Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Sheryl Cole
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/25/2019

Number of Bills: 33

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 15 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Collier | White | Davis, Yvonne
Coauthor: Canales | Cole | Ortega | Romero, Jr.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of, penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, the admissibility of evidence in the prosecutions of those offenses, and 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 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
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: 02/11/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 11 2019 5:01PM
Caption: Relating to the admission policy of an open-enrollment charter school.

HB 147 Author: Moody
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Left pending in committee
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
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 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 316 Author: Howard | Goodwin | Miller
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 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 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
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bucy | Calanni | Canales | et al.
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
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
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | 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: Calanni | Cole | Davis, Sarah | Farrar | Guerra | et al.
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

HB 880 Author: Calanni | Dominguez | Toth | Sherman, Sr. | Allison
Coauthor: Anchia | Canales | Cole | Davis, Sarah | Farrar | 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 940 Author: Davis, Sarah | Minjarez | Meyer | Moody | Collier
Coauthor: Bohac | Calanni | Cole | Dean | Farrar | et al.
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
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: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
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 1214 Author: Cyrier | Zerwas | Price | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 02/26/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 26 2019 12:44PM
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: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
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 | Larson
Coauthor: Bucy | Calanni | Cole | Dominguez | González, Mary | et al.
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing a fee.

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 | Blanco | Canales | Capriglione | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
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.
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

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 2725 Author: Calanni | Deshotel | Howard | Metcalf | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Biedermann | Bowers | Cole | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HJR 39 Author: Cyrier | Price | Zerwas | Turner, Chris | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
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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