+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0496 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Homeland Security and Public Safety (House) Title: member TX - State Affairs (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (11) TX - HB3363 Relating to the issuance and execution of certain search warrants in a criminal investigation and the admissibility of evidence obtained through certain searches. TX - HB1684 Relating to pretrial procedures, conditions for community supervision, and criminal punishment for conduct endangering the public safety; creating a criminal offense and increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB1049 Relating to the requirement for a deputy sheriff, reserve deputy sheriff, deputy constable, or reserve deputy constable to take an official oath. TX - HR23 Congratulating Champions Golf Club in Houston on hosting the 2020 U.S. Women's Open. TX - HB1681 Relating to the construction of certain assisted living facilities located within a floodplain in certain counties. TX - HR408 Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Fight Crime: Invest in Kids organization. TX - HB3256 Relating to the confidentiality of a full-time public school employee's home or residence address in certain government records and documents. TX - HB766 Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding orders imposing a condition of bond in a criminal case involving a violent offense. TX - HB2610 Relating to the deadline to begin a county fire code inspection in certain counties. TX - HB1417 Relating to the content of a public school campus improvement plan. TX - HB759 Relating to the operation of threat assessment teams in public schools and the establishment of a student threat assessment database; creating a criminal offense. + − Cosponsored Bills (129) TX - HB2766 Relating to the creation of a rural dual credit pilot program by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. TX - HB3021 Relating to sales and use tax revenue of municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. TX - HB2730 Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority and the regulation of easement or right-of-way agents. TX - SB343 Relating to the entry into the Texas Crime Information Center of certain information regarding conditions of bond imposed in criminal cases involving family violence. 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 - HB1246 Relating to the use of average enrollment for purposes of the public school finance system. TX - SB8 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. TX - HB2283 Relating to the acceptance of certain gifts and donations for the administration of elections. TX - SB474 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - SB1173 Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense. TX - SB394 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3046 Relating to the identification of and prohibited cooperation by state and local entities with certain federal acts that violate the United States Constitution. TX - SB7 Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB3889 Relating to the cost for certain public school students of a broadband Internet access program offered by the Texas Education Agency. TX - HB20 Relating to rules for fixing the amount of bail, to the release of certain defendants on a bail bond or personal bond, to related duties of certain officers taking bail bonds and of a magistrate in a criminal case, to charitable bail organizations, and to the reporting of information pertaining to bail bonds. TX - HB3833 Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes. TX - SB415 Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region. TX - SB14 Relating to the regulation by a municipality or county of certain employment benefits and policies. TX - HB448 Relating to the provision of certain eminent domain information to property owners through a landowner's bill of rights. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB1693 Relating to access to the financial responsibility verification program by justice and municipal courts. TX - HJR2 Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the State Utilities Reliability Fund and the State Utilities Reliability Revenue Fund to provide financial support for projects that enhance the reliability and resiliency of water, electric, and natural gas utilities, broadband providers, and power generation resources in this state. TX - HB2000 Relating to the funding of projects by the Texas Water Development Board to promote utility reliability, resiliency, efficiency, conservation, and demand reduction; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - SB2222 Relating to certain equipment provided for use by the officers of the Texas Highway Patrol. TX - HCR52 Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. TX - HB1416 Relating to business days for purposes of the public information law. TX - HB3029 Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain. TX - HB2539 Relating to the distribution of funds designated for the low-income vehicle repair assistance, retrofit, and accelerated vehicle retirement program. TX - SB219 Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property or of a road or highway. TX - HB2525 Relating to the creation of the Lake Houston Dredging and Maintenance District; providing the authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments and fees. TX - SB1647 Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. TX - HB82 Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB7 Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate. TX - HB1912 Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants. TX - HB3175 Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities. TX - HB1695 Relating to establishing reimbursement rates for certain child-care providers participating in the subsidized child-care program administered by the Texas Workforce Commission. TX - HB1500 Relating to authority of the governor and certain political subdivisions to regulate firearms, ammunition, knives, air guns, explosives, and combustibles and certain associated businesses during certain disasters and emergencies. TX - HB1900 Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. TX - HB2337 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1515 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. TX - HB1082 Relating to the availability of personal information of an elected public officer. TX - HB3712 Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers. TX - HB2022 Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. TX - HB1419 Relating to the duties of a law enforcement agency regarding missing children and missing persons and to the duties of a justice of the peace or other investigator regarding unidentified bodies. TX - HB1434 Relating to limitations on pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty. TX - HB3214 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB5 Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. TX - HB1264 Relating to the time for making required reports of deceased residents of this state to a voter registrar and to the secretary of state. TX - HB541 Relating to certain claims for benefits, compensation, or assistance by certain public safety employees and survivors of certain public safety employees. TX - HB6 Relating to election integrity and security, including by preventing fraud in the conduct of elections in this state; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - SB1295 Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities. TX - HB1505 Relating to attachments for broadband service on utility poles owned by an electric cooperative and establishing and funding a pole replacement program for deployment of certain broadband facilities. TX - SCR12 Claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to halt and reverse certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. TX - SB1160 Relating to the creation of the Gulf Coast Protection District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose fees; providing authority to impose a tax; granting the power of eminent domain. TX - SB197 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations. TX - HJR133 Proposing a constitutional amendment to foster economic development and job growth and to provide tax relief and funding for education and public safety by creating the Texas Gaming Commission, authorizing and regulating casino gaming at a limited number of destination resorts and facilities licensed by the commission, authorizing sports wagering, requiring occupational licenses to conduct casino gaming, and requiring the imposition of a tax. TX - HB11 Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty. TX - HB13 Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council. TX - HB10 Relating to the governance of the Public Utility Commission of Texas, the Office of Public Utility Counsel, and an independent organization certified to manage a power region. TX - HB12 Relating to a study on a statewide disaster alert system and implementation of that system and to notice to elected officials of a widespread power, water, or natural gas outage or emergency. TX - HB16 Relating to the regulation of certain retail electric products. TX - SB827 Relating to health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin. TX - HB1925 Relating to prohibitions on camping in a public place and to a political subdivision's designation of property for camping by homeless individuals; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB1650 Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license. TX - HB442 Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts. TX - HB1691 Relating to the protection of religious freedoms and religious institutions during a declared state of disaster. TX - HB1458 Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education. TX - HB1172 Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct. TX - HJR152 Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature. TX - HB2733 Relating to defendants restricted to the operation of a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device or required to submit to alcohol monitoring and establishing a central database of those defendants. TX - HB1487 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB393 Relating to the definition of a bet for purposes of gambling criminal offenses. TX - HB1672 Relating to use of electric energy storage facilities in the ERCOT power region. TX - HB2483 Relating to utility facilities for restoring electric service after a widespread power outage. TX - HB525 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB17 Relating to a restriction on the regulation of utility services and infrastructure based on the energy source to be used or delivered. TX - HB1572 Relating to the rental and operation of electric generation equipment. TX - HB1239 Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship. TX - HB2975 Relating to prohibiting the physical restraint of or use of chemical irritants on certain public school students by peace officers and school security personnel under certain circumstances. TX - HB1195 Relating to the franchise tax treatment of certain loans and grants made under the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act. TX - HB3151 Relating to municipalities and counties that adopt budgets that reduce the funding or personnel allocated for law enforcement agencies. TX - HB40 Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies. TX - HB2696 Relating to eligibility for a loan under the disaster recovery loan program. TX - SB623 Relating to the investigation and punishment of certain sexual offenses, to protective orders issued on the basis of certain sexual offenses, to crime victims' compensation, and to the establishment of a state sexual offense prevention and response program for the Texas Military Department. TX - HB2622 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. TX - HB1314 Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state. TX - HB68 Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. TX - HB2340 Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures. TX - SB495 Relating to certain rights of crime victims. TX - HB9 Relating to the criminal punishment and conditions of community supervision for the offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - SB23 Relating to an election to approve a reduction or reallocation of funding or resources for certain county law enforcement agencies. TX - HB2366 Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB2586 Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region. TX - HB1477 Relating to performance and payment bonds for public work contracts on public property leased to a nongovernmental entity. TX - HB1173 Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider. TX - HB561 Relating to the repeal of the authority of political subdivisions to adopt or enforce juvenile curfews. TX - SB1387 Relating to a requirement that a voting system used in an election in this state be manufactured, stored, and held in the United States by a company headquartered in the United States. TX - HB19 Relating to civil liability of a commercial motor vehicle owner or operator, including the effect that changes to that liability have on commercial automobile insurance. TX - HB2578 Relating to the comptroller's establishment and operation of a public information Internet website. TX - HB2510 Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for animals adopted from or sold by nonprofit animal welfare organizations. TX - HB3810 Relating to the authority of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to raise premium rates on association policies. TX - HB1424 Relating to protection of persons from participation in a health care service for reasons of conscience; providing a civil remedy; authorizing disciplinary action. TX - HB3218 Relating to the regulation of abortion, including information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; authorizing disciplinary action; providing a civil remedy; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3760 Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care, regulation of abortion, and the availability of certain defenses to prosecution for homicide and assault offenses; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2609 Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. TX - SB993 Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. TX - HB2211 Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - HB460 Relating to the solicitation of pen pals by certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. TX - HB1656 Relating to certain orders, proclamations, and regulations issued in response to a disaster by the governor or the presiding officer of the governing body of a political subdivision. TX - HJR97 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports wagering in this state. TX - HB2070 Relating to the regulation of sports wagering; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee; imposing a tax; creating criminal offenses; decriminalizing wagering on sports events. 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 - SB112 Relating to the procedures for the installation and use of tracking equipment and for access to certain communications and location information by law enforcement and the admissibility of certain evidence obtained through those procedures. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB574 Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections. TX - HB907 Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of autoimmune diseases. TX - HB4110 Relating to the regulation of metal recycling; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HR538 Condemning racism against Asian Americans. TX - HB1276 Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments. TX - HB1367 Relating to the exemption from registration fees of certain vehicles used by nonprofit disaster relief organizations. TX - HB1818 Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB873 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - HB1418 Relating to civil liability and responsibility for the consequences of defects in the plans, specifications, or related documents for the construction or repair of an improvement to real property. TX - HB1607 Relating to certificates of public convenience and necessity for certain transmission projects. 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.