COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 09, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Four Price 


HB 3129       Burkett
Relating to certain duties of physicians regarding patient records.

HB 3012       Flynn
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Optometry Board; authorizing a reduction in fees.

SB 292        Huffman | et al.
Relating to the creation of a grant program to reduce recidivism, arrest, and incarceration of individuals with mental illness.

SB 316        Hinojosa | et al.      
Relating to powers and duties of certain prescribers and dispensers of controlled substances and the regulatory agencies that issue a license, certification, or registration to the prescriber or dispenser; following the recommendations of the Sunset Advisory Commission.

SB 317        Nichols | et al.       
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners; authorizing a fee.

SB 584        West | et al.          
Relating to guidelines for prescribing opioid antagonists.

SB 589        Lucio | et al.         
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense.

SB 922        Buckingham             
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.

SB 1090       Lucio                  
Relating to the unlawful restraint of a dog; creating an offense.

SB 1148       Buckingham | et al.    
Relating to maintenance of certification by a physician or an applicant for a license to practice medicine in this state; authorizing a fee.

SB 1158       Miles                  
Relating to food managers in food establishments in certain counties.

SB 1633       Perry                  
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.

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