+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0686 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Public Education (House) Title: member TX - Public Health (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (26) TX - HB3298 Relating to computer science and technology education, training, and curriculum. TX - HB4048 Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant regarding death certificates. TX - HB1601 Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers. TX - HB4024 Relating to a limitation on the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes. TX - HB4206 Relating to a study of the desirability, feasibility, and effects of limiting the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable. TX - HJR118 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for the appraisal of real property for ad valorem tax purposes based on its purchase price. TX - HB446 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument. TX - HB771 Relating to the inclusion of instruction about bullying and cyberbullying in the required curriculum for public school students. TX - HJR83 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain peace officers. TX - HB1255 Relating to the regulation of, and taxes imposed on the sale or use of, cigarettes, tobacco products, and e-cigarettes; imposing taxes; requiring a permit; imposing a fee; providing administrative penalties. TX - HB2476 Relating to the weather emergency preparedness of facilities for providing gas or electric service. TX - HB3297 Relating to election integrity and the prevention of fraud in the conduct of an election; creating criminal offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB1726 Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System. TX - HB1675 Relating to guardianships of the person of wards with profound intellectual disabilities who are minors or were minors when their guardianship proceedings commenced. TX - HB1797 Relating to ad valorem and franchise tax credits for donations to school districts to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. TX - HJR145 Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to limit the appraised value of real property for ad valorem tax purposes to the value when the owner acquired the property and to provide for determining that value on the basis of the purchase price of the property, if applicable. TX - HB3300 Relating to certain school district staff development requirements and including certain information regarding substance abuse and suicidal tendencies in the essential knowledge and skills of the public school health curriculum. TX - HB445 Relating to instruction in positive character traits in public schools. TX - HB741 Relating to voter approval of a county or municipal budget that reduces by a certain percentage the amount allocated to provide a fire protection, law enforcement, or emergency medical service. TX - HB3125 Relating to the payment by the state or a county of costs for certain mental health hearings or proceedings. TX - HB444 Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HJR89 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against the ad valorem taxes imposed by a school district on property owned by a business entity that donates money to the district to create or support career and technical education programs or courses. TX - HB3299 Relating to requiring certain information about physical and mental health as part of the enrichment curriculum for public schools. TX - HB2150 Relating to the punishment for the criminal offense of obstructing a highway or other passageway; increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB4226 Relating to the statewide plan for student mental health. TX - HB2604 Relating to the exclusion of school facilities from load shedding participation during a rolling blackout. + − Cosponsored Bills (97) TX - HB1655 Relating to restrictions on the age of persons employed by or allowed on the premises of a sexually oriented business; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2366 Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty. 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 - HB3712 Relating to the training of and policies for peace officers. TX - HB3584 Relating to monuments, markers, medallions, and antiquities controlled by or in the custody of the Texas Historical Commission; authorizing civil penalties. TX - SB8 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. 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 - 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 - HB4272 Relating to requirements for and prohibited uses of information contained in the immunization registry. 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 - SB474 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2308 Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB2595 Relating to a parity complaint portal and educational materials and parity law training regarding benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders to be made available through the portal and otherwise; designating October as mental health condition and substance use disorder parity awareness month. 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 - HB1776 Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB5 Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. TX - HB725 Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools. TX - SB284 Relating to a study of out-of-state physicians who practiced in this state during the COVID-19 pandemic. TX - HB2668 Relating to the effect of certain reductions in a health benefit plan enrollee's out-of-pocket expenses for certain prescription drugs on enrollee cost-sharing requirements. TX - HB3833 Relating to the appraisal of certain real property for ad valorem tax purposes. TX - HB1912 Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. TX - HB1824 Relating to the continuity of services received by individuals receiving services at state hospitals and state supported living centers, the establishment of a pilot program to provide behavioral health or psychiatric services to certain residential care facility residents, and court orders for psychoactive medication for certain patients. TX - HB1219 Relating to the dissolution by petition of a municipal management district. TX - HB1515 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. TX - HB1900 Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. TX - HB1239 Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship. TX - HB1445 Relating to the applicability of the sales and use tax to medical or dental billing services. TX - HB797 Relating to the possession and administration of certain vaccines by a home and community support services agency or its employees. TX - HB244 Relating to the establishment of a grant program for promoting computer science certification and professional development in coding, technology applications, cybersecurity, and computer science for public school teachers. TX - SB1776 Relating to the inclusion of an elective course on the founding principles of the United States in the curriculum for public high school students and the posting of the founding documents of the United States in public school buildings. 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 - HB4 Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs, using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services. TX - HB1747 Relating to a recommendation by the COVID-19 Expert Vaccine Allocation Panel to prioritize first responders in vaccine allocation and distribution. TX - HB654 Relating to the rule against perpetuities. TX - HB2557 Relating to a school security volunteer program in certain counties. TX - SJR27 Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations. 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 - HB11 Relating to the preparedness for extreme weather emergencies of facilities that provide electricity service; providing an administrative penalty. TX - HB1386 Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. TX - HB1071 Relating to the presence of a qualified facility dog or qualified therapy dog in certain court proceedings. TX - SB168 Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools. TX - HB1276 Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments. TX - HB578 Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan. TX - HB2211 Relating to in-person visitation with hospital patients during certain periods of disaster. TX - HB3214 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1458 Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education. TX - HB1650 Relating to the regulation of plumbing, including the requirements to obtain a tradesman plumber-limited license. TX - HB571 Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program. TX - HJR152 Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature. TX - HB359 Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage. TX - SB1522 Relating to the adjustment of the average daily attendance of a school district on the basis of a calamity. TX - HB2230 Relating to a study on incorporating fine arts into the foundation curriculum for public schools. TX - HB1468 Relating to a local remote learning program operated by a public school. TX - HB881 Relating to the duration of laboratory support for testing of vector-borne infectious diseases in border counties. TX - HB784 Relating to a local agreement with the Department of State Health Services to improve laboratory capabilities in border counties. 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 - HB803 Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB3526 Relating to electronic voter registration through a voter registration agency. TX - HB40 Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies. 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 - SB369 Relating to the requirement to submit a financial aid application as a condition of high school graduation for public school students. TX - HB1314 Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state. 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 - HB2337 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB525 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB133 Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program, including the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program. TX - HB15 Relating to the creation of the Texas brain university research initiative. 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 - HB3348 Relating to the number of baccalaureate degree programs certain public junior colleges may offer. TX - HB1016 Relating to emergency school drills and exercises conducted by public schools. TX - HB2586 Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region. 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 - 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 - SB2026 Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools. TX - HJR72 Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit this state or a political subdivision of this state from prohibiting or limiting religious services of religious organizations. TX - SB2050 Relating to bullying and cyberbullying in public schools. TX - SB598 Relating to auditable voting systems. TX - HB3810 Relating to the authority of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association to raise premium rates on association policies. TX - HB8 Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records. TX - HB574 Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections. TX - HB290 Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB1259 Relating to the rural veterinarian incentive program. TX - HCR27 Designating the first full week in April as Gifted and Talented Students Week for a 10-year period beginning in 2021. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - SB2013 Relating to a study on administrative penalties assessed against a substance use disorder service provider and to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to provide administrative penalty schedules on the commission's Internet website. 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 - HB4442 Relating to the regulation of oil and gas waste; imposing a fee. TX - HB4509 Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools. TX - HB3257 Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - HB1875 Relating to the creation of the business court and the Court of Business Appeals to hear certain cases; authorizing fees. TX - HB873 Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.