The committee is expected to hear testimony from the family of Alex Brown, a teenager from Wellman who was killed in a car crash while texting.
The Brown family has traveled around Texas, including to Abilene, to encourage people to put down their phones while driving.
The family recently received a brand new home from Extreme Makeover: Home Edition.
There are five bills submitted this session which would ban texting while driving.
Copyright 2015 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.