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HB 118 85-0 (2017) Author: Moody, Joe | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 255 85-0 (2017) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the offense involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises or property of certain recreational facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Left pending in committee
HB 284 85-0 (2017) Author: Springer, Drew
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 942 85-0 (2017) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1622 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 1642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2025 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including facilities that provide care to persons with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; authorizing an administrative penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2373 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2454 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2520 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann | et. al. Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2570 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the creation of the legislative oversight committee on the allocation of Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. House: Human Services Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2766 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Co-sponsor authorized
HB 2815 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3464 85-0 (2017) Author: Schofield, Mike Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3533 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3564 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman; affecting the prosecution of a criminal offense. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3934 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to training and continuing education requirements for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3968 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to penalties assessed against certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HB 4095 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
SB 382 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni | et. al. Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 557 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the period for filing a claim for reimbursement for certain ancillary services under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 890 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to Medicaid beds in nursing facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 924 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie
Relating to informal dispute resolutions for violations of health and safety standards at certain long-term care facilities; authorizing the imposition of costs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 932 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 934 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to health care liability insurance for certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to safety requirements of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1130 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of a reinvestment allowance for certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1562 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to enforcement for violations of duplicate state and federal regulations by long-term facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1819 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the provision of a nursing facility quality-based payment incentives program and a program to increase direct care staff and wages under Medicaid. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2149 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility. House: Elections
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Elections
HB 368 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the date on which changes to voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility take effect. House: Elections Referred to Elections
HB 695 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to the carrying of a concealed handgun by the holder of a concealed handgun license on hospital or nursing home premises; authorizing a penalty. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Referred to Homeland Security & Public Safety
HB 1337 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring institutions and assisted living facilities to maintain guardianship orders of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1769 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2584 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining certain medical conditions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2588 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders and the authority of the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission to adopt rules defining those conditions; adding requirements for an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2656 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2697 84-0 (2015) Author: Galindo, Rick | et. al.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to services provided by continuing care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2787 84-0 (2015) Author: Springer, Drew Relating to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair safety belts. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2789 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to trauma-informed care training for certain employees of state supported living centers and intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2936 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2952 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to donation of unused prescription drugs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3022 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the construction or development of certain continuing care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3332 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain public hospitals to construct certain facilities and to provide certain services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3333 84-0 (2015) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly
Relating to the investment of funds by certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Public Health
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3755 84-0 (2015) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to administration of medication to residents of certain assisted living and boarding home facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3820 84-0 (2015) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to safe patient handling practices at hospitals and nursing homes; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4056 84-0 (2015) Author: White, James | et. al. Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 304 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to certain violations committed by long-term care facilities, including violations that constitute the abuse and neglect of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 553 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Department of Aging and Disability Services and certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 785 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to requirements for assisted living facility license applicants. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 914 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Schubert, Leighton | et. al.
Relating to a council on long-term care facility surveys and informal dispute resolution. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1243 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al.
Relating to a pilot program for donation and redistribution of certain unused prescription medications; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1585 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Relating to a study on the feasibility of establishing a prepaid investment plan or other product to help citizens of this state finance and access residential care. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1602 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the delivery of certain Medicaid managed care benefits and reimbursement rates for certain of those services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1880 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the authority of the Department of Family and Protective Services to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of individuals receiving services from certain providers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1890 84-0 (2015) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 373 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to medical assistance for individuals residing in certain institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 729 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to access to criminal history record information by certain hospitals and other facilities. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective immediately
HB 1740 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 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 1971 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to a pilot program conducted by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to authorize certain accreditation surveys of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2374 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2437 83-0 (2013) Author: Farias, Joe Relating to community homes for persons with disabilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 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 2721 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3196 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to licensing and certification requirements for certain health facilities and to the allocation of Medicaid beds in certain of those facilities; increasing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3729 83-0 (2013) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to licensing requirements for newly constructed assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 33 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the electronic monitoring of residents at state supported living centers; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 57 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to improving the delivery and quality of certain health and human services, including the delivery and quality of Medicaid acute care services and long-term care services and supports. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 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 994 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to a pilot program conducted by the Department of Aging and Disability Services to authorize certain accreditation surveys of assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1180 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to licensing requirements of newly constructed assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 985 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of residents of certain facilities; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2109 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to agency action concerning assisted living facilities, including regulation of inappropriate placement of residents at facilities; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2722 82-0 (2011) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3126 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to priorities for restoration of electric service following an extended power outage. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
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
SB 78 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 278 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 426 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the liability of and payment of legal fees for court-appointed trustees of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Left pending in committee
SB 937 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to priorities for restoration of electric service following an extended power outage. House: State Affairs
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1015 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to reporting on the operation and status of veterans homes operated in this state. Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
SB 1016 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a checklist during the investigation of abuse or neglect at nursing homes and related institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 158 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 216 81-0 (2009) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to the regulation of certain boarding home facilities and assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 242 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a personal identification device provided to residents of certain institutions and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 392 81-0 (2009) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the availability and use of automated external defibrillators in nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 441 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to an emergency power supply for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 510 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the registration of certain assisted living facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1081 81-0 (2009) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to requiring posting of certain information regarding nursing homes and related institutions on the Department of Aging and Disability Services website. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1244 81-0 (2009) Author: Pierson, Paula Relating to a provisional license for convalescent and nursing home facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1542 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Diane Relating to notice concerning the residency of sex offenders in certain health care facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in subcommittee
HB 1710 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to requiring certain facilities located in certain areas prone to severe weather to have an emergency preparedness plan for provision of emergency electrical power. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1962 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken Relating to the liability of and legal fees for a trustee of certain facilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2191 81-0 (2009) Author: Veasey, Marc | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to prohibiting contact between an employee of a facility that serves the elderly or disabled persons, whose criminal history has not been verified, and a patient or resident of the facility. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2248 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to an emergency management plan for certain health care facilities. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2402 81-0 (2009) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the right of a resident in a nursing home or related institution to bring an action in court. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2498 81-0 (2009) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to admitting certain residents to nursing homes or related institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 2971 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to licensing of assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2972 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to licensing of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3099 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the reporting of preventable adverse events and the establishment of a patient safety program in hospitals and ambulatory surgical centers; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3142 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to reimbursement rates for nursing home services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3285 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to capital improvements and technological enhancements of nursing homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3737 81-0 (2009) Author: Anchia, Rafael | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Wendy
Relating to criminal history checks for employees of, and applicants for employment at, special care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4156 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4158 81-0 (2009) Author: Rose, Patrick Relating to reimbursement rates for nursing home services provided to Medicaid recipients. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4317 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to certain reporting duties of the attorney general and the Department of Aging and Disability Services. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4554 81-0 (2009) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the training requirements for surveyors of certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4691 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the protection and care of individuals requiring long term care services and supports. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 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 805 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentive payments for certain nursing facilities providing services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 806 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to certain employee misconduct registries and to the imposition of a disciplinary action on a licensed nursing facility administrator; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 810 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Wendy | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1111 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Legler, Ken
Relating to the liability of and legal fees for a court-appointed trustee of certain facilities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1663 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the disregard or violation of a resident's advance directive by a nursing institution; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1721 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to funding for nursing home facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2273 81-0 (2009) Author: Seliger, Kel
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to certain reporting duties of the attorney general and the Department of Aging and Disability Service. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 52 80-0 (2007) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 69 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 333 80-0 (2007) Author: Herrero, Abel | et. al. Relating to requiring posting of certain information regarding nursing homes and related institutions on the Department of Aging and Disability Services website. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 404 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the additional exit conference required following inspection, survey, or investigation of certain facilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 446 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred directly to subcommittee by chair
HB 551 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits provided under the system benefit fund programs. House: Regulated Industries
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 912 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to Medicaid incentive payments for direct nursing care provided by nursing homes. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 918 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to duties of certain health care facilities in relation to residents who are sex offenders. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Relating to licensing and regulation by a state agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1369 80-0 (2007) Author: Macias, Nathan Relating to the procedure for filling prescriptions for nursing home residents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1487 80-0 (2007) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the system benefit fund and to eligibility for and enrollment for benefits provided under the system benefit fund programs. House: Regulated Industries Referred to Regulated Industries
HB 1508 80-0 (2007) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the creation and administration of a quality assurance fee for nursing facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1654 80-0 (2007) Author: Riddle, Debbie | et. al. Relating to the registration of certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 1715 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of certain long-term care facilities, including the establishment of late fees and changes to administrative penalties, and relating to the office of long-term care ombudsman. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2253 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to a personal identification device provided to residents of certain institutions and assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2582 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
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 3136 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the definition of "institution" in the law regulating convalescent and nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3489 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to the registration requirements for sex offenders residing in certain health care facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3513 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to temporary change of ownership licenses for nursing home facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3602 80-0 (2007) Author: Veasey, Marc Relating to community homes for disabled persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3622 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Betty Relating to accessibility of services under Medicaid waiver programs. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3778 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Sponsor: Ogden, Steve
Relating to the creation and administration of a quality assurance fee for nursing facilities; providing an administrative penalty. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
No action taken in committee
HR 2588 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 344. Reported enrolled
SB 27 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the community living options information process and to a pilot program to educate residents and families of residents of nursing homes and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded about advance care planning. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 131 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of nursing home family councils. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 318 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to Medicaid incentive payments for direct nursing care provided by nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 344 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the additional exit conference required following inspection, survey, or investigation of, and the temporary change of ownership licenses for, certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 427 80-0 (2007) Author: West, Royce Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 690 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al. Relating to licensing and regulation of certain facilities providing personal care to elderly or disabled persons; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 696 80-0 (2007) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 870 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the definition of "institution" in the law regulating convalescent and nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 871 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the enforcement of civil penalties against certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1318 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the regulation of adult day-care facilities and certain long-term care facilities, including the establishment of late fees and changes to administrative penalties, and relating to the office of the state long-term care ombudsman. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1481 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to payments to nursing facilities based on TILE classifications assigned to residents of those facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1649 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to temporary change of ownership licenses for nursing home facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SR 1177 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 344. Reported enrolled
HB 24 79-0 (2005) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 288 79-0 (2005) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 343 79-0 (2005) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the regulation of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and related institutions. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 669 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to a study of the feasibility of requiring registration of certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 670 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al. Relating to the registration requirements for certain sex offenders and to the duty of certain health care facilities to determine the sex offender status of residents. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 671 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the prosecution of an offense involving injury to certain individuals. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 850 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Betty
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to professional health care liability insurance coverage information provided by a nursing home. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
HB 921 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1306 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to a feasibility study regarding the creation of a federal criminal history record clearinghouse at the Department of Public Safety. House: Law Enforcement Referred to Law Enforcement
HB 1376 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to criminal history record checks for potential residents of nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1503 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the additional exit conference required following inspection, survey, or investigation of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Senate appoints conferees-reported
HB 1558 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing and program participation requirements for assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/06
HB 1756 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to requiring posting of certain information regarding nursing homes and related institutions on the Department of Aging and Disability Services website. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1852 79-0 (2005) Author: Herrero, Abel Relating to the installation of panic buttons in certain nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1866 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1867 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2053 79-0 (2005) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense a Schedule II controlled substance pursuant to a facsimile copy of an official prescription. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2061 79-0 (2005) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers, and health care providers to object to providing or participating in the provision of certain procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2074 79-0 (2005) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to providing medical assistance for care in an assisted living facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2227 79-0 (2005) Author: Flores, Kino Relating to contracting for transportation services to day activity and health services program facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2498 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for certain facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2499 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to the imposition of quality assurance fees for nursing homes and intermediate care facilities for persons with mental retardation. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3348 79-0 (2005) Author: Dunnam, Jim Relating to admitting certain residents to nursing homes or related institutions. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 48 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to reporting requirements for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 199 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 626 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 689 79-0 (2005) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the creation of a federal criminal history record clearinghouse at the Department of Public Safety of the State of Texas. House: Law Enforcement
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 725 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the additional exit conference required following inspection, survey, or investigation of certain facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 874 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hupp, Suzanna
Relating to quality-of-care monitoring visits to long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1016 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the right of health care facilities, health insurers, and health care providers to object to providing or participating in the provision of certain procedures. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1055 79-0 (2005) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to alternative methods of satisfying certain licensing requirements for assisted living facilities and to consumer choice for assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/05
SB 1099 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to professional health care liability insurance coverage information provided by a nursing home. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1521 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense a Schedule II controlled substance pursuant to a facsimile copy of an official prescription. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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
SB 1586 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to community-based assisted living services for certain elderly residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
HB 135 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Aging and Disability Services for funding an increased personal needs allowance for certain residents of nursing or intermediate care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 136 79-3 (2006) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to an appropriation to the Department of Aging and Disability Services for supporting an increased nursing facility reimbursement rate. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
SB 21 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to nursing home representatives on the emergency management council. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
SB 22 79-3 (2006) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to requiring the division of emergency management to coordinate the creation of certain medical and special needs shelters. Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 429 78-0 (2003) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to excluding certain nursing institutions from the requirement to maintain liability insurance coverage for health care liability claims. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 546 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to liability insurance coverage for certain nursing institutions. House: Human Services Left pending 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 784 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to coverage of assisted living facilities under professional liability insurance and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 867 78-0 (2003) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to minimum standards applicable to certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1040 78-0 (2003) Author: Noriega, Rick Relating to emergency medication kits maintained for a veterans home. House: Defense Affairs and State-Federal Relations
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Veteran Affairs & Military Instal
HB 1223 78-0 (2003) Author: Madden, Jerry
Sponsor: Estes, Craig
Relating to continuation of a residence homestead ad valorem tax exemption when the owner temporarily ceases occupying the homestead due to military service or other causes. House: Local Government Ways and Means
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
HB 1275 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the amount of exemplary damages that may be awarded against a nursing institution. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1320 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1425 78-0 (2003) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against residents of certain facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1652 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1736 78-0 (2003) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the review of the reimbursement methodology for and resource needs of nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1787 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1793 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the option to satisfy the inspection requirement for renewal of a nursing home license with an annual accreditation review performed by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Organizations. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1892 78-0 (2003) Author: King, Phil Relating to collection of civil damages awarded against certain nursing institutions. House: Civil Practices Referred to Civil Practices
HB 1971 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 2266 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard | et. al. Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2292 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
HB 2325 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2326 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a health and human services commission study of the state response to abuse or neglect of certain older individuals. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2373 78-0 (2003) Author: Phillips, Larry | et. al. Relating to license fees for certain nursing and convalescent homes. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2420 78-0 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the registration of certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2426 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to standards for the construction or modification of an assisted living facility. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2429 78-0 (2003) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to construction standards for certain assisted living facilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2680 78-0 (2003) Author: Hartnett, Will Relating to civil liability of and liability insurance for certain nursing institutions. House: Civil Practices Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3189 78-0 (2003) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the inspection of, and enforcement of laws relating to, nursing homes and intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3200 78-0 (2003) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain standards for assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 3354 78-0 (2003) Author: Davis, John Relating to nursing home facilities licensed under Chapter 242 of the Health and Safety Code, and assisted living facilities licensed under Chapter 247 of the Health and Safety Code. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3485 78-0 (2003) Author: Delisi, Dianne Relating to eligibility of certain persons for services provided through the medical transportation program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Placed on General State Calendar
HCR 304 78-0 (2003) Author: Pitts, Jim Instructing the enrolling clerk of the house to make technical corrections to H.B. No. 3459. Received from the House
SB 49 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of money appropriated for institutional care for certain children to provide community-based services to those children. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 59 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the management of behavior of residents of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 61 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 62 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the next of kin's or guardian's right to request an autopsy on the death of a resident of a convalescent or nursing home. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 247 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a lifetime care task force for certain persons with disabilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 312 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to civil liability of and liability insurance for certain nursing institutions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 313 78-0 (2003) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to collection of civil damages awarded against certain nonprofit institutions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 421 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to coverage of assisted living facilities under professional liability insurance and the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 588 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to liability insurance coverage for certain nursing institutions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Civil Practices
SB 825 78-0 (2003) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Keel, Terry
Relating to the prosecution of the offense of sexual assault committed against residents of certain facilities. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 891 78-0 (2003) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: McCall, Brian
Relating to the operation of the joint underwriting association under the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association Act. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 923 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Miller, Sid
Relating to criminal history checks of certain employees and applicants for employment in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and to the period within which a nursing home or assisted living facility must request certain criminal history checks. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1012 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard | et. al.
Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1074 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to a Health and Human Services Commission study of the state response to abuse or neglect of certain older individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1204 78-0 (2003) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Wohlgemuth, Arlene
Relating to the inspection of, and enforcement of laws relating to, nursing homes and intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1247 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the redirection of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1330 78-0 (2003) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to state policy relating to financing of certain health and human services programs. 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 1671 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to health care liability claims against nursing homes. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1672 78-0 (2003) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to reimbursements for and quality of care in nursing facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1742 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the transfer of money appropriated to provide care for certain persons in nursing facilities to provide community-based services to those persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Human Services
SB 1743 78-0 (2003) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to medical assistance in certain alternative community-based care settings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1756 78-0 (2003) Author: Jackson, Mike Relating to Medicaid incentive payments for direct nursing care provided by nursing homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1825 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain assisted living facilities, convalescent and nursing homes, and related institutions; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 46 78-1 (2003) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the personal needs allowance for nursing home residents under the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 91 78-1 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the filing of a lien against the home of certain Medicaid recipients. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 92 78-1 (2003) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the personal needs allowance for nursing home residents under the Medicaid program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 58 78-3 (2003) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to appropriations for personal needs allowances for residents of certain care facilities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 133 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to requiring certain long-term care institutions to refer persons to other institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 154 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Gallegos, Jr., Mario
Relating to certain Medicaid costs incurred in relation to Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 479 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 480 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to establishing a temporary nursing facility license. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 481 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to amelioration of convalescent and nursing home violations; waiving right to hearing. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 482 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protecting certain persons from retaliation by nursing homes or intermediate care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 717 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 772 77-0 (2001) Author: Haggerty, Pat | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the eligibility of certain offenders for medically recommended intensive supervision and the provision of facilities for those offenders. House: Corrections
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 966 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to study ways to allow appropriated money to follow an individual who is leaving institutional care and will need community-based services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 977 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the regulation of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and related institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 982 77-0 (2001) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to certain violations committed by nursing institutions. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 986 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1000 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to operation of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association and to participation of nursing homes in that association. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1001 77-0 (2001) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the review of the reimbursement methodology for and resource needs of nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1153 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1154 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to authorizing the Health and Human Services Commission to make grants to community-based organizations to provide support for long-term care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1418 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to certain employees of nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 1559 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to designation of certain caregivers as life insurance beneficiaries. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2227 77-0 (2001) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the establishment of a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). House: Human Services Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 2258 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the identification of certain nursing home residents having a mental illness or mental retardation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2482 77-0 (2001) Author: Kitchen, Ann | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to stabilization of long-term care insurance premium rates. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 2695 77-0 (2001) Author: Madden, Jerry | et. al. Relating to the return to the dispensing pharmacy of unused prescription drugs for which the state paid all or part of the cost by a convalescent or nursing home. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2774 77-0 (2001) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the establishment of pilot projects to demonstrate the applications of technology in providing certain services under the medical assistance program. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2906 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the imposition of an additional fee on nursing and convalescent homes for the purpose of allowing the state to increase reimbursement rates to the homes under the state Medicaid program and to qualify for more federal Medicaid funds. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2927 77-0 (2001) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to temperature regulation of certain facilities that serve older persons. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3060 77-0 (2001) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to the creation of pilot projects for demonstrating the application of technology to the provision of long-term care, community care, and certain other medical assistance. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3163 77-0 (2001) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to surrogate decision-making for an adult patient in a hospital or nursing home. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3344 77-0 (2001) Author: Sadler, Paul Relating to electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of persons receiving treatment at a comprehensive medical rehabilitation facility or at a treatment facility and in the rooms of residents of convalescent or nursing homes or related institutions; providing criminal penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3437 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the admissibility of certain evidence in civil actions against nursing institutions. House: Civil Practices Left pending in committee
HB 3476 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to admissibility of nursing facility survey and license documents. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3556 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Barrientos, Gonzalo
Relating to the life safety code standards for assisted living facilities for supervision of medication and general welfare. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
HB 3582 77-0 (2001) Author: Davis, John Relating to criminal penalties for injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled person. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3592 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the imposition of an additional fee on home and community support services agencies for the purpose of allowing the state to increase reimbursement rates to the agencies under the state Medicaid program and to qualify for more federal Medicaid funds. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3593 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to rates paid to certain providers of health care and to making appropriations for such payments from the economic stabilization fund. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HCR 275 77-0 (2001) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Memorializing the United States Congress to clarify its intent regarding U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs guidelines for veterans care in the several states. House: State, Federal & International Relations Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HR 1340 77-0 (2001) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, H.B. No. 154. Reported enrolled
HR 1403 77-0 (2001) Author: Eiland, Craig Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1839. Reported enrolled
SB 34 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 35 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al. Relating to authorizing the Health and Human Services Commission to make grants to community-based organizations to provide support for long-term care services. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 37 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to establishing a temporary nursing facility license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 38 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to authorizing the conduct of architectural review before the construction or remodeling of certain long-term and other care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 39 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to imposition of administrative penalties against assisted living facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
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 159 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to establishing a competitive grant program for projects that are designed to improve the quality of life for residents of a convalescent or nursing home and that could serve as a model of best practices for the convalescent and nursing home industry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 177 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of convalescent or nursing homes or related institutions; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 355 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to a nursing home resident's right to informed consent regarding the prescription of certain drugs. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 368 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen | et. al.
Relating to permanency planning procedures for children in state institutions and to family-based alternatives to the institutionalization of children. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 415 77-0 (2001) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to operation of the Texas Medical Liability Insurance Underwriting Association and to participation of nursing homes in that association. House: Insurance
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 498 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos Relating to the training requirements for certain employees of nursing homes. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 527 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to taking regulatory action against assisted living facilities, including the imposition of administrative penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 691 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the creation of an assisted living facility trust fund. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 772 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Human Services to establish criteria for designating nursing facility operators with excellent operating records as eligible to acquire a license to operate another existing nursing facility on an expedited basis. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 876 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime
Relating to the administration of restraint, seclusion, and emergency psychoactive medication to residents of certain health care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 908 77-0 (2001) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly (PACE). House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1082 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to licensing, inspecting, surveying, and investigating certain nursing institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1083 77-0 (2001) Author: Harris, Chris Relating to the regulation of certain nursing institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1100 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the establishment and operation of pilot centers for the advancement of quality in long-term care. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 1160 77-0 (2001) Author: Truan, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard
Relating to the location of new veterans homes. House: Land & Resource Management
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1242 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for employment in certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Human Services
SB 1376 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to amelioration of convalescent and nursing home and intermediate care facility violations; waiving the right to an administrative hearing. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 1412 77-0 (2001) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the inspection of, and enforcement by certain county attorneys of regulations relating to, nursing homes and intermediate care facilities by certain county attorneys. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1523 77-0 (2001) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to nursing facility bed certification under the state Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1536 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Chavez, Norma | et. al.
Relating to the application of technology in providing certain health services, including certain telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1555 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain civil actions for injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and certain related liability insurance coverage. Senate: Business & Commerce No action taken in committee
SB 1590 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the admissibility of evidence relating to certain Texas Department of Human Services investigations or surveys in certain actions or proceedings. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
SB 1592 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the imposition of a quality assurance fee on nursing institutions; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1593 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to nursing institutions, assisted living facilities, and intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1594 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the creation of a long-term care facility liability insurance fund; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1838 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to certain long-term care facilities. Senate: Finance No action taken in committee
SB 1839 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig | et. al.
Relating to certain long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 93 76-0 (1999) Author: Reyna, Arthur | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 143 76-0 (1999) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 154 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the representation of the state by the attorney general in certain cases involving nursing facilities. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 223 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the renewal of certain initial probationary licenses granted for a nursing or convalescent home or related institution. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 225 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reports of certain conduct or conditions in nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 314 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 411 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 484 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to requiring owners of nursing homes to give notice before selling the facility. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 522 76-0 (1999) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates or disabled parking placards to certain institutions and facilities that transport persons with a disability. House: Transportation Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 689 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the regulation of unlicensed personal care facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 691 76-0 (1999) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the regulation of facilities that provide assisted living services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 733 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to mandatory drug testing before employment in a nursing home or a home and community support services agency. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
HB 841 76-0 (1999) Author: Garcia, Domingo Relating to certain penalties imposed on convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 971 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to regulation of nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
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 1237 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to suits for retaliation against volunteers and employees of nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
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 1270 76-0 (1999) Author: Lewis, Glenn Relating to surrogate decision-making for an adult patient in a hospital or nursing home. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1459 76-0 (1999) Author: Dunnam, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Sibley, David
Relating to facilities and services for the care of the elderly or a person with a disability in certain municipal hospital authorities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 1677 76-0 (1999) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to immunizations for elderly residents of nursing homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 1715 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the phone number or address of a person making a report of abuse or neglect or a report of other conduct or conditions in a convalescent or nursing home. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1888 76-0 (1999) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to clarifying the judicial immunity applicable to a person who is appointed by a court to serve as trustee of a convalescent or nursing home, an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded, or a personal care facility. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Jurisprudence
Referred to Jurisprudence
HB 2161 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to standards and other requirements for long-term care insurance coverage. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2527 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the maintenance of dangerous drugs and controlled substances at a convalescent or nursing home or at an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2909 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the nursing and convalescent home trust fund. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
HB 2911 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to venue in certain actions regarding intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2914 76-0 (1999) Author: Pitts, Jim
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to notice of the drug testing policy followed by a convalescent or nursing home or a home and community support services agency. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3450 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to the collection of civil penalties assessed against a convalescent or nursing home or related institution. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3451 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to arbitration to resolve certain matters relating to nursing homes and related institutions. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3452 76-0 (1999) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to binding arbitration to resolve certain disputes involving certain residential and custodial facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3625 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3627 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to monitoring the financial condition of certain nursing facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3628 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to consequences of appointment of trustee or expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 3636 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of medical assistance. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 3652 76-0 (1999) Author: Oliveira, Rene Relating to requiring certain pharmacists to provide certain drugs to certain clinics. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 3693 76-0 (1999) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to certification under the state Medicaid program of nursing home beds in certain nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 18 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the representation of the state by the attorney general in certain cases involving nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 19 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the issuance and renewal of certain initial probationary licenses granted for a nursing or convalescent home or related institution. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 21 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates or disabled parking placards to certain institutions, facilities, and retirement communities that transport persons with a disability. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 62 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to video cameras in the rooms of residents of nursing homes or related institutions. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 93 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities and requirements concerning certain other facilities serving persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 109 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 131 76-0 (1999) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Cook, Robert
Relating to the notice required to be posted at a hospital or nursing home prohibiting the carrying of a handgun by a person licensed to carry a concealed handgun. House: Public Safety
Senate: Health Services
Effective immediately
SB 196 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to administrative penalties for intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 200 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to imposition of administrative penalties against personal care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 597 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to the nursing and convalescent home trust fund. Senate: Health Services Co-author authorized
SB 664 76-0 (1999) Author: West, Royce Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health Services Left pending in committee
SB 703 76-0 (1999) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to regulation of nursing homes. Senate: Health Services No action taken in committee
SB 864 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to immunizations for elderly residents of nursing homes. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1049 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to venue for certain judicial actions involving intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded. House: Public Health
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1050 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the use of arbitration to resolve certain disputes involving nursing facilities. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1051 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the enforcement of an arbitration order in certain disputes involving a licensed nursing facility and the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1087 76-0 (1999) Author: Lindsay, Jon Relating to the maintenance of dangerous drugs and controlled substances at a convalescent or nursing home or at an intermediate care facility for the mentally retarded. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1142 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to consequences of appointment of trustee or expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1143 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. Senate: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 1197 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the appointment of a trustee and the expenditure of emergency assistance funds for a nursing or convalescent home; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1198 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to requiring certain convalescent and nursing homes to execute a surety bond. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1221 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to dispute resolution procedures involving certain nursing facilities. Senate: Health Services Referred to Health Services
SB 1292 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to monitoring the financial condition of certain nursing facilities licensed by the Texas Department of Human Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 1293 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to permits to administer medication to residents of nursing and convalescent homes and certain related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 413 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 593 75-0 (1997) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 606 75-0 (1997) Author: Zbranek, Zeb | et. al.
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to access to nursing facilities in rural counties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 647 75-0 (1997) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 755 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to certain administrative penalties assessed against nursing homes and similar institutions. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 807 75-0 (1997) Author: Puente, Robert Relating to requiring certain pharmacists to provide certain drugs to certain clinics. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 987 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen Relating to the development of a quality-based system of reimbursing nursing facilities under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services Rules suspended
HB 1085 75-0 (1997) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike
Relating to an automated system for providing reimbursements to nursing facilities under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1170 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 1276 75-0 (1997) Author: Smithee, John Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities and nursing facility administrators. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1413 75-0 (1997) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to enforcement of certain requirements relating to nursing homes and similar facilities. House: Human Services Subcommittee members named
HB 1920 75-0 (1997) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al. Relating to the abolition of the Texas Board of Nursing Facility Administrators and the transfer of the regulation of nursing facility administrators to the Texas Department of Human Services; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2191 75-0 (1997) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the right to cancel the purchase of nursing home and other residential services. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2306 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David | et. al. Relating to employment in a nursing home or other facility serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2321 75-0 (1997) Author: Palmer, Sue | et. al. Relating to nursing home bed certification and decertification and creation of an advisory committee to address nursing facility reimbursement. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2510 75-0 (1997) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of certain personal care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
HCR 151 75-0 (1997) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Carona, John
Directing TDHS to take steps to expand community options for long-term care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 84 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Relating to the licensure and regulation of nursing facility administrators; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 85 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to surrogate decision making. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 9/01/97
SB 90 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the imposition of administrative penalties for certain violations by personal care facilities regulated by the Texas Department of Human Services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 190 75-0 (1997) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and similar facilities; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 262 75-0 (1997) Author: Sibley, David
Sponsor: Counts, David | et. al.
Relating to employment in a nursing home or other facility serving the elderly or disabled. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 335 75-0 (1997) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
SB 618 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of certain residential facilities; providing civil penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 725 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Puente, Robert
Relating to the qualification of a personal care facility as a community home. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 871 75-0 (1997) Author: West, Royce Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1064 75-0 (1997) Author: Carona, John Relating to regulating personal care facilities; providing for a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1234 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Brimer, Kim
Relating to licensure of certain publicly funded providers of home and community support services; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1247 75-0 (1997) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al.
Sponsor: Berlanga, Hugo
Relating to regulation of a home and community support services agency; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/97
SB 1763 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Palmer, Sue
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Human Services to contract for Medicaid-certified beds in nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1764 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al. Relating to access to nursing facilities in rural counties. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SCR 14 75-0 (1997) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Maxey, Glen
Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to develop a plan to coordinate long-term care service delivery and administration. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
HB 648 74-0 (1995) Author: Ramsay, Tom | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 761 74-0 (1995) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes and to reports on the status of health care services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 771 74-0 (1995) Author: Smithee, John
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to certain nursing homes for purposes of professional liability insurance coverage. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
No action taken in committee
HB 867 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to an automated system for providing reimbursements to nursing homes under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 1229 74-0 (1995) Author: Rangel, Irma Relating to the regulation of certain facilities that advertise the provision of special care for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 1408 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Montford, John
Relating to purchasing, storing, or transporting certain drugs to be administered to a home health or hospice patient. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1471 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to an integrated pest management program for day-care centers and nursing homes. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 1575 74-0 (1995) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to nurse aides in certain nursing facilities funded through the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2644 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey
Sponsor: Patterson, Jerry
Relating to licensing and Medicaid certification requirements for certain nursing facilities and related penalties and dispute resolution. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 2645 74-0 (1995) Author: Hilderbran, Harvey Relating to licensing standards for certain nursing facilities and penalties that may be assessed against those facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2691 74-0 (1995) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to the licensing of certain personal care homes. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2698 74-0 (1995) Author: McDonald, Nancy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the provision of long-term care services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
HB 2776 74-0 (1995) Author: Serna, Gilbert Relating to requiring certain employees and applicants for employment at convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions to submit to drug testing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2809 74-0 (1995) Author: Hirschi, John Relating to the enforcement of standards established for the treatment of persons in nursing and convalescent homes and providing for the accountability of persons who violate such standards. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3059 74-0 (1995) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the provision by certain health care facilities of security devices involving the use of video surveillance equipment for the safety and protection of patients, employees and visitors. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3118 74-0 (1995) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded; imposing civil and criminal penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Reg. Order of Business Calendar
HB 3120 74-0 (1995) Author: Hunter, Bob
Sponsor: Bivins, Teel
Relating to certain nursing facilities receiving reimbursement under the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 436 74-0 (1995) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Rangel, Irma
Relating to the regulation of certain facilities that advertise the provision of special care for residents with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 612 74-0 (1995) Author: Luna, Gregory | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to certain nursing home services funded through the state Medicaid program. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Withdrawn from calendar
SB 687 74-0 (1995) Author: Cain, David | et. al. Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 865 74-0 (1995) Author: West, Royce Relating to nurse aides in certain nursing facilities funded through the state Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 913 74-0 (1995) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to retaliation against a resident of a nursing home or related institution for reports of abuse or neglect. House: Civil Practices
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1059 74-0 (1995) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Goodman, Toby
Relating to the training of licensed or certified individuals providing services to geriatric residents as employees of certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/28/95
SB 1341 74-0 (1995) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the regulation of home and community support services; imposing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1543 74-0 (1995) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the inspection, regulation and operation of personal care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1596 74-0 (1995) Author: Leedom, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Turner, Bob
Relating to arbitration of alleged violations of law relating to convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 80 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to dental examinations and oral health care for residents of long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 139 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the use of administrative penalties paid for violations of the law regulating nursing homes and related institutions. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 192 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to oral health care education for personnel, inspectors, and surveyors of long-term care facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 193 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to a requirement that the Texas Department of Health conduct a study of the oral health needs of long-term care residents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 194 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to the cleaning and labeling of a removable oral prosthetic appliance belonging to a resident of a nursing home or custodial care home. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 233 73-0 (1993) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes and to reports on the status of health care services. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 968 73-0 (1993) Author: Vowell, Jack | et. al. Relating to the placement of certain persons in nursing facilities and to the funding of those services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1117 73-0 (1993) Author: Rabuck, Bob Relating to dental care for long-term care patients. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1345 73-0 (1993) Author: McCall, Brian
Sponsor: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Relating to licensing of adult day-care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 1592 73-0 (1993) Author: Craddick, Tom | et. al. Relating to the regulation of hospices; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2264 73-0 (1993) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to representation of the office of the state long-term care ombudsman of the Department on Aging. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
HB 2361 73-0 (1993) Author: Hernandez, Christine Relating to exempting certain facilities from regulation under the Personal Care Facility Licensing Act. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2389 73-0 (1993) Author: Hirschi, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Haley, Bill
Relating to continuing care facilities. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/93
HB 2662 73-0 (1993) Author: Driver, Joe
Sponsor: Leedom, John
Relating to standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 28 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Glaze, Bob
Relating to procedural and fire safety requirements relating to long-term care facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 29 73-0 (1993) Author: Moncrief, Mike
Sponsor: Delisi, Dianne
Relating to licenses of and complaint investigations and data collection on quality improvement of convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/93
SB 78 73-0 (1993) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to designate an alternative living facility to provide mental health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Left pending in committee
SB 230 73-0 (1993) Author: Shelley, Dan Relating to providing oral health care to nursing home residents. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 281 73-0 (1993) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Hernandez, Christine
Relating to exempting certain facilities from licensure under the Personal Care Facility Licensing Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/93
SB 833 73-0 (1993) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Vowell, Jack
Relating to the provision of long-term care services to certain persons with mental retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 888 73-0 (1993) Author: Leedom, John
Sponsor: Driver, Joe
Relating to standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1195 73-0 (1993) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to representation of the Office of the State Long-Term Care Ombudsman of the Department on Aging. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 565 72-0 (1991) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendments
HB 1660 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to licensing fees charged to a convalescent or nursing home by the Texas Department of Health. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1795 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin | et. al. Relating to a report on the status of health care services by the commissioner of health and to cost estimates for procedures and services by hospitals and nursing homes. House: Public Health Coauthor Authorized
HB 1975 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of personal care facilities and to the repeal of laws requiring the registration of boarding homes or board and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons; providing penalties. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1976 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin | et. al.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to cooperation among certain state agencies to correct deficiencies in personal care facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1984 72-0 (1991) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Johnson, Eddie
Relating to reports of deaths of residents of nursing homes and related institutions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 2273 72-0 (1991) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the eligibility for service on the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2477 72-0 (1991) Author: Madla, Frank | et. al. Relating to an applicant's or owner's fitness to own, operate, manage, or otherwise control a long term care facility; declaring an emergency. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2496 72-0 (1991) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Carriker, Steven
Relating to the regulation of long-term care insurance. House: Insurance
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2619 72-0 (1991) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the use of administrative penalties paid for violations of the law regulating nursing homes and related institutions. House: Public Health Laid on table subject to call in committee
HB 2839 72-0 (1991) Author: Vowell, Jack Relating to transferring the regulatory authority concerning convalescent and nursing homes and personal care facilities from the Texas Department of Health to the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
HCR 213 72-0 (1991) Author: Rudd, Jim Requesting the Speaker and Lt. Governor to create an interim committee to study the Texas Medicaid Nursing Home Rate Setting Methodology. House: House Administration Referred to House Administration
SB 258 72-0 (1991) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a requirement that nursing home institutions post signs regarding the reporting of abuse or neglect of residents; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 865 72-0 (1991) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to the licensing and regulation of personal care facilities and to the repeal of laws requiring the registration of boarding homes or board and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/91
SB 1113 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the regulation of nursing home administrators. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1114 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill Relating to the disposition of fees collected for certain courses offered to nursing home administrators. Senate: Health & Human Services Postponed in committee
SB 1115 72-0 (1991) Author: Haley, Bill
Sponsor: Craddick, Tom
Relating to disciplinary action against a nursing home administrator. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/91
HB 67 72-1 (1991) Author: Counts, David Relating to minimum standards for long-term care insurance policies. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 60 72-1 (1991) Author: Carriker, Steven Relating to regulation of long-term care insurance. Senate: Economic Development Referred to s/c on Insurance by President
HB 257 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care. House: Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in s/c
HB 303 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita | et. al. Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care. House: Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
HB 312 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HB 318 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care and community care. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 392 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty | et. al. Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care; making an emergency appropriation to the Texas Department of Human Services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 541 71-0 (1989) Author: Richardson, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to the establishment of the office of the long-term care ombudsman in the Texas Department on Aging; providing a criminal penalty. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
HB 936 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Al Relating to the reporting and investigation of suspected cases of abuse or neglect in nursing homes and facilities operated by the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1608 71-0 (1989) Author: Hury, James | et. al. Amending taxes on cigarettes and tobacco so that increased revenues may be made available to attract additional federal funds and to increase expenditures for medical, nutritional, nursing home or other.... House: Ways & Means Pending in committee
HB 1810 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Uribe, Hector
Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
House conferees appointed
HB 1944 71-0 (1989) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to criminal history checks of employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of Health; providing a penalty. House: State Affairs Pending in committee
HB 2105 71-0 (1989) Author: Lewis, Ron Relating to the Texas Long-Term Care Act of 1989. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 2797 71-0 (1989) Author: Marchant, Ken Relating to the authority of certain municipal hospital authorities to own, operate, construct, acquire, and equip nursing homes or similar facilities for the care of the elderly. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2894 71-0 (1989) Author: Denton, Betty Relating to a study of the uses of certain unused drugs. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 3042 71-0 (1989) Author: Carter, Bill
Sponsor: Santiesteban, H.
Relating to suits brought against a nursing home or related institution for retaliation based on reports of abuse or neglect. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
HCR 59 71-0 (1989) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Recognizing the need to provide funding so that the allowable income level for Medicaid nursing home care can be raised to the federal level. House: Retirement and Aging Pending in committee
HR 791 71-0 (1989) Author: Wright, Brad Calling on the Texas Department of Health to improve the disposition of complaints against nursing home administrators. House: Public Health Reported enrolled
SB 97 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al. Relating to income eligibility for nursing home care. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 248 71-0 (1989) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth Relating to the training of employees of nursing homes or custodial care homes and to the eligibility of a person convicted of certain criminal offenses to be an employee of a home. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 332 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet | et. al.
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the requirement for criminal history checks of nurse trainees for and employees of certain facilities that provide services to the elderly or disabled and that are licensed by the Texas Department of ... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/89
SB 426 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the establishment of the office of the long-term care ombudsman in the Texas Department of Aging; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SB 882 71-0 (1989) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the membership of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 1062 71-0 (1989) Author: Glasgow, Bob Amending taxes on cigarettes and tobacco so that increased revenues may be made available to attract additional federal funds and to increase expenditures for medical, nutritional, nursing home or other .... Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1479 71-0 (1989) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Marchant, Ken
Relating to the authority of certain municipal hospital authorities to own, operate, construct, acquire, and equip nursing homes or similar facilities for the care of the elderly and to issue bonds and notes. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/28/89
SB 1739 71-0 (1989) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to the licensing and regulation of special care facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1795 71-0 (1989) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the provision of nursing homes or related institutions by a health facilities development corporation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SCR 65 71-0 (1989) Author: Tejeda, Frank Creating the Joint Special Committee on State Veterans' Homes. House: House Administration
Senate: Administration
Referred to House Administration
SCR 172 71-0 (1989) Author: Caperton, Kent | et. al. Requesting the lieutenant governor and speaker to establish the Legislative Oversight Committee on OBRA program implementation. Senate: Administration Received from the Senate
SCR 182 71-0 (1989) Author: Johnson, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Kuempel, Edmund
Directing the Department of Health to assure accuracy in reporting the cause of death in a timely manner. Signed by the Governor
SB 63 71-3 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; making an appropriation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 33 71-4 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; making an appropriation. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 55 71-5 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: McDonald, Nancy
Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; creating offenses.... House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 46 71-6 (1990) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to the administration of medications by nursing students and medication aide trainees to residents of nursing and convalescent institutions and patients of home health agencies; creating offenses.... House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 37 70-0 (1987) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes, custodial care homes, and similar institutions. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 168 70-0 (1987) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to personal care homes and lodging homes for senior citizens or disabled persons. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 420 70-0 (1987) Author: Kubiak, L.B.
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to training employees of nursing homes, custodial care homes, and related institutions, concerning the care of persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders. House: State Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 677 70-0 (1987) Author: Barton, Erwin
Sponsor: Farabee, Ray
Relating to the regulation of certain continuing care facilities; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 763 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of boarding homes; providing penalties. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 876 70-0 (1987) Author: Luna, Gregory
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to a reduction in the amount of paperwork a nursing home or similar institution is required to complete and retain. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective in 90 days-8/31/87
HB 1289 70-0 (1987) Author: Patronella, David Relating to the licensing of nursing home aides; providing a penalty. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1600 70-0 (1987) Author: Saunders, Robert Relating to inspections of nursing homes. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1654 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to controlled substances in emergency medication kits. House: Public Health Pending in committee
HB 1739 70-0 (1987) Author: Schoolcraft, Alan
Sponsor: Krier, Cynthia
Relating to dental examinations in nursing homes and convalescent homes and related institutions. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 1877 70-0 (1987) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to the certification of nursing homes and related institutions that provide specialized care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; providing a penalty. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HCR 202 70-0 (1987) Author: McDonald, Nancy
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Commending certain health and human services agencies and requesting the Long Term Care Coordinating Council to study needs of nursing home residents. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Signed by the Governor
SB 200 70-0 (1987) Author: Edwards, Chet
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to mandatory criminal history checks of certain persons applying for employment at nursing homes and custodial care homes. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 803 70-0 (1987) Author: McFarland, Bob
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to controlled substances in emergency medication kits. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 819 70-0 (1987) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth
Sponsor: Saunders, Robert
Relating to licensing and renewal of licenses of nursing homes. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1134 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Evans, Charles
Relating to the certification of nursing homes and related institutions that provide specialized care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/87
SB 1367 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes, custodial care homes, and similar institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Laid on table subj. to call in comm.
SB 1460 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Relating to an exemption from taxes on meals served to residents of certain retirement communities. House: Ways & Means
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
SCR 64 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Recognizing the need to provide funding to the Texas Department of Human Services for nursing home care. Senate: Health & Human Services Reported favorably with substitute
SCR 138 70-0 (1987) Author: Brooks, Chet Commending certain health and human services agencies and requesting the Long Term Care Coordinating Council to study needs of nursing home residents. Senate: Health & Human Services Received from the Senate
HB 593 69-0 (1985) Author: Millsap, Mike
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the regulation of nursing home administrators. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 653 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the establishment of a task force to study licensing standards for personal care homes. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 654 69-0 (1985) Author: Finnell, Charles Relating to the monitoring of trends in the construction of personal care homes by the Texas Health Facilities Commission. House: Government Organization Referred to subcommittee
HB 689 69-0 (1985) Author: Adkisson, Tommy Relating to the number of residents a foster care type residential facility may serve without being licensed under the convalescent and nursing home law. House: Retirement & Aging 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 716 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the availability for public inspection of certain information and materials regarding nursing homes and related institutions; providing penalties. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 717 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to the certification of nursing home aides; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging Record vote
HB 718 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the notice of a change of nursing home administrators. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
HB 841 69-0 (1985) Author: Hury, James Relating to violations of the law relating to nursing homes and related institutions; providing penalties. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 1209 69-0 (1985) Author: Hill, Anita Relating to fire safety and building standards for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. House: Retirement & Aging Referred to Retirement and Aging
HB 1700 69-0 (1985) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the regulation of boarding homes; providing penalties. House: Human Services 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1961 69-0 (1985) Author: Richardson, Bob Relating to information concerning nursing homes and related institutions; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging Record vote
HCR 170 69-0 (1985) Author: Barton, Erwin Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to establish an income eligibility cap for becoming eligible for nursing home care at an amount not to exceed $633.50 effective May 1, 1985. House: Human Services Reported favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 358 69-0 (1985) Author: Brown, J.E.
Sponsor: Willy, John
Relating to the authority of the Texas Department of Health to investigate an employee or prospective employee of a nursing home or custodial care home and to the offense of unauthorized disclosure of criminal records; providing civil immunity for certain institutions, officers, and employees; providing a penalty. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 692 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the continuation, composition, powers, and duties of the Texas Department of Health and the Texas Board of Health; to the continuation of the Occupational Safety Board; to contracts with nursing homes entered into by the Texas Department of Human Resources; to the requirement that certain state agencies execute memoranda of understanding with the Texas Department of Health; and providing penalties. House: Government Organization
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Record vote
SB 875 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of nursing home administrators. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Health & Human Resources
SB 1022 69-0 (1985) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Resources No action taken in committee
SB 1109 69-0 (1985) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Adkisson, Tommy
Relating to the exclusion of certain foster care type residential facilities from requirements of the convalescent and nursing home law. House: Retirement & Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1214 69-0 (1985) Author: Barrientos, Gonzalo Relating to the rights of the elderly and cases actionable under the Deceptive Trade Practices Consumer Protection Act by private persons and the Attorney General. Senate: Health & Human Resources Reported favorably w/o amendments
SCR 124 69-0 (1985) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Barton, Erwin
Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to establish an income eligibility cap for becoming eligible for nursing home care at an amount not to exceed $633.50 effective May 1, 1985. House: Human Services Signed by the Governor
HB 37 69-3 (1986) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the number of residents a foster care type residential facility may serve without being licensed under the convalescent and nursing home law. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
SB 32 69-3 (1986) Author: Krier, Cynthia
Sponsor: Madla, Frank
Relating to the number of residents a foster care type residential facility may serve without being licensed under the convalescent and nursing home law. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective in 90 days-12/30/86
HB 102 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to inspections of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 103 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Edwards, Chet
Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 222 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike Relating to the provision of damages and penalties for a person whose employment is suspended or terminated or who is otherwise disciplined as a result of reporting the abuse of neglect of a nursing home patient. House: Retirement and Aging Coauthor authorized
HB 225 68-0 (1983) Author: Toomey, Mike
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to unannounced inspections of nursing and convalescent homes. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 542 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the establishment of a loan fund for use by a trustee of an institution. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to subcommittee
HB 868 68-0 (1983) Author: DeLay, Tom Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to nursing homes organized for profit. House: Retirement and Aging Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1726 68-0 (1983) Author: Danburg, Debra
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to rights of the elderly. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1753 68-0 (1983) Author: Hill, Anita
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to administration of medications in convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions; establishing fees for the issuance and renewal of permits to administer medications; providing a penalty; and declaring an emergency. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 1791 68-0 (1983) Author: Bush, Bob Relating to allowing certain facilities to operate under different standards and the requirements of the certificate of need program. House: Public Health Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1965 68-0 (1983) Author: Laney, James Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for the elderly. House: Public Health No action taken
HB 2087 68-0 (1983) Author: Lee, Don
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for adults, and to costs incurred by a health facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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HB 2288 68-0 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. House: Retirement and Aging Coauthor authorized
SB 44 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd Relating to the provision of damages and penalties for a person whose employment is suspended or terminated or who is otherwise disciplined as a result of reporting the abuse or neglect of a nursing home patient. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 483 68-0 (1983) Author: Traeger, John
Sponsor: DeLay, Tom
Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to nursing homes organized for profit. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
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SB 656 68-0 (1983) Author: Howard, Ed
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the appointment of a trustee to operate convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions, to the creation of a revolving fund to make loans to be administered by the trustee, and to powers of the Texas Department of Health and the duty of the attorney general. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee laid on table subject to call
SB 768 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the regulation of nursing home administrators, to the protection of a nursing home employee who reports the abuse or neglect of a patient, and to the powers and duties of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; providing for a private right of action for violation. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 793 68-0 (1983) Author: Lyon, Ted
Sponsor: Hill, Anita
Relating to fire safety standards for convalescent and nursing homes and to waivers of compliance. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Placed on daily Major State Calendar
SB 818 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Bush, Bob
Relating to allowing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions to operate under different standards and the requirements of the certificate of need program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 819 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the application of the Health Facilities Development Act to certain types of health facilities for adults and to costs incurred by a health facility. Senate: Health & Human Resources Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1340 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to inspections of convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions. Senate: Health & Human Resources Referred to Committee on Health & Human Resources
SB 1341 68-0 (1983) Author: Edwards, Chet Relating to a repeal of the requirement that state agencies adopt a code of conduct for agency employees who inspect and survey health care facilities. Senate: Health & Human Resources Laid on the table subject to call
SB 1391 68-0 (1983) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to the regulation of the administration of medications in convalescent homes, nursing homes, and other related institutions, to certain powers and duties of the Texas Board of Health, and to fees for the issuance and renewal of permits. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
SB 1414 68-0 (1983) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Hury, James
Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. House: Retirement and Aging
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 12 68-1 (1983) Author: Hury, James Relating to the licensing, regulation, and supervision of nursing and convalescent homes and other providers of medical assistance and to the investigation of abuse, mistreatment, or neglect of residents, or other violations of nursing and convalescent home laws; providing penalties. House: Retirement and Aging Referred to Committee on Retirement and Aging
HB 488 67-0 (1981) Author: Webber, Bobby Relating to maximum speed limits near nursing homes and hospitals. House: Transportation Referred to Committee on Transportation
HB 1579 67-0 (1981) Author: Gonzales, Arnold Relating to removing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions from certain inspection, open hearing, and grading requirements; exempting certain governmental facilities. House: Human Services Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 2092 67-0 (1981) Author: Grubbs, Walter B. Relating to elimination of duplicative surveys and inspections by state agencies of hospitals, nursing homes, mental health and mental retardation facilities, alcohol addiction and abuse facilities, and other health care facilities. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2148 67-0 (1981) Author: Cofer, Lanell
Sponsor: Harris, O.H.
Relating to the requirement of automatic sprinkler systems in certain nursing homes and convalescent homes. House: Human Services
Senate: Economic Development
Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 26 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Smith, Carlyle
Relating to exemptions to the Cosmetology Regulatory Act. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 541 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Hill, Gerald
Relating to the name of the chief executive officer to the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators and to license and examination fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 644 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Keller, Ray
Relating to the appointment of a trustee to assume operation of facilities for related institutions. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 723 67-0 (1981) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Webber, Bobby
Relating to maximum speed limits near nursing homes and hospitals. House: Transportation
Senate: State Affairs
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
SB 812 67-0 (1981) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Gonzales, Arnold
Relating to regulation of certain institutions as defined in the Act licensed by the Texas Department of Health and to removing certain convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions from certain inspections, open hearing, and grading requirements and allowing certain facilities to operate under different standards. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 995 67-0 (1981) Author: Vale, Bob Relating to administrative hearings for convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1178 67-0 (1981) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to unannounced inspections of nursing and convalescent homes; providing a penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Resources
Committee report printed and sent to Committee on Calendars
HB 1628 66-0 (1979) Author: Whitehead, Emmett
Sponsor: Blake, Roy
Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
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HB 1985 66-0 (1979) Author: Hall, Lanny Relating to regulation of nursing home administrators. House: Health Services Referred to Committee on Health Services
HB 2267 66-0 (1979) Author: Wilson, Ron Relating to receivership as a remedy for violations of rules regulating nursing and convalescent homes. House: Health Services Returned to Calendar Committee
HCR 112 66-0 (1979) Author: Waters, Ron
Sponsor: Brooks, Chet
Encouraging nursing homes to provide outreach services for the elderly and handicapped citizens. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SB 276 66-0 (1979) Author: Doggett, Lloyd
Sponsor: Ceverha, Bill
Relating to regulation of nursing home adminstrators. House: Government Organization
Senate: Human Resources
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SB 663 66-0 (1979) Author: Blake, Roy Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing homes. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 829 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to respite care provided by licensed nursing, convalescent, and foster care homes. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably without amendments
SB 937 66-0 (1979) Author: Creighton, Tom Relating to a supplemental appropriation to the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 974 66-0 (1979) Author: Traeger, John Relating to disposition of funds received by the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators. House: Government Organization
Senate: Finance
Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 1152 66-0 (1979) Author: Meier, Bill Relating to fire safety requirements for nursing and convalescent homes and making an appropriation. Senate: Finance Referred to Committee on Finance
SB 1180 66-0 (1979) Author: Howard, Ed Relating to the regulation of nursing homes and the criminal offense of threatening or causing bodily injury to a nursing home resident. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 1298 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Relating to receivership as a remedy for violations of rules regulating nursing and convalescent homes or as a means of correcting conditions threatening to the life, health, or safety of residents. House: Health Services
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Health Services
SCR 40 66-0 (1979) Author: Brooks, Chet Encouraging nursing homes to provide outreach services for the elderly and handicapped citizens. Senate: Human Resources Coauthor authorized
HB 412 65-0 (1977) Author: Bigham, John R. Relating to exempting multiple placement homes approved by the federal Veterans Administration from state licensing requirements. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in formal meeting
HB 547 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to reports by the State Department of Public Welfare or its successor agency on alternate care programs and their effect on nursing care costs under medical assistance programs. House: Health & Welfare Considered by subcommittee in public hearing
HB 548 65-0 (1977) Author: Evans, Charles Relating to licensing of convalescent and nursing homes; transferring the powers, duties, and obligations relating to the licensing and regulation of voncalescent and nursing homes from the Texas Department of Health Resouces to the State Department of Public Welfare or its successor department having the responsibility for administering medical assistance payments to nursing homes. House: Health & Welfare Reported from subcommittee favorably without amendments
HB 1015 65-0 (1977) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the establishment of certain rules and regulations for the operation of nursing homes and related institutions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1137 65-0 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to requiring semiannual meetings at each nursing homes to discuss conditions at the home. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1151 65-0 (1977) Author: Henderson, Don Relating to licensing of certain persons as nursing home administrators. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1525 65-0 (1977) Author: Benedict, Jerry L. Relating to the costs and expenses incurred and the fees, charges, and rates levied by nursing homes that provide nursing care services for eligible recipients of medical assistance; requiring reports by nursing home owners and operators; providing for studies and notice of results of studies. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 2115 65-0 (1977) Author: Von Dohlen, Tim
Sponsor: Hance, Kent
Relating to surveys and inspections of health care facilities, providing that hospitals, nursing homes, and other health care facilities shall not be subjected to duplicative surveys and inspections by state agencies; amending the Texas Hospital Licensing Law. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Effective in 90 days
HR 117 65-0 (1977) Author: Washington, Craig Relating to requesting the Committee on Health and Welfare to study nursing home conditions in Texas. House: Health & Welfare
SB 495 65-0 (1977) Author: Farabee, Ray
Sponsor: Delco, Wilhelmina
Relating to the authority of the State Department of Public Welfare to accept a gift from the federal government of a geriatric center in Austin to be used as a nursing home and training center; authorizing certain fees and providing for their use and use of other funds. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
90 Day Bill
SB 608 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter
Sponsor: Blythe, W.J. "Bill"
Relating to requiring semiannual meetings at each nursing home to discuss conditions at the home. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Referred to Committee on Calendars
SB 665 65-0 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to licensing of certain persons as nursing home administrators. Senate: Human Resources Considered by committee in public hearing
SB 906 65-0 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to convalescent and nursing homes, their inspections and consultations, and confidential information. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably
HB 9 65-1 (1977) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to regulation of nursing and convalescent homes and to the protection of elderly persons; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare Laid on the table subject to call
HB 13 65-1 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to requiring semiannual meetings at each nursing home to discuss conditions at the home. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 14 65-1 (1977) Author: Temple, Arthur "Buddy" Relating to the protection of persons under the care of nursing and convalescent homes; providing a penalty. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HCR 17 65-1 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Creating the Joint Interim Committee to Study Nursing Homes. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HR 11 65-1 (1977) Author: Blythe, W.J. "Bill" Relating to directing the Committee on Health and Welfare to conduct an interim study on problems existing in nursing homes. House: Health & Welfare
SB 8 65-1 (1977) Author: Jones, Gene Relating to convalescent and nursing homes, their inspections and consultations, and confidential information. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
SB 9 65-1 (1977) Author: Brooks, Chet
Sponsor: Ezzell, Michael H.
Relating to regulation of nursing and convalescent homes and related institutions; providing for certain contracts between the State Department of Public Welfare and the Texas Department of Health; placing certain restrictions on remunerations to licensed institutions; giving greater authority to the Licensing Agency; Relating to reports of abuse and neglect; defining certain offenses; providing penalties. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 10 65-1 (1977) Author: Adams, Don Relating to the protection of persons under the care of nursing and convalescent homes; providing a penalty. Senate: Human Resources Posting rule suspended
SCR 7 65-1 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter Creating a special interim committee to be called the Joint Interim Committee to Study Nursing Homes. Senate: Human Resources Laid on table subject to call
SR 35 65-1 (1977) Author: Mengden, Walter | et. al. Directing Committee on Human Resources to study, during interim, existing problems in nursing homes and develop possible legislation to solve problems. Senate: Human Resources
HB 1051 64-0 (1975) Author: Nabers, Lynn Relating to the licensing and regulation of convalescent and nursing homes and relating institutions by the State Department of Public Welfare. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1229 64-0 (1975) Author: Caldwell, Neil Providing for the deposit of fees and charges collected by the Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators in the State Treasury. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HB 1339 64-0 (1975) Author: Pentony, Joe Relating to the filing of records of rates charged and services provided by certain hospitals and by convalescent homes, nursing homes, and related institutions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1661 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to the qualifications for membership on the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; providing for appointment of board members. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Considered by committee in formal meeting
HB 1666 64-0 (1975) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to regulation of certain health care institutions. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HB 1972 64-0 (1975) Author: Uher, D.R. Relating to standards for licensing nursing home adminstrators and grounds for revocation, suspension, and refusal to renew a license. House: Health & Welfare Considered by committee in public hearing
HCR 137 64-0 (1975) Author: Weddington, Sarah Relating to creating an interim committee to supervise a study by an independent management consulting firm of state inspection and regualtion of nursing and convalescent homes. House: Health & Welfare Referred to Committee on Health and Welfare
HR 127 64-0 (1975) Author: Ezzell, Michael H. Relating to directing a subcommittee of the House Committee on Health and Welfare to study the operations of nursing and convalescent homes in Texas. House: Health & Welfare
SB 469 64-0 (1975) Author: Meier, Bill
Sponsor: Nabers, Lynn
Relating to licensing and regulation of convelescent and nursing homes and related institutions by the State Department of Public Welfare with the cooperation of the State Department of Health. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: State Affairs
Motion to reconsider spread on Journal
SB 781 64-0 (1975) Author: Mengden, Walter Relating to requiring monthly meetings at each nursing home to discuss conditions at the home. Senate: Human Resources Reported from committee favorably substituted
SB 924 64-0 (1975) Author: Moore, W.T. "Bill"
Sponsor: Uher, D.R.
Relating to standards for licensing and standards of performance of nursing home administrators and grounds for revocation, suspension, and refusal to renew a license; relative to consideration of noncompliance with State Department of Health rules by nursing homes in disciplinary action. House: Health & Welfare
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
HB 290 63-0 (1973) Author: Poerner, John H. Providing for an alternative method of certifying sickness or physical disability for absentee voting purposes by a licensed nursing home administrator when the person applying is in residence at a duly licensed nursing home, custodial care home, or other such institution. House: Elections Subcommittee hearing date
HB 414 63-0 (1973) Author: Clark, Jim Relating to the establishment of certain rules and regulations for the operation of nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Resources Reported favorably
HB 463 63-0 (1973) Author: Simmons, Wayland A.
Sponsor: Wolff, Nelson
Relating to convalescent and nursing homes and related institutions licensed by the State Department of Health. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
HB 689 63-0 (1973) Author: Parker, Carl Relating to the fees for nursing home administrators; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Considered in public hearing
HB 734 63-0 (1973) Author: Sutton, G.J. Relating to the fees for nursing home administrators; and declaring an emergency. House: Human Resources Considered in public hearing
HB 1314 63-0 (1973) Author: Denton, Lane Relating to property tax exemptions for certain nursing home operations. House: Revenue & Taxation Referred to subcommittee
SB 92 63-0 (1973) Author: Traeger, John Providing for an alternative method of certifying sickness or physical disability for absentee voting purposes by a licensed nursing home administrator when the person applying is in residence at a duly licensed nursing home, custodial care home, or other such institution. Senate: State Affairs Reported favorably
SB 177 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Sutton, G.J.
Relating to the fees for nursing home administrators. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Effective immediately
SB 178 63-0 (1973) Author: Wolff, Nelson
Sponsor: Vale, Bob
Providing for the waiver of license fees for the State of Texas and its departments, divisions, boards and agencies. House: Human Resources
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
90 Day Bill
SB 312 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to sale or dispensing of drugs on premises of convalescent or nursing home. Senate: State Affairs Committee hearing date
SB 333 63-0 (1973) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the ineligibility of certain persons who are operators or employees of convalescent or nursing homes to act under authority of a power of attorney, or serve as agent or attorney in fact or personal representative of a person who resides or resided in the convalescent or nursing home. Senate: Human Resources Sent to subcommittee
HB 753 62-0 (1971) Author: Floyd, Guy | et. al.
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the authority of the State Department of Health to issue certificates of need for the construction or expansion of nursing and convalescent homes and similar institutions where required as a prerequisite for securing loans.
HB 908 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny | et. al. Relating to the establishment of certain rules and regulations for the operation of nursing homes and related institutions.
HB 1002 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell
Sponsor: Kennard, Don
Relating to the fees and licenses for nursing home administrators.
HB 1075 62-0 (1971) Author: Moreno, Paul | et. al. Relating to the construction, maintenance, and operation of a state nursing home for war veterans.
HB 1558 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the sale or dispensing of drugs on the premises of a convalescent or nursing home.
HB 1583 62-0 (1971) Author: Ogg, Jack Relating to the ineligibility of persons who are operators or employees of convalescent or nursing homes to act under a power of attorney, or serve as an agent or attorney in fact or personal representative of a person who resides or resided in the convalescent or nursing home with certain exceptions.
HB 1626 62-0 (1971) Author: Heatly, W.S. "Bill" Relating to the licensing of nursing home administrators.
HB 1756 62-0 (1971) Author: Hull, Cordell
Sponsor: Aikin, Jr., A.M.
Relating to the composition and terms of office of the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators.
HCR 140 62-0 (1971) Author: Nelms, Johnny | et. al. Creating a special interim committee on nursing homes.
SCR 101 62-0 (1971) Author: Wilson, Charles Providing for the creation of an interim committee on Nursing Homes.
HB 151 61-0 (1969) Author: Cavness, Don Relating to exempting from taxation property owned by a nonprofit corporation providing certain nursing care and certain housing for the low-income elderly, and involved in various research programs for the elderly; providing for severability.
HB 744 61-0 (1969) Author: Neugent, L. Dean Relating to creating the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; defining violations of the Act as a misdemeanor and prescribing penalties therefor.
HB 1004 61-0 (1969) Author: Muniz, Raul | et. al. Relating to the construction, maintenance, and operation of a state nursing home for war veterans.
SB 39 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. | et. al. Relating to exempting from property taxes and franchise taxes certain non-profit corporations providing certain nursing care and certain housing for low-income and other elderly persons, and involved in various research programs for the elderly.
SB 388 61-0 (1969) Author: Hall, Ralph M. Relating to creating the Texas Board of Licensure for Nursing Home Administrators; defining violations of the Act as a misdemeanor and prescribing penalties therefor.
SB 735 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to amending Statutes relating to licensing of convalescent and nursing homes to include foster home facilities, further defining, exceptions, Department of Health to license.
HB 826 60-0 (1967) Author: Mutscher, Gus F. Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to provide services for widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors in licensed nursing homes.
SB 379 60-0 (1967) Author: Reagan, Bruce A. Relating to authorizing the Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation to provide services for widows of Confederate soldiers and sailors in licensed nursing homes.
SB 251 58-0 (1963) Author: Ratliff, David W. Relating to amending statutes which authorize counties to issue bonds for certain purposes, so as to authorize issuance of bonds for the establishment of homes for the needy or indigent.
HB 434 54-0 (1955) Author: Bell, Marshall O. | et. al. Relating to making an appropriation to the State Department of Health for the remainder of the 1954-1955 fiscal year to be used for administering the Nursing and Convalescent Homes Licensing Law.
HB 609 53-0 (1953) Author: Sellers, Sam C. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Acts; providing for the licensing, regulation and inspection of nursing homes and related institutions as defined herein; making an appropriation.
HB 699 53-0 (1953) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. Relating to repealing certain Acts and in lieu thereof creating a Licensing Agency within the State Department of Public Welfare as an agency of the State of Texas; providing for the licensing, regulation and inspection of convalescent homes, nursing homes and related institutions; providing penalties.
HB 127 49-0 (1945) Author: Favors, Ennis | et. al. Relating to regulating and licensing convalescent homes; providing penalties.
HB 765 49-0 (1945) Author: Kirby, Dann Relating to making it unlawful for a person, association or corporation, who furnishes rooms or board to old age pensioners or persons over sixty (60) years of age, to solicit funds in this State without having first procured a license to do so; providing a penalty.

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