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HB 26 85-0 (2017) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 75 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the education and examination requirements for pharmacy technicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 91 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to a review of occupational licensing requirements and an applicant's criminal history. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 153 85-0 (2017) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 442 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain professions, including the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 517 85-0 (2017) Author: Longoria, Oscar Relating to the regulation of crafted precious metal dealers. House: Environmental Regulation Referred to Environmental Regulation
HB 537 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 552 85-0 (2017) Author: White, James Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 569 85-0 (2017) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 593 85-0 (2017) Author: Burrows, Dustin | et. al. Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 627 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of licensed specialists in school psychology. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 783 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to a temporary license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 817 85-0 (2017) Author: Ortega, Evelina "Lina" Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Higher Education No action taken in committee
HB 986 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1049 85-0 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts regarding abortion for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1131 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the requirement that a person obtain a dyslexia therapist license. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1176 85-0 (2017) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 1201 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1225 85-0 (2017) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental health benefit plans. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1285 85-0 (2017) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 1292 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1376 85-0 (2017) Author: Davis, Sarah | et. al. Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1399 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1415 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1482 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1508 85-0 (2017) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to notice to applicants to and enrollees in certain educational programs regarding the consequences of a criminal conviction on eligibility for an occupational license. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1543 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to access to records that pertain to the testing for, and fitting and dispensing of, hearing instruments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1544 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to a client's access to certain records of hearing instrument fitters and dispensers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1684 85-0 (2017) Author: Isaac, Jason Relating to abolishing the regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1804 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses who are military veterans. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1846 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1939 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1978 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1981 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the consideration of criminal history record information of applicants for public employment or an occupational license. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 2007 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn
Relating to the licensing and regulation of certain military dentists and dental hygienists who provide voluntary charity dental or dental hygiene care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2011 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2072 85-0 (2017) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the eligibility and requirements for the issuance and renewal of a license in massage therapy. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2107 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2118 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. House: Public Health Failed to receive affirmative vote in comm.
HB 2141 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2143 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to protection for physician assistants who refuse to engage in certain conduct. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2203 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2342 85-0 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a study on Medicaid managed care. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2357 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott Relating to certain practice locations for licensed specialists in school psychology. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2389 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the adoption of rules by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2418 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to continuing education requirements for noncertified surgical technologists. House: Public Health Returned to Calendars Committee
HB 2420 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2444 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications and receive compensation for certain services and procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2502 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2525 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of physician assistants and anesthesiologist assistants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2546 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to completion of work status reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 2547 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2548 85-0 (2017) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2561 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the regulation of certain prescription drugs, prescription drug prescribers and dispensers, and colleges of pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2608 85-0 (2017) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a legislative finding that pharmacists are health care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2697 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2743 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the use of electronic prescriptions for the prescribing or dispensing of Schedule II controlled substances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2747 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to eligibility for and grounds for disciplinary action applicable to a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2765 85-0 (2017) Author: Clardy, Travis
Sponsor: Taylor, Van
Relating to the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2807 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2898 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2933 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al.
Sponsor: Taylor, Larry
Relating to the licensing and regulation of military optometrists and therapeutic optometrists who provide voluntary charity care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Border Security
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 2950 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2967 85-0 (2017) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 2990 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3012 85-0 (2017) Author: Flynn, Dan Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3024 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Birdwell, Brian
Relating to the removal of a public school student from an interscholastic athletic activity on the basis of a suspected concussion. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
HB 3034 85-0 (2017) Author: Blanco, César Relating to a waiver of certain licensing fees for military service members, military veterans, and their spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3040 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3078 85-0 (2017) Author: Thompson, Senfronia
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to sunset review of the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation and the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the transfer of the regulation of podiatry to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3129 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy Relating to certain duties of physicians regarding patient records. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 3208 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3210 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3216 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3266 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3268 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3273 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. House: Public Health Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 3296 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie
Sponsor: Perry, Charles
Relating to persons required to establish nursing peer review committees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 3310 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to prohibiting certain discrimination against a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3358 85-0 (2017) Author: Cosper, Scott | et. al. Relating to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3374 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John Relating to the registration and regulation of certain communication access realtime translation providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3395 85-0 (2017) Author: Price, Four Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses practicing in certain areas. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3406 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3408 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to required suicide prevention training for certain health care practitioners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3480 85-0 (2017) Author: Shaheen, Matt Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3578 85-0 (2017) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the acceptable examination pass rate for nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3694 85-0 (2017) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3710 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the comanagement of glaucoma by ophthalmologists and therapeutic optometrists and the establishment of a comanagement registry. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3820 85-0 (2017) Author: Dale, Tony Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professions. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3852 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists by the Texas Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Examiners and to the Executive Council of Examiners of Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, and Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists; providing civil and administrative penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3856 85-0 (2017) Author: Rinaldi, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3857 85-0 (2017) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3886 85-0 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3939 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3947 85-0 (2017) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to judicial review of certain regulations that apply to state licensees. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 3958 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3960 85-0 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas and the regulation of pain management clinics by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3998 85-0 (2017) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine and the medical treatment and care of animals in animal shelters and releasing agencies; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 4007 85-0 (2017) Author: Kuempel, John
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the licensing and regulation of health-related occupations transferred to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 4023 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic practitioners and neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4057 85-0 (2017) Author: Cyrier, John Relating to the practice of veterinary medicine and the medical treatment and care of animals in animal shelters and releasing agencies; expanding the applicability of an occupational license. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture & Livestock
HB 4069 85-0 (2017) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4076 85-0 (2017) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4082 85-0 (2017) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4083 85-0 (2017) Author: Miller, Rick Relating to trauma screening for certain children and trauma-informed care training for certain providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 4116 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to an interstate compact regulating nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4137 85-0 (2017) Author: Bohac, Dwayne Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain facilities for persons with a disability. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4248 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 4249 85-0 (2017) Author: Arévalo, Diana Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4267 85-0 (2017) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to fingerprint requirements for state licensees. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HR 2628 85-0 (2017) Author: Bonnen, Greg Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1148. Reported enrolled
SB 104 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 120 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 121 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Board of Nursing. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 122 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Optometry Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 123 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Dental Examiners. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 124 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 125 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 126 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 267 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 269 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 304 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 305 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of Nursing and to the regulation of the practice of nursing. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 306 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing a reduction in fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 311 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 313 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Dental Examiners; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 314 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 315 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the enforcement of subpoenas, the regulation of pain management clinics, and the adoption of guidelines for prescribing certain opioids by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 316 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Larry | et. al.
Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 317 85-0 (2017) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy | et. al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 318 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al. Relating to transfer of the regulation of podiatry to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; authorizing a reduction in fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 319 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners; authorizing a reduction in fees; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Water & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 335 85-0 (2017) Author: West, Royce Relating to the delegation of death certification to attending physicians in certain counties. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 404 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to prohibiting certain health care practitioners from providing alcoholic beverages to certain persons; imposing an administrative penalty. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 430 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 433 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 589 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Simmons, Ron | et. al.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
SB 651 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles | et. al. Relating to discrimination by a state agency against an applicant for or holder of an occupational license. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 654 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel | et. al.
Sponsor: Smithee, John | et. al.
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 666 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Miller, Rick
Relating to a sign required to be posted in the restrooms of sexually oriented businesses; creating a criminal offense. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 674 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah | et. al.
Relating to licensing for certain health professions, including an expedited process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 679 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Sponsor: Dale, Tony | et. al.
Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professions. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 681 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly | et. al. Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 728 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 831 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescribing and ordering authority of certain advanced practice registered nurses who are military veterans. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 844 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the active supervision of occupational licensing authorities by the attorney general. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 845 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to an occupational licensing database. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 849 85-0 (2017) Author: Huffines, Don
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Seliger, Kel Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 919 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 983 85-0 (2017) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1022 85-0 (2017) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the transfer of the licensing and regulation of certain counseling professions to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1080 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to required disclosures for prenatal genetic screening; imposing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1107 85-0 (2017) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1112 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the examination attempt limits for certain applicants seeking a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1148 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Sponsor: Bonnen, Greg | et. al.
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/18
SB 1240 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1324 85-0 (2017) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al. Relating to the eligibility for and emergency suspension of a license relating to massage therapy. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1339 85-0 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1342 85-0 (2017) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to prohibited nonconsensual genital surgery on certain minors with intersex traits. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1428 85-0 (2017) Author: Taylor, Van Relating to the provision of mental health telemedicine medical services. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1513 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to continuing education requirements for noncertified surgical technologists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1520 85-0 (2017) Author: Hancock, Kelly
Sponsor: Burkett, Cindy
Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1573 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a study to identify and address inefficiencies in state health care regulations. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1606 85-0 (2017) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1625 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip | et. al.
Relating to the Texas Physician Assistant Board and the licensing and regulation of physician assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1626 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of a state agency to impose continuing education requirements on an occupational license holder. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1633 85-0 (2017) Author: Perry, Charles
Sponsor: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Relating to the supervision of pharmacist-interns, pharmacy technicians, and pharmacy technician trainees by a pharmacist and the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1682 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to a building used as a prescribed pediatric extended care center. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1694 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to suicide prevention training for certain mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1770 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the regulation of licensed specialists in school psychology. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1818 85-0 (2017) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 85-0 (2017) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to agreements between this state and other jurisdictions concerning reciprocal licensure of mental health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1928 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1941 85-0 (2017) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic practitioners and neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2001 85-0 (2017) Author: Watson, Kirk | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the conduct that constitutes the practice of psychology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 2042 85-0 (2017) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2074 85-0 (2017) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2096 85-0 (2017) Author: Hall, Bob Relating to the regulation of the conduct of certain counseling professions. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 2108 85-0 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to registration and regulation of real-time captioning providers; imposing a civil penalty; authorizing fees. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2194 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Relating to physician assistant services performed as volunteer care. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 948 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction on SB 1148. Reported enrolled
HB 2 85-1 (2017) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to the repeal of certain riders for the Texas Medical Board and the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists from the General Appropriations Act that are contingent upon the approval of certain Acts continuing those agencies during the 85th Regular Session. House: Appropriations
Senate: Business & Commerce
Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 85 85-1 (2017) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and cannabis testing facilities; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 86 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 189 85-1 (2017) Author: Oliverson, Tom Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 219 85-1 (2017) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to the online publication of home addresses of certain occupational license holders. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 312 85-1 (2017) Author: Swanson, Valoree Relating to prohibited acts for a physician or applicant for a medical license. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 79 85-1 (2017) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizing fees. Filed
SB 114 85-1 (2017) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of sex offender treatment providers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, chemical dependency counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
HB 179 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 451 84-0 (2015) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
HB 503 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Considered in Calendars
HB 550 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 635 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the disposition of fetal remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 661 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 672 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to certain information concerning an applicant for certain occupational licenses. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 698 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 751 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 761 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the payment for services provided by certain types of health care practitioners under contracts between the practitioners and managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 841 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 892 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 938 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 998 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals and reported to certain health professional licensing boards. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1097 84-0 (2015) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the release of veteran autopsy reports to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 1185 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1263 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1409 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1413 84-0 (2015) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1420 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. | et. al. Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1473 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse and a physician assistant to sign or issue certain documents. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1483 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1508 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the issuance of a license in this state to certain physicians licensed outside of this state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1550 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
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 1779 84-0 (2015) Author: Murr, Andrew
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient and confidential patient records. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1849 84-0 (2015) Author: King, Susan Lewis Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Administration
Referred to Administration
HB 1864 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil Relating to the ability of professional associations to hire certain health care professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1885 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1924 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 1940 84-0 (2015) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the improvement of oral health care access through the regulation of dental hygiene practitioners, dental hygienists, and dentists in this state. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1976 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt | et. al. Relating to the regulation of abortion procedures. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1998 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2012 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheets, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to occupational license application and examination fees for certain military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2020 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Sponsor: Campbell, Donna
Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective immediately
HB 2081 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2089 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 2129 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2172 84-0 (2015) Author: Smithee, John Relating to coverage of telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2250 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the delivery of telemedicine medical services and telehealth services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2266 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2267 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the requirement to obtain a license to practice as an anesthesiologist assistant; providing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Statement(s) of vote recorded in Journal
HB 2330 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2340 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2342 84-0 (2015) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2443 84-0 (2015) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the deposit of optometrist and therapeutic optometrist license fees in the University of Houston development fund for use by the University of Houston College of Optometry. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 2479 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the authority and rights of pharmacy services administrative organizations to conduct the business of independent pharmacies with respect to certain pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 2484 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the issuance of occupational licenses to certain out-of-state applicants. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 2497 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2498 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2503 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2510 84-0 (2015) Author: Price, Four | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Department of State Health Services, the provision of health services in this state, and the regulation of certain health-related occupations and activities. House: Human Services Recommitted to committee
HB 2602 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2618 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the regulation of third-party administrators, including pharmacy benefit managers; expanding the requirement of a certificate of authority to engage in an occupation; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2683 84-0 (2015) Author: Miller, Rick | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation; imposing an administrative penalty; authorizing fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2703 84-0 (2015) Author: Simmons, Ron | et. al. Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
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 2823 84-0 (2015) Author: Spitzer, Stuart Relating to prohibiting certain physician questions regarding firearms. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2849 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D.
Sponsor: Menéndez, José
Relating to the qualifications for a coronal polishing certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 2897 84-0 (2015) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2978 84-0 (2015) Author: Bonnen, Greg Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3036 84-0 (2015) Author: Martinez, Armando | et. al. Relating to a study on the savings to the state achieved by the expansion of Medicaid managed care in regards to the number of persons served and the scope of services provided. House: Human Services
Senate: Finance
Referred to Finance
HB 3066 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3146 84-0 (2015) Author: Lozano, J. M. Relating to a legislative finding that pharmacists are health care providers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3154 84-0 (2015) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to dental expert witness activity; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3170 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3200 84-0 (2015) Author: Capriglione, Giovanni Relating to limitations on filling prescriptions for certain opioid pain medications; adding prohibitions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3246 84-0 (2015) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense and deliver tobacco cessation drugs. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3263 84-0 (2015) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate state licensees. House: Urban Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 3301 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the recognition of state citizenship and the issuance of state identification cards, driver's licenses, and occupational licenses to state residents regardless of their immigration status. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3398 84-0 (2015) Author: Paddie, Chris Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3444 84-0 (2015) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services by a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3476 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the provision and reimbursement of, or benefits for, home telemonitoring services, telemedicine medical services, and telehealth services under Medicaid and certain health benefit plans provided to certain retired public employees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3495 84-0 (2015) Author: Israel, Celia Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 3550 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to prohibited conduct by certain managed care plans with respect to the practice of optometry and therapeutic optometry. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3632 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3713 84-0 (2015) Author: Schaefer, Matt Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate occupations. House: Urban Affairs Referred to Urban Affairs
HB 3785 84-0 (2015) Author: Márquez, Marisa | et. al. Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3833 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3898 84-0 (2015) Author: Sanford, Scott Relating to active duty personnel. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Referred to Defense & Veterans' Affairs
HB 3912 84-0 (2015) Author: Phelan, Dade Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to pronounce death and sign death certificates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3925 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3926 84-0 (2015) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3954 84-0 (2015) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to fetal alcohol syndrome information provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3974 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the records of certain disciplinary actions against health care professionals. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3976 84-0 (2015) Author: Farrar, Jessica Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants; requiring an occupational license; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3981 84-0 (2015) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to the final decision in a contested case regarding occupational licensing before a State Office of Administrative Hearings administrative law judge. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 3999 84-0 (2015) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the exemption of certain persons from licensure as a professional counselor or social worker. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4001 84-0 (2015) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Relating to providers of certain home and community support services; authorizing a fee, providing penalties, and requiring an occupational license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 4008 84-0 (2015) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians. 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
HB 4113 84-0 (2015) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the licensing and regulation of speech-language pathologists and audiologists by the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners; providing a fee. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 190 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 195 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances, access to information about those prescriptions, and the duties of prescribers and other entities registered with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 196 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; imposing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 202 84-0 (2015) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the transfer of certain occupational regulatory programs and the deregulation of certain activities and occupations. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 219 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Price, Four | et. al.
Relating to the provision of health and human services in this state, including the powers and duties of the Health and Human Services Commission and other state agencies, and the licensing of certain health professionals; clarifying certain statutory provisions; authorizing the imposition of fees. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 339 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al.
Sponsor: Klick, Stephanie | et. al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 357 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the adoption of a training manual and code of conduct for members of the State Board of Dental Examiners. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 373 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 424 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Point of order sustained
SB 460 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 480 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the administration of a medication, immunization, or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 519 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Crownover, Myra
Relating to the registration of dental support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 542 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 546 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain care to an intern. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 571 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 577 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the practice of therapeutic optometry. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 588 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al. Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 613 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to physician inquiries regarding firearm ownership. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 622 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 751 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the scope of practice of and the prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 765 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin | et. al. Relating to the repeal of certain occupational license fees and taxes. Senate: Finance Left pending in committee
SB 787 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to the improvement of oral health care access through the regulation of dental hygiene practitioners, dental hygienists, and dentists in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 807 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Sheets, Kenneth
Relating to occupational license application and examination fees for certain military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 848 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees; requiring an occupational license. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 960 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1078 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to changing the name of the Medical Advisory Committee appointed by the Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation to the Combative Sports Advisory Board. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1111 84-0 (2015) Author: Burton, Konni Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1176 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority and rights of pharmacy services administrative organizations to conduct the business of independent pharmacies with respect to certain pharmacy benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1177 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the provision of telemedicine medical services by a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1185 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don | et. al. Relating to a biennial study regarding occupational licensing requirements. Senate: Business & Commerce Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1235 84-0 (2015) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Fletcher, Allen
Relating to defining the duties and to the penalties concerning pain management clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1251 84-0 (2015) Author: Estes, Craig Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission; authorizing fees; providing a criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1260 84-0 (2015) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the selection of certain providers under the Medicaid program. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1290 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the regulation of the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1307 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: King, Susan Lewis
Relating to occupational licenses for military service members, military veterans, and military spouses. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1346 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to the regulation of occupations by this state. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1361 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the administration of epinephrine by pharmacists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1382 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1383 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1544 84-0 (2015) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to the practice of chiropractic. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1572 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to submission of reports by a physician assistant under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1608 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffines, Don Relating to abolishing certain occupational licensing requirements and associated regulations. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1662 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to requiring the registration of medical laboratory science professionals; providing an administrative penalty; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1733 84-0 (2015) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the disclosure in certain judicial proceedings of confidential communications between a physician and a patient. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1753 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the identification requirements of certain health care providers associated with a hospital. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 1794 84-0 (2015) Author: Creighton, Brandon Relating to the requirement to obtain a license to practice as an anesthesiologists assistant; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1813 84-0 (2015) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to procedures for complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1839 84-0 (2015) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1871 84-0 (2015) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1899 84-0 (2015) Author: Campbell, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Martinez, Armando | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of emergency medical services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1959 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. Senate: Criminal Justice Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1971 84-0 (2015) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the transfer of the regulation of licensed dyslexia practitioners and licensed dyslexia therapists to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1980 84-0 (2015) Author: Garcia, Sylvia Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 45 83-0 (2013) Author: Flynn, Dan | et. al. Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military and the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Referred to Vet Affairs & Military Installations
HB 86 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 173 83-0 (2013) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 286 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 305 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of complaint information by the Texas Medical Board to the legislature. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 375 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to peace officers commissioned by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 405 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to testimony by members of the State Board of Dental Examiners. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 446 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to information about fetal alcohol syndrome to be provided to pregnant patients. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 453 83-0 (2013) Author: Dukes, Dawnna Relating to the application, renewal, and period of validity of a registration under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing the increase of a fee. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 484 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the requirements for issuance of a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 502 83-0 (2013) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana | et. al. Relating to the practice of dentistry. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 542 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 543 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the regulation of the practice of dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 581 83-0 (2013) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie | et. al.
Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity in certain employment lawsuits by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 588 83-0 (2013) Author: Craddick, Tom
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 591 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center; increasing a fee. House: Human Services Considered in Calendars
HB 624 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the payment for services provided by certain types of health care practitioners under contracts between the practitioners and managed care health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 632 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the applicability of massage therapy licensing requirements to a person employing certain muscle activation techniques. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 646 83-0 (2013) Author: Patrick, Diane | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the requirements for members appointed to the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 688 83-0 (2013) Author: Márquez, Marisa Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 713 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 746 83-0 (2013) Author: Ashby, Trent
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the registration of volunteer health practitioners and the services of volunteer health practitioners during disasters. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 767 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Phil | et. al. Relating to preventing the fraudulent issuance and use of disabled parking placards; providing a civil penalty. House: Transportation Considered in Calendars
HB 807 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the practice of psychology; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 808 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 825 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of legislation proposing to regulate an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 920 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the qualifications for counselors for battering intervention and prevention programs in certain counties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 975 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the requirements for obtaining an emergency medical services provider license. Filed
HB 1039 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1048 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Referred to Government Efficiency & Reform
HB 1121 83-0 (2013) Author: Perry, Charles Relating to limiting the liability of persons who employ certain license holders with criminal convictions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
HB 1161 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to an exemption from the licensing requirement for certain persons who measure or fit orthoses under the supervision of certain licensed health care practitioners. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1169 83-0 (2013) Author: Fletcher, Allen Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1192 83-0 (2013) Author: Moody, Joe Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a medical examiner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1262 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1331 83-0 (2013) Author: Stephenson, Phil | et. al. Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1395 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the exemption of registered dental laboratories from certain distributing and manufacturing licensing requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 1470 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1471 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to newborn hearing screening. House: Public Health Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
HB 1480 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the practice of dentistry, including the regulation of dental service organizations; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1482 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1491 83-0 (2013) Author: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the temporary licensing of a dentist who performs voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1507 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the minimum standards for birthing centers and certain health professionals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1546 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1549 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the regulation of speech-language pathology and audiology and the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1551 83-0 (2013) Author: Vo, Hubert Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1657 83-0 (2013) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the use of certain professional titles by licensed specialists in school psychology. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Left pending in committee
HB 1746 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1782 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to the requirement that certain health care providers who provide services at a hospital wear photo identification. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1803 83-0 (2013) Author: Callegari, Bill
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to controlled substance registration by physicians and the regulation of persons engaged in pain management; changing the payment schedule for a fee. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 1806 83-0 (2013) Author: Smithee, John | et. al. Relating to coverage of telephone consultations and telehealth services or telemedicine medical services under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1867 83-0 (2013) Author: Klick, Stephanie | et. al. Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1876 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the ability of certain professional associations of chiropractors to hire physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1893 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry | et. al. Relating to the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the regulation of funeral directing and embalming. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1950 83-0 (2013) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2071 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the issuance by reciprocity of a license to practice medical physics to persons who hold a license from the United States armed forces. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 2087 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2099 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2109 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2158 83-0 (2013) Author: Goldman, Craig | et. al. Relating to the period of ineligibility from participation in the Medicaid program by providers found liable for certain unlawful acts under the program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2222 83-0 (2013) Author: Wu, Gene Relating to the minimum patient age for administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2297 83-0 (2013) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2348 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2357 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist. House: Public Health Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
HB 2358 83-0 (2013) Author: King, Susan Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2361 83-0 (2013) Author: Darby, Drew | et. al. Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of certain health care regulatory agencies; making an appropriation; authorizing fees. House: Appropriations - S/C on Budget Transparency and Reform Left pending in subcommittee
HB 2397 83-0 (2013) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2426 83-0 (2013) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to certification and recertification requirements and adoption of statewide certification examinations for emergency services personnel. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2627 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill
Sponsor: Eltife, Kevin
Relating to the issuance of remedial plans to resolve complaints filed with the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a fee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2628 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to health insurance coverage for services provided by chiropractic assistants. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2700 83-0 (2013) Author: Bonnen, Greg | et. al. Relating to the requirement that certain medical facilities and physicians give patients a good faith estimate of the expected payment for facility-based health care services before the services are provided; providing an administrative penalty. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2710 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry
Sponsor: Schwertner, Charles
Relating to the employment of an attorney by the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Investments & Financial Services
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
HB 2816 83-0 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2908 83-0 (2013) Author: Dutton, Jr., Harold V. Relating to authority of a municipality to adopt certain ordinances. House: Urban Affairs Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2938 83-0 (2013) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2953 83-0 (2013) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to the authority of a municipality to regulate a business or occupational license holder. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3174 83-0 (2013) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al. Relating to the requirement that an applicant for a license to practice medicine recite the Hippocratic oath. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3187 83-0 (2013) Author: Raymond, Richard Peña Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3198 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzales, Larry Relating to suits for default on a student loan administered by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3201 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the practice of dentistry; imposing surcharges and fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 3262 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3282 83-0 (2013) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3283 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals and reported to certain health professional licensing boards. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3335 83-0 (2013) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3426 83-0 (2013) Author: Lavender, George Relating to reimbursement through the Medicaid program of nonemergency services provided through hospital emergency rooms. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3534 83-0 (2013) Author: Rose, Toni Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3556 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the licensing and regulation of emergency medical services providers and a moratorium on the issuance of emergency medical services provider licenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 3657 83-0 (2013) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 2982 83-0 (2013) Author: Sheffield, J. D. Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 949. Reported enrolled
SB 61 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the licensing and regulation of military physicians who provide voluntary charity health care. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 141 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to the requirements for issuance of a license to practice orthotics and prosthetics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 143 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Branch, Dan | et. al.
Relating to programs designed to enhance medical education in this state. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 151 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the practice of dentistry, including the regulation of dental service organizations; providing an administrative penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 162 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Flynn, Dan
Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military and the eligibility requirements for certain occupational licenses issued to applicants with military experience. House: Defense & Veterans' Affairs
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 190 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John | et. al.
Relating to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to committee
SB 221 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Cortez, Philip
Relating to the composition and employees of the Texas Funeral Service Commission. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective immediately
SB 227 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of aesthetic pharmaceuticals by physicians and therapeutic optometrists; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 258 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate the provision of certain care to a person under the psychologist's supervision, including a person training to become a psychologist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 312 83-0 (2013) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the regulation of speech-language pathology and audiology and the fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 316 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to continuing education for pharmacists regarding drug abuse and opioid drugs and an interim study regarding opioid abuse. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 336 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Moody, Joe
Relating to the qualifications for appointment as a medical examiner. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 339 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 380 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the recording of an informal settlement conference to resolve a complaint to the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 402 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José Relating to the regulation of the practice of physical therapy. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 404 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 408 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Gooden, Lance | et. al.
Relating to the confidentiality of certain complaints to and investigations by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 413 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 457 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José
Sponsor: Márquez, Marisa
Relating to the confidentiality of certain autopsy records. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Open Government
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 478 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain rebates and incentives for the purchase of certain drugs; providing civil penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 492 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the licensing and regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 500 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 505 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to an exemption from the licensing requirement for certain persons who measure or fit orthoses under the supervision of a physician. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 580 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al. Relating to license examination attempt limits for physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 618 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Vo, Hubert
Relating to the elimination of the licensing and registration requirements for ringside physicians and timekeepers for combative sports events. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 761 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory professionals; providing penalties; imposing fees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 793 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to newborn hearing screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 845 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Darby, Drew | et. al.
Relating to the use of e-mail and website technology by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Technology
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 869 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Zedler, Bill
Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 889 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the physician assistant board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 913 83-0 (2013) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the reexamination of an applicant for a professional counselor license. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 949 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Sheffield, J. D.
Relating to licensing under the Medical Practice Act. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 972 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the repeal of certain offenses relating to certain occupations regulated by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
SB 978 83-0 (2013) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Davis, Sarah
Relating to regulation by the Texas Medical Board of local anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks administered in an outpatient setting. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 992 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to misrepresentations in connection with certain drug testing devices or equipment; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Business & Commerce
Left pending in committee
SB 1013 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1056 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1058 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1079 83-0 (2013) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Returned to committee
SB 1082 83-0 (2013) Author: Rodríguez, José | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to eligibility requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1099 83-0 (2013) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1100 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the licensing and inspection of certain out-of-state pharmacies by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy; authorizing fees. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1130 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to the temporary licensing of a dentist who performs voluntary charity care. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
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
SB 1193 83-0 (2013) Author: Campbell, Donna Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. Senate: Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
SB 1198 83-0 (2013) Author: Taylor, Larry | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform abortions; creating an offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1250 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Relating to the creation of an office of regulatory best practices in the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation and the evaluation by the office of proposals by members of the legislature to regulate occupations. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1258 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to improving access to nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
SB 1312 83-0 (2013) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Aycock, Jimmie Don
Relating to the regulation and practice of veterinary medicine; authorizing a fee. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture, Rural Affairs & Homeland Security
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1375 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to a study and report by the Sunset Advisory Commission of the self-directed semi-independent status of state agencies. House: Appropriations
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Appropriations
SB 1431 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1535 83-0 (2013) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Rose, Toni
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1643 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to the monitoring of prescriptions for certain controlled substances; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/13
SB 1644 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy Relating to continuing medical education for physicians prescribing controlled substances. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1646 83-0 (2013) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the regulation of pain management services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1744 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to license examination attempt limits for certain physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1754 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to certification and recertification requirements for emergency services personnel. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1787 83-0 (2013) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1805 83-0 (2013) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the renewal of a controlled substance registration by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SJR 48 83-0 (2013) Author: Carona, John Proposing a constitutional amendment to require a member of the legislature to obtain and file a report on the costs and benefits of a bill or amendment to impose or increase an occupational regulation. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SR 1073 83-0 (2013) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 949. Reported enrolled
HB 57 83-1 (2013) Author: Burkett, Cindy | et. al. Relating to requirements for physicians who perform or induce abortions; creating an offense. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 142 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 177 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 197 82-0 (2011) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al. Relating to the provision of certain documentation before a person may engage in a licensed occupation; providing a criminal penalty. House: State Affairs
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Referred to Transportation & Homeland Sec.
HB 319 82-0 (2011) Author: Alonzo, Roberto Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 411 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to certain newborn and infant screening and follow-up services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 412 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the requirement that certain impaired veterinarians participate in a peer assistance program. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 413 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the confidentiality of certain information held by a veterinarian. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 414 82-0 (2011) Author: Aycock, Jimmie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the regulation of equine dentistry and the conducting of licensing examinations by the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 527 82-0 (2011) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 556 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the applicability of massage therapy licensing requirements to a person employing certain muscle activation techniques. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 575 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 614 82-0 (2011) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 623 82-0 (2011) Author: Bonnen, Dennis | et. al. Relating to the detection and reporting of unauthorized immigration, the collection and dissemination of information concerning unauthorized immigration, the legal treatment or classification of unauthorized immigrants for certain purposes, the enforcement of certain laws governing immigration, and the establishment of English as the official language of this state. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 632 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the authority of the State Board of Dental Examiners to renew certain expired licenses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 637 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 680 82-0 (2011) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 708 82-0 (2011) Author: Hancock, Kelly Relating to licensing, regulation, and prescribing and ordering authority of advanced practice registered nurses and the regulation of registered nurses and physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 722 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the regulation of massage therapists, massage establishments, massage schools, and sexually oriented businesses; providing penalties. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 760 82-0 (2011) Author: Eiland, Craig | et. al. Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 796 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to consent before a dentist or dental hygienist may clean teeth without performing an x-ray. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 884 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 899 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the use of certain professional titles by licensed specialists in school psychology. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 915 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses to make medical diagnoses and to prescribe and order prescription drugs and devices. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1013 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred | et. al. Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1108 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1190 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the continuing education requirements for optometrists and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1266 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a study of the practice of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1275 82-0 (2011) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1290 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to food safety. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1333 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1349 82-0 (2011) Author: Marquez, Marisa Relating to the services included in a retail price list provided by a funeral establishment. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1380 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Rodriguez, Jose
Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 1569 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1581 82-0 (2011) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of dental assistants. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1612 82-0 (2011) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1618 82-0 (2011) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: Government Efficiency & Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1621 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1663 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1672 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 1673 82-0 (2011) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1698 82-0 (2011) Author: Smith, Wayne Relating to representation of certain state agencies by the office of the attorney general in certain law suits. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Referred to Licensing & Administrative Procedures
HB 1700 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1708 82-0 (2011) Author: Gutierrez, Roland Relating to the regulation of funeral directing and embalming. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1716 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John | et. al. Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1719 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to the regulation of health care interpreters. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1809 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1893 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1924 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 1980 82-0 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of podiatry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1989 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the minimum standards for the certifications of sexual assault training programs and sexual assault nurse examiners and for certification renewal by those entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1996 82-0 (2011) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the licensure of a person practicing muscle activation techniques; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2066 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2068 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the health professions resource center. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2069 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense up to a 90-day supply of dangerous drugs and accelerate refills. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2079 82-0 (2011) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration by certain nurses and occupational therapists of treatments, medication, or therapy ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2092 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan | et. al. Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of certain health care regulatory agencies; making an appropriation. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2098 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2110 82-0 (2011) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to a property right in certain DNA samples; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2272 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2273 82-0 (2011) Author: Anchia, Rafael Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2286 82-0 (2011) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan
Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2292 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2304 82-0 (2011) Author: Alvarado, Carol Relating to educational requirements for licensing as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist and to reciprocity for audiologists licensed in other states. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2320 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to regulation of nurse aides. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2333 82-0 (2011) Author: Hardcastle, Rick Relating to the practice of telemedicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2392 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Sarah Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2405 82-0 (2011) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to discrimination and restraint of trade against certain persons regulated under the Occupations Code. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2426 82-0 (2011) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to certain rights and duties of nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2446 82-0 (2011) Author: Allen, Alma Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications in certain circumstances. House: Homeland Security & Public Safety
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2453 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the release of complaint information by the Texas Medical Board to the legislature. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2455 82-0 (2011) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of integrative medicine; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2665 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil Relating to abolishing the Texas Funeral Service Commission and the Texas State Board of Plumbing Examiners and transferring the functions of those agencies to the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2666 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of certain immunizations or vaccinations by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2703 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 2975 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3064 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Phil | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to preventing the fraudulent issuance and use of disabled parking placards; providing a civil penalty. House: Transportation
Senate: Transportation & Homeland Security
Left pending in committee
HB 3085 82-0 (2011) Author: Taylor, Larry
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the period of a license for a freestanding medical emergency care facility. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3143 82-0 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to anesthesia services provided by a dentist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3145 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3220 82-0 (2011) Author: Hernandez Luna, Ana Relating to the practice of dentistry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3265 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the assisted administration of medications for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3327 82-0 (2011) Author: Woolley, Beverly Relating to limiting the liability of persons who employ license holders with criminal convictions. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3331 82-0 (2011) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the exemption of certain persons who teach social work at institutions of higher education from the licensing requirements for social workers. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3369 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the registration of certain physical therapy facilities by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
HB 3370 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the renewal of a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant license issued by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3371 82-0 (2011) Author: King, Susan Relating to the exemption of registered dental laboratories from certain distributing and manufacturing licensing requirements. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3406 82-0 (2011) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3601 82-0 (2011) Author: Garza, John Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3611 82-0 (2011) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3630 82-0 (2011) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to certain unprofessional conduct by a health care provider. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3637 82-0 (2011) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of equine dental technicians; providing penalties. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
SB 41 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 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 133 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the regulation and certification of medical examiners and the conduct of autopsy and inquest investigations by justices of the peace and medical examiners; providing penalties. Senate: Jurisprudence Referred to Jurisprudence
SB 145 82-0 (2011) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Alonzo, Roberto
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for nurses employed as faculty members at certain institutions of higher education. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 159 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe | et. al.
Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the persons' profession or employment; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 177 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 188 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 189 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 190 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 191 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Vetoed by the Governor
SB 192 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 193 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 223 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 227 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the nondisciplinary resolution of certain complaints filed against physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 240 82-0 (2011) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 256 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to requiring a private autopsy facility to post a notice for filing a complaint against a physician; providing a penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 263 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 320 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to the practice of psychological associates. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 335 82-0 (2011) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 401 82-0 (2011) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 507 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 533 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy
Sponsor: Gallego, Pete
Relating to the minimum standards for the certifications of sexual assault training programs and sexual assault nurse examiners and for certification renewal by those entities. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 546 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 612 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 613 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Alvarado, Carol
Relating to educational requirements for licensing as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 662 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Board of Examiners for Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 663 82-0 (2011) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Anchia, Rafael
Relating to the continuation and functions of the State Committee of Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments; providing an administrative penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 709 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the use of certain professional titles by psychologists. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 793 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education No action taken in committee
SB 795 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to regulation of nurse aides. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 805 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 822 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 846 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the scope of practice of advanced practice nurses at certain sites serving medically underserved populations. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 848 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 857 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 858 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 864 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose
Sponsor: Marquez, Marisa
Relating to the regulation of funeral establishments, including requirements for a retail price list of services provided by such establishments. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 866 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to the education of public school students with dyslexia, the education and training of educators who teach students with dyslexia, and the assessment of students with dyslexia attending an institution of higher education. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Effective immediately
SB 867 82-0 (2011) Author: Deuell, Bob
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to testing accommodations for a person with dyslexia taking a licensing examination administered by a state agency. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 894 82-0 (2011) Author: Duncan, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 895 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of equine dental care providers; providing penalties. Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 906 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 961 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the authority of physicians and physician assistants to form certain entities. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1001 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the practice of certain professions regulated under the Occupations Code and the payment and reimbursement of certain professionals. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1021 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1022 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1023 82-0 (2011) Author: Rodriguez, Jose Relating to the health professions resource center. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1056 82-0 (2011) Author: Carona, John Relating to regulation of the practice of therapeutic optometry. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1081 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1084 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1143 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1211 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1231 82-0 (2011) Author: Estes, Craig
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the regulation of health spas by the secretary of state. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1260 82-0 (2011) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to licensing of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1262 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1264 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the practice of podiatry. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1273 82-0 (2011) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike | et. al.
Relating to the lawful manufacture, distribution, and possession of and prescriptions for controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1289 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to the requirement that health care practitioners wear photo identification badges. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1349 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a requirement that a person hold a license issued by the appropriate state agency to be employed as a marriage and family therapist by a school district. House: Public Education
Senate: Education
Left pending in committee
SB 1360 82-0 (2011) Author: Harris, Chris | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1424 82-0 (2011) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Garza, John
Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1437 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration of certain immunizations or vaccinations by a pharmacist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1438 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the program for impaired pharmacists and disciplinary proceedings conducted by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1447 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1449 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Pena
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1453 82-0 (2011) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to accelerate refills. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1542 82-0 (2011) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1566 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1733 82-0 (2011) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Menendez, Jose
Relating to the occupational licensing of spouses of members of the military. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Veteran Affairs & Military Installations
Effective immediately
SB 1750 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to physician assistants. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1756 82-0 (2011) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the substitution by a pharmacist of certain opioid analgesic drugs. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1785 82-0 (2011) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the creation of the Texas Department of Health Professions to regulate certain health professions, the transfer of certain powers and duties to the department, and the abolishment of certain state agencies and other licensing entities. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1857 82-0 (2011) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 69 82-1 (2011) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HCR 25 82-1 (2011) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Signed by the Governor
SB 7 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the administration, quality, and efficiency of health care, health and human services, and health benefits programs in this state; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
See remarks for effective date
SCR 4 82-1 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane Instructing the enrolling clerk of the senate to make corrections in S.B. No. 7. Filed
HB 19 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to requirements for drugs dispensed by pharmacists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 40 81-0 (2009) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 70 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan | et. al. Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures Considered in Calendars
HB 96 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to compounded prescription drugs dispensed by a pharmacist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 97 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the membership and operation of the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 102 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to certain complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board against a physician. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 168 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 184 81-0 (2009) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al. Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Higher Education
Referred to Higher Education
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 233 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee to establish and recommend qualifications for certain health care translators and interpreters. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 310 81-0 (2009) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the requirement that members of the Texas Medical Board provide contact information to license holders. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 378 81-0 (2009) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to non-veterinary horse dentistry. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee
HB 389 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to requirements for expedited credentialing of certain physicians by managed care plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 427 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 449 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of laser hair removal facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 456 81-0 (2009) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 461 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al.
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 574 81-0 (2009) Author: Sheffield, Ralph | et. al. Relating to disclosure at a facility performing certain laser cosmetic procedures. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 594 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Tracy | et. al.
Sponsor: Wentworth, Jeff
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hearing instrument fitters and dispensers. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 607 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David | et. al. Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 622 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia Relating to the suspension of certain licenses held by employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in the United States. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 623 81-0 (2009) Author: Harless, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of massage establishments in certain counties. House: State Affairs
Senate: Criminal Justice
Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 643 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 675 81-0 (2009) Author: Bonnen, Dennis
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to a retired status license for an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist practicing voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 696 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 732 81-0 (2009) Author: Hartnett, Will
Sponsor: Huffman, Joan
Relating to the removal of certain information from a physician's medical board profile. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 757 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey Relating to public access to certain information and materials. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 814 81-0 (2009) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration and regulation of certain collection facilities and certified collectors that provide collection services in this state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 858 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 963 81-0 (2009) Author: Guillen, Ryan
Sponsor: Whitmire, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain applicants for occupational licenses. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective immediately
HB 991 81-0 (2009) Author: Alvarado, Carol | et. al. Relating to disclosure by a pharmacy of a list of prescription drug retail prices. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1035 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim Relating to the requirement that an application or examination for a state-issued license be in English. House: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1061 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Jim | et. al. Relating to the requirement of citizenship or lawful presence in the United States for issuance or renewal of certain occupational licenses, driver's licenses, and identification certificates. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1107 81-0 (2009) Author: Christian, Wayne | et. al. Relating to licensing of advanced practice registered nurses and the authority of those nurses to prescribe and order prescription drugs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1126 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio III, Eddie Relating to the finality of an administrative law judge's decision in a contested case involving disciplinary action against a physician. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1128 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing, including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1357 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 1373 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1394 81-0 (2009) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to disclosure of certain information by certain registries for home health, hospice, or personal assistance services. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1409 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the minimum patient age for administration of an influenza vaccination by a pharmacist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1468 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of funeral services, funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1489 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1504 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the distribution of a prescription drug. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1543 81-0 (2009) Author: Callegari, Bill | et. al. Relating to the criteria for review by the Sunset Advisory Commission of an agency that licenses an occupation. House: State Affairs Left pending in committee
HB 1672 81-0 (2009) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to newborn screening. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1738 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a study of nursing educational programs that require a single clinical competency assessment. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 1740 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al.
Sponsor: Uresti, Carlos
Relating to the authorization of physicians and therapeutic optometrists to dispense therapeutic contact lenses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1785 81-0 (2009) Author: Kuempel, Edmund
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the licensing of occupational therapists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1876 81-0 (2009) Author: Chisum, Warren | et. al. Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1878 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to monitoring physicians' compliance with continuing medical education requirements. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1888 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to standards required for certain rankings of physicians by health benefit plans. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 1895 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1924 81-0 (2009) Author: Heflin, Joe
Sponsor: Seliger, Kel
Relating to the performance of pharmacy services in certain rural areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1995 81-0 (2009) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to the liability of volunteer audiologists and speech-language pathologists who provide certain speech, language, and hearing evaluations. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2023 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2028 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2029 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 2098 81-0 (2009) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to faculty temporary licenses to practice medicine. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2154 81-0 (2009) Author: Edwards, Al
Sponsor: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 2183 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John | et. al. Relating to the regulation of independent freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2250 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2271 81-0 (2009) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the regulation of certain chiropractic clinics; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2279 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al. Relating to the provision of and billing for certain diagnostic imaging services. House: Public Health Postponed
HB 2380 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2384 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to certain mammography systems that fail certification standards. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 2597 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2599 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2660 81-0 (2009) Author: Rodriguez, Eddie Relating to regulation of the practice of therapeutic optometry. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2706 81-0 (2009) Author: Turner, Sylvester | et. al. Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 2709 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2712 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2718 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2719 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to a limited waiver of sovereign immunity for state and local governmental entities in certain employment lawsuits filed by nurses. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Returned to Local & Consent Calendars Comm.
HB 2731 81-0 (2009) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to attorney general representation in a contested case hearing of a person licensed or regulated by certain state agencies. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 2765 81-0 (2009) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a veterinarian to fill certain prescriptions in an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Agriculture & Rural Affairs
Effective immediately
HB 2885 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez, Armando Relating to determination of the examination pass rate for nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3067 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the confidentiality of test results of samples of compounded products. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3122 81-0 (2009) Author: Shelton, Mark Relating to the employment and temporary licensing of medical school faculty from out of state. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3225 81-0 (2009) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the license requirements for a chemical dependency counselor. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3230 81-0 (2009) Author: Pitts, Jim Relating to the approval of out-of-state nursing education programs by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3273 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the administration by certain nurses of treatments or medication ordered by a health care practitioner. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3336 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the requirement that an orthotist or a prosthetist be licensed as a device manufacturer if fabricating or assembling without an order from certain health care professionals. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3376 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3401 81-0 (2009) Author: Darby, Drew Relating to regulation by the Texas Funeral Service Commission of the disposition of a deceased human body. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3450 81-0 (2009) Author: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Sponsor: Jackson, Mike
Relating to a temporary faculty license for chiropractic faculty. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3465 81-0 (2009) Author: Keffer, Jim Relating to persons considered practitioners for purposes of prescribing certain drugs and devices. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3469 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the authority of a community health center to contract with or employ an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3528 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dietetics and nutrition care services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3623 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3667 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to allowing health care providers to provide services across state lines in catastrophic circumstances. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3670 81-0 (2009) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Administration
Removed from local & uncontested calendar
HB 3674 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Relating to the licensing requirements for a foreign-trained physician applicant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 3694 81-0 (2009) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3717 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to exemptions from the requirement to hold a license to practice physical therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3961 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the regulation of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3967 81-0 (2009) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim | et. al. Relating to the limited practice of medicine by a physician under a license issued by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 3981 81-0 (2009) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the composition of the Texas Optometry Board. House: Public Health Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
HB 4213 81-0 (2009) Author: Homer, Mark Relating to the selection of the presiding officer of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4281 81-0 (2009) Author: King, Susan
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to continuing education requirements for physical therapists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 4334 81-0 (2009) Author: Hamilton, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of pain management clinics. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4353 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica
Sponsor: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Relating to the licensing of certain nurses who will practice in border counties. House: Border & Intergovernmental Affairs
Senate: International Relations & Trade
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4355 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to a study of alternate ways to assure clinical competency of graduates of nursing educational programs. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4366 81-0 (2009) Author: Riddle, Debbie Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4385 81-0 (2009) Author: Vaught, Allen | et. al. Relating to the prosecution and punishment of fraud upon certain practitioners; creating an offense and providing criminal penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 4437 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzales, Veronica Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 4504 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to reporting requirements for health occupation regulatory agencies. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 4650 81-0 (2009) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. House: Public Education Referred to Public Education
HB 4679 81-0 (2009) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 86 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 87 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 97 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Villarreal, Mike
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 146 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to disclosure by a pharmacy of a list of prescription drug retail prices. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 151 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the disclosure of certain expenditures by prescription drug manufacturers; imposing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 202 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to provisional licensing of physicians to practice in underserved areas. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 292 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the requirement that licensed physicians provide emergency contact information to the Texas Medical Board and to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 296 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce | et. al. Relating to the disclosure of certain payments or other transfers of value by manufacturers of prescription drugs, medical devices, and medical supplies; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 312 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff
Sponsor: Shelton, Mark
Relating to the regulation and certification of medical examiners and the conduct of autopsy and inquest investigations by justices of the peace and medical examiners; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Jurisprudence
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 381 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 433 81-0 (2009) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 455 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 484 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the practice of psychological associates. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 492 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the prohibition on certification of sex offenders as emergency medical services personnel. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 525 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to certain qualified alien physicians practicing medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 527 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al.
Relating to certain mammography systems that fail certification standards. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 532 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 536 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 556 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 571 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to a crematory establishment's authority to accept for cremation unidentified human remains. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 616 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot | et. al.
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 646 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study regarding the confidentiality of prescription information; providing a civil penalty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 680 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 706 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
SB 751 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Sponsor: Herrero, Abel
Relating to the use of restraints in state schools. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 775 81-0 (2009) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the licensing and regulation of clinical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 785 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick
Relating to the employee misconduct registry and employee certification posting requirements for certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 790 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to clinical practice hours available for professional nursing educational programs at certain hospitals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
No action taken in committee
SB 791 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the certified nurse aide registry and the regulation of certified nurse aides by the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 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 809 81-0 (2009) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Guillen, Ryan
Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 821 81-0 (2009) Author: Shapiro, Florence Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 886 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the waiver of sovereign immunity for claims based on retaliation against a nurse for engaging in protected patient advocacy activities. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 887 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Zerwas, John
Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 911 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy | et. al.
Sponsor: Hamilton, Mike
Relating to the certification and regulation of pain management clinics. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 912 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: Deshotel, Joe
Relating to the diversion of a controlled substance by certain persons who have access to the substance by virtue of the person's profession or employment; providing penalties. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1000 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1058 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to reporting requirements for health occupation regulatory agencies. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1082 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the storage, maintenance, and distribution of mammography medical records. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1124 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to authorization for the Department of Aging and Disability Services to conduct a desk review instead of an inspection when issuing a license after a change in ownership of certain facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1127 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the confidentiality of test results of samples of compounded products. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1148 81-0 (2009) Author: Averitt, Kip Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of certain treatments, therapy, or medication ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1194 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to the licensing and regulation of hearing instrument fitters and dispensers. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1225 81-0 (2009) Author: Huffman, Joan | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to faculty temporary licenses to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1271 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the requirement that an orthotist or a prosthetist be licensed as a device manufacturer if fabricating or assembling without an order from certain health care professionals. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1314 81-0 (2009) Author: Harris, Chris
Sponsor: Thompson, Senfronia
Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture. House: Public Health
Senate: Economic Development
Comm. report sent to Local & Consent Calendar
SB 1326 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: King, Susan
Relating to the functions of the statewide health coordinating council; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1331 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Davis, John | et. al.
Relating to the creation of the Texas Physician Health Program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1397 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al. Relating to the licensure of nurses, including the assessment of fees, the clinical competency of nursing program graduates, and the establishment of the equivalency of certain competency-based nursing education programs in other states. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1415 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing, including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1461 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the registration of diagnostic imaging equipment, the accreditation of diagnostic imaging facilities, and the regulation of diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1476 81-0 (2009) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to the authority of a community health center to contract with or employ an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1500 81-0 (2009) Author: Duncan, Robert
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet | et. al.
Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: County Affairs
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1565 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the administration of immunizations and vaccinations by therapeutic optometrists. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1702 81-0 (2009) Author: Fraser, Troy
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1713 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn
Sponsor: Elkins, Gary
Relating to covenants not to compete by physicians. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1718 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to physical examination requirements for participation in extracurricular athletic activities. Senate: Education Referred to Education
SB 1719 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the delegation of certain acts of prescriptive authority by a physician. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1794 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1853 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to disciplinary actions regarding a pharmacy technician or pharmacy technician trainee. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1879 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 1880 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the regulation of nursing. Senate: Health & Human Services Removed from local & uncontested calendar
SB 1954 81-0 (2009) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Legler, Ken | et. al.
Relating to a temporary faculty license for chiropractic faculty. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1990 81-0 (2009) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to safe patient handling and health care worker injury prevention policies for certain hospitals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2133 81-0 (2009) Author: Wentworth, Jeff Relating to license renewal requirements for licensed professional counselors. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2151 81-0 (2009) Author: Patrick, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Coleman, Garnet
Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 2203 81-0 (2009) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
SB 2260 81-0 (2009) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care traumatic brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 2346 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2347 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2397 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 2421 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2422 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the dispensing of drugs by physicians. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 2426 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the establishment of a laser and intense pulsed light device registry; providing a civil penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2427 81-0 (2009) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to delegation by a physician of certain cosmetic and dermatological medical treatments. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 2527 81-0 (2009) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 22 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank Relating to the regulation of certain physician's offices where abortions are performed. House: State Affairs No action taken in committee
HB 56 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the operation of crematory establishments by commercial embalming establishments. dev. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 174 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al. Relating to the regulation of laser hair removal facilities; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 279 80-0 (2007) Author: Madden, Jerry Relating to the continuing education requirements for a licensed chemical dependency counselor. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 414 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob Relating to the removal of certain violations from a physician's medical board profile. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 437 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of pain management guidelines for physicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 574 80-0 (2007) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the rights of a patient receiving treatment for severe chronic or acute pain. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 633 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Phil Relating to animal control officer training. House: Government Reform Laid on the table subject to call
HB 643 80-0 (2007) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to the renewal of an expired dental license for a dentist practicing voluntary charity care. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 677 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to disciplinary actions affecting certain pharmacy technicians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 703 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of lactation consultants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 903 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra | et. al. Relating to the authority of certain dental hygienists to administer a local anesthetic agent under supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 948 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, Yvonne
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to requirements for labeling certain drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1028 80-0 (2007) Author: King, Tracy Relating to the regulation of the practice of acupuncture. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1040 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1056 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to creation of a minimum data set for the collection of information on health professionals by the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1065 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie | et. al. Relating to the authority of a dental assistant to apply a pit and fissure sealant. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 1079 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1096 80-0 (2007) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 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 1278 80-0 (2007) Author: Deshotel, Joe Relating to the requirement that a person who performs certain tissue-altering procedures be licensed. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1288 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1362 80-0 (2007) Author: Howard, Donna | et. al. Relating to reports by nurses of certain conduct and protection from retaliation for those nurses. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 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 1398 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections at certain health care facilities and the creation of an advisory panel. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1427 80-0 (2007) Author: Alonzo, Roberto | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to an optometry career program at the University of Houston. House: Higher Education
Senate: Education
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 1443 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to restrictions on the interchange of transplant immunosuppressant drugs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1534 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to the medical use of marihuana. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1546 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the authority of a psychologist to delegate certain acts to a person under the psychologist's supervision. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1594 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 1683 80-0 (2007) Author: Hopson, Chuck | et. al. Relating to the repeal of the requirement of a ratio of pharmacists to pharmacy technicians in a Class A pharmacy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1693 80-0 (2007) Author: Bailey, Kevin Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners to conduct certain criminal investigations. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1706 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the annual registration of physicians by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1707 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet | et. al. Relating to the practice of nursing; providing civil penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1712 80-0 (2007) Author: Smith, Wayne | et. al. Relating to certain educational requirements applicable to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 1755 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the reporting and disclosure of financial arrangements between referring health care providers and diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1758 80-0 (2007) Author: Chisum, Warren Relating to the annual registration of physicians by the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1806 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan Relating to restrictions on the substitution of generically equivalent versions of antiepileptic and antiseizure drugs. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1891 80-0 (2007) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to the regulation of a patient assistance program. House: Human Services Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1942 80-0 (2007) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1953 80-0 (2007) Author: Leibowitz, David Relating to the labeling requirements for drugs dispensed by pharmacists. House: Public Health Considered in Calendars
HB 1966 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the registration and regulation of certain collection facilities and certified professional collectors that provide collection services in this state; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 1973 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to certain duties of the Texas Medical Board in licensing and expert testimony. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 1974 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 1996 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to a pharmacist's refusal to dispense a valid prescription for moral or ethical reasons. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2016 80-0 (2007) Author: Smithee, John Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2034 80-0 (2007) Author: England, Kirk
Sponsor: Shapiro, Florence
Relating to sex offender treatment and civil commitment. House: Corrections
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
HB 2037 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to automated pharmacy systems. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2079 80-0 (2007) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to examinations for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2158 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to nursing peer review and the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2316 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the licensing and regulation of wholesale distributors of prescription drugs; providing penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2346 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc"
Sponsor: Hegar, Glenn
Relating to the authority of a veterinarian to fill certain prescriptions in an emergency. House: Agriculture & Livestock
Senate: Natural Resources
Committee report printed and distributed
HB 2419 80-0 (2007) Author: Crownover, Myra Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dietetics and nutrition care services. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 2426 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki | et. al.
Sponsor: Deuell, Bob
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing and the renaming of the Board of Nurse Examiners as the Texas Board of Nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Government Organization
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2500 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to certain requirements for a program of study prescribed by the Board of Nurse Examiners for registered nurses. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2505 80-0 (2007) Author: Eissler, Rob | et. al. Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Health Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2602 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the regulation of certain chiropractic clinics; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2644 80-0 (2007) Author: Rose, Patrick
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the licensing and regulation of massage therapists. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 2669 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to the regulation of certain chiropractic clinics; creating an offense and providing civil and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2688 80-0 (2007) Author: Haggerty, Pat Relating to the requirement to be licensed as a sex offender treatment provider. House: Corrections Left pending in committee
HB 2808 80-0 (2007) Author: Farabee, David Relating to the licensing of health care staffing agencies; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 2850 80-0 (2007) Author: Anderson, Charles "Doc" Relating to the authority of the State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners to regulate veterinary dentistry technicians. House: Agriculture & Livestock Referred to Agriculture and Livestock
HB 2858 80-0 (2007) Author: Davis, John Relating to the regulation of physicians. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2939 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to the administration of agencies responsible for the regulation of, and workforce planning and policy development for, certain licensed health professions. House: Government Reform Reported favorably as substituted
HB 2993 80-0 (2007) Author: Villarreal, Mike Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3000 80-0 (2007) Author: Christian, Wayne Relating to the administration by certain health care professionals of treatments ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3035 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the authority of physicians and chiropractors to form certain entities. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Health & 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 3056 80-0 (2007) Author: Corte, Jr., Frank | et. al. Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. House: Government Reform Left pending in committee
HB 3064 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3065 80-0 (2007) Author: Truitt, Vicki Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3078 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne | et. al. Relating to the distribution and redistribution of certain drugs. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 3138 80-0 (2007) Author: Bohac, Dwayne | et. al.
Sponsor: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the authority to operate a mobile food unit, roadside food vendor, or temporary food service establishment in certain counties. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
HB 3155 80-0 (2007) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3201 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the regulation of certain postsecondary degrees and of private educational institutions or other persons offering to confer such degrees, and to the use of those degrees by a person for certain purposes. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 3301 80-0 (2007) Author: Gonzales, Veronica | et. al. Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3313 80-0 (2007) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3368 80-0 (2007) Author: Cook, Byron Relating to physician delegation of laser hair removal to certain individuals; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3395 80-0 (2007) Author: Thompson, Senfronia Relating to the billing and reassignment of the professional component of diagnostic imaging services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3414 80-0 (2007) Author: Coleman, Garnet Relating to the establishment of the Texas Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners and the regulation of medical radiologic technology. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3478 80-0 (2007) Author: Gallego, Pete Relating to the employment of physicians by certain hospitals. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3597 80-0 (2007) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 3638 80-0 (2007) Author: Turner, Sylvester Relating to the regulation of durable medical equipment services providers; providing a penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3812 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the regulation of opticians. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3813 80-0 (2007) Author: Zerwas, John Relating to the registration and regulation of surgical technologists; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3876 80-0 (2007) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al.
Sponsor: Nichols, Robert
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dentistry; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
HB 3950 80-0 (2007) Author: White Delisi, Dianne Relating to the establishment of the Health Professions Scope of Practice Review Commission. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HR 2859 80-0 (2007) Author: McReynolds, Jim Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 993. Reported enrolled
SB 29 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the creation of a minimum data set for the collection of information on health professionals by the statewide health coordinating council. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
SB 30 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzales, Veronica
Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 31 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the creation and administration of the rural physician and dentist loan repayment program. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 32 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to a registry of allied health professionals. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 36 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Eiland, Craig
Relating to the examination of certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 37 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the duties of the Texas Information and Referral Network. Senate: Health & Human Services Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 55 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to registration and regulation of certain discount health plans; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 139 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to a study on improving the curricula of professional and vocational nursing education programs. House: Higher Education
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 155 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Madden, Jerry
Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. House: Public Health
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 202 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to incentives to recruit and retain allied health education program faculty. Senate: Education Left pending in subcommittee
SB 316 80-0 (2007) Author: Ogden, Steve
Sponsor: Gattis, Dan
Relating to the denial, suspension, or revocation of a state-issued license if the applicant for the license makes a false statement or misrepresentation or refuses to provide information; providing a criminal penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 364 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the licensing and regulation of dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and dental laboratories; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 366 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the requirement that certain health care professionals submit criminal history record information to the licensing entity that issues or renews a license. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 409 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al. Relating to restrictions on the interchange of anti-epileptic drugs and drugs used to treat or prevent seizures. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 414 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie Relating to the disclosure of certain economic benefits provided by manufacturers or repackagers of prescription drugs; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 591 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan
Relating to the requirement that licensed physicians provide emergency contact information to the Texas Medical Board. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 623 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle | et. al.
Sponsor: Chisum, Warren
Relating to the regulation of funeral homes, cemeteries, and crematories. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 625 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Davis, John
Relating to restrictions on the interchange of transplant immunosuppressant drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
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 692 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos
Sponsor: Laubenberg, Jodie
Relating to the authority of a dental assistant to perform coronal polishing and apply a pit and fissure sealant. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 703 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob | et. al.
Sponsor: Eissler, Rob
Relating to the regulation of dyslexia practitioners and therapists; imposing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 761 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Howard, Donna
Relating to reports by nurses of certain conduct and protection from retaliation for those nurses. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 762 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al. Relating to the certification and regulation of mammography systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 776 80-0 (2007) Author: Jackson, Mike
Sponsor: Smith, Wayne
Relating to certain educational requirements applicable to the regulation of the practice of chiropractic. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 800 80-0 (2007) Author: Patrick, Dan Relating to the delegation of certain medical acts by a physician to an advanced practice nurse or physician assistant. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 809 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to automated pharmacy systems. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 810 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Jackson, Jim
Relating to control measures and court orders for management of persons with communicable diseases. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on Major State Calendar
SB 886 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the authority of the Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners to commission a peace officer. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 907 80-0 (2007) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to the continuation and functions of the Board of Nurse Examiners. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 943 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to the licensing and regulation of wholesale distributors of prescription drugs; providing penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 974 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 993 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to nursing peer review and the regulation of the practice of nursing. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 994 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1095 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al.
Sponsor: Truitt, Vicki
Relating to a study on increasing the number of medical residency programs, medical residents, and physicians practicing medical specialties in this state. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1101 80-0 (2007) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to the reporting and disclosure of financial arrangements between referring health care providers and diagnostic imaging providers; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs Not again placed on intent calendar
SB 1104 80-0 (2007) Author: Watson, Kirk
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to the conditions of employment for emergency medical services personnel employed by certain municipalities. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Intergovernmental Relations
Effective immediately
SB 1111 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to expedited credentialing for certain physicians providing services under a managed care plan. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1168 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the licensing and regulation of the practice of dietetics and nutrition care services. Senate: Health & Human Services Co-author authorized
SB 1170 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al. Relating to requirements for certain contracts with physicians and health care providers. Senate: State Affairs Co-author authorized
SB 1185 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Bailey, Kevin
Relating to certain low-interest home loan programs offered by the state. House: Urban Affairs
Senate: Finance
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1265 80-0 (2007) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the practice of optometry and therapeutic optometry and the administration by other health care professionals of treatments ordered by an optometrist or therapeutic optometrist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1314 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the licensure of anesthesiologist assistants; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1321 80-0 (2007) Author: Carona, John Relating to certain treatment by a physical therapist. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1353 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the requirement that a person who performs manipulation under anesthesia or needle electromyography hold a license to practice medicine. Senate: Health & Human Services Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1358 80-0 (2007) Author: Janek, Kyle Relating to independent emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1429 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Referred to Public Health
SB 1505 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to the licensing and practice of psychological associates. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1539 80-0 (2007) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to the regulation by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation of certain chiropractic clinics; providing penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1562 80-0 (2007) Author: Hinojosa, Juan
Sponsor: King, Phil
Relating to treatment of certain animals and training for animal control officers; creating an offense. House: Government Reform
Senate: Natural Resources
See remarks for effective date
SB 1591 80-0 (2007) Author: Shapleigh, Eliot Relating to the dispensing of prescription and over-the-counter drugs and devices; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1620 80-0 (2007) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a study regarding the confidentiality of prescription information. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Left pending in committee
SB 1658 80-0 (2007) Author: Nichols, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to fill certain prescriptions in the event of a disaster. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/07
SB 1750 80-0 (2007) Author: Whitmire, John
Sponsor: Turner, Sylvester
Relating to the issuance of an occupational license to certain applicants with criminal convictions. House: Licensing & Administrative Procedures
Senate: Criminal Justice
Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1831 80-0 (2007) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to the regulation of durable medical equipment services providers; providing a penalty. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 1860 80-0 (2007) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to a pilot project regarding funding for professional nursing education programs offered by general academic teaching institutions and health-related institutions. Senate: Education Withdrawn from schedule
SB 1896 80-0 (2007) Author: Lucio, Jr., Eddie
Sponsor: White Delisi, Dianne
Relating to the distribution and redistribution of certain drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1907 80-0 (2007) Author: Ellis, Rodney Relating to the administration of agencies responsible for the regulation of, and workforce planning and policy development for, certain licensed health professions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SR 1170 80-0 (2007) Author: Nelson, Jane Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 993. Reported enrolled
HB 44 79-0 (2005) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition counselors; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 102 79-0 (2005) Author: Van Arsdale, Corbin
Sponsor: Lindsay, Jon
Relating to the renewal requirements for a respiratory care practitioner certificate. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 123 79-0 (2005) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a feasibility study regarding required forensic medical examination instruction for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Left pending in committee
HB 135 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Harris, Chris
Relating to regulation of health spas. House: Public Health
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 191 79-0 (2005) Author: Zedler, Bill Relating to the regulation of clinical nutritionists and nutrition consultants; providing penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 212 79-0 (2005) Author: Guillen, Ryan Relating to health care practitioner information provided to a health care facility. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 247 79-0 (2005) Author: Goodman, Toby Relating to the issuance of a permit to dispense contact lenses to certain business entities. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 298 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to forensic evidence training for students enrolled in certain medical or nursing degree programs. House: Higher Education Referred to Higher Education
HB 302 79-0 (2005) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to prohibiting certain health care providers from promoting infant formula. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 512 79-0 (2005) Author: Hughes, Bryan Relating to an exemption for certain physicians from the requirement to pay a registration fee. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 522 79-0 (2005) Author: Goolsby, Tony Relating to certain requirements for the prescription of medications by a veterinarian. House: Agriculture & Livestock Left pending in committee

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