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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 141 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 239 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Considered in Calendars
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 1353 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 1899 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the revocation or denial of certain health care professional licenses and the reporting of the grounds for revocation or denial. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
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 209 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to social work services in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 255 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 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
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 634 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 743 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
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 429 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. 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
HB 145 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 219 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
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 233 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to social work services in public schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 841 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1116 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
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 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 3672 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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
SB 378 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 675 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to social work services in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1402 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to expedited credentialing for certain licensed clinical social workers under the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 444 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 591 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
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 1698 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the responsibilities of public school social workers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 338 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 339 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1748 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1758 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a task force to examine hiring and management practices of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 712 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Postponed
HB 1779 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1797 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to a person's eligibility to obtain a license in social work and to an exemption from the licensing requirement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2068 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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
HB 3331 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain persons who teach social work at institutions of higher education from the licensing requirements for social workers. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1023 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1090 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1188 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
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 3262 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providers of vocational rehabilitation services under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3499 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to an exemption from private security regulation for social workers engaged in the practice of social work. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3559 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the qualifications and duties of a parenting coordinator in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3985 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4181 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4550 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4558 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recruitment, employment, and retention of certain Department of Family and Protective Services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4622 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services caseworker replacement program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 864 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the qualifications and duties of a parenting coordinator in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1734 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services caseworker replacement program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3034 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to merit pay for certain qualified professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice or the Texas Youth Commission. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3108 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to caseloads for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3756 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the management of child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1410 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the management of child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 122 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to services provided by certain mental health professionals under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 306 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 920 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to protective and guardianship services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to reporting requirements concerning investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of elderly or disabled persons; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2477 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the qualifications for school counselors in certain elementary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HR 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 119 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 1492 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the regulation of social workers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2433 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2927 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the implementation of a project for reintegration of offenders into the labor force. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2929 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the assessment of the mental health of certain newly confined or imprisoned persons. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3392 78-0 (2003) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to loan repayment assistance for certain social workers who work for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 810 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the regulation of social workers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1065 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 6 78-3 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to services provided by certain mental health professionals under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 15 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to services provided by certain mental health professionals under the Medicaid program. Filed
HB 1097 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to training for certain health and human services agency staff and contractors regarding eligibility of certain persons for services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1137 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to court-ordered social studies in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1822 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2898 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to loan repayment assistance for certain social workers who work for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2948 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to the disclosure of certain information in connection with a disciplinary proceeding by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3365 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to medical case management services provided by a social worker under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to training for certain caseworkers employed by health and human services agencies or local mental health or mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 447 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the qualifications for taking an examination for a social work associate license. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 619 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to court-ordered social studies in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 684 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 961 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to salary supplements by a county or a municipality for child and adult protective services workers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 962 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to a pilot project to address the need for more child protective services workers in certain regions of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1086 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the minimum qualifications of certain persons conducting a social study in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 2291 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the regulation of social workers and social work associates; providing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2601 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1678 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the regulation of social workers and social work associates; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 177 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the inclusion of certain social workers' services in health insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 491 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the inclusion of certain social workers' services in health insurance coverage. Senate: Health & Human Services Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1057 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to minimum standards for and the qualifications of persons conducting social studies before an adoption. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1549 69-0 (1985) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the inclusion of certain social workers' services in health insurance. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
SB 1154 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to inclusion of certain social workers' services in health insurance. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1179 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the continuation of the Council for Social Work Certification. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
SB 368 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to the continuation, administration, membership, and grounds for removal of members of the Council for Social Work Certification, to certain certification qualifications, and to powers and duties of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 946 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to certification of social work practitioners. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 623 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to the certification, recognition, and regulation of social work practitioners; providing penalities; making an appropriation. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 797 66-0 (1979) Author: Bode, Mary Jane Relating to regulation of the practice of social work; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to Subcommittee on Agencies and Licensing
SB 522 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to licensing and regulation of practice of social work, provding penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Remedies
HB 1101 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to the regulation of the practice of social work; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
SB 427 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the regulation and licensure of the practice of social work and the creation, duties, and authority of the Board of Examiners in Social Work; providing for funding; prescribing offenses and providing penalties and disciplinary and enforcement proceedings and remedies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1165 64-0 (1975) Author: Parker, Walt An act relating to social work as a separate and independent profession establishing standards and qualifications for certified social workers, social workers and social work associates; defining terms; establishing a Texas Social Workers' Board and providing for its organization and administration; providing for the licensing and regulation of licensees of the Texas Social Workers' Board; providing certain exemptions; providing severability; providing a repealing clause. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1286 64-0 (1975) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to the regulation of the practice of social work and the creation, duties, and authority of the Social Workers' Board. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 812 64-0 (1975) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to the regulation of the practice of social work, licensing of various classifications of social workers, and the creation, duties, and authority of the Social Workers' Board; providing for advisory committees; providing for certain fees and the creation and use of a social workers' fund. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
SB 755 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment and authority of a Division of Clinical Social Work under the Mental Health Division within the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; regulating the profession of Clinical Social Work; prescribing penalties; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 384 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a graduate school of social work at the University of Houston.
SB 515 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment of a graduate school of social work at the University of Houston.
HB 289 58-0 (1963) Author: Chapman, Joe N. | et. al. Relating to providing for the elimination of the four (4) year residence requirement for employees of the State Department of Public Welfare.
HB 235 50-0 (1947) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to empowering the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain schools, to be known as, "The Graduate School of Social Work", for affording training to students desirous of becoming health and welfare workers; defining the aims of such school and prescribing its standards.
SB 30 50-0 (1947) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to empowering and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain a school to be known as "the Graduate School of Social Work;" making an appropriation.
HB 298 49-0 (1945) Author: Moore, Sr., Carlton Relating to empowering and directing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas to establish and maintain a department for affording training to students desirous of becoming social workers; making an appropriation.
HB 886 46-0 (1939) Author: Wood, Robert H. Relating to providing that County Commissioners Court and the municipal government of any incorporated city, town, or village, may appoint, employ, and pay case workers and investigators to make investigations of needy persons to whom may be supplied necessities, furnished by the Texas Relief Commission; providing this Act shall remain in force and effect for a period of two (2) years.

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