Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Garnet Coleman
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/18/2021

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (27):
HB 710 Author: Coleman | Hernandez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to statements on the impact of legislation on childhood racial disparity.

HB 1240 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations; changing a criminal penalty.

HB 1271 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the student union fee at the University of Houston.

HB 1325 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the participation of the medical school at the University of Houston and the college of osteopathic medicine at Sam Houston State University in the Joint Admission Medical Program.

HB 1338 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Harris County Hospital District.

HB 2069 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 15 2021 10:54AM
Caption: Relating to the prevention of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.

HB 2317 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of affordable housing as a qualifying project for public-private partnerships.

HB 2846 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

HB 3071 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses.

HB 3075 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the collection and reporting of certain information regarding mental health jail diversion.

HB 3077 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the regulation of applied behavior analysis paraprofessional technicians; requiring a registration.

HB 3085 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/08/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health care provider participation programs in this State.

HB 3088 Author: Coleman | Hernandez | Price
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the administration of certain mental health grant programs established by the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 3099 Author: Coleman | Guillen
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives in Texas.

HB 3109 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to identifying and addressing social determinants of health in Medicaid managed care contracts.

HB 3549 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 22 2021 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants.

HB 3839 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to home and community support services licensing requirements.

HB 3842 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2021 10:13AM
Caption: Relating to the prohibited sale of flavored cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products and administrative penalties for the prohibited sales.

HB 4139 Author: Coleman | Rose | Johnson, Jarvis | Howard | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the Office for Health Equity.

HB 4140 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities and residents.

HB 4143 Author: Coleman | Turner, Chris | Collier | Anchia | Howard
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.

HB 4144 Author: Coleman | Walle
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.

HB 4145 Author: Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier | Rosenthal
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to criminal justice.

HB 4149 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to county jailers.

HB 4354 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the administration of medication to certain persons in the custody of a sheriff.

HB 4398 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the disposition of forfeited assets.

HB 4455 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of pollution control property.

Joint Author (25):
HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of health care services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Brain Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds.

HB 65 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Morales, Christina | Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements for notice of a standard permit for certain concrete plants.

HB 88 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Davis | Coleman | Collier
Last Action: 03/25/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, witnesses to the commission of those offenses, and other members of the public, to peace officer liability for those interactions, and to the confinement, conviction, or release of detained or arrested individuals.

HB 140 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Leach | Krause
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness.

HB 389 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 531 Author: Walle | Coleman | Morales Shaw | Hernandez
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/19/2021 S Placed on local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to notice requirements for a leased dwelling located in a floodplain.

HB 578 Author: Turner, John | Allison | Price | Coleman
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan.

HB 974 Author: Price | Ashby | Coleman | Guillen
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to telemedicine, telehealth, and technology-related health care services.

HB 1402 Author: Johnson, Ann | Coleman | Reynolds | Rosenthal
Last Action: 03/15/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

HB 1824 Author: Price | Smith | Coleman | Rose | Allison
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the continuity of services received by individuals receiving services at state hospitals and state supported living centers, the establishment of a pilot program to provide behavioral health or psychiatric services to certain residential care facility residents, and court orders for psychoactive medication for certain patients.

HB 1903 Author: Walle | Bonnen | Coleman
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact; authorizing fees.

HB 2236 Author: Hernandez | Coleman | Johnson, Jarvis | Thierry
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to adopt a land bank program.

HB 2251 Author: Hernandez | Coleman
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to funding of entities through the community collaborative grant program.

HB 2287 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Dutton | Allen | Coleman
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to data collection and receipt of certain reports by and consultation with the Collaborative Task Force on Public School Mental Health Services.

HB 2517 Author: Meza | Coleman | White | Johnson, Ann
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention in municipal jails.

HB 2566 Author: Darby | Oliverson | Anderson | Howard | Coleman
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to newborn and infant hearing screenings.

HB 2954 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Hunter | Dutton | Coleman | Allen
Last Action: 05/11/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention program for certain public elementary schools.

HB 3121 Author: Turner, John | Price | Coleman | Meyer | Rose
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a voluntary quality standards certification process for certain private residential psychiatric treatment facilities that provide treatments and services to youth; imposing fees; authorizing civil and administrative penalties.

HB 3175 Author: Morrison | Ashby | Pacheco | Wilson | Coleman
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to financial support and incentives for comprehensive regional universities.

HB 3233 Author: Moody | Stephenson | Coleman | Minjarez | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 04/28/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HB 3626 Author: Romero, Jr. | Frank | Coleman | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the licensing of marriage and family therapists, marriage and family therapist associates, professional counselors, professional counselor associates, and social workers, including certain out-of-state applicants.

HB 4505 Author: Morales Shaw | Coleman
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to create a county development district.

HJR 5 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Goldman | Coleman | Meyer
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds and the dedication of bond proceeds to the Brain Institute of Texas established to fund brain research in this state.

HJR 23 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

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