+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0594 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - Urban Affairs (House) Title: vice chair TX - Ways and Means (House) Title: member TX - Texas Privacy Protection Advisory Council Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (53) TX - HB3733 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 - HB437 Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies. TX - HB436 Relating to the cessation of tolls by toll project entities in certain circumstances. TX - HCR90 Urging Congress to allow health savings accounts to be used for direct primary care. TX - HR2172 Congratulating Frisco native Maelyn Jarmon for her victory on Season 16 of The Voice. TX - HB438 Relating to the use of a mechanical or electronic device by a person occupying a voting station. TX - HB4092 Relating to the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the effect of such exemptions on the provision of funding under the foundation school program. TX - HJR127 Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the maximum amount of the local option residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district. TX - HB434 Relating to the dispensing of certain medications by therapeutic optometrists. TX - HB3755 Relating to a study on the improvement of driver's license issuance in this state. TX - HB785 Relating to the execution of a warrant issued for certain individuals who violate a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision. TX - HB430 Relating to certain information included with ballot propositions for elections to authorize state and local general obligation bonds. TX - HB427 Relating to the punishment for the offense of fraudulent destruction, removal, or concealment of a writing that is attached to tangible property; enhancing a criminal penalty. TX - HR164 Congratulating Noah Timothy Platt of Boy Scouts of America Troop No. 226 in Plano on attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. TX - HR748 Condemning the practice of state-sanctioned forced organ harvesting from prisoners in the People's Republic of China. TX - HB4610 Relating to the emergency detention of certain persons with a mental illness or cognitive disability. TX - HB1947 Relating to state funding for the implementation of teacher excellence initiative programs by school districts. TX - HB4612 Relating to the collecting of wages for child support payments. TX - HB2110 Relating to state agency measurement and management of customer satisfaction. TX - HR815 Congratulating Celeste Isabella Lay of Plano on being crowned Miss Junior Teen Texas United States 2018-2019. TX - HB4613 Relating to the waiving academic assessment and testing for children in special education services. TX - HB660 Relating to property owners' association fines. TX - HB934 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of trafficking of persons. TX - HB1683 Relating to abolishing the regulation of orthotic and prosthetic technicians. TX - HB913 Relating to the calculation of the ad valorem rollback tax rate of a taxing unit other than a school district. TX - HR165 Commending the Honorable John Payton for his 28 years of service as Collin County justice of the peace. TX - HB2149 Relating to the number of license plates to be issued for and displayed on certain motor vehicles. TX - HR597 Congratulating Plano city manager Bruce D. Glasscock on his retirement. TX - HB1705 Relating to abolishing the regulation of the practices of barbering and cosmetology. TX - HJR33 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. TX - HB915 Relating to the sale of fireworks during and before the Diwali holiday. TX - HB460 Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. TX - HB1229 Relating to the posting of required notice by a political subdivision on Internet websites. TX - HB429 Relating to the state virtual school network and a study on digital learning. TX - HR162 Honoring the BAPS charitable organization on the occasion of its visit to the State Capitol for the Celebration of Indian American Culture in Texas. TX - HB453 Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. TX - HB3940 Relating to a dog's restraint and shelter. TX - HJR32 Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring certain tax bills to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. TX - HB910 Relating to abolishing the regulation of auctioneers. TX - HB1524 Relating to correcting outdated references to the Texas Building and Procurement Commission. TX - HR1944 Congratulating Zinmar Win of Harmony Science Academy-Plano on her selection as the 2019 Elementary Teacher of the Year in the Harmony Public Schools Dallas/Fort Worth District. TX - HB2808 Relating to the publication of required notice by a political subdivision by alternative media and on the Internet. TX - HB433 Relating to the disclosure of public money spent by certain political subdivisions for lobbying activities in a comprehensive annual financial report. TX - HB1703 Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve on the appraisal review board of an appraisal district. TX - HB1704 Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order. TX - HB1228 Relating to political subdivision regulations, including zoning rules, concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis. TX - HB428 Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. TX - HB439 Relating to a limitation on civil suits against persons reporting suspicious activity in good faith. TX - HB431 Relating to ineligibility to serve as a poll watcher. TX - HB435 Relating to the maintenance of information entered into a fee record. TX - HB432 Relating to the abolishment of the Music, Film, Television, and Multimedia Office in the office of the governor and the moving image industry incentive program. TX - HB1684 Relating to the posting of a boiler's certificate of operation. TX - HB3729 Relating to creating the criminal offense of possession of an animal by a person who has been previously convicted of an offense involving animal cruelty. + − Cosponsored Bills (92) 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 - HR126 In memory of Mazzie Burgess Moses of Plano. TX - HB1792 Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses. TX - HR290 Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Leadership Frisco Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR277 Recognizing February 12, 2019, as City of Frisco Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1631 Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems. TX - HR395 Recognizing February 27 and 28, 2019, as Plano Legislative Days at the State Capitol. TX - HB708 Relating to the payment by a school district for the purchase of attendance credits under the public school finance system. TX - HJR44 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran and harmonizing certain related provision of the constitution. TX - HB716 Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a severely disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a severely disabled veteran based on the disability rating of the veteran. TX - HR649 Recognizing March 5, 2019, as Frisco Independent School District Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB569 Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. TX - HB2347 Relating to a microchip scan of animals in the custody of an animal shelter or releasing agency, including an animal rescue organization. TX - HB1973 Relating to the system by which an application for a low income housing tax credit is scored. TX - HB3 Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee. TX - HB1929 Relating to the prohibition of certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HB1576 Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. TX - HB852 Relating to information a municipality may consider in determining the amount of certain building permit and inspection fees. 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 - HB3158 Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. TX - HB2892 Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. 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 - HR737 Recognizing the members of the Frisco ISD Superintendent's Student Advisory Council on the occasion of their visit to the State Capitol. 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 - HR802 Recognizing March 26 and 27, 2019, as Collin County Days at the State Capitol. TX - HB2107 Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation. TX - HB2298 Relating to designating January 28 as Sexual Assault Survivors Day. 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 - HB1771 Relating to a prohibition on prosecuting or referring to juvenile court certain persons for certain conduct constituting the offense of prostitution and to the provision of services to those persons. TX - HR984 Recognizing March 2019 as National Women's History Month. TX - HB1521 Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions. 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 - HB218 Relating to the abolition of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for nonrenewal or other disciplinary action in relation to a professional or occupational license and to certain duties of state agencies and political subdivisions in relation to delinquent or defaulted student loans. TX - HR990 Recognizing May 2019 as Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. TX - HB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB9 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB134 Relating to the form of ballot propositions in an election seeking authorization for the issuance of school district bonds supported by property taxes. TX - HB121 Relating to a defense to prosecution for the offense of trespass by certain persons carrying handguns. TX - HB13 Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation. TX - HB3703 Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions. TX - HB3143 Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act. 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 - HB6 Relating to disaster relief and recovery. TX - HB1480 Relating to assessment of public school students, providing accelerated instruction, appropriately crediting certain student performance, and eliminating requirements based on performance on certain assessment instruments. TX - SB22 Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. TX - HCR19 Urging Congress to repeal the Government Pension Offset and the Windfall Elimination Provision of the Social Security Act. TX - HB368 Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising. TX - HB3016 Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a license holder in a motor vehicle. 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 - HB5 Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts. TX - HB2100 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. 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 - HB2826 Relating to procurement of a contingent fee contract for legal services by certain governmental entities. TX - HB281 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying activities. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB3292 Relating to sale-leaseback transactions. TX - HB3630 Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. 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 - SB674 Relating to authorizing an exemption for open-enrollment charter schools from certain municipal drainage requirements. TX - HB3172 Relating to the protection of membership in and support to religious organizations. TX - HB2279 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. 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 - HB2393 Relating to permitting a hunter education component as part of a school district's physical education curriculum offered to certain students. TX - HB1111 Relating to maternal and newborn health care. TX - HB2496 Relating to the designation of a property as a historic landmark by a municipality. TX - SB12 Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB4214 Relating to matters concerning governmental entities, including cybersecurity, governmental efficiencies, information resources, and emergency planning. TX - HCR35 Recognizing human trafficking as a public health issue. TX - SB2 Relating to ad valorem taxation; authorizing fees. TX - HB810 Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals or animals from a motor vehicle. TX - HB1906 Relating to procedures for the alternative assessment of certain public school students that receive special education services and alternative accountability plans for certain campuses serving students that receive special education services. TX - HB2748 Relating to regulation of the retail sale of fireworks. TX - HB2906 Relating to orders of nondisclosure for certain victims of trafficking of persons. TX - SB46 Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace. TX - HB4623 Relating to a prohibition against the creation of a fund and the use of state money by a state elected official or a state elected official's staff to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against a state elected official or the state elected official's staff. TX - HB3091 Relating to the confidentiality of and prohibiting disclosure of the location or physical layout of a family violence shelter center or victims of trafficking shelter center; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB974 Relating to public school safety measures and procedures. TX - HJR38 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the imposition of an individual income tax. TX - SB29 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public money for lobbying and certain other activities. TX - SB37 Relating to a prohibition on the use of student loan default or breach of a student loan repayment or scholarship contract as a ground for refusal to grant or renew an occupational license or other disciplinary action in relation to an occupational license. 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 - SB16 Relating to a student loan repayment assistance program for certain full-time peace officers in this state. TX - SB1978 Relating to the protection of membership in, affiliation with, and support provided to religious organizations. TX - SB712 Relating to prohibiting the use of certain aversive techniques on students enrolled in public schools. TX - SB1029 Relating to the eligibility of a person for appointment as an arbitrator in a binding arbitration of an appraisal review board order. TX - SB943 Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law. TX - HB2189 Relating to the disclosure of certain contracting information under the public information law. TX - SB18 Relating to the protection of expressive activities at public institutions of higher education. TX - SB2551 Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims.