COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Monday, March 13, 2023 

PLACE:       JHR 120 
CHAIR:       Rep. Stephanie Klick 




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 181         Johnson, Jarvis | et al.                               
Relating to the establishment of the sickle cell disease registry.

HB 248         Murr                                                  
Relating to solicitation of patients and other prohibited marketing practices and the establishment of the task force on patient solicitation; increasing criminal penalties.

HB 299         Murr                                                  
Relating to creating a voluntary accreditation for recovery housing.

HB 362         Oliverson | et al.                                     
Relating to the use, possession, delivery, or manufacture of testing equipment that identifies the presence of fentanyl, alpha-methylfentanyl, or any other derivative of fentanyl.

HB 861         Lozano                                                
Relating to the processing and sale of kratom and kratom products; providing civil penalties; creating a criminal offense.

HB 1190        Klick                                                 
Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

HB 1488        Rose                                                  
Relating to sickle cell disease health care improvement and the sickle cell task force.

HB 1510        Clardy                                                
Relating to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of willed body programs to the Texas Funeral Service Commission, the regulation of willed body programs, non-transplant anatomical donation organizations, and anatomical facilities, and the creation of the State Anatomical Advisory Committee; requiring registration; authorizing fees; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 1805        Klick                                                 
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis by patients with certain medical conditions.



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