Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Sheryl Cole
87th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/23/2021

Number of Bills: 63

HB 4 Author: Price | Oliverson | Coleman | Ashby | Guillen
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including services under Medicaid and other public benefits programs, using telecommunications or information technology and to reimbursement for some of those services.

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 21 Author: Neave | Button | Hunter | Swanson | Minjarez
Coauthor: Cole | Fierro | Moody | Morales Shaw | Ramos | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/09/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the statute of limitations applicable to a sexual harassment complaint filed with the Texas Workforce Commission.

HB 36 Author: Johnson, Jarvis | Holland | Shaheen | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to abolishing Confederate Heroes Day.

HB 40 Author: Talarico | Price | Lucio III | Thompson, Senfronia | Meyer
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/06/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a cap on the monthly price of insulin and insulin supplies.

HB 48 Author: Zwiener | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Neave | Button
Coauthor: Allen | Bowers | Campos | Cole | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 54 Author: Talarico | White | Israel | Bucy | Patterson
Coauthor: Cole | Minjarez | Ortega | Ramos | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/26/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

HB 82 Author: Lucio III | Talarico
Coauthor: Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to pricing of and health benefit plan cost-sharing requirements for prescription insulin.

HB 88 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Davis | Coleman | Collier
Coauthor: Allen | Cole | Fierro | González, Jessica | Goodwin | et al.
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 133 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Walle | Thierry | Reynolds
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bucy | Button | Canales | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain benefits under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program, including the transition of case management for children and pregnant women program services and Healthy Texas Women program services to a managed care program.

HB 140 Author: Rose | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Leach | Krause
Coauthor: Cole | Zwiener
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 161 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters convicted of a felony.

HB 350 Author: Israel
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 02/25/2021 H Referred to Elections: Feb 25 2021 2:07PM
Caption: Relating to electronic voter registration.

HB 359 Author: Geren | Hunter | Burrows | Clardy | Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 389 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Coauthor: Beckley | Bernal | Cole | Hernandez | Howard | et al.
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 392 Author: Bowers | Reynolds | Rose | Sherman, Sr. | Buckley
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to discrimination on the basis of hair texture or protective hairstyle associated with race.

HB 404 Author: Hernandez | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Cole | Johnson, Jarvis
Last Action: 05/13/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to sexual assault and domestic violence awareness continuing education for cosmetology license holders.

HB 442 Author: Israel | Oliverson | Lopez | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Crockett | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the prima facie speed limit in residence districts.

HB 571 Author: Gates | Oliverson | Bonnen | Moody | Harris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a bundled-pricing program to reduce certain health care costs in the state employees group benefits program.

HB 678 Author: Cortez | Clardy | Price | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Fierro | Jetton | Minjarez | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the administration of a medication and the ordering and administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist.

HB 725 Author: Patterson | González, Mary | Dominguez | Allison | Cook
Coauthor: Cole | Guillen | Lopez | Minjarez | Thierry | et al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are or were in foster care for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 847 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to warning labels for opioid prescription drugs.

HB 848 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to distinctive packaging for opioid drugs.

HB 849 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Cole
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Relating to an acknowledgment on receipt of an opioid prescription drug.

HB 873 Author: Collier | Pacheco | Shaheen | Stucky | Ordaz Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/13/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

HB 904 Author: Bucy | Sherman, Sr.
Coauthor: Cole
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 1110 Author: Johnson, Julie | Morrison | González, Jessica | Hunter
Coauthor: Allen | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Keith | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to payment of the replacement cost of damaged property under a homeowner's, renter's, or condominium owner's insurance policy.

HB 1114 Author: Thierry
Coauthor: Allen | Cole | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 04/23/2021 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing mental health services and mental health education to public school students at school-based health centers.

HB 1202 Author: Jetton | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Cole | Ortega | Vasut | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the amendment of a dedicatory instrument to remove a discriminatory provision.

HB 1231 Author: Moody | Oliverson | Jetton | Hull | Meza
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to the designation of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha as optional holidays.

HB 1250 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Burns | Clardy | Frullo
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Biedermann | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 03/04/2021 H Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism: Mar 4 2021 4:17PM
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 1272 Author: Crockett | Reynolds | Cason | Talarico
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Campos | Cole | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the issuance of a warrant authorizing the use of a no-knock entry by a peace officer.

HB 1276 Author: Parker | Geren | Cain | Allison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bell, Cecil | Campos | Cason | Cole | et al.
Sponsor: Springer
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the sale of certain food by food service establishments.

HB 1463 Author: Goodwin
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to voting by mail due to childbirth or expected childbirth.

HB 1535 Author: Klick | Dean | Price | Oliverson | Howard
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Bernal | Bowers | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions and the establishment of compassionate-use institutional review boards to evaluate and approve proposed research programs to study the medical use of low-THC cannabis in the treatment of certain patients.

HB 1676 Author: Goodwin | Guerra | Talarico | Kacal
Coauthor: Beckley | Campos | Cole | Cortez | Gervin-Hawkins | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to child water safety requirements for certain organizations; authorizing disciplinary action, including an administrative penalty.

HB 1694 Author: Raney | Guillen | Leach | Guerra | Johnson, Jarvis
Coauthor: Anderson | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Israel | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/16/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances, marihuana, dangerous drugs, or abusable volatile chemicals, or possession of drug paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose.

HB 1726 Author: Allison | Bell, Keith
Coauthor: Cole | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 05/12/2021 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to reporting the number of incidents of bullying and cyberbullying in a school district and open-enrollment charter school through the Public Education Information Management System.

HB 1818 Author: Patterson | Reynolds | Shaheen | Holland | Jetton
Coauthor: Cole | Hull | Morales, Christina | Ordaz Perez | Perez | et al.
Sponsor: Menéndez
Last Action: 05/29/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the source of dogs and cats sold by pet stores; providing a civil penalty.

HB 1912 Author: Wilson | Murr | Walle | Martinez | Parker
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to air quality permits for aggregate production operations and concrete batch plants.

HB 2087 Author: Perez | Cain | Huberty | Johnson, Jarvis | Oliverson
Coauthor: Allison | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | Biedermann | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mandatory arbitration for certain municipal fire departments and employee bargaining agents.

HB 2275 Author: Zwiener | Huberty | Oliverson | Frank | Paddie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/14/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation and uses of the critical infrastructure resiliency fund and the eligibility of certain water-related projects for state financial assistance.

HB 2308 Author: Gates | Frank | Leman | Minjarez | Rose
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Bailes | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/26/2021 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2554 Author: Gates | Burrows | Allen | Lucio III | Harris
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Bell, Keith | et al.
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/25/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the operation by a school district of a vocational education program to provide eligible high school students with vocational and educational training under a plan for the issuance of a high school diploma and the application of certain student-based allotments under the public school finance system.

HB 2591 Author: Leach
Coauthor: Cole | Dean | Herrero | Morales Shaw | Spiller | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the removal of certain unconstitutional provisions from real property records.

HB 2633 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Howard | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 06/15/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to resources provided to human trafficking victims and the establishment of the trafficked persons grant program.

HB 2637 Author: Cook | Anchia | Thompson, Senfronia | Rose | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

HB 2822 Author: Hull | Oliverson | Guillen
Coauthor: Cole | Morales Shaw
Sponsor: Buckingham
Last Action: 06/07/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the availability of antipsychotic prescription drugs under the vendor drug program and Medicaid managed care.

HB 3214 Author: Capriglione | Rogers | Lambert | Allison | Herrero
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a cost-of-living adjustment applicable to certain benefits paid by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3294 Author: Bell, Cecil | Walle | Capriglione | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen
Coauthor: Ashby | Cole | Cortez | Darby | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 05/12/2021 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

HB 3367 Author: Turner, Chris | Bonnen | Thompson, Senfronia | Shine | Hefner
Coauthor: Anchia | Cole | Cook | Dean | Ellzey | et al.
Last Action: 05/11/2021 H Companion considered in lieu of
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of certain property owners' associations.

HB 3507 Author: Rogers | Capriglione | Guillen | Stephenson | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a one-time supplemental payment of benefits under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas.

HB 3644 Author: Ashby | Toth | Patterson
Coauthor: Cole | Martinez | Metcalf | Wilson
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/04/2021 E Effective on 9/1/21
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a memorial monument dedicated to emergency medical services personnel on the Capitol grounds.

HB 3871 Author: Johnson, Julie | Larson | Allison | Kacal | Huberty
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 03/24/2021 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 24 2021 11:23AM
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of the Live Well Texas program to provide health benefit coverage to certain individuals; imposing penalties.

HB 3917 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Allen | Hull | Morales Shaw
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Campos | Cole | Collier | et al.
Last Action: 04/28/2021 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rights of victims of sexual assault.

HB 4162 Author: Morales, Christina | Perez | Neave
Coauthor: Bowers | Bucy | Cole | Guerra | Israel | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Highway 3 in Harris County as the Vanessa Guillen Memorial Highway.

HCR 22 Author: Anchia | Goodwin | Turner, Chris | Hernandez | Reynolds
Coauthor: Cole | Morales Shaw
Last Action: 03/11/2021 H Referred to Environmental Regulation: Mar 11 2021 1:34PM
Caption: Expressing support for reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Texas while expanding and diversifying the economy.

HCR 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Minjarez | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/14/2021 E Signed by the Governor
Caption: Urging the United States Congress to pass the I am Vanessa Guillén Act.

HCR 66 Author: Wu | Vo | Button | Jetton
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Bowers | Bucy | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/17/2021 S Referred to Administration
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

HJR 51 Author: Allen | Reynolds
Coauthor: Anchia | Cole | Hernandez | Martinez Fischer | Minjarez
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting slavery and involuntary servitude.

HJR 99 Author: Canales | Ashby | Kuempel | King, Ken | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bailes | Beckley | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 06/01/2021 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a county to finance the development or redevelopment of transportation or infrastructure in unproductive, underdeveloped, or blighted areas in the county; authorizing the issuance of bonds and notes.

HR 1403 Author: Kacal | Craddick | Ashby | King, Tracy O. | Morrison
Coauthor: Anderson | Bailes | Beckley | Bonnen | Buckley | et al.
Last Action: 05/31/2021 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2021 11:34AM
Caption: In memory of Charlotte Han Sharp of College Station.

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