Garnet Coleman

Garnet Coleman

State Representative


Coleman, D-Houston, has represented House District 147 since 1993. He serves as chair of the House County Affairs Committee and sits on the Public Health Committee. In the 85th Legislative Session, Coleman authored the House version of the Sandra Bland Act, which mandates county jails to divert people with mental health and substance abuse issues toward treatment. He is also a past chair and current member of the Texas Legislative Black Caucus.

Garnet Coleman's Sessions

Friday, Sep. 18 Friday, Sep. 18

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Criminal Justice and the 87th Legislature

Garnet Coleman, John Whitmire , Jolie McCullough (mod.)

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2020 Politics, National Politics, 87th Legislative Session, Criminal Justice