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HB 12 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services. House: Human Services Received from the House
HB 18 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 19 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 25 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 30 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the transfer of unused long-acting reversible contraceptive products under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 67 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to collecting data regarding unaccompanied minors in certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 72 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children formerly in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 94 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 117 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 146 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 220 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of health care providers under Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 241 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 251 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 253 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 284 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 285 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to work requirements and employment and training services for certain persons receiving benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 288 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 306 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 320 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Ken Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 331 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the medical advisory board. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 342 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the medical assistance program and enrollment in the child health plan program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 394 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the duties of a hearing officer following a Health and Human Services Commission fair hearing regarding the denial of certain services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 405 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to designating June as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 410 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume and other livestock processing establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 411 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 437 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 454 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
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 471 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 507 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 513 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 548 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to reporting certain information through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 565 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to healthcare coverage in this state. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 590 86-0 (2019) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 606 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 610 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 620 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to a veterans suicide prevention public awareness campaign. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 628 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to an acute psychiatric bed registry to list available beds for the psychiatric treatment of certain individuals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 644 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 651 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in counties not served by a hospital district or a public hospital. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 697 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to required prescription drug cost and rebate reporting; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 702 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 706 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of certain children who are deaf or hard of hearing for audiology services under the school health and related services program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 718 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 744 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Human Services Received from the House
HB 762 86-0 (2019) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 767 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the evaluation of and reporting on certain Medicaid waiver projects. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 805 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 816 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 822 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 823 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to an expedited on-site health inspection process for assisted living facility license applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 829 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 840 86-0 (2019) Author: Bucy III, John Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 870 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 871 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 895 86-0 (2019) Author: Cole, Sheryl Relating to the provision of abortion services under Medicaid and certain other programs administered by this state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 921 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 937 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 941 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a child-care facility database on the Health and Human Services Commission's Internet website. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 965 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 988 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 992 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1015 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1016 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to eligibility determinations for the STAR+PLUS home and community based services (HCBS) program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1063 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to telemedicine medical, telehealth, and home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1069 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1070 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1072 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1080 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1082 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the form of certain advance directives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1094 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1110 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1111 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to maternal and newborn health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1113 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1114 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the provision of services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1142 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 1146 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1179 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for Medicaid recipients with increased household income from employment. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1210 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1218 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1225 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1250 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1268 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to dangerous wild animals; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1295 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1298 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to prescription drug cost increases; imposing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1312 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1325 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the production and regulation of hemp; requiring occupational licenses; authorizing fees; creating criminal offenses; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture
Effective immediately
HB 1335 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by public schools and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1365 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, processing, distribution, transportation, research, testing, and delivery of low-THC cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of cannabis dispensing organizations, cannabis research organizations, and cannabis testing facilities; establishing the cannabis therapeutic research review board; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1386 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to training and development activities for persons who may interact with an individual with autism or other pervasive developmental disorder. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1395 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to a "Texas Way" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1413 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 1428 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a grant program to support the participation by certain health care providers in TexasAIM. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1431 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to an investigation unit within the Health and Human Services Commission for certain unlicensed child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1448 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1465 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to a study on expanding recovery housing in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1470 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to allowing the parents or guardians of certain medically dependent children to opt out of the STAR Kids managed care program under Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 1483 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1501 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1564 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain support services to persons who are deaf-blind. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1585 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a study on interest or other waiting lists maintained for certain Medicaid programs providing services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1589 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1598 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1613 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of recovery community organization services under Medicaid. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1618 86-0 (2019) Author: Cyrier, John | et. al. Relating to the provision of state death benefits to certain members of the Texas military forces. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1641 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1647 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the development of a dental services benefit under Medicaid for adult recipients with disabilities and a pilot program to provide those services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1669 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to increasing and improving the mental health and substance use disorder workforce in this state and increasing the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned from the House for further action
HB 1680 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1682 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to collection and use of child safety data for licensed day-care centers. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1698 86-0 (2019) Author: Leman, Ben Relating to the regulation of residential treatment centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1715 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to registration of certain establishments providing assisted living services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1738 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to telehealth and home telemonitoring services, including the provision of those services under Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1758 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to a grant program and interagency review of resources to support and sustain recovery community organizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1782 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and interprofessional Internet consultations in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1788 86-0 (2019) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1794 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to price transparency for certain prescription drugs; authorizing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1808 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1849 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1878 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a report on the quality of care provided to and quality of life of assisted living facility residents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1879 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1913 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching funds are available. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1922 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to emergency power sources in nursing facilities and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1952 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities; creating a criminal offense. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2028 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2029 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2035 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2050 86-0 (2019) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to consent requirements for the prescription of certain psychoactive medications to residents of nursing facilities and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2057 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to supportive palliative care. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
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 2062 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2067 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to influenza information for residents of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2080 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to family partners, family partner peer support services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2085 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for a nonopioid directive. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2091 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the use of promotoras and community health workers in Medicaid managed care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2108 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2133 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to public access to certain hospital inspection and investigation information and materials. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2205 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Health and Human Services Commission and long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2221 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to a single Internet portal through which Medicaid providers may submit and receive information. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2222 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the administration and oversight of the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2243 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2255 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to newborn and infant hearing screening results and the provision of information following a screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2285 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to administrative penalties assessed against certain nursing facilities for the improper discharge or transfer of a resident. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2308 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching funds are available. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2309 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for Medicaid recipients with increased household income from employment with a small business. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2313 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle Relating to a Medicaid buy-in program for employees of small businesses. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2325 86-0 (2019) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to information and communication of governmental and other entities regarding disasters and health and human services. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2330 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study of an intake system and state case management system for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
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 2335 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2349 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2354 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to establishing caseload standards for certain care coordinators under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2357 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to utilization reviews and care coordination under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2363 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to permitting certain foster homes to store firearms and ammunition in the same locked location. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2368 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to access to and the provision of behavioral and mental health care services and trauma-informed care in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2379 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to changes to and the setting of fees, charges, and rates under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2392 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
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 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 2434 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2453 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2474 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2485 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the investigation of allegations of abuse and neglect in a residential detention facility. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2536 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to transparency related to drug costs. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2539 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to improving the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children, including children receiving benefits under the STAR Kids managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2582 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to required notice of the cost and health benefit plan coverage of newborn screening tests. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2592 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to establishment of an employee grievance procedure for the Health and Human Services Commission and Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2600 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2618 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the maternal mental health peer support pilot program for perinatal mood and anxiety disorder. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2641 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2673 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a report on cost savings attributable to the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2674 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to making an appropriation to the Health and Human Services Commission for children's advocacy centers and court-appointed special advocate programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2693 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a grant program to enhance community-based suicide prevention efforts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2703 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to a work group on the establishment of a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2707 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2732 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2734 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an anatomical gift on behalf of a resident in a state supported living center. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2742 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the content of the Healthy Texas Women program provider list. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2764 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to minimum standards and caregiver training for substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2783 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2786 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 2798 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of certain urban teaching hospitals for the provision of inpatient hospital care under Medicaid. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2813 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the statewide behavioral health coordinating council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2832 86-0 (2019) Author: Phelan, Dade | et. al. Relating to the referral of certain pregnant women to a nurse-family partnership program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2849 86-0 (2019) Author: Goodwin, Vikki Relating to the imposition of a sales tax on ammunition, firearms, and firearms accessories to provide funding for a grant program for mental health services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2866 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2873 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the room placement of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia in health care facilities and correctional facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2883 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2930 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the enforcement activities of the Health and Human Services Commission against certain child-care facilities; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2933 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to timely claims payments in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2970 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a consolidated eligibility screening process for benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3079 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3080 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to a closure plan for the Austin State Supported Living Center. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3117 86-0 (2019) Author: Schaefer, Matt
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to developing the proposed plan on long-term care for persons with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3148 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3150 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to regulation of hyperbaric medical treatment at a physician's office; requiring an occupational certificate; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3157 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the duties of the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3159 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the accreditation of a Medicaid managed care plan. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3170 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the establishment of an interim registry for certain persons who have been accused of employee misconduct who are employed by a facility that provides care to individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3187 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3193 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to the licensing of a home and community support services agency; increasing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3218 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the regulation of e-cigarettes; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing fees; authorizing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3223 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the enrollment of health care providers in Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3230 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to an expedited credentialing process for certain Medicaid providers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3236 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the establishment of the home-delivered meal pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3269 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3285 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3286 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for medication-assisted treatment for opioid or substance use disorder. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3301 86-0 (2019) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3321 86-0 (2019) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians for abortion complications. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3329 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the services provided by assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3337 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to a survey for women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3342 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3369 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3375 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to an annual medical examination for foster children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3388 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Conf. Comm. Report distributed
HB 3390 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Paxton, Angela
Relating to caregivers for certain children, including the identification of caregivers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services and an exception from licensing requirements for certain caretakers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3400 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to required criminal history checks for nurse aides; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3401 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3405 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Jarvis | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to the establishment of a sickle cell task force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3468 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the operation of more than one ambulatory surgical center in a single facility. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3478 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an independent medical review of certain determinations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a Medicaid managed care organization. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3481 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to investigation of fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicaid managed care by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3482 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the designation of centers of excellence for the early diagnosis and treatment of placental disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3523 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to educational requirements for hospital case managers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3524 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3533 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to criminal history record checks for nurse aides and applicants for listing on the nurse aide registry; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3538 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the establishment of the Opioid and Substance Abuse Advisory Council. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3541 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to a study and pilot program regarding the use of incentives to purchase certain fruits or vegetables under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3543 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to guardianships, management trusts, and certain other procedures and proceedings for persons who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3548 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to managing Medicaid recipient and provider complaints and appeals. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3549 86-0 (2019) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to a prohibition on certain inpatient hospital care limitations under the STAR+PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3560 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 3573 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to compliance with federal coding guidelines for certain divisions and offices within the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3591 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons who are younger than 26 years of age. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3620 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3669 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to services provided to and collection of data regarding individuals with acquired brain injury. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3670 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 3672 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the collection and reporting of data on services provided by chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3677 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3679 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3685 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3695 86-0 (2019) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to providing access to local health departments and certain health service regional offices under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3699 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3700 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits under a fee-for-service delivery model. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3703 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the prescription of low-THC cannabis for medical use by certain qualified physicians to patients with certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3704 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain public health data maintained by the Department of State Health Services and shared with certain local health entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3707 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to value-based arrangements for prescription drugs in Medicaid. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3721 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to an independent review organization to conduct reviews of certain medical necessity determinations under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3735 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an electronic portal for disclosures and consent regarding certain newborn screening information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3738 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to creating an Internet website of certain day-care providers and parenting resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3739 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to including certain child care providers in the Texas Rising Star Program and establishing a pilot program to expand participation in the Texas Rising Star Program. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3747 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3748 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the coordination of private health benefits with Medicaid benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3765 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain working parents for whom federal matching funds are available. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3769 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of the coordination of disability services pilot program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3772 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a demonstration project that allows federally qualified health centers to test innovative health care delivery systems and data sharing under certain public benefits programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3776 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to establishing a program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain children through the private marketplace. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3786 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a study conducted by counties on the effectiveness of establishing a family drug court; establishing a family drug court grant program. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3788 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3799 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad | et. al. Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3860 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3873 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest Relating to the Texas Alternatives to Abortion Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3885 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3916 86-0 (2019) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to a competitive and integrated employment initiative for certain Medicaid recipients. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3931 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3937 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates and access to care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3950 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of the Joint Committee on Child Welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate Amendments Analysis distributed
HB 3957 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John Relating to expedited death certificates for religious purposes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3958 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3980 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to a requirement that the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council prepare a report regarding suicide rates in this state and state efforts to prevent suicides. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3991 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3994 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain health facilities for persons with a disability; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4016 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4051 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4068 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4077 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to rural hospitals and similar facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4090 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the licensing of certain school-age programs that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4097 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the use of medical cannabis by veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and the licensing of associated cultivating or dispensing organizations; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
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 4105 86-0 (2019) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the inclusion of certain health care providers in the provider network of a Medicaid managed care organization. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4127 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4134 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the eligibility of parents and caretaker relatives for Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4138 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the process for determining the Medicaid eligibility of certain former foster care youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 4178 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4183 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 4191 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of wound care education and training services providers under Medicaid. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4192 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to claims and overpayment recoupment processes imposed on health care providers under Medicaid and other public benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4204 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Jessica Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain persons who are lawfully present in the United States. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4224 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4256 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4259 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the regulation of listed family homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 4261 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4263 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to developing a strategic plan to ensure the provision of prevention and early intervention services complies with federal law. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4269 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking and receiving financial assistance or supplemental nutrition assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4286 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of child-care providers by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: International Relations & Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 4289 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of certain local governments to create and operate health care provider participation programs. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 4301 86-0 (2019) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to Medicaid coverage of doula services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4315 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to required access to care and provider network provisions in a contract between the Health and Human Services Commission and a Medicaid managed care organization. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4346 86-0 (2019) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the regulation of off-site restaurant services; authorizing a permit; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 4365 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a study on the impact of psychotropic medications. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4372 86-0 (2019) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to youth camp abuse complaints and compliance orders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4400 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to create additional housing for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability through a Medicaid waiver program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4426 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to retain portion of appropriated funds to pay for implementation of certain health care programs under the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 4462 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al. Relating to a task force to study access to legal services for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Received from the House
HB 4463 86-0 (2019) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4481 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4530 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a review of Medicaid dental services provided to children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4533 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care and the delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports to certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 4543 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to implementation of the system redesign for the delivery of Medicaid benefits to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 4550 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the eligibility of certain children for the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4556 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the delivery of certain transportation services under Medicaid and certain other health and human services programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4561 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the system redesign for delivery of Medicaid acute care services and long term services and supports to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability and a pilot for certain populations with similar functional needs receiving services in managed care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4572 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the establishment of the independent provider health plan monitor for certain appeals in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4596 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to ensuring the continued provision of benefits under Medicaid and the supplemental nutrition assistance program for the children of individuals confined in a penal or correctional institution. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4601 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the creation of a workgroup to study uniform quality measures under a value-based program for long-term services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4753 86-0 (2019) Author: Lopez, Ray | et. al. Relating to a study regarding the cost of child care in this state in comparison to family income. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 4757 86-0 (2019) Author: Lopez, Ray Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain former foster care youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 5 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the dedication of certain sales and use tax revenue to the Texas mental and behavioral health research fund established to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use and addiction issues. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
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 10 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to committee
SB 11 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to policies, procedures, and measures for school safety and mental health promotion in public schools and the creation of the Texas Child Mental Health Care Consortium. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 20 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to the prevention of, reporting regarding, investigation of, prosecution of, criminal and civil penalties for, and other consequences of prostitution, trafficking of persons, and related criminal offenses, to treatment, services, and compensation available to victims of those offenses, and to orders of nondisclosure for certain persons who are victims of certain of those offenses. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 47 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force on ensuring an appropriate care setting for a person with a disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 63 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 65 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Geren, Charlie
Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state agency contracting and procurement. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 80 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 99 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 121 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 131 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 147 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 170 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to reimbursement of rural hospitals under Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 189 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 195 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Health and Human Services Commission of certain information relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use and treatment. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/20
SB 199 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 241 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Longoria, Oscar
Relating to certain required reports received or prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 290 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to mosquito control districts established for an urgent public health purpose. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 307 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women for behavioral health services after a pregnancy. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 308 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 327 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 355 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to developing a strategic plan regarding implementation of prevention and early intervention services and community-based care and conducting a study regarding the resources provided to foster parents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 362 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 384 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events at health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 425 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 428 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Nevárez, Poncho
Relating to a study of using a single intake form for state and federal disaster assistance. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 429 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state to serve persons with mental health and substance use issues. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 524 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 539 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 556 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to adults with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 562 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to criminal or juvenile procedures regarding persons who are or may be persons with a mental illness or intellectual disability and the operation and effects of successful completion of a mental health court program. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 564 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to collecting data regarding unaccompanied minors in certain child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 568 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and family homes; providing administrative penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 569 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the regulation of listed family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 572 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 582 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 611 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 619 86-0 (2019) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to the sunset review process and certain governmental entities subject to that process. House: State Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 633 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 637 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 641 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to dangerous wild animals; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Referred to Public Health
SB 643 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 667 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to probate and guardianship matters and certain procedures for persons who are incapacitated or have a mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 670 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 671 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by or for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 704 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the provision of certain support services to persons who are deaf-blind. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 705 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to certain investigation and evaluation information regarding certain child-care facilities, homes, and programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 706 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to an investigation unit within the Health and Human Services Commission for certain illegally operating child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 708 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Raney, John | et. al.
Relating to collection and use of child safety data for licensed day-care centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 747 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the administration of the newborn screening program. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 748 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to maternal and newborn health care, including the newborn screening preservation account. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 749 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 750 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to maternal and newborn health care and the quality of services provided to women in this state under certain health care programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 781 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Leman, Ben
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 791 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the accreditation of and a recipient's enrollment in a Medicaid managed care plan. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 792 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 795 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 821 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to children's advocacy centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 822 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the administration of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
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 867 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 895 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the language acquisition of children eight years of age or younger who are deaf or hard of hearing. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 896 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 898 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to applicants for employment at assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 913 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 914 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 916 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to supportive palliative care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 937 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain women and children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 952 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to standards for nutrition, physical activity, and screen time for certain child-care facilities and homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 981 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the disaster supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1033 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Schaefer, Matt | et. al.
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1050 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1071 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a pilot program to provide home-delivered meals to certain individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1085 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1093 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the eligibility of children and prioritization of persons on waiting lists for certain Medicaid long-term care services waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1094 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the delivery of Medicaid benefits to certain medically dependent children with private health benefits coverage. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1096 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the Medicaid managed care program, including the provision of pharmacy benefits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1099 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 1101 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Turner, John
Relating to the consolidation of ombudsman programs administered by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1105 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James B. | et. al.
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid, including Medicaid managed care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1109 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to a public outreach campaign for aging adults with visual impairments. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1139 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1140 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James B.
Relating to an independent medical review of certain determinations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a Medicaid managed care organization. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1145 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Relating to reports on the prevalence of eating disorders and eating disorder-related deaths in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1176 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a requirement that the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council prepare a report regarding suicide rates in this state and state efforts to prevent suicides. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1177 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to offering certain evidence-based services in lieu of other mental health or substance use disorder services by a Medicaid managed care organization. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1179 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a study on the allocation and expenditure of tobacco settlement agreement money. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1191 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain requirements regarding Medicaid fair hearings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1207 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Relating to the operation and administration of Medicaid, including the Medicaid managed care program and the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1212 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to verification of employability of and consent to prescription medications obtained by certain nursing facility employees; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1226 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to the release of a reversionary interest in certain real property by the Health and Human Services Commission and conditions related to that release. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1235 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom
Relating to the enrollment of health care providers in Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1263 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for dental services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1283 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus or prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1287 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the composition of the Homeland Security Council. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
SB 1288 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services reporting certain information regarding youth in the managing conservatorship of the department who are pregnant or who are parents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1292 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1313 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to demonstration programs for childhood obesity and chronic disease prevention in certain border counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1321 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a "Texas solution" to reforming and addressing issues related to the Medicaid program, including the creation of an alternative program designed to ensure health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace; requiring a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1345 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the enforcement activities of the Health and Human Services Commission against certain child-care facilities; authorizing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1353 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1388 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to an employee database for child-care facilities and registered family homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1404 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to consent to the disclosure of certain information and to other matters relating to newborn and infant screening tests. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1406 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the services provided by assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1408 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman for state supported living centers to oversee community-based services provided to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1416 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the use of medical cannabis by veterans for post-traumatic stress disorder and the licensing of associated cultivating or dispensing organizations; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1419 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of the independent provider health plan monitor for certain appeals in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1426 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment by a county of public guardians for certain incapacitated persons and funding for guardianships by public guardians and related services. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1427 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1445 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Meza, Thresa "Terry" | et. al.
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1448 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the licensing and regulation of a home and community support services agency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1458 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to compliance with federal coding guidelines for certain divisions and offices within the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1493 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits to certain children adopted from the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1518 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1519 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Clardy, Travis
Relating to establishing a council on long-term care facilities and to a dispute resolution process regarding those facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1529 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; imposing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1534 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1535 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Frank, James B.
Relating to a complaint made by a foster child or youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1546 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1552 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1564 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to access to certain medication-assisted treatment. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1607 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to a study on issues regarding service animals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1621 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to certain rural medical facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees and taxes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1622 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to rural hospitals and similar facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1661 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to legislative oversight and funding of deferred maintenance projects. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1677 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of an interim registry for certain persons who have been accused of employee misconduct who are employed by a facility that provides care to individuals with an intellectual disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1681 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to influenza information for residents of assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1687 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1744 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to training requirements and prohibited discrimination for child-care facilities and registered family homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1748 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1752 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to all persons for whom federal matching money is available. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1759 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an individualized education program and transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1780 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to value-based arrangements in the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1786 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the form of certain advance directives. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1789 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children and adults in a residential or inpatient hospice facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1790 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to peer specialists and the provision of peer services to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1807 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the provision of recovery community organization services under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1808 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the use of promotoras and community health workers in Medicaid managed care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1817 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1818 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to a competitive and integrated employment initiative for certain Medicaid recipients. House: International Relations & Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1825 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to a child's eligibility for the Medicaid buy-in for children program or the medically dependent children (MDCP) waiver program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1834 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to a study and pilot program regarding the use of incentives to purchase certain fruits or vegetables under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1839 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid to certain veterans and their families. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1849 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to public school safety measures, access to mental health professionals in public schools and during certain emergencies, access to criminal history and mental health records, and access to firearms; requiring a certificate for employment as a school behavioral counselor; creating a criminal offense; increasing a criminal penalty. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1897 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a bill of rights for home health care attendants employed at certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1911 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the information included in a foster child's health passport. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1912 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the sharing of newborn and infant hearing screening results and the provision of information to parents following a screening. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1922 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a demonstration project that allows federally qualified health centers to test innovative health care delivery systems and data sharing under certain public benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1955 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to identify and refer eligible children to early childhood intervention services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1957 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the personal needs allowance for participants in home and community-based waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1991 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to claims processes and reimbursement for, and overpayment recoupment processes imposed on, health care providers under Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2003 86-0 (2019) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by school districts and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2021 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Relating to providing access to local health departments and certain health service regional offices under Medicaid. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2035 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2039 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the inclusion of certain health care providers in the provider network of a Medicaid managed care organization. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2040 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: González, Mary
Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates and access to care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2082 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2085 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2086 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a single Internet portal or equivalent electronic system through which Medicaid providers may submit and receive information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 2110 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the process for determining the Medicaid eligibility of certain former foster care youth. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 2111 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission developing a plan to contract with a public institution of higher education to operate a certain state hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2112 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the classification of certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2132 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 2138 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the administration and operation of Medicaid. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2139 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the deaf-blind with multiple disabilities waiver program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 2166 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits, including transitional benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2167 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to implementation of the system redesign for the delivery of Medicaid benefits to persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2200 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Turner, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2214 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2225 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to early childhood intervention and rehabilitative and habilitative services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2234 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2239 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the operation and administration of certain health and human services programs, including the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2243 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela | et. al. Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 2251 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to create additional housing for certain individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability through a Medicaid waiver program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2262 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2267 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision of pharmacy benefits through Medicaid managed care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2275 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to an amendment to the Medicaid state plan for certain entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2286 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat
Sponsor: Frank, James B.
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 2289 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2301 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to the maternal peer support pilot program for perinatal mood disorder. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2358 86-0 (2019) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to per capita funding by population of each local mental health authority. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2388 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly Relating to services provided to and collection of data regarding individuals with acquired brain injury. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2395 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 2397 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to criminal history record information for applicants for employment with the ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2435 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to establishing the supporting medically fragile children program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2480 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the establishment of the Medicaid Waiver Legislative Oversight Committee. House: House Administration
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to House Administration
HB 5 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services and the transfer of certain powers and duties from the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 6 85-0 (2017) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective services, and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 7 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to child protective services suits, motions, and services by the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a matching grant program to support community mental health programs for individuals experiencing mental illness and the coordination of certain behavioral health grants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 18 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al. Relating to oversight of and requirements applicable to state contracts and other state financial and accounting issues, including the delivery of certain Medicaid medical transportation program services; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 122 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the age of criminal responsibility and to certain substantive and procedural matters related to that age. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Received from the House
HB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 126 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to an educational module certificate requirement for certain immunization exemptions; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 132 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 146 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the use of supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits by electronic benefits transfer. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 148 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 200 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 201 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al. Relating to disposition of fetal remains by a health care facility; imposing penalties. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 227 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 271 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 278 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 280 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 283 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 284 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 337 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 436 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 492 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a waiver for certain programs from youth camp licensing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 507 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 542 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to the drug screening and testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 612 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 630 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Internet broadcast and archiving of open meetings of the Health and Human Services Commission, health and human services agencies, and related advisory entities. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 661 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 694 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the response time for investigating a report of abuse or neglect of a child. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a study conducted by Texas A&M University on services for children and families available in rural counties for children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 717 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 727 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 810 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses and regulating the possession, use, and transfer of adult stem cells; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 914 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
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 940 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 941 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1044 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1076 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffines, Don
Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1118 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1126 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to work requirements for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Received from the House
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 1158 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid. House: Public Health Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1159 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to notice given to certain medical providers of a change in placement for a child in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1161 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1206 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to allowing Medicaid managed care organizations to adopt their own drug formularies. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1398 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1408 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1411 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarette vapor products to fund grants for local law enforcement mental health staff; imposing taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1468 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1478 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to emergency placements of children by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1486 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1522 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1524 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1533 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1549 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including child protective services and prevention and early intervention services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1583 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1593 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the engagement strategies included in a school district's family engagement plan. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1600 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1620 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to a voluntary temporary caregiver program providing temporary care for children removed from their homes. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1622 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1697 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of a pediatric health tele-connectivity resource program for rural Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1734 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1768 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to care coordination under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1770 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to establishing caseload standards for certain care coordinators under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services 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 1813 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1871 85-0 (2017) Author: Tinderholt, Tony Relating to a person's eligibility for Medicaid. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1885 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform Referred directly to s/c on Budget Transparency and Reform by chair
HB 1916 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1950 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1971 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2063 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2096 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2114 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Public Utility Commission of Texas to identify customers who may be eligible for bill payment assistance programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2135 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2274 85-0 (2017) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2303 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2335 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to requiring evidence-based trauma training for certain attorneys, court-appointed volunteer advocates, child-care workers, and child protective services employees. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 2342 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2348 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2373 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2375 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to a report on cost savings attributable to the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2379 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2383 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2395 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to testing for lead contamination in public school drinking water. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2401 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to supplemental pay for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2415 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to standards for mental health services provided to certain individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2425 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2446 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to a report on the consolidation of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2454 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2466 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid and coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2489 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will Relating to grants from the Department of Family and Protective Services to faith-based and charitable organizations that provide services to children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2500 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the provision of Medicaid benefits under a fee-for-service delivery model. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2520 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2552 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to measures to address and deter certain criminal or other unlawful activity, including trafficking of persons, sexual offenses, prostitution, and activity that may constitute a public nuisance; increasing criminal penalties; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2561 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the regulation of certain prescription drugs, prescription drug prescribers and dispensers, and colleges of pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2570 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the creation of the legislative oversight committee on the allocation of Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. House: Human Services Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2590 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administrative penalty, amelioration, and informal dispute resolution processes for providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2599 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2604 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2607 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2664 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2718 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary Relating to examination requirements for child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2766 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2786 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a system of care framework for certain minors receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2798 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the authority of a county to implement a pilot program to reuse wastewater at county facilities. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2858 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and forced abortion; increasing criminal penalties. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2896 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to an annual report on laws regarding access, use, and sharing of protected health information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2897 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the mental health first aid program training and reporting. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2905 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services under Medicaid and accountability to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2962 85-0 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned from the House for further action
HB 2969 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to fraud, waste, and abuse in Medicaid and other health and human services programs. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3111 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to medical gas and vacuum piping systems testing in certain health facilities and voluntary tester registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3123 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3144 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under certain health benefit plans and the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3146 85-0 (2017) Author: González, Mary | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3151 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3157 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to requirements for screenings in public or private schools to detect vision disorders of students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3161 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to a county jail-based restoration of competency program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3224 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to requiring dealers and investment advisers to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3253 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3268 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3279 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to eligibility requirements for the specialized telecommunications assistance program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3292 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3295 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid services to certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3298 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3317 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3340 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3341 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3353 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3379 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al. Relating to the eligibility process for customer service benefits. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3409 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3457 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide services to certain persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3489 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to audits conducted by the Health and Human Services Commission's office of inspector general. House: General Investigating & Ethics Left pending in committee
HB 3493 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3516 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to reimbursement of health care providers under Medicaid. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3533 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3552 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the foster care payment rate for certain foster parents and the reimbursement of certain expenses for the foster parent; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3564 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3565 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
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 3596 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 3633 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to cost reporting requirements for certain facilities and providers participating in medical assistance programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3634 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the amendment of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3638 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3675 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3732 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3788 85-0 (2017) Author: Koop, Linda | et. al. Relating to child-to-caregiver ratios and group sizes in licensed day-care centers and reporting certain information related to child safety. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3836 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to importing pharmaceuticals from a foreign country. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3851 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3857 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3873 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the removal of certain persons from the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3929 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 3935 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3967 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the financing options for early childhood intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3982 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid program, including the administration and operation of the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4011 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 4022 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study by the Health and Human Services Commission on access to healthy foods. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4041 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4062 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to rules for hospital sanitation standards and a limitation on certain Department of State Health Services rules. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4073 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4081 85-0 (2017) Author: Krause, Matt Relating to the reimbursement of certain dentists under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4083 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4093 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4094 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the access of criminal history record information by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 4095 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4096 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4115 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the establishment of a home and community support services improvement pilot program under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4137 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain facilities for persons with a disability. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4167 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by certain providers under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4179 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to establishing a program to allow school districts to assist certain children attending public schools in maintaining their Medicaid and child health plan program eligibility. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4214 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4228 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain state agencies related to training of employees and contractors who provide certain services to children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4253 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to training requirements for foster parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4255 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to training requirements for foster parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4330 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
SB 8 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to certain prohibited abortions and the treatment and disposition of a human fetus, human fetal tissue, and embryonic and fetal tissue remains; creating a civil cause of action; imposing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Frank, James | et. al.
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies or under contract with a state agency, including foster care, child protective, relative and kinship caregiver support, prevention and early intervention health care, and adoption services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 53 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 80 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
House passage as amended reported
SB 95 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 158 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Left pending in committee
SB 190 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the administrative closure of certain reported cases of child abuse or neglect made to the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 212 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as protective payees for financial assistance payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 235 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 258 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 260 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the abolishment of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to State Affairs
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 268 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the creation of grant programs to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 293 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 299 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 354 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 406 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to certificates of birth resulting in stillbirth, fetal death certificates, and the disposition of fetal remains; imposing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 455 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the operations of the Employment-First Task Force. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 497 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Wu, Gene
Relating to the creation of an office of data analytics in the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 522 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Relating to issuing a marriage license and conducting a marriage ceremony. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 530 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization of monetary assistance and support services for caregivers of children in parental child safety placements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 547 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 557 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 579 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on private school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 602 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 613 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to services provided by the Health and Human Services Commission to sexually violent offenders who are incompetent to attend sex offender treatment. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 670 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. House: State Affairs
Senate: Nominations
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 687 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to the collection and use of certain information relating to child abuse and neglect and the provision of prevention and early intervention services; creating an offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
1 hr. notice-for reconsideration
SB 699 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of a kinship caregiver navigator program by the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 706 85-0 (2017) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle
Relating to the abolishment of the State Council on Competitive Government and the transfer of its functions to the comptroller. House: Government Transparency & Operation
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 733 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 766 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to accounting for costs incurred by the health and human services system as a result of the presence in this state of persons who are not lawfully present in the United States. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 780 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 792 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 808 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 809 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 818 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the mandatory spinal screening of public and private school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 860 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 872 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to reporting requirements by physicians and certain health care facilities regarding complications resulting from an abortion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 889 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to collecting and reporting certain information by the Department of Family and Protective Services relating to certain alcohol and controlled substance use. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 890 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Relating to auditing and verification of information under certain health and human services programs, including the collection of certain payments following an investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 911 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the form of a marriage license and an application for a marriage license. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 924 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 933 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for home and community support services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1075 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1080 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to required disclosures for prenatal genetic screening; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1081 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the administration of prophylaxis to prevent ophthalmia neonatorum. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1111 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the employment of certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1130 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment allowance for certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1132 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the temporary continuation of medical assistance for certain individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1161 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1208 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain physician education loans. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1257 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1265 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1313 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1325 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to authorizing counties to establish public guardians to serve as guardians for certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1339 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1368 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to a study on the provision of vision services benefits to older individuals in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1377 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to human trafficking signs at abortion facilities and offenses associated with human trafficking and coerced abortion; increasing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1417 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1427 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding perinatal hospice care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and criminal offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1443 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used by recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
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 1540 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1562 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to enforcement for violations of duplicate state and federal regulations by long-term facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1567 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1573 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study to identify and address inefficiencies in state health care regulations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1574 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the electronic sharing of protected health information and certification of and enforcement actions against certain covered entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1576 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: King, Ken
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators, the operation of the Texas Civil Commitment Office, and certain related offenses; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1599 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1602 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a task force of border health officials. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1683 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 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 1697 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1769 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to a pilot program for providing services to certain children under the Medicaid medical transportation program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1774 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1776 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the administration and operation of the Medicaid program in a managed care model. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1778 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the provision of information regarding firearm safety and suicide prevention. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1787 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1798 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection and reporting of child safety data in certain child-care facilities and establishing child safety standards in those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
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 1861 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1879 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating a criminal offense, and authorizing a fee. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
SB 1922 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to contract requirements for prescription drug benefits provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and a study regarding Medicaid prior authorization requirements for certain prescription drugs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1927 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid and child health plan programs to make the programs more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1929 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 1976 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Paddie, Chris
Relating to benefit programs provided by retail electric providers and certificated telecommunications utilities for low-income customers. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2007 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of certain dentists under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2024 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the personal needs allowance for participants in home and community-based waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2027 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2040 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2088 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the reimbursement of rural hospitals in the Texas Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2124 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for assisting certain recipients of public benefits to gain permanent self-sufficiency. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 2126 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2128 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's procurement and oversight of managed care organization contracts serving individuals in Texas Medicaid with serious mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2165 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to day habilitation services for individuals with an intellectual disability; imposing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2214 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2223 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2228 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the provision of eye health care by certain professionals and institutions as providers in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 9 85-1 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to maternal morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health Received from the House
HB 12 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 13 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 25 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Filed
HB 51 85-1 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Filed
HB 67 85-1 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 112 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 142 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 143 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 144 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 195 85-1 (2017) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Filed
HB 236 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 242 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to new mother wellness screenings under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 243 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to required mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse services under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 253 85-1 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to public school finance, including the establishment of a tax credit scholarship and educational expense assistance program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 254 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 293 85-1 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the licensing and regulation of group homes for recovering substance abusers; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 305 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the screening of certain women for substance use and postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 307 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 328 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to emergency health care services and trauma care systems. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 329 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to maternal health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 338 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to informational materials for pregnant women enrolled in Medicaid and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 369 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of maternal health access zones. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: VanDeaver, Gary
Relating to the establishment of an education enhancement program for students with certain disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 10 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to general procedures and requirements for certain do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 17 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to maternal health and safety, pregnancy-related deaths, and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 19 85-1 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to decrease participants' health insurance costs for certain health benefit plans administered by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Filed
SB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Filed
SB 43 85-1 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Filed
SB 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Filed
SB 59 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity and the creation of a maternal health care quality improvement program. Filed
SB 66 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. Filed
SB 74 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. Filed
SB 75 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a report concerning health care providers participating in the breast and cervical cancer services program, the family planning program, and the Texas women's health program. Filed
SB 76 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. Filed
SB 80 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 82 85-1 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to pregnancy-related deaths and maternal morbidity, including postpartum depression. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reporting requirements by certain physicians and health care facilities for abortion complications; authorizing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 87 85-1 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to reporting and certification requirements by certain physicians regarding certain abortions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to reimbursement rates for Medicaid acute care therapy services; making an appropriation. Filed
HB 10 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to certain criminal and civil consequences of trafficking of persons, compelling prostitution, and certain other related criminal offenses; to the prevention, prosecution, and punishment of those offenses, and to compensation paid to victims of those offenses. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 77 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program and other activities in the Dallas community addressing family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 81 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of nicotine products and cigarettes; authorizing a fee; creating offenses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 90 84-0 (2015) Author: González, Mary Relating to eligibility for benefits under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 116 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 144 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 175 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 352 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 390 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 416 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 418 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 465 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 493 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting the purchase of energy drinks under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 566 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 570 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 600 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to child protective services and employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 606 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a study on the benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 607 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 614 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 617 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. Filed
HB 620 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 642 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to an alcohol awareness program or drug education program for certain minors convicted of or adjudicated to have engaged in, or placed on deferred disposition or community supervision for, certain drug or alcohol related offenses; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 747 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 762 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for certain health care services provided by a chiropractor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 817 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the contingent establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 818 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 839 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to the reinstatement of eligibility of certain children released from a juvenile facility for benefits under the medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 873 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to the publication of certain information regarding the vocational rehabilitation program on the Internet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 977 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and ensuring the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1063 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to state assistance to certain counties for indigent burial costs. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1069 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to services for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing and certification requirements for interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing; providing an administrative penalty; requiring a fee and changing the rate of a fee; requiring an occupational certification. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1104 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to examine the implementation of dating violence awareness and education programs in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse to facilitate embryo adoption and the provision by physicians of embryo adoption information to certain patients. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1172 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to creating a program to recognize before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1180 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to certain information included on a searchable database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1212 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of certain offenses under the Texas Controlled Substances Act and the regulation and scheduling of certain substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1258 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance benefits for certain persons who owe delinquent child support. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1260 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to creation by rule of the Department of Aging and Disability Services of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1319 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to use of health information technology in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1338 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to training for peace officers and first responders on certain persons affected by trauma. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1371 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1393 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1449 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; creating an offense; authorizing fees. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1456 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1623 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1661 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1670 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the possession and removal of a placenta from a hospital or birthing center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1769 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1809 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of self-directed mental health services in the integrated Medicaid managed care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1874 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1878 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting, including the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for those services. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
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 1973 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to electronic benefits transfer cards used for recipients of benefits under certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2048 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the delivery of mental health services and supports under a system of care framework to minors who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional disturbance or who are at risk of being removed from the minor's home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2055 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the establishment of a sentinel surveillance program for emerging and neglected tropical diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2082 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2131 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the designation of centers of excellence to achieve healthy fetal outcomes in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2157 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2174 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2240 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the public's ability to access certain documents relating to a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2270 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2271 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2283 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to entities exempt from regulation as a boarding home facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2304 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2323 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to mandatory spinal screenings for children in certain grades attending public or private schools. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2340 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2433 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2523 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2550 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment and duties of a task force to study and make recommendations on family support and parent education programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2569 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to identifying teen pregnancy crisis areas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2578 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the efficiency of and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 2584 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2588 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2600 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2638 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to reimbursement for complex rehabilitation technology equipment providers under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2639 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to allowable food purchases under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2641 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the exchange of health information in this state; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2661 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs and the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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 2696 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2699 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the functions and operations of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee

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