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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 1997 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to establishing a pilot program for professional support service provider services for persons who are deaf-blind. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 617 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and certain other functions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2578 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the efficiency of and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3887 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 205 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1559 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1098 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2072 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and licensing requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3384 83-0 (2013) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the eligibility for and distributions of universal service funds. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information concerning certain applicants and clients of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 512 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1226 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1620 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to certified communication access realtime translation providers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 3278 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3629 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to abolishing the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and transferring its powers and duties to the Department of Aging and Disability Services and the Department of State Health Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 71 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Medicaid by Chair
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 1871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 785 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to employment services for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 4681 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the active seeking of waivers of federal requirements and modifications of federal regulations for federal Medicaid reimbursement for certain mental health evaluation and treatment facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4688 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation who reside in a state developmental center. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 2420 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the location at which a certification examination for interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing may be conducted. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1230 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to services provided to youth with disabilities transitioning from school-oriented living to post-schooling activities, services for adults, and community living. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1912 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to rates for medical services provided by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2200 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the appointment of certified court interpreters. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 138 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for providing vocational rehabilitation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to supplemental state appropriations. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date

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