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HB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
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 63 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 84 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 97 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children for cancer prevention or treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a human papillomavirus immunization report. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to non-medical exemptions from immunization requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 126 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to an educational module certificate requirement for certain immunization exemptions; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grocery access investment fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 224 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to health benefit plan coverage of preexisting conditions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 241 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief. 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 274 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to information regarding spina bifida. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 583 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 831 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al. Relating to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 970 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1036 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to coverage for certain breast cancer screening procedures under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1044 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1047 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 1067 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 1076 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1092 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1434 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1466 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to coverage for mammography and supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1539 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription drugs for stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to annual testing of certain child-care facility employees for tuberculosis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1886 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to dyslexia screening and testing in public schools, the employment of dyslexia specialists by regional education service centers, the development of a list of training opportunities for educators regarding dyslexia, and transition planning for students enrolled in a special education program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
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 1922 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by survivors of fire fighters. House: Pensions Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 1937 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
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 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 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 2249 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2262 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2269 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the civil liability of a hospital with a children's isolation unit and of certain hospital employees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2403 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to a study concerning maternal mortality and morbidity in the state's African American population. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2419 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to an exemption for current and former members of the armed services from the requirement that an incoming student at a public or private or independent institution of higher education show proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2520 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2695 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to information regarding fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2874 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding immunization requirements for admission to public elementary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2972 85-0 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the exemption of the absence from school of a student with a chronic or debilitating illness or condition from the calculation of student attendance for purposes of school accountability. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2978 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the notification of a peace officer through an indication associated with vehicle registration or a driver's license that a person has a health condition that may impede communication. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2986 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to designating May 17 as Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma Awareness Day. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3112 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for public school teachers, public school administrators, and licensed child-care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3120 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3183 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 3256 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3298 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3299 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to a franchise tax credit for entities that establish a grocery store or healthy corner store in a food desert. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3304 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer testing and screening. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Tagged
HB 3359 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3469 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the licensing and registration of certain assisted living facilities and group home facilities; authorizing the imposition of a civil penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3523 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to health benefit plan coverage for hair prostheses for cancer patients. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3560 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to a joint interim study regarding health benefit coverage for obesity under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3576 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the investigation of, and release of information concerning, communicable disease, including the Zika virus and other high consequence communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3710 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the comanagement of glaucoma by ophthalmologists and therapeutic optometrists and the establishment of a comanagement registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3711 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3721 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to access to and participation in cancer clinical trials. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3812 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3851 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3891 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage for eating disorders under certain health benefit plans. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3893 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors to and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability. 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 4148 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to development of the form for the annual immunization status report by public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4151 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4176 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4260 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the regulation of men's health and safety; creating a civil penalty for unregulated masturbatory emissions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
SB 81 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; authorizing a trust company to charge the institute an investment fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 164 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to childbirth and contraception. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 224 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
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 337 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the age at which a person may purchase aerosol paint. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
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 479 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 596 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 723 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 756 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to required coverage for obesity under group health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 853 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 1010 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1040 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to health benefit plan coverage for accelerated refills of certain prescription eye drops. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1069 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by survivors of fire fighters. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1074 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1101 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors to and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1224 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1342 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
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 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 1599 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1601 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment by certain counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1683 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. 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 1695 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to mosquito control districts established for an urgent public health purpose. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1924 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1929 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2008 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2041 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a human papillomavirus immunization report. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 9 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to explore and negotiate the creation of a binational framework allowing the United States and Mexico to address the threat of communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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
HB 9 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to maternal morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 28 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to the membership of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Filed
HB 59 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to maternal morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths. 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 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando 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. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 186 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 225 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the membership of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 236 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 247 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates. House: Public Health 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 329 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to maternal health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 26 85-1 (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. Filed
SB 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Filed
SB 59 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity and the creation of a maternal health care quality improvement 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 82 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 65 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 175 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 269 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 390 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 502 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 608 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to vaccines authorized under the adult safety net vaccination program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 611 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to reporting requirements concerning Ebola virus disease. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 694 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to coverage for supplemental breast cancer screening under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 819 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the definition of a public health nuisance; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to premium payment assistance for insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1282 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1495 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the electronic transmission of certain communications related to the prevention of communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1674 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a physician counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1724 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1952 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2006 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to exemptions from immunization requirements for public school students and students at public institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2055 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the establishment of a sentinel surveillance program for emerging and neglected tropical diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2087 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for licensed child-care providers, public school teachers, and public school administrators. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2171 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry with the consent of an individual after the individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2174 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2311 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2323 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2395 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following the filing of a petition and a finding of probable cause that the juvenile has engaged in certain delinquent conduct. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2422 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the acquisition and use by a school district of an electroencephalogram brain assessment platform to monitor concussions in student athletes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2474 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2541 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage of certain treatments for enrollees diagnosed with a terminal illness; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. 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 2588 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2646 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2752 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2770 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2813 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2847 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing immunity. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2854 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by firefighters and emergency medical technicians or their survivors. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2902 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to studies and reports on immunization exemptions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2906 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to certain diagnostic testing during pregnancy. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2908 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses and severe chronic diseases to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2950 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 3155 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3317 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to continuing education requirements regarding autism awareness for peace officers. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select No action taken in committee
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 3473 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3574 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3706 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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 3875 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3954 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3986 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain services prescribed to treat autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
SB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 197 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 298 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to control measures for an individual exposed to a communicable disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 468 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to childbirth and contraception. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 491 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to consideration of asbestos or silica trust claims in certain actions asserting asbestos- or silica-related injuries. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 547 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to epidemiological reports and immunization exemption data and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 779 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to access to certain medical test results in a criminal proceeding; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 791 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 970 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1114 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for public schools. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1128 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to certain diagnostic testing during pregnancy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1574 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites and to visa waivers for certain physicians. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1705 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) following the filing of a petition and a finding of probable cause that the juvenile has engaged in certain delinquent conduct. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1768 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1836 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1884 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of cognitive rehabilitation therapy under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1886 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2003 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for ovarian cancer screening. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments; authorizing a fee; requiring a food allergen awareness certification for certain food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 365 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 392 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to newborn screening for congenital heart defects. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to information about fetal alcohol syndrome to be provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 512 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 565 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain health programs and councils. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 725 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. 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 771 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 951 83-0 (2013) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1080 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
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 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
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 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1264 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1325 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the dismissal of certain actions arising from exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1454 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to events to educate students about Type 2 diabetes in certain school districts. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Education
Committee report printed and distributed
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 1507 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the minimum standards for birthing centers and certain health professionals. 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 1566 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) upon the filing of a petition alleging delinquent conduct. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1611 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to the date by which certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education must receive a vaccination against bacterial meningitis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1718 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the eligibility of certain terminally ill individuals to purchase a resident hunting license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the development and distribution of information regarding certain breast surgeries for patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1915 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the adoption of an ethics policy by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2032 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the authority of the board of hospital managers of the Tarrant County Hospital District to adopt and implement a tobacco-related preventable disease policy. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2042 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2069 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the release of inmates convicted of certain violent crimes on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2073 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to driving with certain untreated sleep disorders or employing a person with an untreated sleep disorder as a commercial motor vehicle driver; creating offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2124 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 2186 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2217 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2222 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the minimum patient age for administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2342 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2470 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to venue for actions to revoke certain medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2483 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to including oral health education as part of the coordinated health program for public elementary, middle, and junior high school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2525 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2529 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Filed
HB 2533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to coverage for and access to hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2545 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to settlement credits in asbestos and silica cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2598 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis education and testing for inmates, state jail defendants, and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2625 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2629 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the determination of the impairment rating of an employee with a lumbar injury under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2669 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to a release of certain adult stem cell donor information by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2709 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2711 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2929 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2993 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the creation of a game animal meat safety task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3196 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to licensing and certification requirements for certain health facilities and to the allocation of Medicaid beds in certain of those facilities; increasing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3227 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3238 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3285 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the reporting of health care associated infections. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3515 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3516 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for the response to and treatment of certain types of heart attacks. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3616 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3656 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to court authorization of elective surgery for certain persons with disabilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3732 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3884 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the creation of a pilot program for the identification and treatment of a concussion suffered by a student athlete. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 1895 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Expressing support for chronic care coordination and encouraging the adoption of evidence-based strategies to prevent, postpone, and treat chronic diseases. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
SB 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
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 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 153 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 185 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan
Relating to information regarding the number of public school students with dyslexia. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
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 386 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 493 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to imposing a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages; providing a penalty. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
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 504 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the requirement that certain schoolchildren be screened for abnormal spinal curvature. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 523 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the issuance of permits for dairy farming in certain areas of the state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 651 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
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 807 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of the Department of State Health Services to admit certain nonresident tuberculosis patients to a state chest hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 813 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 882 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to limitations on the percentage of money awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas for certain uses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 954 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the authority of the board of hospital managers of the Tarrant County Hospital District to adopt and implement a tobacco-related preventable disease policy. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 991 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 996 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for brain injury. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1051 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the determination of the impairment rating of an employee with a lumbar injury under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1054 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. 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 1183 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to testing of a juvenile for a sexually transmitted disease or human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) on the filing of a petition alleging delinquent conduct that includes certain sexual offenses. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 1484 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1667 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to a chronic neurological disease registry; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1687 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a criminal penalty for failure to handle certain animals in accordance with rules of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1764 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1765 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the restriction of certain foods at public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1809 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for the response to and treatment of certain types of heart attacks. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 27 83-1 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. Filed
HB 47 83-2 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. Filed
HB 114 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to designating April as Minority Cancer Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 117 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control outreach programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 123 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 286 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with food or other life-threatening allergies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 383 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to allowing a surrogate decision-maker to consent to certain medical treatments on behalf of an inmate of a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 402 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to public school students who have dyscalculia. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 438 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for orally administered anticancer medications. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education Referred to Public 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 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 742 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to student information required to be provided at the time of enrollment in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 834 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to supplemental breast cancer screening. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1255 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to programs, services, and information related to women's health, family planning, and human sexuality. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1292 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1321 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1491 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1557 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1657 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the reporting of health care associated infections. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1673 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1744 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain children diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1816 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
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 2038 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2075 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2102 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the requirement that certain mammography reports contain information regarding supplemental breast cancer screening. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2312 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2946 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for loss or impairment of speech, language, or hearing. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 3171 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to improved efficiency in the delivery of Medicaid services to certain recipients, including recipients with chronic diseases, through the use of telemedicine, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services and certain disease management initiatives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3279 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the creation of the Santa Rosa grant program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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 3557 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3724 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
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
HR 369 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Encouraging greater public awareness of the risks of pertussis and of the importance of adolescents and adults receiving the Tdap vaccine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 57 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to public health laboratories administered by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 169 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans offered to state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 187 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 204 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices used in the treatment of diabetes. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 218 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to procedures in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship and the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 229 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 243 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 262 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for orally administered anticancer medications. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
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 440 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 441 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to coverage for autism spectrum disorder under certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 510 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 585 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to programs, services, and information related to women's health, family planning, and human sexuality. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in subcommittee
SB 620 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 796 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to reporting on and assessing programs for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 798 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 835 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prevention, treatment, and management of concussions affecting public and private school students participating in interscholastic athletics. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 867 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1004 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain beverages. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1107 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Charlie
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
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 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 1381 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain mammography reports contain information regarding supplemental breast cancer screening. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
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 142 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Considered by s/c in work session
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 272 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Considered by s/c in work session
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 390 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 451 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 506 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment and implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 679 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 681 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 748 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state school or state center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 864 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the extension of credit to an individual who incurs debt for necessary medical treatment. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1290 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for bariatric surgery and for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1358 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1362 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the pilot program for reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1363 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1386 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1418 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 1694 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the improvement of women's health by providing certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1795 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1811 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the standard of causation in claims involving mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1828 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1847 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a requirement that certain health benefit plans cover certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1879 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for services for adults with autism and other related disabilities with similar support needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2000 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain amino acid-based elemental formulas. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2026 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2055 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2190 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2220 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to require immunization against human papillomavirus for a person's admission to elementary or secondary school. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2330 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to laboratory tests measuring kidney function. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2379 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2382 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2384 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to certain mammography systems that fail certification standards. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2562 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2621 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to requiring an assessment by health care providers of the risk of lead poisoning of certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2713 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2967 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2969 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3005 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the mandatory testing of persons suspected of exposing employees of a juvenile probation department to certain diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 3123 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the provision of case management services to inmates with certain illnesses. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3326 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to health risk assessments of state employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3328 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to immunization requirements for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3597 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to designating October as Hydrocephalus Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3707 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to county-regulated disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases for certain counties. House: Public Health Considered by s/c in work session
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 3931 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the provision of exercise equipment to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4006 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to veterinarian reports of diseased animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4189 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the conduct of compliance programs by institutions of higher education and to the vaccination of students of institutions of higher education against bacterial meningitis. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4334 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of pain management clinics. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4407 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rules concerning administration and maintenance of anaphylaxis medicine on public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4506 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4560 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4572 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4633 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with food or other life-threatening allergies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 292 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2559. Signed by the Governor
HR 1723 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug Directing the commissioner of education to inform school boards and superintendents that swine flu qualifies as an exception to the 180-day attendance statute and directing the commissioner to adjust the average daily attendance rate for affected school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 1784 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana | et. al. Promoting greater public awareness of hemophilia and von Willebrand disease. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
HR 2911 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2330. Reported enrolled
SB 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 64 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to insurance coverage for certain devices that facilitate insulin therapy and enhance glucose control in the treatment of diabetes. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 135 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and publication of cancer incidence maps by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 188 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to disease control outreach programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 203 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 345 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to screening health care personnel of home and community support services agencies for tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 346 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 424 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program and study. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 494 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services to be used in connection with the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 527 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to certain mammography systems that fail certification standards. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 614 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to preexisting condition provisions in individual accident and health insurance policies. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 712 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the requirement that certain defendants in a criminal case undergo testing for HIV infection and other diseases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 819 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of certain first-time students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 871 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the state employee wellness program, including health risk assessments of state employees. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 895 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 911 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the certification and regulation of pain management clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1030 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to providing certain health care services for certain military servicemembers. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 1100 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the improvement of women's health by providing certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1123 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the standard of causation in claims involving mesothelioma caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 1213 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1214 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 1217 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1251 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1305 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1328 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a study on the feasibility of providing vaccines to first responders deployed to a disaster area. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1348 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acquired brain injuries. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 1612 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the provision of information by health and human services agencies to assist children with velocardiofacial syndrome. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1663 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the disregard or violation of a resident's advance directive by a nursing institution; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1733 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to health benefit plan coverage of testing for prostate cancer for certain males. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1816 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the pilot program for reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1817 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1824 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the Interagency Task Force for Children with Special Needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1837 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1932 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the licensing requirements of hospitals temporarily providing outpatient dialysis services to a person because of a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2076 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to health insurance coverage for diagnosis and treatment of conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 2078 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to newborn hearing screenings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2116 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a pilot program to provide community-based alternatives under the Medicaid program for certain individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2205 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain amino acid-based elemental formulas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 2260 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care traumatic brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 2577 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SR 1069 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2330. Reported enrolled
HB 13 81-1 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Filed
HB 14 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, and information about certain cancer treatments; granting authority to issue bonds. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 146 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to human papilloma virus education and immunization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 215 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to immunization against human papilloma virus. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 225 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 276 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a risk assessment for Type 2 diabetes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 292 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that certain offenders undergo testing for AIDS, HIV infection, or related conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 299 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 300 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 370 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to environmental lead investigations by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 416 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to providing for restroom access for persons with certain medical conditions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 431 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the release of a defendant convicted of a state jail felony on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 437 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of pain management guidelines for physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 537 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to research using human cells and tissues. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 574 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the rights of a patient receiving treatment for severe chronic or acute pain. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 637 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to making participation in an animal identification program voluntary. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 659 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 678 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to infection rates at health-care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 709 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to information regarding umbilical cord blood options. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 711 80-0 (2007) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to protecting certain members of the Texas National Guard from exposure to depleted uranium. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 763 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to in-prison geriatric communities. House: Corrections Left pending in subcommittee
HB 856 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 861 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 919 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain mental disorders in children under a health coverage plan established by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas under the Texas School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1059 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an immunization awareness program in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1068 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to distribution of condoms to inmates and state jail defendants confined in facilities operated by or under contract with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1082 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a pilot program to require reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1098 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to immunization against human papillomavirus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1115 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting immunization against human papilloma virus as a condition for admission to public school. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1128 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1215 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to human papilloma virus vaccine requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1224 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1363 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1373 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creating the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1398 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1437 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1438 80-0 (2007) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1455 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. 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 Left pending in committee
HB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the acceptable methods for disposal of poultry carcasses. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1534 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1600 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to a study concerning maximum lifetime benefit limits under health benefit plan coverage applicable to hemophilia-related services, supplies, pharmaceuticals, and biologics. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1663 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to classifying oysters as an inherently unsafe product for personal consumption. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1728 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to confidentiality of certain information in rabies vaccination certificates and dog and cat registries. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to restrictions on the substitution of generically equivalent versions of antiepileptic and antiseizure drugs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1842 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1846 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1885 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to health care-associated infection rates at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1895 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1896 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1897 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1919 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for treatment for certain brain injuries and serious mental illnesses. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2011 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for a hospital stay following mastectomy and certain related procedures. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2100 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to medical facilities for inmates released on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2116 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for home defibrillators. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2132 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2313 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to designating the second full week in September as obesity awareness week. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2326 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to immunization requirements for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2419 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dietetics and nutrition care services. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2505 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2609 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to vaccination against human papillomavirus. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2614 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2615 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to a study on an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2629 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2668 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to coverage for bariatric surgical procedures for certain state employees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2827 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rules regarding anaphylaxis treatment provided by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2854 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to creating the Texas Patient Safety and Public Health Council and providing information to patients about high-risk personal lifestyle conduct. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2921 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to an annual report on hospital infection rates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3127 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the immunization requirements for admission to schools and during certain declared disasters; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3165 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to medically accurate information in the provision of instruction or the development of material relating to human development and human sexuality. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3183 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the requirement that certain children receive the influenza vaccine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3184 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to educating parents about the benefits of immunizing certain children against influenza. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3473 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to consent for medical treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3540 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3618 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain health programs and grants and other related funds for school districts located in the border region. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3697 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of a youth diabetes registry; providing penalties. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3735 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to a diabetes demonstration pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3792 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to tailored benefit packages for certain categories of the Medicaid population. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3881 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to state funding for certain persons eligible for services under the federal law for prevention and treatment of breast and cervical cancer. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3917 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the provision of diabetes self-management training under the state Medicaid program and the child health plan program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Institute for Regenerative Medicine, authorizing the issuance of bonds for the purposes of the institute, and prohibiting the legislature from prohibiting stem cell research. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 1404 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Encouraging the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to partner with private entities to provide education on Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a cancer drug donation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 92 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 110 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to dissemination of information concerning immunization against human papillomavirus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 288 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 308 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to carbon monoxide alarms and smoke detectors in certain residential dwellings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 363 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick
Relating to protecting certain members of the Texas National Guard from exposure to depleted uranium and assisting certain members who may have been exposed to obtain federal government services. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs and drugs used to treat or prevent seizures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 415 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 418 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a research program regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 419 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 438 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to prohibiting immunization against human papilloma virus as a condition for admission to public school. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 556 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of an interagency obesity council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 674 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 703 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 725 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 728 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to incentives offered in relation to certain health benefit plans for participation in programs promoting disease prevention, wellness, and health. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 730 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to a study concerning maximum lifetime benefit limits under health benefit plan coverage applicable to hemophilia-related services, supplies, pharmaceuticals, and biologics. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 791 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to classifying oysters as an inherently unsafe product for personal consumption. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 810 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to control measures and court orders for management of persons with communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 814 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to environmental lead investigations by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 815 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to health benefit plan coverage for vaccination against human papillomavirus. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 837 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain services and information related to unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 892 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 925 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 983 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle cell trait by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a youth diabetes registry; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dietetics and nutrition care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1202 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishment of a pilot program by the commissioner of education for the prevention of obesity in children attending the public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1226 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the provision of diabetes self-management training under the state Medicaid program and the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1292 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reorganizing certain state institutions that provide financing for cancer research, including creating the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas; granting authority to issue bonds. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1497 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1566 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1734 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to providing Medicaid services to certain persons with traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1754 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of certain institutions of higher education in this state to use private money to perform scientific research regarding regenerative or reparative medical therapies or treatments. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1835 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for certain biomedical research. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1902 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of certain first-time students at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 1937 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1938 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a study and report of the feasibility of establishing a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2040 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to coverage for bariatric surgical procedures for certain state employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SJR 43 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the establishment of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas and authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for the purpose of scientific research of all forms of human cancer. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 8 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 162 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain procedures related to the possible exposure to certain diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 658 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 734 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to infection rates at health-care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 738 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 81, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 790 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the conduct of newborn screening by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 984 79-0 (2005) Author: Reyna, Elvira | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1095 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the offense of harassment by persons in certain correctional facilities and to creating the offense of harassment of public servant. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1252 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing services for persons with chronic kidney disease under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1259 79-0 (2005) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a risk assessment for Type 2 diabetes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1316 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to immunization requirements for children in regulated child-care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1426 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information in a rabies vaccination certificate. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1485 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for screening tests for human papillomavirus and cervical cancer. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1486 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a cervical cancer task force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1492 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to work-related exposure to a reportable disease. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1676 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to providing information about Respiratory Syncytial Virus under certain continuing education programs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1677 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to establishing a sentinel surveillance program for respiratory syncytial virus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1771 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1775 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the meaning of certain terms used in a specified disease insurance policy. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1786 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1845 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1878 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 1879 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testing and warnings related to mercury levels in certain fish. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation, and Tourism
HB 1927 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the requirement that certain offenders undergo testing for AIDS, HIV infection, or related conditions. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1928 79-0 (2005) Author: Moreno, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the reimbursement of medical expenses incurred by county jailers and detention officers exposed to certain contagious diseases. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1948 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for detection and prevention of osteoporosis. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1969 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1999 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the preparation of medical history reports by parents who relinquish children for adoption. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2005 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2057 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to distribution of condoms in state prisons and jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2060 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to establishing a committee to study the influenza vaccine shortage in this state. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2081 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to prohibiting the use of state money for research involving the destruction of human embryos. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2180 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2344 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2363 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for controlled substances required of defendants placed on community supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2464 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda Relating to requiring skin cancer prevention instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2469 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to research using human cells and tissues. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2472 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to disease management services under Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2556 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to a prohibition on the importation of Chronic Wasting Disease-susceptible species; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2642 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to inspections related to childhood lead poisoning and blood lead levels of concern; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2643 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to a program of testing for childhood lead poisoning and blood lead levels of concern. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2663 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2746 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the examination requirements for mold assessors and remediators. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2904 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2919 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to creating administrative and civil penalties for the failure to furnish data required for the Texas Cancer Registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3076 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of the stem cell research program. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3097 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to reporting of diabetes diagnosed in persons younger than 18 years of age. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3099 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3272 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to testing deceased persons for communicable diseases after an accidental exposure of certain persons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3283 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the imposition of state taxes to fund childhood obesity prevention programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3306 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency fire fighter or emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3325 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to providing all Texas newborns with a comprehensive newborn screening program and establishing a Texas newborn screening advisory committee House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3415 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the transfer of asbestos-related claims by the judicial panel on multidistrict litigation. House: Judiciary Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 168 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Recognizing the problem of obesity in Texas and encouraging awareness of prevention and treatment methods. House: Public Health Signed by the Governor
HJR 71 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Proposing a constitutional amendment establishing the Texas Institute for Regenerative Medicine, authorizing the issuance of bonds for the purposes of the institute, and prohibiting the legislature from prohibiting stem cell research. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 96 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds to provide grants and loans for stem cell research. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 15 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and silica. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 29 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to school district reporting of compliance with certain student health guidelines. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 95 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 127 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 218 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the coverage of certain treatments for multiple myeloma and Hodgkin's disease under an evidence of coverage issued by a health maintenance organization. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 221 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the possession and self-administration of certain prescription medications by public school students while on school property or at a school-related event or activity. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 310 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 330 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of a stroke committee and the development of a statewide stroke emergency transport plan and stroke facility criteria. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 357 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to infection rates at hospitals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 467 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a risk assessment for Type 2 diabetes. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 545 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Screening Program Advisory Council and the establishment of a Type 2 diabetes screening program for school children. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 609 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 665 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to work-related exposure to a reportable disease. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 691 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the creation and functions of an arthritis control and prevention program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 747 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 871 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid managed care delivery system. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 995 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1035 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1041 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds by The University of Texas System for an adult stem cell research center at the Texas Medical Center. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1070 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1124 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a toll-free number for reporting communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1183 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and related health warnings; imposing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1211 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to providing information about respiratory syncytial virus under certain continuing education programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1239 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1265 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to establishing standards for analysis of tests for controlled substances required of defendants placed on community supervision. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1305 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1330 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the immunization of elderly persons by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1379 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1666 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation of a diabetes in youth registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1773 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to immunization requirements for children in regulated child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1782 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 19 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 75 79-1 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 28 79-2 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 240 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the punishment for criminal mischief committed by intentionally introducing infectious diseases into livestock. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 727 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to disease management programs for certain Medicaid recipients. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1028 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1074 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1097 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the birth defects monitoring program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1240 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and to certain successor liability. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1330 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to medical information on a driver's license. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 1/1/04
HB 1556 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1558 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1735 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to disease management services under certain state-funded or state-administered health plans. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1903 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testimony regarding parental alienation syndrome in a suit regarding the conservatorship of, or the possession of or access to, a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1920 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1921 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1922 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to an immunization education program established by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1923 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to health benefit plan coverage for immunizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1924 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the study of the feasibility of a universal vaccine purchase plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1927 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education Subcommittee members named
HB 2019 78-0 (2003) Author: Griggs, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of a state advisory council with authority to promote research, education, treatment, and support activities related to persons with traumatic brain injuries. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2111 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to presumed consent to human organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2521 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the execution of an out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order on behalf of a minor. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2535 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of tattooists, persons who perform body piercing, tattoo studios, and certain body piercing studios; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2536 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to admission of certain nonresident patients to state chest hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2537 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of the tattoo and body piercing laws; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2651 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to the cancer registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2692 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program to promote and facilitate the operation of diabetes groups. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2721 78-0 (2003) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the acanthosis nigricans screening program in certain public and private schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2839 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2842 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2855 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to continuity of care under an evidence of coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2988 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to public health preparedness; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2991 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the purchase of equipment and hiring of employees by the Texas Department of Health for newborn screening. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3107 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3161 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the benefits provided to certain firefighters and peace officers or their eligible survivors as a result of a disability or death from certain causes. House: Urban Affairs Meeting cancelled
HB 3162 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3192 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and to the use of that increase for certain health and human services programs. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HR 1776 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 727. Reported enrolled
SB 28 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the collection and maintenance of bacterial meningitis immunization records by public institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 38 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain immunization programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 40 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to an immunization education program established by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 41 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to health benefit plan coverage for immunizations. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 42 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the study of the feasibility of a universal vaccine purchase plan. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 43 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 160 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to education relating to human organ donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 205 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to information provided before corneal tissue removal. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 327 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to disease management programs for certain Medicaid recipients. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Meeting cancelled
SB 355 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to public health preparedness; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 401 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to testing certain public safety personnel for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 438 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 462 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment of an asthma research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. Senate: Education No action taken in subcommittee
SB 496 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 516 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain immunization programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 808 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to certain diseases, illnesses, and exposures suffered by certain public safety employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 848 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the benefits provided to certain firefighters and peace officers or their eligible survivors as a result of a disability or death from certain causes. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1024 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to admission of certain nonresident patients to state chest hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1034 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the use of certain human cells and tissue; imposing a criminal penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1284 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the purchase of equipment and hiring of employees by the Texas Department of Health for newborn screening. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1285 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the birth defects monitoring program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1310 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the enforcement of the tattoo and body piercing laws; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1317 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of tattooists, persons who perform body piercing, tattoo studios, and certain body piercing studios and prohibiting the performance of tongue splitting; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1414 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1662 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1788 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to promote and facilitate the operation of diabetes groups. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1835 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to testing for communicable diseases certain people who are arrested. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1838 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to medical information on a driver's license. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 1949 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to the cancer registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 47 78-1 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 78-1 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos or other mineral dusts. Senate: State Affairs Placed on intent calendar
SB 41 78-1 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to civil claims involving exposure to asbestos and resulting illnesses. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to civil claims involving exposure to mineral dusts. Filed
HB 101 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to medical assistance for certain persons in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 288 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to authorizing harm reduction programs to reduce the risk of HIV infection, AIDS, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 342 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the study of disease management programs for children's asthma and to the establishment of an asthma and allergy research advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 513 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 518 77-0 (2001) Author: Grusendorf, Kent Relating to requiring hepatitis A vaccines for food service employees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 767 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to training concerning HIV, hepatitis C, and sexually transmitted diseases for licensed chemical dependency counselors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 768 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an interagency coordinating council for HIV and hepatitis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 770 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the issuance of Texans Conquer Cancer license plates. House: Transportation Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 849 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 951 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to comprehensive diagnostic tests and other care required to be provided as part of a basic health care plan offered by a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1101 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1151 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to providing information about bacterial meningitis to students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1239 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to retention requirements for and access to blood specimens taken for newborn screenings; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1434 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the establishment of a medical assistance pilot program for the management of children's asthma. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1463 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to mental health services for certain persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1686 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to reporting of animal diseases by veterinarians. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1687 77-0 (2001) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1696 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1702 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick | et. al. Relating to immunizations and the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1831 77-0 (2001) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the power of the Texas Department of Transportation to contract and to issue certain license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1967 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to a state prescription drug plan for certain older individuals and individuals who have serious health care conditions. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2348 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the Texas Diabetes Care Pilot Program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2463 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the issuance of permits in areas infected with or at high risk of infection for bovine tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2510 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the establishment of a diabetes research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2583 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to AIDS, HIV, and hepatitis education and testing for inmates and employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2630 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the study of disease management programs for tuberculosis in the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2945 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to acanthosis nigricans screening in public and private schools. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2989 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to establishing an acanthosis nigricans screening program in certain public and private schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3154 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of an asthma and allergy research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Tagged
HB 3155 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pediatric diabetes research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3554 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the dispensing of drugs pursuant to an oncology protocol. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3673 77-0 (2001) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to feeding certain garbage to swine; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HCR 8 77-0 (2001) Author: Marchant, Kenny
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Memorializing congress to increase funding for research of Duchenne muscular dystrophy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 287 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker of the house of representatives to create a joint interim committee on asthma. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 19 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Relating to health education in public schools and to the improvement of children's health through daily physical activity in public schools and a coordinated approach by public schools to prevent obesity and certain diseases. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 31 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to providing information about bacterial meningitis to students of public schools and students of institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 215 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the punishment for the offense of evading arrest or detention and to testing for communicable diseases of certain persons who are arrested for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 261 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the warnings pet stores must provide concerning reptile-associated salmonellosis; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 283 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to special disease management programs for certain recipients of medical assistance under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 285 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to cancer incidence reporting. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 338 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a state plan for and continuing education relating to the prevention and treatment of hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 361 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 400 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 424 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 427 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 532 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to medical assistance for certain persons in need of treatment for breast or cervical cancer. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 614 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the issuance of Texans Conquer Cancer license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 616 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the establishment of a medical assistance pilot program for the management of children's asthma and to the establishment of an asthma and allergy research advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 740 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 742 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to standardized training in the use and application of certain pesticides. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 1006 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to testing for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1084 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to requiring hepatitis A vaccines for food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1107 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1108 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to certain employee benefits for tuberculosis contracted by a public safety employee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1289 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to designating a model injury prevention center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1456 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pediatric diabetes research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1467 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to coverage for tests for the detection of colorectal cancer under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1546 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a diabetes research center at the Texas Tech University campus in El Paso. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1580 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce Relating to the study and treatment of pollution-related illness and to the establishment of the Texas Environmental Health Institute. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 714 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 859 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to certain health benefit plan coverages involving women's health issues. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 969 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition under certain health benefit plans of treatment for craniofacial abnormalities of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1033 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Cancer Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1183 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to performing certain tests on newborn children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1244 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to control of animal diseases. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1311 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke to develop a program to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
HB 1387 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1402 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1504 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the establishment of a consortium of Alzheimer's disease centers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1646 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to the standards for occupational exposure of public employees to bloodborne pathogens. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1652 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an education and prevention program for hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1725 76-0 (1999) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio | et. al. Relating to immunization requirements for children living near the border with the United Mexican States. House: Public Health Tabled
HB 1732 76-0 (1999) Author: Crownover, Ronny | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to testing of certain equine animals for equine infectious anemia; providing a criminal penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1748 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 1860 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to establishing an acanthosis nigricans screening pilot program in public and private schools in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2036 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to testing for certain infections during pregnancy or on delivery of a child. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2229 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2277 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to donation of organs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2393 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to authorizing harm reduction programs to reduce the risk of HIV infection, AIDS, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2530 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to persons authorized to provide diabetes self-management training. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2759 76-0 (1999) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the prostate cancer education program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2906 76-0 (1999) Author: Seaman, Gene Relating to the purchase and administration of rabies vaccine. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2912 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob Relating to the regulation of renderers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3036 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to immunizations of children. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 3053 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a lactation consultant. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3075 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to funding for cancer research and treatment. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3262 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to information in a rabies vaccination certificate or in a county or municipal registry of dogs and cats; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3283 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of a state council with authority to promote research, education, treatment, and support activities related to persons with brain injuries. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3464 76-0 (1999) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3504 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Hospital and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3508 76-0 (1999) Author: Marchant, Kenny Relating to creating the Texas Commission on Spinal Cord Research. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3527 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3722 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a public safety employee. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HCR 264 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1402. Signed by the Governor
HCR 271 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house to create an interagency advisory task force to develop and implement a state plan for serving children based upon recommendation ED 8 of the Texas Performance Review. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 99 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to testing for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 240 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to hearing screening for newborn children. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 288 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the definition under certain health benefit plans of treatment for craniofacial abnormalities of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Insurance
SB 350 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Cancer Council. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 357 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 389 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to investigating certain deaths and performing autopsies on certain bodies. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 519 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to testing for certain infections during pregnancy or on delivery of a child. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 552 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the creation of the Council on Cardiovascular Disease and Stroke to develop a program to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 615 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to immunization requirements for children living near the border with the United Mexican States. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Referred to Border Affairs
SB 632 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 862 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to donation of organs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 905 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the standards for occupational exposure of public employees to bloodborne pathogens. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 982 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to persons authorized to provide diabetes self-management training. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1260 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1349 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a lactation consultant. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1532 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the regulation of renderers. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1614 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Hospital and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 102 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postdelivery care following the birth of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 120 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to a physician's treatment of acute or chronic pain. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 180 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 220 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to discrimination in employment based on certain perceived disabilities. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 261 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 262 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for reconstructive surgery incident to mastectomy. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 354 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 416 75-0 (1997) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by a firefighter. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 687 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 723 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to informed consent before the performance of a hysterectomy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 750 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to coverage under health benefit plans for certain supplies and services associated with the treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 831 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays after a mastectomy. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 860 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to regulation of abortion facilities and the protection of the health of women; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 890 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted | et. al. Relating to the creation and use of an emergency medical services and trauma care system fund. House: Ways & Means Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 911 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the management of persons with communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1275 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving a viable fetus. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1444 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to administration of vital statistics records. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1503 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to accommodating a municipal or county employee with a partial disability related to pregnancy. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1537 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to requiring parental consent for spinal screening in certain schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1697 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to disciplinary proceedings against a physician who performs certain in vitro fertility procedures without the consent of the patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1803 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro | et. al. Relating to control of tuberculosis in certain jail populations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1804 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for infertility. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1865 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to payment of accelerated life insurance benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2063 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to coverage under a group health benefit plan for diagnosis and treatment of certain conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2088 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of certain midwives; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2093 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans of tests for the detection of prostate cancer. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2472 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2509 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program for the treatment of Alzheimer's patients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2984 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program regarding the care, rehabilitation, and education of medically fragile children and their families. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3187 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3310 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to requiring health benefit plans to cover medically necessary dental work for children born with cleft palate. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 156 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: West, Royce
Directing the Texas Department of Health to develop a comprehensive plan to control the spread of Hepatitis A in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 39 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefits plan. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 40 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postpartum care following the birth of a child. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to access to certain obstetrical or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 153 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postdelivery care following the birth of a child. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 162 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 163 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to coverage under health benefit plans for certain supplies and services associated with the treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 217 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for reconstructive surgery incident to a mastectomy. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 258 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans of tests for the detection of prostate cancer. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 414 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 600 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the collection and use of certain information by cancer registries. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 668 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 831 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to tuberculosis coverage for public safety employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 939 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to control of tuberculosis in certain jail populations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1421 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to accommodating a municipal or county employee with a partial disability related to pregnancy. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 7 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the identification of children suffering from lead poisoning and to control measures for lead contamination; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 241 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to minimum standards for smoking in public places or at public meetings; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 491 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to denial of or limitation on health insurance coverage because of a preexisting condition. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 636 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to the offense of intoxication manslaughter and to the creation of the offense of causing injury to a pregnant woman. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 669 74-0 (1995) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the quarantine of rabid animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to special subcommittee
HB 721 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the control of rabies; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1023 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to regulation of end stage renal disease facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1084 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the disclosure of certain veterinarian records and to information provided by veterinarians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1129 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to mandatory premarital testing for human immunodeficiency virus infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1229 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the regulation of certain facilities that advertise the provision of special care for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1231 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the screening program for abnormal spinal curvature. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1255 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting discrimination by certain insurers in issuing health insurance policies to women with fibrocystic breast conditions; imposing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1415 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the detection and prevention of osteoporosis. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1430 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical care decisions for persons with terminal conditions or for persons who lack capacity to make those decisions. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1456 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the identification of children suffering from lead poisoning and to control measures for lead contamination. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1696 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to tuberculosis screening for certain employees of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and related managed care plans. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1951 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the rights of pregnant municipal and county employees. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2135 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to the relief of pain of a terminally ill person. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2145 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain pre-existing condition requirements in a health benefits plan administered by the Employees Retirement System for state employees and their dependents. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2339 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the management of persons with communicable diseases and to laboratory tests of mycobacteria. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3152 74-0 (1995) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to informed consent before the performance of a hysterectomy. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 182 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prohibiting discrimination by certain insurers in issuing health insurance policies to women with fibrocystic breast conditions; imposing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 269 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the identification of children suffering from lead poisoning. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 293 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to disclosure of certain veterinarian records necessary to rabies and zoonosis control. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 310 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to enhancement of the penalty for offenders who deliver controlled substances or drug paraphernalia to pregnant women. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 436 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the regulation of certain facilities that advertise the provision of special care for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 540 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the rights of pregnant municipal and county employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 569 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to the provision of hospice services to inmates and defendants confined in facilities operated by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 606 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the detection and prevention of osteoporosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 607 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under group health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 898 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David Relating to the screening program for abnormal spinal curvature. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 944 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to an exemption from certain testing and remedial coursework for a student with dyslexia or a related disorder who enters a public institution of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1149 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of end stage renal disease facilities; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1264 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the relief of pain of a terminally ill person. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services

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