Bill:  SB 694 
Legislative Session: 84(R) Senate E&E Draft: 2015S0258-1
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Last Action:05/20/2015 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption Version:House Committee Report
Caption Text:Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.
Author:Bettencourt | Burton | Creighton | Ellis | Eltife | Garcia | Huffines | Lucio | Rodríguez | Seliger | Taylor, Larry
Coauthor:Birdwell | Campbell | Estes | Hall | Hinojosa | Kolkhorst | Menéndez | Nelson | Perry | Uresti | Watson | Whitmire | Zaffirini
Sponsor:Kacal | King, Ken | Rodriguez, Eddie | Parker | Davis, Sarah
Cosponsor:Allen | Alonzo | Alvarado | Anchia | Anderson, Charles "Doc" | Anderson, Rodney | Ashby | Aycock | Bell | Bernal | Blanco | Bohac | Bonnen, Greg | Burkett | Burns | Burrows | Button | Canales | Capriglione | Clardy | Coleman | Collier | Cook | Craddick | Crownover | Cyrier | Dale | Darby | Davis, Yvonne | Deshotel | Dutton | Elkins | Faircloth | Fallon | Farias | Farney | Farrar | Fletcher | Flynn | Frullo | Galindo | Geren | Giddings | Goldman | Gonzales, Larry | González, Mary | Guerra | Guillen | Gutierrez | Harless | Hernandez | Herrero | Howard | Huberty | Hughes | Isaac | Israel | Johnson, Eric | Keffer | Keough | King, Phil | King, Susan | King, Tracy O. | Klick | Koop | Krause | Kuempel | Landgraf | Larson | Laubenberg | Leach | Longoria | Lucio III | Márquez | Martinez, "Mando" | Metcalf | Meyer | Miles | Miller, Rick | Moody | Muñoz, Jr. | Murphy | Murr | Naishtat | Otto | Paddie | Paul | Peña | Phelan | Pickett | Price | Raney | Raymond | Reynolds | Rinaldi | Rodriguez, Justin | Romero, Jr. | Rose | Sanford | Schofield | Schubert | Shaheen | Sheets | Sheffield | Simmons | Simpson | Smith | Spitzer | Springer | Stephenson | Stickland | Thompson, Ed | Thompson, Senfronia | Turner, Chris | Turner, Sylvester | VanDeaver | Villalba | Walle | White, James | White, Molly | Workman | Wray | Wu | Zedler | Zerwas
Subjects:Health--General (I0385)
Insurance--Health & Accident (I0422)
RIGHT TO TRY ACT (P0656)
INFORMED CONSENT (S0057)
MEDICINE & PRESCRIPTION DRUGS (S7338)
HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COMMISSION (V0177)
MEDICAL BOARD, TEXAS (V0644)
Companion:HB 21 by Kacal, Similar
HB 438 by Canales, Similar
Senate Committee:Health & Human Services
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=9   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=0
House Committee:Public Health
Status:Out of committee
Vote:Ayes=9   Nays=0   Present Not Voting=0   Absent=2
Actions: (descending date order)
Viewing Votes: Most Recent Senate Vote
Description Comment Date       Time       Journal Page
 Committee report sent to Calendars      05/20/2015    
 Committee report distributed      05/19/2015   07:58 PM 
 Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator      05/19/2015     3909
 Reported favorably as substituted      05/12/2015    
 Committee substitute considered in committee      05/12/2015    
 Considered in public hearing      05/12/2015    
 Referred to Public Health      05/01/2015   03:39 PM  2340
 Read first time      05/01/2015     2340
 Received from the Senate      04/10/2015     1497
 Reported engrossed      04/09/2015     789
 Record vote      04/09/2015     734
 Passed      04/09/2015     734
 Read 3rd time      04/09/2015     734
 Record vote      04/09/2015     734
 Three day rule suspended      04/09/2015     734
 Vote recorded in Journal      04/09/2015     734
 Passed to engrossment as amended      04/09/2015     734
 Vote recorded in Journal      04/09/2015     734
 Amended      04/09/2015     734
 Amendment(s) offered   FA1 Birdwell   04/09/2015     734
 Read 2nd time      04/09/2015     734
 Rules suspended-Regular order of business      04/09/2015     733
 Co-author authorized      04/09/2015     757
 Placed on intent calendar      04/08/2015    
 Co-author authorized      04/08/2015     706
 Committee report printed and distributed      04/07/2015   11:34 AM 
 Reported favorably as substituted      04/07/2015     695
 Considered in public hearing      04/01/2015    
 Left pending in committee      03/18/2015    
 Testimony taken in committee      03/18/2015    
 Considered in public hearing      03/18/2015    
 Scheduled for public hearing on . . .      03/18/2015    
 Co-author authorized      03/17/2015     452
 Co-author authorized      03/11/2015     383
 Co-author authorized      03/02/2015     311
 Referred to Health & Human Services      02/25/2015     292
 Read first time      02/25/2015     292
 Filed      02/23/2015    
 Received by the Secretary of the Senate      02/23/2015