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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 125 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 471 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1094 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1160 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the use of the compensatory education allotment for a school district's school guidance and counseling program or counseling or social work services. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1467 86-0 (2019) Author: Talarico, James | et. al. Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1501 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2074 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the duties of a public school counselor regarding student discipline. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2838 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the experience required for a licensed professional counselor to act as a supervisor. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3408 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the licensing and regulation of licensed professional counselor associates; requiring an occupational license. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4332 86-0 (2019) Author: Meyer, Morgan Relating to the employment of certified school counselors to comply with the ratio requirement of counselors to public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 85 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 142 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 426 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: González, Mary | et. al.
Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 504 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Beckley, Michelle
Relating to the inclusion of certain information in postsecondary education and career counseling academies developed for certain school counselors and other postsecondary advisors employed by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 611 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1562 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1878 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to a mental health professional to school law enforcement official ratio for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2055 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to funding for comprehensive school counseling programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 179 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 353 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals to certain public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 442 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions, including the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2502 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2898 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3317 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3853 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3856 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 311 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 490 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Relating to school counselors in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 777 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the availability of school counselors at public middle, junior high, and high school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1022 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of certain counseling professions to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2096 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 114 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to measures to support public school student academic achievement and high school, college, and career preparation. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 313 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to employment of certified school counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 357 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the responsibilities of public school counselors. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1434 84-0 (2015) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the assignment of certain behavioral health professionals and school counselors to a public school campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1773 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to the creation of a task force to examine the effectiveness of school counseling programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 3999 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exemption of certain persons from licensure as a professional counselor or social worker. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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
HB 280 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 282 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 908 83-0 (2013) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the assessment of an elderly or disabled person's psychological status for purposes of an emergency order authorizing protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 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 1720 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the duties and number of certified counselors in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3635 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assignment of a licensed psychologist or professional counselor to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3809 83-0 (2013) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to counselors employed by school districts, including the use of consistent terminology in the Education Code to refer to school counselors and a license requirement for licensed professional counselors employed by school districts. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
SB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 715 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to counselors employed by school districts, including the use of consistent terminology in the Education Code to refer to school counselors and a license requirement for licensed professional counselors employed by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 716 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 913 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the reexamination of an applicant for a professional counselor license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 925 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a license requirement for licensed professional counselors employed by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
HB 284 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the use of public school counselors' work time. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 285 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certified counselors by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3146 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1448 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4385 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of fraud upon certain practitioners; creating an offense and providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2133 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to license renewal requirements for licensed professional counselors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1433 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the inclusion of certain professional counselors' services in health insurance coverage. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1915 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to insurance coverage for the services of certain professional counselors. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee

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