Texas Legislature
Bills Authored / Joint Authored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 3/22/2019

Number of Bills: 52

Report Sections: Authored Bills | Joint Authored Bills

Author (28):
HB 2937 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/12/2019 H Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence: Mar 12 2019 12:07PM
Caption: Relating to the offense of aggravated assault using a deadly weapon.

HB 3284 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to prescribing and dispensing controlled substances and monitoring the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing for administrative penalties.

HB 3285 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent opioid addiction, misuse, and abuse in this state.

HB 3286 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 13 2019 12:36PM
Caption: Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for medication-assisted treatment for opioid or substance use disorder.

HB 3342 Author: Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to the creation and operation of a health care quality provider participation program; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 3388 Author: Sheffield | Bonnen, Greg | Price | Hefner | Raymond
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3496 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to financial investor disclosure and surety bond requirements for certain pharmacies; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3551 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to requirements for and the transparency of epidemiological reports and certain immunization exemption information and reports.

HB 3552 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system.

HB 3573 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to compliance with federal coding guidelines for certain divisions and offices within the Health and Human Services Commission.

HB 3574 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Referred to Pensions, Investments & Financial Services: Mar 18 2019 4:58PM
Caption: Relating to employment policies for certain health care providers in medical and dental units.

HB 3874 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the publication of information regarding the national organ transplant waiting list on the Department of State Health Services' Internet website and certain registrations for the anatomical gift registry.

HB 3958 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Human Services: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to demonstration projects to coordinate eligibility renewal and eligibility recertification for certain children in the Medicaid and child health plan programs.

HB 3970 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 3997 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to the liability of a rural or community hospital for a health care liability claim.

HB 4003 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Referred to Higher Education: Mar 21 2019 12:30PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board concerning a shortage of primary care physicians in this state.

HB 4108 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the required payment of taxes by an owner of a property used for nuclear electric power generation who appeals certain ad valorem tax determinations.

HB 4109 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the exclusion of certain small public grain warehouses from regulation.

HB 4121 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/07/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education.

HB 4312 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the prohibition of a physician's authority to delegate certain radiologic procedures that constitute the practice of medicine.

HB 4325 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the establishment and maintenance of a glaucoma comanagement registry.

HB 4391 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to certain group and individual health benefit plans and the provision of health care benefits under health care plans through provider networks.

HB 4392 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for chemical dependency.

HB 4393 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for chemical dependency.

HB 4412 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/08/2019 H Filed
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of surgical assistants.

HR 375 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 02/22/2019 H Reported enrolled: Feb 22 2019 7:59PM
Caption: Recognizing February 19, 2019, as Tarleton State University Day at the State Capitol.

HR 818 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/15/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 15 2019 7:03PM
Caption: Recognizing March 13, 2019, as Home Care and Hospice Awareness Day.

HR 842 Author: Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Reported enrolled: Mar 20 2019 2:12PM
Caption: Recognizing March 18, 2019, as Texas Physician Assistant Day.

Joint Author (24):
HB 80 Author: Ortega | Button | Howard | Sheffield | Stucky
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding shortages in certain health professions.

HB 390 Author: Blanco | Frullo | Lozano | Sheffield | Nevárez
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Committee report distributed: Mar 22 2019 4:49PM
Caption: Relating to defense economic readjustment zones.

HB 421 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 02/20/2019 H Referred to Transportation: Feb 20 2019 12:02PM
Caption: Relating to the designation of the part of Interstate Highway 14 in Bell County as a portion of the national Purple Heart Trail.

HB 448 Author: Turner, Chris | Thierry | Zerwas | Bernal | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/13/2019 H Considered in Calendars
Caption: Relating to the creation of an offense for failing to secure certain children in a rear-facing child passenger safety seat system.

HB 749 Author: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

HB 787 Author: Davis, Sarah | Gutierrez | Bailes | Sheffield | Smithee
Last Action: 03/22/2019 H Comte report filed with Committee Coordinator
Caption: Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.

HB 870 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

HB 871 Author: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 02/25/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 25 2019 6:10PM
Caption: Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 1063 Author: Price | Sheffield | Rose | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the reimbursement of providers for the provision of certain home telemonitoring services under Medicaid.

HB 1070 Author: Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Coleman | Bonnen, Greg | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/21/2019 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1291 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist.

HB 1292 Author: Price | Rose | Minjarez | Sheffield | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

HB 1293 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 02/27/2019 H Referred to Public Education: Feb 27 2019 12:47PM
Caption: Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools.

HB 1594 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/04/2019 H Referred to Natural Resources: Mar 4 2019 5:43PM
Caption: Relating to a study by the Texas Water Development Board of groundwater availability in certain counties.

HB 1770 Author: Martinez | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the offense of passing certain vehicles on a highway.

HB 2032 Author: Turner, John | Allison | Coleman | Price | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the health literacy advisory committee and health literacy in the state health plan.

HB 2039 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield | Cortez | Miller
Last Action: 03/18/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty license plates to Master Army Aviators.

HB 2099 Author: Lambert | Sheffield | Zerwas | Oliverson | Lucio III
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to modification of certain prescription drug benefits and coverage offered by certain health benefit plans.

HB 2105 Author: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 03/26/2019 H Scheduled for public hearing on . . .
Caption: Relating to the territory and board of directors of the Bell County Water Control and Improvement District No. 1; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2231 Author: Oliverson | Sheffield | Hunter | Guerra
Last Action: 03/06/2019 H Referred to Insurance: Mar 6 2019 1:29PM
Caption: Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties.

HB 2454 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to continuing education requirements for certain health professionals regarding pain management and the prescribing of opioids.

HB 2707 Author: Price | Allen | Minjarez | Sheffield | White
Last Action: 03/11/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 11 2019 6:06PM
Caption: Relating to the expansion of the community mental health grant program to include services to and treatment of individuals with substance use disorders.

HB 2811 Author: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Thompson, Senfronia | VanDeaver
Last Action: 03/20/2019 H Left pending in committee
Caption: Relating to the prescribing of controlled substances and dangerous drugs for acute pain.

HB 3699 Author: Turner, John | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Cortez
Last Action: 03/19/2019 H Referred to Public Health: Mar 19 2019 12:58PM
Caption: Relating to the ability of health and human services agencies to continue to be able to obtain criminal history record information.

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