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83rd Texas Legislature (2013)

The 83rd Regular Legislative Session

The 83rd Regular Legislative Session ran from January 8th to May 27th of 2013. There were three Special Sessions called by the Governor, taking place from May through August.

Below you will find all the information you need about my service throughout the 83rd Regular Legislative Session; committee assignments and caucus memberships, as well as links to bills I authored, bills I co-authored, and bill amendments I proposed.

Committee Assignments

I was deeply honored to work on the following House committees during the 83rd Regular Legislative Session:

  • Defense & Veteran's Affairs Committee

  • Education Policy for a Skilled Workforce Committee

  • Local & Consent Calendars Committee

  • Public Health Committee

Caucus Membership

In addition to serving in committees, I was honored to be a part of the following caucuses during the 83rd Legislature:

  • Texas Legislative Black Caucus

  • Texas House Democratic Caucus

  • Texas Legislative Study Group


Below you can find all the bills and amendments I filed and collaborated on during the 83rd Regular Legislative Session.

Primary & Joint Authorship



The Legislative Process

Learn about how the Texas legislative process works, and how a bill becomes a law. Below you can also find voting resources, including registration info.

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