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HB 3041 82-0 (2011) Author: Kleinschmidt, Tim Relating to certain procedures for dispensing narcotic drugs by prescription. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3249 82-0 (2011) Author: Peña, Aaron Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 696 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's authority to delegate prescribing acts to advanced practice nurses or physician assistants. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 800 81-0 (2009) Author: Orr, Rob | et. al. Relating to a physician's delegation of prescriptive authority to physician assistants or advanced practice nurses. House: Public Health No action taken in committee
HB 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 1966 81-0 (2009) Author: Davis, John | et. al.
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to an e-prescribing implementation plan under the Medicaid and child health plan programs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2700 81-0 (2009) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to the establishment of an electronic system for monitoring controlled substances and for submitting prescription drug orders; providing criminal penalties. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 3141 81-0 (2009) Author: Gonzalez Toureilles, Yvonne Relating to medical assistance reimbursement for prescriptions issued by certain health care providers. House: Public Health Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3270 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the electronic transmission and certification of prescriptions under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
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 3755 81-0 (2009) Author: Howard, Donna Relating to the period for which a prescription written for a Medicaid recipient is valid. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3962 81-0 (2009) Author: McReynolds, Jim Relating to the regulation of controlled substances. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
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 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 904 81-0 (2009) Author: Williams, Tommy
Sponsor: McReynolds, Jim
Relating to the classification of and prescriptions issued for certain controlled substances. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
SB 1706 81-0 (2009) Author: West, Royce Relating to the establishment of a program to provide prescribers with evidence-based information about pharmaceuticals; assessing a fee; providing penalties. Senate: Health & Human Services Left pending in committee
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
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
HB 88 78-0 (2003) Author: McClendon, Ruth Relating to coverage for certain prescriptions to stop smoking under the Texas Employees Group Benefits Act. House: Pensions & Investments Placed on General State Calendar
HB 440 78-0 (2003) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. House: State Health Care Expenditures, Select Referred to State Health Care Expend, Select
SB 144 78-0 (2003) Author: Averitt, Kip
Sponsor: Capelo, Jaime | et. al.
Relating to the requirement that certain information be provided to health care practitioners regarding the use and abuse of certain drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 846 77-0 (2001) Author: Maxey, Glen | et. al. Relating to the issuance of a contact lens prescription and a patient's right of access to that prescription. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1152 77-0 (2001) Author: Raymond, Richard Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1707 77-0 (2001) Author: Keel, Terry | et. al. Relating to the regulation of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, to the accessibility of certain information collected under that Act, and to the punishment for certain offenses under that Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Laid on the table subject to call
HB 1877 77-0 (2001) Author: Gray, Patricia | et. al. Relating to the regulation of contact lens dispensing. House: Public Health Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2128 77-0 (2001) Author: Hopson, Chuck Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy and the dispensing of certain drugs. House: Public Health Companion considered in lieu of in committee
SB 33 77-0 (2001) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community and personal care services under the medical assistance program. Senate: Health & Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 753 77-0 (2001) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Keel, Terry | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act, to the accessibility of certain information collected under that Act, and to the punishment for certain offenses under that Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/01
SB 768 77-0 (2001) Author: Madla, Frank
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to the regulation of the practice of pharmacy and the dispensing of certain drugs. House: Public Health
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 931 77-0 (2001) Author: Moncrief, Mike Relating to the regulation of contact lens dispensing. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 3420 75-0 (1997) Author: Luna, Vilma Relating to prescription drug coverage under health plans offered by health maintenance organizations. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 3524 75-0 (1997) Author: Gutierrez, Roberto Relating to the provisions of reimbursement for prescription services under the state Medicaid program. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
SB 47 73-0 (1993) Author: Sibley, David Relating to requiring certain information to be printed on a practitioner's prescription pad before the prescription may be dispensed. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 2702 71-0 (1989) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the dispensing of generically equivalent prescriptions. House: Public Health 1st Printing sent to Comm. on Cal.
HB 1026 70-0 (1987) Author: Madla, Frank Relating to the dispensing of dangerous drugs under prescriptions issued by certain foreign practitioners. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
SB 552 70-0 (1987) Author: Montford, John
Sponsor: Polumbo, Anthony
Relating to the classification of certain substances in schedules and penalty groups and the dispensing of certain controlled substances by pharmacists under the Texas Controlled Substances Act. House: Criminal Jurisprudence
Senate: Criminal Justice
Effective on 9/1/87
HB 924 66-0 (1979) Author: Keller, Ray Relating to practitioner prescribing or dispensing a controlled substance. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to subcommittee
SB 821 64-0 (1975) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob" Relating to the requirement of a prescription for the issuance of a hearing aid. Senate: Human Resources Referred to Committee on Human Resources
HB 573 63-0 (1973) Author: Leland, Mickey Relating to the prescription of amphetamines for certain purposes as grounds for refusal, cancellation, revocation, or suspension of a license to practice medicine. House: Human Resources Referred to subcommittee
SB 370 63-0 (1973) Author: Gammage, R.A. "Bob"
Sponsor: Leland, Mickey
Relating to requiring certain nonprescription drugs to be sold only on prescription. House: Human Resources
Senate: Human Resources
Vetoed by Governor
HB 650 62-0 (1971) Author: Graves, Curtis M. Relating to the classification of certain drugs as dangerous drugs and narcotic drugs.
HCR 165 61-0 (1969)
SB 791 61-0 (1969) Author: McKool, Mike Relating to prohibiting an attempt to obtain dangerous drugs by any forged, fictitious, or altered prescription.
SB 792 61-0 (1969) Author: Herring, Charles Relating to the classification of certain drugs to be sold on prescription.
HB 24 61-1 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to classification of certain drugs to be sold on prescription.
HB 12 61-2 (1969) Author: Musgrove, Burke Relating to the classification of certain drugs to be sold on prescription.
HB 162 58-0 (1963) Author: Garrison, Donald E. "Don" | et. al. Relating to records to be kept and to purchases without prescriptions.
HB 974 57-0 (1961) Author: Wilson, J. Edgar Relating to amending the Penal Code relating to records to be kept and to purchases without prescriptions.
SB 375 57-0 (1961) Author: Martin, Crawford Collins Relating to amending certain Statutes and the Penal Code relating to dentistry; pertaining to dentists and narcotic drugs; removing fund limitation; prescribing dental and dental hygiene fees, subjects, and method of examination.
HB 487 56-0 (1959) Author: Cox, John Trimmier Morrison Relating to amending the Penal Code in regard to exempted preparations; relating to records to be kept and to purchases without prescriptions of drugs.
HB 770 56-0 (1959) Author: Jones, George Jerome | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code so as to provide that it shall be unlawful to make or utter any false or forged prescription or false or forged written order to obtain barbiturates.
SB 124 56-0 (1959) Author: Krueger, Culp | et. al. Relating to amending the Penal Code to define "dangerous drugs"; regulating the possession, handling, sale, obtaining, and distribution of "dangerous drugs"; providing for injunction to prevent violations; providing penalties for violations.
SB 151 56-0 (1959) Author: Hazlewood, Grady Relating to amending Penal Code relative to Narcotic Drug Regulations, exempted preparations, records and purchases without prescriptions.
SB 440 56-0 (1959) Author: Aikin, Jr., A.M. Relating to providing for prescriptions by dentists and the inspection of such prescriptions and to clarify and further define the practice of dentistry.
SB 143 54-0 (1955) Author: Strauss, Sr., Gus James Relating to narcotic drugs and barbiturates; amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Acts by relating to making further provisions relative to drugs administered or dispensed and the maintenance of permanent records thereof; providing for severability.
HB 71 53-0 (1953) Author: Sandahl, Jr., Charles L. | et. al. Relating to amending the Uniform Narcotic Drug Act relative to defining certain terms; providing for registration of manufacturers and wholesalers under the Federal Narcotic Laws; providing for the form and preservation of records; requiring the fingerprinting and photographing of persons arrested and persons convicted, and requiring the courts to notify the Department of Public Safety of the disposition of any case; providing penalties for violation of this Act; providing penalties for sale to minors; providing penalties for using minors in narcotic drug traffic; repealing concerning conviction on uncorroborated testimony of an accomplice.
SB 312 48-0 (1943) Author: Ramsey, Ben Relating to governing the compounding and dispensing of drugs and filling of the physicians' prescriptions; suspending the existing laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith for the duration of the present war and six months thereafter.
HB 255 36-0 (1919) Author: Canales, José Tomás | et. al. Relating to amending an act to regulate the sale of cocaine and other drugs; regulating the issuance of prescriptions for such drugs; requiring persons selling such drugs upon prescriptions to file same; prohibiting fraudulent representation, and providing that nothing in this act shall prevent the sale of certain proprietary preparations containing not more than two grains of opium, one-eighth grain of morphine, two grains of chloral hydrate and one-sixteenth grain of cocaine, in one fluid ounce, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
SB 153 36-0 (1919) Author: Witt, Edgar E. | et. al. Relating to amending certain Act relating to regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs; regulating the issuance of prescriptions for such drugs; requiring persons selling such drugs upon prescriptions to file same; prohibiting fraudulent representation, and providing that nothing in this Act shall prevent the sale of certain proprietary preparations containing not more than two grains of opium, one-eighth grain of morphine, two grains of chloral hydrate and one-sixteenth grain of cocaine, in one fluid ounce, and providing penalties for the violation thereof.
HB 96 36-2 (1919) Author: Canales, José Tomás Relating to amending certain laws regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs.
SB 78 36-2 (1919) Author: Witt, Edgar E. Relating to amending certain acts relating to regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs.
HB 170 34-0 (1915) Author: Tillotson, Leonard E. | et. al. Relating to amending a certain Act regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs; regulating the issuance of prescriptions for such drugs; providing for the enforcement by the State Dairy and Food Commissioner; providing penalties.
SB 96 34-0 (1915) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to amending a certain Act regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs; providing penalties.
HB 150 33-0 (1913) Author: Williams, Newton Barber "Newt" Relating to regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs; regulating the issuance of prescriptions; and providing penalties.
HB 763 33-0 (1913) Author: Cox, William Euel Relating to providing that physicians' prescriptions and druggists and pharmists' labels shall be in the English language, providing a penalty.
SB 77 33-0 (1913) Author: Lattimore, Offa Shivers Relating to regulating the sale of cocaine and other drugs; to regulate the issuance of prescriptions for such drugs; to require persons selling such drugs upon prescription to file same, and to provide that nothing in this act shall prevent the sale of certain preparations containing not more than two grains of opium, one-eighth grain of morphine, two grains of chloral hydrate and one-sixteenth grain of cocaine, in one fluid ounce and to provide penalties.

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