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HB 646 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property used by a state agency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 842 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2159 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al. Relating to school district grace period policies and the provision of meals to public school students with insufficient balances on prepaid meal cards or meal accounts. House: Public Education Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2664 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 3112 85-0 (2017) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for public school teachers, public school administrators, and licensed child-care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3204 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to vendor requirements under the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC). House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on intent calendar
HCR 35 85-0 (2017) Author: Metcalf, Will | et. al. Urging Congress to amend the Food and Nutrition Act of 2008 to limit the types of food items eligible for purchase under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program. House: State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select Referred to State & Federal Power & Responsibility, Select
SB 818 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to nutrition and fitness standards for certain child-care facilities and training for employees at those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1308 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the program to provide free or reduced-price meals to certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1692 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the creation of a nutrition education task force. Senate: Education Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 269 84-0 (2015) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock No action taken in committee
HB 493 84-0 (2015) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting the purchase of energy drinks under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 840 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1172 84-0 (2015) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to creating a program to recognize before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1202 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the creation of the community nutrition program policy advisory council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1305 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 1616 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a pilot program for the purchase of produce at farmers markets under certain nutritional assistance programs. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2087 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the development of healthy nutrition and physical activity guidelines for licensed child-care providers, public school teachers, and public school administrators. House: Human Services Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2639 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to allowable food purchases under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2824 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2831 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3074 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the provision of artificially administered nutrition and hydration and life-sustaining treatment. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3562 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Rodríguez, José
Relating to the adoption of a policy allowing a grace period after the exhaustion of the balance of a meal card or account used by students to purchase meals in public schools. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3894 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 3944 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to judicial review of final orders arising out of nutritional programs administrated by the Texas Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 470 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 981 84-0 (2015) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to a program to provide a free or reduced-price breakfast to eligible students attending a public school and the method of determining the number of educationally disadvantaged students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1374 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring that certain strategic plans of certain state agencies include the goals of reducing the incidence of food insecurity, poor nutrition, and diet-related disease in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1476 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to strategic plan goals to address hunger, food, nutrition, physical activity, and obesity in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1866 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to an award program to recognize school nutrition program excellence. Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture, Water, & Rural Affairs
HB 296 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education Laid on the table subject to call
HB 523 83-0 (2013) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to prohibiting the purchase of energy drinks under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 725 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 948 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the operation and administration of the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1221 83-0 (2013) Author: Miles, Borris | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 1341 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to a nutrition and wellness education pilot program for certain recipients of certain state benefits. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1781 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to a limitation on sanctions imposed on school districts for the sale of foods of minimal nutritional value. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective immediately
HB 2111 83-0 (2013) Author: Strama, Mark
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2686 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3398 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the inclusion of enteral nutrition therapy providers in Medicaid managed care organizations' provider networks. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 3401 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to nutrition and wellness education for certain recipients of certain state benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3434 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to incentives for using supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits to purchase nutritious foods. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 3616 83-0 (2013) Author: Burnam, Lon | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 3705 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to establishing a pilot program for the purchase of produce at farmers markets under certain nutritional assistance programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3706 83-0 (2013) Author: Carter, Stefani Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsors and other participants in the summer food service program. House: Agriculture & Livestock Placed on General State Calendar
SB 403 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store and healthy corner store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 415 83-0 (2013) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the establishment of a community development grocery store revolving loan fund program. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Referred to Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
SB 924 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to strategic plans to address hunger, food, nutrition, and obesity in this state. Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security Left pending in committee
SB 1208 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to the creation of a regional food economy and food access task force. Senate: Government Organization Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1786 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the restriction of certain foods at public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 63 83-2 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to the eligibility of certain persons for the supplemental nutrition assistance program. Filed
HB 642 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 643 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 1182 82-0 (2011) Author: Munoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2209 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2213 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of certain revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2214 82-0 (2011) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to the imposition of a tax on certain sweetened beverages and ingredients used to make certain sweetened beverages and to the use of the revenue for the promotion of children's health programs; providing penalties. House: Ways & Means Referred to Ways & Means
HB 2819 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the operation and efficiency of the eligibility determination process for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3451 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to improving nutrition and health outcomes among recipients of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3467 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education Left pending in committee
HB 3679 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to a prohibition on the marketing of foods of minimal nutritional value on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3680 82-0 (2011) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to the types of food or beverages that may be sold to students on public school campuses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 87 82-0 (2011) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al. Urging Congress to expand the Healthy Incentives Pilot for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients to communities across the country. House: Human Services Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
SB 77 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 88 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al. Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Co-author authorized
SB 89 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Eddie
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 171 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 225 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to including in public school campus improvement plans and in local school health advisory council reports to school district boards of trustees certain goals and objectives or information in order to promote improved student health. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1454 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1533 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to restrictions on school districts making available to students food containing industrially produced trans fat. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Public Education
SCR 9 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging the United States Congress to amend the list of allowable foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to eliminate sweetened drinks and snack foods of minimal nutritional value. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 26 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Urging Congress to ensure that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are adequate for the purchase of a healthy diet. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 482 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to programs to increase the availability of fresh produce to, and the purchase and consumption of fresh produce by, certain low-income individuals. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
HB 1522 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to a requirement that a chain restaurant disclose nutrition information; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1523 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1622 81-0 (2009) Author: Giddings, Helen | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1845 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to disclosure of calorie content of and nutrition information regarding food served by a chain restaurant; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2964 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4024 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to eligibility for certain nutritional assistance programs and certain nutritional and supportive services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4629 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
SB 7 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care and care management provided through health care facilities and through the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to improve health outcomes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 204 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol | et. al.
Relating to a prohibition of foods containing trans fat. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 282 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to grant and outreach programs to provide nutrition education to children. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 352 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 395 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Lucio III, Eddie
Relating to creation of the Early Childhood Health and Nutrition Interagency Council. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 867 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Patrick, Diane
Relating to summer nutrition programs provided for by school districts. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 868 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 869 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to free breakfast for certain public school students. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 944 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to a grant program to provide children at risk of hunger or obesity with increased access to nutritious foods. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1089 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to farm-to-school initiatives. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Referred to Agriculture & Rural Affairs
SB 1528 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to advertising to promote good health by certain persons who advertise food or beverages in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 454 80-0 (2007) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al. Relating to a study of methods to increase public school student participation in the national school breakfast program and school district participation in a special assistance provision of the national free or reduced-price breakfast or lunch program. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Referred to Education
HB 1954 80-0 (2007) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4062 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the enforcement and administration of certain programs by the Department of Agriculture. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 34 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a nutrition policy for public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 35 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a purchasing preference for contractors who provide foods of higher nutritional value and who do not provide foods containing trans fatty acids. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 73 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 556 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the creation of an interagency obesity council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 862 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to a prohibition of trans fatty acids in meals provided to students by school districts. Senate: Education Referred to Education
HB 44 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition counselors; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2448 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a health performance incentive program in public schools. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 2850 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to establishing a pilot program to provide nutritional supplements and products to certain elderly persons. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2912 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the performance of certain professional activities of dietitians acting under medical orders. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 989 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition consultants; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1115 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a health performance incentive program in public schools. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1379 79-0 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 18 79-1 (2005) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a statewide initiative regarding the prevention and treatment of obesity-related health concerns. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SCR 49 78-0 (2003) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Requesting the lieutenant governor and the speaker to create a joint interim committee to study issues related to nutrition among Texas public school children. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Signed by the Governor
SCR 81 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Establishing an interim study committee to investigate hunger in Texas. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported from committee favorably with substitute
SR 628 68-0 (1983) Author: Parmer, Hugh Creating an interim committee to study food and nutrition needs for Texans. Senate: Administration, Special
HR 221 63-0 (1973) Author: Johnson, Eddie Requesting the House Committee on Human Resources to make a complete interim study of the nutritional quality of food served in state-supported institutions. House: Human Resources

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