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SB 2088 86-0 (2019) Author: Flores, Peter Relating to health insurance benefits for survivors of certain law enforcement officers, fire fighters, and other public employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 380 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 639 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public schools for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career and technology programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career and technology programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1843 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4178 85-0 (2017) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1181 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the University of Houston System and the component institutions of that system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1880 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1898 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to authorizing the purchase of certain insurance coverage by public school districts for the benefit of businesses and students participating in career or technology training programs and providing for immunity from liability of certain public school students participating in career or technology programs. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1935 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to disclosure of certain health care costs and shared savings between certain health benefit plans and state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 437 84-0 (2015) Author: Raney, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to eligibility to participate in health benefit programs for certain state employees reemployed after military service. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 796 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for the Texas State University System and the component institutions of that system. House: Higher Education
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 966 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to the creation of an optional consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2743 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to enrollment of certain retirees in the Texas Public School Employees Group Insurance Program. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HJR 137 84-0 (2015) Author: Keffer, Jim | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 482 84-0 (2015) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the creation of an optional consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 781 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage and the performance of related risk management services for certain university systems and the component institutions of those systems. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SJR 37 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for certain excess revenue to be dedicated toward contributions to state retirement systems, the health benefit plan for retired education employees and their dependents, the Texas tomorrow fund, the permanent school fund, and the permanent university fund. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 739 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions Left pending in committee
HB 1265 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to providing information to state employees about insurance available to those employees under a group coverage plan. House: Pensions
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3496 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the use of assets of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 255 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the group benefits program provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 551 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of members of the State Board of Education to participate in a state employees group benefits program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 762 82-0 (2011) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to establishing a pill splitting program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 983 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to health insurance coverage for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1166 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to tobacco cessation programs for certain public employees and their dependents and to the assessment of a fee on certain public employees who use tobacco. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1185 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1267 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken in committee
HB 1292 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1362 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1766 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
HB 2165 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3235 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the provision of certain health care services to certain state employees by or at certain university facilities. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3373 82-0 (2011) Author: Murphy, Jim Relating to state contribution to the cost of certain dependents' participation in the group benefits program for state employees and their dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3588 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds. House: County Affairs Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3645 82-0 (2011) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to state contributions made to fund the Teacher Retirement System of Texas and certain group benefits for retired school employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
SB 70 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 155 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain school district employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 423 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to health insurance coverage and financial assistance for eligible survivors of certain public servants killed in the line of duty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 465 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to retirement benefits of school district or institution of higher education peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 996 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to establishing a pill splitting program to reduce health plan costs for certain public employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1243 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the use of a county risk management pool by certain county and district officers instead of the execution of bonds and to the authority of certain counties and intergovernmental pools to require reimbursement for punitive damage coverage. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 436 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the date on which eligibility for benefits begins under certain programs for governmental employees and retirees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 687 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to long-term funding of benefits for retired teachers. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 997 81-0 (2009) Author: Lewis, Tryon Relating to retirement and health insurance benefits of school district peace officers under the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 1176 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1191 81-0 (2009) Author: Flores, Kino
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the enrollment period for insurance benefits for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1416 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 1418 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1577 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the pricing of certain health care goods and services and to the compensation of certain health insurance agents; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1578 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the establishment of a medical reinsurance system and to certain insurance reforms necessary to the efficient operation of that system; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1907 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the retirement benefits payable to retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who are employed as school counselors. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 2026 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2083 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
HB 2293 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al. Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order; providing an administrative penalty. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2381 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to disclosure of the prices charged to state agencies in connection with pharmacy benefit manager services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2470 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the establishment of the Texas Mutual Health Benefit Plan Company. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2559 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the powers and duties of and benefits available under the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to a chronic disease prevention and wellness pilot program administered by the system and the Department of State Health Services for department employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2986 81-0 (2009) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3074 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to availability of health coverage for certain employees of institutions of higher education. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3503 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the participation of certain retirees under the proportionate retirement program in the Texas Public School Employees Group Benefits Program. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 3504 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the cost of health insurance for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
HB 4596 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
SB 10 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to adoption of alternative payment method pilot programs for the provision of health care services to certain state employees. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 41 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 654 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to continued health coverage for employees of certain political subdivisions. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 704 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and mail order pharmacies. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 905 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the date on which eligibility for benefits begins under certain programs for governmental employees and retirees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1404 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the powers and duties of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1416 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1433 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2577 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to bariatric surgery coverage for state employees. House: Pensions, Investments & Financial Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 8 81-1 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to determination of state contributions for participation by certain junior college employees in the state employees group benefits program. Filed
HB 93 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to health insurance benefits provided to certain public school retirees and their dependents. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 919 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain mental disorders in children under a health coverage plan established by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas under the Texas School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 973 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Averitt, Kip
Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1226 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or insurance carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1269 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the creation of a voluntary consumer-directed health plan for certain individuals eligible to participate in the insurance coverage provided under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act and their qualified dependents. House: Insurance Point of order sustained
HB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1613 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order and to the payment of certain pharmacy or pharmacist claims; providing an administrative penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1684 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the participation of certain retirees under the proportionate retirement program in the Texas Public School Employees Group Benefits Program. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 2062 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2424 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to a health coverage or compensation supplementation program for active school employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2668 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to coverage for bariatric surgical procedures for certain state employees. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3852 80-0 (2007) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3923 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to reform of the manner in which certain public entities are protected from large risks associated with employee health benefits. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
SB 561 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or insurance carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 816 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. Senate: State Affairs Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1898 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1930 80-0 (2007) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the participation of certain retired employees of juvenile probation departments in the group benefits plan for state employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 52 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to health coverage or compensation supplementation for certain education employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 604 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to participation as an annuitant under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1313 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to establishment of a defined contribution health care benefits program for certain active state employees that is operated through the establishment of health reimbursement arrangements. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1416 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to health insurance benefits provided to certain public school retirees and their dependents. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2162 79-0 (2005) Author: Branch, Dan
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 2284 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to implementation of a study concerning health insurance and medical professional liability insurance issues affecting this state. House: Insurance No action taken in subcommittee
HB 2416 79-0 (2005) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2551 79-0 (2005) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the subrogation interests of certain political subdivisions or carriers providing reinsurance for subdivisions. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 2599 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to health coverage or compensation supplementation for certain education employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2674 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2970 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain health coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 3390 79-0 (2005) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the eligibility of certain community supervision and corrections department employees, retired employees, and dependents of employees and retired employees to participate in the group benefits program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
SB 62 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to health coverage or compensation supplementation for certain education employees. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 491 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the eligibility of certain community supervision and corrections department employees, retired employees, and dependents of employees and retired employees to participate in the group benefits program for state employees. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 562 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the creation of health savings accounts for certain state employees and retirees and their dependents. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 960 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to hospital and clinic fees collected by certain public medical schools. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 1269 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to establishment of a defined contribution health care benefits program for certain active state employees that is operated through the establishment of health reimbursement arrangements. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1448 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the applicability of certain laws relating to portability of certain health benefit coverage provided to school district employees. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1520 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1532 79-0 (2005) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the eligibility of certain educational employees to participate or be enrolled in certain group health benefit programs. House: Public Education
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1572 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to certain health coverage under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1609 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain governmental entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 42 79-1 (2005) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to compensation supplementation for certain education employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 25 79-3 (2006) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to compensation supplementation for certain educational employees. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 40 79-3 (2006) Author: Hamric, Peggy Relating to the salary and benefits of certain employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 54 79-3 (2006) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the compensation and benefits of and programs for public school employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 77 79-3 (2006) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the salary and benefits of certain employees of public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 89 79-3 (2006) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to compensation supplementation for certain educational employees. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
SB 24 79-3 (2006) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the salary and benefits of certain employees of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 239 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to an open enrollment for certain participants in the Texas Public School Retired Employees Group Insurance Program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Referred to State Health Care Expend, Select
HB 410 78-0 (2003) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the operation by the regional education service centers of certain group coverage programs for certain school and educational employees and their dependents. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 725 78-0 (2003) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the participation of community supervision and corrections department employees, retired employees, and dependents of employees and retired employees in the group benefits program for state employees. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2526 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Dan Relating to health benefits for employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3120 78-0 (2003) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to the operation and funding of certain group coverage programs for certain educational employees and their dependents. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 3456 78-0 (2003) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to health benefit plans under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 6 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain governmental benefit plans. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 24 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform No action taken in committee
HB 19 78-3 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to certain governmental benefit plans. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
SB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the organization, board membership, and functions of certain governmental agencies and to the transfer of certain functions to other governmental agencies. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 23 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to participation by certain retired public employees in group benefit plans under the Texas Public School Retired Employees Benefits Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 326 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al. Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select Left pending in committee
HB 523 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to a statewide group insurance program for school district employees and retirees. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select Left pending in committee
HB 575 77-0 (2001) Author: Green, Rick | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a statewide risk pool to provide health benefits coverage to active employees of school districts. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select Left pending in committee
HB 625 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select Referred to Teacher Health Insurance, Select
HB 696 77-0 (2001) Author: Telford, Barry | et. al. Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1076 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to participation by employees and retired employees of community supervision and corrections departments in the uniform group insurance program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1254 77-0 (2001) Author: West, George
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the extension of uniform group benefits for political subdivisions to certain affiliated service contractors. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3343 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the operation and funding of certain group coverage programs for certain school and educational employees and their dependents. House: Teacher Health Insurance, Select
Senate: Education
See remarks for effective date
HCR 328 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house of representatives to make corrections to H.B. No. 3343. Signed by the Governor
HR 1402 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3343. Reported enrolled
SB 127 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to a statewide group insurance program for employees and retirees of school districts. Senate: Education No action taken in committee
SB 292 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Telford, Barry
Relating to programs and systems administered by the Employees Retirement System of Texas and to certain other public retirement systems. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
SB 473 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to a statewide group insurance program for active and retired school district employees. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1769 77-0 (2001) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to certain contributions by members of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 339 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to the design, development, adoption, implementation, and administration of cafeteria plans of insurance benefits for state employees and for Texas college and university employees and defining the compensation of members of the Employees Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 3 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the amount of the state's contribution to the uniform plan of group insurance for state employees and an appropriation for the purpose. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 149 68-0 (1983) Author: Presnal, Bill
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to bidding procedures under the state employees group insurance program. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 216 67-0 (1981) Author: Smith, Terral Relating to increases in salaries and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees and officers. House: Appropriations Committee laid on table subject to call
HB 306 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a survey of state employees about their desires to have a dental insurance plan. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1864 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to coverage for dental care under the state employees insurance program. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
SB 99 67-0 (1981) Author: Leedom, John Relating to increases in salaries and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees and officers. Senate: Finance Referred to subcommittee
SB 1166 65-0 (1977) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to group life and health insurance for certain retired public employees and their survivors. Senate: State Affairs Reported from committee favorably substituted
HB 2 64-0 (1975) Author: Head, Fred Providing for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursement and state participation in group insurance premiums for state employees; prescribing sources of funds, conditions and limitations; making appropriations; authorizing the Comptroller to promulgate rules, regulations and procedures; providing an effective date. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 1973 64-0 (1975) Author: Preston, George L. Relating to the payment of group life and health insurance premiums of members of the Texas Central Education Agency, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System. House: Insurance Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Head, Fred
Providing for increases in salaries, travel expense reimbursements, and state participation in group insurance premiums for certain state employees; prescribing sources of funds, conditions, and limitations; directing the reimbursement of the general revenue fund by special funds; authorizing certain appropriations; authorizing the comptroller to pronulgate rules, regulations, and procedures and to require certain information; providing an effective date. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 18 64-0 (1975) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: Bynum, Ben
Relating to providing group life, accident, and health insurance on state employees as defined in the Act; authorizing the trustee to provide protection against loss of salary and other coverages; designating this Act as the "Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act"; defining terms; stating legislative purposes and policies; vesting authority in a State Board of Trustees as designated therein to implement, administer, and carry out the purposes of the Act; providing certain powers, duties, and responsibilities of such board and the State Board of Insurance; authorizing certain specifications, procedures, and practices in regard to providing insurance coverages and benefits; creating the Group Insurance Advisory Committee and providing for its membership and duties and payment of expenses; creating the Employees Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Fund; authorizing coverage for dependents; excepting certain employees from provisions of the Act for a period of time; providing certain regulations as to and qualifications of insurance carriers; placing certain duties on carriers; providing for competitive bidding by carriers; protecting the fund created by this Act and interests of insureds against execution, attachment, or garnishment or other process and forbidding assignment; providing order of precedence and escheat provisions in regard to death claims; specifying the sources for payment of premiums and providing for allocation and appropriation of the contribution by the state; providing for coverage of the surviving spouse and dependents of an employee or retiree under certain circumstances; providing a repealing clause; providing an effective date and transition procedures; making the provisions of this Act severable. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
90 day bill
SB 871 64-0 (1975) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Preston, George L.
Amending the Insurance Code by adding thereto Article 3.51-5, authorizing and relating to the payment of group life and health insurance premiums with respect to retirements or deaths occurring before the effective date of this Act by members of the Central Education Agency, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System, a Texas senior college or university, and retired employees of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation who accepted retirement under the Teachers Retirement System of Texas, and retired employees of the Texas Youth Council who accepted retirement under the Teachers Retirement System of Texas; making provisions to pay such premiums, providing for time of payment and providing for the rules and regulations according to which payment shall be made; authorizing appropriations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
90 day bill
SB 1078 64-0 (1975) Author: Hance, Kent Relating to the payment of group life, health, and accident insurance policies for retirees of certain state-supported institutions of higher education. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
HR 179 63-0 (1973) Author: Finney, Dave Requesting State Affairs Committee to study feasibility of creating health maintenance organization for state employees. House: State Affairs
SB 617 63-0 (1973) Author: Herring, Charles
Sponsor: Foreman, Wilson
Relating to and authorizing payment of premiums for group life, health, accident, hospital, surgical and/or medical expense insurance for retired officers and employees of the Central Education Agency, the Texas Rehabilitation Commission, and the Coordinating Board, Texas College and University System; prescribing limitations and provisions for payment of premiums. House: Education
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 637 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Relating to providing group life, accident and health insurance and benefits coverages on employees of the State of Texas; designating this Act as the "Texas Employees Uniform Group Insurance Benefits Act"; defining terms; stating legislative purposes and policies; vesting authority in a State Board of Trustees as designated therein to implement, administer and carry out the purposes of the Act; providing certain powers, duties, and responsibilities of such board; authorizing certain specifications, procedures and practices in regard to providing insurance coverages and benefits; creating the Employees Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Fund; authorizing coverage for dependents; exempting certain employees from provisions of the Act; providing certain regulations as to insurance carriers; protecting interests of insureds against execution, attachment or garnishment; providing order or precedence and escheat provisions in regard to death claims; creating a Group Insurance Advisory Committee; providing for appropriations by the legislature and specifying the sources for payment of premiums; providing a repealing clause; making the provisions of this Act severable. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Committee on Insurance
HR 630 62-0 (1971) Author: Parker, Carl Creating a special interim committee on insurance benefits for city employees.
SB 754 62-0 (1971) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to providing Group Life, Accident and Health Insurance and Benefits Coverages on employees of the State of Texas.

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