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Legislation authored by Garnet Coleman

Includes legislation with Garnet Coleman as the primary author for the 72nd through 85th Legislatures. For other types of authorship, search the Legislative Archive System. Author information is not available for the 86th Legislature.

85th Regular Session
HB 1629 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV.
HB 1734 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.
HB 1843 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system.
HB 1845 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
HB 1846 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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 1847 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.
HB 1848 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 1849 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
HB 1850 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to creation of a task force to study the effects of population growth on counties in this state.
HB 1939 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.
HB 2135 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.
HB 2211 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the qualifications to serve as an emergency services commissioner in certain counties.
HB 2493 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the qualifications of the board members of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles.
HB 2502 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.
HB 2702 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution.
HB 2708 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
HB 2859 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prescriber and dispenser reporting and access to patient prescription information under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 2860 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult.
HB 3266 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology.
HB 3268 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates.
HB 3269 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a protocol for contraband searches conducted by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice during extreme weather conditions.
HB 3352 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to civil penalties against subdividers of land.
HB 3353 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance.
HB 3852 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists by the Texas Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Examiners and to the Executive Council of Examiners of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists; providing civil and administrative penalties; imposing fees.
HB 3853 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools.
HB 3857 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order.
HB 3885 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to employment of psychiatrists by certain private hospitals.
HB 3887 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to trauma training for public school personnel.
HB 3891 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to coverage for eating disorders under certain health benefit plans.
HB 4041 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties.
HB 4091 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for and the availability of information regarding certain uses of force, injuries, or deaths caused by peace officers.
HB 4098 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to jail administrators in certain counties.
HB 4104 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the county budget for certain court personnel.
HB 4110 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
Caption: Relating to grants to establish or expand community collaboratives for services to persons experiencing homelessness or mental illness and county government planning for community collaboratives.
HB 4114 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to county approval for the locations at which a junkyard or automotive wrecking and salvage yard may be operated.
HB 4117 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the provision of telemental health services to prisoners confined in county jails, including the creation of the county jail telemental health fund, and to certain rules and procedures relating to the safety of those prisoners.
HB 4142 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health.
HB 4159 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals stopped on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses.
HB 4172 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to training for law enforcement officers and officials; authorizing a fee.
HB 4180 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
Caption: Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties.
HB 4212 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the renewal of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver under Medicaid.
HB 4214 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding.
HB 4218 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state.
HB 4342 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on certain property.
HR 56 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 24, 2017, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 553 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 1, 2017, as University of Houston Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1164 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the United Health Foundation for its TOUCH partnership grant to the University of Houston.
HR 1614 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 3, 2017, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1967 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Larry Huber Senkel of Houston.
85th 1st Called Session
HB 102 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.
84th Regular Session
HB 1627 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or property.
HB 1924 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern.
HB 1938 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University.
HB 2057 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 2058 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.
HB 2059 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the application of public information laws to campus police departments at private institutions of higher education.
HB 2065 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.
HB 2217 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
HB 2218 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs.
HB 2219 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the delivery of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services.
HB 2434 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.
HB 2518 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to discussion or deliberation regarding certain economic development negotiations by governmental bodies.
HB 2519 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/15
Caption: Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property.
HB 2521 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the powers and duties of a county treasurer.
HB 2524 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to the appointment of counsel to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
HB 2526 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 2663 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
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, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the qualifications for teaching a driver education course.
HB 2749 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 2750 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.
HB 2825 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision and administration of indigent defense services.
HB 2977 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees.
HB 3006 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.
HB 3067 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to addressing abusive conduct in the workplace; creating a private right of action.
HB 3228 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the governing body of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 3449 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy.
HB 3472 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Senate discharges conferees
Caption: Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities.
HB 3476 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to recovery under uninsured and underinsured motorist insurance coverage.
HB 3833 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system.
HB 3845 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools.
HB 4062 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student fees at the University of Houston System.
HB 4100 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
HB 4113 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
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, Garnet
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property.
HCR 71 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
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, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2015, as University of Houston System Day at the State Capitol.
HR 709 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
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, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending county officials and employees on the occasion of County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 2937 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Beverly Kaufman on her service as chair of the Hobby Center for Public Policy advisory board.
83rd Regular Session
HB 2625 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities.
HB 3224 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs.
HB 3225 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students.
HB 3226 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 3227 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 3229 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University.
HB 3230 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.
HB 3231 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs.
HB 3232 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 3320 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to certain taking claims against certain governmental entities.
HB 3321 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.
HB 3322 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
HB 3323 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the election of remedies for an unlawful employment practice.
HB 3324 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: 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 3325 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the regulation or prohibition of certain assault weapons; imposing a tax and a license fee; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3326 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 3327 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Education
Caption: Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools.
HB 3729 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to licensing requirements for newly constructed assisted living facilities.
HB 3730 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor.
HB 3731 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the date of a hearing on an application for an order to authorize psychoactive medication for a person receiving inpatient mental health services.
HB 3732 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
HB 3733 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services.
HB 3734 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs; authorizing a fee.
HB 3762 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to legal services provided by a district or county attorney to county and precinct officials.
HB 3763 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district.
HB 3764 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to audit requirements of certain emergency services districts.
HB 3765 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.
HB 3766 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to making available through the Internet certain information about housing and treatment options in each county for persons with mental illness.
HB 3767 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by charitable organizations that engage in or support the planting, growing, cultivation, or maintenance of trees in public areas.
HB 3768 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the determination of the market value of a residence homestead for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 3769 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to impose a civil penalty on owners of certain motor vehicles parked on a highway under the jurisdiction of the municipality that do not display a valid registration insignia or inspection certificate.
HB 3770 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the refusal to register motor vehicles by a county assessor-collector or the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles; authorizing a fee.
HB 3771 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the adoption and permanent student ownership of low-cost mathematics and science instructional material.
HB 3772 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
Caption: Relating to criminal history background checks in connection with firearm transfers; creating offenses.
HB 3773 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of deadly force in defense of a person or residence.
HB 3774 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense and persons found not guilty by reason of insanity in a criminal case.
HB 3792 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University.
HB 3793 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents.
HB 3794 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies.
HB 3795 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a county assistance district.
HB 3796 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorization for biweekly installment payments for the compensation of certain justices, judges, and district attorneys.
HB 3797 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the public notice required to be provided by a county before adopting an ad valorem tax rate.
HB 3798 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts.
HB 3799 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to ad valorem taxes assessed by an emergency services district; removing the debt service component of the ad valorem tax rate from the computation of the maximum tax rate.
HB 3800 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
Caption: Relating to the recording and indexing of property owners' association management certificates in the county real property records.
HB 3829 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Pensions
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain persons to participate in the retirement systems of certain municipalities.
HB 3912 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing the East Downtown Management District to impose a tax, fee, or assessment on a residential property.
HCR 103 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Expressing support for the creation of a University of Houston health science center by the UH System Board of Regents.
HCR 223 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3793.
HJR 78 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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 91 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment requiring the state to expand eligibility for the Medicaid program to certain persons.
HJR 96 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
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.
HJR 148 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HJR 149 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying the authority of emergency services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds or other obligations and removing the limitation on the ad valorem tax rate.
HR 424 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 13, 2013, as University of Houston System Day at the State Capitol.
HR 576 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 25, 2013, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 832 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the dedication of an official Texas Historical Marker at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.
HR 1214 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 30, 2013, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1558 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Michael Strahan on his receipt of an honorary doctorate of humane letters from Texas Southern University.
HR 1621 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Mamie Charity Club of Houston for its contributions and congratulating the club's 2013 scholarship brunch honorees.
HR 1877 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring former University of Houston basketball coach Guy V. Lewis on his enshrinement in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.
HR 1878 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Henry M. Garza of Houston.
HR 3010 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793.
HR 3224 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston legislative interns and Fellows for their contributions to the 83rd Texas Legislative Session.
HR 3225 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Texas Legislative Study Group Class of 2013.
83rd 1st Called Session
HB 17 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the composition of districts for the election of members of the Texas House of Representatives.
83rd 2nd Called Session
HJR 11 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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.
82nd Regular Session
HB 1266 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study of the practice of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs.
HB 1278 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.
HB 1292 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 1318 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to meetings of the University of Houston System Board of Regents.
HB 1360 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of off-premise signs in the unincorporated area of a county.
HB 1386 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the public health threat presented by youth suicide and the qualification of certain persons serving as marriage and family therapists in school districts.
HB 1564 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Harris County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.
HB 1565 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the employment of physicians by hospital districts.
HB 1566 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails.
HB 1567 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails.
HB 1568 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians.
HB 1569 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools.
HB 1670 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation.
HB 1694 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of certain governmental entities.
HB 1700 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals.
HB 1745 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies.
HB 1842 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers.
HB 1877 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a fee for certain plastic bags provided to customers by retailers to fund a grant program to support local recycling efforts.
HB 1909 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of indecency with a child.
HB 2114 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to beverage container deposits and recycling; providing penalties.
HB 2115 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution of money appropriated from the national research university fund.
HB 2116 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to standards of care for dogs and cats; creating an offense.
HB 2117 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
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 2118 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to adding certain synthetic compounds to Penalty Group 2 of the Texas Controlled Substances Act.
HB 2155 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.
HB 2156 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 2157 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 2158 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of a stun gun or taser by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against certain public school students.
HB 2159 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.
HB 2160 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the governing bodies of certain local planning organizations.
HB 2227 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: 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 2228 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 2229 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee.
HB 2239 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum number of county jailers necessary to staff a county jail.
HB 2299 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the women's health program.
HB 2300 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 2301 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.
HB 2302 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transferring to the Texas Education Agency and the commissioner of education the statutorily assigned responsibilities of the State Board of Education concerning textbooks.
HB 2312 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program.
HB 2313 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements for municipalities and counties under the open meetings law.
HB 2314 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of public institutions of higher education.
HB 2315 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care.
HB 2316 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to county powers, duties, and services, including the powers and duties of certain districts, and the authorization of certain health care programs and studies.
HB 2343 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the creation of Asher's Law, the public health threat presented by youth suicide and to the prevention of associated discrimination, harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying.
HB 2445 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to fostering collaboration among health care systems to provide indigent health care to communities more efficiently.
HB 2811 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs.
HB 2812 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to certain cemeteries; providing penalties.
HB 2822 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the penalty for and certain other civil consequences of engaging in disorderly conduct for certain unlawful purposes.
HB 2823 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to educational and training requirements for certain peace officers on ethical decision making.
HB 2943 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to property taxing entities' bond and debt reporting requirements to the Bond Review Board.
HB 2944 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a searchable database for the bonds and other debt obligations issued by local governmental entities.
HB 2945 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the promotion of efficiencies in and the administration of certain district court and county services and functions.
HB 2946 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for loss or impairment of speech, language, or hearing.
HB 2947 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the exception of an audit working paper of a hospital district from required disclosure under the public information law.
HB 3169 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain property from municipal drainage service charges and from related ordinances, resolutions, and rules.
HB 3170 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to notice to taxpayers of potential discontinuance or adjustment of certain tax exemptions.
HB 3195 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees.
HB 3196 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requirements related to the reporting of emissions events by certain regulated entities under the Clean Air Act.
HB 3197 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers.
HB 3198 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by certain charitable corporations.
HB 3275 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: House adopts conf. comm. report-reported
Caption: Relating to the operation and governance of tax increment financing reinvestment zones.
HB 3276 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of sheriff's departments in certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
HB 3331 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exemption of certain persons who teach social work at institutions of higher education from the licensing requirements for social workers.
HB 3336 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children.
HB 3401 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards and addressing mental health issues in jail.
HB 3402 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state.
HB 3492 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to adopt buffer zone regulations and comprehensive plans and assess a roadway cost recovery fee; providing a penalty.
HB 3493 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the creation of the employee wellness program.
HB 3494 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to voluntary deductions from the wages or salaries of deputy sheriffs for contributions to political committees.
HB 3495 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of certain peace officers killed in the line of duty.
HB 3499 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a library at Texas Southern University.
HB 3588 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds.
HCR 70 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2011, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.
HJR 89 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
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.
HJR 102 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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.
HR 569 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Southern University football team on winning the 2010 Southwestern Athletic Conference championship.
HR 942 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 13, 2011, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 964 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Ernest Zachary Clouser of Houston.
HR 2278 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the Texas Legislative Internship Program and congratulating its alumni and all those who have contributed to the program's success.
HR 2654 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3275.
HR 2802 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the members of the Texas Legislative Study Group Class of 2011.
HR 2803 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating John A. Maldonado II on his graduation from The University of Texas at Austin.
HR 2804 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Chloe Walker for her service as a policy analyst in the office of State Representative Garnet F. Coleman.
82nd 1st Called Session
HB 64 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to a county mental health services Medicaid waiver program.
HB 78 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a county HIV and AIDS services Medicaid waiver program.
HCR 15 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Pete A. Gallego, Jr., of Alpine.
81st Regular Session
HB 151 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus.
HB 1955 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to administrative and contract provisions applicable to certain nonprofit corporations located in large counties.
HB 2709 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses.
HB 2710 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar
Caption: Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county.
HB 2711 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses.
HB 2712 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups.
HB 2713 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions.
HB 2714 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for speech, language, or hearing impairments.
HB 2715 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to grants for school-based health centers.
HB 2787 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to liability of charitable organizations for certain negligent hiring, supervision, or retention actions.
HB 2953 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the use of a stun gun or taser by school district peace officers, security personnel, and other employees against elementary, middle, and junior high school students.
HB 2954 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing an increase in the student center fee at Texas Southern University.
HB 2955 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of public institutions of higher education.
HB 2956 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the regulation of solar energy panels by a property owners' association.
HB 2957 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus.
HB 2958 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to excused absences from public schools for voting in certain elections.
HB 2959 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to adoption and ownership of mathematics and science textbooks for public school students.
HB 2960 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to alternative electrical generators for certain service stations.
HB 2961 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to authorizing an increase in the student union fee at the University of Houston.
HB 2962 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs.
HB 2963 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county, hospital district, or public hospital to provide health care services to an indigent patient.
HB 2964 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.
HB 2965 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the fee for providing copies of health care information.
HB 2966 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
HB 2967 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 2968 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent for an abortion.
HB 2969 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 2970 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license.
HB 2971 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to licensing of assisted living facilities.
HB 2972 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to licensing of certain health facilities.
HB 2973 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.
HB 2974 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies.
HB 2975 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 2976 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders.
HB 3004 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to animal shelter standards; providing a civil penalty.
HB 3005 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the mandatory testing of persons suspected of exposing employees of a juvenile probation department to certain diseases.
HB 3006 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on municipal controllers and on the members of the municipalities' governing bodies.
HB 3007 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to food handlers.
HB 3008 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to the right of certain counties to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
HB 3009 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of municipal management districts to consolidate.
HB 3010 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of a chief appraiser to audit a rendition statement or property report delivered to the chief appraiser.
HB 3012 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/09
Caption: Relating to food handlers and other food service employees.
HB 3013 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to residential and commercial insurance deductibles.
HB 3014 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance.
HB 3015 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to payment of excess losses and operating expenses incurred by the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association, including funding for certain catastrophic events through the issuance of public securities.
HB 3016 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a prohibition against the conversion of a free segment of the state highway system to a toll project.
HB 3023 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a temporary moratorium on the use of stun guns by law enforcement agencies and peace officers.
HB 3024 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the allocation of a portion of the revenue from lottery ticket sales to combat problem and compulsive gambling.
HB 3025 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to regulation by a property owners' association of certain religious displays.
HB 3026 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 3027 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to prohibitions on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 3028 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the regulation of air conditioning and refrigeration technicians.
HB 3381 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the maintenance of telephone and electric utility poles.
HB 3382 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to transferring the statutorily assigned functions and activities of the State Board of Education to the Texas Education Agency.
HB 3383 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of land to be appraised as open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes.
HB 3384 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to prior approval of residential property insurance rates of certain insurers.
HB 3385 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the activation of the statewide alert system for abducted children.
HB 3386 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to construction, acquisition, improvement, operation, and maintenance of toll projects by certain counties.
HB 3387 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on tolls by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 3469 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of a community health center to contract with or employ an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist.
HB 3470 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs.
HB 3471 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to certain illegal pricing practices.
HB 3472 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to diagnostic testing of pregnant women and certain newborns.
HB 3473 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to charity care.
HB 3474 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to indigent health care.
HB 3482 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the notice required by mortgage servicers before foreclosing a contract lien on certain real property; providing civil penalties.
HB 3483 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to county authority to prohibit off-premise signs on certain roads and standards for off-premise signs.
HB 3484 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain acts and proceedings of certain local governments, including those related to tax increment financing, and the validity of certain acts and proceedings.
HB 3485 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to certain county, municipal, district, and other governmental functions, procedures, powers, duties, and services, including certain criminal procedures.
HB 3486 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Posting rule suspended
Caption: Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities.
HB 3487 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to the purchasing and contracting authority of counties; providing penalties.
HB 3562 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Caption: Relating to the minimum electronic mail retention period required by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
HB 3563 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to reports on racial profiling in connection with motor vehicle stops; providing a penalty.
HB 3564 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of certain conduct constituting the offense of indecency with a child.
HB 3565 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring and rating territories in writing certain lines of personal insurance.
HB 3566 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the rights of certain county law enforcement officers.
HB 3704 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the purchase of fair trade certified products by a state agency.
HB 3705 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to work performed in sports and community venue districts in certain municipalities.
HB 3706 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Tex Sun solar energy system rebate program.
HB 3707 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Considered by s/c in work session
Caption: Relating to county-regulated disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases for certain counties.
HB 3709 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain power by certain charitable corporations.
HB 3730 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the authority of officers in certain counties to designate a person to receive fees, commissions, or costs.
HB 3731 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of and sales and use taxes imposed by county assistance districts.
HB 3733 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the administration of the driver responsibility program.
HB 3734 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the imposition by an emergency services district of an impact fee on new development to be used for capital improvements and equipment.
HB 3735 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty.
HB 3736 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the prohibition on the use of a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 3739 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to regulation of and access to certain cemeteries; providing penalties.
HB 3746 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination and harassment in public schools.
HB 3747 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the discharge and court-ordered treatment of certain patients with mental illness.
HB 3748 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for law enforcement officers relating to interaction with persons with mental impairments.
HB 3749 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Relating to the creation of an interim committee on, and a study of, the itemized billing statements of certain health care facilities.
HB 4120 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to an odor nuisance ordinance enacted by a municipality.
HB 4297 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.
HB 4298 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of certain hospital districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
HB 4501 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an intercollegiate athletics fee at Texas Southern University.
HB 4502 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to charity care.
HB 4503 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided by certain hospitals.
HB 4504 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to reporting requirements for health occupation regulatory agencies.
HB 4505 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education.
HB 4506 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services.
HB 4507 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting by the Department of State Health Services regarding services provided at school-based health centers.
HB 4508 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to creation and duties of a county economic development district.
HB 4509 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property owned by a nonprofit hospital or hospital system.
HB 4510 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a separate local workforce development board for certain counties.
HB 4511 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the composition of certain regional planning commissions.
HB 4512 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Greater Houston Partnership.
HB 4513 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of amusement redemption machines at certain locations; providing criminal penalties.
HB 4514 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Transportation to demonstrate that alternatives to toll roads have been considered.
HB 4515 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to contracting practices of certain large nonprofit corporations.
HB 4648 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to authorizing municipalities located in certain counties to create residential management districts.
HB 4649 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain school districts to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment.
HB 4650 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities.
HB 4680 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to mass transit authorities.
HB 4691 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the protection and care of individuals requiring long term care services and supports.
HB 4788 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6 to impose an impact fee or assessment on certain service providers.
HB 4827 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 20; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4828 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of Harris County Improvement District No. 21; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HCR 160 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Directing the Health and Human Services Commission to pursue federal funding for the support of kinship caregivers.
HCR 282 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed without the Governor's signature
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3485.
HJR 84 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
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.
HJR 131 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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 141 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide property tax abatement for home and business owners who install solar panels on their homes or businesses.
HR 708 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Withdrawn
Caption: Requesting that the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation provide the House with project selection criteria prior to obligating any Recovery Act funds.
HR 709 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Requesting that the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation provide the House with project selection criteria prior to obligating any Recovery Act funds.
HR 936 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Becky Moeller on her election as president of the Southern Region of the AFL-CIO.
HR 1551 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 27, 2009, as Texas Southern University Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1623 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 6, 2009, as County Government Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1639 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Legislative Internship Program and its participants during the 81st Legislative Session.
HR 1640 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tressie Bates for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1641 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rebecca Cohen for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1642 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Kimberly M. Freeman for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1643 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Rahsaan J. Coefield on his service as a legislative intern in the office of Representative Abel Herrero.
HR 1644 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dimetrius Holland for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1645 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring John Hefley for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1646 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Kierah Weber on her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1647 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Morris Williams for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1648 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Miles Stiles for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1649 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Eronn Putman for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1650 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Robert Edrozo for his service in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1651 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jonathan "J. J." Lietzke for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1652 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Diana Cruz for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1653 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending John White for his service in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1654 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Brittany Rosales on her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1655 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Chani Seals for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1656 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Maria Molina for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1657 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Resha Thomas on her service as a legislative intern in the office of Representative Jim McReynolds.
HR 1658 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Stephen Rispoli for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1659 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Amber Goodwin for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1660 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carlos Dantes Mejias for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1661 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Joshua Bekerman for his service in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1662 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Curtis Smith for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1663 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Tanya Gripton on her service as a legislative intern in the office of Representative Helen Giddings.
HR 1664 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Alexis Dugger for her service in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1665 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sandra Marek for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1666 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jorge Lopez for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1667 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Gloria E. Lopez on her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1668 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Rebecca Reyes for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1669 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Tommy Micah for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1670 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Sharonda Joy Thomas for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1671 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Melinda Griffith on her service as a legislative intern in the office of Representative Norma Chavez.
HR 1672 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Alejandro Martinez for his participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 1673 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Natasha Egharevba for her participation in the Texas Legislative Internship Program.
HR 3098 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Legislative Study Group Class of 2009.
HR 3130 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Julia Cruz Kerker for her outstanding work in the office of State Representative Garnet F. Coleman.
81st 1st Called Session
HB 11 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the child health plan program.
HB 13 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
80th Regular Session
HB 262 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the minimum wage.
HB 641 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to application of the minimum wage to certain governmental entities.
HB 655 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
HB 656 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 659 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 669 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program.
HB 998 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a moratorium on tolls by the Texas Department of Transportation.
HB 1068 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to distribution of condoms to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1128 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 1159 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to the testing of certain inmates for HIV or AIDS.
HB 1169 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 1173 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds or other obligations to fund capital projects at public institutions of higher education; making an appropriation.
HB 1289 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of gender identity or expression.
HB 1304 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to a temporary moratorium on the use of stun guns by law enforcement agencies and peace officers.
HB 1326 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 1370 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07
Caption: Relating to the Interagency Coordinating Council for HIV and Hepatitis.
HB 1437 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions.
HB 1456 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the requirements for filing an annual financial statement by a municipality.
HB 1520 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to student fees at Texas Southern University.
HB 1706 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the annual registration of physicians by the Texas Medical Board.
HB 1707 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties.
HB 1760 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to voluntary and informed consent for an abortion.
HB 1761 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information.
HB 1845 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to monetary assistance for care provided to children by certain relatives or other designated caregivers.
HB 1873 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the use of credit scoring in certain lines of personal insurance and to the contents of consumer credit reports.
HB 1943 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance.
HB 1944 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the elimination of sexual assault against inmates confined in a facility operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.
HB 1986 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 2040 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus.
HB 2041 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses.
HB 2169 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Medical Board for the purpose of hiring additional licensing staff and enhancing the board's information system capabilities.
HB 2170 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Medical Board for the purpose of enforcement activities and to repay a deficiency grant.
HB 2224 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to eligibility for and the administration of the child health plan program; making an appropriation.
HB 2226 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Tex Sun solar energy system rebate program.
HB 2327 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the installment payment of ad valorem taxes imposed on a residence homestead.
HB 2361 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to grants for school-based health centers.
HB 2379 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the service of notice of license suspension for failure to pay child support.
HB 2380 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents.
HB 2381 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the immigration status or nationality of a person needing or receiving certain emergency services.
HB 2382 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education.
HB 2526 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Center for Correctional Public Health and Health Promotion.
HB 2527 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to prevention of discrimination and harassment in public schools.
HB 2528 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies.
HB 2579 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the provision of health care services to an employee who sustains a compensable injury.
HB 2781 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to renaming the State Auditor the Texas Government Accountability Office, and the expansion of the powers and duties of that office, including the creation of an office of inspector general.
HB 2795 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case.
HB 2863 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage for health care for Texans.
HB 2963 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to occupancy limits for certain residential rental property.
HB 2964 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression.
HB 3183 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the requirement that certain children receive the influenza vaccine.
HB 3184 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to educating parents about the benefits of immunizing certain children against influenza.
HB 3361 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for children and grandchildren.
HB 3414 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the establishment of the Texas Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners and the regulation of medical radiologic technology.
HB 3480 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies.
HB 3511 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to adjust a fee or administrative penalty assessed.
HB 3689 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to an offense of using a wireless communication device while operating a motor vehicle.
HB 3690 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to advance directives.
HB 4090 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Recommendations filed with the Speaker
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Glenbrook Valley Neighborhood Preservation and Improvement District; providing authority to impose an assessment and a tax, and issue bonds or similar obligations.
HB 4091 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the boundaries and board of directors of Harris County Improvement District No. 6.
HB 4110 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 9; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 4130 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the governance of certain state agencies.
HCR 61 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Expressing opposition to sending additional troops to Iraq.
HCR 90 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Recognizing Richard Allen for his years of devotion to public service and directing the Texas Building and Procurement Commission to name the state office building located at 311 East 14th Street in Austin, Texas, the Richard Allen State Office Building.
HCR 134 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Urging Congress to reauthorize the State Children's Health Insurance Program.
HCR 219 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Recognizing April 24-29, 2007, as Cover the Uninsured Week 2007 at the State Capitol.
HCR 274 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 4091.
HJR 73 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
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.
HR 184 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
Caption: Expressing opposition to sending additional troops to Iraq.
HR 467 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing University of Houston System Day at the State Capitol on February 20, 2007.
HR 719 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Roland Glowinski of the University of Houston on his professional achievements.
HR 820 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming participants in the National Wildlife Federation Earth Tomorrow program of Houston to the State Capitol.
HR 1266 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity on the organization's 96th anniversary.
HR 1369 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Father George Clements to the State Capitol and commending him for his achievements with One Church-One Child and his many other good works.
HR 1919 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 8, 2007, as National Children's Mental Health Awareness Day.
HR 2950 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Legislative Interns for their outstanding efforts and invaluable service.
HR 2951 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Legislative Study Group Class of 2007 for their service to the Texas Legislature and the people of Texas.
HR 2952 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Legislative Fellowship Program Class of 2006-2007 for their service to the Texas Legislature and the people of Texas.
79th Regular Session
HB 376 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.
HB 792 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of certain rating practices in certain lines of insurance.
HB 793 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus.
HB 1019 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to the rates of tuition charged to students of institutions of higher education.
HB 1255 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
Caption: Relating to an increased penalty for certain privileged parking offenses.
HB 1303 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish.
HB 1409 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority to change the name of component institutions of The Texas A&M University System.
HB 1784 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders.
HB 1785 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 1786 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 1969 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities.
HB 1980 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses.
HB 2005 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases.
HB 2056 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of voter registration applications to graduating high school students and incoming college students; providing a criminal penalty.
HB 2057 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to distribution of condoms in state prisons and jails.
HB 2074 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to providing medical assistance for care in an assisted living facility.
HB 2126 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to assistance of a deferred presentment transaction.
HB 2291 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University for campus facilities and infrastructure.
HB 2518 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a mental health court program.
HB 2519 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews.
HB 2520 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the development and availability of a curriculum regarding acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection.
HB 2521 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the interagency coordinating council for HIV and hepatitis.
HB 2522 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on actual or perceived sexual orientation; providing penalties.
HB 2523 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Law Enforcement
Caption: Relating to retirement benefits for law enforcement officers employed and commissioned by institutions of higher education.
HB 2524 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the provision of education and training programs for law enforcement officers regarding persons with mental impairments.
HB 2536 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to urban land bank demonstration programs.
HB 2537 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to repealing the authority of certain nonprofit corporations to exercise the power of eminent domain.
HB 2538 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation for culturally significant sites.
HB 2594 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the health disparities task force.
HB 2889 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the governing board and territory of certain metropolitan rapid transit authorities.
HB 2963 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties.
HB 3205 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to depictions of gender and ethnicity in textbooks used in the public schools.
HB 3211 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the availability of free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
HB 3212 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Financial Institutions
Caption: Relating to the extension of credit to a victim of identity theft.
HB 3213 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the exemption from the sales tax for clothing and footwear.
HB 3214 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to exemptions from the sales tax for certain school supplies and instructional materials.
HB 3215 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct.
HB 3216 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to report of inmate death.
HB 3217 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assault by employee on inmate.
HB 3218 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to reports regarding participation in higher education.
HB 3363 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the financing of state highways and the Trans-Texas Corridor.
HB 3364 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Government Reform
Caption: Relating to the creation of a Civilian Oversight Commission and local district complaint offices; providing penalties.
HB 3411 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression.
HB 3436 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the restoration and expansion of the medical assistance, children's health insurance, and other health and human services programs; making an appropriation.
HB 3449 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Relating to the sale of mixed beverages by certain food and beverage establishments.
HB 3450 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the deposit of municipal sales and use taxes into a tax increment fund.
HB 3451 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Environmental Regulation
Caption: Relating to adoption of rules by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality relating to effects screening levels.
HB 3470 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state subsidies granted for economic development purposes.
HB 3510 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Municipal Utility District No. 460; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds; granting the power of eminent domain.
HB 3516 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 8; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 3517 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 7; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 3518 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Harris County Improvement District No. 6; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HCR 208 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Encouraging the board of regents of Texas Southern University to name a building, an outdoor plaza, or an interior space of honor on the campus after the Honorable Joe E. Moreno.
HJR 73 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to a moratorium on the execution of persons convicted of capital offenses.
HJR 102 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to authorize and govern the sale of alcoholic beverages by certain restaurants in this state.
HR 141 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 2, 2005, as Texas Southern University Day at the Capitol.
HR 492 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 23, 2005, as TEXAS Grant Day at the State Capitol and expressing appreciation for the program.
HR 542 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 28, 2005, as Prairie View A&M University and Alumni Day at the Capitol.
HR 543 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Prairie View A&M University for its record of graduating outstanding students.
HR 836 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing March 23, 2005, as Texas AIDS Advocacy Coalition Day at the State Capitol.
HR 1082 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Paul Rusesabagina to the State Capitol on April 11, 2005.
HR 1162 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Recognizing the National Day of Silence on April 13, 2005, for its efforts to raise awareness of the silencing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender students in high schools and colleges.
HR 1727 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Archbishop Joseph A. Fiorenza of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston as Pastor of the Day on May 16, 2005.
HR 2208 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3518.
HR 2221 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3518.
79th 1st Called Session
HB 60 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to discrimination by public educational institutions and a report regarding bullying in the public schools.
HB 84 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority or purchase of certain real property by certain nonprofit charitable corporations.
HB 94 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston.
HB 95 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown.
HB 96 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University.
79th 2nd Called Session
HB 32 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston.
HB 33 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown.
HB 34 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University.
HB 60 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Land & Resource Management
Caption: Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority or purchase of certain real property by certain nonprofit charitable corporations.
79th 3rd Called Session
HB 58 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the examination for licensing as a physician.
HB 59 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to the prosecution of the offense of improper photography or visual recording.
78th Regular Session
HB 290 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent.
HB 688 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
Caption: Relating to the release of a mechanic's lien.
HB 689 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the adoption and ownership of mathematics and science textbooks for public grade school students.
HB 690 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 761 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain offenses in connection with privileged parking.
HB 775 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose term limits on the members of their governing bodies.
HB 783 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to public participation in certain condemnation proceedings.
HB 862 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to a prohibition of discrimination by public educational institutions.
HB 987 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removal of human body parts after death; providing a penalty.
HB 1028 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to certain immunization programs.
HB 1423 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to a pilot program for language interpreter services under the medical assistance program.
HB 1507 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to a motor vehicle registration fee to support trauma centers to be collected when a motor vehicle is registered.
HB 1555 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program.
HB 1556 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the immunization registry.
HB 1557 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of certain employers for a state tax refund for certain wages paid or incurred.
HB 1558 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 1559 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain services and medications through the medical assistance program to persons with HIV infection or AIDS.
HB 1560 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study of indoor molds conducted by the Texas Department of Health.
HB 1866 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of restrictions, the extension of, addition to, or modification of existing restrictions, and the reinstatement of expired restrictions in certain residential subdivisions.
HB 1867 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to criteria for creating a commercial and industrial development zone.
HB 1868 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants.
HB 1880 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for mental disorders.
HB 1884 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to a rate rollback for motor vehicle insurance.
HB 1956 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes.
HB 2279 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing certain early voting polling places to serve as election day polling places.
HB 2280 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring the Texas Transportation Commission to require each highway district of the state that includes an urban area to establish a green ribbon master plan for the area.
HB 2281 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to taxes and fees.
HB 2282 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to requiring certain insurers of motor vehicles to file rate information; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 2602 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to use of safety belts and child passenger safety seat systems.
HB 2603 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
HB 2604 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefits coverage for certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan.
HB 2605 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the financing and administration of certain venue projects and related infrastructure; authorizing the imposition of certain local taxes and the issuance of local bonds.
HB 2606 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to access to and funding for women's health care services.
HB 2607 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funding of group coverage programs for certain school and educational employees and their dependents.
HB 2608 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the duration of a lease for municipal civic center property.
HB 2609 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/03
Caption: Relating to the establishment of mental health court programs.
HB 2610 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute.
HB 2705 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the state Medicaid program.
HB 2706 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to grievance and complaint resolution procedures for certain state employees.
HB 2719 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to mercury contamination in fish and shellfish.
HB 2720 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the requirement that a portion of the tax increment of certain tax increment reinvestment zones be used to provide affordable housing.
HB 3402 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem tax appraisal of qualified timber land.
HB 3403 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
Caption: Relating to the qualification for appraisal and the appraisal of qualified restricted-use timber land.
HB 3404 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the use of cigarettes and tobacco products at state hospitals.
HB 3405 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reporting of claims information by insurers writing professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
HB 3406 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to rates for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers.
HB 3407 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to rate information to be filed by insurers writing professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3408 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to rate information to be filed by insurers writing professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers; providing an administrative penalty.
HB 3409 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Insurance
Caption: Relating to the withdrawal of an insurer from writing professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers in this state.
HCR 95 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Transportation to expand the Green Ribbon Project to enhance the appearance of public highways in urban areas throughout the state.
HCR 148 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Designating March 26, 2003, as ACT Now! Day at the Capitol.
HJR 79 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment repealing the constitutional dedication of revenue from taxes imposed on motor fuels used to propel a motor vehicle on the public highways of this state.
HJR 88 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the use of motor vehicle registration fees to support trauma centers.
HR 57 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Teach for America-Texas in Houston and the Rio Grande Valley.
HR 66 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing January 28, 2003, as Texas Southern University Day at the Capitol.
HR 253 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 18, 2003, as University of Houston System Day at the State Capitol.
HR 586 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the University of Houston College of Optometry on the occasion of its 50th anniversary.
HR 1067 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing Anita S. Jones for her efforts to raise awareness regarding chronic fatigue syndrome.
HR 1365 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing May 25, 2003, as KUHT-TV Channel 8 Day at the Capitol and congratulating the station on its 50th anniversary.
HR 1403 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending the University of Houston for welcoming Jody Williams, recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Peace, as a Distinguished Visiting Professor for the 2003-2004 academic year.
HR 1804 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1936.
78th 1st Called Session
HB 120 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to the eligibility for and benefits provided under the state child health plan.
HB 126 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund.
78th 2nd Called Session
HB 41 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations.
HB 43 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to appropriations to the Texas excellence fund and the university research fund.
HR 64 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Regena Vetene Thomas of Houston.
HR 65 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the life of Barbara Gray of Lake Conroe.
HR 207 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Filed
Caption: In memory of Ralph D. King of Houston.
78th 3rd Called Session
HB 55 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations.
78th 4th Called Session
HB 46 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations.
77th Regular Session
HB 757 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a task force to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas.
HB 758 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child.
HB 759 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the adoption and ownership of mathematics and science textbooks for public grade school students.
HB 760 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 761 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to fees for copies of birth and death certificates.
HB 762 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring certain employers who contract with or receive financial assistance from the state or a state agency to pay its employees a living wage; providing a penalty.
HB 790 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute.
HB 813 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties.
HB 814 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to local school health education advisory councils and to health education instruction in public schools.
HB 849 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans.
HB 895 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program.
HB 896 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain services and medications through the medical assistance program to persons with HIV infection or AIDS.
HB 928 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to the powers of a local government corporation.
HB 929 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the administration of adult and community education programs.
HB 996 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipality to authorize the removal of certain motor vehicles from public roadways in the municipality to aid in the enforcement of parking ordinances of the municipality.
HB 1053 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds.
HB 1054 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a program of grants and loans to provide capital for community development and economic development institutions in economically distressed and low-income areas.
HB 1055 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.
HB 1087 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a demonstration project to establish a medical assistance buy-in program for certain persons with disabilities.
HB 1101 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a state strategic health plan.
HB 1133 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to the dedication of a fine collected by a municipality or county for a disabled parking violation.
HB 1134 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Caption: Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children.
HB 1156 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to access to and funding for women's health care services.
HB 1177 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Texas Department of Economic Development's duty to promote tourism.
HB 1223 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program.
HB 1278 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to an asbestos survey before issuance of a building permit to renovate or demolish certain buildings.
HB 1279 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the application of certain licensing and registration requirements to activities involving resilient floor-covering material.
HB 1339 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to an advisory committee on reducing drug abuse.
HB 1349 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the mission, responsibilities, and duties of the Texas Department of Health to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas.
HB 1380 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to protecting, under the public information law, the identity of a victim of violence or threatened violence.
HB 1536 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to compensation for persons wrongfully imprisoned.
HB 1537 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to a study and a pilot program regarding the provision of medical assistance and certain health benefits plan coverage for children of migrant or seasonal agricultural workers.
HB 1538 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to County Affairs
Caption: Relating to the creation of a commercial and industrial development zone; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 1570 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to eligibility for public school prekindergarten classes.
HB 1580 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the creation of restrictions, the extension of, addition to, or modification of existing restrictions, and the reinstatement of expired restrictions in certain residential subdivisions.
HB 1581 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
Caption: Relating to determining whether a criminal defendant is insane or otherwise incompetent to stand trial.
HB 1604 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children.
HB 1621 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to the representation of the transportation disadvantaged in mass transportation.
HB 1670 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Companion considered in lieu of in committee
Caption: Relating to the functions of a municipal or county cultural education facilities finance corporation.
HB 1825 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation of a scenic byways program.
HB 1886 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to municipal hotel occupancy taxes.
HB 2054 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the mission of Texas Southern University.
HB 2055 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Relating to damages for liability actions in residential construction.
HB 2056 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to residential construction projects.
HB 2160 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the immunization registry.
HB 2259 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the designation and functions of a state demographer.
HB 2321 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to petitioning for candidacy as a member of, and term limits on the members of, certain municipal governing bodies.
HB 2322 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to consent to the voluntary admission of the ward to an inpatient psychiatric facility.
HB 2357 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to child development activities provided by licensed day-care centers.
HB 2393 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to health education.
HB 2419 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01
Caption: Relating to charity care requirements for certain hospitals.
HB 2420 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to extend Medicaid coverage to certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid.
HB 2512 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Transportation
Caption: Relating to landscaping and billboards along highways; imposing a civil penalty.
HB 2513 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to financial assistance for certain persons seeking certification as public school teachers, including revisions to the Teach for Texas grant program.
HB 2541 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the state Medicaid program.
HB 2601 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
Caption: Relating to the ad valorem taxation of certain possessory interests in certain municipal property open to the public.
HB 2602 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to indigent health care.
HB 2603 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the tuition charged to certain foreign students enrolled in a graduate public health course in a border county.
HB 2842 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act.
HB 2953 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the transfer of sexual assault prevention and crisis services from the Office of the Attorney General to the Texas Department of Human Services.
HB 3271 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of state subsidies granted for economic development purposes.
HB 3487 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to a memorandum of understanding for services for persons needing multiagency services.
HB 3488 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to establishing a purchasing preference for calcium rich foods and drinks.
HB 3532 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of commercial and industrial development zones in certain populous counties; providing for taxes and the issuance of bonds.
HB 3554 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
Caption: Relating to the dispensing of drugs pursuant to an oncology protocol.
HB 3583 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to required contract provisions and sanctions for ICF-MR program providers.
HB 3692 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Greater Southeast Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HCR 99 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In honor of Carl Lewis's outstanding work with the Best Buddies International organization.
HCR 140 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Aurelia Juarez of Houston.
HCR 191 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In honor of the contributions of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Texas.
HCR 223 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Department of Health to prepare a list of foods and beverages fortified with calcium for use by each primary and secondary school in Texas.
HR 239 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Senior Service Corps volunteers for their dedication to their fellow Texans.
HR 478 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Reggie "Air Man" Dixon of Houston for his work with the Conceive, Believe, and Achieve Program.
HR 1367 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1156.
76th Regular Session
HB 659 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to keeping school campuses open after school hours for recreational purposes and tutoring.
HB 908 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to enforcement of screening requirements for vision, hearing, and other special senses and communication disorders of children in certain licensed child-care facilities.
HB 909 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews.
HB 923 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to regulation of licensed professional counselors.
HB 1013 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to child-care resource and referral networks.
HB 1026 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to participation by private school students in University Interscholastic League sponsored activities.
HB 1097 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to application requirements for participation in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool.
HB 1122 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to local school health education advisory councils and to health education instruction in public schools.
HB 1398 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to indigent health care.
HB 1399 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the Teach for Texas Program.
HB 1406 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses in children.
HB 1407 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families.
HB 1641 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston System.
HB 1650 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor.
HB 1651 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the right of an employee to time off from work to participate in certain activities of the employee's child; providing a penalty.
HB 1659 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to payment of a fee or penalty for parking by persons with disabilities.
HB 1696 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a child health plan for certain low-income children.
HB 1752 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the compensation of certain private investigators and witnesses who are retained by appointed counsel.
HB 2115 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in subcommittee
Caption: Relating to certain permissible conditions of placement on deferred disposition for offenses involving the use of alcohol, a controlled substance, or drugs.
HB 2116 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the punishment for certain Class C habitual offenders.
HB 2181 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective with Fall Semester 1999
Caption: Relating to authorizing a recreational and wellness facility fee at the University of Houston.
HB 2278 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the substitution of certain drugs by a pharmacist.
HB 2304 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 1/1/00
Caption: Relating to certain providers of family counseling services under the medical assistance program.
HB 2381 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to information to be included on a driver's license or personal identification certificate.
HB 2382 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the evaluation and approval of continuing education for physical therapists.
HB 2424 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to application of certain coverage requirements for serious mental illness.
HB 2425 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of inpatient mental health services to certain incapacitated persons.
HB 2489 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination based on sexual orientation; providing penalties.
HB 2490 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the Houston Downtown Management District.
HB 2682 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study of the Harris County Hospital District.
HB 2683 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the development and implementation of Texas Integrated Enrollment Services.
HB 2684 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reinvestment zones and tax increment financing under the Tax Increment Financing Act, tax abatement agreements within those zones, and the administration of certain local government corporations.
HB 2685 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the execution of credit agreements and issuance of anticipation notes by certain school districts.
HB 2686 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to tuition charged for students of optometry.
HB 2687 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the financing of maintenance expenses by school districts and of materials and labor incident to the installation of personal property by school districts and other local governments.
HB 2707 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to funeral expenses for children in foster care.
HB 2708 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children.
HB 2894 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
Caption: Relating to the creation of the Midtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HB 2895 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to municipal governing body confirmation of appointments to a venue district board.
HB 2896 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the administration and operation of the state Medicaid program.
HB 2898 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to the execution of credit agreements and issuance of obligations by certain political subdivisions.
HB 3298 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the powers of property owners' associations.
HB 3299 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to enter into credit agreements.
HB 3300 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to limits on eminent domain, a code of conduct, and the board of directors for sports and community venue districts in certain populous counties and to elections for certain districts.
HB 3301 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the expansion and funding of the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative of the Health and Human Services Commission.
HB 3302 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Postponed
Caption: Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties.
HB 3525 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the continued independence of Texas Southern University.
HB 3526 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to facilitating and supporting cooperative efforts of municipalities and counties to promote economic development by hosting the Olympic Games.
HB 3527 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment; providing administrative penalties.
HB 3528 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the places where certain private investigators may carry a concealed handgun.
HB 3529 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Safety
Caption: Relating to the eligibility of a licensed private investigator for a license to carry a concealed handgun.
HB 3530 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Corrections
Caption: Relating to providing privacy for certain interviews between licensed private investigators and persons confined in a correctional facility.
HB 3531 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to membership and credit in and benefits and administration of retirement systems for officers and employees of certain municipalities.
HB 3532 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
Caption: Relating to participation in, administration of, and benefits from certain public retirement systems for municipal employees.
HB 3533 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.
HB 3534 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.
HB 3535 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to the allocation by the Texas Workforce Commission of certain funds for child care services.
HB 3799 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of the East Downtown Management District; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds.
HCR 43 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: In memory of Ervan Chew.
HCR 96 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to maximize federal funding for outreach activities related to children's health insurance.
HCR 112 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Received from the House
Caption: Congratulating Lois Jean Moore on her retirement from the Harris County Hospital District.
HCR 267 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the 25th season of the Houston Shakespeare Festival.
HR 103 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing February 9, 1999, as Kidney Day at the State Capitol.
HR 425 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring members of the Senior Service Corps.
HR 610 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of Houston educator Dr. Joe H. Martel.
HR 611 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Calvin Owens of Houston on his 70th birthday.
HR 696 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Clyde Drexler for his decision to coach at the University of Houston.
HR 927 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Lloyd D. Choice on his retirement as principal of Jack Yates High School.
HR 983 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending U.S. Rep. Ken Bentsen's efforts to preserve the Texas homestead exemption.
HR 1081 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital in Houston on its 10-year anniversary.
HR 1210 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 3799.
75th Regular Session
HB 511 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of child care training centers for certain recipients of public assistance.
HB 512 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Economic Development
Caption: Relating to a state program of loan guarantees to promote child care services.
HB 580 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to enforcement of laws relating to parking by, or accessibility of facilities to, persons with disabilities.
HB 648 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to local school health education advisory councils and to human sexuality instruction in public schools.
HB 699 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the licensing of professional counselors.
HB 974 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement for certain medications under the Chronically Ill and Disabled Children's Services Act.
HB 1147 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
Caption: Relating to authorizing the comptroller to provide assistance to local governments in obtaining funds from the federal government.
HB 1173 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain serious mental illnesses.
HB 1249 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to exceptions to public school class size limits.
HB 1415 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the recovery of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital funds.
HB 1416 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the planning and decision making process of school districts.
HB 1457 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination in applications for employment and employment interviews.
HB 1459 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the delivery and funding of certain mental health, chemical dependency, and mental retardation services through networks established by community centers; establishing requirements for capitation and other at-risk contracts for members of the state's priority population; and declaring an emergency.
HB 1568 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the terms of, and term limits on, the members of certain municipal governing bodies.
HB 1569 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for Texas Southern University.
HB 1719 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97
Caption: Relating to the regulation of psychologists and the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 1786 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of certain abusable volatile chemicals; imposing certain civil and administrative penalties.
HB 1787 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 1939 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage of certain nutrition therapy and nutrition services.
HB 1984 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to the admission of certain persons into the public schools of a school district.
HB 1985 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the consolidation of administrative support functions of state agencies through the use of franchising.
HB 1986 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Education
Caption: Relating to surrogate parents for certain public school students.
HB 2091 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the practice of therapeutic optometry.
HB 2268 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to mental health treatment decisions made on behalf of an incapacitated individual and authorizing a declaration for mental health treatment.
HB 2409 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to creating a licensing program for adult foster care homes.
HB 2410 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for a nursing and biomedical sciences facility at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
HB 2411 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to student center fees at Texas Southern University.
HB 2412 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the University of Houston--Downtown.
HB 2426 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a "wheels for work" pilot program to assist certain recipients of AFDC.
HB 2611 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to continuing medical education for physicians.
HB 2771 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the registration of and reporting by charitable organizations; providing penalties.
HB 2772 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Subcommittee members named
Caption: Relating to the registration and reporting by commercial solicitors and restrictions on charitable solicitation.
HB 2773 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to expanded hours of operation under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC).
HB 2774 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for children with serious emotional disturbances.
HB 2923 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a medical services fee at Texas Southern University.
HB 2924 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the refinancing of certain motor vehicle retail installment contracts.
HB 2925 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the provision of inpatient mental health services to certain incapacitated persons.
HB 2926 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to training for local workforce development boards.
HB 2927 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain health and human services and to assistance in becoming self-sufficient.
HB 2928 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of the financial assistance program for persons with dependent children.
HB 2929 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the taxes of which a qualified hotel project is entitled to a refund, rebate, or payment and to the collection of those taxes.
HB 2930 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to certain qualifications to practice dentistry and dental hygiene.
HB 2931 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the performance of certain dental procedures by dental hygienists.
HB 2932 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the rights of recovery of Medicaid providers.
HB 2933 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the establishment of a recreational facility fee at Texas Southern University.
HB 2934 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to certain permitted duties of dental assistants.
HB 2935 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the performance of certain dental procedures by dental hygienists and dental assistants.
HB 3083 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to the Tax Increment Financing Act and to the creation of a public improvement district.
HB 3257 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to the performance of certain dental procedures by dental hygienists.
HB 3258 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
Caption: Relating to the implementation of the Medicaid managed care program.
HB 3259 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
Caption: Relating to training and apprenticeships in allied health professions for certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families.
HB 3275 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the payment of certain health-related expenses incurred by persons confined in a county jail or kept under guard by a county.
HCR 58 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Administration
Caption: Encouraging the State Preservation Board to provide for the permanent placement of a monument on the Capitol grounds honoring Girl Scouts in Texas.
HCR 112 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Honoring the United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast on the occasion of its 75th anniversary.
HCR 220 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Civil Practices
Caption: Granting Copelco Capital, Inc., formerly doing business as Copelco Credit Corporation, permission to sue Nueces County Hospital District, doing business as Memorial Medical Center.
HCR 325 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Filed
Caption: Expressing legislative intent to direct the Texas Workforce Commission to structure the Self-Sufficiency Fund to be used for grants.
HR 178 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of Texas Southern University.
HR 179 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the University of St. Thomas.
HR 180 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast on the 75th anniversary of its founding.
HR 289 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Welcoming Senator D. Klaus Franke, of the Berlin Parliament, and Mr. Alfons Schops, director of the Partnership of Parliaments, to the State Capitol.
HR 354 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commemorating the 125th anniversary of Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Houston.
HR 1174 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Burton F. Raiford for his service to Texas.
74th Regular Session
HB 434 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to removal of restrictions on investment of certain funds in businesses doing business in South Africa.
HB 626 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a county judge in a county with a population of more than one million to delegate certain responsibilities.
HB 814 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
Caption: Relating to the restoration, operation, and maintenance of certain historic cemeteries.
HB 1023 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to regulation of end stage renal disease facilities; providing penalties.
HB 1044 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to allowing a political subdivision to create a program to assist historically underutilized businesses.
HB 1045 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the use of historically underutilized businesses as subcontractors on state purchasing contracts.
HB 1046 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the definition of a historically underutilized business in the enabling law of the General Services Commission.
HB 1047 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to rule-making authority under the state's program to assist historically underutilized businesses to transact business with the state.
HB 1114 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to permitting an independent school district to elect members to its board of trustees by cumulative or limited voting.
HB 1244 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of tuition revenue bonds for Texas Southern University.
HB 1296 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to student fees for the University Center at the University of Houston.
HB 1347 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration and reporting by commercial solicitors and restrictions on charitable solicitation.
HB 1348 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to venue, notice, and attorney general participation in proceedings involving charitable trusts.
HB 1373 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to lead-based paint activities in target housing; providing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 1464 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District.
HB 1465 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the governing bodies of certain public institutions of higher education to close streets or alleys running through the campuses of those institutions.
HB 1466 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to the identification of potential sources of funding and support for early child care and education programs.
HB 1549 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to the juvenile justice system, including the adjudication and disposition of children in need of supervision and children who engage in delinquent and criminal conduct; providing criminal penalties.
HB 1601 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the registration of and reporting by charitable organizations; providing penalties.
HB 1729 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Coauthor Authorized
Caption: Relating to authorizing the creation of urban forest districts under Section 59, Article XVI, Texas Constitution.
HB 1978 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the application of certain laws prohibiting employment discrimination.
HB 2040 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to coverage of serious mental illness under certain group health insurance programs.
HB 2083 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/95
Caption: Relating to the issuance of special license plates and parking placards for vehicles owned by or transporting disabled persons and the enforcement of the law relating to parking by or for disabled persons.
HB 2084 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the allowable size of a business under the state's program to assist historically underutilized businesses to transact business with the state.
HB 2446 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on intent calendar
Caption: Relating to the authority of a municipal utility district to assess a charge for providing peace officers in the district.
HB 2447 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to a municipal short-term automobile rental tax by certain municipalities
HB 2465 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
Caption: Relating to bonds issued for The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston.
HB 2466 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of tuition revenue bonds for the University of Houston-Downtown.
HB 2467 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Finance
Caption: Relating to tuition rates and tuition-funded grants at public institutions of higher education.
HB 2468 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to the creation of an advisory committee for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services on programs for promoting the adoption of and provision of services to minority children.
HB 2469 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to health education instruction in public schools.
HB 2810 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Withdrawn from calendar
Caption: Relating to Medicaid coverage of certain nutritional feedings, nutritional counseling services, and medical nutritional products.
HB 2905 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Human Services
Caption: Relating to the delivery of services by certain health and human services agencies.
HB 2906 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding the training and certification of early childhood education workers.
HB 2912 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to assisting small businesses to participate in state public works contracting.
HB 2933 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
Caption: Relating to the regulation of psychologists and the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.
HB 3020 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Urban Affairs
Caption: Relating to a report on fire protection services by the Texas Commission on Fire Protection.
HB 3065 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to determining whether a state agency is making a good faith effort to comply with the state's procurement programs and goals for contracting with historically underutilized businesses.
HB 3118 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
Caption: Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties.
HB 3155 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to tax credits for real property contributed to institutions of higher education.
HB 3156 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
Caption: Relating to defense and pretrial information gathering standards for indigent people who are accused of crime.
HB 3174 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported favorably as substituted
Caption: Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Houston Downtown Management District.
HCR 81 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Recognizing Black History Month, February 1995, and providing for a historical volume and Capitol exhibit chronicling the contributions of 19th-century African-American legislators.
HJR 37 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment allowing investment of money from the Texas growth fund in a business without the business's disclosure of its investments in or with South Africa or Namibia.
HR 376 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Commending Hoover Carden on the occasion of his retirement.
HR 394 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the gifted and talented programs of the Houston Independent School District.
HR 460 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Texas Southern University basketball team on its outstanding season.
HR 481 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Texas Southern University debate team.
HR 587 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: No action taken in committee
Caption: Relating to federal funding formulas and how they affect the State of Texas.
HR 591 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Reverend Elbert Curvey, Jr., and commemorating April 9, 1995, as Curvey Family Day.
HR 592 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing the board of directors, the staff, and the volunteers of the Martin Luther King, Jr., Community Center.
HR 606 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Carrier-Hollier Family Reunion.
HR 607 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: In memory of William Arnold "Bill" Scott.
HR 680 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Recognizing April 25, 1995, as Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drug Abuse Prevention Day at the Capitol.
HR 687 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Clara M. Anthony.
HR 688 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring the Carrier-Hollier Family Reunion.
HR 1004 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Jo Ann Williams.
HR 1129 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1646.
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HB 1475 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Higher Education
Caption: Relating to racially offensive conduct, sexual harassment, or sexual assault at public institutions of higher education.
HB 1532 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
Caption: Relating to the consent of a person seventeen years of age to donate blood or blood components.
HB 1533 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to community based services provided by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse.
HB 1626 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective on 9/1/93
Caption: Relating to a requirement that the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse provide alternatives for children at risk of selling controlled substances.
HB 2067 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to an alternate promotional system for the police department in certain municipalities.
HB 2279 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Investments & Banking
Caption: Relating to the registration of mortgage bankers and a reporting requirement regarding mortgage loans for financial institutions and mortgage bankers; providing a penalty.
HB 2280 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Referred to Ways & Means
Caption: Relating to the date by which a religious organization must file a late application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation.
HB 2281 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the acceptance of gifts and grants by the Governor.
HB 2282 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
Caption: Relating to certain hotel facilities.
HB 2283 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to subcommittee
Caption: Relating to the registration of and financial reporting by charitable organizations and to the prohibition of deceptive practices in the solicitation of contributions.
HB 2284 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the registration and bonding of and financial reporting by persons soliciting for charitable organizations and to the prohibition of deceptive practices in the solicitation of contributions.
HB 2285 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to requiring institutions of higher education to report certain information.
HB 2286 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Public Health
Caption: Relating to treatment of chemically dependent persons.
HB 2752 Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Last Action: Senate Amendments printed and distributed
Caption: Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for certain public institutions of higher education.
HB 2772 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the authority of a commissioners court in certain counties to establish a public defender's office and to provide for the expenses of that offices.
HB 2773 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to juvenile court jurisdiction over and procedures for children who are eight or nine years of age and to services for those children.
HB 2774 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Judicial Affairs
Caption: Relating to the training, qualifications, and duties of attorneys appointed to represent indigent defendants in criminal cases.
HCM 123 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending the Phillis Wheatley High School Class of 1943 on the occasion of their 50 year reunion.
HCM 124 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Colonel Robert D. Cabana.
HCM 125 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr.
HCM 126 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Captain David M. Walker.
HCM 127 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Lieutenant Colonel James S. Voss.
HCM 128 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Lieutenant Colonel Michael R. Clifford.
HCM 158 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending the La family for its extraordinary achievements in the restaurant business.
HCM 235 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Madgelean Rush for her contributions to Martin Luther King Community Center and Mickey Leland Crisis Nursery.
HCM 236 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Commending Volunteers of the Family Outreach Central, Inc., for their hard work and dedication.
HCM 263 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Mr. Adewinka Mendes as an African-American Leader of Tomorrow.
HCM 264 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Adopted
Caption: Recognizing Ms. Ethiopia Hattix as an African-American Leader of Tomorrow.
HCR 147 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to House Administration
Caption: Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee to study how the considerable resources of public television might best be used to further enhance service to the people of Texas.
HCR 170 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Signed by the Governor
Caption: Instructing the House enrolling clerk to make a correction to H.B. 2281.
HR 452 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Norvella Dervin for receiving the "Mother Dearest" award.
HR 453 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Carolyn Ross Bailey for receiving the "Mother Dearest" award.
HR 454 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dorothy Simmons for receiving the "Mother Dearest" award.
HR 455 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Dr. Joyce Williams Bullock for receiving the "Mother Dearest" award.
HR 456 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Honoring Berdie Chadwick for receiving the "Mother Dearest" award.
HR 464 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Captain David M. Walker for his outstanding contributions to manned space flight.
HR 465 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Colonel Guion S. Bluford, Jr., for his outstanding contributions to manned space flight.
HR 466 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Colonel Robert D. Cabana for his outstanding contributions to manned space flight.
HR 467 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Lieutenant Colonel Michael Richard Clifford for his outstanding contributions to manned space flight.
HR 468 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring Colonel James S. Voss for his outstanding contributions to manned space flight.
HR 482 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Honoring the La family of Houston for its extraordinary achievements.
HR 550 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Commending Madgelean Bush for her contributions to the Martin Luther King Community Center and the Mickey Leland Crisis Nursery.
HR 551 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Referred to Rules & Resolutions
Caption: Commending the many volunteers working with Family Outreach Central, Inc., for their hard work and dedication.
HR 569 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating the Honorable Debra Danburg on her receipt of the 1993 Distinguished Social Services Alumna Award.
HR 648 Author: Coleman, Garnet
Last Action: Reported enrolled
Caption: Congratulating Houston public television station KUHT on the occasion of its 40th anniversary.