Here is an overview of activity from elected officials in The Woodlands area on various legislation so far this session.

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Paul Bettencourt
R-Houston • Elected: 2014
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Bettencourt’s Senate Bill 7, which harshens penalties for inappropriate student-teacher relationships, passed both chambers and was signed by Gov. Abbott on May 25.

 

 

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Brandon Creighton
R-Conroe • Elected: 2014
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Creighton’s Senate Bill 2, which sought to cap the ability of local jurisdictions to raise property tax rates, was no longer viable in the House at the end of the session.

 

 

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Cecil Bell
R-Magnolia • Elected: 2013
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Bell’s HB 136, which would include career and technology education in the mission of public education, was approved by both chambers. The bill was sent to the governor.

 

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Mark Keough
R-The Woodlands • Elected: 2012
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Keough’s SCR 52 calls upon U.S. Congress to pass a bill that will improve care options for veterans. Gov. Greg Abbott  signed the bill on May 23.

 

TOM-2017-4-19-5Valoree Swanson
R-Tomball • Elected: 2016
[email protected]house.texas.gov

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Swanson voted in favor of a measure that would lower criminal penalties for animal cruelty, which the House Freedom Caucus rallied around. The bill eventually passed the House.