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Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 340 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of dextromethorphan; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 473 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 729 78-0 (2003) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the adoption of the Uniform Parentage Act regarding gestational agreements. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 965 78-0 (2003) Author: Mercer, Ken Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health in consultation with the Texas Education Agency to study the cost and feasibility of installing automated external defibrillators in public high school buildings. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1555 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1559 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain services and medications through the medical assistance program to persons with HIV infection or AIDS. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1560 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a study of indoor molds conducted by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1708 78-0 (2003) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the regulation of bottled and vended drinking water operators. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1814 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 1921 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1922 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to an immunization education program established by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1929 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2111 78-0 (2003) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to presumed consent to human organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2991 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the purchase of equipment and hiring of employees by the Texas Department of Health for newborn screening. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3006 78-0 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to state health and human services. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3010 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children relating to immunizations. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3343 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the coordination of statewide public transportation by the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3497 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to funding and extending the expiration date of the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3519 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to health and human services. House: Appropriations Postponed
HCR 163 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Granting Town Talk Foods, Inc., and Thomas E. Potthoff permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. House: Civil Practices Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 39 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 40 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to an immunization education program established by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 43 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to certain immunization programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 160 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to education relating to human organ donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 162 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 237 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the regulation of drinking water at certain youth camps. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 242 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 314 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the coordination of statewide public transportation by the Texas Transportation Commission and the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 491 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and substance abuse programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 530 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Relating to performance measures for regional advisory councils in trauma service areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 692 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Relating to emergency medical services providers reporting certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1148 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to information provided to parents of newborn children relating to immunizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1202 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to directing the Texas Department of Health to study and report on the use and effectiveness of nurse triage lines. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1284 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the purchase of equipment and hiring of employees by the Texas Department of Health for newborn screening. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1409 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the regional emergency medical dispatch resource center pilot program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1421 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing civil and criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1453 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of bottled and vended drinking water operators. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1862 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to health and human services. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SCR 54 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Granting Town Talk Foods, Inc., and Thomas E. Potthoff permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 103 78-1 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Health for the purpose of contracting with service providers under the primary health care program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 7 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to governmental entities and certain regulatory practices; providing a penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 11 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the abolition of the Texas Commission on Private Security and the transfer of its functions to the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
HB 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HR 344 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 251 77-0 (2001) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certification of food managers. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 342 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the study of disease management programs for children's asthma and to the establishment of an asthma and allergy research advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 416 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring drug wholesalers to provide certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 417 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to requiring drug manufacturers to provide certain information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 757 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the establishment of a task force to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 998 77-0 (2001) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the animal friendly account and advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1097 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to training for certain health and human services agency staff and contractors regarding eligibility of certain persons for services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1101 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1251 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to fire-resistant upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1283 77-0 (2001) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to a study of barriers to providing binational health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1333 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to making emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1349 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the mission, responsibilities, and duties of the Texas Department of Health to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1587 77-0 (2001) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1967 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to a state prescription drug plan for certain older individuals and individuals who have serious health care conditions. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2003 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of certain medication algorithms in the treatment of certain mentally ill inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2006 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2142 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Elizabeth Relating to the publication of certain brochures for the federal special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2160 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2406 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to a supplemental health benefit plan for certain individuals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2602 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2614 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2630 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the study of disease management programs for tuberculosis in the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2669 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to prepare a request for information for storing and distributing vaccines. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2670 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2671 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to promote the vaccines for children program to certain health care providers not currently enrolled in the program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2797 77-0 (2001) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to open-flame standards for mattresses and upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2807 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a demonstration project to extend Medicaid coverage to certain low-income individuals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2844 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exempt certain projects from rules relating to asbestos abatement. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2906 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the imposition of an additional fee on nursing and convalescent homes for the purpose of allowing the state to increase reimbursement rates to the homes under the state Medicaid program and to qualify for more federal Medicaid funds. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3038 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the employment of Medicaid recipients and to the enrollment of Medicaid recipients and state child health plan enrollees in certain group health benefit plans. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3085 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the regulation of the sale and use of products containing mercury; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3155 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pediatric diabetes research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3244 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Health to temporarily transfer money appropriated for the purpose of a tobacco endowment program administered by the department to use for another tobacco endowment program administered by the department. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3555 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HCR 223 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Directing the Texas Department of Health to prepare a list of foods and beverages fortified with calcium for use by each primary and secondary school in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 279 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Directing the Texas Department of Health to adopt and enforce rules for the ImmTrac Registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 316 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections in H.B. No. 3038. Signed by the Governor
HR 1367 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1156. Reported enrolled
SB 83 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
SB 279 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to sanctions imposed against, and confidential information regarding, certain facilities regulated by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 280 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the gathering of information on and the use of funds from a more efficient means of storing and distributing vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 281 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the federal vaccines for children program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to promote the vaccines for children program to certain health care providers not currently enrolled in the program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 338 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to a state plan for and continuing education relating to the prevention and treatment of hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 368 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions and to family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 424 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a state strategic health plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 496 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Relating to a study of barriers to providing binational health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 531 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health in consultation with the General Services Commission to study the cost and feasibility of installing automated external defibrillators in state buildings. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 685 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to transfer of the regulation of riding stables to the Texas Animal Health Commission from the Texas Department of Health. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 766 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the processing and sale of meat and poultry products; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 861 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 877 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee for the special supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 878 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to fire-resistant mattresses and upholstered furniture; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 879 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 945 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Jones, Elizabeth
Relating to the publication of certain brochures for the federal special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1046 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the enforcement powers of the Texas Department of Health over food, drugs, devices, and cosmetics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1152 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to establishing the Tex Rx plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1156 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1245 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to reporting certain acts of misconduct by and background checks of certain employees and applicants for employment of certain health care agencies and facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1456 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pediatric diabetes research advisory committee in the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 408 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the transfer of licensing and regulation of home health and community support services agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 494 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care programs administered by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 664 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the sale of certain land by the Texas Department of Health. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 765 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the processing of certain fees by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1161 76-0 (1999) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the tobacco settlement permanent trust account. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1381 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the immunization registry maintained by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1396 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the evaluation of licensing for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1398 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1444 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to local public health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 1556 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri | et. al. Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1579 76-0 (1999) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1652 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an education and prevention program for hepatitis C. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1656 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1748 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 2039 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the regulation of certain abusable volatile chemicals; providing for injunctive relief and administrative penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2085 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J. E.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Health and Texas Department of Health, including the operation of certain boards and councils administratively attached to the department; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2336 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options for certain members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2518 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to temporary service retirement options and health coverage for certain employees whose jobs are eliminated through privatization. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2562 76-0 (1999) Author: Hodge, Terri Relating to regional injury prevention centers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2637 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the Texas Department of Health's regulation of certain food establishments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2668 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to accreditation of environmental testing laboratories. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2708 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefits plan coverage for certain children. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 2909 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the nursing and convalescent home trust fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3036 76-0 (1999) Author: Smithee, John Relating to immunizations of children. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 3302 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 3504 76-0 (1999) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Hospital and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 3625 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3681 76-0 (1999) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the use of competitive bidding for certain functions and components of the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 43 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hodge, Terri
Relating to reports of overdoses of certain controlled substances to the Texas Department of Health; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 96 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of licensing, certification, and regulation of home health and community support services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 200 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to imposition of administrative penalties against personal care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 367 76-0 (1999) Author: Brown, J. E. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board and Department of Health, including the operation of certain boards and councils administratively attached to the department; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 458 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 566 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to local public health services. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 597 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the nursing and convalescent home trust fund. Senate: Health Services Co-author authorized
SB 632 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable infectious disease health care and laboratory services. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1143 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1156 76-0 (1999) Author: Carona, John Relating to regional injury prevention centers. Senate: Health Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1198 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1238 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to accreditation of environmental testing laboratories. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1239 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the Texas Department of Health's regulation of certain food establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1240 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the regulation of certain abusable volatile chemicals; providing for injunctive relief and administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SB 1291 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to tobacco use in this state. House: State Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1585 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the use of competitive bidding for certain functions and components of the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1614 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the long-range plan for the South Texas Hospital and the provision of tuberculosis and other health care services in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Senate: Health Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1725 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a neonatal and prenatal care outreach services pilot project for Medicaid recipients. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1811 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SB 1833 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to disposing of certain waste created by home health providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1857 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the study of barriers to the binational exchange of health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 688 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Health on immunization rates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 729 75-0 (1997) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the facilities covered by and the emergency authority of the Texas Department of Health under the lead abatement law. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1377 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care programs administered by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 1520 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology
Effective immediately
HB 1885 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care programs administered by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2389 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the sale of laboratory services to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2472 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2699 75-0 (1997) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the administration of certain of those functions by the Texas Department of Health. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3020 75-0 (1997) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the disposition of packaged disaster hospitals under the control of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3182 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to certain grants to community organizations made by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3185 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Relating to the repeal of certain advisory committees of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3462 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to transferring certain responsibilities of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission related to certain radioactive materials to the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Regulation Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 145 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Directing the Texas Department of Health to conduct a study of fluoridated public water supplies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 156 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: West, Royce
Directing the Texas Department of Health to develop a comprehensive plan to control the spread of Hepatitis A in Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 279 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Directing the Texas Department of Health to study the state's implementation of the federal requirements under EPCRA. House: Public Health Received from the House
HCR 286 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Encouraging the Texas Department of Health to develop and institute education and smoking cessation programs. House: Public Health Signed by the Governor
HCR 288 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Directing the Texas Department of Health to develop certain health care programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 296 75-0 (1997) Author: Davila, Diana Directing the TDH to conduct a study relating to access to quality dental care by minors. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 1057 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Directing the Texas Department of Health to study the state's implementation of the requirements under federal EPCRA law. House: Public Health Committee report printed and distributed
HR 1254 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Encouraging the Texas Department of Health to continue to promote tobacco use prevention education and cessation programs. House: Public Health Committee report filed with Chief Clerk
SB 267 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a report by the Texas Department of Health on immunization rates. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 368 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Council on Sex Offender Treatment and to the administration of certain of those functions by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 564 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the facilities covered by and the emergency authority of the Texas Department of Health under the lead abatement law. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 919 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the administration of the Sexual Assault Prevention and Crisis Service. Senate: Criminal Justice Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 994 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the protection and use of certain products, information, and technology of the Texas Department of Health. Senate: International Relations, Trade & Technology Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1405 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care programs administered by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1517 75-0 (1997) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Davila, Diana
Relating to the repeal of certain advisory committees of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1857 75-0 (1997) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to transferring certain responsibilities of the Texas Natural Resource Conservation Commission related to certain radioactive materials to the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SR 920 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Encouraging the Texas Department of Health to continue to promote tobacco use prevention education and cessation programs. Reported enrolled
HB 1207 74-0 (1995) Author: Cook, John
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the authority of a hospital district to contract with the Texas Department of Health for the provision of certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2022 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the construction of laboratory and office facilities for the Texas Department of Health; granting authority to issue a bond. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HCR 108 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Granting Fernando and Luis Canseco, doing business as Reliable Ambulance Service, permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HCR 137 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne Directing the Texas Department of Health, the Blackland Research Center, the Texas A&M University System, and the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs of the University of Texas to study the current role of local governments in providing public health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 407 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to making emergency appropriations for distribution of state money to school districts and certain public institutions and commissions and to emergency reductions in the current appropriations to the Texas Department of Health. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 1097 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the construction of laboratory and office facilities for the Texas Department of Health; granting authority to issue a bond. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SR 1243 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Urging the Texas Department of Health, in conjunction with the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other appropriate state or federal agencies or institutions, to study the current system by which deadly pathogens are manufactured and distributed. Senate: Administration Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 193 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to a requirement that the Texas Department of Health conduct a study of the oral health needs of long-term care residents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 343 73-0 (1993) Author: Glaze, Bob
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Department of Public Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 590 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to approval by the Texas Department of Health for new drugs used in treating progressive, fatal diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 954 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to retaining the current names of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1000 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to retaining the current names of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1155 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to commissioning certain employees of the Texas Department of Health as peace officers. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1299 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring a chemical distributor to obtain a permit from the Texas Department of Health; providing a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1502 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to distribution of child passenger safety seat systems by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1550 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to criminal penalties provided for violations regarding on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1665 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Health Professions Council, the continuation and functions of the Midwifery Board and the regulation of the practice of midwifery, the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians and the regulation of dietetics, and the abolition of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators and the transfer of the regulation of nursing home administrators to the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1680 73-0 (1993) Author: Martin, Mike
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health over demolition and renovation activities to protect the public from emissions of asbestos. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1778 73-0 (1993) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring a chemical distributor to obtain a permit from the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1973 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the approval of certain laboratories by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2136 73-0 (1993) Author: Campbell, Ben Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to adopt rules imposing occupational safety and health regulations on political subdivisions of the state. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2776 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the establishment of an Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Development Fund; providing for the payment of funds to service providers by the Texas Department of Health; establishing criteria for the payment of such funds; and declaring an emergency. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 114 73-0 (1993) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Directing the Texas Department of Health to create a task force to be known as the Task Force On Pain Management. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HR 830 73-0 (1993) Author: Davila, Diana Requesting the Texas Department of Health and other agencies that deal with child abuse to monitor and support independently established child abuse prevention programs modeled on Hawaii's Healthy Start/Healthy Family program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 28 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to procedural and fire safety requirements relating to long-term care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 29 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to licenses of and complaint investigations and data collection on quality improvement of convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 86 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the licensing of hospitals by the Texas Department of Health including the provision and appropriation of fees and the assessment of civil penalties and administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 90 73-0 (1993) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the access to information for epidemiologic and toxicologic investigations by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 372 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to retaining the current names of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 388 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the reporting of certain injuries to the Department of Public Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 559 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to fees for issuance of certain certificates issued by the Texas Department of Health; making an appropriation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 563 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to employ peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 674 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of health professions, including the profession of nursing facility administration, and to the abolition of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 981 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the approval of certain laboratories by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1045 73-0 (1993) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health over demolition and renovation activities to protect the public from emissions of asbestos. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1127 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to rules adopted by the Texas Board of Health regarding the transportation and routing of radioactive material and waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SCR 64 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Directing the Texas Department of Health to create a task force to be known as the Task Force On Pain Management. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 426 72-0 (1991) Author: Conley, Karyne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to notification concerning certain permits issued by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Water Commission, and the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 708 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 910 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Department of Information Resources, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 1194 72-0 (1991) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance, renewal, extension, amendment, or transfer of a permit by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1238 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to criminal penalties provided for violations of rules adopted by the Texas Board of Health or its authorized agents regarding on-site sewage disposal systems. House: Public Health Reported from s/c favorably with amendments
HB 1497 72-0 (1991) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to administrative orders and suits for injunctive relief by the Texas Department of Health concerning the storage and disposal of used and scrap tires. House: Environmental Affairs Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 1595 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to certain permit conditions and to permits and exemptions issued by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Department of Health, and the Texas Water Commission; imposing civil penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1621 72-0 (1991) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to tests for lead poisoning conducted by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1660 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to licensing fees charged to a convalescent or nursing home by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1768 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse by the waste minimization offices of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1784 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse by the waste minimization offices of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
HB 1795 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to a report on the status of health care services by the commissioner of health and to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 1805 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to procedures for public hearings held by the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Air Control Board. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1842 72-0 (1991) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the retention and disposal of certain records maintained by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1858 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to obtain rebates from producers or marketers of food for the WIC program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1971 72-0 (1991) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to a study by the Texas Water Commission, the Texas Department of Health, and certain local and regional governmental entities regarding projected costs of meeting environmental quality standards and the public's willingness to pay for environmental protection efforts. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1987 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1992 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the Texas Department of Health's authority to adopt alternative minimum standards for hospitals in rural communities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2053 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the authority to issue temporary licenses under the Texas Hospital Licensing Law (Chapter 241, Health and Safety Code); granting authority for the Texas Board of Health to adopt rules setting temporary license fees; increasing fees authorized for hospital plan review; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2054 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to validation inspections of hospitals by the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2280 72-0 (1991) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to the issuing of permits by the Department of Health for landfills and hazardous waste disposal sites. House: Environmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2575 72-0 (1991) Author: Harris, Jack | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Systems Development Fund; providing for the payment of funds to service providers by the Texas Department of Health; establishing criteria for the payment of such funds; and declaring an emergency. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2839 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to transferring the regulatory authority concerning convalescent and nursing homes and personal care facilities from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 208 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to restrictions on the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Air Control Board, and the Texas Water Commission. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
SB 307 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the commissioner of health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 327 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to the reporting of injuries to the Texas Department of Health; amending Title 2, Health and Safety Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 379 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Schechter, Sue | et. al.
Relating to abolition of the Texas Health and Human Services Coordinating Council and the transfer of certain of the council's functions to the governor's office, the Texas Department of Health, the Texas Department of Community Affairs, the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse, the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission, the Department of Information Resources, the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the Texas Department of Commerce, and the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Government Organization
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 492 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the access to information for epidemiologic and toxicologic investigations by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 508 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Park, Carolyn
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to regulate the disinterment of dead bodies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 515 72-0 (1991) Author: Leedom, John Relating to retention and disposal of records by certain programs administered by the Texas Department of Health; amending Chapter 142, Health and Safety Code; adding Chapter 249, Health and Safety Code; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 642 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to indexing of birth and death records maintained by the Texas Department of Health and to the provision of death information to county clerks and the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 693 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to the procurement of professional services by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 976 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the composition of the Texas Board of Health. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1099 72-0 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to permits for certain facilities regulated by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, or the Texas Department of Health, to pollution prevention, and to the disposal of certain solid waste; providing a penalty. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1294 72-0 (1991) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the issuance of permits by the Texas Department of Health for certain solid waste disposal facilities within a certain distance of a fault or fault line. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Environmental Affairs
HB 7 72-1 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to health and human services, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Department of Health, other state agencies and providers, and including the enforcement of child support obligations; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing the issuance of bonds. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 64 72-2 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Relating to the appropriation and allocation of bonding construction funds to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Youth Commission and to special provisions governing appropriations made by the General Appropriations Act to those agencies and the Texas Department of Health. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 855 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a requirement that all hospitals provide cancer information to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1238 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the competence of an applicant for the issuance of a permit from or the renewal, amendment, or transfer of a permit issued by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission,... House: Environmental Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1239 71-0 (1989) Author: Polumbo, Anthony
Sponsor: Green, Gene
Relating to the issuance of permits to certain persons by the Texas Air Control Board, the Texas Water Commission, and the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1411 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to Statewide Health Coordinating Council, health planning activities in the State, and the health data and policy analysis activities of the Texas Department of Health; amending the Texas.... House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1466 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Relating to access to, processing of, and use of certain criminal history records; providing a penalty; making an appropriation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1683 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to pay Medical Advisory Board members for their professional consultation services. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 1930 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1944 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to criminal history checks of employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1949 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the disposition of certain fees and charges collected by hospitals operated by the Texas Department of Health, amending Section 6A, Chapter 548, Acts of the 62nd Legislature, Regular Session, 1971.... House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 1981 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James Relating to voluntary certification of industrial ambulances by the Texas Department of Health and to authorized emergency vehicles operated on highways. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2169 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a solid waste disposal fee and other fees charged by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2173 71-0 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to the registration and permitting requirements of certain municipal solid waste management facilities and to establishing a waste minimization and recycling office within the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2361 71-0 (1989) Author: Watkins, Gary Relating to the establishment and operation of a comprehensive health professions resource center by the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2546 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the payment of compensatory per diem to members of advisory committees appointed to assist the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2559 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul | et. al. Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health involving screening of children who have special senses and communication disorders and who need remedial vision.... House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2972 71-0 (1989) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the office of Texas-Mexico health and environmental issues in the Texas Department of Health. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HCR 83 71-0 (1989) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Directing the Department of Health to study the closings of inner city hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 791 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad Calling on the Texas Department of Health to improve the disposition of complaints against nursing home administrators. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
SB 332 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the requirement for criminal history checks of nurse trainees for and employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of ... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 545 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the approval of certain state employee health fitness programs by the Texas Department of Health. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 745 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to pay medical advisory board members for their professional consultation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 859 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the policy of this state and the role of the Texas Department of Health concerning the regulation of sources of radiation and the management of solid waste. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1116 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1253 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the establishment and operation of a comprehensive health professions resource center by the Texas Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1362 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Earley, Robert
Relating to the payment of compensatory per diem to members of advisory committees for the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1374 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to access to records concerning a child after the entry of a decree of adoption and to confidential records kept by district clerks, by the Texas Department of Human Services, and by the Texas Department of ... Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 1517 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the registration and permitting requirements of certain municipal solid waste management facilities, to establishing a waste minimization and recycling office within the Texas Department of Health.... House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1523 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to a solid waste disposal and cleanup and to solid waste disposal fees and other fees charged by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1703 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain regulatory functions and procedures of the Texas Department of Health as the Texas Radiation Control Agency involving naturally occurring radioactive material as a type of by-product material. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1812 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the requirement that certain employers provide crop sheets and workplace chemical lists to employees and to the method of access of members of the community to workplace chemical lists. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SCR 117 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Directing the Texas Department of Health to make available data on the costs associated with the most common diagnostic categories among older citizens. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 182 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Directing the Department of Health to assure accuracy in reporting the cause of death in a timely manner. Signed by the Governor
HB 124 71-1 (1989) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to an appropriation to the Texas Department of Health for solid waste management. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
SB 59 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to the assesment and collection by and the appropriation to the Texas Department of Health of fees for certain regulatory, licensing, and other functions of the department. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 67 71-1 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the enforcement of child support, including health insurance coverage for the child, and to the collection of information for the enforcement of child support by the Texas Department of Health. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks
HR 42 71-6 (1990) Author: Wilson, Ron Requesting that a test be conducted to determine metal contamination in Texas waterways by the Texas Department of Health and Texas Water Commission. Reported enrolled
HB 36 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the regulation of persons engaged in the business of removing asbestos from public buildings or encapsulating that asbestos; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 746 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of animals in riding stables; providing a penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 748 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the regulation of the care and treatment of dogs in commercial kennels; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 763 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of boarding homes; providing penalties. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 768 70-0 (1987) Author: Patrick, Kae
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records maintained by the Bureau of Vital Statistics of the Texas Department of Health or by local registration officials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 902 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1066 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health in relation to the council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1099 70-0 (1987) Author: Guerrero, Lena Relating to the requirement that a hospital make an itemized statement of billed services available to a patient. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1106 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to the establishment of a program to initiate, expand, maintain, and improve emergency medical services and to provide trauma care, and to fees imposed on conviction of certain offenses arising under laws regulating the operation of a motor vehicle. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1179 70-0 (1987) Author: Clark, Jerry
Sponsor: Anderson, Richard
Relating to fees collected by the Texas Department of Health for milk, milk products, and frozen desserts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1326 70-0 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Water Commission and Texas Department of Health over plans and specifications for certain sewage disposal systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1647 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the regulation of greywater. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1805 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Larry
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to signs posted in food service establishments depicting the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from a choking person. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1994 70-0 (1987) Author: Eckels, Robert
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to access to confidential information contained in birth records and indexes maintained by the Texas Department of Health and local registrars of births. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2006 70-0 (1987) Author: Carter, Bill Relating to birth and death records. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 2237 70-0 (1987) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the provision of medical and health care services to certain individuals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2422 70-0 (1987) Author: McWilliams, Jim Relating to reports of public health issues. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2440 70-0 (1987) Author: Shaw, Larry Relating to reassigning certain radiation control functions from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Water Commission. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 2471 70-0 (1987) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HCR 152 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Directing the Texas Department of Health to take certain actions regarding the prevalence of diabetes among Mexican Americans. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 201 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Directing specified agencies to develop a plan and interagency agreement providing for a continuum of residential care, treatment, education, training, habilitation, and vocational services to children with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on Resolutions Calendar
HCR 202 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Commending certain health and human services agencies and requesting the Long Term Care Coordinating Council to study needs of nursing home residents. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 385 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to birth and death records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 533 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment, powers, and duties of the Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health in relation to the council. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 537 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the health risk assessment of certain toxic substances and harmful physical agents by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 859 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to fees collected by the Texas Department of Health for milk, milk products, and frozen desserts. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 937 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Water Commission and Texas Department of Health over plans and specifications for certain sewage disposal systems. Senate: Natural Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1072 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the prevention and control of communicable diseases; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 1403 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the requirement that a hospital make an itemized statement of billed services available to a patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 1463 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to approving laboratories that perform the maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein screening test and to duties of the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1508 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of infectious waste by the Texas Department of Health; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1527 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to signs posted in food service establishments depicting the Heimlich maneuver to dislodge food from a choking person. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 58 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cooper, Anne
Directing certain agencies to develop a plan and interagency agreement to provide certain services to children with disabilities under the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 78 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Requesting the governor to establish an interagency council on health promotion. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Pending in committee
SCR 138 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Commending certain health and human services agencies and requesting the Long Term Care Coordinating Council to study needs of nursing home residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
HB 87 70-2 (1987) Author: Riley, Randall Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to executive federal forms necessary for the receipt of health facilities funding. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 96 70-2 (1987) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to jurisdiction of the Texas Water Commission and Texas Department of Health over plans and specifications for certain sewage disposal systems. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Natural Resources
SB 36 70-2 (1987) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Riley, Randall
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to execute federal forms necessary for the receipt of health facilities funding. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 93 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to mandatory certification of professional lifeguards; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 341 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 527 69-0 (1985) Author: Connelly, Barry Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to charge fees under the Solid Waste Disposal Act. House: Environmental Affairs 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 776 69-0 (1985) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 832 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to a mandatory spinal screening program to detect abnormal spinal curvature in children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 873 69-0 (1985) Author: Tallas, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to issuance of permits for solid waste facilities in certain counties and to approval or rejection of local solid waste management plans by the Texas Department of Health. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
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HB 1102 69-0 (1985) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to prohibiting a blood collection center from purchasing blood or blood derivatives from a person who has certain communicable diseases; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1114 69-0 (1985) Author: McKinney, Mike
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the organization, powers, and duties of health authorities, public health districts, local health departments, and local health units, and to the powers and duties of a governing body of an incorporated municipality or a commissioners court of a county concerning those public health entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
1 hr notice-to sus. rules to consider
HB 1298 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the requirement that physicians file certain information concerning the abortions they perform with the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1668 69-0 (1985) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1737 69-0 (1985) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the costs of the record of proceedings before the Texas Board of Health and the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1766 69-0 (1985) Author: Givens, Ron Relating to a pilot program for the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1818 69-0 (1985) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to a program to furnish oral health services to eligible individuals. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of
HB 1842 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to state health planning and resource development, a statewide health coordinating council, a state health plan, and health data collection; amending Title 71, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes to add a new Article 4418i; amending Article 4418h, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes; and declaring an emergency. House: Government Organization Coauthor authorized
HB 1844 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the provision of primary health care to eligible low-income individuals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1885 69-0 (1985) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to adopt rules prescribing fees to be charged for public health service; revising Article 4414c, Vernon's Texas Civil Statutes; and declaring an emergency. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 2091 69-0 (1985) Author: Evans, Charles
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to certain health-related services, regulations, programs, facilities, and agencies; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
See remarks
HB 2319 69-0 (1985) Author: Luna III, Albert Relating to the provision of health and sanitation facilities for certain railroad employees. House: Transportation Referred to subcommittee
HCR 8 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul Commending hospitals, clinical laboratories, and cancer treatment centers for their past participation in the cancer registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Health & Human Resources
HCR 88 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Expressing support for Texas Department of Health programs relating to Alzheimer's disease. House: Retirement & Aging Signed by the Governor
SB 71 69-0 (1985) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the renewal fee for a license to operate a youth camp. House: Appropriations
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 214 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to charge fees under the Solid Waste Disposal Act; requiring certain reports and remittances; prescribing the disposition and use of funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Natural Resources
Referred to Appropriations
SB 358 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Willy, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to investigate an employee or prospective employee of a nursing home or custodial care home and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal records; providing civil immunity for certain institutions, officers, and employees; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 436 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to restricting issuance of permits by the Texas Department of Health for solid waste facilities in certain counties. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Record vote
SB 474 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to the reporting of occupational diseases to the Texas Department of Health and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Texas Department of Health, and the commissioner of health; making certain information confidential. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 692 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to the continuation of the Occupational Safety Board; to contracts with nursing homes entered into by the Texas Department of Human Resources; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Record vote
SB 796 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision of primary health care services to eligible low-income individuals. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 844 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Adkisson, Tommy
Relating to a medical advisory board within the Texas Department of Health to assist the Texas Department of Public Safety division of driver's licensing. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 894 69-0 (1985) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to a program to furnish oral health services to eligible individuals and to the establishment of the Oral Health Improvement Services Program within the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1027 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the costs of the record of proceedings before the Texas Board of Health or the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1325 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to a program in the Texas Department of Health to coordinate the procurement of human tissue and organs for transplant and to the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Considered in public hearing
SCR 20 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Commending hospitals, clinical laboratories, and cancer treatment centers for their past participation in the cancer registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 183 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl Directing that an interagency working committee be formed to promote protection of public health and the environment. Senate: Administration, Special Received from the Senate
HB 103 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 286 68-0 (1983) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 525 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James
Sponsor: Sarpalius, Bill
Relating to the control and eradication of anthrax. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
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HB 542 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the establishment of a loan fund for use by a trustee of an institution. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 595 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the exemption of Texas Department of Health medical assistance programs from certain provisions for the Administrative Procedure and Texas Register Act. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 630 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the eligibility of premature infants to receive the medical care provided for crippled children. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 638 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the abolishment of the Texas Health Facilities Commission and to powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 816 68-0 (1983) Author: Valles, Robert "Bob" Relating to the annual financial report filed by the Texas Board of Health relating to administration of the law regulating circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 916 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the creation of an office of adolescent pregnancy and parenthood in the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 1566 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 1945 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to data collected under the Texas Cancer Control Act and to duties of the Texas Board of Health under that Act. House: Public Health Placed on daily General State Calendar
HCR 31 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Requesting the Texas Department of Health to redirect its diabetes screening money, study the scope and standards of diabetes education programs, and report its findings to the Texas Diabetes Council and the Legislature. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HCR 82 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Requesting the Department of Health and Department of Human Resources to give high priority to the provision of family planning services for adolescents. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HCR 92 68-0 (1983) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina Granting Frank E. Hejl permission to sue the state and the Texas Department of Health. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HCR 119 68-0 (1983) Author: Evans, Larry Granting the Texas State Employees Union -- CWA/AFL-CIO permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HCR 258 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Permitting Gulf Coast Regional Mental Health-Mental Retardation Center to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
SB 73 68-0 (1983) Author: Leedom, John Relating to fees collected by the Texas Department of Health. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
SB 98 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Smith, Terral
Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Board of Health, the Commissioner of Health, and the Texas Department of Health and the authority of the county commissioners court to expend money for its county's public health and sanitation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 184 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the refund of certain money deposited by the Texas Department of Health into the treasury; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 258 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the control of venereal disease; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 274 68-0 (1983) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to provide funds by grant or contract for the purchase of services, supplies, and equipment for public health purposes; changing certain property accounting methods; providing for retrospective application; establishing an effective date; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 476 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the creation of the tertiary care division in the Texas Department of Health and to the provision of tertiary care services. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 657 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Valles, Robert "Bob"
Relating to the annual financial report filed by the Texas Board of Health relating to administration of the law regulating circuses, carnivals, and zoos. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1047 68-0 (1983) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the collection of fees by the Texas Department of Health for public health services, to creation of a special fee fund in the State Treasury, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health, and to subrogation rights of the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1159 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to data collected under the authority of the Texas Cancer Control Act. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1299 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the acceptance by the state of the Primary Care Block Grant; establishing the Community Health Center Advisory Committee; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 1341 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1414 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SCR 4 68-0 (1983) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Presnal, Bill
Directing the Texas Department of Health to continue informational programs to increase the awareness of the importance of reporting birth defects. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 14 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Requesting the Department of Health to redirect its diabetes screening money, study the scope and standards of diabetes education programs, study the possible means of documenting diabetes mortality statistics and report its findings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 30 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Granting Frank E. Hejl permission to sue the state and the Department of Public Health. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration, Special
Filed without the Governor's signature
SCR 66 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to adopting the definition of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders as stated in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 70 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to developing state licensing standards for residential facilities serving adult persons having autism or other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 128 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Permitting Gulf Coast Regional Mental Health-Mental Retardation Center to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 12 68-1 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 894 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to mobile health examination units used for cancer detection. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 1553 67-0 (1981) Author: Rains, Don Relating to the appropriation of certain fees to the Texas Department of Health for the administration of the Home Health Services Act. House: Appropriations No action taken
HB 1685 67-0 (1981) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the establishment of an epilepsy program in the Texas Department of Health. House: Appropriations
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2316 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the appropriation to the Texas Department of Health to enforce occupational safety laws in grain elevators. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 2321 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to enforce occupational safety laws in grain elevators. House: Appropriations No action taken
HCR 21 67-0 (1981) Author: Turner, Jim
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Directing the Department of Health to postpone licensing of radioactive waste management sites. Senate: Natural Resources Signed by the Governor
HCR 88 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Granting Associated Memorial Homes of the Greenbelt, Inc. permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HCR 219 67-0 (1981) Author: Elizondo, Paul
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Requesting the University of Texas system to study the requirement that certain products contain additives to discourage inhalation. Signed by the Governor
SB 198 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to the appropriation of certain fees to the Texas Department of Health for the administration of that Act. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Committee on Appropriations
SB 292 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the fee charged by the Texas Department of Health for copies of vital records. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 1088 67-0 (1981) Author: Uribe, Hector Amending the Kidney Health Care Act. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SCR 19 67-0 (1981) Author: Caperton, Kent Directing the department of health to postpone licensing of radioactive waste management sites. Senate: Natural Resources No action taken
SCR 64 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Granting Frank E. Hejl permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
SCR 67 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Granting Associated Memorial Homes of the Greenbelt, Inc. permission to sue the State of Texas. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HB 527 66-0 (1979) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to regulate the humane care and treatment of certain animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Committee on Agriculture & Livestock
HCR 57 66-0 (1979) Author: Denton, Betty Directing the Texas Education Agency, the Air Control Board and Department of Health to investigate the extent of health risks from asbestos in public schools. House: Rules Referred to Committee on Rules
HCR 126 66-0 (1979) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Commending Texas Department of Health. House: Rules Scheduled for future calendar placement
SCR 38 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Congratulating the Texas Department of Health on 100th anniversary. House: Health Services Signed by the Governor
SCR 87 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Resolved that the 66th Legislature hereby request the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Department of Health to conduct a joint study, with consumerl input, of nursing staff manpower pools to determine their impact or available manpower and their effect on the cost of health care delivery. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 1074 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim Relating to changing the names of the Texas Board of Health Resources and the Texas Department of Health Resources and the title of the Director of Health Resources, meeting places of the board, and the rulemaking power of the board. House: Health & Welfare Laid on the table subject to call
SB 894 65-0 (1977) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Von Dohlen, Tim
Relating to changing the names of the Texas Board of Health Resources and the Texas Department of Health Resources and title of the Director of Health Resources, allowing the board to fix meeting places of the board; prescribing the rulemaking power of the board. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SCR 9 65-1 (1977) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Martin, Tom
Granting C. Woodrow Deal permission to sue the state. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Signed by Governor
HB 1342 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to requiring certain minutes to be filed with State Department of Health. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2081 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to regulation of the sale and use of lead-based paint and establishing a state program for the prevention of lead-based paint poisoning; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2158 64-0 (1975) Author: Tarbox, Elmer
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to the membership and change of name of the Texas Board of Athletic Trainers and to the merger of the Texas Board of Athletic Trainers into the State Department of Health. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2199 64-0 (1975) Author: Fox, Milton E. Relating to the powers and duties of the State Department of Health to control and prevent certain noise; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 964 64-0 (1975) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Providing for negotiation of an agreement with the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare enabling the Commissioner of Health to make recommendations to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare with respect to capital expenditures in the construction of health care facilities and health maintenance organizations within this state; defining terms; requiring persons proposing capital expenditures as defined in the Act to obtain a recommendation that the expenditures are consistent with standards, criteria or plans developed pursuant to certain federal acts, as defined herein; establishing methods of administration and control; authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of any grant, gift or contribution to assist in meeting the cost of carrying out the purposes of this Act; providing for cooperation with the public health planning regions and the Division of Hospital Survey and Construction of the Texas State Department of Health. Senate: Finance Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 1177 63-0 (1973) Author: Lee, Doyce R. Authorizing the conveyance of certain land by the State Department of Health to the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for use and benefit of Tyler State Center for Human Development. House: State Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 1190 63-0 (1973) Author: Allen, Joe Relating to noise abatement and control; giving the State Department of Health authority to regulate noise pollution; providing for injunctive relief and penalties. House: Environmental Affairs Committee hearing date
HB 1285 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the coordination of emergency medical services by State Department of Health; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 1363 63-0 (1973) Author: Clayton, Bill
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Relating to certain reports, permits, and duties required by the State Department of Health regarding death. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HCR 75 63-0 (1973) Author: Cavness, Don
Sponsor: Herring, Charles
Granting permission to Robert D. Hejl to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Health. House: Human Resources
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
HCR 156 63-0 (1973) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the adoption of Transcendental Meditation (TM) of the Science of Creative Intelligence (SCI) by the State. House: State Affairs Postponed
SB 490 63-0 (1973) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority, powers, and duties of the State Department of Health to control noise; establishing the Noise Control Advisory Board; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources Committee substitute
SB 840 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson Providing for negotiation of an agreement with the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare enabling the Commissioner of Health to make recommendations to the Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare with respect to capital expenditures in the construction of health care facilities and health maintenance organizations within this state; defining terms; requiring persons proposing capital expenditures as defined in the Act to obtain a recommendation that the expenditures are consistent with standards, criteria or plans developed pursuant to certain federal acts, as defined herein; establishing methods of administration and control; authorizing the acceptance and expenditure of any grant, gift or contribution to assist in meeting to cost of carrying out the purposes of this Act; providing for cooperation with the public health planning regions and the Division of Hospital Survey and Construction of the Texas State Department of Health; repealing all laws in conflict; providing for severability; and declaring an emergency. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 855 63-0 (1973) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Denton, Lane
Relating to the coordination and development of emergency medical services by the State Department of Health; making certain requirements as to area plans; requiring progress reports to the legislature; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 991 63-0 (1973) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill" Making appropriations to the State Department of Health for immunization programs. Senate: Finance Committee hearing date
HB 62 62-0 (1971) Author: Dramberger, A.L. "Tony" Relating to providing for permanent immunization record cards for all children at birth.
HB 634 62-0 (1971) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Relating to providing for the regulation by the State Department of Health of certain commercial transactions involving hazardous substances; providing a penalty for violations.
HB 753 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy | et. al.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the authority of the State Department of Health to issue certificates of need for the construction or expansion of nursing and convalescent homes and similar institutions where required as a prerequisite for securing loans.
HB 978 62-0 (1971) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to rules and regulations for the use of safety glazing materials, providing for enforcement.
HB 1269 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to designating the Texas State Department of Health as Comprehensive Health Planning Agency for the state.
SB 362 62-0 (1971) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" | et. al.
Sponsor: Cruz, Lauro
Relating to providing for regulation by the State Department of Health of certain commercial transactions involving hazardous substances; providing penalties for violations.
SB 726 62-0 (1971) Author: Watson, Murray Relating to designating the Texas State Department of Health as the Comprehensive Health Planning Agency for the State.
SB 832 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles Authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to receive by gift certain land in Nueces County for public health purposes.
SCR 118 62-0 (1971) Author: Bates, James S.
Sponsor: Clayton, Bill
Directing water agencies of State to study problems of securing adequate clean water for all households in Texas.
HCR 17 62-2 (1972) Author: Silber, Paul Concerning the synthetic drug program.
HCR 42 62-3 (1972) Author: Clark, Jim Expressing the concern of the Texas Legislature for the health and welfare of Texas citizens and urging environmental control through the authority vested in local and state agencies (Stauffer Chemical Company of Houston).
HB 49 61-0 (1969) Author: Wieting, Leroy J. | et. al. Relating to the regulation and licensing by the State Department of Health of persons and plants engaged in the picking, pasteurization, storage, transportation, and sale of certain crab meat; providing criminal penalties and injunctive remedies.
HB 711 61-0 (1969) Author: Jungmichel, Charles H. Relating to transfer by the Texas Department of Health to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System of fee simple title and the control and management of certain properties in Bastrop County, Texas.
HB 728 61-0 (1969) Author: Cruz, Lauro | et. al. Relating to the State Department of Health; providing penalty for violations; providing for enforcement.
HCR 128 61-0 (1969)
SB 329 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to adoption of rules and regulations by the State Board of Health for the use of safety glazing materials and the labeling of all glass and glazing materials; providing for enforcement of the rules and regulations by county health officers.
SB 440 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to transfer by the Texas Department of Health to the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System of fee simple title and the control and management of certain properties in Bastrop County, Texas.
SCR 55 61-0 (1969)
HB 39 61-1 (1969) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to reports by manufacturers and wholesalers of certain drugs; amending the Texas Penal Code.
SB 53 61-1 (1969) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to further defining the term "inspector"; providing for certain contracting powers of the Texas State Department of Health.
HB 87 61-2 (1969) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to further defining the term "inspector" and providing for certain contracting powers of the Texas State Department of Health.
HB 208 60-0 (1967) Author: Rapp, William M. "Bill" Relating to the State Department of Health; providing definitions; fixing terms; providing for appointment; requiring the licensing of migrant labor camps; providing for the application, issuance, suspension, and revocation of licenses, etc; providing penalty for violations.
HB 356 60-0 (1967) Author: Crews, David William | et. al. Relating to the duty of the State Department of Health to recommend policies relating to medical aspects of driver licensing, traffic safety, and accident investigation.
HB 478 60-0 (1967) Author: Floyd, Jr., Paul W. | et. al. Relating to directing the State Department of Health to develop and carry out a program to provide psychological and audiological tests to deaf or hard-of-hearing persons in certain areas of the state.
HB 507 60-0 (1967) Author: Schiller, Milton Joe Relating to amending certain acts authorizing the State Department of Health to enforce proper standards of sanitation and health on all bus lines, air lines or railroad lines, operating within the State of Texas.
HB 632 60-0 (1967) Author: Lombardino, Frank | et. al. Relating to transferring the authority to license private mental hospitals from the Texas State Department of Health to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation; providing effective date of the Act.
HB 635 60-0 (1967) Author: Clark, Jim | et. al. Relating to requiring certain employers to establish and maintain first aid stations conforming to rules promulgated by the State Department of Health and to keep a registered nurse on duty; providing for enforcement.
SB 120 60-0 (1967) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" Relating to the duty of the State Department of Health to recommend policies relating to medical aspects of driver licensing, traffic safety, and accident investigation.
SB 455 60-0 (1967) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. Relating to standards of physical safety, medical, psychiatric and rehabilitative care at State tuberculosis hospitals, State mental hospitals and State schools for the retarded.
SCR 63 60-0 (1967)
HB 272 59-0 (1965) Author: Shannon, Jr., Thomas Clifton "Tommy" Relating to authorizing the State Health Department to establish minimum standards for plumbing, heating and electrical equipment for all mobile homes and house trailers.
HB 893 59-0 (1965) Author: Burgess, Steve A. | et. al. Relating to directing the State Department of health to establish a program combating phenylketonuria, requiring the testing of newborn children for phenylketonuria.
HCR 66 59-0 (1965)
SB 130 59-0 (1965) Author: Blanchard, H.J. "Doc" | et. al. Relating to the unification and consolidation in the State Health Department of the responsibility, powers, duty, authority and functions of case finding, follow-up, treatment, cure, prevention, eradication and control of tuberculosis in the State of Texas.
HB 1006 58-0 (1963) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to requiring registration for wholesalers and distributors of drugs and medicines with the Commissioner of Health; providing for the revocation, cancellation, or suspension of such registration; setting certain fees; providing penalties for violation of the Act.
SB 64 58-0 (1963) Author: Bates, Sr., James S. "Jim" Relating to providing for the licensing of clinical laboratories and clinical laboratory directors through the Texas State Health Department; providing for penalty for violation of this Act.
SB 411 58-0 (1963) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to adopt rules and regulations concerning camping or housing facilities for migrant agricultural labor; providing for issuance of permits for construction and operation of such facilities; providing penalties for violation.
HB 224 57-0 (1961) Author: Johnson, J. E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to provide planning assistance for political subdivisions and to accept grants therefor, under the provisions of the Federal Housing Act of 1954.
HB 401 57-0 (1961) Author: Walker, Bill Newton "Billy" Relating to amending a certain Act providing that all application fees and license fees collected under this Act shall be set aside and used exclusively by the State Health Department.
HB 426 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending Section 4 of H. B. No. 753, Acts of the 52nd Legislature, Regular Session, as amended, authorizing the exemption of all medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies provided by the Texas State Department of Health to Local Public Health Units, Local Public Health Laboratories, state institutions, and non-profit institutions, contributing to the promotion and maintenance of public health by the usage of such medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies administered by the State Health Department from system of accounting and placing responsibility for State property upon the Department.
HB 428 57-0 (1961) Author: Pipkin, Maurice Snow "Pip" Relating to amending Section 6 of S. B. No. 75, Acts of the 49th Legislature, Regular Session, providing allocation of fees collected by the State Health Department for registration of livestock remedies; appropriating funds.
HB 1075 57-0 (1961) Author: Cowen, Warren C. "Red" | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act promoting health and safety by regulating construction standards of mobile homes; providing penalties.
SB 46 57-0 (1961) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending a certain Act to provide allocation of fees; appropriating funds.
SB 92 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending a certain Act authorizing the exemption of all medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies provided by the Texas State Department of Health to Local Public Health Units, Local Public Health Laboratories, state institutions, and non-profit institutions, contributing to the promotion and maintenance of public health by the usage of such medical, surgical, technical equipment and supplies administered by the State Health Department from system of accounting and placing responsibility for state property upon the Department.
SB 396 57-0 (1961) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to adopt rules and regulations concerning camping or housing facilities for migrant agricultural labor; providing for issuance of permits for construction and operation of such facilities; providing penalties for violation.
SB 453 57-0 (1961) Author: Dies, Jr., Martin Relating to amending a certain Act to grant authority to the State Department of Health to approve additional methods of disinfectant to be maintained in public swimming pools.
HB 56 56-0 (1959) Author: McGregor, Frank Bobbitt | et. al. Relating to requiring registration with the Texas State Department of Health of any person, firm or corporation who shall slaughter cattle, calf, sheep, swine, goat, poultry or domestic rabbit for human consumption; providing for penalty for non-registration.
SB 335 56-0 (1959) Author: Kazen, Jr., Abraham "Chick" Relating to authorizing the Texas State Department of Health to adopt rules and regulations concerning camping or housing facilities for migrant agricultural labor; providing penalties for violation.
HB 434 55-0 (1957) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to authorizing the State Department of Health to arrange planning assistance for municipalities of twenty-five thousand (25,000) population or less, and to accept grants therefor under the provisions of the Federal Housing Act of 1954 or from other sources.
SB 278 55-0 (1957) Author: Secrest, Jarrard Relating to authorizing the State Department of Health to provide Planning Assistance for Municipalities of 25,000 population or less and to accept grants therefor under the provisions of the Federal Housing Act of 1954 or from other sources.
HB 427 54-0 (1955) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison | et. al. Relating to compensation of members of the State Board of Health; limiting to $1,000 a year the amount a member may receive for per diem and expenses.
HB 434 54-0 (1955) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the State Department of Health for the remainder of the 1954-1955 fiscal year to be used for administering the Nursing and Convalescent Homes Licensing Law.
HB 920 54-0 (1955) Author: Murray, Menton J. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation from the General Revenue Fund to the State Department of Health for the purchase and manufacture of anti-poliomyelitis vaccine for indigent and dependent children of the State; prescribing methods for distributing such vaccine and authorizing the State Board of Health to adopt necessary rules and regulations.
HB 922 54-0 (1955) Author: Murphy, Jr., Charles Alfred Relating to making an appropriation from the General Revenue Fund for the purchase of anti-poliomyelitis (Salk) vaccine to be administered to wards of the State in special schools, hospitals, and similar institutions and to needy persons whose inoculation is in the interest of public health; prescribing a method for procuring and administering such vaccine.
HB 243 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts by providing that the State Department of Health shall make and may amend regulations for collecting, recording, transcribing, compiling and preserving vital statistics and shall be authorized to suspend any part or parts of the Vital Statistics Law in time of disaster and substitute emergency regulations therefor.
HB 244 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts by providing for a standard certificate of birth; a penalty for the making of a false affidavit in support of a delayed registration of a birth or death; repealing provisions as to content of birth certificates.
HB 245 52-0 (1951) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for a standard burial-transit permit; the registration of stillbirths; form and content of the standard certificates of death and stillbirth and the standard burial-transit permit.
SB 218 52-0 (1951) Author: Hudson, Hill D. Relating to amending certain acts so as to provide for a standard burial-transit permit; regulations of the State Department of Health regulating the disposal, transportation, interment, and disinterment of dead bodies to such extent as may be reasonable and necessary for the protection of the public health and safety.
HB 833 50-0 (1947) Author: McLellan, Charles Samuel | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to accept gifts and contributions from the Federal Government and from individuals, firms and corporations for the purpose of constructing a Medical Research Laboratory in the city of Austin.
HB 754 49-0 (1945) Author: Proffer, Robert L. "Bob" Relating to creating a physical restoration service for crippled children in the State Department of Education, providing definition of crippled children.
SB 216 49-0 (1945) Author: Lanning, Royston Conrad "Doc" Relating to designating the State Department of Health the state agency to make a complete survey of hospitals, hospital facilities, health centers, clinics and related public health needs within the State of Texas.
HB 502 48-0 (1943) Author: Baker, Noel C. Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Department of Health for the State Bureau of Vital Statistics for the employment of necessary assistance and the amounts and the purchases of essential supplies in the issuance of certified copies of certificates.
HB 121 47-0 (1941) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to defining and regulating hospitals, sanitariums, or infirmaries; providing for the revocation, suspension, and refusal of licenses; providing for the disposal of fees and fines; providing penalties for violation of the provisions of this Act.
HB 278 47-0 (1941) Author: Lehman, Henry G. "Bud" | et. al. Relating to making a certain emergency appropriation to the State Health Department out of the general funds in the State Treasury.
HB 1099 47-0 (1941) Author: Bell, John Junior | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation for the support and maintenance of the Bedding Division of the State Department of Health for the two-year period beginning September 1, 1941, and ending August 31, 1943, and for other purposes.
SB 202 47-0 (1941) Author: Graves, William Carey "Will (Bill)" Relating to providing for a compensation plan for determining salaries of positions in the State Department of Health.
SB 270 47-0 (1941) Author: Sulak, Louis J. Relating to appropriating One Hundred Thousand ($100,000) Dollars to the State Department of Health for laboratory supplies and services, and for improving sanitary and health conditions in areas adjacent to army camps, naval bases, flying fields, and other defense areas in Texas.
HB 691 46-0 (1939) Author: Heflin, James McDonald | et. al. Relating to transferring all duties, powers, and functions of the State Board of Barber Examiners, and the State Board of Hairdressers and Cosmetologists to the State Department of Health.
HB 795 46-0 (1939) Author: Worley, Francis Eugene Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Health Department out of the General Fund in the State Treasury.
SB 81 46-0 (1939) Author: Stone, William E. Relating to making an appropriation to the State Health Department to be used for the purpose of assisting in the eradication of pneumonia.
SB 101 46-0 (1939) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to making an appropriation to the State Health Department to be used for the purpose of assisting in the eradication of venereal diseases in the State on a cooperative basis with cities and counties and for carrying out venereal control programs.
SB 124 46-0 (1939) Author: Kelley, Rogers Relating to providing for the prevention and control of disease; giving the State Health Officer and the State Board of Health authority to promulgate orders, rules and regulations for the protection of the public health; amending certain the Vital Statistic Law and laws relating to the transportation of dead bodies.
SB 149 46-0 (1939) Author: Head, James Manley Relating to making an appropriation for the State Health Department for the purpose of establishing and conducting full time rural health services on a cooperative basis when deemed necessary by the State Health Department.
SB 393 45-0 (1937) Relating to making an emergency appropriation to the State Health Department out of the General Fund in the State Treasury.
HB 425 44-0 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation of Three Thousand Dollars ($3,000) out of any moneys not otherwise appropriated, for the State Laboratories of the State Health Department.
HB 444 44-0 (1935) Relating to making an appropriation for emergency malaria control measures by the State Board of Health in certain areas of the State for a period of seven (7) months.
HB 44 40-1 (1927) Author: Lipscomb, George Raiford | et. al. Relating to providing for an adequate system of Vital Statistics, and for the registration of all births in this State, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes; providing for issuance of birth and death certificates and certificates for disposing of all dead bodies in this State; providing penalties.
SB 46 40-1 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to providing for an adequate system of Vital Statistics, and for the registration of all births and deaths in this State, and for the compiling and preservation of records for such purposes; providing penalties for violating certain provisions of this Act.
SB 47 40-1 (1927) Author: Berkeley, Benjamin Franklin Relating to better protecting and promoting the health of the people of Texas; establishing the State Department of Health, to consist of a State Board of Health, appointed by the Governor, a State Health Officer, appointed by the State Board of Health.
HB 276 37-0 (1921) Author: Bonham, Herbert Spencer Relating to a certain Act abolishing the office of Dairy and Food Commissioner.
HB 293 37-0 (1921) Author: Veatch, John H. | et. al. Relating to abolishing the office of Dairy and Food Commissioner of this State and conferring the authority, duties, etc., upon the State Health Officer.
HB 404 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, John C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to procure diphtheria anti-toxin for free distribution.
HB 447 37-0 (1921) Author: Harrington, James Thomas "Uncle Tom" | et. al. Relating to requiring owners of "Baby Farms" to obtain license from State Board of Health.
HB 2 37-2 (1921) Author: Satterwhite, Robert Lee Relating to an appropriation for the State Health Department for the eradication of certain contagious diseases.
SB 9 37-2 (1921) Author: Cousins, Sr., William Roy Relating to Rural Sanitation.
HB 25 36-0 (1919) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to amending certain articles so as to provide that the Department of Dairy and Food Commissioner of this State shall be consolidated with and made a part of the Department of the State Board of Health, and be known as the Pure Food and Drug Bureau of the Department of Public Health of this State.
HB 26 36-0 (1919) Author: Fly, William Madden | et. al. Relating to amending certain laws so as to provide that the Pasteur Hospital or department shall be under the management and control of the State Board of Health and be administered as a bureau in the office of the State Health Officer by an Assistant State Health Officer, appointed by the State Health Officer by and with the advice and consent of the State Board of Health; prescribing the qualifications of such Assistant Health Officer.
HB 42 36-2 (1919) Author: Bledsoe, William Harrison Relating to providing for the appointment by the State Health Officer of one or more State Sanitary Engineers.
HB 303 35-0 (1917) Author: Peyton, John B. | et. al. Relating to making appropriation for prevention and eradication of hookworm, malaria, typhoid fever, and other contagious or infections diseases.
HB 162 34-0 (1915) Author: Powell, R. G. | et. al. Relating to protecting and preserving the public health; reorganizing and conferring additional powers, duties and authority on the State Board and Department of Health.
SB 125 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos | et. al. Relating to reorganizing and conferring additional powers, duties and authority on the State Board and Department of Health; making an appropriation.
HB 174 33-0 (1913) Author: Cooper, Jr., Samuel Bronson Relating to Texas State Board of Health, Vital Statistics establishing Charbon districts; providing that persons residing therein shall report all animals suffering with Charbon or supposed to have such disease to the County Health Officer, who shall report same to the State Board of Health, and providing for practicing physicians to report all persons suffering with said disease; providing for the State Board of Health or one who is under them to visit all stock reported to have Charbon; and providing for the isolation of same; prohibiting certain stock from running at large, and providing adequate penalties for enforcing such law.
HB 366 33-0 (1913) Author: Hornby, Sr., Harry P. Relating to requiring the state health department to disseminate information concerning the cause, nature and extent of communicable disease and requiring the display throughout the state of a public health exhibit in a railway car; permitting railways to furnish free cars for this purpose and free transportation to persons engaged in the work.
HB 456 33-0 (1913) Author: Fountain, James L. Relating to safeguarding and improving the health of the school children of Texas, defining the duties of the state Board of Health, School Trustees, County Superintendent of public schools, and affixing certain penalties.
SB 240 33-0 (1913) Author: Hudspeth, Claude Benton | et. al. Relating to requiring the State Health Department to disseminate information concerning the cause, nature and extent of communicable diseases and requiring the display throughout the state of a public health exhibit in a railway car.
HB 366 33-1 (1913) Relating to requiring State Health Department to disseminate information concerning the cause, nature, and extent of communicable diseases and requiring the display throughout the State of a public health exhibit in a railway car; permitting railways to furnish free cars for this purpose and free transportation to persons engaged in the work; permitting the giving and receiving of contributions to the work and making an appropriation for the expenses of the same.

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