+ − Contact Information Phone: (512) 463-0624 Office Address: P.O. Box 2910 Austin, TX 78768 + − Committees (2) TX - Defense and Veterans' Affairs (House) Title: member TX - Homeland Security and Public Safety (House) Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (24) TX - HR910 Congratulating The University of Texas at Arlington Movin' Mavs on winning the 2021 National Wheelchair Basketball Association intercollegiate championship. TX - HB1692 Relating to the amounts budgeted by certain political subdivisions for fire protection, law enforcement, or emergency medical services. TX - HR634 Congratulating Medical City Arlington on earning designation as a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Facility from the Texas Department of State Health Services. TX - HB3785 Relating to the governor's authority to suspend regulatory statutes, orders, and rules during a declared state of disaster. TX - HB4396 Relating to distributions to the state greyhound breed registry. TX - HB1731 Relating to protection of the electric power transmission and distribution system. TX - HR160 In memory of U.S. Congressman Ron Wright. TX - HB2734 Relating to the limitation on administration and use of certain assessment instruments in public schools. TX - HB3783 Relating to the penalty for violating certain executive orders, proclamations, or regulations issued by the governor. TX - HB2966 Relating to the repeal of provisions providing for the calculation and effect of a de minimis ad valorem tax rate. TX - HB3781 Relating to a prohibition on executive orders issued during a declared state of disaster that prohibit a business or category of businesses from operating. TX - HB1691 Relating to the protection of religious freedoms and religious institutions during a declared state of disaster. TX - HR43 Commending members of the Arlington Fire Department TIFMAS strike team for helping to battle wildfires in California in September and October of 2020. TX - HB2735 Relating to the authority of certain counties to use an alternate work period for county peace officers. TX - HB1774 Relating to health benefits coverage for certain elected officials. TX - HB1269 Relating to the Texas Legislative Medal of Honor. TX - HB1775 Relating to increased penalties for the offense of trafficking of persons that involves a child victim or the death of any victim. TX - HB3782 Relating to governmental authority to close private and public schools. 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 - HB1690 Relating to the governor's power to control the sale, dispensing, transportation, storage, and use of alcoholic beverages, ammunition, explosives, combustibles, and weapons during a declared state of disaster or state of emergency. TX - HB3784 Relating to the penalty for a violation of an emergency management plan. TX - HB2965 Relating to civil liability for censorship by social media companies. TX - HR491 Congratulating the Arlington Retired School Employees Association on its 50th anniversary. TX - HB3780 Relating to renewal of a state of disaster declared to address a communicable disease. + − Cosponsored Bills (199) TX - HJR130 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the state from expanding eligibility for Medicaid under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. TX - HB2366 Relating to criminal conduct that endangers law enforcement; creating a criminal offense and increasing a criminal penalty. TX - HB2298 Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB2536 Relating to neglect of a child and the grounds for termination of the parent-child relationship and possession of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB2967 Relating to the unlawful carrying of a handgun in a motor vehicle or watercraft. TX - HB2022 Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. TX - HB3507 Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - SB8 Relating to abortion, including abortions after detection of an unborn child's heartbeat; authorizing a private civil right of action. TX - HB2631 Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial. TX - SB937 Relating to an excused absence from a public institution of higher education for a student called to required military service. TX - SB155 Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service. 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 - 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 - 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 - HB3702 Relating to prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts. TX - HB957 Relating to local, state, and federal regulation of firearm suppressors. TX - HB1623 Relating to personhood rights for born and preborn human beings. TX - HB101 Relating to civil liability of municipalities for failure to comply with immigration detainer requests. TX - HB1399 Relating to professional liability insurance coverage for and prohibitions on the provision to certain children of procedures and treatments for gender transitioning, gender reassignment, or gender dysphoria. TX - HB574 Relating to the creation of criminal offenses involving elections. TX - HJR140 Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the enactment of a law that imposes a tax on certain transactions that either convey a security or involve specified derivative contracts. 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 - HB1869 Relating to the definition of debt for the purposes of calculating certain ad valorem tax rates of a taxing unit. TX - HB2706 Relating to the emergency services and care provided to victims of sexual assault and other sex offenses and to the processes associated with preserving and analyzing the evidence of those offenses. TX - HB3648 Relating to the provision of natural gas and electric services in this state. TX - HB2374 Relating to efficiency audits of the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB1804 Relating to prohibiting the use of state appropriations or public money of a political subdivision to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain public officers and employees. 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 - HCR87 In memory of former state representative John Clifford Otto. TX - HB2637 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB781 Relating to the carrying and possession of a handgun by a public junior college school marshal. 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 - HB2308 Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB4042 Relating to requiring public school students to participate in interscholastic athletic activities based on biological sex. TX - HB3190 Relating to the waiting period for a divorce on the grounds of insupportability. TX - HB3940 Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law in this state. TX - HB2337 Relating to abortion complication reporting and the regulation of drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2681 Relating to public school elective courses providing academic study of the Bible offered to certain students. TX - HB547 Relating to authorizing equal opportunity for access by non-enrolled students to University Interscholastic League sponsored activities; authorizing a fee. TX - SB763 Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee. TX - HB1368 Relating to election fraud; increasing a penalty. TX - HB1218 Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education. 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 - HB1238 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm. TX - HB1280 Relating to prohibition of abortion; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB764 Relating to the academic assessment of public school students. 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 - HB623 Relating to the designation of wind-powered energy device construction areas by certain counties. TX - HB1900 Relating to municipalities that adopt budgets that defund municipal police departments. 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 - HB1912 Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants. 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 - 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 - HB1173 Relating to prohibited logistical support by a governmental entity for procurement of an abortion or the services of an abortion provider. TX - HB329 Relating to election integrity. TX - HB330 Relating to elections; creating criminal offenses; increasing criminal penalties. TX - HB335 Relating to the cancellation of a person's voter registration on notice that the person has acknowledged that the person is not a citizen; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2084 Relating to the eligibility of property used for renewable energy electric generation for ad valorem tax benefits under the Texas Economic Development Act. TX - HB3979 Relating to the social studies curriculum in public schools. 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 - HB525 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB1239 Relating to the prohibited suspension of laws protecting religious freedom and prohibited closure of places of worship. TX - HB334 Relating to funding for career and technology programs in public schools. TX - HB1542 Relating to the reporting of certain information on career and technology education in public schools. TX - HB1397 Relating to the required disclosure of entities with an ownership interest in a vendor of voting system equipment. TX - HB1411 Relating to funding under the transportation allotment for transportation related to career and technology education and the use of transportation allotment funds by school districts to provide prepaid fuel cards to certain students. TX - HB1725 Relating to delivery of ballots by mail. TX - HB1724 Relating to service as an election watcher. TX - HB1291 Relating to notice of the right to object to participation in an abortion procedure for health care personnel of a hospital or health care facility. TX - HB786 Relating to required cardiopulmonary resuscitation training for telecommunicators. TX - HB3280 Relating to election integrity; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB3281 Relating to practices and procedures for an early voting ballot voted by mail. TX - HB3974 Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar. TX - SB282 Relating to a prohibition against the appropriation of money to settle or pay a sexual harassment claim made against certain members of the executive, legislative, or judicial branch of state government and to a prohibition against the use of other public money to settle such a claim. TX - HB1197 Relating to the period for which certain land owned by a religious organization for the purpose of expanding a place of religious worship or constructing a new place of religious worship may be exempted from ad valorem taxation. 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 - 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 - HB2266 Relating to the appointment of election officers. TX - HB2263 Relating to the requirements for accepting certain election materials. TX - HB2265 Relating to the hours for voting during the early voting period. TX - HB2264 Relating to the appointment, suspension, and termination of a county elections administrator. TX - HB2609 Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. TX - HB1146 Relating to placement on the minimum salary schedule for certain public school career or technology education teachers. TX - HB2340 Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry; requiring an occupational certificate to perform certain surgical procedures. TX - HB1927 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is 21 years of age or older and not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm or other weapon; creating criminal offenses. 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 - 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 - HB1487 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB2601 Relating to the use of a device capable of recording images or sounds during election proceedings. TX - HB2602 Relating to hours of service by an election watcher. TX - HB2900 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a firearm by a person who is not otherwise prohibited by state or federal law from possessing the firearm and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; making conforming changes. TX - HB4069 Relating to abolition of the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission and the transfer of the regulation of alcoholic beverages to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. TX - HJR152 Proposing a constitutional amendment regarding certain organizational and procedural matters related to the legislature. TX - HB1920 Relating to the offense of possessing a weapon in a secured area of an airport. TX - HB61 Relating to the signature required on an application for voter registration or for a ballot to be voted by mail. TX - HB336 Relating to prohibiting the recognition and enforcement of extreme risk protective orders; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB2120 Relating to school district hearings regarding complaints. TX - HB1172 Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault or other prohibited sexual conduct. TX - HB611 Relating to the assistance of voters; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB25 Relating to a prohibition on the distribution of an application form for an early voting ballot. TX - HB803 Relating to equal parenting orders in suits affecting the parent-child relationship. TX - HB1911 Relating to provisions governing the carrying of a handgun by certain unlicensed persons and to other provisions related to the carrying, possessing, transporting, or storing of a firearm; providing criminal penalties. 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 - HB1458 Relating to the separation based on biological sex of athletics teams sponsored by a public school or institution of higher education. TX - HB626 Relating to the expansion of the Texas Innovative Adult Career Education (ACE) Grant Program to include certain nonprofit organizations providing job training to veterans. TX - HB1528 Relating to the posting of certain information regarding programs of study offered under a school district's career and technology education program. TX - SB797 Relating to the display of the national motto in public schools and institutions of higher education. TX - HB3222 Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for school students. TX - HB3028 Relating to vaccination requirements for health benefit plans or insurance policies provided to business entities. TX - HB2622 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas. TX - HB33 Relating to measures to facilitate the award of postsecondary course credit leading to workforce credentialing based on military experience, education, and training and to prepare veterans for employment in certain industries. TX - HB2862 Relating to border security 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. TX - HB44 Relating to civil liability and criminal penalties for performing certain abortions; providing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses. TX - HB895 Relating to the recording of certain personal information of voters by election officials. TX - HB2729 Relating to in-person visitation of an immediate family member or religious counsel with seriously ill or dying hospital patients and facility residents. TX - HB2713 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments, memorials, or designations located on public property; authorizing a civil penalty. TX - HB3214 Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. TX - HB8 Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records. TX - HB1276 Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments. TX - HB2856 Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status. TX - HB2497 Relating to the establishment and duties of the Texas 1836 Project. TX - HB1687 Relating to unlawful employment practices with respect to the COVID-19 vaccine. TX - HB2968 Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. TX - HB3002 Relating to a merchant allowing a person suspected of committing or attempting to commit theft to complete a theft education program. TX - HB112 Relating to the enforcement of certain federal laws regulating firearms, firearm accessories, and firearm ammunition within the State of Texas; creating a criminal offense. TX - SB247 Relating to discrimination against or burdening certain constitutional rights of an applicant for or holder of a license to practice law 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 - HB4509 Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools. TX - HB1069 Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders. TX - HB3791 Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Electric Grid Security and Emergency Preparedness Advisory Council. TX - HB68 Relating to the definition of abuse of a child. TX - HB1314 Relating to manufacturing requirements for hardware and software used in a voting system used in an election in this state. TX - HB1984 Relating to the duration of a special open hunting season for game animals and certain game birds restricted to persons under 17 years old. TX - HB2728 Relating to the designation of January 27 as International Holocaust Remembrance Day. TX - SB1111 Relating to the residence address of a voter for purposes of a response to a confirmation notice sent by the voter registrar. TX - HB3924 Relating to health benefits offered by certain nonprofit agricultural organizations. TX - HB3752 Relating to the offering of health benefit coverage by subsidiaries of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. TX - HB69 Relating to prohibiting abortion at or after 12 weeks post-fertilization. TX - HB3276 Relating to the security of voted ballots. 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 - HB2556 Relating to designating September 30 as Vanessa Guilln Day. 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 - 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 - HB1374 Relating to the confidential and privileged communications and records of victims of certain sexual assault offenses. TX - HB782 Relating to requirements for certain petitions requesting an election and ballot propositions. TX - HB1802 Relating to a study on the use of alternative therapies for treating post-traumatic stress disorder. TX - SB2026 Relating to instruction on informed American patriotism in public schools. TX - SB1336 Relating to a limit on the rate of growth of certain appropriations. TX - SB993 Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. TX - HB2087 Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents. TX - HB5 Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas. TX - HCR25 Expressing support for full funding of the U.S. Army's Future Vertical Lift program, including the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft and Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft. TX - HB1400 Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of impersonating a private investigator. 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 - HB2462 Relating to the reporting of a sexual assault, to evidence of a sexual assault or other sex offense, and to other law enforcement procedures occurring with respect to a sexual assault or other sex offense. TX - HB29 Relating to authorizing the provision of temporary secure storage for weapons at certain public buildings; authorizing fees. TX - HB530 Relating to the applicability to election judges of a prohibition on the carrying of a handgun at a polling place. TX - HB67 Relating to restrictive covenants related to swimming pool enclosures. TX - HB18 Relating to establishment of the prescription drug savings program for certain uninsured individuals. TX - HB1033 Relating to prescription drug price disclosure; authorizing a fee; providing an administrative penalty. 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 - HB13 Relating to the establishment of the Texas Energy Disaster Reliability Council. TX - SB12 Relating to complaint procedures and disclosure requirements for social media platforms and to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service. TX - HB1569 Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays. TX - HB4044 Relating to a registrar's failure to cancel voter registrations under applicable law. TX - HCR1 Supporting prayers, including the use of the word "God," at public gatherings and displays of the Ten Commandments in public educational institutions and other government buildings. TX - HB2866 Relating to the preservation, maintenance, and restoration of the Alamo Cenotaph; granting the power of eminent domain. TX - HB2319 Relating to the use of public money to compensate a person who lobbies the federal government. TX - HJR113 Proposing a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to life of unborn children. TX - HB3013 Relating to displays and exhibits located on the grounds of the Alamo complex. 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 - HJR97 Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to legalize sports wagering in this state. TX - HB1579 Relating to the protection of the free exercise of religion rights of inmates and ensuring access to volunteer and faith-based chaplains and chaplaincy services. TX - HB2546 Relating to the enforcement by the secretary of state of certain voter roll maintenance provisions; creating a criminal offense. TX - HB4331 Relating to vote harvesting; creating an offense; creating a civil penalty. TX - HB2571 Relating to the removal, relocation, alteration, or construction of certain monuments or memorials located on public property. TX - HB446 Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for the offense of criminal mischief involving the damage or destruction of a public monument. TX - HB2587 Relating to the censorship of users' expressions by an interactive computer service. 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 - HB1057 Relating to designating November 7 as Victims of Communism Day. 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 - HB1677 Relating to the establishment of a Texas Police Service Animals Memorial Monument in the Capitol Complex. TX - HB918 Relating to a license to carry a handgun for certain young adults who are protected under certain court orders related to family violence. TX - HB7 Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate. TX - HB14 Relating to the creation of the Texas Electricity Supply Chain Security and Mapping Committee. 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 - 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 - HB1856 Relating to carrying and storing a firearm or firearm ammunition by a hotel guest. TX - HB4014 Relating to the protection of children, including the definition of child abuse and the prosecution of the criminal offense of abandoning or endangering a child. TX - HB3596 Relating to the protection of religious organizations. TX - HB2339 Relating to the use of information from the lists of noncitizens and nonresidents excused or disqualified from jury service. TX - HB1250 Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Prez Day. TX - HB4033 Relating to late applications for exemptions from ad valorem taxation for disabled veterans. TX - HCR51 Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guilln Act. TX - HB749 Relating to the use by a political subdivision of public funds for lobbying activities. 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 - HB929 Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.