Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Carl O. Sherman, Sr.
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 5/8/2021

Number of Bills: 92

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (72):
HB 356 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/26/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirements of an affidavit supporting the installation and use of a mobile tracking device.

HB 357 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Leach | Guillen | Guerra
Last Action: 04/21/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air conditioning requirements at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 358 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/14/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain technical violations of conditions of community supervision.

HB 360 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to a prohibition on certain discrimination in employment compensation.

HB 361 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Guillen
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise tax credit for taxable entities that provide paid family care leave.

HB 362 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/04/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county to require electronic bids or proposals for competitive bidding.

HB 366 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the duration of a protective order prohibiting an offense motivated by bias or prejudice.

HB 367 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and reporting of certain offenses committed because of bias or prejudice; creating a criminal offense.

HB 368 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Reynolds | Romero, Jr. | Bucy | Talarico
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a driver's license to certain persons that includes an alternative to the license holder's residence address.

HB 418 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to prohibiting the use of certain techniques when using force to make an arrest or search.

HB 419 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to International Relations & Economic Development: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to certain unlawful employment practices regarding compensation.

HB 420 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force on maternal mortality in African American women.

HB 421 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to the notice provided by peace officers to adult victims of family violence.

HB 595 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Elections: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters convicted of a felony.

HB 596 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Bucy
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

HB 597 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the use by third-party delivery services of merchants' marks or other intellectual property; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 598 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the fees charged by a third-party food delivery service to a food service establishment; authorizing a civil penalty.

HB 599 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the life expectancies of inmates and correctional officers of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 720 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to supplemental liability insurance for foster homes.

HB 722 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to payments made to certain foster parents.

HB 736 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the closure of state agencies and institutions of higher education on Juneteenth.

HB 928 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Price
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the marketing and sale of catfish and similar fish by food service establishments; providing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 929 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Krause | Jetton | Reynolds
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies and procedures regarding body worn cameras.

HB 930 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Rodriguez | Johnson, Jarvis | Collier | Guillen
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a report on recidivism rates.

HB 931 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to certain violations of conditions of community supervision related to testing for alcohol or controlled substances.

HB 932 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the training requirements for commissioned security officers.

HB 947 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing with and the recording by county clerks of records conveying title to or an interest in real property.

HB 948 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the authentication and recording of instruments conveying real property.

HB 949 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the electronic filing with and the recording by county clerks of records conveying or purporting to convey title to or an interest in real property.

HB 1292 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Pay Equity Task Force.

HB 1636 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing therapy or facility dogs to accompany a child or a person with a disability during testimony in certain criminal cases.

HB 1637 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/13/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to implicit bias training for members of the legislature and legislative employees.

HB 1638 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to requiring security cameras in common areas of facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1639 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to the use of body worn cameras by correctional officers.

HB 1640 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a medication-assisted treatment program established by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for inmates with opioid use disorders.

HB 1641 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to the rights of a foster parent.

HB 1642 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to official oppression and to law enforcement policies requiring peace officers to report certain peace officer misconduct; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1643 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to continuing education for and regular implicit bias testing of peace officers.

HB 1644 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to determinations by the Texas Historical Commission regarding the relocation of historical markers.

HB 1645 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 9 2021 2:21PM
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence entered in the trial of certain offenses and to certain family violence protective orders.

HB 2384 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to measures to improve community supervision outcomes.

HB 2385 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/31/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to testing discharged or released inmates for communicable diseases and any life-threatening diseases or conditions.

HB 2387 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to suits to collect past due property owners' association assessments.

HB 2388 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Fierro | Stephenson | Guillen
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to providing inmates with certain documents on release or discharge.

HB 3212 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Wu
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of information relating to street racing in the curriculum of driver education courses and driving safety courses.

HB 3213 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/19/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 19 2021 2:52PM
Caption: Relating to the winter weather emergency preparedness of facilities for providing electric service.

HB 3586 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Sentencing Commission and to the collection and analysis of certain criminal sentencing information.

HB 3771 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/22/2021 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 22 2021 4:23PM
Caption: Relating to certain personnel policies of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and to certain related duties of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice.

HB 4281 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 29 2021 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the pretrial release of defendants and a prohibition on the use of monetary bail bonds.

HB 4653 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Lancaster Logistics District; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HR 186 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Button | Vo | Jetton | Allen
Last Action: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Expressing support for the strengthening of the partnership between the U.S. and Taiwan and for the expansion of Taiwan's role on the global stage.

HR 238 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:07PM
Caption: In memory of Jerry John Hernandez III of Aubrey.

HR 239 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:08PM
Caption: In memory of Maria de la Luz Cantu-Salazar of Universal City.

HR 278 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/23/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 23 2021 4:15PM
Caption: In memory of DeSoto Mayor Curtistene Smith McCowan.

HR 302 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2021 2:25PM
Caption: In memory of James and Linda Zander of DeSoto.

HR 308 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2021 2:28PM
Caption: In memory of Gerald Mansfield Burnett Sr.

HR 309 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2021 12:42PM
Caption: Congratulating LaVonda T. Russell on her election as a Fellow of the Texas Bar Foundation.

HR 310 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2021 3:06PM
Caption: In memory of Alberto Hector Casarez of Wilmer.

HR 311 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2021 3:07PM
Caption: In memory of Mary Ann Brown of Terrell.

HR 312 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/26/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 26 2021 12:39PM
Caption: Honoring Gary C. Thomas on his retirement as president and executive director of Dallas Area Rapid Transit.

HR 328 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/29/2021 H Reported enrolled: Mar 29 2021 3:46PM
Caption: In memory of Thomas Adedayo Ogungbire.

HR 447 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:43PM
Caption: Honoring the legislative aides, interns, and volunteers who served in the office of State Representative Carl Sherman during the 87th Legislative Session.

HR 448 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:44PM
Caption: Congratulating Kisha Morris-Perkins on her retirement as city secretary for the City of DeSoto.

HR 449 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:44PM
Caption: Congratulating the DeSoto High School girls' basketball team on winning the 2021 UIL 6A state championship.

HR 450 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:42PM
Caption: Congratulating Lucious L. Williams of DeSoto on his 90th birthday.

HR 451 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 7 2021 4:43PM
Caption: In memory of Bishop Omar Jahwar of Dallas.

HR 794 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:46PM
Caption: In memory of the Reverend Dr. James Lyonel Davis Sr. of Dallas.

HR 795 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 3 2021 5:46PM
Caption: Congratulating Jackie Edwards Jr. of Scouts BSA Troop No. 215 in Lockhart on achieving the rank of Eagle Scout.

HR 909 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Davis | Rose
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Adopted
Caption: In memory of Tony Evans Jr. of Lancaster.

HR 926 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Adopted
Caption: In memory of Captain Reginald Dewayne Williams of Dallas Fire-Rescue.

HR 927 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/08/2021 H Adopted
Caption: In memory of Dr. Edwin Earl Favors of Dallas.

HR 1050 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Filed
Caption: Congratulating Megan Rios on her selection as the 2020-2021 Teacher of the Year at Plummer Elementary in Cedar Hill ISD.

Joint Author (20):
HB 135 Author: Minjarez | Canales | Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's right to record an investigative interview.

HB 392 Author: Bowers | Reynolds | Rose | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 787 Author: Allen | Murr | Rodriguez | White | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 834 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Collier | Cason | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to requiring the corroboration of certain testimony in a criminal case involving a controlled substance.

HB 859 Author: Collier | Sherman, Sr. | Moody
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the expunction of all records and files related to arrests for certain decriminalized misdemeanor offenses.

HB 901 Author: Burns | Burrows | González, Mary | Leman | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/30/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the acquisition of real property by an entity with eminent domain authority.

HB 904 Author: Bucy | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

HB 1441 Author: Schaefer | Thompson, Senfronia | Vasut | Cain | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/23/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the state's burden of proof in certain asset forfeiture proceedings under the Code of Criminal Procedure.

HB 1545 Author: Cyrier | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on Jail Standards.

HB 1750 Author: Crockett | Sherman, Sr. | Patterson | Reynolds | Cook
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of force or deadly force in defense of a person.

HB 1757 Author: Krause | Sherman, Sr. | Ramos
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to recordings of peace officer performance of official duties and interactions with the public; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1805 Author: Moody | Rodriguez | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/07/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1938 Author: Jetton | Sherman, Sr. | Sanford
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a grant program for law enforcement agencies to defray the cost of data storage for recordings created with body worn cameras.

HB 1971 Author: Canales | Sherman, Sr. | Wu | Rosenthal | Allen
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the purchase and installation of climate control systems at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 2073 Author: Burrows | Goldman | Longoria | Meyer | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/12/2021 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to quarantine leave for fire fighters, peace officers, detention officers, and emergency medical technicians employed by, appointed by, or elected for a political subdivision.

HB 2207 Author: Reynolds | Crockett | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas African American Heritage Commission.

HB 2442 Author: White | Allen | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Committee report distributed: May 7 2021 5:55PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Justice Reinvestment Incentive Program.

HB 2793 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Sherman, Sr. | Wu
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to parole determinations and individual treatment plans for inmates.

HB 3334 Author: Turner, John | Sherman, Sr. | Krause
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a criminal justice system sentencing database established by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System.

HB 4101 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Lopez | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Deshotel
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a governmental entity to limit bidding on certain public contracts to bidders that are small businesses.

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