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HB 4 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the relative or other designated caregiver placement program and to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relative or designated caregivers; creating a criminal offense; creating a civil penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 128 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 222 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 223 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and to reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 482 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 690 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a best practices guide for persons involved in child protective services cases. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 691 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a court's temporary extended jurisdiction over certain suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 692 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to monetary assistance for a relative or other designated caregiver of children in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 706 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to monetary assistance for a relative or other designated caregiver of children in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 775 85-0 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1204 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services as an alternative to adjudication for certain children who engage in conduct in need of supervision or delinquent conduct and to a study on certain juvenile justice issues. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1522 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1629 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2045 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to license renewal for certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2123 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2239 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2330 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to information and services for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2607 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2664 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2786 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a system of care framework for certain minors receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2864 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3151 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3552 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to the foster care payment rate for certain foster parents and the reimbursement of certain expenses for the foster parent; creating a criminal offense. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3634 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the amendment of the Texas Health Care Transformation and Quality Improvement Program waiver. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3775 85-0 (2017) Author: Raney, John Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3930 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for early childhood intervention services. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3932 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3962 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Tomas Relating to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to provide certain therapy services under the Medicaid program to children with disabilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3967 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the financing options for early childhood intervention services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4093 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4096 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4228 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain state agencies related to training of employees and contractors who provide certain services to children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 163 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 211 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 268 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 429 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to minimum education requirements for child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 530 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authorization of monetary assistance and support services for caregivers of children in parental child safety placements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 698 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain duties of the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding parental child safety placements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 699 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the establishment of a kinship caregiver navigator program by the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 818 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 892 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 922 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1208 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1218 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1567 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1669 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a task force to coordinate and make recommendations on parent engagement and education programs provided by state agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1705 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1806 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to requiring the use of multidisciplinary teams appointed by children's advocacy centers in certain child abuse investigations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2126 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the development of a quality-based outcome measure for the child health plan program and Medicaid regarding certain persons with HIV. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 307 85-1 (2017) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 374 85-1 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance to students at risk of dropping out of school who are pregnant or who are parents and requiring reporting through the Public Education Information Management System. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 256 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to compensatory education allotment funding. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 466 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to covered benefits under the child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 656 84-0 (2015) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the payment of foster care costs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to ensuring that certain military members who reside out of state and their dependents maintain their positions on waiting lists for certain assistance programs provided by health and human services agencies. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 781 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 788 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 993 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1143 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to information and services for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1188 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the creation of a joint interim committee to study and make recommendations regarding early childhood education. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1521 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to state agency authority to establish child-care subsidy programs. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2433 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2550 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the establishment and duties of a task force to study and make recommendations on family support and parent education programs. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2741 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2783 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the task force on asylum-seeking children. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2790 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to measures to ensure certain adopted students are informed regarding their eligibility for tuition and fee exemptions at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2903 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to training requirements for certain child-care workers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HB 3294 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development Left pending in committee
HB 3502 84-0 (2015) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the selection of entities to perform functions required of the State Center for Early Childhood Development. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3530 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to encouraging age-appropriate normalcy activities for children in the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3589 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3658 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the development and administration of a parent orientation and education pilot program for recipients of subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
HB 3734 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 3748 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3864 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott | et. al. Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 54 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 169 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to ensuring that certain military members and their spouses and dependents maintain their positions on interest lists or other waiting lists for certain health and human services assistance programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 206 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services and procedures applicable to suits affecting the parent-child relationship, investigations of child abuse and neglect, and conservatorship of a child; affecting fee amounts and authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 208 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
See remarks for effective date
SB 294 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the coordination of educational support services for and information regarding students who are currently or were formerly placed in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 354 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the transfer to the Health and Human Services Commission of contracting authority for children's advocacy centers and volunteer advocate programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 886 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to training requirements for certain child-care workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1117 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to housing services provided through the transitional living services program to certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1120 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the application for and issuance of a marriage license and the marriage of a minor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1131 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to monetary assistance provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services to certain relatives and designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1269 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the regulation of and federal funding for certain child-care providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain foster care adolescents and former foster care adolescents for benefits under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1643 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1645 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce Relating to the placement of children with certain relatives or other designated caregivers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1935 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to protection of the rights of conscience for child welfare services providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 304 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 445 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 456 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to training for school district liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 499 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 580 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 604 83-0 (2013) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
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 743 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 748 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a waiver allowing the Department of Family and Protective Services to use certain federal funds to test innovation strategies in child welfare programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 965 83-0 (2013) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to benefits provided to a household under the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs following the removal of a child from the household. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 969 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1058 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to complaints about medication or medical care provided to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1634 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to assistance and education regarding personal finance for certain children in foster care. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1682 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2038 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 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 3186 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to an annual study and report regarding asset information of certain applicants for certain assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3686 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the duties of the Council on Children and Families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HJR 52 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment limiting the rate of growth of appropriations for welfare programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 47 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 49 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to transitional living assistance and appropriate care settings for children with disabilities who reside in general residential operations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 56 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the provision and delivery of certain health care services in this state, including the provision of those services through the Medicaid program and the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse in that program and other programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 314 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 426 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a home visiting program for at-risk families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 428 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to background and criminal history checks for parents or other relatives of children in residential child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 737 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child protective services workers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 832 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to training for school district and open-enrollment charter school liaisons who assist students in the conservatorship of the state with school enrollments and transfers. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 980 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1032 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to addressing disproportionality and disparities in the education, juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems, the continuation and operation of the Interagency Council for Addressing Disproportionality, and the duties of the Center for Elimination of Disproportionality and Disparities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 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 1589 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to assistance and education regarding personal finance for certain children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1748 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1758 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the establishment of a task force to examine hiring and management practices of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 151 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 244 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the responsibilities of the Department of Family and Protective Services as trustee of the Parrie Haynes Trust. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 420 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a subsidy under an adoption assistance agreement for certain adoptive parents of children in foster care. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 434 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 452 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to temporary housing between academic terms for certain postsecondary students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 503 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to eligibility for children's Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 712 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 753 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 769 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 818 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 826 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to facilitating the enrollment in or transfer to a public school district of a student in the conservatorship of the state. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 941 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to use of compensatory education allotment funding to provide assistance with child care to students at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 945 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1114 82-0 (2011) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al. Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1221 82-0 (2011) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1295 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to a pilot project to increase enrollee access to primary care services and simplify enrollment procedures under the child health plan program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1320 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1342 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to employee caseload and call processing standards for the provision of child and adult protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1468 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1709 82-0 (2011) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to the creation of the individual development account program to provide savings incentives and opportunities for certain foster children to pursue home ownership, postsecondary education, and business development. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1720 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program and to improving health care provider accountability and efficiency under the child health plan and Medicaid programs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1738 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1831 82-0 (2011) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to public school child care. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3123 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to codifying federal foster care funding requirements to locate and provide information to relatives and other adults following the removal of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services, and court findings regarding those efforts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3144 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3234 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3279 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the creation of the Santa Rosa grant program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3531 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to a system for monitoring prescriptions of certain drugs under the Medicaid program for children in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3537 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to collecting information and requiring reimbursement from certain recipients of certain public benefits. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 219 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to health and mental health services for children in foster care and kinship care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 269 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 277 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the preparation of case records of children discharged from foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 471 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 501 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 611 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 717 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1178 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1220 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
SB 1259 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1705 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to temporary housing between academic terms for certain postsecondary students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1813 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the applicability of the Education Code to Head Start programs and the authority of the commissioner of education to make a certain determination regarding those programs. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1817 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the transfer of the duties and activities of the consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to the Children's Policy Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 187 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a subsidy under an adoption assistance agreement for certain adoptive parents of children in foster care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 275 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to methods to increase the number of students who participate in school breakfast programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 324 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 429 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 568 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for use by certain child-care facilities. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 582 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to informing the parents and guardians of certain children about the availability of the child health plan and medical assistance programs. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 601 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to licensing requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities and homes providing child care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 620 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 787 81-0 (2009) Author: Cohen, Ellen | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the child health plan. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 862 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1043 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the creation of business opportunities for certain former foster children. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1080 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to eligibility for the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1123 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1329 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1393 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1540 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to license requirements and fees for certain child-care programs operated by public or private schools. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1565 81-0 (2009) Author: England, Kirk Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1699 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1769 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1903 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to eligibility for and administration of the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1912 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the Transitional Living Services Program and the Preparation for Adult Living Program for foster children transitioning to independent living. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2040 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to establishing a kinship guardian assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2043 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts provided for collecting sales and use taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2072 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to the distribution of federal child care development funds to local workforce development boards. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Referred to Technology, Economic Development & Workforce
HB 2224 81-0 (2009) Author: Parker, Tan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2304 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 2388 81-0 (2009) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2590 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2860 81-0 (2009) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al. Relating to financial assistance programs in connection with certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3137 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to develop and provide certain foster parents with a statement regarding the rights and responsibilities of those persons and the agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3157 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to establishing a kinship caregiver assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3259 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families and the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3286 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3301 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3370 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the privatization of certain child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3604 81-0 (2009) Author: Frost, Stephen Relating to the evaluation of potential foster parents and adoptive parents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3859 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a staffing analysis of the Texas Integrated Eligibility Redesign System (TIERS) and benefits eligibility determination processes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3860 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to community outreach to increase awareness of the availability of health benefits coverage under the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4023 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a study and report on the feasibility of providing services and benefits under federally funded public benefit programs to encourage fathers' involvement beginning during pregnancy. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4024 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to eligibility for certain nutritional assistance programs and certain nutritional and supportive services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4065 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been in foster care or certain other residential care. House: Higher Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 4156 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4192 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to medical assistance for certain children with disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4255 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the protection of children by enforcing compulsory public school attendance requirements, ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, and ensuring that births are reported and to the prosecution of the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4278 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 4558 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the recruitment, employment, and retention of certain Department of Family and Protective Services caseworkers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4588 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to requiring the Department of Family and Protective Services to apply for Medicaid for certain children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4662 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 125 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment to ensure that this state receives the maximum federal funding available under the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 43 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education for students who have been under the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 49 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to certain requirements applicable to the State Center for Early Childhood Development. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 50 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 56 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preparation of a child impact statement for a bill or joint resolution considered by the legislature. Senate: Administration Left pending in committee
SB 69 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to child protective services and foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 286 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to a health passport for Medicaid recipients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 301 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to caseload assignments for employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 382 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund promotion of early literacy programs in certain communities in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 577 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 694 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to certain reimbursements and discounts provided for collecting sales and use taxes. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 773 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to licensing requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities and homes providing child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 841 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 939 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to benefits and services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the exchange of information by the department regarding students in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1052 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1250 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of certain programs to assist certain foster children in obtaining postsecondary education and training. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1374 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to annual reports by the Texas Juvenile Probation Commission on the operations and conditions of probation services in this state. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1411 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to financial assistance programs in connection with certain children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1434 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the administration of and eligibility for the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1613 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to establishing an Early Childhood Behavioral Consultation Grant Program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1644 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the availability on the Internet of certain information regarding the child protective services functions of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1646 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1824 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the Interagency Task Force for Children with Special Needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1877 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Medical Child Abuse Resources and Education System grant program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2021 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to creating the Texas Early Learning Council. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2022 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to creating an account to promote early child-care development. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 2061 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to financial assistance for voluntary caregivers of a child during an investigation by the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2248 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to public school students placed in substitute care. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 2368 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 21 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Proposing a constitutional amendment to ensure that this state receives the maximum federal funding available under the child health plan program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 11 81-1 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 6 81-1 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to the child health plan program. Co-author authorized
HB 140 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to regulating the operation of a day-care center; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 332 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to the exemption for certain educational facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health Returned to committee
HB 363 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of case management services for children by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 406 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to license requirements for preschool and after-school programs operated by public or private schools. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 424 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 454 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of methods to increase public school student participation in the national school breakfast program and school district participation in a special assistance provision of the national free or reduced-price breakfast or lunch program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 532 80-0 (2007) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 611 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain employees who provide at-home infant care after the birth or adoption of a child. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to assist certain long-term care facilities in developing the capacity to provide services to individuals with disabilities through community-based arrangements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 740 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to certain state health care programs for children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1296 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to providing monetary assistance to certain grandparents caring for their grandchildren. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1359 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1361 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to privatization of child protective services and the improvement of services for children and families provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1385 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of and licensing exemptions for certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1752 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1763 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1786 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to an exemption for certain programs from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1826 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to monetary assistance for substitute care provided to a child by a relative caregiver. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1845 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to monetary assistance for care provided to children by certain relatives or other designated caregivers. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 1912 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an exemption for certain facilities from the child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2140 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2275 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to parental access to information concerning a child's coverage under a health benefit plan or status under certain state-funded health care programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2287 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2339 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2377 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the restoration of the medically needy program under the state Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2380 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing medical assistance to certain former foster care adolescents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2511 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a dental services voucher pilot program in border-region counties. House: Border & International Affairs Referred to Border and International Affairs
HB 2595 80-0 (2007) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to providing financial assistance to certain kinship caregivers. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 2736 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to the adoption by the Department of Family and Protective Services of standardized forms for use by foster parent applicants, child-placing agencies, and department caseworkers in submitting required information to the department. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2780 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to the authority to consent to the administration of psychotropic drugs to certain foster children. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2857 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to certain functions of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2904 80-0 (2007) Author: Harper-Brown, Linda | et. al. Relating to TANF employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3007 80-0 (2007) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to the approval of relative caregivers by the Department of Family and Protective Services as foster homes. House: Human Services Meeting cancelled
HB 3008 80-0 (2007) Author: Pierson, Paula | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to match certain teens in foster care with adult mentors. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3041 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the imposition of additional inspection and background and criminal history check requirements for day-care centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3108 80-0 (2007) Author: Bolton, Valinda | et. al. Relating to caseloads for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3576 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the child health plan program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3677 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to fiscal matters involving health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3759 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing monetary and other related support services through the TANF program and other state programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3867 80-0 (2007) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to a scholarship program for certain students in foster care. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3916 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the regional implementation of the privatization of substitute care and case management services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HR 2878 80-0 (2007) Author: Hartnett, Will Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 218. 3 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 21 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the imposition of additional inspection and background and criminal history check requirements for day-care centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 98 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the preparation of a child impact statement for a bill or joint resolution considered by the legislature. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SB 143 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Veasey, Marc
Relating to fetal and infant mortality review and health warnings related to fetal and infant mortality; imposing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 156 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 218 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to licensing and inspection requirements of the Department of Family and Protective Services for certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 265 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks for, reporting requirements for, and audits of certain providers of subsidized child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 416 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to creation of a state program to provide monetary awards to public school districts with extraordinary achievement in children's health. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 417 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the provision of free breakfast to all enrolled students in certain school districts and campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 589 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) employment programs and participation in those programs by certain parents who are not TANF recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 723 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to requiring that the Department of Family and Protective Services maintain and report certain information in connection with the placement of children and to the use of the information provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 758 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to child protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 759 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Parker, Tan
Relating to certain requirements relating to permanency hearings and placement review hearings for children under the care of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 804 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to standing for certain persons to file a suit for the adoption of a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 805 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 811 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna
Relating to requiring the Department of State Health Services to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program and to the procurement of those vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 813 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to child protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 872 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the maximum amount of a monthly subsidy that may be paid under adoption assistance agreements for certain children with special needs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 894 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to enrollment and participation in certain research programs of certain children in foster care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 982 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1032 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Haggerty, Pat
Relating to the issuance of Insure Texas Kids specialty license plates. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1042 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1098 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to a subsidy for health benefits coverage for certain adopted children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1141 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a demonstration project to provide consultation services to certain child-care providers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1295 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Dutton, Jr., Harold V.
Relating to the establishment of community-based programs administered by the juvenile boards of certain counties. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1457 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the establishment of a strategy for reducing child abuse and neglect and improving child welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1503 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1703 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the inspection of registered or listed family homes. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1726 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a study and report of the feasibility of providing a health passport to children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child health plan program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1861 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to providing monetary and other related support services through the TANF program and other state programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1865 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services pilot program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1866 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to an exemption from cost limits specified for certain medical assistance waiver programs administered by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1914 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain state health care programs for children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2036 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the implementation of specialized targeted initiatives and other actions necessary to comply with certain settlement agreements. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to protective services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 131 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain employees who provide at-home infant care after the birth or adoption of a child. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 171 79-0 (2005) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 287 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide local oversight of child protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 306 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 339 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 405 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain primary caretakers of a child receiving financial assistance. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 478 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the operation of the child protective services and foster care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 691 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a Medicaid health literacy pilot program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 711 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain financial assistance recipients for medical assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 725 79-0 (2005) Author: Pena, Aaron | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 799 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to a health passport for foster children. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 800 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to protective services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 801 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to training for Department of Family and Protective Services personnel receiving reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 802 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the investigation of certain reports of child abuse and neglect. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 936 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to liability insurance requirements for and limited liability of certain child-care facilities and child-placing agencies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to penalties and sanctions imposed on recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1103 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to liability insurance for certain child-care facilities and child-placing agencies. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1246 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to eligibility for enrollment in public school prekindergarten classes. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1316 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to immunization requirements for children in regulated child-care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1356 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a software system for providing a single point of access to government-funded child-care and education programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1514 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the suspension of the license or registration of a child-care facility providing care for less than 24 hours a day or the listing of a family home. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1995 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a grant program to encourage investment of federal earned income tax credit funds. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2101 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to heirloom birth certificates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2324 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to quality improvement activities for certain subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2327 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the creation of the blue ribbon task force on early childhood education. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2331 79-0 (2005) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the emergency possession of certain abandoned children; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2377 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the use of private firms by the Texas Building and Procurement Commission in leasing space for state agencies. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2378 79-0 (2005) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the administration of the child care program for children of state employees. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
HB 2579 79-0 (2005) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to procedures to ensure the involvement of parents or guardians of children placed in certain institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2739 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to vision and dental benefits provided under the state child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2788 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to supplemental financial assistance for certain primary caretakers of a dependent child. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2790 79-0 (2005) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Relating to a subsidized guardianship program to provide financial subsidies to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2959 79-0 (2005) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of federal child care and development block grant funds by local workforce development boards. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3327 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child protective services. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3555 79-0 (2005) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HCR 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of adopting match agreements between the commission and local mental health authorities to maximize the state's contributions for federal matching funds to provide mental health community services under the Children's Health Insurance Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 2197 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
SB 6 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al.
Relating to protective services and certain family law matters; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 22 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the care and custody of foster children and the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services concerning the care and custody of those children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 23 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to subsidized child-care services and early childhood care and education program coordination. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 40 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 69 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to restoring services under the Medicaid and children's health insurance programs; making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 119 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to creation of a program to provide for timely replacement of child protective services caseworkers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 565 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the posting of a list of employees in certain child-care facilities and family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 750 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation of the child protective services and foster care systems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 819 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 820 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce Relating to the eligibility of certain grandparents for foster care payments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 952 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Laney, James
Relating to medical support for a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 984 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child protective services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1015 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to minimum standards for day-care centers serving children with special care needs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1773 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to immunization requirements for children in regulated child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1869 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to the Harris County Board of Protective Services for Children and Adults. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SR 1061 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 6. Reported enrolled
HB 89 79-1 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to a fee to support the appointment of attorneys ad litem in certain civil suits. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 47 79-3 (2006) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the provision of children's substitute care and case management services by county governmental agencies. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 194 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to disqualifying certain persons from serving as foster parents. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 453 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 454 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 455 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a study regarding certain child-care initiatives. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 728 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the continuous eligibility of certain children for medical assistance benefits. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 799 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to providing temporary community-based therapeutic foster care for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1017 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to subsidized child-care services. House: Human Services Postponed
HB 1018 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a purchasing preference for vendors that provide employee dependent care benefits. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1019 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to a system for providing a single point of access to government-funded child care and education programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1196 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain limits on the use of money appropriated for purposes related to long-term care waiver programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1348 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and substance abuse programs. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1349 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to developing and coordinating certain agency services and activities involving mental health care for young children. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1350 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an evaluation of public funding for children's mental health services. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
HB 1415 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to an accreditation program for child-care facilities and child-placing agencies as an alternative to state licensure; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1548 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to enrollment of certain children in the state child health plan. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1636 78-0 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to carbon monoxide detectors and water detectors in certain child-care facilities and family homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1751 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to child support and medical support orders for certain children in substitute care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1911 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the placement of a child in foster care. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2054 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to TANF and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to TANF recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2058 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study regarding goals, outcome standards, and objectives in certain contracts with the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2059 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain primary caretakers of a child receiving financial assistance. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2229 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to transferring programs and activities relating to public mental health services for children from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2247 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to certain required coverages for children under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2399 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to certain required coverages for children under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2433 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2451 78-0 (2003) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the authority of the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention to establish a fee schedule for services provided through the council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2491 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to liability insurance requirements applicable to certain child-placing agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2852 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the appointment of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to serve as a temporary or permanent guardian for a ward. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2935 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to state liability for conduct of certain child-placement agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2984 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna | et. al. Relating to the transfer of the Communities In Schools program. House: Human Services Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3194 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to an exemption for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services from paying certain costs and fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 49 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of money appropriated for institutional care for certain children to provide community-based services to those children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 58 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the creation of a relative caregiver placement pilot program for certain children for whom the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services is appointed managing conservator. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 60 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the provision of public mental health and related services for certain children with severe emotional disturbances. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 64 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of financial assistance to certain legal immigrants. Senate: International Relations and Trade Referred to International Relations and Trade
SB 72 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 73 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 74 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to a study regarding certain child-care initiatives. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Calendars
SB 76 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Grusendorf, Kent | et. al.
Relating to the provision of subsidized child-care services. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 77 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the development of child care quality improvement strategies by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 78 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to disbursements and expenditures for certain child-care activities funded under the federal Child Care and Development Block Grant. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 100 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to carbon monoxide detectors in certain child-care facilities and family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 118 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to establishing child fatality review teams. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 221 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to an evaluation of the system of child care subsidy programs under the Child Care and Development Block Grant. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 222 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for early childhood teacher education and retention. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 223 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a study regarding certain child-care initiatives. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 246 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to providing temporary community-based therapeutic foster care for certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 490 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to developing and coordinating certain agency services and activities involving mental health care for young children. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 491 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and substance abuse programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 492 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to an evaluation of public funding for children's mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 523 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to subsidized child-care services. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 602 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to access to criminal history record information concerning employees, volunteers, and applicant volunteers of children's advocacy centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 690 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the disenrollment of certain persons eligible for supplemental security income from the child health plan and Medicaid managed care programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 941 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the continuous eligibility of certain children for medical assistance benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1065 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hartnett, Will
Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1219 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to services provided to children with developmental delay. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1246 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the initial placement of certain children in institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1410 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the appointment of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services to serve as a temporary or permanent guardian for a ward. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1489 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to recruiting foster parents from certain organizations and immunity from liability of those organizations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1490 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain investigation requirements and other procedures in connection with an allegation of child abuse or neglect. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 55 78-3 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 23 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. Filed
HB 46 78-4 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 14 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 98 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the provision of Medicaid to certain persons making the transition from foster care to independent living. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 478 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 558 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al. Relating to restitution paid by a defendant to a children's advocacy center providing services to the defendant's victim. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 590 77-0 (2001) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to the adoption of biological siblings. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 706 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie | et. al.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 713 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of residential living facilities for certain youth. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 714 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to foster care for a child who resides with a relative. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 825 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to continuous eligibility of children for medical assistance. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 826 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of children for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 827 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to simplifying the application and eligibility determination process for medical assistance provided to children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 828 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to application and eligibility for Medicaid. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 902 77-0 (2001) Author: Noriega, Rick | et. al. Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 907 77-0 (2001) Author: Bosse, Fred | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1009 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to sanctions imposed on recipients of temporary assistance for needy families for failure to provide certain information. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1155 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance and dependent children of recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1173 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a statewide education program to prevent infant mortality. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1178 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to child-care facilities, agencies, and advisory committees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1213 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to creation and implementation by the Health and Human Services Commission of family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1308 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the creation of an office within the Health and Human Services Commission for coordinating the delivery of early childhood services. BE ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF TEXAS: House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1309 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to requirements applicable to child-care workers who receive scholarships funded by the federal Child Care Development Fund. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1422 77-0 (2001) Author: Oliveira, Rene | et. al. Relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain legal immigrants. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1478 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the name, composition, and duties of the work group on children's long-term care and health programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1537 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to a study and a pilot program regarding the provision of medical assistance and certain health benefits plan coverage for children of migrant or seasonal agricultural workers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1566 77-0 (2001) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a governmental entity to take emergency possession of a child and to the services provided for the child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1604 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1696 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1758 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to access for females under 18 years of age to facilities, services, and treatment available through health and human services and juvenile corrections programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1921 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to the continuation of adoption assistance after the 18th birthday of certain children. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2103 77-0 (2001) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to allowing a grandparent to receive financial assistance benefits on behalf of a dependent child in certain situations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2149 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to study the creation of an interactive web-based application system for the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2150 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann Relating to an interactive web-based application system for the state child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2232 77-0 (2001) Author: King, Phil Relating to procedures for a suit affecting the parent-child relationship filed by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2265 77-0 (2001) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the funding of child-care subsidies by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2357 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to child development activities provided by licensed day-care centers. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 2420 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to extend Medicaid coverage to certain low-income parents of children receiving Medicaid. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2511 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to court-ordered health coverage of a child by a noncustodial parent. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 2543 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide child-care intervention services for certain children with severe behavioral problems. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2669 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to prepare a request for information for storing and distributing vaccines. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2670 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the vaccines for children program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2671 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to promote the vaccines for children program to certain health care providers not currently enrolled in the program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2717 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2898 77-0 (2001) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to loan repayment assistance for certain social workers who work for the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 3494 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to grants awarded by the commissioner of education to promote pre-reading instruction. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3550 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and family homes. House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 36 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to training for certain caseworkers employed by health and human services agencies or local mental health or mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 42 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to identifying and addressing the needs of certain recipients of financial assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Calendars
SB 43 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to eligibility for and enrollment in certain medical assistance programs, including simplifying the certification process for medical assistance provided to children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/02
SB 48 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to sanctions imposed on recipients of temporary assistance for needy families for failure to provide certain information. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Calendars
SB 51 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to the provision of Medicaid to certain persons making the transition from foster care to independent living. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 52 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to a requirement that child-care facilities post certain signs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 53 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 55 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to a statewide education program to prevent infant mortality. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 156 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al. Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of children for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 168 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Turner, Bob | et. al.
Relating to inspection by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and family homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 280 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the gathering of information on and the use of funds from a more efficient means of storing and distributing vaccines. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 281 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to allow health care providers to use certain vaccines in the federal vaccines for children program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Health to promote the vaccines for children program to certain health care providers not currently enrolled in the program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 297 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain grandparents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 301 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Bosse, Fred | et. al.
Relating to the continuation of the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 361 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 368 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions and to family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 373 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to simplifying the application and eligibility determination process for medical assistance provided to children. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 374 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to continuous eligibility of children for medical assistance. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 375 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to application and eligibility for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 376 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to consideration of assets and resources for purposes of determining eligibility of children for Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 664 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the investigation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of persons in certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 665 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an office within the Health and Human Services Commission for coordinating the delivery of early childhood services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 836 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the allocation of certain child care funds to local workforce development areas. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 875 77-0 (2001) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to participation of fathers in programs and services administered by the Health and Human Services Commission and health and human services agencies and functions performed by the office of the attorney general. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 961 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to salary supplements by a county or a municipality for child and adult protective services workers. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 962 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to a pilot project to address the need for more child protective services workers in certain regions of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1064 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to adoption services of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services with respect to sibling groups. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1220 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the abolition of the State Advisory Committee on Child-Care Programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1299 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the creation and duties of a task force on rate-setting methodologies for the Medicaid and state child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1683 77-0 (2001) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the management of money earned by certain children while receiving services from the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1734 77-0 (2001) Author: Cain, David Relating to grants awarded by the commissioner of education to promote pre-reading instruction. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SCR 73 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections to S.B. No. 43. Signed by the Governor
HB 65 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for an employer that purchases or subsidizes child-care services for employees. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 66 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 159 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the reporting of child abuse. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 382 76-0 (1999) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to placing a child in a foster home or adoptive home. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 415 76-0 (1999) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to disqualifying certain persons from serving as foster parents. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 606 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain children of state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 642 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the review of proposed rules of health and human services agencies. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 714 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the establishment of a newborn hearing screening, tracking, and intervention program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 718 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 875 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to increasing collections for cases of fraud in the Medicaid, financial assistance, and food stamp programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 908 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to enforcement of screening requirements for vision, hearing, and other special senses and communication disorders of children in certain licensed child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1285 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring attendance of a child's parent, guardian, or other authorized adult at well-child examinations under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1301 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1430 76-0 (1999) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to TANF and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to TANF recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1503 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1617 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R. | et. al. Relating to the transfer and operation of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 1689 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child-care workers. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1759 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to licensing, certification, and verification requirements for certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1872 76-0 (1999) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of residential living facilities for certain youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2170 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to investigations and protective services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2208 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the authority of the office of the attorney general to contract with a statewide organization to provide services to children's advocacy centers. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2558 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to a program providing services to certain children with special health care needs. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 2601 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to caseload assignments for certain employees of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2609 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of scholarships, bonuses, and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. House: Economic Development
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2722 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to a registry and reporting requirements concerning immunizations. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2873 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the operation of certain Medicaid waiver programs for children with disabilities or special health care needs. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3270 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the involvement of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services in the adoption of certain children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Considered in Calendars
HB 3301 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the expansion and funding of the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3423 76-0 (1999) Author: Morrison, Geanie
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the emergency possession of and termination of the parent-child relationship of certain abandoned children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3524 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3706 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the appointment and duties of associate judges and child support masters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3741 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to regulation by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of certain child-care facilities, family homes, and child-placing agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HR 349 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Recognizing the historic importance of the State Home for Dependent and Neglected Children. House: Rules & Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 1236 76-0 (1999) Author: Noriega, Rick Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1423. Reported enrolled
HR 1316 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 558. Reported enrolled
SB 136 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to donations of juror reimbursements. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 239 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to assistance for certain persons in obtaining benefits under certain federal social security programs. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 240 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to hearing screening for newborn children. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 330 76-0 (1999) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al. Relating to the transfer and operation of the Communities In Schools program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 351 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 360 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the continuation and functions of the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 425 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the provision of scholarships and wage supplementation for professional child-care workers. Senate: Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 426 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a franchise tax credit for an employer that purchases or subsidizes child-care services for employees. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 442 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain child-care workers. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 558 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Garcia, Domingo
Relating to training requirements for certain child-care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 1/1/00
SB 994 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to administration and funding of children's advocacy centers. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1234 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the expansion and funding of the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1423 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Noriega, Rick | et. al.
Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance and services to certain grandparents. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1574 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the administration of certain programs for at-risk children and their families. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1735 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the appointment and duties of associate judges and child support masters. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
SCR 76 76-0 (1999) Author: Bivins, Teel Requesting the postmaster general and the members of the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to issue a commemorative U.S. postage stamp honoring the work against child abuse. House: State, Federal & International Relations
Senate: Administration
Referred to State, Fed. & International Rel.
SR 1152 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 1423. Reported enrolled
SR 1180 76-0 (1999) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 558. Reported enrolled
HB 155 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the listing and registration of family homes; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 167 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the establishment of residential living facilities for certain youth. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 168 75-0 (1997) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to foster care for a child who resides with a relative. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 439 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo | et. al. Relating to the establishment of child care training centers for certain recipients of public assistance. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 511 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the establishment of child care training centers for certain recipients of public assistance. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 512 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a state program of loan guarantees to promote child care services. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 514 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas child care fund. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 536 75-0 (1997) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al. Relating to regulation of children's advocacy centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 767 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to exempting certain children in foster or residential care from the payment of tuition and fees at state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective with Fall Semester
HB 885 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to required planning for the permanent placement of certain children not residing with their families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 942 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the AFDC and Medicaid benefits to children born to AFDC recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1364 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the prevention and recovery of benefits granted in error under the food stamp program and the program of financial assistance for persons with dependent children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1516 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the creation of a record keeping system for assisting law enforcement in the location of missing children. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1555 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to inspection of certain child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1637 75-0 (1997) Author: Alvarado, Leo
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to increased penalties for fraudulent or other unlawful acts committed under the state Medicaid program that result in injury to a child or an elderly or disabled person. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1784 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the amount of assistance granted under the financial assistance program for persons with dependent children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1911 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the regulation of substitute care for children and the provision of child protective services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1914 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the powers and duties of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2052 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the release by a child-placing agency of background information about an agency home or group home to another child-placing agency. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2057 75-0 (1997) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the linked deposit program. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2076 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to inspection and rating of child-care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2124 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the distribution of child support payments under the financial assistance program for persons with dependent children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2144 75-0 (1997) Author: Clark, Ron Relating to the liability of certain persons appointed under a child advocacy program. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 2250 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to child protective services provided by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2449 75-0 (1997) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the approval of a licensed dietitian as a service provider under the chronically ill and disabled children's program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2482 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the establishment of an accreditation program for child-care facilities and child-placing agencies as an alternative to state licensure; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2498 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2663 75-0 (1997) Author: Wise, Miguel | et. al. Relating to background and criminal history checks conducted on certain employees, potential employees, and volunteers who directly interact with or have the opportunity to associate with children. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2773 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to expanded hours of operation under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2804 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to authorizing local communities to exercise more control over the planning and delivery of services for children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 189 75-0 (1997) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Directing the Health and Human Services Commission to improve access to healthcare for children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 57 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to participation of certain AFDC recipients in the job opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 58 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to continued participation by certain AFDC recipients in the jobs opportunities and basic skills (JOBS) training program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 59 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to the assessment of certain recipients of public assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 60 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Relating to parenting skills training for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 65 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the regulation of family homes that care for children that are not the caretaker's own; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 116 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to investigations of and the offense of failure to report alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals in certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 118 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to placement of certain children in certain long-term care institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 181 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the parent-child relationship, suits affecting the parent-child relationship, and the protection of children. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/98
SB 211 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the establishment and operation of the Texas child care fund and to the development of a statewide guide on child care. House: Economic Development
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 212 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a state program of loan guarantees to promote child care services. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 213 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of child-care training center pilot programs for certain recipients of public assistance. House: Economic Development
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 339 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of the Texas child care fund and compensation of certain child care providers. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 437 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to AFDC and Medicaid benefits for additional children born to AFDC recipients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 669 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to incentives for adoptive parents of certain children. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 670 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to adoption incentives for licensed child-placing agencies. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 676 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the prevention and recovery of benefits granted in error under the food stamp program and the program of financial assistance for persons with dependent children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 678 75-0 (1997) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the exemption from tuition and fees charged by a public institution of higher education to certain persons in state foster or other residential care. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 742 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the prevention and recovery of benefits granted in error under the food stamp program and the program of financial assistance for persons with dependent children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 792 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to requirements for providers of substitute-care services for children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 793 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the purchase of substitute care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 794 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to certain state agencies to use of assessment centers and developing standards and licensing procedures for assessment centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 795 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of substitute care for children and the provision of child protective services. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 796 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the establishment of a pilot program administered by the Office of Court Administration to improve the efficiency of court processing of family law cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1071 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an accreditation program for child-care facilities and child-placing agencies as an alternative to state licensure; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1139 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to regulation of children's advocacy centers. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1313 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to the designation of licensed dietitians as service providers under the chronically ill and disabled children's services program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1475 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to inspection of child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 37 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to certain requirements for family homes. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 122 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions on family homes; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 207 74-0 (1995) Author: Combs, Susan Relating to registration requirements for family homes. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 337 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to the amount of AFDC benefits. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 345 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of children's resource districts; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 406 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to extending transitional Medicaid benefits to former recipients of AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 517 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the establishment of a public work experience program for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 597 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the maximization of federal funding for certain child welfare programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 655 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the recodification of statutes relating to parents and children and suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 844 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to eligibility for and the provision of AFDC and Medicaid benefits. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 863 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to payment error rates in the food stamp and AFDC programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 865 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to an increase in federal funding for mental health services for children and families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 911 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 913 74-0 (1995) Author: Talton, Robert | et. al. Relating to termination of AFDC payments for certain children. House: Human Services Coauthor Authorized
HB 982 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the children's trust fund and the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council operating fund; making an appropriation. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 997 74-0 (1995) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to health insurance coverage for children who are ineligible for Medicaid or who do not have access to private health insurance. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1160 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the creation of a statewide system of adult learning laboratories for clients of Aid to Families with Dependent Children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1196 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the provision of benefits designed to move AFDC recipients to independence and self-sufficiency. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1311 74-0 (1995) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to foster care for a child who resides with a relative. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1409 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Relating to children and family issues, including health and human services issues. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 1413 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1466 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the identification of potential sources of funding and support for early child care and education programs. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1479 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Relating to tuition and fee exemptions at public institutions of higher education and tuition credits at public and private institutions of higher education for certain students. House: Higher Education
Senate: Finance
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1482 74-0 (1995) Author: Oakley, Keith Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of the offense of insurance fraud. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1649 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the development and implementation of an electronic data processing system to expedite payments to certain child-care providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1662 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the powers and duties of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1671 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1672 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to AFDC benefits for certain two-parent families. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1673 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of certain minor parents to receive AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1674 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of and mandatory participation in a "first work" pilot program for certain AFDC recipients and certain noncustodial parents of children receiving AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1675 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to savings accounts for AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1676 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a time-limited benefits pilot program for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1870 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to day-care centers operated by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1871 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a pilot program for day-care centers operated by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2212 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the Maternal and Infant Health Improvement Act and to the development of a perinatal health care system. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2262 74-0 (1995) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to prohibiting the consideration of race or ethnicity as a factor in adoption or foster care placements. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2506 74-0 (1995) Author: Swinford, David | et. al. Relating to child-care facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2565 74-0 (1995) Author: Mowery, Anna Relating to the child support obligations of certain parents of children receiving AFDC benefits. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2566 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to operations of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2813 74-0 (1995) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to access to criminal history record information by the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2855 74-0 (1995) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to certain purchase-donation agreements to maximize federal funding for certain local programs for children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 50 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to registration of certain child-care facilities with a division of the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 61 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to mandatory immunizations for certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 62 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to termination of AFDC payments for certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 212 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to exempting certain youth programs from child-care licensing requirements. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 216 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to requiring certain AFDC recipients to attend certain training programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 347 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
SB 554 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the eligibility of certain minor parents to receive AFDC benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 574 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim | et. al. Relating to children and family issues, including education and health and human services and juvenile justice issues; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author withdrawn
SB 816 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions on family homes; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 948 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to liability insurance required for certain licensed facilities that provide care for children 24 hours a day. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1099 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1130 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to a reduction in AFDC benefits for certain children who do not regularly attend school. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1226 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1229 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the Maternal and Infant Health Improvement Act and to the development of a perinatal health care system. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 1427 74-0 (1995) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to certain minimum standards for child-care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1487 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Conley, Karyne
Relating to prohibiting the consideration of race or ethnicity as a factor in adoption or foster care placements. House: Juvenile Justice and Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1493 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1656 74-0 (1995) Author: Nixon, Drew Relating to AFDC benefits for persons convicted of certain offenses. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SCR 20 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris Requesting the comptroller of public accounts to conduct a performance review to determine if state agencies that provide services to children should be combined or overseen by a single board or agency. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Ways & Means
HB 500 73-0 (1993) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to mandatory immunization of children in child-care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 505 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the Commission on Economically Disadvantaged and Minority Youth. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 515 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to a review of child development training agreements. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 779 73-0 (1993) Author: Cuellar, Henry | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to AFDC benefits for certain families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 944 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to a licensing exemption for certain foster care facilities providing care to children with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or other terminal illnesses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 957 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Luna, Gregory
Relating to the review of placement of a child under the care of the Texas Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1046 73-0 (1993) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to establishing a franchise tax credit for wages paid to AFDC recipients. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1176 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a franchise tax credit for wages paid by a corporation to certain employees receiving aid to families with dependent children. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1188 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of children's resource districts; authorizing a tax. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1268 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions of family homes; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Jurisprudence
Record vote
HB 1662 73-0 (1993) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs for abused or neglected children. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1860 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a public work experience program for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1992 73-0 (1993) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to state aid for counties that provide secure residential care facilities for certain delinquent children. House: Corrections Considered in Calendars
HB 2108 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the membership of the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention Services. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2143 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to required parenting skills training for certain AFDC recipients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2144 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to termination of AFDC payments for certain children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2145 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the eligibility of certain minor parents to receive AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2146 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to extending transitional Medicaid benefits and child care services to former recipients of AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2147 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to welfare benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2148 73-0 (1993) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the establishment, operation, and funding of a full employment pilot program to assist certain persons receiving AFDC benefits, food stamp benefits, or unemployment compensation benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2255 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the provision of transportation to certain AFDC recipients by mass transit authorities. House: Transportation
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2291 73-0 (1993) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to eligibility for AFDC benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2295 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to a pilot program for day-care centers operated by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2296 73-0 (1993) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to day-care centers operated by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2394 73-0 (1993) Author: Brady, Kevin
Sponsor: Shelley, Dan
Relating to the denial, revocation, or suspension of a license to operate a child-care facility and to licensing the facility after revocation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2475 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to AFDC benefits for certain families. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2559 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the provision of nutrition for women, infants, children, and the indigent. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2561 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. relating to entities that contract with certain programs for women, infants, and children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HJR 63 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation, operation, and financing of children's resource districts. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 284 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the definition of a dependent child for the purpose of eligibility for AFDC. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 488 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, operation, and financing of children's resource districts; authorizing a tax. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 573 73-0 (1993) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to state aid for counties that provide secure residential care facilities for certain delinquent children. House: Corrections
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 714 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the provision of nutrition for women, infants, children, and the indigent. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 716 73-0 (1993) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to entities that contract with certain programs for women, infants, and children. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1101 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to application and eligibility for Aid to Families with Dependent Children program benefits and services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1131 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs for abused or neglected children. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1166 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions of family homes; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 1175 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the administrative costs of the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and money deposited into the children's trust fund. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1390 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the review of placement of a child under the care of the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services. Senate: Jurisprudence Recommended for local & uncontested Calendar
SB 1440 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to a review of child development training agreements. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SJR 21 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the creation, operation, and financing of children's resource districts. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 496 72-0 (1991) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to houses designated as temporary havens in emergencies or threatening situations for school-age children. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 961 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1081 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to child care incentives. House: Human Services Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 1082 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to the Texas Employment Commission's state child care resource clearinghouse and Work and Family Policies Advisory Committee. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1083 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al.
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to liability coverage for child-care programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1084 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to a review of child development training agreements. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1085 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to reimbursement by the Texas Department of Human Services of certain interest expenses incurred by child care management services contractors. House: Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 1086 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to a study of the cost of providing child care. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1087 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions of family homes; providing penalties. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1128 72-0 (1991) Author: Grusendorf, Kent
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to criminal background checks for child watch programs. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1367 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Human Services to provide permanent molar sealants to certain children receiving Medicaid assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 1685 72-0 (1991) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the establishment of statewide computer listings of children in the care of the Texas Department of Human Services who are available for adoption and of parents available to adopt. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1764 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the establishment of the Commission on Economically Disadvantaged and Minority Youth. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1832 72-0 (1991) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to informing parents in a parent involvement and education program about other assistance programs available to the parent. House: Public Education Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1858 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the authority of the Texas Board of Health to obtain rebates from producers or marketers of food for the WIC program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1873 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to the implementation of federal and state funded child-care programs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2029 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Relating to the review of placement of a child under the care of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably with substitute
HB 2070 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a licensing exemption for certain foster care facilities providing care to children with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or other terminal illnesses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2074 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2104 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to services and programs offered by the Texas Department of Human Services to a family after an adoption. House: Human Services Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2252 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to the development of standards for interviewers and investigators in child abuse investigations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2413 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund Relating to setting rates for medical assistance programs and day-care programs. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2705 72-0 (1991) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to a licensing exemption for certain foster care facilities providing care to children with acquired immune deficiency syndrome or other terminal illnesses. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2856 72-0 (1991) Author: Schechter, Sue | et. al. Relating to transferring child protective services from the Texas Department of Human Services to counties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HCR 82 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Affirming the right of parents to choose from a wide variety of quality services and committing the Legislature to meet the child care challenge. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 237 72-0 (1991) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Encouraging the Texas Department of Human Services to develop a system of appropriate rate setting methodology which has as its focus the goal of quality care in all necessary and desireable settings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HJR 49 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of public money for child-care incentives. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 481 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to informing parents in a parent involvement and education program about other assistance programs available to the parent. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 606 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of the cost of providing child care. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 607 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Child-Care Facility Liability Pool. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
SB 609 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a review of child development training agreements. Senate: Education Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 610 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Relating to the state Work and Family Policies Clearinghouse and Work and Family Policies Advisory Committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 611 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al. Relating to child care incentives. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1082 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to registration requirements for family homes and to deed and zoning restrictions of family homes; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1268 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the review of placement of a child under the care of the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health Services Postponed in committee
SB 1270 72-0 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to services and programs offered by the Texas Department of Human Services to a family after an adoption. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1446 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the improvement of maternal and child health care services by maximizing federal funds available to the Texas Medical Assistance Program, removing barriers to services for Medicaid clients and providers, providing for grants for maternal and child health care services, and creating the Commission on Maternal and Child Health. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1476 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to setting rates for medical assistance programs and day-care programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SCR 146 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Encouraging the Texas Department of Human Services to develop a system of appropriate rate setting methodology which has as its focus the goal of quality care in all necessary and desirable settings. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SJR 24 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the use of public money for child-care incentives. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 115 72-1 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the review of placement of a child under the care of the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 193 72-1 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby | et. al. Relating to the improvement of maternal and child health care services by maximizing federal funds available to the Texas Medical Assistance Program, removing barriers to services for Medicaid clients and providers, and providing for grants for maternal and child health care services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 72 72-1 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the improvement of maternal and child health care services by maximizing federal funds available to the Texas Medical Assistance Program, removing barriers to services for Medicaid clients and providers, and providing for grants for maternal and child health care services. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SCR 21 72-1 (1991) Author: Harris, Chris Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker of the house of representatives to establish a joint interim study committee to study a plan for providing health insurance to children who are the recipients of child support. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
HB 582 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to certain mental health records by the Texas Department of Human Services and certain other agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1087 71-0 (1989) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to permitting local law enforcement agencies to obtain criminal history information records to investigate residents of a house that may be designated as a temporary safe haven for school-age children. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1385 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to child-care facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1392 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to eligibility for financial assistance and service of families with dependent children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1608 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Amending taxes on cigarettes and tobacco so that increased revenues may be made available to attract additional federal funds and to increase expenditures for medical, nutritional, nursing home or other.... House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1806 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to children placed for adoption, postadoption services for adoptees and the adoptive families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 1869 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena | et. al. Relating to the creation of a Child Care Advisory Board and to using state-owned buildings for child care facilities. House: State Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2116 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the coordination and expansion of services to youth, including the establishment of the Commission on Children, Youth, and Family Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2118 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the provision of services to runaways, truants, juveniles at risk of suffering abuse or neglect, and to abused children and the children's families. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2472 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation of a fund for children and youth. House: Human Services Pending in committee
HCR 186 71-0 (1989) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Lyon, Ted
Requesting Congress to reimburse the state for payment claims made under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HCR 210 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack Directing the Texas Department of Human Services to establish a temporary task force to help implement the case manager pilot program for runaways. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HJR 106 71-0 (1989) Author: Danburg, Debra Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to the funding to or on behalf of needy dependent children and their caretakers. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 913 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Linebarger, Libby
Relating to child care provided by public schools and to the creation of the school child care services fund. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 983 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Patricia
Relating to the establishment and administration of a state funding program by the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System for the benefit of court-appointed volunteer advocate programs. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 991 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the amount and use of certain fees for copies of birth records. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1062 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Amending taxes on cigarettes and tobacco so that increased revenues may be made available to attract additional federal funds and to increase expenditures for medical, nutritional, nursing home or other .... Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1324 71-0 (1989) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to children whose behavior indicates that the children are from families in need of services. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1480 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Guerrero, Lena
Relating to the creation of a Child Care Development Board and a Child Care Advisory Committee and to using state-owned buildings for child care facilities. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1547 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to child-care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1591 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to eligibility for financial assistance and service of families with dependent children. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1686 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the coordination and expansion of services to youth, including the establishment of the Commission on Children, Youth, and Family Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1698 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the provision of services to runaways, truants, and other children at risk of suffering abuse or neglect, and to abused children and the children's families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1714 71-0 (1989) Author: Parmer, Hugh Relating to the aid for families with dependent children program. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1718 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the development of a state plan that relates to the current and future needs of the children of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1784 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the review of investigations and complaints by the Office of Youth Care Investigations. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1817 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to residential facilities for certain delinquent children. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 119 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Directing the Texas Department of Human Services to establish a task force to help implement a case manager program for runaways. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SJR 73 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Proposing a constitutional amendment relating to removing the limitation on the maximum amount paid out of state funds for assistance grants to needy dependent children and their caretakers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 864 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Directing the Senate Health and Human Services Committee to monitor the Child Protective Services program and the Chronically Ill and Disabled Children's program. Read & adopted
HB 34 71-1 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to eligibility for financial assistance and service of families with dependent children. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 54 71-1 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the Texas Department of Human Services providing to the attorney general's office certain information relevant to the collection of child support. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
SB 45 71-1 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Cuellar, Henry
Relating to a requirement that child care facilities post signs regarding the reporting of child abuse or neglect; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
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HB 109 71-2 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 43 71-2 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 132 71-3 (1990) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 17 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 67 71-4 (1990) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 35 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the Children's Trust Fund of Texas Council and to transferring appropriations relating to the children's trust fund. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 82 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to assistance for certain adopted children and to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to enter into reciprocity agreements with agencies of other states to provide assistance for those children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 243 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and state institutions and schools. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 535 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to services provided by podiatrists under the Disabled Children's Services Act. House: Public Health Coauthor authorized
HB 806 70-0 (1987) Author: Schlueter, Stan
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the terms of members of the Coucil on Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention and to the administration of the children's trust fund. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HCR 201 70-0 (1987) Author: Cooper, Anne Directing specified agencies to develop a plan and interagency agreement providing for a continuum of residential care, treatment, education, training, habilitation, and vocational services to children with disabilities. House: Human Services Placed on Resolutions Calendar
SB 60 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the provision of limited or specialized childhood intervention services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 384 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to services provided by podiatrists under the Disabled Children's Services Act. Senate: Health & Human Services Left as pending business in comm.
SB 578 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John Relating to the civil liability of a manufacturer or seller of certain drugs for drug-related injuries. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 1163 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Wright, Brad
Relating to services for chronically ill and disabled children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1471 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to certain child-care institutions for incorrigible children. Senate: Health & Human Services Left as pending business in comm.
SCR 58 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Cooper, Anne
Directing certain agencies to develop a plan and interagency agreement to provide certain services to children with disabilities under the managing conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 535 69-0 (1985) Author: Morales, Dan Relating to the punishment for the offense of assault if the victim of the assault is an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources assaulted while performing certain duties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Coauthor authorized
HB 581 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to medical care and financial assistance for certain adopted children. House: Human Services Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 727 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to eligibility to receive services under the Crippled Children's Services Act. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1023 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to the provision of certain medical, educational, and associated services to eligible low-income women and infants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1276 69-0 (1985) Author: Kubiak, L.B. Relating to assistance for certain adopted children and to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources to enter into reciprocity agreements with agencies of other states to provide assistance for those children. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1760 69-0 (1985) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to registered family home advertisements; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2005 69-0 (1985) Author: Colbert, Paul
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to eligibility to receive services, service provided, and providers of services under the Crippled Children's Services Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2332 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the establishment of the Youth Placement Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2334 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the leasing of the grounds and facilities of Waco State Hospital to a private contractor for residential youth placement. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HR 461 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Directing the House Committee on Human Services to study the problems of needy children and their families.
SB 40 69-0 (1985) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the provision of certain medical, educational, and associated services to eligible low-income women and infants. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 267 69-0 (1985) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Kubiak, L.B.
Relating to medical care and financial assistance for certain adopted children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 396 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the registration, licensing, and regulation of a child-care facility, child-placing agency, or registered family home; imposing certain fees. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably with substitute
SB 401 69-0 (1985) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to prophylaxis for newborns. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 526 69-0 (1985) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the creation, administration, funding, and review of and assistance to certain programs administered by the state or by nonprofit organizations for the relief of hunger or inadequate diet. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 692 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to the continuation of the Occupational Safety Board; to contracts with nursing homes entered into by the Texas Department of Human Resources; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Record vote
SB 1052 69-0 (1985) Author: Sharp, John
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to eligibility to receive services under the Crippled Children's Services Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 1379 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to eligibility for crippled children's program services and to providers of services for the crippled children's services program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Public Health
SR 3 69-1 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Directing Senate Committee on Health and Human Resources to conduct legislative review of Vendor Drug Program and Crippled Children's Services Program.
HB 29 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the authority of the department of human resources to obtain criminal records of a person providing or applying to provide adoptive or foster care. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 479 68-0 (1983) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to probation for a child-care facility that does not comply with department of human resources standards. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 630 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the eligibility of premature infants to receive the medical care provided for crippled children. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 689 68-0 (1983) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the probation of a child-care facility or child-placing agency license suspension. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 714 68-0 (1983) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to fees imposed by the Texas Department of Human Resources in connection with the licensing of child-care administrators. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 893 68-0 (1983) Author: Wilson, Ron
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to state reimbursement to a hospital for the cost of transporting an infant to the hospital under certain circumstances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1140 68-0 (1983) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the creation of the Parrie Haynes Ranch Advisory Council and the administration of the Parrie Haynes Ranch as a youth camp. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Posting rule suspended
HB 1220 68-0 (1983) Author: Waldrop, Tom Relating to the management and disposition of personal property possessed by children committed to the Texas Youth Council. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1577 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to registration or licensing of a child-care facility, child-placing agency, or registered family home. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 1706 68-0 (1983) Author: Hall, Lanny
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to rehabilitation services for crippled children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1976 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the creation of a child placement division in the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2437 68-0 (1983) Author: Lewis, Gibson
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a pilot program for experimental liver transplants for infants and small children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HCR 83 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Creating the joint committee on child care needs and alternatives; directing the committee to make a report to the 69th Legislature. House: Human Services Withdrawn from calendar
HR 560 68-0 (1983) Author: Oliver, Jesse Directing the House Committee on Public Health to conduct an interim study on the structure and operation of community-based care systems presently in existence in Texas.
SB 256 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the probation, license suspension, and license revocation of a child-care facility or child-placing agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 371 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Polk, Mary
Relating to medical care subsidies for certain adopted children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 702 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the management and disposition of personal property possessed by children committed to the Texas Youth Council. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 940 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to establishing the limit on the amount of state funds that may be paid for assistance grants to or on behalf of needy dependent children and their caretakers. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 1439 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the protection of handicapped children; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken
HB 68 68-2 (1984) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to pay salaries in the division designated to license child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and registered family homes. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 70 68-2 (1984) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to fees charged by the Texas Department of Human Resources concerning child-care facilities and child-placing agencies. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 78 68-2 (1984) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to provide medical assistance coverage for pregnant women and medically needy children. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 83 68-2 (1984) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the authority of the Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records from the Department of Public Safety or the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 105 68-2 (1984) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to authorizing participation in cooperative associations by health-related institutions that are federally funded. House: Public Education Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 2 68-2 (1984) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the authority of the Department of Human Resources to obtain criminal records from the Department of Public Safety or the Federal Bureau of Investigation identification division. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 18 68-2 (1984) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to fees charged by the Texas Department of Human Resources concerning child-care facilities and child-placing agencies and to registration of child-care facilities. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 19 68-2 (1984) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to pay salaries in the division designated to license child-care facilities, child-placing agencies, and registered family homes. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 21 68-2 (1984) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Resources to provide medical assistance coverage for pregnant women and medically needy children. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 30 68-2 (1984) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Relating to authorizing participation in cooperative associations by health-related institutions that are federally funded. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 287 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the investigation of child abuse reports. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
HB 288 67-0 (1981) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Relating to the notification by an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources to a local law enforcement officer of reports of child abuse involving sexual abuse. House: Judiciary Coauthor authorized
HB 548 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B. Relating to permitting the Crippled Children's Division of the State Department of Health to approve qualified dentists to participation in the program. House: Health Services Reported from subcommittee with substitute
HB 624 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to payments to hospital districts for the care of crippled children. House: Health Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 714 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to foster care for children in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 853 67-0 (1981) Author: Price, Albert Relating to purchase of certain types of insurance by State departments and agencies. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 954 67-0 (1981) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the exemption of certain persons from regulation as a child-placing agency. House: Human Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1282 67-0 (1981) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the State Commission for the Blind to pay for the purchase of case services for visually handicapped children. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 1297 67-0 (1981) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Amending the Family Code to conform with the name change of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1607 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to facilities for shelter and care for a child who has run away from home. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1611 67-0 (1981) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a treatment program for sexually abused children. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1666 67-0 (1981) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to including persons with neurofibromatosis in the category of persons eligible for services under the crippled children's program. House: Health Services Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 1799 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to review of the placement of a child in a child-care institution. House: Judiciary Referred to Committee on Judiciary
HB 1875 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to representation by the attorney general of persons providing foster care in certain suits. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1877 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the school attended by certain high school students placed in foster care. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
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HB 2268 67-0 (1981) Author: Hill, Gerald Relating to runaway children and to truants and to suits affecting the parent-child relationship. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HCR 209 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Directing the Department of Human Resources to monitor closely hard-to-place children in its care. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 84 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a medical screening, diagnosis, and treatment program for certain children. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 85 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Relating to the coordination of community programs for the development of children and youth through the Texas Department of Community Affairs. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 86 67-0 (1981) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to services and programs for children and youth. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 214 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to adoption services of the Texas Department of Human Resources for hard-to-place children. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 424 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Grubbs, Walter B.
Relating to the authority of the Crippled Children's Division of the Texas Department of Health to procure dental service for eligible children. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 471 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to foster care for children in the conservatorship of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 489 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to eligibility for and duties of reimbursement for physical restoration services for crippled children; excepting certain benefits from the definition of "other benefits" House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 570 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to runaway children and to truants and to suits affecting the parent-child relationship. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 630 67-0 (1981) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Sponsor: Blanton, Bill
Relating to the establishment of a statewide system of early childhood intervention programs for certain handicapped children; creating the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 823 67-0 (1981) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hall, Lanny
Relating to including children under 21 years of age who have neurofibromatosis in the category of persons who are eligible for physical restoration services for crippled children in the Texas Department of Health. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 828 67-0 (1981) Author: Andujar, Betty
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to provide a modified definition of a "crippled child" and to require the provision of dental services to be subject to certain program criteria. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 832 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to review of the placement of a child in a child-care institution. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs
SB 1044 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to exempting certain child-care facilities from licensing requirements, providing for their registration with the Texas Youth Council. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 1068 67-0 (1981) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to physical restoration services for crippled children provided by hospital districts. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HJR 10 67-2 (1982) Author: Coleman, Ronald Proposing an amendment to H.J.R. 62, 67th Legislature, Regular Session, 1981, relating to a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grants, medical care, and services to certain needy persons. House: Constitutional Amendments Laid on the table subject to call
SJR 10 67-2 (1982) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Proposing an amendment to HJR 62, 67th Legislature Regular Session, 1981, relating to a constitutional amendment to authorize the legislature to provide by law for assistance grants, medical care, and services to needy persons. House: Constitutional Amendments
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 269 66-0 (1979) Author: Lewis, Gibson Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Community Affairs to contract with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of America. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 415 66-0 (1979) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 443 66-0 (1979) Author: Smothers, Clay Relating to exemption of certain child care facilities and child caring institutions. House: Health Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 554 66-0 (1979) Author: Rains, Don Relating to exemption of certain educational facilities and religious organizations from licensing requirements for child care facilities. House: Health Services Postponed
HB 698 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to payments for foster care for certain children ineligible for the aid to families with dependent children program. House: Human Services Coauthor authorized
HB 789 66-0 (1979) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to periodic court review of placements of children under the care, custody, and conservatorship of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 842 66-0 (1979) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the responsibilities of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Youth Council for the care of certain children. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 988 66-0 (1979) Author: Schlueter, Stan Relating to the assignment of children by the Texas Youth Council to the youth ranch operated on the Parrie Haynes Ranch in Bell County. House: Security & Sanctions Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1010 66-0 (1979) Author: McLeod, E. Douglas Regulating to a pilot program of provisional licensing of emergency shelters for children. House: Human Services Referred to Committee on Human Services
HB 1102 66-0 (1979) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to the periodic review of placements of children under the care, custody, or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Human Resources. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1227 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Relating to authority of county child welfare boards. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HB 1398 66-0 (1979) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to procedures for obtaining a psychological or psychiatric examination of an abused child. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Committee on Judicial Affairs
HB 1492 66-0 (1979) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to rights of children who are wards of the state. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1532 66-0 (1979) Author: Messer, Bill The Texas Newborn Pulmonary Program Act. House: Health Services Placed on daily General State Calendar
HB 1576 66-0 (1979) Author: Bryant, John W. Relating to medical and rehabilitative services for children. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1674 66-0 (1979) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to adoption services by attorneys and physicians. House: Health Services Laid on the table
HB 1756 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to a treatment program for sexually abused children. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
HB 1758 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to the investigation of child abuse reports. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1759 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to notification by an employee of the Texas Department of Human Resources to a local law enforcement officer of reports of child abuse involving sexual abuse; providing a penalty. House: Judicial Affairs Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HB 1764 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph Relating to facilities for shelter and care for a child who has run away from home. House: Human Services Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1886 66-0 (1979) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the regulation and licensing of certain foster care facilities. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2096 66-0 (1979) Author: Caraway, Bill
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to screening of children for visual handicaps. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 2121 66-0 (1979) Author: Washington, Craig
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to identify infants at high risk of having impaired hearing. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HCR 64 66-0 (1979) Author: Price, Albert
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Expressing support for the International Year of the Child. House: Rules
Senate: Human Resources
Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
HCR 103 66-0 (1979) Author: Wallace III, Ralph
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Requesting the Department of Human Resources to evaluate its sevices for sexually abused children. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 139 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to payments for foster care for certain children ineligible for the aid to families with dependent children program and to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Resources in making such payments; providing for participation by counties; making an appropriation. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 175 66-0 (1979) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 196 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Gonzales, Arnold
Relating to payments for the benefit of hard-to-place adopted children. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 197 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to services and programs for children and youth; creating the Department of Children and Youth Affairs and providing for an executive director; prescribing their powers and duties; creating the Advisory Council on Youth Affairs and the Interagency Council on Children and Youth Affairs; making provisions for their authorizing creation of special advisory councils and transfers from other divisions. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 200 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a medical screening, diagnosis and treatment program for certain children. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 270 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Coleman, Ronald
Relating to periodic review of placements of children under the care, custody, or conservatorship of the Texas Department of Human Resources and to disposition of the child or children. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 467 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the responsibilities of the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Youth Council for care of certain children. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with amendments
SB 733 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to procedures for obtaining a psychological or psychiatric examination of an abused child. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 805 66-0 (1979) Author: Vale, Bob
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to medical and rehabilitative services for children. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 835 66-0 (1979) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to eligibility for and duties of reimbursements for physical restoration services for crippled children and to modification, suspension, or termination of such services. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 898 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to representation of the Texas Department of Human Resources in certain judicial proceedings. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 980 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to establishment of a program in the Texas Department of Health to provide medical care and treatment to eligible newborn infants who suffer from certain breathing disorders; providing definitions; authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exercise certain powers; requiring financial disclosure and repayment; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 1218 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Thompson, Gary
Relating to admission to the public free schools of certain children placed in foster care. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1269 66-0 (1979) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to a Foster Grandparents Program administered by the Governor's Committee on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SCR 35 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd That the Governor of the State of Texas be hereby requested to set aside a day on which the International Year of the Child be commemorated. Senate: Administration Referred to Committee on Administration
HB 357 65-0 (1977) Author: Reyes, Ben T. Relating to authorizing the State Department of Public Welfare to supervise federal matching programs for political subdivisions which provide emergency services for children of needy families, interim assistance to applicants for supplemental income grants, general assistance for the medically disabled, and certain social services; creating the Advisory Board for Political Subdivisions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 497 65-0 (1977) Author: Denton, Betty
Sponsor: Snelson, W.E. "Pete"
Relating to the care after the age of 18 years of persons residing in facilities operated by the Texas Youth Council for orphans, half-orphans, and dependent and neglected children. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 551 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Child and Family Resources; transferring certain duties of the State Department of Public Welfare to the Department of Child and Family Resources; transferring the duties of the Texas Youth Council to the Department of Child and Family Reousrces; transferring certain duties of the Texas Department of Community Affairs to the Department of Child and Family Resouces; making various conforming amendments to the Family Code. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 635 65-0 (1977) Author: Lauhoff, Herman E. Relating to the licensing of a child care facility and child placing agency. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 716 65-0 (1977) Author: Rains, Don Relating to allocating funds to school districts under the Foundation School Program to provide for the education of students who reside in orphanages or children's home. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 900 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to exemption of certain child care facilities and child caring institutions and to venue in suits for injunctive relief under the Child Care Licensing Act. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Committee on State Affairs
HB 1334 65-0 (1977) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to financial assistance for certain children in need of care and protection. House: Health & Welfare Assigned to General State Calendar
HB 1354 65-0 (1977) Author: Vaughan, Kenneth Relating to exemption of certain child care facilities and to venue in suits for injunctive relief under the Child Care Licensing Act. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1581 65-0 (1977) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to employment in the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HR 97 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting Social Services Committee to study impact of parental involvement in agencies providing services for children. House: Social Services
SB 217 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Allred, Dave
Relating to the offense by certain persons of offering to accept, agreeing to accept or accepting or offering to give, agreeing to give, or giving a thing of value for a child for the purpose of adoption; providing certain exceptions to the application of the Act; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 255 65-0 (1977) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to credit in the Employees Retirement System of Texas for certain service performed for a county child welfare board. Senate: State Affairs Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 317 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a medical screening, diagnosis, and treatment program for certain children; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Motion lost
SB 326 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to services and programs for children and youth; relating to the creation of the Advisory Council on Children and Youth Affairs, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, and the Interagency Council on Children and Youth Services. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 327 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to creation of a state office for early childhood development; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 396 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the exemption of the Texas Youth Council facilities for children committed to the Texas Youth Council for having engaged in delinquent conduct from provisions of the Child Care Licensing Act. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to subcommittee
SB 423 65-0 (1977) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, obligations, and privileges of the Department of Child and Family Resources. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 676 65-0 (1977) Author: Hance, Kent
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to a program for screening and testing newborn infants for hypothyroidism. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 683 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities operated in connection with churches or other religious organizations; exempting from certain provisions of the Child Care Licensing Act certain schools or classes for religious instruction by churches or other religious institutions. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 823 65-0 (1977) Author: Snelson, W.E. "Pete" Relating to care after the age of 18 years of persons residing in facilties operated by the Texas Youth Council for orphans, half-orphans, and dependent and negelcted children. House: Social Services
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Social Services
SB 899 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to the purchase of insurance for or reimbursement of certain foster parents. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
SB 918 65-0 (1977) Author: Patman, W.N. "Bill"
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to education for wards of the Texas Youth Council and handicapped persons under the care and control of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 927 65-0 (1977) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to authorizing appropriation for the care of children for whom the State Department of Public Welfare is the managing conservator. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
SB 1031 65-0 (1977) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Vaughan, Kenneth
Relating to exemptions from licensing. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 1076 65-0 (1977) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Gonzales, Arnold
Relating to payments for the benefit of hard-to-place adopted children. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Assigned to Consent Calendar
SB 1121 65-0 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the definition of a child-caring institution. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
SB 1212 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Kubiak, Dan
Relating to teacher retirement benefits for certain employees of the Texas Youth Council. House: Social Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 221 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitehead, Emmett Relating to the establishment of a branch of Texas State Technical Institute at the Crockett State School for Girls and transferring control of the school's facilities from the Texas Youth Council to the governing board of the institute. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 225 64-0 (1975) Author: Salem, Joe Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities; establishing a child care division of the State Department of Public Welfare, a child care facility regulatory council, and an advisory committee on child care facilities; providing for licensing of certain child care facilities, for certification of certain child care facilities, and for registration of certain child care facilities; providing sanctions and a penalty for violations of this act; providing an effective date. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 295 64-0 (1975) Author: Olson, Jr., Lyndon Relating to the rights, privileges and obligations of 18-year-olds, amending Vernon's Annotated Civil Statutes, Article 5923b by adding a new section providing such Article not applicable to wards of the Texas Youth Council who are admitted to the Texas Youth Council dependent and neglect facilities. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 347 64-0 (1975) Author: Rucker, Calvin Shifting the financial burden of caring for dependent and neglected children from the counties to the State of Texas. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 371 64-0 (1975) Author: Nowlin, James Relating to exempting physicians and attorneys from provisions of the Public Welfare Act of 1941, as amended, requiring a license for certain activities relating to the placement of children for adoption. House: Health & Welfare Referred to subcommittee
HB 439 64-0 (1975) Author: Schieffer, Tom Relating to the age of children in child care facilities and child placing agencies licensed by the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 452 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Relating to the increase of membership on the Texas Youth Council; providing an effective date. House: Social Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 454 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Authorizing the Texas Youth Council to expend certain appropriated funds for community-based, alternate care programs and to extend the Halfway House program to children other than delinquents. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 565 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the regulation of certain child care facilities; establishing a Child Care Division of the State Department of Public Welfare, a Child Care Facility Regulatory Council, and an Advisory Committee on Child Care Facilities; providing for licensing of certain child care facilities, for certification of certain child care facilities, and for registration of certain child care facilities; providing sanctions and a penalty for violations of this Act; providing an effective date. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 566 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the creation, administration, powers, duties, and functions of the Department of Children and Youth and the Advisory Council on Children and Youth Affairs; providing for special advisory councils; authorizing the governor to transfer personnel, equipment, records, obligations, appropriations, functions, and duties to the department; providing for the loan of government employees to the department; creating the Interagency Council on Children and Youth Services. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 568 64-0 (1975) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to establishing a medical screening, diagnosis, and treatment program for certain children. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 569 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to requiring health certificates of persons preparing or dispensing food served in child care facilities; defining the word "person." House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HB 570 64-0 (1975) Author: Leland, Mickey
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to the cancellation of loans from the Texas Opportunity Plan Fund received by certain students who are employed by the Texas Youth Council, State Department of Public Welfare, Texas Department of Corrections, or the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 573 64-0 (1975) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to adopting the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HB 575 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe
Sponsor: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Relating to tuition for certain children from other states enrolled in public schools. House: Public Education Effective in 90 days
HB 577 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to providing medical, psychological, and counseling services to mentally ill, mentally or developmentally retarded, and emotionally disturbed children committee to the Texas Youth Council. House: Social Services Reported from committee favorably with amendments
HB 581 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the examination, treatment, and discharge of children committed to the Texas Youth Council; requiring a hearing on the issue of parole revocation; authorizing the purchase of services from private agencies. House: Social Services Reported from committee with substitute
HB 678 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Granting the authority to the Texas Youth Council to assist local communities with services and funding of programs for pre-delinquent and delinquent children; permitting the Texas Youth Council to promulgate rules and regulations concerning such services and funding. House: Social Services Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments

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