COMMITTEE:     Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:   8:00 AM, Friday, May 17, 2019 

PLACE:         E1.012 (Hearing Room) 
CHAIR:         Senator Lois Kolkhorst 



To consider the following:


HB 410         White | et al.           SP: Johnson
Relating to the regulation of certain low-volume livestock processing establishments.

HB 475         Howard | et al.          SP: Watson
Relating to information for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.

HB 651         Springer | et al.        SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the creation and operations of health care provider participation programs in counties not served by a hospital district or a public hospital.

HB 965         González, Mary | et al.  SP: Zaffirini
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 1362        Wu | et al.             SP: Watson
Relating to the caseloads of child protective services caseworkers.

HB 1869        Klick | et al.           SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the composition of the Governor's EMS and Trauma Advisory Council.

HB 2059        Blanco                  SP: Taylor
Relating to required human trafficking prevention training as a condition of registration permit or license renewal for certain health care practitioners.

HB 2174        Zerwas | et al.          SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to controlled substance prescriptions and reimbursement for treatment for certain substance use disorders; authorizing a fee.

HB 2205        Clardy                  SP: Buckingham
Relating to the informal dispute resolution process for certain disputes between the Health and Human Services Commission and long-term care facilities.

HB 2410        Klick                   SP: Perry
Relating to a request for a nursing peer review committee determination.

HB 2783        Wilson | et al.          SP: Buckingham
Relating to the establishment of the Pediatric Acute-Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome Advisory Council.

HB 2786        Button | et al.          SP: Buckingham
Relating to employee turnover reporting during a day-care center's, group day-care home's, or registered family home's license or registration renewal.

HB 3092        Paul                    SP: Buckingham
Relating to notice of an epizootic infectious disease occurring in an animal shelter.

HB 3147        Parker | et al.          SP: Creighton
Relating to a cancer clinical trial participation program.

HB 3148        Parker | et al.          SP: Bettencourt
Relating to the administration and oversight of investigational adult stem cell treatments administered to certain patients.

HB 3152        Raymond                 SP: Menéndez
Relating to the membership of the State Board of Dental Examiners.

HB 3193        Hinojosa | et al.        SP: Johnson
Relating to the licensing of a home and community support services agency; increasing fees.

HB 3284        Sheffield | et al.       SP: Nelson
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 | et al.       SP: Huffman
Relating to programs and initiatives to prevent and respond to opioid addiction, misuse, abuse, and overdose and identify and treat co-occurring substance use disorders and mental illness.

HB 3428        Capriglione | et al.     SP: Perry
Relating to training on Alzheimer's disease and dementia for certain Department of Family and Protective Services employees and area agencies on aging employees and volunteers.

HB 3703        Klick | et al.           SP: Campbell
Relating to the dispensing, administration, and use of low-THC cannabis; authorizing low-THC cannabis research; authorizing a fee.

HB 3803        Guillen | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the maximum amount of an administrative penalty assessed on certain long-term care facilities.

HB 3950        Frank | et al.           SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the establishment of the child welfare task force and provision of services in the child welfare system.

HB 4090        Noble                   SP: Kolkhorst
Relating to the licensing of certain school-age programs that provide child-care services.

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

HB 4372        Murphy | et al.          SP: Whitmire
Relating to youth camp abuse complaints and compliance orders.

HB 4455        Miller                  SP: Campbell
Relating to the provision of mental health services through a telemedicine medical service or telehealth service.

Pending Business


Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card and submit to the Clerk.


Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card and hold on to

your documents until your name is called to the table.


Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension

hallways or by going to Http://swrs on public-capitol.


Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk then

bring your 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk,

during the hearing.


Public oral testimony will be limited to 2 minutes.




Bills added after last posting:

HB 2059

HB 2174

HB 2786

HB 3147

HB 3148

HB 4455


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