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HB 29 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing criminal penalties; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 200 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 227 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 261 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of employees of or volunteers for certain clinics or facilities that provide abortion or family planning services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 262 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 274 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to information regarding spina bifida. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 307 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and enrollees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 330 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 438 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 628 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 661 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 719 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to liability limits in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 725 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 747 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 752 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 785 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the provision of embryo donation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 948 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to prohibiting abortion and recognizing the rights, powers, and privileges of all unborn children at every stage of gestation from fertilization until birth; affecting criminal offenses and penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 994 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1029 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1070 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a health care provider based on immunization status. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1159 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to notice given to certain medical providers of a change in placement for a child in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1160 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to a court order for health care for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1227 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1286 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1373 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1420 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a late payment penalty against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to timely pay certain physician and provider claims. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1428 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing for members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1649 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the methods of payment to health care providers by certain health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1769 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to information sharing among care coordinators and providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1832 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to disclosures regarding the provision of services by certain health care providers in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1881 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1908 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1950 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1974 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to durable powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1977 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1978 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2035 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2038 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the consent required for the administration of prophylaxis to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2056 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2062 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to data collection related to certain health benefit plan issuers' calculation of payments to out-of-network physicians and providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2080 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to disclosures regarding the provision of laboratory services in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2107 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2143 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to protection for physician assistants who refuse to engage in certain conduct. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2200 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2326 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2348 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2350 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of health care benefits through a network of physicians or health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2375 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a report on cost savings attributable to the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2397 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the termination or suspension by an insurer of a contract with a preferred provider. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2449 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the assignment of health insurance benefits to a physician or health care provider. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2501 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to insurance requirements for certain nonemergency medical transportation. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2546 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to completion of work status reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2558 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to capitation payments under a contract with a health maintenance organization for the provision of dental care services. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2608 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a legislative finding that pharmacists are health care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2626 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to administrative and other expenditures by Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2695 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to information regarding fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2697 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2760 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan provider networks; authorizing an assessment. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2766 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2779 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to protecting freedom of conscience from government discrimination. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2848 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to consultations with contracted physician networks and physician systems during certain investigations of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2859 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to prescriber and dispenser reporting and access to patient prescription information under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2878 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2886 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Burton, Konni
Relating to limiting the liability of certain health care providers. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2891 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2942 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to network adequacy standards adopted by the commissioner of insurance for preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2945 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2962 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2995 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2996 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3048 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3123 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3124 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain physician-specific comparison data compiled by a health benefit plan issuer, including the release of that data to physicians participating in certain physician-led organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3129 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to certain duties of physicians regarding patient records. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3146 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3152 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3189 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3216 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3217 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to health benefit plan enrollees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3236 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the costs associated with the provision of certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3313 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3348 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to coverage under a preferred provider benefit plan for certain services provided by out-of-network providers; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3395 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses practicing in certain areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3398 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3412 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to preauthorization by certain health benefit plan issuers of certain covered benefits under the health benefit plan. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 3421 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the types of medical professionals who may conduct an examination of certain school bus drivers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3424 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a strategic plan for expanding access to long-acting reversible contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3493 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3516 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of health care providers under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3542 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3633 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to cost reporting requirements for certain facilities and providers participating in medical assistance programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3694 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3702 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the notice of rights provided to an injured employee under the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3718 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the regulation of certain limited service pregnancy resource centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3755 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3814 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3820 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3857 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3870 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to required disclosures by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3886 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3954 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3990 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to certain managed care plan enrollees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3993 85-0 (2017) Author: Hefner, Cole Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4008 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the rights of health care consumers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4011 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 4016 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4061 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a task force on intentional violent deaths. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4062 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to rules for hospital sanitation standards and a limitation on certain Department of State Health Services rules. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4076 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4083 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4090 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4115 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the establishment of a home and community support services improvement pilot program under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4167 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4178 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 4194 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status for certain facility-based physicians. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4223 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4249 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4300 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4330 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 111 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1148. Reported enrolled
SB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 270 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 336 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 404 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to prohibiting certain health care practitioners from providing alcoholic beverages to certain persons; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 406 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 411 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 431 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 491 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the statewide preceptorship program in family medicine. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 545 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information regarding autism spectrum disorders. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 584 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 654 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 679 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professions. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 833 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 883 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the disclosure of life-sustaining treatment policies and to life-sustaining treatment for a patient under 18 years of age. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 895 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 910 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to durable powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1035 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1080 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to required disclosures for prenatal genetic screening; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1081 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the administration of prophylaxis to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1107 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1130 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment allowance for certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1148 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1157 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain healthcare providers. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1189 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1207 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the repeal of certain contracting requirements under the Medicaid managed care delivery model. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1213 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1284 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to prescriber and dispenser reporting and access to patient prescription information under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1375 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to health benefit plan enrollees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1388 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the termination by an insurer of a contract with a preferred provider. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1414 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to a recipient's disenrollment from a Medicaid managed care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1427 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1429 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1455 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and operation of certain local health care provider participation programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1485 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1486 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to payment standards for preferred provider benefit plans to reduce balance billing of insureds for out-of-network health care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1495 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1520 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1564 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1568 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the filing of certain actions involving preauthorized medical care or health care services in the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1569 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to prostitution and the trafficking of persons, civil racketeering related to trafficking, the prosecution of and punishment for certain sexual offenses and offenses involving or related to trafficking, reimbursement of certain costs for criminal victims who are children, and the release and reporting of certain information relating to a child; increasing a criminal penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1570 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1578 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1585 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the reimbursement of certain services provided by respiratory care practitioners under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1602 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1613 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the assignment of health insurance benefits to a physician or health care provider. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1615 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to what constitutes balance billing of a health benefit plan enrollee by a physician or health care provider for purposes of certain disclosure and medication requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to billing and reimbursement for certain emergency and health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1624 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1625 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1632 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Whole Woman's Health Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1636 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the use of extrapolation by a health maintenance organization or an insurer to audit claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1681 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Communicable Disease and Public Health Center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1682 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a building used as a prescribed pediatric extended care center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1684 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1769 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1774 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1776 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program in a managed care model. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1840 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1872 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1935 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2042 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2074 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2104 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a study on the feasibility of using the statewide system of health care data collection to create a public database of charges billed by health care providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2117 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the City of Amarillo Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2127 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to limitations on the information reported by consumer reporting agencies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 2134 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2170 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 2194 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2195 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a health care entity making available to patients and prospective patients charges for certain health care services, goods, or procedures; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2210 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to health benefit plan provider network listings and directories; authorizing an assessment. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SJR 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize and regulate the possession, cultivation, and sale of cannabis for medical use. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SR 948 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1148. Reported enrolled
HB 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Filed
HB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 144 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 152 85-1 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 189 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 195 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 215 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 227 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the creation of a maternal health care improvement program to address maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 242 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to new mother wellness screenings under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 293 85-1 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the licensing and regulation of group homes for recovering substance abusers; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 305 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the screening of certain women for substance use and postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 369 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of maternal health access zones. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 4 85-1 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to prohibiting certain transactions between a governmental entity and an abortion provider or affiliate of the provider. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 73 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 75 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. Filed
SB 79 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Filed
SB 80 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 87 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 95 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Whole Woman's Health Act. Filed
HB 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 136 84-0 (2015) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to availability of professional liability insurance under a self-insurance trust for health care. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 180 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by a utilization review agent or an independent review organization. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 185 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to benefits for a refill of a prescription drug by a health benefit plan issuer. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 205 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the provision of human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 212 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues No action taken in committee
HB 438 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 449 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 465 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 468 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 574 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to certain physicians and health care providers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 614 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 616 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 628 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to the requirement that a pharmacist honor a prescription written by a practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 761 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the payment for services provided by certain types of health care practitioners under contracts between the practitioners and managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 762 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 837 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 841 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 956 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 963 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1098 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1105 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1116 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse to facilitate embryo adoption and the provision by physicians of embryo adoption information to certain patients. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1210 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1220 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to use of health information technology in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1433 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to prompt payment of health care claims, including payment for immunizations, vaccines, and serums. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of assets following the dissolution of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1483 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1624 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1638 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1667 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the designation of certain physicians as preferred providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1670 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1691 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to prompt payment of certain physicians and health care providers by a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1775 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient and confidential patient records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1862 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to notice of hospital and emergency medical services liens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of self-directed mental health services in the integrated Medicaid managed care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1874 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1878 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1940 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the improvement of oral health care access through the regulation of dental hygiene practitioners, dental hygienists, and dentists in this state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1945 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the provision of direct primary care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2123 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to participation of the state military forces in the state group benefits program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 2149 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses, training about opioid antagonists and drug overdoses, and grants for related programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2172 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to coverage of telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2250 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the delivery of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2270 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2280 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2340 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2348 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2351 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2476 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2503 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2505 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2585 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to implementation of a rapid response system in certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2641 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2690 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prevention of overdose deaths by providing a defense for prosecution for certain offenses involving the delivery or possession of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for certain persons who seek medical attention for a suspected opioid overdose, and the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2757 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to prompt payment of physicians and health care providers under contract with certain self-insured health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2809 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2823 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2897 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2913 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2924 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to information regarding Down syndrome. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2927 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with certain physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2984 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3048 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3074 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3078 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3095 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to durable powers of attorney and advance directives. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3102 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of patient liability for payment for certain health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3126 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3133 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3146 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a legislative finding that pharmacists are health care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3175 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3183 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3185 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3374 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to information regarding Down syndrome. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3414 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3444 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services by a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3447 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the minimum standards applicable to an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3464 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by providers under Medicaid. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3495 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3527 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3551 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the authorization of health care providers charging a fee for the production of records associated with applications for certain assistance benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3565 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to prohibition of notification forms from health benefit plan issuers intended to intimidate patients; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3581 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3651 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or intended for the prevention or treatment of diseases in humans; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3672 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3727 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the provision of health care payment information and related information for health care services, supplies, and procedures; authorizing enforcement and penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3781 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3785 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3804 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3820 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to safe patient handling practices at hospitals and nursing homes; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3860 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3912 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to pronounce death and sign death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3913 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the affidavit required to be exempt from jury service due to a physical or mental impairment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3917 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3919 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to prior authorization from a health benefit plan issuer to obtain health care services under the health benefit plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3921 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3922 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3924 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to allowing certain providers of eye health care services to enroll as Medicaid providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3966 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the regulation of limited service pregnancy centers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4000 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid by counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4001 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to providers of certain home and community support services; authorizing a fee, providing penalties, and requiring an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4100 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4110 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 134 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3078. Signed by the Governor
HJR 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a mandatory health care system. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HR 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2641. Reported enrolled
SB 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the resident physician expansion grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to an exemption from competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of services for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; imposing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 295 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 304 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to certain violations committed by long-term care facilities, including violations that constitute the abuse and neglect of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 332 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 359 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 378 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 410 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 466 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the affidavit required to be exempt from jury service due to a physical or mental impairment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 475 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 477 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision of human sexuality and family planning instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 480 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 501 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to availability of professional liability insurance under a self-insurance trust for health care. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 588 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 613 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to physician inquiries regarding firearm ownership. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 684 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the relationship of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists with certain managed care plans, including preferred provider plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 687 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 730 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of abortion providers and facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 787 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the improvement of oral health care access through the regulation of dental hygiene practitioners, dental hygienists, and dentists in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 843 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to prompt payment of health care claims, including payment for immunizations, vaccines, and serums. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 847 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a waiting period requirement for coverage under the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 890 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to restricting the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1018 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the provision of direct primary care. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1094 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1097 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1098 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1127 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1163 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1177 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services by a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1231 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1235 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to defining the duties and to the penalties concerning pain management clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1255 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1279 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1348 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1382 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1387 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1397 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1402 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to regulation of certain segments of the health care system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1462 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1520 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1521 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the determination of expert reports in a health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1562 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1587 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1689 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1718 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1733 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1742 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1753 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1754 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to advertising by certain licensed freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1790 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1839 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1885 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to monies for women's health care services. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to participation by political subdivisions in federal healthcare programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 159 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 170 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 287 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by an independent review organization. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 361 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents of persons wrongfully imprisoned. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 395 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology Left pending in committee
HB 444 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the application, renewal, and period of validity of a registration under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing the increase of a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 495 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 521 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to direct payment by an automobile insurer to emergency medical services providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 522 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to direct payment by a health insurer to physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 576 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 591 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 594 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 620 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 624 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the payment for services provided by certain types of health care practitioners under contracts between the practitioners and managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 631 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 740 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease and other disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a study regarding the effect on birth rates in this state of the restructured system of providing certain women's health care and family planning services in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to consent to the administration of certain medications provided to foster children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 868 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to exceptions to mental health information disclosure prohibitions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 979 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1002 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Exchange. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1032 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1046 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 1055 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the delegation and supervision of prescriptive authority by physicians to certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a task force to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1137 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1145 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1150 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1161 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an exemption from the licensing requirement for certain persons who measure or fit orthoses under the supervision of certain licensed health care practitioners. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1203 83-0 (2013) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to expedited credentialing for certain podiatrists and therapeutic optometrists providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1310 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of the cost of certain vaccines for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1340 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1376 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to advertising by certain facilities that provide emergency services; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1406 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of the calculation of out-of-network payments by the issuers of preferred provider benefit plans and by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1444 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to in-hospital and out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1464 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1470 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1471 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to newborn hearing screening. House: Public Health Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1482 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1539 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1604 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a standard request form for preauthorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing statewide comprehensive standards for provider credentialing and prior authorization processing under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1690 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to measures to prevent or control the entry into or spread in this state of certain communicable diseases; providing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1727 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of certain payments received by health care providers for purposes of computing the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1782 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the requirement that certain health care providers who provide services at a hospital wear photo identification. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1803 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to controlled substance registration by physicians and the regulation of persons engaged in pain management; changing the payment schedule for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1851 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the operation of health care sharing ministries. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the authority of a mental health facility to require a peace officer to transport a person apprehended for emergency detention to a medical facility to receive a medical evaluation before being transported to the mental health facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1889 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to withdrawal of certain life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2128 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the designation of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2129 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2159 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2160 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2289 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2299 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to certain provisions applicable to an optometrist, therapeutic optometrist, or ophthalmologist providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2348 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2374 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2397 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2427 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the reporting of information regarding certain medical debt of a consumer. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 2454 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to reimbursement of health care services rendered by a health care provider for an inmate of a county jail or another county correctional facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2529 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Filed
HB 2620 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2632 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for certain ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program and the inclusion of certain ambulance service providers in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2644 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the scope of a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2647 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by providers under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2657 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2731 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to decreasing administrative burdens of Medicaid managed care for the state, the managed care organizations, and providers under managed care networks. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2819 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2838 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the disclosure by health care practitioners and facilities of the price of certain health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2843 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to an objection of a defendant physician or health care provider to an expert report filed in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2880 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2925 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with chiropractors. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2938 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2965 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3020 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to disclosure of the price charged by a health care provider for a health care service or supply; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3062 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3149 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an extension for the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3174 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the requirement that an applicant for a license to practice medicine recite the Hippocratic oath. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3269 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3270 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to preferred provider and exclusive provider network regulations; providing administrative sanctions and penalties. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3280 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to payments to health care providers when a claim is denied under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3302 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3398 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the inclusion of enteral nutrition therapy providers in Medicaid managed care organizations' provider networks. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3534 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3657 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3663 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of medical school tuition for the physician education loan repayment program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3692 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the support of certain resident physicians and physician residency programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3710 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border and amending Chapter 288 of the Health and Safety Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3712 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3722 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program and transitioning the delivery of benefits under the Medicaid program from delivery through a managed care model or arrangement to delivery through an integrated and coordinated health care delivery system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3730 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3763 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 99 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance pay-for-performance contracts for certain programs and services for health programs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HJR 109 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payments for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a mandatory health care system. House: Federalism & Fiscal Responsibility, Select Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 125 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting adult individuals to choose a health care treatment or modality; empowering the legislature to address scopes of practice for health care providers and physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 3013 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 97 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of a mental health and substance abuse public reporting system. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 166 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 213 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Criminal Justice, the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, and the Windham School District and to the functions of the Board of Pardons and Paroles and the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 227 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 253 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to newborn screening for congenital heart defects. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 256 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 257 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to notice of inaccurate payment or nonpayment of certain claims under certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 303 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 316 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to continuing education for pharmacists regarding drug abuse and opioid drugs and an interim study regarding opioid abuse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 338 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 339 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 365 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to expedited credentialing for certain podiatrists and therapeutic optometrists providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 380 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the recording of an informal settlement conference to resolve a complaint to the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 404 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 406 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the practice of advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants and the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians to and the supervision by physicians of certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 413 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 455 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the application and eligibility determination processes for medical assistance and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 470 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 495 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 505 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to an exemption from the licensing requirement for certain persons who measure or fit orthoses under the supervision of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 580 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to license examination attempt limits for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 644 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of prescription drug benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 675 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reimbursement for services provided by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 793 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to newborn hearing screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 800 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of the calculation of out-of-network payments by the issuers of preferred provider benefit plans and by health maintenance organizations. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 822 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 830 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 874 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Sanford, Scott
Relating to the operation of health care sharing ministries. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 880 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 945 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1013 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1050 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to charitable immunity of a licensed marriage and family therapist. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1082 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to eligibility requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1106 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1118 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to access to specialist physicians under managed care health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1150 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1174 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1177 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the development of a statewide ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction system of care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1193 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1197 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to requirements of exclusive provider and preferred provider benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1216 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the creation of a standard request form for prior authorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to use of a Medicaid-based fee schedule for reimbursement of services under a contract between a health care provider and certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1242 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain provisions applicable to an optometrist, therapeutic optometrist, or ophthalmologist providing services under a managed care plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1290 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to group health benefits coverage for dependents and family members of persons wrongfully imprisoned. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1347 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1424 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1435 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to providers' rights to due process under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1446 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the payment of individuals employed by recovery audit contractors to identify underpayments and overpayments under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1495 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of a health care funding district in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border; authorizing the imposition of a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1544 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1592 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a peace officer's determination whether medical services are needed for persons apprehended for emergency detention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1623 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the creation and operations of health care funding districts in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1646 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the regulation of pain management services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1675 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1744 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1755 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to exceptions to mental health information disclosure prohibitions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1805 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the renewal of a controlled substance registration by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1816 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and funding of that expansion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the provision of and funding for certain primary health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 87 83-1 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 19 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Co-author authorized
HB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 44 83-2 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 24 83-2 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. Filed
SB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 35 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the regulation of limited service pregnancy centers; providing penalties. Filed
HB 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 144 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select No action taken in committee
HB 203 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 210 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 273 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 393 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency training programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 411 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain newborn and infant screening and follow-up services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 528 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 574 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 575 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 637 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 653 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 669 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to informing a patient concerning reconstructive breast surgery before performing certain surgical procedures. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 677 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 680 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 703 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of a health care services provider. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 729 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District to employ health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 760 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 816 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to coverage provided by certain qualified health plans for abortions. House: State Affairs Considered in Calendars
HB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 840 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 987 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a physician residency grant program and other programs to support graduate medical education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1008 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the State of Texas entering into the Interstate Medicaid Reform Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1013 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1133 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a review board to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1264 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1333 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1380 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1393 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1491 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1534 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to regulation of certain health care provider network contract arrangements. House: Insurance Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1565 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the employment of physicians by hospital districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1567 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1631 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to expedited credentialing for certain podiatrists providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
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 1700 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1716 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1719 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the regulation of health care interpreters. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program and to improving health care provider accountability and efficiency under the child health plan and Medicaid programs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1772 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the regulation of certain benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1872 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1885 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Knox County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1990 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Hardeman County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2066 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2068 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2079 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration by certain nurses and occupational therapists of treatments, medication, or therapy ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2110 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2292 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2333 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2336 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2351 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the authority of the Bexar County Hospital District to employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2392 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2426 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain rights and duties of nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2430 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the price charged by a health care provider for a health care service or supply; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2441 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to public junior college employee participation in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2445 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to fostering collaboration among health care systems to provide indigent health care to communities more efficiently. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2452 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to disclosures regarding liability limits and malpractice insurance and related coverage in connection with services provided at health care institutions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2455 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of integrative medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2459 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to health care information submitted to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2478 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2483 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 2489 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to the discoverability and admissibility of communications of sympathy in certain civil or administrative actions against a health care provider or physician. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2546 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas emergency and trauma care education partnership program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2576 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a disclosure statement on the out-of-pocket costs incurred for health care services and supplies provided to consumers receiving outpatient care at a hospital outpatient clinic. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2765 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2787 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to emergency services for licensed abortion facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2800 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the liability of a midwife in the practice of midwifery. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2854 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2908 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing graduate medical education positions for Texas medical school graduates. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2975 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3087 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment for services provided by certain physicians and health care providers to individuals covered by managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3164 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to contracts between advanced practice registered nurses and health maintenance organizations, preferred provider benefit plans or other insurers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3189 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the establishment of an academic health center by a university system. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 3230 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to the regulation of limited service pregnancy centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3249 82-0 (2011) Author: Pena, Aaron Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3265 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the assisted administration of medications for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3277 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to creation of portable insurance plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3299 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to services provided by a health care professional at an assisted living facility. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3322 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to covenants not to compete. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3336 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3408 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3419 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3426 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Health Professions to regulate certain health professions, the transfer of certain powers and duties to the department, and the abolishment of certain state agencies and other licensing entities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3428 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3459 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3520 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Human Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3579 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3601 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3630 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to certain unprofessional conduct by a health care provider. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3753 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3806 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Haskell County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3809 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Muenster Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3816 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nocona Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3817 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the Gainesville Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HCR 102 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie Memorializing the United States Congress to enact comprehensive legislation to protect religious liberty and individual conscience rights of all participants involved in accessing or providing health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 170 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HCR 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3459. Filed
HJR 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select No action taken in committee
SB 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care provided through and care management in the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to achieve healthy outcomes and efficiency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 145 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 158 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen | et. al.
Relating to offenses involving the fraudulent or unlawful obtaining, delivering, dispensing, distributing, or diverting of a controlled substance; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 188 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 189 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 190 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 192 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 240 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 263 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 270 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to newborn hearing screenings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 310 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 311 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 318 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 335 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 404 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to health plan and health benefit plan coverage for abortions. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 426 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability of and payment of legal fees for court-appointed trustees of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 521 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 612 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 761 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 822 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 834 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 846 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses at certain sites serving medically underserved populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 848 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 860 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 874 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 906 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 955 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 962 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 967 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1022 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1023 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1081 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1084 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1090 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1162 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to reporting regarding, the apprehension and transportation of, and records relating to certain persons who are or may be persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1177 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the adoption by health care facilities of a policy on vaccine preventable diseases; imposing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1206 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1211 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1255 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1263 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of the Bexar County Hospital District to employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the requirement that health care practitioners wear photo identification badges. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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
SB 1339 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1360 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1397 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1424 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Garza, John
Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1430 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of certain exclusive provider benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1545 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the liability of a volunteer health care practitioner who conducts a physical examination or medical screening of a student athlete. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1586 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1601 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the licensing and regulation of chiropractors. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1632 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1644 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prescription of tamper-resistant opioid analgesic drugs; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1648 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a system health center by a university system. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1661 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the regulation of health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1756 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the substitution by a pharmacist of certain opioid analgesic drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1785 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Health Professions to regulate certain health professions, the transfer of certain powers and duties to the department, and the abolishment of certain state agencies and other licensing entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1790 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1794 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the employment of physicians by hospital districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1856 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1926 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the Colonel H. William "Bill" Card, Jr., Outpatient Clinic. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Received from the House
HB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 26 82-1 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system and to studies regarding delivery of health care services by certain nurses. House: Corrections Received from the House
HB 32 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 36 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 69 82-1 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 17 82-1 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. Filed
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
HB 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to disclosing information to persons obtaining emergency contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 102 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 148 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of barratry and solicitation of professional employment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 164 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 191 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 223 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of the secondary market in certain physician and health care provider discounts; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 344 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reimbursement under the state Medicaid program for health care services associated with certain adverse events. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 389 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to requirements for expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 429 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 448 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system for certain vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 490 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 509 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 510 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the registration of certain assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 591 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 675 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a retired status license for an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist practicing voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 732 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the removal of certain information from a physician's medical board profile. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 852 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 879 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 891 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1357 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1369 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to unfair claim settlement practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1373 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1381 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1392 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1426 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain counties to require health and human services providers to provide screening to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1442 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans regarding out-of-network health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1570 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to reimbursement under preferred provider benefit plans for services provided by licensed podiatrists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 1577 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the pricing of certain health care goods and services and to the compensation of certain health insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1671 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to mutual aid agreements for newborn screening laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1672 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to newborn screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to standards required for certain rankings of physicians by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1921 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1929 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to payment of claims of certain out-of-network physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1930 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to health services provided to health benefit plan enrollees by certain out-of-network health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1934 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the powers of certain hospital districts and to the retirement benefits of employees of the districts and related entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1978 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an evidence-based youth development competitive grant pilot program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1994 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2028 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2029 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2154 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2163 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a study regarding the provision of certain medications through the Medicaid vendor drug program to children younger than 16 years of age. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of independent freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2221 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2250 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2256 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to mediation of out-of-network health benefit claim disputes concerning enrollees, facility-based physicians, and certain health benefit plans; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2294 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the establishment of the undiagnosed disease registry. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2362 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to an electronic diagnostic database for rural physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2576 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to direct payment by a health or automobile insurer of physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2581 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the access to certain information or consideration for a discount health care program or a discount health care program operator. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2585 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to digital or electronic signatures and witness signatures on advance directives. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2592 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2630 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of a health care services provider or a mental health services provider. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2687 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a physician residency matching grant program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2700 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances and for submitting prescription drug orders; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2709 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2712 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2731 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to attorney general representation in a contested case hearing of a person licensed or regulated by certain state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2750 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2819 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the Childress County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2868 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to full disclosure of certain events for a health care practitioner or health care institution. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2881 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Affordable Health Care Benefit Program. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2904 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 2964 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3099 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3100 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to billing for certain adverse events that occur during the provision of health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3101 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging for certain preventable adverse health care events. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3141 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for prescriptions issued by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3235 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the exchange of secure electronic health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and local or regional health information exchanges and the development of a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3262 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providers of vocational rehabilitation services under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3270 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the electronic transmission and certification of prescriptions under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3273 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the administration by certain nurses of treatments or medication ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3300 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the use of electronic prescribing data transmission systems under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3325 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3327 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3371 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to requiring training in geriatric medicine as a requisite for certain medical degrees. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3456 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the education and preparation of resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3459 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to pricing for health care services and supplies and reimbursement for those services or supplies under certain health benefit plans; imposing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3465 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to persons considered practitioners for purposes of prescribing certain drugs and devices. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3576 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain graduate programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3623 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3626 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the North Wheeler County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3665 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the review of a Medicaid recipient's electronic medication history by a Medicaid provider. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3667 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3674 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the licensing requirements for a foreign-trained physician applicant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3694 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3698 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3718 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to disclosure of certain information by certain registries for home health, hospice, or personal assistance services; imposing a civil penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3816 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3898 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an Alzheimer's disease registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3926 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for immunizations administered by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3964 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a requirement that physicians file certain advertising with the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3967 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the limited practice of medicine by a physician under a license issued by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3985 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4019 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4029 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the release of certain health care information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4046 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the creation of nonprofit health corporations with assistance from the Texas Rural Foundation. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4087 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the establishment of an ultrasound machine registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4138 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the powers and duties of the Hopkins County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4139 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the powers and duties of the Hopkins County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4179 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4249 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to expert reports in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4251 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to claims and liens by certain health care providers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4289 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4324 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4341 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of discount health care programs by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 4385 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of fraud upon certain practitioners; creating an offense and providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4393 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide electronic prescribing tools to rural physicians. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4423 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4431 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the composition of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4437 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4554 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the training requirements for surveyors of certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4571 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4627 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in certain University Interscholastic League extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4642 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the Representative Jim Solis and Colonel H. William "Bill" Card, Jr., Outpatient Clinic. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 4670 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to employ physicians. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4704 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Starr County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 4730 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Martin County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 8 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Health Services Authority. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to limitation of liability for certain emergency care provided during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 151 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disclosure of certain expenditures by prescription drug manufacturers; imposing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 153 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to depositions of witnesses in a health care liability claim. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 202 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to provisional licensing of physicians to practice in underserved areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 287 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the use of electronic prescribing data transmission systems under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 288 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to improving the quality of health care services provided under certain state programs through certain initiatives, including payment strategies and medication history review requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 290 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation and implementation of the health professional education grant program. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 291 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to hepatitis B vaccination for students enrolled in certain health-related courses of study at an institution of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 292 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the requirement that licensed physicians provide emergency contact information to the Texas Medical Board and to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 296 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain payments or other transfers of value by manufacturers of prescription drugs, medical devices, and medical supplies; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 351 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 476 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 479 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 525 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to certain qualified alien physicians practicing medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 532 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 553 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain economic benefits provided to health professionals in the marketing of prescription drugs, medical devices, and medical supplies; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 556 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 586 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans regarding out-of-network health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 591 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of an evidence-based youth development competitive grant pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 592 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 616 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 646 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study regarding the confidentiality of prescription information; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 714 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain health care rental network contract arrangements; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 779 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to expedited credentialing for certain individual health care providers providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 870 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity and to the establishment of an obesity prevention pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 886 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 889 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 993 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to ranking of physicians by health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1063 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the powers of certain hospital districts and to the retirement benefits of employees of the districts and related entities. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1082 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1128 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the sales tax for medical equipment used by physicians in certain areas of this state. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 1141 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to student loan repayment assistance for speech-language pathologists or audiologists employed by a public school or as faculty members of certain programs at institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Meeting cancelled
SB 1211 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the liability of a volunteer audiologist, assistant in audiology, speech-language pathologist, or assistant in speech-language pathology. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1257 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1326 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the functions of the statewide health coordinating council; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1330 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to mutual aid agreements for newborn screening laboratory services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1396 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1415 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing, including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1500 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1502 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations

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