State Rep. Dade Phelan

Republican
Current Rating
N/A
House District 21 - Beaumont
First elected 2014

Previous Ratings on the Fiscal Index

  • Career: F
  • 2019: F
  • 2017: F
  • 2015: C

About State Rep. Dade Phelan

Dade Phelan serves as a senior partner and broker at Phelan Investments, a family owned commercial real estate development company. Phelan graduated from the University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor Degree in Government. He gained extensive legislative experience serving on staffs for State Representative Mark Stiles, State Senator Tommy Williams and United States Congressman Dick Armey. Representative Phelan was a two-time Governor Rick Perry appointee to the Lower Neches Valley Authority and its 2013 president.Phelan has served on the board of directors of numerous local organizations including, Catholic Charities of Southeast Texas, Southeast CASA, Golden Triangle Coastal Conservation Association, Saint Anne Catholic Church and The Jefferson Theatre. He is married to his wife Kim and together they have three boys Ford, Mack, and Hank.

Offices

Capitol
CAP 2W.13
P.O. Box 2910
Austin, TX 78768
p: (512) 463-1000
District
10984 F.M. 1442 Suite B
Orange, Texas 77630
p: (409) 745-2777

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House District District 21

State Rep. Dade Phelan's Record

  • Pro-Taxpayer
  • Anti-Taxpayer
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  • Absent, Excused
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  • Not Applicable
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Electing Dade Phelan Speaker of the Texas House

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HR 4, Amendment 5 by Slaton: Requiring the speaker to appoint only members of the majority party to chair committees

House Record Vote: 10
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HR 4, Amendment 7 by Cason: Protecting transparency of committee proceedings

House Record Vote: 12
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HR 4, Amendment 8 by Walle: Requiring live-streaming of the Redistricting Committee

House Record Vote: 13
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HR 4, Amendment 10 by Tinderholt: Requiring record votes in committees

House Record Vote: 15
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HR 4, Amendment 13 by Toth: Providing the House an opportunity to override executive orders issued by the governor

House Record Vote: 18
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HR 4, Amendment 15 by Vasut: Transferring power from House leadership to members

House Record Vote: 19
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HR 4, Amendment 17 by Tinderholt: Requiring Calendars to vote on bills

House Record Vote: 21
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HR 4, Amendment 23 by Cason: Protecting the rights of citizens to petition their government

House Record Vote: 23
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HB 1024 by Geren: Allowing restaurants to sell alcohol to go

House Record Vote: 46
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HB 16 by Hernandez: Anti-free market regulation on energy retailers

House Record Vote: 55
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HB 17 by Deshotel: Protecting consumer choice in energy

House Record Vote: 56
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HB 1195 by Geren: Protecting businesses from taxation on federal aid

House Record Vote: 65
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HB 567 by Frank: Protecting parental rights

House Record Vote: 68
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HB 428 by Ken King: Imposing regulations on health insurance providers

House Record Vote: 158
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HB 871 by Morrison: Reducing municipal fees for contractors

House Record Vote: 159
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HB 636 by Senfronia Thompson: Unnecessarily continuing the State Board of Plumbing Examiners

House Record Vote: 178
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HB 1575 by Cyrier: Making government more efficient

House Record Vote: 180
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HB 1600 by Canales: Continuing state agencies without reforms

House Record Vote: 181
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HB 2415 by Meyer: Imposing a tax on small businesses

House Record Vote: 197
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HB 2090 by Oliverson: Healthcare cost transparency

House Record Vote: 211
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HB 404 by Hernandez: Imposing regulations on cosmetolgists

House Record Vote: 214
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HB 394 by Moody: Expanding the Texas Lottery

House Record Vote: 215
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HB 2080 by Leman: Protecting taxpayer interests in lawsuits

House Record Vote: 218
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HB 1472 by Bucy: Making a soccer tournament eligible for corporate welfare

House Record Vote: 221
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HB 133 by Rose: Expanding Medicaid for pregnant women

House Record Vote: 232
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HB 1927 by Schaefer, Amendment 6 by Cason: Ensuring the liberties of all law abiding adults are protected by law

House Record Vote: 264
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HB 1927 by Schaefer: Eliminating taxes and regulations for law abiding firearm owners

House Record Vote: 280
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HB 1931 by Walle: Increasing regulations on public housing

House Record Vote: 283
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HB 574 by Bonnen: Increasing criminal penalties for election fraud

House Record Vote: 287
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HB 1259 by Darby: Spending tax dollars to create a rural veterinarian incentive program

House Record Vote: 288
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HB 3907 by Goldman: Providing tax incentives for low-income housing

House Record Vote: 301
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HB 326 by Howard: Imposing regulations on healthcare providers

House Record Vote: 304
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HB 2053 by Klick: Creating an occupational licenses for genetic counselors

House Record Vote: 318
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HB 1520 by Paddie: Costly bonds for gas utilities

House Record Vote: 325
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HB 619 by Senfronia Thompson: Creating a strategic plan to impose regulations on child care

House Record Vote: 330
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HB 3807 by Hunter: Requiring local governments to hire lifeguards and post signs

House Record Vote: 332
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HB 2670 by Guillen: Making social workers eligible for subsidized home mortgage loans

House Record Vote: 333
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HB 907 by Jarvis Johnson: Imposing regulations on health insurance companies over autoimmune disease treatment

House Record Vote: 348
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HB 270 by Senfronia Thompson: Increasing welfare spending

House Record Vote: 351
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HB 2350 by Zwiener: State funding for local nature based quality enhancement projects

House Record Vote: 354
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HB 2374 by Sanford: Efficiency audits for DFPS

House Record Vote: 360
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HB 1525 Amendment 14 by Turner: Insuring salaries of government employees

House Record Vote: 387
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HB 1525 by Huberty: Providing additional funding for public education without significant reforms

House Record Vote: 393
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HB 1441 by Schaefer: Raising the standard of proof for government seizure of private property

House Record Vote: 401
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HB 1, Amendment 7 by Jessica González: Capping outside legal fees in the Office of the Attorney General

House Record Vote: 404
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HB 1, Amendment 29 by Cason: Defunding the State Board of Geoscientists and funding bulletproof vests for law enforcement officers

House Record Vote: 405
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HB 1, Amendment 54 by Coleman: Providing for the expansion of Medicaid

House Record Vote: 408
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HB 1, Amendment 71 by Yvonne Davis: Removing a prohibition on taxpayer-funded lobbying from TEA

House Record Vote: 409
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HB 1647, Amendment 1 by Cain: Ensuring landlords are aware of bad tenants

House Record Vote: 421
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HB 3397 by Murphy: Additional funds to ERS without reforms

House Record Vote: 430
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HB 541 by Patterson: Covering healthcare costs without safeguards

House Record Vote: 437
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HB 2812 by Murphy: Providing state loans to local governments

House Record Vote: 438
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HB 1647 by Walle: Preventing landlords from learning of tenant evictions

House Record Vote: 442
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HB 3023 by Ken King: Making the Professional Bull Riders World Finals eligible for corporate welfare

House Record Vote: 462
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HB 15 by Senfronia Thompson: Creating the Brain Institute of Texas and giving it the authority to issue bonds

House Record Vote: 467
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HJR 5: Proposing a constitutional amendment creating the Brain Institute of Texas and giving it the authority to issue bonds

House Record Vote: 470
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HB 3271 by Morales Shaw: Creating more government loans for businesses

House Record Vote: 475
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HB 1804 by Meyer: Prohibiting public funds from being used to settle sexual harassment claims

House Record Vote: 491
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HB 1164: Imposing regulations on healthcare providers

House Record Vote: 494
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HB 1818 by Patterson: Imposing regulations on pet stores

House Record Vote: 507
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HB 2283 by Phil King: Preventing private individuals and companies from influencing elections

House Record Vote: 514
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HB 2030 by Chris Turner: Additional funding for higher education without serious reforms

House Record Vote: 515
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HB 2893 by Herrero: Requiring government to set up a housing help center in Nueces County

House Record Vote: 517
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HB 2499 by Stucky: Requiring life jackets for boat operators and passengers

House Record Vote: 518
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HB 1485 by Turner: Requiring occupational licenses of elevator mechanics

House Record Vote: 522
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SB 1438 by Bettencourt: Protecting property tax reform

House Record Vote: 523
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HB 570 by Paddie: Providing government loans to businesses

House Record Vote: 525
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HB 1607, Amendment 4 by Tinderholt: Ensuring ERCOT puts consumers first

House Record Vote: 567
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HB 1607, Amendment 5 by Tinderholt: Ensuring energy providers pay costs of grid connection

House Record Vote: 568
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HR 333 by Oliverson: Repealing the mask requirement in the Texas House

House Record Vote: 579
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HB 3373 by Burrows: Regulating music venues

House Record Vote: 600
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HB 4103 by Burrows: Dedicating hotel taxes for convention center projects

House Record Vote: 602
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HB 1607 by Darby: Protecting subsidies for wind and solar electrical providers

House Record Vote: 603
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HB 1301 by Guillen: Expanding the powers of colonia help centers

House Record Vote: 605
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HB 1588 by Leach: Requiring health insurance providers to cover scalp cooling

House Record Vote: 618
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HB 2626 by Noble: Imposing taxes on property brought to Texas

House Record Vote: 623
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HB 1554 by Rogers: Expanding the power of municipal development districts

House Record Vote: 632
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SB 13 by Birdwell: Prohibiting state contracts and investments with companies who boycott energy

House Record Vote: 637
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HB 2000 by Huberty: Authorizing the Texas Water Development Board to issue bonds

House Record Vote: 640
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HJR 143 by Geren: Proposing a constitutional amendment enabling more organizations to conduct charitable raffles

House Record Vote: 643
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HB 2667 by Smithee: Extending fees to VOIP services

House Record Vote: 645
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HB 1698 by Raney: Raising vehicle registration fees

House Record Vote: 662
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HB 4139 by Coleman: Injecting critical race theory into Health and Human Services

House Record Vote: 697
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HJR 140 by Paddie: Proposing a constitutional amendment to prohibit additional taxes

House Record Vote: 698
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SB 43 by Zaffirini: Imposing additional regulations on wrap loans

House Record Vote: 713
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HB 3046 by Middleton: Requiring AG reports on unconstitutional orders

House Record Vote: 736
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HB 2261, Amendment 1 by Middleton: Preventing MMD's from taxing businesses for public education

House Record Vote: 763
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HB 1869, Amendment 5 by Bowers, et al: Preventing further property tax protections for Dallas County taxpayers

House Record Vote: 768
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HB 1869, Amendment 8 by Chris Turner: Preventing further property tax protections for Tarrant County taxpayers

House Record Vote: 769
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HB 1348 by Deshotel: Ensuring public charter schools have the same abilities as traditional public school

House Record Vote: 778
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SB 1265 by Birdwell: Making the National Hot Rod Association Fall Nationals at the Texas Motorplex eligible for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program

House Record Vote: 765
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HB 3034 by Campos: Creating a costly homeless database

House Record Vote: 794
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HB 2149 by Clardy: Re-authorizing rolling polling for rural areas

House Record Vote: 839
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SB 211 by Zaffirini: Imposing regulations and taxes on vaping products

House Record Vote: 840
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SB 7 by Hughes: Election integrity omnibus legislation

House Record Vote: 841
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HB 3610 by Gervin-Hawkins: Protecting public charter school buildings from taxation

House Record Vote: 843
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HB 3963 by Ken King: Placing electrical vehicle charging stations on state property

House Record Vote: 858
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HB 2911 by White: Increasing fees to fund 911 services

House Record Vote: 870
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HB 1501 by Dean: Preventing cities from banning natural gas or propane

House Record Vote: 876
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SB 609 by Alvarado: Creating the Texas music incubator rebate program

House Record Vote: 893
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HB 4242 by Meyer: Extending Chapter 313 for 2 years

House Record Vote: 904
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HB 1231 by Moody: Designating of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as optional state holidays

House Record Vote: 908
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HB 1556, Amendment 1 by Tinderholt: Removing renovations from Chapter 313 eligibility

House Record Vote: 916
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HB 1556, Amendment 4 by Tinderholt: Requiring energy providers to commit to generating at least 59 percent of their contract

House Record Vote: 917
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HB 1556, Amendment 6 by Rosenthal: Requiring Chapter 313 recipients to hire locally

House Record Vote: 918
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HB 3, Amendment 8 by Vasut: Prohibiting mask mandates

House Record Vote: 925
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HB 4387 by Mary Gonzales: Expanding higher education funding for illegal aliens

House Record Vote: 927
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HB 4018 by Capriglione: Creating a special fund with undetermined cost for technological modernization

House Record Vote: 928
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HB 3979 by Toth: Prohibiting critical race theory in Texas public education

House Record Vote: 938
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HB 3276 by Parker: Requiring recording of vote counting

House Record Vote: 953
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HB 1683 by Landgraf: Protecting Texas oil and gas from federal regulation

House Record Vote: 954
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HB 2822 by Hull: Removing prior authorization for psychotropic medication under Medicaid

House Record Vote: 976
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SB 1615 by Bettencourt: Further involving the state in adult education

House Record Vote: 985
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SB 1776 by Campbell: Promoting education on America's founding principles

House Record Vote: 987
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SB 1295 by Creighton: Additional funding for public universities without significant reforms

House Record Vote: 996
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HJR 82 by Craddick: Proposing a constitutional amendment to divert ESF funds for state highways

House Record Vote: 999
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SB 1138, Amendment 2 by Ann Johnson: Requiring a political study on Medicaid Expansion

House Record Vote: 1005
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SB 1138 by Hughes: Studying the costs of welfare

House Record Vote: 1006
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SB 19 by Schwertner: Prohibiting state contracts with companies that attack gun rights

House Record Vote: 1023
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HB 170 by Ortega: Imposing new regulations on people and businesses

House Record Vote: 1036
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HB 2168: Expanding charitable raffles

House Record Vote: 1037
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HB 2204 by Senfronia Thompson: Expanding regulated gambling

House Record Vote: 1038
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HB 2641 by Rodriguez: Expanding eligibility for food stamps

House Record Vote: 1047
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HB 1885 by Harris: Restricting cities’ ability to regulate ETJ’'s

House Record Vote: 1048
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HB 3656 by Chris Turner: Imposing regulations on businesses

House Record Vote: 1050
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HB 3673 by Jarvis Johnson: Establishing a state sickle cell disease registry

House Record Vote: 1069
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HB 156 by Ortega: Granting counties the ability to raise fees

House Record Vote: 1073
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HB 1530 by Murphy: Additional funding for higher education without serious reforms

House Record Vote: 1096
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HB 1516 by Noble: Efficiency audits for TANF

House Record Vote: 1122
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HB 4487 by Rosenthal: Further involving the state in adult education

House Record Vote: 1133
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HB 2696 by Morrison: Removing barriers to government loans

House Record Vote: 1139
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HB 2134 by Bernal: Imposing regulations on health insurance providers

House Record Vote: 1175
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SB 155 by Perry: Promoting election integrity in the voter rolls

House Record Vote: 1215
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SB 911 by Hancock: Imposing regulations on food delivery businesses

House Record Vote: 1250
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SB 586 by Springer: Imposing taxes on off road vehicles purchased out of state

House Record Vote: 1254
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SB 22 by Springer: Covering healthcare costs without safeguards

House Record Vote: 1269
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SB 1525: Expanding public university professor recruitment program

House Record Vote: 1271
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SCR 12 by Creighton: Claiming sovereignty under the 10th Amendment

House Record Vote: 1294
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SB 73 by Miles: Expanding local government involvement in Medicaid

House Record Vote: 1362
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SB 1524 by Hughes: Creating a taxpayer-subsidized apprenticeship program

House Record Vote: 1363
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SB 480 by Miles: Expanding student fees at the University of Houston

House Record Vote: 1374
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SB 15 by Nichols: Protecting Texans' consumer data

House Record Vote: 1423
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SB 1387 by Creighton: Requiring voting systems to be purchased from US companies

House Record Vote: 1449
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SB 678 by Alvarado: Creating a government loan program for small businesses

House Record Vote: 1453
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SB 1341 by Springer: Ensuring welfare does not go to ineligible recipients

House Record Vote: 1466
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SB 62 by Zaffirini: Expanding the powers of the Texas Ethics Commission

House Record Vote: 1478
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SB 828 by Hughes: Hotel tax omnibus bill

House Record Vote: 1484
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SB 1336: Strengthening the state's spending limit

House Record Vote: 1502
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SB 1 by Nelson: The state budget

House Record Vote: 1545
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