Texas Legislature
Bills Sponsored / Joint Sponsored
Rep. Four Price
85th Legislature Regular Session
Report Date: 11/21/2017

Number of Bills: 25

Report Sections: Sponsored Bills | Joint Sponsored Bills

Sponsor (20):
SB 74 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the provision of certain behavioral health services to children, adolescents, and their families under a contract with a managed care organization.

SB 78 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the disposition of state surplus or salvage data processing equipment by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice.

SB 80 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/21/2017 S House passage as amended reported
Caption: Relating to certain required reports prepared by state agencies and other governmental entities.

SB 267 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 292 Author: Huffman | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Coleman
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the creation of grant programs to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.

SB 397 Author: Kolkhorst
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives.

SB 670 Author: Birdwell | Nelson | Schwertner
Sponsor: Price | Anchia | Rose | Holland
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Vetoed by the Governor
Caption: Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor.

SB 705 Author: Birdwell
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to an exception from disclosure under the public information law for certain personal information of an applicant for an appointment by the governor.

SB 726 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to elections held by the Panhandle Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 932 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the licensing of, the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission's duties with respect to, and the administrative penalties for certain long-term care facilities.

SB 1021 Author: Nelson
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to reports on the consolidation and certain functions of the health and human services system, including advisory committees within the system, and the re-creation of the Texas system of care framework.

SB 1107 Author: Schwertner | Perry
Sponsor: Price | Coleman | Springer
Last Action: 05/27/2017 E See remarks for effective date
Caption: Relating to telemedicine and telehealth services.

SB 1183 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.

SB 1268 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/21/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the taxing power of the North Plains Groundwater Conservation District.

SB 1326 Author: Zaffirini
Sponsor: Price | Murr | Moody | Coleman | White
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to certain duties of the Office of Court Administration of the Texas Judicial System related to persons with mental illness.

SB 1511 Author: Perry
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the state and regional water planning process and the funding of projects included in the state water plan.

SB 1695 Author: Lucio
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/20/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to mosquito control districts established for an urgent public health purpose.

SB 1924 Author: Schwertner
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 05/19/2017 H Committee report sent to Calendars
Caption: Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 1944 Author: Hughes
Sponsor: Price | Cain
Last Action: 06/15/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the issuance of specialty plates to honor recipients of the Distinguished Flying Cross medal with Valor.

SB 2117 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Price
Last Action: 06/12/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the creation and operations of a health care provider participation program by the City of Amarillo Hospital District.

Joint Sponsor (5):
SB 24 Author: Huffman | Hancock
Sponsor: Geren | Bonnen, Dennis | Price | Kuempel | Paddie
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to a privilege from disclosure to governmental units for certain evidence concerning sermons delivered by a religious leader.

SB 654 Author: Seliger
Sponsor: Smithee | Howard | Price | Darby
Last Action: 05/29/2017 E Effective on 9/1/17
Caption: Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.

SB 725 Author: Miles
Sponsor: Bernal | VanDeaver | Price | Thompson, Senfronia | Minjarez
Last Action: 06/09/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to the donation and distribution of food at public schools.

SB 1533 Author: Rodríguez
Sponsor: Moody | Coleman | Price | Lozano | Turner
Last Action: 05/19/2017 E Effective immediately
Caption: Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees.

SJR 2 Author: Birdwell | Bettencourt | Campbell | Creighton | Hancock | et al.
Sponsor: Miller | Zerwas | Burns | Larson | Price
Last Action: 05/11/2017 E Filed with the Secretary of State
Caption: Applying to the Congress of the United States to call a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution for the limited purpose of proposing one or more amendments to the constitution to impose fiscal restraints on the federal government, to limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, and to limit the terms of office of federal officials and members of Congress.

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