House Bill 8 (author): Jessica’s Law.
In the entire history of Texas, there has never been a tougher law for sexual predators. The bill made pedophiles eligible for the death penalty and established a 25-year minimum sentence for the most heinous sexual offenses against children.
House Bill 1034 (author): “Under God”
Added the words “Under God” to the pledge to the Texas flag, aligning our pledge with our national pledge and preserving our founding father’s values.
House Bill 103 (author): Castle Doctrine
The Castle Doctrine guarantees your Second Amendment right to defend your property and your family in the face of danger.
House Bill 5 (co-author): Tax Relief for Senior Citizens
Senior Citizens who had seen their taxes frozen previous to the property tax cuts granted in 2007 were given the same proportional property tax relief.
House Joint Resolution 6 (co-author): The Defense of Marriage Act
This historical constitutional amendment stated clearly that in Texas, marriage is defined as being between a man and a woman.