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SB 1944 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the disposition of a firearm seized from certain persons with mental illness. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 35 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 39 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 54 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 166 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 167 82-0 (2011) Author: Raymond, Richard Pena
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 383 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to allowing a surrogate decision-maker to consent to certain medical treatments on behalf of an inmate of a correctional facility. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 748 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 836 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark | et. al. Relating to certain persons receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1128 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1192 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1292 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1481 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1670 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1829 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an application for emergency detention and to the transfer to a mental hospital of a person admitted for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1908 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain providers of correctional health care. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1946 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the use of seclusion by community centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2037 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication or other care or treatment with respect to certain criminal defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2096 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the filing of writs of habeas corpus in mental health cases. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2099 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to an alert for a missing person with an intellectual disability. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2119 82-0 (2011) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the requirement that the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments provide certain services and programs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2124 82-0 (2011) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of a defendant who was acquitted by reason of insanity in a criminal case. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 2155 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2228 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2258 82-0 (2011) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the use and transferability of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2269 82-0 (2011) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities by the Texas Workforce Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services, including the Texas Rising Star Program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2300 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2407 82-0 (2011) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2933 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to the collection of data related to health benefit plan claims for the treatment of a child's serious mental illness. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3039 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to exempting from ad valorem taxation certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means No action taken in committee
HB 3146 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3197 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3242 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to procedures for the disposition of certain weapons seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3281 82-0 (2011) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the containment of costs incurred in the correctional health care system. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3342 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to representation of and by the state and joinder of the state in certain mental health proceedings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3380 82-0 (2011) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to certain persons receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3398 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to review and revision of certain memoranda of understanding. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3401 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of the Commission on Jail Standards and addressing mental health issues in jail. House: County Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3406 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3692 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness and to a person's incompetency to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3763 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the release of inmates in the custody of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice on parole or other forms of supervised release. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
SB 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 43 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 44 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 55 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 118 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 206 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 278 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 415 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 426 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability of and payment of legal fees for court-appointed trustees of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 574 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 823 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to required instruction regarding mental illness and substance abuse for certain judges and attorneys. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 856 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 957 82-0 (2011) Author: Birdwell, Brian
Sponsor: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1079 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1161 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to requiring certain persons to follow certain plans and receive certain mental health services on release or discharge from an inpatient mental health facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1162 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to reporting regarding, the apprehension and transportation of, and records relating to certain persons who are or may be persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1193 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers and local mental health or mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 1349 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a requirement that a person hold a license issued by the appropriate state agency to be employed as a marriage and family therapist by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1358 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to electronically transmitting a warrant for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Public Health
SB 1439 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a criminal defendant's incompetency to stand trial, to certain related time credits, and to the maximum period allowed for restoration of the defendant to competency. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1448 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1503 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to procedures regarding certain criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1550 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the use of seclusion by community centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1753 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1871 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to a contracted services program for certain students with a severe pervasive developmental disorder or a severe intellectual disability. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
HB 64 82-1 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a county mental health services Medicaid waiver program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 89 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 158 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 216 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of certain boarding home facilities and assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 320 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 507 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to an exemption from the sales and use tax for certain fund-raising sales conducted by a nonprofit organization that operates to benefit the patients of a state mental hospital. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Placed on intent calendar
HB 620 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 748 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of services to certain individuals with developmental disabilities by a state school or state center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 868 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 887 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 888 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the detention and examination of certain persons accepted for a preliminary mental health examination. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 889 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 890 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the terminology used to describe certain judicial officers. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1023 81-0 (2009) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the use of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1121 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for certain mental illnesses. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1152 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1232 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1233 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1317 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al. Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation. House: Human Services Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1418 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1454 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the establishment of a volunteer-supported decision-making advocate pilot program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and persons with other cognitive disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1542 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to notice concerning the residency of sex offenders in certain health care facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1574 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to services for persons with autism and other pervasive developmental disorders and their families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1589 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to reform long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1647 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose Relating to certain judicial findings required before a court may order a person to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1678 81-0 (2009) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al. Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1729 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to certain requirements regarding the provision of home and community-based services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1743 81-0 (2009) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1850 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to changing the name of the South Texas Health Care System to the Rio Grande State Center. House: Public Health
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective immediately
HB 1895 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1905 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to studying the costs and benefits of a pilot program for services for adults with autism and other related disabilities with similar support needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2007 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the payment of costs incurred by initiation of emergency detention hearings for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2023 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2039 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Department of Aging and Disability Services to certain community mental health and mental retardation centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2093 81-0 (2009) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to persons certified as peace officers. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2196 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the establishment of a workgroup to study and make recommendations on the integration of health and behavioral health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2303 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the scope of services of and the persons who may be provided services by a community center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2444 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the investigation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2630 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to enhanced penalties for assault of a health care services provider or a mental health services provider. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2920 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to the presentation of community living options. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2921 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to a requirement that state schools provide certain services to persons residing in the communities in which the schools are located. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2967 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2969 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2970 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 2975 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2976 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3127 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain psychoactive and psychotropic medications to children in substitute care or in the juvenile justice system. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 3352 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the collection, dissemination, and correction of certain judicial determinations for a federal firearm background check. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3460 81-0 (2009) Author: Bolton, Valinda Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for certain mental illnesses and the amount of the franchise tax incentive for certain small employers that provide health care benefits to employees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3716 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan Relating to an annual report regarding the death of certain individuals with developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3747 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the discharge and court-ordered treatment of certain patients with mental illness. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3748 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to continuing education requirements for law enforcement officers relating to interaction with persons with mental impairments. House: Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3907 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants and to the release of those defendants from certain facilities. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 3957 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the establishment of a charter school for alleged offender residents at a state school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3958 81-0 (2009) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to the administrative personnel, human resources, and payroll functions of state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4173 81-0 (2009) Author: Maldonado, Diana Relating to providing outreach and behavioral health services to certain military service veterans and their families and providing for the creation of clinical practice guidelines. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4181 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain professionals employed by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 4271 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to regulation of facilities providing certain types of care. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4276 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to a transportation plan for persons furloughed or discharged from certain mental health facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4308 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the placement of certain persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4451 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to continuity of care services or mental health commitment proceedings for youth with mental illness or mental retardation who are transferred, discharged, or paroled from the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 4466 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4681 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the active seeking of waivers of federal requirements and modifications of federal regulations for federal Medicaid reimbursement for certain mental health evaluation and treatment facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4688 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation who reside in a state developmental center. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4691 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the protection and care of individuals requiring long term care services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4695 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the collection and use of information relating to the investigation and prevention of abuse, neglect, and exploitation in certain facilities serving individuals with mental retardation in an electronic database. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4696 81-0 (2009) Author: Olivo, Dora Relating to the investigation and prevention of abuse, neglect, or exploitation at certain facilities and homes in which individuals with mental retardation reside and the collection and use of information related to those investigations in an electronic database. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 255 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Approving the system-wide settlement agreement with the United State Department of Justice resolving certain investigations of state mental retardation facilities. House: Human Services 1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
HR 2879 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3352. Filed
SB 32 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 34 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
SB 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to surveys of certain premises at which home and community-based services providers provide services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the investigation of abuse, neglect, or exploitation in an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 84 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 85 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to establishment of a suicide prevention pilot program for public high schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 167 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 336 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to closing state schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 584 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to notification to a patient of a state-operated mental health facility or resident of a residential care facility of the exemption of certain trusts from liability to pay for support. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 639 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to the rights of persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities residing in state schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation and to certain legal protections for individuals with disabilities; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 750 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in a residential care facility. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 751 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the use of restraints in state schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 810 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1054 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the Hill Country local mental health authority crisis stabilization unit. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1060 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to reform long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1111 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Legler, Ken
Relating to the liability of and legal fees for a court-appointed trustee of certain facilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1124 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1139 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
SB 1144 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a volunteer-supported decision-making advocate pilot program for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and persons with other cognitive disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1197 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1198 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1217 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1286 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the continuity of care for juveniles with mental impairments in the juvenile justice system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1296 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to the certification of a county jailer as a special officer for offenders with mental impairments. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1325 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Corte, Jr., Frank
Relating to the creation of a mental health intervention program for military veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1366 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses and mental disorders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 1395 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1407 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the creation of the State Developmental Center Evaluation Authority and the residential placement of individuals with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1477 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to a court's authority to order a proposed patient to receive extended outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1505 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Vaught, Allen
Relating to the arrest and release on bail or other form of bond of certain criminal defendants with a mental illness or with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1520 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with mental retardation residing in certain residential care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1521 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the regulation of boarding home facilities for persons with disabilities or elderly persons and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1557 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the early identification of criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1623 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the collection and dissemination of certain information for a federal firearm background check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1626 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reporting of certain confidential statements made to a mental health professional. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1627 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff | et. al. Relating to the collection of biometric identifiers of certain persons receiving inpatient mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1648 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Pickett, Joseph
Relating to providing outreach services, service coordination for behavioral health services and other health care services related to mental health, and related information to members and veterans of the armed forces and their families, creating a pilot program for provision of related behavioral health services, and providing for the creation of related clinical practice guidelines. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1665 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to post-commitment treatment and supervision of persons with mental illness who are manifestly dangerous. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1824 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to the Interagency Task Force for Children with Special Needs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1866 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the collection, dissemination, and correction of certain judicial determinations for a federal firearm background check. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 2079 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the continuing care plan for persons being discharged from state hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 2104 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the operation of video lottery games by licensed operators for certain veterans organizations; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in subcommittee
SB 2247 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of pro re nata psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2344 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 2360 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to reducing state school commitments and increasing community services for persons with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2393 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2407 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the creation of a strategic plan to improve long-term services and supports for individuals with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Committee report sent to Calendars
SCR 77 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Approving the system-wide settlement agreement with the United States Department of Justice resolving certain investigations of state mental retardation facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 13 81-1 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Filed
HB 96 80-0 (2007) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 173 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a physical and mental examination of a child subject to the juvenile justice system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 405 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of an emergency room physician to hold a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 452 80-0 (2007) Author: Moreno, Paul Relating to services provided through local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 510 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 518 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to the detention and examination of certain persons for whom an application for emergency detention or a motion for an order of protective custody has been filed. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a task force to assist certain long-term care facilities in developing the capacity to provide services to individuals with disabilities through community-based arrangements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 654 80-0 (2007) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to a pilot project to develop and operate a crisis stabilization unit on Kerrville State Hospital grounds. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 656 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 659 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 919 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain mental disorders in children under a health coverage plan established by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas under the Texas School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 940 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to providing behavioral health services and the Mental Health Transformation Project. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1111 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to reporting concerning research on children committed to the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1113 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to reporting research on children within the juvenile probation system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1128 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation by a state agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1169 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1230 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to services provided to youth with disabilities transitioning from school-oriented living to post-schooling activities, services for adults, and community living. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1436 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1546 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1708 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to examination requirements in certain guardianship matters concerning persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1738 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a medical assistance buy-in program for children with Down syndrome or certain other disabilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1759 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Williams, Tommy
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Health and Human Services Commission, the Department of State Health Services, or the Department of Aging and Disability Services to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1827 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1830 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in the sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Civil Practices Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1984 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource center. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1986 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2034 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to sex offender treatment and civil commitment. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2139 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2339 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2439 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2452 80-0 (2007) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to testing for illegal use of controlled substances by employees of state schools. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2477 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to establishing a cross-system coordinated behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2524 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the establishment of a pilot project to construct a public safety triage and detoxification unit and the provision of mental health and substance abuse treatment. House: Culture, Recreation, & Tourism
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2540 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to implementing a pilot project to simplify, streamline, and reduce costs associated with the Medicaid cost reporting and auditing process for certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2554 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the organization and employees of the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2555 80-0 (2007) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to licensing, regulation, and reporting regarding certain facilities providing personal care to persons with disabilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2688 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the requirement to be licensed as a sex offender treatment provider. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2893 80-0 (2007) Author: Hernandez, Ana Relating to the provision of children's mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2964 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2968 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the use of an electronic broadcast system to conduct certain hearings regarding court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3279 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3301 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3306 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk Relating to the costs associated with the civil commitment of sexually violent predators and to the criminal consequences of violating a term of that commitment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3383 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to procedures regarding certain criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3602 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to community homes for disabled persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3622 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to accessibility of services under Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3677 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to fiscal matters involving health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3887 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to the requirements relating to the appointment of a guardian of the person or of the estate of certain incapacitated persons. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
SB 53 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the civil liability of an employer or former employer of a mental health services provider who engages in sexual exploitation of a patient or former patient. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 92 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 249 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 261 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 319 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide institutional care for certain persons to provide community-based services to those persons. Senate: Finance Co-author authorized
SB 440 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the pendency of charges against a criminal defendant subjected to certain incompetency proceedings and to the maximum period for confining that defendant. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 441 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to procedures occurring after a determination of a defendant's incompetency to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 442 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the payment of the costs of a hearing regarding the court-ordered administration of psychoactive medication to certain criminal defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
No action taken in committee
SB 481 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. Senate: State Affairs Referred to s/c by chair
SB 568 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 690 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to elderly or disabled persons; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 744 80-0 (2007) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to retaliation for reports of possible abuse, neglect, or exploitation of certain persons receiving home and community-based services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 778 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the use of certain technology to conduct certain mental health proceedings. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 839 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the exchange of information among agencies related to the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments and the agencies responsible for continuity of care for offenders in the criminal justice system who are physically disabled, terminally ill, or significantly ill; providing a criminal penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 867 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Peña, Aaron | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 925 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 973 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to notification to a patient of a mental health facility or resident of a residential care facility of the exemption of certain trusts from liability to pay for support. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1275 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to services of a community mental health and mental retardation center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1279 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to procedures occurring after a determination of a defendant's incompetency to stand trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1352 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to prohibiting a local mental health or mental retardation authority or an affiliate of an authority from providing certain services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1388 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1453 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to including veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom and their families as priority populations in the community-based mental health care system. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1503 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to behavioral health services for children and establishment of the Children's Behavioral Health Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1505 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1585 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a statewide autism spectrum disorders resource program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1755 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the collection and dissemination of certain information for a federal firearm background check. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Law Enforcement
SB 1760 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the prosecution, treatment, and rehabilitation of certain sex offenders. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1801 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to prohibiting research on children within the juvenile probation system. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1866 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to an exemption from cost limits specified for certain medical assistance waiver programs administered by the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1870 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Isett, Carl
Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for certain adults with mental retardation at certain institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 224 79-0 (2005) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the treatment of certain persons younger than 18 years of age admitted for voluntary inpatient mental health services and discharge from that treatment for those persons. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 291 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 315 79-0 (2005) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to criteria for voluntary admission to state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 339 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to foster children. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 368 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 419 79-0 (2005) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 470 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 531 79-0 (2005) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to protection of private family information of children attending public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 712 79-0 (2005) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain mental disorders in children under a health coverage plan established by the Teacher Retirement System of Texas under the Texas School Employees Uniform Group Health Coverage Act. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 782 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. House: Judiciary Referred to Judiciary
HB 1015 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1062 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the availability of judges and magistrates for proceedings related to chemically dependent persons. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 1073 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1220 79-0 (2005) Author: Talton, Robert Relating to the appointment of mental health masters. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1283 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1669 79-0 (2005) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to health benefit plan coverage for the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1768 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the powers of a community center. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1784 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1785 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1786 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1862 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a plan for equitable distribution and funding of mental health services in this state. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 1866 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1918 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders with special needs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1941 79-0 (2005) Author: Nixon, Joe Relating to group health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2188 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2357 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to a physical and mental examination of a child subject to the juvenile justice system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2449 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot program for transferring money for certain persons in institutional care to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2498 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for certain facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2499 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for nursing homes and intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2518 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to a mental health court program. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2524 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision of education and training programs for law enforcement officers regarding persons with mental impairments. House: Law Enforcement Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2572 79-0 (2005) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 2606 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to expanding mental health services provided under the medical assistance and children's health insurance programs and other health and human services programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2967 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3049 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the closure or change in operation of certain local offices providing health services, including prohibiting the closure or consolidation of services of a state school or hospital for a term of five years. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3050 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the creation of an economic development plan for local communities affected by the closure or change in operation of a state school or hospital. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3067 79-0 (2005) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3077 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the establishment of a work group to recommend definitions, guidelines, and reporting requirements regarding the management of behavior of residents at certain facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3079 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to certain patients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3089 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. | et. al. Relating to contracts with private entities to finance, design, construct, or operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3303 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John Relating to emergency apprehension and detention of a person believed to have a mental illness. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3411 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Insurance Left pending in subcommittee
HB 3475 79-0 (2005) Author: Haggerty, Pat
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
HCR 103 79-0 (2005) Author: Villarreal, Mike Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to conduct a study to determine the feasibility of adopting match agreements between the commission and local mental health authorities to maximize the state's contributions for federal matching funds to provide mental health community services under the Children's Health Insurance Program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 193 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Supporting Texas' application for a Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. House: Human Services Signed by the Governor
SB 22 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the care and custody of foster children and the duties and responsibilities of the Health and Human Services Commission and the Department of Family and Protective Services concerning the care and custody of those children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 40 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Dukes, Dawnna | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 65 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 85 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 194 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to local delivery of aging, disability, behavioral health, and mental retardation services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 215 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 231 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 273 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to referring a child with mental illness to an appropriate local mental health authority before completion of probation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 307 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a mental health court program. House: Judiciary
Senate: Criminal Justice
House passage as amended reported
SB 361 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Olivo, Dora
Relating to the provision of information relating to the programs and services available for persons with mental retardation seeking residential services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 367 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the statutory probate courts of El Paso County. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 396 79-0 (2005) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders with special needs. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 406 79-0 (2005) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 414 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Government Organization Left pending in committee
SB 465 79-0 (2005) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to certain patients. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 561 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 679 79-0 (2005) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the procedure for determining the incompetency of a defendant to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 812 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the powers of a community center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 826 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a study examining the feasibility of providing health services for women with postpartum depression. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 837 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the insanity defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 838 79-0 (2005) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the reporting and collection of certain information regarding persons found not guilty of an offense by reason of insanity. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 869 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the collection and dissemination of certain information for a federal firearm background check. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1187 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental retardation authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to pre-trial procedures in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 1305 79-0 (2005) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
SB 1414 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1473 79-0 (2005) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the provision of education and training programs for law enforcement officers regarding persons with mental impairments. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1582 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1703 79-0 (2005) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to providing children mental health and substance abuse services, including school-based services. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1760 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1782 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to coverage of anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1830 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Luna, Vilma
Relating to the continuation and operation of the quality assurance fee program with regard to intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 37 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd Supporting Texas' application for a Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
HB 137 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of State Health Services for increasing state mental health hospital capacity. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 21 78-0 (2003) Author: Corte, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to admission to and discharge from facilities for voluntary inpatient mental health services for persons younger than 18 years of age. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 341 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to parenting and postpartum counseling information to be provided to a pregnant woman. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 435 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain notification requirements for an employer of a child, a person with mental retardation, or a person who is mentally incapacitated. House: Business & Industry Subcommittee members named
HB 445 78-0 (2003) Author: Talton, Robert
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the filing of a recusal motion in a proceeding involving a temporary guardianship. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
No action taken in committee
HB 614 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Received from the House
HB 664 78-0 (2003) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 690 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 799 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to providing temporary community-based therapeutic foster care for certain children. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 811 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the detention of persons for mental health purposes. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 834 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the appointment of a management team to manage and operate a community center for mental health or mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1070 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie Relating to a parent's refusal to authorize the psychological or psychiatric testing or treatment of a child. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1071 78-0 (2003) Author: Howard, Charlie | et. al. Relating to protection of private family information of children attending public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1187 78-0 (2003) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to investigations and decisions regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation by employees at certain facilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1190 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders. House: Corrections Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1196 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to certain limits on the use of money appropriated for purposes related to long-term care waiver programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1321 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the application of certain marketing and contracting restrictions to treatment facilities funded by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1346 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to mental health and substance abuse services provided through certain state health benefit programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Left pending in committee
HB 1347 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a plan for equitable distribution and funding of mental health services in this state. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1348 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and substance abuse programs. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1349 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to developing and coordinating certain agency services and activities involving mental health care for young children. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1350 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to an evaluation of public funding for children's mental health services. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
HB 1555 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Considered in Calendars
HB 1558 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1614 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the reporting of medical errors and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and mental hospitals; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1748 78-0 (2003) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to a study of opportunities for continued employment of employees of state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1786 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a pilot program for transferring money appropriated to provide institutional care for certain persons to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1801 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to local area service planning by local mental health or mental retardation authorities. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1880 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for mental disorders. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1903 78-0 (2003) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to testimony regarding parental alienation syndrome in a suit regarding the conservatorship of, or the possession of or access to, a child. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 1929 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1967 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to programs in certain counties to divert certain persons with mental health disorders or mental retardation from incarceration to appropriate services. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2014 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2193 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2197 78-0 (2003) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the disclosure of certain information to a cemetery organization or funeral establishment for the purpose of marking a grave. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2229 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to transferring programs and activities relating to public mental health services for children from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2479 78-0 (2003) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to criteria for voluntary admission to state schools for persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2609 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the establishment of mental health court programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2679 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to transport the ward to an inpatient mental health facility and file for emergency detention under certain circumstances and to consent to the administration of certain medication. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2836 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2837 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2838 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to general provisions proceedings for court ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2895 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the operations of the Texas Youth Commission. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2929 78-0 (2003) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to the assessment of the mental health of certain newly confined or imprisoned persons. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2983 78-0 (2003) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the administration of certain psychoactive medications to a child. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3399 78-0 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to an increase in sales tax to fund Health and Human Services. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3404 78-0 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the use of cigarettes and tobacco products at state hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to permanency planning procedures for children residing in state institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 60 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the provision of public mental health and related services for certain children with severe emotional disturbances. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 116 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. Senate: State Affairs Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 162 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to sanctions imposed against certain facilities by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 163 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 246 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to providing temporary community-based therapeutic foster care for certain children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 332 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 333 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to a chemical dependency counselor or counselor intern. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 389 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Co-author authorized
SB 464 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the appointment of a management team to manage and operate a community center for mental health or mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 489 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a plan for equitable distribution and funding of mental health services in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 490 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to developing and coordinating certain agency services and activities involving mental health care for young children. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 491 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and substance abuse programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 492 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to an evaluation of public funding for children's mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 493 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to mental health and substance abuse services provided through certain state health benefit programs. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 519 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the interagency exchange of information regarding certain offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 552 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the period for which a court may order temporary inpatient mental health services for certain persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 564 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the application of certain marketing and contracting restrictions to treatment facilities funded by the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 591 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the structure and functions of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments and to reassigning the duties of the council to the Advisory Committee to the Texas Board of Criminal Justice on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments and the Texas Correctional Office on Offenders with Medical or Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 859 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the reporting of medical errors by certain hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, and mental hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 990 78-0 (2003) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to criteria for voluntary admission to state schools for persons with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1057 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal and juvenile justice cases. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 1/1/04
SB 1093 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1145 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to programs in certain counties to divert certain persons with mental health disorders or mental retardation from incarceration to appropriate services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1182 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to local area service planning by local mental health or mental retardation authorities and to other services and proceedings related to mental health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1198 78-0 (2003) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to investigations and decisions regarding allegations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation by employees at certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1450 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to transport the ward to an inpatient mental health facility and file for emergency detention under certain circumstances and to consent to the administration of certain medication. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1498 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the licensing and regulation of home and community support services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1728 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the creation of a task force to recommend state school closures and to the use of proceeds from the sale of any state school property. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1764 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the disclosure of certain information to a cemetery organization or funeral establishment for the purpose of marking a grave. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1834 78-0 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd
Sponsor: Hope, Ruben
Relating to costs associated with the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Jurisprudence
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1898 78-0 (2003) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the offense of aggravated sexual assault against a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SCR 8 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John Directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse to continue the NorthSTAR initiative in Dallas and surrounding counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 18 78-1 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 86 78-1 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 96 78-1 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the organization and operations of mental health and mental retardation services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 107 78-1 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to benefits for certain mental health services provided under the state child health plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
SB 13 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 14 78-1 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 57 78-1 (2003) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2 78-3 (2003) Author: Krusee, Mike
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. House: Transportation
Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security
Effective on 91st day -- 1/11/04
HB 4 78-3 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to benefits for certain mental health services provided under the state child health plan. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 48 78-3 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 55 78-3 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 8 78-3 (2003) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to the construction, acquisition, financing, maintenance, management, operation, ownership, and control of transportation facilities and the progress, improvement, policing, and safety of transportation in the state; making appropriations. Senate: Infrastructure Development and Security Left pending in committee
SB 16 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to benefits for certain mental health services provided under the state child health plan. Filed
SB 23 78-3 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to restoring essential health and human services programs; depositing certain funds to the credit of the general revenue fund; and making appropriations. Filed
HB 26 78-4 (2003) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to victim notification regarding the release of certain defendants following acquittal by reason of insanity. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 46 78-4 (2003) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 14 78-4 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to certain essential health and human services programs; making appropriations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 160 77-0 (2001) Author: Smith, Todd | et. al. Relating to the admission of minors to facilities for and to the consent of minors to the treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 236 77-0 (2001) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 242 77-0 (2001) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a person with mental retardation who is convicted of a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 333 77-0 (2001) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the voluntary admission of minors for the treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency and a minor's right to refuse related medication, therapy, or treatment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 392 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to certain communications with the primary care provider of a person admitted to a state mental health facility. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 418 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the requirement that certain mental health professionals provide pro bono services to indigent patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 760 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Subcommittee members named
HB 849 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to coverage of anorexia and bulimia as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
HB 895 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a demonstration project to provide certain medications and related services through the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 922 77-0 (2001) Author: Tillery, Dale Relating to the detention and transportation of a person admitted to a county mental health facility for mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 976 77-0 (2001) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1071 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant or juvenile suspect who may have a mental illness or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1072 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to authorizing a peace officer or health officer to take into custody, detain, and return to a treatment facility a patient or client under a court order for treatment at the facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1073 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the hours of operation of certain courts for proceedings under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 1093 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant suspected of being or determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1247 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1306 77-0 (2001) Author: Reyna, Elvira Relating to certain entities and individuals permitted to exchange information regarding special needs offenders. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 1316 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the consideration of a trust as property liable for the support of clients at mental health community centers or patients at state hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1463 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to mental health services for certain persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 1491 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
No action taken in committee
HB 1497 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1498 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the examination of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for possible mental illness or mental retardation. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1581 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to determining whether a criminal defendant is insane or otherwise incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1628 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to Spindletop MHMR Services. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
HB 1696 77-0 (2001) Author: Hardcastle, Rick | et. al. Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1728 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of cigarettes and tobacco products at state hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1800 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to initiating a pilot program for diverting from the criminal justice system persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1822 77-0 (2001) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1878 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia Relating to the creation of a task force to review the methods and procedures used to evaluate a criminal defendant's competency to stand trial and use of the insanity defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1887 77-0 (2001) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the rights of patients receiving mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1901 77-0 (2001) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to juveniles with mental health and substance abuse disorders. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1915 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to an exemption from the requirement to have a fishing license for certain mentally retarded persons. House: State Recreational Resources
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2003 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of certain medication algorithms in the treatment of certain mentally ill inmates. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 2004 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the medication a patient receives after being furloughed or discharged from inpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2073 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the eligibility of certain persons with mental illness for community-based services and support. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2099 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to health benefit plan coverage for serious mental illness and serious emotional disturbances of a child. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2211 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to participation by employees of certain community centers in the uniform group insurance program for state employees. House: Pensions & Investments Left pending in committee
HB 2258 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the identification of certain nursing home residents having a mental illness or mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2322 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to consent to the voluntary admission of the ward to an inpatient psychiatric facility. House: Judicial Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2540 77-0 (2001) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the location of certain correctional and rehabilitation facilities. House: Corrections Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2717 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2785 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to allowing community mental health and mental retardation authorities to participate in the small employer market for health insurance. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2985 77-0 (2001) Author: Corte, Frank Relating to admission to and discharge from facilities for voluntary inpatient mental health services for persons younger than 18 years of age. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3180 77-0 (2001) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the intake, assessment and admission of a patient to an inpatient mental health facility. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3264 77-0 (2001) Author: Williams, Thomas Relating to the exemption of certain facilities serving developmentally disabled adults from application of the Assisted Living Facility Licensing Act. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3377 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to individual policy or group policy accident and sickness insurance for persons with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3378 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe
Sponsor: Bernsen, David
Relating to composition of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3582 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to criminal penalties for injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3583 77-0 (2001) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to required contract provisions and sanctions for ICF-MR program providers. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3593 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to rates paid to certain providers of health care and to making appropriations for such payments from the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 296 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 1072. Signed by the Governor
SB 22 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Smith, Todd | et. al.
Relating to the admission of minors to facilities for and to the consent of minors to the treatment and rehabilitation of chemical dependency. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 83 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/27/01
SB 279 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to sanctions imposed against, and confidential information regarding, certain facilities regulated by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 361 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Hardcastle, Rick
Relating to the membership and activities of the Interagency Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 427 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with autism and pervasive developmental disorders. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 432 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John Relating to the transportation of certain persons admitted to a county mental health facility for mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 553 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the creation of a task force to review the methods and procedures used to evaluate a criminal defendant's competency to stand trial and use of the insanity defense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 581 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to responsibility for costs related to certain mental health proceedings. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 636 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Relating to the analysis and review of mental illness treatment programs for certain juvenile and adult offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 644 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to continuity of care for offenders with mental impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 661 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Reyna, Elvira
Relating to certain entities and individuals permitted to exchange information regarding special needs offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 684 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of a proceeding or evaluation under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 686 77-0 (2001) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Left pending in committee
SB 789 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of telemedicine medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 801 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability of certain state-operated treatment facilities and mental health facilities. Senate: Jurisprudence Record vote
SB 806 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain mental disorders in children. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 876 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the administration of restraint, seclusion, and emergency psychoactive medication to residents of certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1002 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the transfer of certain state property from the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to the Border Region MHMR Community Center. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1048 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Hamric, Peggy
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1085 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the continuation of the advisory committee on inpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1382 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to facilities and services available to a person with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1383 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant suspected of having a mental illness or mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1384 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to certain procedures used to deal with a criminal defendant suspected of being or determined to be incompetent to stand trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1385 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the examination of children under the jurisdiction of the juvenile court for possible mental illness or mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1386 77-0 (2001) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Farabee, David
Relating to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1409 77-0 (2001) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to procedures for court-ordered assisted outpatient mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1469 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to creating a pilot treatment program for certain adults on community supervision. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1470 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the creation of a pilot program for certain juveniles with mental illness and placed on probation by a juvenile court. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1588 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Lewis, Glenn
Relating to a preliminary examination for emergency detention because of mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1593 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to nursing institutions, assisted living facilities, and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1719 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the authority of a guardian of the person of a ward to consent to the voluntary admission of the ward to an inpatient psychiatric facility. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1767 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Tillery, Dale
Relating to the issuance of a protective custody order by a magistrate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 50 76-0 (1999) Author: Cuellar, Henry Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections No action taken in committee
HB 157 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 245 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the procedures for determining whether a defendant sentenced to death is incompetent for purposes of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 273 76-0 (1999) Author: West, George Relating to the transportation of certain persons receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 330 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to orders for extended mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 544 76-0 (1999) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al. Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 583 76-0 (1999) Author: Allen, Ray Relating to certain notification requirements for an employer of a child, a person with mental retardation, or a person who is mentally incapacitated. House: Public Safety Referred to Public Safety
HB 677 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to physicians who may provide certain mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 917 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to the release of information regarding a person absent without permission from a state mental health or mental retardation facility. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 999 76-0 (1999) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the receipt or disclosure of information relating to offenders with special needs. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
HB 1302 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the attorney general's authority to bring a suit against intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . . .
HB 1377 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to facilities and functions of facilities under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1396 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the evaluation of licensing for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1406 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain serious mental illnesses in children. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1452 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the operation and management of local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1486 76-0 (1999) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1589 76-0 (1999) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to the management of a community mental health center under certain circumstances. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1601 76-0 (1999) Author: Ehrhardt, Harryette Relating to a determination of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases and to the disposition of defendants found to be incompetent before trial or after conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 1650 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for certain physical injuries that are self-inflicted by a minor. House: Insurance Considered in Calendars
HB 1709 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the establishment of an advisory committee on standards of care for mental health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1750 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to standards for utilization review. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1797 76-0 (1999) Author: Tillery, Dale
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the transportation of certain individuals who may have a mental illness and are admitted to a county mental health facility for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1933 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to allowing a county clerk to impose a fee for certain background checks. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2121 76-0 (1999) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a person with mental retardation who is convicted of a capital offense. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting cancelled
HB 2164 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the appointment of a guardian for certain incapacitated minors. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2424 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to application of certain coverage requirements for serious mental illness. House: Pensions & Investments
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2425 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision of inpatient mental health services to certain incapacitated persons. House: Judicial Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2448 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilbert, Paul Relating to the administration of psychoactive medication to minors. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2527 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the maintenance of dangerous drugs and controlled substances at a convalescent or nursing home or at an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2651 76-0 (1999) Author: Smith, Todd Relating to the detention, involuntary commitment, and treatment of certain pregnant women who abuse alcohol or a controlled substance. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2765 76-0 (1999) Author: Moreno, Joe
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to amending the law regarding determinations of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases to correct certain references to other laws. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Left pending in committee
HB 2811 76-0 (1999) Author: Olivo, Dora | et. al. Relating to the provision of services at state schools to persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2892 76-0 (1999) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the procedures for returning an absent patient to a facility for court-ordered treatment or care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
HB 2911 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to venue in certain actions regarding intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2952 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the participation of certain inmates and former inmates in certain pilot programs for mental health care. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 3011 76-0 (1999) Author: Hochberg, Scott Relating to the funding and operation of the Harris County Psychiatric Center. House: Appropriations
Senate: Education
Posting rule suspended
HB 3025 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to programs for public school students with autism or pervasive development disorder. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3069 76-0 (1999) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 3231 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the consent of a person on psychoactive medication to the use of electroconvulsive therapy. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3235 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny Relating to the prohibition of electroconvulsive therapy; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3266 76-0 (1999) Author: Uher, D.R.
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the duties of a sheriff or constable to transport certain persons to certain facilities. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Left pending in committee
HB 3301 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the expansion and funding of the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3302 76-0 (1999) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 3341 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to housing, rehabilitation, and support needs of individuals with mental illnesses who reside in certain personal care facilities. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 3424 76-0 (1999) Author: Najera, Manny | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the use of restraints, seclusion and emergency medication in psychiatric hospitals and other entities providing long term care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3479 76-0 (1999) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to sexual assualt by a mental health services provider and to liability for sexual exploitation by mental health services providers who are officers or employees of governmental units. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3517 76-0 (1999) Author: Goodman, Toby | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to the detention, adjudication, and disposition of certain persons within the juvenile justice system and the funding of certain facilities of the system. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/99
HCR 106 76-0 (1999) Author: Nixon, Joe Granting Anh N. Pham permission to sue the state and the Mental Health and Mental Retardation Authority of Harris County. House: Civil Practices Received from the House
SB 29 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the civil commitment of sexually violent predators; providing a penalty. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 153 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the payment of costs in a proceeding for court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 196 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to administrative penalties for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 209 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate decision-making regarding treatment of certain individuals with mental retardation or related conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 261 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to facilities and functions of facilities under the jurisdiction of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 326 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 358 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to certain facilities that provide care for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 380 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the attorney general's authority to bring a suit against intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 396 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing the conveyance of certain state property located in Howard and Tarrant counties. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective immediately
SB 421 76-0 (1999) Author: Shapiro, Florence
Sponsor: Ehrhardt, Harryette | et. al.
Relating to a determination of mental competency in the prosecution of criminal cases and to the disposition of defendants found to be incompetent before trial or after conviction. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 539 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the transportation of certain persons requiring treatment for mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 542 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the operation and management of local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 569 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to standards for utilization review. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 753 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the application of the open meetings law to certain nonprofit health maintenance organizations. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 773 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the management of a community mental health center under certain circumstances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 863 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to housing, rehabilitation, and support needs of individuals with mental illnesses who reside in certain personal care facilities. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 941 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to the authority of mental health professionals to form certain jointly owned entities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1049 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to venue for certain judicial actions involving intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1087 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the maintenance of dangerous drugs and controlled substances at a convalescent or nursing home or at an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1126 76-0 (1999) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the provision of services at state schools to persons with mental retardation. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1216 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to certain examination and reporting requirements regarding a court's determination of a defendant's mental capacity. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1217 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Farrar, Jessica
Relating to the disclosure of certain information concerning the mental health of a person detained in a correctional facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1234 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the expansion and funding of the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative of the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1332 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures for the release of certain mentally ill defendants on personal bond. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1348 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the funding and operations of the Harris County Psychiatric Center. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1361 76-0 (1999) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the use of a declaration for mental health treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1439 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the timeliness of medical examinations for mental illness for certain court-ordered mental health services. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1623 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Hunter, Bob
Relating to the consideration of a trust as property liable for the support of a resident at a state facility for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 1811 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and administrative penalties. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SR 392 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Directing the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments to conduct a study on strategies to reduce the use of jails as a mental health treatment provider. Senate: Criminal Justice No action taken in committee
HB 15 75-0 (1997) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the insanity defense and the admissibility of evidence of mental disease or defect in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 545 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to membership of mental health and mental retardation boards. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 570 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to convulsive or coma-inducing therapies and the prohibition of electroconvulsive therapy; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 587 75-0 (1997) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to certain community centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 591 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to fees and costs for certain mental health proceedings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
HB 1039 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1173 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain serious mental illnesses. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1308 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a right to petition a court for an order to destroy records related to certain admissions to a mental health facility; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1312 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to modification of an order for outpatient mental health services and the temporary detention of a patient pending hearing on the modification. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1371 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to coverage of benefits for mental health services by certain managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1415 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the recovery of Medicaid disproportionate share hospital funds. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1459 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the delivery and funding of certain mental health, chemical dependency, and mental retardation services through networks established by community centers; establishing requirements for capitation and other at-risk contracts for members of the state's priority population; and declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1523 75-0 (1997) Author: Merritt, Tommy Relating to the fee for a fishing license for individuals with certain mental impairments. House: State Recreational Resources Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1655 75-0 (1997) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to procedures for determining whether a defendant sentenced to death is incompetent for purposes of execution. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1734 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the monitoring of community mental health and mental retardation centers and local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1747 75-0 (1997) Author: Place, Allen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to procedures to deal with an individual who is in the criminal justice system and who has a mental illness or is a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1787 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2226 75-0 (1997) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2268 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health treatment decisions made on behalf of an incapacitated individual and authorizing a declaration for mental health treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2481 75-0 (1997) Author: Swinford, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to faith-based chemical dependency treatment programs and counselors. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 2562 75-0 (1997) Author: McCall, Brian Relating to appointment of a parent as the guardian of an adult child who is mentally incapacitated. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2835 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the requirement of a jury for certain juvenile court proceedings involving children with mental illness. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 2854 75-0 (1997) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to the impact of certain residential care facilities on school districts and communities, to the liability of certain residential care facilities for conduct of children residing in the facilities, and to the duties of certain state agencies concerning children placed in certain residential care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2925 75-0 (1997) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the provision of inpatient mental health services to certain incapacitated persons. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2951 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the provision of inpatient medical services to certain incapacitated persons. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 3121 75-0 (1997) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain hospitals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3135 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the application for mental retardation services by a guardian and to eligibility for guardianship. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3315 75-0 (1997) Author: Solis, Jim
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to equalization of facilities and funding for mental health treatment and services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3468 75-0 (1997) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to court-ordered mental health services for a sexually violent predator. House: Corrections Referred to Corrections
SB 12 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Reyna, Arthur
Relating to the certification of peace officers as special officers for mental health assignment. House: Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 72 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the disclosure of certain information relating to certain patients of a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 77 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al. Relating to court-ordered mental health services for a sexually violent predator. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 85 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate decision making. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 106 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the reimbursement to Wilbarger County for use of the district attorney's office to prosecute mental health matters involving persons residing outside the county. Senate: Intergovernmental Relations Referred to Intergovernmental Relations
SB 117 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the definitions of "abuse" and "neglect" for purposes of investigations concerning children in certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 157 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Finnell, Charles
Relating to the reimbursement to Wilbarger County for use of the county attorney's office to prosecute mental health matters involving persons residing outside the county. House: County Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 208 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Hirschi, John
Relating to disclosure of certain information regarding certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 264 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the treatment of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 276 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to organizational and health maintenance organization requirements for community centers to provide certain services under capitation and other at-risk agreements in plans approved by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 277 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry Relating to provision of certain mental health and substance abuse services through health maintenance organizations. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 318 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the liability of and bonds required of guardians of the person of certain wards. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 399 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the employment status of employees of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 434 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the provision and coordination of certain mental health services provided in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 443 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a right to petition a court for an order to seal or destroy records related to certain admissions to a mental health facility; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 725 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the qualification of a personal care facility as a community home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 809 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for certain serious mental illnesses. Senate: Economic Development Co-author authorized
SB 895 75-0 (1997) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to notification of the discharge or furlough of certain patients from mental health facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 908 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma
Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 940 75-0 (1997) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to local mental health and mental retardation authorities and community centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 972 75-0 (1997) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to mental health treatment decisions made on behalf of an incapacitated individual and authorizing a declaration for mental health treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 1057 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the composition of and certain services operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1212 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to procedures to deal with an individual who is in the criminal justice system and who has a mental illness or is a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1248 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1309 75-0 (1997) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the regulation of the use of electroconvulsive therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1687 75-0 (1997) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to coverage by certain health benefit plans for children with serious emotional disturbances. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1773 75-0 (1997) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to procedures affecting a person charged with a criminal offense who may have a mental illness or be a person with mental retardation. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 28 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Burnam, Lon
Relating to investigations of abuse in psychiatric facilities operated by the University of Texas System. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SR 1011 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Congratulating the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Reported enrolled
HB 124 74-0 (1995) Author: Danburg, Debra | et. al. Relating to creating the offense of sexual exploitation by a mental health services provider. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 232 74-0 (1995) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the insanity defense and the admissibility of evidence of mental disease or defect in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 379 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of certain drugs for certain patients in a state hospital. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 424 74-0 (1995) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to petition and hearing for a court order to authorize administration of psychoactive medication. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 527 74-0 (1995) Author: De La Garza, Eddie Relating to the prosecution of a capital felony committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 547 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim | et. al. Relating to the consent required before certain psychiatric or psychological examination, testing, or treatment of public school students. House: Public Education Coauthor Authorized
HB 553 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the operation of community mental health and mental retardation centers and of psychiatric centers created through contract by a community mental health center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 573 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the execution of persons with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 595 74-0 (1995) Author: Greenberg, Sherri | et. al. Relating to court-ordered mental health services for a sexually violent predator. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 865 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to an increase in federal funding for mental health services for children and families. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1111 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Relating to the provision of protective services to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1284 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to the governance of client care for mental health and mental retardation in certain areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1426 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1495 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the right of certain persons to obtain information concerning a hearing for court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1539 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the admission of incapacitated persons to certain facilities for care and treatment. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1576 74-0 (1995) Author: Horn, Jim Relating to parental access to a child's mental health record. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1659 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1698 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to requiring a health and human services agency to inform certain clients or patients of community-based service options. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1709 74-0 (1995) Author: Romo, Sylvia Relating to standby guardianships for certain minors. House: Civil Practices Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1748 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to selection of certain mental health care professionals under a managed care plan. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1971 74-0 (1995) Author: Berlanga, Hugo Relating to the duty of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to evaluate and revise its sliding fee schedules. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2028 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Henderson, Don
Relating to the conduct of masters appointed to preside over certain mental health hearings. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
HB 2040 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of serious mental illness under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2093 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to applications for emergency detention of certain persons at risk of harming themselves or others because of the effects of mental illness or substance abuse. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2094 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to voluntary inpatient mental health services for certain persons. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2113 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to court-ordered mental health services and prohibiting certain persons receiving those services from participating in a drug development research protocol. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2140 74-0 (1995) Author: Counts, David Relating to the conveyance of certain real property by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land and Resource Management Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2204 74-0 (1995) Author: Hudson III, Samuel Relating to physical examinations for persons receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2377 74-0 (1995) Author: Delisi, Dianne | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision and administration of mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2389 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilbert, Paul
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the lawful operation of a motor vehicle by certain chemically dependent persons and persons who are adjudged to be mentally incompetent. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2452 74-0 (1995) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to prohibiting the use of electroconvulsive therapy; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 2457 74-0 (1995) Author: Tillery, Dale | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of art therapy; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
No action taken in committee
HB 2594 74-0 (1995) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to the disclosure of health and mental health care information by a provider. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2671 74-0 (1995) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of art therapy; providing a penalty House: State Affairs Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2702 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to court-ordered inpatient and outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2705 74-0 (1995) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to creation of the Office of Public Guardian. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 2725 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John
Sponsor: Haywood, Tom
Relating to the reimbursement to Wichita County for use of its criminal district attorneys office and prosecutors for prosecuting out-of-county mental health matters. House: County Affairs
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2797 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to the insanity defense and to sentencing of a criminal defendant found to be mentally ill. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2894 74-0 (1995) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the criminal history record information of a person who is the subject of a criminal commitment proceeding and to the transfer of that person to a nonsecurity mental health unit. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3076 74-0 (1995) Author: Siebert, Bill Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to sell real property. House: Land and Resource Management Referred to Land and Resource Management
HB 3118 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HCR 129 74-0 (1995) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Directing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to conduct a feasibility study to ascertain the costs for constructing and/or renovating buildings on the campus of the San Antonio State Chest Hospital and San Antonio State School. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 132 74-0 (1995) Author: Glaze, Bob | et. al. Expressing support for the study and evaluation of an integrated treatment approach for persons with a co-occurring substance addiction and mental illness. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HR 1118 74-0 (1995) Author: Solis, Jim Directing the commissioner of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the state auditor, and the state comptroller to conduct a feasibility study to determine the best governance and administrative structure to enhance client care for mental health and mental retardation services in the catchment areas of the Rio Grande State Center and the Tropical Texas Center for Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 88 74-0 (1995) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to creating the offense of sexual exploitation by a mental health services provider. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 96 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to mental health proceedings and the administration of psychoactive medications. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 103 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to providing guardianship services and a pooled income trust for incapacitated persons. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 133 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to distribution of and fees charged by health care providers or health care facilities for certain medical or mental health records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 273 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory Relating to court-ordered mental health services for a person who has committed a sexually violent offense. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 467 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the operation of community mental health and mental retardation centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 513 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to the requirement that a facility accepting a prospective voluntary inpatient mental health consumer for treatment have a physician's signed order. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 571 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the administration of medication to a patient under order for mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 572 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective immediately
SB 597 74-0 (1995) Author: Ratliff, Bill
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to mandatory reinstatement of certain life insurance policies in case of mental incapacity of an insured. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 605 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo | et. al.
Relating to the duty of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to evaluate and revise its sliding fee schedules. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 667 74-0 (1995) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the disclosure of health and mental health care information by certain providers of health care or mental health care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
SB 907 74-0 (1995) Author: Rosson, Peggy Relating to standby guardianships for certain minors. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 963 74-0 (1995) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to requiring a health or human service agency to inform certain clients or patients of community-based service options. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 973 74-0 (1995) Author: Haywood, Tom
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the disclosure of certain information relating to certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1327 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the conveyance of certain real property by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Land and Resource Management
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1703 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of art therapy; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
SCR 88 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Expressing support for the study and evaluation of an integrated treatment approach for persons with a co-occurring substance addiction and mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 174 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle | et. al. Relating to a prohibition on the closure or consolidation of a state school without legislative authorization. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 367 73-0 (1993) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to income considered in determining the fee for services provided by a community center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 508 73-0 (1993) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the keeping of suspected mentally ill persons in jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 742 73-0 (1993) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the certification and duties of certain peace officers as special officers for mental health assignment. House: Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 771 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to treatment and care of persons with mental retardation and to the certification of special officers for mental health assignment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 968 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the placement of certain persons in nursing facilities and to the funding of those services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 984 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase liability insurance. House: State Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 985 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the operation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to the provision of services to patients and clients of the department or of community centers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1045 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the regulation of the provision of services to persons with certain disabilities; providing civil and criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1392 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to assess monetary penalties against a home or community care provider. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1462 73-0 (1993) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the disclosure of certain information about certain patients of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1596 73-0 (1993) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to payment of costs relating to a mental health proceeding under the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 1605 73-0 (1993) Author: Longoria, John Relating to the examination and transfer of suspected mentally ill or retarded defendants who are in jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1613 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to the qualification of an entity as a community home and to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to obtain criminal history information records of a person eligible to reside in a community home; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1614 73-0 (1993) Author: Hartnett, Will | et. al. Relating to notification of a community center's intent to acquire real property. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1713 73-0 (1993) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Rosson, Peggy
Relating to the use of certain drugs for schizophrenics and to the use of facility beds vacated by schizophrenic patients through the use of a certain treatment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 1774 73-0 (1993) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the creation of the offense of sexual exploitation by a psychotherapist. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1784 73-0 (1993) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the prosecution of capital felony committed by a person with mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1785 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 1799 73-0 (1993) Author: Krusee, Mike Relating to the authority of the state to provide certain genetic counseling and testing services. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2000 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the provision of long-term care services to certain persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2001 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the regulation of medical rehabilitation services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2002 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the provision of services to persons with certain disabilities; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2003 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to illegal remuneration; providing criminal penalties; making an appropriation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2085 73-0 (1993) Author: Eckels, Robert | et. al. Relating to the allocation of mental health and mental retardation funds to local mental health and mental retardation authorities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2113 73-0 (1993) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2286 73-0 (1993) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to treatment of chemically dependent persons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2558 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to the validation of certain acts and proceedings of certain corporations created under the Health Facilities Development Act and to the authority of corporations created under that act to refund outstanding bonds. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Withdrawn from intent calendar
HB 2735 73-0 (1993) Author: Conley, Karyne Relating to the exclusion of defendants suffering from mental retardation or mental illness from the application of capitol punishment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2745 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of in-patient and out-patient mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 61 73-0 (1993) Author: Kubiak, Dan
Sponsor: Turner, Jim
Commending the staff and administration of the Brenham State School for their numerous contributions in the delivery of quality services to citizens with mental retardation/developmental disabilities. Signed by the Governor
HR 776 73-0 (1993) Author: Willis, Doyle Directing the House General Investigating Committee to investigate TDMHMR to determine if policies, procedures and control have been established and will be followed to prevent the violation of the civil rights of mentally retarded citizens residing in or to be assigned to CBH. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 78 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to designate an alternative living facility to provide mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 120 73-0 (1993) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Hilderbran, Harvey
Relating to the name of a certain state building constructed by the Kerrville State Hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 160 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the provision of mental health and rehabilitative services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 205 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the provision of services to persons with certain disabilities or in need of counseling in a crisis or an emergency; creating offenses and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 206 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to claims, review of claims, and fraudulent claims for benefits for certain health care and mental health care services covered by insurance; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 207 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the provision of mental health and chemical dependency services and of billing for health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 208 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the offense of insurance claim fraud; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 209 73-0 (1993) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the crime victims compensation fund; providing civil and administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 210 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the provision of health care services and mental health services to certain persons and to referrals of certain persons for such services; transferring certain funds; creating offenses and providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 211 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to illegal remuneration; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 212 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of medical rehabilitation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 252 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Hightower, Allen
Relating to continuity of care programs for offenders in the criminal justice system who are mentally impaired, elderly, physically disabled, terminally ill, or significantly ill. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 292 73-0 (1993) Author: Rosson, Peggy | et. al.
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the certification and duties of certain peace officers as special officers for mental health assignment. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-author authorized
SB 340 73-0 (1993) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to income considered in determining the fee for services provided by a community center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 555 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Siebert, Bill
Relating to provision of certain mental health and substance abuse services through single service health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 681 73-0 (1993) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to the employees of certain state schools. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 833 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the provision of long-term care services to certain persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 834 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to treatment of chemically dependent persons and to certain reporting requirements regarding minors and tobacco. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 982 73-0 (1993) Author: Patterson, Jerry
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to assess monetary penalties against a home or community care provider. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 1097 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to granting licensed psychologists membership or privileges on the staff of a hospital or private mental hospital or other mental health facility; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1098 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the disclosure of health and mental health care information by a provider. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably as substituted
SB 1115 73-0 (1993) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1142 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate decision making for certain clients of an intermediate care facility serving persons with mental retardation or related conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 1322 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the financing of property and improvements by a community center. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1413 73-0 (1993) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to fees charged by health care providers or health care facilities for certain medical or mental health records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1439 73-0 (1993) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the placement in a residential care facility of a juvenile offender who is a person with mental retardation. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 1486 73-0 (1993) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to compensation for the provision of care for persons with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 28 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to permanent guardianships for minors or physically or mentally handicapped persons. House: Judiciary Referred to subcommittee
HB 74 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to surrogate parentage contracts; providing criminal penalties. House: Judicial Affairs Reported from s/c favorably with substitute
HB 565 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 877 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Truan, Carlos
Relating to the plan for the development of new beds in the ICF-MR program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/26/91
HB 902 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to mental health and mental retardation, including conforming amendments. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 960 72-0 (1991) Author: Delco, Wilhelmina
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain cases on commitment of a chemically dependent person for court-ordered treatment and completion of the treatment. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1011 72-0 (1991) Author: Park, Carolyn Relating to the use of force against a person who is mentally incompetent. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 1255 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to coverage of biologically based mental illnesses under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1316 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to community centers and to the provision of community mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1377 72-0 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R. | et. al. Relating to the responsibility of a child with a mental disease or defect for delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 1412 72-0 (1991) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to the temporary licensing of certain physicians employed by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1486 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to access to criminal history record information on employees, applicants and volunteers who would be placed in direct contact with persons with mental illness or persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 1593 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to make payments to a person with a mental disability participating in a supported housing program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1624 72-0 (1991) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to the keeping of suspected mentally ill persons in jail. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1635 72-0 (1991) Author: Linebarger, Libby Relating to a requirement that each hospital and mental health and mental retardation facility provide certified interpreters to assist a patient who is hearing impaired. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1717 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the fees charged by a county clerk for certain actions involving mental health services or chemical dependency services. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 2051 72-0 (1991) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to commitment procedures and services for mentally ill and chemically dependent persons; providing penalties. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2076 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the rights, treatment, and care of persons with mental retardation; providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2110 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 2213 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert Relating to volunteer services in the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Human Services Placed on Major State Calendar
HB 2226 72-0 (1991) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. House: Judiciary Left pending in committee
HB 2354 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to mental health services for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2419 72-0 (1991) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to the assignment of the Harris County Psychiatric Center to The University of Texas System. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2476 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to inspections of hospitals licensed by Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2491 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Jerry Relating to the disclosure of confidential mental health information in certain circumstances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2539 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the renaming of State Schools that serve persons with mental retardation to Developmental Centers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2857 72-0 (1991) Author: Clemons, Billy Relating to income considered in determining the fee for services provided by a community center. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 26 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Williamson, Richard
Relating to the composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 33 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to commitment procedures and services for persons who are mentally ill or chemically dependent; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 112 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to community centers and to the provision of community mental health and mental retardation services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 197 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple Relating to rights, liabilities, and procedures governing the provision of services to persons with mental illness; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 255 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to mental health and mental retardation services for persons who are deaf or hearing impaired. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 403 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to adoption of a nonsubstantive revision of the statutes relating to mental health and mental retardation, including conforming amendments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 465 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the guardian-incompetent special relationship section of the Penal Code. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 475 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to deferral of adjudication and dismissal of certain cases involving chemically dependent persons on completion of a treatment program. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably with substitute
SB 484 72-0 (1991) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to the definitions of culpable mental states for the purposes of criminal prosecutions. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to special subcommittee
SB 577 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to guardianships for incapacitated persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 644 72-0 (1991) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to coverage of biologically based mental illnesses under certain group health insurance programs. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
1st Printing sent to Calendars
SB 770 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to fees charged by a county clerk for records management and preservation and certain involving mental health services or chemical dependency services. House: Judicial Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 778 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to permanent guardianships for minors or physically or mentally handicapped persons. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 794 72-0 (1991) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to construct a psychiatric care facility in Bexar County. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 899 72-0 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 971 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a requirement that each hospital and mental health and mental retardation facility provide certified interpreters to assist a patient who is hearing impaired. Senate: Health & Human Services Record vote
SB 973 72-0 (1991) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the plan for the development of new beds in the ICF-MR program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 978 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Relating to bonds or notes issued by a community center. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 979 72-0 (1991) Author: Sims, Bill Relating to volunteer services in the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1076 72-0 (1991) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Place, Allen
Relating to appropriate mental health facilities for court-ordered mental health services and to the capacity to consent of voluntary in-patients of such facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Jurisprudence
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Calendars
SB 1084 72-0 (1991) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the responsibility of a child with a mental disease or defect for delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1178 72-0 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the authority of the Texas Deparment of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to make payments to a person with a mental disability participating in a supported housing program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing printed and distributed
SB 1322 72-0 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the construction of a mental health crisis complex in Austin, Travis County, Texas, and the requirement of a lease-purchase agreement. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1612 72-0 (1991) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Stiles, Mark
Relating to appointment, service, and duties of masters in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services. House: County Affairs
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 82 72-1 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to the responsibility of a child with a mental disease or defect for delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 110 72-1 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 20 72-1 (1991) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert
Requesting the governor to appoint a task force to study and make recommendations on the possible closure or consolidation of facilities of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Signed by the Governor
HB 64 72-2 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Relating to the appropriation and allocation of bonding construction funds to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and the Texas Youth Commission and to special provisions governing appropriations made by the General Appropriations Act to those agencies and the Texas Department of Health. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Effective on adoption of const. amendment
HB 80 72-2 (1991) Author: Ovard, A.R. Relating to the responsibility of a child with a mental disease or defect for delinquent conduct or conduct indicating a need for supervision. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HB 85 72-2 (1991) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
SB 22 72-2 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to the issuance of general obligation bonds and use of the proceeds from the bonds for mental health and mental retardation facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 23 72-2 (1991) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 51 72-2 (1991) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the authority to give consent to the medical or other treatment of a resident of an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 4 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the discipline of certain licensed, certified, permitted, recognized, or registered professionals or persons in training and the denial of certain licenses, certifications, permits, orders of recognition, or registrations for offering, paying, or accepting a fee for referring a person for treatment in a mental hospital, mental health facility, or other facility for the residential treatment of mental illness or alcohol or drug abuse. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 5 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the assistance a crime victim receives in applying for a crime victim compensation award under the Crime Victims Compensation Act from, and receipt of such a compensation award by, a mental hospital or mental health facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 6 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to admission to an inpatient mental health facility for voluntary inpatient mental health service. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 7 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the release of a person receiving voluntary inpatient mental health services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 8 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the provision of a list of prescribed medications to a patient of a mental hospital or mental health facility or to the patient's legal guardian. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 9 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the right of a patient to receive personal mental health records. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 10 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to Department of Insurance review of mental health benefit claims. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 11 72-3 (1992) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the transfer to the Department of Protective and Regulatory Services of the licensing, permitting, and enforcement activities relating to hospitals, private mental hospitals, chemical dependency treatment facilities, and narcotic drug treatment programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 25 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to the issuance of a fishing license to certain mentally disabled persons. House: Environmental Affairs
Senate: Natural Resources
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 55 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the exclusion of mentally retarded defendants from the application of the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Reported favorably with substitute
HB 104 71-0 (1989) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a misdemeanor. House: Corrections Reported favorably with substitute
HB 264 71-0 (1989) Author: Clemons, Billy
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to income considered in determining the fee for mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 495 71-0 (1989) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the release of a voluntary patient from an in-patient mental health facility; providing a penalty. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 580 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to acquisition of real property by community mental health and community mental retardation centers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 582 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to access to certain mental health records by the Texas Department of Human Services and certain other agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 904 71-0 (1989) Author: Garcia, Orlando Relating to the establishment of a community mental health or mental retardation center. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 936 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1305 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al. Relating to the designation of a Central Education Agency employee as a youth suicide prevention officer. House: Public Education 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1343 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad Relating to the treatment and commitment of a chronically mentally ill person. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1347 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a support program for persons who are mentally disabled. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 1410 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the commitment procedures and services for chemically dependent persons; providing penalties. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 1721 71-0 (1989) Author: Swift, Dick Relating to psychiatric inpatient beds provided by the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Pending in committee
HB 2023 71-0 (1989) Author: Blackwood, Bill | et. al. Relating to state mental health and substance abuse services and programs for children, families of children, and adults. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2126 71-0 (1989) Author: Willis, Doyle
Sponsor: McFarland, Bob
Relating to hearings on applications for court-ordered mental health services. House: Judiciary
Senate: Jurisprudence
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 2269 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the treatment and care of persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2320 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al. Relating to the prevention of and response to youth suicide. House: Public Education Referred to subcommittee
HB 2321 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the cooperation of public schools and local agencies in the prevention of youth suicide. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2322 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the creation of a state advisory committee on youth suicide prevention. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 2382 71-0 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Parmer, Hugh
Relating to the designation of a Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation employee as a youth suicide prevention officer. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2398 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the certification of intermediate care facilities serving persons who are mentally retarded. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2399 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of community services to persons with mental retardation or mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2400 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to requiring reports on the use of prospective payment funds used to provide community services to persons with mental retardation or mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2401 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the ICF-MR program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2402 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the provision of start-up costs associated with providing community services for people with mental illness or mental retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2403 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of certain former officers or employees of mental health and mental retardation community centers; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2547 71-0 (1989) Author: Colbert, Paul Relating to funding for services to patients at state supported psychiatric facilities. House: Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 2656 71-0 (1989) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to rights and procedures governing the provision of services to persons with mental illness; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu in comm.
HB 2698 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Jerry
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the designation and operation of single portal authorities for mental health, drug abuse, and alcoholism commitments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 2833 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill | et. al. Relating to the establishment of an office for the prevention of developmental disabilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3067 71-0 (1989) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to payment rates in the medical assistance program serving certain mentally retarded persons. House: Appropriations Pending in committee
HCR 2 71-0 (1989) Author: Eckels, Robert Granting MBank San Felipe, N.A. permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 16 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Requesting that educational curricula for judges and law enforcement officers include information about certain procedures and services regarding mentally ill persons. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 54 71-0 (1989) Author: Guerrero, Lena Granting Opal Petty permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HCR 174 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Requesting the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to take certain steps regarding the community placement appeals process. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 175 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Directing the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to create a Case Manager's Ombudsman Office. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 229 71-0 (1989) Author: Vowell, Jack
Sponsor: Dickson, Temple
Recognizing National Mental Illness Awareness Week. House: Rules and Resolutions
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HCR 238 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Washington, Craig | et. al.
Establishing a task force to study the Mentally Retarded Persons Act. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Filed with the Secretary of State
HJR 89 71-0 (1989) Author: Schlueter, Stan Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain state facilities. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HR 483 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Declaring the week of April 3 - 9, 1989 ARC/Texas Week. House: Rules and Resolutions Reported enrolled
HR 635 71-0 (1989) Author: Gibson, Bruce Recognizing May as Mental Health Month. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
SB 338 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al.
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to emergency appropriations. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 355 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Ciro
Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a misdemeanor. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
SB 463 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Garcia, Orlando
Relating to the establishment of a community mental health or mental retardation center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 754 71-0 (1989) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to persons found incompetent to stand trial or not guilty by reason of insanity or mental retardation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 982 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al. Relating to a support program for persons who are mentally disabled. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1016 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene Relating to county funding of the Harris County Psychiatric Center. Senate: Finance Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1036 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Relating to the release of confidential mental health records in certain circumstances. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1161 71-0 (1989) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to payment of Medicaid for services to patients at state supported psychiatric facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1179 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the treatment and care of persons with mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1322 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to rights and procedures governing the provision of services to persons with mental illness; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1404 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to the creation of a special needs parole program for inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections who are elderly, significantly ill, physically handicapped, mentally retarded, or mentally ill. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Corrections
SB 1405 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Williamson, Richard
Relating to the membership and duties of the Texas Council on Offenders with Mental Impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1421 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the provision of start-up costs associated with providing community services for people with mental illness or mental retardation. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1422 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to a prohibition on certain activities of certain former officers or employees of mental health and mental retardation community centers; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1423 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to requiring reports on the use of prospective payment funds used to provide community services to persons with mental retardation or mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1424 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the certification of intermediate care facilities serving persons who are mentally retarded. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1425 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the ICF-MR program. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1426 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the provision of community services to persons with mental retardation or mental illness and to the regulation of the persons who provide those services; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1527 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to the establishment of an office for the prevention of developmental disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1533 71-0 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the commitment procedures and services for mentally ill and chemically dependent persons; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
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 1631 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Williamson, Richard
Relating to mandatory presentence investigations of convicted felons. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SB 1697 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Blackwood, Bill
Relating to state mental health and substance abuse services and programs for children, families of children, and adults. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 1717 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the appointment of hearing officers for criminal and mental health cases in certain courts. Senate: Criminal Justice Reported favorably w/o amendments
SB 1765 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Park, Carolyn
Relating to certain obsolete provisions addressing health and safety standards in some eleemosynary institutions; repealing Chapter 195, Acts of the 60th Legislature, 1967 (Article 3186g, Vernon's Texas Civil.... House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
SB 1821 71-0 (1989) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to the definition of family homes as community-based residential homes exclusively for disabled persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
SB 1834 71-0 (1989) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to psychiatric inpatient beds provided by the Texas Department of Corrections. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SCR 48 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Colbert, Paul
Encouraging school districts to have a psychologist available to diagnose and treat students who suffer from emotional disturbances. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Signed by the Governor
SCR 74 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Requesting that educational curricula for judges and law enforcement officers include information about certain procedures and services regarding mentally ill persons. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SCR 78 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Requesting the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to take certain steps regarding the community placement appeals process. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 79 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Department of Human Services and Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to establish formally what services are not covered under the ICF-MR program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 81 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Establishing the Advisory Committee on the Mental Health Care of Deaf or Hearing Impaired Adults and Children to the Commissioner of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Referred to House Administration
SCR 88 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to create a Case Manager's Ombudsman's Office. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SCR 90 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Granting Patricia Brennecke permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 91 71-0 (1989) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Granting Opal Petty permission to sue the state and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SCR 100 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Directing the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to conduct analysis of community based program funding in other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 137 71-0 (1989) Author: Dickson, Temple Recognizing National Mental Illness Awareness Week. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SCR 159 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Establishing a special interim task force to study the Mentally Retarded Persons Act. Senate: Administration Reported favorably with substitute
SR 363 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Establishing the Advisory Committee on the Mental Health Care of Deaf or Hearing Impaired Adults and Children. Senate: Administration Referred to Administration
SR 521 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Designating May, 1989, as Mental Health Month. Read & adopted
SR 748 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health Services to study the statewide need for psychiatric and counselling services for children. Senate: Administration Adopted
SR 764 71-0 (1989) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Encouraging the Inter-Agency Council on Mentally Retarded, Developmentally Disabled and Mentally Ill Offenders to address alternatives for serving people with mental disabilities, who are charged with misdemeanors. Senate: Health & Human Services Adopted
SR 801 71-0 (1989) Author: Truan, Carlos Directing the Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health Services to study the statewide need for psychiatric and counselling services for children. Read & adopted
HB 89 71-1 (1989) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to the consideration of mitigating circumstances, including the mental retardation of the defendant, in the assessment of the death penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 108 71-1 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to involuntary civil commitment procedures for alcoholics; mentally ill persons, and drug-dependent persons. House: Judiciary Posting rule suspended
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
SB 57 71-1 (1989) Author: Green, Gene
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the commitment procedures and services for mentally ill and chemically dependent persons; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . .
SB 77 71-1 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to an appropriation to the Interagency Council on Mentally Impaired Offenders. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
HCR 23 71-2 (1989) Author: Smith, Terral Granting J. R. Canion, Jr., permission to sue the State of Texas and the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
HCR 28 71-4 (1990) Author: Richardson, Bob Granting Austin Construction Company permission to sue the State of Texas and the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Judicial Affairs Referred to Judicial Affairs
SB 68 71-4 (1990) Author: Green, Gene Relating to the commitment procedures and services for mentally ill and chemically dependent persons; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
HB 109 71-5 (1990) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations Reported favorably w/amendment(s)
SB 62 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
House passage as amended reported
SR 33 71-5 (1990) Author: Dickson, Temple Joining the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation in expressing its gratitude to the participants for their invaluable contributions to children throughout the Abilene community. Read & adopted
HB 3 71-6 (1990) Author: Rudd, Jim Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 11 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Rudd, Jim
Relating to appropriations for the biennium ending August 31, 1991. House: State Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 272 70-0 (1987) Author: Collazo, Jr., Frank
Sponsor: Parker, Carl
Relating to a requirement that a state facility report the disappearance of a person receiving mental health or mental retardation services in the facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 533 70-0 (1987) Author: Gibson, Bruce Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services; providing a penalty. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 588 70-0 (1987) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to regional administration by certain health-related state agencies. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
HB 793 70-0 (1987) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers to obtain criminal conviction data relating to persons employed by a provider who contracts with the department or center. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 882 70-0 (1987) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the lease of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for use by Goodwill Industries of Austin. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 1154 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist mentally or developmentally disabled persons and their families; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1182 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff Relating to the sale of certain state-owned real property in Cherokee County. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1254 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or of a community center to place a facility for the mentally ill in a residential neighborhood. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 1365 70-0 (1987) Author: Granoff, Al Relating to the authority of a protection and advocacy system for the mentally ill to obtain certain confidential records and to have access to public and private facilities housing and providing care to the mentally ill. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1409 70-0 (1987) Author: McKinney, Mike Relating to the establishment of community-based crisis intervention centers and to the provision of crisis intervention services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1503 70-0 (1987) Author: Johnson, Cliff
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to the lease of part of the Rusk State Hospital facilities to the Texas Department of Corrections for use by certain inmates. House: Corrections
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1550 70-0 (1987) Author: Millsap, Mike Relating to the funding of the Fort Worth Psychiatric Hospital. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 1573 70-0 (1987) Author: Rodriguez, Ciro Relating to court-ordered mental health treatment of a prisoner who is charged with a criminal offense. House: Public Health Postponed in committee
HB 1686 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to coverage of mental and emotional illness and disorders under certain accident and sickness insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to subcommittee
HB 2081 70-0 (1987) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to students placed in residential facilities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2310 70-0 (1987) Author: Danburg, Debra Relating to the release of confidential mental health records in certain circumstances. House: Public Health Transferred to Calendars Committee
HB 2317 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the establishment and duties of an interagency council to identify mentally impaired offenders and to establish community-based sentencing alternatives for mentally impaired offenders. House: Government Organization Pending in committee
HB 2324 70-0 (1987) Author: Williamson, Richard Relating to the establishment of a substance-abuse treatment institution and an institution for the treatment of mentally-retarded inmates of the Texas Department of Corrections. House: Corrections Referred to subcommittee
HB 2394 70-0 (1987) Author: Heflin, Talmadge Relating to the repeal of the Community Homes for Disabled Persons Location Act. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HCR 109 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Establishing the Division of Oversight for Mental Health Services under the Health and Human Services Coordinating Council. House: Public Health Comm. laid on table subj. to call
SB 257 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Gibson, Bruce
Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and to the provision of mental health and mental retardation services and related services; providing a penalty. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 496 70-0 (1987) Author: Parmer, Hugh
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation and community centers to obtain criminal conviction data relating to persons employed by a provider who contracts with the department or center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 637 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Granoff, Al
Relating to the authority of a protection and advocacy system for the mentally ill to obtain certain confidential records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 699 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the release of confidential mental health records in certain circumstances. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 719 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the establishment and duties of an interagency council to identify mentally impaired offenders and to establish community-based sentencing alternatives for mentally impaired offenders. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days - 8/31/87
SB 808 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the establishment of a support program to assist mentally or developmentally disabled persons and their families; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 848 70-0 (1987) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the provision of mental health services to persons who are deaf or hearing impaired and to their families. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 951 70-0 (1987) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to the transfer of certain inmates to Rusk State Hospital. Senate: State Affairs Left as pending business in comm.
SB 955 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to coverage of mental and emotional illness and disorders under certain accident and sickness insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 1058 70-0 (1987) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Carter, Bill
Relating to gifts, grants, and donations made to the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation or on behalf of a facility operated by the department. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1137 70-0 (1987) Author: Caperton, Kent Relating to funding for the Interagency Council on Mentally Retarded, Developmentally Disabled, and Mentally Ill Offenders, making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1359 70-0 (1987) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the repayment of student loans of physical therapists practicing for certain facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health Retardation. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1439 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to provision and regulation of certain health care benefits and practices. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SCR 68 70-0 (1987) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Establishing the Division of Oversight for Mental Health Services under the Health and Human Services Coordinating Council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 133 70-0 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Directing the Senate Committee on Health and Human Services to establish a special interim study committee to evaluate the feasibility of establishing an Office of Prevention of Mental and Developmental Disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
SCR 135 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Requesting the cooperation of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, the Central Education Agency, and the Texas Rehabilitation Commission in implementing an interagency agreement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SCR 136 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Patronella, David
Directing the State Board of Insurance to clarify the requirements of the law relating to provision of insurance coverage for certain psychiatric treatment. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SJR 56 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Aikin, A. M. "Bob"
Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds for certain construction projects. Filed with the Secretary of State
SCR 37 70-2 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Directing the Senate Committee on Human Services, the House Committee on Human Services and the House Committee on Public Health to monitor development of plans for services to persons with disabilities. Senate: Administration, Special Referred to Administration
SR 139 70-2 (1987) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Establishing an interim study committee to study the prevention of mental and developmental disabilities and to develop a comprehensive plan for prevention.
HB 325 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Patricia Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the office of the Interstate Compact on Mental Health Administrator for Texas and to the annual report filed by the Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to subcommittee
HB 370 69-0 (1985) Author: Eckels, Robert Relating to penalties for disclosing confidential information concerning a person's mental health. House: State Affairs Referred to subcommittee
HB 407 69-0 (1985) Author: Cain, David Relating to the sale of certain property and to the use of the proceeds to provide mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 419 69-0 (1985) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc" Relating to repeal of the law providing for use of certain health care practitioners to provide psychiatric care and treatment under certain accident and sickness insurance. House: Insurance Reported from s/c fav. w/o amdt(s)
HB 447 69-0 (1985) Author: Lee, Don Relating to charges for certain services of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Local&Consent Cal.
HB 456 69-0 (1985) Author: Green, Gene Relating to procedures under the Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 461 69-0 (1985) Author: Laney, James Relating to the use of state funds to renovate improvements to community mental health and mental retardation centers. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 467 69-0 (1985) Author: Polumbo, Anthony Relating to the qualifications of the commissioner of mental health and mental retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 574 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to the lease of certain state-owned land by the Texas Board of Mental Health and Mental Retardation for use by the Austin-Travis County Mental Health Mental Retardation Center. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of
HB 785 69-0 (1985) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the appointment of temporary guardians for certain persons who lack capacity to make independent decisions. House: Judicial Affairs Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 979 69-0 (1985) Author: Stiles, Mark Relating to the emergency detention and examination of persons believed to be mentally ill. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee

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