COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

TIME & DATE:  10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess or bill referral if permission granted
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Senfronia Thompson 


*The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses as necessary to ensure consideration of posted and pending business, especially if testimony would cause the public hearing to extend into the next calendar day.


HB 39          Zerwas | et al.         
Relating to the repeal of certain time limitations on the award of grants by the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas Oversight Committee.

HJR 12         Zerwas | et al.         
Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to increase the maximum bond amount authorized for the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.

HB 75          Minjarez | et al.       
Relating to an exception to the application of the offense of possessing or delivering drug paraphernalia for persons involved in certain pilot programs.

HB 461         Thompson, Senfronia | et al. 
Relating to an exemption from civil liability for certain professionals for the disclosure of certain mental health information.

HB 773         Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to the cremation of human remains by alkaline hydrolysis.

HB 870         Price | et al.          
Relating to Medicaid telemedicine and telehealth services.

HB 871         Price | et al.          
Relating to use of telemedicine medical service by certain trauma facilities.

HB 1111        Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to maternal and newborn health care.

HB 1268        Lucio III              
Relating to dangerous wild animals; providing penalties; creating a criminal offense; authorizing a fee.

HB 1350        Oliverson              
Relating to the persons authorized to make an anatomical gift.

HB 1540        Thompson, Senfronia | et al. 
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral Service Commission.

HB 1801        Goldman                
Relating to requirements for and municipal regulation of dogs in an outdoor dining area of a food service establishment.

HB 2299        Guerra                 
Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for physicians associated with certain sports teams.

HB 2576        Johnson, Jarvis         
Relating to prescribing and dispensing certain controlled substances to patients diagnosed with sickle cell anemia.

HB 2593        Coleman                
Relating to the delegation by a podiatrist of certain acts to certain podiatric assistants; authorizing fees.

HB 2618        Walle | et al.          
Relating to the maternal peer support pilot program for perinatal mood disorder.

HB 2703        Thierry | et al.        
Relating to the establishment of a maternal mortality and morbidity data registry.

HB 2873        Davis, Yvonne           
Relating to the room placement of individuals with Alzheimer's disease or dementia in health care facilities and correctional facilities.

HB 3301        Darby | et al.          
Relating to merger agreements among certain hospitals; imposing fees.

HB 3388        Sheffield | et al.      
Relating to delivery of outpatient prescription drug benefits under certain public benefit programs, including Medicaid and the child health plan program.

HB 3405        Johnson, Jarvis         
Relating to the establishment of a sickle cell task force.

HB 3518        Gutierrez              
Relating to the authority of a county to require a permit for certain food service establishments.

HB 3881        Wilson                 
Relating to the use of epinephrine auto-injectors in primary and secondary schools.

HB 3980        Hunter                 
Relating to a requirement that the Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council prepare a report regarding suicide rates in this state and state efforts to prevent suicides.

HB 4055        Wu | et al.            
Relating to the availability under Medicaid of certain drugs used to treat human immunodeficiency virus and prevent acquired immune deficiency syndrome.

HB 4183        Parker | et al.         
Relating to addressing adverse childhood experiences and developing a strategic plan to address those experiences.



Bills deleted after last posting:

HB 1290

HB 3401


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