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HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 994 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1974 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to durable powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2455 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to public access to certain information and materials relating to certain hospital inspections and investigations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2891 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2896 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to an annual report on laws regarding access, use, and sharing of protected health information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3129 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to certain duties of physicians regarding patient records. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4210 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to exempting fertility clinics from the data collection requirements of the Texas Health Care Information Collection Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4223 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 687 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to the collection and use of certain information relating to child abuse and neglect and the provision of prevention and early intervention services; creating an offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to durable powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1520 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1574 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the electronic sharing of protected health information and certification of and enforcement actions against certain covered entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1709 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the requirement of a guardian to provide information regarding a ward's health and residence to certain relatives of the ward. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1872 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to use of health information technology in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 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 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3095 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to durable powers of attorney and advance directives. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3183 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3504 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3582 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to a property right in certain genetic information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3635 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to evidence in a civil action concerning the provision and cost of certain services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 203 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1485 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1937 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to civil penalties levied and disciplinary proceedings conducted against certain covered entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1213 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the authority of a mental health professional or school counselor to disclose certain confidential information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1561 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to access to a deceased person's mental health information. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2364 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2427 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the reporting of information regarding certain medical debt of a consumer. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 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
SB 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 912 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1603 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to risk management at institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1609 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the training of employees of certain covered entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1641 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to regulation of the manufacture, distribution, and disposition of controlled substances, precursors, and chemical laboratory apparatus; providing penalties; providing for a change in fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 23 83-2 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to applicants for medical staff membership or privileges who practice at facilities where abortions are performed. Filed
HB 118 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requiring the provision of notice by certain hospitals regarding patients' medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 300 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 411 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain newborn and infant screening and follow-up services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 574 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1657 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the reporting of health care associated infections. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2966 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the confidentiality of certain communications and records made or collected in reference to certain sexual assault survivors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2968 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd Urging Congress to remove confidentiality mandates for minors from family planning services programs operating under Title X of the Public Health Service Act and Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department, including data and confidential patient information concerning bleeding and clotting disorders, and other issues related to bleeding and clotting disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 287 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 622 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain health care rights of domestic partners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 757 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to public access to certain information and materials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1067 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify a deceased individual. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1218 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to programs to exchange certain health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and certain health care entities and facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1342 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to adoption of certain information technology. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
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 1562 81-0 (2009) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Relating to the confidentiality of investigation records of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners and clarification of the regulatory authority of the board. House: Agriculture & Livestock Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1672 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to newborn screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 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 1889 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the electronic transmission of certain information by and to health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2004 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a breach of computer security involving sensitive personal information and to the protection of sensitive personal information and certain protected health information. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2381 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to disclosure of the prices charged to state agencies in connection with pharmacy benefit manager services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 3066 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3831 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to persons authorized to receive certain medical or treatment information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3961 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 4136 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to sealing court records containing medical information for children who are victims of certain offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 4470 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 91 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Urging Congress to remove confidentiality mandates for minors from family planning services programs operating under Title X of the Public Health Services Act and Medicaid. House: Public Health 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 466 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to excluding a child from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 499 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: England, Kirk
Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the provision of a certified copy of a birth certificate for certain minors receiving services from the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the amendment of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 704 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and mail order pharmacies. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 863 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of certain information technology. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1083 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1171 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to certain health-related reports, records, and information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1277 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1536 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to preferred drug lists adopted by the Health and Human Services Commission and associated requirements regarding supplemental rebates, prior authorization, and public notification. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1768 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a pilot project to exchange secure electronic health information between the Health and Human Services Commission and local or regional health information exchanges. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1882 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify any individual. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1884 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a breach of computer security involving sensitive personal information and the confidentiality of protected health information. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2421 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 246 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to reports on cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 525 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
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 921 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1066 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to health information technology and the creation of the Texas Health Services Authority. 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 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 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 2855 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to consumer access to health care information; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2878 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3530 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through health benefit plans, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and birthing centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3886 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the adoption of electronic health records by health care providers and facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the creation of a minimum data set for the collection of information on health professionals by the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a registry of allied health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 205 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the privacy of protected health information. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 221 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 383 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the sharing of information among state agencies. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 590 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a designated agent's access to a principal's medical and health care information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
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 1174 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to alternatives to abortion organizations; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1187 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to data collection at the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1614 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the implementation of health information technology standards. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1731 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through health benefit plans, hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, birthing centers, and other health care facilities, and funding for health care information services; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1759 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the enforceability of covenants not to compete and to certain procedures and remedies in actions to enforce those covenants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 411 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the transmission of certain health information to a site outside the United States. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 486 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the transmission of certain health information to a site outside the United States; providing penalties. House: Border & International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
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 739 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations in Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 741 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 611, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 742 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 159, Occupations Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 770 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 807 79-0 (2005) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al. Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of holders of commercial driver's licenses. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1122 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to requirements for certain medical treatment consent forms. House: Civil Practices Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1441 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1619 79-0 (2005) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to quarterly reports on cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2036 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of sex offender treatment providers and the treatment of sex offenders; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2195 79-0 (2005) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the disclosure of certain confidential health information to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2478 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the prevention of Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2765 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the definition of a legally authorized representative under the Texas Hospital Licensing Law. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 3357 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain information required to be contained in an application for or renewal of a hospital license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 217 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to reporting the outcome of alcohol and drug tests of holders of commercial driver's licenses. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 364 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to birth records of adopted children. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 555 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements for certain medical treatment consent forms. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 563 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the prevention of Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1113 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Dawson, Glenda
Relating to allowing a hospital to release protected health information of a patient to emergency medical services providers for treatment, payment, and health care operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1149 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the electronic transmission of health benefit information between a health benefit plan issuer and a physician or health care provider. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1328 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the privacy of protected health information. 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
HB 1096 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to access to certain private medical information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1190 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
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 2777 78-0 (2003) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to pathology reports on abortions; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2842 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3011 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain reports, information, or records related to certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
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 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 330 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to access to certain private medical information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1136 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to access to certain private medical information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1614 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Homer, Mark
Relating to imposing a civil penalty for violation of certain restrictions relating to genetic information. House: Economic Development
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 26 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the study of barriers to the binational exchange of health information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 137 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to excepting certain information relating to family violence shelter centers and sexual assault programs from disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 398 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to disclosure of medical billing records regarding a patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 964 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the release of certain confidential information of a patient by the patient's physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1202 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1221 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to protecting the privacy of medical records; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending 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 1244 77-0 (2001) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to fetal pain during abortion; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1306 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to certain entities and individuals permitted to exchange information regarding special needs offenders. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2035 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the privilege against disclosure of certain communications by critical incident stress management team members. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2160 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2600 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation benefits and to the operation of the workers' compensation insurance system; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2675 77-0 (2001) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the establishment of an adult fatality review team and to the reporting and investigation of certain adult deaths; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2676 77-0 (2001) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the establishment of a domestic violence fatality review team in certain counties; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3328 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to privacy rules for health information for insurance companies and licensees of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3501 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to information that a professional liability insurance carrier or the Texas Board of Medical Examiners may require a physician to provide. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3576 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to the confidentiality of certain information maintained by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 11 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to protecting the privacy of medical records; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 12 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination based on the use of certain information in the determination of eligibility for employment, an occupational license, or insurance coverage. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 13 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and health insurance coverage based on the use of certain genetic characteristics. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 15 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to excepting certain information maintained by family violence shelter centers and sexual assault programs from disclosure under the public information law. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 60 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on certain genetic information and to limitations on the use of that information. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 515 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the establishment of an adult fatality review team and to the reporting and investigation of certain adult deaths; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 661 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to certain entities and individuals permitted to exchange information regarding special needs offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 712 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the privacy of certain information provided by consumers to insurers and other related entities; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 867 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation, operation, and duties of a joint interim task force to study various issues affecting personal privacy. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1029 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: George, Kenn
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information maintained by certain health care providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1297 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information that a professional liability insurance carrier or the Texas Board of Medical Examiners may require a physician to provide. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1476 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to medical and income benefits, return to work coordination, and regulation of doctors and insurance carriers under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1754 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the information practices of government and to certain information practices of the private sector that affect the privacy of citizens of this state; providing penalties and creating a privacy task force. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1365 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the authority of a protection and advocacy system for the mentally ill to obtain certain confidential records and to have access to public and private facilities housing and providing care to the mentally ill. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1994 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to access to confidential information contained in birth records and indexes maintained by the Texas Department of Health and local registrars of births. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 587 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to restrictions on insurers concerning blood tests for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 590 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to tests for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related disorders; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
SB 592 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to confidentiality and disclosure of test results for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and related infections; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 637 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the authority of a protection and advocacy system for the mentally ill to obtain certain confidential records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 653 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 699 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the release of confidential mental health records in certain circumstances. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1392 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the confidentiality of the name, address, and telephone number of a victim of certain sexual offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 370 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to penalties for disclosing confidential information concerning a person's mental health. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1616 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the confidentiality of certain records of committees of hospitals and medical organizations; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Transferred to Calendars Committee
SB 302 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the confidentiality of certain counseling information and to the offense of illegal disclosure of counseling information; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to State Affairs
SB 592 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the status of certain birth and death records. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 656 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Oliver, Jesse
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records of committees of hospitals and medical organizations and to immunity for furnishing certain information to the committees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 9 69-1 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to confidentiality of mental health information and to the offense of illegal disclosure of mental health information; providing a penalty. Filed
HB 10 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to an exception to the physician-patient privilege in investigations or prosecutions involving driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 94 68-0 (1983) Author: Garcia, Matt
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the right of a possessory conservator of a child to the child's medical, dental, and educational records. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 191 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to participation of certain persons in medical research projects, experimental medical treatment, and certain surgical procedures. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Committee on Law Enforcement
HB 799 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to certain exceptions to the confidentiality of certain medical and other mental health records regarding a patient. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 989 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to the disposition of certain hospital district records. House: County Affairs Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1960 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain medical and psychological records. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 375 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to certain exceptions to the confidentiality of certain medical and mental health records regarding a patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1170 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of certain medical and hospital records. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
HB 808 67-0 (1981) Author: London, David Relating to the confidentiality of information and reports concerning persons infected with venereal diseases. House: Health Services Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1104 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to confidentiality of certain information relating to the mental or emotional health of an individual. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 152 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to the confidentiality of records of clients served by the facilities of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and by community centers for mental health and mental retardation services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 153 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to the privilege of confidentiality between mental health professional and client. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 256 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: London, David
Relating to the reporting and use of information from certain laboratory tests for sexually transmissible diseases. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 257 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: London, David
Relating to the confidentiality of information and records relating to known or suspected cases of sexually transmissible diseases. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 427 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to the disclosure of records of deceased mentally retarded persons. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 428 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to consent for disclosure of information about deceased mental patients. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1153 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to access to patient records in the custody of a health care facility or practitioner. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1163 66-0 (1979) Author: Crawford, Bo
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the mental or emotional health of an individual. House: Judiciary
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1255 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to subpoena of certain hospital committees records. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SB 193 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Authorizing the head of a mental hospital to disclose information concerning a deceased patient upon the consent of certain persons; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 194 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Authorizing the disclosure of records concerning a deceased mentally retarded person upon the consent of certain persons; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 434 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the furnishing of the records of a hospital, physician or chiropractor pertaining to treatment for which workers' compensation is being sought; relating to charges for such treatment. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 498 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Authorizing private physicians to report voluntarily drivers having certain specified disorders or disabilities; providing for immunity from liability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 960 66-0 (1979) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the mental or emotional health of an individual; providing for injunctive relief and civil damages; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 447 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to information about the medical history of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HB 1025 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to tampering with records of a health care provider; fixing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1309 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Lombardino, Frank
Relating to disclosure of certain agreements for the payment for laboratory tests. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1492 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to a testimonial privilege of certain professionals and nontestimonial confidentiality of certain professional communications and records; providing injunctive relief and civil damages. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1493 65-0 (1977) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the mental or emotional health of an individual; providing injunctive relief and civil damages. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1541 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to the confidentiality of workmen's compensation claim files. House: Judiciary Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 2010 65-0 (1977) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to consent for sterilization of an imcompetent person. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 44 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to confidentiality of certain records of the Industrial Accident Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 710 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the examination of hospital records concernig personal injuries by parties to suits based on those personal injuries and to the admissibility of such records as evidence. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 711 65-0 (1977) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to an individual's access to personal information maintained by a state agency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
HB 279 64-0 (1975) Author: Peveto, Wayne Relating to access to a patient's medical records. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 476 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the confidentiality of certain information pertaining to the mental or emotional health of an individual; providing for injunctive relief and civil damages. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 477 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the psychotherapist-patient testimonial privilege and the nontestimonial confidentiality of communications and records between psychotherapist and patient; providing injunctive relief and civil damages. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 961 64-0 (1975) Author: Gaston, Frank Relating to the psychotherapist-patient testimonial privilege and the nontestimonial confidentiality of communications and records between psychotherapist and patient; providing injunctive relief and civil damages. House: Judiciary Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 110 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Making privileged certain information given by a patient to a licensed physician; providing exceptions in certain cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 175 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Repealing Section 3, Chapter 372, Acts of the 58th Legislature, 1963, as added by Section 1, Chapter 568, Acts of the 61st Legislature, Regular Session 1969 (Article 4447d, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), relating to the confidentiality of the records and proceedings of certain hospital committees, medical organization committees, or extended care facility committees; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
SB 101 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to privileged communications between physician and patient. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
HB 840 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to providing that certain communications by a patient who has voluntarily submitted to treatment or is being examined for admission to voluntary treatment for drug abuse shall be privileged.
HB 1111 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Relating to providing that a doctor may not testify against a patient about any matter that came to his knowledge as a result of a doctor-patient relationship.
HB 1208 61-0 (1969) Author: Finck, William Henry "Bill" Relating to the confidential nature and restricted use of records and proceedings of any hospital committee, medical organization committee, or extended care facility committee.
HB 858 60-0 (1967) Author: Moore, Jr., Thomas Paul "Tom" Relating to amending certain statutes so as to require the providing of medical reports to employees under certain conditions and providing for alternatives when such reports are not furnished.
HB 1001 59-0 (1965) Author: Fletcher, Henry A. Relating to the testimony of a medical practitioner concerning the physical or mental condition of a person he has examined.
SB 562 59-0 (1965) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to the testimony of a medical practitioner concerning the physical or mental condition of a person he has examined.
SB 37 58-0 (1963) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to providing for the reporting of medical treatment, or request therefor, of gunshot and other wounds indicating violence and providing penalties for failure to make such reports.
HB 1056 57-0 (1961) Author: Gladden, Donald C. "Don" Relating to the method by which a patient or his authorized representative may obtain medical information about himself from a hospital or practitioner of the healing arts who has furnished him with medical care; denying such information to unauthorized person; providing penalties for violations.
HB 788 56-0 (1959) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to the furnishing of a report by an examining physician.
HB 820 56-0 (1959) Author: Spears, Jr., Franklin Scott | et. al. Relating to providing that no person against his or her will or consent, or that of guardian, next friend or parent, in an action involving personal injuries or mental condition, shall ever by any rule of procedure, be required to furnish a medical or mental report or submit to a physical or mental examination by any person or in any manner, at the instance or request of any part to such litigation, or by the trial court.
SB 390 56-0 (1959) Author: Gonzalez, Henry Barbosa Relating to providing that no person against his or her will or consent, or that of guardian, next friend or parent, in an action involving personal injuries or mental condition, shall ever by any rule of procedure, be required to furnish a medical or mental report or submit to a physical or mental examination by any person or in any manner, at the instance or request of any part to such litigation, or by the trial court.
HB 742 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to the furnishing of a statement of examining physicians.
HB 752 55-0 (1957) Author: Shackelford, E. E. "Shack" Relating to the taking of a statement from an injured person; relating to the negotiation of a settlement from an injured person.
HB 506 54-0 (1955) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to requiring the furnishing of reports to certain persons under certain circumstances by physicians or any practitioner of the healing sciences; prescribing certain limitations.
HB 159 53-0 (1953) Author: Lieck, Jr., Charles J. Relating to amending certain Statutes by providing certain duties of superintendents of Texas State Hospitals; making certain records available to certain persons.

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