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85th Regular Session, 2017
HB 490 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
  Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1543 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to access to records that pertain to the testing for, and fitting and dispensing of, hearing instruments.
  Author: Burkett, Cindy
  Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3140 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 3209 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the consideration for public school accountability purposes of certain students participating in regional day school programs for the deaf.
  Author: Gonzales, Larry
  Committees: Public Education | Education
  Last Action: Referred to Education
HB 3253 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  Author: Deshotel, Joe
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Referred to Public Education
HB 3279 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to eligibility requirements for the specialized telecommunications assistance program.
  Author: Schaefer, Matt
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 3374 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the registration and regulation of certain communication access realtime translation providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.
  Author: Kuempel, John
  Committees: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar
SB 354 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Education
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 552 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.
  Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Co-author authorized
SB 1051 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the accommodation of a deaf or hard of hearing student in driver education; authorizing a fee.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
  Committees: Public Education | Transportation
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1997 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to establishing a pilot program for professional support service provider services for persons who are deaf-blind.
  Author: Watson, Kirk
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2108 (85th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to registration and regulation of real-time captioning providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees.
  Author: Menéndez, José
  Committees: Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Commerce

84th Regular Session, 2015
HB 1069 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1768 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the use of the universal service fund to provide Internet service to certain persons with an impairment of hearing.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
HB 2979 (84th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids for certain individuals.
  Author: Anderson, Rodney | et. al.
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Placed on General State Calendar

83rd Regular Session, 2013
HB 2072 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and licensing requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3628 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to reasonable workplace accommodation for employees with certain disabilities.
  Author: González, Mary
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3683 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for screenings to detect vision and hearing disorders in public or private preschools and schools.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Public Health
SB 943 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids for certain individuals.
  Author: Davis, Wendy
  Committees: State Affairs
  Last Action: Referred to State Affairs
SB 1620 (83rd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certified communication access realtime translation providers.
  Author: Paxton, Ken
  Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
  Committees: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence | Jurisprudence
  Last Action: Effective immediately

82nd Regular Session, 2011
SB 229 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.
  Author: Nelson, Jane
  Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/11
SB 270 (82nd R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to newborn hearing screenings.
  Author: Uresti, Carlos
  Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Committee report sent to Calendars

81st Regular Session, 2009
HB 2714 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for speech, language, or hearing impairments.
  Author: Coleman, Garnet
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3891 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to certain health benefit plan coverage for bilateral cochlear implants and related services.
  Author: Vaught, Allen
  Committees: Insurance
  Last Action: Referred to Insurance
SB 1715 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirements for a smoke detector in multifamily and other residential units.
  Author: West, Royce | et. al.
  Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Business & Industry | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 1/1/10
SB 2078 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to newborn hearing screenings.
  Author: Uresti, Carlos
  Committees: Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2420 (81st R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the location at which a certification examination for interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing may be conducted.
  Author: Deuell, Bob
  Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately

79th Regular Session, 2005
HB 2516 (79th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the installation of smoke detectors in certain leased dwellings.
  Author: Giddings, Helen
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: No action taken in committee

78th Regular Session, 2003
HB 3301 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to hearing tests and the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.
  Author: Rodriguez, Eddie
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
SB 739 (78th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to aggregate or statistical information about the screening program for hearing loss in newborns.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney
  Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately

77th Regular Session, 2001
HB 2345 (77th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
  Committees: Human Services | Business & Commerce
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/01

76th Regular Session, 1999
HB 714 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
  Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
  Committees: Public Health | Health Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99
HB 908 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to enforcement of screening requirements for vision, hearing, and other special senses and communication disorders of children in certain licensed child-care facilities.
  Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
  Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
  Committees: Human Services | Human Services
  Last Action: Effective immediately
HB 1183 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to performing certain tests on newborn children.
  Author: Dukes, Dawnna
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3260 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to workers' compensation claims filed by an employee who suffers from hearing loss.
  Author: Bosse, Fred
  Committees: Business & Industry
  Last Action: Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3415 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of mail order sales of hearing instruments.
  Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3416 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments by an audiologist.
  Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3629 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to minimum salaries for interpreters employed in public schools to provide interpreting services to students who are deaf or hard of hearing.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
  Committees: Public Education
  Last Action: Left pending in committee
HB 3640 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to expanding the specialized telecommunications devices assistance program.
  Author: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services
  Last Action: Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 240 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to hearing screening for newborn children.
  Author: Ellis, Rodney
  Committees: Health Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health Services
SB 458 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program.
  Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
  Committees: Health Services
  Last Action: Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1334 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to prohibiting the mail order sales of hearing instruments.
  Author: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Health Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health Services
SB 1335 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments by an audiologist.
  Author: Madla, Frank
  Committees: Health Services
  Last Action: Referred to Health Services
SB 1441 (76th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to expanding the specialized telecommunications devices assistance program and contracts for special features of the telecommunications relay access service.
  Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
  Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
  Committees: Human Services | Human Services
  Last Action: Effective on 9/1/99

68th Regular Session, 1983
HB 2052 (68th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to exceptions to the licensing requirement for persons engaged in the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids.
  Author: Green, Gene
  Committees: Public Health
  Last Action: Referred to Committee on Public Health
SB 901 (68th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids.
  Author: Traeger, John
  Sponsor: Lee, Don
  Committees: Public Health | Health & Human Resources
  Last Action: Effective on . . . . . . . . . .

66th Regular Session, 1979
SB 1087 (66th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids.
  Author: Short, E.L.
  Committees: Human Resources
  Last Action: Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .

64th Regular Session, 1975
SB 821 (64th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement of a prescription for the issuance of a hearing aid.
  Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
  Committees: Human Resources
  Last Action: Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1033 (64th R.S.)
  Caption: Relating to the requirement of continuing education for renewal of license to fit and dispense hearing aids.
  Author: Doggett, Lloyd
  Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
  Committees: Health & Welfare | Human Resources
  Last Action: Reported from committee favorably without amendments

63rd Regular Session, 1973
HB 699 (63rd R.S.)
  Caption: Appropriating funds to the Texas Board of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Aids out of Fund Number 87; and declaring an emergency.
  Author: Cavness, Don
  Sponsor: Herring, Charles
  Committees: Appropriations | Finance
  Last Action: Signed by the Governor
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