Texas Legislature
Bills Coauthored
Rep. Carl O. Sherman, Sr.
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 4/25/2019

Number of Bills: 40

HB 3 Author: Huberty | Bernal | Zerwas | King, Ken | Allen
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Sponsor: Taylor
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to public school finance and public education.

HB 5 Author: Phelan | Bonnen, Greg | Harless | Morrison | Deshotel
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to debris management and other disaster recovery efforts.

HB 6 Author: Morrison | Zerwas | Hunter | Huberty | Phelan
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to developing a disaster recovery task force to assist with long-term disaster recovery.

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 13 Author: Phelan | Larson | Longoria | Guerra | Zerwas
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | et al.
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to flood planning, mitigation, and infrastructure projects; making an appropriation.

HB 24 Author: Romero, Jr. | Neave | Burns
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bailes | Beckley | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
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 39 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 S Received from the House
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 63 Author: Moody | Collier | White | Dutton | Phelan
Coauthor: Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the civil and criminal penalties for possession of certain small amounts of marihuana and an exception to prosecution for possession of associated drug paraphernalia; creating a criminal offense.

HB 342 Author: Cortez | Rose | Davis, Sarah | Bernal | Sheffield
Coauthor: Anchia | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | Farrar | et al.
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.

HB 373 Author: Allen | Bowers
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Received from the House
Caption: Relating to conditions of community supervision prohibiting contact with certain persons.

HB 374 Author: Allen | Bowers
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Sponsor: Miles
Last Action: 04/25/2019 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to meetings or visits between a defendant on community supervision and a supervision officer.

HB 650 Author: White | Klick | Howard | Neave | Meza
Coauthor: Israel | Minjarez | Ramos | Sherman, Sr. | Wu
Last Action: 04/16/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 887 Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/03/2019 H Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the use of force to make an arrest or search and law enforcement policies regarding de-escalation and proportionate response.

HB 918 Author: White
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to providing discharged or released inmates with certain documents, including documents to assist the inmate in obtaining employment.

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 936 Author: Canales
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/25/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study on reducing the level at which the air temperature in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice is regulated.

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 1323 Author: Murr | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Coleman
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to bail proceedings and related duties of a magistrate in a criminal case.

HB 1359 Author: Wu | King, Phil | Davis, Sarah | Longoria
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Button | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to an attorney's entrance into a building that houses a court by presentation of the attorney's state bar membership card.

HB 1365 Author: Lucio III | Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Anchia | Larson
Coauthor: Beckley | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Cain | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
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 1553 Author: White
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the composition of the Commission on Jail Standards.

HB 1576 Author: Phelan | Paddie | Springer | González, Mary | Rose
Coauthor: Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | Bell, Cecil | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Passed to engrossment as amended
Caption: Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs.

HB 1653 Author: White
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/02/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to pretrial diversion programs funded by the community justice assistance division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 1739 Author: Geren | Davis, Yvonne | Shine | Leach | Kuempel
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Ashby | Beckley | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/11/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 1821 Author: Cole | Israel | Rodriguez | Bucy | Talarico
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | et al.
Last Action: 04/26/2019 H Placed on Local, Consent, and Res. Calendar
Caption: Relating to the designation of a portion of State Loop 111 in Travis County as the Richard Overton Memorial Highway.

HB 1950 Author: Zwiener | Cole | Talarico | Bowers
Coauthor: Allen | Anchia | Bernal | Blanco | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 03/05/2019 H Referred to Elections: Mar 5 2019 12:19PM
Caption: Relating to acceptable forms of identification for voting.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Coauthor: Allison | Ashby | Clardy | Cole | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/18/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2279 Author: Zwiener | Anchia | Button | Davis, Sarah | Morrison
Coauthor: Allen | Bernal | Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | et al.
Last Action: 04/15/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the prohibition against sexual harassment in the workplace.

HB 2340 Author: Dominguez | Murphy | Calanni | Bucy
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Beckley | Blanco | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
Caption: Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery.

HB 2492 Author: Ramos | Herrero | Tinderholt | Raymond | Hunter
Coauthor: Bowers | Button | Calanni | Cole | Cortez | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 H Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
Caption: Relating to designating April 16 as Selena Quintanilla Pérez Day.

HB 2518 Author: Toth | Moody | Canales | Miller | Dutton
Coauthor: Allison | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/23/2019 H Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the penalties for the possession of two ounces or less of marihuana.

HB 2655 Author: Rosenthal | Allen | Talarico | Toth
Coauthor: Allison | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Ashby | Blanco | Bohac | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to an active shooter emergency protocol for public school districts and required active shooter training for school district peace officers and school resource officers.

HB 2945 Author: Perez | Thompson, Senfronia | Longoria | Price | Goldman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Bell, Cecil | Bernal | et al.
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to payment card skimmers on motor fuel dispensers and to creating a payment fraud fusion center; imposing civil penalties; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3227 Author: Howard | Johnson, Jarvis | Allen | White
Coauthor: Guillen | Minjarez | Neave | Reynolds | Sherman, Sr. | et al.
Last Action: 04/24/2019 S Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to a female inmate's access to programs offered to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

HB 4153 Author: Anchia | Zerwas | Rose | Schaefer | Longoria
Coauthor: Sherman, Sr. | Turner, John
Last Action: 04/22/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the compensation and benefits of persons wrongfully imprisoned.

HB 4347 Author: Anchia | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Moody | Turner, Chris
Coauthor: Blanco | Bucy | Clardy | González, Jessica | Hunter | et al.
Last Action: 04/10/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain tax revenue by certain municipalities for the payment of job training programs and the development of hotel and convention center projects.

HB 4352 Author: Romero, Jr. | Beckley
Coauthor: Blanco | Bowers | Bucy | Calanni | Dominguez | et al.
Last Action: 03/25/2019 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 25 2019 1:06PM
Caption: Relating to an increase in the amount of the exemption of residence homesteads from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction in the amount of the limitation on school district ad valorem taxes imposed on the residence homesteads of the elderly or disabled to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.

HJR 12 Author: Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Thompson, Senfronia | Morrison | Coleman
Coauthor: Allen | Allison | Anchia | Ashby | Bailes | et al.
Last Action: 04/17/2019 S Received from the House
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 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 1001 Author: Allen
Coauthor: Calanni | Sherman, Sr.
Last Action: 04/04/2019 H Reported enrolled: Apr 4 2019 10:36AM
Caption: Recognizing April 2, 2019, as Blue Ribbon Lobby Day at the State Capitol.

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