Amend CSSB 104 as follows:
(1) Insert the following appropriately numbered SECTION of
SECTION ___. Section 151.002(a)(2), Occupations Code, is
amended to read as follows:
(2) "Continuing threat to the public welfare" means a
and present] danger to the health of a physician's patients or
to the public from the acts or omissions of the physician caused
through the physician's lack of competence, impaired status, or
failure to care adequately for the physician's patients, as
(A) the board;
(B) a medical peer review committee in this
(C) a physician licensed to practice medicine in
this state or otherwise lawfully practicing medicine in this state;
(D) a physician engaged in graduate medical
education or training; or
(E) a medical student.
(2) In SECTION 28 of the bill, in amended Section
164.059(b), Occupations Code (committee printing page 8, lines 62
through 64), strike "unrestricted practice, constitute a real
danger to the health or safety of the person's patients [ continuing
threat to the public welfare]" and substitute "practice, constitute
a continuing threat to the public welfare".
(3) In SECTION 28 of the bill, in proposed Section
164.059(g), Occupations Code, in the last sentence of that
subsection (committee printing page 9, line 39), strike "facts
known to the board" and substitute "facts presented by the board".
(4) Renumber the sections of the bill appropriately.