+ − Contact Information + − Committees (9) TX - Agriculture and Rural Affairs (Senate) Title: member TX - Business and Commerce (Senate) Title: member TX - Committee of the Whole Senate (Senate) Title: member TX - Economic Development (Senate) Title: member TX - Natural Resources (Senate) Title: member TX - State Affairs (Senate) Title: member TX - Oversight of Windstorm Insurance Title: member TX - Partnership Advisory Commission Title: member TX - Cruise Industry Development Title: member + − Sponsored Bills (86) TX - SB1128 Relating to the conduct and administration of elections. TX - SR203 Recognizing the Pasadena Volunteer Fire Department for 80 years of service to its community. TX - SR631 Recognizing Marian Thomas for her service to Communities In Schools of Galveston County. TX - SB498 Relating to the trapping and transport of surplus white-tailed deer. TX - SR778 Recognizing Andrew Micah George on the occasion of his high school graduation. TX - SR777 Recognizing Jesse Anthony Shipman on the occasion of his high school graduation. TX - SB638 Relating to the computation of a surplus credit for certain successor employing units. TX - SR567 Recognizing the Pearland High School Oilers football team for winning the 2010 Class 5A Division I state championship title. TX - SR817 Recognizing Ben Meador for his service to San Jacinto College. TX - SR266 Recognizing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for its accomplishments in the State of Texas. TX - SR478 In memory of Phillip McClanahan Hopkins, Sr., of Tiki Island. TX - SR1174 Recognizing Jimmy and Peggy Burke on the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary. TX - SB324 Relating to the course levels offered by the University of Houston-Clear Lake. TX - SR788 Recognizing Hannah Rebekah Stoltenberg on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB2 Relating to certain economic and workforce development programs through which employers may receive grants and subsidies. TX - SR265 Recognizing February 16, 2011, as Ellington Field Day at the State Capitol. TX - SR1033 Recognizing Mickey Gilley for his career in country music. TX - SR937 Recognizing Madison Jewel Gee of Lake Jackson on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR858 Recognizing James E. Elliott on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Coast Guard. TX - SR784 Recognizing Danielle Denise Crutcher on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB431 Relating to the use of fraudulent or fictitious military records; creating an offense. TX - SB503 Relating to coverage for certain towing and storage expenses under a motor vehicle insurance policy. TX - SB1712 Relating to providing notice of foreclosure to certain lien holders. TX - SB432 Relating to the penalty for failure to make a timely installment payment of ad valorem taxes on property in a disaster area. TX - SB944 Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to make recommendations to the commissioner of insurance regarding certain automobile insurance claims. TX - SR819 Recognizing the Texas Bay Area Credit Union on the occasion of its 75th anniversary. TX - SR781 Recognizing Bailey Lane Stephenson on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB1073 Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems. TX - SR477 Congratulating Sharon Li of Manvel on being named a top youth volunteer in Texas in the 2011 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program. TX - SB1048 Relating to the creation of public and private facilities and infrastructure. TX - SB1175 Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. TX - SR319 Recognizing February 23 and 24, 2011, as Pearland Day at the State Capitol. TX - SR483 In memory of Lewis Edward Cook III. TX - SR864 Welcoming the doctors of chiropractic who are visiting our state from Japan. TX - SR560 Recognizing the Deer Park Chamber of Commerce for its work in behalf of its community. TX - SB1074 Relating to water districts' authority to set rates and a presumption of validity. TX - SR563 Recognizing James R. Borup on the occasion of his retirement as a Galveston-Texas City Pilot. TX - SB1070 Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. TX - SR675 Recognizing the Pearland High School girls' softball team for winning the University Interscholastic League Class 5A state championship title for 2010. TX - SB1315 Relating to the regulation of boat manufacturers, distributors, and dealers; providing a civil penalty. TX - SR786 Recognizing Toni Annette Dockens on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB1205 Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage. TX - SR632 Recognizing Christopher Fields of the Lakeview Police Department for his service to his community. TX - SB1300 Relating to insurer restrictions regarding repair of a motor vehicle covered under an insurance policy. TX - SR441 Recognizing March 8, 2011, as Brazoria County Day at the State Capitol. TX - SR790 Recognizing Allison Renee Leigon on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR785 Recognizing Kori Christian Polston on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB1047 Relating to the eligibility of an innovation and commercialization organization associated with the Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center to receive funding from the Texas emerging technology fund. TX - SB1889 Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association and to the resolution of certain disputes concerning claims made to that association. TX - SR780 Recognizing Cassandra Dawn Rhodes on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB569 Relating to the rates charged by certain conservation and reclamation districts for potable water or wastewater service to recreational vehicle parks. TX - SR984 Recognizing the Space Center Intermediate Band for being awarded the Sudler Cup by the John Philip Sousa Foundation. TX - SR449 Recognizing March 9, 2011, as Texas Chemicals Day at the State Capitol. TX - SR818 Recognizing Jerome McKown on the occasion of his retirement from the La Porte Police Department. TX - SB1176 Relating to the definition of a postsecondary program in regard to non-baccalaureate career schools and colleges. TX - SB1105 Relating to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance. TX - SB447 Relating to the regulation of solar energy devices by a property owners' association. TX - SR479 In memory of Lynn Levin Cantini of Galveston. TX - SB1072 Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. TX - SB1104 Relating to the operation, powers, and duties of ship channel districts. TX - SB1151 Relating to notice of utility rate increases. TX - SR792 Supporting a public education campaign on the importance of folic acid in the diets of women of childbearing age. TX - SB499 Relating to the identification of breeder deer by microchips. TX - SB500 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. TX - SB1071 Relating to the exchange of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. TX - SB446 Relating to encumbrances that may be fixed on homestead property. TX - SR791 Recognizing Danica Brett Yates on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR787 Recognizing Olivia Rebekah Moore on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR783 Recognizing Rebecca Louise Crim on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SB563 Relating to the efficiency of the operations of, and certain information regarding services provided by, the Texas Workforce Commission; providing a criminal penalty. TX - SB1075 Relating to the regulation of plumbing. TX - SR687 Recognizing Ruth Hinkle Kicklighter on the occasion of her retirement from La Porte High School. TX - SB497 Relating to the construction or expansion of a wind-powered electric generation facility located near a federally owned or operated radar installation or military installation; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SR1001 Recognizing Eugene A. Cernan for his service to the nation as a naval aviator and astronaut. TX - SJR19 Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting an encumbrance to be fixed on homestead property for an obligation to pay certain property owners' association fees and fines without permitting the forced sale of the homestead. TX - SR782 Recognizing Erika Beatriz Gutiérrez on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR202 Recognizing the Texas Economic Development Council on the occasion of its 50th anniversary. TX - SR668 In memory of Charles Durham Nash of Austin. TX - SB711 Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. TX - SR1256 Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2457. TX - SR559 Recognizing Leadership Friendswood for its contributions to the community. TX - SB1069 Relating to the Texas emerging technology fund reporting requirement. TX - SR779 Recognizing Rachael Ann Hailey on the occasion of her high school graduation. TX - SR508 Recognizing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration for its leadership and accomplishments in the State of Texas. TX - SB252 Relating to the management, breeding, and destruction of deer and to procedures regarding certain deer permits. TX - SR789 Recognizing Madison Lanae Marquez on the occasion of her high school graduation. + − Cosponsored Bills (40) TX - HB125 Relating to the regulatory analysis of rules proposed by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. TX - HB1120 Relating to the dissolution of the Country Place Management District. TX - HB628 Relating to contracts by governmental entities and related professional services and to public works performance and payment bonds. TX - HB1119 Relating to the maintenance tax rate of the Brazoria County Conservation and Reclamation District Number Three. TX - HB550 Relating to an exemption to the requirement for a fishing license for residents of a certain age. TX - HB1010 Relating to enforcement of commercial motor vehicle safety standards in certain municipalities. TX - HB887 Relating to registration of a motor vehicle alleged to have been involved in a violation detected by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. TX - HB1839 Relating to excluding a provider of recreational classes that do not lead to an educational credential from regulation as a career school or college. TX - HB2035 Relating to the temporary relocation of an alcoholic beverage distributor's or wholesaler's premises during a period of emergency and delivery of alcoholic beverages to a distributor's or wholesaler's premises. TX - HB2004 Relating to the sale of certain state property in Brazoria County by the Texas Board of Criminal Justice. TX - HB1711 Relating to disaster remediation contracts. TX - HB1804 Relating to certificates of insurance required for certain plumbing contractors. TX - HB2194 Relating to certain election practices and procedures; providing a penalty. TX - HB2376 Relating to the regulation of plumbing. TX - HB2289 Relating to the authority of a gas corporation to use a public right-of-way along a railroad, a railroad right-of-way, an interurban railroad, or a street railroad. TX - HB2457 Relating to the Texas Enterprise Fund and the Texas emerging technology fund. TX - HB2853 Relating to tax increment financing. TX - HCR131 In memory of Howard Victor Reed of Austin. TX - HCR119 Congratulating James Alford Davis on being named the 2011 Citizen of the Year by the Menard County Chamber of Commerce. TX - HB3372 Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems. TX - HCR162 Congratulating the Space Center Intermediate Band in Houston on its receipt of a 2010 Sudler Cup. TX - SB14 Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. TX - SB18 Relating to the use of eminent domain authority. TX - SB178 Relating to requirements to vote, including presenting proof of identification; providing criminal penalties. TX - SB354 Relating to the carrying of concealed handguns on the campuses of and certain other locations associated with institutions of higher education. TX - SB1044 Relating to authorizing counties to finance the acquisition of conservation easements. TX - SB1007 Relating to certain comprehensive development agreements of the Texas Department of Transportation. TX - HB1682 Relating to prohibiting school districts from requiring or coercing school district employees to make charitable contributions. TX - HB1960 Relating to the regulation of boat manufacturers, distributors, and dealers; providing a civil penalty. TX - HB2280 Relating to the composition of the permanent advisory committee to advise the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the implementation of the ad valorem tax exemption for pollution control property. TX - HB2538 Relating to the confidentiality of certain identifying information regarding students of career schools or colleges and other educational entities; providing a criminal penalty. TX - HCR132 Honoring the Texas State Association of Parliamentarians on the occasion of their annual convention. TX - HCR135 Honoring Bill Bailey, retiring constable for Precinct 8 of Harris County. TX - HCR142 Congratulating Clear Lake High School junior Cameron Blizzard on overcoming cancer. TX - SB1310 Relating to the creation of the Select Committee on Economic Development. TX - SCR14 Affirming the pride of all Texans in both our one and indivisible national union and our one and indivisible state, claiming sovereignty under the Tenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States over all powers not otherwise enumerated and granted to the federal government by the U.S. Constitution, serving notice to the federal government to cease and desist from certain mandates, and providing that certain federal legislation be prohibited or repealed. TX - SR35 Honoring the victims and heroes of the Arizona shooting. TX - SR799 In memory of Nicolis Terrel Williams of Sugar Land. TX - SCR36 Urging the members of the Texas congressional delegation to provide to the legislature a cost analysis of the exact funding necessary for full enforcement of all immigration laws in Texas and to immediately report back to the legislature as to the status of that funding and directing the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to send a delegation of members from both chambers to meet with members of Congress and members of the executive branch to discuss the border security crisis. TX - SR896 Recognizing The University of Texas Community Outreach program.