Monthly Archives: April 2007

Parker’s Sex Offender Identification Legislation Approved By State Affairs Committee

April 18th, 2007

Rep. Tan Parker’s legislation to improve tracking of sexual offenders cleared an important hurdle last Friday when House Bill 2656 was voted out of the House Committee on State Affairs. The bill, authored by Representative Tan Parker and supported by law enforcement leaders calls for an identifying emblem to be placed on the driver’s license of sex offenders whose victims were younger than 14 years of age.

House Passes Budget for 2008-2009 Biennium

April 2nd, 2007

“This budget reflects strong fiscally responsible principals,” Parker added. “I am proud to have been a part of this budget adoption process, and am grateful for the leadership displayed by Speaker Tom Craddick, Appropriations Chairman Warren Chisum, and the members of the Appropriations Committee.”