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HB 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 82 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana and eligibility for placement on community supervision or on deferred adjudication community supervision for that offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 107 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a human papillomavirus immunization report. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to non-medical exemptions from immunization requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 126 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to an educational module certificate requirement for certain immunization exemptions; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 144 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to electronic reporting requirements for an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to disposition of fetal remains by a health care facility; imposing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
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 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 271 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
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
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 274 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to information regarding spina bifida. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 280 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 283 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 547 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 562 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the criminal justice system. 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 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 637 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the juvenile justice system. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 746 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 747 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 853 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 941 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 970 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1044 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1067 85-0 (2017) Author: Meyer, Morgan | et. al. Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1076 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1124 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1148 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to emergency health care services and trauma care systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1407 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1510 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of certain functions related to emergency services districts from the Department of Agriculture to the Texas Division of Emergency Management. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1583 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1677 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Vision Zero Task Force to propose a plan to eliminate traffic deaths in this state. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 1926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1937 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason Relating to newborn screening tests for adrenoleukodystrophy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1938 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1971 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2068 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2249 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2274 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2348 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2402 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to an acute psychiatric bed registry to list available beds for emergency detention and treatment of certain individuals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2403 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to a study concerning maternal mortality and morbidity in the state's African American population. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2455 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to public access to certain information and materials relating to certain hospital inspections and investigations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2791 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the state plan for hepatitis C prevention, testing, and treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2804 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the emergency scheduling of certain controlled substances for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; expanding the application of certain criminal offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2845 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2860 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2939 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2962 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
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
Returned from the House for further action
HB 3097 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the procedures following a child fatality or near fatality and the relating investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3120 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3152 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3183 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 3373 85-0 (2017) Author: Holland, Justin Relating to the sharing of death record information between the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Public Safety. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 3407 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to address suicide prevention at public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 3424 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a strategic plan for expanding access to long-acting reversible contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3556 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3576 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the investigation of, and release of information concerning, communicable disease, including the Zika virus and other high consequence communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3577 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services educational program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3592 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3696 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to birth record information included in certain health care data collection. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3711 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to prevention of communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3743 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3788 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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
HB 3977 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John Relating to continuing education requirements for a laser hair removal certificate or license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4011 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 4056 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a list of best practice-based programs and research-based practices in certain areas for implementation in public schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4061 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a task force on intentional violent deaths. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4062 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to rules for hospital sanitation standards and a limitation on certain Department of State Health Services rules. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4076 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4101 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4103 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4110 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants to establish or expand community collaboratives for services to persons experiencing homelessness or mental illness and county government planning for community collaboratives. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4148 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to development of the form for the annual immunization status report by public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4151 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4237 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4260 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the regulation of men's health and safety; creating a civil penalty for unregulated masturbatory emissions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the mental health program for veterans and to the authority to establish a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 90 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. Senate: Transportation Left pending in committee
SB 95 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 158 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Left pending in committee
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 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 268 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 329 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 406 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 545 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to information regarding autism spectrum disorders. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 579 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 661 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Nominations
Vetoed by the Governor
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 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1010 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 1075 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1189 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1205 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Holland, Justin
Relating to the sharing of death record information between the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Public Safety. House: Human Services
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
SB 1224 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for stroke response and treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1245 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Vision Zero Task Force to propose a plan to eliminate traffic deaths in this state. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1341 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1362 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to notification and informational materials regarding mutual consent voluntary adoption registries. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
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 1471 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the establishment of the emergency medical services assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1533 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1570 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the care and transportation provided to a sexual assault survivor by a health care facility. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1576 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1599 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1601 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment by certain counties and municipalities of disease control programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1602 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1618 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to billing and reimbursement for certain emergency and health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a task force of border health officials. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1681 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Communicable Disease and Public Health Center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1683 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1689 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to confidential mental health screenings for students in public primary and secondary schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1692 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1693 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a study of seniors with a visual impairment by the Aging Texas Well Advisory Committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to suicide prevention training for certain mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1695 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to mosquito control districts established for an urgent public health purpose. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1774 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1858 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to an alert system for public health or safety threat notifications. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to agreements between this state and other jurisdictions concerning reciprocal licensure of mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1862 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development of initiatives to reduce veteran suicides in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1879 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1948 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to electronic reporting requirements for an abortion facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2008 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2041 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a human papillomavirus immunization report. 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 2104 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a study on the feasibility of using the statewide system of health care data collection to create a public database of charges billed by health care providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to a revision of rules applicable to hospital construction by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2126 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2134 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2232 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the emergency scheduling of certain controlled substances for the purpose of the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; expanding the application of certain criminal offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2235 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 9 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to maternal morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 29 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 59 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to maternal morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths. Filed
HB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 143 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 247 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to pregnancy information on death certificates. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 307 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 328 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to emergency health care services and trauma care systems. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 369 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of maternal health access zones. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Filed
SB 59 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity and the creation of a maternal health care quality improvement program. Filed
SB 76 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. Filed
HB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of nicotine products and cigarettes; authorizing a fee; creating offenses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 90 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for benefits under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
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 254 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 416 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 417 84-0 (2015) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to information regarding the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; providing penalties. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 465 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 468 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 502 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
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 600 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to child protective services and employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 608 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to vaccines authorized under the adult safety net vaccination program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 614 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to an alcohol awareness program or drug education program for certain minors convicted of or adjudicated to have engaged in, or placed on deferred disposition or community supervision for, certain drug or alcohol related offenses; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 646 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to regulation of vapor products and cigarettes; creating offenses; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 695 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun by the holder of a concealed handgun license on hospital or nursing home premises; authorizing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 707 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 755 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a women veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 756 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 764 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 869 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 942 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty; reenacting a criminal offense. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
HB 984 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1008 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment by the Department of State Health Services of a program for the transfer of certain unused drugs to public hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to premium payment assistance for insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1063 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to state assistance to certain counties for indigent burial costs. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1136 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the creation of the Transportation Safety and Access Advisory Committee. House: Transportation Postponed
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 1172 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to creating a program to recognize before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1282 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to use of health information technology in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1393 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1547 84-0 (2015) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the funding of emergency medical services and trauma care. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
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 1670 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1674 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a physician 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 1724 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1846 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of self-directed mental health services in the integrated Medicaid managed care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1971 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2008 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the funding of certain emergency medical services, trauma facilities, and trauma care systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2048 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the delivery of mental health services and supports under a system of care framework to minors who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional disturbance or who are at risk of being removed from the minor's home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2055 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the establishment of a sentinel surveillance program for emerging and neglected tropical diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2131 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the designation of centers of excellence to achieve healthy fetal outcomes in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2171 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry with the consent of an individual after the individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2174 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2220 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2240 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the public's ability to access certain documents relating to a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 2321 84-0 (2015) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of vapor products; authorizing a fee; creating offenses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2474 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2513 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the provision of automatic location identification and automatic tier two facility identification as part of the 9-1-1 system. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2574 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to increasing awareness of the danger of heatstroke for a child left unattended in a motor vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2597 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2600 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2683 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2695 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reporting of physical assaults against certain direct care personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2696 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2752 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2770 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2831 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2835 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
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 2902 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to studies and reports on immunization exemptions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2907 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to allowing deferred adjudication community supervision for first-time offenders charged with certain intoxication offenses, requiring the use of an ignition interlock device on conviction of or placement on deferred adjudication for certain intoxication offenses, and authorizing ethyl alcohol monitoring as a condition of community supervision for certain intoxication offenses; imposing a fee. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2924 84-0 (2015) Author: Landgraf, Brooks | et. al. Relating to information regarding Down syndrome. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2950 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2952 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2984 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan 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 3115 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3374 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to information regarding Down syndrome. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3499 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3820 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to safe patient handling practices at hospitals and nursing homes; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3952 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating and affecting criminal offenses, and authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3976 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants; requiring an occupational license; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
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 4110 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4124 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the certification of alcohol awareness programs required for minors convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain alcohol offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
SB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
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 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 97 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 133 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 277 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to control measures for an individual exposed to a communicable disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 388 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 412 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 528 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian Relating to the storage of certain hazardous chemicals; transferring enforcement of certain reporting requirements, including the imposition of criminal, civil, and administrative penalties, from the Department of State Health Services to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 547 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to epidemiological reports and immunization exemption data and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 707 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 791 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 983 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to restrictions on the assessment of the fee charged for issuance of certain birth records. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to allowing certain defendants to successfully complete education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1128 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to certain diagnostic testing during pregnancy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: 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
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1304 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the creation of a women veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1305 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1472 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1574 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites and to visa waivers for certain physicians. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring the registration of medical laboratory science professionals; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1701 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a human papillomavirus-associated cancer strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1727 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Riddle, Debbie
Relating to the duties of the Title IV-D agency regarding the establishment, collection, and enforcement of child support. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1836 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1899 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1971 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of the regulation of licensed dyslexia practitioners and licensed dyslexia therapists to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 182 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 184 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the penalties for possession of one ounce or less of marihuana or a synthetic cannabinoid by certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 197 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an obesity and wellness information portal on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 249 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 369 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 392 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to newborn screening for congenital heart defects. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 400 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to information about fetal alcohol syndrome to be provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 499 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 631 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 638 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the feasibility of requiring dental examinations for certain public school students. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 740 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to newborn screening for critical congenital heart disease and other disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 771 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 858 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 871 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to certain requirements before completing mold remediation work. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. Filed
HB 984 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to certain information required to be provided to an applicant for a marriage license. House: Technology
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public notice by the Parks and Wildlife Department of consumption advisories for mercury contamination in certain aquatic and terrestrial animals, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscan shellfish. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1020 83-0 (2013) Author: Reynolds, Ron
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the certification of alcohol awareness programs required for minors convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain alcohol offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 1081 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 1145 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1191 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain information about housing for persons with mental illness provided through the Texas Information and Referral Network Internet site. House: Technology
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain unclaimed lottery prize money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1342 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1376 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to advertising by certain facilities that provide emergency services; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to information provided by the Department of State Health Services on food regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1393 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the use of a home by food production and sales operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1394 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the sunset review of certain powers and duties performed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1417 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1443 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed lottery prize money to fund the repair, restoration, and permanent dry berth of the Battleship "Texas." House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 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 1507 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the minimum standards for birthing centers and certain health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1515 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assumption of the powers and duties relating to driver's licenses and personal identification cards by the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles and the authority of a county to provide driver's licenses and other identification certificate services. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1690 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to measures to prevent or control the entry into or spread in this state of certain communicable diseases; providing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1704 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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 2027 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2128 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the designation of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2129 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2161 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for benefits under the Texas women's health program operated by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2297 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 2349 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2392 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2401 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the provision of community-based services to individuals who have or may have mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2426 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certification and recertification requirements and adoption of statewide certification examinations for emergency services personnel. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2533 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to coverage for and access to hemophilia medical treatment. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2560 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the duties of health care facilities, health care providers, and the Department of State Health Services with respect to care provided to a sexual assault survivor in an emergency department of a health care facility. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2709 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2887 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment and expansion of community collaboratives by entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2981 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures and duties of animal shelters and rescue organizations; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3158 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to Medicaid managed care pilot programs for contracts with provider-directed managed care organizations, including organizations that delegate to health care collaboratives, and to the establishment of those collaboratives. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 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 3252 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3257 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3283 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals and reported to certain health professional licensing boards. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3299 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to a study regarding the provision of the drug palivizumab through the Medicaid vendor drug program to premature newborns. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3327 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3427 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3516 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for the response to and treatment of certain types of heart attacks. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3534 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3543 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3556 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3587 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3592 83-0 (2013) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to animal shelters. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
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 3684 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3715 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3741 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to an education program for firearms sellers regarding mental health and immunity from civil liability for certain actions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3745 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the standards of medical information provided in the informational materials developed by the Department of State Health Services provided to a woman who is considering having an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3749 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the guidelines for animal shelters. House: Urban Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
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 3824 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the operation, powers, and regulations of, and management of the functions, of the Department of State Health Services, the collection information by the department and the application of the open records law to that information, and the implementation of related advisory committee recommendations to protect the public. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 74 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Designating November as COPD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013, and directing the Texas Department of State Health Services to include COPD as a chronic health condition in their public awareness and educational efforts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of a mental health and substance abuse public reporting system. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the creation of certain funding formulas and policies and to certain public health evaluations by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 153 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 253 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to newborn screening for congenital heart defects. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 294 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 360 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 379 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to information for prevention of sudden cardiac arrest affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 421 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 480 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the formation of a civil union between persons of the same sex; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 524 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 582 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to municipal swimming pool requirements for certain dwellings. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 663 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 761 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 791 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of low-level radioactive waste disposal facilities and radioactive substances. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Returned to committee
SB 807 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of the Department of State Health Services to admit certain nonresident tuberculosis patients to a state chest hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 826 83-0 (2013) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to notification regarding the anticipated release of a potential predator from civil commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 846 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 898 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 944 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to criminal history record checks for certain employees of facilities licensed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 955 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the training of certain persons in mental health first aid and assistance, the funding of mental health first aid and assistance training, and the liability of certain persons providing assistance to persons experiencing a mental health crisis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1057 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services health or mental health benefits, services, and assistance. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1177 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the development of a statewide ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction system of care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1180 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to licensing requirements of newly constructed assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1185 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1191 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the duties of health care facilities, health care providers, and the Department of State Health Services with respect to care provided to a sexual assault survivor in an emergency department of a health care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1346 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1463 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain contracts for Medicaid managed care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1499 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1587 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishment of the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1706 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to mental health in juvenile cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1754 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to certification and recertification requirements for emergency services personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1766 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1767 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1804 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of community collaboratives by local entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1809 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a statewide system for the response to and treatment of certain types of heart attacks. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the provision of and funding for certain primary health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1889 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Lavender, George
Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SCR 26 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Davis, John
Designating November as COPD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013, and directing the Texas Department of State Health Services to include COPD as a chronic health condition in their public awareness and educational efforts. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
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
SB 5 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) submitted
SB 13 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to abortion at or after 20 weeks post-fertilization. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 2 83-2 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 46 83-2 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 51 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to human sexuality and health, including the regulation of abortion; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 34 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. Filed
SB 20 83-3 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals. 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 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 167 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 236 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
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 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 411 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain newborn and infant screening and follow-up services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 574 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 639 82-0 (2011) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al. Relating to school district policies for the care of students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of
HB 670 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 853 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the penalty for certain offenders for possession of a small amount of certain controlled substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 898 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
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 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1133 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a review board to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1137 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the transmission of records regarding over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine and a person's civil liability for certain acts arising from the sale of those products. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1181 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to abolishing the Texas Department of Rural Affairs and transferring its functions to the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, Department of State Health Services, and Department of Agriculture. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of federally qualified health centers for certain grants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to food safety. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1386 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the public health threat presented by youth suicide and the qualification of certain persons serving as marriage and family therapists in school districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1468 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1476 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the grounds for revocation of an emergency medical services personnel certification. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
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 1621 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1719 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the regulation of health care interpreters. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1783 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to creating a portal on the comptroller's Internet website related to obesity and wellness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1848 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the use of environmentally sensitive cleaning products in primary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1929 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1930 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the membership and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1996 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the licensure of a person practicing muscle activation techniques; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2243 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to funding for inspection of meat and poultry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2301 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2312 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2343 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of Asher's Law, the public health threat presented by youth suicide and to the prevention of associated discrimination, harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2369 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente | et. al. Relating to the accreditation of training programs and examinations for certain emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2459 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to health care information submitted to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2505 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force on lowering the incidence of premature births and improving the care of premature infants. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2515 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to patient safety plans for certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2536 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
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 2602 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax and the enforcement and uses of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2610 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2674 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2682 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring upholstered furniture sold in this state to be made with filling that is burn resistant to an open flame; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2870 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2904 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2940 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3042 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the creation of an instant-ticket lottery game with revenue dedicated to providing grants for breast cancer research, education, and patient treatment and support. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3145 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3195 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to compensatory time off for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3368 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the accreditation of education or training programs for food service industry employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3372 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rainwater harvesting systems that are connected to public water supply systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3451 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to improving nutrition and health outcomes among recipients of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3471 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the feasibility of requiring dental examinations for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3490 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the discharge of certain patients from a hospital; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3493 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of the employee wellness program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3536 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3629 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to abolishing the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and transferring its powers and duties to the Department of Aging and Disability Services and the Department of State Health Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3748 82-0 (2011) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to creating the division of forensic services; abolishing the Texas Forensic Science Commission and transferring certain duties of the commission and the Department of Public Safety to the division of forensic services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3800 82-0 (2011) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the licensing and regulation of professional fitness trainers; providing a penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HCR 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Directing the Texas Facilities Commission to name the Department of State Health Services Laboratory Services Section building in Austin in honor of former state representative Dr. Bob Glaze. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SB 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 27 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to policies of school districts and open-enrollment charter schools for the care of certain students at risk for anaphylaxis. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain information as part of the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 57 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 71 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 80 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to public health laboratories administered by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department, including data and confidential patient information concerning bleeding and clotting disorders, and other issues related to bleeding and clotting disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 166 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry | et. al.
Relating to the sex offender civil commitment program and to the creation of a state agency to perform the functions relating to the sex offender civil commitment program that are currently performed by the Council on Sex Offender Treatment. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 206 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 229 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 243 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 344 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to municipal civil service for firefighters and police officers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 355 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 420 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 510 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 571 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services agencies and other related regulatory agencies. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Medicaid by Chair
SB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 620 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 652 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to governmental and certain quasi-governmental entities subject to the sunset review process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 771 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to swimming pool safety alarms for certain single-family homes; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 901 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to approval from the Department of State Health Services for disposal of ambulances purchased with certain grant funds. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 969 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1050 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection of certain information on a birth certificate. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1154 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to a task force for the development of a strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1179 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the elimination of certain required reports prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education and other obsolete provisions of law. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
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 1265 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1344 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the dedication of certain unclaimed state lottery prize money to support education. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1447 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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 35 82-1 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax, to the use of revenue from the tax, and to the enforcement of the tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 46 82-1 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
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 56 82-1 (2011) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain animals. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 68 82-1 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 28 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 35 82-1 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation of certain animals. 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 5 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 217 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of unsafe children's products in certain nonresidential child-care facilities. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 281 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to grants for school-based health centers and reports submitted by those centers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 448 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system for certain vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 449 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of laser hair removal facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 461 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 506 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment and implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 591 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration and regulation of certain collection facilities and certified collectors that provide collection services in this state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1093 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to oversight of regional poison control centers and the poison control network. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1169 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1232 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1240 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to information required to be provided to parents of an infant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1244 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to a provisional license for convalescent and nursing home facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1357 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1362 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the pilot program for reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1363 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1672 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to newborn screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1678 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1795 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1828 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1831 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to disaster preparedness and emergency management and to certain vehicles used in emergencies; providing a penalty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1879 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1884 81-0 (2009) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to authorizing the conveyance of certain state real property from the Department of State Health Services to Hidalgo County for the provision of outpatient health care services or another public purpose. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1948 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al. Relating to a public health extension service pilot program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2029 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2159 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to a study regarding the health and safety issues posed by uncovered ditches that abut surface streets. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of independent freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2217 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to partnering with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies to establish a veterans hospital in the Rio Grande Valley region of the state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2294 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the establishment of the undiagnosed disease registry. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 2382 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2562 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2599 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2621 81-0 (2009) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to requiring an assessment by health care providers of the risk of lead poisoning of certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2627 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of private duty nursing and therapy services under the Medicaid program in accordance with authorization by a licensed nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2677 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the amendment of a birth certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 2715 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2740 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the licensing and regulation of youth camps. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 2917 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to authorizing the Department of State Health Services to obtain criminal history record information for certain applicants for employment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2968 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent for an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2971 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to licensing of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3066 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3084 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to the penalty for a false report or a failure to report in connection with certain recordkeeping requirements under the jurisdiction of the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3099 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3156 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3219 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3473 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3694 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3737 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to criminal history checks for employees of, and applicants for employment at, special care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
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 3804 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3898 81-0 (2009) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to the establishment of an Alzheimer's disease registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4087 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the establishment of an ultrasound machine registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4173 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to providing outreach and behavioral health services to certain military service veterans and their families and providing for the creation of clinical practice guidelines. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4278 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 4396 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to setting a prudent uniform standard for the retail display of aerosol paint; and providing for the collection and distribution of a surcharge on such paint for purpose of preventing graffiti vandalism and repairing damage there from. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4506 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4507 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reporting by the Department of State Health Services regarding services provided at school-based health centers. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 4571 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4586 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to making supplemental appropriations and reductions in appropriations and giving direction and adjustment authority and prescribing limitations regarding appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 4688 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation who reside in a state developmental center. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4691 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the protection and care of individuals requiring long term care services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 88 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Directing the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Education Agency to educate parents of adolescent Texans regarding the importance of adolescents' receiving regular physical exams and updated immunizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 255 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Approving the system-wide settlement agreement with the United State Department of Justice resolving certain investigations of state mental retardation facilities. House: Human Services 1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
HCR 292 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2559. Signed by the Governor
HJR 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the state to contribute money, property, and other resources for the establishment, maintenance, and operation of veterans hospitals in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to surveys of certain premises at which home and community-based services providers provide services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a disaster and emergency education program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 84 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 85 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention pilot program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 95 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to prohibiting the use of unsafe children's products in certain nonresidential child-care facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 135 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and publication of cancer incidence maps by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 151 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disclosure of certain expenditures by prescription drug manufacturers; imposing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 278 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to appropriations to the Department of State Health Services for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 345 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to screening health care personnel of home and community support services agencies for tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 346 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 424 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program and study. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 476 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 479 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to implement a provider choice system. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 494 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services to be used in connection with the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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 526 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 544 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 553 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain economic benefits provided to health professionals in the marketing of prescription drugs, medical devices, and medical supplies; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation and to certain legal protections for individuals with disabilities; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the provision of a certified copy of a birth certificate for certain minors receiving services from the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the amendment of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 775 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of clinical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 870 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Castro, Joaquin | et. al.
Relating to the duties of the interagency obesity council and the Department of Agriculture relating to health, wellness, and prevention of obesity and to the establishment of an obesity prevention pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1054 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1082 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1083 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1092 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 1138 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to regional poison control centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1172 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to on-site surveys of home and community support services agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1197 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1251 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1305 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to insurance premium payment assistance for certain persons who have hemophilia and are unable to pay the entire cost of treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1325 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation of a mental health intervention program for military veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1326 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the functions of the statewide health coordinating council; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1461 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1521 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the regulation of boarding home facilities for persons with disabilities or elderly persons and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to providing outreach services, service coordination for behavioral health services and other health care services related to mental health, and related information to members and veterans of the armed forces and their families, creating a pilot program for provision of related behavioral health services, and providing for the creation of related clinical practice guidelines. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1741 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to emergency management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1803 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1816 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the pilot program for reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1817 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1877 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System grant program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1878 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2004 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2032 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to hospitals' submission of uncompensated hospital care data and hospital audits related to federal funding provided for that care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2116 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to a pilot program to provide community-based alternatives under the Medicaid program for certain individuals diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. 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 2169 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2203 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2260 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care traumatic brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 2347 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2384 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Moody, Joseph
Relating to children's exposure to area-wide soil contamination in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2407 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to improve long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2419 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to preventive treatment for state employees exposed to certain contagious diseases while performing duties of employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 2421 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2426 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2527 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
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
SB 2581 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to partnering with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs and other federal agencies to establish a veterans hospital in El Paso. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SCR 42 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Renaming Building G at the Department of State Health Services Central Complex as the Dr. Robert Bernstein Building. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Directing the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Education Agency to educate parents of adolescent Texans regarding the importance of adolescents receiving regular physical exams and updated immunizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SCR 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Approving the system-wide settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice resolving certain investigations of state mental retardation facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 9 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 96 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 161 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to providing language interpreter services to certain health care providers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 246 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to reports on cases of acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 352 80-0 (2007) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to a grant-writing coordination program for school district school-based health centers. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 403 80-0 (2007) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to the termination of supervision and reporting for certain releasees on parole or mandatory supervision who successfully complete a substance abuse treatment program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 532 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 678 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to infection rates at health-care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 703 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1059 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an immunization awareness program in certain school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the term of a food manager certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1373 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creating the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1379 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to human papillomavirus education programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1398 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1412 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource centers program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1466 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 1743 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1759 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of State Health Services, or the Department of Aging and Disability Services to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1897 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1966 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration and regulation of certain collection facilities and certified professional collectors that provide collection services in this state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2022 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of propane storage tanks used by mobile food units. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2132 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the creation of a diabetes mellitus registry pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2285 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the renewal period for a license or registration related to radioactive materials and other sources of radiation issued by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2435 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation and oversight of public and occupational health risks related to the operation of sexually oriented businesses; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2477 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to establishing a cross-system coordinated behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2511 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a dental services voucher pilot program in border-region counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2524 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the establishment of a pilot project to construct a public safety triage and detoxification unit and the provision of mental health and substance abuse treatment. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2615 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to a study on an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2811 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the implementation of pilot programs to provide for regional systems of indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2837 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a full disclosure protocol for hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2855 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to consumer access to health care information; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2856 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3050 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to monitoring and testing in connection with mercury emissions from coal-fired electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3184 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to educating parents about the benefits of immunizing certain children against influenza. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3237 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to provide to health care providers certain equivalent vaccines in the vaccines for children program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3283 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the regulation of independent emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3368 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to physician delegation of laser hair removal to certain individuals; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3697 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of a youth diabetes registry; providing penalties. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3910 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to warning signs for fish and shellfish consumption advisories or bans. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 39 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a cancer drug donation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 40 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to electronic health information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 41 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the disaster-related responsibilities of certain state agencies in health care. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 140 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study of the feasibility of providing immunizations to certain students enrolled in health professional degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 155 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 203 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a study of the feasibility of providing immunizations to certain students enrolled in health professional degree programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Posting rule suspended
SB 368 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 418 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a research program regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 552 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the accreditation of basic food safety education and training programs for food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 570 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource centers program. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 762 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the certification and regulation of mammography systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 802 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the child fatality review process, including the composition and functions of the child fatality review team committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 811 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program and to the procurement of those vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 892 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the Texas Immunization and Screening Registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 971 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to swimming pool safety. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Public Health
SB 983 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle cell trait by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1028 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1058 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to reintegration counseling services and related resources for military servicemembers. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1090 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of a youth diabetes registry; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1115 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of independent emergency medical care facilities; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1186 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to inclusion in the immunization registry of immunization records of first responders and their immediate family members and of immunization records obtained during certain declared disasters. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1187 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to data collection at the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1358 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to independent emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1567 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the adoption incentive program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1938 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a study and report of the feasibility of establishing a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 1 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Encouraging the National Health Services Corps Ambassador Program to coordinate with the Primary Care Office at the Texas Department of State Health Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 120 79-0 (2005) Author: Dawson, Glenda | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the creation of a donor education, awareness, and registry program, the establishment of an organ donor and tissue council, and anatomical gift donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
HB 470 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 636 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 677 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al.
Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 682 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 734 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to infection rates at health-care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 790 79-0 (2005) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the conduct of newborn screening by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 842 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the prevention of shaken baby syndrome. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 952 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1028 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Perfusionists. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1126 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency medical services vehicles and personnel and the collection and use of certain health-related data. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1332 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1658 79-0 (2005) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to programs and services for sexual health and the prevention of abortion. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1676 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to providing information about Respiratory Syncytial Virus under certain continuing education programs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1677 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to establishing a sentinel surveillance program for respiratory syncytial virus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1732 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Health Care System and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1752 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the regulation of germicidal treatment of certain bedding, materials, and upholstered items. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1856 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to distributing certain information collected by the Department of State Health Services to the public. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2471 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to authorizing the Department of State Health Services to issue a single license for multiple hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2475 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a cervical cancer initiative. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2520 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the development and availability of a curriculum regarding acquired immune deficiency syndrome and human immunodeficiency virus infection. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2540 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to the term of a food manager certificate. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2642 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to inspections related to childhood lead poisoning and blood lead levels of concern; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2643 79-0 (2005) Author: Hunter, Bob Relating to a program of testing for childhood lead poisoning and blood lead levels of concern. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2663 79-0 (2005) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2919 79-0 (2005) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to creating administrative and civil penalties for the failure to furnish data required for the Texas Cancer Registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2967 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3089 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to contracts with private entities to finance, design, construct, or operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3097 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to reporting of diabetes diagnosed in persons younger than 18 years of age. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3099 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3392 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to parental consent before an abortion may be performed on certain minors; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3426 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the establishment of a binational alcohol and substance abuse task force. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 160 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Granting Choices Adolescent Treatment Center, Inc., permission to sue the state and the Department of State Health Services as the successor of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
SB 43 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the establishment of certain programs and initiatives designed to prevent the manufacture and use of methamphetamine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 66 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the establishment of certain programs and initiatives designed to prevent the manufacture and use of methamphetamine; providing a penalty. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 112 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the civil and criminal consequences of engaging in certain conduct related to the manufacture of methamphetamine and to the distribution and retail sales of pseudoephedrine. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 131 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the lease of equipment and hiring of employees by the Department of State Health Services for newborn screening. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 271 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burnam, Lon
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth on request of a parent. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 311 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of academic language teachers and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Education
SB 357 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to infection rates at hospitals; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 388 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 403 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Perfusionists; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 523 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 568 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to private security and personal emergency response system providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 633 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 691 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Wong, Martha
Relating to the creation and functions of an arthritis control and prevention program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 747 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to establishing a demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 814 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 815 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Health Care System and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/29/05
SB 872 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to a study regarding the impact of niche hospitals on other general hospitals, to certain reports and disclosure requirements regarding niche hospitals, and to the establishment of an advisory panel to conduct a study on the reporting of health care associated infection rates and process measures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 966 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to programs to recruit, train, and license nurses and other health care professionals in this state. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1001 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health care in medically underserved communities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1069 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Solis, Jim
Relating to the collection and release of certain data by the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1124 79-0 (2005) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a toll-free number for reporting communicable diseases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1211 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to providing information about respiratory syncytial virus under certain continuing education programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1239 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1378 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the certification of certain nonprofit hospitals and hospital systems for limited liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1379 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1666 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the creation of a diabetes in youth registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1667 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges; providing administrative and civil penalties. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1684 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to reimbursement received by The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston for uncompensated care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1737 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the Border Health Foundation. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1749 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to creating a health workforce planning partnership. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1760 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1899 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
HB 66 79-1 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 118 79-1 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 3 79-1 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to financing public schools in this state and reducing school property taxes. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 39 79-1 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges; providing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Natural Resources Committee report printed and distributed
SB 67 79-1 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 17 79-2 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for trauma facility and emergency medical services activities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 26 79-2 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
SB 21 79-2 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a risk assessment program for Type 2 diabetes and the creation of the Type 2 Diabetes Risk Assessment Program Advisory Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 40 79-2 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to responsibilities of certain state agencies concerning radioactive substances; imposing fees and surcharges. Senate: Natural Resources Received from the Senate
HB 137 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for increasing state mental health hospital capacity. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 139 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services in connection with trauma care and emergency medical services. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 16 79-3 (2006) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to supplemental state appropriations. Senate: Finance Meeting cancelled
SB 36 79-3 (2006) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the disaster-related responsibilities of certain state agencies in health care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HCR 305 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 2292. Signed by the Governor
HCR 56 58-0 (1963)

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