At the Capitol: Property, medical bills move forward in Senate

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

Paul Bettencourt Paul Bettencourt[/caption]

Paul Bettencourt
R-Houston • Elected: 2014
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Latest news
Bettencourt’s property tax bill, Senate Bill 2, faced heavy criticism in the Senate Finance Committee, but eventually passed to the Senate. The bill received 18 votes to send it to the House. (March 22)

 

 

Brandon Creighton Brandon Creighton[/caption]

Brandon Creighton
R-Conroe • Elected: 2014
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Latest news
Creighton’s Senate Bill 25 passed the Senate in a 21-9 vote. The bill eliminates the ability for parents to sue doctors for failing to reveal a medical claim that would have resulted in an abortion. (March 22)

 

 

 

Cecil Bell Cecil Bell[/caption]

Cecil Bell

R-Magnolia • Elected: 2013
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Latest news
Bell authored a bill to include career and workforce training in the mission of public education. The bill was heard by the House Public Education Committee and has been left pending. (March 22)

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Kevin Roberts

R-Spring (F) • Elected: 2016
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Latest news
Roberts authored House Bill 1290, which proposes for every new state regulation set in place, one must be repealed. The bill is awaiting a hearing in the House State Affairs Committee. (March 22)

 

TOM-2017-4-19-5Valoree Swanson
R-Tomball (F) • Elected: 2016
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Latest news
In the House Elections Committee, Swanson voted in favor of a measure that would eliminate one-punch voting in elections. The bill passed out of committee and will face debate on the House floor. (March 22)