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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1434 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to content requirements for an individualized education program developed for a public school student with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3244 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to a salary bonus for a public school teacher who completes certain autism training. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4044 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the application of discipline to certain students with autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
SB 545 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information regarding autism spectrum disorders. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 853 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 21 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to public school finance, including funding for the recruitment and retention of teachers and the support of participants in the public school employees group insurance program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 340 85-1 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho | et. al. Relating to a salary bonus for a public school teacher who completes certain autism training. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3317 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to continuing education requirements regarding autism awareness for peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select No action taken in committee
HB 3574 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3986 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain services prescribed to treat autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of telepractice to provide certain services to children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3276 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans for the screening and treatment of autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 519 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the definition of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 710 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 813 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1484 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1321 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1744 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3557 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to professional development institutes regarding education of students with disabilities to serve as a resource for public school teachers and paraprofessionals. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 169 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans offered to state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 440 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 441 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
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 451 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1574 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to services for persons with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders and their families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1847 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a requirement that certain health benefit plans cover certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for services for adults with autism and other related disabilities with similar support needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1217 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1301 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1302 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1577 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to excused absences from public school attendance for a student diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder to attend a health care appointment. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 2114 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for employment and community integration services for adults with autism and other developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2204 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the enhancement of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and training and support for educators who serve students with autism. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 2393 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1224 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1919 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for treatment for certain brain injuries and serious mental illnesses. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1984 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource center. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3540 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HR 1267 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Requesting that the Texas Education Agency apply for federal funds for a resource center to train school personnel working with students with autism. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 419 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1000 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the accessibility of services for certain students with autism or autism spectrum disorder and to the training of and support for educators serving students with autism. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1049 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to the availability of online information relating to research-based programs and best practices regarding the instruction of students with autism and autism-related disorders in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1342 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment of an autism spectrum disorders specialist certificate for public school teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1585 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1100 79-0 (2005) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to a review of the rule concerning the content of individualized education programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 124 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent
Relating to educational programs for students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 208 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders, including autism or another pervasive developmental disorder. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1543 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
SB 563 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism or a pervasive developmental disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 35 78-1 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism or a pervasive developmental disorder. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 139 70-2 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Establishing an interim study committee to study the prevention of mental and developmental disabilities and to develop a comprehensive plan for prevention.
HCR 99 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Directing the Central Education Agency to study educational needs of high-functioning students with autism. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 169 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Directing the Central Education Agency to study the educational needs of high-functioning students with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SCR 66 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to adopting the definition of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders as stated in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 67 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to developing rules ensuring the coordination of identification, diagnosis, referral, evaluation, training, and education within a continuum of services to persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 68 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Requiring Individual Educational Plans for students with autism or other pervasive development disorders. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 69 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to developing a written plan and interagency agreement addressing vocational training program standards, vocational program evaluation guidelines, and a continuum of vocational services for persons having autism. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 70 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to developing state licensing standards for residential facilities serving adult persons having autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 71 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Directing the Central Education Agency and the Department of MHMR to develop jointly training program standards and curriculum guidelines for families whose relatives have autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 72 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Supporting the concept of respite care services for persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders; and relating to extending respite care services within all of existing respite care programs to persons with autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 98 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Establishing an interagency Autism Task Force; directing the Task force to provide a written status report to the legislature no later than June 1, 1984; and directing the Task Force to submit a formal report to the Legislature by December 1, 1984. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 198 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Creating a joint interim committee to study the needs of autistic citizens. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SCR 100 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Gonzales, Arnold
Creating a joint interim committee to study needs of autistic children. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 367 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Herman | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of autistic children within definition of "exceptional children" for purposes of the minimum foundation school program. House: Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor

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