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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
HB 2700 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances and for submitting prescription drug orders; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2715 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2770 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the consideration of the cumulative effects of certain air contaminant emissions in the emissions permitting process for electric generating facilities. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 2775 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica 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 2868 81-0 (2009) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to full disclosure of certain events for a health care practitioner or health care institution. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2905 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2917 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to authorizing the Department of State Health Services to obtain criminal history record information for certain applicants for employment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2964 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2965 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the fee for providing copies of health care information. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2971 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to licensing of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2972 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to licensing of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3004 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to animal shelter standards; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3007 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to food handlers. House: County Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3012 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to food handlers and other food service employees. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3066 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3152 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to prohibiting the performance of an abortion on a woman who is not known to be pregnant; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3156 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to a drug donation program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3219 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3233 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3270 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the electronic transmission and certification of prescriptions under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3271 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism Referred to Culture, Recreation & Tourism
HB 3282 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to cottage food production operations. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3303 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of information and records acquired during a fatality review and investigation. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3320 81-0 (2009) 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; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3328 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to immunization requirements for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3362 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3363 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3415 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the regulation of smoking in eating and drinking places in certain areas of the state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3587 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to interactive water features and fountains. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3625 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to deadlines regarding certain preauthorization requests affecting workers' compensation health care networks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3657 81-0 (2009) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the protocol for certain do not resuscitate orders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3670 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3690 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the imposition of the sales and use tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3713 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to the possession or distribution of certain controlled substances by certain persons for purposes of a humane society or animal control agency. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3718 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to disclosure of certain information by certain registries for home health, hospice, or personal assistance services; imposing a civil penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3735 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to authorizing counties to enact ordinances to protect the public health, safety, or welfare; providing a penalty. House: County Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3737 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to criminal history checks for employees of, and applicants for employment at, special care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3753 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of the methods for safely handling and disposing of certain medical waste. House: Environmental Regulation Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3793 81-0 (2009) Author: Morrison, Geanie Relating to establishing a health and wellness initiative program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3804 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3816 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3822 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to review of the medical necessity of certain health care provided in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3831 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to persons authorized to receive certain medical or treatment information. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3877 81-0 (2009) 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 3953 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from the state hotel occupancy tax for certain veterans traveling to receive health care at a United States Department of Veterans Affairs facility. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 3962 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the regulation of controlled substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4006 81-0 (2009) Author: Hardcastle, Rick
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to veterinarian reports of diseased animals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4046 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the creation of nonprofit health corporations with assistance from the Texas Rural Foundation. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4087 81-0 (2009) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the establishment of an ultrasound machine registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4161 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation of the office of inspector general and the appointment of inspectors general at the Health and Human Services Commission, Texas Youth Commission, Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas, Texas Education Agency, and Texas Department of Transportation; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4271 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to regulation of facilities providing certain types of care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4277 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4305 81-0 (2009) Author: Kent, Carol Relating to a prohibition against performing or ordering the performance of an autopsy contrary to a decedent's religious beliefs. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee members named
HB 4480 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to documentary evidence of citizenship or other status as a requirement for issuance of certain identification documents. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4507 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reporting by the Department of State Health Services regarding services provided at school-based health centers. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 4560 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4571 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4629 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 4630 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the state employee wellness program. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4633 81-0 (2009) 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 4665 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the office of inspector general for the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 88 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Directing the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Education Agency to educate parents of adolescent Texans regarding the importance of adolescents' receiving regular physical exams and updated immunizations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 148 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc Memorializing Congress to ensure that women in U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facilities receive full access to the medical care to which they are entitled. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HCR 171 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Memorializing Congress to direct the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to establish a public health region for the counties along the Texas-Mexico border. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 8 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the administration, powers, and duties of the Texas Health Services Authority. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 39 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for routine patient care costs for enrollees participating in certain clinical trials. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 73 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an adult stem cell research program and to certain reporting requirements with regard to research involving human stem cells or human cloning. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 75 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a disaster and emergency education program. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to swimming pool and spa safety. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 107 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation of the Texas Health Benefit Plan Security Program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 124 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to applications for permits issued by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality for new or expanded facilities in certain low-income and minority communities. Senate: Natural Resources Referred to Natural Resources
SB 135 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the creation and publication of cancer incidence maps by the Department of State Health Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 204 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 205 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Partnership for Children in Nature. House: Culture, Recreation & Tourism
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 208 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of the use of human cells and tissue, including a ban on human cloning; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 278 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to appropriations to the Department of State Health Services for the prevention and treatment of substance abuse. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 283 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to the membership and activities of local school health advisory councils and to parental involvement in human sexuality instruction in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 284 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 346 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to information submitted to and maintained in the immunization registry after an individual becomes an adult. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 347 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to the receipt and release of immunization information by the immunization registry in connection with a disaster; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 395 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 424 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a school-based influenza vaccination pilot program and study. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 466 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to excluding a child from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 494 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to making an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services to be used in connection with the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 515 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health education curriculum and instruction in public schools. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 526 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 544 81-0 (2009) 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 571 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to a crematory establishment's authority to accept for cremation unidentified human remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 593 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the expansion of services provided under the child health plan program for certain adolescents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 641 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to prohibiting human cloning; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 665 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the establishment of a windstorm preparedness assistance program that provides financial assistance for certain homeowners in certain counties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 703 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the provision of a certified copy of a birth certificate for certain minors receiving services from the Department of Family and Protective Services and to the amendment of birth and death certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 790 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to clinical practice hours available for professional nursing educational programs at certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 895 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 957 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the ability of certain hospitals to purchase or arrange for the purchase of certain health coverage or benefits for eligible residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 968 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to interactive water features and fountains. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 977 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the reporting of information regarding debt incurred for necessary medical treatment. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1030 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to providing certain health care services for certain military servicemembers. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1033 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Sheffield, Ralph
Relating to the purposes and powers of the Temple Health and Bioscience Economic Development District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
SB 1049 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of tobacco products; providing penalties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1083 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to access to certain confidential patient information within the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1171 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to certain health-related reports, records, and information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1193 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the maintenance and service of certain medical devices in health care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1213 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain emergency first responders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1251 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to information submitted to, maintained in, and released from the immunization registry. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1287 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to certain health-related reports, records, and information. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to food manufacturers, food wholesalers, and warehouse operators required to hold a license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1447 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to civil remedy of violations of certain municipal health and safety ordinances. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Left pending in committee
SB 1461 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1521 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the regulation of boarding home facilities for persons with disabilities or elderly persons and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1524 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a report regarding research funds received by public institutions of higher education or employees of those institutions from pharmaceutical companies. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 1526 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to the composition, administration, and duties, including reporting requirements, of the Border Health Institute. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1535 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to nonpayment of hospitals under the state Medicaid program for certain preventable adverse events and to the reporting of occurrences of those events at certain health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1695 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of state money or facilities for research involving the destruction of human embryos. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1720 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Pierson, Paula
Relating to newborn screening and the creation of the Newborn Screening Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1724 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the promotion of breast-feeding and the prohibition against interference with or restriction of the right to breast-feed; providing a civil penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1733 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to health benefit plan coverage of testing for prostate cancer for certain males. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1741 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to emergency management. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
SB 1757 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to a study by the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality of methods for disposing of unused pharmaceuticals so that they do not enter a wastewater system. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1781 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of a wellness grant program for individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1802 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to prohibiting human cloning and other uses of human tissue by institutions of higher education; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1803 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1841 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1842 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to a Medicaid managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the sterilization of dogs and cats; providing a penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1860 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to animal shelter standards; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1872 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the use of information and records acquired during a fatality review and investigation. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 1878 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1882 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain authorized entities to share suicide data that does not identify any individual. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1883 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to food safety. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1887 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to food handlers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1901 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the safety of the fresh fruit and vegetables produced in this state. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 2004 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a statewide electronic health records bank. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2013 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to interoperable health information technology. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2078 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to newborn hearing screenings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2091 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2113 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the state employee wellness program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2169 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the establishment of a smart growth policy work group and the development of a smart growth policy for this state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 2247 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of pro re nata psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2383 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to universal health coverage for Texans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2419 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to preventive treatment for state employees exposed to certain contagious diseases while performing duties of employment. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 2423 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to the transfer or sale of patient information or prescription drug history by discount health care programs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2573 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to annual reports by certain agencies conducting, funding, or supporting biomedical research. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SCR 46 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Directing the Texas Department of State Health Services and the Texas Education Agency to educate parents of adolescent Texans regarding the importance of adolescents receiving regular physical exams and updated immunizations. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 9 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 23 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to disclosing information to persons obtaining emergency contraception. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the operation of crematory establishments by commercial embalming establishments. dev. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 146 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to human papilloma virus education and immunization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 161 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to providing language interpreter services to certain health care providers. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 215 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica | et. al. Relating to immunization against human papilloma virus. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 288 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to enforcement of licensing requirements of certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 361 80-0 (2007) Author: Pickett, Joseph | et. al. Relating to listing certain small facilities furnishing care to residents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 416 80-0 (2007) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to providing for restroom access for persons with certain medical conditions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 420 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 537 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to research using human cells and tissues. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 574 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the rights of a patient receiving treatment for severe chronic or acute pain. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 601 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the requirement that state agencies identify and address adverse human health and environmental effects on minority populations and low-income populations. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 657 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to point-of-sale health warnings for tobacco products. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 668 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the office of inspector general. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 709 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to information regarding umbilical cord blood options. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 755 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to disciplinary action taken against a person required to file a death certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 948 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requirements for labeling certain drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1064 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the term of a food manager certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1066 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to health information technology and the creation of the Texas Health Services Authority. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1117 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the filing of birth certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1135 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to certain incentives offered in relation to an accident and health insurance policy for participation in health promotion or disease prevention programs. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1154 80-0 (2007) 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; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1219 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen Relating to the powers of certain cooperative associations to provide central heating and cooling services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1278 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the requirement that a person who performs certain tissue-altering procedures be licensed. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1288 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1297 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation of the state employee wellness program. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1370 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Interagency Coordinating Council for HIV and Hepatitis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1373 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to creating the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1396 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the Office for the Elimination of Health Disparities and the health disparities task force. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1435 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to notification provided by certain health care providers to students and parents or guardians of students who participate in extracurricular sports activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1455 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program in certain counties to require health and human services providers to provide screening to prevent fetal alcohol spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1486 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the stem cell research program. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1533 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al. Relating to a ban on human cloning; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1582 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the creation of a submersion injury and drowning prevention database. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1585 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to administrative penalties imposed by a public health district or a county for violations of health and safety provisions relating to retail food service. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1676 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a public awareness campaign concerning certain solicitations for the purchase of prescription drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1703 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the transfer of an embryo except in an adoption proceeding; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1725 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to organ donation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1739 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to electronic submission of certain information on a death certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1829 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard 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 1869 80-0 (2007) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to pool safety; providing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1936 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to a medical examination for individuals against whom a peace officer uses a Taser or other stun gun. House: Law Enforcement Left pending in committee
HB 1946 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to automatic external defibrillators. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1973 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain duties of the Texas Medical Board in licensing and expert testimony. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1974 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2022 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the regulation of propane storage tanks used by mobile food units. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2024 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2026 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the availability of automated external defibrillators at certain athletic clubs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2036 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the provision of certain services and information related to pregnancy, abortion, and sexually transmitted diseases; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2100 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to medical facilities for inmates released on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2128 80-0 (2007) Author: Murphy, Jim | et. al. Relating to sexual abuse and child molestation prevention training for certain public or private institutions of higher education employees and volunteers who work at programs for minors. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
HB 2145 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to designating the Donor Education, Awareness, and Registry Program of Texas as the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2326 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to immunization requirements for children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2361 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants for school-based health centers. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2435 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation and oversight of public and occupational health risks related to the operation of sexually oriented businesses; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2471 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the treatment and sale of certain bedding. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2526 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Center for Correctional Public Health and Health Promotion. House: Corrections Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2542 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Office of Rural Community Affairs. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2543 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the continuation and operation of the Texas Animal Health Commission; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Government Organization
See remarks for effective date
HB 2629 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a competitive grant pilot program for certain small retailers of fresh produce. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2704 80-0 (2007) 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 Left pending in committee
HB 2742 80-0 (2007) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to sanitary, chemical, or bacteriological surveys of bodies of public water conducted by the Department of State Health Services and related fish advisories. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2854 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to creating the Texas Patient Safety and Public Health Council and providing information to patients about high-risk personal lifestyle conduct. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2863 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage for health care for Texans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2886 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the applicability of certain law to contraception. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2903 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda Relating to certain sanitation requirements applicable to barbering and cosmetology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Admin. Procedures
HB 2911 80-0 (2007) 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 2935 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the regulation of cigarettes; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 2959 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to regulation of dairy products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3017 80-0 (2007) Author: Puente, Robert
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the certification of water treatment specialists. House: Natural Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 3064 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3078 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the distribution and redistribution of certain drugs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3154 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a review committee to study the provision of indigent health care through county and regional health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3165 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to medically accurate information in the provision of instruction or the development of material relating to human development and human sexuality. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3240 80-0 (2007) Author: Straus, Joe Relating to building energy performance standards. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 3280 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to treatment of pharmaceutical services provided through specialty and mail order pharmacy services operated under contracts between governmental entities and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3284 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to implementing certain incentives and cost-sharing requirements under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3311 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to fees imposed by certain counties for documents provided by the county clerk. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3454 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to contracts between governmental entities and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3471 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to creation of a pilot program for use of health information technology concerning certain Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3472 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the promotion of an electronic health record system for health care programs or health insurance plans administered by the State of Texas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3473 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to consent for medical treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3474 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to advance directives. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3558 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the issuance of warrants to certain persons for fire, health, and code inspections. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3597 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3672 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to mobile food units in certain populous counties; providing a penalty. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07

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