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HB 200 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 227 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 785 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the provision of embryo donation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1092 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1938 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 2406 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the donation of a brain on a decedent's death. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3359 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to displaying certain informational materials and videos in driver's license offices. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HCR 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Encouraging Texans to donate bone marrow and blood and to register as organ donors. House: Public Health Received from the House
SB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1074 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 185 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain persons for removal of a decedent's body parts or tissue. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 186 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3283 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1561 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to contributions and registrations for an anatomical gift registry; authorizing a fee. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 156 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a driver's license renewal appointment system for prospective anatomical gift donors. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 519 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Transportation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 957 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to the display of informational materials regarding organ donation by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1199 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 2669 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to a release of certain adult stem cell donor information by the Department of Public Safety. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 590 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a driver's license renewal appointment system for prospective anatomical gift donors. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1011 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1815 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to voluntary donations to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 154 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2063 82-0 (2011) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2904 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3485 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 187 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1818 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consent for inclusion in the statewide Internet-based registry of organ, tissue, and eye donors. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2027 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1803 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2091 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1725 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2145 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to designating the Donor Education, Awareness, and Registry Program of Texas as the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3814 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 1137 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to prohibition of sale or exchange of consideration for human organs and tissues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1500 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to designating the Donor Education, Awareness, and Registry Program of Texas as the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1597 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 120 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council, and anatomical gift donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 292 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program and the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1544 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2167 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2180 79-0 (2005) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2963 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 215 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1544. Signed by the Governor
SB 24 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council, and anatomical gift donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Public Health
SB 995 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to donees of anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1562 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 89 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 290 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to removal of corneal tissue from a decedent. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 987 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to removal of human body parts after death; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2111 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to presumed consent to human organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3110 78-0 (2003) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to distribution of organ donor cards to a person applying for or renewing a driver's license. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 149 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, tissue, bone marrow, or blood. Senate: Government Organization Co-author authorized
SB 160 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to education relating to human organ donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1135 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the allocation of kidneys available for transplant in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1225 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the removal of a body part or tissue from a decedent who died under circumstances requiring an inquest. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
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SB 1226 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the allocation of kidneys available for transplant in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1419 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to anatomical specimens and donees of anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 80 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to immunity applicable to certain persons acting under the Texas Anatomical Gift Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 154 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that information about anatomical gifts be included in the curriculum of certain driver education and driving safety courses. House: Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 363 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a leave of absence for certain state employees who are donating an organ, bone marrow, or blood. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1477 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to human organ donation education and distribution. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2277 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to donation of organs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 673 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and funding of a program to educate residents about anatomical gifts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 862 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to donation of organs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 171 70-0 (1987) Author: Blackwood, Bill Relating to requiring hospital administrators or their designees to request certain persons to consent to anatomical gifts. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 232 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to hospital protocols for identifying potential organ and tissue donors and for informing persons of the system to donate. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
SB 2 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to requiring hospital administrators or their designees to request certain persons to consent to anatomical gifts. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 16 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to hospital protocols for identifying potential organ and tissue donors and for informing persons of the option to donate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/88
SCR 22 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Authorizing the Texas Board of Health to establish and Organ Information Office. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 277 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the transfer of human organs for valuable consideration; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 805 69-0 (1985) Author: Riley, Randall
Sponsor: Sharp, John
Relating to procedures utilized by the Texas Department of Public Safety in providing information concerning organ donations and to identify potential organ donors. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 32 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the authority of a medical examiner to permit the taking of body parts and body tissues in certain cases for transplants or other therapy or treatment and providing immunities in certain civil suits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 33 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the transfer of human organs for valuable consideration and to offers to make such transfers; defining an offense and providing for a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 201 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the membership, operations, finances, powers and duties, and continuation of, and imposition of certain fees by the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1121 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the creation of the Texas Organ Transplant Study Council and the establishment of an organ transplant registry for the State of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1219 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to objection to the removal of human corneal tissue for transplants; providing immunities in certain civil suits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
SB 1325 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to a program in the Texas Department of Health to coordinate the procurement of human tissue and organs for transplant and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
SB 1328 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requests for consent to a gift of all or part of a decedent's body and to recording that consent on the certificate of death. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
SCR 103 69-0 (1985) Author: Truan, Carlos Urging the State's medical schools to incorporate training on brain deaths and organ transplants in their curriculum with an emphasis on the urgent need for transplantable organs and the practical steps in requesting them. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Public Health
HCR 246 68-0 (1983) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Directing the Department of Human Resources to seek a waiver of Medicaid restrictions relating to Ashley Bailey. Senate: Health & Human Resources Signed by the Governor
SB 1293 68-0 (1983) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Giving to justices of the peace, medical examiners, and their personnel the protection provided under Chapter 309, Act of the 64th Legislature, Regular Session, 1975. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 2221 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the anatomical board and regulation of recipients of certain anatomical gift donations. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 94 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to chiropractic colleges being represented on the anatomical board ad receiving dead bodies for research and teaching. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1276 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Wilson, Ron
Relating to the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas and the licensing and regulation of recipients of certain anatomical donations. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 916 64-0 (1975) Author: Bryant, John W.
Sponsor: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe"
Relating to making an anatomical gift by executing a statement on the reverse side of a driver's license. House: Transportation
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 93 64-0 (1975) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to making an anatomical gift by executing a statement on the reverse side of a driver's license. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
HB 740 62-0 (1971) Author: Braecklein, Bill Relating to the liability of damages for persons engaged in the transplantation or transfusion of human tissues and related purposes.
SB 534 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Braecklein, Bill
Relating to the liability for damages of persons engaged in the transplantation or transfusion of human tissues and blood and related purposes; providing penalties.
HB 243 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to requiring the attendance of medical examiners or their duly authorized deputies at organ transplant operations.
HB 244 61-0 (1969) Author: Ogg, Jack | et. al. Relating to the Texas Anatomical Gift Act; relating to the gift of all or part of a human body after death for certain purposes.
SB 160 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to requiring the attendance of medical examiners or their duly authorized deputies at organ transplant operations; prescribing duties of medical examiners and their duly authorized deputies.
SB 162 61-0 (1969) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the gift of all or part of a human body after death for certain purposes.
SB 520 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide that implied warranties shall not be applicable to a contract for the sale of human blood, blood plasma, or tissue or organs and such blood, blood plasma, or tissue or organ shall be considered medical services rather than commodities.
HB 879 57-0 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act repealing that portion of the law which is not correlated with the Anatomical Law, permitting indiscriminate distribution of bodies, and does not provide for keeping records; and with the purpose of unifying the laws dealing with human bodies used for advancement of medical science, providing for recording their distribution, and giving a uniform method of handling all such bodies through the activity of the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.
HB 117 57-1 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending a certain Statute to repeal that portion of the law allowing procedures that lead to diversion of bodies which would otherwise become available for the advancement of medical science; and with the purpose of eliminating the shortage of bodies that can be used for medical teaching and research.
HB 118 57-1 (1961) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to amending a certain Act to repeal that portion of the law which is not correlated with the Anatomical Law which permits indiscriminate distribution of bodies, and does not provide for keeping records; unifying the laws dealing with human bodies used for the advancement of medical science, providing for recording their distribution, and giving a uniform method of handling all such bodies through the activity of the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas.
SB 45 57-1 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending a certain Statute relating to the Anatomical Board; repealing that portion of the law allowing procedures that lead to diversion of bodies which would otherwise become available for the advancement of medical science; and with the purpose of eliminating the shortage of bodies that can be used for medical teaching and research.
SB 46 57-1 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending a certain Act to repeal that portion of a certain law which is not correlated with the Anatomical Law, permits indiscriminate distribution of bodies, and does not provide for keeping records; and with the purpose of unifying the laws dealing with human bodies used for the advancement of medical science.
HB 264 56-0 (1959) Author: Cole, Criss Relating to the donation and bequest of human bodies and organs, members and parts thereof, for purpose of advancing medical science or for the replacement or rehabilitation of diseased or worn-out organs, members, and parts of the bodies of living humans.
SB 285 41-0 (1929) Author: Holbrook, Thomas Jefferson Relating to repealing that portion of the law which prevents unclaimed dead bodies at certain eleemosynary institutions of this State from being turned over to the Anatomical Board of Texas to be used in the advancement of medical science.

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