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H 1011 - Canales
Economic Stabilization Fund and Veteran Assistance
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an appropriation of money from the economic stabilization fund to the fund for veterans' assistance for grants to improve the level of health services provided to certain veterans.
H 1021 - Farias
Allocation of Grants for Veterans Assistance
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the allocation of certain grants from the fund for veterans' assistance.
H 1028 - Farias
Charitable Organization Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the eligibility of a charitable organization that provides affordable housing for female veterans and their dependents for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of certain property owned by the organization.
H 1038 - Sheffield J
Hemophilia Medical Treatment Insurance Coverage
01/29/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to insurance coverage for hemophilia medical treatment.
H 1041 - Collier
Medicaid Reimbursement Disputes Judicial Review
01/29/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes.
H 115 - Dale
Purple Heart Medal
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the criteria for awarding the Purple Heart Medal to members of the Armed Forces wounded or killed at Fort Hood on November 5, 2009.
H 116 - Martinez Fische
Medicaid Expansion
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to expanding eligibility for benefits under the Medicaid program; requires provision of medical assistance to all persons who apply for that assistance and for whom federal matching funds are available under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 120 - Flynn
Emergency Management Personnel
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Authorizes the use of funds for the purchase of food and beverages by the Division of Emergency Management for division personnel who are activated to provide services in response to a disaster and who are unable to leave or are required to remain at their assignment areas due to the disaster.
H 126 - Fletcher
Parking Placards
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to parking placards for vehicles of persons with disabilities.
H 127 - McClendon
Specialty License Plates
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of certain military medals.
H 137 - Stickland
Appropriations for Peace Officer Organizations
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to grants of appropriated money to certain peace officer organizations; includes an association, group, union, lodge, local, or other organization, whether incorporated or unincorporated, in which peace officers participate and that exists wholly or partly to deal with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages and rates of pay, hours of employment, and conditions of work.
H 140 - Menendez
Drivers Licenses and Personal Identification
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to driver's licenses and personal identification certificates issued to veterans; reduces certain fees.
H 144 - Menendez
Public Benefits and Individuals from County Jail
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail; relates to notification by the sheriff to the Health and Human Services Commission.
H 168 - Larson
Parking for Distinguished Flying Cross Medal Recipients
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to privileged parking for Distinguished Flying Cross medal recipients.
H 175 - Kleinschmidt
Veterans Recovery Program and Hyperbaric Oxygen
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.
H 177 - Zedler
Research Collection and Use of Adult Stem Cells
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the research, collection, and use of adult stem cells; relates to the Texas Adult Stem Cell Research Consortium; provides for research coordinating board membership; relates to the Texas Trade Association and conflicts of interest; regulates lobbying; provides for funding.
H 179 - Zedler
Complaints against Physicians
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians; requires physician notification of specific allegations; prohibits addition of charges or an alleged violation from a different investigation to the complaint or case unless the board has attempted to resolve the additional charge or alleged violation through an informal proceeding.
H 180 - Zedler
Information Confidentiality and Review Agents
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the confidentiality of information following the completion of a review conducted by a utilization review agent or an independent review organization; provides that a party to the reviewed medical dispute is entitled to the name and professional qualifications of any doctor or other health care practitioner used to perform the independent review; relates to patient data.
H 183 - Dale
Federal Electronic Verification of Employment
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
H 185 - Zedler
Health Benefit Plan Issuer and Prescription Drug Refill
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to benefits for a refill of a prescription drug by a health benefit plan issuer; relates to payment for refills; provides that a health benefit plan issuer may not deny benefits for a refill, regardless of whether the refill is early, of a prescription drug that is covered under the plan and for which benefits have previously been paid under the plan if the quantity limit, if applicable, for the drug has not been exceeded after the refill.
H 194 - Price
Gold Star Mothers Recognition Day
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to creating a recognition day in honor of Gold Star Mothers.
H 197 - Price
Higher Education Institution Mental Health Resources
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring a public institution of higher education to post information regarding mental health resources on the institution's Internet website.
H 212 - Rose
Children Immunization Consent
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to consent to the immunization of certain children.
H 215 - Harless
Elderly Residents Fee Waived for Fishing License
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to waiving the fee for a fishing license for residents of this state who are at least 65 years of age.
H 236 - Krause
Fiscal Risk Management Commission
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of the Fiscal Risk Management Commission.
H 237 - Springer
Volunteer Firefighters Licensure or Certification
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams; prohibits a state agency from requiring a volunteer firefighter to obtain a license or certification in order to volunteer as a firefighter or from requiring a member of an industrial emergency response team to obtain a license or certification in order to be a member of such team.
H 240 - Thompson S
Specialty License Plates Issuance
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the issuance of specialty license plates to honor recipients of certain military medals.
H 242 - Lucio E
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran who has been honorably discharged.
H 246 - Martinez Fische
Creating Jobs for Veterans Franchise Tax Credits
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to franchise tax credits for creating quality jobs for veterans.
H 252 - White
Sexual Offenses in Disaster Area Punishment
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the punishment of certain sexual offenses committed in a disaster area or an evacuated area.
H 255 - Guerra
Pharmacy Benefit Claims Adjudication Fees
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims.
H 286 - Canales
Disabled Veterans Delinquent Ad Valorem Taxes
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to collection costs that may be imposed in connection with certain delinquent ad valorem taxes owed by disabled veterans.
H 306 - White
Public Benefits to Persons not Lawfully Present
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the provision of certain public benefits and services to persons not lawfully present in the United States and reimbursement from the federal government for those benefits and services; relates to public education, health care assistance and medical assistance.
H 307 - White
Criminal Justice Programs and Services
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain criminal justice programs and services.
H 309 - White
Juvenile Justice Programs and Services Program
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on the feasibility and potential costs and benefits of implementing a pay-for-performance contract program for certain juvenile justice programs and services.
H 323 - Guillen
Parks and Wildlife Department Motor-driven Vehicle
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to tort liability arising from a volunteer's operation of a Parks and Wildlife Department motor-driven vehicle or motor-driven equipment.
H 334 - Ashby
Medicaid Fraud Offense Prosecution
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud; provides that it is not a defense to prosecution under this section that the Medicaid program has received or recouped funds representing repayment, wholly or partly, for the fraudulent act or acts that are the basis for the criminal charge for which the defendant is indicted.
H 339 - Farias
Leave for Veterans Returning to State Employment
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.
H 350 - Farias
Motor Vehicle Sales and Use Tax Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an exemption from the motor vehicle sales and use tax for certain motor vehicles purchased or used by veterans with disabilities.
H 353 - King K
Emergency Services Personnel Weapons Laws Application
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the application of certain weapons laws to certain volunteer emergency services personnel licensed to carry a concealed handgun.
H 369 - Villalba
Lung Cancer Awareness Day
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to designating May 24 as Lung Cancer Awareness Day.
H 377 - White
Consent for Blood Donation by Minor
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to consent for the donation of blood or blood components by a minor.
H 383 - McClendon
Unprotected Road Users
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to actions by drivers when approaching unprotected road users; provides penalties for violations.
H 390 - White
Veterans Recovery Program Establishment
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.
H 410 - Turner C
Unclaimed Lottery Prize Money to Veterans' Assistance
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the amount of unclaimed lottery prize money to be deposited in the fund for veterans' assistance.
H 432 - Munoz
Disabled Veterans' Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
H 435 - Raymond
Public High School American Sign Language Instruction
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the instruction of American Sign Language in public high schools.
H 437 - Raney
State Employee Health Benefit Programs Eligibility
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to eligibility to participate in health benefit programs for certain state employees reemployed after military service.
H 438 - Canales
Patients With Terminal Conditions Drug Access
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to authorizing patients with certain terminal conditions to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.
H 450 - Alonzo
Veterans Resource Centers in Higher Education
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education.
H 460 - Bell
Search Warrant for Taking a Blood Specimen
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the execution of a search warrant for taking a blood specimen from certain persons suspected of committing certain intoxication offenses.
H 465 - Howard D
Immunization Data in the Immunization Registry
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
H 466 - Howard D
Child Health Plan Covered Benefits
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to covered benefits under the child health plan; authorizes the plan to provide covered benefits prescription contraceptive drugs or devices for an enrolled child for the purpose of primary and preventive reproductive health care only if the prescribing health care provider receives written consent for the prescription from the enrolled child's parent, guardian, or managing conservator.
H 467 - Howard D
Education Programs Regarding AIDS and HIV Infection
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection.
H 468 - Gonzalez M
Minors Consent to Examination Related to Contraception
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception.
H 47 - Martinez
Professional Employees of Public Schools Salary
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the salary paid to any classroom teacher, full-time librarian, full-time school counselor, or full-time school nurse in a public school.
H 479 - Bell
Regional Emergency Medical Dispatch Resource Centers
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to transfer of the regional emergency medical dispatch resource centers program to the Commission on State Emergency Communications.
H 495 - Howard D
Permanent Fund Money Use for Health Related Programs
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of money from the permanent fund for health-related programs to provide grants to nursing education programs.
H 498 - Hernandez
Family Violence Case Court Order Violation
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
H 50 - Martinez
Diseases or Illnesses Suffered by Firefighters
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by firefighters and emergency medical technicians; provides that a firefighter or emergency medical technician who suffers from AIDS, HIV infection, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C is presumed to have contracted the disease or illness during the course and scope of employment if the firefighter or emergency medical technician meets certain criteria.
H 502 - Guillen
Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force Re-creation
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the re-creation of the Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force.
H 52 - Martinez
Residence Homestead Exemption Amount Increase
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district; provides for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount; protects school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
H 526 - Riddle
Financial Eligibility for Home Living Waiver Program
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to financial eligibility for the State home living (TxHmL) waiver program.
H 531 - Bonnen G
Growth Rate of Appropriations Constitutional Limits
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the constitutional limit on the rate of growth of appropriations.
H 536 - Nevarez
Acceptable Forms of Identification for Voting
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to acceptable forms of identification for voting for persons who are 65 years of age or Older.
H 542 - Raymond
Annual State Budget and Legislative Budget Sessions
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an annual state budget and legislative budget sessions in even-numbered years and to political contributions made during a legislative session.
H 55 - Martinez
State Enterprise Fund Use for Veterans Hospitals
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of the State Enterprise Fund for veterans hospitals.
H 550 - Price
Health and Human Services
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates 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; clarifies certain statutory provisions; authorizes the imposition of fees; relates to commitment proceedings concerning children with a mental illness or intellectual disability.
H 558 - Farias
Specialty License Plates for Vietnam Veterans
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the issuance of specialty license plates for Vietnam veterans.
H 566 - Herrero
Epinephrine Auto Injectors
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school sanctioned events.
H 574 - Bonnen G
Managed Care Plans
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to managed care plans; provides that a health maintenance organization may not terminate or restrict participation of a physician or provider solely because the physician or provider informs an enrollee of the full range of physicians and providers available to the enrollee, including out-of-network providers; provides for privacy of information regarding the availability of facilities, both in-network and out-of-network, for the treatment of the patient's medical condition; .
H 583 - Larson
Donations to Local Veterans Charities
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to donations to certain local veteran's charities ordered as a condition of community supervision.
H 606 - Davis S
Prenatal Surgical Procedures to Treat Birth Defects
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on the benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects.
H 607 - Davis S
State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of the State Supported Living Center Realignment Commission.
H 608 - Davis S
Adult Safety Net Vaccination Program Vaccines
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to vaccines authorized under the adult safety net vaccination program.
H 609 - Davis S
Revenue Bonds for Personalized Cancer Care Building
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a personalized cancer care building at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
H 611 - Davis S
Reporting Requirements Concerning Ebola Virus Disease
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to reporting requirements concerning Ebola virus disease.
H 612 - Davis S
Female Veterans With Disabilities License Plate
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to license plates issued to female veterans with disabilities.
H 614 - Davis S
Advance Directive Registry
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to establishing an advance directive registry.
H 62 - Martinez
Mental Health Patient Transportation
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to emergency detention; permits a judge or magistrate to authorize the transportation of an apprehended person to a mental health facility by a relative or other responsible person, a facility administrator, a representative of a local mental health authority, a special officer, the sheriff, a constable, or any on-duty police officer; requires the commissioners court in certain counties to establish a list of qualified transportation service providers.
H 628 - Spitzer
Practitioner Written Prescription Honor Requirement
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the requirement that a pharmacist honor a prescription written by a practitioner.
H 630 - Bonnen G
Federal Electronic Verification of Work Authorization
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state contractors and governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of work authorization program, or E-Verify; authorizes the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizes a fee.
H 633 - Bonnen G
Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Health Care Supplies
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a sales and use tax exemption for certain health care supplies.
H 65 - McClendon
Disease Control Pilot Programs
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Provides that a county, a hospital district, or a contracting organization may establish a disease control pilot program to prevent the spread of HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and other infectious and communicable diseases; provides that such programs may include outreach programs that provide for exchange of used syringes, offer certain education, and assist participants in obtaining health care and other services, including substance abuse treatment and bloodborne disease testing services.
H 650 - Isaac
Toll Project Entities Waiver Programs for Veterans
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to waiver programs for veterans provided by toll project entities.
H 651 - Isaac
General Appropriations Bill Format
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the format of the general appropriations bill.
H 659 - Raymond
State Park Entrance Fee Waiver for Disabled Persons
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities.
H 660 - Raymond
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
H 679 - Turner Sy
Study on Homeless Youth
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on homeless youth.
H 683 - Sheets
Disabled Veterans Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Tax
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of certain disabled veterans.
H 690 - Walle
Injury and Occupational Disease Reporting Requirements
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to injury and occupational disease reporting requirements for employers who do not obtain or otherwise provide workers' compensation insurance coverage; provides an administrative violation.
H 695 - Springer
Carrying Concealed Handgun on Hospital Premises
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the carrying and license of a concealed handgun on hospital or nursing home premises; authorizes a penalty.
H 698 - King T
Hearing Instrument Regulation
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the regulation, fitting and dispensing of hearing instruments.
H 707 - Farrar
Emergency Contraception for Sexual Assault Survivors
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to providing information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors.
H 708 - Farrar
Women Seeking Abortions Medical Accuracy of Information
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the medical accuracy of informational materials given to a woman seeking an abortion.
H 711 - Raymond
Childhood Health Program Grant
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of a childhood health program grant.
H 721 - Farias
Disabled Veterans Hunting or Fishing License Fee Waiver
01/14/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the hunting or fishing license fee waiver for certain disabled veterans.
H 727 - Lucio E
High School Students Prepaid Tuition Units Accrual
01/15/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of a pilot program under which high school students may accrue prepaid tuition units at public institutions of higher education by completing certain community service activities.
H 73 - Gonzalez N
Public School Students With Disabilities Assessment
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to academic assessment of public school students with significant disabilities.
H 737 - Aycock
Regional Emergency Communications Districts Creation
01/15/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of regional emergency communications districts; authorizes the issuance of bonds; authorizes a fee.
H 739 - Button
Governmental Entity Participation in E-Verify
01/15/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring governmental entities to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify.
H 751 - Zerwas
Prescription of Biological Products
01/15/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the prescription and pharmaceutical substitution of biological products.
H 754 - Menendez
Veterans Employment Preference
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the employment of individuals qualified for a veteran's employment preference.
H 755 - Menendez
Women Veterans Mental Health Initiative
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of a women veterans mental health initiative and intervention program.
H 756 - Menendez
Rural Veterans Mental Health Initiative
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of a rural veterans mental health initiative and intervention program.
H 757 - Menendez
College Credit for Heroes Program
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the College Credit for Heroes program.
H 758 - Menendez
Veteran Health Services Coordination
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the coordination and provision of Veteran health services.
H 761 - Zedler
Contracted Health Care Practitioners Payment of Service
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to payment of services to contracted health care practitioners and managed care health benefit plans.
H 762 - Zedler
Chiropractic Related Healthcare Reimbursement
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to reimbursement for chiropractic related health care services.
H 764 - King S
Department of State Health Services Collected Data Use
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use and security of data collected by the Department of State Health Services.
H 767 - Smith W
University Interscholastic League Cardiac Assessments
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
H 771 - Deshotel
State Academy of Leadership in Humanities Funding
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to funding for the State Academy of Leadership in the Humanities.
H 778 - Bell
Health Benefit Plans Pharmaceutical Care
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates health benefits plans and pharmaceutical care; relates to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.
H 779 - Huberty
University Interscholastic League Cardiac Assessments
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
H 817 - Turner C
Health Benefit Exchange Establishment
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the contingent establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state.
H 818 - Turner C
Health Benefit Exchange Establishment
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of a health benefit exchange tailored to the needs of the state.
H 819 - Sheffield J
Definition of Public Health Nuisance
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the definition of a public health nuisance.
H 822 - Sheets
Fraudulent or Fictitious Military Record Punishment
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to increasing the punishment for the offense of fraudulent or fictitious military record.
H 834 - Hernandez
Missing Senior Citizens
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the criteria for issuing a silver alert for a missing senior citizen.
H 837 - Naishtat
Medical Use of Marihuana
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the medical use of marihuana; provides a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana.
H 839 - Naishtat
Medicaid and Child Health Plan Programs
01/21/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to presumptive eligibility for the Medicaid and child health plan programs for certain children.
H 867 - Hernandez
Women Veterans Program Establishment and Operation
01/22/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment and operation of the State Women Veterans Program.
H 875 - Farias
Inmates and Prisoners Veteran Status Verification
01/22/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the verification of the veteran status of inmates and prisoners.
H 88 - White
Federal Electronic Employment Verification Requirement
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
H 889 - Dale
Federal Electronic Verification of Employment
01/23/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
H 892 - Klick
Cannabis and Dispensing Organizations
01/23/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requires a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizes fees.
H 894 - Miller R
Toll Project Entities and Veteran Waiver Programs
01/23/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to waiver programs for veterans provided by toll project entities.
H 90 - Gonzalez N
State Women's Health Program Benefits Eligibility
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Provides that a woman is eligible for the State women's health program if the woman is a specified age or older.
H 906 - Paddie
Veterans County Service Officer
01/23/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the qualifications for appointment as a veterans county service officer.
H 918 - Blanco
State Tech University Health Sciences Center Funding
01/26/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at the State Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.
H 958 - Bohac
Residence Homestead Exemption from Ad Valorem Taxation
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
H 967 - Crownover
Radio Frequency Identification Technology Use
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a pilot project to evaluate the use of radio frequency identification technology to transmit information regarding residents of certain group homes.
H 973 - Hernandez
Emergency Services Commissioners Compensation
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners.
H 974 - Collier
Higher Education for Veterans and their Families
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to higher education for veterans and their families.
H 976 - Collier
Higher Education for Veterans and Their Families
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to higher education for veterans and their families.
H 977 - Collier
Medical Assistance Eligibility
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to expanding eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act; ensures the provision of quality care under and the effectiveness of the medical assistance program.
H 982 - Bohac
Residence Homestead Exemption from Ad Valorem Taxation
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
H 985 - Villalba
Public School Students Mental Health Screening
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to mental health screening for public school students who may be a danger to self or others and to suspension or educational placement of those students; creates an offense.
H 992 - Bonnen D
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of the total appraised value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
H 993 - Walle
Child and Adult Protective Services
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to employee caseload standards for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing standards for certain of those services.
H 997 - Davis Y
Employers Voluntarily Participating in E-verify Program
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to certain duties of employers voluntarily participating in the federal E-Verify program and of the State Workforce Commission in regard to the E-Verify program; provides civil penalties.
HCR 46 - Farias
Veterans Affairs Services to Incarcerated Veterans
01/26/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Urges Congress to require the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to provide veterans affairs services to incarcerated veterans detained in state hospitals and to consider expanding such services to all incarcerated veterans.
HJR 30 - Martinez
Residence Homestead Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes; provides for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 42 - Lucio E
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing a local option exemption from ad valorem taxation by a county of a portion of the value of the residence homestead of a veteran of the United States armed services who has been honorably discharged.
HJR 43 - Raymond
Prescription Medicine Sale Taxation
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain prescription medicine.
HJR 51 - Munoz
Disabled Veterans' Surviving Spouse Ad Valorem Tax
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
HJR 63 - Raymond
Constitutional Amendment Providing for an Annual State
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes.
HJR 66 - Raymond
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
HJR 67 - Sheets
Disabled Veterans Residence Homesteads Ad Valorem Tax
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt all or part of the residence homesteads of certain disabled veterans from ad valorem taxation.
HJR 72 - Bohac
Residence Homestead Exemption from Ad Valorem Taxation
01/27/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 74 - Bohac
Residence Homestead Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of an elderly or disabled person to reflect the increased exemption amount.
HJR 75 - Bonnen D
Residence Homestead Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of all or part of the market value of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran who died before the law authorizing a residence homestead exemption for such a veteran took effect.
HR 163 - Harless
Recognition Resolution
01/20/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Recognizes February 6, 2015, as National Wear Red Day.
HR 170 - King S
Recognition Resolution
01/28/2015 - Passed HOUSE.
Recognizes January 25-31, 2015, as Nurse Anesthetists Week in the state.
HR 195 - Naishtat
Recognition Resolution
01/22/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Recognizes February 28, 2015, as Rare Disease Day.
HR 196 - Naishtat
Recognition Resolution
01/22/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Recognizes February 18, 2015, as United Way Day at the State Capitol.
S 100 - Hinojosa
Enterprise Zone Program
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on NATURAL RESOURCES AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.
Relates to the enterprise zone program; provides for veteran employees; provides that a bank may not designate a project as a double jumbo enterprise after the original designation period approved by the bank.
S 114 - Taylor L
Health and Human Services Agencies
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to the applicability of adverse licensing, listing, or registration decisions by certain health and human services agencies; relates to abortion facilities.
S 126 - West
Medically Recommended Intensive Supervision
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Relates to the release of certain inmates on medically recommended intensive supervision.
S 145 - Rodriguez Jo
Sexual Assault Survivors Medical Cost Reimbursement
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Relates to reimbursement for certain medical costs for survivors of sexual assault.
S 147 - Rodriguez Jo
Family Violence and Abuse Cases Court Order Violation
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Relates to the violation of certain court orders or conditions of bond in a family violence, sexual assault or abuse, stalking, or trafficking case.
S 162 - Rodriguez Jo
Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Projects
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Relates to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund capital projects at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center at El Paso.
S 187 - Creighton
Medicaid Fraud Defense
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on CRIMINAL JUSTICE.
Relates to a defense to prosecution of the offense of Medicaid fraud.
S 194 - Ellis
HIV and AIDS Testing
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Authorizes a person to opt-out of HIV testing in routine medical screenings; requires a health care provider to so inform a person of their option to opt-out of the test; specifies that a health benefit plan may not exclude or deny coverage for the performance of medical tests or procedures to determine HIV infection, antibodies to HIV, or infection, regardless to whether the test or procedure is related to a primary diagnosis; provides any standard plan must include certain coverage.
S 195 - Schwertner
Prescriptions for Controlled Substances
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to information relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances.
S 196 - Schwertner
Physician Assistants Controlled Substance Registration
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to controlled substance registration by physician assistants and advanced practice registered nurses; registration-related imposes fees.
S 197 - Schwertner
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute Finance
01/27/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of the state.
S 219 - Schwertner
Health and Human Services
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates 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; clarifies certain statutory provisions; authorizes the imposition of fees; relates to commitment proceedings to order mental health or intellectual disability services or commitment for a child; includes residential care facilities.
S 252 - Ellis
Issuance of Revenue Bonds
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Relates to authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to fund a personalized cancer care building at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center.
S 272 - Hancock
Voluntary Contribution to Special Olympics
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on TRANSPORTATION.
Relates to making a voluntary contribution to the Special Olympics State fund when registering a motor vehicle or renewing a motor vehicle registration.
S 278 - Watson
Residence Homestead Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Relates to an increase in the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation by a school district and the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed by a school district on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts, and the protection of school districts against the resulting loss in local revenue.
S 28 - Zaffirini
Immunity From Liability
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on STATE AFFAIRS.
Relates to immunity from liability for public and open-enrollment charter school campuses that maintain a supply of anaphylaxis medicine for emergency use.
S 282 - Watson
Charitable Organization Property Ad Valorem Taxation
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Relates to the period for which certain property acquired by a charitable organization to provide low-income housing may be exempted from ad valorem taxation.
S 289 - Estes
Volunteer Firefighters Licensure or Certification
01/28/2015 - To SENATE Committee on AGRICULTURE, WATER, AND RURAL AFFAIRS.
Relates to the licensure or certification of volunteer firefighters and members of industrial emergency response teams.
S 29 - Zaffirini
Immunization Registry Data
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
S 30 - Zaffirini
Home Living Waiver Program
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to financial eligibility for the state home living (TxHmL) waiver program.
S 304 - Schwertner
Abuse and Neglect of Facility Residents
01/15/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the abuse and neglect of residents of certain facilities.
S 31 - Zaffirini
Volunteer Firefighter Authority to hold Tax-free Sales
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on FINANCE.
Relates to the authority of certain volunteer firefighter and emergency services organizations to hold tax-free sales or auctions.
S 322 - Schwertner
Pharmacists Pharmacies and Pharmaceutical Care Access
01/16/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans.
S 332 - Schwertner
Pharmacy Benefits Maximum Allowable Cost Lists
01/22/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits.
S 339 - Eltife
Dispensing Organizations and Cannabis Regulation
01/23/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requires a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizes fees.
S 35 - Zaffirini
State Information Security Plans Management of Risks
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Relates to the acknowledgment by management of risks identified in state agency information security plans; provides that each state agency shall include in the agency's information security plan a written acknowledgment that the executive director or other head of the state agency, the chief financial officer, and each executive manager as designated by the state agency have been made aware of the risks revealed during the preparation of the agency's information security plan.
S 374 - Schwertner
State Agencies Participation in E-verify Requirement
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state agencies to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
S 378 - Rodriguez Jo
Social Workers Providing Volunteer Health Care Services
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the liability of certain social workers who provide volunteer health care services to charitable organizations.
S 38 - Zaffirini
Employment First Task Force
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to creation of an employment-first task force advisory committee to make recommendations for increasing and expanding postsecondary educational opportunities and access for individuals with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
S 382 - Uresti
Automated External Defibrillator and Education Credit
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to public school educator continuing education credit for instruction on the use of an automated external defibrillator.
S 388 - Rodriguez Jo
Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention
01/28/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of the Advisory Committee on Suicide Prevention.
S 397 - Rodriguez Jo
Veterans' Assistance Lottery Game Advertising
01/29/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the marketing and advertising of the veterans' assistance lottery game.
S 401 - Schwertner
State Contractors E-verify Participation
01/29/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
S 41 - Zaffirini
Disabled Peace Officers Higher Education Fees Exemption
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
Relates to exemptions for disabled peace officers from payment of tuition and fees at public institutions of higher education.
S 55 - Nelson
Community Mental Health Programs For Veterans Grant
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND MILITARY INSTALLATIONS.
Relates to the creation of a grant program to support community mental health programs for veterans with mental illness.
S 59 - Nelson
Services for Victims of Family Violence
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Relates to exempting the procurement of services for victims of family violence from competitive bidding requirements.
S 66 - Hinojosa
Epinephrine Auto Injectors
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on EDUCATION.
Relates to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors on public and open-enrollment charter school campuses and at off-campus school-sanctioned events.
S 69 - Ellis
School Nurses
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on EDUCATION.
Relates to a notification requirement if a public school campus or open-enrollment charter school does not have a nurse assigned to the campus during all instructional hours.
S 89 - Ellis
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
Relates to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
S 90 - Ellis
Health Benefit Plan Rates
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Relates to notice and prior approval of health benefit plan rates; includes an insurance company, a group hospital service corporation, a fraternal benefit society, a stipulated premium company, an exchange, a multiple employer welfare arrangement, a health maintenance organization and an approved nonprofit health corporation; requires notice of a rate increase.
S 94 - Hinojosa
Pharmacy Benefit Claims
01/26/2015 - To SENATE Committee on BUSINESS AND COMMERCE.
Relates to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims; relates to a pharmacy benefits manager; prohibits charge fees for any step related to a claim, including adjudication of a pharmacy benefit claim, processing or transmission of a claim development or management of a claim processing or adjudication network or participation in a claim processing or adjudication network.
SJR 16 - Campbell
Health Insurance Coverage Purchase Choice
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment relating to the rights of individuals to choose or decline to choose to purchase health insurance coverage without penalty, sanction or threat of penalty or sanction; prohibits a state agency, public official, employee, or political subdivision of this state to impose, collect, enforce, or effectuate a penalty or sanction intended to punish or discourage the exercise of the right described.
SJR 21 - Watson
Residence Homestead Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/13/2015 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment increasing the amount of the residence homestead exemption from ad valorem taxation for public school purposes, providing for the increase of the exemption amount in subsequent years to reflect inflation, and providing for a reduction of the limitation on the total amount of ad valorem taxes that may be imposed for those purposes on the homestead of a disabled or elderly person to reflect the increased exemption amounts.
SR 20 - Schwertner
Celebrating Nurse Anesthetists Week
01/21/2015 - Passed SENATE.
Celebrates State Nurse Anesthetists Week.
 
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