+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0682 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (4) TX - Agriculture and Livestock (House) Title: member TX - Environmental Regulation (House) Title: member TX - House Administration (House) Title: member TX - Government Facilities Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (28) TX - HB3996 Relating to the sunset review of certain municipally owned water utilities. TX - HR1358 Recognizing April 11, 2017, as Texas STEM Powered by Aviation and Aerospace Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR518 In memory of former astronaut Eugene Andrew Cernan of Piney Point Village. TX - HB3506 Relating to the authority of a political subdivision to adopt or enforce a requirement that a builder or contractor obtain a license or other similar certification from the political subdivision. TX - HB4198 Relating to the payment by prospective adoptive parents of certain expenses of the birth mother. TX - HB2121 Relating to damages in certain contract claims against the state. TX - HR207 Honoring the Giddings Independent School District. TX - HB4057 Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine and the medical treatment and care of animals in animal shelters and releasing agencies; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. TX - HR2097 Honoring Kay Garcia McAnally for her service on the Bastrop City Council. TX - HB2322 Relating to the applicability of petitions to release an area for certificates of public convenience and necessity for water or sewer services. TX - HB2809 Relating to the eligibility of certain Texas Rangers for burial in the state cemetery. TX - HB358 Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center or military installation. TX - HB454 Relating to the use of insurance proceeds paid to an insured and a lender for residential property damage. TX - HB1077 Relating to the eligibility of certain citizens residing outside the United States to vote a full ballot. TX - HB359 Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax imposed on the purchase, rental, or use of certain emergency services vehicles. TX - HR1469 Commending U.S. Air Force Lieutenant Colonel (Ret.) Richard Cole for his participation in the Doolittle Raid of World War II. TX - HR787 In memory of Colonel Joe Tom Haney, former band director for Texas A&M University. TX - HR31 Recognizing Serena K. Formby-Condon on the occasion of National Brain Injury Awareness Month in March 2017. TX - HR517 Honoring Bishop George C. Sampleton of Bastrop for his service to his church and his community. TX - HB3810 Relating to the transfer of jurisdiction over and management of the property known as the French Legation to the Texas Historical Commission and to certain historic sites under the commission's jurisdiction. TX - HB1730 Relating to certification of the state's primary standards of weights and measures. TX - HB3020 Relating to contracting and purchasing of certain governmental entities and development corporations. TX - HB4209 Relating to the Comptroller's Property Value Study. TX - HR2656 Congratulating Snow's BBQ in Lexington on ranking first on the 2017 list of the Top 50 Barbecue Joints in Texas published by Texas Monthly. TX - HB1860 Relating to access to criminal history record information by the adjutant general. TX - HR2499 In memory of Peggy Butler Duda of Lockhart. TX - HB3090 Relating to the enforcement of laws prohibiting outdoor burning of waste and combustible material. TX - HB2128 Relating to adjudication of claims arising from certain written contracts with state agencies. + − Cosponsored Bills (49) TX - HB1682 Relating to the sales and use tax exemption for the repair, remodeling, or maintenance of aircraft. 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 - 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 - HB1983 Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. TX - HB388 Relating to the phaseout and repeal of the franchise tax; lowering the rates of the tax. TX - SCR15 Granting the legislature permission to adjourn for more than three days during the period beginning on Wednesday, February 8, 2017, and ending on Monday, February 13, 2017. TX - HB1774 Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims. TX - HB89 Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. TX - HB2225 Relating to the licensing of family residential centers by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the detention of certain juveniles. TX - HB588 Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development for public school teachers. TX - HR425 Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Orange and Maroon Legislative Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1457 Relating to fantasy sports contests. TX - HB1908 Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. TX - HB1831 Relating to the Alamo complex account; making an appropriation. 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 - 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 - HB3913 Relating to retainage requirements for certain public works construction projects. TX - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - HB1911 Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to certain unlicensed persons and to related regulatory provisions and criminal offenses. TX - HB1113 Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions. TX - HB3904 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 - HR2602 Honoring A. J. Foyt on his career in motorsports. TX - HB2063 Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. TX - SB1969 Relating to the nonsubstantive revision of the Texas Racing Act, including conforming amendments. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - SB371 Relating to the grounds for refusal, cancellation, or suspension of certain alcoholic beverage licenses. TX - SB749 Relating to certain charges by the Bastrop County Water Control and Improvement District No. 2; authorizing an increase in a fee. TX - HB100 Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1270 Relating to excused absences from public school for the purpose of visiting a military recruitment center. TX - HB635 Relating to issuance of a vendor permit for the sale of goods during an authorized event held in the Texas mall area of the Capitol Complex. 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 - 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 - SB965 Relating to the authority of certain counties to designate a county water recreation safety zone along certain rivers; authorizing a fee. TX - SB669 Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. 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 - HB3357 Relating to the prevailing wage for work associated with public work contracts; authorizing a penalty. 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 - 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 - HB844 Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2684 Relating to the acquisition of property by an entity with eminent domain authority; waiving certain sovereign and governmental immunity. TX - HB3434 Relating to relating to requirements for building construction contracts entered into by public school districts. 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 - 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 - HR191 Recognizing the Armenian genocide. 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 - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB2899 Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. TX - HB1819 Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer.