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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  SUICIDE ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 631 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3032 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the creation by the Texas Veterans Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3340 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 3449 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to staff development requirements for public school educators regarding mental health and suicide prevention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 578 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 1316 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to staff development in suicide prevention for public school educators. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1778 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
HB 2186 84-0 (2015) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2218 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2219 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for injuries related to certain conduct of a covered individual. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
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 674 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1169 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to suicide prevention training for educators in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 1624 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a requirement that certain entering students at a general academic teaching institution receive information regarding mental health and suicide prevention services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1745 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to suicide reporting by hospitals and emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3225 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 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
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 1178 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
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 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 3546 82-0 (2011) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to requiring the performance of an autopsy when death is caused or apparently caused by suicide. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1067 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify a deceased individual. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 1882 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify any individual. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the development and implementation of a statewide suicide prevention plan under the direction of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2675 77-0 (2001) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the establishment of an adult fatality review team and to the reporting and investigation of certain adult deaths; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 515 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the establishment of an adult fatality review team and to the reporting and investigation of certain adult deaths; providing a penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1650 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1307 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to physician-assisted suicide; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3064 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to acts by health care professionals involving assisted suicide; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 714 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to benefits under certain accident and sickness insurance for treatment of injuries resulting from suicide or attempted suicide. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1631 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2471 70-0 (1987) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HCR 108 70-0 (1987) Author: Givens, Ron Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to jointly establish a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 168 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Directing the Central Education Agency to develop a program regarding the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
HB 1766 69-0 (1985) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 167 69-0 (1985) Author: Givens, Ron Directing that a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide be established. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 71 59-0 (1965) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to the restraint and commitment of persons exhibiting suicidal tendencies; amending the Texas Mental Health Code.
HB 262 59-0 (1965) Author: Roberts, Ronald Edd | et. al. Relating to the restraint of attempted suicides; amending the Mental Health Code.
SB 18 37-0 (1921) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to proposing that suicide of the insured shall be no defense to any suit brought upon the policies of insurance upon the life of the insured issued by life insurance companies, fraternal or other and all organizations, unless it can be shown that the insured contemplated suicide at the time the policy was taken out, etc.
SB 26 36-0 (1919) Author: Dorough, Robert Pierce "Bob" Relating to providing that suicide of the insured shall be no defense to any suit brought upon policies of insurance upon the life of the insured, issued by any life insurance company, unless it shall be shown to the satisfaction of the court or jury trying same, that the insured contemplated suicide at the time he made his application for a policy, and providing that any stipulation to the contrary, in the policy or contract or by-laws of any such life insurance company shall be void.

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