COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 25, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Four Price 


HB 637        White | et al.
Relating to a committee formed to adopt a plan to deal with mental illness in the juvenile justice system.

HB 1124       Krause | et al.        
Relating to claiming an exemption from required immunizations for public school students.

HB 1225       Smithee | et al.       
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice registered nurse as a primary care or network provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.

HB 1415       Klick | et al.         
Relating to the licensing and authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

HB 1599       Thompson, Senfronia | et al.
Relating to the requirement and study of insurance coverage for serious emotional disturbance of a child.

HB 1794       Bell | et al.          
Relating to the establishment of the Work Group on Mental Health Access for First Responders.

HB 1846       Coleman                
Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain advanced practice registered nurses and physician assistants.

HB 2141       Oliverson | et al.     
Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement.

HB 2143       Cortez | et al.        
Relating to protection for physician assistants who refuse to engage in certain conduct.

HB 2467       Davis, Sarah           
Relating to a grant program to support the provision of critical incident stress debriefing to certain peace officers.

HB 2520       Perez | et al.         
Relating to disclosure requirements of certain nursing facilities that provide care for persons with Alzheimer's disease and related disorders.

HB 2548       Zerwas | et al.        
Relating to the prescribing and ordering of Schedule II controlled substances by certain physician assistants.

HB 2603       Farrar                 
Relating to coverage for serious mental illness under certain group health benefit plans.

HB 2807       Price                  
Relating to the participation of an advanced practice nurse as a primary care provider for certain governmental and other health benefit plans.

HB 2859       Coleman                
Relating to prescriber and dispenser reporting and access to patient prescription information under the Texas Controlled Substances Act.

HB 3153       Sheffield              
Relating to certain notice requirements regarding fluoridation of a water supply system.

HB 3256       Rose                   
Relating to the establishment by certain counties and hospital districts of disease control pilot programs to reduce the risk of certain infectious and communicable diseases; authorizing fees.

HB 3273       Roberts                
Relating to the licensing and regulation of pharmacies, pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.

HB 3395       Price                  
Relating to the authority of advanced practice registered nurses practicing in certain areas.

HB 3406       Oliverson              
Relating to the delegation of prescriptive authority by physicians.

HB 3541       Price                  
Relating to requirements for Medicaid managed care organizations that provide behavioral health services through a third party or subsidiary.

HB 3682       Arévalo                
Relating to requiring the statewide health coordinating council and state health plan to examine and report on the impact of low health literacy on consumers and the health care system.

HB 3710       Sheffield              
Relating to the comanagement of glaucoma by ophthalmologists and therapeutic optometrists and the establishment of a comanagement registry.

HB 3711       Sheffield              
Relating to prevention of and response to communicable diseases in certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3891       Coleman                
Relating to coverage for eating disorders under certain health benefit plans.

HB 3945       Faircloth              
Relating to the membership of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.

*Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.*





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