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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
HB 2718 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2748 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to warning signs for the sale of nitrous oxide; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2770 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2773 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2791 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to Medicaid billing for the services of substitute dentists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2831 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2835 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2837 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to authorization agreements between a parent and a relative or other person for the care and custody of the parent's child and an exemption from a licensing requirement; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2847 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by school districts and open-enrollment charter schools; providing immunity. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2875 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to state-supported education and health care benefits for certain military personnel and their dependents. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2908 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses and severe chronic diseases to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2949 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2950 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2951 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2952 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2954 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an electronic financial record matching program to verify the assets of certain applicants and recipients under the medical assistance program. House: Investments & Financial Services No action taken in committee
HB 2959 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 2977 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to issues affecting counties and certain other governmental entities; authorizing fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2990 84-0 (2015) Author: Keough, Mark Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Aging and Disability Services to obtain criminal history record information regarding certain applicants for employment and current employees. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3023 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a provider's right to an administrative hearing on a proposed recoupment of an overpayment or debt by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3035 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the provision of prescription drugs and other pharmacy benefits. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 3036 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3074 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3076 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the improvement of efficiencies in benefit applications submitted to the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3077 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3092 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3115 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3241 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to state agency contracting; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3279 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: General Investigating & Ethics Recommitted to committee
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3372 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3404 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3410 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to employ peace officers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3433 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3445 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to implementing certain incentives and cost-sharing requirements under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3446 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to signs required to be displayed at certain facilities that perform abortions. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3447 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the minimum standards applicable to an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3449 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the Medicaid eligibility of certain women after a pregnancy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3463 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to a photo identification requirement to use certain state benefits. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3464 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the processing and payment of claims for reimbursement by providers under Medicaid. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3476 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3499 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the labeling of genetically modified food; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3519 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to reimbursement for home telemonitoring services under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3523 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3551 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the authorization of health care providers charging a fee for the production of records associated with applications for certain assistance benefits programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3655 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to a strategy to ensure proper use of money under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3706 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to requiring certain food service establishments that prepare peanut products to post warning signs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3730 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to the creation of a committee to study adoption practices in this state. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3755 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to administration of medication to residents of certain assisted living and boarding home facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3785 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3823 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to rate-setting and data collection processes under the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3845 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. 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; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3847 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to seeking federal authorization to fund the Medicaid program through a block grant funding system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3859 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to exemptions from the application of certain financial assistance eligibility requirements for certain grandparents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3887 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the office of early learning within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3903 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3904 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3917 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the recoupment of payments on certain provider claims made under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3921 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency eye health care services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3952 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to registration and regulation of dangerous wild animals; providing penalties, creating and affecting criminal offenses, and authorizing fees. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Left pending in committee
HB 3954 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3976 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants; requiring an occupational license; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3987 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Relating to programs in public schools designed to facilitate planning and saving for higher education and facilitate personal financial literacy instruction. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3990 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4000 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid by counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4001 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to providers of certain home and community support services; authorizing a fee, providing penalties, and requiring an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4054 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey 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; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4056 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4097 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to seawater desalination projects. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 4110 84-0 (2015) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2641. Reported enrolled
SB 20 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to state agency contracting. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 38 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 55 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 59 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to an exemption from competitive bidding requirements for the procurement of services for victims of family violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 66 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public school and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at or in transit to or from off-campus school events. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 126 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 194 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney 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 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 201 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the efficiency and consolidation of powers and duties within the health and human services system. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 203 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 206 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: 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
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 207 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 277 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to certain health-related and other task forces and advisory committees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 298 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 304 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to certain violations committed by long-term care facilities, including violations that constitute the abuse and neglect of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 354 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the transfer to the Health and Human Services Commission of contracting authority for children's advocacy centers and volunteer advocate programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 423 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce 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. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
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
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 702 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to reimbursement for ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 707 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to access to certain preventive health and family planning services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 723 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to mandatory participation in certain TANF employment and other programs by certain persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 746 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; amending provisions subject to criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 747 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a study of the Dallas Men Against Abuse program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 760 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to access and assignment requirements for, support and information regarding, and investigations of certain providers of health care and long-term services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 785 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 791 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 820 84-0 (2015) Author: 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. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 830 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the creation of an independent ombudsman for children and youth in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the functions of the Office of Immigration and Refugee Affairs, the Governor's Advisory Committee on Immigration and Refugees, and the use of the state's disaster contingency fund for purposes related to immigration and refugees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 848 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 874 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to a photo identification requirement to use certain state benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 914 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton | et. al.
Relating to a council on long-term care facility surveys and informal dispute resolution. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 936 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance benefits for certain persons who owe delinquent child support. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1039 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to seeking federal authorization to provide health benefit plan coverage to certain low-income individuals through the private marketplace. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to allowing certain defendants to successfully complete education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of telepractice to provide certain services to children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1160 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to implementation of a workplace violence prevention plan in certain hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1209 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the privacy of certain personal information held by health and human services agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1306 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
SB 1322 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the ability of certain relative caretakers of dependent children to receive supplemental financial assistance and be assigned as a protective payee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1332 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1382 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1385 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the authorization of the imposition of administrative penalties on providers participating in certain Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1463 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to improving the delivery of health care services to veterans in this state. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1471 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the use of home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1475 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to establishing an enhanced Medicaid managed care consumer support system. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1545 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to develop a process for the collection of information necessary to facilitate physician credentialing by Medicaid managed care organizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1546 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1559 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an interagency plan to promote competitive and integrated employment for persons with disabilities. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1560 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency treatment facilities and certain other facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1574 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites and to visa waivers for certain physicians. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1582 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the scheduling of controlled substances and the designation and emergency scheduling of certain substances as hazardous controlled substances; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a prepaid investment plan or other product to help citizens of this state finance and access residential care. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1643 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring the registration of medical laboratory science professionals; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1689 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the reimbursement of providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telemedicine medical services in a school-based setting. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1698 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1744 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to funding for and a study of county health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1754 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to advertising by certain licensed freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1777 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. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1814 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to establishment of a child-care facility database on the Department of Family and Protective Services' Internet website. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1839 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1869 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to resource awareness sessions for women seeking abortions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
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
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1885 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1886 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to developing a program to provide telemedicine medical services to certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1889 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the definition of neglect of a child, the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases, and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1891 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith 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. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1899 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1928 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to ensuring local governmental and community input in any federal refugee resettlement program established in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1952 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan 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 Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1966 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments; authorizing a fee; requiring a food allergen awareness certification for certain food service employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 15 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to alternative methods of dispute resolution in certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and an assisted living facility licensed by the department. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 43 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the establishment of the affordable assisted living facility program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to participation by political subdivisions in federal healthcare programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 161 83-0 (2013) Author: Larson, Lyle | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 197 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an obesity and wellness information portal on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 205 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the allocation of outpatient mental health services and beds in certain mental health facilities and the commitment of certain persons to receive mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 249 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 373 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to medical assistance for individuals residing in certain institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 432 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to charitable contributions by state employees to assist domestic victims of human trafficking. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 447 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the rights of a person apprehended without a warrant for emergency detention. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 473 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the provision under the medical assistance program of certain medications to children younger than five years of age. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 499 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 523 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting the purchase of energy drinks under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 587 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. 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 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain health programs and councils. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 598 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 617 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 631 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to establishing an advance directive registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 673 83-0 (2013) Author: Ratliff, Bennett Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a waiver allowing the Department of Family and Protective Services to use certain federal funds to test innovation strategies in child welfare programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 755 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to a study regarding the effect on birth rates in this state of the restructured system of providing certain women's health care and family planning services in this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 858 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation Laid on the table subject to call
HB 871 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to certain requirements before completing mold remediation work. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 914 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to reimbursement rates for certain therapy services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Considered in Calendars
HB 947 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to fraud, waste, and abuse in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 948 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the operation and administration of the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to benefits provided to a household under the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs following the removal of a child from the household. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public notice by the Parks and Wildlife Department of consumption advisories for mercury contamination in certain aquatic and terrestrial animals, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscan shellfish. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric 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 1001 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric 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 1002 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Exchange. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1005 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the certification of day habilitation services providers for individuals with intellectual disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1023 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to recommendations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a designated health and human services agency regarding mental health workforce shortages. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1066 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1072 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1088 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to consumer protection provisions applicable to Medicaid managed care contracts. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1089 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a requirement that managed care organizations cover certain medication prescribed to Medicaid recipients enrolled in managed care plans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1098 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1101 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to allowable food purchases under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1119 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1137 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1145 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1150 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1159 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a utilization review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1191 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain information about housing for persons with mental illness provided through the Texas Information and Referral Network Internet site. House: Technology
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1227 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1244 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1267 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1341 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a nutrition and wellness education pilot program for certain recipients of certain state benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1363 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1381 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to prohibiting the delivery of prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program through a managed care delivery model. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1389 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to information provided by the Department of State Health Services on food regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1444 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to in-hospital and out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1507 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the minimum standards for birthing centers and certain health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1536 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid provider's right to an administrative hearing on an action taken by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission to recover overpayments under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1546 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1582 83-0 (2013) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the drug screening and testing of certain persons seeking and receiving financial assistance benefits and the application requirements for those benefits; creating an offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1605 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in Harris County to provide maternity care management to certain women enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1647 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to establishing statewide comprehensive standards for provider credentialing and prior authorization processing under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1656 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to funding for emergency medical air transportation provided to patients enrolled in the state Medicaid program; imposing a surcharge. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1661 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; authorizing fees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Considered in Calendars
HB 1680 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1709 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the continuation of the Texas Women's Health Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1745 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to suicide reporting by hospitals and emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1761 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1827 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to advertising by retailers participating in the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1924 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the implementation of certain technology in the Health and Human Services Commission's claims processing procedures to prevent fraud, waste, and abuse in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1960 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to reciprocity for emergency medical services personnel certification for certain United States military personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2038 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2070 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program for certain persons. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2115 83-0 (2013) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the authority and duties of the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission; authorizing the recovery of fees. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2128 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the designation of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2129 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2297 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2308 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to facility reporting requirements for an abortion performed at an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2309 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for abortions performed at an abortion facility. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2349 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2374 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2383 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to life settlement contracts for the payment of long-term care services and support and the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2426 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certification and recertification requirements and adoption of statewide certification examinations for emergency services personnel. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2428 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a prohibition on delivering dental services under the Medicaid program and the child health plan program through a managed care model or arrangement in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2437 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2490 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services for health and human services programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2529 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Filed
HB 2562 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to an annual report on the Public Assistance Reporting Information System. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 2620 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2632 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to reimbursement for certain ambulance services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program and the inclusion of certain ambulance service providers in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2673 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2681 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to determine the most efficient transportation service delivery model for the Medicaid medical transportation program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2711 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2721 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2725 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2819 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2869 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani | et. al. Relating to the provision of durable medical equipment and supplies under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2880 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2887 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment and expansion of community collaboratives by entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2919 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision of orthodontic services under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2939 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the interoperability of and standards for information systems of the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies for sending and receiving protected health information. House: Technology Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2950 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2981 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the procedures and duties of animal shelters and rescue organizations; providing penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2985 83-0 (2013) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to marriage education courses for certain couples filing for divorce on the grounds of insupportability. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3122 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie 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 3171 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne 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 3266 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth 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 3312 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3346 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3376 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. 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 - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3398 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the inclusion of enteral nutrition therapy providers in Medicaid managed care organizations' provider networks. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3401 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to nutrition and wellness education for certain recipients of certain state benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3426 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to reimbursement through the Medicaid program of nonemergency services provided through hospital emergency rooms. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3434 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to incentives for using supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase nutritious foods. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3463 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to information provided to recipients of certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 3487 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike 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 3527 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3556 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3612 83-0 (2013) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to marriage education courses for certain couples filing for divorce on the grounds of insupportability. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3657 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the allocation of certain Medicaid supplemental hospital payments by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3684 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3700 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa 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 3711 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3712 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3715 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3722 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program and transitioning the delivery of benefits under the Medicaid program from delivery through a managed care model or arrangement to delivery through an integrated and coordinated health care delivery system. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3734 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the administration and funding of and eligibility for the child health plan, medical assistance, and other programs; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3766 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to making available through the Internet certain information about housing and treatment options in each county for persons with mental illness. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3787 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the determination of an applicant's eligibility for any program administered by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3791 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. 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; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3793 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to powers, duties, and services of entities serving counties and county residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 3806 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen 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 3824 83-0 (2013) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the operation, powers, and regulations of, and management of the functions, of the Department of State Health Services, the collection information by the department and the application of the open records law to that information, and the implementation of related advisory committee recommendations to protect the public. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 8 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health and human services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 11 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Walter "Four"
Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order withdrawn
SB 29 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain Medicaid home and community-based services waiver programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 37 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to transition and employment services for public school students enrolled in special education programs. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 41 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration and provision of consumer-directed services under certain health and human services programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of employment assistance and supported employment to certain Medicaid waiver program participants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to delivery of and reporting on mental health, behavioral health, substance abuse, and certain other services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 59 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to required reports and other documents prepared by state agencies and institutions of higher education. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 64 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a policy on vaccine-preventable diseases for licensed child-care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 84 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of health benefit plan issuers in this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 152 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the protection and care of persons who are elderly or disabled or who are children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 303 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 329 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a prohibition on the use of a tanning facility by a minor. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers and local mental health or mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 348 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a utilization review process for managed care organizations participating in the STAR + PLUS Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 360 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to methods used by an animal shelter to euthanize a dog or cat. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 413 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 419 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a central database for and health and human services agency investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation violations and rights violations at certain facilities operated in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 421 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 426 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a home visiting program for at-risk families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 427 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and administrators of those facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 450 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to prohibiting the delivery of prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program through a managed care delivery model. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 455 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the application and eligibility determination processes for medical assistance and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 469 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 512 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the specialized telecommunications assistance program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 537 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 582 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to municipal swimming pool requirements for certain dwellings. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reimbursement for services provided by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 761 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 785 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid provider's right to an administrative hearing on an action taken by the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission to recover overpayments under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 830 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to use of telemedicine in certain trauma facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 879 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 880 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 955 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the training of certain persons in mental health first aid and assistance, the funding of mental health first aid and assistance training, and the liability of certain persons providing assistance to persons experiencing a mental health crisis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 963 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the use of an Internet application to allow access by court-appointed volunteer advocates to child protective services case information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the creation of the Texas Nonprofit Council to assist with faith-based and community-based initiatives. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1032 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1054 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1057 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services health or mental health benefits, services, and assistance. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1059 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consideration of strategies by the Health and Human Services Commission to ensure the appropriate use of diagnostic ancillary services in the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1060 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to family cost share provisions in the early childhood intervention program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1079 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to committee
SB 1106 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1119 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to certain staff-to-child ratios applicable to nonresidential child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1123 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to requiring child safety alarms in certain vehicles used by child-care facilities to transport children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1150 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al.
Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1174 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a task force on domestic violence. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1175 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the establishment of a reuse program for durable medical equipment provided to recipients under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1177 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the development of a statewide ST-segment elevation myocardial infarction system of care plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1226 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Perez, Mary Ann
Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force to promote competitive employment opportunities that provide a living wage for individuals with disabilities. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1232 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce 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. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1245 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to child custody evaluations and adoption evaluations conducted and testimony provided in certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship; providing penalties; authorizing fees. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1321 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1338 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the delivery system reform incentive payment pool under the Medicaid reform waiver. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1346 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing a task force to design cultural competence education requirements for certain health education programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1354 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1361 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to a bill of rights for persons receiving Medicaid long-term services and supports under state benefits programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1378 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the appropriations of money from the economic stabilization fund for the 2014-2015 state fiscal biennium. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1401 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services to participate in programs administered by health and human services agencies or the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1445 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1477 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to flexibility in the administration of the Medicaid program, a block grant funding approach to Medicaid expansion, and the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1495 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of a health care funding district in certain counties located on the Texas-Mexico border; authorizing the imposition of a tax. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1528 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions related to the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1542 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1564 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to an increase in the cigarette tax to fund the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to s/c on Fiscal Matters by Chair
SB 1583 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to extending the court's jurisdiction in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship over certain young people for purposes of obtaining special immigrant juvenile status and Department of Family and Protective Services policies for handling cases involving those young people. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 1617 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing loan repayment assistance for physicians providing services to certain patients. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1675 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to establishing a demonstration project for preventative health care services, and implementation of related outreach activities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1681 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Harper-Brown, Linda
Relating to oversight and management of state contracts. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1748 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1751 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the allocation of beds in and the commitment of certain persons to certain mental health facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1754 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to certification and recertification requirements for emergency services personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1765 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1766 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1767 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by hospital districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1768 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authorization for and imposition of hospital assessments by counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1803 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to investigations of and payment holds relating to allegations of fraud or abuse and investigations of and hearings on overpayments and other amounts owed by providers in connection with the Medicaid program or other health and human services programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1804 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of community collaboratives by local entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1816 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and funding of that expansion. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1836 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the funding of the Texas Home Visiting Program; authorizing voluntary contributions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to restraint and seclusion procedures and reporting at certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 60 83-1 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Postponed
SB 5 83-1 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Statement(s) submitted
SB 6 83-1 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. Co-author authorized
SB 19 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Co-author authorized
SB 24 83-1 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 2 83-2 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester 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 41 83-2 (2013) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to coverage for certain services under the CHIP perinatal program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 47 83-2 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 50 83-2 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the development of a public education program regarding unexpected pregnancy and a related study concerning legislation affecting abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 51 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to human sexuality and health, including the regulation of abortion; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 57 83-2 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to a limitation on regulations to restrict abortion. Filed
HB 59 83-2 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on abortion after detection of a fetal heartbeat; providing penalties. Filed
SB 1 83-2 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures, providers, and facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 30 83-2 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services under the CHIP perinatal program. Filed
SB 32 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain women under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. Filed
SB 42 83-2 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pregnant woman's completion of an adoption education course before performance or inducement of an abortion; providing penalties. Filed
HB 21 83-3 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to a pregnant woman's completion of a resource awareness session before performance or inducement of an abortion; providing penalties. Filed
HB 25 83-3 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the development of a public education program regarding unexpected pregnancy and a related study concerning legislation affecting abortion. Filed
SB 17 83-3 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pregnant woman's completion of a resource awareness session before performance or inducement of an abortion; providing penalties. Filed
SB 20 83-3 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals. Filed
HB 13 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 139 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to drug testing of certain persons seeking financial assistance benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 251 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the regulation of dangerous wild animals; imposing a penalty. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 300 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 309 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the supportive living facility pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 329 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive access point for long-term services and supports provided to older persons and persons with physical disabilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 419 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 474 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to eligibility requirements for certain public benefits programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 503 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to eligibility for children's Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 636 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Connector. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 669 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to informing a patient concerning reconstructive breast surgery before performing certain surgical procedures. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 710 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 727 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 786 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 898 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to certain requirements relating to the issuance of a marriage license or the recording of a declaration of informal marriage and to the maintenance of marriage and divorce indexes by the bureau of vital statistics. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 985 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of residents of certain facilities; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1133 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the creation of a review board to study maternal mortality and severe maternal morbidity. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1138 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1139 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1221 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1230 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to reimbursement under the Medicaid vendor drug program for pharmacy care management services provided in connection with specialty pharmacy products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1257 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the application and verification of eligibility for certain public benefits programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1264 82-0 (2011) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to food safety. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1295 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to increase enrollee access to primary care services and simplify enrollment procedures under the child health plan program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1332 82-0 (2011) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1340 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the use of positive behavioral interventions and supports in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1398 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to federal funding for personal responsibility education programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1468 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1478 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the extension of the women's health program demonstration project. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1481 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1493 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1512 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to an electronic record of eligibility for Medicaid benefits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1605 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1621 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1645 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to efficiencies and cost-savings in the health and human services and other related regulatory agencies, including the state medical assistance and child health plan programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1653 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the inclusion of optometrists, therapeutic optometrists, and ophthalmologists in the health care provider networks of Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1657 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the reporting of health care associated infections. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1689 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1709 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1719 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the regulation of health care interpreters. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program and to improving health care provider accountability and efficiency under the child health plan and Medicaid programs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1738 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1783 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to creating a portal on the comptroller's Internet website related to obesity and wellness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1784 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to requiring an interagency memorandum of understanding regarding the Public Assistance Reporting Information System and to the use of data from that system. House: Human Services
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1929 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of owners, operators, employees, and independent contractors of sexually oriented businesses to reduce risks to public and occupational health and to prevent human trafficking; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1946 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the use of seclusion by community centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1947 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1965 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1983 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1996 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the licensure of a person practicing muscle activation techniques; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2116 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to standards of care for dogs and cats; creating an offense. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2136 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2199 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to nutrition and physical activity policies, standards, and requirements for child-care facilities and programs for children under the age of six. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2212 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to nutrition and physical activity policies, standards, and requirements for child-care facilities and programs for children under the age of six. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2229 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2244 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expanding the use of and funding for promotoras, patient health navigators, and community health workers in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2245 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2269 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the Texas Rising Star Program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2299 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the women's health program. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2306 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2312 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2320 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to regulation of nurse aides. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2368 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to copayments and other cost-sharing payments under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2414 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the continuation of the Healthy Food Advisory Committee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2445 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to fostering collaboration among health care systems to provide indigent health care to communities more efficiently. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2448 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to the creation of offices of inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Department of Transportation, and Texas Education Agency; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2459 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to health care information submitted to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2474 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to eligibility for and administration of the child health plan program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2478 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the provision of nonemergency medical services to Medicaid recipients and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2483 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 2505 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force on lowering the incidence of premature births and improving the care of premature infants. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2534 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the creation of a prescription medication information literacy plan and pilot programs to implement that plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2536 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2610 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2615 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the provision of information on financial literacy resources to the public. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2636 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2637 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to premarital education courses. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2682 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to requiring upholstered furniture sold in this state to be made with filling that is burn resistant to an open flame; imposing a criminal penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2701 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation training and examination for employees of certain programs for minors held on campuses of institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2722 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately

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