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HB 10 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 11 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 12 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to individuals who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and who are or have been involved with the court system. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 13 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the creation of a matching grant program to support community mental health programs for individuals experiencing mental illness and the coordination of certain behavioral health grants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 23 85-0 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 39 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of child protective services and other health and human services by certain state agencies; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 71 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 306 85-0 (2017) Author: Minjarez, Ina | et. al. Relating to harassment, bullying, and cyberbullying of a public school student or minor and certain mental health programs for public school students. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 309 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 413 85-0 (2017) Author: Bernal, Diego Relating to increased flexibility in the use of the Instructional Materials Allotment House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 562 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the criminal justice system. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 569 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 629 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 637 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the juvenile justice system. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 704 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene | et. al. Relating to the required submission by certain general residential operations of information requested by courts. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 709 85-0 (2017) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to a study conducted by Texas A&M University on services for children and families available in rural counties for children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 780 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to county and municipality zoning rules concerning the cultivation, production, dispensing, or possession of low-THC cannabis. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 850 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with an intellectual disability or related conditions. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 853 85-0 (2017) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 909 85-0 (2017) Author: Romero, Ramon Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1008 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1033 85-0 (2017) Author: Burns, DeWayne | et. al. Relating to a federal waiver to exempt public school students with significant cognitive disabilities from annual assessment requirements imposed by federal law. House: Public Education Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 1160 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to a court order for health care for a child in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1289 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the transportation of a person believed to be a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1411 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to sales and use taxes on e-cigarette vapor products to fund grants for local law enforcement mental health staff; imposing taxes. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 1486 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1488 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to eligibility requirements for repayment assistance for certain mental health professional education loans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1599 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1600 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1616 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to an exemption from civil liability for certain professionals for the disclosure of certain mental health information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1758 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1787 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the execution of a declaration for mental health treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1794 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1932 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to compensation received by state employees working in certain high injury risk positions. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1939 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1977 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1983 85-0 (2017) Author: Wray, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of a first responder for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2085 85-0 (2017) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2094 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to coverage for serious mental illness, other disorders, and chemical dependency under certain health benefit plans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2096 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2135 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2258 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2303 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2402 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to an acute psychiatric bed registry to list available beds for emergency detention and treatment of certain individuals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2415 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to standards for mental health services provided to certain individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to a report on the consolidation of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2447 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the composition of the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2455 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to public access to certain information and materials relating to certain hospital inspections and investigations. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2466 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the content of an application for Medicaid and coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2467 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a grant program to support the provision of critical incident stress debriefing to certain peace officers. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2478 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an innovation grant program to support residency training programs in psychiatric specialty fields. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2502 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2520 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2543 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the unlawful possession of a firearm by persons who are subject to certain judicial determinations; creating a criminal offense. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 2571 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Received from the House
HB 2601 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the required submission by certain general residential operations of information requested by courts. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2603 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2604 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2605 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2619 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to grant programs to maintain peace officers' mental health and provide critical incident stress debriefing for certain officers. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2623 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring school districts and certain facilities to assist students in making the transition back to school after certain prolonged placements outside of school. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
HB 2655 85-0 (2017) Author: Nevárez, Poncho Relating to the prosecution of the offense of unlawful transfer of a firearm. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2702 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses and the confinement or release of those individuals prior to prosecution. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2786 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a system of care framework for certain minors receiving mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2801 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to contracts between Medicaid managed care organizations and certain providers of behavioral health and physical health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2864 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of on-campus mental health services by a school district and reimbursement under Medicaid for certain services provided to eligible students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2866 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to mental health assessments and the provision of mental health services for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2895 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the requirement that certain public institutions of higher education post mental health resources on the institution's Internet website. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2896 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to an annual report on laws regarding access, use, and sharing of protected health information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2897 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the mental health first aid program training and reporting. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2904 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to the memorandum of understanding among certain agencies to coordinate services provided to persons needing multiagency services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2913 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the transfer and transportation from one facility to another of an individual under an emergency mental health detention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2939 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to contracts with private entities to operate state hospitals for persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2940 85-0 (2017) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to citations and participation in pretrial diversion for misdemeanor possession of marihuana. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 2980 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to providing or administering low-THC cannabis to a child for whom the low-THC cannabis was prescribed. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3000 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the eligibility for medical assistance of certain persons with mental illness confined in certain facilities, certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness, and the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3001 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3032 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the creation by the Texas Veterans Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3080 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3083 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to repayment of certain mental health professional education loans. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3143 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to mental health professional staffing requirements at certain public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3144 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under certain health benefit plans and the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3161 85-0 (2017) Author: Murr, Andrew | et. al. Relating to a county jail-based restoration of competency program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3189 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis Relating to the reporting of and access to information related to court-ordered prescription drug substance abuse treatment; providing a criminal penalty. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3317 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the provision of counseling services by certain providers under Medicaid and reimbursement for those services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3341 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3391 85-0 (2017) Author: Geren, Charlie
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the creation of a specialty court for certain public safety employees who commit a criminal offense; imposing fees for participation and testing, counseling, and treatment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3408 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3409 85-0 (2017) Author: Lambert, Stan | et. al. Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3420 85-0 (2017) 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 Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3449 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to staff development requirements for public school educators regarding mental health and suicide prevention. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3469 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the licensing and registration of certain assisted living facilities and group home facilities; authorizing the imposition of a civil penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3520 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3541 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to requirements for Medicaid managed care organizations that provide behavioral health services through a third party or subsidiary. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3556 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3592 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodriguez, Justin Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3633 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to cost reporting requirements for certain facilities and providers participating in medical assistance programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3638 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3658 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Gina Relating to procedures in mental health cases. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3715 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to statewide alerts for missing adults. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3756 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to state mental health benefits provided to certain spouses or former spouses of veterans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3808 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals and to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3847 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to guardianships, substitutes for guardianships, and durable powers of attorney for persons with disabilities or who are incapacitated. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3850 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters; authorizing a fee. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3853 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the availability of certain behavioral health professionals at certain public schools. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3888 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the enforcement of a restrictive covenant on property used as an assisted living facility. House: Business & Industry Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 3923 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to students actively working a program of recovery from a substance use disorder at risk of dropping out of school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4041 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to establishing family drug courts in counties. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 4056 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a list of best practice-based programs and research-based practices in certain areas for implementation in public schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 4083 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4096 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4110 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to grants to establish or expand community collaboratives for services to persons experiencing homelessness or mental illness and county government planning for community collaboratives. House: County Affairs Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 4117 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the provision of telemental health services to prisoners confined in county jails, including the creation of the county jail telemental health fund, and to certain rules and procedures relating to the safety of those prisoners. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Posting rule suspended
HB 4142 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health. House: County Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4149 85-0 (2017) Author: Wilson, Terry M. Relating to information provided to public school students regarding the use of anabolic steroids. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4196 85-0 (2017) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Filed
HB 4218 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 4228 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to a memorandum of understanding between certain state agencies related to training of employees and contractors who provide certain services to children and families. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4237 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 4258 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a study on mental health screening and treatment for certain inmates confined in county and municipal jails. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4259 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to training and standards applicable to the confinement of a female prisoner having a mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 155 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make corrections in H.B. No. 3808. Signed by the Governor
HJR 52 85-0 (2017) Author: Turner, Chris | et. al. Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
SB 27 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Blanco, César
Relating to the mental health program for veterans and to the authority to establish a trauma affected veterans clinical care and research center at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. House: Public Health
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 74 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 220 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain mental health facilities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 292 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the creation of grant programs to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 299 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 344 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the authority of emergency medical services personnel of certain emergency medical services providers to transport a person for emergency detention. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 397 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 411 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the participation of campus-based mental health professionals in certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 546 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Collier, Nicole
Relating to the quality of water provided by public drinking water supply systems to state supported living centers. House: Environmental Regulation
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 547 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Lambert, Stan | et. al.
Relating to the provision of services and resources to certain individuals by a state supported living center and to the creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 577 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of state hospitals. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 578 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roland | et. al.
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a veteran suicide prevention action plan. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective immediately
SB 602 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 613 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to services provided by the Health and Human Services Commission to sexually violent offenders who are incompetent to attend sex offender treatment. House: Human Services
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 674 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to licensing for certain health professions, including an expedited process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 773 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a judge to compel a criminal defendant who lacks capacity to take psychoactive medication. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
SB 808 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to certain mental health screenings under the Texas Health Steps program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 819 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the execution of a declaration for mental health treatment. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 860 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to access to and benefits for mental health conditions and substance use disorders. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 861 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to coverage for serious mental illness, other disorders, and chemical dependency under certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 933 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for home and community support services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1021 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1039 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the filing requirements for certain documents in mental health cases. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1050 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the sale of real property on which a state supported living center is located. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1079 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the creation of a commission to review certain penal laws of this state that do not prescribe a culpable mental state. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1154 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1183 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1186 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to requirements for mental health assignment certification for municipal police departments and sheriff's departments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1257 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services related to maternal depression under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1264 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to psychological counseling for certain grand jurors. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1300 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Darby, Drew
Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1313 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the identification and assessment of defendants suspected of having mental illness or intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1326 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1428 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the provision of mental health telemedicine medical services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1509 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to eligibility requirements for the repayment of certain mental health professional education loans. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1533 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Moody, Joe | et. al.
Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1565 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1583 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the commitment of a defendant who is found incompetent to stand trial and who is a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1624 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1653 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who have been determined incompetent to stand trial. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1682 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a building used as a prescribed pediatric extended care center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1685 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to specialty license plates or stickers for motor vehicles of persons with intellectual disabilities. Senate: Transportation Referred to Transportation
SB 1687 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a list of best practice-based programs and research-based practices in certain areas for implementation in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1688 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the student mental health division within the Texas Education Agency. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
SB 1689 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to confidential mental health screenings for students in public primary and secondary schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1691 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the commissioner of education establishing an annual conference on methods to improve the mental health of students in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to suicide prevention training for certain mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1722 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John Relating to the eligibility of a firefighter or a peace officer for workers' compensation benefits for post-traumatic stress disorder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1740 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1741 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to attorneys in certain counties who are qualified for appointment to represent a defendant with a mental illness. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1774 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1849 85-0 (2017) Author: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to interactions between law enforcement and individuals detained or arrested on suspicion of the commission of criminal offenses, to the confinement, conviction, or release of those individuals, and to grants supporting populations that are more likely to interact frequently with law enforcement. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
See remarks for effective date
SB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to agreements between this state and other jurisdictions concerning reciprocal licensure of mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1861 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1862 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the development of initiatives to reduce veteran suicides in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 1912 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Gina
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness and representation of proposed patients in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 1986 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of an advisory committee on mental health issues affecting veterans within the Texas Veterans Commission. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security Referred to Vet Affairs & Border Security
SB 2023 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the implementation of the community living options information process for residents of certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the establishment of a peer support program for residents of state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2027 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to a study to evaluate by region training and employment opportunities in this state for individuals with an intellectual disability. House: Human Services
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 2077 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2128 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's procurement and oversight of managed care organization contracts serving individuals in Texas Medicaid with serious mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2224 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to health benefit plan coverage in this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2235 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion and crisis stabilization unit pilot program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 23 85-1 (2017) Author: Huberty, Dan | et. al. Relating to a grant program to fund innovative programs for public school students with autism. House: Public Education Received from the House
HB 102 85-1 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 109 85-1 (2017) Author: Walle, Armando Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 126 85-1 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 136 85-1 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with severe mental illness. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 143 85-1 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 243 85-1 (2017) Author: Neave, Victoria | et. al. Relating to required mental health, behavioral health, and substance abuse services under the Texas women's health program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 293 85-1 (2017) Author: Johnson, Jarvis Relating to the licensing and regulation of group homes for recovering substance abusers; authorizing a fee. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 305 85-1 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to the screening of certain women for substance use and postpartum depression. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 26 85-1 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the use of certain controlled substances by women who are pregnant or may become pregnant and the designation of neonatal abstinence syndrome from substance use as a reportable condition. Filed
SB 44 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Filed
SB 76 85-1 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression. Filed
HB 19 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Relating to a preventive services program and mental health programs for veterans and military families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 62 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 197 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring certain public institutions of higher education to post information regarding mental health resources on the institution's Internet website. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 440 84-0 (2015) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Relating to adapting the public school physical education curriculum to accommodate the needs of students with mental disabilities. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 725 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the appeal of waiver of jurisdiction and transfer to criminal court in juvenile cases. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Laid on the table subject to call
HB 755 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a women veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 756 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 758 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 759 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 838 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 967 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding residents of certain group homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 985 84-0 (2015) Author: Villalba, Jason | et. al. Relating to mental health screening for public school students who may be a danger to self or others and to suspension or educational placement of those students; creating an offense. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1083 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John | et. al.
Relating to a mental health assessment of certain inmates of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1084 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to the reporting of certain information regarding inmates and the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice. House: Corrections Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1241 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1260 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to creation by rule of the Department of Aging and Disability Services of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1286 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the prosecution and punishment of the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1328 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1329 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1330 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 1338 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to training for peace officers and first responders on certain persons affected by trauma. House: Emerging Issues In Texas Law Enforcement, Select
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1393 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1429 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis | et. al. Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1430 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the inclusion of mental health in the public services endorsement on a public school diploma and in information about health science career pathways. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1541 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles | et. al.
Relating to peer specialists, peer services, and the provision of those services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 1679 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1873 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of self-directed mental health services in the integrated Medicaid managed care system. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1908 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Garcia, Sylvia
Relating to the continuity of care for offenders with mental impairments. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1958 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to eligibility for participation in veterans court programs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1998 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2023 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the appointment of a forensic director responsible for statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2039 84-0 (2015) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2048 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the delivery of mental health services and supports under a system of care framework to minors who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional disturbance or who are at risk of being removed from the minor's home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2079 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2101 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the effect and disregard of declarations for mental health treatment. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2102 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew Relating to the appeal of an order authorizing the administration of medication to a patient receiving court-ordered inpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2130 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to access to a deceased person's mental health information. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2141 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to the coordinating workgroups of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2216 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Transportation
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2218 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2220 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2283 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to entities exempt from regulation as a boarding home facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2301 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to time credits awarded against the cumulative period of commitment or treatment of certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2302 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al.
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the mandatory dismissal of misdemeanor charges against certain defendants determined to be incompetent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2340 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2434 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2452 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the provision of educational services to certain students receiving treatment at a day treatment center and to the consideration of those students for purposes of accountability and calculating average daily attendance. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2453 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2505 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2584 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2597 84-0 (2015) Author: Reynolds, Ron | et. al. Relating to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2631 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to hazardous duty pay for certain employees working at state supported living centers and state hospitals. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2648 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to progressive sanctions for providers of home and community-based services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2649 84-0 (2015) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to requiring video recording in certain home and community-based services provider facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2699 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the functions and operations of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2708 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the qualifications for teaching a driver education course. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation
Effective immediately
HB 2711 84-0 (2015) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to transportation of an individual with a mental illness by emergency medical services personnel. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2749 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2789 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to trauma-informed care training for certain employees of state supported living centers and intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2858 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2951 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3066 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3115 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3282 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the coordination of, communication of best practices concerning, and collection of information pertaining to the provision of evidence-based behavioral services for students with autism spectrum disorder in this state. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3289 84-0 (2015) Author: Farney, Marsha Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing school health efforts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3372 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3404 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to a study on providing care to veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3424 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study and report on the establishment of a central database containing information about certain individuals under guardianship. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3474 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to issues affecting counties and other governmental entities. House: County Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate discharges conferees
HB 3495 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3574 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3676 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3677 84-0 (2015) Author: Workman, Paul | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3685 84-0 (2015) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs. House: Economic & Small Business Development
Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development
Effective on 1/1/16
HB 3726 84-0 (2015) Author: Farias, Joe | et. al. Relating to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans rehabilitation dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3799 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the expunction of certain drug-related offenses following successful treatment and rehabilitation. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3937 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3990 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al. Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3999 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exemption of certain persons from licensure as a professional counselor or social worker. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4048 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to mental health assessments and evaluations of children in foster care. House: Juvenile Justice & Family Issues Referred to Juvenile Justice & Family Issues
HB 4124 84-0 (2015) Author: Burns, DeWayne Relating to the certification of alcohol awareness programs required for minors convicted of or receiving deferred disposition for certain alcohol offenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HJR 87 84-0 (2015) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Committee report sent to Calendars
HR 3387 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 55. Reported enrolled
SB 55 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans and their families. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 133 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to mental health first aid training for school district employees and school resource officers. House: Public Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 204 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation of the functions of the Department of Aging and Disability Services; increasing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
House appoints conferees-reported
SB 210 84-0 (2015) Author: Birdwell, Brian | et. al. Relating to the continuation of the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 226 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 239 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 359 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Workman, Paul
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities and physicians to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 388 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 518 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing school health efforts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 553 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 674 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to instruction regarding mental health, substance abuse, and youth suicide in educator training programs. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 832 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the coordinating workgroups of the Texas Coordinating Council for Veterans Services. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 890 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to restricting the use of administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for certain inmates. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 891 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the operations of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, including conditions of confinement of certain inmates and required training for correctional officers employed by the department. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1068 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1070 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to allowing certain defendants to successfully complete education at a substance abuse treatment facility in lieu of attending an education program; changing required conditions of community supervision for certain defendants. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1094 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to health benefit plan coverage for abuse-deterrent opioid analgesic drugs. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1119 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a pilot project to evaluate the use of telepractice to provide certain services to children and adults with an autism spectrum disorder. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1129 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1304 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the creation of a women veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1305 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Minjarez, Ina
Relating to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative within the mental health intervention program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1306 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the coordination and provision of certain health services to veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
SB 1326 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the maximum cumulative period allowed for restoration of a defendant's competency to stand trial and to certain time credits awarded against that cumulative period. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1382 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1477 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the continuity of care and service program for offenders with mental impairments. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1478 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1507 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the statewide coordination and oversight of forensic mental health services overseen by the Department of State Health Services, including the appointment of a forensic director. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1532 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1560 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Lozano, J. M.
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency treatment facilities and certain other facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1624 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to a requirement that certain entering students at a general academic teaching institution receive information regarding mental health and suicide prevention services. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1665 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the recusal or disqualification of a statutory probate judge or other judge authorized to hear probate, guardianship, or mental health matters, and the subsequent assignment of another judge. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1671 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the employment status of certain individuals engaged in rehabilitative work-training programs. Senate: Natural Resources & Economic Development Referred to Natural Resources & Economic Development
SB 1698 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1699 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the designation of May as Postpartum Depression Awareness Month. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1774 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the definition of serious mental illness for purposes of certain group health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1887 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1888 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a requirement that a county report the number of certain persons with mental illness detained in that county's jail. House: County Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1889 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the definition of neglect of a child, the exclusion of certain information from the Department of Family and Protective Services central registry of child abuse or neglect cases, and the report of certain information regarding those cases to the legislature. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1890 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1891 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the delivery of mental health services and supports under a system of care framework to minors who have or are at risk of developing a serious emotional disturbance or who are at risk of being removed from the minor's home. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1963 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley's authority to contract with federal agencies to provide healthcare to veterans. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Left pending in committee
SB 1979 84-0 (2015) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the study of the fiscal impact on local governments in Dallas, Ellis, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro and Rockwall Counties of restructuring the NorthSTAR behavioral health system and the effective implementation the Sunset Commission Health and Human Services Commission Issue 9 recommendation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1999 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to day activity and health services facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SR 1038 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. 55. Reported enrolled
HB 39 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 205 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the allocation of outpatient mental health services and beds in certain mental health facilities and the commitment of certain persons to receive mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 243 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of a community center that provides mental health or mental retardation services to sell certain real property of the center. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 245 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to the authority of emergency room physicians and certain certified emergency medical services professionals to hold a person believed to have a mental illness; establishing mental health crisis intervention certification for certain emergency medical services personnel. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 369 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 447 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the rights of a person apprehended without a warrant for emergency detention. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 512 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the eligibility of certain inmates for release on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 592 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the definition of serious mental illness for purposes of certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 766 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil Relating to the commitment of certain criminal defendants with a history of escape or flight to the maximum security unit of a mental health facility for competency restoration. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 808 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to consent to the administration of certain medications provided to foster children. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 838 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the monitoring of certain medications provided to foster children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 868 83-0 (2013) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to exceptions to mental health information disclosure prohibitions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 913 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 978 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transportation of certain patients to a mental health facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1005 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the certification of day habilitation services providers for individuals with intellectual disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1023 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to recommendations by the Health and Human Services Commission or a designated health and human services agency regarding mental health workforce shortages. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1109 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to peace officer interaction with persons with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 1143 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark Relating to certain assessments for children in the conservatorship of the state. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1191 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to certain information about housing for persons with mental illness provided through the Texas Information and Referral Network Internet site. House: Technology
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1213 83-0 (2013) Author: Clardy, Travis Relating to the authority of a mental health professional or school counselor to disclose certain confidential information. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1561 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to access to a deceased person's mental health information. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 1738 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to the emergency detention by a peace officer of a person who may have mental illness, including information provided to the person subject to detention and a standard form of notification of detention to be provided to a facility by a peace officer. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1739 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1828 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to hazardous duty pay for certain employees working at state supported living centers and state hospitals. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1856 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to the authority of a mental health facility to require a peace officer to transport a person apprehended for emergency detention to a medical facility to receive a medical evaluation before being transported to the mental health facility. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1872 83-0 (2013) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to federal firearm reporting for a person who voluntarily identifies as a person with mental illness. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 1947 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the criteria for commitment or detention of a person with mental illness. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 1948 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2186 83-0 (2013) Author: Workman, Paul Relating to authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2212 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2276 83-0 (2013) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to notice of services and programs, including residential services, available for persons with intellectual disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2295 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2296 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the requirements of using certain technology to conduct certain mental health hearings or proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 2349 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2392 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2401 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth | et. al. Relating to the provision of community-based services to individuals who have or may have mental illness. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2437 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 2450 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a pilot program operated by certain public or private primary or secondary or open-enrollment charter schools in Webb County concerning searches and drug testing of students with parental consent and certain disciplinary measures and other procedures that may arise from such a search or test. House: Public Education
Senate: Government Organization
Left pending in committee
HB 2477 83-0 (2013) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2529 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain communicable diseases. Filed
HB 2618 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2625 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2673 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the protection and care of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2887 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment and expansion of community collaboratives by entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2901 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Relating to a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on certain real property used to provide housing to certain persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 3003 83-0 (2013) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to school district programs to assist students in making the transition back to school after certain prolonged placements outside of school. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3118 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3149 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an extension for the time a person may be detained in custody for a preliminary examination. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3224 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to inclusion of instruction in the detection and education of students with mental or emotional disorders in the requirements for educator training programs. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3225 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3226 83-0 (2013) 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 3227 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to coverage of certain eating disorders as serious mental illnesses under certain group health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to State Affairs
HB 3251 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the assessment of the long-term care needs of certain persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities and a resource allocation system for certain Medicaid program services provided to those persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3312 83-0 (2013) Author: Collier, Nicole Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3321 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to information required of an applicant for a driver's license. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 3326 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to health benefit plan coverage for an enrollee with certain mental disorders. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3327 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 3427 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3527 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3528 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3532 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to resuming a criminal case after a defendant is determined to be competent to stand trial. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3543 83-0 (2013) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al. Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3635 83-0 (2013) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the assignment of a licensed psychologist or professional counselor to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3656 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to court authorization of elective surgery for certain persons with disabilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 3657 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3684 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3731 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the date of a hearing on an application for an order to authorize psychoactive medication for a person receiving inpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3741 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon Relating to an education program for firearms sellers regarding mental health and immunity from civil liability for certain actions. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 3765 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3766 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to making available through the Internet certain information about housing and treatment options in each county for persons with mental illness. House: County Affairs Referred to County Affairs
HB 3774 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the insanity defense and persons found not guilty by reason of insanity in a criminal case. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HJR 127 83-0 (2013) Author: Turner, Chris Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for a credit against ad valorem taxes imposed on qualifying real property used to provide housing to persons with disabilities. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HR 3010 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled
SB 7 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 32 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 34 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 35 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medication in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 36 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 44 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to maintaining and reporting certain information regarding certain child abuse or neglect cases and the provision of mental health services for children in those cases. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 50 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the composition of the council. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 58 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to delivery of and reporting on mental health, behavioral health, substance abuse, and certain other services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 126 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the creation of a mental health and substance abuse public reporting system. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 250 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the requirements of using certain technology to conduct certain mental health hearings or proceedings. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Left pending in committee
SB 258 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 294 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 337 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José 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 Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 421 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 460 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to training for public school teachers in the detection and education of students at risk for suicide or with other mental or emotional disorders and the inclusion of mental health concerns in coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 462 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Lewis, Tryon
Relating to specialty court programs in this state. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 519 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the definition of autism and other pervasive developmental disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 613 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to school district drug abuse prevention policies for classroom teachers. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 646 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 718 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to voluntary and involuntary mental health services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 720 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to jury instructions regarding the insanity defense in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 721 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the insanity defense in a criminal case. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 747 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Fallon, Pat
Relating to the term for the independent ombudsman for state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 750 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to the applicability of the death penalty to a capital offense committed by a person with an intellectual disability. Senate: Criminal Justice Co-author authorized
SB 769 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide specialized training to foster parents of certain children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 831 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to a list of mental health, substance abuse, and suicide prevention programs that may be selected for implementation by public schools. House: Public Health
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 846 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Relating to training, certification, and accreditation provided or regulated by the Texas Veterans Commission. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 898 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the mental health program for veterans. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 937 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 938 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to the payment of costs incurred by the involuntary commitment of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 944 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to criminal history record checks for certain employees of facilities licensed by the Department of State Health Services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 955 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the training of certain persons in mental health first aid and assistance, the funding of mental health first aid and assistance training, and the liability of certain persons providing assistance to persons experiencing a mental health crisis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 991 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1045 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to an evaluation of the state supported living center system. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1057 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to information about private health care insurance coverage and the health insurance exchange for individuals applying for certain Department of State Health Services health or mental health benefits, services, and assistance. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1178 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to training for public school educators in identifying mental health and suicide risks among students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1185 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the creation of a mental health jail diversion pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
SB 1187 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the determination of incompetency in criminal cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1189 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to the disposition of certain firearms seized by a law enforcement agency. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1352 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to inclusion of mental health concerns in existing state and local coordinated school health efforts. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1357 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of administrative segregation or seclusion in county jails. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1438 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1475 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to a jail-based restoration of competency pilot program. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1485 83-0 (2013) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the definition of serious mental illness for purposes of certain group health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1499 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce Relating to establishing a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1517 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: McClendon, Ruth
Relating to the collection of data regarding the placement of a child in disciplinary seclusion in a juvenile facility. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1591 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the emergency detention of persons with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1592 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a peace officer's determination whether medical services are needed for persons apprehended for emergency detention. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1593 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a standard form of notification for the detention of a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1594 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the criteria for commitment of a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1595 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the nature of delivery of services to a person with mental illness. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1706 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to mental health in juvenile cases. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1751 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the allocation of beds in and the commitment of certain persons to certain mental health facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1752 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to declarations for mental health treatment. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1753 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to ensuring the continuation of medical assistance benefits for individuals after release or discharge from certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1755 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to exceptions to mental health information disclosure prohibitions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1766 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the criteria and requirements for the closure, consolidation, or consolidation plan of state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1804 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the establishment of community collaboratives by local entities to provide services to and coordinate the care of persons who are homeless, persons with mental illness, and persons with substance abuse problems. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1842 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to restraint and seclusion procedures and reporting at certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1889 83-0 (2013) Author: Eltife, Kevin
Sponsor: Lavender, George
Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1912 83-0 (2013) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to disease management practices of local mental health authorities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SR 1092 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 3793. Reported enrolled

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