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HB 30 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the transfer of unused long-acting reversible contraceptive products under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 47 86-0 (2019) Author: Swanson, Valoree | et. al. Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 60 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information regarding certain women's health programs to students. House: Higher Education Considered in Calendars
HB 91 86-0 (2019) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to establishment of the disaster identification system for a declared state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 146 86-0 (2019) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 234 86-0 (2019) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children. House: State Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 243 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 248 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 252 86-0 (2019) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 284 86-0 (2019) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Relating to disclosure requirements of certain facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 306 86-0 (2019) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 321 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 331 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary Relating to the medical advisory board. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 406 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to organ donor registration information when applying for a hunting or fishing license on the Internet. House: Public Health
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 410 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume and other livestock processing establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 456 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the enforcement of regulations governing cemetery organizations, cemetery corporations, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 503 86-0 (2019) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 522 86-0 (2019) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 543 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 604 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 606 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 609 86-0 (2019) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 644 86-0 (2019) Author: VanDeaver, Gary | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 650 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 697 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to required prescription drug cost and rebate reporting; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 698 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 703 86-0 (2019) Author: Harris, Cody | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of birth records. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 718 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 749 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; imposing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 751 86-0 (2019) Author: Bailes, Ernest | et. al. Relating to establishment of the office of first responder support within the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas; requiring occupational certification. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 773 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 805 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 816 86-0 (2019) Author: Bernal, Diego | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 823 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to an expedited on-site health inspection process for assisted living facility license applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 978 86-0 (2019) Author: Beckley, Michelle | et. al. Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 992 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1006 86-0 (2019) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to changes to an application for an environmental permit before a contested case hearing on the application. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1071 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant woman and information provided for an advance directive. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1082 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the form of certain advance directives. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1112 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the removal of signs indicating that a freestanding emergency medical care facility is operational. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1137 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four Relating to an annual report prepared by the Health Professions Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1146 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1196 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to changing statutory references to marihuana to cannabis. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1278 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1284 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to egg grading. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1291 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1293 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1298 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to prescription drug cost increases; imposing a civil penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1340 86-0 (2019) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1420 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex | et. al. Relating to the composition and duties of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1424 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a local agreement with the Department of State Health Services to improve laboratory capabilities in border counties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1425 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the duration of laboratory support for testing of vector-borne infectious diseases in border counties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1428 86-0 (2019) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to a grant program to support the participation by certain health care providers in TexasAIM. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1501 86-0 (2019) Author: Nevárez, Poncho
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1549 86-0 (2019) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to seller's disclosures regarding the proximity of certain residential real property to certain landfills and related facilities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1579 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
HB 1589 86-0 (2019) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" | et. al. Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1641 86-0 (2019) Author: Button, Angie | et. al. Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1651 86-0 (2019) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the care of pregnant women confined in county jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1684 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the posting of a boiler's certificate of operation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1694 86-0 (2019) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1756 86-0 (2019) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services. House: Public Health Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1782 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and interprofessional Internet consultations in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1794 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to price transparency for certain prescription drugs; authorizing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1801 86-0 (2019) Author: Goldman, Craig Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1827 86-0 (2019) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications. House: Public Health Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1835 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon | et. al. Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1870 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to prohibiting certain conduct intended to intimidate or interfere with a person seeking or providing health care services or attending an established place of religious worship; increasing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1879 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1901 86-0 (2019) Author: Bonnen, Greg
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the disclosure of certain mental health records of deceased state hospital patients. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 1915 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1980 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Relating to the creation of the Climate Change Impact Assessment Council. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2009 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2028 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2029 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2032 86-0 (2019) Author: Turner, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 2041 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2057 86-0 (2019) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to supportive palliative care. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2059 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training as a condition of registration permit or license renewal for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2085 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for a nonopioid directive. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2086 86-0 (2019) Author: Dean, Jay | et. al. Relating to a controlled substance disposal program for pharmacies and certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2089 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2107 86-0 (2019) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to information provided by a local health jurisdiction on food regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2108 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2205 86-0 (2019) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Health and Human Services Commission and long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2228 86-0 (2019) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the inspection of certain boilers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2247 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John Relating to the execution of a record making an anatomical gift. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2248 86-0 (2019) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2271 86-0 (2019) Author: Lang, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the authority of the attorney general to advertise Choose Life account grants. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2273 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the definition of a cottage food production operation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2306 86-0 (2019) Author: Rosenthal, Jon Relating to a study regarding the public health considerations of transportation planning. House: House Administration Left pending in committee
HB 2430 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Miles, Borris
Relating to requirements in a suit for the removal of human remains from a cemetery. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2462 86-0 (2019) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al. Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2566 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of certain counties to regulate litter and mosquito control. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2582 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to required notice of the cost and health benefit plan coverage of newborn screening tests. House: Insurance Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2725 86-0 (2019) Author: Calanni, Gina | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2732 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibited reporting of information regarding debt incurred for nonemergency medical care. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2734 86-0 (2019) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an anatomical gift on behalf of a resident in a state supported living center. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2742 86-0 (2019) Author: Neave, Victoria Relating to the content of the Healthy Texas Women program provider list. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2745 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to manufacturer disclosure of lipstick and lip gloss ingredients and toxic metals. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2746 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to manufacturer disclosure of cosmetic ingredients; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2755 86-0 (2019) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to certain county and public health district fees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2761 86-0 (2019) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the labeling of beef and pork products; providing a civil penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2858 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to adoption of a uniform swimming pool and spa code for use in municipalities in this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
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HB 2892 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2969 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to prohibited adverse employment action against a first responder based on mental illness. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2988 86-0 (2019) Author: Meza, Thresa "Terry" Relating to a prohibition on the sale of prophylactics containing nitrosamines. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3017 86-0 (2019) Author: Ramos, Ana-Maria Relating to the requirements for conducting a pelvic examination; authorizing disciplinary action. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3079 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3083 86-0 (2019) Author: Zwiener, Erin Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume poultry processing establishments. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 3116 86-0 (2019) Author: White, James
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a task force to conduct a comprehensive study on best practice standards for the detention of persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3142 86-0 (2019) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Johnson, Nathan
Relating to Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reminders to public drinking water supply systems regarding reporting requirements. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3158 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3236 86-0 (2019) Author: Landgraf, Brooks Relating to the establishment of the home-delivered meal pilot program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3304 86-0 (2019) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Health Services Authority and the repeal of certain provisions affecting the electronic exchange of health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3332 86-0 (2019) Author: Frank, James B. Relating to revocation of do-not-resuscitate orders for patients admitted to a health care facility or hospital. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3337 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Julie Relating to a survey for women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3369 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3458 86-0 (2019) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3482 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the designation of centers of excellence for the early diagnosis and treatment of placental disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3518 86-0 (2019) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the authority of a county to require a permit for certain food service establishments. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3551 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3552 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Flores, Peter
Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3698 86-0 (2019) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3704 86-0 (2019) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain public health data maintained by the Department of State Health Services and shared with certain local health entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3705 86-0 (2019) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3707 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to value-based arrangements for prescription drugs in Medicaid. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3716 86-0 (2019) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of the office of medical examiner in certain counties. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 3743 86-0 (2019) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3769 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of the coordination of disability services pilot program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3799 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckley, Brad | et. al. Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3874 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the publication of information regarding the national organ transplant waiting list on the Department of State Health Services' Internet website and certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3883 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to development of the form for the annual immunization status report by public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3884 86-0 (2019) Author: Wilson, Terry M.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3958 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4036 86-0 (2019) Author: Dominguez, Alex Relating to billing requirements for certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4121 86-0 (2019) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4127 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Gina | et. al. Relating to the Healthy Texas Program; authorizing a fee. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 4224 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 4256 86-0 (2019) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4274 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4285 86-0 (2019) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4297 86-0 (2019) Author: Raney, John Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4358 86-0 (2019) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms in residential rental units. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4365 86-0 (2019) Author: Toth, Steve Relating to a study on the impact of psychotropic medications. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4369 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to labeling and information requirements for a cottage food product sold through the Internet or by mail order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4407 86-0 (2019) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4418 86-0 (2019) Author: Stickland, Jonathan Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 80 86-0 (2019) Author: Reynolds, Ron Urging Congress to enact legislation establishing a single-payer health care system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 90 86-0 (2019) Author: Shaheen, Matt | et. al. Urging Congress to allow health savings accounts to be used for direct primary care. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 21 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 60 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the enforcement of regulations governing cemetery organizations, cemetery corporations, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 71 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the establishment of a statewide telehealth center for sexual assault forensic medical examination. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 80 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 121 86-0 (2019) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 131 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 153 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 154 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 189 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Healthy Texas Women program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 199 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 256 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a requirement that public institutions of higher education provide certain information regarding certain women's health programs to students. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 258 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to anatomical gifts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 259 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the disposition and removal of a decedent's remains. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 310 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority granted under and form of a medical power of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 327 86-0 (2019) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 329 86-0 (2019) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 338 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products. Co-author authorized
SB 425 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 430 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Dominguez, Alex
Relating to designating June 13 as Blue Tie Day. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 435 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 437 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 476 86-0 (2019) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Goldman, Craig
Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 516 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to registration as an organ donor and a voluntary contribution to the organ donor registry when applying for a hunting or fishing license. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 572 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 611 86-0 (2019) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 638 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to seller's disclosures regarding the proximity of certain residential real property to certain landfills and related facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 747 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the administration of the newborn screening program. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 750 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to maternal and newborn health care and the quality of services provided to women in this state under certain health care programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 758 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the inspection of certain boilers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 789 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan | et. al. Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 792 86-0 (2019) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the practice of dentistry and the provision of teledentistry dental services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 824 86-0 (2019) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the local regulation of the sale of lemonade or other beverages by children. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 835 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 850 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to a study on freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 916 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to supportive palliative care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 931 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 932 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan
Sponsor: Wilson, Terry M. | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 982 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the provision of disaster and emergency services, including health care services, to certain populations. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 999 86-0 (2019) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to a state plan for education on and treatment of Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1011 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the registration and regulation of health clubs. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1028 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob | et. al. Relating to the locations at which a cottage food production operation may sell products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1030 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the duty of a water supply system to provide certain information to consumers regarding fluoride in drinking water. Senate: Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Water & Rural Affairs
SB 1056 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raney, John
Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1059 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the deposit of certain money to the disaster contingency fund for the purpose of paying costs associated with Hurricane Harvey. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1085 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1107 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1111 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the Children's Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1119 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the establishment of a border public health initiative by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1120 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to health professional continuing education to address communicable and other diseases in border counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1121 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to public health laboratory capabilities in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1122 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to the establishment of a sanitarian recruitment and retention program in border counties for public health purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1124 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to establishment of a border public health response team. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1243 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1259 86-0 (2019) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1292 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1312 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to certain programs to prevent vector-borne and zoonotic diseases in border counties; requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1313 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to demonstration programs for childhood obesity and chronic disease prevention in certain border counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1341 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume poultry processing establishments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1383 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1408 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the authority of the office of independent ombudsman for state supported living centers to oversee community-based services provided to individuals with an intellectual or developmental disability. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1409 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the administration, implementation, and enforcement of federal produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture. Senate: Agriculture Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1548 86-0 (2019) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to health care data collection requirements and a feasibility study on the use of the data to create a database of amounts billed for certain health care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1621 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to certain rural medical facilities; requiring a license; authorizing fees and taxes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1625 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the posting of a boiler's certificate of operation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1636 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to an annual report prepared by the Health Professions Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1641 86-0 (2019) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of the Texas Rare Disease Advisory Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1695 86-0 (2019) Author: Johnson, Nathan Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1780 86-0 (2019) Author: Paxton, Angela
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to value-based arrangements in the Medicaid vendor drug program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 1786 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the form of certain advance directives. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1789 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children and adults in a residential or inpatient hospice facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1805 86-0 (2019) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to egg grading. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 1944 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the permanent health fund for higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2035 86-0 (2019) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2081 86-0 (2019) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2089 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Relating to a health care facility's policies regarding advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2110 86-0 (2019) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the process for determining the Medicaid eligibility of certain former foster care youth. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 2129 86-0 (2019) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2132 86-0 (2019) Author: Powell, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Button, Angie | et. al.
Relating to the provision of information to certain women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2150 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Thierry, Shawn | et. al.
Relating to the reporting of certain information on maternal mortality to the Department of State Health Services and the confidentiality of that information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 2151 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/19
SB 2200 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Turner, John | et. al.
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 2236 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the sunset review of the Texas Health Services Authority and the repeal of certain provisions affecting the electronic exchange of health information. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2367 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to a controlled substance disposal program for pharmacies and certain health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2415 86-0 (2019) Author: Taylor, Larry relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 57 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to non-medical exemptions from immunization requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 226 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 227 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 239 85-0 (2017) Author: Hernandez, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a report regarding the confinement of pregnant inmates by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 243 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 271 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 279 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 280 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 283 85-0 (2017) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 284 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 307 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and enrollees. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 439 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 492 85-0 (2017) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to a waiver for certain programs from youth camp licensing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 547 85-0 (2017) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 573 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 619 85-0 (2017) Author: Leach, Jeff Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 628 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 661 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 742 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 746 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 785 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the provision of embryo donation information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 935 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 943 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment of the Transgender Healthcare Advisory Committee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 994 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 995 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 1029 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1082 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the applicability to certain draft grant applications of the exception from disclosure under the public information law for agency memoranda. House: Government Transparency & Operation Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1155 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1227 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1279 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1348 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe | et. al. Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to adopt or enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1399 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1468 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1598 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1823 85-0 (2017) Author: Canales, Terry
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to properly recorded diacritical marks in vital statistics records, driver's licenses, commercial driver's licenses, and personal identification certificates. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1908 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1938 85-0 (2017) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry. House: Transportation Left pending in committee
HB 1974 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to durable powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2063 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2249 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2342 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2383 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2406 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the donation of a brain on a decedent's death. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2419 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to an exemption for current and former members of the armed services from the requirement that an incoming student at a public or private or independent institution of higher education show proof of vaccination against bacterial meningitis. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2428 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to certified food managers in food establishments in certain counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2444 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications and receive compensation for certain services and procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to a report on the consolidation of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2490 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2520 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2845 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2860 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information for an adult. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2874 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to providing information regarding immunization requirements for admission to public elementary and secondary schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2878 85-0 (2017) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to the right of conscientious refusal of a health care service. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2898 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2999 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective on 1/1/18
HB 3099 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to health care information provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3111 85-0 (2017) Author: Paul, Dennis Relating to medical gas and vacuum piping systems testing in certain health facilities and voluntary tester registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3120 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3122 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to notice for patients of freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3153 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3227 85-0 (2017) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3236 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al. Relating to the costs associated with the provision of certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3257 85-0 (2017) Author: Paddie, Chris
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the regulation and inspection of boilers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 3420 85-0 (2017) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3457 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide services to certain persons with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3469 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the licensing and registration of certain assisted living facilities and group home facilities; authorizing the imposition of a civil penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3493 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3542 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3544 85-0 (2017) Author: Cain, Briscoe Relating to prohibited state contracts with vendors that perform elective abortions, destructive embryonic stem cell research, or human cloning or that conduct research on human fetal tissue. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3549 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain cleaning services performed for a health care facility. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3682 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana | et. al. Relating to requiring the statewide health coordinating council and state health plan to examine and report on the impact of low health literacy on consumers and the health care system. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3684 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to recommendations regarding instruction in public schools to prevent the use of e-cigarettes. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3696 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to birth record information included in certain health care data collection. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3721 85-0 (2017) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to access to and participation in cancer clinical trials. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3732 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to prescription drug benefits under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3771 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the definition of abortion. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3851 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3857 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3873 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the removal of certain persons from the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3888 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of a restrictive covenant on property used as an assisted living facility. House: Business & Industry Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3889 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to a study on public drinking water infrastructure by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 3934 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to training and continuing education requirements for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3968 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to penalties assessed against certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4061 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to the creation of a task force on intentional violent deaths. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4062 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to rules for hospital sanitation standards and a limitation on certain Department of State Health Services rules. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4073 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by the Health and Human Services Commission or a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4074 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to an audit of funds received by certain entities under the federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to fund health or public safety programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4090 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4101 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4115 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the establishment of a home and community support services improvement pilot program under the Medicaid managed care program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4148 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to development of the form for the annual immunization status report by public schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4151 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to dissemination of bacterial meningitis information by school districts. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4206 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to elimination of the requirement that a school district establish a local school health advisory council. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4214 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to Medicaid funding in this state, including the federal government's participation in that funding. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4223 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4260 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the regulation of men's health and safety; creating a civil penalty for unregulated masturbatory emissions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 54 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 65 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; imposing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 95 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 158 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Left pending in committee
SB 183 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 228 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a municipality to limit the possession, purchase, consumption, sale, distribution, or receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, or tobacco products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 251 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to certain statutory changes to reflect and address same-sex marriages and parenting relationships and to the removal of provisions regarding the criminality or unacceptability of homosexual conduct. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 311 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 323 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the offense of female genital mutilation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 329 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to birth records of adopted persons. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 337 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the age at which a person may purchase aerosol paint. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 431 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 479 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to informed consent to immunizations for children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 489 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to recommendations regarding instruction in public schools to prevent the use of e-cigarettes. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 512 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 513 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 733 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the sanitation and safety requirements for certain artificial bodies of water maintained for public recreational purposes. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 790 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 809 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 883 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the disclosure of life-sustaining treatment policies and to life-sustaining treatment for a patient under 18 years of age. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 895 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the transparency of certain information related to prescription drug coverage provided by certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 910 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 924 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 926 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to durable powers of attorney. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1010 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1075 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1080 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to required disclosures for prenatal genetic screening; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1158 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Allen, Alma
Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1213 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1276 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to designation of gender-neutral bathrooms, changing rooms, locker rooms, shower rooms, and similar facilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1300 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1310 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to elimination of the requirement that a school district establish a local school health advisory council. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1341 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1342 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1352 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to notice of facility fees charged by freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1367 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to policies and training regarding the use of epinephrine auto-injectors by public institutions of higher education; providing immunity. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1565 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1573 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study to identify and address inefficiencies in state health care regulations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1632 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Whole Woman's Health Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1668 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the administration and enforcement of produce safety standards by the Department of Agriculture; authorizing an administrative penalty. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1680 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to a task force of border health officials. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1681 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Communicable Disease and Public Health Center. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1683 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1697 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1787 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the functions and administration of the Health and Human Services Commission and the commission's office of inspector general in relation to fraud, waste, and abuse in health and human services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1809 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of property owned by certain medical centers in certain counties. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1930 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research at public institutions of higher education. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for residents of certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2034 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to creation of a task force to study the health effects of concrete and rock crushing. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 2104 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a study on the feasibility of using the statewide system of health care data collection to create a public database of charges billed by health care providers. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 2240 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to notice of health benefit plan provider network status provided by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 2283 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Springer, Drew
Relating to the regulation of dangerous dogs and dogs that attack persons in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 12 85-1 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 86 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 112 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 146 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; creating a civil action. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 152 85-1 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 185 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the liability of certain persons for removal of a decedent's body parts or tissue. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 243 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to required mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse services under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 254 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 293 85-1 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the licensing and regulation of group homes for recovering substance abusers; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 312 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 328 85-1 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to emergency health care services and trauma care systems. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 11 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to general procedures and requirements for certain do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 27 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the Texas women's health program. Filed
SB 66 85-1 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to a change of name and sex for certain persons and the issuance of associated vital records and documentation; authorizing a fee. Filed
SB 80 85-1 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to general procedures and requirements for do-not-resuscitate orders. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 95 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the Whole Woman's Health Act. Filed
SB 114 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 21 84-0 (2015) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 91 84-0 (2015) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products; adding a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
HB 113 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting abortion that is based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 170 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to regulation of the sale, distribution, possession, use, and advertising of e-cigarettes, cigarettes, and tobacco products; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 175 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 177 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 264 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to procedures for asserting taking claims against certain governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 306 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 310 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 377 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to consent for the donation of blood or blood components by a minor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 390 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 438 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry | et. al. Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 465 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 467 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 537 84-0 (2015) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 606 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a study on the benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 611 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to reporting requirements concerning Ebola virus disease. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 615 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to authorizing the sale of certain real property held by the Health and Human Services Commission to the City of Rusk. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 708 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 711 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 737 84-0 (2015) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Placed on intent calendar
HB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 764 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 809 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to the composition of and qualifications for appointment to the Texas Animal Health Commission. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 819 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the definition of a public health nuisance; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 848 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to qualifications for a backflow prevention assembly tester license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 869 84-0 (2015) Author: Leach, Jeff | et. al. Relating to a certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 881 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 984 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: State Affairs
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1138 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1140 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the confinement of pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1141 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia | et. al. Relating to reports regarding the use of restraints on pregnant prisoners in county jails. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1145 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an information clearinghouse to facilitate embryo adoption and the provision by physicians of embryo adoption information to certain patients. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1192 84-0 (2015) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to permissible uses of graywater for domestic use. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 1211 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1220 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1351 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1445 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of assets following the dissolution of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1495 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to authorizing the electronic transmission of certain communications related to the prevention of communicable diseases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1581 84-0 (2015) Author: Simpson, David | et. al. Relating to the duty of a water supply system to provide certain information to consumers regarding fluoride in drinking water. House: Natural Resources Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1595 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to testing certain defendants or confined persons for communicable diseases. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1624 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1680 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1740 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 1747 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of entry of a person into a public restroom designated for the opposite sex as disorderly conduct. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1748 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the use of public locker rooms, shower facilities, and toilet facilities; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1762 84-0 (2015) Author: Otto, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the creation of a health care advocacy program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1769 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1797 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to coverage for certain individuals under certain health benefit plans offered to governmental employees. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1800 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1846 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Relating to public comments on federal grants and contracts related to the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1854 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to documentation verifying that the interior of certain commercial motor vehicles was cleaned before loading cargo into the vehicles. House: Transportation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of self-directed mental health services in the integrated Medicaid managed care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1874 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Krause, Matt | et. al. Relating to the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment from a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1952 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1970 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1971 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2004 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to provide emergency telemedicine medical services in rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2058 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to certain requirements for certain facilities licensed by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the department's enforcement authority. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2105 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to parental notice on enrollment in a public school of a student who is not immunized. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2130 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to access to a deceased person's mental health information. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2174 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to testing for and education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2244 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the regulation of medical waste; adding and amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 2270 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2271 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2304 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2333 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the duty of business entities to use an automated external defibrillator. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2351 84-0 (2015) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive. House: State Affairs Postponed
HB 2352 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to prohibiting smoking tobacco on the grounds of the Capitol Complex and in certain state buildings; creating a criminal offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2390 84-0 (2015) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Relating to civil liability arising from an employee wellness program. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2474 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and immunization exemption information and reports. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2506 84-0 (2015) Author: Parker, Tan Relating to an exemption for certain tangible personal property related to medical data centers from the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2557 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to certain hospital districts and to certain corporations or organizations formed by those districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2576 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to restrictions on the assessment of the fee charged for issuance of certain birth records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2584 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2600 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of food production and sales operations by a home food processor; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing a fee and an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2640 84-0 (2015) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to the cost of confinement and imprisonment of persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for that cost. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2646 84-0 (2015) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2648 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to progressive sanctions for providers of home and community-based services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2649 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to requiring video recording in certain home and community-based services provider facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2695 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the reporting of physical assaults against certain direct care personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2696 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2697 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to services provided by continuing care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2738 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2770 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. House: Urban Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2787 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair safety belts. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2794 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a delayed birth certificate; creating a criminal offense. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2831 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2835 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the name of the program serving certain persons with special health care needs and prioritizing services provided under the program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 2875 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to state-supported education and health care benefits for certain military personnel and their dependents. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2927 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with certain physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2936 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2949 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2950 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2952 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2959 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to Medicaid interception of certain insurance payments. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 2960 84-0 (2015) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to certain information reported to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2978 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2984 84-0 (2015) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3001 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the information that an operator of a well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is performed is required to disclose. House: Energy Resources Referred to Energy Resources
HB 3022 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the construction or development of certain continuing care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3036 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3048 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3049 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to a sales and use tax exemption for certain cleaning services performed for a health care facility. House: Ways & Means Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3070 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the disposition of remains. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3077 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to funding for trauma facilities, emergency medical services, and emergency medical air transportation. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency & Reform
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3095 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to durable powers of attorney and advance directives. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3105 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder advisory committee on health literacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3126 84-0 (2015) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3160 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to an exception to the period of filing an application for the grant of letters testamentary or of administration of a decedent's estate. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3183 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3414 84-0 (2015) Author: Frank, James | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3462 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3475 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3504 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3582 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Scott | et. al. Relating to a property right in certain genetic information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3612 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to classification of a liquid substance used to fill an electronic cigarette as a hazardous substance. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3651 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration or intended for the prevention or treatment of diseases in humans; creating criminal offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3757 84-0 (2015) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3764 84-0 (2015) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3765 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to consent to an abortion on a minor. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3810 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 3874 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to course content requirements for biology instruction provided by a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3912 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to pronounce death and sign death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3937 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3990 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4000 84-0 (2015) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid by counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 4001 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to providers of certain home and community support services; authorizing a fee, providing penalties, and requiring an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4065 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to a sales tax imposed on the purchase of certain health care supplies. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 132 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing certain payment for health care services and prohibiting requiring participation in a mandatory health care system. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 18 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to measures to support or enhance graduate medical education in this state, including the transfer of certain assets from the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association to the permanent fund supporting graduate medical education and the authority of the association to issue new policies. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 29 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 88 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 200 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human Services Commission and the provision of health and human services in this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 203 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Health Services Authority as a quasi-governmental entity and the electronic exchange of health care information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 250 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 292 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 298 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 355 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to control measures for an individual exposed to a communicable disease. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 388 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 425 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg
Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 475 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing injunctive relief and a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 532 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 538 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to the control of infectious diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from schedule
SB 547 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to epidemiological reports and immunization exemption data and reports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 582 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Harless, Patricia
Relating to training courses for certain food handlers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 608 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to an exemption for certain tangible personal property related to medical data centers from the sales and use tax. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 648 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes and tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 694 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 706 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to classification of a liquid substance used to fill an electronic cigarette as a hazardous substance. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 708 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to regulation of public nuisance, aggressive, and dangerous dogs; authorizing fees and creating offenses. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Left pending in committee
SB 791 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to education about congenital cytomegalovirus in infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 847 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to prohibiting a waiting period requirement for coverage under the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 983 84-0 (2015) Author: Bettencourt, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Schofield, Mike
Relating to restrictions on the assessment of the fee charged for issuance of certain birth records. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 988 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John | et. al.
Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1108 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communication districts; authorizing a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1127 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1163 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1209 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the privacy of certain personal information held by health and human services agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1214 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1229 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to restrictions on the use of credit card payments to settle claims for health care services. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1279 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to designated emergency infant care providers for certain abandoned children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1306 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
SB 1387 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1395 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1485 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 1493 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to emergency medical air transportation funding. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1520 84-0 (2015) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to transparency of certain information related to certain health benefit plan coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1537 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the authority of a county or municipality to enforce a smoking ban on the premises of certain businesses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1546 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to advance directives, including do-not-resuscitate orders; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1574 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites and to visa waivers for certain physicians. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1744 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to funding for and a study of county health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1762 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the provision of medical care to inmates confined by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1766 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al.
Sponsor: Metcalf, Will
Relating to exemptions from certain regulation for small honey production operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1780 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the administration of rabies vaccine under a local rabies control program. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1787 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to an alert system for notification of the release of toxic chemicals by a manufacturing facility. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1790 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1870 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to state agency rules and strategic plans guided by the principle that life begins at conception. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1901 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to emergency response employees or volunteers and others exposed or potentially exposed to certain diseases or parasites. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1914 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1963 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 46 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 128 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 142 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 197 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to an obesity and wellness information portal on the comptroller's Internet website. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 201 83-0 (2013) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 218 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to prohibiting the manufacture and sale of certain children's products containing bisphenol-A or certain other substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 219 83-0 (2013) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 243 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of a community center that provides mental health or mental retardation services to sell certain real property of the center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 301 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to manufacturers' inclusion of denatonium benzoate in certain products containing ethylene glycol. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 309 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to prohibiting abortion when based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 400 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 448 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to a requirement that the operator of an oil or gas well on which a hydraulic fracturing treatment is to be performed mail a list of the chemicals to be used in the treatment to persons residing near the well. House: Energy Resources Left pending in committee
HB 486 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to outsourcing a service performed by a health and human services agency to a private commercial contractor. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 571 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the use of funds of certain municipal hospital authorities. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 593 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 595 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain health programs and councils. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 638 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the feasibility of requiring dental examinations for certain public school students. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 688 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain hospitals and other facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 772 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 910 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 970 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 993 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to public notice by the Parks and Wildlife Department of consumption advisories for mercury contamination in certain aquatic and terrestrial animals, including fish, crustaceans, and molluscan shellfish. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 999 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1002 83-0 (2013) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to creation of the Texas Health Insurance Exchange. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1018 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of community partnerships and the development of policy recommendations for increasing physical activity and improving fitness among public school students. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1081 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 1124 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1168 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the exemption of dedicated cemetery property from drainage fees or charges. House: Natural Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1184 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to an exemption from registration and regulation requirements for steam cookers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1199 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
HB 1272 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1371 83-0 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the meaning of "disabled" for purposes of eligibility for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of or a limitation of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of a person who is disabled. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1382 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farms and farmers' markets; limiting the applicability of a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1392 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to information provided by the Department of State Health Services on food regulation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1393 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the use of a home by food production and sales operations. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1394 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the sunset review of certain powers and duties performed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1455 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to in-hospital and out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1472 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to jurisdiction over the removal of remains. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1539 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1561 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to access to a deceased person's mental health information. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1696 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to education programs regarding homosexual conduct. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1708 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a study regarding the capacity and service capabilities of the Texas Women's Health Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1709 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the continuation of the Texas Women's Health Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1745 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to suicide reporting by hospitals and emergency medical care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1746 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1750 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent | et. al. Relating to the development and distribution of information regarding certain breast surgeries for patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1779 83-0 (2013) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the regulation of the practices of barbering and cosmetology and associated locations. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1915 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the adoption of an ethics policy by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2020 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the adoption of wellness policies and programs by state agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2111 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2113 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2124 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2129 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services programs and services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2178 83-0 (2013) Author: González, Mary Relating to covered benefits for certain persons under the child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2288 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes of certain health care supplies. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 2342 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2437 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2470 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to venue for actions to revoke certain medical powers of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2564 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to a grant program administered by the Texas Veterans Commission using money from the fund for veterans' assistance for entities that provide home-based health care services to veterans in certain rural counties. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 2608 83-0 (2013) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to an exemption from certain requirements for certain funeral establishments that do not perform embalming services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2711 83-0 (2013) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2725 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2880 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2925 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to alternative dispute resolution of certain insurance payment disputes with chiropractors. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2930 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to procedures for asserting taking claims against certain governmental entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 3230 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3252 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the confidentiality of birth and death records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3253 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the notation of death on a birth certificate and the release of birth certificate information for certain purposes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3261 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3301 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the regulation of controlled substances and the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances; providing criminal penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3430 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the requirements and protocols for the use of nighttime triage equipment by emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3534 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3573 83-0 (2013) Author: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the requirements for obtaining a health science technology education teaching certificate and to the scope of courses a person may teach holding a technology applications teaching certificate. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3581 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3687 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of and funding for certain primary health care services; repealing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3699 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to employer participation in the Healthy Texas Program. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3732 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3745 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to the standards of medical information provided in the informational materials developed by the Department of State Health Services provided to a woman who is considering having an abortion. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3763 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to consent for the inclusion of a municipality's extraterritorial jurisdiction in an emergency services district. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3798 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to expenditures made by emergency services districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
HJR 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, medicine, and child-care services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 125 83-0 (2013) Author: Simpson, David Proposing a constitutional amendment permitting adult individuals to choose a health care treatment or modality; empowering the legislature to address scopes of practice for health care providers and physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 3013 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
SB 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 40 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 63 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to consent to the immunization of certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 67 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Branch, Dan
Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the creation of certain funding formulas and policies and to certain public health evaluations by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 149 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 153 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 233 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the use of funds of certain municipal hospital authorities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 310 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 313 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 419 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a central database for and health and human services agency investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation violations and rights violations at certain facilities operated in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 455 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the application and eligibility determination processes for medical assistance and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 457 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 506 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to an exemption from registration and regulation requirements for steam cookers. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 524 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a study regarding the prohibition of dairy farming in certain areas of the state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
SB 537 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 571 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the exemption from sales and use taxes of certain health care supplies. Senate: Finance Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
SB 628 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Relating to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizing the issuance of bonds; authorizing a fee. House: Special Purpose Districts
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 651 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to a medical power of attorney. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
See remarks for effective date
SB 675 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to certain advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 811 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the continuation and duties of the Human Trafficking Prevention Task Force. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 880 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1011 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1054 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students and of certain entering students at public and private or independent institutions of higher education. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1112 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting organ transplant recipient discrimination on the basis of certain disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1176 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1180 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to licensing requirements of newly constructed assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1220 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the use of certain funds from the Texas Health Insurance Pool. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1354 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the confidentiality of certain records maintained by a victims of trafficking shelter center and the creation of minimum standards for certain facilities that provide services to victims of trafficking. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1359 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1540 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the establishment of the disaster identification system for a state of disaster. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 1614 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to employer participation in the Healthy Texas Program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1641 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to regulation of the manufacture, distribution, and disposition of controlled substances, precursors, and chemical laboratory apparatus; providing penalties; providing for a change in fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1709 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to a study regarding the capacity and service capabilities of the Texas Women's Health Program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1752 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to declarations for mental health treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1756 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Villalba, Jason | et. al.
Relating to the expedited processing of certain applications for permits under the Clean Air Act; authorizing a surcharge. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to restraint and seclusion procedures and reporting at certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SR 1085 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 7. Reported enrolled
HB 27 83-1 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells. Filed
HB 50 83-1 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. Filed
HB 55 83-1 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen | et. al. Relating to prohibiting abortion that is based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 80 83-1 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to reporting requirements regarding the provision of an abortion or treatment for complications resulting from the provision of an abortion; creating criminal offenses; providing penalties; imposing a fee. Filed
HB 87 83-1 (2013) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 19 83-1 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Co-author authorized
SB 24 83-1 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to minimum standards for abortion facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 17 83-2 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to prohibiting abortion that is based on the sex of the unborn child; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to research on and the treatment of saline water. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 40 83-2 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 42 83-2 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction to reduce the demand for abortion. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 47 83-2 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 48 83-2 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools to reduce the demand for abortion. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 25 83-2 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools to reduce the demand for abortion. Filed
SB 26 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Filed
SB 27 83-2 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al. Relating to notice to parents of public school students regarding human sexuality instruction to reduce the demand for abortion. Filed
SB 29 83-2 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. Filed
SB 34 83-2 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to informed consent to an abortion. Filed
SB 39 83-2 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al. Relating to a marketing and outreach campaign and services to reduce unintended pregnancies and lower rates of sexually transmitted diseases. Filed
HB 5 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 15 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to informed consent to an abortion. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the application of a vital statistics record fee to general records management. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 74 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to persons authorized to control the disposition of the remains of certain members of the United States armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 75 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 124 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 129 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to prohibiting the manufacture and sale of certain children's products containing bisphenol-A or certain other substances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 131 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to requiring contractors in certain state construction contracts to provide health benefits to employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 144 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select No action taken in committee
HB 154 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to a prohibition against human cloning and regulating other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 203 82-0 (2011) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services and participation in a health care system. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 253 82-0 (2011) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the protection of children by ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, ensuring that births are reported, and prosecuting the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 273 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 286 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with food or other life-threatening allergies. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 292 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to birth records of children born in this state; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 297 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to certain federal health care legislation; imposing penalties. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 335 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian | et. al.
Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws. House: State Sovereignty, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 396 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 415 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 419 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 437 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to manufacturers' inclusion of denatonium benzoate in certain products containing ethylene glycol. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 549 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disposition of a decedent's remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 574 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 604 82-0 (2011) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 655 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of
HB 669 82-0 (2011) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to informing a patient concerning reconstructive breast surgery before performing certain surgical procedures. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 670 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 830 82-0 (2011) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 944 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to membership and duties of local school health advisory councils. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1008 82-0 (2011) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to the State of Texas entering into the Interstate Medicaid Reform Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1009 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to procedures for obtaining informed consent before certain postmortem examinations or autopsies. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
HB 1013 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1015 82-0 (2011) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to the consolidation of the regional poison control centers into the Texas Poison Control Center. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1109 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the time at which life begins. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1139 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of cottage food products and cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1186 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to food safety. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the training and certification of state agency employees or contractors performing service work on pressure vessels. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1621 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1623 82-0 (2011) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to certain information regarding paternity required to be provided to certain pregnant women and mothers of newborns. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1624 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1626 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the use of alternate electronic reporting databases for over-the-counter sales of ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, and norpseudoephedrine. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1687 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the amount of certain civil penalties and criminal fines assessed under the Health and Safety Code. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1689 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1783 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to creating a portal on the comptroller's Internet website related to obesity and wellness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1875 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the repeal of certain health programs, task forces, and councils, to the review of certain health programs, councils, centers, and divisions under the Texas Sunset Act, and to the transfer of certain functions to the Department of State Health Services; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1996 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the licensure of a person practicing muscle activation techniques; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2052 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information to county voter registrars by the secretary of state. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2061 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the reporting of certain information to the director of the bureau of vital statistics. House: Elections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2084 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the regulation of small food production and sales operations. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2156 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the repeal of the offense of homosexual conduct. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2199 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to nutrition and physical activity policies, standards, and requirements for child-care facilities and programs for children under the age of six. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2209 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2212 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to nutrition and physical activity policies, standards, and requirements for child-care facilities and programs for children under the age of six. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2243 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to funding for inspection of meat and poultry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2244 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expanding the use of and funding for promotoras, patient health navigators, and community health workers in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2246 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2301 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a change of name and vital statistics information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2305 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places that are accessible to certain individuals. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2306 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. House: Economic & Small Business Development Referred to Economic & Small Business Development
HB 2419 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to toilet accommodations at filling stations; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2459 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to health care information submitted to the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2483 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron | et. al. Relating to certain do-not-resuscitate orders and advance directives; providing penalties. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 2505 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force on lowering the incidence of premature births and improving the care of premature infants. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2534 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the creation of a prescription medication information literacy plan and pilot programs to implement that plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2535 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that middle, junior high, and high school and higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities; providing penalties. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2590 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the reporting of certain information to county voter registrars and to the Department of Public Safety and to the cancellation of a driver's license based on that information. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 2634 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to extending workers' compensation benefits for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2666 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of certain immunizations or vaccinations by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2674 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2695 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John Relating to requiring health and human services agencies to give preference to certain persons in making hiring decisions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2697 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to payment of out-of-network ambulatory surgery benefits by certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2704 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to a parent's right to object to physical fitness assessment of the parent's child by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 2786 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim Relating to prohibiting certain funds from supporting abortions or abortion-related services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2788 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the donation of blood by persons who are at least 16 years of age. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2811 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to local regulation regarding the sale of certain abusable drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2844 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the supervision of certain people convicted of a criminal offense and to the organization and operation of certain correctional entities. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2904 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2940 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3065 82-0 (2011) Author: Sheffield, Ralph
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the requirement that certain food service establishments post a sign depicting the Heimlich maneuver. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3207 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment and operation of perpetual care cemeteries by certain organized religious societies and sects in certain populous municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3328 82-0 (2011) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy | et. al.
Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. House: Energy Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3368 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the accreditation of education or training programs for food service industry employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3379 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the appointment of members of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee, and the authority of the Correctional Managed Health Care Committee to direct the allocation of legislative appropriations for the purpose of providing health care to the persons confined by the department. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3387 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farmers' markets. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
HB 3451 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to improving nutrition and health outcomes among recipients of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3471 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee to study the feasibility of requiring dental examinations for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3485 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the use of human remains in the training of search and rescue animals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3493 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the creation of the employee wellness program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3714 82-0 (2011) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the regulation of controlled substances and the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3761 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the treatment of and services provided to certain inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, to the provision of medical care to inmates in the custody of the department, to the release of inmates on parole and other forms of supervised release, and to certain other matters affecting the department. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HCR 57 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim Expressing the legislature's position that life begins at conception. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 148 82-0 (2011) Author: Flynn, Dan
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Requesting that the Governor return H.B. No. 74 to the House of Representatives. Signed by the Governor
HJR 36 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Proposing a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain food, drinks, medicine, and child-care services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HJR 69 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention to propose an amendment to the United States Constitution providing that the power to regulate health and education is reserved to the states. House: State Sovereignty, Select Referred to State Sovereignty, Select
HJR 132 82-0 (2011) Author: Landtroop, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the right to life beginning at fertilization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HR 2723 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
SB 8 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 25 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 56 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain information as part of the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 81 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food safety. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 99 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to persons authorized to control the disposition of the remains of certain members of the United States armed forces. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 156 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department, including data and confidential patient information concerning bleeding and clotting disorders, and other issues related to bleeding and clotting disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 173 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 187 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 223 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 228 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 237 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 268 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, receipt, and taxation of tobacco products; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 270 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to newborn hearing screenings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 325 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 355 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 415 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 420 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 435 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the consolidation of the regional poison control centers into the Texas Poison Control Center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 506 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 594 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the regulation of prescriptions for controlled substances, including certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 736 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to membership of local school health advisory councils. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 751 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 798 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 852 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 901 82-0 (2011) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to approval from the Department of State Health Services for disposal of ambulances purchased with certain grant funds. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 906 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 957 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 969 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1015 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to reporting on the operation and status of veterans homes operated in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1050 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the collection of certain information on a birth certificate. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1155 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment of a person with experience and training in public health policy to the board of directors of a regional mobility authority. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the regulation of health spas by the secretary of state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1301 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to manufacturers' inclusion of denatonium benzoate in certain products containing ethylene glycol. House: Public Health
Senate: Natural Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1397 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1421 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the awarding of grants provided by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Open Government, Select
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1437 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration of certain immunizations or vaccinations by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1495 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to payment of out-of-network ambulatory surgery benefits by certain health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1517 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1783 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a warning notice posted outside of certain buildings that permit smoking; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1811 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Point of order sustained
SB 1818 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consent for inclusion in the statewide Internet-based registry of organ, tissue, and eye donors. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1821 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1859 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1930 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of the composition of hydraulic fracturing fluids used in hydraulic fracturing treatments. Senate: Natural Resources Co-author authorized
SR 1260 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1811. Reported enrolled
HB 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: State Sovereignty, Select Received from the House
HB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 13 82-1 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 32 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 46 82-1 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
HR 232 82-1 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
SB 1 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Relating to certain state fiscal matters; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SB 17 82-1 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. Filed
SB 28 82-1 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to reducing state Medicaid and other health care costs by prohibiting smoking in certain public places; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
SCR 5 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Pitts, Jim
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 1. Signed by the Governor
SR 130 82-1 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1. Reported enrolled
HB 5 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Reported favorably as substituted
HB 30 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to boil water notification requirements for water systems. House: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
HB 44 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to disclosing information to persons obtaining emergency contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to compounded prescription drugs dispensed by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 256 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to birth records of children born in this state; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 353 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to certain health care rights of domestic partners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 390 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 463 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to swimming pool safety; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to programs to increase the availability of fresh produce to, and the purchase and consumption of fresh produce by, certain low-income individuals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 497 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a study to determine the effect on the health care infrastructure in this state if the state Medicaid program is abolished or a severe reduction in federal matching money under the program occurs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 506 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the establishment and implementation of a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 526 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to swimming pool safety; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 543 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 578 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the filing of a death certificate with a pending cause of death. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to fall prevention awareness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 741 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 748 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state school or state center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 792 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the labeling of products that contain bisphenol-A. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 808 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the availability of automated external defibrillators at certain athletic clubs. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 893 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the expansion of services provided under the child health plan program for certain adolescents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 895 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob Relating to the time in which a person must abate an animal carcass nuisance. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 923 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to prohibiting the disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1067 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify a deceased individual. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1077 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the operation of health care sharing ministries. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1093 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to oversight of regional poison control centers and the poison control network. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1169 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1190 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to prohibiting human cloning; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1240 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to information required to be provided to parents of an infant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1358 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1371 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting accepting federal funding for abstinence-only education. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1409 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the minimum patient age for administration of an influenza vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1430 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to a time and date stamp on documentation required from mobile food units in certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1446 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1447 81-0 (2009) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to monitoring, permitting, and reducing emissions of certain air contaminants and pollutants. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1455 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the award of attorney's fees, costs, and certain damages in a proceeding to revoke a medical power of attorney. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1468 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1478 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. House: Business & Industry No action taken in subcommittee
HB 1510 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to including information on sudden infant death syndrome in a resource pamphlet for parents of newborn children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1522 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a requirement that a chain restaurant disclose nutrition information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1524 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to prohibiting the manufacture and sale of certain children's products containing bisphenol-A or certain other substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1530 81-0 (2009) Author: Button, Angie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related pest control by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1556 81-0 (2009) Author: Ortiz, Jr., Solomon | et. al. Relating to local public health and public safety alerts. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 1628 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the ability of a county, public hospital, or hospital district to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1640 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1700 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the use of funds awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1723 81-0 (2009) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to a requirement that higher education students wear reflective clothing or gear while participating in nighttime athletic events or activities; providing a penalty. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1764 81-0 (2009) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on human cloning; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1795 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1802 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to mobile food units in certain municipalities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
See remarks for effective date
HB 1828 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to disclosure of calorie content of and nutrition information regarding food served by a chain restaurant; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1879 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1908 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1948 81-0 (2009) Author: Rios Ybarra, Tara | et. al. Relating to a public health extension service pilot program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2005 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2027 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2080 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al. Relating to the information on the supplementary birth certificate of an adopted child. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2196 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study and make recommendations on the integration of health and behavioral health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2294 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the establishment of the undiagnosed disease registry. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2380 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2382 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2483 81-0 (2009) Author: Pickett, Joseph Relating to the repeal of the authority for the establishment and administration of the Border Health Institute in the city of El Paso. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Referred to International Relations and Trade
HB 2495 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al. Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of emissions from proposed facilities in actions by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality on applications for certain air contaminant emissions permits or permit amendments. House: Environmental Regulation Left pending in committee
HB 2558 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to registration for evacuation and disaster preparedness for clients of home and community support services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2581 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to the access to certain information or consideration for a discount health care program or a discount health care program operator. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2588 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the control of air pollution by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2599 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2677 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the amendment of a birth certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services

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