COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Senfronia Thompson 


HB 18          Price
Relating to consideration of the mental health of public school students in training requirements for certain school employees, curriculum requirements, counseling programs, educational programs, state and regional programs and services, and health care services for students and to mental health first aid program training and reporting regarding local mental health authority and school district personnel.

HB 19          Price                  
Relating to mental health and substance use resources for certain school districts.

HB 252         Farrar                 
Relating to increasing awareness of the dangers of exposing children to secondhand smoke.

HB 253         Farrar | et al.         
Relating to a strategic plan to address postpartum depression.

HB 405         Minjarez | et al.       
Relating to designating June as Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome Awareness Month.

HB 463         Springer               
Relating to reciprocity agreements between air ambulance companies operating a subscription program.

HB 787         Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to a study on the state certification of music therapists.

HB 906         Thompson, Senfronia     
Relating to the establishment of a collaborative task force to study certain public school mental health services.

HB 965         González, Mary          
Relating to updating references to certain former health services state agencies and certain terms used to describe persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities in the Education Code.

HB 992         Calanni                
Relating to the women's health advisory committee.

HB 1070        Price                  
Relating to the mental health first aid training program reporting requirements.

HB 1015        Martinez               
Relating to warning signs posted by certain food service establishments that prepare food items containing peanut products.

HB 1112        Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to the removal of signs indicating that a freestanding emergency medical care facility is operational.

HB 1579        Cain                   
Relating to the definition of first responder for immunization purposes.

HB 1278        White                  
Relating to services provided by freestanding emergency medical care facilities.

HB 1465        Moody | et al.          
Relating to a study on expanding recovery housing in this state.

HB 1501        Nevárez                
Relating to the creation of the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council and to the continuation and transfer of the regulation of psychologists, marriage and family therapists, professional counselors, and social workers to the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council; providing civil and administrative penalties; authorizing a fee.

HB 1504        Paddie                 
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Medical Board; authorizing a fee.

HB 1508        Oliverson | et al.      
Relating to designating March as Bleeding Disorders Awareness Month.

HB 1518        Coleman                
Relating to the regulation of the sale of dextromethorphan to minors; providing civil penalties.

HB 1589        Ortega                 
Relating to providing notification to certain pregnant women regarding their eligibility for coverage under Medicaid and the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 1694        Lambert | et al.        
Relating to limitations on food regulations at farms, farmers' markets, and cottage food production operations.

HB 1849        Klick                  
Relating to the possession and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors in day-care centers; limiting liability.

HB 2243        Oliverson              
Relating to the use of prescription asthma medicine on public and private school campuses.




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