COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 28, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Myra Crownover 


HB 711        Raymond
Relating to the creation of a childhood health program grant.

HB 837        Naishtat
Relating to the medical use of marihuana; providing a defense to prosecution for possession of marihuana.

HB 892        Klick | et al.
Relating to the medical use of low-THC cannabis and the regulation of related organizations and individuals; requiring a dispensing organization to obtain a license to dispense low-THC cannabis and any employee of a dispensing organization to obtain a registration; authorizing fees.

HB 1174       Fletcher
Relating to the types of medical professionals who may conduct an examination of certain school bus drivers.

HB 1952       Springer
Relating to grants awarded by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HB 2240       Turner, Chris
Relating to the public's ability to access the results of a hospital inspection, survey, or investigation conducted by the Department of State Health Services.

HB 2330       Zerwas | et al.
Relating to the right of a dentist to contract for certain services.

HB 2503       Zerwas
Relating to examination requirements for certain applicants for a license to practice medicine.

HB 2523       Collier | et al.
Relating to the continuation of certain public benefits, including medical assistance, for individuals after release from confinement in a county jail.

HB 2748       Muñoz, Jr.
Relating to warning signs for the sale of nitrous oxide; authorizing an administrative penalty.

HB 2908       Parker
Relating to authorizing patients with certain terminal illnesses or severe chronic diseases to access certain investigational drugs, biological products, and devices that are in clinical trials.

HB 2978       Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the licensing and regulation of neurodiagnostic technologists; requiring an occupational license; creating an offense; providing penalties and authorizing fees.

HB 3066       Coleman
Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.

HB 3445       Laubenberg
Relating to implementing certain incentives and cost-sharing requirements under the Medicaid program.

HB 3473       Bonnen, Greg
Relating to the provision of a cranial molding orthosis under the medical assistance and child health plan programs.

HB 3581       Sheffield
Relating to the creation and maintenance of a registry of physicians co-managing patients with Licensees under Chapter 351, Occupations Code

HB 3651       Coleman
Relating to the manufacture, sale, distribution, possession, and use of drugs not approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration and the false representation that a substance is a drug approved by the United States Food and Drug Administration; creating criminal offenses.

HB 3785       Márquez
Relating to authorizing the possession, use, cultivation, distribution, transportation, and delivery of cannabis for medical purposes; authorizing fees.

HB 3904       Guerra
Relating to identification and implementation of hospital funding solutions.

HB 3999       Naishtat
Relating to the exemption of certain persons from licensure as a professional counselor or social worker.

HB 4062       Coleman | et al.
Relating to the allocation of funds for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.




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