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HB 940 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1161 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1832 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to disclosures regarding the provision of services by certain health care providers in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 2031 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the inclusion of a student loan repayment benefit in a cafeteria plan administered for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to premium payment assistance for insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2175 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2959 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
SB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act; providing an administrative violation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing information to state employees about insurance available to those employees under a group coverage plan. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2359 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care compensation under certain health benefit or managed care plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2360 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of health care prices and related information. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3310 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3451 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the formation, operation, and authority to engage in business of insurance companies and other entities regulated under the Insurance Code; restructuring or changing fees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1020 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1039 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to death benefits for eligible survivors of certain Texas National Guard members. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1166 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to tobacco cessation programs for certain public employees and their dependents and to the assessment of a fee on certain public employees who use tobacco. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1777 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1826 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the use of unapproved or disapproved insurance or health maintenance organization forms. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2281 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to disclosures to life insurance policy owners. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3161 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to limited purpose subsidiary life insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3221 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 29 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 120 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to requiring dental support for a child subject to a child support order. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 451 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to death benefits for eligible survivors of certain Texas National Guard members. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 579 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the total benefit amount under a prepaid funeral contract. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 651 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to compensation of certain persons by a domestic insurance company. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 743 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to health benefits coverage for certain persons under the child health plan and other programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 844 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1176 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1290 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for bariatric surgery and for certain tests for the early detection of cardiovascular disease. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1379 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1380 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1573 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund provide a health benefit plan for its employees. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2278 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to health benefit plan coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act for certain medical supplies. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 2368 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to trusts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2740 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the licensing and regulation of youth camps. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3264 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to notifying certain persons of the medical loss ratios of health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3645 81-0 (2009) Author: Miklos, Robert | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3793 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to establishing a health and wellness initiative program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4291 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to insurance charters and certificates of authority. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 4477 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to assessments, coverage, deposits, and reinsurance of the Texas Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4505 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the eligibility of certain postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 26 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Miklos, Robert
Relating to the eligibility of certain employees, postdoctoral fellows, and graduate students to participate in health benefit programs at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: State Affairs
House passage as amended reported
SB 147 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage under residential property insurance policies for certain losses incurred because of compliance with an emergency evacuation order. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 350 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the application for and continuation of certain health benefit plan coverage; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 877 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 884 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to compensation of certain persons by a domestic insurance company. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 901 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to regulation of health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 973 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1224 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1246 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to certain refund requirements regarding credit insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1269 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Insurance Point of order sustained
HB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1437 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1849 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to certain fees for valuing life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2550 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to authorized investments in securities or property for foreign companies. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2572 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a requirement that a recipient of money from the Texas Enterprise Fund provide a health benefit plan for its employees. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3540 80-0 (2007) Author: Garcia, Juan | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to promoting the purchase and availability of health coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
SB 54 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain prosthetic devices, orthotic devices, and related services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 382 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to certain refund requirements regarding credit insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 419 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for enrollees with autism spectrum disorder. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 816 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1399 80-0 (2007) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the definition of certain terms used in a specified disease policy. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 367 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the provision to certain political subdivisions of claims cost information for health and accident coverage. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 368 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 579 79-0 (2005) Author: Campbell, Scott Relating to regulation of long-term care benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 688 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to reinstatement of individual accident and health insurance policies under certain circumstances. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 765 79-0 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to notice of coverage under certain group health insurance policies and standard health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 933 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to certain insurance for officers and employees of state agencies. House: Insurance
Senate: Government Organization
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1570 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged
HB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1775 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the meaning of certain terms used in a specified disease insurance policy. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2390 79-0 (2005) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2813 79-0 (2005) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to eligibility for coverage by the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
SB 53 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the use of genetic testing information by insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 215 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 218 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the coverage of certain treatments for multiple myeloma and Hodgkin's disease under an evidence of coverage issued by a health maintenance organization. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1448 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain laws relating to portability of certain health benefit coverage provided to school district employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1532 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1739 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the establishment of an employee welfare benefit plan by certain private educational institutions. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
HB 42 79-1 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to compensation supplementation for certain education employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 508 78-0 (2003) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to notice of an increase in certain rates or charges for certain group policies or contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 784 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to coverage of assisted living facilities under professional liability insurance and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 928 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authorized investments and transactions of certain stipulated premium insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1128 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1268 78-0 (2003) Author: Seaman, Gene
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1446 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the eligibility of certain children for certain health benefit coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1798 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1800 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1880 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2193 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3107 78-0 (2003) Author: Keffer, Bill Relating to health benefit plan coverage for acute or chronic medical conditions. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 373 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to notice of an increase in certain rates or charges for certain group policies or contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 421 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to coverage of assisted living facilities under professional liability insurance and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 450 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to outpatient drug benefit coverage in certain health insurance policies and discount drug programs. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 927 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the eligibility of certain children for certain health benefit coverage. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 291 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to interpretation of the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 329 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to coverage for maternity benefits under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 343 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to a prohibition on certain restrictions imposed by health benefit plans on the performance of professional health care services by health care practitioners. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 393 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain nonprofit entities that provide health or long-term care or health benefit plans; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 471 77-0 (2001) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to insurance agent commissions paid by small employer carriers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 845 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to suspension of certain limitations periods applicable to insurance policies issued to or covering Holocaust victims; providing an administrative penalty. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1076 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to participation by employees and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments in the uniform group insurance program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1491 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1495 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the transfer of tax credits among members of the Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1684 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain charges that may be included in a retail installment agreement. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2159 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to premium rates and minimum reserves for credit life and accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2389 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to authorized investments and transactions of certain stipulated premium insurance companies. House: Insurance Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3098 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 83 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Encouraging U.S. Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 115 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Memorializing congress to expand the use of medical savings accounts. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 139 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al. Memorializing congress to provide tax credits to individuals for the purchase of private health insurance. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
HR 1346 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 393. Reported enrolled
SB 770 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to availability of health benefit plan coverage for certain dependents of an enrollee. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 771 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a consumers' guide for employers regarding health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 806 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1076 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain finance charges. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1229 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the credit life and accident and health insurance. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 19 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Memorializing Congress to expand the use of medical savings accounts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SCR 37 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Memorializing Congress to provide tax credits to individuals buying private health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Signed by the Governor
HB 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to insurance coverage for certain dental procedures. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 96 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to access to specialty health care services under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 107 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to a prohibition of certain underwriting decisions based on credit reports; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 141 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain sight-corrective procedures. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 190 76-0 (1999) Author: Longoria, John Relating to a prohibition on certain restrictions imposed by insurers on the performance of professional health care services by health care practitioners. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 203 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to cancellation of certain insurance policies. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 205 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to certain insurance investigations regarding burglary or robbery losses or death claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 213 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain claims for health care services. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 256 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to copayment information required on certain health coverage identification cards. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 266 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al. Relating to the availability of certain specialists under a health care plan offered by a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 362 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 401 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to group health insurance for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 406 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 457 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in life insurance, retirement benefits, and other financial plans. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 493 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the children of certain state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 520 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al. Relating to coverage for dependents under a small employer health benefit plan offered through an independent school district. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 610 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to health care providers under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 706 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to contingency reserves for the state uniform group insurance program. House: Pensions & Investments No action taken in committee
HB 768 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the extension of group life insurance to spouses and children. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 792 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the regulation of viatical settlement agreements and life settlement agreements. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 859 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to certain health benefit plan coverages involving women's health issues. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 876 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to certain nonprofit entities that provide health or long-term care or health benefit plans; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 897 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to medical assistance payments for ambulance services. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 969 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition under certain health benefit plans of treatment for craniofacial abnormalities of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 975 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary | et. al. Relating to group health benefits coverage for employees of school districts. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1093 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a labor support specialist during childbirth. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1097 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to application requirements for participation in the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1173 76-0 (1999) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1179 76-0 (1999) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to group health coverage for school district employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1194 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the operation of a statewide rural health care system. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1211 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to health maintenance organization plans for small employers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1212 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to catastrophic care and basic coverage benefit plans for large employers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1217 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to enrollment periods for employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1294 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al. Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1344 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1406 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses in children. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1498 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the availability of health benefit coverage options for health maintenance organization eligible enrollees. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1537 76-0 (1999) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to a health care plan for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1586 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the coverage by long-term care insurance policies of the parents of an insured or the parents of the spouse of an insured. House: Insurance
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1627 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to certain requirements for insurers that contract with municipalities. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1628 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to requiring a health insurer to provide certain information to governmental entities and employers with which the insurer contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1650 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1656 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1670 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the investigation and prosecution of fraud in the uniform group insurance program for state employees; providing administrative penalties. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1710 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to fraud control procedures for the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1720 76-0 (1999) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the right to choose a specialist for the performance of certain health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1721 76-0 (1999) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to use of a drug formulary in certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1750 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to standards for utilization review. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1751 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health insurance coverage for medical foods. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1764 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to coverage by a health benefit plan of reconstructive breast surgery after mastectomy. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1787 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the ability of an insurer to obtain a release from liability; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1834 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to the treatment of a patient by a physical therapist without a referral from another licensed health care professional. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1919 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to legislative review of health care benefits that are mandated to be provided by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Administration
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1924 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to health insurance provided through the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1928 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to limitations on disclosure of certain patient health information; providing penalties. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1986 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to accessibility of certain services to a person enrolled in a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1999 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to employee benefits available to employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2049 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the right of a person entitled to coverage under certain health and accident insurance policies to select certain health care practitioners. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2051 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to classes of business for small employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 2061 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to coverage by a health benefit plan of certain prescription drugs. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2096 76-0 (1999) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the control of health insurance fraud. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2110 76-0 (1999) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2161 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to standards and other requirements for long-term care insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2254 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to models used in conjunction with a hearing before the Texas Department of Insurance relating to windstorm insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2288 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the consent to ownership or beneficiary of certain life insurance policies House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2290 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to a review that health care benefits be provided under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2315 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the investigation and prosecution of fraud in certain benefit programs operated by the state; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Referred to Human Services
HB 2321 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to a state funding allotment for health insurance and other health care benefits for public school employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2340 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to provision of dental insurance benefits through a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2418 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation of an independent consumer assistance ombudsman program for health insurance. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 2424 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to application of certain coverage requirements for serious mental illness. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2495 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the use of a prescription drug formulary by a group health benefit plan. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2520 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2521 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2529 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the administration of pharmacy benefits under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2530 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to persons authorized to provide diabetes self-management training. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2550 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to life insurance coverage for spouses under certain group life insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2634 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain newborn screening. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2701 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2708 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 2746 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to disclosure requirements for certain information held by pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2748 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to coverage for certain care for children provided through certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2751 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the compensation of an officer, trustee, or director of a domestic insurance company. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2754 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the administration of risk pools that provide health and accident coverage for political subdivisions. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2828 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of a medical savings account pilot program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2868 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to provision of certain information by a large employer health insurance carrier to an insured large employer. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 2875 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 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 2883 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to contracts between podiatrists and health care plans. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2969 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to small and large employer health plan certification, discontinuance, and dependent participation requirements. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3007 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to health benefits plan coverage for children of certain employees paid by state appropriated money. House: Pensions & Investments Considered in Calendars
HB 3016 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to health care utilization review agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3018 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to enrollee coverage and charges under a health maintenance organization health care plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3019 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the delegation of certain functions by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3020 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the withdrawal from operations by a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3021 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to a health maintenance organization's complaint and appeals procedures. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3022 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of health insurance, health care plans provided by health maintenance organizations, and other health benefit plans. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3023 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to a minimum net worth requirement for health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3039 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of physician collective negotiation. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 3053 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a lactation consultant. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3089 76-0 (1999) Author: Woolley, Beverly
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to long-term care insurance provided for certain public employees, retirees, and their family members. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3096 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to exclusions and limitations applied under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 3097 76-0 (1999) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to parity in benefits. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3111 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the use of Hospitalists. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 3178 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to coverage for certain health benefits under the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3273 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to health insurance availability and providing for the creation of HealthMarts. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3275 76-0 (1999) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the application of the preexisting condition provisions of certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3361 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the control of health insurance fraud; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3367 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to participation in the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefit Act by former members of the governing bodies of community/junior colleges who render at least 10 continuous years of service and who are at least 55 years of age. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3472 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain individuals who are not residents of this state. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3584 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to dependent coverage under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 3603 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to insurance claims and the control of insurance fraud. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 3663 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to network pharmacies under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3680 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to an interim study by the Texas Department of Insurance regarding portability of certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3698 76-0 (1999) Author: Shields, John Relating to allowing Health Maintenance Organization enrollees to choose a nonnetwork pediatrician as primary care physician. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3785 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to coverage for services provided through telemedicine under certain health plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 26 76-0 (1999) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al. Requesting the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house to establish a Blue Ribbon Task Force to study the uninsured issue. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HCR 299 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Requesting a study of the extension of dental PPO benefits to all businesses without access to self-funded programs. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HCR 318 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1498. Signed by the Governor
HJR 59 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize school districts to purchase personal injury protection insurance to cover students who are injured while riding as passengers in a vehicle operated by or for the school district. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HR 1200 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Requesting a study of the extension of dental PPO benefits to all businesses without access to self-funded programs. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
HR 1215 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 610. Reported enrolled
SB 97 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 130 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to certain unfair practices by insurers and certain related entities regarding preferred providers of health care. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 161 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for treatment of a child for an abnormal structure of the body caused by certain congenital or developmental defects or diseases. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 257 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to dependent coverage under the state employees uniform group insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 288 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to the definition under certain health benefit plans of treatment for craniofacial abnormalities of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Insurance
SB 377 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to review and implementation of health care benefits required to be provided under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Insurance
SB 405 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Relating to the extension of certain group life insurance coverage to spouses and children. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 454 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Relating to a retirement health care plan for firefighters and police officers in certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 497 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the application of the preexisting condition provisions of certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 512 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to billing medical patients and the penalty for certain pricing practices. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 530 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the premium tax on certain life, health, and accident insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 538 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and insurance coverage based on certain genetic information and to limitations on the use of that information. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 569 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to standards for utilization review. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 572 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to comprehensive coverage under certain health benefit plans for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 767 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the treatment of a patient by a physical therapist without a referral from another licensed health care professional. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 781 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to contracts between podiatrists and health care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 782 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements for certain patient health information; providing a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Left pending in committee
SB 830 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to billing policies of certain health care professionals and facilities; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 880 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 881 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Moreno, Joe
Relating to enrollment periods for employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 890 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the delegation of certain functions by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 982 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to persons authorized to provide diabetes self-management training. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 998 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to a firefighters' relief and retirement fund in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1029 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the right of a person entitled to coverage under certain health and accident insurance policies to select certain health care practitioners. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1030 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Farabee, David | et. al.
Relating to the use of a prescription drug formulary by a group health benefit plan. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1063 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the operation of a statewide rural health care system. Senate: Economic Development Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1084 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the assignment of benefits for dental care services. House: Insurance
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1120 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1128 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to systems and programs administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1130 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1194 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the payment of premiums for health care coverage by certain persons who have incurred a compensable injury. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1196 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to consent to the purchase or application for, and designation of owners or beneficiaries of, certain life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1237 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the administration of pharmacy benefits under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1294 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to billing medical patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1349 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the services of a lactation consultant. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1351 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Relating to health benefits plan coverage for dependent children of certain employees paid by state appropriated money. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1376 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain individuals who are not residents of this state. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 1381 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the establishment and operation of a border region pilot program by the Texas Insurance Purchasing Alliance. Senate: Border Affairs - Special No action taken in committee
SB 1424 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the creation of a consumer assistance ombudsman program for health insurance consumers. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1468 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the regulation of physician joint negotiation. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1543 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Relating to insurance coverage for off-label uses of federal Food and Drug Administration approved drugs. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1556 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the control of health insurance fraud; providing civil penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1588 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to fraud control procedures for the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1608 76-0 (1999) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to coverage for reconstructive breast surgery after mastectomy. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1657 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the compensation of an officer, trustee, or director of a domestic insurance company. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1687 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the availability of prescription drugs from certain pharmacies under a health care plan offered by a health maintenance organization. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1749 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to participation in the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act by certain former members of the governing bodies of community/junior colleges. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 1809 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1814 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the payment of certain health care expenses as additional child support. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1843 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to coverage of eye care services under certain health benefit plans; to civil liability of optometrists; to the regulation of optometry; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1884 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to independent review of certain health insurance claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SCR 6 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Requesting the governor, lieutenant governor, and speaker of the house to establish a Blue Ribbon Task Force to study the uninsured issue. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 7 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Memorializing Congress to provide lifetime healthcare for military retirees over the age of 65. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Signed by the Governor
SR 1141 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 610. Reported enrolled
HB 3 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to establishing the Texas Healthy Kids Corporation and other other health benefit coverage to increase access to health care for children. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 39 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment, occupational licenses, and coverage under certain health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 44 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to minimum coverage under certain health plans for care following the birth of a child. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 60 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays following the birth of a child. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 82 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to a prohibition on certain restrictions imposed by insurers on the performance of professional health care services by health care practitioners. House: Insurance Committee substitute considered in committee
HB 102 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postdelivery care following the birth of a child. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 163 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to accelerated payment or assignment of life insurance benefits under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 180 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 239 75-0 (1997) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to certain benefits provided under the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 261 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 262 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for reconstructive surgery incident to mastectomy. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 263 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the use of certain genetic information by insurers. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 349 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for care after the performance of a mastectomy and certain related procedures. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 354 75-0 (1997) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 355 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to certain individual health benefit plans issued to employees of certain small employers. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 524 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the payments of insurance benefits for a child to the possessory or managing conservator of the child. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 530 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to coverage for childhood immunizations under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 609 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the freedom of an insured individual to choose a doctor. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 612 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to certain disclosures to be made by a health benefit plan business. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 613 75-0 (1997) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to hospital care availability for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 652 75-0 (1997) Author: Haggerty, Pat Amending Article 3.70-13, relating to certain policies continuous. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 653 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the exemption of insurance coverage self-funded by the state from certain insurance laws. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 687 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 707 75-0 (1997) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Galloway, Michael
Relating to payroll deductions for insurance premiums paid by certain county employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 710 75-0 (1997) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the implementation of federal reforms and the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 712 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to discrimination against employees in certain businesses in the issuance of a group health benefit plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 750 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to coverage under health benefit plans for certain supplies and services associated with the treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 812 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to certain communications between physicians, dentists, or other providers and patients or health care plan enrollees and to certain related contracts. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 813 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to rates for insurance provided under the Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 831 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays after a mastectomy. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 839 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to prohibiting discrimination by insurers in issuing health or life insurance policies to certain persons who are victims of family violence. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 864 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to coverage under group health benefit plans for certain students. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 893 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 894 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 900 75-0 (1997) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to requiring health maintenance organizations to provide written explanations of reasons for termination of contracts with or employment of certain physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 913 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to loss ratios for Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 922 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the board of directors of the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 978 75-0 (1997) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1003 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the provision by health maintenance organizations and certain other managed care entities of health care services for a compensable injury; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1099 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of a rating system and consumer report cards for the comparison of health care plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1100 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to utilization review under health benefit plans and health insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1101 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1103 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1123 75-0 (1997) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1170 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1173 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain serious mental illnesses. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1212 75-0 (1997) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to health insurance portability and availability and the implementation of certain federal reforms relating to health insurance portability and availability. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1244 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to providing fairness and choice to certain patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1331 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to certain nonprofit entities that provide health or long-term care or health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1356 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to licensing of funeral prearrangement life insurance agents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1363 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to dental health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1371 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to coverage of benefits for mental health services by certain managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1434 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to underwriting guidelines used by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1539 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to group health insurance for retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1590 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to group health insurance coverage for school district employees. House: Pensions & Investments Testimony taken in committee
HB 1675 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to discrimination against certain victims of family violence by health benefit plan providers. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 1679 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requirements for certain health insurance benefits. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1685 75-0 (1997) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to certain disclosures to the public by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1700 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma | et. al. Relating to group health coverage for school district employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1713 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to discrimination against victims of family violence in the issuance of insurance. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 1785 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to dependent coverage under the state employees uniform group insurance program. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1804 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for infertility. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1819 75-0 (1997) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for massage therapy. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1831 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to information concerning health care services provided through certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1865 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to payment of accelerated life insurance benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2017 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to telemedicine services provided under the Medicaid and Medicare programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2033 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to coverage for services provided through telemedicine under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2034 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to medically necessary health care under certain insurance laws. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2058 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the certification, operation, powers, and duties of certain integrated health plans. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2063 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to coverage under a group health benefit plan for diagnosis and treatment of certain conditions affecting the temporomandibular joint. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2090 75-0 (1997) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the regulation of stop-loss insurance policies. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2092 75-0 (1997) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to advertisements for certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2093 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans of tests for the detection of prostate cancer. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2097 75-0 (1997) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the operation of risk pools and self-insurance funds by political subdivisions to provide health and accident coverage. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2173 75-0 (1997) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to dependent coverage under the state employees uniform group insurance program. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2180 75-0 (1997) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to review of mandated coverage in health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2221 75-0 (1997) Author: Turner, Bob
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to limitations on the amount of life insurance risk that may be written by certain agents of or assumed by a stipulated premium insurance company. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2274 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the exemption of insurance benefits and certain annuity proceeds from seizure under process. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2670 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the provision of insurance coverage for county officers and employees. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2774 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for children with serious emotional disturbances. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2814 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to discrimination by certain insurers against individuals who use nicotine replacement therapy products. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2878 75-0 (1997) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of a catastrophic care and medical savings account program for state employees and retired state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2910 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in life insurance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3055 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to group insurance coverage for certain employees of public schools. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3089 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to financial aid policies for the support of a student with a disability or chronic illness. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3114 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to benefits administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3123 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to coverage for certain treatments under managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3144 75-0 (1997) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the applicability of the Small Employer Health Insurance Availability Act. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3152 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to certain servicing agents for life insurance companies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3175 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3187 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3188 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the relationship of physicians and health care providers to enrollees in a managed care plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3197 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to utilization review of certain health care services provided to a person who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3239 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to health insurance coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3267 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to health benefit plans for children. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3270 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to claims information regarding certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3280 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David Relating to reciprocal regulation of certain life, health, or accident insurance companies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3310 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to requiring health benefit plans to cover medically necessary dental work for children born with cleft palate. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3420 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to prescription drug coverage under health plans offered by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3529 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3596 75-0 (1997) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to providing a tax-exempt benefit plan to cover educational expenses to employees of state agencies. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HCR 332 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Directing the Texas Department of Insurance to promulgate rules for standards for pharmacy benefit cards. Filed
HR 1356 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Directing the Texas Department of Insurance to promulgate rules for standards for pharmacy benefit cards. Filed
SB 14 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to long-term care for public employees. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
SB 39 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to access to certain obstetric or gynecological health care under a health benefits plan. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 40 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postpartum care following the birth of a child. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 53 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for newborns and adopted children. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 54 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to access to certain obstetrical or gynecological health care under a health benefit plan; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 98 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of discrimination in the determination of eligibility for employment and coverage under certain group health benefit plans based on the use of certain genetic tests and to limitations on the use of information derived from those tests; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 147 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the definition of emergency care for health insurance policies and health benefit plans provided by health maintenance organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 153 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to minimum coverage under certain health benefit plans for inpatient stays and postdelivery care following the birth of a child. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 162 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 163 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to coverage under health benefit plans for certain supplies and services associated with the treatment of diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 172 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Relating to coverage for childhood immunizations under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 217 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans for reconstructive surgery incident to a mastectomy. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 258 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to coverage under certain health benefit plans of tests for the detection of prostate cancer. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 277 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to provision of certain mental health and substance abuse services through health maintenance organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 285 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in life insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 311 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the disposition of beneficial interests in insurance. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 333 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the payments of insurance benefits for a child to the possessory or managing conservator of the child. House: Insurance
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 335 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 382 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 383 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of preferred provider benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 384 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to utilization review under health benefit plans and health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 385 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 387 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the use of a rating system and consumer report cards to compare certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Considered in Calendars
SB 464 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to providing fairness and choice to certain patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 585 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requirements for certain health insurance benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Point of order sustained
SB 589 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to contracts to provide services under the health insurance program administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 654 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to certain nonprofit entities that provide health or long-term care or health benefit plans; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 668 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to coverage under certain group health benefit plans for the diagnosis and treatment of infertility. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 682 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to advertisements for certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 809 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain serious mental illnesses. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 976 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to managed care plans issued by managed care organizations under Medicare risk-sharing contracts; imposing administrative penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1052 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the certification, operation, powers, and duties of certain integrated health plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1207 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to dependent coverage under the state employees uniform group insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1293 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to the approval and use of certain life, health, and accident insurance policy forms. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1300 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to the certification, operation, powers, and duties of certain integrated health plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1328 75-0 (1997) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to the eligibility of certain higher education employees to participate in group programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1542 75-0 (1997) Author: Galloway, Michael Relating to payroll deductions for insurance premiums paid by certain county employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1568 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a retirement health trust for firefighters and police officers of certain municipalities. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1625 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the board of directors of the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1687 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for children with serious emotional disturbances. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1813 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation of a system of independent review for adverse medical determinations concerning insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1841 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to increasing the number of Texas children covered by health insurance; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1896 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David Relating to reciprocal regulation of insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 1921 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of a long-term care insurance education program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 87 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of a local government to extend employee benefits to a person related to the employee. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 129 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to medical savings accounts; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Posting rule suspended
HB 168 74-0 (1995) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al. Relating to the civil liability of certain persons providing uncompensated health care and health screening services. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 354 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to insurance for a charitable organization. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 369 74-0 (1995) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to the operation and funding of small employer health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 478 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the adoption of a mail-order prescription drug benefit option under the uniform group insurance program for certain state employees. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to subcommittee
HB 489 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to continuation of group health insurance coverage after termination of group contract. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 491 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to denial of or limitation on health insurance coverage because of a preexisting condition. House: Insurance Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 771 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 872 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the assignment and accelerated payment of death benefits and the business of purchasing the right to death benefits from a policy owner with a catastrophic or life-threatening illness. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 885 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the amount of insurance coverage allowed under group life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 997 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to health insurance coverage for children who are ineligible for Medicaid or who do not have access to private health insurance. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1010 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the selection of health care providers. House: Insurance Coauthor Authorized
HB 1033 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1034 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health insurance coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to subcommittee
HB 1057 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to freedom of choice of a health care provider by insured individuals. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1058 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John Relating to the creation of limited liability health maintenance organizations and limiting the liability of health care providers and physicians providing services through a limited liability health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1178 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to authorizing municipalities to use the competitive sealed proposal procedure for certain purchases. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1190 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of the use of certain underwriting guidelines by health insurers. House: Insurance Coauthor Authorized
HB 1194 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the establishment, certification, organization, and regulation of dental provider organizations and dental provider plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1211 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to enforcement of certain medical assistance support and the duties of employers and insurers regarding that support. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1243 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to requirements for certain insurers and health maintenance organizations concerning financial solvency. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1255 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting discrimination by certain insurers in issuing health insurance policies to women with fibrocystic breast conditions; imposing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1264 74-0 (1995) Author: Dear, Homer
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to service required under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas in certain circumstances to qualify for group insurance coverage. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1362 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to certain health care liability claims for which the state provides indemnification. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1416 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under group health insurance policies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1455 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to access to pharmaceutical services through certain managed care health plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1748 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to selection of certain mental health care professionals under a managed care plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1808 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to a franchise tax credit for payments made to certain medical savings accounts. House: Ways & Means Referred to subcommittee
HB 1865 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to coverage provided under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1972 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to certain health care providers under a managed care Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2021 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the certification of certain health organizations to contract with or employ certain health practitioners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2040 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of serious mental illness under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2145 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a prohibition on the use of certain pre-existing condition requirements in a health benefits plan administered by the Employees Retirement System for state employees and their dependents. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2207 74-0 (1995) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the application of the prohibition on illegal remuneration to preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2308 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2361 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John Relating to health insurance for employees of certain small employers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2364 74-0 (1995) Author: Telford, Barry Relating to the powers and duties of and systems and programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions and Investments Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2379 74-0 (1995) Author: Hernandez, Christine | et. al. Relating to comparable health insurance coverage for employees of public school districts. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2597 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2606 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the power to suspend or revoke any certificate of authority issued to a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2607 74-0 (1995) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the duty to examine the affairs of a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2740 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to group health insurance for retirees of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 2750 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed psychological associates in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2766 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim | et. al.
Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2790 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to the exemption of insurance benefits and certain annuity proceeds from seizure under process. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2893 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain insurance benefits and annuity proceeds. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2915 74-0 (1995) Author: Duncan, Robert To amend Article 3.42, Texas Insurance Code, relating to approval and use of life, health and accident insurance policy forms. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3100 74-0 (1995) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to health insurance coverage for employees of certain school districts. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3136 74-0 (1995) Author: Shields, John Relating to the standard Nonforfeiture benefits for life insurance. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3158 74-0 (1995) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to the regulation of Health Maintenance Organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3178 74-0 (1995) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the certification of providers by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 182 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to prohibiting discrimination by certain insurers in issuing health insurance policies to women with fibrocystic breast conditions; imposing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 202 74-0 (1995) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to the provision of certain services provided through health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 379 74-0 (1995) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the establishment, certification, organization, and regulation of dental preferred provider organizations and dental preferred provider plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to special subcommittee
SB 404 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. | et. al. Relating to health insurance coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 408 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments or retired employees or annuitants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 430 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the selection of health care providers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 514 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the availability of health insurance for certain children the subject of a child support order. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported favorably as substituted
SB 597 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to mandatory reinstatement of certain life insurance policies in case of mental incapacity of an insured. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 598 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the payment of claims on certain insurance policies or annuity contracts and to payment of attorney fees under those claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 603 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to certain health care providers under a managed care Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-author authorized
SB 607 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to benefits for the detection and prevention of osteoporosis under group health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 628 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to access to pharmaceutical services through certain managed care health plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 793 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the enforcement of certain child support and medical support obligations; appropriating certain federal funds. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 818 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to managed care plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 894 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to authorizing certain municipalities to use the competitive sealed proposal procedure for certain purchases. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SB 972 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the prohibition of certain dental referral services; providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1071 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to providing fairness and choice to patients and providers under managed care health benefit plans; providing penalties. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1145 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1222 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the payment of interest to designated beneficiaries. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1231 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to the powers and duties of and systems and programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas and certain other retirement systems. House: Pensions and Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1290 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a requirement that managed care health plans provide certain information to applicants for participation who are 61 years of age or older. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1392 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the participation in certain governmental health care programs by a licensed health care professional. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1407 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to contractual arrangements among health maintenance organizations, physicians, and other providers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1410 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Danburg, Debra
Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed chemical dependency counselors in certain health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1514 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed psychological associates in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1618 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the certification of providers by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1637 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the approval and use of certain life, health, and accident insurance policy forms. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1665 74-0 (1995) Author: Sibley, David Relating to small employer health benefit plans. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1706 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to denial of or limitation on health insurance coverage because of a preexisting condition. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 56 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to the creation and operation of a program to provide access to health insurance for employees of small groups. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 114 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the application of the prohibition on illegal remuneration to preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 140 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to basic health care coverage for certain persons. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 164 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to mandatory health insurance coverage for certain medical examinations. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 179 73-0 (1993) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 219 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to death benefits payable to survivors of certain public servants. House: Investments & Banking Referred to subcommittee
HB 258 73-0 (1993) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to benefits for immunization of certain children under group health insurance policies. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 396 73-0 (1993) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants. House: Investments & Banking Referred to subcommittee
HB 431 73-0 (1993) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the regulation of viatical settlements by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 438 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to health insurance coverage for employees of certain contractors. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 451 73-0 (1993) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to overpayments made by health insurers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 453 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to a requirement that a bidder on a state construction contract make group health coverage available to the bidder's employees and their dependents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 513 73-0 (1993) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the application of the prohibition on illegal remuneration to preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 593 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack | et. al. Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 596 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to premium rates and termination of coverage for health insurance sold to certain small employer groups. House: Insurance Posting rule suspended
HB 611 73-0 (1993) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to coverage for child health supervision reviews in certain health insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 645 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to review of laws and proposed laws mandating certain health benefit coverages. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 646 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the right of certain municipal and county employees to purchase a continuation of health benefits coverage at retirement. House: Investments & Banking Left pending in committee
HB 713 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to dental care benefits. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 723 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to college and university officer and employee insurance benefits. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 869 73-0 (1993) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to a pilot program to provide financial incentives to employees covered by a health benefits plan issued under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act who participate in voluntary health screenings. House: Investments & Banking Left pending in committee
HB 915 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain managed health care firms; providing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 970 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to continuation of group health insurance coverage after termination of group contract. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 971 73-0 (1993) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to denial of or limitation on health insurance coverage because of a preexisting condition. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1034 73-0 (1993) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to health insurance benefits for the treatment of certain bones and joints of the human body. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1036 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the selection of podiatrists. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1073 73-0 (1993) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to continuation of benefits for the surviving spouse of a deceased state employee. House: Investments & Banking Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1191 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 1315 73-0 (1993) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the selection of podiatrists. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1472 73-0 (1993) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the selection of health care providers. House: Insurance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1530 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the funding of the state group health insurance contingency reserve fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1540 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to regulation of multiple employer welfare arrangements; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties; providing for fees. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1569 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to uniform health insurance claim forms. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1570 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to availability of group health insurance coverage following a change of employment. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1623 73-0 (1993) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to motor vehicle installment sales. House: Investments & Banking Considered in Calendars
HB 1654 73-0 (1993) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the application of the Texas Health Maintenance Organization Act to hospital districts. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1832 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to purchase of group health coverage through funds established by certain small employers. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1845 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the creation, operation, and funding of the Texas Health Plan; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1972 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to permissible activities of certain nonprofit medical clinics operated by a nonprofit hospital or organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1980 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to participation of certain part-time employees in the state group insurance program. House: Investments & Banking Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2011 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the application of preexisting condition provisions in certain group health plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2055 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to health insurance and health costs and the availability of health insurance coverage for certain individuals and small employers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2060 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to providing incentives for certain health care professionals to provide certain charity care services. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2139 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to liability insurance and similar coverage for political subdivisions and for certain governmental officials and employees. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2162 73-0 (1993) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to the enforcement of child support payments for health insurance coverage and necessary medical expenses. House: Judicial Affairs Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2183 73-0 (1993) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed physical therapists in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2191 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the exemption of certain benefits from seizure under process. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 2258 73-0 (1993) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the powers and duties of, and systems and programs administered by, the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Investments & Banking Referred to Investments & Banking
HB 2269 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to state indemnification and liability insurance premiums for certain health care claims. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2464 73-0 (1993) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2466 73-0 (1993) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to cancellation or nonrenewal of health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2481 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to the inclusion of the services of certified psychological associates in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2507 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the assignment of health care benefit payments and waiver of deductibles and coinsurance. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2532 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the Health Care Provider Referral Act; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2662 73-0 (1993) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2709 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the funding of the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Investments & Banking Left pending in committee
HB 2710 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2712 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the assignment of health care benefits payments. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2778 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to eligibility for coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2779 73-0 (1993) Author: Black, Layton Relating to eligibility for coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Investments & Banking Referred to subcommittee
HB 2802 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the provision of evidence of coverage and charges for certain group health insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2858 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the issuance of workers' compensation insurance coverage by and the operations of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility and the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 84 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the enforcement of support orders for children and the issuance of insurance coverage for certain persons subject to a medical support order for a child; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 97 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to continued health care benefits for and death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 101 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to health insurance policies, policy applications, and claim forms. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 143 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to participation of certain part-time employees in the state group insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 198 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the creation and operation of a program to provide access to health insurance for employees of small groups. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 206 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to claims, review of claims, and fraudulent claims for benefits for certain health care and mental health care services covered by insurance; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 208 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the offense of insurance claim fraud; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 215 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to availability of group health insurance coverage following a change of employment. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 216 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to uniform health insurance claim forms. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 217 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to purchase of group health coverage through funds established by certain small employers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 343 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the selection of podiatrists. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 344 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the selection of podiatrists. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 376 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to use of osteopathic hospitals by health maintenance and preferred provider organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 404 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Martin, Mike
Relating to the right of certain municipal and county employees to purchase a continuation of health benefits coverage at retirement. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 458 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill | et. al. Relating to health insurance benefits for the treatment of certain bones and joints of the human body. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Insurance
SB 459 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to dental care benefits. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 486 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 555 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to provision of certain mental health and substance abuse services through single service health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 589 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the Health Care Provider Referral Act; providing penalties for offenses and violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to committee
SB 702 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Wolens, Steven
Relating to the application of the Texas Health Maintenance Organization Act to hospital districts. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 708 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to group health insurance for certain small employers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 798 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Campbell, Ben
Relating to liability insurance and similar coverage for political subdivisions and for certain governmental officials and employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 888 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 913 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the selection of health care providers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 980 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the inclusion of the services of licensed physical therapists in health insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1065 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to health insurance and health costs and the availability of health insurance coverage for certain individuals and small employers. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1108 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to providing incentives for certain health care professionals to provide certain charity care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1149 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to group life, accident and health insurance and workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1153 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the purchase of insurance by students enrolled at certain institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1181 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the powers and duties of and systems and programs under the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Investments & Banking
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1239 73-0 (1993) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the limit on coverage for certain annuity contracts under the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1317 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the funding of the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1410 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Martin, Mike
Relating to state indemnification of and liability insurance premiums for certain health care claims. House: State Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 363 72-0 (1991) Author: Wolens, Steven | et. al. Relating to coverage for child health supervision reviews in certain health insurance policies. House: Insurance Coauthor Authorized
HB 367 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 375 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to health insurance benefits for the treatment of certain bones and joints of the human body. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 486 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to coverage of pharmaceutical services under certain health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 532 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A. | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in subcommittee
HB 615 72-0 (1991) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 683 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to eligibility of dependents for coverage under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 809 72-0 (1991) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants. House: Retirement and Aging Left pending in committee
HB 826 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to limitations on insurance coverage for chemical dependency under certain health insurance programs. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 831 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the continuation of group health insurance coverage for certain persons leaving the group. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 836 72-0 (1991) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to health insurance coverage for employees of certain contractors. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 872 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to selection of psychologists under health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1006 72-0 (1991) Author: Hill, Anita | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1070 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to reimbursement of contributions to the group insurance program for retired public school employees; providing a penalty. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1228 72-0 (1991) Author: Blair, Fred Relating to insurance benefits for certain drugs used in cancer treatment. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1234 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to the sale of medicare supplement insurance policies by certain insurance agents and to education requirements concerning those policies; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 1246 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to accelerated payment of certain benefits under group term life insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1255 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to coverage of biologically based mental illnesses under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1388 72-0 (1991) Author: Cuellar, Renato Relating to the duty of a grandparent to support a grandchild and to the application of health insurance protection for certain grandchildren. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1396 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to amending the definition of "Employee" for purposes of college and university employee insurance benefits. House: Retirement and Aging Left pending in committee
HB 1430 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to certain payments by the state for contributions to the federal old age and survivors insurance coverage for certain judges. House: Appropriations
Senate: Jurisprudence
Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
HB 1470 72-0 (1991) Author: Martin, Mike Relating to the right of certain fire fighters and peace officers to purchase a continuation of health benefits coverage at retirement. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1498 72-0 (1991) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to health insurance protection for certain grandchildren. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1520 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the establishment, certification, organization, and regulation of dental referral plans as defined in the Act; providing for the organization, management, duties, responsibilities, limitation on, and prohibited practices of dental referral plans; providing the standards for certification and operation; providing the power, duties, and responsibility of the Commissioner of Insurance; prohibiting certain practices and defining certain offenses as misdemeanors; providing enforcement procedures; stating the relationship of this Act to existing laws and persons or corporations operating pursuant to other laws; designating the law governing rehabilitation, liquidation, and conservation of an organization; providing for certain fees and authorizing certain taxes and establishing a maintenance fund; providing procedures for administrative and judicial appeals; and providing an effective date. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1567 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1590 72-0 (1991) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to availability of coverage under the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1616 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requiring persons who contract with certain municipalities to provide certain employee benefits. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1732 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the standardization of medicare supplement insurance policies. House: Insurance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1811 72-0 (1991) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to insurance coverage for chemical dependency under certain health insurance programs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1850 72-0 (1991) Author: Kubiak, Dan Relating to the taxation of health maintenance organizations. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1959 72-0 (1991) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to benefits and premium contributions under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Retirement and Aging Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1994 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to State Board of Insurance authority to regulate certain health care liability self-insurance trusts. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2035 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2036 72-0 (1991) Author: Taylor, M.A.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to minimum standards for Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably with amendments
HB 2063 72-0 (1991) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the use of the county general fund or officers' salary fund to purchase liability insurance for county officers and employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2082 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to State Board of Insurance authority to regulate certain health care liability self-insurance trusts. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2084 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 2152 72-0 (1991) Author: Bomer, Elton Relating to the creation, administration, powers, and duties of the Texas public school employees group health insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2176 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a group insurance program for public school employees; making an appropriation. House: Retirement and Aging Coauthor Authorized
HB 2210 72-0 (1991) Author: Soileau, Curtis Relating to underwriting standards of health insurers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2233 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to credit life insurance and credit accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 2333 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to group accident and health insurance. House: Insurance Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2464 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the uninsured and underinsured citizens of Texas and the availability and affordability of health care insurance, including program of insurance for small employers and reinsurance for high risk individual members of the group; state administration of a sliding scale insurance program for those under 250 percent of poverty; limitations on variances in premiums of different insurers with the same classes; certification and regulation of private review agents, providing civil and criminal penalties; income eligibility for medical assistance and the provision and payment of medical services for medicaid recipient; evaluation of new proposes mandates benefits; and pre-existing conditions application to insures and portability of coverage. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2466 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the financing of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2467 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the enactment of state administered health insurance program for those under a certain percentage of the federal poverty level. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2468 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the certification and regulation of private review agents; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2469 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to premium rates for health insurance sold to small groups. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2470 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to income eligibility for medical assistance and the provision and payment of medical services to medical recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2496 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the regulation of long-term care insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2502 72-0 (1991) Author: Earley, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to payroll deductions for individual insurance policies insuring county officials, county employees, or their dependents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 2566 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to retirement benefits and insurance premiums for the month in which a retired teacher or the survivor of a retired teacher dies. House: Retirement and Aging 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 2593 72-0 (1991) Author: Hury, James Relating to the assignment of benefit payments by an insured to the provider of health care services. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 2605 72-0 (1991) Author: Cavazos, Eddie
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to continuation of benefits for the surviving spouse of a deceased state employee. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Motion withdrawn
HB 2618 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to basic health care coverage for certain persons. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2623 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to providers of pharmaceutical services for recipients of medical assistance. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2624 72-0 (1991) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to minimum standards and premium limits for health insurance conversion policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2666 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2879 72-0 (1991) Author: Pennington, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to an alternative insurance system to protect certain employees who incur injuries in the course and scope of their employment. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 2885 72-0 (1991) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to public schools and public education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 150 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to participation in state or university employees group insurance plans by persons who have been called to, or have returned from, active military duty. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 151 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to eligibility for participation of graduate students in the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 205 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the exemption of certain dental services from statutes regulating health maintenance organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 339 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision under certain health insurance coverage of benefits for cleft lip, cleft palate, and other craniofacial defects. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Left pending in committee
SB 357 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to health insurance benefits for the treatment of certain bones and joints of the human body. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 441 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill Relating to policy cancellations, nonrenewals, and premium increases of health insurance coverage during the term of coverage. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 529 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to reimbursement of contributions to the group insurance program for retired public school employees; providing a penalty. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 598 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the requirement that a surety bond disclose that it is not covered by an insurance guaranty fund or other solvency protection arrangement. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 613 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the limit on coverage for certain annuity contracts under the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 629 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to required financial reports of life insurance or annuity companies under the optional retirement program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 636 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to coverage of pharmaceutical services under certain health insurance policies. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 644 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to coverage of biologically based mental illnesses under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 661 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the coverage of certain dependent children under accident and sickness insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 680 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the administration of certain self-funded group insurance programs developed by the Employee Retirement System of Texas or public institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 682 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to employee options regarding the group insurance programs for state and university employees. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 691 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to insurance coverage required to be provided by motor carriers for employees so as to enable motor carriers to provide accidental insurance coverage as an alternative to workers' compensation insurance. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 695 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the sale of medicare supplement insurance policies by certain insurance agents and to education and information requirements concerning those penalties; providing a penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 706 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to coverage of chemical dependency under certain health insurance, prepaid health plans, and self-funded and self-insured health plans. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 720 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to creation of the Universal Health Care Plan and the creation, powers, and duties of the Universal Health Care Board. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 735 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 762 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to accelerated payment of certain benefits under group term life insurance policies. Senate: Economic Development Postponed in subcommittee
SB 777 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to an emergency appropriation for the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 801 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 817 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to renaming the group insurance advisory committee the group benefits advisory committee, and to the composition, powers, and duties of that advisory committee. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 908 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the establishment, certification, organization, and regulation of dental referral plans. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 964 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1089 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the taxation of health maintenance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1130 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to certain payments by the state for contributions to the federal old age and survivors insurance coverage for certain judges. House: Appropriations
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1132 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1171 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment and enforcement or orders requiring health insurance for children, additional child support for medical support of children and concerning the medical assistance program. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1173 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the right of certain municipal and county employees to purchase a continuation of health benefits coverage at retirement. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Retirement & Aging
SB 1177 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to operation of, and benefits provided by, the Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Insurance
SB 1206 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to administration of insurance programs under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act and the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Education
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1213 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the liability insurance program and health care benefits pool and use of funds earned by the program. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1247 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to State Board of Insurance authority to regulate certain health care liability self-insurance trusts. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1261 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the exemption of life, health, and accident insurance benefits from seizure under process. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1323 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to health maintenance organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 1342 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to the authority of a risk pool established by a political subdivision to obtain reinsurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1347 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to selection of psychologists under health insurance policies. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1353 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to selection of psychologists under health insurance policies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 1423 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to issuance of insured closing letters by title insurance companies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1452 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the enactment of state administered health insurance program for those under a certain percentage of the federal poverty level. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1454 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to premium rates for health insurance sold to small groups. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1455 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the certification and regulation of private review agents; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 1461 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to basic group health insurance coverage for certain small employers. Senate: Economic Development Left pending in subcommittee
SB 1475 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the health benefits plans of certain state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1508 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to county health and accident coverage through a risk pool. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1512 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1608 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the health care benefits pool and liability insurance program and use of funds earned by the program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 67 72-1 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to minimum standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 165 72-1 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to a cafeteria plan and payment of group health insurance premiums for school district employees. House: Public Education Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 204 72-1 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to state indemnification of and liability insurance premiums for certain health care claims. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 34 72-1 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to creation, powers, and duties of the health care benefits pool and liability insurance program and use of funds earned by the program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 60 72-1 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to regulation of long-term care insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 162 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to eligibility of certain persons for coverage under certain health care coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 173 71-0 (1989) Author: Cavazos, Eddie Relating to eligibility of certain persons for coverage under group health care coverage. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 188 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to provision of certain health insurance benefits to certain adopted children. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 251 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the governing board, regulation, and authority of group hospital service corporations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 468 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the coverage of Alzheimer's disease under certain health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 473 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the transaction of business by certain domestic insurance companies with defined clearing corporations. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 530 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to limitations on group credit life insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 559 71-0 (1989) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to eligibility for participation in the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act. House: Higher Education Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 610 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd | et. al. Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services by a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 628 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to regulation of certain policies, risk classifications, and rates for individual accident and sickness insurance. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 629 71-0 (1989) Author: Perry, Rick Relating to regulation of premium rates for certain individual accident and sickness insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 631 71-0 (1989) Author: Williamson, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to an emergency appropriation to defray the expense of staff group insurance at public junior and community colleges. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 639 71-0 (1989) Author: Betts, Weldon Relating to the payment of hospitalization costs by municipalities for peace officers and fire fighters injured during the performance of duty. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 712 71-0 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to court ordered medical support for certain children. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 728 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to taxes imposed on life, accident, and health insurance premiums, and premiums of statewide mutual assessment companies and stipulated premium companies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 758 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to medical and hospitalization self-insurance plans and insurance in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 825 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to coverage of pharmaceutical services under certain health insurance policies and employee benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/amendments
HB 954 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to coverage of chemical dependency under certain health insurance, prepaid health plans, and self-funded and self-insured health plans. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 958 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the capital and surplus requirements for life, health, and accident insurance companies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 974 71-0 (1989) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 1083 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to regulation of out-of-state group accident and health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1102 71-0 (1989) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain health insurance benefits for diagnostic, treatment, and surgical procedures involving bones and joints of the human body. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1109 71-0 (1989) Author: Laney, James Relating to the provision of certain life, health, and accident insurance and coverage to certain local government officers, employees, retirees, and dependents. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1152 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain professional counselors in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1188 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron | et. al. Relating to the provision of dental services by a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 1360 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn Relating to the regulation of credit life and credit accident and health insurance for certain loans and credit transactions. House: Insurance Posting rule suspended
HB 1491 71-0 (1989) Author: Thomas, Bill Relating to requiring a person obligated to pay child support to obtain life insurance for the benefit of the child. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1532 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to HIV-related testing for insurance coverage purposes. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1538 71-0 (1989) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants killed on duty. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1545 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to determining, regulating, and controlling workers' compensation insurance costs, the availability of workers' compensation insurance coverage, and the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1599 71-0 (1989) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to creation and operation of the Texas Health Insurance Pool. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1640 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the composition of the administrative council for and the standards for coverage provided by the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Program. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1708 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to pay premiums for the purchase of health care coverage for victims of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1715 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to regulation of certain third party administrators; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1742 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to approval of certain insurance forms for foreign life, accident, and health insurers by the domicile state. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1844 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to creation and operation of school employee health insurance programs. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1954 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to a premium tax imposed on certain life, accident, and health insurers and the imposition of a retaliatory tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2077 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the State Board of Insurance adopting rules relating to the inclusion of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Postponed in subcommittee
HB 2140 71-0 (1989) Author: Robnett, Nolan
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to benefits and rates under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Program. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 2164 71-0 (1989) Author: Hollowell, Bill Relating to the required time for delivery of certain health insurance and Medicare supplement policies. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2179 71-0 (1989) Author: Cavazos, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the regulation and assessment of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2188 71-0 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. House: Public Education Pending in subcommittee
HB 2205 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to readable language in certain insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2206 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act to certain employers and employees. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2234 71-0 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to determining, regulating and controlling medical professional liability insurance costs, the availability of medical professional insurance coverage, and controlling medical malpractice claims and suits. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2256 71-0 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and fitters and dispensers of hearing aids in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2326 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the authorization, procedures, administration, powers, duties, financing, and functions of certain health maintenance organizations, self-insurance plans and pools, and managed care units organized by.... House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2378 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the regulation of medicare supplement insurance policies and agents for those policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2535 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the screening of newborns for heritable diseases and hypothyroidism; revising Article 4447e, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes; repealing Article 4447e-1, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes;.... House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2555 71-0 (1989) Author: Warner, Larry Relating to eligibility for certain death benefits payable by the state to the survivors of certain public servants killed on duty. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in committee
HB 2570 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to medical professional liability insurance policies or renewals. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2591 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to creation and operation of a public school employees health insurance program. House: Public Education No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2602 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2608 71-0 (1989) Author: McKinney, Mike
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to provisions for and regulation of life and health insurance and health care benefits coverage including coverage for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection; ...... House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2609 71-0 (1989) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to insurance and benefits coverage on transfer from one institution of higher education to another, from an institution of higher education to a state department or agency, or from a state agency or.... House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2653 71-0 (1989) Author: Gavin, John Relating to continuation of certain health care insurance and benefits for certain dependents. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2808 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to allowing retired officers and employees of the Department of Public Safety to receive coverage and benefits through the mutual association for department employees. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2897 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to options to continue health insurance coverage after divorce, death or retirement. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 2981 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to coverage of certain retired employees outside the service area of a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3044 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain professional counselors and physical therapists in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Pending in committee
HB 3195 71-0 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the authority of certain licensed insurance agents to assign commissions from credit life insurance and credit accident and health insurance to a state or federal credit union under certain circumstances. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HCR 116 71-0 (1989) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Requesting the Speaker and Lieutenant Governor to authorize a study regarding health care benefits for educators and the concept of a statewide program of health care for school districts. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 21 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the payment of benefits under personal injury protection insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 25 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to creation and operation of excess health insurance pools for AIDS. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 90 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to an emergency appropriation to defray the expense of staff group insurance at public junior and community colleges. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 98 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the governing board, regulation, and authority of group hospital service corporations. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 105 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the penalty for delay in payment of losses under life, health, and accident insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 161 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to insurers who are members of the Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 226 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to limitations on group credit life insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 253 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to eligibility for participation in the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 260 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to insurance company capital and surplus requirements. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 262 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the provision of certain health and accident insurance and coverage to certain local government officers, employees, retirees, and dependents. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 272 71-0 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 324 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the payment by municipalities of hospitalization costs for peace officers and fire fighters permanently incapacitated during the course of duty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 334 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to authorized investments of and the transaction of business by certain domestic insurance companies with defined clearing corporations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 343 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the capital and surplus requirements for life, health, and accident insurance companies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 409 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 458 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Smith, Terral | et. al.
Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain professional counselors in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 469 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to notice to certain employees of rights to purchase conversion policies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 470 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to minimum standards and premium limits for health insurance conversion policies. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 471 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to collection of information concerning health insurance coverage for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus and requiring coverage under certain circumstances. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 472 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to limitations of services and benefits under certain health insurance arrangements on renegotiation or amendment of contracts. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 473 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to disapproval by the State Board of Insurance or the commissioner of insurance of certain policies, contracts, certificates, evidences of coverage, riders, endorsements, and amendments that include exclusionary... Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 474 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to minimum requirements for coverage of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus under certain health insurance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 564 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the provision of dental services by a health maintenance organization. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 585 71-0 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the composition of the administrative council for and the standards for coverage provided by the Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 606 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Cavazos, Eddie
Relating to certain health insurance benefits for diagnostic, treatment, and surgical procedures involving bones and joints of the human body. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 618 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to insurance coverage for acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 648 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to regulation of out-of-state group accident and health insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 672 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al. Relating to the regulation of accident and health, and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
SB 700 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to determining, regulating and controlling worker's compensation insurance costs, the availability of worker's compensation insurance coverage, and the worker's compensation insurance system. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 762 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Goolsby, Tony
Relating to death benefits payable to the survivors of certain public servants killed on duty. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 766 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to pay premiums for the purchase of health care coverage for victims of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 808 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to a premium tax imposed on certain life, accident, and health insurers and the imposition of a retaliatory tax. Senate: Finance Reported favorably with substitute
SB 815 71-0 (1989) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to participation and payment of certain premiums by state employees in cafeteria plan insurance coverage. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 829 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Shea, Gwyn
Relating to the regulation of credit life and credit accident and health insurance for certain loans and credit transactions. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 832 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to health care and other insurance coverage, to the regulation of certain third party administrators; creating and providing for the administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Health ..... House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 880 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the use of state contributions for life, accident, and health coverage premiums under employee insurance programs of state government and state institutions of higher education. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 911 71-0 (1989) Author: McFarland, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to coverage of chemical dependency under certain health insurance, prepaid health plans, and self-funded and self-insured health plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/90
SB 936 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Johnson, Jerry
Relating to medical and hospitalization self-insurance plans and insurance for counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1002 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the State Board of Insurance adopting rules relating to the inclusion of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1052 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to the screening of newborns for phenylketonuria, other heritable diseases, and hypothyroidism and requiring insurance coverage for formulas necessary to treat heritable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1119 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to eligibility for insurance and benefits coverage on transfer from one institution of higher education to another, from an institution of higher education to a state department or agency . . . Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1266 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to HIV-related testing for insurance coverage purposes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1283 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation and operation of a life, health, and accident reinsurance pool for certain local governments. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Returned to committee
SB 1343 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to determining, regulating and controlling medical professional liability insurance costs, the availability of medical professional insurance coverage, and controlling medical malpractice claims and suits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1349 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to creation and operation of a public school employees health insurance program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1365 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to fees for quality examinations of health maintenance organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1375 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 1477 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the authorization, procedures, administration, powers, duties, financing, and functions of certain health maintenance organizations, self- insurance plans and pools, and managed care units organized by counties... Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1541 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to insurance coverage for respite care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1550 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act to certain employers and employees. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 1567 71-0 (1989) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to approval of certain insurance forms for foreign life, accident, and health insurers by the domicile state. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1574 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of the practice of marital and family therapy; establishing a board; providing for fees; providing for the inclusion of the services of those therapists in health insurance coverage, and.... House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1638 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to participation in health maintenance organizations by state employees and equal contribution for group insurance coverages. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1644 71-0 (1989) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Shea, Gwyn
Relating to life insurance policies and applications. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1709 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to options to continue health insurance coverage after divorce, death, or retirement. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1712 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, functions, and financing of the Texas Health Insurance Risk Pool. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 1837 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to costs a hospital facility owned by the state, a hospital district, a hospital authority, or a unit of local government may recover under an insurance policy or a health care plan or program.... House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Insurance
SB 1838 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to making a health care plan established by a school district subject to certain provisions of the Insurance Code. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Insurance
SCR 185 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Requesting the Lieutenant Governor and Speaker to establish the Joint Interim Committee on Prescription Drug Programs. Received from the Senate
SR 770 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Creating a special interim committee to study regulation of "medigap" insurance. Read & adopted
HB 10 71-1 (1989) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to certain methods by which domestic insurers may evidence ownership of securities. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 58 71-1 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to court ordered medical support for certain children. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 84 71-1 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program. House: Public Education Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 110 71-1 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and fitters and dispensers of hearing aids in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 116 71-1 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of accident and health and Medicare supplement insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days--10/18/89
SB 2 71-1 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the regulation of accident and health and medicare supplement insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 67 71-1 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enforcement of child support, including health insurance coverage for the child, and to the collection of information for the enforcement of child support by the Texas Department of Health. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks
HB 30 71-2 (1989) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain audiologists, speech-language pathologists, and fitters and dispensers of hearing aids in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 68 71-2 (1989) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
SB 5 71-2 (1989) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 37 71-3 (1990) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain registered nurses in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 54 71-3 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 75 71-3 (1990) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 78 71-3 (1990) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program; making an appropriation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 14 71-3 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program; making an appropriation. Senate: Committee of the Whole Referred to S/C on Public Education
HB 82 71-4 (1990) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 123 71-4 (1990) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to benefits and rates under the state employees uniform group insurance program. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 125 71-4 (1990) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the elimination of certain requirements for standards regarding cost controls for the treatment of chemical dependency. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 149 71-4 (1990) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to eligibility for the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 29 71-4 (1990) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the creation, adminstration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas public school employees group insurance program; making an appropriation. Senate: Select Committee on Public Education Referred to Select Comt. on Public Education
HB 77 71-6 (1990) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the inclusion of the services of certain licensed hearing aid fitters and dispensers in health insurance coverage. Filed
HB 408 70-0 (1987) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the exemption of certain money and benefits under life, health, and accident insurance from execution, attachment, garnishment, seizure, or other legal or equitable process. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 738 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the capital and surplus requirements for life, health, and accident insurance companies. House: Insurance Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 923 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the issuance of certain types of life, accident, and health insurance by stipulated premium insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1303 70-0 (1987) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the conditions of and requirements for issuance of certain life, health, and accident insurance policies, contracts, certificates, and forms, and certain annuity contracts and forms. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1620 70-0 (1987) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to employee insurance and other benefits and to allotment for school districts; amending the Education Code by adding Section 13.910 and amending Section 16.101; amending Subsection (b) of Section 1 of Article 3.51, Insurance Code, as amended. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1824 70-0 (1987) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the provision of life, health, and accident insurance plans to certain retired persons on closing a business. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2335 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the taxes imposed on life, accident, and health insurance premiums, property and casualty insurance premiums, and self-insured health benefit plan benefits and to the retaliatory tax. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 138 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the return of unearned premiums to certain insureds. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 172 70-0 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Heflin, Talmadge
Relating to the exemption of certain money and benefits under a life, health, or accident insurance policy from execution, attachment, garnishment, seizure, or other legal or equitable process. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1104 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the imposition of certain fees and taxes on insurers and health maintenance organizations. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
HB 373 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to notice of increases in premium rates for certain group insurance policies and in subscriber charges and service fees charged to health maintenance organization members. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 695 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the filing requirement for issuance of certain life, health, and accident insurance policies, contracts, certificates, and forms and certain annuity contracts and forms. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 697 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to pooling certain related employer units of a multiple employer trust into subgroups for ratemaking purposes. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 706 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to insurance and other employee benefits for school district employees. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 849 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to a solicitor acting as an insurance company agent. House: Insurance Companion document considered in lieu
HB 935 69-0 (1985) Author: Patrick, Kae Relating to insurance coverage for employees of state colleges and universities. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of
HB 1808 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the definition of certain terms in and application of certain unfair competition and unfair practice laws under the Texas Life, Health and Accident Guaranty Act. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1809 69-0 (1985) Author: Gavin, John Relating to regulation of certain out-of-state group accident and health insurance coverage under state law and by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of
HJR 73 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: Montford, John
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow political subdivisions to purchase certain mutual insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the amount of the state's contribution to the uniform plan of group insurance for state employees and an appropriation for the purpose. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 114 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Authorizing and limiting investments of Texas life, health or accident insurers. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 295 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Patrick, Kae
Relating to insurance coverage and funding of premiums for employees of state colleges and universities. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 348 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to pooling certain related employer units of a multiple employer trust into subgroups for ratemaking purposes. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 771 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to adjudication of claims arising from programs provided under the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 955 69-0 (1985) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to regulation of certain out-of-state group accident and health insurance coverage under state law and by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1142 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to definitions in and application of the Texas Life, Health and Accident Guaranty Act. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1367 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to requisite provisions for group accident, health, or accident and health policies or group hospital contracts and to continuation privileges under certain defined health insurance policies for certain dependents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 22 69-2 (1986) Author: Leedom, John Relating to eligibility for coverage and state premium contributions under the Texas employees uniform group insurance plan. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 14 69-3 (1986) Author: Leedom, John Relating to state premium contributions under the Texas employees uniform group insurance plan. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 15 69-3 (1986) Author: Leedom, John Relating to eligibility for coverage under the Texas employees uniform group insurance plan. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 105 68-0 (1983) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to group health insurance and certain other forms of health care benefits for public school employees and retirees. House: Public Education Coauthor authorized
HB 149 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 526 68-0 (1983) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Public Education See remarks
HB 615 68-0 (1983) Author: Gavin, John Relating to the definition of contractual obligations as it applies under laws governing the Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 844 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to membership in and payment of premiums for insurance coverage under the Texas employees uniform group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1344 68-0 (1983) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to jurisdiction over the regulation of certain entities by the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1792 68-0 (1983) Author: Patterson, Pete
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to the administration of public employee benefit programs. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 1863 68-0 (1983) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the coverage of certain persons under the state employee insurance plan. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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HJR 73 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Ashley
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums on certain insurance policies and annuity contracts of mutual insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 29 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to group health insurance and certain other forms of health care benefits for public school employees and retirees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 264 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to payment of certain insurance premiums for employees or retired employees of state colleges and universities. Senate: Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 304 68-0 (1983) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 334 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to the definition of contractual obligations as it applies under laws governing the Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 706 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the licensing of certain agents of legal reserve life insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 775 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to the capital and surplus requirements for life, health, and accident insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 863 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to self-insurance for state colleges and universities for employee life, accident, and health insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1093 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H. Authorizing and limiting investments of Texas life, health or accident insurers; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1094 68-0 (1983) Author: Harris, O.H.
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to certificates of contribution, tax liability, policy limits, and guaranty fund provisions; to the regulation and licensing of agents for companies; and to certain powers and duties of the State Board of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1289 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to jurisdiction over and regulation of certain entities by the State Board of Insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SJR 27 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums on certain insurance contracts of mutual insurance companies. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 35 68-2 (1984) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 81 68-2 (1984) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the state's contribution to the uniform plan of group insurance; making an appropriation to the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations Coauthor authorized
HB 119 68-2 (1984) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the adjustment of appropriations to public junior colleges for insurance premiums for active and retired employees. House: Appropriations Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 8 68-2 (1984) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. Senate: Economic Development Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 299 67-0 (1981) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to the state employee health insurance plan. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 409 67-0 (1981) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operations, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Insurance Coauthor authorized
HB 1785 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the taxation of premiums paid on certain health, accident, or life insurance policies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1786 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: McKnight, Peyton
Relating to restrictions on municipalities paying group insurance premiums for dependents. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1787 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the taxation of premiums paid on group life, health, and accident insurance policies for employees of political subdivisions. House: Ways & Means Referred to Committee on Ways & Means
HB 1995 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to coverage of the group insurance program for state officers and employees or retirees. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2012 67-0 (1981) Author: Gavin, John
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to application of the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association Act. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2014 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to premium taxes on certain insurance companies. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2388 67-0 (1981) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to credit life and credit accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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HB 2396 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the requirement of credit life or credit health and accident insurance as a prerequisite for a loan or extension of credit. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
HJR 61 67-0 (1981) Author: Crawford, Bo Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums of certain insurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 13 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 98 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to appropriations for increases in salaries and for state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 311 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the deleting of the restriction of city, towns or villages paying all or part of the premiums for dependent covereage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 329 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development No action taken
SB 331 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to administration, coverage, and taxation under state college and university employees health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
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SB 343 67-0 (1981) Author: Short, E.L. Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development No action taken
SB 792 67-0 (1981) Author: Travis, Dee Amending the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association Act, to place limitations on cash surrender values and other benefits guaranteed by the association. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 986 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to order of benefits determination. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1069 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the premiums, premium rates, refunds, and forms for credit life insurance and credit accident and health insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 1118 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to licensing of agents of a legal reserve life insurance company to write only accident and health insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Withdrawn from calendar
HB 135 66-0 (1979) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the percentage of damages to be paid insured on delay in payment of claims under certain poolicies of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 161 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Plan. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 584 66-0 (1979) Author: Patterson, Pete Relating to notice of cancellation of certain life and accident and sickness insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Subcommittee on Life and Health
HB 873 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to group insurance coverage for employees of certain legislative agencies. House: House Administration Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 993 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to coverage of certain persons under the state employee insurance plan. House: House Administration
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1189 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Danny Relating to misrepresentation as grounds for refusal to pay or as a defense to a suit under a life insurance policy. House: Insurance Referred to Subcommittee on Life and Health
HB 1206 66-0 (1979) Author: Cofer, Lanell
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the continuation of certain insurance benefits after death of the insured. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1318 66-0 (1979) Author: Hartung, Frank
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to employee benefit plans, including employee stock option plans, restricted stock option or bonus plans, stock bonus plans, or other plans, for employees of state banks. House: Financial Institutions
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1332 66-0 (1979) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Insurance Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1397 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to prohibition of cancellation for failure to consent to certain higher insurance rates or premiums. House: Insurance Referred to Subcommittee on Property and Casualty
HB 1411 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to group term life insurance coverage provided to the spouse and minor children of certain employees. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1957 66-0 (1979) Author: Cartwright, Donald
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to reinsurance by life, accident and health insurance companies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HJR 51 66-0 (1979) Author: Salinas, Froy
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit use of public funds and credit for payment of premiums on certain insurance contracts of mutual insurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 183 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to local governments through agreement to provide all forms of insurance including self-insurance; that said self-insurance shall not be considered insurance for the purpose of any other statute of this state and not subject to the regulations of the State Board of Insurance; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 222 66-0 (1979) Author: Longoria, Raul Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. Senate: Economic Development Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 516 66-0 (1979) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to reinsurance by life, accident, and health insurance companies. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 758 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Crawford, Bo
Relating to the administration and coverage of group life, accident, and health insurance and programs for college and university employees and retired employees and exemption from taxation of certain premiums. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 240 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the percentage of damages to be paid insured on delay in payment of claims under certain policies of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 1545 65-0 (1977) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the continuation of certain insurance benefits after death of the insured. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1579 65-0 (1977) Author: Green, Gene Providing for continuation group life and group accident and health insuance duing labor dispute, providing for individual contributions, providing for an effective date. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1827 65-0 (1977) Author: Cartwright, Donald Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Group Insurance Plan. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2107 65-0 (1977) Author: Coleman, Ronald Relating to the amendment of the Insurance Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2242 65-0 (1977) Author: Kaster, James J. Relating to travel expense reimbursements and the state's participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. House: Appropriations Considered by committee in public hearing
HJR 92 65-0 (1977) Author: Salinas, Froy Proposing an amendment of the Texas Constitution to permit public funds and/or credit to be used for the payment of premiums on non-assessable insuarance contracts from mutual isurance companies authorized to do business in Texas. House: Constitutional Amendments Assigned to Constitutional Amendments Calendar
SB 93 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Relating to the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 95 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Adams, Herman
Relating to providing retirement annuity insurance and group life, accident, and health insurance for employees of public community.junior colleges and state senior colleges and universities as defined in the Act and retired employees as defined in the Act; designating this Act as the "Texas State College and University Employees Uniform Insurance Benefits Act." House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 136 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 321 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the payment of benefits and the amount of benefits to be paid under certain policies of group insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 867 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Providing for continuation of group life and group accident and health insurance during labor dispute; providing for individual contributions; authorizing inclusion of certain provision in policies; protecting certain existing rights of insurers; allowing discontinuance of coverage under certain circumstances; providing an effective date. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
90 Day Bill
SB 980 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Group Insurance Plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 1156 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to disclosure of protection afforded by the Life, Accident, Health, and Hospital Service Insurance Guaranty Association Act in the sale of insurance. Senate: Economic Development Motion lost
SB 1166 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to group life and health insurance for certain retired public employees and their survivors. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 1183 65-0 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Cartwright, Donald
Relating to participation in the Texas Employee Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
90 Day Bill
SB 1310 65-0 (1977) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Sponsor: Kaster, James J.
Relating to travel expense reimbursements and the state's participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SR 684 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Directing the Committee on State Affairs to study the desirability and feasibility of authorizing a uniform group life and health insurance plan for public school teachers and employees. Senate: State Affairs
HB 2 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Providing for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursement and state participation in group insurance premiums for state employees; prescribing sources of funds, conditions and limitations; making appropriations; authorizing the Comptroller to promulgate rules, regulations and procedures; providing an effective date. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 150 64-0 (1975) Author: Earle, Ronald Providing for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursement, and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state officers and employees; prescribing sources of funds, conditions and limitations; making appropriations; authorizing the comptroller to promulgate rules, regulations, and procedures. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 204 64-0 (1975) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to the use of misrepresentations contained in an application for an insurance policy or contract to defeat a claim under the policy or contract. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 421 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Making appropriations to provide for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursements, and state participation in group insurance premiums for state officers and employees; authorizing certain transfers; providing limitations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 786 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the cancellation of life, accident, and health insurance and group hospital service coverage. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 787 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to written statement as to the date coverage will begin and the persons who will be covered under a life or accident and sickness insurance or group hospital service coverage. House: Insurance Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 789 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene Relating to furnishing detailed lists of benefit coverages to applicants for life and accident and sickness insurance or for group hospital service coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1049 64-0 (1975) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursements, and state participation in group insurance premiums for employees of the house of representatives and the senate. House: House Administration Referred to subcommittee
HB 1173 64-0 (1975) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and financing of the Texas Public School Group Insurance Plan. House: Insurance Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 1633 64-0 (1975) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Amending Article 3.51-2 of the Insurance Code, as amended, codified as Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes, Insurance Code, to authorize counties and political subdivisions of the State of Texas to procure certain group insurance policies covering their respective officers, employees, and retirees, to pay for all or part of the premiums with local funds. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days
HB 1716 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the payment of benefits and the amount of benefits to be paid under certain policies of group insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1973 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to the payment of group life and health insurance premiums of members of the Texas Central Education Agency, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System. House: Insurance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HCR 1 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Relating to directing the Legislative Budget Board to make a study of state employees group insurance. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations

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