Dr. Tom Oliverson

Republican for State Representative
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Capitol Update: Last Week of Session

Friends, Thank you for reading. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. Ending Surprise Medical Bills for Texans On Tuesday, the Texas House passed SB 1264 which…

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Texas Legislature Passes Significant Balance Billing Legislation

Austin, Texas – This morning, the Texas House passed SB 1264 authored by Sen. Kelly Hancock (R-North Richland Hills) and sponsored by Dr. Tom Oliverson (R-Cypress). This landmark legislation will prevent patients with state-regulated health plans from receiving surprise medical bills. In a situation where patients unknowingly receive out-of-network care, SB 1264 directs providers and…

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Capitol Update: May 9th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. Passing Property Tax Reform Last week, the Texas House passed the Texas Taxpayer Transparency…

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Capitol Update: April 25th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. Protecting Our Children from Dangerous Drivers Last week, I laid out my bill, House…

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Capitol Update: April 11th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. The Passage of HB 3 On April 3rd, the Texas House of Representatives overwhelmingly…

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Capitol Update: March 28th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. Energizing Insurance Legislation Earlier this month, I had the opportunity to attend the spring…

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Capitol Update: March 14th

Dear Friends, Thank you for reading. We’re already halfway through the 86th Session. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to these past two weeks in Austin. The Texas Plan for Our Schools On…

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Speaker Bonnen nominates Rep. Oliverson for national Emerging Legislative Leaders Program

Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen today announced his nomination of Rep. Tom Oliverson for the State Legislative Leaders Foundation’s 15th Annual Emerging Legislative Leaders Program. The Emerging Legislative Leaders Program is a national program designed specifically for the next generation of leaders in state legislatures. It is held every July on the campus of…

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Oliverson Bill to Provide Property Tax Relief

State Rep. Tom Oliverson, M.D. (R-Cypress) has filed legislation that would introduce property tax relief for Texans statewide. HB 2537 would redirect ninety percent of surplus state revenue towards funding public school maintenance and operations budgets. This new funding could eliminate nearly half of the property tax burden in about a decade. Property taxes have…

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Capitol Update: February 28th

Dear Friends, Thank you for tuning in. It has been an eventful couple of weeks. As always, you may contact my office with your views via phone (512-463-0661) or mail (P.O. Box 2910, Austin, TX 78768). Here is what we have been up to recently in Austin. Protecting Patients of Freestanding ERs Last week, I…

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