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HB 14 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of state hospitals; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 318 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 392 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to certain offenses involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain hospitals, mental health facilities, and nursing facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 435 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 747 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1153 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of state hospitals and state supported living centers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1697 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of a pediatric health tele-connectivity resource program for rural Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2425 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 2937 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program under which a licensed hospital may offer dual credit courses to public high school students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2939 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3152 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3216 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3310 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3532 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3870 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to required disclosures by certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3885 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to employment of psychiatrists by certain private hospitals. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3939 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4048 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4062 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to rules for hospital sanitation standards and a limitation on certain Department of State Health Services rules. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4115 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the establishment of a home and community support services improvement pilot program under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4137 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain facilities for persons with a disability. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4243 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4300 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 4330 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HR 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1148. Reported enrolled
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 344 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 577 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of state hospitals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 872 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to reporting requirements by physicians and certain health care facilities regarding complications resulting from an abortion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 901 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the prosecution of the offense of operation of unmanned aircraft over correctional facility or critical infrastructure facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 997 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to peace officer enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1113 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1146 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of state hospitals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1148 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1189 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 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 1462 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the creation and operation of certain local health care provider participation programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1570 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to billing and reimbursement for certain emergency and health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1923 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to infrastructure funding for state hospital facilities and other state facilities, including the creation of the state hospital fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 2066 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 2088 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the reimbursement of rural hospitals in the Texas Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a revision of rules applicable to hospital construction by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2134 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2170 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Dallas County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 2195 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a health care entity making available to patients and prospective patients charges for certain health care services, goods, or procedures; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 948 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1148. Reported enrolled
HB 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Filed
SB 65 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulations and policies for entering or using a bathroom or changing facility in buildings operated by certain governmental entities and public schools; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
SB 108 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of federal immigration law at places of worship, hospitals, public schools, and courthouses. Filed
HB 55 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals. House: Economic & Small Business Development 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 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the disposition of fetal remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 695 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun by the holder of a concealed handgun license on hospital or nursing home premises; authorizing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 998 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals and reported to certain health professional licensing boards. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1008 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment by the Department of State Health Services of a program for the transfer of certain unused drugs to public hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1011 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al. Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: Public Education Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1670 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient and confidential patient records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1862 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to notice of hospital and emergency medical services liens. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2065 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2068 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2131 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the designation of centers of excellence to achieve healthy fetal outcomes in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2157 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2240 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the public's ability to access certain documents relating to a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2280 84-0 (2015) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 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 2695 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reporting of physical assaults against certain direct care personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2897 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2952 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3048 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3133 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3332 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain public hospitals to construct certain facilities and to provide certain services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3333 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the investment of funds by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3433 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3527 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3753 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 3903 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3904 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4110 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4181 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the appointment and terms of the board of hospital managers of the Dallas County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 359 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 640 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to automatic employee participation in and administration of a deferred compensation plan provided by certain hospital districts. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1387 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to regulation of certain segments of the health care system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1461 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the appointment and terms of the board of hospital managers of the Dallas County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1733 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1753 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1952 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan 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 Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1966 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 395 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology Left pending in committee
HB 571 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of funds of certain municipal hospital authorities. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
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 665 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain hospitals and other facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 1247 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nacogdoches County Hospital District to employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1604 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a standard request form for preauthorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1745 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to suicide reporting by hospitals and emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1822 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of certain interior designers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1828 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to hazardous duty pay for certain employees working at state supported living centers and state hospitals. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1829 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices at hospitals and nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the authority of a mental health facility to require a peace officer to transport a person apprehended for emergency detention to a medical facility to receive a medical evaluation before being transported to the mental health facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1889 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to withdrawal of certain life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1901 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to payment of out-of-network ambulatory surgery benefits by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
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 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 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2454 83-0 (2013) Author: Frank, James
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to reimbursement of health care services rendered by a health care provider for an inmate of a county jail or another county correctional facility. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2494 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the regulation of certain occupations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2560 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the duties of health care facilities, health care providers, and the Department of State Health Services with respect to care provided to a sexual assault survivor in an emergency department of a health care facility. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2826 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2880 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3053 83-0 (2013) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the date of an election for members of the governing body of a hospital district. House: Elections Referred to Elections
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 3426 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to reimbursement through the Medicaid program of nonemergency services provided through hospital emergency rooms. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3534 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3680 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the allocation of certain Medicaid supplemental hospital payments by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3684 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3711 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3715 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
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 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 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 166 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Larson, Lyle
Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 233 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the use of funds of certain municipal hospital authorities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 421 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 571 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes of certain health care supplies. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 830 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 944 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to criminal history record checks for certain employees of facilities licensed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 945 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
SB 1002 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nacogdoches County Hospital District to employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1139 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the exclusion of hospital facilities from a rolling blackout. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
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 1191 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the duties of health care facilities, health care providers, and the Department of State Health Services with respect to care provided to a sexual assault survivor in an emergency department of a health care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1445 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1516 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the on-premises consumption of certain alcoholic beverages; providing a penalty and authorizing a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1592 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a peace officer's determination whether medical services are needed for persons apprehended for emergency detention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1746 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to payment of out-of-network ambulatory surgery benefits by certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1767 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1813 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the transfer to the state of certain county public funds by certain counties for the purpose of providing the state share of Disproportionate Share Hospital payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1816 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and funding of that expansion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1916 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric
Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Hospital District or a nonprofit corporation formed by the district regarding certain technology or intellectual property owned by or licensed to the district or corporation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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
SB 20 83-3 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals. Filed
HB 55 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the use of the Texas Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
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 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 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 144 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select No action taken in committee
HB 203 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 531 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to emergency prehospital care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 760 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 831 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 840 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi | et. al. Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 884 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1091 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1327 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
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 1700 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1792 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the deposit of revenue from certain traffic penalties. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1829 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an application for emergency detention and to the transfer to a mental hospital of a person admitted for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
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 2149 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to contracts between rural hospitals and certain insurers. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 2426 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain rights and duties of nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2452 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to disclosures regarding liability limits and malpractice insurance and related coverage in connection with services provided at health care institutions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2478 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2515 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to patient safety plans for certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2546 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas emergency and trauma care education partnership program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2576 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a disclosure statement on the out-of-pocket costs incurred for health care services and supplies provided to consumers receiving outpatient care at a hospital outpatient clinic. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2765 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2787 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to emergency services for licensed abortion facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2882 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to subrogation of certain costs for services provided or paid by the Nueces County Hospital District; providing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2978 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the applicability of open meetings requirements to certain meetings of the governing board of a county hospital or county hospital authority. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3126 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to priorities for restoration of electric service following an extended power outage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3127 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3152 82-0 (2011) Author: Torres, Raul Relating to recovery of the value of fraudulently obtained health care services provided or paid by the Nueces County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3198 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exercise of eminent domain authority by certain charitable corporations. House: Land & Resource Management Referred to Land & Resource Management
HB 3258 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
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 3490 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the discharge of certain patients from a hospital; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3781 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the maintenance by certain hospitals of records regarding certain uncompensated care costs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3809 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Muenster Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3815 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the authority of the Ector County Hospital District to employ and commission peace officers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3817 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the Gainesville Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HJR 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HJR 30 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select No action taken in committee
SB 7 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care provided through and care management in the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to achieve healthy outcomes and efficiency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 45 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 74 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the disposition of surplus or salvage data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 303 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Scott, Connie | et. al.
Relating to health care services provided or paid by certain hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 328 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to notice of a hospital lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 335 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 470 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to an exception to disclosure under the public information law concerning officers and employees of a hospital district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective immediately
SB 494 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities to borrow money for a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
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 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the creation of a grant program to defray the cost of constructing a new health facility in a rural county. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 773 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Relating to telecommunications service discounts for educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and telemedicine centers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
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 834 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the update of discounted telecommunication services provided to educational institutions, libraries, hospitals, and health centers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 847 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the authority of certain hospital districts to contract for the performance of administrative functions and services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 860 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 937 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to priorities for restoration of electric service following an extended power outage. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1222 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to recovery of the value of fraudulently obtained health care services provided or paid by the Nueces County Hospital District. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1542 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1768 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to recovery of uncompensated hospital care costs. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1769 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the maintenance by certain hospitals of records regarding certain uncompensated care costs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1820 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the attorney general to recover a civil penalty from certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1853 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to hospital and emergency medical services lien notice requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
HB 118 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the grounds for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
See remarks for effective date
HB 591 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 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 852 81-0 (2009) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1357 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 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 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1678 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1744 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to employer liability for the cost of health care services provided to certain indigent employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1775 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to extension of water and sewer utility services to certain public school facilities or hospital facilities to supplement services provided by the holder of a certificate of public convenience and necessity. House: Natural Resources Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1924 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the performance of pharmacy services in certain rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2007 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the payment of costs incurred by initiation of emergency detention hearings for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 2217 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to partnering with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies to establish a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley region of the state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2221 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2256 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to mediation of out-of-network health benefit claim disputes concerning enrollees, facility-based physicians, and certain health benefit plans; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2597 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2719 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2868 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to full disclosure of certain events for a health care practitioner or health care institution. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2930 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara Relating to the establishment and funding of emergency medical power stations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2963 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of a county, hospital district, or public hospital to provide health care services to an indigent patient. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2965 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the fee for providing copies of health care information. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3099 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3101 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the deceptive trade practice of charging for certain preventable adverse health care events. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3185 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to increasing the tax rates imposed on cigars to fund additional property tax relief. House: Ways & Means Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 3233 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3473 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3749 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of an interim committee on, and a study of, the itemized billing statements of certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 4046 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the creation of nonprofit health corporations with assistance from the Texas Rural Foundation. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4183 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to billing practices for certain health care facilities and providers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4251 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to claims and liens by certain health care providers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4477 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to assessments, coverage, deposits, and reinsurance of the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4494 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care costs related to a declared disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4502 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4503 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided by certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4509 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain real property owned by a nonprofit hospital or hospital system. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4670 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to employ physicians. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HCR 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Memorializing Congress in support of establishing a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Memorializing Congress in support of establishing a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HJR 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to contribute money, property, and other resources for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of veterans hospitals in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 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 291 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to hepatitis B vaccination for students enrolled in certain health-related courses of study at an institution of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse conditions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 476 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 524 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the grounds for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 747 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to notice of a hospital lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 790 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to clinical practice hours available for professional nursing educational programs at certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1054 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1138 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to regional poison control centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1170 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to health care services provided or paid by a hospital district or public hospital. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1327 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the disposition of surplus data processing equipment of a university system or an institution or agency of higher education. House: State Affairs
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1500 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1535 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1747 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to billing practices for certain health care facilities and providers. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1906 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to reports on expenditures of hospital upper payment limit supplemental payment program money. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1990 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2032 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hospitals' submission of uncompensated hospital care data and hospital audits related to federal funding provided for that care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2039 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requiring certain critical facilities to be capable of operating with alternative electrical power; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 2117 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to physician staffing requirements for certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2241 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2278 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2332 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of preferred provider benefit plans regarding network adequacy, contracting and reimbursement activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to universal health coverage for Texans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2389 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to physician staffing requirements for hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2551 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the right of the Harris County Hospital District to maintain local control over wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2581 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to partnering with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies to establish a veterans hospital in El Paso. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SR 416 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Supporting the establishment of a veterans' hospital in the city of El Paso. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Reported enrolled
HB 139 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to health services provided to health benefit plan enrollees by certain out-of-network health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 161 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to providing language interpreter services to certain health care providers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services and employee health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 405 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of an emergency room physician to hold a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 654 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a pilot project to develop and operate a crisis stabilization unit on Kerrville State Hospital grounds. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 1060 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the use of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate by hospitals. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1069 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to required disclosures to health benefit plan enrollees regarding professional services provided by certain non-network health care providers; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1151 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the responsibility of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to provide health care services to certain residents. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 1153 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
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 1440 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to transfer of certain patients requesting life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1707 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1755 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the reporting and disclosure of financial arrangements between referring health care providers and diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1793 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to eligibility for hospital charity care. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 2088 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the powers of municipal hospital authorities and hospital districts created under general or special law. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2122 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al. Relating to payment for indigent health care. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2161 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2168 80-0 (2007) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the powers of municipal and county hospital authorities and hospital districts created under general or special law. House: Judiciary
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2285 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the renewal period for a license or registration related to radioactive materials and other sources of radiation issued by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2351 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages near churches, schools, hospitals, parks, multiservice centers, or assisted living facilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2392 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to escrow fees required for the construction and leasing of certain health facilities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2404 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
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 2706 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to participation of hospitals in certain health care delivery networks. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2837 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a full disclosure protocol for hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2889 80-0 (2007) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to a report on the quality and status of health care for veterans at veteran facilities operated in this state. 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 3180 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the obligation of a physician and a health care facility to provide life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3283 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the regulation of independent emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3443 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the Texas hospital-based nursing education partnership grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3734 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to requiring cost sharing for certain high-cost Medicaid services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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
HR 2182 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan | et. al. Urging Congress to support the construction of a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
SB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to transferable physician orders for life-sustaining and related treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 33 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hepatitis B vaccination for students enrolled in certain health-related courses of study in an institution of higher education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 171 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the responsibility of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to provide health care services to certain residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 172 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to indigent health care. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 198 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the recognition of hospitals with outstanding nursing programs and a listing of hospital nursing staff information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 267 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Heflin, Joe
Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 290 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of health care services by certain entities, including niche hospitals; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 380 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to required disclosures to health benefit plan enrollees regarding professional services provided by certain non-network health care providers; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 951 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to participation of hospitals in certain health care delivery networks. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1094 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to the powers of municipal and county hospital authorities and hospital districts created under general or special law. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1101 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the reporting and disclosure of financial arrangements between referring health care providers and diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1115 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of independent emergency medical care facilities; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1358 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to independent emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1419 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Hospital-Based Nursing Education Grant Program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1492 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to providing sign language interpreter services to hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1739 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to charity care and unreimbursed costs of certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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
HB 174 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 357 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the performance of certain abortions at a facility other than a hospital or ambulatory surgical center. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 676 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 677 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 814 79-0 (2005) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to billing and collection for certain hospital services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 954 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1008 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to public access to certain information and materials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1084 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to charges for certain services or products provided in a hospital. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1384 79-0 (2005) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1648 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the expansion of the boundaries of the Wood County Central Hospital District of Wood County. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1967 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by certain countywide hospital districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 2061 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers, and health care providers to object to providing or participating in the provision of certain procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2224 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing penalties. House: Insurance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2409 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to physicians or other licensed health care professionals contracting with the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2471 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to authorizing the Department of State Health Services to issue a single license for multiple hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2479 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the medical assistance program and the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2480 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to certain unprofessional conduct by a health care provider; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2498 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for certain facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2665 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to restrictions on balance billing by certain health care providers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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 2963 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2999 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to contracts between hospitals and preferred provider benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3087 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to changes in premiums applicable to individual accident and health insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3089 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to contracts with private entities to finance, design, construct, or operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3102 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the employment recruitment and retention of physicians by rural hospitals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3242 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3276 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the reporting of data from health care facilities and the disclosure of estimated charges and the billing policies of certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3281 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to financial arrangements between referring health care providers and providers of designated health services and supplies; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3303 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to emergency apprehension and detention of a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3316 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to physician referrals to certain facilities providing speciality services. 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
HB 3454 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring hospitals to report the percentage of emergency room patients who are uninsured to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3511 79-0 (2005) Author: Laney, James Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 138 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Memorializing Congress and the Department of Veterans Affairs to support the veterans of South Texas by building a veterans hospital in Weslaco, Texas. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
HR 1431 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Opposing any proposal to close the Waco Veterans Affairs Hospital. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Reported enrolled
SB 50 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to contracts between health care providers and certain health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance
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 358 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 388 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 389 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
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 698 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to required disclosures to health benefit plan enrollees regarding professional services provided by certain non-network health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 762 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain unprofessional conduct by a health care provider; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals, to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals, and 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
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 919 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the grounds and procedures for removal of a member of the board of directors of the Lynn County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 930 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the employment of surgical technologists by certain health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 985 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring hospitals to report the percentage of emergency room patients who are uninsured to the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1008 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to an automobile club membership offered in connection with a loan. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1016 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers, and health care providers to object to providing or participating in the provision of certain procedures. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1054 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to physicians or other licensed health care professionals contracting with the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District of Brazoria County, Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1240 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by a rural hospital. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1378 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the certification of certain nonprofit hospitals and hospital systems for limited liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1401 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1469 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to reporting the deaths of certain individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1510 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the liability of a nonprofit management contractor of county hospital authorities. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1525 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices of nurses in hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/06
SB 1535 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to contracts between hospitals and preferred provider benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1562 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1598 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by certain countywide hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1622 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to physician referrals to certain facilities providing speciality services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1738 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to consumer access to health care information and consumer protection for services provided by or through hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and birthing centers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1760 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1767 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1788 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to facility based physicians or providers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 419 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to public access to certain information and materials. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1463 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to underwriting and rating guidelines for medical professional liability insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1507 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a motor vehicle registration fee to support trauma centers to be collected when a motor vehicle is registered. House: Transportation No action taken in committee
HB 1585 78-0 (2003) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1614 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the reporting of medical errors and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and mental hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1929 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2243 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information regarding certain security plans of a municipal hospital, a hospital district, or a health department. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2324 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the practice and regulatory environment for registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
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 2610 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2629 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2702 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2746 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to permissible conditions of community supervision for certain defendants convicted of an alcohol-related offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2952 78-0 (2003) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the authority of a joint county and municipal hospital to borrow money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 3010 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children relating to immunizations. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
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
HB 3404 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the use of cigarettes and tobacco products at state hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 152 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information regarding certain response plans of a municipal hospital or hospital district. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 162 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 504 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives emergency medical services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 567 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to access by certain hospitals and hospital districts to criminal history record information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 594 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the definition of an ambulatory surgical center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 762 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the application of the open meetings law and the public information law to meetings and information regarding certain security plans of a municipal hospital, a hospital district, or a health department. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in subcommittee
SB 859 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the reporting of medical errors by certain hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and mental hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1148 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children relating to immunizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1298 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to workplace safety in hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1393 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency services for sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1632 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Relating to the authority of a joint county and municipal hospital to borrow money. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 1730 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 72 78-3 (2003) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the liability of certain nonprofit hospital management contractors. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 19 78-3 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to liability in civil actions against municipal hospital authority contractors. Senate: Administration Committee report printed and distributed
HB 391 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to human donor milk banks. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 606 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to prohibiting certain health benefit plans from requiring the use of hospitalists by participating physicians. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 790 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the financing of health care facilities under the sports and community venue statute. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 975 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duties of hospitals, including nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1092 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to changing the name of the South Texas Hospital to the South Texas Health Care Center and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the hospital. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1340 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the liability of certain hospitals that provide charity care. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1497 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1719 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to prohibiting certain persons and entities from banning the use of recording devices during the delivery of a child. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1728 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of cigarettes and tobacco products at state hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2287 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the authority of a hospital to share with certain attending physicians reimbursements for services provided to patients under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2407 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to public access to certain information and materials. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged
HB 2419 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to charity care requirements for certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2422 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to the provision of data by a rural provider to the Texas Health Care Information Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2423 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the designation of a hospital as a rural hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2424 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to payment for services provided by rural hospitals and physicians under the state child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2426 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to disbursements to rural hospitals from the tertiary care account. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2698 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to the Palo Pinto County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3152 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to due process for physicians, dentists, and podiatrists in hospitals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3163 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to surrogate decision-making for an adult patient in a hospital or nursing home. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3395 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to standards for credentialing of health care providers in health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3575 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to certain hospital liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
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
HB 3612 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to hospitals. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 202 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Directing the Health and Human Services Commission to redesignate the Doctors Hospital of Groves from an urban hospital to a rural hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HR 1346 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 393. Reported enrolled
SB 92 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to reports of intoxication by emergency medical services personnel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 97 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to prohibiting certain health benefit plans from requiring the use of hospitalists by participating physicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 279 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to sanctions imposed against, and confidential information regarding, certain facilities regulated by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1031 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to certain hospital liens. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1065 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to changing the name of the South Texas Hospital to the South Texas Health Care System and to eliminating certain obsolete provisions relating to the hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1073 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim
Relating to the Palo Pinto County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1247 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the use of excess money in the compensation to victims of crime fund for public hospitals and hospital districts that provide victim-related services or assistance. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 1386 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1413 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to the limit on compensation paid by the state to certain crime victims. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SCR 74 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 3152. Signed by the Governor
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 885 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the presence of certain individuals in a hospital operating room. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 995 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1192 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Center for Rural Health Initiatives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1194 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation of a statewide rural health care system. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1270 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to surrogate decision-making for an adult patient in a hospital or nursing home. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1278 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1293 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to access to criminal history record information for the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1344 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1377 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to facilities and functions of facilities under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1398 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1556 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1666 76-0 (1999) Author: Green, Rick
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the operation of the Nixon Hospital District of Gonzales and Wilson Counties, Texas, and Gonzales Healthcare Systems. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1797 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the transportation of certain individuals who may have a mental illness and are admitted to a county mental health facility for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1854 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to indigent care provided by the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2038 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to certain fees set by the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2565 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services provided to certain persons by public hospitals and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
HB 2573 76-0 (1999) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to tertiary medical care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2597 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to emissions from certain hospital or medical disinfectants. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2750 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to an exemption from the nepotism law for persons employed in a hospital in certain counties by a hospital district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2801 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John | et. al. Relating to medical treatment requested by or on behalf of certain patients. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2827 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the validity of an authorization to disclose health care information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2866 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to assistance funds for mandatory health care services provided in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2875 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2998 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the licensing of outpatient hospital facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3048 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to nursing facility bed certification and decertification in the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3424 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the use of restraints, seclusion and emergency medication in psychiatric hospitals and other entities providing long term care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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
HCR 102 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Memorializing the U.S. Congress to act to ensure the future of the Kerrville Veterans Administration Medical Center. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SB 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 131 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the notice required to be posted at a hospital or nursing home prohibiting the carrying of a handgun by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 240 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to hearing screening for newborn children. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 261 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to facilities and functions of facilities under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 354 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Center for Rural Health Initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 356 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the abolition of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 458 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 530 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 968 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to access to criminal history record information for certain hospitals and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1063 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation of a statewide rural health care system. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1138 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to assistance funds for mandatory health care services provided in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1207 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the licensure of physicians; appropriating fees and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1208 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the licensing of outpatient hospital facilities. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
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 62 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety No action taken in committee
HB 145 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to prohibiting hospital employees and medical staff from wearing surgical attire or hospital uniforms on the premises of certain food-related businesses. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 317 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to eligibility of certain persons for state subsidized health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 379 75-0 (1997) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the delivery of patients to hospitals by emergency medical services providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 397 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al. Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 417 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the filing of annual reports of community benefits plans by nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 418 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to infection rates at hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 758 75-0 (1997) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the sales and use tax rate of certain hospital districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1162 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the licensure of a hospital with multiple premises under a single license and the provision of certain services by licensed hospitals. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1247 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to regulation of special care facilities; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1798 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to recommendations for hospitals relating to missing infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2084 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of a pilot project in which vouchers are used for payment of certain health care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2384 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the provision of charity care, indigent health care, and other community benefits by certain nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2390 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2397 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain agreements to provide health care services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2556 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to eligibility for state assistance under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act for certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2746 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to certain nonprofit hospitals that provide health or long-term care providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2932 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the rights of recovery of Medicaid providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3020 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the disposition of packaged disaster hospitals under the control of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3121 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3234 75-0 (1997) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the transfer of municipal hospital authority assets for health-related projects. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3238 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages near a church or public hospital. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 3587 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the acquisition or lease of hospital facilities by certain county-municipality hospital boards. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HCR 67 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Carona, John
Requesting the Texas Department of Transportation to erect highway signs indicating exits and directions to federal and state veterans' hospitals, clinics, and cemeteries. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: State Affairs
Signed by the Governor
SB 270 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 403 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to funding of the Medicaid disproportionate share program through an assessment imposed against certain hospitals and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 422 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the licensure of a hospital with multiple premises under a single license and the provision of certain services by licensed hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 788 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 802 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the collection of certain information related to health care and the functions and duties of the Texas Health Care Information Council; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 908 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1258 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the establishment of a pilot project in which vouchers are used for payment of certain health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1264 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain nonprofit hospitals that provide health or long-term care providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1695 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1941 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to granting authority for certain County-Municipality Hospital Boards created under Section 265.031, Subtitle C, Title 4, Health and Safety Code to acquire, lease or manage other hospitals within the same county, in order to displace competition with regulation, maintain local control over health care and allow County-Municipality Hospital Boards to benefit from economies of scale. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
HB 118 74-0 (1995) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to security for hospitals in certain counties. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 222 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the licensing of agents for health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 552 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sims, Bill | et. al.
Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Record vote
HB 585 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to hospital staff privileges for physicians, podiatrists, and dentists. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 703 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to trespassing on the premises of a health care facility; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 761 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes and to reports on the status of health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 871 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to securing a hospital lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 898 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the change of the name of the San Antonio State Chest Hospital to the Texas Center for Infectious Disease. House: Public Health Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1081 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to the powers and duties of peace officers commissioned by certain hospital districts. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 1093 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to an exception to the open meetings law for certain deliberations of the board of managers of a hospital district. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1434 74-0 (1995) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the claiming of the exemption from ad valorem taxation provided for certain property of a medical center development. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/96
HB 2126 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the construction and renovation of facilities for the San Antonio State Chest Hospital; granting authority to issue a bond. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2597 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2766 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2947 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to school districts that provide education solely to students confined to hospitals. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3009 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3058 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of Class C pharmacies within hospice in-patient facilities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
SB 121 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Talton, Robert
Relating to voluntary establishment of paternity. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 297 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to the change of the name of the San Antonio State Chest Hospital to the Texas Center for Infectious Disease. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 481 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to trespassing on the premises of a health care facility; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 760 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authorization for the governing body of certain hospitals to conduct meetings by telephone conference call. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 820 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a solid waste permit exemption for certain facilities that incinerate medical waste. Senate: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
SB 887 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the claiming of the exemption from ad valorem taxation provided for certain property of a medical center development. Senate: Finance Referred to special subcommittee
SB 965 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to hospital staff membership and privileges for physicians, podiatrists, and dentists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1071 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1145 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1190 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1477 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation of Class C pharmacies within hospice in-patient facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 233 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes and to reports on the status of health care services. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 372 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to peace officers of hospitals in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 597 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to hospital staff privileges for doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
HB 955 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of non-profit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1191 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 1338 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to temporary reciprocal licenses for certain physicians, the relationship between hospitals and other health care providers in rural areas, establishing a program to assist certain nonprofit organizations in recruiting and retaining health professionals to practice in medically underserved areas, the distribution of certain fees collected and tuition charged at medical schools. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1457 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to prohibiting hospital employees and medical staff from wearing surgical attire or hospital uniforms on the premises of certain food-related businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1655 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to interlocal cooperation contracts for health care and hospital services. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1777 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to trespassing on the premises of a health care facility; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor Authorized
HB 1884 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to cooperative agreements among hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1947 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1971 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to claims against non-profit hospital corporations having a patient mix of fifty percent (50%) or more persons who are eligible for Medicare, Medicaid, charity care, and/or are indigent at the time an incident is alleged to have occurred and for which non-profit hospital corporation bonds are issued under the Health Facilities Development Act. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2001 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the regulation of medical rehabilitation services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2098 73-0 (1993) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al. Relating to exceptions to open meeting requirements for certain deliberations of municipal hospitals and municipal hospital authorities. House: State Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2533 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff and to the authority of hospitals and medical personnel. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HR 889 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Garfield Directing that providers of health care shall provide all necessary information to full-service hospitals and clinics to ensure that treatment requirements are clearly known. Filed
SB 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the licensing of hospitals by the Texas Department of Health including the provision and appropriation of fees and the assessment of civil penalties and administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 120 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the name of a certain state building constructed by the Kerrville State Hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 157 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al. Relating to peace officers of medical facilities in certain municipalities. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Meeting cancelled
SB 212 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of medical rehabilitation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 376 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 427 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 500 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to temporary reciprocal licenses for certain physicians, the relationship between hospitals and other health care providers in rural areas, establishing a program to assist certain nonprofit organizations in recruiting and retaining health professionals to practice in medically underserved areas, the distribution of certain fees collected and tuition charged at medical schools. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 701 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to interlocal cooperation contracts for health care and hospital services. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 851 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to an exception to the open meetings law for certain deliberations of the board of directors of a municipal hospital or a muncipal hospital authority. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 886 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to cooperative agreements among hospitals. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 948 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to trespassing on the premises of a health care facility; providing a penalty. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1097 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to granting licensed psychologists membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital or private mental hospital or other mental health facility; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1467 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the validation of certain acts and proceedings of certain corporations created under the Health Facilities Development Act and to the authority of corporations created under that Act to refund outstanding bonds. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SR 1160 73-0 (1993) Author: West, Royce Directing that health care providers shall provide all necessary information to full-service hospitals and clinics to ensure treatment requirements are clearly known. Reported enrolled
HB 503 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to granting a licensed psychologist membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital or private mental hospital or facility. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 843 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disclosure of health care information by a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 954 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to certain obsolete provisions addressing health and safety standards in some eleemosynary institutions; repealing Section 13.001, Health and Safety Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1060 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to granting a licensed doctor of chiropractic membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1579 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to an exemption from the nepotism laws for persons appointed or employed by hospitals in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1635 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to a requirement that each hospital and mental health and mental retardation facility provide certified interpreters to assist a patient who is hearing impaired. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1795 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to a report on the status of health care services by the commissioner of health and to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 1802 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1992 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the Texas Department of Health's authority to adopt alternative minimum standards for hospitals in rural communities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2004 72-0 (1991) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the licensing of certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2053 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority to issue temporary licenses under the Texas Hospital Licensing Law (Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code); granting authority for the Texas Board of Health to adopt rules setting temporary license fees; increasing fees authorized for hospital plan review; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2054 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to validation inspections of hospitals by the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2260 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to the use of tobacco on hospital premises; amending Section 241.026, Health and Safety Code; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2412 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the establishment of a Rural Hospital Emergency Relief Fund; providing for the payment of grant funds to rural hospitals by the Center for Rural Health Initiatives; establishing criteria for the payment of such funds; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2476 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to inspections of hospitals licensed by Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2700 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of tax-exempt hospitals to provide indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2836 72-0 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 292 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to the liability of certain volunteers at certain public hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 340 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to granting a licensed psychologist membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital or private mental hospital or facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 624 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple | et. al. Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 696 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the Texas Department of Health's authority to adopt alternative minimum standards for hospitals in rural communities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 971 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a requirement that each hospital and mental health and mental retardation facility provide certified interpreters to assist a patient who is hearing impaired. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
SB 1244 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to the establishment of a Rural Hospital Emergency Relief Fund; providing for the payment of grant funds to rural hospitals by the Center for Rural Health Initiatives; establishing criteria for the payment of such funds; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1451 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the incorporation of and membership of hospitals and a hospital council or related subgroup in a cooperative assocation. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 117 72-1 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 191 72-1 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the levy of an assessment against certain hospitals and hospital districts and to the use of those funds; making an appropriation. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 204 72-1 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to state indemnification of and liability insurance premiums for certain health care claims. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 211 72-1 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the transfer of funds by certain state teaching hospitals and hospital districts and to the use of those funds for the Medicaid disproportionate share program. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 82 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the levy of an assessment against certain hospitals and hospital districts and to the use of those funds; making an appropriation. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 42 72-2 (1991) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to impose and collect a sales tax to fund a municipal hospital. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 4 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the discipline of certain licensed, certified, permitted, recognized, or registered professionals or persons in training and the denial of certain licenses, certifications, permits, orders of recognition, or registrations for offering, paying, or accepting a fee for referring a person for treatment in a mental hospital, mental health facility, or other facility for the residential treatment of mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 5 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the assistance a crime victim receives in applying for a crime victim compensation award under the Crime Victims Compensation Act from, and receipt of such a compensation award by, a mental hospital or mental health facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 8 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the provision of a list of prescribed medications to a patient of a mental hospital or mental health facility or to the patient's legal guardian. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 11 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the transfer to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of the licensing, permitting, and enforcement activities relating to hospitals, private mental hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, and narcotic drug treatment programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 18 71-0 (1989) Author: McKinney, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Relating to health care, including powers and duties of the center for rural health initiatives, the collection of data concerning health professions, surveys of hospitals and physicians, breast cancer screening.. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 251 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the governing board, regulation, and authority of group hospital service corporations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 630 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 804 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 855 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a requirement that all hospitals provide cancer information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1047 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to adoption of rules governing hospital admissions of emergency maternity patients. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1106 71-0 (1989) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the obligation of certain hospitals to provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1180 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to limitations on the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to acquire certain materials, supplies, and equipment for hospitals operated by university systems or institutions.... House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1748 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the sale of alcoholic beverages near a school or hospital. House: Liquor Regulation Pending in committee
HB 1949 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collected by hospitals operated by the Texas Department of Health, amending Section 6A, Chapter 548, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971.... House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 2025 71-0 (1989) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the rules governing the transfer of hospital patients. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2604 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to the dissolution of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council and transfer of bond administration authority to the state treasurer. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2832 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al. Relating to criminal trespass in a health care facility; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2874 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disclosure of health care information by a hospital. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3073 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the obligation of certain leased municipal hospitals to provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3074 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis | et. al. Relating to the obligation of certain municipal hospitals to provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 13 71-0 (1989) Author: Robinson, Phyllis | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Memorializing Congress to increase Medicare compensation to rural hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 83 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Directing the Department of Health to study the closings of inner city hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 224 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al. Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment and operation of a Veterans' Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HR 217 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Recognizing February 22, 1989 as Hospital Day at the Capitol. Reported enrolled
SB 98 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the governing board, regulation, and authority of group hospital service corporations. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 271 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
SB 292 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to indigent health care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 456 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to adoption of rules governing hospital admissions of emergency maternity patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 514 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to limitations on the authority of the State Purchasing and General Services Commission to acquire certain materials, supplies, and equipment for state-owned hospitals or clinics. House: State Affairs
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 522 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to public hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 923 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a requirement that each hospital provide certified interpreters to assist hearing impaired patients. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1244 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to protection of hospital patients from patient care providers under the influence of illegal substances. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1252 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to payments by or to physicians, hospitals, of health care entities for the purpose of soliciting or securing patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1300 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensure of certain hospitals that have closed. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1387 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the structure, powers, and duties of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council and to the duties of the state treasurer in relation to the financing council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1593 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the obligation of certain leased municipal hospitals to provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1653 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the office of rural health care, surveys of hospitals and physicians, emergency hospital patient transfers, the provision of medical care to low-income and indigent persons, medical education, and... Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1736 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig | et. al. Relating to criminal trespass in a health care facility; providing penalties. Senate: Criminal Justice Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1837 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to costs a hospital facility owned by the state, a hospital district, a hospital authority, or a unit of local government may recover under an insurance policy or a health care plan or program.... House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Insurance
SCR 54 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Waterfield, Richard
Directing the Primary Health Care Services Program to target dollars to fun primary health care services projects in counties whose hospitals have closed, are at risk of closure or that are without hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 113 71-1 (1989) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to authorizing certain counties to impose a sales and use tax to fund hospitals and other health care programs. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 123 71-1 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the transfer of funds by certain state teaching hospitals and hospital districts and the use of those funds for the Medicaid disproportionate share program; and making an appropriation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HCR 7 71-1 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Renato | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment and operation of a Veteran's Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 76 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the transfer of funds by certain state teaching hospitals and hospital districts and the use of those funds for the Medicaid disproportionate share program and making an appropriation. Senate: Health & Human Services Read 2nd time & passed to engrossment
SCR 12 71-1 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector | et. al. Requesting Congress to provide for the establishment of a Veterans' Administration Hospital in the Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 106 71-3 (1990) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to the transfer by a hospital of a maternity patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 169 71-4 (1990) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the basis of fees, charges and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. Filed
HCR 33 71-4 (1990) Author: McKinney, Mike Expressing legislative intent regarding provision of the Omnibus Health Care Rescue Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 78 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SCR 16 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Declaring intent in adding Chapter 110, Title 5, Civil Practice and Remedies Code and Article 5.15-4 of Subchapter B, Chapter 5, Insurance Code to the Omnibus Health Care Rescue Act (House Bill 18). House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 65 71-5 (1990) Author: Shine, Hugh Relating to the fee, charge, or rate paid under the medical assistance program to certain hospitals. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 82 71-5 (1990) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the basis of fees, charges and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 4 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 4 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the basis of fees, charges, and rates for medical assistance provided by certain hospitals serving as primary teaching hospitals for certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 81 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the responsibility of hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 145 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the responsibility of public hospitals to provide indigent health care. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 147 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the responsibility to provide indigent health care services to the residents of certain cities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 171 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to requiring hospital administrators or their designees to request certain persons to consent to anatomical gifts. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 202 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the licensure of state hospitals. House: Public Health House passage reported
HB 232 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to hospital protocols for identifying potential organ and tissue donors and for informing persons of the system to donate. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 345 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to a requirement that certain providers obtain approval before providing nonemergency indigent health care services. House: Public Health Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 729 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to fees charged by the Texas Board of Health for hospital licenses and hospital construction plan reviews and field surveys. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 987 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to health care services provided by a state chest hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1002 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority of a county to acquire property for hospital purposes outside the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1003 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the county liability for the actions of a member of the county hospital's board of managers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1099 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the requirement that a hospital make an itemized statement of billed services available to a patient. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1177 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the providing of accident prevention services on excess policies of professional liability insurance. House: Insurance House passage reported
HB 1220 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the indigent health care services provided by a hospital owned, operated, or leased by a county or a county hospital authority. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1352 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David Requiring hospitals to notify certain governmental entities of the admittance of a patient with a contagious or infectious disease; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1469 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the validation of certain acts of a hospital facilities development corporation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1597 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to exemption from disclosure of certain records of a nonprofit corporation organizationally connected with a religious institution. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 1840 70-0 (1987) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to rights of medical patients, maternity home residents, and health maintenance organization members. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1970 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the qualifications of the hospital administrators for the South Texas Hospital and San Antonio State Chest Hospital. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 2029 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to costs a hospital facility owned by the State, a hospital district, a hospital authority, or a unit of local government may recover under an insurance policy or a health care plan or program providing hospital, nursing, medical or surgical benefits. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2030 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to cash management financing for hospital facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2031 70-0 (1987) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the length of time a hospital, hospital authority , or hospital district is required to retain medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HCR 180 70-0 (1987) Author: Perry, Rick
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Commending Congressman Charles Stenholm of Stamford, Congressman Beau Boulte of Amarillo, and Congressman Ralph Hall of Rockwall for their concern for rural Texas health care. Signed by the Governor
SB 2 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to requiring hospital administrators or their designees to request certain persons to consent to anatomical gifts. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 16 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to hospital protocols for identifying potential organ and tissue donors and for informing persons of the option to donate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 41 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the responsibility of hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 158 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the responsibility of counties and public hospitals to reimburse a hospital or other facility operated by the state, a state agency, or a state institution of higher education for indigent health care services provided by the hospital or facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to s/c on Health Services
SB 207 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to fees charged by the Texas Board of Health for hospital licenses and hospital construction plan reviews and field surveys. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 462 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of a health facilities development corporation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 594 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to membership or privileges of psychologists on a hospital medical staff Senate: Health & Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote
SB 648 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Moreno, Alex
Relating to the qualifications of the hospital administrators for the South Texas Hospital and San Antonio State Chest Hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 944 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the length of time a hospital, hospital authority, or hospital district is required to retain medical records. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1040 70-0 (1987) Author: Lyon, Ted Requiring hospitals to notify certain government entities of the admittance of a patient with a contagious or infectious disease; declaring an emergency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1062 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the coordinated clinical education of medical and dental students, interns, residents, and fellows. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1073 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the provision of health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1310 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to eligibility standards for indigent health care and to indigent health care in leased county hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1403 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the requirement that a hospital make an itemized statement of billed services available to a patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
HB 4 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the operation and administration of the state cancer registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 602 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1251 69-0 (1985) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the enforceability of medical staff by-laws by the medical staff and governing boards of hospitals. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1290 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the performance of an abortion in city public hospitals. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1291 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the performance of an abortion in certain hospitals. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1473 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to prohibiting hospitals from denying medical services to victims of sexual assault; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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
HB 1664 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to financial procedures of hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1843 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals, to the establishment of the cancer resource fund, and to certain cigarette taxes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Point of order sustained
HB 1845 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the obligation of a hospital to provide health care for indigents. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 1927 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to the licensing of hospitals and to construction plan approval; providing authority to the Texas Board of Health to charge fees for hospital construction plan reviews and surveys; amending Section 5 and adding Section 7A, Texas Hospital Licensing Law (Article 4437f, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1963 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to minimum standards concerning licensed hospitals and the transfer of a patient from one hospital to another, to the denial, suspension, and revocation of hospital licenses, and to enforcement of the hospital licensing law. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2063 69-0 (1985) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to membership on a hospital medical staff. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2186 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Gary Relating to the financing of cash flow deficits and pension fund contributions of certain health-care providers. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HJR 89 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the authority of the legislature to regulate the provision of health care by hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 27 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Geistweidt, Gerald
Relating to the repeal of certain legal provisions concerning the lease or sale of a county hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 51 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the requirement that certain hospitals furnish information to the Texas Board of Health for the state cancer registry. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 108 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Buchanan, J. W.
Relating to the disposition of the proceeds, and the interest on the proceeds, from the sale of a county hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 410 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to the licensing of hospitals and to construction plan approval; providing authority to the Texas Board of Health to charge fees for hospital construction plan reviews and surveys; amending Section 5 and adding Section 7A, Texas Hospital Licensing Law (Article 4437f, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes). House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
House conferees appointed
SB 655 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff and to the authority of hospitals and medical personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
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
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SB 789 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the obligation of a hospital or ambulatory surgical facility to provide health care for indigents. Senate: Health & Human Resources Testimony taken in committee
SB 806 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to financial and billing procedures of hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 899 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to eligibility for staff membership and priviledges in hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1110 69-0 (1985) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to the use of funds by the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council to finance cash-flow deficits and pension fund contributions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1328 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requests for consent to a gift of all or part of a decedent's body and to recording that consent on the certificate of death. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
SB 1346 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the licensing of hospitals and to transfer of patients, injunctive relief, and assessment of administrative penalties in and against hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1372 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the rights of medical patients, maternity home residents, and health maintenance organization members. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1381 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the organization, powers, and duties of the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council and making such Council a public agency. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Government Organization
SCR 46 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Encouraging community cancer care facilities to assess current services and projected needs and to join the Legislative Task Force on Cancer in Texas and hospital associations in developing a statewide cancer care program. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 18 69-2 (1986) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the date on which a county or public hospital must provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and the date on which the rollback provisions take effect. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 8 69-2 (1986) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the date on which a county or public hospital must provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and the date on which the rollback provisions take effect. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Resources
HB 103 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 245 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a prohibition against certain hospital officers or employees requiring a check or similar sight order for emergency services. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 777 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the composition of a county hospital's board of managers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 796 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the creation of the tertiary care fund and to the provision of tertiary care services. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Postponed
HB 830 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degrees. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 893 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to state reimbursement to a hospital for the cost of transporting an infant to the hospital under certain circumstances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 977 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1065 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to the requirement of obtaining a certificate of need from the Texas Health Facilities Commission for certain proposed projects. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1066 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the requirement of obtaining a certificate of need from the Texas Health Facilities Commission for certain proposed projects. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1494 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to fire safety in certain health care facilities maintained or operated by the state. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1508 68-0 (1983) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to the protection of handicapped children; providing penalties. House: Judiciary Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1785 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don Relating to changing the name of the Harlingen State Chest Hospital to the South Texas Hospital and to services provided by that hospital. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1791 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to allowing certain facilities to operate under different standards and the requirements of the certificate of need program. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1945 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to data collected under the Texas Cancer Control Act and to duties of the Texas Board of Health under that Act. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 2185 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to providing that no licensed hospital shall deny emergency treatment to a person by an officer, employee, or member of the medical staff of such hospitals and to prohibit discrimination. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 2270 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the enforceability of medical staff by-laws by the medical staff and governing boards of hospitals, and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2271 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to coordination of activities of state agencies related to health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 635 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic medical degree. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 679 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degree. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 752 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the financing of hospital equipment; providing for the administration of this Act by a public benefit corporation known as the Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Council, for its creation, its board of trustees, and its powers and duties; providing for indemnification of any trustee in certain circumstances; relating to the establishment of health-related equipment sale, lease, or loan programs for certain qualified participating health-care providers; providing for sale, lease, and loan agreements for such health-related equipment; providing the procedures to be followed; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds, notes, or other evidences of indebtedness and the refunding of outstanding obligations; prescribing prerequisites and procedures for issuance and the terms of such bonds or notes, including the maximum rate of interest which may be borne thereby; providing permissable security for such bonds or notes; prohibiting use of any money of the state or any political subdivision or agency of the state except revenue from any agreements with participating health-care providers for payments on the bonds and notes which providers are either a political subdivision or any agency of the state; prohibiting the impairment of the right and remedies of the holders of such bonds and notes by the state; making provisions in the event of default in payment of such bonds or notes or in the event of violation of such agreements; authorizing the refunding of such bonds or notes; providing for the use and issuance of temporary receipts or temporary notes or bonds; providing that such bonds or notes shall be legal investments; providing for the perfection of security interests granted by the financing council; providing exemption from taxation and the sales, use, and excise tax on certain items of the financing council and its bonds or notes or income related thereto and providing for the taxation of health-related equipment; providing that such bonds or notes shall be exempt securities under the Texas Securities Act, as amended; providing for the relationship of this Act to the Texas Health Planning and Development Act, as amended; containing other provisions relating to the subject; providing for severability; declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 801 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to changing the name of the Harlingen State Chest Hospital to the South Texas Hospital; authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish certain health services at the South Texas Hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 810 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to treatment programs at certain state chest hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 818 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to allowing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions to operate under different standards and the requirements of the certificate of need program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 887 68-0 (1983) Author: Montford, John Relating to the composition of a county hospital's board of managers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 907 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a county's right to reimbursement for medical care and treatment provided by the county hospital to an indigent resident of another county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Postponed
SB 1019 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to prohibiting staff of a general hospital from certain discriminatory practices in providing emergency diagnoses and services; requiring written notice of the provisions of this Act be given appropriate personnel by a hospital; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1155 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to coordination of activities of state agencies related to health care, to certain licensing requirements, and to certain duties of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Public Health
SB 1159 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to data collected under the authority of the Texas Cancer Control Act. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
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
SB 1341 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Resources Laid on the table subject to call
HB 19 68-1 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: County Affairs Referred to Committee on County Affairs
SB 16 68-1 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a supplemental appropriation for the South Texas Hospital. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
HB 101 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a prohibition against certain hospital officers or employees requiring a check or similar sight order for emergency services. House: Health Services Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 204 67-0 (1981) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to hospitals' liens on certain causes of action. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 455 67-0 (1981) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to certain abortions in tax-supported medical facilities. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 466 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Record vote
HB 488 67-0 (1981) Author: Webber, Bobby Relating to maximum speed limits near nursing homes and hospitals. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 624 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to payments to hospital districts for the care of crippled children. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 846 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to health care planning and certificate of need requirements for certain health care projects. House: Health Services Governor submitted as emergency
HB 993 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to hospitals' liens on certain causes of action. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1193 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the effect of a release given by the mother of a newly born child to a hospital or physician authorizing the delivery of the possession of the child to another. House: Judiciary Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1194 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to abortions in governmental hospitals, the use of public funds for abortions, and the appointment of a guardian for certain unborn children. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 1445 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn The Health Facilities Development Act. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1579 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to removing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions from certain inspection, open hearing, and grading requirements; exempting certain governmental facilities. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1619 67-0 (1981) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to the payment of certain hospitals for the care of persons with end stage renal disease. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1971 67-0 (1981) Author: Geistweidt, Gerald
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the sale by counties of a county hospital. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2092 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B. Relating to elimination of duplicative surveys and inspections by state agencies of hospitals, nursing homes, mental health and mental retardation facilities, alcohol addiction and abuse facilities, and other health care facilities. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2152 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to adminstrative hearings for health care facilities. House: Health Services No action taken
HB 2169 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the definition of hospital projects under the Hospital Project Financing Act. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2264 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Relating to a code of conduct for employees of state agencies who inspect and survey health care facilities. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2265 67-0 (1981) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Act. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2354 67-0 (1981) Author: Whaley, Foster Relating to the sale or lease of real and personal property acquired by counties for hospital purposes. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 2387 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to a change in the use by the City of Austin of certain real property currently designated for Hospital use. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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SB 76 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the penalty for the denial of emergency treatment to a person by an officer or employee of certain hospitals for inability to pay; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 191 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to state health-care planning, certificate of need requirements and enforcement, and authorization for certain health-care projects; amending the Texas Health Planning and Development Act. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 218 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the property tax exemption for property of a nonprofit corporation held for development of a medical center. Senate: Finance Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 249 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to certain abortions in tax-supported medical facilities. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 489 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to eligibility for and duties of reimbursement for physical restoration services for crippled children; excepting certain benefits from the definition of "other benefits" House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 722 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the definition of hospital project under the Hospital Project Financing Act. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 723 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Webber, Bobby
Relating to maximum speed limits near nursing homes and hospitals. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 766 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
The Health Facilities Development Act. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 812 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Gonzales, Arnold
Relating to regulation of certain institutions as defined in the Act licensed by the Texas Department of Health and to removing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions from certain inspections, open hearing, and grading requirements and allowing certain facilities to operate under different standards. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 908 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the payment of certain hospitals for the care of persons with end stage renal disease. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 945 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Texas Hospital Equipment Financing Act. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 1028 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to hospitals' liens on certain causes of action. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1067 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to the sale, lease, or closure of public hospitals. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1097 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to a code of conduct for employees of state agencies who inspect and survey health care facilities. Senate: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 1105 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the definition of hospital projects under the Hospital Project Financing Act. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
SB 1212 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the regulation of fees payable by health care facilities that treat alcoholics. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1230 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish certain health services at the Harlingen State Chest Hospital. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 34 67-1 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to providing that no licensed hospital shall deny emergency treatment to a person by an officer, employee, or member of the medical staff of such hospitals and to prohibit discrimination. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Jurisprudence
HB 278 66-0 (1979) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to information requirements for certain female inpatients in hospitals. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 856 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services; providing penalties House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Printing rule suspended
HB 868 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to regulation of the planning, development, construction, modification, and expansion of certain health care facilities and services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1208 66-0 (1979) Author: Untermeyer, Chase Relating to a hospitals' lien on certain causes of action. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1255 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to subpoena of certain hospital committees records. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1500 66-0 (1979) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to prima facie evidence of reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses. House: Judiciary Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1580 66-0 (1979) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to abortions in tax supported medical facilities. House: Health Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1678 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital systems, methods, routines, procedures, policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1679 66-0 (1979) Author: Smith, Carlyle Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital system, methods, routines, procedures, and policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1819 66-0 (1979) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to health care service for eligible persons in certain state hospitals. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 118 66-0 (1979) Author: Mengden, Walter Prohibiting abortions in tax-supported medical facilities. Senate: Human Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 187 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to prima facie evidence of reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses; declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 209 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Grant, Ben Z.
Relating to the examination and admissibility as evidence of certain records concerning personal injuries by parties to claims based on those personal injuries. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 407 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to family practice residency training conducted by the Texas Board of Health. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 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 671 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of the planning, development, construction, modification, and expansion of certain health care facilities and services. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 867 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to health care services for eligible persons in certain state hospitals. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1051 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital systems, methods, routines, procedures, and policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1052 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the sale of real property by certain hospital authorities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1053 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital systems, methods, routines, procedures, and policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 95 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Relating to authority to close certain medical facilities owned by a county. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 109 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the reimbursement of public hospitals for services rendered to indigent patients who are not residents of the political subdivisions by which the hospitals are established and maintained; providing for the right to sue the counties of such idnigents residence in the event such reimbursements are not paid within a certain time; and providing for the enforcement of judgments against such counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 181 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to granting public hospitals the right to reimbursement from the State of Texas for the reasonable cost of medical care and treatment rendered to indigents; providing for the submission of claims to the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for the right to sue the state in the event such claims are not paid within a certain time; providing for the enforcement of judgments against the state; providing that claims and judgments shall be paid only by direct appropriation made by the Legislature for the purpose of satisfying such claims and judgments. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
HB 725 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to hospital and clinics rather than certain persons being named as defendants in certain lawsuits and assuming responsibility for acts of negligence. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 731 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to arbitration of certain disputes, controversies, and issues in which certain health care providers, hospitals, or their agents and employees as defined in this Act are involved arising out of or resulting from injury or death of a person. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1636 65-0 (1977) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the protection of unborn children from certain abortional acts by prohibiting such acts in governmental hospitals, hospitals receiving tax exemptions and governmentally conferred corporate status; the granting or utilization of governmental assistance for such acts; providing for the revocation of such exemption, assistance, or status; and providing for the revocation of such exemption, assistance, or status; and providing criminal sanctions. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1834 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to hospital cooperative associations. House: Higher Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1835 65-0 (1977) Author: Lalor, Lance Relating to hospital laundry cooperative associations. House: Higher Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2115 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to surveys and inspections of health care facilities, providing that hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities shall not be subjected to duplicative surveys and inspections by state agencies; amending the Texas Hospital Licensing Law. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
SB 60 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Leland, Mickey
Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College adn University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes; making conforming amendments as to funding. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Resumed consideration
SB 141 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to authority to close certain medial facilities owned by a county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on table subject to call
SB 351 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to creat additional graduate medical education programs in primary care; authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and Univeristy System, to contract with state supported medical schools or hospitals in affiliation with state supported medical schools to provide services for the education and training of graduate medical students in graduate medical education programs in primary care; authorizing the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System to compensate the medical schools or hospitals for their educational costs incurred in providing such services, which educational costs incurred in providing such services, which educational costs shall include salaries of the teaching physicians, clerical, maintenance and operational expenses, and compensation of the graduate medical student participating in the graduate medical education program. Senate: Education Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 655 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to disclosure of certain relationships by certain health care providers; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee 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 722 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the management, operation, powers, and duties of certain nonprofit corporations organized for group hospital sevice; containing regulations as to finaincial affairs; stating the applicabilty of other provisions of the Insurance Code and other laws to these corproations; providing an effective date. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Insurance
SB 725 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Gilley, Smith
Relating to prima facie evidence of reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 837 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Relating to family practice residency training conducted by the Texas Board of Health Resources; authorizing the board to enter into certain contracts and agreements and to make necessary rules. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Assigned to General State Calendar
SB 904 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to hospital laundry cooperative associations. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1022 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack The validity fo arbitration agreements. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1211 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Patterson, Pete
Amending the Hospital Authority Act; clarifying the provisions for fixing, charging, and collecting hospital rates, fees, and charges and establishing hospital systems, methods, routines, procedures, and policies; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 1300 65-0 (1977) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Florence, Buck
Relating to the transfer of the East Texas Chest Hospital and all its land, buildings, facilities, improvements, equipment, supplies and property from the governance of the Texas Board of Health Resources to the governance of the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System; providing an effective date; providing a severability and saving clause. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
HB 45 65-2 (1978) Author: Brown, Albert "Al" Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes; making conforming amendments as to funding. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
SB 11 65-2 (1978) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to the teaching hospital for the University of Texas Medical School at San Antonio. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
SB 16 65-2 (1978) Author: Lombardino, Frank Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes; making conforming amendments as to funding. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 248 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 337 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Authorizing a physician, staff member, or employee of a hospital to refrain on moral or religious grounds from participating in an abortion without penalty; prohibiting discrimination in hiring on grounds of objection to abortion. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 446 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Prohibiting an officer or employee of a public hospital from denying a seriously ill or injured person emergency treatment because of the person's inability to pay for the services; providing a penalty. House: Health & Welfare Effective in 90 days
HB 658 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to state contributions to the budgets of certain teaching hospitals. House: Higher Education Reported from committee with substitute
HB 1071 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the promotion, development, and financing of new and expanded health facilities for the providing of medical care, public health, and medical research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, hospital authorities, and other public health authorities of the State of Texas. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1339 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the filing of records of rates charged and services provided by certain hospitals and by convalescent homes, nursing homes, and related institutions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1340 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the regulation of health care facilities. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1394 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1473 64-0 (1975) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collected by the East Texas Chest Hospital, the Harlingen State Chest Hospital, and the San Antonio State Chest Hospital. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1496 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the establishment of a certificate of need program for health care facilities. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1503 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to allowing recovery of costs by certain public hospitals for emergency medical care or treatment of nonresident, indigent, or needy persons. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1565 64-0 (1975) Author: Donaldson, Jerry "Nub" Providing for an annual license fee for each hospital of $50.00, plus $2.00 per bed in the hospital. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1666 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to regulation of certain health care institutions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1692 64-0 (1975) Author: Ragsdale, Paul Relating to superintendents of state hospitals. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1778 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Providing definitions of certain terms; authorizing a change in the number of Directors and in the management by Directors; providing for management of hospitals; modifying the provisions for the issuance, approval and sale of Authority's revenue bonds, the revenues pledged to the payment thereof and the use to be made of the bond proceeds; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1779 64-0 (1975) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Providing certain definitions; authorizing a change in the number of Directors and in the management by Directors; providing for management of hospitals; modifying the provisions for the issuance, approval and sale of Authority's revenue bonds, the revenues pledged to the payment thereof, and the use to be made of the bond proceeds; containing other provisions relating to the subject and a severability clause. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1783 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the protection of unborn children from abortional acts that are not justifiable by prohibiting such acts in governmental hospitals, hospitals receiving such tax exemptions and governmental assistance, hospitals enjoying the protection governmentally conferred corporate status; and granting or utilitization of governmental assistance for such acts; providing for the revocation of such exemption, assistance, or status; and providing criminal sanctions. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1785 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the right to refuse to allow abortions to be performed and the right not to perform abortions; providing criminal penalties and civil sanctions. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 1960 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to regulation of certain health care facilities. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1985 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2093 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the designation and operation of the state health planning and development agency; providing a process for the regulation and certification of the construction, expansion and modification of health care facilities and services; providing a penalty. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2135 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to regulation of the planning, development, construction, and modification of certain health care facilities and services; making appropriations. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2164 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to regulation of the planning, development, construction, modification, and expansion of certain health-care facilities and services. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2166 64-0 (1975) Author: Bynum, Ben Relating to definition of "hospital" required to be included in accident and sickness insurance policies. House: Insurance Reported from committee with substitute
HJR 31 64-0 (1975) Author: Ribak, Abraham D. Relating to permitting state contributions to hospital districts. House: Constitutional Revision Coauthor authorized
SB 182 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Prohibiting an officer or employee of a public hospital from denying a seriously ill or injured person emergency treatment because of the person's inability to pay for the services; providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 243 64-0 (1975) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
To be known as the Hospital Project Financing Act; relating to the promotion and development of new and expanded health facilities for the providing of medical care, public health, and medical research, including training and teaching, by cities, counties, hospital districts, hospital authorities, and other public health authorities of the State of Texas; authorizing such entities to provide or cause to be provided certian properties, to enter into leases or toehr contracts with repsect ot such properites with non-profit corporations, to issue revenue bonds, notes, or ohter evidences of indebtedness, and to refund outstanding obligations; providing the procedures to be followed in making certain findings with respect to the need for such facilities; providing for notice and elections in connection with the issuance of such bonds and notes under certain circumstances; prohibiting election or issuance of bonds or notes within certain time after defeat of proposition for issuance; prescribing prerequisites and procedures for issuance and the terms of such bonds or notes; providing permissible security for such bonds or notes; prohibiting use of money of the state or any political subdivision or agency of the state except revenue from the hospital project for payment on bonds and notes; making provisions in the event of default in payment of such bonds or notes or in the event of violation of an agreement in a mortgage; providing that such bonds or notes shall be special obligations of the issuer; authorizing the refunding of such bonds or notes; providing for the issuance of interim receipts or temporary bonds or notes; providing for the approval of such bonds or notes and leases or other contracts by the attorney general; making such bonds or notes and leases and other contracts incontestable; providing that such bonds or notes shall be legal investments if eligible for investment under other state and federal laws, and shall be eligible security to secure public deposits; providing that the method of selecting and the term of office of the governing body of an authority shall not be prescribed in any agreement relating to such bonds or notes; providing for tax exemption of bonds, income hterefrom, or transfer thereof; providing that such bonds or notes shall be deemed to be a "security" under the Uniform Commercial Code and shall be exempt securities under the Texas Securities Act; prohibiting appropriation to pay for hospital projects; . . . House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 day bill
SB 336 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to prima facie evidence of reasonable and necessary medical and hospital expenses. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from subcommittee adversely
SB 343 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to granting authority to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with teaching hospitals for certain purposes. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 481 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John Authorizing a physician, staff member, or employee of a hospital to refrain on moral or religious grounds from participating in an abortion without penalty; prohibiting discrimination in hiring or grounds of objection to abortion. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 521 64-0 (1975) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Florence, Buck
Relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collected by the East Texas Chest Hospital, the Harlingen State Chest Hospital, and the San Antonio State Chest Hospital. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 964 64-0 (1975) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Providing for negotiation of an agreement with the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare enabling the Commissioner of Health to make recommendations to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare with respect to capital expenditures in the construction of health care facilities and health maintenance organizations within this state; defining terms; requiring persons proposing capital expenditures as defined in the Act to obtain a recommendation that the expenditures are consistent with standards, criteria or plans developed pursuant to certain federal acts, as defined herein; establishing methods of administration and control; authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of any grant, gift or contribution to assist in meeting the cost of carrying out the purposes of this Act; providing for cooperation with the public health planning regions and the Division of Hospital Survey and Construction of the Texas State Department of Health. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 977 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the designation and operation of the state health planning and development agency; providing a process for the regulation and certification of the construction, expansion and modification of health care facilities and services. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1022 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing management agreements for and leases of the Hospitals; modifying the provisions for the issuance, approval and sale of Authority's revenue bonds, the revenues pledged to the payment thereof and the use to be made of the bond proceeds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1023 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing management agreements for and leases of Hospitals; restricting the location of a Hospital so that it will not be within the boundaries of a City Hospital Authority; modifying the provisions for the issuance, approval and sale of Authority's revenue bonds, the revenues pledged to the payment thereof, and the use to be made of the bond proceeds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1024 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to regulation of the planning, development, construction, modification, and expansion of certain health-care facilities and services. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1125 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to the lease of any hospital belonging to Walker County. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
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
HB 375 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to standards, rules and regulations for hospitals licensed by the State Board of Health. House: Human Resources Reported from subcommittee
HB 512 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don Requiring the licensing, inspecting, and regulation of medical care facilities; providing for certificates of need; providing for regulations, enforcement procedures, and penalties for the violation thereof; and repealing acts inconsistent therewith; providing a severability clause. House: Human Resources Commitee substitute
HB 576 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to residency or internship of graduates of foreign medical schools in hospitals in this state. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 941 63-0 (1973) Author: Poff, Jr., Bryan Providing the form and contents of a definition of "Hospital" to be included in Accident and Sickness Insurance Policies. House: Insurance Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1348 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Relating to changing the name of Harlingen State Chest Hospital to Harlingen State Hospital and placing one wing of the Harlingen State Hospital under control of the Texas Mental Health and Mental Retardation Association for use as that associate deems fit. House: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 1485 63-0 (1973) Author: Newton, Jon P.
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to county hospital, medical, and health facilities. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1504 63-0 (1973) Author: Short, E.L.
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the authority of certain counties to lease all or portions of the county hospital. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1667 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Authorizing the governing body of any hospital authority created as provided in the Hospital Authority Act or the County Hospital Authority Act, to lease to any person any hospital, or part thereof, owned by said hospital authority, to be operated as a hospital by the lessee under such terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the governing body and the lessee; authorizing any such governing body to enter into an agreement with any person for the management and/or operation of any hospital, or part thereof, owned by said hospital authority under such terms and conditions as may be satisfactory to the governing body and the other contracting party or parties; defining the word person; providing for the authorization and execution of the lease or agreement; and declaring an emergency. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Signed by the Governor
HCR 149 63-0 (1973) Author: Martin, Elmer Resolving that a joint interim study committee be established to study the hospital situation in Texas in view of the needs of those hospitals to meet federal standards for participation in federal programs. House: Human Resources Considered in public hearing
HJR 27 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize issuance of $200,000,000 in general obligation bonds of the state for use in making loans for hospital purposes to political subdivisions or bodies politic and corporate of the state. House: State Affairs Considered in public hearing
HR 216 63-0 (1973) Author: Martin, Elmer Creating an interim committee to study the hospital situation in Texas. House: Human Resources
SB 380 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Requiring the licensing, inspection, and regulation of medical care facilities; providing for certificates of need; providing for regulations, enforcement procedures, and penalties for the violations thereof; and repealing acts inconsistent therewith; providing a severability clause. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 629 63-0 (1973) Author: Mengden, Walter Prohibiting abortions in tax-supported hospitals. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 840 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Providing for negotiation of an agreement with the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare enabling the Commissioner of Health to make recommendations to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare with respect to capital expenditures in the construction of health care facilities and health maintenance organizations within this state; defining terms; requiring persons proposing capital expenditures as defined in the Act to obtain a recommendation that the expenditures are consistent with standards, criteria or plans developed pursuant to certain federal acts, as defined herein; establishing methods of administration and control; authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of any grant, gift or contribution to assist in meeting to cost of carrying out the purposes of this Act; providing for cooperation with the public health planning regions and the Division of Hospital Survey and Construction of the Texas State Department of Health; repealing all laws in conflict; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 852 63-0 (1973) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to exempting public schools and public hospitals from certain provisions of the Prison-Made Goods Act of 1963; amending Subsections (c), (d), (f), (g), and (m) of and adding Subsection (b-1) to Section 9, Chapter 67, General Laws, Acts of the 41st Legislature, 5th Called Session, 1930, as amended (Article 6203c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes); providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Motion to suspend rules lost
HB 29 62-0 (1971) Author: Head, Fred Relating to changing the name of the East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital to the East Texas Chest Hospital.
HB 211 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to a pilot program to treat persons with various respiratory diseases at the Harlingen State Chest Hospital and San Antonio State Chest Hospital.
HB 385 62-0 (1971) Author: Finck, Bill Relating to a pilot program to treat persons with various respiratory diseases at the San Antonio State Tuberculosis Hospital.
HB 403 62-0 (1971) Author: Murray, Menton J.
Sponsor: Bates, James S.
Relating to changing the name of the Harlingen State Tuberculosis Hospital to the Harlingen State Chest Hospital, to change the name of the San Antonio State Tuberculosis Hospital to the San Antonio State Chest Hospital, and to change the name of the East Texas Tuberculosis Hospital to the East Texas Chest Hospital.
HB 627 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the requiring of licensing, inspection and regulation of medical care facilities.
HB 799 62-0 (1971) Author: Williamson, Billy H. | et. al.
Sponsor: Beckworth, Lindley
Relating to the treatment of persons with various respiratory diseases at East Texas Chest Hospital and designating the hospital as the agency of the State for conducting research and providing training for the treatment of such diseases.
HB 861 62-0 (1971) Author: Niland, Tom Relating to the El Paso City-County Health Board and the R.E. Thomason General Hospital.
HB 969 62-0 (1971) Author: Finck, Bill
Sponsor: Hightower, Jack
Relating to a hospital or clinic's lien for services on a cause of action of an injured person.
HCR 53 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take appropriate action to protect "access hospitals" and to prevent their loss of Medicare certification.
HCR 63 62-0 (1971) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey | et. al. Memorializing Congress to convert Wesley Manor, Westlaco, Texas, into a Veterans Administration Hospital.
HCR 80 62-0 (1971) Author: Neugent, Dean Requesting the Coordinating Board to do a feasibility study encouraging junior colleges to enlist the aid of hospitals to train more nurses.
SB 404 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to standards, rules and regulations for hospitals licensed by the State Board of Health.
SB 468 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to providing for more representation on the Hospital Advisory Counsel to include at least one representative particularly concerned with education or training of health professionals.
SB 562 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to requiring licensing, inspection and regulation of medical care facilities. Establishing the Health Facilities Council.
SB 684 62-0 (1971) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to requiring that rates charged by hospitals be just and reasonable.
SB 758 62-0 (1971) Author: Kennard, Don Relating to providing an exemption from property taxes for certain hospitals.
HB 366 61-0 (1969) Author: Semos, Chris V. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for any hospital district in certain counties; providing for the levy of taxes for hospital district operation and maintenance expenses.
HB 573 61-0 (1969) Author: Nowlin, James | et. al. Relating to teaching hospital facilities provided by countywide hospital districts to state-supported medical schools.
HB 911 61-0 (1969) Author: Harding, Forrest Ashby Relating to the transfer of custody and control of the McKnight State Tuberculosis Hospital; providing for a change of name.
HB 1150 61-0 (1969) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to hospital emergency care.
SB 176 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to authorizing all counties to issue and refund revenue bonds for hospital purposes in accordance with the procedures prescribed for the issuance of similar bonds by County Hospital Authorities under the County Hospital Authority Act.
SB 381 61-0 (1969) Author: Mauzy, Oscar | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide hospital facilities for hospital districts which are in counties containing a population of 500,000 or more according to the last preceding federal census and which have teaching hospital facilities that are affiliated with a state-supported medical school.
SB 532 61-0 (1969) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to changing the name and function of the "McKnight State Tuberculosis Hospital" and transferring it to the control and management of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; providing for an effective date.
HB 36 61-1 (1969) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to sale of hospitals and hospital facilities by certain counties.
HB 744 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to standards of physical safety, medical, psychiatric and rehabilitative care at State tuberculosis hospitals, State mental hospitals and State schools for the retarded.
HB 1196 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency care.
HB 1326 60-0 (1967) Author: Schulle, Jr., Gerhardt A. Relating to providing for the control and operation of public Hospital Corporations for the purpose of accumulating funds by means of donations from private persons and contributions from the United States of America to be used by the corporation in the erection and equipment of such hospitals and for the control, operation and responsibilities of such corporations and trustees, and setting out provisions for the construction and management of county hospitals by such corporations.
HJR 52 60-0 (1967) Author: Parker, Carl Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to authorize the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services.
SB 207 60-0 (1967) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to the admission of patients at hospitals operated by The University of Texas System.
SB 455 60-0 (1967) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to standards of physical safety, medical, psychiatric and rehabilitative care at State tuberculosis hospitals, State mental hospitals and State schools for the retarded.
SB 461 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to hospitals furnishing emergency services to persons brought to the hospital in emergency situations.
SB 568 60-0 (1967) Author: Word, James Powell Relating to providing for the control and operation of public Hospital Corporations for the purpose of accumulating funds by means of donations from private persons and contributions from the United States of America to be used by the corporation in the erection and equipment of such hospitals.
SCR 64 60-0 (1967)
SJR 30 60-0 (1967) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas authorizing the Legislature to provide that a portion of the State's share of ad valorem taxes collected in a county, under certain conditions, may be released for use by that county for hospital and health services, and providing for the issuance of the necessary proclamation by the Governor.
HB 501 59-0 (1965) Author: Cavness, Don | et. al. Relating to changing the name of the "Texas Confederate Home for Men" to the "Austin State Hospital Annex" and providing for its management, operation and function.
HB 547 59-0 (1965) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to amending certain acts by providing for more representative members of the Council to include representatives of non-governmental organizations, and of public agencies concerned with the operation, construction, or utilization of hospitals.
HB 939 59-0 (1965) Author: Alaniz, John C. Relating to amending certain Acts by requiring that each commissioners precinct be represented on the board of hospital managers.
HB 960 59-0 (1965) Author: Stewart, Vernon James Relating to authorizing the creation of joint county-city hospital boards, without taxing powers.
HJR 73 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that hospitals which furnish free medical or hospital care to indigent residents of Texas are exempt from payment of a percentage of ad valorem taxes levied by any taxing entity other than the state.

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