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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 310 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2006 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to required counseling regarding negative results of HIV tests. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2085 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2818 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Relating to the practice of marriage and family therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3187 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the campus sexual assault policy at a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3856 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1254 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the practice of and the billing codes used by certain mental health professionals. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1264 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2096 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2109 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a requirement that each public institution of higher education develop and implement a strategic plan for the prevention of sexual assault and unplanned pregnancy. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 2131 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to efforts to facilitate the completion by students of undergraduate certificate and degree programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 1773 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to examine the effectiveness of school counseling programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2252 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 1570 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 2010 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to a career path initiative for public school students that includes career path guidance for students in certain grade levels, additional high school graduation programs, and a requirement for a minimum number of school counselors at certain schools. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
SB 1336 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to charitable immunity of a licensed marriage and family therapist. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 608 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to posttrial psychological counseling for jurors in a criminal trial or juvenile adjudication hearing involving graphic evidence or testimony. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 568 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a notification requirement if a counselor is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 569 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a school district policy concerning the use of school counselors' work time. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 722 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring counseling before closing certain home loans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1066 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to posttrial psychological counseling for jurors in a criminal trial or juvenile adjudication hearing involving graphic evidence or testimony. Senate: Jurisprudence Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 197 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1149 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to policies concerning the use of school counselors' work time in certain school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2034 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to sex offender treatment and civil commitment. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2136 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to public disclosure of student referrals for services made by counselors in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3309 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the ability of certain advocacy and support groups to provide services for children confined in Texas Youth Commission facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 3416 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to providing psychological counseling to jurors or alternate jurors in certain criminal trials. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3593 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the time by which certain persons found to have engaged in family violence must complete court-ordered counseling. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 44 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1058 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to reintegration counseling services and related resources for military servicemembers. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2089 79-0 (2005) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to a school district policy concerning the use of school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2359 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the time in which certain persons found to have engaged in family violence must complete court-ordered counseling. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2477 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the qualifications for school counselors in certain elementary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2711 79-0 (2005) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 73 78-0 (2003) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to certain confidential communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1169 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to evaluations of public school counselors. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1976 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2712 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the provision of intervention or counseling services to certain persons who have committed family violence and to a process for accrediting those services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2747 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the issuance of license to a provisional license holder. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3013 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to a chemical dependency counselor or counselor intern. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 333 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to a chemical dependency counselor or counselor intern. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 208 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to counseling for parents of certain public school students who are at risk of dropping out of school; providing penalties. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to certain confidential communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 767 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to training concerning HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases for licensed chemical dependency counselors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 976 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1722 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to a requirement that school district nurses and counselors provide information and assistance concerning student enrollment in the state child health plan. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1851 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the examination requirement for licensing as a chemical dependency counselor. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2035 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the privilege against disclosure of certain communications by critical incident stress management team members. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2292 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to tuition assistance for certain students enrolled in counseling degree programs who agree to counsel the criminal justice population of this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2383 77-0 (2001) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to certain grounds for the denial of an application for, the refusal to renew, and the suspension of a license as a licensed chemical dependency counselor and for the restriction of a counselor intern. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2450 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to public school counselors. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2944 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the qualifications for a professional counselor license. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 158 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to counseling public school students regarding higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to critical incident counseling for municipal public safety employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 401 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to counseling in connection with a high cost home loan. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 518 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to public school counselors. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 538 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to a study of duties performed by public school counselors. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 653 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to certain counseling and treatment that may be required under a protective order of a person found to have committed family violence. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 655 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1212 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Jones, Jesse
Relating to the examination requirement for licensing as a chemical dependency counselor. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 182 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to counseling for parents of certain public school students who are at risk of dropping out of school; providing penalties. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 358 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to certain confidential communications. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 923 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to regulation of licensed professional counselors. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1145 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the continuing education requirements for a licensed chemical dependency counselor. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1360 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1643 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exception to the regulation of certain therapists under the Licensed Professional Counselor Act. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 2187 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to required counseling for a person placed on community supervision following conviction of an offense involving family violence. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2270 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to compensation time for staff development. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2441 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the requirement that parents participate in a parenting course and counseling in certain suits involving children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 14 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency counselors. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 145 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the examination and treatment of certain children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 820 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the compensatory education allotment. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1015 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the requirement that parents participate in a parenting course and counseling in certain suits involving children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1113 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to home ownership counseling services for low income homeowners and homebuyers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1806 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to critical incident stress debriefing of public safety employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1006 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the provision of certain counseling services to the employees of the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1342 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the confidentiality of statements made to a rape crisis counselor or family violence counselor; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2053 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to requiring psychological counseling as a condition of probation or parole for certain defendants. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 302 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the confidentiality of certain counseling information and to the offense of illegal disclosure of counseling information; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1196 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to psychological counseling as a condition of probation for persons convicted of certain offenses against their spouses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1479 68-0 (1983) Author: Khoury, Rollin Relating to juvenile court orders for family counseling. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 99 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Khoury, Rollin
Relating to juvenile court orders for family counseling. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 606 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the ballot designation of an incumbent judge. House: Elections Record vote
HB 1338 67-0 (1981) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to regulation of professional counselors. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 222 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to school-community guidance centers. Senate: Education Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1012 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to court-ordered counseling for parents of a delinquent child or a child in need of supervision. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 1707 66-0 (1979) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to court-ordered counseling of parties to a divorce. House: Judicial Affairs Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1927 66-0 (1979) Author: McBee, Susan Gurley Relating to licensing and regulation of counselors; and providing penalties. House: Elections Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1961 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Tip Relating to licensing and regulation of counselors; and providing penalties. House: Health Services Coauthor authorized
SB 884 66-0 (1979) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Relating to licensing and regulation of counselors; providing penalties. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Failure to suspend the rules
SB 1274 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to regulation of art therapists; providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 281 65-0 (1977) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to licensing and regulation of clinical counselors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 659 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the establishment of school-community guidance center pilot program financed under the minimum foundation school program. House: Public Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 673 65-0 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to establishment of school-community guidance center pilot programs financed under the minimum foundation school program; authorizing cooperative programs with state youth agencies. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
SB 826 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to licensing and regulation of counselors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1085 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to counseling of troubled students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1423 64-0 (1975) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to licensing and regulation of clinical counselors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 693 63-0 (1973) Author: Cates, Phil Making privileged information transmitted between a conselor employed by an educational institution and a student enrolled in the institution. House: Judiciary Amended in committee
HB 784 60-0 (1967) Author: Stewart, Vernon James | et. al. Relating to requiring school districts to appoint liaison officers for court-related children, and prescribing their duties.
HB 38 57-1 (1961) Author: Stewart, III, Maco | et. al. Relating to further the effectiveness of the State's public schools and improve the quality of public education by further defining the authority and powers of the State Board of Education and the local school boards; requiring the State Board of Education to provide for testing the knowledge of all public school students each year and providing certain duties of the Central Education Agency in connection therewith.
HB 135 50-0 (1947) Author: Wright, Jr., James Claude "Jim" Relating to creating a division in the State Department of Education to be known as the Division of Counseling and Guidance.
SB 371 50-0 (1947) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to creating a division in the State Department of Education to be known as the Division of Counseling and Guidance; making n appropriation.

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