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HB 1320 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 174 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the confidentiality of information in an application for a marriage license. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1373 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to education and training programs for food service workers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1748 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 2037 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to late fees for the renewal of the licenses of home and community support services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2038 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to certain fees set by the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2085 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Health and Texas Department of Health, including the operation of certain boards and councils administratively attached to the department; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
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
HB 2636 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the assessment of certain fees on persons who perform radiologic procedures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2668 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to accreditation of environmental testing laboratories. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2756 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the abolition of the Funeral Services Commission and the transfer of the duties of that commission to the Texas Department of Health; establishing an advisory committee to the Texas Board of Health on funeral services issues. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 3129 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission to grant exemptions from requirements relating to the regulation of sources of radiation. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3302 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. House: Public Health Postponed
SB 367 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board and Department of Health, including the operation of certain boards and councils administratively attached to the department; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 602 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the membership and powers of the Interagency Council for Genetic Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 632 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1238 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to accreditation of environmental testing laboratories. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1811 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
HB 692 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to limiting cancer reporting activities to specified geographical areas of the state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 729 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to fees charged by the Texas Board of Health for hospital licenses and hospital construction plan reviews and field surveys. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1829 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the prevention and control of communicable diseases; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2430 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the frequency of meetings of the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 207 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to fees charged by the Texas Board of Health for hospital licenses and hospital construction plan reviews and field surveys. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 377 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to limiting cancer reporting activities to specific geographical areas of the state. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 780 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the regulation of lay midwives; providing criminal and civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1312 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the frequency of meetings of the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 22 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish and Organ Information Office. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 484 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture; providing penalties. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1358 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1737 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the costs of the record of proceedings before the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1927 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the licensing of hospitals and to construction plan approval; providing authority to the Texas Board of Health to charge fees for hospital construction plan reviews and surveys; amending Section 5 and adding Section 7A, Texas Hospital Licensing Law (Article 4437f, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 2091 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to certain health-related services, regulations, programs, facilities, and agencies; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
See remarks
SB 256 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Resources Postponed in committee
SB 692 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to the continuation of the Occupational Safety Board; to contracts with nursing homes entered into by the Texas Department of Human Resources; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Record vote
SB 1027 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the costs of the record of proceedings before the Texas Board of Health or the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1325 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to a program in the Texas Department of Health to coordinate the procurement of human tissue and organs for transplant and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
HB 286 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 2114 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 2147 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the collection of fees by the Texas Department of Health for public health services; giving the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health certain powers and duties. House: Public Health No action taken
SB 59 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Oliver, Jesse
Relating to registration by manufacturers of food and distributors of drugs, to powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and its commissioner; and to duties of the Texas Board of Health; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 98 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health and the authority of the county commissioners court to expend money for its county's public health and sanitation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 934 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Health. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 942 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the clarification of the delegation of powers and duties by the Texas Board of Health; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 1047 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the collection of fees by the Texas Department of Health for public health services, to creation of a special fee fund in the State Treasury, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health, and to subrogation rights of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1064 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to the prevention, reporting, and control of communicable diseases and to certain powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the commissioner of health, and the Texas Department of Health; defining offenses and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1391 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of the administration of medications in convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, and to fees for the issuance and renewal of permits. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
SB 84 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a medical screening, diagnosis, and treatment program for certain children. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1144 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the use of tetrahydrocannobinols. and their derivatives for therapeutic and research purposes. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1230 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish certain health services at the Harlingen State Chest Hospital. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 853 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to the establishment of a cancer registry and the reporting of data from the records of certain patients. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 885 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to family practice residency training conducted by the Texas Board of Health. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1202 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to mobile screening units for cancer diagnosis. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1415 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to a transferring to the board of health the functions of existing agencies relating to chiropractors, fitters and dispensers of hearing aids, optometrists, physical therapists, psychologists, and physical fitness. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 407 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to family practice residency training conducted by the Texas Board of Health. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 869 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the appointment and membership of advisory committees by the Texas Board of Health and to compensation for committee members. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 138 64-0 (1975) Author: Bock II, Bennie Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 213 64-0 (1975) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 729 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the membership and compensation of members of the State Board of Health. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 981 64-0 (1975) Author: Geiger, Richard S. Relating to composition of the State Board of Health. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 214 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 304 63-0 (1973) Author: Nichols, R.C. "Nick" Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; increasing the number of members on the board and designating the qualifications of the members. House: Human Resources Rules failed to suspend
SB 42 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; increasing the number of members on the board and designating the qualifications of members. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 241 63-0 (1973) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to composition of the State Board of Health. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 784 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; increasing the number of members on the board and designating the qualifications of members. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 882 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the diagnosis, treatment, reporting and control of venereal diseases and examination of persons reasonably suspected of being infected; amending Article 4445, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 368 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
SB 404 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to standards, rules and regulations for hospitals licensed by the State Board of Health.
SB 684 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to requiring that rates charged by hospitals be just and reasonable.
SB 971 62-0 (1971) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to the immunization of persons attending elementary or secondary schools or institutions of higher education, and to the authority of the State Board of Health to modify immunization requirements for admission to school.
HB 1207 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
SB 778 61-0 (1969) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; defining qualifications and term of office.
HB 22 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to the licensing of certain child-care institutions by the State Board of Health.
HB 580 60-0 (1967) Author: Scoggins, Ralph "Skip" | et. al. Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health; defining qualifications, term of office, and compensation.
HB 1317 60-0 (1967) Author: Wayne, Ralph Erskine | et. al. Relating to inspection of barber shops and barber schools.
SB 349 60-0 (1967) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to the composition of the State Board of Health.
HB 6 59-0 (1965) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to the prevention, control and eradication of the disease of tuberculosis.
HB 204 56-0 (1959) Author: Hughes, Robert H. "Bob" Relating to providing for the protection and promotion of the public health and welfare by providing for the development, establishment, and enforcement of certain standards in the construction, maintenance and operation of hospitals by the Licensing Agency; fixing a penalty.
SB 428 56-0 (1959) Author: Lane, Wardlow William Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to sell a certain tract of land owned by the State of Texas, located in the County of Rusk.
SB 18 56-3 (1959) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain acts relating to the compensation of members of the State Board of Health.
SJR 9 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Proposing an Amendment to Article III of the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide by general laws for the administration of the public health laws of the State.
SB 212 53-0 (1953) Author: Rutherford, James T. Relating to amending certain Acts by prescribing certain powers and duties of the State Board of Health; providing for appointment of a State Health Officer and prescribing the manner of appointment and removal and term of office of the State Health Officer.
HB 673 52-0 (1951) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to creating a State Board of Health and dividing the State into health districts for the purpose of selecting members thereof; providing for the election, qualifications and terms of office of members of the State Board of Health; providing an oath and bond and providing for elections for the purpose of filling vacancies on said Board and for filling said vacancies by appointment until filled by election.
HB 526 50-0 (1947) Author: Lewis, Don A. Relating to amending a previous Act, to provide for the appointment of nine (9) additional members of the State Board of Health.
HB 10 49-0 (1945) Author: Hoyo, John C. Relating to providing for the prevention and control of diseases; giving the State Health Officer and State Board of Health authority to promulgate orders, rules and regulations for the protection of the public health; authorizing the State Board of Health to receive public donations and cooperate with the Texas Water and Sanitation Research Foundation and other foundations for furtherance of public health research; repealing all laws, articles, sections, and subdivisions of laws which conflict or are inconsistent with this Act; prescribing a penalty; providing a saving clause.
HB 827 49-0 (1945) Author: Bell, John Junior Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment of one (1) additional member of the State Board of Health; prescribing the qualifications of such additional member; providing the term of office, election of chairman, fixing the compensation of all members, providing for certain duties of the State Health Officer.
SB 200 46-0 (1939) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to defining bedding to include mattresses, pillows, bolsters, feather beds, etc., requiring the labeling of bedding as to whether new or second-hand materials are used; prohibiting the use of materials from dump-grounds, junk yards and hospitals; providing for a penalty.
HB 453 42-0 (1931) Author: Reader, Robert L. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment of three (3) additional members of the State Board of Health.
SB 103 42-0 (1931) Author: Moore, Joseph M. "Joe" | et. al. Relating to the control and prevention of malaria; making an appropriation.
SB 47 40-1 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to better protecting and promoting the health of the people of Texas; establishing the State Department of Health, to consist of a State Board of Health, appointed by the Governor, a State Health Officer, appointed by the State Board of Health.
HB 586 37-0 (1921) Author: Pollard, Sr., Tomas (Thomas) Glover Relating to the making and remaking of bedding.
SB 159 37-0 (1921) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to amending the present law relative to the health, comfort and safety of employees, and the Board of Labor Statistics.
SB 198 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to secure certain antitoxins and vaccine for the free distribution to citizens of the State where parties are not able to purchase, etc.
SB 286 37-0 (1921) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to preventing any person, firm, association or persons, or corporations from furnishing impure water for domestic use.
HB 149 36-0 (1919) Author: Thomason, William Edgar Relating to providing for the sanitation, healthfulness and cleanliness and safety of swimming pools, public bathhouses, swimming and bathing places; regulating the granting and revocation of permits therefor from the State Board of Health; providing for the inspection of such places; declaring places and things in violation of this act to be nuisances dangerous to health and providing for the statement of same; making violations of this act misdemeanors; and providing for the punishment of same.
HB 319 36-0 (1919) Author: Nordhaus, Eugene S. | et. al. Relating to appropriating the sum of twelve thousand ($12,000.00) dollars for the use of the State Board of Health, to be expended by it under the direction of the State Health Officer for the purposes of defraying all expenses in connection with the making of a house to house canvass of one or more counties in this State in obtaining exact and scientific data as to the health conditions thereof.
SB 181 36-0 (1919) Author: Williford, Robert Lee | et. al. Relating to appropriating the sum of twelve thousand ($12,000) Dollars for the use of the State Board of Health, to be expended by it under the direction of the State Health Officer for the purposes of defraying all expenses in connection with the making of a house to house canvass of one or more counties in this State in obtaining exact and scientific data as to the health conditions thereof. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
SB 332 36-0 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to preventing any person, firm, association of persons or corporation form furnishing water that is impure, unwholesome, unpotable and polluted, for domestic purpose; providing certain duties of public officers under this Act, and the compensation they are to receive for their services; providing penalty for the violation of the provision of this Act. Senate: Public Health
HB 12 36-2 (1919) Author: Dodd, Joseph Abner Relating to making it the duty of the Superintendents of every State Institution where men, women or children are kept at the expense of the state to report annually to the State Health Officer; providing a penalty.
HB 37 36-2 (1919) Author: Roemer, Fred J. | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles relating to the creation of the State Board of Health so as to provide for the designation by the Governor of one member of said board as State Health Officer.
HB 62 36-2 (1919) Author: Roemer, Fred J. | et. al. Relating to establishing and fixing the salaries of various officers of the State Board of Health.
SB 24 36-2 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to amending certain articles relating to the creation of the State Board of Health to provide for the appointment and organization of said Board and the name of its officers.
SB 29 36-2 (1919) Author: McNealus, James Clayton Relating to establishing and fixing the salaries of the President of the State Board of Health, the Assistant State Health Officer, the Registrar of Vital Statistics of the State Health Department and the Chemist and Bacteriologist of the State Board of Health.
SB 188 35-0 (1917) Author: McCollum, Augustus Rounsaville | et. al. Relating to establishing a Bureau of Vital Statistics for the State Board of Health, providing for an adequate system for the registration of births and deaths; providing penalties.
HB 162 34-0 (1915) Author: Powell, R. G. | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving the public health; reorganizing and conferring additional powers, duties and authority on the State Board and Department of Health.
HB 597 34-0 (1915) Author: Burmeister, Frank H. | et. al. Relating to appropriating the sum of four thousand dollars for the suppression and eradication of charbon disease, or anthrax, to be expended under the direction of the State Board of Health.
HB 659 34-0 (1915) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to amending the law relating to the Texas State Board of Health and Vital Statistics.
SB 360 34-0 (1915) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to re-organizing and conferring additional powers, duties and authority on the State Board and Department of Health.
SB 63 33-0 (1913) Author: Collins, Vinson Allen "Yank" Relating to establishing charbon districts; providing that persons residing therein shall report all animals suffering with charbon, or supposed to have such diseases, to the county health officer, who shall report the same to the State Board of Health and providing for practicing physicians to report all persons with said disease.
SB 8 31-1 (1909) Relating to carrying into effect Article 32, Section 16, of the Constitution of the State of Texas in relation to the Texas State Board of Health and Vital Statistics Department; to abolish the present Department of Public Health and Vital Statistics; to create a Texas Board of Health; prescribing penalties.

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