Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. J. D. Sheffield
86th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 6/20/2019

Number of Bills: 17

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (5):
SB 384 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the reporting of health care-associated infections and preventable adverse events at health care facilities.

SB 1947 Author: Watson
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the regulation of the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances by veterinarians.

SB 2011 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to a study and report regarding streamlining physician licensing requirements for advanced practice registered nurses.

SB 2151 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Sheffield | Lucio III
Last Action: 06/04/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education.

SB 2270 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to employment policies for certain health care providers employed by medical and dental units.

Joint Sponsor (12):
SB 21 Author: Huffman | Campbell | Hinojosa | Johnson | Kolkhorst | et al.
Sponsor: Zerwas | Thompson, Senfronia | Sheffield | Anchia | Oliverson
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the distribution, possession, purchase, consumption, and receipt of cigarettes, e-cigarettes, and tobacco products.

SB 340 Author: Huffman
Sponsor: King, Phil | Guillen | Parker | Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation of a grant program to assist law enforcement agencies with the purchase of opioid antagonists.

SB 435 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 05/31/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to recommendations by local school health advisory councils regarding opioid addiction and abuse education in public schools.

SB 436 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price | Rose | Minjarez | Sheffield | VanDeaver
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

SB 437 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price | Sheffield | Minjarez | Rose | VanDeaver
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to prohibited practices by a life insurance company relating to an individual's prescription for or obtainment of an opioid antagonist.

SB 670 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Price | Guillen | Sheffield | Ashby | González, Mary
Last Action: 06/14/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 1096 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Oliverson | Coleman | Sheffield | Leach | Meyer
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the Medicaid managed care program, including the provision of pharmacy benefits.

SB 1189 Author: Buckingham | Creighton | Fallon | Lucio
Sponsor: Capriglione | Rose | Leach | Sheffield | Zerwas
Last Action: 06/07/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to certain deceptive advertising of legal services.

SB 1200 Author: Campbell | Buckingham
Sponsor: Miller | Sheffield | Lambert | Buckley
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the authority of certain military spouses to engage in a business or occupation in this state.

SB 2156 Author: Buckingham
Sponsor: Shine | Buckley | Sheffield
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective on 9/1/19
Caption: Relating to the designation of the portion of Interstate Highway 14 in Bell County as the First Cavalry Division Veterans Highway.

SB 2200 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Turner, John | Davis, Sarah | Sheffield | Cortez
Last Action: 06/10/2019 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission to obtain criminal history record information.

SJR 79 Author: Lucio | Hinojosa | Perry
Sponsor: González, Mary | Guillen | Sheffield | Murr | Walle
Last Action: 05/28/2019 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of additional general obligation bonds by the Texas Water Development Board to provide financial assistance for the development of certain projects in economically distressed areas.

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