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HB109   Signed by the Governor
Referred to House Insurance Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Administration Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to health benefit coverage for hearing aids for children and adults.
Democrat Bill, authored by Johnson, Julie
Co-authors: Howard; Plesa
Sponsors: Zaffirini
Co-sponsors:

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


(H) Referred to the House Insurance Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Tue 3/21/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Insurance Committee met and decided to leave this bill pending without objection.
 

Tue 3/28/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Insurance Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Oliverson; Johnson, Ann; Cain; Cortez; Harris, Caroline; Hull; Johnson, Julie; Paul; Perez)
 

Wed 4/19/2023


(H) Mihaela Plesa signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 4/20/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 345 (Considered on second reading on the previous legislative day on the local, consent, and resolutions calendar were laid before the house, read third time, and passed.)


This is a Local and Consent Bill

RV#345: Yeas 140 (R 76, D 64) - Nays 6 (R 6, D 0)
HB109 was "bundled" with many other bills and passed.
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Allison; Anchía; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bernal; Bhojani; Bonnen; Bowers; Bryant; Buckley; Bucy; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Davis; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Flores; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hernandez; Herrero; Hinojosa; Holland; Howard; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Neave Criado; Noble; Oliverson; Ordaz; Ortega; Paul; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Raney; Raymond; Reynolds; Rogers; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Sherman; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Talarico; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Thompson, S.; Toth; Troxclair; Turner; VanDeaver; Vo; Walle; Wilson; Wu; Zwiener

Registered No - ; Cain; Harris, C. J.; Patterson; Slaton; Tinderholt; Vasut

(Registering "No" makes no change on the passage of this bill.)

 

Fri 4/21/2023


(H) Donna Howard signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/25/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Administration Committee, chaired by a Republican
(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Thu 4/27/2023


(S) Record Vote (Senate Third Reading)

Senate Vote: Yeas 30 (R 18, D 12) - Nays 1 (R 1, D 0)

Yea - Alvarado; Bettencourt; Birdwell; Blanco; Campbell; Creighton; Eckhardt; Flores; Gutierrez; Hall; Hancock; Hinojosa; Huffman; Hughes; Johnson; King; Kolkhorst; LaMantia; Menéndez; Miles; Nichols; Parker; Paxton; Perry; Schwertner; Sparks; Springer; West; Whitmire; Zaffirini

Nay - Middleton

 

Fri 4/28/2023


(H) Signed in the House
 

Mon 5/1/2023


(S) Signed in the Senate
 

Sat 5/13/2023


(E) Signed by the Governor


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

For

(Tue 3/21/2023) Testifying before House Insurance as Morris, Alexander for self (with Texas Academy of Audiology)
(Tue 3/21/2023) Testifying before House Insurance as Pho, Michelle for self (with TSHA)
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Childs, Tilden for self (with Texas Medical Association)
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Dole, Michael for Driscoll Health System
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Hanna, Mark for Texas Speech Language Hearing Association
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Lanagan, Lindsay for Legacy Community Health
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Travis, Clayton for Texas Pediatric Society
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Wendell, Ware for Texas Watch
(Tue 3/21/2023) Registering before House Insurance as Yanas, Christine for Methodist Healthcare Ministries



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