COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, May 1, 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 517         Israel | et al.         
Relating to unprofessional conduct by mental health providers who attempt to change the sexual orientation of a child; providing penalties.

HB 1578        Thierry                
Relating to establishing the Mental Health Crisis and Suicide Prevention Task Force.

HB 3152        Raymond                
Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners.

HB 3999        Turner, Chris           
Relating to reimbursement for health care services provided to certain first responders; creating a civil penalty.

HB 4285        Zedler                 
Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications.

HB 4515        Raney                  
Relating to the provision of sex offender treatment by certain physicians and psychologists.

HB 4610        Shaheen                
Relating to the emergency detention of certain persons with a mental illness or cognitive disability.

HB 4145        Zwiener
Relating to the prescription of a controlled substance to certain patients for the treatment of pain.

SB 10          Nelson | et al.         
Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

SB 436         Nelson | et al.         
Relating to statewide initiatives to improve maternal and newborn health for women with opioid use disorder.

SB 633         Kolkhorst | et al.      
Relating to an initiative to increase the capacity of local mental health authorities to provide access to mental health services in certain counties.

SB 748         Kolkhorst | et al.      
Relating to newborn screening and the newborn screening preservation account.

SB 749         Kolkhorst              
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal and maternal care.

SB 1636        Zaffirini              
Relating to an annual report prepared by the Health Professions Council.

SB 1827        Menéndez               
Relating to the possession and emergency administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by law enforcement agencies and peace officers.

SB 2151        Kolkhorst              
Relating to the Texas Diabetes Council and the state plan for diabetes and obesity treatment and education.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 4145


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