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HB 41 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 91 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 247 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 463 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to reciprocity agreements between certain air ambulance companies operating a subscription program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 534 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie Relating to the eligibility of emergency service dispatchers to participate in a public safety employees treatment court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 611 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to the acceptance of certain voters at a polling place. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 751 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al. Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas; requiring occupational certification. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1042 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to requiring law enforcement agencies to establish a campus active shooter response plan. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1090 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the definition of first responder. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1123 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1145 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program and the amount and allocation of state traffic fine funds; authorizing and increasing criminal fines; eliminating program surcharges. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1256 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1278 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1294 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to requiring certain persons to receive emergency management training. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1353 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to liability of volunteer health care providers and health care institutions for care, assistance, or advice provided in relation to a disaster. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1418 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1426 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to mobile Internet service access in an area subject to a declared state of disaster. House: State Affairs Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1432 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the billing for certain health care services provided to a sexual assault survivor. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1477 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the use of grants under the emergency medical services assistance program and the distribution of certain revenue received by the comptroller. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1497 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to the issuance of specially marked driver's licenses and personal identification certificates to emergency medical services personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1573 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of capital murder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1576 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1578 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Task Force. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1625 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Keith | et. al. Relating to the creation of the criminal offense of false report of criminal conduct committed by emergency responder. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1791 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1832 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to prohibited practices relating to health benefit plan coverage for emergency care. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 1843 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Ed Relating to the expansion of the territory of an emergency services district into the territory of a municipality. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1867 86-0 (2019) Author: Pacheco, Leo Relating to the election of board members and filling of vacant board positions for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1869 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1941 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2041 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2059 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training as a condition of registration permit or license renewal for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2143 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2178 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy Relating to terminating participation in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2267 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Left pending in committee
HB 2333 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the Texas ambulance response safety net program; imposing a mandatory payment; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2348 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2362 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency medical care. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2400 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the application requirements for first responder organizations to receive an initial license or to renew a license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2404 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to establishment of the office of first responder training support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas and to the provision of critical incident support training services to first responders. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2405 86-0 (2019) Author: Bowers, Rhetta Relating to education and training for peace officers regarding trauma-informed techniques to facilitate interactions with homeless individuals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2409 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to establishing supplemental payment programs for the reimbursement of certain ambulance providers under Medicaid. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2415 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2432 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, chemicals, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the availability of certain information regarding firefighters, volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services personnel, and fire safety inspectors and the certification and training for fire safety inspectors. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2456 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2461 86-0 (2019) Author: Stucky, Lynn | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency communication districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2794 86-0 (2019) Author: Morrison, Geanie W. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2927 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to hospital liens and civil rights, duties, and remedies related thereto. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2929 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to hospital liens. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2969 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 3096 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for carrying automated external defibrillators in certain Department of Public Safety vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3164 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3203 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3247 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3307 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to provide public health services; authorizing a fee. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3485 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the billing codes used for the administration of tissue plasminogen activator by ambulance providers under the Medicaid and Medicare programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3492 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for mental trauma injuries, including post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3519 86-0 (2019) Author: Allison, Steve Relating to disclosure of confidential patient information by a physician or mental health professional. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3727 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the online publication of information by certain special purpose districts. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3753 86-0 (2019) Author: Harless, Sam | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the authority of a county fire marshal to provide fire-related training programs for first responders. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3890 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl | et. al. Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3907 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3967 86-0 (2019) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to access to certain health information of public school students during an emergency evacuation. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3999 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided to certain first responders; creating a civil penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4099 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to information and contraceptives provided to a sexual assault survivor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4147 86-0 (2019) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4168 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to the definition of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4260 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4350 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to public safety answering points operated by emergency communications districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4351 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to utilization review of and health benefit plan coverage for emergency care. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4367 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4404 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to prohibited practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan regarding use of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4444 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to consumer protections against surprise billing. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 4473 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the separation of services provided by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 4567 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities and residents. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HJR 89 86-0 (2019) Author: Kacal, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer first responders. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 139 86-0 (2019) Author: Holland, Justin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 6 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie W.
Relating to emergency and disaster management, response, and recovery. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 53 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a request for 9-1-1 service by text message and the provision of available contact information. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 129 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to eligibility for the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of certain first responders. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Property Tax
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 220 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 305 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 541 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the designation of an emergency management planner by state agencies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 557 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to use of the electronic funds transfer system operated by the comptroller. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 714 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of capital murder. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 829 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to disease prevention and preparedness information for emergency medical services personnel on certification or recertification. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 830 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to a vaccine preventable disease policy for first responders of emergency response entities; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 839 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 850 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to a study on freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 866 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 963 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to county contracts for emergency management consulting services; requiring a license; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1052 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prohibited practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan regarding communication of the preferred provider status of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1054 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to prohibited practices by an insurer that issues a preferred provider benefit plan regarding use of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1083 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1120 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to health professional continuing education to address communicable and other diseases in border counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1121 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to public health laboratory capabilities in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1124 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to establishment of a border public health response team. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1159 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to hospital liens. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1282 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to prohibited practices relating to health benefit plan coverage for emergency care. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1298 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the acceptance of certain voters at a polling place. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1344 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is a search and rescue volunteer. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1375 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to terminating participation in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1549 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the regulation of certain emergency care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1579 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the creation of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Postponed
SB 1658 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the territory of and fees imposed by certain emergency communication districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Co-author authorized
SB 1667 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1668 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the administration of emergency management in this state. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1900 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the carrying of handguns by license holders on property owned or leased by a governmental entity. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2034 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to certain images captured by an unmanned aircraft. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2134 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to establishing supplemental payment programs for the reimbursement of certain ambulance providers under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2158 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to tactical medical officers; requiring an occupational certificate; authorizing fees. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2192 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the confidentiality of the recording of certain emergency calls. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2231 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Cole, Sheryl | et. al.
Relating to the exemption of tuition and laboratory fees at public institutions of higher education for certain paramedics. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2328 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the confidentiality and disclosure of certain information relating to emergency management and governmental functions. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 2378 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency medical care. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2415 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2551 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Relating to liability, payment, and benefits for certain workers' compensation claims. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 56 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 73 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 357 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 359 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax imposed on the purchase, rental, or use of certain emergency services vehicles. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 429 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 435 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the carrying of weapons, including the application of certain weapons and handgun license laws to certain persons, the carrying of handguns by license holders on the property of a state hospital, and the liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a handgun; providing a civil penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 451 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 510 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 570 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 590 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
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 786 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 809 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to prohibiting the use of an electronic device to film or photograph a traffic accident; creating an offense. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 920 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 982 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1099 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or other emergency assistance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1223 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to the operation and movement of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Received from the House
HB 1249 85-0 (2017) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of certain motor vehicles resembling emergency medical services vehicles; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/17
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 1509 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to the election of board members of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
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 1566 85-0 (2017) Author: Frullo, John | et. al. Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1611 85-0 (2017) Author: VanDeaver, Gary
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the use of warning devices by stationary authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Left pending in committee
HB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1816 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1919 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of bias or prejudice on the basis of service as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel and to the confidentiality of personal information regarding certain persons who provide that service. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
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 2082 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2119 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2211 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the qualifications to serve as an emergency services commissioner in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2269 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to the civil liability of a hospital with a children's isolation unit and of certain hospital employees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2317 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2366 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the use of certain lighting equipment on airport security vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2524 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2685 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to conditions of employment for fire protection personnel of emergency service districts; creating criminal offenses. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2735 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel; providing for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3074 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3099 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to health care information provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3122 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to notice for patients of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. 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 3162 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the duty of an excavator to notify a notification center or to make a 9-1-1 emergency call in response to underground facility damage or an emergency. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3186 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to certain emergency medical services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3214 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the service plan for the annexation by certain municipalities of territory included in an emergency services district. House: Land & Resource Management Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3228 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain certified or licensed paramedics. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3264 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Relating to ad valorem tax benefits for certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3276 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3348 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to coverage under a preferred provider benefit plan for certain services provided by out-of-network providers; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3454 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to increasing the punishment for certain offenses committed against a federal law enforcement officer or emergency services personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
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 3625 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to reciprocity standards for certain emergency medical services personnel who served in the United States military. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3640 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of an emergency call. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3867 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3957 85-0 (2017) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to reimbursement of costs incurred by political subdivisions for emergency services provided on toll projects operated by private entities. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 4180 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation, operations, functions, and regulatory authority of certain governmental entities and officials; changes in certain judicial procedures; imposing civil penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 4257 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to constitutional allocations of money for emergency medical services and trauma care systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 140 85-0 (2017) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to provide for a joint interim legislative study regarding the confidentiality of emergency calls. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Signed by the Governor
HJR 86 85-0 (2017) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 88 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 102 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Rodney Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide ad valorem tax benefits to certain current and former first responders and their families. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Proposing a constitutional amendment to provide for the use and dedication of certain money transferred to the general revenue fund account for emergency medical services and trauma care systems. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HR 1311 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Honoring the emergency room staff members who treated the police officers wounded in the shooting in Dallas on July 7, 2016. Reported enrolled
SB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 15 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 344 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to mediation of the settlement of certain out-of-network health benefit claims involving balance billing. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 517 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the compensation provided to the governing body of certain special districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 572 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a feasibility study and report by the Texas Division of Emergency Management regarding the use of United States Postal Service employees, resources, and assets during a declared disaster. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 661 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the repeal of the driver responsibility program. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 854 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the purchase of food and beverages by the Texas Division of Emergency Management for certain persons. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 899 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to increasing the punishment for an offense committed against a person because of the person's status as a peace officer, a firefighter, or emergency medical services personnel. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 908 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the operation of medical supply transport vehicles during a declared state of disaster. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1036 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 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 1290 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to access to criminal history record information by an emergency communication district. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1352 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to notice of facility fees charged by freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1408 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to the carrying of a handgun by certain first responders and volunteer emergency services personnel. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1563 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to audits of the fiscal accounts and records of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
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 1592 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the amount of an administrative penalty assessed against freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 1651 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving possession of small amounts of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1684 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1727 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Cook, Byron
Relating to the procedure for an election to adopt a sales and use tax or to change the tax rate in an emergency services district. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1878 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland
Relating to the service plan for the annexation by certain municipalities of territory included in an emergency services district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2037 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a request for 9-1-1 services by text message. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2064 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to unconscionable prices charged by certain health care facilities for medical care. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2195 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to a health care entity making available to patients and prospective patients charges for certain health care services, goods, or procedures; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2240 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 1 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat | et. al.
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 93 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to compensation to be paid to an emergency services district for a municipality's annexation of the district's territory. House: Land & Resource Management Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 156 85-1 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 179 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
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
HJR 30 85-1 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homesteads of certain disabled first responders and their surviving spouses. House: Ways & Means Received from the House
SB 7 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Received from the Senate
SB 94 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to payroll deductions for state and local government employee organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 50 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 60 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 103 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 105 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. Filed
HB 225 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of a suspected overdose and a defense to prosecution for certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for defendants seeking assistance for a suspected overdose. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 353 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to and liability for certain actions of volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 479 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the transfer of the regional emergency medical dispatch resource centers program to the Commission on State Emergency Communications and a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services in rural areas. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 973 84-0 (2015) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1094 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1098 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric | et. al. Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1099 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving the delivery or possession of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1147 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the operation of all-terrain vehicles and recreational off-highway vehicles. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 1329 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1330 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1388 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1437 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to certain dedicated accounts in the general revenue fund that fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
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 1557 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to creation of a search and rescue task force in each disaster field response region. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1620 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1638 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1666 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the liability of certain persons for damages arising from training exercises to prepare the persons to respond to certain emergencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1707 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the methods by which a political subdivision may submit contributions to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1725 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the composition of local boards of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1970 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety 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 1997 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and equivalent systems that use Internet Protocol enabled services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2004 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services in rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 2020 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2038 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2249 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the creation, powers and duties, and administration of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose taxes and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts No action taken in committee
HB 2257 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to certain emergency services districts that are exempted from filing an audit report. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2379 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the liability of first responders who provide roadside assistance. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2437 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the amount of emergency service fees for certain telecommunications providers. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2497 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2498 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 2519 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts and the sale of district property. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2646 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2690 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prevention of overdose deaths by providing a defense for prosecution for certain offenses involving the delivery or possession of controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia for certain persons who seek medical attention for a suspected opioid overdose, and the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2711 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to transportation of an individual with a mental illness by emergency medical services personnel. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2722 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to prohibition of the operation and sale of certain motor vehicles resembling authorized emergency vehicles; creating a criminal offense. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Referred to Transportation
HB 2731 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the exemption of nonprofit ambulance companies from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
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 2771 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2773 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2827 84-0 (2015) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the definition of homeland security activity. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2854 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain claims for benefits or compensation by firefighters and emergency medical technicians or their survivors. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2911 84-0 (2015) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to establishment of statewide and local emergency communications grant programs and financing of state emergency communications. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2955 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to certain public retirement systems. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3077 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3126 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3229 84-0 (2015) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al. Relating to the motor vehicle sales tax imposed on the purchase, rental, or use of certain emergency services vehicles. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3273 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the exemption of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education for certain certified or licensed paramedics. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3424 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3462 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3488 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to appeal of emergency medical services personnel employment termination to the State Office of Administrative Hearings. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3496 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related offenses; providing for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3666 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the withdrawal of the territory of certain emergency services districts from the territory of a metropolitan rapid transit authority. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3677 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3783 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle Relating to the prosecution of the criminal offense of obstructing a street, railroad crossing, or public highway. House: Transportation Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3921 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4026 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HJR 104 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Doug Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: Special Purpose Districts Left pending in committee
SB 31 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 359 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 612 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 702 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 772 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to legal representation for certain emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 788 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to requiring direct access to 9-1-1 service from certain telephone systems and equivalent systems that use Internet Protocol enabled services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1108 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1109 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1279 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1377 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to competitive bidding requirements for emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1391 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to a sales tax imposed on the purchase of certain health care supplies. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1453 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Tracy
Relating to the authority of certain municipalities to propose a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1462 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Johnson, Eric | et. al.
Relating to the prescription, administration, and possession of certain opioid antagonists for the treatment of suspected opioid overdoses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1562 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to nonpreferred provider claims under a preferred provider benefit plan related to emergency care. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1684 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to authorizing certain first responders to carry a concealed handgun while on duty and to the prosecution of certain related criminal offenses; providing for a fee. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1754 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to advertising by certain licensed freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1768 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 1921 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1922 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1923 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the funding of the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account through the imposition of court costs on persons convicted of certain driving-related offenses. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1968 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the organization of public employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SJR 64 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
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 272 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle Relating to notice requirements for emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 365 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 409 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the state emergency medical services medical director. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 434 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the persons authorized to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 521 83-0 (2013) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to direct payment by an automobile insurer to emergency medical services providers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 567 83-0 (2013) Author: Smith, Wayne
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 685 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 705 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing services in that capacity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 720 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four" | et. al. Relating to enhancing the penalty for intoxication manslaughter and intoxication assault in certain circumstances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
HB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 802 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 817 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the ability of an emergency shelter facility to provide shelter or care for an unaccompanied minor without a license. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. Filed
HB 1016 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to legal representation for civil suits against peace officers employed by a school district. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1041 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the prepaid wireless 9-1-1 emergency services fee; clarifying the applicability of the fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1090 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of Texas Task Force 1 Type 3 Rio Grande Valley and authorizing the creation of a Texas Task Force 2 by certain municipalities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1091 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to firefighters and emergency medical technicians who bring certain claims for benefits or compensation. House: Urban Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1200 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1268 83-0 (2013) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency service vehicle used to conduct a police escort. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
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 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 1424 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1531 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the application of certain weapons laws to certain emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1654 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to designation of certain vehicles of the Texas Division of Emergency Management as authorized emergency vehicles. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1656 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 1738 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the emergency detention by a peace officer of a person who may have mental illness, including information provided to the person subject to detention and a standard form of notification of detention to be provided to a facility by a peace officer. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1743 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the prosecution of certain offenses involving controlled substances and other prohibited drugs, substances, or paraphernalia. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
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 1798 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to the expansion of the territory of an emergency services district into the territory of a municipality. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the authority of a mental health facility to require a peace officer to transport a person apprehended for emergency detention to a medical facility to receive a medical evaluation before being transported to the mental health facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1960 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to reciprocity for emergency medical services personnel certification for certain United States military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1972 83-0 (2013) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2170 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2171 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the annexation by a municipality of territory of an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2295 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2298 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the definition of "advanced life support" for the purposes of providing emergency medical services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2369 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to participation by certain volunteer fire departments in the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System instead of a Texas local firefighters retirement system. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
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 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 2632 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for certain ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program and the inclusion of certain ambulance service providers in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2832 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2833 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2834 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3062 83-0 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the failure to report a missing child or the death of a child; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3096 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to an exemption from the use of an emergency notification system by certain public service providers. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3159 83-0 (2013) Author: Isaac, Jason
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an agreement to allocate sales and use tax after a municipality annexes land in an emergency services district and to the provision of emergency services in that area. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3178 83-0 (2013) Author: Phillips, Larry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Texas Statewide Mutual Aid System. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
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 3261 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3292 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the continuation of the office of the fire fighters' pension commissioner and the administration of the Texas emergency services retirement system and the Texas local firefighters retirement systems. House: Pensions Referred to Pensions
HB 3426 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to reimbursement through the Medicaid program of nonemergency services provided through hospital emergency rooms. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3430 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip 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 3510 83-0 (2013) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
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 3615 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to notification to the county judge and county emergency responders of the transportation of certain radioactive waste in the county. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3655 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3763 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3764 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to audit requirements of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3798 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3799 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to ad valorem taxes assessed by an emergency services district; removing the debt service component of the ad valorem tax rate from the computation of the maximum tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3801 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the creation of a search and rescue task force House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3949 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3950 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HB 3951 83-0 (2013) Author: Dale, Tony | et. al. Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs Recommendations filed with the Speaker
HJR 148 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment clarifying the authority of emergency services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds or other obligations and removing the limitation on the ad valorem tax rate. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 53 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definition of "advanced life support" for the purposes of providing emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 159 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 194 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to ingress and egress for access by emergency vehicles and for use during evacuations in certain new residential subdivisions. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 332 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to commissioners court oversight of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
SB 353 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the ability of an emergency shelter facility to provide shelter or care for an unaccompanied minor without a license. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 413 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 545 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to the peace officers authorized to operate an authorized emergency service vehicle used to conduct a police escort. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 701 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to a defense to prosecution for criminal trespass. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 809 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to Public Utility Commission of Texas consideration of the rates for certain equalization surcharges and emergency service fees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 877 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Relating to establishing the Citizens' Star of Texas Award. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 937 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 938 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1010 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to access to certain facilities by search and rescue dogs and their handlers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
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 1264 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 services; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1425 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to the provision of fire prevention or fire-fighting services by certain emergency services districts. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1479 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1F. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1480 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Williamson-Travis Counties Water Control and Improvement District No. 1G. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1481 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony
Relating to the provision of emergency services in the Bella Vista Municipal Utility District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1540 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1556 83-0 (2013) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the establishment of a school safety certification program and the School Safety Task Force. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1591 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1592 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a peace officer's determination whether medical services are needed for persons apprehended for emergency detention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1593 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a standard form of notification for the detention of a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1596 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1607 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1660 83-0 (2013) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the establishment of the School Safety Advisory Council and School Safety Certification Program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
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 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the election of board members for emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
SJR 62 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the creation of emergency and disaster response districts; providing authority to impose a tax and issue bonds. Senate: Finance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 70 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
HB 73 83-1 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
SB 48 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. Filed
SB 49 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. Filed
HB 11 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to assist volunteer fire departments during the next state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 12 83-2 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Relating to appropriating money to the Texas A&M Forest Service to be used to assist volunteer fire departments during the current state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 531 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to emergency prehospital care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 554 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 577 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to emergency prehospital care provided by emergency services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 985 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of residents of certain facilities; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1030 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1406 82-0 (2011) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to take a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1619 82-0 (2011) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1718 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to consolidation of emergency services districts in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1736 82-0 (2011) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the penalty for illegally passing stationary authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1791 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1861 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on State Emergency Communications. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 1878 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2040 82-0 (2011) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2075 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2231 82-0 (2011) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the election of emergency services district boards in certain counties. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 2245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 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 2390 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the types of information relating to emergency responses that are confidential. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2478 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2546 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Texas emergency and trauma care education partnership program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2787 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Relating to emergency services for licensed abortion facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2858 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing services in that capacity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3085 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the period of a license for a freestanding medical emergency care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3108 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3219 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to intelligence data standards and protected personal information. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3324 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 3337 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the emergency medical services that give rise to an emergency medical services lien. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3522 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3666 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 3717 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a study regarding emergency service in rural areas. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3768 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives emergency medical services in certain counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3863 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means Meeting cancelled
SB 295 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the definition of emergency services personnel for purposes of the enhanced penalty prescribed for an assault committed against a person providing emergency services. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 328 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to notice of a hospital lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 359 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the powers and duties of certain emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 648 82-0 (2011) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Commission on State Emergency Communications. Senate: Government Organization Committee report printed and distributed
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 917 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Miller, Doug
Relating to emergency service districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1065 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to critical incident stress management and crisis response services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1206 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
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 1331 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to criminal offenses regarding the possession or consumption of alcoholic beverages by a minor and providing alcoholic beverages to a minor. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1351 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the civil service status of emergency medical services personnel in certain municipalities. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1477 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kleinschmidt, Tim
Relating to differential pay and benefits for certain employees of emergency services districts who are members of the armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1552 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1572 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Relating to the operations and monitoring of fusion centers in this state. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1573 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1593 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence obtained solely as the direct result of a request for emergency medical services for an overdose. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1747 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain emergency services districts; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1808 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to pediatric equipment and supplies for emergency medical services vehicles and pediatric care training for emergency medical services personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1848 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the distribution of the emergency service fee for wireless telecommunications connections and the prepaid 9-1-1 emergency service fee. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 1851 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to oversight of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1853 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to hospital and emergency medical services lien notice requirements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1905 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the provision of emergency services in certain rural counties using admission fees charged at state parks. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 1918 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority of emergency services districts in low populous counties to contract with banks regarding deposits. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1927 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Garza, John
Relating to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 392 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the availability and use of automated external defibrillators in nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 509 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 527 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 793 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to the authority to charge reasonable fees for emergency services performed by volunteer fire departments. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 846 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the license or certificate renewal process for emergency medical services personnel and certain law enforcement officers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 958 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the punishment for aggravated assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 959 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 988 81-0 (2009) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty against the owner of an authorized emergency vehicle for a violation recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Urban Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1016 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1063 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to emergency vehicle access to certain gated communities and multiunit housing projects. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1187 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the membership of the board of managers for certain emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1585 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of the residence homesteads of certain volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1766 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to exempting prepaid wireless telecommunications devices from the 9-1-1 emergency service fee. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
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 2212 81-0 (2009) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the division of certain emergency services districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2228 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the timing of a referendum election to continue a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2348 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to a contract between a water district and a municipality for the provision of fire-fighting services in certain counties. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2529 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the terms of office of commissioners of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 2665 81-0 (2009) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to authorizing the commissioners court of a county to adopt and impose standards and specifications for the design and installation of address number signs to identify properties located in unincorporated areas of the county; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2678 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of a statewide meet and confer provision pertaining to employment matters for certain state and local public safety personnel. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2716 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to exempting certain entities providing emergency services from motor fuel taxes. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2717 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the duty of the comptroller to report certain sales and use tax information to an emergency services district and to the right of the district to bring a suit for collection of the tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2751 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Relating to participation and credit in, benefits from, and the administration of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2788 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Doug | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the powers and duties of counties and emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 2845 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the certification of and disciplinary actions against emergency medical services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2879 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3044 81-0 (2009) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the registration of certain vehicles used to provide emergency incident rehabilitation services. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3132 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the creation of the Presidio County Emergency Services District; providing authority to issue bonds and impose taxes. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3191 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to a fee charged by a municipality for emergency response services to a motor vehicle accident within the municipality. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3477 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3667 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3734 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the imposition by an emergency services district of an impact fee on new development to be used for capital improvements and equipment. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3960 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain travel by emergency service organization employees and volunteer members. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4106 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to information and assistance provided by the chief appraiser to emergency management authorities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 4251 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to claims and liens by certain health care providers. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4532 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to reports regarding the provision of emergency ground ambulance services in counties. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 4560 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HCR 79 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Memorializing Congress to refine Department of Homeland Security policy to consider risk levels as well as population size in assessing the financial needs of first responders in border communities along the international boundary created by the Rio Grande. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Signed by the Governor
HJR 48 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters and emergency medical services volunteers. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HJR 68 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of the residence homesteads of volunteer firefighters, emergency medical services volunteers, and individuals serving as foster parents. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 85 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to provide for members of a governing board of an emergency services district to serve terms not to exceed four years. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 112 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the imposition of an additional ad valorem tax for emergency services districts, subject to voter approval, at a rate not to exceed five cents for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. House: Ways & Means 1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 74 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to limitation of liability for certain emergency care provided during a declared disaster. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 152 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 351 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to payment of certain emergency room physicians for services provided to enrollees of managed care health benefit plans; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 465 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the title of the members of the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 492 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on certification of sex offenders as emergency medical services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 653 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the accountability of emergency services district board members to a county commissioners court. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 747 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to notice of a hospital lien. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 792 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon
Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax by certain crime control and prevention districts and fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 926 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the imposition of a civil penalty against the owner of an authorized emergency vehicle for a violation recorded by a photographic traffic signal enforcement system. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 985 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the lodging expenses of certain state emergency services personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1101 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to exempting certain entities providing emergency services from motor fuel taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1213 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1300 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the duty of the comptroller to provide sales and use tax information to an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 1328 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a study on the feasibility of providing vaccines to first responders deployed to a disaster area. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1409 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the definition of first responder for purposes of the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1474 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to compensation for certain emergency services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1485 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda
Relating to the sale of surplus or salvage property and firefighting equipment by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1621 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the powers and duties of counties and emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2009 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to service and disability retirement benefits and death benefits for rescue specialists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2081 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to reports regarding the provision of emergency ground ambulance services in counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2212 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorizing an emergency services district to impose an ad valorem tax for the acquisition of land, equipment, or apparatus or the construction of capital improvements. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2213 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the imposition by an emergency services district of an impact fee on new development to be used for capital improvements and equipment. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 2395 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the timing of a referendum election to continue a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SJR 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the voters of an emergency services district that has been authorized by those voters to impose an ad valorem tax at a rate not to exceed 10 cents on the $100 valuation to authorize by election, after an audit and a capital improvements plan, the levy of an additional ad valorem tax, at a rate not to exceed five cents on the $100 valuation, for the construction or acquisition of fire stations, equipment, and other property. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 24 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Local Government Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 92 80-0 (2007) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the acquisition of certain automated external defibrillators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 259 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 492 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the removal, transfer, or exclusion of territory in emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 495 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the punishment for assault of emergency services personnel; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 529 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 618 80-0 (2007) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the eligibility of emergency medical services personnel to participate in a low-interest home loan program offered by the state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 937 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the definition of certain authorized emergency vehicles and to an exemption from the payment of a toll for those vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1079 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1205 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1570 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to the deposit of revenue collected from certain traffic penalties in the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1608 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the obstruction of emergency vehicles at railroad crossings. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
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 1757 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the obstruction of emergency vehicles at railroad crossings. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1819 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike Relating to the election of board members in emergency services districts located wholly in certain less populous counties. House: County Affairs Point of order sustained
HB 1980 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2076 80-0 (2007) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the definition of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 2117 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the liability of certain persons who administer emergency care. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2307 80-0 (2007) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized use of an emergency communications device. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2381 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immigration status or nationality of a person needing or receiving certain emergency services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2400 80-0 (2007) Author: Keffer, Jim
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to membership in, contributions to, benefits from, and administration of the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2422 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the accessibility of emergency crossovers on a state highway toll project. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
No action taken in committee
HB 2624 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to certain functions and services performed in relation to accidents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 2653 80-0 (2007) Author: Harless, Patricia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2827 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rules regarding anaphylaxis treatment provided by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2868 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to assessment of certain insurers to fund the volunteer fire department assistance fund. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3162 80-0 (2007) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon Relating to the sales and use tax rate for a fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services district. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3181 80-0 (2007) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to the offense of obstructing emergency vehicles at certain railroad crossings; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3224 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to creating a database of and issuing identification cards to certain essential first responder personnel who operate or restore critical infrastructure. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3248 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the transfer or exclusion of territory in emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3263 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to emergency medical services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 3407 80-0 (2007) Author: Hamilton, Mike
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the appointment of emergency services boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3444 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the eligibility of emergency services districts to apply for or receive grants. House: County Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3642 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to homeland security; providing a penalty. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations Left pending in committee
HB 3860 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the authority of emergency service districts to receive property from other political subdivisions without complying with notice and bidding requirements for the sale or exchange of land. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
HB 3861 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the bidding requirements for emergency service districts. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3870 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to sales and use taxes in emergency services districts. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HR 2915 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11. Reported enrolled
SB 11 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to homeland security and protection of the public, including protections against human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
See remarks for effective date
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 125 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to a civil or administrative penalty imposed by a local authority to enforce compliance with a traffic-control signal and use of the money collected to help fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 151 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the immigration status or nationality of a person needing or receiving certain emergency services. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 157 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 468 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
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 1004 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the election and disqualification of emergency services commissioners in certain populous counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
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 1033 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1104 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 1119 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the implementation of a photographic traffic signal enforcement system; providing for the imposition of civil penalties and to the use of the money collected to help fund trauma facilities and emergency medical services; providing a criminal penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
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 1501 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Leibowitz, David
Relating to the removal of an appointed emergency services district board member by a county commissioners court. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1502 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bolton, Valinda | et. al.
Relating to the adoption, increase, or abolition of a sales and use tax by an emergency services district. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1508 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the creation of the offense of unauthorized use of an emergency communications device. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 90 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 11. Signed by the Governor
SR 1204 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 11. Reported enrolled
HB 14 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Law Enforcement Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 80 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 162 79-0 (2005) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain procedures related to the possible exposure to certain diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 174 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 232 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the exclusion from an emergency services district of certain territory subject to assessments. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 233 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the securing by municipal police officers of a scene to which the municipality's emergency ambulance service responds. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 445 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 631 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to county authority to adopt fire codes in unincorporated areas. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 644 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 676 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 690 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 738 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to updating citations to Chapter 74, Civil Practice and Remedies Code, in Chapter 81, Health and Safety Code. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 804 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring notification to and approval by an association representing a municipality's firefighters before certain municipalities may outsource the provision of emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 805 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to allowing certain emergency and hospital personnel to take the thumbprint of certain people who receive emergency prehospital care. House: Border & International Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 825 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 930 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 938 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to liability of physician assistants who provide certain emergency care. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 949 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certain limitations in health benefit plans and health insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 992 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to nursing degree requirements for a licensed paramedic. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
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 1160 79-0 (2005) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to limiting the liability of emergency medical services volunteers and emergency medical services volunteer providers. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1195 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1267 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to changing the name of the Texas Industrial Fire Training Board to the Texas Industrial Emergency Services Board. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
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 1444 79-0 (2005) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to boundaries of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1583 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the authority of an emergency services district to obtain information to determine whether the district's 9-1-1 emergency service fee is correctly billed, collected, and remitted. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1655 79-0 (2005) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to funding for the Texas statewide emergency services personnel retirement fund. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1700 79-0 (2005) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the regulation of emergency services providers in municipalities or certain counties. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1977 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the presentation of Star of Texas awards to peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2235 79-0 (2005) Author: Baxter, Todd
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the merger of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2242 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to liability of physician assistants who provide certain emergency care. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2331 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the emergency possession of certain abandoned children; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2470 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the operations of and the funding mechanisms for emergency medical services and trauma facility care in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 2548 79-0 (2005) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the election of emergency services districts boards. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2566 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2575 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2592 79-0 (2005) Author: Frost, Stephen | et. al. Relating to a requirement that certain broadband network operators provide notice of inability to access emergency services. House: Regulated Industries Left pending in committee
HB 2610 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to rural emergency air trauma safety service regions. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2619 79-0 (2005) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a program by the Office of Rural Community Affairs to assist rural areas with the establishment of emergency services districts. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2710 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the election of initial emergency services district boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2827 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the numbering of emergency services districts converted from rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2829 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to audits of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2952 79-0 (2005) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to requirements for the residence of an emergency medical services medical director. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2957 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to an exemption from the competitive bidding requirement for certain purchases by an emergency services district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2968 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for medications administered to Medicaid recipients receiving emergency medical services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3028 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3047 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to communication district or emergency communication district participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 3077 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a work group to recommend definitions, guidelines, and reporting requirements regarding the management of behavior of residents at certain facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3116 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the authority of regional planning commissions with respect to mutual aid agreements for emergency management purposes. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 3177 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the allocation of money in the designated trauma facility and emergency medical services account. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3272 79-0 (2005) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to testing deceased persons for communicable diseases after an accidental exposure of certain persons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3301 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to a fee on sales of alcoholic beverages in certain municipalities to fund fire and emergency services and related educational activities. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3306 79-0 (2005) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency fire fighter or emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3368 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to establishing a State Emergency Medical Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3454 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring hospitals to report the percentage of emergency room patients who are uninsured to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HCR 239 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1126. Signed by the Governor
HR 2251 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1126. Reported enrolled
SB 200 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to gated communities. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 230 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 267 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the exclusion from an emergency services district of certain territory subject to assessments. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 310 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Bohac, Dwayne
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 314 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the emergency service fee rate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 330 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of a stroke committee and the development of a statewide stroke emergency transport plan and stroke facility criteria. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
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 389 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 394 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the definition of criminally injurious conduct for purposes of the Crime Victims' Compensation Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 520 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of health care services by a physician assistant during an emergency or a disaster. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 521 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to exemptions from the law governing emergency medical services for certain transfer vehicles and staff and to the minimum qualifications for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 522 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the Texas Emergency Services Retirement System; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
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 598 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to providing and maintaining an emergency radio infrastructure. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 612 79-0 (2005) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the prosecution of the offense of interference with public duties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 621 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the territory of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 706 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 718 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Berman, Leo
Relating to boundaries of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 736 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to the authority of certain counties to apply a county fire code to certain buildings. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 864 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the liability of certain local governments for fire, emergency, or law enforcement services provided to another local government. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 917 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the regulation of emergency service providers in municipalities or the unincorporated areas of certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 985 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring hospitals to report the percentage of emergency room patients who are uninsured to the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1092 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the authority of regional planning commissions with respect to mutual aid agreements for emergency management purposes. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1113 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Dawson, Glenda
Relating to allowing a hospital to release protected health information of a patient to emergency medical services providers for treatment, payment, and health care operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1401 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the standard of proof in health care liability claims involving emergency care. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1431 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a member to the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1433 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the conditions of employment for firefighters employed by certain districts and entities; providing penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1435 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the numbering of emergency services districts converted from rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1436 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to audits of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1437 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to emergency services district boards in districts located in more than one county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1438 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ability of a commissioners court to appoint a member to the board of an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Received from the Senate
SB 1460 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a refund of sales and use tax paid by first responders for the purchase of certain equipment. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1509 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the election of emergency services districts boards. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1621 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the tax rate for emergency services districts located in certain populous counties. House: Local Government Ways & Means
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1663 79-0 (2005) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to emergency communication district participation in state travel services contracts. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SJR 19 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow state or local peace officers, firefighters, and emergency service personnel to serve in the legislature. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1082 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1126. Reported enrolled
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
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 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 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 108 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to a refund of the sales tax on certain equipment purchased by peace officers, members of fire departments, and EMS personnel. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 110 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 111 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to responsibility for payment for transport by ambulance of a recipient of medical assistance in certain circumstances. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 112 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to reimbursement rates for ambulance services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 180 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives certain medical services. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 201 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the issuance of emergency medical services personnel license plates. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 252 78-0 (2003) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 386 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to liability for emergency care. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 522 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 624 78-0 (2003) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to an offense of using a telephone while operating a motor vehicle. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 708 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to a wireless priority service program for mobile telecommunication services. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations Referred to Defense Affairs & State-Fed Rel
HB 718 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 802 78-0 (2003) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the number and location information requirements provided by business phones in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 832 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the offense of making a false report of a medical emergency to emergency services providers. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 861 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the qualifications of a volunteer emergency care attendant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1108 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1141 78-0 (2003) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the persons authorized to draw a blood specimen from a vehicle operator to test for alcohol concentration or other intoxicating substances. House: Law Enforcement Considered in Calendars
HB 1272 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives emergency medical services. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1364 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to emergency shelter and care for minors. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1502 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a residential tenant's right to summon police or emergency assistance; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1551 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the civil liability of certain emergency medical services personnel and providers. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1556 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1686 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to pharmacies that maintain emergency medication kits at certain institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1771 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1930 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to certain fees and administrative penalties applicable to emergency medical services providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1937 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to designating September 11 as Texas First Responders Day and creating star of Texas awards for peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: State Cultural and Recreational Resources
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2278 78-0 (2003) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to the applicability of the exception to prosecution for the offense of abandoning or endangering child. House: Economic Development
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2539 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the requirements for transporting patients in certain vehicles. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2629 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency services for sexual assault survivors. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2765 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the purchase of certain wireless communication devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2841 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to the civil liability of certain emergency medical services personnel and providers. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3067 78-0 (2003) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3162 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3277 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to limiting the liability of volunteer fire departments and volunteer fire fighters. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3426 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3427 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the conversion of all rural fire prevention districts to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3428 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the qualifications for certain members of certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3429 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the authorization of changes affecting sales and use tax authority of emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3497 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to funding and extending the expiration date of the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HJR 54 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that certain benefits in certain public retirement systems may not be reduced or impaired. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 88 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the use of motor vehicle registration fees to support trauma centers. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 11 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 181 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to liability for emergency care. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 193 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Dennis
Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway; providing a penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 214 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to vehicles passing certain stationary emergency vehicles on a highway. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 295 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to limiting liability of emergency medical services personnel in certain situations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 387 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a motor vehicle registration fee to support trauma centers to be collected when a motor vehicle is registered. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 399 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain reports required to be filed in connection with certain diseases or other public health conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 401 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to testing certain public safety personnel for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 413 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the study of educational opportunities for emergency services personnel. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 426 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the state emergency services and trauma care system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 429 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a wireless priority service program for mobile telecommunication services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 504 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives emergency medical services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 529 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Relating to temporarily exempting emergency medical services personnel who serve a rural area of the state from certain legal requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 530 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Relating to performance measures for regional advisory councils in trauma service areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 598 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conducting a study of Medicaid reimbursement of emergency medical services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 679 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the qualifications for certain members of certain emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 692 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Relating to emergency medical services providers reporting certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 751 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the notice required for a municipality to remove territory from an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 753 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the allowable operating expenses of certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 869 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to homeland security. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Referred to Infrastructure Dev & Security
SB 892 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to the appointment of the board of managers of certain emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 905 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to reimbursement for land removed from emergency service districts and dispute resolution relating to the amount of reimbursement. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1020 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authorization of changes affecting sales and use tax authority of emergency services districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1021 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to emergency services districts and the conversion of all rural fire prevention districts to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1022 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1115 78-0 (2003) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the prosecution of the offense of abandoning or endangering a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1131 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to funding of certain emergency medical services, trauma facilities, and trauma care systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1155 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the purchase of certain wireless communication devices by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1203 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the civil liability of certain emergency medical services personnel and providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1360 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon | et. al. Relating to the creation of trauma and emergency services revenue districts; authorizing local-option taxes subject to voter approval. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1393 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency services for sexual assault survivors. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1409 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1414 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1459 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to access to criminal history record information by a county fire marshal. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1536 78-0 (2003) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to use of certain 9-1-1 fees and surcharges in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Recommended for local & uncontested calendar
SB 1556 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain fees and administrative penalties applicable to emergency medical services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1687 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to star of Texas awards for peace officers, firefighters, and emergency medical first responders who are killed or sustain serious or fatal injuries in the line of duty. House: House Administration
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to House Administration
SB 1777 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts of certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to Urban Affairs
SJR 20 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize the use of motor vehicle registration fees to support trauma centers. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SJR 29 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the maximum tax rate that may be imposed on property in an emergency services district. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SJR 38 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Proposing a constitutional amendment providing that payment of retirement and related benefits to certain public employees is a contractual obligation that cannot be reduced or impaired. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SJR 45 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Proposing a constitutional amendment to repeal the authority of the legislature to provide for the creation of rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Filed with the Secretary of State
HB 255 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to exempting members of certain emergency service organizations from the hotel occupancy tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in Calendars
HB 364 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with an emergency telephone call. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 501 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the board of managers and the budget of certain 9-1-1 service districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 607 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the powers of an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1096 77-0 (2001) Author: Luna, Vilma | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the creation of fire control, prevention, and emergency medical services districts by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1134 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 1234 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the presence of certain advocates during forensic medical examinations of alleged victims of sexual assaults. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1331 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives certain medical services. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1396 77-0 (2001) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al. Relating to the authority of an emergency communication district to provide emergency siren warning service. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1471 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Bob Relating to the emergency highway call box system. House: Public Safety Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1509 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1529 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to classification of positions within covered fire departments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1551 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to motor vehicle liability insurance for certain emergency medical services vehicles. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1720 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to liens for certain services provided by physicians. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1803 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to the personal liability of volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical services personnel. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 1950 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2035 77-0 (2001) Author: Craddick, Tom Relating to the privilege against disclosure of certain communications by critical incident stress management team members. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2122 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2160 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2221 77-0 (2001) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to and to require building numbers for certain multi-unit housing projects; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2308 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the basic health care services a county is required to provide to indigent county residents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2367 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas | et. al.
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the liability of certain nonprofit organizations and their employees and volunteers. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2426 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy Relating to disbursements to rural hospitals from the tertiary care account. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 77-0 (2001) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2648 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the administration of epinephrine by certain emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/02
HB 2743 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2744 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2745 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the property tax rate in overlapping emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2746 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3191 77-0 (2001) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the consent of certain municipalities to the inclusion of their extraterritorial jurisdiction in emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3312 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to establishing a pilot program for state emergency medical dispatch resource centers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3397 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to overtime requirements for fire fighters involved in fire suppression or emergency medical services. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3438 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the authority of a county to grant volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical technicians a tax credit against county ad valorem taxes imposed on the real property of those persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3575 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to certain hospital liens. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HCR 314 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 2744. Signed by the Governor
HJR 87 77-0 (2001) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment increasing the maximum tax rate allowed on property in emergency service and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 105 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Proposing a constitutional amendment to authorize a county to grant volunteer firefighters and volunteer emergency medical technicians a credit against county ad valorem taxes on real property of those persons. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 18 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with an emergency telephone call. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 188 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to paid leave for a state employee who is an emergency medical services volunteer. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 258 77-0 (2001) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Kitchen, Ann
Relating to the issuance of emergency medical services personnel license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 262 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to critical incident counseling for municipal public safety employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 578 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of emergency communication services. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 583 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to liens for certain services provided by physicians. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 783 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
SB 913 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Ellis, Dan
Relating to a lien on a cause of action or claim of an individual who receives certain medical services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1006 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to testing for accidental exposure to hepatitis B or hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1031 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to certain hospital liens. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1068 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the benefits and administration of a statewide retirement system for volunteer firefighters and other emergency services personnel. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1147 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to county authority to regulate vehicular or pedestrian gates to and to require building numbers for certain multi-unit housing projects; providing a penalty. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1167 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the administration, powers, duties, and operations of certain emergency services districts; providing criminal penalties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1564 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the funding of emergency medical services by municipalities with a population of 5,000 or more in counties with a population of less than 60,000. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1577 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to overtime requirements for fire fighters involved in fire suppression or emergency medical services. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1696 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the regulation of the subdivision of land under the jurisdiction of counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1712 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to emergency service districts. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 1826 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to certain cross-border health care plans offered by health maintenance organizations. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 21 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the operation of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Referred to Transportation
HB 75 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the use of automatic external defibrillators for cardiopulmonary resuscitation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 272 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to consent for emergency care. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 273 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the transportation of certain persons receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 580 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to automated external defibrillator devices. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 627 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur Relating to motor vehicle liability insurance for certain emergency medical services vehicles. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 629 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to medical information provided by certain emergency medical services operators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
HB 891 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the reporting duties of emergency services districts and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 897 76-0 (1999) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to medical assistance payments for ambulance services. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 943 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to regulation of the use of laser pointers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1317 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the election of certain boards of emergency services commissioners. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1588 76-0 (1999) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Nixon, Drew
Relating to providing notification of utility service connections to appraisal and emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1739 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to membership, service credit, benefits, and administration of the statewide retirement system for emergency services personnel; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1983 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the functions of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications and emergency communication districts and to the continuation of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1984 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the consolidation of emergency communication districts and to the approval of proposed budgets of certain emergency communication districts. House: Public Safety
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2122 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2127 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to exempting certain children of emergency medical services personnel killed in the line of duty from higher education tuition and fees. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 2197 76-0 (1999) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the treatment of certain emergency vehicles in connection with the ad valorem taxation of a dealer's motor vehicle inventory. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2219 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to an exemption from investment training for officers and employees of emergency services and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2229 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to reimbursement of public safety employees for work-related exposure to contagious disease or hazardous materials. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2324 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Charles Relating to the issuance of a license to practice as an emergency medical technician-paramedic. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2381 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to information to be included on a driver's license or personal identification certificate. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2706 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for certain persons who provide certain volunteer services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2981 76-0 (1999) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3423 76-0 (1999) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3445 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to authorizing certain counties to provide emergency communication service in the unincorporated area of the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3589 76-0 (1999) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the issuance of special license plates for emergency medical services personnel. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 3669 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the regulation of the use of laser pointers; providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3684 76-0 (1999) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to gates on certain third-class and neighborhood roads. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3774 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to exempting from the sales and use tax motor vehicle parking and storage services provided by certain parking facilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3775 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the persons a justice of the peace may order to take a specimen of blood from the body of a person who died in a vehicle accident. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 122 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to automated external defibrillator devices. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Laid on the table subject to call
SB 366 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the continuation and functions of the Advisory Commission on State Emergency Communications. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 417 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the reporting duties of emergency services districts and rural fire prevention districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 536 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the provision of emergency services in an area that is annexed by, or becomes part of the extraterritorial jurisdiction of, a municipality. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken in committee
SB 768 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the consolidation of emergency communication districts. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1172 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to authorizing certain counties to provide emergency communication service in the unincorporated area of the county. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1173 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to competitive bid requirements for certain emergency services districts. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 1324 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for persons who provide certain volunteer services. Senate: Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1358 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the issuance of special license plates for emergency medical services personnel. House: Transportation
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Transportation
SB 1442 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Greenberg, Sherri
Relating to the removal of certain territory from an emergency services district. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1609 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1644 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to nonemergency ambulance services for certain recipients of medical assistance. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1806 76-0 (1999) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to critical incident stress debriefing of public safety employees. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 149 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the hours of labor of fire fighters and police officers in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 556 70-0 (1987) Author: Holzheauser, Steve
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the operation of an authorized emergency vehicle. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 597 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to the authority of counties to provide for emergency ambulance service. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 708 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to vaccinations and immunization provided to certain certified fire fighters and other governmental employees and their families. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 758 70-0 (1987) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the public agencies that may participate in certain 9-1-1 emergency communication districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 844 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to a limitation of liability for a person providing transportation in a medical emergency. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1106 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the establishment of a program to initiate, expand, maintain, and improve emergency medical services and to provide trauma care, and to fees imposed on conviction of certain offenses arising under laws regulating the operation of a motor vehicle. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1144 70-0 (1987) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the definition of authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 1192 70-0 (1987) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to authorizing the creation of emergency medical services districts, to their organization, powers and duties, operations, financing, and dissolution, and to authorizing emergency medical services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1226 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the creation and establishment of special districts to provide emergency services in counties of 125,000 persons or less. House: County Affairs
Senate: Finance
Eff. on adoption of const. amendment
HB 1516 70-0 (1987) Author: Pennington, Randy Relating to exempting certain vehicles purchased by a volunteer emergency medical corps from the motor vehicle sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Considered in public hearing
HB 1549 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the authority of a city to provide for the exclusive provision of ambulance services for the city. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 1669 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to emergency services under certain insurance policies and coverage of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1708 70-0 (1987) Author: Shea, Gwyn
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the hours worked by certain members of a fire department. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2271 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to emergency medical personnel in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2377 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2378 70-0 (1987) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Tagged in committee
HB 2519 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the provision of emergency medical services by the Gainesville and Muenster hospital districts. House: County Affairs Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 2531 70-0 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn Relating to the provision of 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in unincorporated areas of certain counties. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HJR 46 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Proposing a constitutional amendment to allow for the creation and establishment, by law, of special districts to provide emergency services. House: County Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendments
HJR 59 70-0 (1987) Author: Connelly, Barry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of emergency medical services districts and authorizing those districts to levy an ad valorem tax on property located in the district. House: County Affairs Referred to subcommittee
SB 237 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a limitation of liability for a person providing transportation in a medical emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 343 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to the offense of criminal trespass and providing a defense to prosecution for peace officers and fire fighters acting in the lawful discharge of an official duty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 359 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Luna III, Albert
Relating to the provision of a defense by a municipality or a special purpose district in certain suits against peace officers, fire fighters, or emergency medical personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 422 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the manner in which a specimen of blood is taken following an arrest for driving while intoxicated. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested cal.
SB 527 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the provision of emergency care by a physician or health care provider. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in committee
SB 669 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Connelly, Barry
Relating to authorizing the creation of emergency medical services districts, to their organization, powers and duties, operations, financing, and dissolution, and to authorizing emergency medical services districts to levy taxes and issue bonds. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/88
SB 766 70-0 (1987) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the authority of a city to provide for the exclusive provision of ambulance services for the city. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Special Subcommittee
SB 976 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to emergency services under certain insurance policies and coverage of health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1078 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to emergency medical services and trauma care systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SB 1079 70-0 (1987) Author: Tejeda, Frank
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the provision of emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1182 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to creation of the offense of interfering with the duties of public servants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1331 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Betts, Weldon
Relating to the provision of and the service fee for 9-1-1 emergency telephone service in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SJR 27 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy
Sponsor: Connelly, Barry
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of emergency medical services districts and authorizing those districts to levy an ad valorem tax on property located in the district. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 75 70-2 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob Relating to certain nonprofit subscription programs for emergency medical services vehicle services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Referred to County Affairs
HB 252 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the administration of a 9-1-1 emergency telephone number system in certain counties and adjacent territory. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 779 69-0 (1985) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to a criminal offense for failure to pay for emergency medical services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 781 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the application of the motor vehicle sales tax to and vehicle registration fees for certain emergency medical vehicles. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 822 69-0 (1985) Author: Emmett, Ed Relating to a tax exemption for the sale, use, or rental of a motor vehicle used for certain emergency medical or law enforcement purposes by a nonprofit association. House: Ways & Means Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 1097 69-0 (1985) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to standards for fire protection in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1264 69-0 (1985) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the persons authorized to operate an emergency medical services vehicle under certain circumstances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1582 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to requiring medical emergency specialists in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1644 69-0 (1985) Author: Price, Albert Relating to providing information to emergency response teams concerning the identity and location of certain hazardous and toxic substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1655 69-0 (1985) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to the creation of an advisory commission to study the establishment of the 9-1-1 telephone number as the primary emergency telephone number in the state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1715 69-0 (1985) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bond and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 1752 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to authorizing the creation of emergency medical service districts and to their organization, powers and duties, operations, financing, and dissolution. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 2037 69-0 (1985) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to the purchase of emergency medical services equipment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2174 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to staffing requirements for certain emergency medical services vehicles. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HJR 71 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the creation of emergency medical services districts. House: Ways & Means Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
SB 49 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the administration of a 9-1-1 emergency telephone number system in certain counties and adjacent territory. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably with substitute
SB 750 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bonds and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 851 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the creation, expansion, administration, operation, and funding of certain emergency communication districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 918 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the purchase of and funding of emergency medical services equipment by governmental entities and nonprofit corporation and the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1208 69-0 (1985) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the persons authorized to operate an emergency medical services vehicle under certain circumstances. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 245 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a prohibition against certain hospital officers or employees requiring a check or similar sight order for emergency services. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 290 68-0 (1983) Author: Eikenburg, Frank Relating to signal lamps on emergency vehicles used by volunteer fire fighters. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HB 911 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the creation of a special district in counties with a population of more than 2 million and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 911 telephone number is used by local governments. House: Urban Affairs No action taken
HB 935 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical personnel, peace officers, and fire fighters for contagious diseases. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1094 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to prehospital and emergency medical services; providing penalties. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 1324 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to prehospital and emergency medical services; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 1929 68-0 (1983) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to standards for fire protection in certain cities. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 2091 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the classifying as emergency vehicles certain vehicles used in responding to emergencies involving an elevator. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 2185 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to providing that no licensed hospital shall deny emergency treatment to a person by an officer, employee, or member of the medical staff of such hospitals and to prohibit discrimination. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 2375 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to benefits for emergency medical personnel, peace officers, and fire fighters, who are exposed to contagious diseases in the course of their employment. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 75 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to tax exemptions for volunteer emergency medical service organizations. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 77 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the exemption from or refund of the gasoline tax for certain emergency and fire-fighting uses. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 385 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to prehospital and emergency medical services; providing penalties; providing for fees to be appropriated for use in administering this Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 606 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 2 million and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 857 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical personnel, peace officers, and fire fighters for contagious diseases. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 906 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to mutual assistance among cities and counties in the provision of emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1019 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to prohibiting staff of a general hospital from certain discriminatory practices in providing emergency diagnoses and services; requiring written notice of the provisions of this Act be given appropriate personnel by a hospital; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 117 68-2 (1984) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to the creation, funding, dissolution, and powers and duties of a special district in counties with a population of more than 860 thousand but less than 2 million and which contain two cities within such counties which contain more than 150 thousand population, each, and certain adjacent territory to administer a system by which the 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the director and of the board of managers. House: State Affairs Postponed
SB 17 68-2 (1984) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the creation, administration, expansion, funding, and dissolution of emergency communication districts in certain counties in which a 9-1-1 telephone number is used as the primary emergency telephone number and to the powers and duties of the districts, participating jurisdictions, and service suppliers; providing for the imposition and collection of fees; authorizing issuance of tax-free revenue bonds, including refunding bonds, and for further security for payment; providing permissible terms and provisions of bonds and their characteristics and for their eligibility for investments and security for deposit of public funds; requiring approval of the attorney general and registration by the comptroller. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 101 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a prohibition against certain hospital officers or employees requiring a check or similar sight order for emergency services. House: Health Services Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 466 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Record vote
HB 790 67-0 (1981) Author: Fox, Milton E.
Sponsor: Travis, Dee
Relating to the use of emergency warning devices on authorized emergency vehicles. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1060 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Carlyle Relating to the regulation of ambulance service in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 1163 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to treatment of emergency medical personnel, peace officers and firefighters for exposure to contagious disease. House: Employment Practices Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2013 67-0 (1981) Author: Davis, Bob Relating to liability of physicians who administer emergency medical care. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2167 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care. House: Health Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 2184 67-0 (1981) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care. House: Health Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2234 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2311 67-0 (1981) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to an exemption from the franchise tax for nonprofit corporations providing emergency medical services. pref. no. 127 House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
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SB 344 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Clark, Bill
Relating to including volunteer firefighters, policemen, emergency medical personnel, and other volunteers specifically named in workers' compensation insurnace of political subdivisions. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 534 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to liability of physicians who administer emergency medical care. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Subcommittee on Civil Matters
SB 870 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill Relating to the regulation of ambulance services in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations No action taken
SB 874 67-0 (1981) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Willis, Doyle
Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care; providing enforcement procedures and penalties. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 1071 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to prehospital emergency medical services care. Senate: Human Resources Postponed
SB 1185 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike Relating to creation, powers, duties, operations, and financing of emergency services districts in metropolitan counties; providing penalties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 262 66-0 (1979) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to the use of audible signals by emergency vehicles. House: Transportation Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 341 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to emergency medical services provided by the Department of Public Safety. House: Transportation Point of order sustained
HB 828 66-0 (1979) Author: Lee, El Franco Relating to assignment pay for certain firefighters. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 856 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services; providing penalties House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Printing rule suspended
HB 899 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to emergency care under the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvement Act. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1313 66-0 (1979) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to emergency ambulance service in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1469 66-0 (1979) Author: Atkinson, Hamp
Sponsor: Howard, Ed
Relating to education incentive pay for emergency medical technicians and paramedics. House: Health Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2103 66-0 (1979) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the regulation of ambulance service in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 2116 66-0 (1979) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the liability for civil damages of a person who renders service as a volunteer ambulance driver or as volunteer supportive ambulance personnel. House: Health Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 291 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Amending the Medical Liability and Insurance Improvemtn Act enacted by the 65th Legislature. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 710 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to emergency ambulance service in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 939 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Lauhoff, Herman E.
Relating to the regulation of ambulance service in certain counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Comm. report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 299 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the regulation of ambulance services and ambulance service personnel by the Coordinating Emergency Medical Service Division of the State Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 346 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to liability for civil damages of a person who removes an injured party to a physician or hospital. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 407 65-0 (1977) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Mengden, Walter
Relating to exemption from sales taxes for the purchase of emergency medical equipment and vehicles when purchased by a volunteer fire department. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days
HB 622 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John Relating to the liability for civil damages of a person who renders services as a volunteer ambulance driver or as a volunteer supportive ambulance personnel. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee

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