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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  EYECARE & VISION ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 3677 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4325 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the establishment and maintenance of a glaucoma comanagement registry. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1109 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to a public outreach campaign for aging adults with visual impairments. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2262 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3102 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to a prior authorization requirement for certain prescription eye drops and related medications. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3157 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3675 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1040 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1458 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a prior authorization requirement for certain prescription eye drops and related medications. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1693 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a study of seniors with a visual impairment by the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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
SB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1280 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to contracts between dentists, optometrists, or therapeutic optometrists and health maintenance organizations or insurers. House: Insurance Reported favorably as substituted
HB 3628 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to reasonable workplace accommodation for employees with certain disabilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3683 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the requirements for screenings to detect vision and hearing disorders in public or private preschools and schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 632 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to contracts between optometrists or therapeutic optometrists and health maintenance organizations or insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1653 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1864 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the coercion of therapeutic optometrists and ophthalmologists by managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3191 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in Medicaid managed care provider networks providing services in the Texas-Mexico border region and other regions of the state. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4211 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to parking placard applications by persons with a mobility problem caused by an impairment of vision. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1367 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to parking placard or specialty license plate applications by persons with a mobility problem caused by an impairment of vision. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2739 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to vision and dental benefits provided under the state child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3355 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to provider duty for ocular postoperative care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 1132 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the requirements for the renewal of a driver's license. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1794 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Relating to certain therapeutic optometrists' participation in a managed care plan. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2997 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the regulation of contact lens dispensing. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 857 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to certain therapeutic optometrists' participation in a managed care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 846 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a contact lens prescription and a patient's right of access to that prescription. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1877 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of contact lens dispensing. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2549 77-0 (2001) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the creation of a privilege for optometric records and communications with an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist and to the availability of optometric records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3369 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the study and adoption of rules by the Texas Optometry Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 931 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the regulation of contact lens dispensing. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 141 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain sight-corrective procedures. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 908 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to enforcement of screening requirements for vision, hearing, and other special senses and communication disorders of children in certain licensed child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1546 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the order of parties, names, and propositions on a ballot to accommodate voters with visual impairments. House: Elections Left pending in committee
HB 2335 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation of persons providing certain ophthalmic goods and services and a patient's right of access to prescriptions for those ophthalmic goods and services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 1843 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to coverage of eye care services under certain health benefit plans; to civil liability of optometrists; to the regulation of optometry; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 405 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the use of certain pharmaceutical agents by licensed optometrists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 136 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the use of certain pharmaceutical agents by licensed optometrists. Senate: Health & Human Resources Record vote
HB 601 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to preschool screening of children for visual handicaps. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
SB 967 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to screening children for visual handicaps. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HR 96 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study screening program in public schools for early detection of hearing and visual impairment. House: Social Services
SB 1124 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Caraway, Bill
Creating an Interagency Committee and an advisory committee on Children's Vision; providing for the development of procedures for the early recognition of visual defects by vision screening of preschool and school children and referral of children found to have visual problems to the State Commission for the Blind. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
HB 1224 62-0 (1971) Author: Calhoun, Frank Relating to the establishment and operation of the State Board of Ophthalmic Dispensers to regulate and license ophthalmic dispensers; providing penalties; providing effective dates.
SB 121 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to requiring teachers and pupils in Texas public schools to wear protective eye devices when participating in certain vocational, industrial arts and chemical-physical courses or laboratories.
HB 513 37-0 (1921) Author: Hendricks, Homer Relating to providing that all doctors, nurses, etc., shall put prophylactic drops in the eyes of new born.

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