+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0656 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Criminal Jurisprudence (House) Title: member TX - Special Purpose Districts (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (25) TX - HR1871 Commemorating the revival of the Breckenridge Airshow in Breckenridge. TX - HB3783 Relating to the terms of the board of directors of the Palo Pinto County Hospital District. TX - HB1785 Relating to the designation of the structure on State Highway 6 in Eastland County adjacent to Lake Cisco connecting the north and south banks of Sandy Creek as the Bedford-Carmichael Bridge. TX - HR201 Recognizing January 30, 2017, as Palo Pinto County Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB1652 Relating to a study conducted by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System on pending court matters. TX - HR2020 In memory of James Sloan Everett Jr. of Breckenridge. TX - HR2222 Commending Staff Sergeant Earl Gillum of the Texas Highway Patrol for rendering lifesaving aid to a fellow Texan. TX - HR650 In memory of Sergeant William Karl Keesee of the Texas Department of Public Safety. TX - HR2225 Congratulating Billy and Rita Lashlee of Clyde on their 40th wedding anniversary. TX - HR2241 Commending Chase Miller of the Granbury Police Department for saving the life of a three-year-old boy. TX - HB2273 Relating to the repeal of certain statutes allowing a county attorney or commissioners court to accept gifts or grants to finance or assist the operation of the office of county attorney. TX - HB2795 Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. TX - HB2226 Relating to complaints filed against certain law enforcement officers, peace officers, detention officers, and county jailers. TX - HR264 Recognizing February 7, 2017, as Brown County Day at the State Capitol. TX - HR1221 Congratulating the Lipan High School boys' basketball team on winning the 2017 UIL 1A state championship. TX - HR1633 Honoring former state representative Jim Keffer for his service in the Texas Legislature. TX - HR1548 Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Brownwood Evangelism Center. TX - HR435 Recognizing February 15, 2017, as Hood County Day at the State Capitol. TX - HB2031 Relating to the creation of the Cresson Crossroads Municipal Utility District No. 2; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. TX - HR2240 Honoring Trooper D. L. Wilson for his role in rescuing a motorist. TX - HB1271 Relating to holding elections on uniform election dates. TX - HCR51 Designating the 1847 Colt Walker pistol as the official state handgun of Texas. TX - HB4302 Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. TX - HB2075 Relating to the creation of the Cresson Municipal Utility District No. 1 of Hood County; granting a limited power of eminent domain; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes. TX - HB1072 Relating to requiring a voter to be affiliated with a political party to vote in that party's primary election or otherwise participate in that party's affairs; creating a criminal offense; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. + − Cosponsored Bills (69) TX - HB497 Relating to the liability of a business that allows handguns to be carried on the business's premises. TX - HB844 Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. 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 - HB100 Relating to the regulation of transportation network companies; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee. TX - HB407 Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system. 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 - HB948 Relating to prohibiting abortion and recognizing the rights, powers, and privileges of all unborn children at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth; affecting criminal offenses and penalties. TX - HB1184 Relating to an insurance premium tax credit for contributions made to certain educational assistance organizations. TX - HB110 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. TX - HB457 Relating to the confidentiality of certain home address information in ad valorem tax appraisal records. TX - HB1004 Relating to the use of legislatively produced audio or visual materials in political advertising. TX - SB252 Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization. TX - HB1333 Relating to public school accountability, including assessment of students and appraisal of teachers. TX - HB1222 Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1258 Relating to information publicly available in a state court document database; authorizing a fee. TX - HB393 Relating to the determination of resident status of students by public institutions of higher education. TX - HB1774 Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims. TX - HB1195 Relating to inclusion of a civics test in the graduation requirements for public high school students. TX - HB522 Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. TX - HB1092 Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. TX - HB218 Relating to improper relationships between educators and students; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense. TX - HB421 Relating to an exemption from application of the Private Security Act for volunteer security services provided at a place of religious worship. TX - HB113 Relating to the authority of the governing body of a local authority to impose a civil penalty for certain violations recorded by an automated traffic control system or a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB89 Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. TX - HJR34 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation real property leased to certain schools organized and operated primarily for the purpose of engaging in educational functions. TX - HB382 Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of real property leased to and used by certain schools. TX - HB45 Relating to requiring the Texas Supreme Court to adopt rules and provide judicial instruction regarding the application of foreign laws in certain family law cases. TX - HB375 Relating to providing for the carrying of handguns without a license and to related offenses and penalties. TX - HB1911 Relating to granting authority to carry a firearm to certain unlicensed persons and to related regulatory provisions and criminal offenses. TX - HB1344 Relating to protection for reporting the existence of certain immigration policies of a governmental entity. TX - HB1971 Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. TX - HB2194 Relating to the board of trustees of the Weatherford Junior College District. TX - HB1372 Relating to information included in the curriculum of each driver education course and driving safety course. TX - HB1113 Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions. 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 - HB3859 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. TX - HB1912 Relating to the Texas Medal for the Defense of Freedom award. TX - HB790 Relating to the definition of an illegal knife. 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 - HB1362 Relating to state agency and local government regulation of the use of multi-occupancy private spaces. TX - HB1620 Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes. TX - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - HB2338 Relating to the Texas Sovereignty Act. TX - HB1805 Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. TX - HB1236 Relating to the operation of a motor vehicle in the vicinity of an unprotected road user; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3759 Relating to a temporary exemption for a school district from the obligation to comply with certain unfunded state educational mandates. TX - HB1819 Relating to the criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct with respect to a firearm silencer. TX - HB1575 Relating to venue for the disposition of stolen property. TX - HB1574 Relating to documentation regarding an arrest of a person without a warrant. TX - SB1037 Relating to the designation of the structure on State Highway 6 in Eastland County adjacent to Lake Cisco connecting the north and south banks of Sandy Creek as the Bedford-Carmichael Bridge. TX - HB478 Relating to civil liability for removing certain individuals from a motor vehicle. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. 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 - SB2262 Relating to the dissolution of the Central Colorado River Authority. TX - HB2789 Relating to the creation of a study group to study state unfunded mandates that affect counties. TX - HB200 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 - 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 - 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 - SB669 Relating to the system for protesting or appealing certain ad valorem tax determinations; authorizing a fee. TX - SB5 Relating to requiring a voter to present proof of identification; providing a criminal penalty and increasing a criminal penalty. 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 - 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 - HB2899 Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. 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 - HB1142 Relating to prohibiting governmental contracts with a company doing business with Iran, Sudan, or a foreign terrorist organization. TX - SB24 Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. 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 - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency.