Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Garnet Coleman
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 8/17/2019

Number of Bills: 77

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (40):
HB 565 Author: Coleman | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to healthcare coverage in this state.

HB 993 Author: Coleman | Walle
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to notice to a prospective residential tenant regarding flooding and flood insurance.

HB 1511 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required coverage for eating disorders under group health benefit plans.

HB 1512 Author: Coleman | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 1513 Author: Coleman | Anchia | Reynolds | Johnson, Julie | González, Jessica
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a criminal offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.

HB 1516 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University; authorizing the continued imposition of a fee.

HB 1517 Author: Coleman | Ramos
Last Action: 05/10/2019 S Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse assigned to the school during all instructional hours.

HB 1518 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/17/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.

HB 1623 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to training for public school personnel to identify and intervene if a student suffers from behavioral health issues.

HB 1722 Author: Coleman | Rose | Wu
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment by certain counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HB 1761 Author: Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Collier
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to credit toward a defendant's sentence for time confined in jail or prison before sentencing.

HB 2079 Author: Coleman | Guillen | Fierro
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to compensation under the Crime Victims' Compensation Act for certain expenses.

HB 2080 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to family partners, family partner peer support services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 2081 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 2089 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult.

HB 2095 Author: Coleman | Rose
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools.

HB 2477 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts.

HB 2593 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the delegation by a podiatrist of certain acts to certain podiatric assistants; authorizing fees.

HB 2600 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.

HB 3287 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to the appointment of a board of managers to govern certain school districts with low-performing campuses.

HB 3459 Author: Coleman | Rosenthal | Huberty | Zerwas | Walle
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 05/24/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Harris County Hospital District.

HB 3681 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.

HB 3743 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive.

HB 3756 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the inclusion of affordable housing as a qualifying project for public-private partnerships.

HB 3758 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing board of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs to amend a qualified allocation plan in response to a natural or man-made disaster.

HB 3786 Author: Coleman | Wu
Last Action: 04/29/2019 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a study conducted by counties on the effectiveness of establishing a family drug court; establishing a family drug court grant program.

HB 3837 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the offense of failure to comply with an order from a fire marshal and the authority of certain county employees to issue citations for certain violations; changing a criminal penalty.

HB 4279 Author: Coleman | Zerwas | Phelan | Morrison
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Water Development Board to establish, operate, and, through the issuance of general obligation bonds, finance a grant program to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions and the state for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure.

HB 4289 Author: Coleman | Raymond | Muñoz, Jr. | Walle | Zerwas
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain local governments to create and operate health care provider participation programs.

HB 4468 Author: Coleman | Davis, Yvonne | Collier
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to county jails and community mental health programs in certain counties.

HB 4567 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities and residents.

HB 4571 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 26 2019 1:36PM
Caption: Relating to criminal justice.

HB 4703 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 28; providing authority to issue bonds; providing authority to impose assessments, fees, and taxes.

HJR 114 Author: Coleman | Zerwas | Phelan | Morrison
Last Action: 04/30/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to be paid out of the economic stabilization fund by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance to political subdivisions for projects related to disaster recovery; disaster mitigation; disaster response; or construct, repair, rehabilitate, or reconstruct state or local infrastructure.

HR 256 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 11:00PM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as Justices of the Peace and Constables Day at the State Capitol.

HR 262 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 02/21/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 21 2019 11:16PM
Caption: Recognizing February 12, 2019, as University of Houston Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1286 Author: Coleman | Hunter
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 1 2019 11:12AM
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2019, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.

HR 1684 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 10:00AM
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

HR 1819 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 2:59PM
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston Graduate College of Social Work interns for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

HR 2089 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/28/2019 H Reported enrolled: May 28 2019 6:32PM
Caption: Honoring the Laney and Laney Hobby Fellows for their contributions to the 86th Texas Legislative Session.

Joint Author (37):
HB 10 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental and Behavioral Health Research Institute.

HB 18 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/02/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 19 Author: Price | Huberty | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 29 Author: Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman | Parker
Sponsor: Hughes
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 278 Author: Oliverson | Price | Coleman | Springer | Schaefer
Sponsor: Perry
Last Action: 05/16/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement.

HB 482 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Krause | Coleman | Toth | White
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 590 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, Chris | Thompson, Senfronia
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 826 Author: Zerwas | Coleman | Walle | Allen | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Huffman
Last Action: 05/01/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the University of Houston College of Medicine at the University of Houston.

HB 906 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Phelan | Moody | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman
Sponsor: Powell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

HB 980 Author: Beckley | González, Jessica | González, Mary | Coleman | Israel
Last Action: 04/16/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the criminal offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1080 Author: White | Minjarez | Klick | Moody | Coleman
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy.

HB 1113 Author: Davis, Sarah | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Leach | Coleman
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 05/21/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.

HB 1320 Author: Moody | Coleman
Last Action: 05/13/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to the operation of, participation in, and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program.

HB 1323 Author: Murr | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Coleman | Kacal
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.

HB 1335 Author: Price | Huberty | Coleman | Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/09/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by public schools and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers.

HB 1419 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Dutton | Allen
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to qualifications and registration of certain voters convicted of a felony.

HB 1448 Author: Zerwas | Price | Button | Allison | Coleman
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

HB 1622 Author: Oliverson | Craddick | Coleman
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a physician to provide and dispense and to delegate authority to provide and dispense certain drugs.

HB 1792 Author: Klick | Howard | Coleman | Moody | Frank
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1841 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Allen | Morales | Farrar
Last Action: 04/29/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the appraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of a housing unit that the owner or a predecessor of the owner acquired from a community land trust.

HB 1842 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Allen | Johnson, Jarvis | Morales
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the application of the limit on appraised value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes to an improvement that is a replacement structure for a structure that was rendered uninhabitable or unusable by a casualty or by wind or water damage.

HB 1874 Author: Davis, Sarah | Coleman | Howard | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a regenerative medicine registry established by the Texas Regenerative Medicine Coordinating Board.

HB 1936 Author: Rose | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Longoria
Last Action: 05/09/2019 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 2032 Author: Turner, John | Allison | Coleman | Price | Sheffield
Sponsor: Johnson
Last Action: 05/15/2019 S Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan.

HB 2186 Author: Rodriguez | Coleman
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Urban Affairs: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the allocation of housing tax credits to developments within proximate geographical areas.

HB 2467 Author: Zedler | Coleman
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to training requirements applicable to a jailer at a private correctional facility.

HB 2754 Author: White | Thompson, Senfronia | Toth | Krause | Coleman
Last Action: 05/10/2019 H Motion fails
Caption: Relating to a limitation on the authority to arrest a person for certain misdemeanors punishable by fine only.

HB 2755 Author: Price | Coleman | Huberty
Sponsor: Alvarado
Last Action: 06/05/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain county and public health district fees.

HB 3058 Author: Johnson, Julie | Coleman | Rose
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to prior authorization for prescription drug benefits related to the treatment of AIDS and HIV.

HB 3685 Author: Oliverson | Coleman | Sheffield | Leach | Meyer
Last Action: 05/01/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3703 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Oliverson | Sheffield | Coleman
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions.

HCR 133 Author: Dutton | Sherman, Sr. | Coleman | Talarico | Bernal
Sponsor: West
Last Action: 06/15/2019 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to conduct a study on the creation of a divinity program at Texas Southern University.

HJR 4 Author: Phelan | Metcalf | Rodriguez | Coleman | Guillen
Sponsor: Creighton
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the creation of the flood infrastructure fund to assist in the financing of drainage, flood mitigation, and flood control projects.

HJR 5 Author: Thompson, Senfronia | Bonnen, Greg | Coleman | Phelan | Moody
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 05/22/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the dedication of certain sales and use tax revenue to the Texas mental and behavioral health research fund established to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use and addiction issues.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Sponsor: Nelson | Watson
Last Action: 05/14/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HJR 40 Author: Israel | Coleman | Turner, Chris | Thompson, Senfronia
Last Action: 02/12/2019 H Referred to Appropriations: Feb 12 2019 12:38PM
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.

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