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HB 820 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2007 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain military dentists and dental hygienists who provide voluntary charity dental or dental hygiene care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4330 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the Tarrant County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Left pending in committee
HJR 50 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 258 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to the disposition of embryonic and fetal tissue remains; imposing a civil penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 1063 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to state assistance to certain counties for indigent burial costs. House: International Trade & Intergovernmental Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1362 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HJR 89 84-0 (2015) Author: Shaheen, Matt Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to county residents who are indigent or who are Medicaid recipients. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1843 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SJR 61 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county. Senate: Finance 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 1270 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to certain unclaimed lottery prize money. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3711 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3733 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the licensing and regulation of military physicians who provide voluntary charity health care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
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 872 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1445 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to imposing an uncompensated care fee on certain hospitals to provide state funding for the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 303 82-0 (2011) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 392 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 394 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
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 871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 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 1138 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1188 82-0 (2011) Author: Aliseda, Jose | et. al. Relating to state assistance for certain county health care expenditures. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 1258 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the eligibility of federally qualified health centers for certain grants. 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 2315 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 2445 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to fostering collaboration among health care systems to provide indigent health care to communities more efficiently. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3490 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the discharge of certain patients from a hospital; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3536 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3781 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the maintenance by certain hospitals of records regarding certain uncompensated care costs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 118 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to county authority to provide for the support of indigent inhabitants. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Meeting cancelled
SB 304 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 426 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability of and payment of legal fees for court-appointed trustees of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 575 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 783 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. Senate: International Relations & Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 1768 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to recovery of uncompensated hospital care costs. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 1769 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the maintenance by certain hospitals of records regarding certain uncompensated care costs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1820 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the attorney general to recover a civil penalty from certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 263 81-0 (2009) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
HB 490 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 583 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to expansion of the electronic eligibility information pilot project operated by the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 1394 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to disclosure of certain information by certain registries for home health, hospice, or personal assistance services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1436 81-0 (2009) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to depositing revenue received by this state from undocumented immigrants to the indigent emergency medical services and preventative health care reimbursement fund. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1517 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of the Montgomery County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1744 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to employer liability for the cost of health care services provided to certain indigent employees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2205 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2614 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe Relating to a county's general revenue levy for indigent health care. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2710 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2963 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the authority of a county, hospital district, or public hospital to provide health care services to an indigent patient. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3408 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the authority of certain counties to provide health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3473 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3474 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3852 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the authority of certain counties to implement a pilot program to provide certain health care services and to the funding of the program. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4324 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4494 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care costs related to a declared disaster. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 4502 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4503 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided by certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician education, including repayment assistance for certain physician education loans and requirements for family practice residency programs. Senate: Higher Education Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1473 81-0 (2009) Author: Nichols, Robert
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1663 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the disregard or violation of a resident's advance directive by a nursing institution; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2278 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2334 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Berman, Leo | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to certain destinations outside the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 272 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 321 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program by the Health and Human Services Commission to accept importation of electronic eligibility information from a regional indigent care provider. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 338 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services and employee health benefit plan coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 480 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the minimum eligibility standards adopted by this state for use in determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 717 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to county liability for services provided under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1151 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the responsibility of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to provide health care services to certain residents. House: Public Health Subcommittee members named
HB 1153 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1209 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to county liability for indigent health care services provided to a county resident in another county. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1302 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the provision of public health services or benefits without regard to a person's immigration status; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1743 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1793 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to eligibility for hospital charity care. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 2122 80-0 (2007) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al. Relating to payment for indigent health care. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2333 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to county liability for indigent health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2404 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state. House: Appropriations No action taken in committee
HB 2811 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the implementation of pilot programs to provide for regional systems of indigent health care. House: Public Health Left pending in subcommittee
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 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
SB 10 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the operation and financing of the medical assistance program and other programs to provide health care benefits and services to persons in this state; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 104 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the imposition of a fee for money transmissions sent to a destination outside the United States and to the use of the revenue for indigent health care purposes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 171 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the responsibility of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston to provide health care services to certain residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 172 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to indigent health care. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 290 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the provision of health care services by certain entities, including niche hospitals; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 298 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the minimum eligibility standards adopted by this state for use in determining eligibility for indigent health care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 551 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1028 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing a demonstration project for the regional delivery of tertiary care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1739 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to charity care and unreimbursed costs of certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 636 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care services. House: County Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 682 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al. Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 930 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 954 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1849 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the calculation of general revenue for purposes of indigent health care. House: Local Government Ways & Means Referred to Local Government Ways and Means
HB 2500 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase prescription drugs and other medications jointly with other states. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2618 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 3242 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 44 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the Indigent Health Care Advisory Committee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 230 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to regional funding of indigent health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 358 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 500 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Relating to prices charged for the provision of health care services. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 814 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1378 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Woolley, Beverly
Relating to the certification of certain nonprofit hospitals and hospital systems for limited liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1767 79-0 (2005) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al. Relating to charity care and government-sponsored indigent health care provided at certain for-profit hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to reform of certain procedures and remedies in civil actions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 918 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to implement a pilot program to provide certain indigent health care services and to the funding of the program. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 956 78-0 (2003) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the liability of certain charitable organizations. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 1094 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers and to a revolving loan program for community health centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1585 78-0 (2003) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1981 78-0 (2003) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to indigent health care, including tertiary care. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2298 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase prescription drugs and other medications jointly with other states. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
HB 2448 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the establishment of the Border Health and Education Partnership. House: Border and International Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2450 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to creating a foundation to finance health programs in the border counties of this state. House: Border and International Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2453 78-0 (2003) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the liability of a hospital district management contractor and certain public servants. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2536 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to admission of certain nonresident patients to state chest hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2692 78-0 (2003) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program to promote and facilitate the operation of diabetes groups. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2749 78-0 (2003) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to limiting the liability of physicians and health care providers for health care provided on behalf of certain health services districts. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3122 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the establishment of locally based demonstration projects to provide health care benefits to certain low-income individuals. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3310 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to subrogation for certain costs of services provided by a public hospital or hospital district; providing penalties. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3349 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to the disproportionate share program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Referred to State Health Care Expend, Select
SB 428 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the establishment of locally based demonstration projects to provide health care benefits to certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 558 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al.
Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians. House: Border and International Affairs
Senate: International Relations and Trade
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 598 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to conducting a study of Medicaid reimbursement of emergency medical services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 610 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1024 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to admission of certain nonresident patients to state chest hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1730 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to reimbursements to certain urban hospitals under the disproportionate share program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1788 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program to promote and facilitate the operation of diabetes groups. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1905 78-0 (2003) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the creation, administration, and operation of and the property tax rate imposed by certain countywide hospital districts. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 103 78-1 (2003) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to making an appropriation to the Texas Department of Health for the purpose of contracting with service providers under the primary health care program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 289 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the advisory committee to the Health and Human Services Commission on telemedical consultation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 373 77-0 (2001) Author: Hawley, Judy | et. al. Relating to creating a foundation to finance health programs in the rural areas of the state. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 418 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the requirement that certain mental health professionals provide pro bono services to indigent patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 626 77-0 (2001) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to funds for capital improvements to certain rural clinics. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 975 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duties of hospitals, including nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1097 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to training for certain health and human services agency staff and contractors regarding eligibility of certain persons for services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1156 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to access to and funding for women's health care services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1349 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the mission, responsibilities, and duties of the Texas Department of Health to eliminate health and health access disparities in Texas. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1967 77-0 (2001) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to a state prescription drug plan for certain older individuals and individuals who have serious health care conditions. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2009 77-0 (2001) Author: Salinas Jr., Ignacio Relating to requirements for state funding for certain chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2082 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2287 77-0 (2001) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the authority of a hospital to share with certain attending physicians reimbursements for services provided to patients under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2308 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the basic health care services a county is required to provide to indigent county residents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2326 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to creating a pilot case management program to coordinate existing health-related education, medical, housing, and job training services to homeless people with chronic illnesses. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2419 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to charity care requirements for certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2456 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain counties to implement a pilot program to provide certain indigent health care services and to the funding of the program. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2468 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to capitation and reimbursement rates under the state child health plan in the Texas-Mexico border region. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2602 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2614 77-0 (2001) Author: Solis, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3043 77-0 (2001) Author: Luna, Vilma
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to prevention and detection of fraud in hospital district funded indigent health care programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
HB 3612 77-0 (2001) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to hospitals. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
SB 115 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Hawley, Judy | et. al.
Relating to creating a foundation to finance health programs in the rural areas of the state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 332 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the provision of a drug by a physician to certain indigent patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 812 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al. Relating to establishing a demonstration project to expand access to women's health care services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1056 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to capitation and reimbursement rates under the state child health plan in the Texas-Mexico border region. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 105 76-0 (1999) Author: Alvarado, Leo Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care programs administered by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 493 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the children of certain state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1398 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1854 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to indigent care provided by the Harris County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 1894 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to Medicaid third-party recoveries; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2070 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the administration and responsibilities of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2565 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to payment for health care services provided to certain persons by public hospitals and hospital districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Health Services
HB 2866 76-0 (1999) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to assistance funds for mandatory health care services provided in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1138 76-0 (1999) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to assistance funds for mandatory health care services provided in certain counties. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1248 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to Medicaid third-party recoveries; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1655 76-0 (1999) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the administration and responsibilities of The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SCR 75 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Wise, Miguel
Memorializing congress to take certain actions regarding qualification of reimbursement under Medicaid. House: Public Health
Senate: Border Affairs - Special
Signed by the Governor
HB 317 75-0 (1997) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to eligibility of certain persons for state subsidized health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 417 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the filing of annual reports of community benefits plans by nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1500 75-0 (1997) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2384 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the provision of charity care, indigent health care, and other community benefits by certain nonprofit hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2390 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2397 75-0 (1997) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certain agreements to provide health care services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 2556 75-0 (1997) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to eligibility for state assistance under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act for certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2746 75-0 (1997) Author: Driver, Joe Relating to certain nonprofit hospitals that provide health or long-term care providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 56 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to eligibility for state matching funds assistance under the indigent health care law. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 788 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 1264 75-0 (1997) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain nonprofit hospitals that provide health or long-term care providing a penalty. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1695 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the duty of certain hospitals to provide community benefits and charity care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 454 74-0 (1995) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to funding for emergency and trauma care provided to indigent persons from a portion of exemplary damages awarded in certain civil cases. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 519 74-0 (1995) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the administration, management and responsibilities of the University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2554 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to eligibility of certain persons for state subsidized health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3009 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 192 74-0 (1995) Author: Henderson, Don | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R. | et. al.
Relating to the administration and responsibilities of The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 344 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Ramsay, Tom
Relating to the disposition of surplus tax money of the Morris County Hospital District on dissolution of the district. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1096 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to certain health care service a county may provide under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1190 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 405 73-0 (1993) Author: Kamel, Ted Relating to funding for emergency and trauma care provided to indigent persons from a portion of exemplary damages awarded in certain civil cases. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 955 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of non-profit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1715 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the responsibility of certain counties to provide health care services to eligible indigent residents. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 1947 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1971 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to claims against non-profit hospital corporations having a patient mix of fifty percent (50%) or more persons who are eligible for Medicare, Medicaid, charity care, and/or are indigent at the time an incident is alleged to have occurred and for which non-profit hospital corporation bonds are issued under the Health Facilities Development Act. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2060 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to providing incentives for certain health care professionals to provide certain charity care services. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2763 73-0 (1993) Author: Shields, John Relating to indemnifying physicians who provide free medical care to indigent patients. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2790 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to county responsibility for indigent care services; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 427 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the duty of nonprofit, tax-exempt hospitals to provide charity care; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 710 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina | et. al.
Relating to the responsibility of certain counties to provide health care services to eligible indigent residents. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1102 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the eligibility to receive indigent health care benefits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1108 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to providing incentives for certain health care professionals to provide certain charity care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 71 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to state funding for health care services for county residents under the indigent health care program. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 78 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to the expenses a county may count toward eligibility for state assistance under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 396 72-0 (1991) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the tax rate, board of directors, and dissolution of the Sutton County Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1626 72-0 (1991) Author: Willy, John Relating to county responsibility for indigent health care and certain indigent health care services. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1652 72-0 (1991) Author: Hernandez, Christine
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to medical, dental, or health services provided to indigent prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1802 72-0 (1991) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the eligibility of certain small county hospitals to receive state reimbursement for providing indigent health care services. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2700 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the duty of tax-exempt hospitals to provide indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HJR 74 72-0 (1991) Author: Saunders, Robert Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the creation, administration, operation, powers, duties, financing, and dissolution of health care districts. House: County Affairs 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 1336 72-0 (1991) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hernandez, Christine
Relating to medical, dental, or health services provided to indigent prisoners in county jails. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 81 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the responsibility of hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 145 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis Relating to the responsibility of public hospitals to provide indigent health care. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 147 70-0 (1987) Author: Robinson, Phyllis
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the responsibility to provide indigent health care services to the residents of certain cities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 342 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the information a county must receive to determine eligibility for indigent health care services. House: Public Health Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 343 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the eligibility of persons receiving AFDC, SSI, or Medicaid benefits to receive indigent health care services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 344 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to indigent health care. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 345 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to a requirement that certain providers obtain approval before providing nonemergency indigent health care services. House: Public Health Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 346 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the use of the state fiscal year in administering the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act. House: Public Health Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 437 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Ashley Relating to costs a provider of health care services may recover if a county arbitrarily or in bad faith refuses to reimburse the provider for health care services. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 603 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the responsibility of hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. House: Public Health Pending in subcommittee
HB 821 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the authority of a county to credit expenditures for preventive health care services for indigents toward eligibility for state assistance. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 956 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the financing of health care and treatment provided by political subdivisions to indigent persons. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 987 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to health care services provided by a state chest hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1220 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the indigent health care services provided by a hospital owned, operated, or leased by a county or a county hospital authority. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1267 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the provision of health care to certain indigent individuals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1971 70-0 (1987) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to the resources a county may consider in determining eligibility for indigent health care. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2188 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the recovery of certain costs and reimbursement for the provision of health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 41 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the responsibility of hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 51 70-0 (1987) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to the responsibility of city hospital authorities to provide health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 158 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the responsibility of counties and public hospitals to reimburse a hospital or other facility operated by the state, a state agency, or a state institution of higher education for indigent health care services provided by the hospital or facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to s/c on Health Services
SB 1073 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the provision of health care to certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1310 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to eligibility standards for indigent health care and to indigent health care in leased county hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 602 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 671 69-0 (1985) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to determination of indigency and recovery of indigent care by certain hospital districts. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1843 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals, to the establishment of the cancer resource fund, and to certain cigarette taxes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Point of order sustained
HB 1844 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the provision of primary health care to eligible low-income individuals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1845 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to the obligation of a hospital to provide health care for indigents. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HCR 256 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Suspending House and Senate rules to enable the conference committee to adjust differences between House and Senate versions of HB 1843. Filed
HCR 259 69-0 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Authorizing changes by the conference committee on House Bill 1843. Filed w/o the Governor's signature
SB 452 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 789 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the obligation of a hospital or ambulatory surgical facility to provide health care for indigents. Senate: Health & Human Resources Testimony taken in committee
SB 796 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision of primary health care services to eligible low-income individuals. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1335 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of the Jefferson County Indigent Health Care District and the cooperation of the county and cities within the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Resources
See remarks
SJR 29 69-0 (1985) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide by law for the creation, administration, operation, powers, duties, financing, and dissolution of indigent health care districts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on Const. Amendments Calendar
HB 1 69-1 (1985) Author: Oliver, Jesse Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals, to the establishment of the cancer resource fund, and making certain appropriations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 8 69-1 (1985) Author: Patronella, David Establishing a special interim committee to study the implementation of programs enacted by this legislature relating to health care services for low-income Texans.
SB 1 69-1 (1985) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Oliver, Jesse
Relating to health care for certain indigent individuals and to financing provisions, to the establishment of the indigent health care assistance fund and the cancer resource fund; making, reducing, and transferring certain appropriations; relating to salaries and holidays for state employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 18 69-2 (1986) Author: Burnett, Dick Relating to the date on which a county or public hospital must provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and the date on which the rollback provisions take effect. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 8 69-2 (1986) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the date on which a county or public hospital must provide services under the Indigent Health Care and Treatment Act and the date on which the rollback provisions take effect. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Resources
HB 565 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: County Affairs Withdrawn by Author
HB 631 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: County Affairs Withdrawn by Author
HB 796 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the creation of the tertiary care fund and to the provision of tertiary care services. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Postponed
HB 977 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: Urban Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 907 68-0 (1983) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a county's right to reimbursement for medical care and treatment provided by the county hospital to an indigent resident of another county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Postponed
SB 1299 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the acceptance by the state of the Primary Care Block Grant; establishing the Community Health Center Advisory Committee; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
HB 19 68-1 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of a hospital supported by public funds for medical care or treatment provided to a nonresident indigent patient. House: County Affairs Referred to Committee on County Affairs
HB 466 67-0 (1981) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Record vote
HB 1122 67-0 (1981) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 76 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the penalty for the denial of emergency treatment to a person by an officer or employee of certain hospitals for inability to pay; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
HB 856 66-0 (1979) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the denial of emergency hospital services to a person unable to establish ability to pay for those services; providing penalties House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Printing rule suspended
HB 895 66-0 (1979) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to provision of medical or hospital care by a political subdivision for residents of another political subdivision. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HB 1688 66-0 (1979) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Ogg, Jack
Relating to reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 1711 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the authority of the Department of Human Resources to conduct demonstration projects providing medical assistance to certain medically needy persons; requiring the deposit of certain funds from counties, cities or hospital districts which participate in such projects and providing for their use; providing for the cooperation of the Department of Human Resources and the federal government in defining the eligibility for the scope of services under such projects; providing for a report to the legislature describing such demonstration projects; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 830 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to conduct demonstration projects providing medical assistance to certain medically needy persons; requiring the deposit of certain funds from counties, cities, or hospital districts which participate in such projects and providing for their use; providing for the cooperation of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the federal government in defining the eligibility for and scope of services under such projects; providing for a report to the legislature describing such demonstration projects; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Failure to suspend the rules
HB 109 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the reimbursement of public hospitals for services rendered to indigent patients who are not residents of the political subdivisions by which the hospitals are established and maintained; providing for the right to sue the counties of such idnigents residence in the event such reimbursements are not paid within a certain time; and providing for the enforcement of judgments against such counties. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 181 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to granting public hospitals the right to reimbursement from the State of Texas for the reasonable cost of medical care and treatment rendered to indigents; providing for the submission of claims to the Comptroller of Public Accounts; providing for the right to sue the state in the event such claims are not paid within a certain time; providing for the enforcement of judgments against the state; providing that claims and judgments shall be paid only by direct appropriation made by the Legislature for the purpose of satisfying such claims and judgments. House: Health & Welfare Coauthor authorized
HJR 7 65-0 (1977) Author: Hall, Anthony Proposing an amendment to Article IX of the Texas Constitution by adding Section 10 to permit state reimbursement of hospital districts for providing medical and hospital care to needy indigent persons residing outside the districts. House: Constitutional Amendments Coauthor authorized
SB 723 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Authorizing the State Board of Public Welfare to promulgate rules and regulations governing state assistance grants and medical programs for needy individuals without regard to the availability of federal matching funds or federal guidelines. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 24 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to providing funds for needy persons to assist in the payment of catastrophic medical expenses; increasing the cigarette taxes. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 248 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 249 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 446 64-0 (1975) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Prohibiting an officer or employee of a public hospital from denying a seriously ill or injured person emergency treatment because of the person's inability to pay for the services; providing a penalty. House: Health & Welfare Effective in 90 days
HB 650 64-0 (1975) Author: Semos, Chris V. Relating to allowing recovery of costs by certain hospital districts for care of nonresident, indigent, and needy persons. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1140 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to increasing the tax on cigarettes for a two-year period; providing for the payment of medical and health insurance premiums for persons unemployed during the current economic crisis. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
HB 1503 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to allowing recovery of costs by certain public hospitals for emergency medical care or treatment of nonresident, indigent, or needy persons. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs
HJR 63 64-0 (1975) Author: Hall, Anthony Relating to permitting the state to reimburse hospital districts for certain care of out-of-district indigents. House: Constitutional Revision Referred to Committee on Constitutional Revision
SB 182 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Prohibiting an officer or employee of a public hospital from denying a seriously ill or injured person emergency treatment because of the person's inability to pay for the services; providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SJR 33 64-0 (1975) Author: Braecklein, Bill Amending Constitution to provide for reimbursement to certain hospital districts and counties cost of providing medical or hospital care to needy inhabitants of other hospital districts or counties. Senate: Texas Constitution Referred to Committee on Texas Constitution
HB 578 63-0 (1973) Author: Simmons, Wayland A. Relating to reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported favorably
HB 876 63-0 (1973) Author: Hall, Anthony
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services rendered to the nonresident patients. House: Intergovernmental Affairs Reported favorably
SB 535 63-0 (1973) Author: Clower, Ron Relating to the reimbursement of certain hospital districts for services to nonresident patients. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Sent to subcommittee
HB 1150 61-0 (1969) Author: Vance, Arthur K. Relating to hospital emergency care.
HB 808 60-0 (1967) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to payment for care of patients residing outside the limits of a hospital district.
HB 1196 60-0 (1967) Author: Vance, Arthur K. | et. al. Relating to hospital emergency care.
SB 369 60-0 (1967) Author: Watson, Jr., Murray Relating to fees for services provided by community centers; requiring county attorneys to file suit on behalf of such centers to collect for services.
SB 461 60-0 (1967) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to hospitals furnishing emergency services to persons brought to the hospital in emergency situations.
SCR 64 60-0 (1967)
HJR 73 59-0 (1965) Author: Satterwhite, William Thomas "Bill" Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas to provide that hospitals which furnish free medical or hospital care to indigent residents of Texas are exempt from payment of a percentage of ad valorem taxes levied by any taxing entity other than the state.
SJR 7 59-0 (1965) Author: Cole, Criss Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Texas providing for the exemption from local ad valorem taxes of the property of certain charitable organizations, provided such organizations meet certain conditions and requirements and expend at least One and One-half Million Dollars annually on free medical and hospital care for the indigent within the State of Texas.
HB 924 58-0 (1963) Author: Mann, Jr., Dudley R. | et. al. Relating to making it unlawful for any person who is a resident of a foreign country or another state other than Texas to misrepresent his place of residence when applying for medical aid from any state or county hospital; providing penalties for violations.
SCR 86 58-0 (1963)
HB 672 54-0 (1955) Author: Strickland, Robert L. "Bob" | et. al. Relating to the spread of tuberculosis; amending certain Acts by further defining the term "bona fide residents of the county".
SB 20 54-0 (1955) Author: Shireman, William H. Relating to amending certain Acts to authorize the Board for Texas State Hospitals and Special Schools to contract with city, county city-county, and public non-profit hospitals for the care and medical treatment of indigent tuberculosis patients; authorizing the Board to set standards for the treatment and cure of tuberculosis, and to inspect hospitals for compliance with such standards, in the performance of said contracts; prescribing conditions, limitations, and audits, of such contracts; appropriating money for such purposes.
SB 286 53-0 (1953) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to amending Statutes relating to the classification of patients of State Tuberculosis hospitals or sanatorium, by removing the phrase "Five Dollars per week for the board of such patient, together with the necessary cost incident to his transportation to said colony" and adding thereto the phrase "the actual cost of maintaining and treating such patient."
SB 45 48-0 (1943) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending certain Statutes so as to change the method of filing application for admission to State Tuberculosis Sanatorium.
HJR 15 47-0 (1941) Author: Reed, William Otey Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the assessing, levying and collecting of a tax of not exceeding twenty-five cents (25c) on the one hundred dollar ($100) valuation to be used for public health purposes and indigent sick purposes equally.
HB 144 46-0 (1939) Author: Westbrook, Mainor N. Relating to providing for the care and treatment of indigent or destitute sick persons by creating a State Department of Hospitalization and Medical Care; making an appropriation.
HB 245 46-0 (1939) Author: Hankamer, Harold Monroe Relating to protecting the people from tuberculosis, to provide for the care, treatment, isolation and hospitalization of persons afflicted, and to prescribe penalties for violation of this act.
HJR 22 46-0 (1939) Author: Allison, Alvin Ray Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the assessing, levying and collecting of a tax not exceeding ten cents on the one hundred dollar valuation to be used for public health purposes and indigent sick purposes equally.
HB 326 45-0 (1937) Relating to defining indigent and non-indigent patients in State and psychopathic hospitals.
HB 404 37-0 (1921) Author: Rogers, John C. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to procure diphtheria anti-toxin for free distribution.
SB 198 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to authorizing the State Board of Health to secure certain antitoxins and vaccine for the free distribution to citizens of the State where parties are not able to purchase, etc.
SB 293 37-0 (1921) Author: McMillin, Dan Scott Relating to permitting cities or counties of over 10,000 inhabitants to aid in the maintenance of a hospital where an amount has been left by will for the establishment of such hospital, for the care of the indigent people, etc.
SB 307 36-0 (1919) Author: Hertzberg, Harry Relating to amending certain statute relating to the treatment and maintenance of patients in the Pasteur Hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Public Health
HB 692 35-0 (1917) Author: Mendell, Jr., George W. Relating to providing for the treatment of persons afflicted with hydrophobia at the expense of the State.
HB 787 35-0 (1917) Author: Davis, Dr. Oscar Relating to amending the law authorizing the establishment of county hospitals.
SB 64 31-1 (1909) Relating to authorizing and empowering the State Health Officer to isolate and return to their homes indigent consumptives sojourning in other sections of the State; providing an appropriation to carry this law into effect.
HB 483 30-0 (1907) Relating to amending the law establishing the pasteur hospital; providing for the disposition of fees paid by non-indigent patients.

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