COMMITTEE:   Public Health 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.012 
CHAIR:       Rep. Four Price 


SB 267        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 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 397        Kolkhorst              
Relating to the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to sheriffs and their representatives.

SB 582        Whitmire | et al.      
Relating to the discharge of a prisoner from a county jail.

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

SB 674        Schwertner | et al.    
Relating to an expedited licensing process for certain physicians specializing in psychiatry; authorizing a fee.

SB 679        Hancock | et al.       
Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain business entities with certain other professions.

SB 919        Rodríguez              
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate in limited situations.

SB 1101       Taylor, Van | et al.   
Relating to the prescription of epinephrine auto-injectors to and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability.

SB 1183       Perry                  
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability and to the period for which a person may be committed to receive certain temporary mental health services.

SB 1326       Zaffirini | et al.     
Relating to procedures regarding criminal defendants who are or may be persons with a mental illness or an intellectual disability.

SB 1414       Schwertner             
Relating to a recipient's disenrollment from a Medicaid managed care plan.

SB 1520       Hancock                
Relating to duties of physicians and certain other entities regarding patient records.

SB 1592       Schwertner             
Relating to the amount of an administrative penalty assessed against freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

SB 1599       Miles | et al.         
Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information.

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

SB 1912       Zaffirini              
Relating to certain notice requirements and filing requirements in court proceedings involving persons with mental illness and representation of proposed patients in proceedings for court-ordered mental health services.

SB 1924       Schwertner             
Relating to the financial self-sufficiency of the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

SB 1929       Kolkhorst | et al.     
Relating to maternal mortality and morbidity and pregnancy-related deaths, including postpartum depression.

SB 2066       Hancock                
Relating to the attachment of a hospital lien on a cause of action or claim of an injured person who receives hospital services.

*Public testimony is limited to 3 minutes*



Notice of this meeting was announced from the house floor.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 267

SB 397

SB 1414

SB 1520

SB 1592

SB 1924

SB 1929


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