Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. Garnet Coleman
84th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 10/18/2017

Number of Bills: 87

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (62):
HB 1627 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.

HB 1924 Author: Coleman | Zerwas
Sponsor: Eltife
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern.

HB 1938 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.

HB 1998 Author: Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Walle
Last Action: 05/15/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 2056 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University.

HB 2057 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.

HB 2058 Author: Coleman | Farrar
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.

HB 2059 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/06/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.

HB 2060 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/17/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 17 2015 11:11AM
Caption: Relating to the application of public information laws to campus police departments at private institutions of higher education.

HB 2065 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/05/2015 S Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by the Harris County Hospital District.

HB 2068 Author: Coleman | Walle
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/20/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts.

HB 2216 Author: Coleman | Burkett
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.

HB 2217 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Education: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.

HB 2218 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs.

HB 2219 Author: Coleman | Morrison
Last Action: 05/20/2015 S Referred to Business & Commerce
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for injuries related to certain conduct of a covered individual.

HB 2220 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers.

HB 2250 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2015 3:35PM
Caption: Relating to the delivery of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.

HB 2434 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/13/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2015 6:08PM
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

HB 2518 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/06/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to discussion or deliberation regarding certain economic development negotiations by governmental bodies.

HB 2519 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property.

HB 2521 Author: Coleman | Cyrier | Schubert | Morrison | Cook
Sponsor: Uresti
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
Caption: Relating to the allocation and use of payments received under oil and gas leases of land owned by the state for a county road.

HB 2522 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/08/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a county treasurer.

HB 2524 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Rodríguez
Last Action: 05/29/2015 H Senate appoints conferees-reported
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.

HB 2525 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Seliger
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.

HB 2526 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property.

HB 2602 Author: Coleman | Zedler
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

HB 2627 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state.

HB 2662 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.

HB 2663 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Ways & Means: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to the treatment for ad valorem tax purposes of real property used for certain low-income or moderate-income housing.

HB 2708 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for teaching a driver education course.

HB 2749 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.

HB 2750 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/16/2015 H Referred to County Affairs: Mar 16 2015 4:36PM
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.

HB 2825 Author: Coleman | Deshotel | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision and administration of indigent defense services.

HB 2977 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Lucio
Last Action: 05/27/2015 S Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees.

HB 3006 Author: Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Zerwas | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/14/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the distribution and use of certain penalties paid by health maintenance organizations and insurers for violating certain provisions governing prompt payment of physicians and health care providers.

HB 3064 Author: Coleman | Riddle
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing.

HB 3066 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/05/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.

HB 3067 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Last Action: 06/10/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the amount that may be donated by contract by certain populous counties to crime stoppers or crime prevention organizations.

HB 3115 Author: Coleman | Zerwas
Last Action: 04/07/2015 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 3226 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to addressing abusive conduct in the workplace; creating a private right of action.

HB 3228 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Transportation: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.

HB 3449 Author: Coleman | Blanco
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2015 3:52PM
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.

HB 3472 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/23/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authorization for a county to establish a wage higher than the state minimum wage for competitive procurement requirements in a specific contract.

HB 3474 Author: Coleman
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 05/31/2015 S Senate discharges conferees
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities.

HB 3476 Author: Coleman | Guillen | Walle
Last Action: 05/14/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees.

HB 3651 Author: Coleman | Walle
Last Action: 05/13/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or intended for the prevention or treatment of diseases in humans; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3822 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.

HB 3833 Author: Coleman | Zedler
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Business & Industry: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.

HB 3845 Author: Coleman | Reynolds
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to a "Texas Way" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; authorizing a fee.

HB 3875 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools.

HB 4062 Author: Coleman | Keffer | Thompson, Senfronia | Davis, Sarah | Zerwas
Last Action: 05/12/2015 S Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to limitations on the percentage of money awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for certain uses.

HB 4079 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/22/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student fees at the University of Houston System.

HB 4100 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

HB 4113 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/23/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 23 2015 1:07PM
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners; providing a fee.

HB 4210 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/04/2015 H No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property.

HCR 71 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/19/2015 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 19 2015 6:01PM
Caption: Expressing support for the creation of a University of Houston health science center by the UH System Board of Regents.

HJR 34 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/03/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Mar 3 2015 2:02PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the constitutional provision providing that marriage in this state consists only of the union of one man and one woman and prohibiting this state or a political subdivision of this state from creating or recognizing any legal status identical or similar to marriage.

HJR 110 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/24/2015 H Referred to Appropriations: Mar 24 2015 6:06PM
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing a state mandate imposed on a county to have effect only if the state provides for payment to the county of the cost of the mandate.

HR 583 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 02/27/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 27 2015 2:51PM
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2015, as University of Houston System Day at the State Capitol.

HR 709 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 03/20/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2015 7:24AM
Caption: Congratulating Rick Lowe of Houston on his selection as the 2015 Texas Medal of Arts honoree for Visual Arts by the Texas Cultural Trust.

HR 1753 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 04/17/2015 H Reported enrolled: Apr 17 2015 7:34AM
Caption: Commending county officials and employees on the occasion of County Government Day at the State Capitol.

HR 2937 Author: Coleman
Last Action: 05/31/2015 H Reported enrolled: May 31 2015 10:15PM
Caption: Commending Beverly Kaufman on her service as chair of the Hobby Center for Public Policy advisory board.

Joint Author (25):
HB 65 Author: McClendon | Naishtat | Zerwas | Coleman
Last Action: 05/21/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HB 130 Author: Anchia | Coleman | Israel | Naishtat | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/11/2015 H Referred to State Affairs: Feb 11 2015 11:25AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing a marriage between two persons of the same sex in this state and repealing the statutory prohibition against the recognition of a civil union or similar relationship entered into in another state between two persons of the same sex.

HB 438 Author: Canales | Zedler | Simpson | Coleman | Naishtat
Last Action: 02/19/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 19 2015 11:53AM
Caption: Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 537 Author: Anchia | Davis, Sarah | Israel | Coleman | González, Mary
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child.

HB 892 Author: Klick | Zerwas | Zedler | Coleman | Sheffield
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

HB 973 Author: Hernandez | Coleman
Sponsor: Garcia
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties.

HB 1048 Author: Farias | King, Susan | Martinez Fischer | Miller, Rick | Coleman
Last Action: 05/12/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the redesignation of veterans court programs as veterans treatment court programs, the administration of those programs, the expunction of arrest records and files for certain participants who successfully complete a program, and the issuance of orders of nondisclosure for participants convicted of a misdemeanor; changing a fee.

HB 1140 Author: Israel | White, James | King, Susan | Coleman | Stickland
Sponsor: Whitmire
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails.

HB 1141 Author: Israel | White, James | King, Susan | Coleman | Wu
Last Action: 04/16/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails.

HB 1212 Author: Price | Coleman | Naishtat | Zerwas | Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Schwertner
Last Action: 06/17/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the regulation and scheduling of certain substances.

HB 1241 Author: Lozano | Coleman
Last Action: 03/04/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 4 2015 5:45PM
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

HB 1623 Author: Laubenberg | Burkett | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg
Last Action: 05/11/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1878 Author: Laubenberg | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg | Giddings
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Last Action: 06/16/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services.

HB 1885 Author: Bell | Klick | Coleman | Howard
Last Action: 03/11/2015 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2015 6:14PM
Caption: Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 2082 Author: Laubenberg | Coleman | Guerra | Bonnen, Greg | Fallon
Last Action: 05/18/2015 S Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children.

HB 2186 Author: Cook | Harless | Coleman | Allen | Huberty
Sponsor: Campbell
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools.

HB 2330 Author: Zerwas | Coleman
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services.

HB 2523 Author: Collier | Coleman | Naishtat
Last Action: 05/13/2015 H Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.

HB 2696 Author: Howard | Coleman | Collier | Klick | Price
Sponsor: Zaffirini
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses.

HB 3302 Author: Darby | Coleman
Sponsor: Kolkhorst
Last Action: 06/18/2015 E Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to highway landscaping projects.

HB 3781 Author: Crownover | Coleman | Zerwas | Ashby | Collier
Sponsor: Watson
Last Action: 06/19/2015 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.

HB 3785 Author: Márquez | Coleman | Moody | Turner, Chris
Last Action: 04/28/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees.

HB 4002 Author: Burrows | Coleman
Last Action: 04/27/2015 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an interim study regarding international price discrimination in pharmaceuticals.

HR 472 Author: Burkett | Coleman
Last Action: 03/18/2015 H Reported enrolled: Mar 18 2015 9:24AM
Caption: Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health.

HR 529 Author: King, Susan | Burkett | Naishtat | Coleman
Last Action: 02/25/2015 H Reported enrolled: Feb 25 2015 6:19PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2015, as Mental Illness Awareness Day.

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