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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 241 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 262 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 537 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 612 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 745 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the waiting period before a physician may perform an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 752 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 783 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to a temporary license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1420 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a late payment penalty against Medicaid managed care organizations that fail to timely pay certain physician and provider claims. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1482 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1675 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the methods of payment to health care providers by certain health benefit plan issuers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
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
HB 2056 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to data collection related to certain health benefit plan issuers' calculation of payments to out-of-network physicians and providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2200 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2326 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2345 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the performance and appeal of utilization review by and under the direction of physicians. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2349 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the filing of a fetal death certificate after an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2350 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of health care benefits through a network of physicians or health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2420 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2449 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the assignment of health insurance benefits to a physician or health care provider. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2478 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an innovation grant program to support residency training programs in psychiatric specialty fields. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2747 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to eligibility for and grounds for disciplinary action applicable to a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2760 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan provider networks; authorizing an assessment. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2848 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to consultations with contracted physician networks and physician systems during certain investigations of child abuse and neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2996 85-0 (2017) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3040 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3124 85-0 (2017) Author: Gooden, Lance
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain physician-specific comparison data compiled by a health benefit plan issuer, including the release of that data to physicians participating in certain physician-led organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3129 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to certain duties of physicians regarding patient records. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3216 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3217 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to health benefit plan enrollees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3246 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and actions to be taken by an abortion provider to prevent coerced abortions and human trafficking. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3310 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3406 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3408 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3675 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3710 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the comanagement of glaucoma by ophthalmologists and therapeutic optometrists and the establishment of a comanagement registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3732 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3836 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to importing pharmaceuticals from a foreign country. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3851 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3885 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to employment of psychiatrists by certain private hospitals. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3893 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors to and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3939 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3990 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to certain managed care plan enrollees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4090 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4194 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status for certain facility-based physicians. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4249 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
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 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 258 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 315 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas, the regulation of pain management clinics, and the adoption of guidelines for prescribing certain opioids by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 674 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to licensing for certain health professions, including an expedited process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 833 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Meyer, Morgan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 849 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 872 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to reporting requirements by physicians and certain health care facilities regarding complications resulting from an abortion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1101 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors to and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1148 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1213 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1375 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the use of clinical decision support software and laboratory benefits management programs by physicians and health care providers in connection with provision of clinical laboratory services to health benefit plan enrollees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1427 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1428 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the provision of mental health telemedicine medical services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1455 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1495 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1520 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1565 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1568 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the filing of certain actions involving preauthorized medical care or health care services in the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1606 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1613 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the assignment of health insurance benefits to a physician or health care provider. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1684 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1876 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to disputes regarding the compensability of an injury by certain doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2030 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the performance and appeal of utilization review by and under the direction of physicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2074 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2210 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to health benefit plan provider network listings and directories; authorizing an assessment. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Insurance
SB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
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HB 86 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 189 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 195 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 215 85-1 (2017) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
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HB 312 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 73 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 87 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 99 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 175 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 179 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 390 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 438 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 449 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the coverage by certain health benefit plans of mammograms performed by certain health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 574 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to certain physicians and health care providers; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 616 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. House: Insurance Considered in public hearing
HB 661 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 760 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 832 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for a physician performing an abortion at an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 963 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the designation of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists as preferred providers. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 985 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to mental health screening for public school students who may be a danger to self or others and to suspension or educational placement of those students; creating an offense. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse to facilitate embryo adoption and the provision by physicians of embryo adoption information to certain patients. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1210 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to an exception from penalties for a physician's or health care professional's professional judgment in providing certain abortion services to patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1241 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1483 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1489 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to measures to enhance graduate medical education in this state. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the issuance of a license in this state to certain physicians licensed outside of this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1648 84-0 (2015) Author: White, Molly | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1667 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the designation of certain physicians as preferred providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1691 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to prompt payment of certain physicians and health care providers by a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient and confidential patient records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1885 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1945 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the provision of direct primary care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2250 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the delivery of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2271 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2348 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2396 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to eliminating requirements that certain public institutions of higher education set aside portions of tuition for student loan repayment programs for certain physicians and state attorneys. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 2434 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2503 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2531 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2602 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2757 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to prompt payment of physicians and health care providers under contract with certain self-insured health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2823 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2847 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing immunity. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3133 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3581 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3677 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3804 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3860 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3994 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 4008 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4100 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 56 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the resident physician expansion grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 190 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; imposing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 239 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 295 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 359 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 480 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 481 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to consumer information concerning facility-based physicians and notice and availability of mediation for balance billing by a facility-based physician. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 588 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 613 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to physician inquiries regarding firearm ownership. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 684 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the relationship of certain optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists with certain managed care plans, including preferred provider plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 751 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 831 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1018 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the provision of direct primary care. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1097 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to payment of and disclosures related to certain out-of-network provider charges; authorizing a fee; providing a penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1098 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1397 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the establishment of a rural resident physician grant program. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1560 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency treatment facilities and certain other facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1564 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing civil penalties; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1718 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1733 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1742 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1813 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 245 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the authority of emergency room physicians and certain certified emergency medical services professionals to hold a person believed to have a mental illness; establishing mental health crisis intervention certification for certain emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 286 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 287 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by an independent review organization. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 305 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of complaint information by the Texas Medical Board to the legislature. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 309 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to prohibiting abortion when based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 520 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to certain fees paid in connection with the ordering or performance of an autopsy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 522 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to direct payment by a health insurer to physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 576 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 594 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain health programs and councils. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 920 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the qualifications for counselors for battering intervention and prevention programs in certain counties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1046 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the use by certain health care providers of electronically readable information from a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Technology Referred to Technology
HB 1055 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the delegation and supervision of prescriptive authority by physicians to certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a task force to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1192 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a medical examiner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1262 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1310 83-0 (2013) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Ken
Relating to the exclusion from total revenue of the cost of certain vaccines for purposes of the franchise tax. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendments
HB 1418 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to examination requirements for wards and proposed wards in certain guardianship matters. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1444 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to in-hospital and out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1464 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1470 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1482 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1493 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the transfer of programs from the Texas Department of Rural Affairs to the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1539 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1604 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of a standard request form for preauthorization of medical care or health care services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the development and distribution of information regarding certain breast surgeries for patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1803 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to controlled substance registration by physicians and the regulation of persons engaged in pain management; changing the payment schedule for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1806 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to coverage of telephone consultations and telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1876 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the ability of certain professional associations of chiropractors to hire physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1889 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to withdrawal of certain life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2017 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" Relating to nondiscrimination against physicians in payment for telephone consultation services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2158 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the period of ineligibility from participation in the Medicaid program by providers found liable for certain unlawful acts under the program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2212 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2299 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to certain provisions applicable to an optometrist, therapeutic optometrist, or ophthalmologist providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2308 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to facility reporting requirements for an abortion performed at an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2309 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for abortions performed at an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2348 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 2364 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2397 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2572 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the qualifications of certain experts authorized to examine a defendant and testify as to the issue of the defendant's sanity or insanity in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2618 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2656 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to limiting the authority of certain foreign private postsecondary educational institutions to grant or award professional degrees or offer courses toward those degrees. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2657 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2816 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2843 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to an objection of a defendant physician or health care provider to an expert report filed in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2938 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2965 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3044 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the provision of ancillary services through limited services networks; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3062 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3149 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an extension for the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3174 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the requirement that an applicant for a license to practice medicine recite the Hippocratic oath. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3230 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3243 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3247 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3302 83-0 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3657 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3663 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to eliminating the set-aside of a portion of medical school tuition for the physician education loan repayment program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3692 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to the support of certain resident physicians and physician residency programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3819 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to the judicial procedure required before an abortion may be performed on a minor without notification to and consent of a parent or guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3867 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the list of approved doctors for the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 25 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the licensing and regulation of military physicians who provide voluntary charity health care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 97 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 227 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 256 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to tracking career information for graduates of Texas medical schools and persons completing medical residency programs in Texas. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 303 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 380 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the recording of an informal settlement conference to resolve a complaint to the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 406 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the practice of advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants and the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians to and the supervision by physicians of certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 419 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a central database for and health and human services agency investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation violations and rights violations at certain facilities operated in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 495 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a task force to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 528 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to examination requirements for wards and proposed wards in certain guardianship matters. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 580 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to license examination attempt limits for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 618 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 675 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 830 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 937 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 949 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to licensing under the Medical Practice Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1013 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1082 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to eligibility requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1118 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to access to specialist physicians under managed care health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1193 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1198 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1242 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain provisions applicable to an optometrist, therapeutic optometrist, or ophthalmologist providing services under a managed care plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1322 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the provision of durable medical equipment and home health care services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1347 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1424 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of certain Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1591 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1644 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to continuing medical education for physicians prescribing controlled substances. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1744 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1805 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the renewal of a controlled substance registration by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 55 83-1 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting abortion that is based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 57 83-1 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform or induce abortions; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 63 83-1 (2013) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 66 83-1 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 67 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 68 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and voluntary and informed consent for an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 80 83-1 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to reporting requirements regarding the provision of an abortion or treatment for complications resulting from the provision of an abortion; creating criminal offenses; providing penalties; imposing a fee. Filed
HB 26 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and voluntary and informed consent for an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 27 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 35 83-2 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the waiting period before a physician may perform an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 9 83-2 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties. Filed
SB 33 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to certain information provided in connection with voluntary and informed consent to abortion. Filed
SB 34 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. Filed
HB 15 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 28 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 201 82-0 (2011) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 325 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to providing access to an ultrasound before an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 383 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to allowing a surrogate decision-maker to consent to certain medical treatments on behalf of an inmate of a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 393 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency training programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 527 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 531 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to emergency prehospital care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 577 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to emergency prehospital care provided by emergency services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 580 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 680 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 729 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District to employ health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 987 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a physician residency grant program and other programs to support graduate medical education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1009 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1013 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1266 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a study of the practice of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1333 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1380 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1393 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1564 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Harris County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1565 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the employment of physicians by hospital districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1567 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1568 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1602 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements regarding the provision of an abortion or treatment for complications resulting from the provision of an abortion; creating criminal offenses; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1700 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1885 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Knox County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1924 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1990 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Hardeman County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2037 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication or other care or treatment with respect to certain criminal defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2038 82-0 (2011) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2066 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2098 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2333 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2351 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the authority of the Bexar County Hospital District to employ physicians. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2392 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2452 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to disclosures regarding liability limits and malpractice insurance and related coverage in connection with services provided at health care institutions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2483 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 2489 82-0 (2011) Author: Scott, Connie Relating to the discoverability and admissibility of communications of sympathy in certain civil or administrative actions against a health care provider or physician. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2534 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the creation of a prescription medication information literacy plan and pilot programs to implement that plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2555 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2573 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the protection of children from abuse or neglect; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2659 82-0 (2011) Author: Lavender, George | et. al. Relating to prohibiting abortion except when medically necessary or when the pregnancy is the result of rape or incest. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2787 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to emergency services for licensed abortion facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2828 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2854 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2975 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3087 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to payment for services provided by certain physicians and health care providers to individuals covered by managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3191 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in Medicaid managed care provider networks providing services in the Texas-Mexico border region and other regions of the state. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3249 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3322 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to covenants not to compete. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3408 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3419 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3427 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3428 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3429 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to preauthorization of certain medical services in the workers' compensation system and the eligibility of doctors, dentists, and chiropractors to perform preauthorization utilization review. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3520 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Human Services Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3579 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3666 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3753 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3816 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Nocona Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3817 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the authority of the Gainesville Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 16 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 130 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to informed consent to an abortion. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 177 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 189 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 190 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 191 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 227 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the nondisciplinary resolution of certain complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 240 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 256 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to requiring a private autopsy facility to post a notice for filing a complaint against a physician; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 263 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 311 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Ochiltree County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 521 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to the operation of certain managed care plans with respect to health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 546 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 594 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the regulation of prescriptions for controlled substances, including certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 612 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 761 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals associated with nonprofit fraternal organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 822 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 835 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prevention, treatment, and management of concussions affecting public and private school students participating in interscholastic athletics. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 848 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 860 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the authority of the El Paso County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 906 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 954 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of certain counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 955 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, or other health care providers for county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 961 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1021 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1022 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1081 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1161 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to requiring certain persons to follow certain plans and receive certain mental health services on release or discharge from an inpatient mental health facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1183 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1255 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1260 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to licensing of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1263 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of the Bexar County Hospital District to employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1360 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1586 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to certain regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1632 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1661 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the regulation of health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 1750 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to physician assistants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1790 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1794 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the employment of physicians by hospital districts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1795 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the authority of certain local governmental entities in certain populous counties to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1856 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the recovery of medical or health care expenses in civil actions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 36 82-1 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 53 82-1 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the offense of coercing a person to have or seek an abortion and informed and voluntary consent for an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 69 82-1 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 21 82-1 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing an administrative penalty. Filed
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
HB 36 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 102 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 223 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to regulation of the secondary market in certain physician and health care provider discounts; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 389 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to requirements for expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 427 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 696 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 732 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the removal of certain information from a physician's medical board profile. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 879 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the Sweeny Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1126 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the finality of an administrative law judge's decision in a contested case involving disciplinary action against a physician. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1166 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1370 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the use of certain insurance policy forms in connection with a preferred provider benefit plan. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1392 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1740 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authorization of physicians and therapeutic optometrists to dispense therapeutic contact lenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1776 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided at certain times to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1878 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to monitoring physicians' compliance with continuing medical education requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to standards required for certain rankings of physicians by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1921 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1994 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2028 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2098 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to faculty temporary licenses to practice medicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2154 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2256 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to mediation of out-of-network health benefit claim disputes concerning enrollees, facility-based physicians, and certain health benefit plans; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2362 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to an electronic diagnostic database for rural physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to immunity from liability for doctors performing certain medical services at the request of the Division of Workers' Compensation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2576 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John Relating to direct payment by a health or automobile insurer of physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2687 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a physician residency matching grant program. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2706 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2709 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2712 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2750 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2819 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the Childress County Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2904 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3122 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the employment and temporary licensing of medical school faculty from out of state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3152 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to prohibiting the performance of an abortion on a woman who is not known to be pregnant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3456 81-0 (2009) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the education and preparation of resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3623 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3657 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the protocol for certain do not resuscitate orders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3674 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the licensing requirements for a foreign-trained physician applicant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3698 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the authority of the Dallas County Hospital District to appoint, contract for, or employ physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3796 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to informed and voluntary consent for an abortion and the collection and reporting of information related to the performance of an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3816 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3907 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants and to the release of those defendants from certain facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3964 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a requirement that physicians file certain advertising with the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3967 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the limited practice of medicine by a physician under a license issued by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3981 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the Texas Optometry Board. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4019 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4249 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to expert reports in a health care liability claim. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4289 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4297 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4324 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4366 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4371 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to failure to submit to an examination by a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4393 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to the creation of a pilot program to provide electronic prescribing tools to rural physicians. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4423 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to physician shortage residency programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4437 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4650 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4670 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to employ physicians. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 4730 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the Martin County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to limitation of liability for certain emergency care provided during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 182 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 202 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to provisional licensing of physicians to practice in underserved areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 292 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the requirement that licensed physicians provide emergency contact information to the Texas Medical Board and to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 351 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 381 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 525 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to certain qualified alien physicians practicing medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 532 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 616 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 680 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 714 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain health care rental network contract arrangements; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 889 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 993 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to ranking of physicians by health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1225 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to faculty temporary licenses to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1257 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain market conduct activities of certain life, accident, and health insurers and health benefit plan issuers; providing civil liability and administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1331 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1396 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to required procedures regarding the ranking of physicians by health benefit plan issuers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1500 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1502 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the Martin County Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1503 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the board of directors of the Dallam-Hartley Counties Hospital District to employ health care providers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1595 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to direct payment by a health or automobile insurer of physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1705 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to the authority and policies and procedures of the Dallas County Hospital District with regard to appointing, contracting for, or employing physicians, dentists, and other health care providers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1713 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1718 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1719 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the delegation of certain acts of prescriptive authority by a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1791 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the Childress County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1815 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to immunity from liability for doctors performing certain services at the request of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1837 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1986 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Gainesville Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2077 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to physician residency programs, including physicians shortage residency programs and oncology training in certain residency programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Public Health
SB 2117 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to physician staffing requirements for certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2151 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2243 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the repayment of certain education loans for licensed physicians and dentists and to requirements for family practice residency programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 2332 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the regulation of preferred provider benefit plans regarding network adequacy, contracting and reimbursement activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2336 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the creation of a commission to advise the board. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2346 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2389 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to physician staffing requirements for hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2390 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the physician licensing requirements for foreign medical graduates. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2397 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2398 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2418 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to availability of professional liability insurance under a self-insurance trust for health care. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2422 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the dispensing of drugs by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2427 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2441 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the enforceability of covenants not to compete and to certain procedures and remedies in actions to enforce those covenants. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2499 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the Martin County Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2516 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the authority of the Comanche County Consolidated Hospital District to employ physicians and other health care providers. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2571 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of certain physician's offices where abortions are performed. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 175 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the protection of life, including unborn life, from the point of fertilization; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 405 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of an emergency room physician to hold a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 414 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the removal of certain violations from a physician's medical board profile. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 437 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of pain management guidelines for physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 518 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the detention and examination of certain persons for whom an application for emergency detention or a motion for an order of protective custody has been filed. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 664 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 709 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to information regarding umbilical cord blood options. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 839 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to regulation of the secondary market in certain physician and health care provider discounts; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 859 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the preservation of fetal tissue by a physician performing an abortion on a person who is younger than 14 years of age; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1006 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to doctor licensing requirements for peer review, utilization, and retrospective review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1096 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1131 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1227 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of health benefit plan issuers and dissemination of information to patients, physicians, and other providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1440 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to transfer of certain patients requesting life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1464 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to peer reviews of health care services performed under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1534 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1594 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1706 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the annual registration of physicians by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1750 80-0 (2007) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1758 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the annual registration of physicians by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1760 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent for an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1964 80-0 (2007) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a deduction under the franchise tax for physicians who administer vaccines. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 1973 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain duties of the Texas Medical Board in licensing and expert testimony. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1999 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to parentage resulting from assisted reproduction. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2004 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring that a doctor who reviews a workers' compensation case be certified in a professional specialty appropriate to the care received by the injured employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2079 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to examinations for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2199 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to payment of physicians and health care providers for care provided to persons covered by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2858 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3035 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3065 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3115 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the identification of certain practitioners of the healing arts; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3180 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the obligation of a physician and a health care facility to provide life-sustaining treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3274 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to a physician's disclosure of a financial interest in a laboratory to which the physician refers a patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3478 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to certain health care services provided through telemedicine or telehealth under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 28 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to transferable physician orders for life-sustaining and related treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 31 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the rural physician and dentist loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the examination of certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 186 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al. Relating to the protection of life, including unborn life, from the point of fertilization; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 334 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of health benefit plan issuers and dissemination of information to patients, physicians, and other providers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 591 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the requirement that licensed physicians provide emergency contact information to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 785 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to information related to the performance of an abortion; creating an offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Point of order sustained
SB 800 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1095 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1111 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1143 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to ranking of physicians by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1353 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the requirement that a person who performs manipulation under anesthesia or needle electromyography hold a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1429 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1566 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the creation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1759 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the enforceability of covenants not to compete and to certain procedures and remedies in actions to enforce those covenants. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1767 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician licensing requirements for utilization review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 241 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 242 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony | et. al. Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 339 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 512 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to an exemption for certain physicians from the requirement to pay a registration fee. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 567 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 686 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the use of certain factors in determining premiums charged for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 702 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a physician's report of a complication resulting from an elective termination or attempted elective termination of pregnancy. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 744 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 164, Occupations Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 811 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of certain physician's offices where abortions are performed. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1212 79-0 (2005) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to abortion and parental consent to an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1216 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1312 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the place where certain abortions may be performed. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1532 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to rates for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1776 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to choice of physicians in certain managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1924 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the certification of certain health organizations by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1967 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by certain countywide hospital districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2158 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an exemption from annual registration fees for a retired physician who provides volunteer medical services in a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2278 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the dissemination of accurate information on voluntary and informed consent for an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2279 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2420 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to support graduate medical education in connection with the state Medicaid program. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2493 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert Relating to access to certain obstetrical or gynecological care provided by family physicians. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2904 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2997 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al. Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3102 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the employment recruitment and retention of physicians by rural hospitals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3303 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to emergency apprehension and detention of a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3305 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to coercing a woman to have an abortion and parental notification of abortion; creating offenses. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3316 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al. Relating to physician referrals to certain facilities providing speciality services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HCR 140 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: West, Royce
Honoring the medical students, medical schools, residents, and teaching hospitals of Texas for their contributions to the health and well-being of the citizens of Texas and welcoming the medical personnel visiting the State Capitol on April 5, 2005. Signed by the Governor
SB 184 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to an exemption for certain physicians from the requirement to pay a registration fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 249 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to rates for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 419 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, Texas State Board of Physician Assistant Examiners, and Texas State Board of Acupuncture Examiners and the regulation of health care professions regulated by those state agencies; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 423 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the issuance of a limited license to practice medicine to certain applicants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 424 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 873 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a medical information telephone hotline pilot program under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1149 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the electronic transmission of health benefit information between a health benefit plan issuer and a physician or health care provider. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1150 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to parental consent for the performance of an abortion; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1240 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by a rural hospital. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1381 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to the reporting of abortion; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1500 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the allocation of federal funds directed to be used to support graduate medical education in connection with the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to Public Health
SB 1516 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the adequacy of health maintenance organization health care delivery networks and availability of preferred provider benefits; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1517 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to qualifications of physicians who perform certain utilization review duties for a health benefit plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1598 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the employment of physicians by certain countywide hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1622 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to physician referrals to certain facilities providing speciality services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1774 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to access to certain obstetrical or gynecological care provided by qualified physicians, including family physicians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1788 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to facility based physicians or providers. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 58 79-3 (2006) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the examination for licensing as a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al. Relating to health care. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 6 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al. Relating to the regulation and enforcement of the practice of medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 15 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to regulation of abortion; creating an offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 224 78-0 (2003) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to deposition fees charged by certain physicians. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 569 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to fetal pain prevention; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 648 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the use of certain standard physician contract forms; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 720 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation and prompt payment of health care providers under certain health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 971 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the liability of a physician or health care provider to an individual receiving benefits under Medicaid. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1028 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1095 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the authority of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to administer, provide, and carry out or sign a prescription drug order. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1130 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Border and International Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1281 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to indemnification by the state of physicians providing certain health care services. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1383 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the issuance of a license to practice medicine to certain graduates of a foreign medical school. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1399 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to joint negotiation by physicians and health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1420 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the use of a portion of medical school tuition for student loan repayment assistance for physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1504 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to notification provided by certain health care professionals to students and parents or guardians of students who participate in extracurricular sports activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1757 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John Relating to rate filing and rate rollbacks for professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1810 78-0 (2003) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation and prompt payment of health care providers; providing penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1877 78-0 (2003) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to creating the rural physician relief program. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1927 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education Subcommittee members named
HB 2135 78-0 (2003) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to access to specialist physicians under certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2235 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to operations of physicians and other health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2405 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al. Relating to the prompt payment of claims to physicians and providers by insurers and health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2495 78-0 (2003) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2603 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2632 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2749 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to limiting the liability of physicians and health care providers for health care provided on behalf of certain health services districts. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2787 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to Self-Insurance Trusts. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2800 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to amending the Medical Practice Act of Texas concerning reexaminations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2818 78-0 (2003) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to recovery of an overpayment to a physician or provider by an insurer. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2833 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to a physician's report of a complication resulting from an abortion; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2855 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to continuity of care under an evidence of coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3009 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment and medical treatment decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3091 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the requirement that a health care entity notify the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners regarding the privileges or membership of a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3093 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to improving access to health care for the citizens of Texas by providing for the reimbursement and use of particular health care practitioners who are licensed by the state to provide certain services. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3095 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the requirement that a health care entity notify the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners regarding the privileges or membership of a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3104 78-0 (2003) Author: Canales, Gabi Relating to health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3202 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to rates for professional liability insurance for defined Physicians, Hospitals, and Health Care Providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3220 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to disputes as to impairment ratings under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3439 78-0 (2003) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the liability of certain health care practitioners for examinations and medical screenings of students. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3590 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to medical management issues and average weekly wage benchmarks in the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 299 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 4. Signed by the Governor
HR 1855 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1320. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 12 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to health care liability claims. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 43 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 104 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Relating to the regulation and enforcement of the practice of medicine by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 182 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to joint and several liability in health care liability claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 208 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the contents of physician profiles created by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 364 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the limits on liability for a health care liability claim. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 418 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the regulation and prompt payment of health care providers; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 516 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain immunization programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 558 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 561 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to indemnification by the state of physicians providing certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 612 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the authority of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to administer, provide, and carry out or sign a prescription drug order. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 752 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to joint negotiation by physicians and health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 787 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to the deadline for passing the examination for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 788 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the issuance of a limited license to practice medicine to certain applicants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 835 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al. Relating to regulation of abortion; creating an offense. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 858 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to creating the rural physician relief program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 864 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1098 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the liability of certain physicians for examinations and medical screenings of students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1172 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the regulation of certain medical expert witnesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1313 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to balance billing by facility based physicians or providers. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1320 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to certain advance directives for medical treatment and medical treatment decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1468 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to rates charged for professional liability insurance coverage for physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1598 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to health care liability claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1662 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 83 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 84 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 22 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to medical liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 24 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to professional liability insurance for certain retired physicians acting as volunteer health care providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 7 77-0 (2001) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 398 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to disclosure of medical billing records regarding a patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 402 77-0 (2001) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the abolishment of the medicinal and physician's permits for buying or dispensing liquor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 576 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the standardization of credentialing of physicians and providers. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 781 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the qualification of a treating physician as an expert. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 964 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the release of certain confidential information of a patient by the patient's physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1018 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to certain applicants applying for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1049 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to eligibility to act as a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1058 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the qualifications for persons who review the necessity or appropriateness of health care services. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 1090 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the qualifications for persons who review the necessity or appropriateness of health care services. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1192 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to a gateway doctor pilot program for the provision of medical benefits to certain state employees who sustain compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1202 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1424 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to medical care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1443 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to creating the rural physician relief program. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1526 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the selection of a doctor for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 1579 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the medical determination of, and disputes regarding, workers' compensation impairment income benefits; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1862 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the regulation and prompt payment of health care providers under certain health benefit plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1903 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to verification of coverage by a preferred provider benefit plan or a health maintenance organization. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1913 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to termination of certain contracts by a preferred provider organization or health maintenance organization. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2004 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the medication a patient receives after being furloughed or discharged from inpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2209 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the delegation of prescription drug orders to physician assistants and advanced practice nurses who provide health care services at certain alternate practice sites. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2210 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to the scope of practice of a physician assistant acting in a delegated practice. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2287 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the authority of a hospital to share with certain attending physicians reimbursements for services provided to patients under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2417 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the use of a portion of medical school tuition for student loan repayment assistance for physicians. House: Higher Education Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2421 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to establishing a program to recruit rural medical students for service in rural communities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2467 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to rates and expenditures under the Medicaid and state child health plan program in strategic investment areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2600 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation benefits and to the operation of the workers' compensation insurance system; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2828 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the delegation of certain functions by a health maintenance organization; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2940 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to prescribe drugs. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2942 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the practice of medicine without an annual registration permit. House: Public Health Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3012 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the regulation of joint negotiations by physicians with health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 3014 77-0 (2001) Author: Smithee, John Relating to prohibited practices regarding determinations of eligibility for coverage and authorizations for certain services provided by health maintenance organizations or preferred provider plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3093 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the limits on liability for a health care liability claim. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3133 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to financial interests in abortion facilities. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3152 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to due process for physicians, dentists, and podiatrists in hospitals. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3180 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the intake, assessment and admission of a patient to an inpatient mental health facility. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3395 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to standards for credentialing of health care providers in health care liability claims. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3501 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to information that a professional liability insurance carrier or the Texas Board of Medical Examiners may require a physician to provide. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3554 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the dispensing of drugs pursuant to an oncology protocol. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3600 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the confidentiality of records regarding the compliance monitoring of physicians by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HR 1398 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1862. Reported enrolled
SB 332 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the provision of a drug by a physician to certain indigent patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 425 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the qualifications for persons who review the necessity or appropriateness of health care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 516 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to creating the rural physician relief program and to licensing of physicians intending to practice in rural areas or other underserved or shortage areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 583 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to liens for certain services provided by physicians. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 595 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to information regarding certain complaints filed with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and related settlements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 789 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of telemedicine medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1030 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the limits on liability for a health care liability claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1055 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to rates and expenditures under the Medicaid and state child health plan program in strategic investment areas. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1143 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the credentialing of physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1166 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to prescribe drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1216 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to establishing a program to recruit rural medical students for service in rural communities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1264 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, David | et. al.
Relating to the scope of practice of a physician assistant acting in a delegated practice. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1265 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the delegation of prescription drug orders to physician assistants and advanced practice nurses who provide health care services at certain alternate practice sites. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1284 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to payment by certain issuers of health benefit plans of certain claims; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1297 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information that a professional liability insurance carrier or the Texas Board of Medical Examiners may require a physician to provide. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1300 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the practice of medicine without an annual registration permit. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1301 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to the compliance monitoring of physicians by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1476 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to medical and income benefits, return to work coordination, and regulation of doctors and insurance carriers under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1636 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the use of a portion of medical school tuition for student loan repayment assistance for physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1756 77-0 (2001) Author: Sibley, David Relating to creating the Office of Rural Community Affairs. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SCR 74 77-0 (2001) Author: Brown, J. E.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections to H.B. No. 3152. Signed by the Governor
HB 27 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the medical records of the patient of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 44 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to limiting the liability of certain health care professionals who provide free health care services. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 110 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to public access to certain information regarding medical practitioners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 504 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition of a physician qualified to be an expert witness in certain professional malpractice suits. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
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 677 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physicians who may provide certain mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 991 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain professionals for damages arising from providing pro bono services. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1491 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the employment of certain physicians by a private medical school. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 1513 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to powers and duties of the Texas Health Care Information Council; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1556 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1572 76-0 (1999) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the authority of physicians and podiatrists to form certain jointly owned entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1987 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the examinations administered or accepted for licensure of physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 2192 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the requirement that certain persons receive training in recognizing child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2453 76-0 (1999) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of physicians and optometrists or therapeutic optometrists to form certain jointly owned entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2792 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the licensure of physicians. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2953 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to establishing a visiting physician program to provide temporary relief to physicians practicing in rural areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3039 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of physician collective negotiation. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 3083 76-0 (1999) Author: Telford, Barry
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to medical services ordered by physicians in certain other states for residents of this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3111 76-0 (1999) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the use of Hospitalists. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 3216 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the standardization of credentialing of physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3285 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3523 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the licensure of physicians. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3553 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the abolishment of the medicinal and physician's permits for buying or dispensing liquor. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
SB 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 381 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to establishing a visiting physician program to provide temporary relief to physicians practicing in rural areas. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SB 384 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to liens for certain services provided by physicians. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 407 76-0 (1999) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to fees charged by a physician for providing a patient with a copy of the patient's medical records. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 680 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the licensure of physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 871 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the co-ownership of certain entities by physicians and podiatrists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1206 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to examinations accepted or administered for licensure of physicians. Senate: Health Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1207 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the licensure of physicians; appropriating fees and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 1266 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the employment of certain physicians by a private medical school. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
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 1618 76-0 (1999) Author: Cain, David Relating to the standardization of credentialing of physicians. Senate: Health Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 610 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to disclosure of certain information contained in a complaint against a physician that is filed with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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 935 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to public access to certain information pertaining to medical practitioners. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1933 75-0 (1997) Author: Roman, Bill | et. al. Relating to certain retired physicians who perform voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2192 75-0 (1997) Author: Rangel, Irma
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of a physician recruitment program for medically underserved areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2452 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to peer review of physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2611 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to continuing medical education for physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2613 75-0 (1997) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the creation of the Faculty Enhancement Program for Generalist Physicians. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2846 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the provision of health care services by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in collaborative practice with physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3184 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the requirement that the toll-free telephone number operated by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners be posted in a physician's office. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3348 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen Relating to the definition of physician in regard to medical liability. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 208 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to disclosure of certain information regarding certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 641 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to a physician who accepts a financial incentive; imposing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Public Health
SB 1118 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to qualifications for service as a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1241 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to the creation of the Faculty Enhancement Fund for Generalist Physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1244 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the practice of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in collaborative practice with a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1575 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the practice of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants in collaborative practice with a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1699 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the licensure of physicians; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 585 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to hospital staff privileges for physicians, podiatrists, and dentists. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 630 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to disclosure of certain information contained in a complaint against a physician that is filed with the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 715 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to exempting a medical facility or a physician's office or clinic from regulation as a tattoo parlor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1499 74-0 (1995) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to the licensing of certain physicians who are certified by a medical specialty board. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1636 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to authority of a physician to supply drugs, remedies, or supplies to a patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2252 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the requirement that the toll-free telephone number operated by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners be posted in a physician's office. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2288 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to educational programs for medical students and physicians regarding pain management and treatment. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2667 74-0 (1995) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to access by a patient or prospective patient to information regarding certain criminal convictions of a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2669 74-0 (1995) Author: Crabb, Joe
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners of certain physicians located in other jurisdictions who perform acts constituting the practice of medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 3116 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to an exemption from annual registration fees for retired physicians performing voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 323 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew
Sponsor: Sadler, Paul
Relating to the licensing of certain physicians who are certified by a medical specialty board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 965 74-0 (1995) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to hospital staff membership and privileges for physicians, podiatrists, and dentists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 973 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the disclosure of certain information relating to certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1301 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to physician licensing, including the notice and late fee requirements for the annual registration of physician licenses, the temporary licensure of certain out-of-state physicians, and the licensure of certain international medical graduates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1303 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the practice of medicine, including the rehabilitation of impaired physicians and the unlicensed practice of medicine; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
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 1454 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to educational programs for medical students and physicians regarding pain management and treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1672 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to an exemption from annual registration fees for retired physicians performing voluntary charity care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 597 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to hospital staff privileges for doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopathy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
HB 884 73-0 (1993) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the liability of a physician for certain health care liability claims. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1338 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to temporary reciprocal licenses for certain physicians, the relationship between hospitals and other health care providers in rural areas, establishing a program to assist certain nonprofit organizations in recruiting and retaining health professionals to practice in medically underserved areas, the distribution of certain fees collected and tuition charged at medical schools. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1462 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the disclosure of certain information about certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1677 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2763 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Relating to indemnifying physicians who provide free medical care to indigent patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 161 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Requesting state-funded medical schools and health science centers, the Texas Department of Health, the Center for Rural Health Initiatives, the Texas Higher Education Coordinatng Board, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Pediatric Society, Texas Society of Internal Medicine, and the Texas Medical Association to heighten public awareness of the continuing need for primary care physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 901 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Requesting state-funded medical schools and health science centers, the Texas Department of Health, the Center for Rural Health Initiatives, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, Texas Pediatric Society of Internal Medicine, and the Texas Medical Association to heighten public awareness of the continuing need for primary care physicians. Reported enrolled
SB 500 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to temporary reciprocal licenses for certain physicians, the relationship between hospitals and other health care providers in rural areas, establishing a program to assist certain nonprofit organizations in recruiting and retaining health professionals to practice in medically underserved areas, the distribution of certain fees collected and tuition charged at medical schools. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1062 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and to the regulation of the practice of medicine, including the practice of acupuncture; creating an offense and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1252 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to selection of doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 1069 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Requesting state-funded medical schools and health science centers, the Texas Department of Health, the Center for Rural Health Initiatives, the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the Texas Pediatric Society, the Texas Society of Internal Medicine, and the Texas Medical Association to heighten public awareness of the continuing need for primary care physicians. Reported enrolled
HB 548 72-0 (1991) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the professional association of podiatrists and medical doctors. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 675 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 702 72-0 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the creation of a criminal offense for the performance of surgery by a physician or dentist infected with human immunodeficiency virus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 861 72-0 (1991) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Tejeda, Frank
Relating to the payment of costs associated with the appearance of a licensed health care professional for the state at criminal proceedings arising from a sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 955 72-0 (1991) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to patient notification by physicians of certain information regarding breast implants. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1340 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the authority of the Angleton-Danbury Hospital District to provide office facilities for staff physicians and granting the authority to issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1391 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1412 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the temporary licensing of certain physicians employed by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1651 72-0 (1991) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the repayment of student loans for certain physicians. House: Higher Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 1722 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Relating to the provision of medical services by a physician under a contract with a political subdivision of this state. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1758 72-0 (1991) Author: Alexander, Clyde Relating to the creation of the Physician's Peer Health Assistance Program and providing for the funding of that program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2675 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Relating to the qualification of an expert witness in a suit involving a health care liability claim against a physician or health care provider. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 390 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 516 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the provision of medical services by a physician under a contract with a county or municipal corporation or a hospital district or authority. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 590 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the professional association of podiatrists and medical doctors. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 719 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to patient notification by physicians of certain information regarding breast implants. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1356 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Watkins, Gary
Relating to the creation and function of the Physician Loan Repayment Advisory Committee. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health Services
1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 14 72-1 (1991) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the performance of medical procedures by a physician or dentist infected with human immunodeficiency virus and to the duty to disclose a physician's, dentist's, or patient's seropositive status; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1399 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the authority of a physician to supply drugs and other remedies free of charge to certain low-income patients. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 1790 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the physician-patient confidentiality privilege and to creating an exemption for certain records concerning a child abuse investigation. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate conferees appointed
HB 2039 71-0 (1989) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the period in which a physician must respond to certain requests for information. House: Public Health Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2373 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to physician conflicts of interest. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2770 71-0 (1989) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 3185 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 658 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the establishment of a patient profile record system and to patient prescription records required to be maintained by certain physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 788 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the authority of a physician to supply drugs and other remedies free of charge to certain patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1243 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to physician conflicts of interest. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1252 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to payments by or to physicians, hospitals, of health care entities for the purpose of soliciting or securing patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1467 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1763 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
HB 74 71-1 (1989) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the care and treatment of persons with intractable pain by the use of dangerous drugs or controlled substances; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 20 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to the care and treatment of persons with intractable pain by the use of dangerous drugs or controlled substances; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 99 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to confidentiality and privilege requirements for certain information relating to impaired physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
HB 410 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the regulation of the practice of medicine in performing certain abortions. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1186 70-0 (1987) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians engaged in certain volunteer work; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1791 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the collection and furnishing of information regarding certain disciplinary actions taken against physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2097 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the authorization of the manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, and use of unapproved drug substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2377 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2560 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of physicians under the Medical Practice Act and to the powers and duties of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2630 70-0 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. House: Insurance House passage as amended reported
SB 72 70-0 (1987) Author: Green, Gene Relating to a burn injury reporting system; providing a penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 78 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the regulation of physicians under the Medical Practice Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 171 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McKinney, Mike
Relating to the regulation of physicians under the Medical Practice Act and to the membership, powers, and duties of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 527 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SB 541 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to professional liability insurance for physicians engaged in certain volunteer work; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 795 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to physicians' educational loans and the abolition of the State Rural Medical Education Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1376 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to review of certain claims against health care providers by medical prefiling review panels. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1402 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to certain continuing education requirements for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1404 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to authorizing the manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, and use of certain nonapproved drugs; providing penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
HB 5 70-2 (1987) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. House: State Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 16 70-2 (1987) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to liability limits for a health care liability claim. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 87 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Gavin, John
Relating to reports to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and declaring an emergency. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 403 69-0 (1985) Author: Bush, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the withholding or withdrawal of life-sustaining procedures from a terminally ill patient. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 616 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to certain exceptions applicable to licensure as a fitter or dispenser of hearing aids. House: Public Health Reported from s/c favorably w/sub.
HB 979 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the emergency detention and examination of persons believed to be mentally ill. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1162 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the liability of the state for actions performed by certain physicians under contracts with state agencies. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1298 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the requirement that physicians file certain information concerning the abortions they perform with the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1614 69-0 (1985) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to access to and the use of certain complaints, reports, files, and other information concerning physicians or applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1678 69-0 (1985) Author: Hightower, Allen
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the participation of physicians in executions of convicts by the Texas Department of Corrections by means of lethal injection. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Returned from Senate as amended
HB 1777 69-0 (1985) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the regulation of physicians. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
SB 399 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the determination of death by a physician after consultation with a registered nurse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Senate adopted conf. comm. report
SB 655 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to membership or privileges on a hospital medical staff and to the authority of hospitals and medical personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 960 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Lee, Don
Relating to certain exceptions applicable to licensure as a fitter or dispenser of hearing aids. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1170 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the meetings of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; to registration of practitioners and interns; to grounds for refusal to admit persons to examinations and to issue licenses and renewal licenses; to hearings, rules, and to judicial review; to reports by peer review committees or medical personnel and their immunity from liability; and to applicability of the open meetings law. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1221 69-0 (1985) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the participation of physicians in executions of convicts by the Texas Department of Corrections by means of lethal injection. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 1279 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the limit on civil liability in an action on a health care liability claim; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1334 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to unlawful and prohibited medical practices and grounds for refusal to admit persons to examination and to issue license and renewal license. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1341 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the repayment of student loans of physicians practicing for certain state agencies or in economically depressed or rural medically underserved areas and psychologists employed by certain state agencies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
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HB 10 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to an exception to the physician-patient privilege in investigations or prosecutions involving driving while intoxicated or driving under the influence of drugs. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 830 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degrees. House: State Affairs Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1063 68-0 (1983) Author: Gibson, Jay Relating to the allocation of funds appropriated to the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, for the compensation of resident physicians. House: Appropriations Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1430 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to immunity from liability for failing to recommend an abortion. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 1474 68-0 (1983) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the provision of dangerous drugs by licensed physicians who practice in rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
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HB 1568 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the use of a medical treatment designed to restore the human body's natural immunity to disease. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1960 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain medical and psychological records. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1999 68-0 (1983) Author: Wright, Brad
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the compensation and powers of members of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners, to registration of practitioners and interns, to qualifications of licensees, to grounds for refusal to admit persons to examination and to issue licenses, to fees, hearings, and stays of board decisions, to cancellation, revocation, suspension, and probation of licenses, and to peace officers commissioned by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; defining who are peace officers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2033 68-0 (1983) Author: Pierce, George Relating to appropriations to compensate resident physicians in training at certain accredited schools of medicine. House: Appropriations Withdrawn by Author
HB 2159 68-0 (1983) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to loans, grants, or scholarships granted by the State Rural Medical Education Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 2246 68-0 (1983) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the requirement of informed consent as a prerequisite to an abortion; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 2353 68-0 (1983) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to funding family practice-related support programs. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 635 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic medical degree. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 679 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against physicians on the basis of academic degree. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 703 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the duties of the Family Practice Residency Advisory Committee. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1170 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of certain medical and hospital records. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
SB 1320 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the authorization of the manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, regulation, and use of ethylene diamine tetracetic acid (EDTA) and chelation therapy. Senate: Health & Human Resources See remarks
HB 309 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to state compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 534 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and regulation of the practice of medicine. House: Government Organization Postponed
HB 609 67-0 (1981) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to adoption of a Medical Practice Act. House: Government Organization Coauthor authorized
HB 762 67-0 (1981) Author: Green, Gene Relating to reports of abortional acts. House: State Affairs No action taken
HB 776 67-0 (1981) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to state compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1066 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to requiring medical doctors to examine any person who claims to have been sexually abused and to testify in any legal proceeding. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1327 67-0 (1981) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the state's liability for and defense of claims based on conduct of certain medical consultants to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1377 67-0 (1981) Author: Henderson, Don
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to eligibility for coverage under and to extension of the date policies may be issued under the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association Act. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2013 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to liability of physicians who administer emergency medical care. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2324 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to prohibiting prepayment as a condition of medical treatment for certain persons and requiring prompt payment of certain insurance claims. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
SB 89 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to state compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 229 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and regulation of the practice of medicine; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 315 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to adoption of a Medical Practice Act; providing for the regulation of the practice of medicine and for continuation, powers, and duties of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and licensure, examination, and disciplinary proceeding thereunder; establishing the Physician's Assistants Advisory Committee; providing for certain reports; making certain information confidential; providing for other provisions relating to said board and physicians and surgeons and certain health care organizations. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
Rules suspended
SB 414 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John | et. al. Relating to reports of abortional acts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 534 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to liability of physicians who administer emergency medical care. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 577 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to delegation of medical acts, including the administration and provision of medications, under physician orders, standing medical orders and standing delegation orders and providing for rule-making authority by the Board of Medical Examiners. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 658 67-0 (1981) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to prescriptions of controlled substances. House: Health Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 980 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Lewis, Gibson
Relating to the creation of the Board of Osteopathic Medicine and regulation of osteopathic physicians, their assistants, and other physicians; providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 992 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the state's liability for and defense of claims based on conduct of certain medical consultants to the Texas Rehabilitation Commission. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1244 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to authorization of the manufacture, distribution, sale and use of procaine hydrochloride (Gerovital H3). Senate: Human Resources Postponed
HB 15 67-1 (1981) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to the regulation of the practice of medicine and continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Government Organization Coauthor authorized
SB 5 67-1 (1981) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the regulation of the practice of medicine and certain health-care and health-related organizations or groups and to the continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 8 67-1 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the regulation of the practice of medicine and continuation of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners. Senate: Human Resources Postponed
HB 169 66-0 (1979) Author: Semos, Chris V.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to compensation of certain resident physicians. House: Higher Education
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 899 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to emergency care under the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1674 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to adoption services by attorneys and physicians. House: Health Services Laid on the table
HB 1835 66-0 (1979) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to nondiscrimination treatment of certain doctors of medicine and doctors of osteopaths. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1889 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to certain coverages of physicians under contracts of professional liability insurance issued by health care liability claim trust. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1932 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to continuing education requirement for physicians. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 44 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to compensation of certain resident physicians; authorizing appropriations. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 291 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Amending the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvemtn Act enacted by the 65th Legislature. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 498 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Authorizing private physicians to report voluntarily drivers having certain specified disorders or disabilities; providing for immunity from liability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 832 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to the durty of physicians to furnish medical reports in workers' compensation claims. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 919 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Simpson, Bob
Relating to certain coverages of physicians under contracts of professional liability insurance issued by health care liability claim trusts. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 956 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Harrison, Jr., W.O. "Bill"
Relating to the delegation of responsibilities by physicians to physician assistants. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1117 66-0 (1979) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to immunity from liability for physicians and peace officers in certain instances. Senate: Human Resources Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 225 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to state-supported medical residency positions. House: Higher Education Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 226 65-0 (1977) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the admission of medical school graduates from medical schools outside of the state to state-supported medical residency positions; requiring these graduates to contract with the State practice in rural or underserved urban areas for at least one year following completion of the residency. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 282 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the authority of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with medical schools, licensed hospitals, and nonprofit corporations for the purpose of providing state funds to family practice residency training programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 733 65-0 (1977) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to provide additional disciplinary power of and reporting procedures to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1530 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon For the purpose of permitting an individual other than a physician to be appointed as Director of the City-County Health Unit. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1574 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authorization of the manufacture, distribution, sale, prescription, and use of amygdalin (laetrile). House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 1865 65-0 (1977) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the Cerebral Death Act and recogntion of irreversible cessation of brain function as a nonexclusive means of determining death. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1936 65-0 (1977) Author: Nugent, James E.
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the fees paid a physician to conduct an autopsy. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days
HCR 79 65-0 (1977) Author: Smith, Carlyle Requesting the Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare to expedite his declaration of the equivalency requirements for foreign doctors to practice in the United States. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 323 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to authority of the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, to contract with medical schools, licensed hospitals and non-profit corporations for the purpose of providing state funds to family practice residency training programs. Senate: Education Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 585 65-0 (1977) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the declaration of a basic policy concerning the right to life; regulating the conduct of certain abortional policies, practices, and acts and conduct regarding human fetuses; making certain findings; prescribing certain criminal penalties and civil sanctions. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 873 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant Permitting an individual other than a physician to be appointed as Director of the City-County Health Unit. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to subcommittee
HB 19 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to prescription of amphetamines for certain purposes as grounds for refusal, cancellation, revocation, or suspension of a license to practice medicine. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 338 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to the gathering of statistical information concerning the performance of abortions in the state. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 339 64-0 (1975) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Regulating who may perform an abortion and where an abortion may be performed; prohibiting the performance of a criminal abortion; penalizing the unauthorized practice of medicine; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 768 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane
Sponsor: Longoria, Raul
Relating to the qualification of certain applicants for licensure to practice medicine. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1341 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the issuance of licenses to practice medicine in the State of Texas. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2138 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the cancellation of loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund received by certain medical students who agree to practice medicine in rural, inner-city, or other areas having a shortage of physicians. House: Higher Education Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 110 64-0 (1975) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Making privileged certain information given by a patient to a licensed physician; providing exceptions in certain cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 310 64-0 (1975) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Newton, Jon P.
Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners to extend the expiration date of a temporary license. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 521 64-0 (1975) Author: McKnight, Peyton
Sponsor: Florence, Buck
Relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collected by the East Texas Chest Hospital, the Harlingen State Chest Hospital, and the San Antonio State Chest Hospital. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 525 64-0 (1975) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the qualification of certain applicants for licensure to practice medicine. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
HB 576 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to residency or internship of graduates of foreign medical schools in hospitals in this state. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 672 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the accrual of a cause of action for medical or surgical malpractice. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 1009 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the selection of physicians workmen's compensation cases. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1010 63-0 (1973) Author: Vecchio, James S. Relating to the selection of physicians and chiropractors in workmen's compensation cases. House: Judiciary Subcommittee hearing date
HB 1457 63-0 (1973) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy"
Sponsor: Adams, Don
Relating to the time within which an autopsy report must be filed, enabling copies of said report to be furnished to duly authorized persons. House: Human Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 1679 63-0 (1973) Author: Tarbox, Elmer Relating to exempting medical doctors from liability for jury duty; amending Article 2135, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; and declaring an emergency. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
SB 101 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Relating to privileged communications between physician and patient. Senate: State Affairs Sent to subcommittee
SB 368 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the prescription of drugs with a high rate of abuse for certain purposes as grounds for refusal, cancellation, revocation, or suspension of a license to practice medicine; providing certain powers of the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners as to such drugs. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Sent to Calendar Committee
SB 579 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the selection of physicians in workmen's compensation cases. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 580 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to selection of physicians and chiropractors in workmen's compensation cases. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
SB 882 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Peveto, Wayne
Relating to the diagnosis, treatment, reporting and control of venereal diseases and examination of persons reasonably suspected of being infected; amending Article 4445, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended; providing a severability clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 187 62-0 (1971) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to granting certain minors the capacity to consent to examination and treatment by a licensed physician for any drug addiction, drug dependency, or any condition directly related to drug use.
HB 882 62-0 (1971) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to providing for requirements for application for licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
HB 1111 62-0 (1971) Author: Jones, Edmund E. Relating to providing that a doctor may not testify against a patient about any matter that came to his knowledge as a result of a doctor-patient relationship.
HB 1215 62-0 (1971) Author: McKissack, Dick Relating to the inclusion of physicians, surgeons, and other doctors of medicine in the Texas Professional Corporation Act.
SB 69 62-0 (1971) Author: Wallace, Jim Relating to the right of an injured employee entitled to medical aid and treatment under the provisions of the workmen's compensation law to select a licensed physician or licensed chiropractor of his own choice.
SB 469 62-0 (1971) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing for requirements for application for licensure by the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners.
SB 978 62-0 (1971) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of data obtained by persons conducting immunization surveys under the auspices of the State Department of Health in any suit against a physician involving an injury relating to the immunization of an individual.
HB 681 61-0 (1969) Author: Jones, Jr., Edmund E. "Sonny" Relating to granting minors the capacity to consent to examination and treatment by using a licensed physician for certain diseases.
HB 900 61-0 (1969) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the right of an injured employee entitled to medical aid and treatment under the provisions of the workmen's compensation law to select a licensed physician of his own choice.
HB 32 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. Relating to requiring a physician to test a newborn baby for hearing defects and to make a full report to the State Department of Health; exempting a physician from civil and criminal liability for reporting a hearing defect when none existed.
HB 715 60-0 (1967) Author: Jones, Delwin Relating to amending the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Act to eliminate the requirement that the Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation be a licensed physician.

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