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HB 148 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 278 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 279 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 630 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Internet broadcast and archiving of open meetings of the Health and Human Services Commission, health and human services agencies, and related advisory entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1093 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to petty cash funds for county welfare departments in certain populous counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1408 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2045 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to license renewal for certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2342 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2379 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2446 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to a report on the consolidation of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2515 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to the establishment of a veterans self-help center. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2791 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the state plan for hepatitis C prevention, testing, and treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2850 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions Received from the House
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3123 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3144 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under certain health benefit plans and the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3204 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to vendor requirements under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3229 85-0 (2017) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the use of an assistance animal that provides assistance to a person with a disability; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3279 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to eligibility requirements for the specialized telecommunications assistance program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3379 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the eligibility process for customer service benefits. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3493 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3538 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to post-discharge services offered by a juvenile board or juvenile probation department to a child after the child's probation period ends. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3564 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3842 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3929 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 4061 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a task force on intentional violent deaths. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4184 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to investigating an allegation of exploitation involving an elderly person or person with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4186 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the administration of human services block grant programs House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4214 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4253 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to training requirements for foster parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 455 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the operations of the Employment-First Task Force. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 546 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 602 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Nominations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 766 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the health and human services system as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 790 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 933 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for home and community support services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the sale of real property on which a state supported living center is located. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1111 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1443 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1548 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to post-discharge services offered by a juvenile board or juvenile probation department to a child after the child's probation period ends. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1677 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to information about services for women veterans provided through certain state agency applications. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1735 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the repeal of certain obsolete laws governing state pensions and other similar benefits. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1743 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin and renaming the office the Office for Healthy Children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1802 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to petty cash funds for county welfare departments in certain populous counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1997 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to establishing a pilot program for professional support service provider services for persons who are deaf-blind. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a peer support program for residents of state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2214 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2217 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to state fiscal matters. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 144 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 242 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to new mother wellness screenings under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 75 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. Filed
HB 217 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 679 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on homeless youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 993 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1528 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of services to certain HIV-infected individuals. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1584 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to a voluntary donation to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a hunting or fishing license. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1678 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1768 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the use of the universal service fund to provide Internet service to certain persons with an impairment of hearing. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1776 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the abolishment of the interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1973 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2233 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment of a parent education pilot program by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2244 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2270 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2283 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to entities exempt from regulation as a boarding home facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2304 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2433 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2463 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and certain other functions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2542 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the establishment and administration of the qualified ABLE program; granting authority to impose a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2550 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment and duties of a task force to study and make recommendations on family support and parent education programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2578 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the efficiency of and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2640 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2641 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2699 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the functions and operations of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2718 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2783 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2951 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2966 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to an interim study regarding the identification of health and human services programs that can be privatized. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3036 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3076 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the improvement of efficiencies in benefit applications submitted to the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3092 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3115 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3279 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Recommitted to committee
HB 3523 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3655 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to a strategy to ensure proper use of money under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4013 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to studies on homeless veterans and youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HR 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2641. Reported enrolled
SB 32 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the services provided by a colonia self-help center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 201 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the efficiency and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 205 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the functions of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 206 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 207 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 211 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 497 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs and permanent supportive housing that promotes the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 607 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 688 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 847 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a waiting period requirement for coverage under the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of telepractice to provide certain services to children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1127 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1141 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment and administration of the qualified ABLE program; granting authority to impose a fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1209 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the privacy of certain personal information held by health and human services agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1332 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1580 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Relating to a study on homeless veterans. House: Human Services
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a prepaid investment plan or other product to help citizens of this state finance and access residential care. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1892 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a study on homeless youth. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 119 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to citizenship information reported by persons who receive local or state money to provide services to individuals in this state. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 405 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to testimony by members of the State Board of Dental Examiners. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 473 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the provision under the medical assistance program of certain medications to children younger than five years of age. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 489 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to rights and responsibilities of persons with disabilities, including with respect to the use of service animals that provide assistance to those persons; providing penalties. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 633 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a study regarding the effect on birth rates in this state of the restructured system of providing certain women's health care and family planning services in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the assessment of an elderly or disabled person's psychological status for purposes of an emergency order authorizing protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 913 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1098 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1545 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to a study regarding the use of certain public transportation services by persons with disabilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1689 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to pay-for-performance contracts for certain Health and Human Services Enterprise programs and services. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1760 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2072 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and licensing requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2240 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to a study on homeless youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2323 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2393 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to training for certain health and human services personnel to identify and assist victims of human trafficking. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2490 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services for health and human services programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2562 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to an annual report on the Public Assistance Reporting Information System. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2939 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the interoperability of and standards for information systems of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies for sending and receiving protected health information. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3080 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to a study on the feasibility of creating a program to provide discounts on Internet access to individuals who are eligible for lifeline telephone services. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 3184 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the compilation and publication of statistics regarding certain recipients of financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3186 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to an annual study and report regarding asset information of certain applicants for certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3269 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3463 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to information provided to recipients of certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 3486 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to financial coaches for economically disadvantaged persons. House: Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HR 3013 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to criminal history record information concerning certain applicants and clients of the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 426 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a home visiting program for at-risk families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 455 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the application and eligibility determination processes for medical assistance and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 512 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 557 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a voluntary contribution to the fund for veterans' assistance when applying for a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 880 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the creation of the Texas Nonprofit Council to assist with faith-based and community-based initiatives. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1176 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1226 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1236 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1401 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services to participate in programs administered by health and human services agencies or the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1544 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1595 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the nature of delivery of services to a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1748 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1836 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the funding of the Texas Home Visiting Program; authorizing voluntary contributions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SR 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 87 83-1 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
HB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
HB 131 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 293 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 712 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1264 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1342 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1689 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2041 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2260 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2336 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2474 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to eligibility for and administration of the child health plan program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2536 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2609 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to convictions barring employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2610 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2637 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to premarital education courses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2651 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the eligibility of visitors to use certain public transportation services for people with disabilities. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2695 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring health and human services agencies to give preference to certain persons in making hiring decisions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2786 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim Relating to prohibiting certain funds from supporting abortions or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2903 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2916 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to the administration of certain housing and energy assistance programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3128 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a review of the home- and community-based services workforce. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3197 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3398 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to review and revision of certain memoranda of understanding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3537 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to collecting information and requiring reimbursement from certain recipients of certain public benefits. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3547 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3552 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3629 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to abolishing the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and transferring its powers and duties to the Department of Aging and Disability Services and the Department of State Health Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3666 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HR 2730 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 23. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 23 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration of and efficiency, cost-saving, fraud prevention, and funding measures for certain health and human services and health benefits programs, including the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 63 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Corrected committee report sent to Calendars
SB 71 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of, and certain other persons at, facilities and agencies licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 220 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to guardianships, including the assessment of prospective wards for, and the provision of, guardianship services by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 221 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 278 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 304 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 415 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Medicaid by Chair
SB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 717 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 874 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1446 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to modifications of eligibility criteria, processes, and systems used in certain state benefits programs designed to improve efficiency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1452 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to unannounced on-site surveys of Home and Community-based Services provider homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1465 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the administration of certain housing and energy assistance programs. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1574 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the use of money in a tax increment fund to pay costs related to public improvements used for social services programs that promote the development or redevelopment of a reinvestment zone. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Ways & Means
SB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1614 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain ambulatory surgical center charges. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1635 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Farias, Joe
Relating to contributions to the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1745 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1796 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to the creation of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1854 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the women's health program. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1867 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to premarital education courses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
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 158 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 216 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of certain boarding home facilities and assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 266 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to regulating the provision of benefits and services to, and the verification of the employment status of, immigrants and to enforcing laws relating to immigrants; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 492 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services and social services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 610 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging and other initiatives relating to the aging population of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 614 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 785 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to employment services for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 885 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for eligible persons to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1055 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the procedure for submitting certain plans and specifications of buildings or facilities for the purpose of eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1123 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1453 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to long-term care consumer information made available through the Internet. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1541 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1589 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to reform long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1895 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1938 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain college savings plan assets and benefits from eligibility determination for certain public assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2200 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to eligibility for and administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2329 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or person with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2380 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2558 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to registration for evacuation and disaster preparedness for clients of home and community support services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2625 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to financial assistance provided to certain persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2632 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to a demonstration project to reduce social isolation among the elderly. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2834 81-0 (2009) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to an eligibility determination system for the child health plan and Medicaid programs operated by state employees. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2921 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a requirement that state schools provide certain services to persons residing in the communities in which the schools are located. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2974 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3260 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3263 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a home- and community-based services workforce council. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3284 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to continued monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology systems. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3367 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to informal caregiver support services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3439 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the development and use of an inmate skills development assessment instrument by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3716 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to an annual report regarding the death of certain individuals with developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3824 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain grants provided under the In-Home and Family Support Services Program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3859 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a staffing analysis of the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) and benefits eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3877 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3958 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the administrative personnel, human resources, and payroll functions of state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4011 81-0 (2009) Author: Weber, Randy | et. al. Relating to the use of money in the system benefit fund to purchase advanced meters for low-income customers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4131 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the exemption of certain personal property from garnishment, attachment, execution, or other seizure. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 4154 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a volunteer advocate program for certain elderly individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4159 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to Department of Family and Protective Services caseworkers and other employees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4160 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health and human services programs designed to assist elderly individuals. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4271 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to regulation of facilities providing certain types of care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4308 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the placement of certain persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4389 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to procedures and forms for combining health and human services benefits applications with voter registration applications. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4483 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for federal, state, and local public benefits; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4665 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 27 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income individuals and households. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to mortality review for certain individuals who are developmentally disabled. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 67 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of certain facilities and agencies serving children, the elderly, or persons who are disabled; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 302 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the implementation of an in-home caregiver demonstration project under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 345 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to screening health care personnel of home and community support services agencies for tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the rights of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities residing in state schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation and to certain legal protections for individuals with disabilities; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 810 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1060 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to reform long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1124 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1172 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to on-site surveys of home and community support services agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1230 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging and other initiatives relating to the aging population of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1252 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1473 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1484 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to delivery of certain services through consumer direction to elderly persons and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1513 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to long-term care consumer information made available through the Internet. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1762 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a temporary moratorium for disconnection of electric service for certain customers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1766 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to informal caregiver support services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1804 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for wheeled mobility systems for recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1824 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the Interagency Task Force for Children with Special Needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1850 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the establishment of a home- and community-based services workforce council. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Record vote
SB 2420 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the location at which a certification examination for interpreters for the deaf or hard of hearing may be conducted. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of an individual born in this state whose parents are illegal aliens to receive state benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 283 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to investigations and decisions regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of persons with disabilities by employees at certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 289 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services and social services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 446 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 533 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a prescription drug retail price registry and disclosure of a list of prescription drug retail prices. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 665 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the sharing of client information among certain state agencies. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 939 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income individuals and households. House: Financial Institutions Considered in Calendars
HB 947 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a bill of rights for the underprivileged. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1132 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to verifying the eligibility of applicants for state public benefits. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation by a state agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1209 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to county liability for indigent health care services provided to a county resident in another county. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1229 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a decision-making period for persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1230 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to services provided to youth with disabilities transitioning from school-oriented living to post-schooling activities, services for adults, and community living. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1433 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to audits, investigations, and reviews conducted in health and human services programs and reimbursements under certain of those programs. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1604 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the identification information required of applicants for a driver's license or for certain public benefits, public services, or governmental employment. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1763 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2139 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2177 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to state coordination of transportation services for certain clients of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2215 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2256 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the requirements for uniform fair hearing rules for Medicaid services, including services that require prior authorization. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2287 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2332 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2528 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to personnel, employment, and other human resources functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2554 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the organization and employees of the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2683 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to funding for programs that support the development of healthy marriages or the strengthening of families. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2691 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to grants provided to local guardianship programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2776 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the creation of the health and human services accountability legislative oversight committee. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2857 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain functions of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2877 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the office of inspector general. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3108 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to caseloads for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3340 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to protection and assistance for victims of trafficking. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3571 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3574 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the redesigned integrated eligibility and benefits determination system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3575 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to enhancing the health and human services integrated eligibility and benefits determination system to meet the needs of persons in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3579 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the office of inspector general. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3730 80-0 (2007) Author: Escobar, Juan Relating to conflicts of interest in developing protocols for using psychotropic medications in health and human services programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3760 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to expansion of the use of consumer direction for delivery of certain services to persons with disabilities and elderly persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3766 80-0 (2007) Author: O'Day, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a self-determination pilot program by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3942 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to restrictions on the use of foreign contractors in the performance of certain government service contracts that relate to health and human services. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
SB 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the duties of the Texas Information and Referral Network. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 62 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income individuals and households. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 200 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 427 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 690 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to elderly or disabled persons; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 744 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 813 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1142 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to an audit of health and human services information technology systems. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1587 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to contractors with the Health and Human Services Commission or with a health and human services agency that provide services to persons with limited English proficiency. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1650 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to training required for employees of persons licensed to provide certain home and community support services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1695 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to reporting requirements regarding the consumer-directed services and voucher payment programs and to continuation of the consumer-directed services program and work group. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1725 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the closure of local eligibility determination offices for health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1764 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a pilot program to facilitate food stamp program outreach efforts and eligibility determination processes. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1766 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to expansion of the use of consumer direction for delivery of certain services to persons with disabilities and elderly persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1862 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the integration of the application and eligibility determination processes for the child health plan and children's Medicaid programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2041 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to immunity from civil and criminal liability for area agencies on aging and employees and volunteers of those agencies when conducting certain elections. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 24 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 134 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to permissible uses of money in the comprehensive rehabilitation fund. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 327 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to the identification information required of applicants for a driver's license or for certain public benefits, public services, or governmental employment. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 339 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 385 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain decisions about public assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 405 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain primary caretakers of a child receiving financial assistance. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 630 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the distribution of federal earned income tax credit information to persons receiving assistance or benefits under certain health and human services programs. House: Government Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 842 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the prevention of shaken baby syndrome. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 920 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to protective and guardianship services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1060 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to exempting certain persons in transitional living programs from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to reporting requirements concerning investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of elderly or disabled persons; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1320 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1338 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an analysis by the state auditor of the cost-effectiveness of the use of call centers for determining eligibility for health and human services programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1377 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the maintenance of area agencies on aging that provide services for the aging and persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1674 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the implementation of the Texas Integrated Eligibility and Redesign System. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1877 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2335 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain duties of state agencies with regard to members of the United States armed forces and their dependents and the communities in which they reside. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2447 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot program for the implementation of the redesigned health and human services program eligibility and benefits determination system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2450 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income working individuals. House: Financial Institutions Referred to Financial Institutions
HB 2579 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to procedures to ensure the involvement of parents or guardians of children placed in certain institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2737 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual development accounts for certain TANF recipients. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2764 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to statutory authority for certain governmental entities to take certain actions to permit the legislature to reduce appropriations to those agencies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2774 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the purposes for which the system benefit fund may be used. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2788 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to supplemental financial assistance for certain primary caretakers of a dependent child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2850 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing a pilot program to provide nutritional supplements and products to certain elderly persons. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2959 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of federal child care and development block grant funds by local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3081 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a survey of the employees of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3238 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the closure of local eligibility determination offices for health and human services programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3555 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HCR 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Urging the United States Congress to enact legislation to eliminate the 24-month Medicare waiting period for participants in Social Security Disability Insurance. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 54 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 193 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Supporting Texas' application for a Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. House: Human Services Signed by the Governor
SB 130 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 187 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to permissible uses of money in the comprehensive rehabilitation fund. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 199 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 316 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 415 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 639 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the provision of federal earned income tax credit materials and federal income tax preparation assistance information to certain health and human services and Texas Workforce Commission clients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 823 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to restrictions on the use of foreign workers in the performance of certain government service contracts that relate to health and human services. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 882 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Relating to autism and pervasive developmental disorders and the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1340 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of health care services provided through telehealth or telemedicine under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1482 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the acquisition of goods and services for certain state agencies providing health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1515 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the implementation of the Texas Integrated Eligibility and Redesign System. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1538 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income, working individuals or households. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1541 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to an analysis by the state auditor of the cost-effectiveness of the use of call centers for determining eligibility for health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1758 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to a pilot program for the implementation of the redesigned health and human services program eligibility and benefits determination system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1869 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 27 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Memorializing Congress to eliminate current caps on funded Medicare resident training slots and related limits on costs per resident used to determine Medicare graduate medical education reimbursement payments. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 37 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Supporting Texas' application for a Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
HB 65 79-1 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 26 79-1 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 45 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state and certain local fiscal matters; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 68 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 18 79-2 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 11 79-2 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Memorializing the United States Congress not to privatize the social security program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 104 79-3 (2006) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to a bill of rights for the poor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 111 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 112 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain supplemental state appropriations for previously deferred payments. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to supplemental state appropriations. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 47 79-3 (2006) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the provision of children's substitute care and case management services by county governmental agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 132 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a study regarding the housing needs of persons with disabilities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1187 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to investigations and decisions regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation by employees at certain facilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1584 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program under the Medicaid system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1814 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim 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; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2059 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain primary caretakers of a child receiving financial assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2143 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to surplus and salvage computer equipment. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2213 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities to eligible low-income, working individuals. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 2222 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
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; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2604 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefits coverage for certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2850 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene 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. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 2969 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to exempting certain persons in transitional living programs from the payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3006 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to state health and human services. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3062 78-0 (2003) Author: Mabry, John | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of information associated with family violence centers. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3124 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3125 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain programs provided by the Texas Commission for the Blind. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3127 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the designation and powers of local health and human services authorities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3172 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to funding of the Communities In Schools program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3259 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to contracting by health and human services agencies with private entities for eligibility determination and service delivery. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3531 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to reimbursement for telemedicine medical services under the Medicaid program and other government-funded programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Posting rule suspended
HCR 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Urging congress to enact legislation to pass federal funds on to states via block grants for public welfare and Medicaid purposes. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Signed by the Governor
SB 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the creation of a relative caregiver placement pilot program for certain children for whom the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services is appointed managing conservator. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 67 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the role of the Texas Workforce Commission in addressing housing needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 153 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the name, composition, and continuation of the work group created for implementation of the voucher payment program for certain persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 285 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the administration and functions of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 691 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to reimbursement for telemedicine medical services under the Medicaid program and other government-funded programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 912 78-0 (2003) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surplus and salvage computer equipment. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1050 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Mabry, John
Relating to the confidentiality of information associated with family violence centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1051 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to solicit and accept gifts, grants, and donations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1198 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to investigations and decisions regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation by employees at certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1217 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1218 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to voluntary donations collected through the Blindness, Education, Screening and Treatment program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1330 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to state policy relating to financing of certain health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1421 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle 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; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1584 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property used to provide low-income or moderate-income housing. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1672 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to reimbursements for and quality of care in nursing facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 70 78-1 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to attorney general review of certain contracts for health care purposes. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 91 78-1 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the filing of a lien against the home of certain Medicaid recipients. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 122 78-1 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to making appropriations for certain health and human services purposes and certain purposes related to education. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 58 78-1 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to making appropriations for certain health and human services purposes and certain purposes related to education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 33 78-3 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 46 78-3 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a lien on property to recover certain medical assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 476 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to incentive programs and employment services to benefit certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 477 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 791 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a public service requirement for undergraduate students at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 828 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to application and eligibility for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 857 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the authority of the commissioners court of a county to establish a commission for the homeless and to require the collection of a fee to finance the commission. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1155 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance and dependent children of recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1179 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protective services for the elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1187 77-0 (2001) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Parents as Scholars pilot program for certain recipients of temporary assistance for needy families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1369 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to requiring reports from the Health and Human Services Commission about the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1420 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the definition of the practice of law. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1604 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2281 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to removing the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission from the list of agencies considered to be health and human services agencies generally subject to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2284 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2503 77-0 (2001) Author: Homer, Mark
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a career development center's assessment of the job skills of certain persons. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2594 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to electronic access to health and human services information. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2631 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the operation of the financial assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2686 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to tax incentives for certain businesses located in enterprise zones, defense readjustment zones, or strategic investment areas. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 3210 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the creation of a state self-sufficiency program for certain immigrants who are victims of battery or extreme cruelty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3335 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to duties and immunities of certain persons with cause to believe that an elderly or disabled person is in a state of abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3487 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a memorandum of understanding for services for persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3611 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Health and Human Services Policy Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 84 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Memorializing congress to expand the number of community health centers and other community-based safety-net programs serving the poor and medically underserved communities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to training for certain caseworkers employed by health and human services agencies or local mental health or mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 42 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Calendars
SB 43 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and enrollment in certain medical assistance programs, including simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 44 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a work group on office standards to assist the Texas Department of Human Services in improving the delivery of certain services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 50 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain information submitted by the Health and Human Services Commission to the legislative committees that have jurisdiction over health and human services issues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 54 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to reports by health and human services agencies on the efforts to deliver health and human services to young Texans. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
SB 160 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to incentive programs and employment services to benefit certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 161 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing transitional support services to former recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 167 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of an interagency plan for coordinating case management services for certain recipients of financial assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 375 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to application and eligibility for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 384 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing a clearinghouse of information on available funding and technical or other assistance to providers of health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 832 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Relating to requiring reports from the Health and Human Services Commission about the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 834 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to electronic access to health and human services information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 875 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to participation of fathers in programs and services administered by the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies and functions performed by the office of the attorney general. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 876 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the administration of restraint, seclusion, and emergency psychoactive medication to residents of certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1468 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a memorandum of understanding for services for persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1521 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a career development center's assessment of the job skills of certain persons. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1589 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Relating to removing the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission from the list of agencies considered to be health and human services agencies generally subject to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SCR 27 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Memorializing Congress to expand the number of community-based safety-net programs serving the poor and medically underserved communities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 43. Signed by the Governor
HB 408 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the transfer of licensing and regulation of home health and community support services agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 409 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 410 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to home health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 411 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 642 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the review of proposed rules of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 680 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the commissioning of peace officers by the commissioner of human services for purposes of fraud investigation and control. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 811 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the services included in home health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 837 76-0 (1999) Author: King, Tracy Relating to information included in the Texas Information and Referral Network. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 985 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to compliance by state agencies with strategic guidelines in developing electronic benefits transfer systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 990 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to administrative procedures and criminal convictions for welfare fraud. House: Public Health Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1151 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1400 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Blind. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1401 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1402 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1407 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. House: Economic Development Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1496 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the use of private nonprofit entities to provide transportation to entities that provide social services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1514 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to implementation of certain procedures to ensure accuracy of medical assistance eligibility lists. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1567 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to state agency progress in meeting historically underutilized business contracting goals. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1585 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to coordination of services for adults with multiple disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1610 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation, functions, and change of the name of the Texas Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1611 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1617 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the transfer and operation of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1872 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of residential living facilities for certain youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1873 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to foster care for a child who resides with a relative. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1888 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to clarifying the judicial immunity applicable to a person who is appointed by a court to serve as trustee of a convalescent or nursing home, an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded, or a personal care facility. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1901 76-0 (1999) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the adoption of standards and specifications for eliminating architectural barriers encountered by persons with disabilities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1967 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to an exclusion from unemployment compensation chargebacks for employers who hire certain recipients of public assistance. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2017 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the designation of certain state employees as liaisons to faith-based organizations for the purpose of promoting community services for the needy and to the promotion of cooperation and coordination among certain organizations by local workforce development boards. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2073 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2244 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to coordination of transportation services provided to clients of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2304 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain providers of family counseling services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 2336 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2411 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the creation of the Health and Human Services Policy Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2472 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to authorizing certain state agencies to enter into lease and sublease agreements with private service providers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2518 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options and health coverage for certain employees whose jobs are eliminated through privatization. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2563 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual development accounts for certain low-income individuals. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2564 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the consideration of child support for purposes of determining eligibility for benefits under the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2601 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2641 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2683 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the development and implementation of Texas Integrated Enrollment Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2877 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the lease of certain facilities and the retirement options and health coverage of certain employees in connection with implementation of integrated enrollment services for health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2940 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to exemptions from work or employment activity participation requirements for certain recipients under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2942 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the lease of certain county property for health and human service activities in the public interest. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3102 76-0 (1999) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to fraudulent conduct with respect to TANF benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3194 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe Relating to the law relating to architectural barriers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3250 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the establishment of an infant care and parenting program in the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3321 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation of a state registry of certain adult day-care workers. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3322 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to explaining services provided by adult day care and adult day health care facilities to applicants for those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3470 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a Parents as Scholars pilot program for certain persons eligible to receive TANF benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3627 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to monitoring the financial condition of certain nursing facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3628 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to consequences of appointment of trustee or expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3729 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the reporting of costs related to eligibility determination functions of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3740 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the location of administrative hearings conducted by the State Office of Administrative Hearings on behalf of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 96 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to maximize federal funding for outreach activities related to children's health insurance. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HJR 74 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide that the commissioner of health and human services serves at the pleasure of the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Filed with the Secretary of State
HR 1265 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3470. Reported enrolled
SB 93 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities and requirements concerning certain other facilities serving persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to home health services; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 95 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 96 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of licensing, certification, and regulation of home health and community support services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 141 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to the leasing of real property owned or controlled by certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 200 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to imposition of administrative penalties against personal care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 303 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the Texas Information and Referral Network. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 304 76-0 (1999) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to coordinating colonia initiatives. Senate: Border Affairs - Special Committee report printed and distributed
SB 330 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the transfer and operation of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 343 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the creation of the self-sufficiency fund to develop job training for certain recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 346 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to health and human services regions. Senate: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 353 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 357 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 359 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 361 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission for the Blind. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 362 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Planning Council for Developmental Disabilities. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 363 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the continuation and functions of the Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 369 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Committee report filed with Chief Clerk
SB 372 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 397 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Tracy | et. al.
Relating to information included in the Texas Information and Referral Network. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 642 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to coordination of services for adults with multiple disabilities. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 673 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and funding of a program to educate residents about anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 942 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the coordination of public transportation services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c on Infrastructure by Chair
SB 959 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to the law relating to architectural barriers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 967 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to creating a registry for acts of misconduct for and criminal background checks on certain employees of certain health care facilities that are licensed or certified by or that contract with the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 994 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to administration and funding of children's advocacy centers. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1142 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consequences of appointment of trustee or expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1158 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to fraudulent conduct with respect to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) benefits. Senate: Human Services Motion withdrawn
SB 1159 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to compliance with certain requirements of the responsibility agreement by recipients of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families benefits. Senate: Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1197 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the appointment of a trustee and the expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1258 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to restrictions applicable to certain providers of home and community care under Medicaid waiver programs. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SB 1292 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to monitoring the financial condition of certain nursing facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1365 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Human Services and transferring its functions to other state agencies. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1592 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to implementation of certain procedures to ensure accuracy of medical assistance eligibility lists. Senate: Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1607 76-0 (1999) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the establishment of infant care and parenting programs in the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1637 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to state agency progress in meeting historically underutilized business contracting goals. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SJR 5 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide a four-year term for the head of the state agency that has responsibility for coordinating health and human services and to provide that the term run concurrently with the term of the governor. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SR 1172 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3470. Reported enrolled
HB 159 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to assignments by certain recipients of state assistance of lottery prizes to the state and collection of those assignments. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 280 75-0 (1997) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the location of community homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 420 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to mortgage loans for very low income first-time home buyers funded through general obligation bonds. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 421 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to financial assistance for very low income first-time home buyers funded through the imposition of a fee on certain real estate transactions. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 540 75-0 (1997) Author: Serna, Gilbert
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to educational programs offered to colonia residents by the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 663 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the assessment of needs of individuals served by long-term care services programs offered by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 690 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to electronic assistance provided by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 802 75-0 (1997) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to the coordination of tenant services programs. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 842 75-0 (1997) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to certain criminal background checks regarding applicants for and holders of social work licenses. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1024 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the allocation and use of community development block grants in certain economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources Left pending in committee
HB 1056 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to maximizing federal reimbursement for certain foster care program costs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1368 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to eligibility for publicly subsidized health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1514 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to county support of paupers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1576 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to criminal background checks of certain employees of residential dwelling projects. House: Public Safety
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1666 75-0 (1997) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the availability of affordable housing; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1717 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to information on health and human services information provided through the Internet. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1829 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1910 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to purchasing practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1920 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Board of Nursing Facility Administrators and the transfer of the regulation of nursing facility administrators to the Texas Department of Human Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1942 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creating the home and community personal attendant services program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1944 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the reimbursement of service providers by area agencies on aging. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1945 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2126 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to requiring the Department of Human Services to conduct evaluations to improve its programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2217 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to preventing fraud by using data matching projects and creating the state directory of new hires. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2224 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2225 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to purchasing practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2252 75-0 (1997) Author: Oliveira, Rene
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to certain projects and programs for residents of a colonia. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2313 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the provision of transportation services to entities that receive transportation funds from the federal government in connection with the provision of social services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2385 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study of the state's health and human services needs. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2409 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to creating a licensing program for adult foster care homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2450 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and the Texas Department of Human Services to create a pilot program to administer to special needs offenders paroled from the institutional division of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2451 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to the authority of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to obtain certain criminal history record information from the Department of Public Safety. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2509 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program for the treatment of Alzheimer's patients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2524 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation and operation of a pilot program to provide employment and training for certain persons on public assistance. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2576 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the composition of the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2577 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and to low income and affordable housing. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2578 75-0 (1997) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the sale of property to which a federal low income housing tax credit applies. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2596 75-0 (1997) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Texas Information and Referral Network providing information on health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2618 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to disciplinary proceedings and investigation of a complaint against a social worker. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2620 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment and funding of a blindness education, screening, and treatment program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2636 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a study of the delivery of benefit payments by the state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2777 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to eligibility determination and service delivery of health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2782 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 3018 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the commissioning of peace officers by the commissioner of human services for purposes of fraud investigation and control. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Record vote
HB 3075 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the possession of dangerous drugs by a home and community support services agency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3093 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of pilot programs to determine if certain social services are provided in appropriate geographical areas. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3100 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3116 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to work supplementation programs for certain welfare recipients. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3120 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3133 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to legislative oversight of an integrated delivery system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3384 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to a preference given to bidders who hire recipients of financial assistance and services. House: State Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 3426 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission, local workforce development boards and centers, and certain employers to provide tax assistance to certain working individuals and families. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3427 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to eligibility determination and service delivery of health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3431 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3528 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the education and work activities of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families recipients who are teen parents under the age of 21 or who have only school-aged children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HCR 102 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue Memorializing the United States Congress and president to overrule the U.S. Department of Labor policy barring the local use of nonstate employees in administering federal funds under House Bill 1863. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HJR 41 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds to finance mortgage loans for first-time home buyers of low or very low income. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HJR 42 75-0 (1997) Author: Farrar, Jessica Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to provide grants to assist persons of low or very low income in purchasing homes. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 84 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the licensure and regulation of nursing facility administrators; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 115 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to certain investigations conducted by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 290 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to electronic assistance provided by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 316 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Nixon, Joe
Relating to the location of community homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 380 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to certain projects and programs for residents of a colonia. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 412 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to maximizing federal reimbursement for certain foster care program costs. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 487 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to payment under contracts with the Texas Rehabilitation Commission for vocational rehabilitation services. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 543 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 725 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the qualification of a personal care facility as a community home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 741 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 801 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the consolidation of investigations of fraud in the provision of health and human services and other improvements in identifying and preventing fraud. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 842 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to eligibility standards for public housing and determination of alternatives for increasing affordable housing in the border region. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Ref. to Int. Relations, Trade & Technology
SB 844 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliveira, Rene
Relating to the provision of water and sewer service in certain economically distressed areas. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Finance
House passage as amended reported
SB 951 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to the coordination of tenant services programs. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1064 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John Relating to regulating personal care facilities; providing for a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1066 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to procurement practices by health and human services agencies, by certain other agencies with programs related to health or human services, and by certain public and private local providers of health or human services. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1067 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1234 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to licensure of certain publicly funded providers of home and community support services; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1262 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of employment and training for certain persons on public assistance. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1263 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring the Texas Workforce Commission, local workforce development boards and centers, and certain employers to provide tax assistance to certain individuals and families. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1320 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs and the availability of affordable housing; providing for the issuance of revenue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1364 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the Texas Interagency Council for the Homeless. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1403 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the establishment and funding of a blindness education, screening, and treatment program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1420 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1514 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Flores, Kino
Relating to coordinating colonia initiatives. House: Economic Development
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1532 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to eligibility determination and service delivery of health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1536 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to legislative oversight of an integrated delivery system for health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1598 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the use of suitable state property for community gardens and farmers markets for the benefit of low-income and needy families. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Co-author authorized
SB 1688 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a preference given to bidders who hire recipients of financial assistance and services. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1870 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to eligibility determination and service delivery of health and human services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 14 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a plan to coordinate long-term care service delivery and administration. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 477 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to promoting awareness of the federal earned income tax credit program for working families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 554 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Public Assistance Fraud Oversight Task Force. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 577 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to electronic benefit transfer card security. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 578 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of a state interagency task force on electronic benefits transfers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 789 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to promoting awareness of the federal earned income tax credit program for working families. House: Ways & Means Coauthor Authorized
HB 864 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the provision of and reimbursement for certain case management services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 868 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the reduction of fraud in certain public assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 869 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to coordinated delivery of health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 894 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 912 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 928 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to AFDC recipients who are eligible for assistance under certain federal programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1053 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to funding for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1111 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Relating to the provision of protective services to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1202 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to clarifying the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to delegate to a health and human services agency the authority to operate all or part of the Medicaid program and to the powers and duties of that agency. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1301 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to the membership of the State Advisory Committee on Child-Care Administrators and Facilities. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 1403 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1428 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to streamlining the determination of Medicaid eligibility. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1429 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to caseload estimates by health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1431 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the automation of eligibility determination for the state's welfare programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1450 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to adult literacy and adult education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1863 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and the provision of services and programs for needy people, including children; to assistance in becoming or remaining self-dependent; and to the responsibility of parents and others to assist needy people, including children, in becoming or remaining self-dependent; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1904 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to access to criminal history information records by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2208 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the provision of transportation services to recipients of assistance or services under certain programs of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2238 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the provision of protective services to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2333 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to health and human services strategic planning at the regional level. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2660 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to area agencies on aging and the coordination of their planning and services within health and human services regions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 2691 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the licensing of certain personal care homes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2705 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of the Office of Public Guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2706 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission concerning an integrated eligibility determination and service delivery system for health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2804 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to waivers and exemptions from certain regulations in the field of health and human services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2891 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to reports to the legislature by state health and human services agencies and to the long-term care state plan for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2905 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the delivery of services by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2918 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to authorizing counties to adopt ordinances by election to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3115 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to assignments by certain recipients of state assistance of lottery prizes to the state and collection of those assignments. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 22 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the provision of services and other assistance to needy people, including health and human services and assistance in becoming self-dependent. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 103 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to providing guardianship services and a pooled income trust for incapacitated persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 196 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 255 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the distribution of earned income tax credits information by the comptroller of public accounts and other state agencies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 509 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to clarifying the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to delegate to a health and human services agency the authority to operate all or part of the Medicaid program and to the powers and duties of that agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 947 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill | et. al. Relating to the membership of the State Advisory Committee on Child-Care Administrators and Facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1162 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Relating to unannounced inspections made by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1372 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances in certain circumstances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Record vote
SB 1580 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to area agencies on aging and the coordination of their planning and services within health and human services regions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1675 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SCR 48 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Recognizing community action agencies as an integral part of the human services delivery network for the State of Texas. House: Rules and Resolutions Signed by the Governor
HB 54 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of a parental responsibility pilot program to assist certain teenage parents receiving AFDC. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 708 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the composition, powers, duties, and change of the name of the Interagency Council for Services for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 810 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to removing the Texas Youth Commission from the list of health and human services agencies. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 847 73-0 (1993) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to access to criminal history information records by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1345 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Relating to licensing of adult day-care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1510 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, and other health and human services agencies, to the statewide health coordinating council, and to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention Services; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1586 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to paydays for employees of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1697 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of residential living facilities for certain youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1768 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to an opportunity for persons convicted of certain offenses to remove the bar to employment in facilities serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1981 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of caseload standards for certain employees of the Texas Department of Human Services or the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1984 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the certification of persons as advocates for victims of sexual assault and to confidential communications; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2147 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to welfare benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2256 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the coordination of delivery of similar state agency programs. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2302 73-0 (1993) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the terms served by members of the executive committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2379 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the theft of public assistance benefits obtained through the electronic benefits transfer system. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2451 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to additional court filing fees to provide civil legal services to the indigent. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 2458 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the authority of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services or another state agency to obtain certain records or documents. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2573 73-0 (1993) Author: Parra, Tony Relating to administrative hearings before the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 89 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Directing the criminal justice and human services agencies of this state to adopt a memorandum of understanding defining the agencies' respective responsibilities for correctional support and treatment of sex offenders in the criminal justice system. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
SB 465 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the composition, powers, duties, and change of the name of the Interagency Council for Services for the Homeless. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 612 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John Relating to removing the Texas Youth Commission from the list of health and human services agencies. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 703 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services, the Texas Department of Health, and other health and human services agencies, to the statewide health coordinating council, and to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 990 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the terms served by members of the executive committee of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1161 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to additional filing fee to provide greater access to the courts by low-income Texans. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1173 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to additional court filing fees to provide civil legal services to the indigent and to supplement salaries of State Bar personnel. Senate: Finance Record vote
SB 1470 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the provision of certain services to elderly persons by the Texas Department on Aging and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SCR 50 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Directing the criminal justice and human service agencies of this state to adopt a memorandum of understanding defining the agencies' respective responsibilities for correctional support and treatment of sex-offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Signed by the Governor
SCR 88 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Requesting that the public institutions of higher education report their current efforts in developing or providing health or human service care to the people of Texas to the Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 33 72-0 (1991) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to conduct a charitable raffle. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 910 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Information Resources, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 911 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to abolishing the long-term care coordinating council for the elderly and transferring its powers to the Texas Department on Aging. House: Government Organization Left pending in subcommittee
HB 970 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to emergency appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1817 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to the establishment of the Texas Fair Start Commission. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2271 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to emergency protective services for certain incompetent elderly or disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2714 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of social work services and to representations by a person who is not certified to practice social work. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2839 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to transferring the regulatory authority concerning convalescent and nursing homes and personal care facilities from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2842 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the transfer of the community development block grant program from the Texas Department of Commerce to the Texas Department of Community Affairs. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 127 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Requesting the Texas Department of Human Services to design pilot programs that combine social services with primary and preventative health care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 136 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Requesting that the Central Education Agency designate a State Social Work Consultant to assist in the development of new programs and the expansion of existing programs to address the social work needs of students and their families. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 137 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Requesting that the State Board of Education fully develop and implement social work programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HCR 139 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Requesting the Texas Department of Human Services to adjust the Texas Index for Level of Effort. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HR 90 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Requesting that all health and human services education programs include studies in gerontology. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
SB 377 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue
Relating to abolishing the long-term care coordinating council for the elderly and transferring its powers to the Texas Department on Aging. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 379 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, the Department of Information Resources, the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the Texas Department of Commerce, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1016 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the expiration period of emergency orders for protective services for certain incompetent elderly or disabled persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1254 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an emergency appropriation for the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1366 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the provision of social work services and to representations by a person who is not certified to practice social work. Senate: Health Services Referred to s/c on Health Services by Pres.
SB 1493 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Blair, Fred
Relating to educational assistance to families in distress. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SCR 79 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Requesting the Texas Department of Human Services to adjust the Texas Index for Level of Effort. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 7 72-1 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to health and human services, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Health, other state agencies and providers, and including the enforcement of child support obligations; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 108 72-1 (1991) Author: Swinford, David Relating to transferring the functions of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and Hearing Impaired and the Texas Commission for the Blind to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 231 72-1 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HR 250 72-1 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Resolving to suspend House Rule 14, Section 9(a) to enable the conference committee appointed to resolve the differences on House Bill No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 22 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the delivery of health and human services. Senate: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
SB 65 72-1 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an emergency appropriation for the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 88 72-1 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
1st Printing printed and distributed
HB 94 72-2 (1991) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 50 72-2 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 880 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies. House: Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 1672 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the effect of having received probation in a criminal case on an applicant for certain licenses issued by the Texas Department of Human Services or a licensee operating under.... House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1959 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxes for certain publicly owned housing used to provide transitional shelter for needy persons. House: Ways & Means Pending in subcommittee
HB 2145 71-0 (1989) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of the housing for the homeless fund within the Texas Housing Agency. House: Ways & Means 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2276 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of records in the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 2287 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to family violence shelters. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2473 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the composition and functions of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council; creating the Human Services Interagency Committee; and providing for the exchange of health and human services.... House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2777 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to criminal history information records that the Texas Department of Human Services may obtain. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2873 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist persons with disabilities and their families; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2940 71-0 (1989) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to a public hearing requirement for the location of a family home. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 3086 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the composition of the Home Health Services Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 707 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the provision of services by certain state agencies to students at risk of dropping out of school. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 1237 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Melton, Bob
Relating to the effect of having received probation in a criminal case on an applicant for certain licenses issued by the Texas Department of Human Services or a licensee operating under certain licenses issued.... House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1392 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1509 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist persons with disabilities and their families; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1542 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the provision by the Texas Department of Human Services or respite services for caregivers to the elderly and disabled. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 1595 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the prohibition of operating an unregistered family home and the advertising of unregistered family homes; providing penalties for violations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1640 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to income eligibility for medical assistance; advisory committees of the department; the provision and payment of hospital and physician services; and the liability of health care providers rendering services... Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1666 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxes for certain publicly owned housing used to provide transitional shelter for needy persons. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1821 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the definition of family homes as community-based residential homes exclusively for disabled persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SCR 128 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Encouraging the public and private sectors to cooperate in establishing programs to rehabilitate housing and build new housing for the disadvantaged. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
HB 123 71-3 (1990) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to conduct a charitable raffle. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 6 71-4 (1990) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to conduct a charitable raffle. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 157 71-4 (1990) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Services for the biennium August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 48 71-5 (1990) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to conduct a charitable raffle. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 97 71-5 (1990) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Services for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations Pending in committee
HB 98 71-5 (1990) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to appropriations to the Texas Department of Human Services for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations Pending in committee
HB 75 71-6 (1990) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to conduct a charitable raffle. Filed
HB 584 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Human Services and to the administration of programs for children, the disabled, and the elderly; providing penalties. House: Government Organization Pending in subcommittee
HB 1154 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist mentally or developmentally disabled persons and their families; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2518 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the creation of a child support department in Harris County. House: Judiciary Laid on the table subject to call
HR 675 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Directing the Committee on Human Services and the Committee on Public Health to study jointly the regional management structure of health and human services agencies.
SB 298 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Human Services and to the administration of programs for children, the disabled, and the elderly; providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 483 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide publicly owned facilities for human services to the indigent. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1057 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to minimum standards for and the qualifications of persons conducting social studies before an adoption. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1207 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Eddie
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the authority of a home-rule city to provide human services to the indigent. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 348 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the annual report of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 350 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal history information records from the Department of Public Safety, the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division, or another law enforcement agency, and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal history information records; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 1400 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the authority of housing authorities to provide housing to persons of moderate income. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
SB 329 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the annual report of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 406 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the punishment for the offense of assault if the victim of the assault is an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources assaulted while performing certain duties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
HB 72 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the provision of rehabilitative services for certain blind persons. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 228 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to the establishment of shelters for abused wives and their children in certain cities. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 278 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to an aural habilitation program for deaf and hearing impaired individuals. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 344 68-0 (1983) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the provision of protective services for the elderly by the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 673 68-0 (1983) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Human Resources. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 849 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the provision of protective services for the elderly by the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 864 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Human Resources. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 1086 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to administrative proceedings involving the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 1238 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the establishment of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 1576 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to set and charge a fee for providing certain services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2140 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, W. N. "Billy"
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the use of volunteers by certain governmental entities that provide human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 48 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an aural habilitation program for deaf and hearing-impaired individuals. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 49 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to duties and powers of the Texas Commission for the Deaf and to the establishment of programs and services for the deaf and deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals and their parents. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 201 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the per diem for members of the Texas Board of Human Resources. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 214 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to retaining the protective services for the elderly program in the Department of Human Resources. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 289 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the establishment of a state program to weatherize homes of needy or elderly individuals or families; requiring reports to the legislature. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 426 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to state loans to finance the purchase, installation, or repair of energy conservation devices and renewable energy systems by persons and families of low income and families of moderate income. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 633 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Lee, El Franco
Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 711 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the establishment; administration; membership; qualifications, terms, and compensation of members; and powers and duties and functions of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council, the Council on Disabilities, and the Long-term Care Coordinating Council for the Elderly and the relationship of the councils in carrying out their functions and to the Medical Care Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 861 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the responsibility of the Department of Human Resources to provide protective services to elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 920 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to set and charge a fee for providing certain services and to provision of services under certain circumstances. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1053 68-0 (1983) Author: Kothmann, Glenn Relating to utility rate relief programs of municipalities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 192 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to pilot programs and services for deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 194 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the provision of services for the deaf. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 195 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to outdoor training programs for deaf students. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 447 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the commissioner of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 462 67-0 (1981) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to the extent to which the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act applies to the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 622 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the use of volunteers in providing human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1042 67-0 (1981) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1113 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1277 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Neal T. Relating to the state loans for purchasing technological aids for visually handicapped persons. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1324 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Security & Sanctions Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1327 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the state's liability for and defense of claims based on conduct of certain medical consultants to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1334 67-0 (1981) Author: Polk, Mary
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and funding for these programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1470 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the funding of services and shelter centers for victims of family violence and to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 2278 67-0 (1981) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to construction of the Human Services Center. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HJR 79 67-0 (1981) Author: Luna III, Albert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing relief for certain consumers of residential gas and electricity and dedicating a portion of taxes on natural gas. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to Committee on Constitutional Amendments
SB 52 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the provision of services for the deaf. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 213 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to obtaining information for the administration of human resources programs. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 215 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the qualifications of the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 220 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the funding of services and shelter centers for victim of family violence and to the funding, establishment and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. Senate: Human Resources Postponed
SB 320 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to pilot programs and services for deaf-blind multihandicapped individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 433 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the appointment and qualifications of the commissioner of human resources. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 516 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the funding, establishment, and operation of multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers; authorizing certain fees for service of a district clerk; authorizing appropriations. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 597 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Jones, Neal T.
Relating to state loans for purchasing technological aids for visually handicapped persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 712 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1087 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the provision for the right to investigate the abuse of an elderly person. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1173 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and funding for these programs. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
SJR 49 67-0 (1981) Author: Ogg, Jack Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing relief for certain consumers of residential gas and electricity and dedicating a portion of taxes on natural gas. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SR 657 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty Creating an interim study of the health welfare services provided through block grant funding. Senate: Human Resources
HB 335 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Making a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Appropriations Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 673 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the promulgation, distribution, and completion of child abuse report forms. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 810 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to shelters for abused wives in certain cities. House: Human Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 990 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to a program for the relief of certain consumers of residential gas and electricity. House: Ways & Means Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 1075 66-0 (1979) Author: Lalor, Lance
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and court orders for the protection of members of a family or a household. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1394 66-0 (1979) Author: Crawford, Bo Relating to the designation of the State Department of Public Welfare as the state agency to administer social service programs established by federal law. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1749 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records and criminal reports of a person who applies for or holds a license issued by the department. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1763 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to establishment of a program to educate the public on the sexual abuse on children. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1831 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to representation of the Texas Department of Human Resources in certain judicial proceedings. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1834 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Adopting the Human Resource Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to state programs, assistance, and services for needy persons, children, and handicapped persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2207 66-0 (1979) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to a Foster Grandparents Program administered by the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 594 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to shelter and services for victims of family violence and court orders for the protection of members of a family or a household. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 628 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to a state program to aid in the payment of utility bills on behalf of needy aged individuals to be administered by the Texas Department of Human Resources; making provisios for such administration; establishing a fund in the State Treasury; and providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1172 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Adopting the Human Resources Code, a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to state programs, assistance, and services for needy persons, children, and handicapped persons. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 1255 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to access to the criminal record or history of a client or an applicant for services by the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 252 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to the provision of protective services for elderly persons. House: Health & Welfare Motion to reconsider spread on the Journal
HB 286 65-0 (1977) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the provision of protective services (assistance necessary to maintain physical and mental health, and safety) for certain elderly persons. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
HB 444 65-0 (1977) Author: Sullivant, Bill
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to the establishment and operation of pilot multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 550 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring certain duties of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance; transferring the duties of the Governor's Committee on Aging to the Department of Aging and Special Assistance. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 817 65-0 (1977) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the administration by the Texas Employment Commission of a counseling program for the employment of displaced homemakers. House: Labor
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1746 65-0 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to consolidation of the State Department of Public Welfare, the Texas Youth Council, and the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Health & Welfare Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 2204 65-0 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to the establishment and funding of marital violence pilot centers. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HR 98 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study services available to the multi-handicapped. House: Social Services
SB 320 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Changing the name of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Resources; providing for the appointment of a director of the department; transferring all powers and duties of the State Board of Public welfare and the Commissioner of Public Welfare to the director of the Department of Human Resources and abolishing the board and office of commissioner. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 421 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Aging and Special Assistance. Senate: Human Resources Motion lost
SB 422 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, and functions of the Health and Welfare Services Transfer Board; abolishing the State Board of Public Welfare. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 515 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Relating to the establishment and operation of pilot multipurpose service centers for displaced homemakers. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 549 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Amending Section 15, Chapter 173, Acts of the 47th Legislature, Regular Session, 1941, as amended (Article 6687b, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes), to dedicate all fees and charges for the maintenance, operation, and support of the Texas Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 555 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to consolidation of the State Department of Public Welfare, the Texas Youth Council, and the Governor's Committee on Aging. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 1074 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the purchase of insurance for or reimbursement of certain State Department of Public Welfare employees and volunteers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 1084 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Exempting from the ad valorem tax properties owned by non-profit corporations providing social services in designated poverty areas. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1281 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Garcia, Matt
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Community Affairs to contract with and despense money to Big Brothers of America. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Notice given- 1 hour to suspend rules to consider
SB 1325 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Wilson, John
Relating to the name and composition of the State Board of Public Welfare and to the name and title of the Department and Commissioner of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1333 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to reform of the state welfare system by changing the rules of law regarding the obligation of a person to support his relatives. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SR 67 65-2 (1978) Author: Brooks, Chet Creating a special interim committee to study the human services delivery system in Texas. Senate: Administration
HB 1246 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the type of services aged persons employed in community programs may provide. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1407 64-0 (1975) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to transferring the administrative responsibilities for the federal old age and survivors insurance program from the State Department of Public Welfare to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1769 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the Advisory Council on Services for the Elderly. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1870 64-0 (1975) Author: Miller, Chris Relating to the authority of the State Board of Public Welfare to commission peace officers. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 2076 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to disclosure of information on welfare recipients. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2083 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to compensation of members of the Board of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2213 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the name of the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HR 155 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to requesting the Committee on Social Services to make an interim study on the delivery and effectiveness of social services. House: Social Services
HR 169 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to directing the Committee on Health and Welfare to function during interim study any and all matters within its purview. House: Health & Welfare
SB 465 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to political activity of officers and employees of the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Governor submitted as emergency
SB 656 64-0 (1975) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to the authority of the State Board of Public Welfare to commission peace officers. Senate: State Affairs Motion to suspend rules lost
SB 903 64-0 (1975) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to compensation of members of the Board of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 916 64-0 (1975) Author: Harrington, D. Roy Relating to providing protective services for elderly persons; authorizing reports as to need of services, investigations by an investigative agency as defined in the Act, and court action under certain circumstances; granting immunity to persons making good faith reports; providing for venue and certain rules of evidence in court actions. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 1077 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Leland, Mickey
Relating to the name of the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 450 63-0 (1973) Author: Bynum, Ben Authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to acquire real property and to construct buildings; authorizing the department to enter into any agreements or contracts necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act; authorizing the department to expend appropriated funds and to accept and expend funds received from public and private sources for these purposes; providing for limitations and restrictions; providing for limitations and restrictions; providing a repealing clause, a savings clause; and declaring an emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 704 63-0 (1973) Author: Cates, Phil Authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to comply with the provisions of Public Law 92-503 and any amendments thereto or rules and regulations issued pursuant thereto; authorizing the Department to enter into any agreements or contracts necessary to carry out the provisions of such Act; providing a repealing clause, a savings clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Committee hearing date
HB 818 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to the establishment of the Department of Human Resources and providing for its governance by the Board of Human Resources; abolishing certain governing boards of state agencies and transferring their functions to the Board of Human Resources. House: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 845 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of community multipurpose human resource centers by the Texas Department of Community Affairs. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 884 63-0 (1973) Author: Garcia, Matt Changing the statutory definition of "permanently and totally disabled" as used in the Public Welfare Act of 1941. House: Human Resources Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1019 63-0 (1973) Author: Kaster, James J. Creating the Texas Home Rehabilitation Loan Insurance Fund, defining its purposes, objectives, powers and responsibilities, and providing for the administration of the Fund by the Texas Department of Community Affairs; establishing a procedure for the creation of Local Home Rehabilitation Agencies to administer the Fund in local communities. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1095 63-0 (1973) Author: Truan, Carlos Changing the name of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Human Resources; providing for the appointment of a director of the department; transferring all powers and duties of the State Board of Public Welfare and the Commissioner of Public Welfare to the director of the Department of Human Resources and abolishing the board and the office of commissioner. House: Human Resources Reported favorably
HB 1238 63-0 (1973) Author: Whitmire, John Amending the General and Special Laws of the State of Texas. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HCR 57 63-0 (1973) Author: Jones, Luther Memorializing the Congress of the United States to assure that adequate funding continue for programs relating to human resource at the community level. House: Human Resources
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Finance
HCR 80 63-0 (1973) Author: Green, Gene Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take immediate action to reverse the recently issued regulations of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare which prohibit the use of privately-donated funds as the state share to be matched with federal funds to provide for social service programs. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HR 61 63-0 (1973) Author: Rodriguez, Lindsey Concerning impounding of certain federal funds. House: State Affairs
HR 76 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Authorizing the Sub-committee on Public Welfare of Human Resources Committee to conduct necessary studies on public welfare. House: Human Resources
SB 716 63-0 (1973) Author: Adams, Don An Act amending House Bill No. 8, Page 269, Chapter 184, Article XX, General and Special Laws of the State of Texas, Acts of the 47th Legislature, Regular Session, 1941, as amended. Senate: Finance Sent to subcommittee
SCR 33 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Memorializing the Congress of the United State to assure that expanded funds for revenue sharing shall include funding for the Community Action Agencies formerly funded by the Office of Economic Opportunity. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HCR 12 62-0 (1971) Author: Lombardino, Frank
Sponsor: Bernal, Joe J.
Memorializing Congress to completely reorganize the federal welfare program.
HCR 33 62-0 (1971) Author: Lemmon, Ray
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Memorializing Congress to clarify and maintain consistency in welfare legislation, positions and requirements.
SB 256 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Heatly, W.S. "Bill"
Relating to allocations of certain funds out of the Omnibus Tax Clearance Fund.
SB 305 62-0 (1971) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the reorganization of the State Department of Public Welfare under the name of State Department of Human Resources and creating the Advisory Board on Human Resources.
SB 830 62-0 (1971) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Cavness, Don
Relating to services extended to handicapped persons by the State Commission for the Blind.
HB 1326 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to the types of facilities subject to licensing.
HCR 135 61-0 (1969)
SB 110 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to creating a Commission for Rehabilitation and prescribing its powers, duties, functions, financing and procedures.
SB 190 61-0 (1969) Author: Jordan, Barbara Charline Relating to vocational rehabilitation, defining certain terms, providing for authority of the State agency administering a program of vocational rehabilitation to supply extended rehabilitation services, including contracting for extended sheltered workshop employment opportunity and extended community residence; providing for contributions by persons participating in vocational rehabilitation; providing for establishment of standards for service and staffing in contract agencies; providing for the receipt and expenditure of any funds available for implementation of this Act.
HB 1049 60-0 (1967) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to making supplemental appropriations to the State Department of Public Welfare for administrative expenses for the period beginning June 1, 1967 and ending August 31, 1967, for the purpose of making plans to implement benefits to patients in institutions under the "Medical Assistance Act of 1967"; fixing an effective date.
SJR 41 60-0 (1967) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Texas to raise the limit on the amount that may be expended in any one year out of state funds for Public Assistance payments only.
SB 319 59-0 (1965) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to amending certain Acts concerning the allocation of state moneys to the "Blind Assistance Fund", the "Children's Assistance Fund", the "Old Age Assistance Fund" and the "Disabled Assistance Fund".
SB 449 59-0 (1965) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to "The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of Texas"; providing for vocational rehabilitation of the mentally and physically handicapped, except the legally blind.
HB 327 58-0 (1963) Author: Alaniz, John C. | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements of persons who may receive benefits from programs paid out of public funds and administered by the Board and Department of Public Welfare and admission to the eleemosynary institutions of this State by providing that the requirement of United States citizenship shall be waived as to any such person who meets the other requirements specified in this Act.
HB 329 58-0 (1963) Author: Adams, J. Collier Relating to amending the Public Welfare Act of 1941, relative to providing that information concerning recipients of certain payments from the state shall be public records.
HB 409 58-0 (1963) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al. Relating to creating the Texas Welfare Study Commission.
HB 740 58-0 (1963) Author: Smith, William Landrum "Will" Relating to authorizing the establishment of residential facilities for the custodial care of severely physically handicapped persons under the jurisdiction of the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools.
SCR 86 58-0 (1963)
HB 405 57-0 (1961) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending Chapter 23, Acts of the 41st Legislature, First Called Session, as amended, by adding thereto a new section pertaining to the rehabilitation of severely physically disable Texas citizens.
HB 682 57-0 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to establishing the Vocational Rehabilitation Act of Texas; providing for vocational rehabilitation of the mentally and physically handicapped.
HB 959 57-0 (1961) Author: Ratcliff, Joseph Neil "Joe" Relating to authorizing the commissioners courts of certain counties to purchase land outside the county to be used for facilities in connection with supplying commodities for the use and benefit of persons whose welfare is the responsibility of the county or its political subdivisions.
SB 137 57-0 (1961) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending a certain Act relating to the severely physically disabled; providing for administration by the Vocational Rehabilitation Division of the Texas Education Agency.
SB 333 57-0 (1961) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to enacting "The Vocational Rehabilitation Act of Texas"; providing for vocational rehabilitation of the mentally and physically handicapped; establishing a Texas Vocational Rehabilitation Council to administer vocational rehabilitation services and prescribing its powers and duties; setting an effective date.
SB 445 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending a certain Statute increasing the per diem of members of the State Board of Public Welfare.
HB 108 57-1 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing establishment of Rehabilitation Districts to provide education, training, special services and guidance for handicapped persons; providing for their financing and administration.
SB 47 57-1 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. | et. al. Relating to authorizing establishment of Rehabilitation districts to provide education, training, special services and guidance for handicapped persons; providing for its financing and administration.
HB 56 57-3 (1962) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" | et. al. Relating to authorizing establishment of rehabilitation districts to provide education, training, special services and guidance for handicapped persons; providing for its financing and administration.
HB 164 56-0 (1959) Author: Jarvis, Ben E. Relating to amending certain acts relating to the residence requirements for employees of the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 317 56-0 (1959) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" Relating to amending certain laws by providing for the issuance of a duplicate assistance warrant if the claimant entitled to receive such warrant has lost or loses, or for any reason failed or fails to receive such warrant after such warrant is or has been issued by the Comptroller.
HB 679 56-0 (1959) Author: Boysen, Stanley | et. al. Relating to creating a Texas Coordinating Commission for State Welfare Services.
SB 17 56-0 (1959) Author: Colson, Esther Neveille Relating to creating a Texas Coordinating Commission for State Health and Welfare Services.
SJR 13 56-0 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Proposing an amendment so as to increase the amount authorized to be paid out of State funds for assistance payments to permanently and totally disabled persons to Two Million, Five Hundred Thousand Dollars ($2,500,000) per year.
SB 9 56-1 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending statutes by increasing appropriations for the Blind Assistance Fund, Children's Assistance Fund and Old Age Assistance Fund.
SB 8 56-2 (1959) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to amending Statutes by increasing allocation of funds to the Old Age, Blind, and Children Assistance Funds.
HB 162 55-0 (1957) Author: Turman, James Arthur "Jimmy" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes by changing the title of the office of "Executive Director" created in Section 2 of this Act to "Commissioner of Public Welfare."
HB 335 52-0 (1951) Author: Cobb, Morris Gray Relating to amending certain acts by providing for residence requirements for employees of the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 647 51-0 (1949) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce Relating to the appointment of guardians for persons for whom it is necessary to appoint guardians to collect funds for the State and/or Federal Government; providing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
SB 203 51-0 (1949) Author: Bracewell, Jr., Joseph Searcy Relating to empowering and directing the State Department of Public Welfare to refund to the Federal Government One-Thousand Eight-Hundred and Ninety-Four Dollars and Sixty-Nine Cents ($1,894.69) to make adjustment in amounts expended in excess of those found necessary by the Social Security Administration for the proper administration of the Civilian War Assistance Program and the Enemy Alien Program; providing for a repealing clause and a saving clause.
HB 299 50-0 (1947) Author: Files, Rae Mandette Relating to amending a previous Act, the residence requirements for personnel with the State Department of Public Welfare; providing a repealing clause; providing a saving clause.
HB 76 48-0 (1943) Author: Smith, Magus F. Relating to amending certain Acts permitting the State Board of Control and Superintendents of Eleemosynary and Reformatory Institutions to increase salaries of certain employees of the State, and providing certain regulations and restrictions in respect to the expenditure.
HB 363 48-0 (1943) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to providing a method for acquiring properties to be converted into low cost housing projects available to persons now receiving financial assistance from the State because of age or physical defects, designating the Board of Control as Administrative Agency and prescribing its powers, making an appropriation of Fifty Thousand Dollars ($50,000).
SB 48 48-0 (1943) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" | et. al. Relating to providing for the immediate admission into the Texas Confederate Home for Men at Austin, Texas, of all eligible Confederate Veterans, and providing for the maintenance and segregation of all Confederate Veterans who are now in said Home or may be hereafter admitted.
SB 84 48-0 (1943) Author: Moore, Weaver | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts by repealing each, every, and all appropriations and all language and words contained in this section of such bill known as "Division of Intake and Certification" which is contained in the appropriation for the State Department of Public Welfare; providing a saving clause.
SB 120 48-0 (1943) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to transferring to special Blind Assistance Fund the sum of $70,000.
SB 138 48-0 (1943) Author: Lovelady, Karl L. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing for the appointment and confirmation of members of the State Board of Public Welfare; providing a saving clause.

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