Legislative Matrix

For this assignment, you will develop a Legislative Matrix based upon the specific legislators in a residential/geographical legislative district in your state.

You will identify elected six (6) officials from your legislative districts including: 1) local Councilpersons or County Commissioner, 2) Federal House of Representative, 3) Federal Senator, 4) State House of Representative, 5) State Senator, and 6) the Governor.

You will identify the committees each legislator is a member of, and you will discuss any active legislation bills and/or past legislative initiatives he/she is involved individually.

This information will be used to assist in the development of the Legislative Communication assignment next week.

Use the – Legislative Matrix Template.

Assignment example – Legislative Matrix Exemplar Texas

Submission Details:

  • Support your responses with examples.
  • Cite any sources in APA format.
  • Submit your document to the Submissions Area by the due date assigned.


Week 2 Project Health Policy



Texas Legislative Matrix

Legislators in the State of Texas

Elected Official

Active Legislation Bills-

Past Legislative Incentives

Assigned Committees


Greg Abbott

· This leader was the one responsible for drafting the bill

· He took and forwarded the bill to the 1545 bear in the house, and the bill was passed (Heydari, 2020)

· Gave response to the disaster relief bill and the constipation bill in the house.

· He was part of those who drafted bill number 2 of the property reform changes in the state and districts.

· He was part of human trafficking and rape cases. Aimed at reducing the increased rate of the two crimes.

· SB20: Assisting board members to increase their level of expiration by advising the board

· HB13: The bill was drafted to increase information reporting that are all attributed to abortion issues in the house to offer access to such health issues (Saxon, 2020)

· The bill is in support of the police and security protection act drafted in 2017.

· A member and Chairperson of Commerce Committee

U.S Senator

Ted Cruz

· S2220- Responsible for drafting the Timing Security Reliance act to ensure that the state security is better and the people are safe.

· SJRES23: Gave support in making sure that the bill was passed to increase reliance on Drug testing and unemployment bill. The bill intends to increase drug testing and reduce unemployment.

· Drafted the S74: The senator was part of drafting the bill to ensure no work, no pay act passed in the house. This will help citizens to get a better pay

· S69: The bill deals with constitutional carry reciprocity cases about the state’s issues to increase the efficiency of issues.

· S104: The bill is known to support the shutdown of state functions that hinder the state’s success.

· S109: Failure to support funding of abortion cases that are related to issues of state-level funding.

· Leader of Foreign Relations committee

Texas Senator

Charles Schwertner (District 5)