- 2023 - Received a 100% Pro-Life Voting Record with Louisiana Right to Life as a State Legislator and answered the Louisiana Right to Life Questionnaire 100% Pro-Life.
- 1 of only 19 to vote against breaking the spending cap (SCR3 2023)
- Moved without objection to advance (House - Civil Law Committee) HB152 to seeking a constitutional amendment to add the fundamental right of parents to decide the nurture, education, care, custody, and control of their children. (Video 1:14:50) May 8, 2023
- Voted in favor of moving forward (House - Civil Law and Procedure Committee) Valarie Hodge’s HB537 prohibiting foreign ownership of immovable property. (Video 42:10) May 15, 2023
- Moved and voted to favorably report (House – Education Committee) Heather Cloud’s SB7 seeking to prohibit erotic materials in the children’s section of public libraries. (Video 2:21:45) May 23, 2023
- Co-sponsored HB25 (2023) to grant parish and municipal governing authorities certain powers over local public libraries
- Co-sponsored HB102 (2023) to require parish and municipal libraries to adopt and implement a policy relative to a minor's access to sexually explicit materials
- Introduced HB121 (2023) to require public schools to provide at least one recess period per school day in schools with any grade kindergarten through fifth grade
- Introduced HB152 (2023) seeking a constitutional amendment to add the fundamental right of parents to decide the nurture, education, care, custody, and control of their children
- Co-sponsored HB158 (2023) to limit civil liability for refusal to mandate vaccinations for COVID-19 or other pandemic diseases and prohibits the denial of business permits and professional licenses for failure to mandate such vaccines
- Co-sponsored HB372 (2023) to provide that the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization do not have jurisdiction in this state
- Introduced HB415 (2023) to provide that a deposit account does not include a central bank digital currency
- Co-sponsored HB462 (2023) to require each public school governing authority to post on its website certain fiscal information and requires the treasurer to post the information on the website of the Dept. of the Treasury
- Introduced HR10 (2023) requesting that the state Dept. of Education revise the proposed early learning and development standards and submit its version to the State Bd. of Elementary and Secondary Education for consideration
- Introduced HB356 (2022) to allow parents to see public school lesson plans
- Introduced HB396 (2022) to provide relative to work requirements within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
- Introduced HB407 (2022) to prohibit adding any vaccine with emergency use authorization status to the list of vaccinations required for school and child daycare entry
- Introduced HB427 (2022) restricting the administration of vaccines to minors on school property and at school-sponsored events.
- Introduced HB428 (2022) to prohibit the State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education and the state Department of Education from recommending any vaccine or medical procedure
- Introduced HB531 (2022) to provide for civil remedies for a student who is denied entry into school because of immunization requirements
- Introduced HB535 (2022) to prohibit group health plan and life insurance policy issuers from denying coverage or offering incentives based upon vaccination status
- Introduced HB594 (2022) to provide for rights of individuals to bodily autonomy and to make healthcare decisions
- Introduced HB596 (2022) seeking a Constitutional Amendment providing for rights of individuals to bodily autonomy and to make healthcare decisions
- Introduced HB622 (2022) creating a cause of action for mandating, recommending, or administering certain products.
- Introduced HB735 (2022) seeking to prohibit government agency, employer, private business, or educational institution from mandating liability-free products
- Introduced HB984 (2022) to require a general public comment period during at least one meeting of the school board a month
- Introduced HB1022 (2022) to provide for a cause of action for mandating, recommending, or administering certain products
- Introduced HB1026 (2022) relative to domestic violence and the institution of marriage
- Introduced HCR37 (2022) to direct the state Department of Education to publish certain student enrollment information on its website each year
- Introduced HCR112 (2022) requesting local public bodies to allow the public to view and participate in meetings via electronic means to the extent practicable
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