COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, April 24, 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 146         Minjarez | et al.       
Relating to the adoption of cats and dogs previously used for research.

HB 562         Thierry | et al.        
Relating to warning labels for opioid prescription drugs.

HB 2059        Blanco                 
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training for health care practitioners and certain employees of health care facilities.

HB 2133        Klick                  
Relating to public access to certain hospital inspection and investigation information and materials.

HB 2250        Lucio III              
Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

HB 2410        Klick                  
Relating to a request for a nursing peer review determination.

HB 2785        Burrows                
Relating to notice of discount of certain charges by certain hospitals.

HB 3304        Raymond | et al.        
Relating to the repeal of certain provisions affecting the electronic exchange of health information.

HB 3862        Bohac                  
Relating to notice of the cash price of certain health care services by certain hospitals.

HB 3685        Oliverson              
Relating to pharmacy benefits provided through the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 3874        Sheffield              
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 3970        Sheffield              
Relating to the definition of "non-physician mental health professional" for purposes of the Texas Mental Health Code.

HB 4036        Dominguez              
Relating to billing requirements for certain health care facilities.

HB 4137        Israel                 
Relating to the required notice of a patient's right to receive an estimate of certain health care services provided by a physician.

HB 4455        Miller                 
Relating to the provision of mental health services through a telemedicine medical service or telehealth service.

HCR 76         Price                  
Recognizing the first week of May 2019 as TD Awareness Week.

HCR 117        Johnson, Jarvis         
Designating September as Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2019.

HCR 126        Swanson                
Recognizing pornography as a public health hazard.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 4014


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