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85th Regular Session, 2017
SB 1997 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program for professional support service provider services for persons who are deaf-blind.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 550 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Price, Four | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 617 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe
  Last Action: Filed
HB 873 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet.
  Author: Sanford, Scott
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 881 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 1069 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1809 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
HB 2463 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and certain other functions.
  Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 2578 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the efficiency of and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system.
  Author: Price, Four | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3294 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3887 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
SB 38 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 205 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
  Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 208 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission.
  Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
  Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
SB 219 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
  Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1559 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Natural Resources & Economic Development
  Last Action: Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 486 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 617 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
HB 673 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
  Author: Ratliff, Bennett
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 1098 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program.
  Author: Zerwas, John
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1363 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 2072 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3384 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the eligibility for and distributions of universal service funds.
  Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 37 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Education
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 59 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education.
  Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
  Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
  Committees: Government Efficiency & Reform | Government Organization
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 128 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to criminal history record information concerning certain applicants and clients of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 512 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program.
  Author: Carona, John
  Sponsor: Frullo, John
  Committees: State Affairs | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 924 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state.
  Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
  Committees: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1060 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Sponsor: Zerwas, John
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1226 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
  Committees: Economic & Small Business Development | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1620 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certified communication access realtime translation providers.
  Author: Paxton, Ken
  Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective immediately

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 3278 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to membership of the commissioner of education and the Texas Education Agency in certain advisory committees, commissions, task forces, and other similar entities.
  Author: Shelton, Mark
  Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 3629 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Shelton, Mark
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
SB 71 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
SB 571 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Referred to s/c on Medicaid by Chair
SB 652 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process.
  Author: Hegar, Glenn
  Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
  Committees: State Affairs | Government Organization
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 1871 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability.
  Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
  Committees: Education
  Last Action: Co-author authorized

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 785 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to employment services for persons with disabilities.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Considered in Calendars
HB 4681 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 4688 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation who reside in a state developmental center.
  Author: Herrero, Abel
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
SB 2420 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the location at which a certification examination for interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing may be conducted.
  Author: Deuell, Bob
  Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately

80th Regular Session, 2007
HB 1230 (80th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to services provided to youth with disabilities transitioning from school-oriented living to post-schooling activities, services for adults, and community living.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/07

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 1912 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to rates for medical services provided by the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services.
  Author: Hupp, Suzanna
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2200 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the appointment of certified court interpreters.
  Author: Thompson, Senfronia
  Sponsor: Carona, John
  Committees: Judiciary | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/05

79th 3rd Called Session, 2006
HB 138 (79th 3rd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services for providing vocational rehabilitation.
  Author: Pitts, Jim
  Committees: Appropriations
  Last Action: Referred to Appropriations
SB 16 (79th 3rd C.S.)
  Caption: Relating to supplemental state appropriations.
  Author: Ogden, Steve
  Committees: Finance
  Last Action: Meeting cancelled

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 2292 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: 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.
  Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
  Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
  Committees: Appropriations | Finance
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
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