Public Health
8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 31, 2009
Rep. Lois Kolkhorst
HB 1876
Chisum | et al.
Relating to creating the health care access fund to recruit health care providers in health professional shortage areas and to support federally-qualified health centers and to using for those purposes revenue from a tax imposed on certain tobacco products.
HB 4324
Relating to repayment assistance for certain physician education loans.
HB 2154
Relating to the physician education loan repayment program.
HB 1169
Martinez, "Mando"
Relating to grants for federally qualified health centers.
HB 1948
Rios Ybarra | et al.
Relating to a public health extension service pilot program.
HB 2686
Shelton | et al.
Relating to a pilot project to increase enrollee access to primary care services and simplify enrollment procedures under the child health plan program.
HB 168
Crownover | et al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental hygiene.
HB 456
Villarreal | et al.
Relating to the authority of a dental hygienist to provide services in certain facilities.
HB 3670
Hopson | et al.
Relating to the regulation of the practice of dental assistants, including the delegation of certain dental acts.
HB 2027
Relating to adoption of the Revised Uniform Anatomical Gift Act; providing criminal penalties.
HB 4355
Howard, Donna
Relating to the conducting of a research study on alternate ways to assure clinical competency of graduates of nursing educational programs.
HB 2885
Martinez, "Mando"
Relating to determination of the examination pass rate for nursing educational programs.
HB 3230
Relating to the approval of out-of-state nursing education programs by the Texas Board of Nursing.

HB 1128
Relating to certain corrective actions by the Texas Board of Nursing including a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action; providing corrective actions.
HB 3961
Relating to the regulation of nursing.
HB 4471
Kolkhorst | et al.
Relating to the professional nursing shortage reduction program.
HB 490
Jackson, Jim
Relating to indigent health care.
HB 2205
Relating to a county's eligibility to receive state assistance  for health care expenditures that exceed eight percent of the county's general revenue levy for the year.
HB 3408
Relating to a county's liability for the costs of basic health care services.
HB 3450
Relating to a temporary faculty license for chiropractic faculty.
HB 1357
Isett | et al.
Relating to the regulation of freestanding emergency medical care facilities; providing an administrative penalty; creating an offense.
HB 2183
Relating to the regulation of independent freestanding emergency medical care facilities and urgent care clinics; providing penalties; creating an offense.
HB 2712
Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups.
In order to hear from as many witnesses as possible, we intend to limit
testimony to four minutes.  Please keep this limitation in mind when
preparing your remarks.
The committee will stand in recess before 10 a.m. and resume at a time to
be specified by the Chair.
Bills will not necessarily be heard in the order specified above,
depending upon the availability of bill authors.
Bills deleted after last posting:
HB 1738
HB 4046