COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Myra Crownover 


HB 91         Flynn | et al.
Relating to the regulation of raw milk and raw milk products.

HB 179        Zedler                 
Relating to the investigation and resolution of complaints filed against physicians.

HB 938        Rose                   
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.

HB 1724       Sheffield | et al.     
Relating to the establishment of a state plan for Streptococcus pneumoniae education and prevention.

HB 2020       Martinez, "Mando"      
Relating to the scope of duties of an emergency medical technician-paramedic and a licensed paramedic.

HB 2055       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to the establishment of a sentinel surveillance program for emerging and neglected tropical diseases.

HB 2081       Laubenberg | et al.    
Relating to the physician assistant board.

HB 2498       Zerwas                 
Relating to a compact with other states regarding the licensure of emergency medical services personnel and the authority of those personnel to perform job duties in this state and other states.

HB 2562       Sheets | et al.        
Relating to the care and unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.

HB 2646       Giddings               
Relating to the disclosure of information regarding communicable diseases to first responders and certain entities.

HB 2703       Simmons                
Relating to the establishment of the Texas Board of Behavior Analyst Examiners and the requirement to obtain a license to practice as a behavior analyst or assistant behavior analyst; imposing fees; providing an administrative penalty; creating a criminal offense.

HB 2752       Zerwas | et al.        
Relating to a chronic respiratory disease state strategic plan developed by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 2824       Lucio III              
Relating to food and beverages available from a vending machine located on property owned or leased by the state.

HB 2831       Lucio III              
Relating to disclosure of calorie content and nutrition information by certain food establishments; providing an administrative penalty.

HB 2950       Klick                  
Relating to the Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response.

HB 3048       Deshotel               
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in certain municipalities.

HB 3105       Bonnen, Greg | et al.  
Relating to the establishment of a multi-stakeholder taskforce on health literacy in Texas.

HB 3433       Sheffield              
Relating to level of care designations for hospitals that provide neonatal intensive care services.

HB 3475       Bonnen, Greg           
Relating to health care information provided by and notice of facility fees charged by certain freestanding emergency medical care facilities and the availability of mediation.

HB 3677       Workman                
Relating to the authority of a peace officer to apprehend a person for emergency detention and the authority of certain facilities to temporarily detain a person with mental illness.

HB 3781       Crownover              
Relating to creation of the Texas Health Improvement Network.

HB 3860       Guerra                 
Relating to immigration visa waivers for physicians.

HB 3903       Sheffield | et al.     
Relating to a requirement that a hospital allow a patient to designate a caregiver to receive aftercare instruction regarding the patient.

HB 3974       Darby                  
Relating to the expunction of the record of certain disciplinary actions against health care professionals.




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