Ethics Explorer A Guide to the Financial Interests of Elected Officials

Rep. Jimmie Don Aycock District 54 (R-Killeen)

Industry
Business Owner, Medical
Education
B.S., D.V.M., Texas A&M University
Spouse
Marie
Committees
  • Public Education (Chair)
  • Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Financial Statements

Sources of Income

  • Aycock is employed by Aycock Family Limited Partnership and Kell Branch Properties, LLC.

  • He has owned and operated veterinary clinics in Killeen, Copperas Cove and Harker Heights.

  • He has also been involved in ranching and real estate development.

Property

  • Commercial and residential property in Killeen valued at $298,000

Analysis

  • Aycock's daughter Michelle Smith is a lobbyist with HillCo Partners, whose clients include education advocacy groups. Aycock has served on the Public Education Committee and has filed legislation that affects public schools.

  • Aycock, a veterinarian, has been the top recipient of campaign contributions from the Texas Veterinary Medical Association PAC.

  • In 2013, Aycock sponsored a bill that put restrictions on veterinary technicians, including requiring decisions on diagnosis and treatment to be made by a supervising veterinarian. The bill, which passed, also prohibited the operation of a satellite office or mobile facility by a vet tech without a supervising veterinarian.