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Texas House of Representatives

You are a freshman member of the Texas House of Representatives. You sponsor a bill that has strong support among your constituents, but only a half-dozen co-sponsors. Neither the Speaker nor the senior members of the House are on the list. Furthermore, it is referred to a committee that you do not sit on. How do you get it out of that committee and onto the floor for debate? Moreover, how could you increase the chances of the pill passing?
Sources to consider:

a. Blair, Diane D., and Jeanie R. Stanley. “Personal relationships and legislative power: Male and female perceptions.” Legislative Studies Quarterly (1991): 495-507.
b. Fiorina, Morris P. “Legislative choice of regulatory forms: legal process or administrative process?.” Public Choice 39, no. 1 (1982): 33-66.
c. Wiggins, Charles W., Keith E. Hamm, and Charles G. Bell. “Interest-group and party influence agents in the legislative process: a comparative State analysis.”The Journal of Politics 54, no. 1 (1992): 82-100.