COMMITTEE:     Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:   8:00 AM, Monday, May 18, 2015 

PLACE:         E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Charles Schwertner 



Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.


HB 21          Kacal | et al.           SP: Bettencourt
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 416         Riddle | et al.          SP: Campbell
Relating to requiring personnel of abortion facilities and certain other facilities performing abortions to complete training on human trafficking.

HB 418         Wu | et al.              SP: Huffman
Relating to child victims of trafficking who are placed in secure foster homes.

HB 606         Davis, Sarah             SP: Huffman
Relating to a study on the benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects.

HB 635         Price | et al.           SP: Nelson
Relating to the disposition of fetal remains.

HB 764         King, Susan | et al.     SP: Rodríguez
Relating to the use, collection, and security of health care data collected by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 781         Burkett | et al.         SP: Perry
Relating to caregiver screening and training by substitute care providers for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1874        Zerwas | et al.          SP: Huffman
Relating to the establishment of the Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council.

HB 2053        Farney | et al.          SP: Schwertner
Relating to the protection of certain children who may be subject to child abuse or neglect through the operation of the child safety check alert list.

HB 2084        Muñoz, Jr. | et al.      SP: Hinojosa
Relating to transparency in the rate-setting processes for the Medicaid managed care and child health plan programs.

HB 2340        Sheffield                SP: Lucio
Relating to regulation of prescribed pediatric extended care centers; amending a provision subject to a criminal penalty.

HB 2588        Naishtat | et al.        SP: Zaffirini
Relating to disclosures by nursing facilities and assisted living facilities regarding certification or classification to provide specialized care, treatment, or personal care services to residents with Alzheimer's disease or related disorders; adding requirements for an occupational license.

HB 2718        Parker | et al.          SP: Ellis
Relating to a program to allow faith- and community-based organizations to offer supplemental assistance to certain recipients of public assistance.

HB 2789        Raymond | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to trauma-informed care training for certain employees of state supported living centers and intermediate care facilities.

HB 3433        Sheffield | et al.       SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

HB 3994        Morrison | et al.        SP: Perry
Relating to notice of and consent to an abortion for a minor and associated requirements; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 21


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