COMMITTEE:    Public Health 

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

PLACE:       E2.026 
CHAIR:       Rep. Senfronia Thompson 


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


HB 406         Price | et al.          
Relating to registration as an organ donor and a voluntary contribution to the organ donor registry when applying for a hunting or fishing license.

HB 644         VanDeaver | et al.      
Relating to the definition of a cottage food production operation.

HB 706         Bernal                 
Relating to the eligibility of certain children with hearing impairments for audiology services under the school health and related services program.

HB 1071        Hinojosa               
Relating to an advance directive and do-not-resuscitate order of a pregnant woman and information provided for an advance directive.

HB 1113        Davis, Sarah            
Relating to state contract limitations and programs for sex trafficking prevention and victim treatment.

HB 1146        Howard                 
Relating to workplace violence prevention in certain health care facilities.

HB 1335        Price | et al.          
Relating to the establishment of school-based behavioral health centers by school districts and a grant program administered by the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission for the operation of those centers.

HB 1420        Dominguez | et al.      
Relating to the composition of the Public Health Funding and Policy Committee.

HB 1669        Lucio III              
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state that serves persons with mental health and substance use issues.

HB 1706        Oliverson              
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system.

HB 1758        White                  
Relating to a grant program and interagency review of resources to support and sustain recovery community organizations.

HB 1874        Davis, Sarah | et al.   
Relating to a regenerative medicine registry established by the Texas Regenerative Medicine Coordinating Board.

HB 1899        Bonnen, Greg            
Relating to the revocation or denial of certain health care professional licenses and the reporting of the grounds for revocation or denial.

HB 2088        Dean | et al.           
Relating to providing information regarding safe disposal of controlled substance prescription drugs.

HB 2400        Martinez               
Relating to the application requirements for first responder organizations to receive an initial license or to renew a license.

HB 2600        Coleman                
Relating to coverage for certain services relating to postpartum depression under the medical assistance and CHIP perinatal programs.

HB 2725        Calanni | et al.        
Relating to birth records of adopted persons; authorizing a fee.

HB 3052        Dean | et al.           
Relating to the revocation of a pharmacy license for failure to operate as a pharmacy.

HB 3148        Parker                 
Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3284        Sheffield              
Relating to prescribing and dispensing controlled substances and monitoring the prescribing and dispensing of controlled substances under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; providing for administrative penalties.

HB 3285        Sheffield              
Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent opioid addiction, misuse, and abuse in this state.

HB 3337        Johnson, Julie          
Relating to a survey for women enrolled in the Healthy Texas Women program.

HB 3681        Coleman                
Relating to preliminary examination periods for mental health protective custody.

HB 3699        Turner, John | et al.   
Relating to the ability of health and human services agencies to continue to be able to obtain criminal history record information.

HB 4068        Beckley | et al.        
Relating to the vaccination against bacterial meningitis of public school students.

HB 4256        Cortez                 
Relating to food allergen awareness in food service establishments.

HB 4260        Cortez                 
Relating to the possession and administration of an epinephrine auto-injector by certain entities.

HB 4266        Zedler                 
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system located at a remote dispensing site.

HB 4298        Murr                   
Relating to the licensing of satellite offices of outpatient chemical dependency care facilities.

HB 4365        Toth                   
Relating to a study on the impact of psychotropic medications.

HB 4429        Blanco                 
Relating to the inclusion of mental health first aid training in the mental health program for veterans.

HCR 35         Miller                 
Recognizing human trafficking as a public health issue.




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