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COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Wednesday, May 18, 2011 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Lois Kolkhorst 


SB 44         Zaffirini | et al.
Relating to the detention and transportation of a person with a mental illness.

SB 47         Zaffirini              
Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.

SB 72         Nelson                 
Relating to streamlining of and utilization management in Medicaid long-term care waiver programs.

SB 187        Nelson | et al.        
Relating to human body and anatomical specimen donation.

SB 192        Nelson                 
Relating to patient advocacy activities by nurses and certain other persons; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 193        Nelson                 
Relating to the regulation of the practice of nursing.

SB 229        Nelson                 
Relating to newborn hearing screenings and hearing services for certain children.

SB 506        Deuell                 
Relating to consumption advisories for mercury contamination in fish, crustaceans, molluscan shellfish, and other aquatic and terrestrial animals.

SB 546        Deuell                 
Relating to the dispensing of certain drugs by physicians.

SB 622        Nelson                 
Relating to the privacy of protected health information and personal information; providing civil and criminal penalties.

SB 717        Harris | et al.        
Relating to the purpose and duties of the Council on Children and Families.

SB 797        Nelson                 
Relating to objective assessment processes for and appropriate provision of acute nursing services and certain other services provided under the Medicaid program.

SB 798        Nelson                 
Relating to the amounts of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain health facilities.

SB 969        Nelson                 
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee within the Department of State Health Services.

SB 1081       Van de Putte | et al.  
Relating to the dispensing of pharmaceuticals with an aesthetic purpose by physicians and therapeutic optometrists.

SB 1177       Nelson                 
Relating to the adoption by health care facilities of a policy on vaccine preventable diseases; imposing penalties.

SB 1206       Deuell                 
Relating to medical care and public health services provided by a health care professional in a licensed freestanding emergency medical care facility.

SB 1220       Hinojosa | et al.      
Relating to the advisory committee on Medicaid and child health plan program rate and expenditure disparities between the Texas-Mexico border region and other areas of the state.

SB 1231       Estes                  
Relating to the regulation of health spas by the secretary of state.

SB 1265       Uresti                 
Relating to the accreditation of paramedic training programs.

SB 1301       Deuell                 
Relating to manufacturers' inclusion of denatonium benzoate in certain products containing ethylene glycol.

SB 1421       Nelson                 
Relating to the awarding of grants provided by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 1438       Van de Putte           
Relating to the program for impaired pharmacists and disciplinary proceedings conducted by the Texas State Board of Pharmacy.

SB 1424       Wentworth
Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board.


Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1424


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