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HB 232 86-0 (2019) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Referred to Criminal Jurisprudence
HB 3079 86-0 (2019) Author: Noble, Candy | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith | et. al.
Relating to investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation of home and community support services agencies providing inpatient hospice services. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 3774 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne Relating to investigations of abuse or exploitation of an elderly person or person with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3926 86-0 (2019) Author: Tinderholt, Tony | et. al. Relating to creating the criminal offenses of obtaining medical treatment by deception for a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and continuous abuse of a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Left pending in committee
HB 4476 86-0 (2019) Author: Davis, Yvonne | et. al. Relating to civil liability for abuse or exploitation of an elderly person or person with a disability. House: Judiciary & Civil Jurisprudence Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1542 86-0 (2019) Author: Menéndez, José Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
SB 1789 86-0 (2019) Author: Zaffirini, Judith Relating to the authority to investigate abuse, neglect, or exploitation of children and adults in a residential or inpatient hospice facility. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 916 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 959 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn | et. al. Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. House: Investments & Financial Services Referred to Investments & Financial Services
HB 1642 85-0 (2017) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al.
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to reporting requirements for investigations of abuse, neglect, or exploitation against residents of certain health facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
HB 1726 85-0 (2017) Author: Cortez, Philip Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; providing penalties; creating an offense. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 3224 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to requiring dealers and investment advisers to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating a criminal offense. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3301 85-0 (2017) Author: Gervin-Hawkins, Barbara | et. al. Relating to the imposition of consecutive sentences for more than one criminal offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual arising out of the same criminal episode. House: Criminal Jurisprudence Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3503 85-0 (2017) Author: Thierry, Shawn Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons; creating criminal offenses. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 3972 85-0 (2017) Author: Johnson, Eric Relating to the financial exploitation of certain elderly persons. House: Investments & Financial Services Left pending in committee
HB 4184 85-0 (2017) Author: Perez, Mary Ann Relating to investigating an allegation of exploitation involving an elderly person or person with a disability. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 791 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to the financial abuse of elderly persons, including requiring financial institutions to report suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil penalty; creating criminal offenses. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 792 85-0 (2017) Author: Miles, Borris Relating to requiring financial institutions to report the suspected financial abuse of elderly persons; providing a civil and criminal penalty. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1436 85-0 (2017) Author: Uresti, Carlos | et. al. Relating to the punishment for the offense of injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual and creating the offense of continuous injury to a child, elderly individual, or disabled individual. Senate: Criminal Justice Referred to Criminal Justice
HB 3092 84-0 (2015) Author: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Sponsor: West, Royce
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 304 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles
Sponsor: Raymond, Richard Peña
Relating to certain violations committed by long-term care facilities, including violations that constitute the abuse and neglect of residents. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
See remarks for effective date
SB 1641 84-0 (2015) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Toni | et. al.
Relating to the establishment of a pilot program to provide protective services to certain persons determined to be at risk of future harm from abuse, neglect, or exploitation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Postponed
HB 2323 83-0 (2013) Author: Gonzalez, Naomi Relating to the extension of an emergency order for protective services for certain persons who are elderly or have disabilities. House: Human Services Laid on the table subject to call
HB 2374 83-0 (2013) Author: Cortez, Philip | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of recipients of home health services; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 2683 83-0 (2013) Author: Price, Walter "Four"
Sponsor: Nelson, Jane
Relating to employment in certain consumer-directed services and by certain facilities and to the nurse aide registry and the employee misconduct registry. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 1/1/14
HB 985 82-0 (2011) Author: Menendez, Jose | et. al. Relating to the abuse, neglect, and exploitation of residents of certain facilities; creating an offense; providing penalties. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 221 82-0 (2011) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Gonzalez, Naomi
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/11
SB 1016 82-0 (2011) Author: Davis, Wendy Relating to the use of a checklist during the investigation of abuse or neglect at nursing homes and related institutions. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
SB 277 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane | et. al.
Sponsor: Rose, Patrick | et. al.
Relating to the Department of Family and Protective Services, including protective services and investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation for certain adults who are elderly or disabled; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2582 80-0 (2007) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to prohibiting employer retaliation against certain employees who report abuse, neglect, or exploitation of an elderly or disabled person. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
HB 1218 79-0 (2005) Author: Uresti, Carlos Relating to reporting requirements concerning investigations of alleged abuse, neglect, or exploitation of elderly or disabled persons; providing a criminal penalty. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 2325 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing facilities. House: Human Services Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 2326 78-0 (2003) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al. Relating to a health and human services commission study of the state response to abuse or neglect of certain older individuals. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
SB 1074 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce | et. al.
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in nursing facilities. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/03
SB 1075 78-0 (2003) Author: West, Royce Relating to a Health and Human Services Commission study of the state response to abuse or neglect of certain older individuals. Senate: Health & Human Services Committee report printed and distributed
HB 1179 77-0 (2001) Author: Wohlgemuth, Arlene | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to protective services for the elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 225 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott Relating to reports of certain conduct or conditions in nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services Companion considered in lieu of in committee
HB 409 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 410 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to home health services. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 411 76-0 (1999) Author: McCall, Brian | et. al. Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 971 76-0 (1999) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia | et. al. Relating to regulation of nursing homes. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1261 76-0 (1999) Author: Hill, Fred Relating to listing certain incidents of abuse or neglect by a nurse's aide in a convalescent or nursing home or related institution. House: Human Services Left pending in committee
HB 1715 76-0 (1999) Author: Denny, Mary
Sponsor: Carona, John
Relating to the phone number or address of a person making a report of abuse or neglect or a report of other conduct or conditions in a convalescent or nursing home. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
HB 2170 76-0 (1999) Author: Naishtat, Elliott | et. al.
Sponsor: Zaffirini, Judith
Relating to investigations and protective services for elderly and disabled persons. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective on 9/1/99
HB 3321 76-0 (1999) Author: Chavez, Norma Relating to the creation of a state registry of certain adult day-care workers. House: Human Services No action taken in committee
SB 93 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to the regulation of assisted living facilities and requirements concerning certain other facilities serving persons who are elderly or disabled. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 94 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to home health services; providing administrative penalties. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective on 9/1/99
SB 95 76-0 (1999) Author: Moncrief, Mike | et. al.
Sponsor: McCall, Brian | et. al.
Relating to studies and strategic plans concerning the delivery of long-term care, community services, and certain health services. House: Public Health
Senate: Health Services
Effective in 90 days -- 8/30/99
SB 109 76-0 (1999) Author: Zaffirini, Judith
Sponsor: Naishtat, Elliott
Relating to nursing homes and related institutions. House: Human Services
Senate: Human Services
Effective immediately
SCR 85 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to pursue activities designed to heighten public awareness of the magnitude and dynamics of spouse abuse and abuse of the elderly. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor
SCR 86 68-0 (1983) Author: Sarpalius, Bill
Sponsor: Hall, Tip
Directing the Texas Department of Human Resources to study the feasibility of establishing a statewide, toll-free information, referral, and reporting system to provide assistance to persons involved in spouse or elder abuse. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Resources
Signed by the Governor

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