COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Monday, March 20, 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 44          Swanson | et al.                                       
Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.

HB 81          Harrison | et al.                                      
Relating to informed consent before the provision of certain medical treatments involving COVID-19 vaccination.

HB 1106        Goodwin                                               
Relating to the training of and the provision of acupuncture services by an acudetox specialist.

HB 1313        Burrows | et al.                                       
Relating to a study on the side effects, adverse reactions, including death, and the effectiveness of vaccines against the SARS-CoV-2 virus (COVID-19) or its variants.

HB 1890        Jetton                                                
Relating to the operation of a hospital at home program by certain hospitals; authorizing a fee.

HB 1998        Johnson, Julie                                         
Relating to the regulation of physicians and the disciplinary authority of the Texas Medical Board.

HB 2726        Klick                                                 
Relating to the practice of nursing, including disciplinary procedures of the Texas Board of Nursing; authorizing a fee.

HB 2767        Klick                                                 
Relating to the sharing of controlled substance prescription monitoring information between the Texas State Board of Pharmacy and the Health and Human Services Commission for the state Medicaid program.

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