COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Senfronia Thompson 


The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses to ensure consideration of posted and pending business, especially if testimony would cause the public hearing to extend into the next calendar day.


HB 805         Parker                 
Relating to access to certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials by patients with severe chronic diseases.

HB 938         Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to the capacity of certain minors to consent to maternal health care.

HB 1014        Martinez               
Relating to cardiopulmonary resuscitation certification requirements for certain food service workers.

HB 1477        Price | et al.          
Relating to the use of grants under the emergency medical services assistance program and the distribution of certain revenue received by the comptroller.

HB 1622        Oliverson | et al.      
Relating to the authority of a physician to provide and dispense and to delegate authority to provide and dispense certain drugs.

HB 1782        Cortez | et al.         
Relating to a plan to increase the use of telemedicine  medical services and telehealth services in this state.

HB 1869        Klick                  
Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.

HB 1879        Davis, Sarah            
Relating to the automatic enrollment of certain women in Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women and CHIP perinatal programs.

HB 2009        Wilson | et al.         
Relating to the regulation of certain direct sales of food to consumers and a limitation on the fee amount for certain permits.

HB 2057        Zerwas                 
Relating to supportive palliative care in the provision of home and community support services.

HB 2108        Rodriguez | et al.      
Relating to the regulation of cottage food production operations.

HB 2610        Lambert                
Relating to expedited licensing procedures for certain nurses who are military spouses.

HB 2766        Zerwas                 
Relating to electronically prescribing controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee.

HB 2783        Wilson | et al.         
Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.

HB 2813        Price                  
Relating to the statewide behavioral health coordinating council.

HB 2815        Klick | et al.          
Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors requiring an occupational license; authorizing a fee.

HB 2988        Meza                   
Relating to a prohibition on the sale of prophylactics containing nitrosamines.

HB 3017        Ramos                  
Relating to nonconsensual pelvic examinations; authorizing disciplinary action.

HB 3147        Parker | et al.         
Relating to a cancer clinical trial participation program.

HB 3218        Thierry                
Relating to the regulation of e-cigarettes; requiring an occupational permit; authorizing fees; authorizing administrative penalties.

HB 3468        González, Mary          
Relating to the operation of more than one ambulatory surgical center in a single facility.

HB 3496        Sheffield              
Relating to financial investor disclosure and surety bond requirements for certain pharmacies; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 3536        Rose                   
Relating to the admission, examination, and discharge of a person for voluntary mental health services.

HB 3538        Rose                   
Relating to the establishment of the Opioid and Substance Abuse Advisory Council.

HB 3672        Murr                   
Relating to the collection and reporting of data on services provided by chemical dependency treatment facilities.

HB 3704        Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to certain public health data maintained by the Department of State Health Services and shared with certain local health entities.

HB 3799        Buckley | et al.        
Relating to the advertising and labeling of certain meat food products.

HB 3934        Frank                  
Relating to the authority of rural hospitals to establish a health care collaborative.

HB 3994        Bohac                  
Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain health facilities for persons with a disability; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 4066        Beckley                
Relating to repealing provisions prohibiting a physician assistant from serving as a governing person or officer of certain business entities.

HB 4147        Bell, Cecil            
Relating to required mental health awareness training for first responders.

HB 4297        Raney                  
Relating to the authority of physicians to delegate to certain pharmacists the implementation and modification of a patient's drug therapy.

HB 4346        Lozano                 
Relating to the regulation of off-site restaurant meal service operations:

HB 4348        Phelan | et al.         
Relating to the authority of certain minors to consent to Texas Home Visiting Program services.

HCR 137        Hunter                 
Designating September as Suicide Prevention Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.



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HCR 145


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