COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 12, 2015 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Myra Crownover 


SB 195        Schwertner
Relating to prescriptions for certain controlled substances, access to information about those prescriptions, and the duties of prescribers and other entities registered with the Federal Drug Enforcement Administration; authorizing fees; amending provisions subject to a criminal penalty.

SB 239        Schwertner | et al.    
Relating to student loan repayment assistance for certain mental health professionals.

SB 292        Nelson | et al.        
Relating to a request for a waiver of the waiting period before human remains may be cremated.

SB 424        Schwertner | et al.    
Relating to the licensing and regulation of hospitals in this state; increasing the amount of administrative penalties assessed or imposed against certain hospitals; authorizing the imposition of a fee.

SB 460        Schwertner             
Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacists and pharmacies.

SB 519        Schwertner             
Relating to the registration of dental support organizations; imposing a fee; requiring an occupational registration; providing a civil penalty.

SB 914        Kolkhorst | et al.     
Relating to a council on long-term care facility surveys and informal dispute resolution.

SB 988        Perry                  
Relating to the prohibited disposition of a decedent's remains by a person charged with certain criminal conduct against the decedent; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1214       Taylor, Van            
Relating to the use of human remains for forensic science education, including the training of search and rescue animals.

SB 1235       Whitmire               
Relating to defining the duties and to the penalties concerning pain management clinics.

SB 1485       Garcia                 
Relating to the availability of death records of unidentified persons.



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SB 538


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