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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION, TEXAS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
SB 671 82-0 (2011) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 4371 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to failure to submit to an examination by a designated doctor under the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 4372 81-0 (2009) Author: Elkins, Gary Relating to the resolution of overpayment or underpayment of income benefits under the workers' compensation program. House: Business & Industry Placed on General State Calendar
HB 7 79-0 (2005) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Staples, Todd
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the division of workers' compensation of the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel, and to the provision of workers' compensation benefits to injured employees and the regulation of workers' compensation insurers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/05
HB 2468 79-0 (2005) Author: Brown, Fred Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 2981 79-0 (2005) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to the misuse of the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry No action taken in committee
HB 3085 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to disclosure of information in investigation files of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3086 79-0 (2005) Author: Farabee, David Relating to Relating to deceptive use of the logo or name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 3381 79-0 (2005) Author: Jones, Jesse Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. House: Ways & Means Left pending in committee
SB 5 79-0 (2005) Author: Staples, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Solomons, Burt
Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of injured employee counsel, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance and the office of injured employee counsel; providing administrative violations. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Rules suspended
SB 400 79-0 (2005) Author: Nelson, Jane Relating to the continuation and operation of the workers' compensation system of this state and to the abolition of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission, the establishment of the office of employee assistance, and the transfer of the powers and duties of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Insurance, the Texas Workforce Commission, and the office of employee assistance; providing administrative violations. Senate: Government Organization Referred to Government Organization
SB 1312 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to the creation of a state occupational health and safety plan; establishing a maintenance tax. Senate: State Affairs Left pending in committee
SB 1316 79-0 (2005) Author: Gallegos, Jr., Mario Relating to providing educational materials to employees regarding workplace safety and retaliation by employers. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1584 79-0 (2005) Author: Carona, John Relating to the regulation of certain rehabilitation services for injured employees in the workers' compensation system. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1615 79-0 (2005) Author: Ogden, Steve Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 145 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Fraser, Troy
Relating to workers' compensation dispute resolution. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 833 78-0 (2003) Author: Hochberg, Scott | et. al.
Sponsor: Janek, Kyle
Relating to certain pharmaceutical services for an injured employee receiving workers' compensation medical benefits. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/03
HB 1496 78-0 (2003) Author: Solomons, Burt
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to reduction in benefit fraud and claim overpayments in unemployment compensation. House: Economic Development
Senate: Business & Commerce
Vetoed by the Governor
HB 3071 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the terms of office for various executive branch boards and commissions. House: State Affairs Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3345 78-0 (2003) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene Relating to the terms of office of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3378 78-0 (2003) Author: Hope, Ruben
Sponsor: Shapleigh, Eliot
Relating to granting statutory authority to certain governmental entities to reduce certain expenditures and to the operation of certain funds. House: Appropriations
Senate: Finance
Effective immediately
HB 3533 78-0 (2003) Author: Laubenberg, Jodie Relating to the operation and regulation of the workers' compensation system. House: Business & Industry Withdrawn from schedule
HR 1772 78-0 (2003) Author: Garza, Timoteo Suspending limitations on conference committee jurisdiction, S.B. No. 1952. 1 hr. notice-for consideration
SB 101 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to a prohibition on certain employment or representation by members or employees of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission and the State Office of Administrative Hearings. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1572 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to workers' compensation treatment guidelines and protocols. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1574 78-0 (2003) Author: Carona, John
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Relating to the administration and regulation of the state's workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective immediately
SB 1869 78-0 (2003) Author: Bivins, Teel Relating to statutory authority to reduce appropriations made by the legislature to certain regulatory entities. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
SB 1952 78-0 (2003) Author: Ellis, Rodney
Sponsor: Swinford, David | et. al.
Relating to the reorganization of, efficiency in, and other reform measures applying to state government. House: Government Reform
Senate: Government Organization
Rules suspended
SCR 48 78-0 (2003) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al.
Sponsor: Giddings, Helen
Directing the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to complete a study of prescription drug costs provided under the system, promulgate regulations defining payment methodology, and streamline procedures for claims. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
Sent to the Governor
HB 118 78-1 (2003) Author: Giddings, Helen Relating to the abolition of the Research and Oversight Council on Workers' Compensation and the transfer of certain statutory functions of that entity to the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1202 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 1205 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to changing the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Workers' Compensation and to the powers and duties of the governing authority of that department. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2600 77-0 (2001) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to the provision of workers' compensation benefits and to the operation of the workers' compensation insurance system; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Business & Commerce
See remarks for effective date
HB 3213 77-0 (2001) Author: George, Kenn Relating to use of the term "workers' compensation commission" and symbols identified with that commission by an entity other than the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry Considered in Local & Consent Calendars
SB 851 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to changing the name of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission to the Texas Department of Workers' Compensation and to the powers and duties of the governing authority of that department. Senate: Business & Commerce Committee report printed and distributed
SB 1476 77-0 (2001) Author: Duncan, Robert Relating to medical and income benefits, return to work coordination, and regulation of doctors and insurance carriers under the workers' compensation system. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 1778 76-0 (1999) Author: Giddings, Helen
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the medical review of health care provided under the workers' compensation insurance system. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Placed on intent calendar
HB 2508 76-0 (1999) Author: George, Kenn | et. al. Relating to the determination and payment of certain workers' compensation benefits. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
HB 2513 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain workers' compensation benefits and procedures designed to enable an injured worker to return to work. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2514 76-0 (1999) Author: Ritter, Allan
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to certain workers' compensation programs conducted to increase worker safety. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 2545 76-0 (1999) Author: Brimer, Kim Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, claims regarding those benefits, and requirements imposed on health care providers who provide services relating to those benefits. House: Business & Industry Considered in Calendars
SB 1778 76-0 (1999) Author: Fraser, Troy Relating to workers' compensation medical benefits, claims regarding those benefits, and requirements imposed on health care providers who provide services relating to those benefits. Senate: Economic Development Referred to Economic Development
HB 3137 75-0 (1997) Author: Solomons, Burt | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to adding new provisions to the Texas Workers' Compensation Act regarding judicial review, court judgments and settlements, and Texas Workers' Compensation Commission's right to notice and opportunity to intervene prior to issuance of a judgment or settlement. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective on 9/1/97
HB 3279 75-0 (1997) Author: Counts, David
Sponsor: Duncan, Robert
Relating to charges for access to Texas Workers' Compensation Commission information. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Effective immediately
HB 1089 74-0 (1995) Author: Brimer, Kim | et. al.
Sponsor: Armbrister, Kenneth
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. House: Business & Industry
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/95
HB 1893 74-0 (1995) Author: Holzheauser, Steve Relating to the powers and duties of an ombudsman under the Texas Workers' Compensation Act. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
HB 3141 74-0 (1995) Author: Brady, Kevin Relating to inclusion of a psychologist on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers Compensation Commission and the treatment of mental trauma injuries by a psychologist under the Texas workers compensation system; and declaring an emergency. House: Business & Industry Left pending in committee
SB 362 74-0 (1995) Author: Armbrister, Kenneth | et. al. Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission; providing penalties. Senate: State Affairs No action taken in committee
SB 1185 74-0 (1995) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to the inclusion of a psychologist on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry
Senate: Economic Development
Referred to Business & Industry
HB 1277 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to judicial review of decisions of the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 1594 73-0 (1993) Author: Yarbrough, Ken Relating to confidentiality requirements for certain information files maintained by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Industry Referred to subcommittee
HB 2898 72-0 (1991) Author: Junell, Robert | et. al.
Sponsor: Glasgow, Bob
Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making appropriations. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
SB 250 72-0 (1991) Author: Turner, Jim Relating to membership on the medical advisory committee appointed by the Texas Workers' Compensation Commission. House: Business & Commerce
Senate: Health & Human Services
Posting rule suspended
SB 1597 72-0 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs Postponed
SB 13 72-1 (1991) Author: Glasgow, Bob | et. al. Relating to workers' compensation insurance rate regulation, the powers and duties of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, the abolition of the Texas workers' compensation insurance facility, and the creation of the Texas Workers' Compensation Insurance Fund; creating offenses and providing penalties; authorizing bonds, providing for a maintenance tax surcharge; and making an appropriation. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 2076 65-0 (1977) Author: Bock II, Bennie Creating the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission, abolishing the Texas Employment Commission and transferring its powers, duties, and functions to the Texas Worker's Compensation Commission. House: State Affairs Referred to Committee on State Affairs

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