Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Carl O. Sherman, Sr.
88th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/20/2024

Number of Bills: 50

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (30):
HB 720 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/28/2023 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Feb 28 2023 4:13PM
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 897 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 1 2023 11:49AM
Caption: Relating to payments made to certain foster parents.

HB 1017 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Collier
Last Action: 05/09/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an affirmative finding of family violence entered in the trial of certain offenses.

HB 1064 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Moody
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of good conduct time to certain inmates; changing parole eligibility.

HB 1065 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Guillen | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 03/02/2023 H Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety: Mar 2 2023 3:47PM
Caption: Relating to official oppression and to law enforcement policies requiring peace officers to report certain peace officer misconduct; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1214 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/11/2023 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to supplemental liability insurance for foster homes.

HB 1349 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Price | Collier | Smith | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 05/09/2023 S Referred to Water, Agriculture, & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to the marketing and sale of catfish and similar fish by food service establishments; providing administrative and civil penalties.

HB 1354 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Jetton | Smith | González, Mary | Guillen
Last Action: 03/03/2023 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 3 2023 1:58PM
Caption: Relating to the salaries of members of certain municipal police departments and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of those salaries.

HB 1355 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Allen | Bonnen | Canales | Leach
Last Action: 04/26/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to air conditioning requirements at facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1524 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Oliverson | Herrero | Jetton | Leo-Wilson
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the use of body worn cameras by correctional officers.

HB 1823 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/08/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain documents or instruments purporting to convey real or personal property.

HB 2113 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 9 2023 2:44PM
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant for a violation of a condition of community supervision.

HB 2305 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a report on recidivism rates.

HB 2647 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Talarico | Bhojani | Buckley | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/12/2023 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to allowing the board of trustees of certain school districts to create a nonvoting student trustee position on the board.

HB 3330 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force on the statewide alert systems for abducted children and missing persons with intellectual disabilities.

HB 3332 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/15/2023 H Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues: Mar 15 2023 11:33AM
Caption: Relating to the child support obligation of certain obligors who are or were incarcerated.

HB 3469 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Bell, Keith
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/13/2023 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to the disposition of certain property by the former Bois D'Arc Island Levee Improvement District of Dallas and Kaufman Counties and the record of dissolution of that district.

HB 3527 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to measures to improve community supervision outcomes.

HB 3532 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to notification requirements for law enforcement agencies regarding a missing child with an intellectual disability or mental illness.

HB 3597 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/16/2023 H Referred to Corrections: Mar 16 2023 11:39AM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of money by the Texas opioid abatement fund council.

HB 3874 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to Agriculture & Livestock: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program.

HB 4637 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to protesting changes to municipal zoning regulations and boundaries.

HB 4791 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/22/2023 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 22 2023 11:54AM
Caption: Relating to the rights of a foster parent.

HB 5080 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Local Government
Caption: Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to exchange certain property with a private person.

HB 5114 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/24/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the award of work-for-time credits to certain persons placed on community supervision or released on parole or to mandatory supervision.

HB 5139 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a taxing unit to sell certain seized or foreclosed property to an owner of an abutting property without conducting a public sale.

HB 5210 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/24/2023 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 24 2023 2:34PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and professionals to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

HR 64 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/09/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 9 2023 5:53PM
Caption: In memory of Carl Martin Holmes of Duncanville.

HR 1611 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 4:19PM
Caption: Commending the legislative interns of State Representative Carl Sherman for their service during the 88th Legislative Session.

HR 2243 Author: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/25/2023 H Reported enrolled: May 25 2023 4:56PM
Caption: Commending Beverly Day Humphrey for her exceptional achievements as chief of athletics and girls' track coach with Lancaster ISD.

Joint Author (20):
HB 199 Author: Howard | Thierry | Patterson | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 02/23/2023 H Referred to Ways & Means: Feb 23 2023 4:39PM
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for child and adult diapers.

HB 392 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Garcia
Last Action: 05/08/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the date on which certain persons placed on deferred adjudication community supervision are eligible to file a petition for an order of nondisclosure of criminal history record information.

HB 567 Author: Bowers | Rose | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/27/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 626 Author: Spiller | Sherman, Sr. | Dean | Ashby | Guillen
Last Action: 05/02/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the salaries of sheriffs and to state assistance payments to offset the cost of sheriff's salaries in certain counties.

HB 718 Author: Goldman | Turner | Sherman, Sr. | Leach | González, Jessica
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the issuance of certain tags, permits, and license plates authorizing the movement of vehicles and the transfer and renewal of certain license plates.

HB 729 Author: Rose | Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/17/2023 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the statewide intellectual and developmental disability coordinating council.

HB 1075 Author: Harris, Cody | Button | Jetton | Shaheen | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/19/2023 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain property interests of a foreign government in agricultural land.

HB 1708 Author: Canales | Leach | Sherman, Sr. | Burrows | Moody
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the temperature at which a facility operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is maintained.

HB 2229 Author: Goodwin | Thompson, Senfronia | Sherman, Sr. | Raymond | Leach
Last Action: 04/28/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the notice given to certain victims of family violence, stalking, harassment, or terroristic threat.

HB 2541 Author: Garcia | Campos | Johnson, Julie | Sherman, Sr. | Oliverson
Last Action: 05/11/2023 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to policies and procedures regarding children placed by the Department of Family and Protective Services in a residential treatment center or program.

HB 3290 Author: Guillen | Sherman, Sr. | Plesa | Lopez, Ray
Sponsor: Hancock
Last Action: 05/24/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the next generation 9-1-1 service fund.

HB 3363 Author: Frank | Murr | Herrero | Sherman, Sr. | Rogers
Last Action: 05/15/2023 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the confinement or detention of certain individuals in a county jail or other facility operated by or for the county and to the compensation to the county for the costs of that confinement or detention.

HB 3534 Author: Morales Shaw | Sherman, Sr. | Rose | Lujan | Frazier
Last Action: 05/01/2023 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the provision of information regarding suicide prevention and certain state laws applicable to handgun license holders.

HB 3547 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Howard | Frazier | Martinez
Last Action: 05/04/2023 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the required approval of certain hospital visits as a condition of release on parole or to mandatory supervision for certain releasees and to the hospital's liability for damages resulting from those visits.

HB 3548 Author: Anchía | Sherman, Sr. | Jones, Venton | Lalani | Cook
Last Action: 05/06/2023 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to increasing the criminal penalty for assault of certain hospital personnel.

HB 3811 Author: Jetton | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/01/2023 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to meetings held by certain conservation and reclamation districts.

HB 3980 Author: Frazier | Sherman, Sr. | Plesa | Bryant
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 06/12/2023 E Effective on 9/1/23
Caption: Relating to the business leave time account for a firefighter employee organization in certain municipalities.

HB 4063 Author: González, Jessica | Turner | Sherman, Sr. | Bhojani
Last Action: 03/20/2023 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 20 2023 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the use of an electronic bulletin board to post public notice.

HCR 29 Author: Leo-Wilson | Dutton | Leach | Sherman, Sr. | Harris, Caroline
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 06/11/2023 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating the second to last week in April as Texas Christian Heritage Week for a 10-year period ending in 2033.

HR 362 Author: González, Jessica | Turner | Davis | Bhojani | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 03/01/2023 H Reported enrolled: Mar 1 2023 2:29PM
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2023, as Grand Prairie Chamber of Commerce Day at the State Capitol.

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