Rep. Jetton Files 1st Round of Legislation for 2023 Session


I have begun filing legislation that will support Texas families by keeping our communities safe, empowering parents in their children’s education, supporting our teachers, improving our infrastructure, and reducing property taxes.”

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas (RICHMOND, TX) - Representative Jacey Jetton files his first round of legislation for the 88th Legislative Session. Jetton’s legislation focuses on empowering Texas families by keeping communities safe, ensuring all Texas children have access to a high-quality education, and cutting property taxes. Jetton is a Representative for Fort Bend County, one of the largest and most diverse counties in Texas.


“Texas families want the government to do its job and then get out of the way,” Representative Jetton said. “Law makers should focus on legislation that empowers Texans to make the right choices for their families. As a husband, father, and small-business owner, I understand the challenges facing Texas families, and I have begun filing legislation that will support Texas families by keeping our communities safe, empowering parents in their children’s education, supporting our teachers, improving our infrastructure, and reducing property taxes.”

Jetton’s first filed bills include:
HB 279: Legislation to combat human trafficking
HB 346: Exempting teachers from paying sales tax on school supplies
HB 358: Creating a study to determine the ideal school district size for improving student outcomes
HB 597 and HB 601: Pro-consumer reforms in insurance
HB 677: Eliminating toll fees that school districts are paying for school buses
 
Jetton’s office will continue to file legislation as the drafts become available. Upcoming bills will focus on education: empowering parents, transparency in budgets, increasing funding for schools, and improving the quality of life and work for teachers. Jetton also has draft legislation in progress to further preclude defunding law enforcement, and to combat human trafficking.
 
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