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HB 241 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 280 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1212 85-0 (2017) Author: Phillips, Larry Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1415 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1580 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1602 85-0 (2017) Author: Keough, Mark | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1628 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1804 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses who are military veterans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1828 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 1846 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1847 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. House: Public Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2251 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
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 2637 85-0 (2017) Author: Faircloth, Wayne | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2807 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2901 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2902 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2950 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3296 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to persons required to establish nursing peer review committees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3358 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3395 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses practicing in certain areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3406 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 3527 85-0 (2017) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3578 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the acceptable examination pass rate for nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3629 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for the Brazosport College District to offer a baccalaureate degree program in nursing. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Left pending in committee
HB 3857 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4092 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an interstate compact regulating nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 196 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 305 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 352 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 367 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 431 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 433 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 644 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 645 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 654 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 673 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 681 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 831 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescribing and ordering authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses who are military veterans. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1170 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1328 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1505 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the application of certain taxes imposed on certain tobacco products and to the allocation of certain revenue from those taxes to increase funding for certain health care education programs. Senate: Finance Not again placed on intent calendar
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 1925 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1926 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2118 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 189 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 495 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 1071 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care and Quality of Life Interdisciplinary Advisory Council. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1185 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1384 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1473 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse and a physician assistant to sign or issue certain documents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1729 84-0 (2015) Author: Peña, Gilbert Relating to the qualifications of persons employed as nurses by public school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1938 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
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 2445 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James Relating to conduct that constitutes the offense of displaying a firearm in a public place. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 2602 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2696 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a study on reducing workplace violence against nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2897 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3078 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to recommend a uniform pre-nursing curriculum for undergraduate professional nursing programs offered by public institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 3398 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3632 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3908 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to a pilot program to expand joint credit programs to include certain courses offered by career schools and colleges in certain counties. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3912 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to pronounce death and sign death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3913 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the affidavit required to be exempt from jury service due to a physical or mental impairment. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HR 218 84-0 (2015) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Honoring nurse practitioners. Reported enrolled
SB 69 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; imposing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 271 84-0 (2015) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 448 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. Senate: Higher Education Left pending in committee
SB 466 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the affidavit required to be exempt from jury service due to a physical or mental impairment. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1980 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 68 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to cognitive-linguistic or neurocognitive assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 581 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity in certain employment lawsuits by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 813 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1484 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1829 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices at hospitals and nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2099 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2358 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 2880 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
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 414 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to a study and report regarding authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs to address regional workforce needs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
SB 418 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 419 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a central database for and health and human services agency investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, and exploitation violations and rights violations at certain facilities operated in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 682 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to reimbursement for services provided by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 726 83-0 (2013) Author: Paxton, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorization by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for certain public junior colleges to offer baccalaureate degree programs. Senate: Higher Education Co-author authorized
SB 1058 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
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
HB 575 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to licensing, regulation, and prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses and the regulation of registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 884 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1394 82-0 (2011) Author: Castro, Joaquin Relating to reports concerning the number of full-time librarians, counselors, and school nurses who are employed at a public school. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1508 82-0 (2011) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al. Relating to authorizing certain public junior colleges to offer a baccalaureate degree in nursing. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1663 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1989 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the minimum standards for the certifications of sexual assault training programs and sexual assault nurse examiners and for certification renewal by those entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2066 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2079 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration by certain nurses and occupational therapists of treatments, medication, or therapy ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2117 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2320 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to regulation of nurse aides. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2426 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain rights and duties of nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2427 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the rights and duties of hospital patients and certain health care providers; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2703 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2975 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3299 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to services provided by a health care professional at an assisted living facility. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3611 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3666 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
SB 47 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 145 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 192 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 193 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 533 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the minimum standards for the certifications of sexual assault training programs and sexual assault nurse examiners and for certification renewal by those entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 733 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 795 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to regulation of nurse aides. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 846 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses at certain sites serving medically underserved populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1143 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1339 82-0 (2011) Author: West, Royce Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1542 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1580 82-0 (2011) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to state fiscal matters related to health and human services and state agencies administering health and human services programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1857 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 151 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 591 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 696 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 952 81-0 (2009) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to duty-free lunch periods for public school nurses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1128 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing, including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1373 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1738 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study of nursing educational programs that require a single clinical competency assessment. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 1924 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the performance of pharmacy services in certain rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2627 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the provision of private duty nursing and therapy services under the Medicaid program in accordance with authorization by a licensed nurse practitioner or a physician assistant. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2709 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2711 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2718 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2719 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2885 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to determination of the examination pass rate for nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3230 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the approval of out-of-state nursing education programs by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3273 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the administration by certain nurses of treatments or medication ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3961 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 4353 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the licensing of certain nurses who will practice in border counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4355 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a study of alternate ways to assure clinical competency of graduates of nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4407 81-0 (2009) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to rules concerning administration and maintenance of anaphylaxis medicine on public school campuses. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 4471 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the professional nursing shortage reduction program. House: Public Health
Senate: Higher Education
Effective immediately
HB 4650 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
SB 158 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 345 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to screening health care personnel of home and community support services agencies for tuberculosis. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 476 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to staffing, overtime, and other employment protections for nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 532 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 680 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 785 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the employee misconduct registry and employee certification posting requirements for certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 790 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to clinical practice hours available for professional nursing educational programs at certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 791 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 886 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1397 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the licensure of nurses, including the assessment of fees, the clinical competency of nursing program graduates, and the establishment of the equivalency of certain competency-based nursing education programs in other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1415 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing, including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1718 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1719 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the delegation of certain acts of prescriptive authority by a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1880 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the regulation of nursing. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 2159 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the number of families served by the nurse-family partnership competitive grant program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2247 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the use of pro re nata psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 424 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 787 80-0 (2007) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to duty-free lunch periods for public school nurses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 830 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to monthly benefits for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who return to work as registered nurses. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 980 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to monthly benefits for certain retirees of the Teacher Retirement System of Texas who return to work as registered nurses. House: Pensions & Investments Referred to Pensions and Investments
HB 1096 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1362 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to reports by nurses of certain conduct and protection from retaliation for those nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1707 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1775 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the expansion of school of nursing facilities at Stephen F. Austin State University. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1838 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the entitlement of certain students to attend a public school campus at which a full-time registered nurse is assigned. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1894 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Appropriations Left pending in committee
HB 2040 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2041 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2158 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to nursing peer review and the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2165 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority to approve schools of nursing. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 2426 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing and the renaming of the Board of Nurse Examiners as the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2500 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to certain requirements for a program of study prescribed by the Board of Nurse Examiners for registered nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2650 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the creation and administration of the teacher, engineer, or professional nurse undergraduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3042 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to certain convictions barring employment at certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3061 80-0 (2007) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to the creation and administration of the professional nurse graduate education scholarship program. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3443 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna
Sponsor: West, Royce | et. al.
Relating to the Texas hospital-based nursing education partnership grant program. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HR 2859 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 993. Reported enrolled
SB 138 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to promoting the retention and graduation of students enrolled in professional nursing programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 139 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study on improving the curricula of professional and vocational nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 156 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to a competitive grant program to fund nurse-family partnership programs in certain communities in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 198 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the recognition of hospitals with outstanding nursing programs and a listing of hospital nursing staff information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 199 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to certain convictions barring employment at certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 201 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to tuition exemptions at public institutions of higher education for certain professional nursing program preceptors and their children. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 289 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to the use of professional nursing shortage reduction program grants to encourage clinical nursing instruction by part-time faculty at public or private institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 761 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to reports by nurses of certain conduct and protection from retaliation for those nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 800 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 907 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Nurse Examiners. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 992 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SB 993 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to nursing peer review and the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1185 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to certain low-interest home loan programs offered by the state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1382 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert Relating to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds for the expansion of school of nursing facilities at Stephen F. Austin State University. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1419 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the creation of the Texas Hospital-Based Nursing Education Grant Program. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1493 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1494 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1860 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project regarding funding for professional nursing education programs offered by general academic teaching institutions and health-related institutions. Senate: Education Withdrawn from schedule
SR 1170 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 993. Reported enrolled
HB 443 79-0 (2005) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to duty-free lunch periods for public school nurses. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 793 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to a notification requirement if a nurse is not assigned to a public school campus. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 952 79-0 (2005) Author: Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 992 79-0 (2005) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to nursing degree requirements for a licensed paramedic. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 1366 79-0 (2005) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to the regulation of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1718 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of certain nursing practices, including circulating duties in an operating room. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 1980 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the assignment of school nurses at public school campuses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3005 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill | et. al. Relating to providing incentives to recruit and retain professional nursing program faculty. House: Higher Education Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3034 79-0 (2005) Author: Solis, Jim Relating to a program to reduce the shortage of professional and vocational nurses through financial assistance from the Texas Enterprise Fund. House: Economic Development Left pending in committee
HB 3100 79-0 (2005) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 52 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to a competitive grant program for aging and disability services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 132 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Morrison, Geanie
Relating to goals and strategies concerning the number of graduates from professional nursing education programs and incentives to recruit and retain professional nursing program faculty. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 195 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a nurse or nurse aide employed by a temporary nursing service agency to provide hospice services to patients; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 633 79-0 (2005) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to a pilot program to provide health services to state employees in state office complexes. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 915 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the salary paid to certain professional employees of public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 966 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to programs to recruit, train, and license nurses and other health care professionals in this state. Senate: Education Refer to s/c on Higher Education by Pres
SB 1000 79-0 (2005) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1053 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Allen, Ray
Relating to the enforcement of the regulation of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1525 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to safe patient handling and movement practices of nurses in hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 311 78-0 (2003) Author: Villarreal, Mike
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of licensed vocational nurses and nursing peer review. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 539 78-0 (2003) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to duty-free lunch periods for school nurses. House: Public Education No action taken in committee
HB 776 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring that certain individuals who provide nursing services in a nursing institution receive annual training in caring for people with dementia. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1095 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the authority of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to administer, provide, and carry out or sign a prescription drug order. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1483 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing by the Board of Nurse Examiners and to the abolition of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners and the transfer of the functions of that agency to the Board of Nurse Examiners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1515 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to temporary license suspensions of registered nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 1927 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Education Subcommittee members named
HB 2131 78-0 (2003) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of certain operating room nurses employed by certain other health providers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2208 78-0 (2003) Author: Allen, Ray
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2324 78-0 (2003) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al. Relating to the practice and regulatory environment for registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2428 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to education requirements for vocational nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2986 78-0 (2003) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to increasing the number of registered nurses and other health care professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3126 78-0 (2003) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to educating health professionals, the composition and authority of the statewide health coordinating council, and certain health planning data collected by the department of health. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
SB 241 78-0 (2003) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the regulation of licensed vocational nurses. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 612 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the authority of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to administer, provide, and carry out or sign a prescription drug order. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 718 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the practice and regulatory environment for registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1167 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to increasing the number of registered nurses and other health care professionals in this state and collecting and analyzing nursing data. Senate: Education Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1202 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to directing the Texas Department of Health to study and report on the use and effectiveness of nurse triage lines. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1298 78-0 (2003) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to workplace safety in hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1549 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring that certain individuals who provide nursing services in a nursing institution receive annual training in caring for people with dementia. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1662 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the care of elementary and secondary school students with diabetes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 390 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the use of registered nurses for telemedical consultations reimbursed under the Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 456 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to exemption from nursing license requirements for certain services provided to persons with disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 803 77-0 (2001) Author: Junell, Robert
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to reimbursement for services provided by registered nurse first assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1152 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1361 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the reduction of the shortage of registered nurses by establishing a program to increase enrollments in nursing education programs, increasing nursing faculty, and creating a nursing workforce data center. House: Higher Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1722 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to a requirement that school district nurses and counselors provide information and assistance concerning student enrollment in the state child health plan. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2209 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the delegation of prescription drug orders to physician assistants and advanced practice nurses who provide health care services at certain alternate practice sites. House: Public Health Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
HB 2650 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to requiring hepatitis C training for registered nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2940 77-0 (2001) Author: Capelo, Jaime | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to prescribe drugs. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3373 77-0 (2001) Author: Farabee, David Relating to loan repayment by certain health professionals. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3520 77-0 (2001) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to a franchise tax credit for expenditures made toward the cost of nursing education. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
SB 33 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 40 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to tuition assistance for licensed vocational nursing students who agree following their licensure to practice in long-term care facilities. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 572 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Gray, Patricia
Relating to the reduction of the shortage of registered nurses by establishing a program to increase enrollments in nursing education programs, increasing nursing faculty, and creating a nursing workforce data center. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 655 77-0 (2001) Author: Staples, Todd Relating to minimum salaries for public school classroom teachers, librarians, counselors, and nurses. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1166 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and physician assistants to prescribe drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1265 77-0 (2001) Author: Haywood, Tom Relating to the delegation of prescription drug orders to physician assistants and advanced practice nurses who provide health care services at certain alternate practice sites. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1285 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 224 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the creation and operation of a certification program for certain nurse aides; providing a penalty. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1225 76-0 (1999) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the number of nurse aides on duty in a convalescent or nursing home or related institution in which elderly persons reside. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1261 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to listing certain incidents of abuse or neglect by a nurse's aide in a convalescent or nursing home or related institution. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1342 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the practice of registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses, including the adoption of an interstate compact relating to licensing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 1/1/00
HB 1360 76-0 (1999) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to appraisal of open-space land for ad valorem tax purposes. House: Ways & Means Subcommittee members named
HB 1786 76-0 (1999) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to minimum salaries for full-time registered nurses employed by school districts. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 2192 76-0 (1999) Author: Wise, Miguel Relating to the requirement that certain persons receive training in recognizing child abuse and neglect. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2470 76-0 (1999) Author: Ramsay, Tom Relating to the regulation of registered veterinary nurses. House: Agriculture & Livestock Postponed
HB 2985 76-0 (1999) Author: Lengefeld, David Relating to the procurement by a governmental entity of the professional services of a registered nurse. House: State Affairs Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3223 76-0 (1999) Author: Capelo, Jaime Relating to the regulation of health services provided by and the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 20 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the creation and operation of a certification program for certain nurse aides; providing a penalty. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 314 76-0 (1999) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Gutierrez, Roberto
Relating to health certificates required for certain licenses and certificates issued by the Texas Cosmetology Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 981 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the practice of registered nurses and licensed vocational nurses, including the adoption of an interstate compact relating to licensing. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1131 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to advanced practice nurses and physician assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1133 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Lengefeld, David
Relating to the procurement by a governmental entity of certain professional services. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1223 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Counts, David
Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 1452 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to minimum salaries for full-time registered nurses employed by school districts. Senate: Education Left pending in committee
HB 2265 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy Relating to the regulation of professional nursing, the establishment of professional nursing peer review, and certain professional nursing reporting procedures; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 479 70-0 (1987) Author: Repp, Glenn Honoring the nurses of Texas.
SB 1160 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the regulation of professional nursing, the establishment of professional nursing peer review, and certain professional nursing reporting procedures; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 70 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the reinstatement of a license or certificate to practice nursing. House: Public Health Referred to subcommittee
HB 817 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a report of a professional nurse who is suspected of being impaired by chemical dependency or mental or physical illness. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 823 69-0 (1985) Author: Arnold, Gordon "Doc"
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to certain requirements for licensure as a licensed vocational nurse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2175 69-0 (1985) Author: Melton, Bob Relating to an appropriation to the Central Education Agency for licensed vocational nursing programs in secondary schools. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 399 69-0 (1985) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Smithee, John
Relating to the determination of death by a physician after consultation with a registered nurse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Senate adopted conf. comm. report
SB 874 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to peer assistance programs for registered nurses. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
HB 920 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to exceptions from the law regulating professional nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Committee on Public Health
HB 1412 68-0 (1983) Author: Simpson, Bob Relating to payment and reimbursement for services of registered nurses under certain health insurance. House: Insurance Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1718 68-0 (1983) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to a report of a professional nurse who is suspected of being impaired by chemical dependency or mental or physical illness. House: Public Health See remarks
HB 1908 68-0 (1983) Author: Polk, Mary Relating to the employment of professional nurses who are legal aliens. House: Labor and Employment Relations Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 561 68-0 (1983) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the exceptions from the law regulating registered professional nursing. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SB 790 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted Relating to payment and reimbursement for services of registered professional nurses under certain health insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Committee on Economic Development
SB 1130 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the reporting of certain information about a professional nurse who is suspected of being impaired by chemical dependency or mental or physical illness; making certain information confidential; absolving persons participating from liability. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SCR 17 68-0 (1983) Author: Parker, Carl
Sponsor: Hackney, Clint
Recommending that nursing schools include in their coursework on diabetes mellitus material relevant to out-patient management and patient education; and requesting that the Board of Nurse Examiners asses the competency of nurses in the area of diabetes mellitus. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 875 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to establishment and operation of a school of vocational nursing at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 923 67-0 (1981) Author: Tow, Rodney Relating to establishment and operation of a school of registered nursing at Sam Houston State University. House: Higher Education Referred to Committee on Higher Education
HB 1007 67-0 (1981) Author: Florence, Buck Relating to the provision of temporary nursing services. House: Human Services Referred to subcommittee
HB 1058 67-0 (1981) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the provision of primary health care and preventive care by Advanced Nurse Practitioners acting under protocols and providing for joint rule-making by the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Nurse Examiners. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 1888 67-0 (1981) Author: Robnett, Nolan Relating to continuation of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners and regulation of the practice of vocational nursing. House: Government Organization Scheduled for public hearing on . . . . . .
HJR 91 67-0 (1981) Author: Shaw, Larry Proposing a constitutional amendment to increase the membership of the State Medical Education Board and to make nursing students eligible for financial assistance provided by the board. House: Constitutional Amendments Referred to subcommittee
SB 532 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob Relating to the provision of temporary nursing services; providing definitions; authorizing the Texas Board of Health to exercise certain powers; providing for the establishment and maintenance of a catalogue of information regarding temporary nursing services; providing for the establishment of a central registry of temporary nursing service agencies or organizations; providing registration requirements and a registration fee; providing for rules; providing penalties. Senate: Human Resources No action taken
SB 575 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Washington, Craig
Relating to continuation of the Board of Nurse Examiners and regulation of professional nursing. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 576 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the provision of primary health care and preventive care by Advanced Nurse Practitioners acting under protocols and providing for joint rule-making by the Board of Medical Examiners and Board of Nurse Examiners. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 827 67-0 (1981) Author: Glasgow, Bob
Sponsor: Robnett, Nolan
Relating to continuation of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners and regulation of the practice of vocational nursing; providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 310 66-0 (1979) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to regulation of persons engaged in attending or caring for sick people. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 649 66-0 (1979) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to regulation of the practice of professional nursing. House: Health Services Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1933 66-0 (1979) Author: Bird, Ronald C. Relating to continuing education requirement for nurses. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2069 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to the certification of nurse practitioners and physician assistants. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2070 66-0 (1979) Author: Head, Fred Relating to disciplinary action involving registered nurses. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
SB 273 66-0 (1979) Author: Santiesteban, H.
Sponsor: Bird, Ronald C.
Relating to the practice of professional nursing and to the authority and powers of the board of nurse examiners; defining professional nursing; granting the board injunctive powers; establishing the minimum score required on the entrance examination; eliminating recording of certificate with county clerk; modifying the reasons for and procedures relating to refusal of examination, license, certificate, or permit and to disciplinary actions and permitting probation in such actions; providing for inactive status; modifying and establishing fees; modifying penalties; creating the Professional Nurse Registration Fund. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SCR 87 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Resolved that the 66th Legislature hereby request the Texas Department of Human Resources and the Texas Department of Health to conduct a joint study, with consumerl input, of nursing staff manpower pools to determine their impact or available manpower and their effect on the cost of health care delivery. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 594 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to registered nurses and the practice of professional nursing; defining terms; providing for the regulation of registered nurses and the practice of professional nursing; establishing the Texas Board for Professional Nursing and providing for its composition, funding, organization, operation, powers, duties, and responsibilities in carrying out the provisions of the Professional Nursing Practice Act; providing for professional nursing standards of education, competence, and ethical conduct necessary to assure the public health, safety, and welfare; providing for licensing, specialty certification, and continuing professional nursing education; prohibiting certain acts and conduct; providing for specific terms of professional identification for professional nurses; making special provisions for professional nurses licensed on the effective date of this Act; making certain exceptions to application of the Act; revising all laws pertaining to the licensing regulation of professional nurses and professional nursing; providing certain penalties and enforcement procedures. House: State Affairs Coauthor authorized
HB 596 65-0 (1977) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to regulation of certain persons engaged in attending or caring for sick people; prescribing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2190 65-0 (1977) Author: Wilson, John
Sponsor: Andujar, Betty
Relating to the minimum time required to complete a course of study in programs which prepare professional nurse practitioners. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective in 90 days
HR 78 65-0 (1977) Author: Grant, Ben Z. Relating to directing the House Committee on Health and Welfare to study the licensing and regulation of the nursing profession. House: Health & Welfare
SB 392 65-0 (1977) Author: Santiesteban, H. Relating to registered nurses and the practice of professional nursing; defining terms; providing for the regulation of registered nurses and the practice of professional nursing; establishing the Texas Board of Professional Nursing and providing for its composition, funding, organization, operation, powers, duties, and responsibilities in carrying out the provisions of the Professional Nursing Practice Act; providing for professional nursing standards of education, competence and ethical conduct necessary to assure the public health, safety, and welfare; providing for licensing and continuing professional nursing education; prohibiting certain acts and conduct; providing for specific terms of professional identification for professional nurses; making special provisions for professional nurses licensed on the effective date of this Act; making certain exceptions to application of the Act; revising all the laws pertaining to the licensing regulation of professional nurses and professional nursing; providing severability; providing certain penalties and enforcement procedures; providing a repealing clause; and declaring an emergency. Senate: Human Resources Motion lost
SB 1257 65-0 (1977) Author: Andujar, Betty Relating to minimum time required to complete a course of study in programs which prepare professional nurse practitioners. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
HB 373 64-0 (1975) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the licensing and regulation of nurses aides. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1337 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to the minimum salary for registered nurses under the Foundation School Program. House: Public Education Referred to Committee on Public Education
HB 1841 64-0 (1975) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Williams, Lindon
Relating to sequential education planning for nursing education and credit for educational and clinical experiences. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective in 90 days
HB 413 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the licensing and regulation of nurses aides; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
HB 553 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to the licensing and regulation of nurses aides. House: Human Resources Sent to Calendar Committee
HB 955 63-0 (1973) Author: Boone III, Latham Authorizing the Board of Directors of The Texas A&M University System to lease, construct, and acquire buildings and improvements and sites therefor in the Texas Medical Center in Houston for classrooms, research space, and residential space for conducting research in nursing and for teaching senior-level nursing students from Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; providing for research, teaching and residential space for health related courses, research and service programs involving Texas A&M University in cooperation with medical colleges in the Houston area; authorizing the expenditure of General Revenue funds; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds and pledges of revenues of the Board and tuition charges in support of such bonds; authorizing the Board to accept and administer grants and gifts; providing a severabililty clause; and declaring an emergency. House: Education
Senate: Administration
Referred to Committee on Administration
SB 500 63-0 (1973) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill" Authorizing the Board of Directors of the Texas A&M University System to lease, construct, and acquire buildings and improvements and sites therefor in the Texas Medical Center in Houston for classrooms, research space, and residential space for conducting research in nursing and for teaching senior-level nursing students from Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas; providing for research, teaching, and residential space for health related courses, research, and service programs involving Texas A&M University in cooperation with medical colleges in the Houston area; authorizing the expenditure of General Revenue funds; authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds and pledges of revenues of the Board and tuition charges in support of such bonds; authorizing the Board to accept and administer grants and gifts; providing a severability clause. Senate: Education Referred to Committee on Education
HB 567 62-0 (1971) Author: Bass, Tom Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of the University of Texas System to establish, maintain, and operate System Nursing Schools as branches of the University of Texas Nursing School (System-wide), which is composed of certain branches.
HB 1091 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell | et. al. Relating to establishing an undergraduate nursing school in Tarrant County.
HB 1515 62-0 (1971) Author: Shannon, Tommy | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Regents of The University of Texas System to establish System Nursing Schools as branches of the University Nursing School (System-wide).
HCR 53 62-0 (1971) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim | et. al. Memorializing the Congress of the United States to take appropriate action to protect "access hospitals" and to prevent their loss of Medicare certification.
HCR 80 62-0 (1971) Author: Neugent, Dean Requesting the Coordinating Board to do a feasibility study encouraging junior colleges to enlist the aid of hospitals to train more nurses.
SB 337 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Hull, Cordell
Relating to authorizing the Boards of Regents of the University of Texas System to establish, maintain, and operate System Nursing Schools as branches of the University of Texas Nursing School (System-wide) and to make coordinating agreements and joint appointments.
SB 586 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al. Relating to authorizing Board of The University of Texas System to establish maintain and operate a clinical nursing school.
SB 770 62-0 (1971) Author: Hall, Ralph Relating to the authority and procedure for governing and administering certain state college and university programs leading to baccalaureate and graduate degrees in nursing and continuing education in nursing; providing an effective date.
SB 908 62-0 (1971) Author: Jordan, Barbara | et. al.
Sponsor: Slider, James L.
Relating to the granting of tuition scholarship to nursing students at certain State-supported institutions of higher education.
SB 928 62-0 (1971) Author: Christie, Joe
Sponsor: Kaster, James J.
Relating to authorizing the Board of Vocational Nursing Examiners to delegate the power to hold the Vocational Nursing Examination.
HB 75 61-0 (1969) Author: Holland, W. Lamoine | et. al. Relating to establishing, maintaining, supporting, and managing the University of Texas (Clinical) Nursing School in Bexar County, Texas.
HB 359 61-0 (1969) Author: Cummings, Russell Bennett Relating to the practice of professional nursing.
HB 1145 61-0 (1969) Author: Armstrong, Robert Landis "Bob" Relating to state grants of assistance for resident students at accredited schools of professional nursing.
SB 83 61-0 (1969) Author: Bernal, Joseph J. Relating to establishing, maintaining, supporting, and managing The University of Texas (Clinical) Nursing School at San Antonio.
SB 394 61-0 (1969) Author: Christie, Joe William Relating to establishing, maintaining, supporting, and managing The University of Texas (Undergraduate) Nursing School at El Paso; providing that all hospital facilities and services for such school be provided at no costs and expense to the State of Texas.
SB 823 61-0 (1969) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to qualifications or applicants for a license to engage in the occupation of Licensed Vocational Nursing.
HB 381 60-0 (1967) Author: Swanson, William T. "Bill" | et. al. Relating to courses in elementary nursing and patient care in the senior high schools of certain independent school districts.
HB 592 60-0 (1967) Author: Duggan, Jr., Fitzhugh Lee Relating to the practice of professional nursing.
HB 1238 60-0 (1967) Author: Hannah, Jr., John Henry Relating to increasing the fees for application and examination before the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners to Fifteen Dollars ($15).
SB 242 60-0 (1967) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the practice of professional nursing.
SB 363 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the Board of Nurse Examiners, its organization, duties and procedure, and the regulation of the practice of professional nursing.
SB 460 60-0 (1967) Author: Cole, Criss | et. al. Relating to the certification and regulation of vocational nursing.
HB 747 59-0 (1965) Author: Price, William Rayford Relating to the licensure of psychiatric nurse technicians.
HB 846 58-0 (1963) Author: Davis, William S. "Bill" Relating to providing for the deposit of certain revenues in the General Revenue Fund; providing that the expenses of the Board of Tuberculosis Nurse Examiners shall be paid from the General Revenue Fund; providing for the transfer of certain funds to the General Revenue Fund; providing an effective date.
SB 166 57-0 (1961) Author: Hudson, Hubert R. | et. al. Relating to providing regulation, licensing and registration of professional nurses; creating the Texas Board of Professional Nursing; setting an effective date.
SB 426 57-0 (1961) Author: Schwartz, A.R. "Babe" Relating to amending a certain Statute to provide registration by endorsement of applicants who are registered professional nurses of other states; providing a fee.
HB 298 56-0 (1959) Author: Kennard, Don | et. al. Relating to amending certain statutes relative to the accreditation of School of Nursing and Educational Programs, certification of Graduates, requirements of registration, and Examination by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
SB 88 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain statutes relating to accreditation of schools of nursing and educational programs, certification of graduates, requirement of registration, and examination by the Board of Nurse Examiners; and providing for the effective date of this Act.
HB 99 55-0 (1957) Author: Glass, Webster W. Relating to amending the Vocational Nurse Act; by changing the title of "Visiting Secretary" to "Director of Training"; changing the composition of membership of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners, beginning in 1957; adding a provision permitting the Board to accept applicants for examination who are domiciled in this State upon completion of two (2) years of training in certain schools of professional nurse training in lieu of the requirement for completion of an accredited course in an accredited school for training Vocational Nurses.
HB 445 55-0 (1957) Author: Jamison, Jr., Alonzo W. Relating to amending certain Acts extending the time vocational nurses may be licensed without examination.
HB 463 55-0 (1957) Author: Kelly, Moyne L. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that registration bureaus operated without profit by recognized state-wide Licensed Vocational Nurses Organizations for the enrollment of its members only for the purpose of providing nursing service to the public shall not be liable for the payment of any occupation taxes and/or license fees.
SB 87 55-0 (1957) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending the Vocational Nurse Act by changing the title of "Visiting Secretary" to "Director of Training"; changing the composition of membership of the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; changing the annual renewal fee.
HB 3 54-0 (1955) Author: White, Richard Crawford | et. al. Relating to establishing in the Texas Western College, a branch of the University of Texas, located at El Paso, a School of Nursing, and making an appropriation for said school.
HB 481 54-0 (1955) Author: Johnson, J. Pearce | et. al. Relating to amending certain Statutes as to fees charged by County Clerks for recording certificates of registered nurses; containing a repealing clause and a saving clause.
HB 963 54-0 (1955) Author: Bradshaw, Floyd Francis Relating to qualifications of applicants for license as Licensed Vocational Nurses; authorizing the Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners to waive the requirement for completion of a course in an accredited school for vocational nurse training if the applicant has completed at least two years of work in a nursing school accredited by the Board of Nurse Examiners.
SB 334 54-0 (1955) Author: Parkhouse, George M. Relating to defining and regulating the practice of practical nursing in this State; requiring all persons engaged in practical nursing to be licensed through the State Board of Health and requiring payment of certain license fees; prescribing the qualifications for licenses; providing for approval and licensing of schools of practical nursing and for payment of fees for such licenses; making other provisions relative to issuance, renewal, suspension and revocation of licenses; prescribing certain offenses and fixing a penalty therefor; providing for severability.
SB 418 54-0 (1955) Author: Rogers, Johnnie B. Relating to amending certain Acts by providing that registration bureaus operated without profit by recognized statewide Licensed Vocational Nurses' Organizations for the enrollment of its professional members only for the purpose of providing professional service to the public shall not be liable for the payment of an occupation taxes and/or license fees; repealing all laws in conflict herewith; providing for a savings clause.
HB 434 53-0 (1953) Author: Blair, Anita Relating to authorizing Texas Western College of The University of Texas to offer the necessary courses leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in nursing, and to confer such degree on qualified students.
HB 706 53-0 (1953) Author: Huffman, Reagan Russell Relating to amending certain Acts providing for an increase in the License Renewal fee of Vocational Nurses.
HB 780 53-0 (1953) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" | et. al. Relating to establishing in the Texas Western College, a branch of the University of Texas, located at El Paso, a School of Nursing, providing for supervision of said School and authorizing the conferring of appropriate degrees; and making an appropriation for said School for the years beginning September 1, 1953, and September 1, 1954.
HB 27 53-1 (1954) Author: Blair, Anita | et. al. Relating to establishing in the Texas Western College, a Branch of the University of Texas, located at El Paso, a School of Nursing, and making an appropriation for said School for the years beginning September 1, 1954 and September 1, 1955.
HB 56 53-1 (1954) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to increasing the annual renewal fee for licensed vocational nurses and changing the basis for transfer of excess funds in the Vocational Nurse Examiners Fund to the General Revenue Fund.
HB 82 53-1 (1954) Author: Owen, III, Frank | et. al. Relating to establishing in the Texas Western College, a branch of the University of Texas, located at El Paso, a School of Nursing; and making an appropriation for said school.
SB 20 53-1 (1954) Author: Rutherford, James T. | et. al. Relating to establishing in the Texas Western College, a branch of the University of Texas, located at El Paso, a School of Nursing, and making an appropriation for said school for the years beginning September 1, 1954 and September 1, 1955.
HB 47 52-0 (1951) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of licenses to Auxiliary Nurses in this State by a Board of Auxiliary Nurse Examiners; defining terms; allowing certain exceptions; creating a Board of Auxiliary Nurse examiners and providing terms of office and qualifications for same; prescribing minimum standards of teaching for Vocational Nurses; providing for the issuance of licenses to presently practicing Nurses; providing for license by reciprocity.
SB 54 52-0 (1951) Author: Corbin, Sr., Kilmer B. | et. al. Relating to authorizing the issuance of licenses to Auxiliary Nurses in this State by a Board of Auxiliary Nurse Examiners; defining terms; prohibiting practicing as an Auxiliary Nurse without a license.
HB 591 51-0 (1949) Author: Godard, Louie D. "Duke" | et. al. Relating to amending a previous Act, increasing the salary of nurses.
HB 875 51-0 (1949) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. Relating to authorize the issuance of licenses to Vocational Nurses in this State by a Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 913 51-0 (1949) Author: Isaacks, Samuel Jackson "Sam" Relating to amending a previous Act, prescribing standards of accreditation for Professional Schools of Nursing, qualifications for registration by examination, annual renewal license fees, practicing without a license; providing a saving clause.
SB 48 51-0 (1949) Author: Ashley, Sr., Carlos C. Relating to amending a previous Act, increasing registration fee of nurses; repealing all laws and parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 159 51-0 (1949) Author: Tynan, Walter Relating to authorize the issuance of licenses to Nursing Attendants in this State by the Board of Nurse Examiners; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 446 51-0 (1949) Author: Shofner, William Algee "Son" Relating to authorize the increase of licenses to Vocational Nurses in this State by a Board of Vocational Nurse Examiners; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 31 51-1 (1950) Author: Zivley, Lamar A. | et. al. Relating to authorize the issuance of licenses to Technical Nurses in this State by a Board of Technical Nurse Examiners; defining terms; allowing certain exceptions; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
SB 24 51-1 (1950) Author: Hardeman, Dorsey B. | et. al. Relating to creating the State Board of Tuberculosis Nurses Examiners; providing exceptions; providing that the provisions of this law shall be severable; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict to the extent of such conflict.
SB 26 51-1 (1950) Author: Tynan, Walter | et. al. Relating to authorize the issuance of licenses to Technical Nurses in this State by a Board of Technical Nurse Examiners; defining terms; allowing certain exceptions; providing a saving clause; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith.
HB 389 48-0 (1943) Author: Little, G. H. "Jack" | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts authorizing and directing the governing boards of the several State supported institutions of collegiate rank to except and exempt from the payment of all fees, dues, and charges except for lodging, board, and clothing all citizens of Texas who have resided in Texas for a period of not less than twelve (12) months prior to the date of registration and who served as nurses or as members in the armed forces during the Spanish-American War, World War One, and World War Two, and who were honorably discharged therefrom.
SB 81 48-0 (1943) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending certain Article relative to Tuition of State Educational Institutions by exempting all persons who have served as members of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps, Women's Auxiliary Volunteer Emergency Service, as members or nurses of the armed forces, or who are now serving, or who may hereafter serve in the armed forces of the United States of America during the present world war, and exempting children of any of the above named persons who may be killed in action or die while in the service, from the payment of certain dues, fees and charges.
HB 81 47-0 (1941) Author: Stanford, Jr., James A. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Act relative to providing a certain tax exemption to student nurses.
SB 198 47-0 (1941) Author: Shivers, Robert Allan "Allan" Relating to amending certain Article providing for the use of the letters "R.N.", and providing for the operation of Registration Bureaus by Registered Nurses.
HB 712 46-0 (1939) Author: Morris, George C. Relating to amending a certain Article providing exemption of student nurses.
SB 468 46-0 (1939) Author: Metcalfe, Penrose B. Relating to amending a certain Act providing for the registration and licensing of Registered Tuberculosis Nurses (R.T.N.), who are graduates of the State Tuberculosis Sanatorium School of Nursing, requiring three years' training for future graduates.
HB 329 44-0 (1935) Author: Frazer, David Hollis | et. al. Relating to prescribing the qualifications of applications for registration as registered nurses.
SB 75 41-0 (1929) Author: Williamson, W. Albert "Cap" Relating to providing for the appointment of a Board of Nurse Examiners.
SB 350 40-0 (1927) Author: Hall, James W. Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of the various Counties of the State of Texas to employ one or more nurses for the purpose of assisting in the promotion of public health and visiting and inspecting the pupils of the public Schools and to appropriate public funds in payment thereof.
HB 408 39-0 (1925) Author: Wilson, Bates Frayser | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Commissioner's Court of various counties to employ nurses for the purpose of promotion of public health and visiting and inspecting the pupils or the public schools and appropriating public finds in payment thereof. House: Judiciary
SB 207 39-0 (1925) Author: Murphy, Sr., Charles Alfred Relating to authorizing the Commissioners Court of a county to employ one or more nurses for the purpose of assisting in the promotion of public health and visiting and inspecting the pupils of public schools. Senate: Public Health
HB 182 38-0 (1923) Author: Dunn, Andrew C. Relating to authorizing and directing the administrative or governing authorities of the public educational institutions of this State to except and exempt from the payment of all dues, fees and charges except for board and clothing all citizens of Texas who served as nurses or in the armed forces of the United States during the late war, and who were honorably discharged therefrom, and who are not entitled to receive such benefits under the Act of Congress known as the Vocational Rehabilitation Act, and giving said citizens a preferential right to be admitted to the benefits of said institutions.
HB 187 38-0 (1923) Author: Shearer, Amon Robert | et. al. Relating to defining and regulating professional nursing; creating a board of nurse examiners for the examination and licensing of nurses, and prescribing their qualifications.
SB 40 38-0 (1923) Author: Dudley, Richard M. Relating to defining and regulating the practice of professional nurse examiners for the examination and licensing of nurses, and prescribing their qualifications.
SB 290 37-0 (1921) Author: Hall, William L. Relating to define and regulate the practice of professional nursing.
HB 29 36-0 (1919) Author: Johnson, Thomas S. Relating to repealing the item of salary for two nurses at $600 each, contained in the appropriation for the Confederate Women's Home for the years 1918 and 1919, making an appropriation for the salary of two nurses for said Home for the months of January, 1919, to August, 1919, both inclusive.
SB 400 35-0 (1917) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to amending certain laws by providing for a training school for nurses in connection with County Hospitals.
SB 61 35-4 (1918) Author: Hopkins, Sr., George Milton | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Board of Nurse Examiners for the State of Texas to employ not less than three lecturers from among the registered nurses of the State to visit the different high schools, colleges and Universities of the State to arouse a greater interest among young women in the profession of nursing.
SB 100 35-4 (1918) Author: Clark, Isaac Edgar Relating to permitting all applicants for registration as nurses, who shall be otherwise properly qualified and may pass a satisfactory examination, to practice professional nursing.
HB 274 34-0 (1915) Author: McAskill, Duncan Alexander Relating to amending certain laws creating the State Board of Nurse Examiners so as to define and regulate the practice of professional nursing, reduce and provide for the registration fee and to provide for their proper registration and for the revocation of certificate; fixing a penalty.
HB 317 34-0 (1915) Author: Butler, William R. Relating to amending certain laws defining and regulating the practice of professional nursing; fixing suitable penalties.
SB 138 34-0 (1915) Author: Bee, Carlos Relating to amending a certain Act regulating and defining the practice of nursing and creating a board of Nurse Examiners; providing the qualifications of trained nurses and fixing suitable penalties.
SB 334 32-0 (1911) Relating to amending Sections 1, 3, and 4 of Chapter 117 of the Acts of the Regular Session of the Thirty-first Legislature, so as to define and regulate the practice of professional nursing, create a Board of Nurse Examiners for the examination and licensing of nurses, reducing and providing for the registration fee, prescribe their qualifications, to provide for their proper registration and for the revocation of certificate, and to fix suitable penalties for the violation of this Act.
SB 111 31-0 (1909) Relating to defining and regulating the practice of professional nursing; creating a Board of Nurse Examiners for the examination and licensing of nurses, and to prescribe their qualifications, to provide for their proper regulation and for the revocation of certificates and to fix suitable penalties for the violation of this Act.

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