Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Sheryl Cole
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/20/2019

Number of Bills: 57

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 06/12/2019 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education; creating a criminal offense; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

HB 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 9 Author: Bonnen, Greg | Murphy | González, Mary | Meyer | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the contributions to and benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Coauthor: Canales | Cole | Frullo | Lopez | Minjarez | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prevention of, prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses and to orders of nondisclosure for persons who committed certain of those offenses; regulating occupations and property to prevent and respond to those criminal offenses, including requiring a student occupational permit for those purposes; authorizing fees; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to increasing criminal penalties for certain family violence offenses committed when a child is or may be present during the commission of the offense.

HB 35 Author: Romero, Jr. | Zwiener
Coauthor: Cole | Ramos | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Texas conditional driver's permit, provisional Texas conditional driver's permit, and Texas conditional instruction permit; authorizing a fee.

HB 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

HB 43 Author: Hinojosa | Allen | Bailes | Dutton | VanDeaver
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Cole | Collier | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the criminal and licensing consequences of certain marihuana possession and drug paraphernalia possession offenses; imposing a fee.

HB 147 Author: Moody
Coauthor: Cole | Hinojosa
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to access to certain law enforcement, corrections, and prosecutorial records under the public information law.

HB 241 Author: Farrar | Beckley | Meza | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Dominguez | Israel | Pacheco | Ramos | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 244 Author: Farrar
Coauthor: Cole | Morales
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 248 Author: Farrar
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion.

HB 249 Author: Farrar
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the waiting period before a physician may perform an abortion.

HB 254 Author: Bernal | Johnson, Julie | Ramos
Coauthor: Cole | Zwiener
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity or expression; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 255 Author: Blanco | Rodriguez | Turner, Chris | Anchia | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to efforts to encourage full participation in the 2020 federal decennial census by the residents of this state, including the establishment of the Complete Count Commission.

HB 316 Author: Howard | Goodwin | Miller
Coauthor: Bucy | Cole | Hinojosa | Reynolds
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.

HB 361 Author: Israel | Zerwas | Wilson | Ashby
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 363 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | Miller | Wu | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Bowers | Cain | Cole | Goodwin | Reynolds | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of the office of independent oversight ombudsman for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 375 Author: Hinojosa
Coauthor: Bucy | Cole | Reynolds
Last Action: 02/19/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 19 2019 1:41PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of polling place locations on the campuses of certain institutions of higher education.

HB 471 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | Toth | White
Coauthor: Allen | Biedermann | Cole | Goodwin | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 512 Author: Howard | Israel | Stickland | Miller | Bucy
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to allowing a person who will be 18 years of age on the date of the general election for state and county officers to vote in the preceding primary elections.

HB 517 Author: Israel | González, Jessica | Johnson, Julie | Zwiener | González, Mary
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bucy | Calanni | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

HB 590 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, Chris | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HB 595 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Reynolds | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to making certain false alarms or reports because of bias or prejudice; increasing a criminal penalty.

HB 672 Author: Rodriguez | Morrison | Deshotel | Stucky | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures: Feb 21 2019 11:47AM
Caption: Relating to the sale of ale and beer by certain brewers and manufacturers to ultimate consumers for consumption off the brewers' or manufacturers' premises.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bowers | Calanni | Cole | Darby | et al.
Last Action: 04/08/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty.

HB 880 Author: Calanni | Dominguez | Toth | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Anchia | Cain | Canales | Cole | Davis, Sarah | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a severance payment to a superintendent of a school district.

HB 935 Author: Bucy | Israel
Coauthor: Bowers | Cole | Dominguez | Gervin-Hawkins | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation of certain election days as state holidays.

HB 938 Author: Davis, Sarah | Farrar | Ramos
Coauthor: Cole | Johnson, Julie
Last Action: 05/06/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to maternal health care.

HB 940 Author: Davis, Sarah | Minjarez | Meyer | Moody | Collier
Coauthor: Allison | Bohac | Button | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 942 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Zwiener
Coauthor: Cole | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and duties of the Global Climate Change Commission.

HB 990 Author: Gutierrez | Canales | Martinez | Raymond | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality regarding the effects of the construction of a border wall on storm drainage and other environmental matters in this state.

HB 1183 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Raymond | Romero, Jr. | Dutton | Bucy
Coauthor: Cole | González, Mary | Howard | Morales | Neave | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the allocation to and use by the Parks and Wildlife Department and Texas Historical Commission of certain proceeds from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HB 1287 Author: Israel | Phelan | Meyer | Murphy | Martinez
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit on certain streets and highways.

HB 1303 Author: Zwiener
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Cole | Goodwin | Hinojosa | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to signs along certain roads in Hays County.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees.

HB 1450 Author: Gutierrez | Lucio III | Nevárez | Walle | González, Jessica
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Calanni | Canales | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Elections: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the disclosure of certain personal information provided on a driver's license application or in connection with a motor vehicle record.

HB 1521 Author: Burrows | Moody | Leach | Longoria | Meyer
Coauthor: Ashby | Bailes | Blanco | Button | Calanni | et al.
Last Action: 04/09/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1590 Author: Howard | Morrison | Neave | Hunter | Miller
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide policies and practices, personnel training, evidence collection and preservation, and data collection and analysis regarding the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of sexual assault and other sex offenses.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 1937 Author: Goldman | Murphy | Rodriguez | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/07/2019 S No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a franchise or insurance tax credit for certain low-income housing developments.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bohac | et al.
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Co-sponsor authorized
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2143 Author: Turner, John | Wray | Darby | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Patterson
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder.

HB 2340 Author: Dominguez | Murphy | Calanni | Bucy | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | et al.
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/29/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

HB 2492 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Tinderholt | Raymond | Hunter
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Button | Calanni | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 2505 Author: Allison | Pacheco | Nevárez | Lambert | Bernal
Coauthor: Allen | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth | Lopez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter response training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 3078 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Moody | Parker | White | Allen
Coauthor: Cole | Frullo | Reynolds | Swanson
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the review of clemency applications from certain persons who were victims of human trafficking or family violence.

HB 3143 Author: Murphy | Button | Sanford | Noble | Shaheen
Coauthor: Cole | Guillen
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Property Redevelopment and Tax Abatement Act.

HB 3910 Author: Sherman, Sr. | Allen
Coauthor: Cole | Dominguez
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the establishment of one or more supplemental county civil service commissions in certain counties.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the appropriation of the net revenue received from the imposition of state sales and use taxes on sporting goods.

HR 587 Author: Howard
Coauthor: Bucy | Cole | Goodwin | Hinojosa | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 13 2019 11:19AM
Caption: Commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Austin Amateur Radio Club.

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