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HB 381 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to sovereign and governmental liability for workers' compensation benefits and related relief. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 451 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 473 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 499 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to unfair settlement practices with respect to workers' compensation insurance claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain intrastate fire mutual aid system team members and regional incident management team members. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1456 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to judicial review of certain decisions under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 1477 85-0 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1678 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to privileged communications in workers' compensation insurance claims. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1688 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist law enforcement personnel with workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1689 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to liability of certain governmental entities in certain workers' compensation actions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
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 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1989 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the requirements for withdrawal by a certified self-insurer from workers' compensation self-insurance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1990 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the administration of the Texas certified self-insurer guaranty trust fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2053 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Creighton, Brandon
Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2054 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to a cost-of-living increase applicable to death benefits paid under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2055 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility of certain spouses. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2056 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2057 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2058 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to preauthorization and concurrent review of certain health care services under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2060 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2061 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2082 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2111 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2112 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2119 85-0 (2017) Author: Kacal, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2287 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to administrative violations committed by certified self-insurer administrators under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2326 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2345 85-0 (2017) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to the performance and appeal of utilization review by and under the direction of physicians. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2546 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to completion of work status reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2672 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the relationship between public employers and fire and police employees. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2830 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3494 85-0 (2017) Author: Shine, Hugh | et. al. Relating to a demonstration program for real-time processing of workers' compensation authorizations of payment for medical services and medical bills. House: Appropriations Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3702 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the notice of rights provided to an injured employee under the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 4039 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the assessment of administrative penalties under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
SB 474 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to required provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees of building and construction contractors and subcontractors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 876 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to service and filing requirements for a party seeking judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 877 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to liability of certain political subdivisions in certain workers' compensation actions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1035 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1036 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the designation of a liaison to assist first responders with workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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 1190 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to judicial review of certain decisions under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1306 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of workers' compensation compliance and practice requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1493 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to changing statutory references to hearing officer and hearings officer to administrative law judge under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1494 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to preauthorization and concurrent review of certain health care services under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1495 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to access by the division of workers' compensation to certain designated doctor contracts under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1496 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to certain workers' compensation reporting requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1497 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the eligibility requirements for employment as an ombudsman of the Office of Injured Employee Counsel under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1722 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility of a firefighter or a peace officer for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1876 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to disputes regarding the compensability of an injury by certain doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1895 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the assessment of administrative penalties under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2030 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to the performance and appeal of utilization review by and under the direction of physicians. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2211 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to a demonstration program for real-time processing of workers' compensation authorizations of payment for medical services and medical bills. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
HB 233 85-1 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to medical causation narrative reports created under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 180 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by a utilization review agent or an independent review organization. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 512 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 687 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to confidential communications between an insurance carrier and a covered employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 689 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 690 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to injury and occupational disease reporting requirements for employers who do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 760 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
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 1094 84-0 (2015) Author: Geren, Charlie | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1170 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1381 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1390 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to remedies for discrimination by a public employer against a public employee in connection with a claim for workers' compensation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1403 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the definition of health care liability claim for the purposes of certain laws governing those claims. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1482 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to public information regarding workers' compensation insurance rate filings. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1524 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the languages in which certain labor and employment notices and forms must be provided. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1607 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al. Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers’ compensation system. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1668 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2466 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the creation of a safety reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2587 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René | et. al. Relating to a study regarding employers who do not participate in and injured employees who are not covered under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2771 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to employment activities of certain emergency response personnel for purposes of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3082 84-0 (2015) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3166 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to sovereign and governmental liability for workers' compensation benefits and related relief. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3177 84-0 (2015) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to unfair settlement practices with respect to workers' compensation insurance claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3205 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth Relating to repealing the maintenance tax and creating an overhead assessment for certain insurers participating in the workers' compensation system; imposing an assessment. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3213 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to unfair settlement practices for insurers providing workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3652 84-0 (2015) Author: Fallon, Pat Relating to the workers' compensation death benefits paid to the beneficiaries of certain state service members killed in the line of duty. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 3833 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 4024 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John Relating to the application of the open meetings and public information laws to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4118 84-0 (2015) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to requiring employers who choose not to purchase workers' compensation insurance coverage from an insurance carrier to provide certain employee benefits; providing an administrative violation; creating a criminal offense. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HJR 69 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud or the imposition of the motor fuels tax. Filed
SB 155 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 262 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act; providing an administrative violation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 263 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to injury and occupational disease reporting requirements for employers who do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage; providing an administrative violation. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 653 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to increasing the amount of burial benefits required to be paid by an insurance carrier under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 666 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the status of a subcontractor as an employee for the purposes of workers' compensation insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
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
SB 901 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole | et. al.
Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 907 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Frullo, John
Relating to the powers and duties of the board of regents of the Texas Tech University System and to workers' compensation coverage for employees of the system's components. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 978 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to public information regarding workers' compensation insurance rate filings. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1106 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the creation of a safety reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1175 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to judicial review of certain workers' compensation disputes. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1567 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the applicability to open-enrollment charter schools of certain laws regarding local governments and political subdivisions. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1572 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1946 84-0 (2015) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the application of the open meetings and public information laws to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 287 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of certain information following the completion of a review conducted by an independent review organization. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 475 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 581 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity in certain employment lawsuits by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1155 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1424 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to waiver of immunity in certain employment discrimination actions in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1430 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1468 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to confidential communications between an insurance carrier and a covered employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1697 83-0 (2013) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1762 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to workers' compensation and other remedies available to an injured temporary employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1833 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the residual market for workers' compensation insurance in this state and to the operation, governance, and organization of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company; authorizing administrative penalties; imposing fees. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2249 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to the provision of lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2629 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the determination of the impairment rating of an employee with a lumbar injury under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2630 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to waiver of an insurer's right to contest compensability of certain workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2645 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to certification and operation of independent review organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2660 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the content of certain expert witness reports exchanged between or among parties in workers' compensation contested case hearings. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2726 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to disputing the certification of maximum medical improvement and evaluation of impairment rating. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2787 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3022 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the dispute by an insurer of a determination of specific injuries and diagnoses in connection with a compensable injury in certain workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3044 83-0 (2013) Author: Oliveira, René Relating to the provision of ancillary services through limited services networks; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3152 83-0 (2013) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the payment of and contracts with health care providers by certain entities under contract with a certified workers' compensation network. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3280 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to payments to health care providers when a claim is denied under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3310 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3311 83-0 (2013) Author: Walle, Armando | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for employers that do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3867 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the list of approved doctors for the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 381 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the misuse of the name or symbols of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance in a deceptive manner. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 547 83-0 (2013) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Farney, Marsha
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 740 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 850 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the residual market for workers' compensation insurance in this state and to the operation, governance, and organization of the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 907 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reporting requirements for employers that do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 926 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to confidential and privileged communications between an insurance carrier and an employer under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1020 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to requirements for employers who do not obtain workers' compensation insurance coverage under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1049 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to unfair settlement practices with respect to workers' compensation insurance claims. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1051 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the determination of the impairment rating of an employee with a lumbar injury under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1077 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the provision of lifetime income benefits under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1149 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1205 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the employment of certain peace officers, detention officers, county jailers, or firefighters who are injured in the course and scope of duty. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1322 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Oliveira, René
Relating to the provision of durable medical equipment and home health care services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1492 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the dispute by an insurer of a determination of specific injuries and diagnoses in connection with a compensable injury in certain workers' compensation claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1550 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 528 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 625 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to notice of staff leasing services company workers' compensation claim and payment information; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 914 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1069 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to the provision of and payment for certain health care services provided through workers' compensation health care networks to fire protection personnel. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 1739 82-0 (2011) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1774 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1870 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to judicial review in district court of certain workers' compensation disputes. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1871 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1872 82-0 (2011) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1961 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1987 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2088 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to suspension of payment of certain income benefits under the workers' compensation system for failure to submit to a designated doctor examination. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2089 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2093 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/12
HB 2192 82-0 (2011) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the qualifications and operations of workers' compensation data collection agents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2605 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2634 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to extending workers' compensation benefits for certain state employees. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2691 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the submission date of the office of injured employee counsel's legislative report. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2692 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the authority of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program to obtain grant funding. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2740 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2745 82-0 (2011) Author: Quintanilla, Chente Relating to workers' compensation supplemental income benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2827 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to coverage for certain pharmaceutical services by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3362 82-0 (2011) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3427 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3428 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the eligibility of certain physicians to provide and receive remuneration for workers' compensation health care services. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3429 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to preauthorization of certain medical services in the workers' compensation system and the eligibility of doctors, dentists, and chiropractors to perform preauthorization utilization review. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3430 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to certain requirements in connection with review determinations by an independent review organization. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3495 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to workers' compensation death benefit eligibility for certain spouses of certain peace officers killed in the line of duty. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3687 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HR 2648 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2605. Reported enrolled
SB 93 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 318 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical services through informal and voluntary networks in the workers' compensation system; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 511 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
SB 651 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 658 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 800 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the qualifications and operations of workers' compensation data collection agents. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 807 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the authority of the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program to obtain grant funding. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 809 82-0 (2011) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to adjudication of certain workers' compensation disputes, including judicial review in district court. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 938 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to required workers' compensation insurance coverage for building and construction contractors. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1174 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a peace officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1194 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the amount of temporary income benefits to which an injured employee is entitled under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1317 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to coverage for certain pharmaceutical services by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1337 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the operation and regulation of certain consolidated insurance programs; providing administrative penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1714 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to certain actions against an employer by an employee who is not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1754 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the closed formulary for workers' compensation pharmaceutical benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1764 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to workers'compensation supplemental income benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1784 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain workplaces; providing administrative penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SR 1248 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 2605. Reported enrolled
HB 83 82-1 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to remedies for discrimination by a public employer against a public employee in connection with a claim for workers' compensation. Filed
HB 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 33 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts between an employer who does not have workers' compensation coverage and an employee of the employer. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 35 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al. Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 162 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Technology, Economic Development & Workforce Left pending in committee
HB 520 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage under certain agreements and to liability of third parties for an injury to an employee. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 673 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain services provided by the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program of this state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 698 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 699 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain judicial review proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 781 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to the Electra Hospital District. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 818 81-0 (2009) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1058 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the receipt of death benefits in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1166 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1657 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1820 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to provision of workers' compensation medical benefits to a police officer or firefighter injured in the line of duty; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2198 81-0 (2009) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the notice required of certain political subdivisions concerning certain workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2428 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to immunity from liability for doctors performing certain medical services at the request of the Division of Workers' Compensation. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2429 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to return-to-work coordination services and the return-to-work reimbursement program for employers participating in the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2544 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the amount and payment of attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2547 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the use of a description of employment in determining the safety and appropriateness of a return to employment by an injured employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2815 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to requirements regarding information to be provided to employees covered by workers' compensation health care networks. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3220 81-0 (2009) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Patrick, Dan
Relating to the applicability of certain laws to open-enrollment charter schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Senate adopts conf. comm. report-reported
HB 3262 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providers of vocational rehabilitation services under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3625 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to deadlines regarding certain preauthorization requests affecting workers' compensation health care networks. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3724 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the amount of attorney's fees awarded to a claimant's counsel in certain workers compensation proceedings. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3821 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to waiver of an insurer's right to contest compensability of certain workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3822 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to review of the medical necessity of certain health care provided in connection with a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3823 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certifications of maximum medical improvement and assignments of impairment ratings under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3960 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain travel by emergency service organization employees and volunteer members. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4290 81-0 (2009) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to retrospective utilization review and utilization review to determine the experimental or investigational nature of a health care service. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4371 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to failure to submit to an examination by a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4372 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4398 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to workers' compensation supplemental income benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 4545 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the time for filing a petition for judicial review in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4624 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to certain requirements for doctors providing professional services under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 378 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Considered in Calendars
SB 394 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 442 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the receipt of death benefits in the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 555 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 573 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1696 81-0 (2009) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to workers' compensation compensability disputes, examinations to define the compensable injury and notifications to health care providers regarding compensability disputes. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1814 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to return-to-work coordination services and a return-to-work reimbursement program for employers participating in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1815 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to immunity from liability for doctors performing certain services at the request of the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1924 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the notice required of certain political subdivisions concerning certain workers' compensation benefits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1925 81-0 (2009) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain services provided by the office of injured employee counsel under the workers' compensation program of this state. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1985 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to workers' compensation health care reimbursement policies and fee guidelines for certain health care services. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1987 81-0 (2009) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Electra Hospital District. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Left pending in committee
SB 2063 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage regarding certain contractors. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 2200 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to retrospective utilization review and utilization review to determine the experimental or investigational nature of a health care service. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the prohibition of certain payments or other inducements regarding a workers' compensation claim; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 471 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the cost of obtaining copies of an injured employee's medical records for use by an ombudsman under the office of injured employee counsel's ombudsman program. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 472 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of third-party administrators, including administrators with delegated duties in the workers' compensation system of this state; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 473 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to benefits provided under the workers' compensation system, including fee guidelines for medical benefits and payment of benefits under interlocutory orders. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 580 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe | et. al. Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 672 80-0 (2007) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company and the application of certain statutes to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 724 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to workers' compensation claims for certain medical benefits, death benefits, and burial benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 886 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to an optional preauthorization plan for the workers' compensation return-to-work pilot program for small employers. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 888 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the cost of obtaining copies of an injured employee's medical records for use by an ombudsman under the office of injured employee counsel's ombudsman program; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 1003 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to professional licensing requirements for independent review of certain medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1004 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the right of an injured employee to time off from work for treatment of a compensable injury; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1005 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the timely submission of a claim for payment by a workers' compensation health care provider. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1006 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to doctor licensing requirements for peer review, utilization, and retrospective review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1247 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to workers' compensation subclaims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1285 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to accreditation requirements for certain workers' compensation health care networks. House: Business & Industry Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 1301 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain judicial review proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1306 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation subclaims. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1464 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to peer reviews of health care services performed under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1465 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the payment of benefits under an interlocutory order under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1593 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to creation and operation of a pilot program for certain voluntary alternative agreements regarding compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1664 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1730 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the enforceability of certain contracts between an employer who does not have workers' compensation coverage and an employee of the employer. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1731 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to reporting requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1772 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to a report to the legislature by the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance of certain information regarding employers and certain insurance companies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 1848 80-0 (2007) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the frequency of certain examinations conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1911 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to workers' compensation fee guidelines. House: Business & Industry Recommitted to committee
HB 1914 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain information reporting requirements regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 1940 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the resolution of certain medical disputes regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1970 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to workers' compensation fee guidelines and payment adjustment factors used in conjunction with those guidelines for certain health care services. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2004 80-0 (2007) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to requiring that a doctor who reviews a workers' compensation case be certified in a professional specialty appropriate to the care received by the injured employee. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2166 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to creation and operation of a pilot program for certain voluntary alternative agreements regarding compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2185 80-0 (2007) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to liability for the refund of certain unemployment compensation benefits to the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Considered in Calendars
HB 2262 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2298 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2423 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to certain requirements for employers not covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2430 80-0 (2007) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for employers who elect to implement substance abuse testing of employees. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2509 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to fraudulent workers' compensation insurance acts; providing an election of prosecution provision. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2515 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2519 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to transition-to-work benefits under the workers' compensation system for certain employees who have incurred a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2579 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of health care services to an employee who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2667 80-0 (2007) Author: Latham, Thomas
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain insurance-related matters involving rural volunteer firefighters, volunteer police force members, or emergency services districts. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3253 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to judicial review regarding issues other than compensability or income or death benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3468 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to standing for receipt of certain damages based on a death caused by a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3724 80-0 (2007) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the reimbursement of an insurance carrier for the overpayment of certain workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3823 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation death benefits based on a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HCR 282 80-0 (2007) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 472. Signed by the Governor
SB 192 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Swinford, David
Relating to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company and the application of certain statutes to the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. House: State Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 287 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the appointment of an attorney for a workers' compensation claimant in certain judicial review proceedings initiated by a workers' compensation insurance carrier. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 346 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al. Relating to indemnification provisions in construction contracts. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 458 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits for certain prosthetic or orthotic devices. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 471 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to certain information reporting requirements regarding workers' compensation claims. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 491 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 518 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to death benefits for the survivors of certain members of the Texas National Guard. House: Defense Affairs & State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 908 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 929 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to workers' compensation subclaims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1169 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to the reimbursement of an insurance carrier for the overpayment of certain workers' compensation benefits and to an interlocutory order for benefit payments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1253 80-0 (2007) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the frequency and expenses of certain examinations conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1387 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the designated doctor's examination under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1627 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando
Relating to the prosecution of workers' compensation insurance fraud. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1767 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to physician licensing requirements for utilization review of medical decisions regarding workers' compensation claims. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1768 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the cost of obtaining copies of an injured employee's medical records for use by an ombudsman under the office of injured employee counsel's ombudsman program. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1910 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to workers' compensation fee guidelines. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SJR 26 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Proposing a constitutional amendment to permit the attorney general to prosecute offenses against public administration, including ethics offenses, and offenses involving insurance fraud. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 153 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain requirements for construction contracts with governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 251 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the release of certain information regarding a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 558 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1353 79-0 (2005) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to creation and operation of a guaranty fund for certain groups certified to self insure for workers' compensation insurance coverage and to service companies that administer the guaranty fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1460 79-0 (2005) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to release of autopsy reports in relation to a workers' compensation or insurance claim. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1626 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to third-party civil liability for certain persons entering into building or construction contracts. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1638 79-0 (2005) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to creation and operation of a pilot program under which benefits for a compensable injury sustained by an employee are provided through a qualified accident and health insurance policy and endorsements to that policy. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2981 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the misuse of the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3085 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to disclosure of information in investigation files of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3086 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to Relating to deceptive use of the logo or name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3121 79-0 (2005) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3194 79-0 (2005) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to third-party civil liability for certain persons entering into building or construction contracts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3257 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin Relating to the prohibition of certain discrimination against an employee regarding a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel; providing administrative violations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Rules suspended
SB 266 79-0 (2005) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to the release of certain information regarding a workers' compensation claim. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 400 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of employee assistance, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the office of employee assistance; providing administrative violations. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 713 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the prohibition of certain waivers by an employee of an employer who does not subscribe to workers' compensation insurance. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 714 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to prohibiting discrimination against certain employees who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 742 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain professional athletes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1584 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of certain rehabilitation services for injured employees in the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1689 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to third-party civil liability for certain persons entering into building or construction contracts. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1815 79-0 (2005) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Ritter, Allan
Relating to reimbursement under the workers' compensation system for certain surgical assistants. House: Economic Development
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 145 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to workers' compensation dispute resolution. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 322 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to the use of sick and annual leave benefits by a state employee who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 328 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to certain information that may be obtained by a prospective employer from an applicant for employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 566 78-0 (2003) Author: Berman, Leo Relating to the pursuit of a private claim against a workers' compensation claimant by a health care provider. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 570 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to limiting the liability of certain employers who do not provide workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 704 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to attorney's fees in the subrogation of a state employee's workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 833 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to certain pharmaceutical services for an injured employee receiving workers' compensation medical benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 851 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to certain requirements for construction contracts with governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 873 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the rural volunteer fire department insurance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1045 78-0 (2003) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the adoption of an alternative base period for computation of unemployment compensation benefits. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1230 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to risk management services for employees of community supervision and corrections departments. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1356 78-0 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the release of certain information regarding a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1375 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the workers' compensation insurance coverage requirements for certain construction contracts with governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1496 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to reduction in benefit fraud and claim overpayments in unemployment compensation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1878 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the establishment of paternity and the establishment and enforcement of child support and medical support for a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1896 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to the delivery and payment of health care in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2057 78-0 (2003) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to workers' compensation benefits for employees with multiple employment. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2095 78-0 (2003) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to provision of workers' compensation insurance coverage through a certified self-insurance group; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
See remarks for effective date
HB 2098 78-0 (2003) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to political subdivision workers compensation purposes. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2116 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the operation of Texas Task Force 1. House: Higher Education
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective immediately
HB 2177 78-0 (2003) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to notice provided to a certain self-insured entities for workers' compensation purposes. House: Business & Industry Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2198 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the certification of maximum medical improvement and the impairment rating assigned to an employee in a claim for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2199 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the right of an insurance carrier to contest the compensability of an injury in a workers' compensation case; providing an administrative violation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2307 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to certain determinations of impairment for purposes of workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2406 78-0 (2003) Author: Stick, Jack Relating to computation of certain legal fees in workers' compensation benefit matters. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2427 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance for certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2774 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the credits and debits of the subsequent injury fund. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2788 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain third-party claims against an employer by an injured employee. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2808 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 2982 78-0 (2003) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain persons engaged in building or construction. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3000 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to reimbursement under the workers' compensation system for certain surgical assistants. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3168 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the determination of workers' compensation benefits and the resolution of disputes regarding those benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 3220 78-0 (2003) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to disputes as to impairment ratings under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3266 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the group purchase of workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 3285 78-0 (2003) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the establishment of fee guidelines by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3345 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the terms of office of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3533 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the operation and regulation of the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3589 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to a regional health care delivery network pilot project in the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3590 78-0 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to medical management issues and average weekly wage benchmarks in the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 101 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a prohibition on certain employment or representation by members or employees of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 477 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain professional athletes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 478 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Campbell, Scott
Relating to disqualification for eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain persons who perform services that benefit a political subdivision. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 603 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to overcharging by health care providers under the workers' compensation system; providing criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 675 78-0 (2003) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to status as an employer under a workers' compensation insurance policy or certificate of authority to self-insure. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 819 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the right of an insurance carrier to contest the compensability of an injury in a workers' compensation case; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Committee report printed and distributed
SB 820 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the certification of maximum medical improvement and assignment of an impairment rating for an employee receiving workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1134 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the delivery and payment of health care in the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1282 78-0 (2003) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to notice provided to certain entities that self-insure for workers' compensation purposes. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1311 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the provision of pharmaceutical benefits, the payment of claims for pharmaceutical services, and the resolution of certain disputes under the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1397 78-0 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the operation of Texas Task Force 1. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security No action taken in committee
SB 1529 78-0 (2003) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the disposition and administration of the workers' compensation subsequent injury fund. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1572 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to workers' compensation treatment guidelines and protocols. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1573 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the applicability of certain policies and guidelines adopted by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to medical dispute resolution under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Posting rule suspended
SB 1574 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the administration and regulation of the state's workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1575 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to immunity from civil liability arising from activities of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission medical quality review panel. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 1576 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of the regional workers' compensation health care delivery networks pilot project; providing an administrative violation. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1767 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Relating to the payment, reimbursement, and dispute resolution of workers' compensation medical claims; providing administrative violations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1804 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to certain health care treatment plans and pharmaceutical services and to medical necessity reviews. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1808 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the establishment of paternity and the establishment and enforcement of child support and medical support for a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 53 78-1 (2003) Author: Swinford, David
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government; making appropriations. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 118 78-1 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the abolition of the Research and Oversight Council on Workers' Compensation and the transfer of certain statutory functions of that entity to the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 119 78-1 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to workers' compensation research conducted by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 22 78-2 (2003) Author: Swinford, David Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. 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 28 78-3 (2003) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to state and local government fiscal management, including various matters related to increasing administrative efficiency in state government; making related appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 63 78-3 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the performance of workers' compensation research by the Texas Department of Insurance; making an appropriation. House: Government Reform Referred to Government Reform
SB 5 78-3 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the transfer or performance of the functions of certain state agencies to promote efficiency, equitable use of revenue, or uniformity in regard to those functions. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
HB 49 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the release of certain workers' compensation records to certain persons. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 159 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to the computation of certain workers' compensation income benefits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 463 77-0 (2001) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to mandatory workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain employees; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 694 77-0 (2001) Author: Yarbrough, Ken
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to eligibility for unemployment compensation benefits of certain sheltered workshop employees who are blind. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 980 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to workers' compensation lifetime income benefits for certain compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1049 77-0 (2001) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to eligibility to act as a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1192 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to a gateway doctor pilot program for the provision of medical benefits to certain state employees who sustain compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1202 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1203 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the purchase of certain insurance coverage by state agencies and to workers' compensation insurance benefits provided by certain state agencies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1204 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the provision of risk management services and the administration of a workers' compensation insurance program by the State Office of Risk Management for certain state agencies, including certain institutions of higher education. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 1205 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to changing the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Workers' Compensation and to the powers and duties of the governing authority of that department. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1324 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to attorney's fees paid in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1382 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain insurance carrier information required in workers' compensation proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1399 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for employees placed through a staff leasing services company. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1526 77-0 (2001) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the selection of a doctor for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 1577 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to medical dispute resolution in certain workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1578 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to medical evidence introduced by a workers' compensation claimant in a contested case hearing. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1579 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the medical determination of, and disputes regarding, workers' compensation impairment income benefits; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1774 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the use of sick or annual leave before receiving workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1895 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the prohibition of certain waivers by employers and employees under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1980 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the workers' compensation insurance coverage requirements for certain construction contracts with governmental entities. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2126 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the computation of the average weekly wage of a school district employee. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2445 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to lifetime workers' compensation benefits for certain employees who suffer catastrophic burns. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2449 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the certification of maximum medical improvement and the assignment of impairment ratings in workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2527 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to certificates of insurance used to evidence the existence of certain insurance coverage. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2537 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the recovery of exemplary damages by the surviving spouse or heirs of the body of a deceased employee. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 2566 77-0 (2001) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain requirements for the appeal of a hearing officer's decision in a workers' compensation proceeding. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2600 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation benefits and to the operation of the workers' compensation insurance system; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 2612 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment and funding of workers' compensation benefits for certain claimants who work part-time or have multiple employment. House: Business & Industry Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2613 77-0 (2001) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment and funding of workers' compensation benefits for certain claimants who work part-time or have multiple employment. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2641 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to administrative penalties assessed for certain unmeritorious challenges to workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2642 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to prohibiting an employer who does not provide workers' compensation insurance coverage from engaging in certain discrimination against an employee who sustains an employment-related injury. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2644 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to payment procedures for charges assessed for certain workers' compensation medical benefits. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2836 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to indemnification in construction contracts. House: Civil Practices No action taken in committee
HB 2976 77-0 (2001) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the funding of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3102 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to reimbursement of insurers in workers' compensation third-party actions. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3120 77-0 (2001) Author: Ritter, Allan Relating to status as an employer under a workers' compensation insurance policy or certificate of authority to self-insure. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3128 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the adoption of a drug-free workplace program by employers and to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for employers who elect to participate in the program. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3151 77-0 (2001) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the right of an insurance carrier to contest the compensability of an injury in a workers' compensation case. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3212 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to workers' compensation dispute resolution. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3213 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to use of the term "workers' compensation commission" and symbols identified with that commission by an entity other than the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3214 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to agreements between certain contractors with regard to workers' compensation insurance coverage; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 3458 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund as a domestic mutual insurance company and to the continuation of that entity as the Texas Mutual Insurance Company. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3459 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to status as an employer under a workers' compensation insurance policy or certificate of authority to self-insure. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3667 77-0 (2001) Author: Cook, Robert
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to insurance for, and a fireworks sales tax for the support of, certain volunteer fire departments. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Finance
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HR 1386 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 1203. Reported enrolled
SB 66 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the creation and operation of a telemedicine pilot program to provide certain workers' compensation medical benefits. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 453 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the use of sick or annual leave before receiving workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 624 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the prohibition of certain waivers by employers and employees under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 851 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to changing the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Workers' Compensation and to the powers and duties of the governing authority of that department. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 902 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to administrative adjudication by the State Office of Administrative Hearings of disputes regarding workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 942 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to insurance carrier reimbursement regarding benefit overpayments on certain workers' compensation claims. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 943 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to monitoring of the conduct of insurers that engage in the business of workers' compensation insurance in this state; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1151 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the duties of employers and insurance carriers in a workers' compensation proceeding. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1153 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain insurance adjusters by the Texas Commission on Private Security. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1395 77-0 (2001) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the right of an insurance carrier to contest the compensability of an injury in a workers' compensation case. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1476 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to medical and income benefits, return to work coordination, and regulation of doctors and insurance carriers under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1489 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to indemnification in construction contracts. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1514 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the use of health care delivery networks to provide workers' compensation medical benefits to employees of the Texas Department of Transportation. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1633 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the approval of attorneys' fees for defending an insurance company in a workers' compensation claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1634 77-0 (2001) Author: Bernsen, David Relating to the approval of attorneys' fees for defending an insurance company in a workers' compensation claim. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 170 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to prohibiting an employer who does not provide workers' compensation insurance coverage from engaging in certain discrimination against an employee who sustains an employment-related injury. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 328 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against an employee who sustains an employment-related injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 452 76-0 (1999) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto | et. al. Relating to requiring certain entities licensed by the Texas State Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies to carry workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 459 76-0 (1999) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the release of certain workers' compensation records to certain persons. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 519 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the creation and operation of a telemedicine pilot program to provide certain workers' compensation medical benefits. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 542 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the board of directors of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 634 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al. Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to certain claimants with multiple employment. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 645 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to the liability of the defendant in certain civil actions. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 729 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to certain requirements for an insurance carrier that pays workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 739 76-0 (1999) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to workers' compensation lifetime income benefits for certain compensable injuries. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 945 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the recovery of attorney's fees in an action alleging discrimination against an employee who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 946 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to a prohibition of the waiver of certain employment benefits by the acceptance of the payment of wages; providing a penalty. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 1669 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the investigation and prosecution of fraud in the workers' compensation program for state employees; providing administrative penalties. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1826 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to supplemental income benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2451 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to a bar on certain defenses in an action by an injured employee against an employer who does not have workers' compensation insurance coverage. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 2505 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to medical benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 2506 76-0 (1999) Author: Solomons, Burt Relating to the establishment of a pilot program regarding ancillary medical benefits under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2507 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn Relating to status as an employer under a workers' compensation insurance policy or certificate of authority to self-insure. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2508 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to the determination and payment of certain workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2509 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the administration of the workers' compensation system for state employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2510 76-0 (1999) Author: Dukes, Dawnna
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the administration and operation of the workers' compensation program of this state. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2511 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the reporting and transmission of certain information in connection with workers' compensation coverage. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2512 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to interlocutory orders and decisions used in adjudication of disputes regarding workers' compensation benefits and to reimbursement from the subsequent injury fund for overpayments of benefits made under those interlocutory orders or decisions. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2513 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain workers' compensation benefits and procedures designed to enable an injured worker to return to work. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2514 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain workers' compensation programs conducted to increase worker safety. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2545 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, claims regarding those benefits, and requirements imposed on health care providers who provide services relating to those benefits. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2706 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for certain persons who provide certain volunteer services. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2718 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to small business assistance provided by the State. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 2842 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to continued payment of salary by an employer as replacement for certain workers' compensation income benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3260 76-0 (1999) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to workers' compensation claims filed by an employee who suffers from hearing loss. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3286 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri Relating to the administration of certain child care functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3493 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to certain insurance carrier information required in workers' compensation proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 3494 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to certain information required to be included in the record of a workers' compensation contested case hearing. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3497 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to certain requirements for the appeal of a hearing officer's decision in a workers' compensation proceeding. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Testimony taken in committee
HB 3548 76-0 (1999) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to coverage of certain independent contractors House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3550 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the payment of certain attorney's fees in worker's compensation benefit matters. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3671 76-0 (1999) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to a workers' compensation benefit review conference. House: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3697 76-0 (1999) Author: Siebert, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to the operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund and the disposition of certain surpluses of that fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HR 1170 76-0 (1999) Author: Farabee, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 3697. Reported enrolled
SB 854 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the administration of certain child care functions by the Texas Workforce Commission. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1324 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for persons who provide certain volunteer services. Senate: Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1404 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage under certain agreements and to liability of third parties for an injury to an employee. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1590 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the prevention, investigation, and prosecution of fraud in the workers' compensation program for state employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1776 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the named insured on a workers' compensation policy. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1777 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to ancillary medical benefits under workers' compensation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1778 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, claims regarding those benefits, and requirements imposed on health care providers who provide services relating to those benefits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1779 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to medical benefits under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SR 1167 76-0 (1999) Author: Sibley, David Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. 3697. Reported enrolled
HB 80 75-0 (1997) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an employment security program for certain persons who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 428 75-0 (1997) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to certain classification systems used for workers' compensation insurance purposes by the Texas Department of Insurance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 768 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to remedies in an action alleging discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 976 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the conversion or transfer of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1003 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the provision by health maintenance organizations and certain other managed care entities of health care services for a compensable injury; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1004 75-0 (1997) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to attorneys' fees in workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2133 75-0 (1997) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Office of Risk Management and to provisions of workers' compensation insurance coverage for state employees. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2204 75-0 (1997) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the entitlement of certain peace officers to benefits for injuries sustained in the course of employment as a peace officer. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3024 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage under certain agreements. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 3038 75-0 (1997) Author: Woolley, Beverly | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to medical review under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to subcommittee
HB 3137 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to adding new provisions to the Texas Workers' Compensation Act regarding judicial review, court judgments and settlements, and Texas Workers' Compensation Commission's right to notice and opportunity to intervene prior to issuance of a judgment or settlement. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3138 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the status of certain oil and gas workers or services providers as independent contractors. House: Business & Industry Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3139 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to confidentiality of certain workers' compensation information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
House appoints conferees-reported
HB 3161 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to medical examinations required for an employee who may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits; providng an administrative penalty. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3196 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, impairment income benefits, and lifetime income benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 3197 75-0 (1997) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to utilization review of certain health care services provided to a person who sustains a compensable injury. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3201 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain expenses and fees incurred in conjunction with the operation of the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3202 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to rate administration of workers' compensation insurance policies. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3216 75-0 (1997) Author: Stiles, Mark | et. al. Relating to representation in certain workers' compensation proceedings. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 3279 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to charges for access to Texas Workers' Compensation Commission information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 3354 75-0 (1997) Author: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3518 75-0 (1997) Author: Shields, John Relating to workers' compensation insurance requirements for public contracts. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3522 75-0 (1997) Author: Rhodes, Alec | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to the administration and enforcement of the workers' compensation law; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3575 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the conversion or transfer of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report printed and distributed
HCR 31 75-0 (1997) Author: Brimer, Kim Advancing the mandated shutdown of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
SB 41 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 445 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the status of certain oil and gas workers or services providers as independent contractors. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 836 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to medical examinations required for an employee who may be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 837 75-0 (1997) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1115 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to certain administrative penalties under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1116 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to the creation, funding, powers, and duties of the Office of Public Workers' Compensation Counsel. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1117 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to certain professional qualifications for ombudsmen under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1118 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to qualifications for service as a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1740 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the dissolution of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility and the transfer of certain assets and liabilities to the Texas Property and Casualty Insurance Guaranty Association. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1883 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the time period for determining maximum medical improvement under the workers' compensation law. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1884 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the time limit for certain employees to dispute a determination of the degree and extent of impairment caused by certain injuries. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1885 75-0 (1997) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to certain proceedings under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 9 75-0 (1997) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Advancing the mandated shutdown of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 403 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an employment security program for certain persons who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 901 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits for certain county law enforcement officers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 937 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the establishment and operation of a self-insured guaranty account for the protection of policyholders of the Texas workers' compensation insurance fund. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1009 74-0 (1995) Author: Johnson, Jerry | et. al. Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1033 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments. House: Pensions and Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1089 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1090 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1091 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the consolidation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Research Center and the Legislative Oversight Committee for workers' compensation and to the functions of the new entity. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1144 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Jack
Sponsor: Brown, J.E.
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain volunteer emergency medical technicians. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1373 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to lead-based paint activities in target housing; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1398 74-0 (1995) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to an exception to unemployment compensation for on-call governmental employees. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 1570 74-0 (1995) Author: Bosse, Fred Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain off-duty peace officers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1589 74-0 (1995) Author: Jackson, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation benefits for certain state employees and to the creation, powers, and duties of the State Office of Risk Management. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 1893 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of an ombudsman under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2122 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to deductibles for workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Tagged in committee
HB 2356 74-0 (1995) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to insurance coverage requirements on certain government contracts. House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2385 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to information to be provided to the attorney general for defense of claims against certain governmental employees and departments. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2395 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of professional athletes employed by a franchise of the International Hockey League for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2549 74-0 (1995) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2670 74-0 (1995) Author: Crabb, Joe Relating to the provision of certain workers' compensation coverage to certain local government employees. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3141 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to inclusion of a psychologist on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers Compensation Commission and the treatment of mental trauma injuries by a psychologist under the Texas workers compensation system; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3191 74-0 (1995) Author: Price, Albert Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation insurance benefits of certain students employed in programs sponsored by nonprofit organizations. House: Business & Industry Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 241 74-0 (1995) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. Senate: Economic Development No action taken in committee
SB 334 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the authority of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund to provide general liability and commercial property insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 362 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 363 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 364 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the consolidation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Research Center and the Legislative Oversight Committee for workers' compensation and to the functions of the new entity. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 408 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to health and workers' compensation insurance coverage providing benefits to employees of the state and local governments or retired employees or annuitants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 413 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Harris, Jack
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage for volunteer emergency service members and personnel. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 885 74-0 (1995) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Brady, Kevin | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of professional athletes employed by a franchise of the International Hockey League or the National Hockey League. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 925 74-0 (1995) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the elimination of the requirement that contractors who contract with a governmental entity maintain workers' compensation insurance coverage for certain employees. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1056 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to discrimination against an employee based on a claim for workers' compensation benefits and to remedies in an action alleging that discrimination. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1093 74-0 (1995) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to information to be provided to the attorney general for defense of claims against certain governmental employees and departments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to State Affairs
SB 1185 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the inclusion of a psychologist on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Industry
SB 1274 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John Relating to calculation of the self-insurer maintenance tax. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1467 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to deductibles for workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1476 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the testing of certain employees who are exposed to a reportable disease and eligibility for worker's compensation. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1528 74-0 (1995) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of the school-to-work component of the state's workforce development system and to the creation of the Texas Skill Standards Board. House: Economic Development
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Economic Development
HB 6 73-0 (1993) Author: Carona, John Relating to limiting damage awards in certain workers' compensation claims. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 717 73-0 (1993) Author: Smithee, John Relating to qualified claims servicing contractors for workers' compensation insurance offered by certified self-insurers. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 1075 73-0 (1993) Author: Tallas, Jim Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1083 73-0 (1993) Author: Cain, David Relating to eligibility of certain professional athletes for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1219 73-0 (1993) Author: Hightower, Allen Relating to the exclusion of certain persons from eligibility for workers' compensation benefits as employees of this state or a political subdivision of this state. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1277 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to judicial review of decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1449 73-0 (1993) Author: Seidlits, Jr., Curtis Relating to medical benefits under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1525 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to an employment security program for certain persons who sustain an injury in the course and scope of their employment. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1594 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to confidentiality requirements for certain information files maintained by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1649 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to the coordination of leave policies and worker's compensation for school employees. House: Public Education Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2319 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2344 73-0 (1993) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the types of damages to be recovered on a claim alleging discrimination by employers in violation of Article 8307c of the Texas Worker's Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2347 73-0 (1993) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the use of certain employee benefits by employees of the Texas Department of Transportation instead of workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2757 73-0 (1993) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the payment of premiums for workers' compensation insurance coverage issued by the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2780 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the right of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility to sue in its own name. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2781 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the authority of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility to refuse to insure certain rejected risks. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2782 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to appeals from decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility to the State Board of Insurance. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2783 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the authority of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility to establish a multi-tiered premium system. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2784 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David Relating to the authority of the Texas Workers' Compenstion Insurance Facility to contract for servicing companies. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 2858 73-0 (1993) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the issuance of workers' compensation insurance coverage by and the operations of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility and the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 390 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 936 73-0 (1993) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Eckels, Robert
Relating to the coordination of leave policies and worker's compensation for school employees injured by assault. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1136 73-0 (1993) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a discount on workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers who maintain a drug-free workplace. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1139 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Cain, David | et. al.
Relating to the eligibility of certain professional athletes for workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Reported unfavorably
SB 1252 73-0 (1993) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to selection of doctors under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 95 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 144 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the use of certain sick leave benefits by an employee of a political subdivision who sustains a work-related injury. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 354 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Dalton Relating to the determination of certain rates and premiums by the State Board of Insurance under the Texas workers' compensation employers' rejected risk fund. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Calendars
HB 580 72-0 (1991) Author: Culberson, John Relating to third party actions brought by workers' compensation claimants. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 870 72-0 (1991) Author: Smith, Ashley | et. al. Relating to the eligibility of professional athletes who are employed by a franchise of the National Football League, National Basketball Association, American League of Professional Baseball Clubs or the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs for the receipt of workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 964 72-0 (1991) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits based on certain injuries incurred by peace officers. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1253 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Relating to subrogation recoveries by the director of the State Employees Division of the Attorney General's Office. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1837 72-0 (1991) Author: Russell, Sam Relating to the use of certain employee benefits by employees of the State Department of Highways and Public Transportation instead of workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2225 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the types of damages to be recovered on a claim alleging discrimination by employers in violation of Article 8307c of the Texas Worker's Compensation Act. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2364 72-0 (1991) Author: Carona, John Relating to limiting damage awards in certain workers' compensation proceedings. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2455 72-0 (1991) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to an exception for political subdivisions from certain employer reimbursement provisions regarding worker's compensation benefits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2613 72-0 (1991) Author: McCollough, Parker Relating to safety promotion and injury reporting for certain state employees under the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2632 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas workers' compensation insurance fund and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Board; providing an appropriation. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
HB 2879 72-0 (1991) Author: Pennington, Randy | et. al.
Sponsor: Ratliff, Bill
Relating to an alternative insurance system to protect certain employees who incur injuries in the course and scope of their employment. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Tagged in committee
HB 2898 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making appropriations. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HCR 244 72-0 (1991) Author: Shea, Gwyn Directing the State Board of Insurance to remove pharmacies from class 8017, "Retail Not Otherwise Classified" and provide a separate and discrete classification with a rate more appropriate to the actual loss history of Texas pharmacies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 250 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to membership on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
SB 296 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas workers' compensation insurance fund and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Board; providing an appropriation. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 428 72-0 (1991) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley
Relating to the eligibility of professional athletes who are employed by a franchise of the National Football League, National Basketball Association, American League of Professional Baseball Clubs or the National League of Professional Baseball Clubs for the receipt of workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 432 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Smith, Ashley | et. al.
Relating to the continuation, composition, and functions of the Texas Real Estate Commission; providing workers' compensation coverage for certain real estate brokers and salesmen; providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 447 72-0 (1991) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits based on certain injuries incurred by peace officers. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 691 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Russell, Sam
Relating to insurance coverage required to be provided by motor carriers for employees so as to enable motor carriers to provide accidental insurance coverage as an alternative to workers' compensation insurance. House: Transportation
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
SB 1063 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to subrogation recoveries by the director of the State Workers Compensation Division of the Attorney General's Office. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1090 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie Relating to the types of damages to be recovered on a claim alleging discrimination by employers in violation of Article 8307c of the Texas Workers's Compensation Act. Senate: Economic Development Referred to special subcommittee
SB 1307 72-0 (1991) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Bomer, Elton
Relating to benefits for certain employees who sustain a work-related injury. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 1489 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the transfer of the administration of certain state safety promotion and injury reporting programs from the office of the attorney general. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 1495 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl | et. al. Relating to the repeal Article 5.76-2, Insurance Code concerning the creation and operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility. Senate: Economic Development Withdrawn from intent calendar
SB 1597 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
SCR 162 72-0 (1991) Author: Lucio, Eddie
Sponsor: Shea, Gwyn
Instructing the State Board of Insurance to clarify pharmacies separately from other retail businesses for purposes of workers compensation insurance. Signed by the Governor
HB 47 72-1 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the regulation of workers' compensation insurance; providing penalties; making an appropriation. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 13 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 62 72-2 (1991) Author: Counts, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to insurance, including the regulation of insurance, the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Insurance, motor vehicle financial responsibility, and benefits for state employees; making an appropriation. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 1/1/92
SB 57 72-2 (1991) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to the regulation of insurance, the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Insurance, and maintaining motor vehicle financial responsibility. Senate: State Affairs Tagged in committee
HB 11 72-3 (1992) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al. Relating to out-of-state workers' compensation self-insurance programs for employees of motor vehicle manufacturers. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 25 72-3 (1992) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to benefits for certain employees who sustain a work-related injury. Filed
HB 1 71-0 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; to work safety; authorizing an appropriation; providing criminal and.... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Committee of the Whole
Senate conferees appointed
HB 51 71-0 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to certain employee notification requirements regarding workers' compensation benefits. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 637 71-0 (1989) Author: Willy, John Relating to the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 689 71-0 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the payment of a child support obligation from workers' compensation benefits. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 751 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the creation of a special advisory committee to the Industrial Accident Board concerning occupational therapy and to the membership of that board's health care advisory committee. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 882 71-0 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Allowing for an employee's worker compensation benefit check to be mailed directly to a municipality that provides salary continuation benefits and allowing municipalities that provide salary continuation benefits.... House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1070 71-0 (1989) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to certain exemplary damages recoverable under the workers' compensation laws. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 1148 71-0 (1989) Author: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al. Relating to the premium rate of certain insurance coverage. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1322 71-0 (1989) Author: Barton, Erwin Relating to the determination of the existence of an occupational disease after a documented exposure of a fire fighter to certain disease-causing agents. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1335 71-0 (1989) Author: Culberson, John Relating to a defendant's right of contribution in certain civil actions. House: State Affairs Pending in subcommittee
HB 1358 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain exemplary damages recoverable under the workers' compensation laws. House: State Affairs Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 1449 71-0 (1989) Author: Moreno, Alex Relating to certain procedures and practices applicable to the establishment of workers' compensation insurance rates and to the information to be given a policyholder. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1524 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to workers' compensation insurance for employees of housing authorities. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1545 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to determining, regulating, and controlling workers' compensation insurance costs, the availability of workers' compensation insurance coverage, and the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1722 71-0 (1989) Author: Kuempel, Edmund | et. al. Relating to workers compensation insurance premium incentives to encourage certain small employers to maintain a safe workplace. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1725 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation and administration of the workers' catastrophic loss fund; providing civil penalties. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1812 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to permitting certain transportation entities to contract with political subdivisions' joint funds for workers' compensation coverage. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2206 71-0 (1989) Author: Beauchamp, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act to certain employers and employees. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2751 71-0 (1989) Author: Shea, Gwyn | et. al. Relating to reform of the state workers compensation assigned risk system; creating the Texas workers compensation accident prevention fund and creating a reinsurance facility as part of such fund; establishing.... House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3001 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to certain safety inspections performed by insurance carriers who write workers' compensation insurance; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3002 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Advisory Committee on Workplace Safety and to certain reports to be filed with that committee; providing an administrative penalty. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 3004 71-0 (1989) Author: Cain, David Relating to policies and rates for workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
SB 84 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to requirements regarding state, executive, legislative and judicial employees injured on the job. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 185 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 202 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the creation of a special advisory committee to the Industrial Accident Board concerning occupational therapy and to the membership of that board's health care advisory committee. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to subcommittee
SB 243 71-0 (1989) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to the payment of a child support obligation from workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 700 71-0 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted | et. al. Relating to determining, regulating and controlling worker's compensation insurance costs, the availability of worker's compensation insurance coverage, and the worker's compensation insurance system. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 729 71-0 (1989) Author: Brown, J.E. Allowing for an employee's worker compensation benefit check to be mailed directly to a municipality that provides salary continuation benefits and allowing municipalities that provide salary continuation benefits to... Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1074 71-0 (1989) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to certain entities forming groups for the purpose of purchasing workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1164 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage and establishment of the uninsured employers' fund; providing criminal penalties. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1165 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to policies and rates for workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1166 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1167 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation and administration of the workers' catastrophic loss fund; providing civil penalties. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1168 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the creation and administration of a workers' compensation insurance pool for catastrophic losses incurred by employees of certain political subdivisions. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1306 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John Relating to reform of the state workers compensation assigned risk system; creating the Texas workers compensation accident prevention fund and creating a reinsurance facility as part of such fund; establishing ... Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 1408 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to workers' compensation premium incentives to encourage small employers to maintain a safe workplace. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1538 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of the offense of fraudulently obtaining or denying workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1539 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the application of the open meetings and open records laws to the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
SB 1550 71-0 (1989) Author: Ratliff, Bill | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the Texas Workers' Compensation Act to certain employers and employees. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 1592 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to definitions of "political subdivision" and "employee" and to the adoption of general workers' compensation laws by political subdivisions. Senate: Committee of the Whole No action taken in committee
SB 1650 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the creation of offenses of fraudulently obtaining or denying workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Committee of the Whole Left as pending business in s/c
HB 1 71-1 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard | et. al. Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system and to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; relating to worker safety; authorizing an appropriation; providing.... House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
HB 16 71-1 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Requiring that a copy of an employee's worker compensation benefit check be mailed directly to a municipality that provides salary continuation benefits and allowing municipalities that provide.... House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 30 71-1 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Amending Art. 8307c, Sec. 2 to define reasonable damages as regards municipalities to exclude punitive and/or exemplary damages. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 56 71-1 (1989) Author: Perez, Nicolas Relating to the payment of a child support obligation from workers' compensation benefits. House: Judicial Affairs Pending in committee
HB 97 71-1 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the use of certain payroll as a basis for computing workers' compensation premiums. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HR 183 71-1 (1989) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Commending the house conferees on the workers' compensation conference committee. Reported enrolled
SB 1 71-1 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; to work safety; making appropriations; providing criminal and.... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Record vote
SB 13 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to an employee of a political subdivision. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 14 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to employees of political subdivisions. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 19 71-1 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the application of the workers' compensation laws to certain political subdivisions, including community centers for mental health and mental retardation services. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Business & Commerce
SR 203 71-1 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Creating a special interim committee to investigate rate-making and oversight policies for workers' compensation insurance policies. Read & adopted
HB 4 71-2 (1989) Author: Parker, Jim Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, and to work safety; creating the Employers' Mutual.... House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 40 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to employees of political subdivisions. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 41 71-2 (1989) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits to an employee of a political subdivision. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 44 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the use of certain sick leave benefits by an employee of a political subdivision who sustains a work-related injury. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 45 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 53 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the confidentiality of information in certain workers' compensation claim files. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 54 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain persons hired by a political subdivision. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 55 71-2 (1989) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the establishment of a defense by a political subdivision against a claim for workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the subdivision. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 104 71-2 (1989) Author: Earley, Robert Relating to the assessment of a premium tax on insurance premiums paid by certain self-insurers for workers' compensation purposes; providing a tax. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HCR 46 71-2 (1989) Author: Smith, Richard
Sponsor: Montford, John
Authorizing the conference committee on S.B. 1 to consider matters outside the house and senate versions. Filed with the Secretary of State
SB 1 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system and to the regulation of workers' compensation insurance coverage; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; ...... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 2 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al. Relating to the reform of the regulation of workers' compensation insurance coverage; to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Facility; providing for self-insurance.... House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Economic Development
Pending in committee
SB 9 71-2 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system, to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission, and to work safety; creating the Employers' Mutual.... Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 18 71-2 (1989) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to the reform of the workers' compensation system; to creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; to work safety; authorizing an appropriation; providing...... Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 22 71-2 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas workers' compensation insurance fund and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Fund Board; providing appropriations. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 25 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the use of certain sick leave benefits by an employee of a political subdivision who sustains a work-related injury. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 26 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 27 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the confidentiality of information in certain worker's compensation claim files. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 28 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the eligibility for workers' compensation benefits of certain persons hired by a political subdivision. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 29 71-2 (1989) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to the establishment of a defense by a political subdivision against a claim for workers' compensation benefits by an employee of the subdivision. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SCR 4 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John Creating a joint interim committee to conduct an investigation for workers' compensation insurance policies. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 26 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Allowing the conference committee on SB 1 to go outside the bounds of the house and senate versions. House passage as amended reported
SCR 28 71-2 (1989) Author: Montford, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Authorizing the conferees on S.B. 1 to consider material outside the house and senate versions. Filed w/o the Governor's signature
HB 54 71-3 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to contracts between health care providers and political subdivisions or joint funds for coverage of certain work-related injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 55 71-3 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the use of certain sick leave benefits by an employee of a political subdivision who sustains a work-related injury. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 56 71-3 (1990) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to the confidentiality of information in certain workers' compensation claim files. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 45 71-3 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas workers' compensation insurance fund and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Board; providing appropriations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 59 71-4 (1990) Author: Johnson, Eddie Relating to the creation and operation of a Texas workers' compensation insurance fund and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund Board; providing appropriations. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 21 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to a presumption of discrimination against certain employees who file a claim for worker's compensation benefits. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 44 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the provision of vocational rehabilitation services to certain injured employees. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 46 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to a rebuttable presumption of occupational disease after a documented exposure to certain carcinogenic agents by a fire fighter. House: Urban Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 229 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to certain requirements for workers' compensation benefit payments. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
HB 537 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to the transfer of certain appropriations to the attorney general for payment of workers' compensation claims of state employees. House: Appropriations Laid on the table subject to call
HB 667 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the authority of the State Board of Insurance to verify that insurers writing workers' compensation insurance are providing accident prevention services to their policyholders. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 668 70-0 (1987) Author: Glossbrenner, Ernestine Relating to the authority of the State Board of Insurance to provide a credit on the premium for certain worker's compensation insurance policies. House: Business & Commerce S/C laid on table subject to call
HB 857 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to an offset against workers' compensation benefits for certain law enforcement officers employed by political subdivisions. House: Business & Commerce Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 900 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank Relating to workers' compensation benefits for certain stress-related illnesses. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 936 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to a reduction in workers' compensation insurance premiums for certain employers. House: Insurance 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 999 70-0 (1987) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the locations at which hearings regarding workers' compensation claims may be conducted by the Industrial Accident Board. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1018 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard
Sponsor: Sims, Bill
Relating to the notice period for cancellation or nonrenewal of workers' compensation insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1021 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the provision of safety and accident prevention services at job sites. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1022 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to workers' compensation insurance experience rating. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1137 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1324 70-0 (1987) Author: Taylor, M.A. Relating to certain physical examinations required for workers' compensation purposes. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1360 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to providing workers' compensation coverage under local government insurance pools. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1363 70-0 (1987) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to local government workers' compensation. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1460 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to certain definitions under the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1461 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to certain fees to be awarded to an insurer who defends a groundless workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1462 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to access to certain records regarding workers' compensation claims and to the investigation by the attorney general of claims suspected to be fraudulent. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1463 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to entitlement to workers' compensation benefits in cases of total incapacity. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1464 70-0 (1987) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to entitlement to workers' compensation benefits in cases based on total or partial loss of use of a part of the body. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1565 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to the repeal of the workers' compensation laws of this state. House: Government Organization
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left as pending business in comm.
HB 1645 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the selection of medical services under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1720 70-0 (1987) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to entitlement to workers' compensation weekly benefits during the pendency of an action regarding a lump-sum award. House: Business & Commerce Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1887 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1958 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to eliminating certain discriminatory language in the workers' compensation act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1959 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the requirement that parties to a workers' compensation award file statements of position before the Industrial Accident Board may issue an award. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1960 70-0 (1987) Author: Wolens, Steven
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to payments of workers' compensation benefits when a dispute arises between two carriers as to the liability of each carrier. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2036 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to appealing disputed medical benefits in lifetime benefit cases under the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 2037 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to competitive rates for workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2038 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to medical examinations ordered by the association under the Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 2039 70-0 (1987) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to setting cases for pre-hearing conferences and awards by the Industrial Accident Board on joint motion. House: Business & Commerce Pending in committee
HB 2089 70-0 (1987) Author: Hury, James Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c with substitute
HB 2218 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Relating to certain requirements for reports and administrative proceedings regarding workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2219 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard
Sponsor: Caperton, Kent
Relating to the creation, powers, and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Research Center. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Education
Senate conferees appointed
HB 2223 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the rights of an injured worker and the procedures applicable to the Texas workers' compensation system. House: Business & Commerce Reported from s/c with substitute
HB 2255 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the workers' compensation assigned risk pool. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2258 70-0 (1987) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to a fee schedule for medical treatment under the Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Commerce 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 2280 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the creation of insurance trusts by ranchers and farmers for the purpose of providing workers compensation insurance coverage for ranchers and farmers employing farm or ranch laborers and amending the Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, by adding Article 8309j; and declaring an emergency. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2360 70-0 (1987) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to certification of attorneys who practice before the Industrial Accident Board. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2387 70-0 (1987) Author: Hudson, David Relating to the establishment of a workers' compensation insurance competitive rating system. House: Insurance Withdrawn from calendar
HB 2432 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the discount for present payment, the interest rate on past due installments, and the interest rate on judgments provided under workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2433 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the reduction or suspension of workers' compensation payments to employees not following health care advice. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2434 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the definition of partial incapacity for purposes of the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2442 70-0 (1987) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the creation and operation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HCR 219 70-0 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard Creating a joint select committee to oversee a study of the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 8 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/amendments
SB 195 70-0 (1987) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to requirements regarding state, executive, legislative, and judicial employees injured on the job. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably with substitute
SB 368 70-0 (1987) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to the appropriation and transfer of certain funds to the attorney general for payment of workers' compensation claims of state employees. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 439 70-0 (1987) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Smith, Richard
Relating to an offset against workers' compensation benefits for certain law enforcement officers employed by political subdivisions. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 498 70-0 (1987) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Harrison, Dudley
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation insurance for certain agricultural workers. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 783 70-0 (1987) Author: Leedom, John Relating to property damage and liability insurance for motor bus operators. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 844 70-0 (1987) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to workers' compensation insurance experience rating. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1009 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1042 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to appealing disputed medical benefits in lifetime benefit cases under the Workers' Compensation Act. Senate: Jurisprudence Laid on table in s/c
SB 1043 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to medical examinations ordered by the association under Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1044 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia Relating to setting cases for pre-hearing conference and awards by the Industrial Accident Board on joint motion. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1135 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to determination of liability on claims. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1136 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to persons entitled to death benefits House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1154 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the authority of the Industrial Accident Board to bar certain persons from practicing before that board. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1159 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard
Sponsor: Oakley, Keith
Relating to the right of appeal in certain workers' compensation cases involving allegations of fraudulent conduct. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 1194 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the rights of an injured worker and the procedures applicable to the Texas workers' compensation system. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1195 70-0 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the establishment of a workers' compensation insurance competitive rating system. Senate: Economic Development Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1241 70-0 (1987) Author: Anderson, Richard Relating to the certification of self-insurance programs for workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1354 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool; providing for the establishment, responsibility, and duties of the Employer's Council. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
SB 1355 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to a fee schedule for medical treatment under the workers' compensation law. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1389 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to certain fraudulent practices committed in relation to a workers' compensation claim; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Jurisprudence Left as pending business in comm.
HCR 27 70-2 (1987) Author: Smith, Richard
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Creating the Joint Select Committee on Workers' Compensation Insurance. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration, Special
Signed by the Governor
SB 76 70-2 (1987) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of "intoxication" in workers' compensation cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 500 69-0 (1985) Author: Hudson, David Relating to workers' compensation benefits in certain cases of sexual harassment. House: Business & Commerce No action taken in subcommittee
HB 724 69-0 (1985) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to certain taxes collected under the workers' compensation laws and to the authority of the Industrial Accident Board to accept grants, payments, and gifts. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Finance
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HB 865 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to attorney's fees, subrogation rights, and recovery from third persons by the workers' compensation second injury fund. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 884 69-0 (1985) Author: Buchanan, J. W. Relating to a limitation of jury trials for certain causes of action under the workers' compensation laws. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 952 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 1060 69-0 (1985) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the period for payment for certain workers' compensation benefits for total incapacity. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1100 69-0 (1985) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the defenses to a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1430 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the certification of self-insurance programs for worker's compensation insurance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1534 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to workers' compensation benefits for certain specific injuries. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1535 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to certain private causes of action and subrogation rights under the workers' compensation laws in cases involving gross negligence. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1536 69-0 (1985) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the civil penalty imposed on an employer for failure to file a report of injury with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1785 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to permitting an employer to be a certified self-insurer of workers compensation benefits; amending Article 8309 Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, to enlarge the definition of "association" to include a self-insurer and to enlarge the definition of "subscriber" to include a self-insurer; expressing the purpose of the legislation; providing that the State Board of Insurance and the Commissioner of Insurance shall administer the Act; providing a method for an employer to become a certified self-insurer; requiring a certified self-insurer to maintain a safety program for employees, requiring certified self-insurers to participate in the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool; imposing a tax on certified self-insurers; creating a Texas Certified Self-Insurers Guaranty Association and providing for its operation; amending Title 130, Revised Civil Statutes of Texas, 1925, as amended, by adding a new Article 8309j. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1786 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1790 69-0 (1985) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Defining the term "wages." House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2219 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the submission of reports concerning on-the-job injuries sustained by state employees. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2220 69-0 (1985) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to subrogation recoveries by the director of the State Employees Division of the Attorney General's Office. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 158 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to definitions of the terms "Injury," "Personal Injury," and "Occupational Disease" for workers' compensation statutes, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 159 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to venue for suits to set aside final rulings and decisions of the Industrial Accident Board; declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 167 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to enforcement of settlement agreements and agreed judgments and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 168 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to discount for present payment of future due workers' compensation benefits, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 170 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to benefits for total and partial incapacity, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 174 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage insurance and the rates for that insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 178 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to presumption of discrimination upon discharge or suspension of any employee following settlement or Board ruling, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 319 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of intoxication in workers' compensation cases. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 382 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to duties of the clerk of county and district courts in regard to appeals and judgments in workers' compensation cases. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 383 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to third party suits brought by workers' compensation claimants. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken in committee
SB 411 69-0 (1985) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to certain taxes collected under the workers' compensation laws. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 421 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to vocational rehabilitation benefits for persons entitled to workers' compensation. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
SB 751 69-0 (1985) Author: Harris, O.H. Relating to insolvency of insurance companies; increasing limitations on the amount of covered claims; defining terms; amending Articles 21.28-C and 5.76(c), Insurance Code of Texas. Senate: Economic Development Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 799 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Involving prevention of injuries and assignment of rejected risks; providing for payment of claims of insolvent insurers; amending Article 5.76 of the Insurance Code. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 909 69-0 (1985) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the enforcement of settlement agreements or judgments in worker's compensation cases. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 935 69-0 (1985) Author: Montford, John Relating to the provision of vocational rehabilitation services and worker's compensation benefits to certain injured employees. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1163 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to workers' compensation benefits in certain cases of sexual harassment. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed in s/c
SB 1461 69-0 (1985) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Office of the Attorney General for the purpose of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims. Senate: Finance Removed from local & uncontested cal.
HB 68 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the assignment of certain workers' compensation benefits to an insurance company. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 99 68-0 (1983) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the reduction of workers' compensation death benefits because of benefits paid for prior period incapacity. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 131 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Doggett, Lloyd
Relating to worker's compensation funeral benefits. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 215 68-0 (1983) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to deposit premiums paid for workers' compensation insurance, property liability insurance, and property damage insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 521 68-0 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Read third time
HB 682 68-0 (1983) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the assessment of a civil penalty for an employer's failure to file a workers' compensation injury report. House: Business & Commerce Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 935 68-0 (1983) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical personnel, peace officers, and fire fighters for contagious diseases. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 942 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to sick leave for certain firemen and policemen. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Committee on Urban Affairs
HB 1175 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the certification of self-insurance programs for workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1237 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to defenses in Workers' Compensation actions. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1439 68-0 (1983) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits pending an appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1466 68-0 (1983) Author: Gamez, Joe Relating to worker's compensation insurance for employees of political subdivisions. House: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1574 68-0 (1983) Author: Wolens, Steven Relating to the adjustment of workers' compensation claims by private insurance carriers. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1581 68-0 (1983) Author: Jackson, Lee Relating to promptness of payment of workers compensation benefits, fines and penalties. House: Business & Commerce Subcommittee laid on table subject to call
HB 1640 68-0 (1983) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to the defenses to a workers' compensation action. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 1783 68-0 (1983) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to compensation for work-related injuries incurred by an employee whose employer does not carry workers' compensation insurance. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 1795 68-0 (1983) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to membership on the Governing Committee of the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. House: Insurance Referred to Committee on Insurance
HB 1852 68-0 (1983) Author: Messer, Bill
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage of subcontractors as defined herein. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 1975 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to enforcement of settlement agreements in workers' compensation cases. House: Business & Commerce Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
HB 1977 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to continuing jurisdiction of the Industrial Accident Board, in certain cases, under a compromise settlement or agreed judgment. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 2072 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to late filing of notice of intent to appeal an Industrial Accident Board's award and filing suit in District Court. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2074 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to recovery from third person; subrogation; compromise. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2075 68-0 (1983) Author: Cain, David Relating to employee discrimination as the result of a workers' compensation claim. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2081 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the promptness of payment of workers' compensation benefits, fines, and penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2082 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the suspension of workers' compensation benefits based upon certain physical examinations. House: Business & Commerce Referred to subcommittee
HB 2106 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to the Second Injury Fund. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2107 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to lump sum settlements in the case of death. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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HB 2120 68-0 (1983) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to workers' compensation and other insurance benefits for rejected risks. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 2173 68-0 (1983) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to coverage of agricultural employers and employment under the Texas Unemployment Compensation Act. House: Labor and Employment Relations Referred to Committee on Labor & Employment Relations
HB 2230 68-0 (1983) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to subscriber eligibility under the worker's compensation law. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HB 2252 68-0 (1983) Author: Green, Gene Relating to subscriber eligibility under the worker's compensation law. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HCR 112 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Directing the Industrial Accident Board to in no way discriminate in their findings against any injured worker with regard to race, creed, sex, religion, national origin, city, county, or region in which the injured worker resides. House: Business & Commerce See remarks
HR 355 68-0 (1983) Author: Granoff, Al Directing the Industrial Accident Board and all its district offices in no way to discriminate in their findings against any injured worker with regard to race creed, sex, religion, or national origin. House: Business & Commerce
SB 180 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the continuation, administration, membership, powers and duties, and grounds for removal of members of the Industrial Accident Board; providing for confidentiality of certain procedures and records; providing funding and certain regulations concerning awards from the Compensation to Victims of Crime Fund, administered by the board; providing for arbitration panels; requiring certain reports and information from employers, subscribers, and insurance companies and notices as to cancellation of policies; providing penalties. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
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SB 291 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the time a claim for compensation shall be made under the Workers' Compensation Act; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 292 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the reduction of certain workers' compensation death benefits because of benefits paid for prior period of incapacity. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Committee on Business & Commerce
SB 308 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to enforcement of settlement agreements and agreed judgments and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 309 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to presumption of discrimination upon discharge or suspension of any employee following settlement or Board ruling and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 310 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to definitions of the terms "Injury," "Personal Injury," and "Occupational Disease" for workers' compensation statutes, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 311 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to benefits under a compromise settlement agreement or provided in an agreed judgment approved by the court; providing procedures for handling a dispute and a limitation period for payment of benefits. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 312 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to venue for suits to set aside final rulings and decisions of the Industrial Accident Board; declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 313 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to discount for present payment of future due workers' compensation benefits, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 314 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to benefits for total and partial incapacity, and declaring an emergency. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 338 68-0 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 344 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John Relating to the certification of self-insurance programs for worker's compensation insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to subcommittee
SB 478 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the provision of vocational rehabilitation services and workers' compensation benefits to certain injured employees. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 515 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Millsap, Mike
Relating to the membership and duties of the governing committee of the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool and to furnishing insurance for certain rejected risks; prescribing the powers and duties of the pool and the State Board of Insurance; providing for hearings and appeals. House: Insurance
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 780 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to late filing of notice of intent to appeal an Industrial Accident Board's award and filing suit in District Court. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 831 68-0 (1983) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to sick leave for certain firemen and policemen. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Committee on Intergovernmental Relations
SB 857 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical personnel, peace officers, and fire fighters for contagious diseases. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 864 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Relating to attorney's fees in certain workers' compensation death cases. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 922 68-0 (1983) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to the definition of intoxication in workers' compensation cases. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 959 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage insurance and the rates for that insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Testimony taken
SB 983 68-0 (1983) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to workers' compensation and other insurance benefits for rejected risks. Senate: Economic Development Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 1006 68-0 (1983) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Watson, Ed
Relating to coverage of certain state employees working outside of the state; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Jurisprudence
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SB 1199 68-0 (1983) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to promptness of payment of workers compensation benefits, fines and penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
HB 18 68-1 (1983) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to certain farm and ranch laborers. House: Business & Commerce Coauthor authorized
SB 21 68-1 (1983) Author: Uribe, Hector Relating to workers' compensation and employers' liability insurance for certain employees. Senate: State Affairs No action taken
HB 76 68-2 (1984) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. House: Business & Commerce Laid on the table subject to call
SB 25 68-2 (1984) Author: Uribe, Hector
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the application of the workers' compensation law to certain farm and ranch laborers and to subscribers to a workers' compensation insurance policy and the coverage of the policy. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
HB 134 67-0 (1981) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to review of previous awards by the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 140 67-0 (1981) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the duration of workers' compensation payments for permanent incapacity. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 324 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to lifetime workers' compensation benefits for certain injuries resulting in total and permanent incapacity. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 498 67-0 (1981) Author: Presnal, Bill Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the attorney general for the purpose of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims. House: Appropriations Referred to Committee on Appropriations
HB 559 67-0 (1981) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the attorney general for the purposes of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 698 67-0 (1981) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. pref. no. 53. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 902 67-0 (1981) Author: Messer, Bill Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 921 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to application of general workers' compensation laws to special workers' compensation programs. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1021 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to reduction of workers' compensation death benefits because of benefits paid for a prior period of incapacity. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Removed from local and uncontested calendar
HB 1048 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to granting the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool authority to endorse its policies to provide coverage for an insured's out of state operations. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1078 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to eligibility of students for unemployment compensation. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1142 67-0 (1981) Author: Cain, David Relating to removal of the exemption for certain insurers from The Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1217 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the time limit for filing a notice of injury or a claim for workers' compensation purposes. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Calendars
HB 1330 67-0 (1981) Author: Browder, Larry Relating to remedies available to employees of a workers' compensation subscriber performing contractual services for a third party. House: Employment Practices Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1420 67-0 (1981) Author: Nabers, Lynn
Sponsor: Jones, Grant
Relating to granting the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool authority to endorse its policies to provide coverage for an insured's out of state operations. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1437 67-0 (1981) Author: Hernandez, Joe Relating to the survival of cause of action in all cases of injury under the Workers' Compensation Law. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1662 67-0 (1981) Author: Riley, Ken Relating to worker's compensation coverage of subcontractors. House: Employment Practices Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1740 67-0 (1981) Author: Hackney, Clint Relating to medical treatment for prevention of a contagious disease, other than the ordinary diseases of life in a workers' compensation case. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1784 67-0 (1981) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob
Sponsor: Traeger, John
Relating to a reduction in workers' compensation benefits to an employee of a political subdivision to offset benefits received under a voluntary salary supplemental plan. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
No action taken
HB 1840 67-0 (1981) Author: Criss, Lloyd Relating to the notice given employees covered by workers' compensation insurance. House: Employment Practices Withdrawn from calendar
HB 1850 67-0 (1981) Author: Gilley, Smith Relating to workers' compensation claims under the continuing jurisdiction of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1881 67-0 (1981) Author: Clark, Bill Relating to including certain volunteers under a political subdivision's workers' compensation coverage. House: Employment Practices Comm. report printed & sent to Comm. on Local & Consent Cal.
HB 2079 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to certain safety procedures to be followed by an employer covered by worker's compensation insurance. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 2216 67-0 (1981) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Prohibiting contracts between employer and employee with regard to workers' compensation. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
SB 324 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 326 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation insurers' appointment of an agent for service of process and for receiving other communications. Senate: Jurisprudence Removed from local and uncontested calendar
SB 328 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation death benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 330 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation benefits for general and specific injuries. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 332 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to jurisdiction of the Industrial Accident Board over claims under voluntary workers' compensation insurance policies. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 334 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to application of general workers' compensation laws to certain special workers' compensation programs. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 336 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the awarding and payment of workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 338 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation settlement agreements. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 340 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the power of the Industrial Accident Board to order the association to make compensation and medical benefits payments in cases of emergency or impending necessity. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 342 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. Senate: Jurisprudence Work session
SB 344 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Clark, Bill
Relating to including volunteer firefighters, policemen, emergency medical personnel, and other volunteers specifically named in workers' compensation insurnace of political subdivisions. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 346 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation death benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 348 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to state funding for school district workers' compensation and unemployment compensation. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 350 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation benefits for hernias. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 352 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to payment of workers' compensation benefits pending an appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 354 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Criss, Lloyd
Relating to workers' compensation medical reports. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 356 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the attorney general for the purpose of paying state employees' workers' compensation claims. Senate: Finance Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 415 67-0 (1981) Author: Traeger, John Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance and unfair or deceptive claims practices. Senate: Economic Development Record vote
SB 629 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage of sub-contractors. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 672 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to policy endorsements to cover an insured's out-of-state operations under The Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 683 67-0 (1981) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to the duties and powers of the attorney general relating to charitable trusts and to fraudulent claims or claimants in regard to workers compensation and to certain powers and duties of the Industrial Accident Board; providing for the use and confidentiality of certain documentary material. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 744 67-0 (1981) Author: Wilson, John Relating to determination of rates for workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 757 67-0 (1981) Author: Brown, J.E. Relating to unemployment compensation benefits for certain students. Senate: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs
SB 882 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the notice to be given to employees covered under workers' compensation insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 982 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to certain safety procedures to be followed by an employer covered by worker's compensation insurance. Senate: Jurisprudence Postponed
SB 1055 67-0 (1981) Author: Jones, Grant
Sponsor: Messer, Bill
Relating to the definition of "rejected risk" under the Texas Workers' Compensation Assigned Risk Pool. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 1080 67-0 (1981) Author: Richards, Mike Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage of subcontractors. Senate: Jurisprudence No action taken
SB 1243 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to mandatory workers' compensation coverage insurance and the rates for that insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SR 723 67-0 (1981) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Directing the Senate Jurisprudence Committee to initiate a study of the Texas Workers' Compensation Laws. Senate: Jurisprudence
HB 51 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to a preference on court dockets to certain worker's compensation cases. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 98 66-0 (1979) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to review of previous awards by the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 221 66-0 (1979) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to lump-sum payments in worker's compensation cases and review of certain workers' compensation awards or judgments. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 286 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to admission of certain evidence in appeals from decisions of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 287 66-0 (1979) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 438 66-0 (1979) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to workers' compensation self-insurance. House: Employment Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 486 66-0 (1979) Author: Chavez, Melchor Relating to application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Posting rule suspended
HB 688 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to the number of members of the Industrial Accident Board required to conduct a hearing. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 689 66-0 (1979) Author: Laney, James Relating to false representations in worker's compensation cases. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 740 66-0 (1979) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to worker's compensation claims for hernia. House: Employment Practices Laid on the table
HB 741 66-0 (1979) Author: Maloney, Robert Relating to persons to whom worker's compensation death benefits are payable. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 827 66-0 (1979) Author: Browder, Jim Relating to remedies available to employees of a workers' compensation subscriber performing contractual services for a third party. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1000 66-0 (1979) Author: Cofer, Lanell Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits in accordance with an agreement, order, or judgment. House: Employment Practices Coauthor authorized
HB 1009 66-0 (1979) Author: Watson, Ed Relating to the duration of workers' compensation payments for permanent incapacity. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1040 66-0 (1979) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to deposit premiums paid for workers' compensation insurance, property liability insurance, and property damage insurance. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1243 66-0 (1979) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to workers' compansation coverage of subcontractors and their employees. House: Employment Practices Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1244 66-0 (1979) Author: Mankins, Jimmy Relating to reports of workers' compensation statistics. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1512 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to workers' compensation insurers' appointment of an agent for service of process and for receiving other communications. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1514 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to venue in a suit appealing a decision of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1515 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to a parent's entitlement to the workers' compensation death benefits of a deceased worker. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1516 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to the report of an accident resulting in an injury to an employee filed by an employer with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1517 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to workers' compensation death benefits. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1518 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to workers covered by workers' compensation for state employees. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1519 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to notice of cancellation of policies by insurance companies writing workers' compensation insurance. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1535 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to interest to be paid on certain workers' compensation awards. House: Employment Practices Referred to Committee on Employment Practices
HB 1536 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the employer's notice of injuries filed with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1573 66-0 (1979) Author: Pierce, George Relating to credits for supplemental benefit payments by certain political subdivisions, to be made to compensation awards by the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices Scheduled for future calendar placement
HB 1607 66-0 (1979) Author: Leonard, Jr., Bob Relating to the regulation of workers' compensation insurance rates and certain persons and organizations establishing those rates; providing a penalty. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1613 66-0 (1979) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to filing of claims for workers' compensation. House: Employment Practices Referred to subcommittee
HB 1958 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David Relating to the application of general workers' compensation law to certain special workers' compensation programs. House: Employment Practices Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 2123 66-0 (1979) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Mauzy, Oscar
Relating to nonresident employers, service of process. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 59 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to average weekly wages used in computing workers' compensation benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 60 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to admission of certain evidence in appeals from decisions of the Industrial Accident Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 66 66-0 (1979) Author: Clower, Ron
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the report of an accident resulting in an injury to an employee filed by an employer with the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 113 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Grant Relating to certain false representations in worker's compensation case. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 169 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to self-insurance by employers to cover worker's compensation and to surety bonds of self insurers. Senate: Economic Development Motion lost to suspend reg order (to consider on 2nd reading)
SB 230 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation insurers' appointment of an agent for service of process and for receiving other communication. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 231 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation death benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 232 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to state employees covered by workers' compensation; to responsibility for prevention of accidents and injuries; and to adjustments between payments for sick leave and emergency leave and workers' compensation. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 233 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to notice of cancellation of policies by insurance companies writing workers' compensation insurance. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 234 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation settlement agreements. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 235 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation law. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 236 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to payment of charges of medical witnesses in cases under the workers' compensation law. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 237 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation awards. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 238 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the weekly compensation benefits paid to injured employees or their beneficiaries under the workers' compensation law. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 239 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to state funding for school district workers'compensation and unemployment compensation. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 240 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the application of the workers' compensation law to farm and ranch laborers. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 241 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the power of the Industrial Accident Board to order the association to make compensation and medical benefit payments in cases of emergency or impending necessity. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 242 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers' compensation law. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
SB 258 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to payments to the workers' compensation Second Injury Fund. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 340 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to filing of notice of becoming a subscriber to the workers' compensation law; requiring notice of cancellation or nonrenewal of a workers' compensation insurance policy. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 360 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Mankins, Jimmy
Relating to workers' compensation insurance coverage of sub-contractors as defined herein. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Laid on the table
SB 426 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to workers covered by workers' compensation for state employees. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 431 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee; providing for members; establishing terms of office and procedures for filling vacancies; making the chairman of the Industrial Accident Board an ex officio member and presiding officer of the committee; providing for regular meetings of the committee and for its powers and duties; authorizing per diem and expenses; providing for staff and funding; and making the committee subject to the Texas Sunset Act. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for future calendar placement
SB 432 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to a parent's entitlement to the workers' compensation death benefits of a deceased worker and to burden of proof in determination of such entitlement. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 433 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to venue in suits appealing a decision of the Industrial Accident Board. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 434 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the furnishing of the records of a hospital, physician or chiropractor pertaining to treatment for which workers' compensation is being sought; relating to charges for such treatment. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 495 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the payment of workers' compensation benefits pending an appeal from a decision of the Industrial Accident Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 759 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Geistweidt, Gerald
Relating to the "Second Injury Fund" of the worker's compensation law. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 784 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to mandatory workers compensation benefits. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 831 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to fair and reasonable charges for medical aid, hospital services, chiropractic services, nursing services or medicines furnished in workers' compensation claims, providing for attorney's fees and penalty for appeals of awards from the Board. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 832 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Edwards III, Jimmie C.
Relating to the durty of physicians to furnish medical reports in workers' compensation claims. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 874 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the application of general workers' compensation laws to certain specific workers' compensation programs. Senate: Jurisprudence Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 875 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar Relating to the initial medical report on workers' compensation claimants. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 909 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Cain, David
Relating to the coverage under workers' compensation of employees contracted under the federal Comprehensive Employment and Training Act of 1973. House: Employment Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 941 66-0 (1979) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to worker's compensation injuries received while worker is in a state of intoxication. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1089 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the entitlement to a finding by the trier of fact as to the extent and duration of total or partial incapacity or loss of use in workers' compensation suits. Senate: Jurisprudence Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
SB 1233 66-0 (1979) Author: Farabee, Ray Relating to the giving of notice in the investigation of fraudulent workers' compensation claim practices; providing investigatory and enforcement powers and procedures; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Considered by committee in public hearing
SCR 103 66-0 (1979) Author: Mauzy, Oscar
Sponsor: Mankins, Jimmy
Creating the Texas Workers' Compensation Advisory Committee. Signed by the Governor

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