+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0452 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Public Health (House) Title: member TX - Urban Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (61) TX - HB3101 Relating to the duties of social media companies regarding prostitution and trafficking of persons; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1221 Relating to communicable disease and infection prevention and control measures for certain long-term care facilities; authorizing an administrative penalty. TX - HB3100 Relating to requirements for governmental contracts with nonprofit organizations regarding the use of money provided under those contracts. TX - HR903 In memory of longtime Bexar County Judge Sarah Garrahan. TX - HB2392 Relating to providing prisoners serving a sentence in a county jail with certain documents on discharge. TX - HB3102 Relating to the duties of the Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office's business permit office. TX - HB3035 Relating to the evaluation of family-based safety services. TX - HB2582 Relating to a full-time, on-site property manager or security guard at certain housing facilities operated by public housing authorities. TX - HB1825 Relating to continuing education requirements for dentists regarding pain management with certain prescription medications. TX - HR198 Honoring the San Antonio Food Bank for its service. TX - HB2395 Relating to individual treatment plans for inmates. TX - HB2122 Relating to purchasing standards for state agencies and institutions of higher education, including standards for contracting with historically underutilized businesses. TX - HB2449 Relating to the confiscation or misappropriation by a nursing facility of certain federal payments to a Medicaid recipient; increasing an administrative penalty. TX - HB2121 Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. TX - HB1323 Relating to a state plan and requirements for nursing facilities to provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. TX - HB1234 Relating to the duties of the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. TX - HB2469 Relating to the establishment of a pilot project to provide supportive housing services through Medicaid to persons experiencing chronic homelessness. TX - HB2644 Relating to the provision of an emergency power source to residents of certain public housing facilities. TX - HB2774 Relating to the reimbursement of residents of public housing authorities for certain losses resulting from a disaster. TX - HB2452 Relating to law enforcement policies prohibiting a peace officer from making a motor vehicle stop on the shoulder of certain highways. TX - HB3103 Relating to creating a database of individuals found by the Department of Family and Protective Services to have abused or neglected a child two or more times. TX - HB3034 Relating to a study on the establishment of a statewide homelessness data system. TX - HB2394 Relating to a Department of Public Safety program to provide grants to public improvement districts for services for homeless individuals. TX - HB2770 Relating to restrictions on the admission of and care provided to individuals by certain nursing facilities during a public health emergency. TX - HR199 Recognizing the contributions of Dominican Americans during Dominican Heritage Month, January 21 to February 27, 2021. TX - HB2523 Relating to the expiration of a protective order when the subject of the protective order is confined or imprisoned. TX - HR75 Commending Daniel Ramos of Drop Zone Films for his contributions to San Antonio. TX - HB3765 Relating to remedial plans issued by the State Board of Dental Examiners to address complaints against dentists and dental hygienists. TX - HB4134 Relating to the provision of assistance to certain elderly persons in obtaining certain protective orders. TX - HB2123 Relating to requiring training in cultural competence for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB2498 Relating to harassment using a temporary or disposable telephone number; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2454 Relating to mandatory family violence training for attorneys ad litem and guardians ad litem appointed in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1277 Relating to the operation of a transitional housing pilot program by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. TX - HB2769 Relating to the essential knowledge and skills of the technology applications curriculum for public school students. TX - HB1431 Relating to statewide participation in a homeless management information system by service providers to the homeless. TX - HR89 Commending Ian Fernandes of Wagner High School in Judson ISD for his musical and academic achievements. TX - HB1278 Relating to public hearings on homelessness issues held by the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless. TX - HB4130 Relating to the imposition of a county housing first initiatives fee in certain counties. TX - HB1225 Relating to an evaluation by the housing and health services coordination council of the 2-1-1 services provided by the Texas Information and Referral Network. TX - HB2642 Relating to the prioritization for the delivery of electric utility services in an emergency to certain housing facilities operated by municipal housing authorities. TX - HB2772 Relating to the definitions of family violence and household member for purposes of crime victims' compensation. TX - HB4133 Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program in Bexar County. TX - HB1423 Relating to the regulation and inspection procedures of certain long-term care facilities, including a survey of certain facilities' emergency power sources. TX - HR86 Honoring April Mae Monterrosa of San Antonio for her achievements as a civic leader and founder of Live From The Southside Magazine. TX - HB1222 Relating to the compilation and publication of information on confirmed or probable cases of reportable diseases. TX - HB4129 Relating to the establishment of a program administered by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and certain county housing authorities to incentivize landlords to accept tenants participating in the housing choice voucher program. TX - HB1223 Relating to minimum standards for staffing at assisted living facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders. TX - HB3036 Relating to a temporary abatement of evictions for failure to pay rent during and after a disaster. TX - HB2643 Relating to the development of a plan for the provision of food and water in an emergency to certain housing facilities operated by public housing authorities. TX - HB4132 Relating to emergency generators or other power sources in end stage renal disease facilities. TX - HB2771 Relating to the prices of fruits and vegetables during a declared disaster; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2104 Relating to the county provision of solid waste disposal services. TX - HB4328 Relating to access to mobile showers by homeless individuals in certain municipalities. TX - HR88 Commending Folklores Coffee House in San Antonio for its contributions to the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. TX - HB1226 Relating to the establishment by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs of a pilot program to solicit donations made by text message for the benefit of local programs that provide services to homeless individuals and families in certain municipalities. TX - HB2583 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for a peace officer who fails to report the suspected abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly person or a person with a disability. TX - HB3104 Relating to home-delivered meal services under the Options for Independent Living program. TX - HR87 Congratulating East Central ISD in Bexar County on receiving blended learning grants from the Texas Education Agency and the Raise Your Hand Texas Foundation. TX - HB1224 Relating to the regulation of referral agencies for assisted living facilities; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB1815 Relating to administration of the Homeless Management Information System in this state. TX - HR85 Congratulating San Antonio elementary school students Bella and Ruby Cortez on establishing their own business, the Crafty Cortez Sisters. + − Cosponsored Bills (89) TX - HB959 Relating to municipal civilian complaint review boards in certain municipalities. TX - HB1741 Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching money is available. TX - HB2308 Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB4671 Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain cancer patients receiving pain management services and supportive palliative care. TX - HB3900 Relating to the appointment of a deputy clerk to certain county courts at law. TX - HB2259 Relating to requirements for subscription service contracts; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB2211 Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster. TX - HB1260 Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a centralized homelessness crisis response data system. TX - HB2906 Relating to the disposition of rental payments received by public housing authorities from tenants. TX - HB3351 Relating to establishing the Texas Commission on Community College Finance. TX - HB1135 Relating to the terms and conditions of a standard possession order in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1250 Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Prez Day. TX - HB888 Relating to regulation of contact tracing for communicable diseases; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB566 Relating to requiring trauma training for certain attorneys. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB464 Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. TX - HB442 Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts. TX - HB7 Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate. TX - HB1231 Relating to the designation of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as optional holidays. TX - HB2258 Relating to developing a strategic plan for the improvement and expansion of high-quality bilingual education. TX - HB82 Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB409 Relating to waivers for entrance fees to state parks and certain hunting and fishing license fees for resident first responders. TX - HB3348 Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer. TX - HB2554 Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system. TX - HB290 Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - HB48 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - HB1535 Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients. TX - HB3908 Relating to the deputy clerks appointed to certain statutory probate courts. TX - HB4 Relating to the provision and delivery of health care services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services. TX - HB4143 Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state. TX - HB3656 Relating to the classification of certain construction workers and the eligibility of those workers for unemployment benefits; providing penalties. TX - HB3175 Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. TX - HB385 Relating to conditions of community supervision and procedures applicable to the reduction or termination of a defendant's period of community supervision. TX - HB3889 Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB3374 Relating to the requirement to compare and verify signatures when renting a motor vehicle. TX - HB818 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the criminal offense of harassment; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2275 Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance. TX - HB8 Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records. TX - HB4554 Relating to the designation of Dr Pepper as the state soft drink. TX - HB2639 Relating to a study by the Public Utility Commission of Texas on the interconnection of electric transmission service facilities with the United Mexican States. TX - HB2022 Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. TX - HB636 Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee. TX - HB478 Relating to accommodating a voter unable to enter a polling place. TX - HB874 Relating to the issuance of a certified birth record to a homeless individual. TX - HB1272 Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer. TX - HB873 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2336 Relating to the transfer of Sul Ross State University to The Texas A&M University System. TX - HB2633 Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program. TX - HB1912 Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants. TX - HB3917 Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault. TX - HB40 Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies. TX - HB5 Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. TX - HB929 Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras. TX - HB3853 Relating to middle mile broadband service provided by an electric utility. TX - HB392 Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race. TX - HB561 Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews. TX - HB3037 Relating to the regulation of referral agencies for senior living communities; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB1931 Relating to requirements for beneficial tax treatment related to a leasehold or other possessory interest in a public facility used to provide multifamily housing. TX - HB3871 Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties. TX - HB569 Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing. TX - HB1694 Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. TX - HB1802 Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. TX - HB1676 Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty. TX - HB1276 Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB36 Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day. TX - HB686 Relating to the release on parole of certain inmates convicted of an offense committed when younger than 18 years of age; changing parole eligibility. TX - HB3860 Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination; authorizing civil penalties. TX - HB3965 Relating to requiring an emergency operation plan for continued treatment of patients in an end stage renal disease facility in the event of a disaster and the prioritization of power restoration for those facilities during certain disasters. TX - HB3257 Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission. TX - HB1371 Relating to the continuation of the Trade Agricultural Inspection Grant Program. TX - HB803 Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1705 Relating to the establishment of a limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that taxing units may impose on the residence homesteads of individuals who are disabled or elderly and their surviving spouses. TX - HB4139 Relating to the Office for Health Equity. TX - HR10 Condemning China's practice of involuntary organ harvesting. TX - HJR99 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes. TX - HCR66 Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. TX - HCR5 Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the building being constructed on the east side of North Congress Avenue between 16th and 17th Streets the Barbara Jordan Building. TX - HCR67 Designating April 6 as Tejano Day for a 10-year period beginning in 2021. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - SB244 Relating to the application of the open meetings law to the board of directors of certain tax reinvestment zones. TX - SB1534 Relating to remedial plans issued by the State Board of Dental Examiners to address complaints against dentists and dental hygienists. TX - SB45 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - SB1876 Relating to emergency planning for the continued treatment and safety of end stage renal disease facility patients. TX - SB1295 Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities. TX - SB474 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.