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

Number of Bills: 43

HB 5 Author: Ashby | Anderson | Paddie | Price | Canales
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Sponsor: Nichols
Last Action: 05/06/2021 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to the expansion of broadband services to certain areas.

HB 7 Author: Button | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Thierry | Landgraf
Coauthor: Anderson | Ashby | Bell, Cecil | Biedermann | Cain | et al.
Sponsor: Nelson
Last Action: 05/04/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the computation of the replenishment ratio used to determine an employer's unemployment compensation contribution tax rate.

HB 8 Author: Pacheco | White | Dean | Guillen | Collier
Coauthor: Allison | Beckley | Bonnen | Bowers | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/04/2021 S Referred to Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to access by a hiring law enforcement agency to an applicant's employment records.

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 54 Author: Talarico | White | Israel | Bucy | Patterson
Coauthor: Cole | Minjarez | Ortega | Ramos | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 6 2021 2:46PM
Caption: Relating to accompanying and filming peace officers of state and local law enforcement agencies for producing reality television programs.

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.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 158 Author: Thierry | Hull | Rose | Walle
Coauthor: Anderson | Button | Cortez | Davis | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to a pilot program to provide Medicaid coverage of doula services.

HB 290 Author: Cortez | Rose | Oliverson | Johnson, Ann | Frank
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Ashby | Bucy | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/19/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility and a periodic eligibility review for a child for Medicaid.

HB 321 Author: Howard | Thierry | Cole | Button | Minjarez
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Clardy | Fierro | González, Jessica | et al.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain feminine hygiene products.

HB 359 Author: Geren | Hunter | Burrows | Clardy | Johnson, Julie
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 7 2021 5:03PM
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 569 Author: Sanford | Rose | Thierry | White | Crockett
Coauthor: Allen | Buckley | Cain | Campos | Cook | et al.
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Committee report printed and distributed: May 6 2021 3:14PM
Caption: Relating to credit toward payment of a fine and costs for certain misdemeanants confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

HB 636 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Paddie | Lambert | Hernandez | Geren
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 05/06/2021 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners; authorizing a fee.

HB 764 Author: Krause | Landgraf | Burns | Slawson | Patterson
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 7 2021 6:01PM
Caption: Relating to the academic assessment of public school students.

HB 830 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | White | Krause | Cain | Bowers
Coauthor: Allen | Crockett | Fierro | Meza | Moody | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to law enforcement policies regarding the issuance of citations for misdemeanors punishable by fine only and to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain fine-only misdemeanors.

HB 873 Author: Collier | Pacheco | Shaheen | Stucky | Ordaz Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating a criminal offense.

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 1231 Author: Moody | Oliverson | Jetton | Hull | Meza
Coauthor: Bernal | Bowers | Bucy | Button | Campos | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Passed to engrossment
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 1340 Author: Leach | Thompson, Senfronia | Dutton | Smithee | Collier
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Ordaz Perez | Patterson | Ramos | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the extent of a defendant's criminal responsibility for the conduct of a coconspirator in a capital murder case and the review of certain convictions by the Board of Pardons and Paroles.

HB 1472 Author: Bucy | Krause | Rodriguez | Moody
Coauthor: Lambert | Sherman, Sr. | Spiller
Sponsor: Eckhardt
Last Action: 05/04/2021 E Sent to the Governor
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of the Concacaf Gold Cup for funding under the Major Events Reimbursement Program.

HB 1681 Author: Harless | Minjarez
Coauthor: Morales Shaw | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 05/05/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the construction of certain assisted living facilities within a 500-year floodplain in certain counties.

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 2030 Author: Turner, Chris | Button
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr. | Zwiener
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the establishment by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board of a grant program for regional postsecondary education collaboratives.

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

HB 2586 Author: Thierry | Paddie | Harless | Button | Goldman
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Biedermann | Bucy | Burns | et al.
Sponsor: Hall
Last Action: 05/10/2021 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to an annual audit of the independent organization certified for the ERCOT power region.

HB 2631 Author: Krause | Leach | Cason | Collier | Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Cain | Hinojosa | Morales, Eddie | Ordaz Perez | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Last Action: 04/27/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the use of in-custody informant testimony in a criminal trial.

HB 2633 Author: Johnson, Ann | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen | Howard | Leach
Coauthor: Allen | Beckley | Bowers | Buckley | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 05/07/2021 H Reported engrossed: May 7 2021 6:01PM
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 Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the urban air mobility advisory committee.

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 3257 Author: King, Phil | Goldman | Parker | Moody | Hernandez
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson | Button | Campos | Deshotel | et al.
Last Action: 04/21/2021 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Holocaust, Genocide, and Antisemitism Advisory Commission.

HB 3294 Author: Bell, Cecil | Walle | Capriglione | Thompson, Ed | Bonnen
Coauthor: Ashby | Cole | Cortez | Darby | Dean | et al.
Last Action: 04/20/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to funding for the Texas emissions reduction plan.

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 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 51 Author: Morales, Christina | Neave | Romero, Jr. | Perez
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 05/03/2021 S Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
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: 04/29/2021 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Condemning racism against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

HJR 23 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, John | Rose
Coauthor: Beckley | Bernal | Hernandez | Howard | Longoria | et al.
Last Action: 03/01/2021 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 1 2021 5:05PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

HR 880 Author: Anchia | Metcalf | Cole | Oliverson | Walle
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Bucy | Burns | Frullo | et al.
Last Action: 04/30/2021 H Reported enrolled: Apr 30 2021 4:51PM
Caption: Relating to deactivating House Rule 16, Section 13.

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