consolidations of power generation companies. TX - HB3714 Relating to the establishment of street lights along county roads in the unincorporated area of certain counties. TX - HB1973 Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. TX - HB3106 Relating to a requirement that law enforcement agencies enter into a certain database information related to investigations of sexual assault or other sex offenses. TX - HB3172 Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations. TX - HB1951 Relating to the development, construction, and operation of toll projects; authorizing an administrative fee; imposing a civil penalty. 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 - HB884 Relating to the designation of a portion of Business State Highway 6-R in Brazos County as the Carolyn and John David Crow Memorial Parkway. 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 - HB2350 Relating to prohibition of abortion; creating a civil penalty offense; providing for a civil cause of action. TX - HB13 Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. TX - HB3716 Relating to the establishment of the office of medical examiner in certain counties. 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 - HB4242 Relating to the consideration of reading level in the adoption of certain assessment instruments and associated student performance levels and to the temporary suspension of accountability sanctions for public schools. TX - HB1576 Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. TX - HB4070 Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of passing a school bus; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB2143 Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. TX - HB9 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1929 Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HB852 Relating to information a municipality may consider in determining the amount of certain building permit and inspection fees. TX - HB2319 Relating to certain coordinated county transportation authorities. TX - HB3676 Relating to the eligibility of an injured employee for lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. TX - HB2537 Relating to the allocation and deposit of certain surplus state revenue to the property tax relief fund for use in reducing school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes. TX - HB4345 Relating to liability for disclosing certain information regarding sexual misconduct by an employee, volunteer, or independent contractor of a charitable organization. TX - HB1791 Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. TX - HB307 Relating to the posting of the Ten Commandments in public school classrooms. TX - HB902 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of a pregnant woman. TX - HB14 Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state. TX - HB638 Relating to the issuance of posthumous high school diplomas to certain students. TX - HB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB1836 Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain. 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 - HB302 Relating to the carrying, storage, or possession of a firearm or firearm ammunition by certain persons on certain residential or commercial property. TX - HB888 Relating to creating the criminal offense of misrepresenting a child as a family member at a port of entry. TX - HB2461 Relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency communication districts. TX - HB2969 Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness. TX - HB1579 Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes. TX - HB3578 Relating to the cancellation of the voter registration of a person finally convicted of a felony. 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 - HB583 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. TX - HB281 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities. TX - HB297 Relating to the public school finance system, the elimination of school district maintenance and operations ad valorem taxes, and the creation of a joint interim committee on the elimination of those taxes. 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 - HB539 Relating to the automatic admission to general academic teaching institutions and eligibility for certain scholarships of a student who is the valedictorian of the student's high school graduating class. TX - HR277 Recognizing February 12, 2019, as City of Frisco Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR649 Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Frisco Independent School District Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR290 Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Leadership Frisco Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR395 Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol. TX - HR1621 In memory of retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Carlos Everado Lerma of Celina. TX - HR737 Recognizing the members of the Frisco ISD Superintendent's Student Advisory Council on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol. TX - HJR38 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax. 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 - 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 - 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 - SB2551 Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims. TX - SB1978 Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations. TX - SB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - SB22 Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - SB1264 Relating to consumer protections against certain medical and health care billing by certain out-of-network providers. TX - SB18 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. TX - SB1376 Relating to eliminating certain requirements imposed on school districts and other educational entities. TX - SB16 Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state. 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 - SB1663 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property; providing civil penalties. TX - SB2089 Relating to a health care facility's policies regarding advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. TX - SB29 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities. TX - SB1211 Relating to regulation of mergers and consolidations of power generation companies. TX - SB12 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - SB239 Relating to meetings for certain special purpose districts. 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.