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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

The Committee met on March 27 to consider the following: PENDING BUSINESS SB23 Reported favorably CSSB952 Reported favorably (Local and Uncontested) SB113 Reported favorably (Local and Uncontested) SB1234 Reported favorably…
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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

The Committee met on March 26 to consider the following: SB 1233 Kolkhorst, Relating to controlled substance prescriptions under the Texas Controlled Substances Act; authorizing a fee. SB 1564 West,…
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House Committee on Public Health

The Committee gathered to consider the following: HB 577 Thompson, Senfronia - Relating to dispenser requirements for refilling prescriptions for certain controlled substances. HB 531 Miller - Relating to the retention by hospitals and physicians of medical records of a sexual assault victim. HB 921 Rosenthal - Relating to the intake and disposition records of animal shelters and releasing agencies. HB 1255 Hinojosa - Relating to patient medical records regarding maternal death. HB 1256 Phelan - Relating to access by certain persons to a first responder's immunization history during a disaster.
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House Committee on Human Services

The House Committee on Human Services met to consider the following: HB 53 Minjarez | et al. – Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care. HB…
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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

The Committee met to consider the following: SB 23 Kolkhorst | et al. Relating to enforcement of the rights of a living child born after an abortion; creating a civil…
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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

On March 12th, the Committee met to consider the following: SB 311 Perry | Relating to the frequency and location of certain meetings required by a prescriptive authority agreement. SB…
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House Committee on Human Services

The House Committee on Human Services met to consider the following: HB 288 – Thompson, Senfronia | Relating to the personal needs allowance for certain Medicaid recipients who are residents of long-term…
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House Committee on Public Health

The Committee on public health met to consider: HB 30 | Hinojosa (deleted from the final notice) – Relating to the transfer of unused long-acting reversible contraceptive products under Medicaid and…
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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services

The Committee met to consider the following: SB 195 Perry | Relating to collecting and reporting by the Department of Family and Protective Services of certain information relating to certain…
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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services: S.B. 10 Reported as Engrossed

SB10 Nelson | et al. Relating to the creation of the Texas Mental Health Care Consortium.

Fiscal note Summary (Senate Committee Report) here. Depending on the amount of funding distributed by the Consortium's executive committee to health-related institutions of higher education for mental health research projects and for workforce expansion, there would be some fiscal impact to the state. Senate Bill 1 as introduced includes $50 million in General Revenue for each year of the 2020-21 biennium for this purpose.

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