Texas Rep. Phil Stephenson, R-Wharton, center, and other lawmakers are sworn in Tuesday during the beginning of the 85th Texas Legislative session at the Texas State Capitol in Austin.
Texas Rep. Phil Stephenson, R-Wharton, center, and other lawmakers are sworn in Tuesday during the beginning of the 85th Texas Legislative session at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Eric Gay AP
Texas Rep. Phil Stephenson, R-Wharton, center, and other lawmakers are sworn in Tuesday during the beginning of the 85th Texas Legislative session at the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Eric Gay AP