+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0367 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (3) TX - Public Education (House) Title: member TX - State Affairs (House) Title: member TX - Subcommittee on Educator Quality (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (30) TX - HB3056 Relating to the participation in the Texas Municipal Retirement System of certain employees of certain municipalities subject to the Texas Local Fire Fighters Retirement Act. TX - HB2575 Relating to certain requirements imposed on a sex offender who enters the premises of a school. TX - HB333 Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper relationship between educator and student. TX - HB2177 Relating to the date of the election for trustees of an independent school district. TX - HB2612 Relating to civil liability of a person who produces, distributes, sells, or provides or aids in the production, distribution, sale, or provision of certain synthetic substances to another person for damages caused by the other person and to certain actions and investigations under the Deceptive Trade Practices-Consumer Protection Act. TX - HB1387 Relating to the membership, powers, and duties of the Sunset Advisory Commission. TX - HB789 Relating to minimum scores required for students in certain school districts to pass an examination for acceleration or for credit. TX - HB3042 Relating to designating July 7 as Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Day. TX - HR2268 Congratulating Ryan and Lauren Trimble on the birth of their daughter, Tabitha Mae Trimble. TX - HB1053 Relating to statutes of repose for certain claims involving the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or the attachment of equipment to real property. TX - HB1746 Relating to the eligibility for service retirement annuities from a public retirement system of public officers or employees convicted of certain offenses. TX - HB3390 Relating to the exemption from range instruction for certain persons applying to obtain a license to carry a handgun. TX - HB2529 Relating to the definition of coercion for purposes of the offense of trafficking of persons. TX - HB3491 Relating to limitations on the use of a biometric identifier by a governmental body. TX - HR2658 Congratulating Randy Allen, head football coach at Highland Park High School, on his 350th career victory. TX - HB3964 Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 289 in Dallas County as the Harold C. Simmons Memorial Highway. TX - HR306 In memory of Michael Francis Wurst of Dallas. TX - HB752 Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board. TX - HR2657 Congratulating Gena Gardiner on her retirement from the Highland Park Independent School District. TX - HB332 Relating to the use of school district buildings as polling place locations. TX - HB1838 Relating to a limitation on the amount of school property tax revenue that is subject to recapture under the public school finance system. TX - HB1090 Relating to the criminal penalties for insider trading and other misuse of official information by public servants. TX - HB1808 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1666 Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of aggravated promotion of prostitution. TX - HB1667 Relating to increasing the punishment for the offense of promotion of prostitution. TX - HB1067 Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy. TX - HB2457 Relating to recovery of attorney's fees in certain civil cases. TX - HJR87 Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring any increase in a franchise tax rate to be approved by two-thirds of all the members elected to each house of the legislature. TX - HB2516 Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. TX - HB2964 Relating to designation of a representative for notice regarding abandonment of shares of a mutual fund. + − Cosponsored Bills (60) 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 - HB1269 Relating to open-enrollment charter schools. TX - HB1526 Relating to the provision of certain state benefits to certain peace officers and certain active and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments. TX - HB2960 Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain trafficking and sexual offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB3158 Relating to the retirement systems for and the provision of other benefits to police and fire fighters in certain municipalities. TX - HB1992 Relating to the designation of portions of certain highways as the Tom Lea Trail. TX - HB3439 Relating to a school district contract to partner with an open-enrollment charter school to operate a district campus. TX - HB1037 Relating to a transportation allotment credit for school districts required to take action to reduce wealth per student. TX - HB2908 Relating to the punishment for a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of status as a peace officer or judge; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB3647 Relating to the Texas Peace Officers' Memorial Monument and Ceremony. TX - HB3379 Relating to the eligibility process for customer service benefits. TX - HB1890 Relating to the information required to be included in or with a school district ad valorem tax bill. TX - HB29 Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. 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 - HB3769 Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. 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 - HB1156 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense. TX - HB844 Relating to a prohibition on the performance of dismemberment abortions; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense. 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 - HB1774 Relating to actions on and liability associated with certain insurance claims. TX - HB269 Relating to judicial proceedings on a petition to set aside a conviction or an order of expunction of criminal history record information for certain victims of trafficking of persons or compelling prostitution who are convicted of prostitution. TX - HB89 Relating to state contracts with and investments in companies that boycott Israel. TX - HB2291 Relating to the direct shipment of certain alcoholic beverages to ultimate consumers; authorizing a fee; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3488 Relating to authorizing public benefit corporations. TX - HB2860 Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult. 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 - HB1188 Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. TX - HB1038 Relating to an award of costs and attorney's fees in a motion to dismiss for certain actions that have no basis in law or fact. TX - HB1076 Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. 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 - HB3451 Relating to the study and approval of lethal pesticides for feral hog control. TX - HB3606 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB367 Relating to donation and distribution of surplus food at public schools and grace period policies for public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards. TX - HB20 Relating to the review, oversight, and reporting of certain state agency contracts and the assessment of certain state agency projects. TX - HB22 Relating to public school accountability. TX - HB23 Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. TX - HB4 Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty. TX - HB2899 Relating to the regulation of discrimination by political subdivisions. TX - HB2509 Relating to the eligibility of certain victims of trafficking of persons for an order of nondisclosure. TX - HR1228 In memory of former Texas Supreme Court Chief Justice Jack Pope Jr. TX - HR405 In memory of Donald Benjamin Fielding of Dallas. TX - SB725 Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools. TX - SB693 Relating to three-point seat belts on buses that transport schoolchildren. TX - SB528 Relating to the term of a chief administrative law judge. TX - SB833 Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SB1731 Relating to the repeal of laws governing certain state entities, including the functions of those entities, and to certain duties, responsibilities, and functions of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on the abolishment of certain of those entities. TX - SB384 Relating to the scheduling of the administration of certain postsecondary readiness assessment instruments to public high school students. TX - SB1873 Relating to a report regarding certain health and safety information prepared by the Texas Education Agency. 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 - SB7 Relating to improper relationships between educators and students and reporting of educator misconduct; creating a criminal offense and expanding the applicability of an existing offense; authorizing an administrative penalty. TX - SB24 Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader. 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 - SB928 Relating to the establishment of the Tom Lea Trail. TX - SB138 Relating to the exemption from range instruction for certain persons applying to obtain a license to carry a handgun. 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 - SB813 Relating to recovery of damages, attorney's fees, and costs related to frivolous regulatory actions by state agencies. TX - SB12 Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of bulletproof vests and body armor. TX - SB1090 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. 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.