Legislate: All Bills

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H 1007 - Alonzo
Establishment of Veterans Resource Centers
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of veterans resource centers at certain institutions of higher education.
H 1008 - Alonzo
Early Detection and Intervention for Autism Spectrum
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on early detection and early intervention in cases of children with autism spectrum disorders.
H 1029 - Zedler
Informed Consent To Immunizations for Children
01/13/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to informed consent to immunizations for children.
H 1046 - Thierry
Veterans Coordinator for Community Justice Assistance
01/13/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a veterans coordinator for the community justice assistance division of the State Department of Criminal Justice.
H 118 - Moody J
Personal Needs Allowance for Medicaid Recipients
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term care facilities.
H 123 - White
Performance Incentive Funding for Medical Schools
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to performance incentive funding for certain medical schools based on public health impact.
H 128 - Minjarez
Assistance Eligibility for Caregiver of a Foster Child
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.
H 144 - Schaefer
Abortion Facility Electronic Reporting Requirements
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to electronic reporting requirements for an abortion facility.
H 150 - Bell
Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead.
H 165 - Raymond
Health Benefit Plan Coverage for Certain Equipment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to health benefit plan coverage for certain equipment and supplies associated with diabetes treatment.
H 168 - Lucio E
Healthy Eating Licensed School Programs Recognition
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to creating a voluntary program to recognize licensed before-school and after-school programs that promote healthy eating and physical activity.
H 203 - Gonzalez M
Waiver of Certain State Park Fees for Veterans
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a waiver of certain state park fees for United States veterans.
H 206 - Flynn
State Veterans Land Board
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the State Veterans Land Board.
H 217 - Canales
Collection of Ad Valorem Taxes
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the authority of certain persons to defer or abate the collection of ad valorem taxes on a person's residence homestead; includes qualified disabled veterans.
H 222 - Howard D
Child Health Plan Covered Benefits
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to covered benefits under the child health plan.
H 226 - Howard D
AIDS and HIV Infection Education Programs
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to education programs regarding AIDS and HIV infection.
H 227 - Howard D
HIV Infected Organ Donation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to donation of HIV-infected organs, eyes, and tissue to individuals infected with HIV.
H 233 - Rodriguez E
Humane Disposition Disclosure
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exception of certain information related to the humane disposition by a municipality or county of an animal from required disclosure under the public information law.
H 241 - Howard D
Health Care Practitioner Counseling Requirement
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a health care practitioner counseling requirement for persons claiming an immunization exemption on the basis of conscience, including a religious belief.
H 243 - Howard D
Immunization Data In the Immunization Registry
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
H 249 - Hernandez
Abuse and Neglect of a Child in Certain Facilities
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the definitions of abuse and neglect of a child, including exploitation, applicable to investigations of abuse and neglect in certain facilities and professional reporting requirements; includes teachers, nurses, doctors, day-care employees, employees of a clinic or health care facility that provides reproductive services, juvenile probation officers, and juvenile detention or correctional officers; includes family homes.
H 261 - Howard D
Enhanced Penalties for Assault
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to enhanced penalties for assault of employees of or volunteers for certain clinics or facilities that provide abortion or family planning services.
H 267 - Hernandez
Compensation of Emergency Services Commissioners
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the compensation and per diem compensation of emergency services commissioners in certain counties.
H 271 - Miller R
Veteran Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of the Veterans Recovery Pilot Program to provide certain veterans with hyperbaric oxygen treatment.
H 274 - Gonzales L
Spina Bifida Information
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to information regarding spina bifida.
H 279 - Howard D
Women Health Advisory Committee Continuation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the continuation of the women's health advisory committee.
H 280 - Howard D
Nursing Workplace Violence Reduction Program
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a grant program for reducing workplace violence against nurses.
H 283 - Herrero
Veteran Open Burn Pit Registry
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.
H 284 - Springer
Health Care Facility Wheelchair Self Release Seat Belts
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to authorization for certain health care facilities to secure residents with wheelchair self-release seat belts.
H 287 - Johnson J
Abuse and Neglect Abuse Definitions
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the definitions of abuse and neglect of a child applicable to investigations of abuse and neglect, including exploitation, in certain facilities; relates to reporting requirements of teachers, nurses, doctors, day-care employees, employees of a clinic or health care facility that provides reproductive services, juvenile probation officers, and juvenile detention or correctional officers; includes family homes if a complaint has been received.
H 292 - Munoz
Medicaid Expansion of Eligibility
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the expansion of eligibility for Medicaid in certain counties under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 293 - Munoz
Abusable Synthetic Substance Internet Distribution
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the distribution, sale, or offer for sale of a mislabeled abusable synthetic substance through the Internet.
H 298 - Larson
Deceased Child Autopsy Parent Viewing
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
H 309 - Johnson J
Severe Mental Illness Medicaid Program Establishment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the establishment of a home and community-based services program under Medicaid for certain persons with severe and persistent mental illness.
H 312 - Johnson J
Disaster Recovery Fund Creation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.
H 315 - Johnson J
School District Grant
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a grant available to school districts to provide services to students residing in care and treatment facilities and residential placement facilities.
H 318 - Canales
Veteran Assistance Grants Appropriation
01/10/2017 - 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 322 - Canales
Expunction of Arrest Records for Veterans
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the automatic expunction of arrest records and files for certain veterans and the waiver of fees and costs charged for the expunction.
H 330 - Gonzalez M
Medical Treatment Related to Contraception
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the capacity of certain minors to consent to examination or medical treatment related to contraception.
H 335 - Collier
Medicaid Administrative and Judicial Review
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to administrative and judicial review of certain Medicaid reimbursement disputes; authorizes a fee.
H 337 - Collier
Public Benefit Continuation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance benefits, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.
H 343 - Canales
Veteran Sales and Use Tax Exemption
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a sales and use tax exemption for certain disabled veterans and surviving spouses of certain disabled veterans.
H 357 - Huberty
Free Prekindergarten Programs
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the eligibility of the children of certain first responders for free prekindergarten programs in public schools.
H 377 - Oliverson
Surviving Spouse License Plates
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the issuance of specialty license plates to surviving spouses of certain military veterans.
H 392 - Howard D
Handgun License
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to certain offenses involving the carrying of handguns by license holders on the premises of certain hospitals, mental health facilities, and nursing facilities.
H 416 - White
Electronic Toll Collection Program
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a program to facilitate, through the issuance and use of electronic toll collection transponders, free or discounted toll project use available to certain military personnel.
H 434 - Simmons R
Wrongful Birth Cause of Action
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.
H 439 - Collier
Pregnant Patient Order
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant patient.
H 468 - Longoria
Accessible Hotel and Motel Accommodation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a restriction on certain accommodations in accessible hotel and motel guest rooms; provides a civil penalty.
H 477 - Collier
Provision and Use of Health Coverage Information
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to use of health coverage information to educate consumers purchasing individual health benefit coverage; requires a health benefits plan issuer to provide coverage information to each insurance agent regarding sale of individual health benefit plans; provides that an agent may not sell or receive an application for coverage until the purchaser has been notified of copayments, deductibles, coinsurance, provider networks and financial responsibilities for in-network and out-of-network services.
H 482 - Walle
Protection Employee Caseload Limit Goals
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to employee caseload limit goals for child and adult protective services and child-care licensing services and call processing goals for certain of those services.
H 490 - Anderson R
Hearing Aids Health Benefit Coverage Plan
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to health benefit plan coverage of hearing aids and cochlear implants for certain individuals.
H 493 - Perez
College Credit for Heroes Program Reporting Requirement
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to reporting requirements for the College Credit for Heroes program.
H 507 - Israel
Medical Assistance Expansion of Eligibility
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the expansion of eligibility for medical assistance to certain persons under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
H 513 - Davis S
Reappraisal for Ad Valorem Tax Purposes of Property
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the reappraisal for ad valorem tax purposes of property damaged in a disaster.
H 542 - Metcalf
Drug Screening and Testing of Persons Seeking Benefits
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the drug screening and testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the medical assistance program.
H 56 - Flynn
Carrying of a Handgun by a First Responder
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the carrying of a handgun by a first responder engaged in the actual discharge of the first responder's duties.
H 569 - Israel
Unprofessional Conduct By Mental Health Providers
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; provides penalties.
H 593 - Burrows
Prescriptive Authority of Certain Psychologists
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the prescriptive authority of certain psychologists; authorizes a fee.
H 612 - Leach
Abortion Voluntary And Informed Consent
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to voluntary and informed consent to an abortion and prevention of coerced abortions; provides penalties; creates an offense.
H 629 - Howard D
Leave for Veterans Obtaining Health Care
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to leave for certain veterans obtaining medical and mental health care.
H 63 - Davis S
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of the state.
H 631 - Howard D
Public Awareness Campaign on Firearm Safety and Suicide
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a public awareness campaign on firearm safety and suicide prevention.
H 657 - Bernal
Procedures for Students Enrolled in Special Education
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to procedures for a student enrolled in a special education program who fails to perform satisfactorily on certain assessment instruments.
H 658 - Bernal
Disabled Voters Voting Priority
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to priority voting for voters with certain disabilities substantially impairing mobility.
H 661 - Parker
Access To Certain Investigational Drugs
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.
H 69 - Guillen
Disabled Children Report Requirement
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools report certain information regarding children with disabilities who reside in residential facilities.
H 71 - Martinez
Transportation of Certain Mental Health Patients
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the transportation of certain mental health patients.
H 727 - Guerra
Use of Home Telemonitoring Services Under Medicaid
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.
H 747 - Farrar
Emergency Contraception Provision of Information
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the provision of information and other services relating to emergency contraception to sexual assault survivors.
H 75 - Flynn
Pharmacy Technician Requirements
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the education and examination requirements for pharmacy technicians.
H 755 - Parker
Real Property Transfer Education Activities Provision
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use by certain tax-exempt organizations of certain payments made in connection with real property transfers to provide educational activities through certain schools.
H 765 - Shaheen
Electronic Verification of Employment Authorization
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring political subdivisions to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program or E-verify.
H 786 - VanDeaver
Emergency Responder Employment Discrimination
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the prohibition of certain employment discrimination regarding an employee who is a volunteer emergency responder.
H 796 - Clardy
Work Study Student Mentorship Program
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the work-study student mentorship program administered by the State Higher Education Coordinating Board; supports student interventions at participating eligible institutions that are focused on increasing completion of degrees or certificates, such as interventions occurring through advising or supplemental instruction.
H 799 - Murr
Persons Authorized To Conduct an Inquest
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
H 801 - Murphy
Repeal of the Additional Ad Valorem Taxes
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the repeal of the additional ad valorem taxes imposed as a result of certain changes in the use of open-space land appraised as agricultural land; relates to land owned by a person 65 years of age or older; relates to market value.
H 810 - Parker
Provision of Investigational Stem Cell Treatment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the provision of certain investigational stem cell treatments to patients with certain severe chronic diseases or terminal illnesses.
H 820 - Shaheen
Local Option Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/10/2017 - 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 physician who provides health care services for which the physician agrees not to seek payment from any source, including the Medicaid program or otherwise from this state or the federal government, to indigent residents of the county.
H 822 - Canales
Designating April As Sexual Assault Awareness Month
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to designating April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
H 827 - Blanco
Employers Database to Qualify Military Service
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a database for prospective employers to qualify veterans' military service experience and employment qualifications.
H 828 - Blanco
Issuance of Specialty License Plates for Veterans
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the issuance of specialty license plates for Vietnam veterans.
H 829 - Blanco
Leave for Veterans Returning To State Employment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to leave for certain veterans returning to state employment.
H 831 - Anderson
Coverage for Treatment of Craniofacial Abnormalities
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to coverage for treatment of craniofacial abnormalities under certain health benefit plans.
H 837 - Allen A
Notice Provided To Persons With Disabilities
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services.
H 84 - Davis S
Sunset Review Date for Awarding Cancer Research Grants
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of the state and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants.
H 845 - Lozano
Nonprofit Mineral Interests Ad Valorem Taxation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the authority of the governing body of a taxing unit to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property.
H 846 - Raney
Veteran Student Financial Assistance Programs
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the implementation of student financial assistance programs for veterans and their families.
H 850 - Turner C
Disabilities Exemption From Ad Valorem Taxation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of a portion of the appraised value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities.
H 853 - Reynolds
Incarceration Diversion Pilot Program for Mental Health
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of a mental health treatment for incarceration diversion pilot program.
H 864 - Blanco
Designation of an Employee as a Veterans Liaison
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to designation of an employee within certain state agencies as a veterans liaison.
H 865 - Blanco
Establishing a Veterans Services Coordinator
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to establishing a veterans services coordinator for the State Department of Criminal Justice and a veterans rehabilitation dorm program for certain state jail defendants confined by the department.
H 868 - Miller R
Allotment for Students with Dyslexia
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an allotment under the foundation school program for students with dyslexia or related disorders.
H 892 - Raymond
Annual State Budget and Legislative Budget Sessions
01/10/2017 - 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 906 - Elkins
Creation of Research Technology Corporations
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of research technology corporations for the development and commercialization of technologies owned by institutions of higher education or by certain medical centers with members that are institutions of higher education; provides for tax exemptions; provides a penalty.
H 909 - Romero
Preliminary Examination Periods for Mental Health
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.
H 914 - Thompson S
Administration of Services for Child Protection
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and Early intervention services.
H 916 - Thierry
Suspected Financial Elderly Abuse Reporting
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; provides a civil and criminal penalty.
H 92 - Guillen
Veteran's Employment Preference Entitlement and Spouses
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the entitlement of spouses of certain veterans with disabilities to a veteran's employment preference.
H 940 - Howard D
Health Coverage of Prescription Contraceptive Drugs
01/11/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to health benefit plan coverage of prescription contraceptive drugs.
H 941 - Howard D
Contraceptive Distribution Program for Public Schools
01/11/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a pilot program for the distribution of certain contraceptives in participating public school districts.
H 942 - Howard D
Elderly Persons Sexually Transmitted Diseases Study
01/11/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study on sexually transmitted diseases among elderly persons in this state.
H 945 - Paul
Windstorm and Hail Insurance Public School Allotment
01/11/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an allotment under the public school finance system for the cost of windstorm and hail insurance.
H 959 - Thierry
Financial Abuse of Elderly Persons
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; provides a civil penalty; creates criminal offenses.
H 97 - Davis S
Immunization of Children for Cancer Prevention
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to consent to the immunization of certain children for cancer prevention or treatment.
H 994 - Wray
Disposition of Remains and Anatomical Gifts
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the disposition of remains and anatomical gifts.
H 995 - Wray
Form and Revocation of Medical Powers of Attorney
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the form and revocation of medical powers of attorney.
HCR 37 - Workman
Patient Protection and Affordable Cart Act Repeal
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Calls on Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
HCR 44 - Metcalf
Care Veterans Deserve Act
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Urges Congress to pass S.2896, the Care Veterans Deserve Act of 2016.
HCR 45 - White
Congressional Medal of Honor
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Urges Congress to bestow the Congressional Medal of Honor on Doris Dorie Miller for his heroism during World War II.
HJR 19 - Raymond
Prescription Sales and Use Tax Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a Constitutional amendment prohibiting the taxation of the sale or use of certain prescription medicine; provides that the legislature may not enact a general law that would impose a state tax on the sale or use of a prescription medicine that was not subject to taxation under Chapter 151 of the Tax Code.
HJR 21 - Bell
Veteran Ad Valorem Tax Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead; harmonizes certain related provisions of the State Constitution.
HJR 51 - Lozano
Mineral Interest Tax Exemption Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the governing body of a political subdivision to exempt from ad valorem taxation mineral interests owned by nonprofit corporations organized for the exclusive purpose of generating income for certain charitable nonprofit corporations through the ownership, lease, and management of real property.
HJR 52 - Turner C
Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to exempt from ad valorem taxation a portion of the assessed value of certain real property used to provide housing to certain individuals with disabilities.
HJR 53 - Raymond
Annual State Budget Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment providing for an annual state budget and annual legislative sessions for budget purposes.
S 11 - Schwertner
Department of Family Administration of Services
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the administration of services provided by the Department of Family and Protective Services, including foster care, child protective, and prevention and Early intervention services.
S 121 - Huffines
Board of Nursing Open Meeting Internet Broadcast
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Nursing.
S 124 - Huffines
Pharmacy Open Meeting Internet Broadcast
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the Internet broadcast of open meetings of the State Board of Pharmacy.
S 15 - Huffines
Ad Valorem Tax Exemption
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a first responder who is killed or fatally injured in the line of duty.
S 155 - Hinojosa
Cardiac Assessments for Athletic Activities
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to cardiac assessments of participants in extracurricular athletic activities sponsored or sanctioned by the University Interscholastic League.
S 158 - Hinojosa
Creation of Open Burn Pit Registry
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation of an open burn pit registry for certain service members and veterans.
S 163 - Rodriguez Jo
Child Health Care Plan Covered Benefits
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Provides that the child health plan must provide as covered benefits approved prescription contraceptive drugs or devices; provides that this subsection does not require coverage of any abortifacient that terminates a pregnancy; provides for contraceptive drugs or devices for an enrolled child younger than 18 years for primary and preventive reproductive health care only if the prescribing health care provider receives written consent from the enrolled child's parent, guardian or managing conservator.
S 196 - Garcia
Notification Requirement
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a notification requirement if a public school, including an open-enrollment charter school, does not have a nurse, school counselor, or librarian assigned to the school during all instructional hours.
S 205 - West
Supplemental Financial Assistance
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to eligibility for supplemental financial assistance provided to certain grandparents.
S 211 - Menendez
Foster Child Monetary Assistance
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the eligibility of a relative or other designated caregiver of a foster child for monetary assistance.
S 222 - Menendez
Gun Violence Awareness Month
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to designating June as Gun Violence Awareness Month.
S 224 - Watson
Cancer Prevention and Research Institute
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the sunset review date for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of the state and the time for awarding cancer research and prevention grants.
S 23 - Schwertner
Federal Electronic Verification of Employment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to requiring state contractors to participate in the federal electronic verification of employment authorization program, or E-verify.
S 239 - Campbell
Parental Viewing of Deceased Child
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a parent's right to view the body of a deceased child before an autopsy is performed.
S 240 - Creighton
Ad Valorem Taxation Exemption
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the appraised value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead.
S 25 - Creighton
Wrongful Birth Cause of Action
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to eliminating the wrongful birth cause of action.
S 269 - Menendez
Medical Cannabis Possession
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of medical cannabis for medical use by qualifying patients with certain debilitating medical conditions and the licensing of dispensing organizations and testing facilities; authorizes fees.
S 293 - Hinojosa
Proof for Medicaid Payment Holds
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the proof required to impose payment holds in certain cases of alleged fraud by Medicaid providers.
S 296 - Hinojosa
Violation of Federal Americans with Disabilities Act
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the liability of the state for a violation of the Federal Americans with Disabilities Act.
S 299 - Burton
Veteran's Service Appointment of Associate Commissioner
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the appointment of an associate commissioner for veterans services at the Health and Human Services Commission.
S 336 - West
Organ Parts or Medically Implanted Devices
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the disposition of organs, organ parts, or medically implanted devices on completion of an autopsy.
S 344 - West
Authority of a Licensed Paramedic To Transport a Person
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the authority of a licensed paramedic to transport a person for emergency detention.
S 351 - Watson
Creation and Administration of a Disaster Recovery Fund
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the creation and administration of a disaster recovery fund.
S 354 - Watson
Language Acquisition for Children Who are Deaf
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to language acquisition for children less than eight years of age who are deaf or hard of hearing.
S 377 - Perry
Texas Achieving a Better Life Experience Program
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the State Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Program.
S 378 - Perry
Conducting an Inquest
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the persons authorized to conduct an inquest in certain counties.
S 382 - Burton
Donation of Unused Prescription Drugs
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to donation of unused prescription drugs; authorizes a fee.
S 39 - Zaffirini
Incapacitated and Physical Disability Guardianship
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to guardianships for persons who have physical disabilities or who are incapacitated.
S 402 - Zaffirini
Disabilities Eligibility for Public Transportation
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to notice provided to persons with disabilities regarding the eligibility of persons with disabilities to use certain public transportation services.
S 428 - Rodriguez Jo
Waiver of State Park Museum
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the waiver of state park, museum, and other state-operated facility entrance fees for persons with certain disabilities.
S 431 - Rodriguez Jo
Authority of an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse to sign or issue certain documents.
S 433 - Rodriguez Jo
Prescribing and Ordering of Controlled Substances
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.
S 441 - Rodriguez Jo
Eligibility for Surviving Spouses of Disabled Veterans
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to eligibility for surviving spouses of disabled veterans specialty license plates.
S 448 - Burton
Procedure for Canceling a Deferral
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the procedure for canceling a deferral or abatement of collection of ad valorem taxes on the residence homestead of an elderly person.
S 472 - Lucio Ed
Employment Discrimination
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the prohibition of employment discrimination regarding military service members and military veterans.
S 479 - Burton
Informed Consent To Immunizations for Children
01/12/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to informed consent to immunizations for children.
S 51 - Zaffirini
Home Living Waiver Program Financial Eligibility
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to financial eligibility for the State home living waiver program.
S 52 - Zaffirini
Medicaid Telemonitoring Services Reimbursement
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.
S 53 - Zaffirini
Medical Assistance Program Eligibility
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the period of continuous eligibility for the medical assistance program.
S 54 - Zaffirini
Immunization Registry Data
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the immunization data included in and excluded from the immunization registry.
S 55 - Zaffirini
Patient Reported Outcomes Registry Study
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to a study of the use of a patient reported outcomes registry in conjunction with health coverage for certain governmental employees.
S 57 - Zaffirini
Officer Operation of Wireless Communication Device
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the use of a wireless communication device by a state officer or employee while operating a motor vehicle; provides an exception for law enforcement and emergency activities.
S 81 - Nelson
Cancer Prevention and Research Institution Operations
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the operations of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of the state.
S 85 - Hall
Verification of Employment Using E Verify Program
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the verification of employment authorization by state contractors and state grant recipients, including the use of the federal E-verify program, and to authorization for the suspension of certain licenses held by private employers for the knowing employment of persons not lawfully present in this state; authorizes a fee.
S 97 - Hall
Ad Valorem Taxation Application Filing Deadline
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Relates to the deadline for filing an application for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.
SCR 1 - Buckingham
Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Calls on Congress to repeal the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
SJR 21 - Taylor V
State Salary Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment providing that members of the legislature and the lieutenant governor will not receive a state salary or per diem during certain periods unless the legislature has passed the state's budget and that budget is certified by the comptroller.
SJR 23 - Creighton
Ad Valorem Exemption Constitutional Amendment
01/10/2017 - INTRODUCED.
Proposes a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of part of the market value of the residence homestead of a partially disabled veteran or the surviving spouse of a partially disabled veteran if the residence homestead was donated to the disabled veteran by a charitable organization for less than the market value of the residence homestead and harmonizing certain related provisions of the State Constitution.
 
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