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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 298 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
  Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al.
  Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1286 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
  Author: Rose, Toni
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1549 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3097 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the procedures following a child fatality or near fatality and the relating investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Human Services
SB 239 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
  Author: Campbell, Donna
  Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 336 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
  Author: West, Royce
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 713 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to investigative and laboratory tests and processes conducted with respect to unidentified human remains.
  Author: Hinojosa, Juan
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1761 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the cost of transporting a body for the purpose of performing an autopsy.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 1097 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the release of veteran autopsy reports to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs.
  Author: Johnson, Eric
  Committees: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 4050 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain fees paid by political subdivisions in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy.
  Author: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 1086 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
  Author: Campbell, Donna
  Sponsor: White, James
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 520 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain fees paid in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy.
  Author: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
HB 688 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records.
  Author: Márquez, Marisa
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1746 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.
  Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 457 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records.
  Author: Rodríguez, José
  Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Open Government
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1186 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.
  Author: Huffman, Joan
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Removed from local & uncontested calendar

82nd Regular Session, 2011
HB 1009 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies.
  Author: Callegari, Bill
  Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date
HB 3546 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring the performance of an autopsy when death is caused or apparently caused by suicide.
  Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 133 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and certification of medical examiners and the conduct of autopsy and inquest investigations by justices of the peace and medical examiners; providing penalties.
  Author: Wentworth, Jeff
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 256 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requiring a private autopsy facility to post a notice for filing a complaint against a physician; providing a penalty.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Sponsor: King, Susan
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: See remarks for effective date

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 3485 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain county, municipal, district, and other governmental functions, procedures, powers, duties, and services, including certain criminal procedures.
  Author: Coleman, Garnet
  Sponsor: West, Royce
  Committees: County Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Vetoed by the Governor
HB 4305 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to a prohibition against performing or ordering the performance of an autopsy contrary to a decedent's religious beliefs.
  Author: Kent, Carol
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Subcommittee members named
SB 312 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation and certification of medical examiners and the conduct of autopsy and inquest investigations by justices of the peace and medical examiners; providing penalties.
  Author: Wentworth, Jeff
  Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 1460 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to release of autopsy reports in relation to a workers' compensation or insurance claim.
  Author: Leibowitz, David
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2910 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to limiting the inspection of and the public disclosure or release of certain autopsy reports held by a justice of the peace or a medical examiner.
  Author: Davis, John
  Committees: Law Enforcement
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 1274 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to limiting the inspection of and the public disclosure or release of certain autopsy reports held by a justice of the peace or a medical examiner.
  Author: Jackson, Mike
  Committees: Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Justice

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 2988 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public health preparedness; providing criminal penalties.
  Author: Capelo, Jaime
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 62 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the next of kin's or guardian's right to request an autopsy on the death of a resident of a convalescent or nursing home.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 355 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to public health preparedness; providing criminal penalties.
  Author: Janek, Kyle
  Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
  Committees: Public Health | Infrastructure Development and Security
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

77th Regular Session, 2001
HB 2399 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certification that a forensic anthropologist must meet in order to assist a medical examiner.
  Author: Averitt, Kip
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 370 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the performance of an autopsy on an individual injured in one county and dying in another county.
  Author: Ogden, Steve
  Sponsor: Swinford, David
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 600 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to requirements regarding certification that a forensic anthropologist must meet in order to assist a medical examiner.
  Author: Sibley, David
  Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01

76th Regular Session, 1999
HB 1387 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies.
  Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
  Sponsor: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | Health Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2632 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to autopsy reports.
  Author: Turner, Sylvester
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3265 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the duties of a justice of the peace with respect to inquests on dead bodies.
  Author: Uher, D.R.
  Sponsor: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Administration
  Last Action: Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 389 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies.
  Author: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Health Services
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 785 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to autopsy reports.
  Author: Wentworth, Jeff
  Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | State Affairs
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99

75th Regular Session, 1997
SB 502 (75th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to autopsies performed on a body and inquests required if the deceased was a child younger than six years of age.
  Author: Zaffirini, Judith
  Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
  Committees: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/97

73rd Regular Session, 1993
HB 2386 (73rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to mandating that an autopsy be performed on all children six years of age and under who die suddenly and unexpectedly and who are otherwise healthy.
  Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence

71st Regular Session, 1989
SB 1397 (71st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to inquests and autopsies regarding the body of a prospective organ donor.
  Author: Washington, Craig
  Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective immediately

70th Regular Session, 1987
HB 1104 (70th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to qualifications, powers, and duties of a justice of the peace in regard to inquests and the creation of certain offenses concerning dead bodies; providing penalties.
  Author: Waldrop, Tom
  Sponsor: Parker, Carl
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/87
SB 898 (70th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to qualifications, powers, and duties of a justice of the peace in regard to inquests and the creation of certain offenses concerning dead bodies; providing penalties.
  Author: Parker, Carl
  Sponsor: Waldrop, Tom
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Criminal Justice
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar

68th Regular Session, 1983
HB 276 (68th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the persons authorized to request an autopsy.
  Author: Thompson, Gary
  Sponsor: Blake, Roy
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

66th Regular Session, 1979
HB 320 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to blood alcohol content tests as part of required autopsies.
  Author: Bush, Bob
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 370 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to payment of costs for an autopsy ordered by a justice of the peace.
  Author: Close, G.R. "Bob"
  Sponsor: Price, Bob
  Committees: Intergovernmental Affairs | Intergovernmental Relations
  Last Action: Effective immediately
SB 391 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to payment of costs for an autopsy ordered by a justice of the peace.
  Author: Price, Bob
  Committees: Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence

65th Regular Session, 1977
HB 1506 (65th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the persons whose consent is required to conduct an autopsy on the body of an unmarried decedent.
  Author: McFarland, Bob
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1936 (65th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the fees paid a physician to conduct an autopsy.
  Author: Nugent, James E.
  Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective in 90 days
SB 209 (65th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the persons whose consent is required to conduct an autopsy on the body of an unmarried decedent.
  Author: Andujar, Betty
  Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
  Committees: Criminal Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: 90 Day Bill
SB 821 (65th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to autopsies on children who die suddenly and unexpectedly; recognizing the term "Sudden Infand Death Syndrome" as a cause of death certification when appropriate; directing the Texas Department of Health Resourcs to develop a program outline for consultation and information about "SIDS".
  Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
  Sponsor: Kaster, James J.
  Committees: Health & Welfare | Human Resources
  Last Action: 90 Day Bill
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