COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 09, 2013 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.


SB 34         Zaffirini              
Relating to the administration of psychoactive medications to persons receiving services in certain facilities.

SB 316        Uresti                 
Relating to the substitution by a pharmacist of certain opioid analgesic drugs.

SB 872        Deuell                 
Relating to county expenditures for certain health care services.

SB 913        Lucio                  
Relating to the reexamination of an applicant for a professional counselor license.

SB 1013       Taylor                 
Relating to the administration of an immunization or vaccination by a pharmacist.

SB 1079       Duncan                 
Relating to the regulation of medical radiologic technology; providing penalties; imposing fees.

SB 1099       Zaffirini              
Relating to the use of certain designations by a physical therapist.

SB 1106       Schwertner             
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan.

SB 1130       Schwertner             
Relating to the temporary licensing of a dentist who performs voluntary charity care.

SB 1150       Hinojosa
Relating to a provider protection plan that ensures efficiency and reduces administrative burdens on providers participating in a Medicaid managed care model or arrangement.

SB 1175       Deuell                 
Relating to the establishment of a reuse program for durable medical equipment provided to recipients under the Medicaid program.

SB 1177       Deuell                 
Relating to the designation of ST segment elevation myocardial infarction facilities.

SB 1402       Carona                 
Relating to access to records and certain information in those records regarding a child placed for adoption.

SB 1610       Schwertner             
Relating to the notification of individuals following a breach of security of computerized data.

SCR 26        Hinojosa               
Designating November as COPD Awareness Month for a 10-year period beginning in 2013, and directing the Texas Department of State Health Services to include COPD as a chronic health condition in their public awareness and educational efforts.