+ − Legislators (9) TX - Senator Jane Nelson (U) Title: Chair TX - Senator Bob Deuell (U) Title: Vice Chair TX - Senator Joan Huffman (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Robert Nichols (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Dan Patrick (U) Title: Member TX - Senator José Rodríguez (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Carlos Uresti (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Royce West (U) Title: Member TX - Senator Judith Zaffirini (U) Title: Member + − Bills Assigned (240) TX - HB824 Relating to an outreach campaign to promote fathers' involvement with their children before birth. TX - HB5 Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact. TX - HB167 Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients. TX - HB35 Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. TX - HB13 Relating to the Medicaid program and alternate methods of providing health services to low-income persons in this state. TX - HB142 Relating to the practice of psychological associates. TX - HB300 Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative, civil, and criminal penalties. TX - HB253 Relating to the protection of children by ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, ensuring that births are reported, and prosecuting the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties. TX - HB123 Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts. TX - HB118 Relating to requiring the provision of notice by certain hospitals regarding patients' medical records. TX - HB871 Relating to indigent health care services that may be provided by a county. TX - HB807 Relating to the notice provided to a foster parent before a change in a child's foster care placement. TX - HB273 Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact. TX - HB335 Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws. TX - HB411 Relating to certain newborn and infant screening and follow-up services. TX - HB434 Relating to the minimum standards for licensed child-care facilities and registered family homes. TX - HB710 Relating to verification of identity of applicants for benefits under and prevention of duplicate participation in the financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance programs. TX - HB680 Relating to complaints filed with the Texas Medical Board. TX - HB577 Relating to emergency prehospital care provided by emergency services personnel. TX - HB788 Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations in certain counties. TX - HB753 Relating to the recruitment and retention of certain caseworkers employed by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB943 Relating to reporting requirements concerning missing persons, including missing children in the managing conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB848 Relating to an agreement authorizing certain persons to make decisions regarding a child during an investigation of child abuse or neglect. TX - HB1013 Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board and the regulation of certain persons licensed by the board. TX - HB1380 Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. TX - HB1689 Relating to the monitoring and enhancement of health and human services information technology. TX - HB1615 Relating to the administering of medications to children in certain facilities; providing criminal penalties. TX - HB1476 Relating to the grounds for revocation of an emergency medical services personnel certification. TX - HB1481 Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. TX - HB2286 Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body. TX - HB2258 Relating to the use and transferability of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services. TX - HB1983 Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation. TX - HB1720 Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program and to improving health care provider accountability and efficiency under the child health plan and Medicaid programs; providing penalties. TX - HB1829 Relating to an application for emergency detention and to the transfer to a mental hospital of a person admitted for emergency detention. TX - HB2136 Relating to regional contracted brokers and subcontractors of regional contracted brokers providing Medicaid nonemergency medical transportation services. TX - HB2069 Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense up to a 90-day supply of dangerous drugs and accelerate refills. TX - HB1797 Relating to a person's eligibility to obtain a license in social work and to an exemption from the licensing requirement. TX - HB2369 Relating to the accreditation of training programs and examinations for certain emergency medical services personnel. TX - HB2229 Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee. TX - HB2610 Relating to facilitating access to certain public assistance benefits programs and health care providers and services through a community-based navigator program and through promotoras and community health workers. TX - HB1854 Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect. TX - HB2038 Relating to prevention, treatment, and oversight of concussions affecting public school students participating in interscholastic athletics. TX - HB2061 Relating to the reporting of certain information to the director of the bureau of vital statistics. TX - HB2576 Relating to a disclosure statement on the out-of-pocket costs incurred for health care services and supplies provided to consumers receiving outpatient care at a hospital outpatient clinic. TX - HB2609 Relating to convictions barring employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities. TX - HB1965 Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives. TX - HB2109 Relating to agency action concerning assisted living facilities, including regulation of inappropriate placement of residents at facilities; providing a penalty. TX - HB2245 Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients. TX - HB2370 Relating to certain notice to applicants to provide care under the permanency care assistance program. TX - HB2170 Relating to the rights of a foster child and to assisting a foster child in obtaining the child's credit report. TX - HB2446 Relating to the release of confidential physician-patient communications in certain circumstances. TX - HB2312 Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program. TX - HB2722 Relating to the state Medicaid program as the payor of last resort. TX - HB2703 Relating to the regulation of orthotists and prosthetists. TX - HB2636 Relating to a council to study neonatal intensive care units. TX - HB2903 Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. TX - HB3197 Relating to creating a pilot program to implement the culture change model of care at certain state supported living centers. TX - HB2788 Relating to the donation of blood by persons who are at least 16 years of age. TX - HB2819 Relating to the operation and efficiency of the eligibility determination process for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits. TX - HB2904 Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry. TX - HB3146 Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. TX - HB2975 Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. TX - HB3051 Relating to the provision of child care by certain facilities exempt from child-care licensing requirements. TX - HB2940 Relating to the form of death certificates and fetal death certificates. TX - HB3547 Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. TX - HB3065 Relating to the requirement that certain food service establishments post a sign depicting the Heimlich maneuver. TX - HB3145 Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. TX - HB3085 Relating to the period of a license for a freestanding medical emergency care facility. TX - HB3123 Relating to codifying federal foster care funding requirements to locate and provide information to relatives and other adults following the removal of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services, and court findings regarding those efforts. TX - HB3234 Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services. TX - HB3207 Relating to the establishment and operation of perpetual care cemeteries by certain organized religious societies and sects in certain populous municipalities. TX - HB3342 Relating to representation of and by the state and joinder of the state in certain mental health proceedings. TX - HB3371 Relating to the exemption of registered dental laboratories from certain distributing and manufacturing licensing requirements. TX - HB3336 Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children. TX - HB3387 Relating to the regulation of food prepared, stored, distributed, or sold at farmers' markets. TX - HB3369 Relating to the registration of certain physical therapy facilities by the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners. TX - HB3611 Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. TX - HB3531 Relating to a system for monitoring prescriptions of certain drugs under the Medicaid program for children in foster care. TX - SB37 Relating to the duration of the interagency task force on ensuring appropriate care settings for persons with disabilities. TX - HB3724 Relating to the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force. TX - HCR74 Honoring pregnancy care centers. TX - SB76 Relating to certain providers of subsidized child care, the use of certain personal information to prevent fraud in child-care programs, and the disclosure of certain personal information for the purpose of investigation and enforcement of unemployment compensation violations. TX - SB71 Relating to certain reports submitted and analyses conducted regarding health and human services. TX - SB56 Relating to the inclusion and exclusion of certain information as part of the immunization registry. TX - SB7 Relating to strategies for and improvements in quality of health care provided through and care management in the child health plan and medical assistance programs designed to achieve healthy outcomes and efficiency. TX - SB39 Relating to improving application and eligibility determination processes and efficiencies for certain benefits programs. TX - SB81 Relating to food safety. TX - SB78 Relating to adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies. TX - SB77 Relating to certain requirements for certain sponsoring organizations and other institutions participating in the Child and Adult Care Food Program. TX - SB241 Relating to HIV and AIDS tests and to health benefit plan coverage of HIV and AIDS tests. TX - SB189 Relating to the eligibility of certain aliens for a license to practice medicine in this state. TX - SB237 Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products. TX - SB304 Relating to employment services programs for certain residents receiving services from public hospitals or hospital districts. TX - SB8 Relating to improving the quality and efficiency of health care. TX - SB278 Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities. TX - SB228 Relating to reporting requirements for institutions of higher education conducting human stem cell research. TX - SB191 Relating to disposition of a contested case by the Texas Medical Board. TX - SB257 Relating to the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates and the creation of the Choose Life account in the general revenue fund. TX - SB44 Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness. TX - SB192 Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SB55 Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities. TX - SB47 Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities. TX - SB57 Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties. TX - SB293 Relating to telemedicine medical services, telehealth services, and home telemonitoring services provided to certain Medicaid recipients. TX - SB263 Relating to the revocation, suspension, or restriction of the license of a physician placed on deferred adjudication community supervision or arrested for certain offenses. TX - SB269 Relating to a foster children's bill of rights. TX - SB243 Relating to the reestablishment of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council. TX - SB223 Relating to certain facilities and care providers, including providers under the state Medicaid program; providing penalties. TX - SB270 Relating to newborn hearing screenings. TX - SB325 Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in the demonstration project for women's health care services. TX - SB45 Relating to a Medicaid hospital level of care waiver program for certain medically fragile individuals. TX - SB80 Relating to public health laboratories administered by the Department of State Health Services. TX - SB41 Relating to the use of restraints in state supported living centers. TX - SB30 Relating to a pilot project to establish a comprehensive single point of entry for long-term services and supports provided to the aged and physically disabled individuals. TX - SB75 Relating to the imposition of background and criminal history check requirements for operators and employees of, and certain other persons at, facilities and agencies licensed by the Department of Aging and Disability Services; providing criminal penalties. TX - SB222 Relating to access to certain long-term care services and supports under the medical assistance program. TX - SB72 Relating to streamlining of and utilization management in Medicaid long-term care waiver programs. TX - SB188 Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties. TX - SB33 Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. TX - SB240 Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. TX - SB256 Relating to requiring a private autopsy facility to post a notice for filing a complaint against a physician; providing a penalty. TX - SB206 Relating to extending a local behavioral health intervention pilot project. TX - SB420 Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care. TX - SB26 Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities. TX - SB265 Relating to training for employees and operators of certain child-care facilities. TX - SB190 Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants. TX - SB471 Relating to public school, child-placing agency, and day-care center policies addressing sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. TX - SB193 Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing. TX - SB177 Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians. TX - SB156 Relating to health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services and access to certain confidential patient information within the department, including data and confidential patient information concerning bleeding and clotting disorders, and other issues related to bleeding and clotting disorders. TX - SB401 Relating to the licensing and regulation of diagnostic imaging facilities and fluoroscopy-guided pain management procedure centers; providing penalties. TX - SB219 Relating to health and mental health services for children in foster care and kinship care. TX - SB229 Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children. TX - SB227 Relating to the nondisciplinary resolution of certain complaints filed against physicians. TX - SB221 Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. TX - SB260 Relating to minimum training standards for employees or operators of certain child-care facilities and registered family homes. TX - SB187 Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation. TX - SB277 Relating to the preparation of case records of children discharged from foster care. TX - SB434 Relating to the establishment of a task force to address the relationship between domestic violence and child abuse and neglect. TX - SB355 Relating to the elimination of smoking in certain workplaces and public places; providing penalties. TX - SB415 Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers. TX - SB335 Relating to an exemption from regulation as health spas for certain governmental hospitals and clinics. TX - SB546 Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians. TX - SB436 Relating to the authority of a county to inspect day-care centers and group day-care homes. TX - SB320 Relating to the practice of psychological associates. TX - SB507 Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information. TX - SB435 Relating to the consolidation of the regional poison control centers into the Texas Poison Control Center. TX - SB610 Relating to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program. TX - SB532 Relating to a study by the Department of Family and Protective Services regarding establishing a system to identify children born to certain parents. TX - SB612 Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine. TX - SB614 Relating to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission and the residential placement of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. TX - SB594 Relating to the regulation of prescriptions for controlled substances, including certain procedures applicable to electronic prescriptions for Schedule II controlled substances. TX - SB585 Relating to programs, services, and information related to women's health, family planning, and human sexuality. TX - SB506 Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals. TX - SB544 Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program; providing penalties. TX - SB575 Relating to the expansion of the Women's Health Program demonstration project and implementation of related outreach activities. TX - SB510 Relating to a voluntary statewide diabetes mellitus registry. TX - SB775 Relating to establishing a participant-directed Medicaid waiver pilot program. TX - SB717 Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families. TX - SB501 Relating to the disproportionality of certain groups in the juvenile justice, child welfare, health, and mental health systems and the disproportionality of the delivery of certain services in the education system. TX - SB681 Relating to the establishment of a task force to study the assessments of children in the child welfare system. TX - SB821 Relating to the authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to make capital or financial contributions to certain public institutions or charitable organizations. TX - SB622 Relating to the privacy of protected health information; providing administrative and civil penalties. TX - SB709 Relating to the use of certain professional titles by psychologists. TX - SB688 Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties. TX - SB969 Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services. TX - SB620 Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events. TX - SB798 Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities. TX - SB751 Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties. TX - SB901 Relating to approval from the Department of State Health Services for disposal of ambulances purchased with certain grant funds. TX - SB613 Relating to educational requirements for licensing as a speech-language pathologist or audiologist. TX - SB805 Relating to the licensing and regulation of medical laboratory science professionals; providing penalties. TX - SB848 Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups. TX - SB857 Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities and schools. TX - SB856 Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates. TX - SB874 Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program. TX - SB796 Relating to reporting on and assessing programs for the prevention and treatment of diabetes in the state. TX - SB827 Relating to the child health plan and medical assistance programs. TX - SB795 Relating to regulation of nurse aides. TX - SB797 Relating to objective assessment processes for and appropriate provision of acute nursing services and certain other services provided under the Medicaid program. TX - SB906 Relating to the powers and duties of the Texas Medical Board. TX - SB962 Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services. TX - SB1050 Relating to the collection of certain information on a birth certificate. TX - SB1023 Relating to the health professions resource center. TX - SB1021 Relating to certain examination requirements for physicians. TX - SB1161 Relating to requiring certain persons to follow certain plans and receive certain mental health services on release or discharge from an inpatient mental health facility. TX - SB1262 Relating to the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. TX - SB1381 Relating to the requirement that certain mammography reports contain information regarding supplemental breast cancer screening. TX - SB1162 Relating to reporting regarding, the apprehension and transportation of, and records relating to certain persons who are or may be persons with mental illness. TX - SB1177 Relating to the adoption by health care facilities of a policy on vaccine preventable diseases; imposing penalties. TX - SB957 Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth. TX - SB1022 Relating to the graduate medical training requirements for certain foreign medical school graduates applying for a license to practice medicine in this state. TX - SB1081 Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists. TX - SB1016 Relating to the use of a checklist during the investigation of abuse or neglect at nursing homes and related institutions. TX - SB1084 Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services. TX - SB1193 Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers and local mental health or mental retardation authorities. TX - SB1206 Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility. TX - SB1259 Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for medical assistance on confinement in, placement in, detention in, or commitment to and release from certain facilities and other settings. TX - SB1265 Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs. TX - SB993 Relating to the removal of a child by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect. TX - SB1424 Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board. TX - SB1550 Relating to the use of seclusion by community centers. TX - SB1360 Relating to continuing education for physicians and nurses regarding the treatment of tick-borne diseases. TX - SB1452 Relating to unannounced on-site surveys of Home and Community-based Services provider homes. TX - SB1289 Relating to the requirement that health care practitioners wear photo identification badges. TX - SB1154 Relating to a task force for the development of a strategy to reduce child abuse and neglect and improve child welfare. TX - SB1446 Relating to modifications of eligibility criteria, processes, and systems used in certain state benefits programs designed to improve efficiency. TX - SB967 Relating to the use of telemonitoring in the medical assistance program. TX - SB1438 Relating to the program for impaired pharmacists and disciplinary proceedings conducted by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy. TX - SB1454 Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council. TX - SB1453 Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to accelerate refills. TX - SB1449 Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities. TX - SB1549 Relating to the eligibility of and requirements applicable to certain persons for supplemental nutrition assistance. TX - SB1783 Relating to a warning notice posted outside of certain buildings that permit smoking; providing a penalty. TX - SB1644 Relating to the prescription of tamper-resistant opioid analgesic drugs; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SB1178 Relating to the regulation of certain shelter day-care facilities, child-care facilities, and individuals providing child-care services, and access to certain criminal history record information; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SB1552 Relating to reimbursement for certain emergency services provided to persons enrolled in the Medicaid managed care program. TX - SB1854 Relating to the women's health program. TX - SB1437 Relating to the administration of certain immunizations or vaccinations by a pharmacist. TX - SB1448 Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel. TX - SB1821 Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee. TX - SB1637 Relating to assisting foster children in obtaining and understanding the child's credit report. TX - SB1808 Relating to pediatric equipment and supplies for emergency medical services vehicles and pediatric care training for emergency medical services personnel. TX - SB1745 Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities. TX - SB1859 Relating to certain health and safety matters regarding appropriate places of employment and places that are accessible to the public. TX - SB1833 Relating to liability insurance requirements for daycare facilities. TX - SB1867 Relating to premarital education courses. TX - SB1447 Relating to the regulation of chemical dependency counselors. TX - SB1785 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. TX - SB1790 Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing an administrative penalty. TX - SB1819 Relating to charity care provided by certain nonprofit hospitals. TX - SB1817 Relating to the Children's Policy Council, including the transfer of the duties and activities of the consortium that oversees the Texas Integrated Funding Initiative to the Children's Policy Council. TX - SB1818 Relating to consent for inclusion in the statewide Internet-based registry of organ, tissue, and eye donors. TX - SCR9 Urging the United States Congress to amend the list of allowable foods under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program to eliminate sweetened drinks and snack foods of minimal nutritional value. TX - SCR26 Urging Congress to ensure that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are adequate for the purchase of a healthy diet. TX - SB1857 Relating to the administration of medication for persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities. TX - SB1753 Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center. TX - SB1878 Relating to the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly. TX - SB1756 Relating to the substitution by a pharmacist of certain opioid analgesic drugs. TX - SB1769 Relating to the maintenance by certain hospitals of records regarding certain uncompensated care costs.