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HB44   Signed by the Governor
Referred to House Public Health Committee, chaired by a Republican
Referred to Senate Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
Caption: Relating to provider discrimination against a Medicaid recipient or child health plan program enrollee based on immunization status.
Bipartisan Bill, authored by Swanson; Klick; Slawson; Hefner; Morales Shaw
Co-authors: Allison; Anderson; Bell, Cecil; Bonnen; Bumgarner; Cain; Campos; Clardy; Cook; Dutton; Frazier; Garcia; Gerdes; Guillen; Harris, Caroline; Harrison; Hayes; Hull; Isaac; Jetton; Kitzman; Lambert; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, Janie; Metcalf; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Shaheen; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, Ed; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; Vasut; Wilson
Sponsors: Middleton
Co-sponsors: Creighton; Hall; Kolkhorst

View at Texas Legislature Online

Mon 11/14/2022


(H) Filed
 

Thu 2/23/2023


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

Tue 3/14/2023


(H) Cole Hefner signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Penny Morales Shaw signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Shelby Slawson signed onto the bill as Joint Author
(H) Stephanie Klick signed onto the bill as Joint Author
 

Mon 3/20/2023


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

Thu 3/23/2023


(H) Angelia Orr signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ben Bumgarner signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Brian Harrison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Briscoe Cain signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Carl Tepper signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Caroline Harris signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Carrie Isaac signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cecil Bell signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Charles "Doc" Anderson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Cody Vasut signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) David Cook signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) David Spiller signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ed Thompson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ellen Troxclair signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Frederick Frazier signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Greg Bonnen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Harold Dutton signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Janie Lopez signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Jared Patterson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Kronda Thimesch signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Matt Schaefer signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Matt Shaheen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Nate Schatzline signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Reggie Smith signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Richard Hayes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Ryan Guillen signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Gerdes signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Stan Kitzman signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Steve Allison signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Steve Toth signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Terri Leo-Wilson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Terry Wilson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Tony Tinderholt signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Travis Clardy signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 3/27/2023


(H) Stan Lambert signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Thu 3/30/2023


(H) Lacey Hull signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 4/3/2023


(H) Considered in public hearing
(H) House Public Health Committee met and voted for passage. Ayes (Klick; Campos; Jetton; Oliverson; Price; Smith; Tinderholt) Nays (Johnson, Ann; Jones, Jolanda; Jones, Venton) Absents (Collier)
 

Thu 4/6/2023


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

Tue 4/11/2023


(H) Jacey Jetton signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Josey Garcia signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Tom Oliverson signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/18/2023


(H) Liz Campos signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Fri 4/21/2023


(H) Glenn Rogers signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Mon 4/24/2023


(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 1) from Johnson, A. failed and was not adopted.
(H) Record Vote No. 430 (Amendment No. 1 (A. Johnson) failed of adoption)

RV#430: Yeas 70 (R 11, D 59) - Nays 75 (R 73, D 2)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Anchía; Ashby; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Campos; Clardy; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Darby; Davis; Dean; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Herrero; Holland; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Lambert; Longoria; Lopez, R.; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Price; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Shine; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Allison; Anderson; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Canales; Capriglione; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Ashby: "When Record No. 430 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Morales Shaw: "When Record No. 430 was taken, my vote failed to register. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 2) from Bucy failed and was not adopted.
(H) Record Vote No. 431 (Amendment No. 2 (Bucy) failed of adoption)

RV#431: Yeas 63 (R 2, D 61) - Nays 83 (R 82, D 1)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Campos; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Darby; Davis; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Herrero; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, T.; Lalani; Longoria; Lopez, R.; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 3) from Turner failed and was not adopted.
(H) Record Vote No. 432 (Amendment No. 3 (Turner) failed of adoption)

RV#432: Yeas 63 (R 1, D 62) - Nays 83 (R 83, D 0)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allen; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Campos; Canales; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Darby; Davis; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Herrero; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; King, T.; Lalani; Longoria; Lopez, R.; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales, C.; Morales, E.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Raymond; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Nay - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

(H) Point of order overruled
Rule 4, Section 32(c)(2): Each committee report on a bill or joint resolution must include an analysis of the content of the bill or resolution, including a separate statement that lists each statute or constitutional provision that is expressly repealed by the bill or resolution.
(H) A Democrat amendment (No. 4) from Johnson, A. amended the bill.
(H) Record Vote No. 433 (CSHB 44, as amended, was passed to engrossment)

RV#433: Yeas 93 (R 83, D 10) - Nays 51 (R 0, D 51)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Cortez; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Frank; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Morales, E.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Nay - Allen; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Campos; Cole; Collier; Davis; Flores; Gamez; Garcia; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Lalani; Manuel; Martinez; Meza; Moody; Morales, C.; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thierry; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Frazier: "When Record No. 433 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Herrero: "When Record No. 433 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Martinez Fischer: "When Record No. 433 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Morales Shaw: "When Record No. 433 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


(H) Candy Noble signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Lynn Stucky signed onto the bill as Coauthor
(H) Will Metcalf signed onto the bill as Coauthor
 

Tue 4/25/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 448 (HB 44 was passed)

RV#448: Yeas 93 (R 85, D 8) - Nays 54 (R 0, D 54)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anderson; Ashby; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Frank; Frazier; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harris, C. J.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Herrero; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Lopez, J.; Lozano; Lujan; Metcalf; Meyer; Morales Shaw; Morales, E.; Morrison; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slaton; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Nay - Allen; Anchía; Bernal; Bhojani; Bowers; Bryant; Bucy; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Davis; Dutton; Flores; Gamez; Gervin-Hawkins; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Guerra; Hernandez; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. D.; Johnson, J. E.; Jones, J.; Jones, V.; Lalani; Longoria; Lopez, R.; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Meza; Moody; Morales, C.; Muñoz; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Perez; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Thompson, S.; Turner; Vo; Walle; Wu; Zwiener

 

Wed 4/26/2023


(S) Referred to the Senate Health & Human Services Committee, chaired by a Republican
 

Wed 5/10/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Wed 5/17/2023


(S) Considered in public hearing
 

Mon 5/22/2023


(S) Placed on intent calendar
 

Fri 5/26/2023


(H) Record Vote No. 2180 (The motion to concur in the senate amendments to HB 44 prevailed)

RV#2180: Yeas 104 (R 82, D 22) - Nays 32 (R 1, D 31)
View in House Legislative Journal

Yea - Allison; Anderson; Bailes; Bell, C.; Bell, K.; Bonnen; Bryant; Buckley; Bumgarner; Burns; Burrows; Button; Cain; Campos; Canales; Capriglione; Clardy; Cook; Craddick; Cunningham; Darby; Dean; DeAyala; Dorazio; Dutton; Frank; Frazier; Gamez; Garcia; Gates; Gerdes; Geren; Gervin-Hawkins; Goldman; Guillen; Harless; Harris, C. E.; Harrison; Hayes; Hefner; Holland; Hull; Hunter; Isaac; Jetton; Kacal; King, K.; King, T.; Kitzman; Klick; Kuempel; Lalani; Lambert; Landgraf; Leach; Leo-Wilson; Longoria; Lopez, J.; Lopez, R.; Lozano; Lujan; Manuel; Martinez; Martinez Fischer; Metcalf; Meyer; Meza; Moody; Morales Shaw; Morales, C.; Morrison; Muñoz; Murr; Noble; Oliverson; Orr; Patterson; Paul; Perez; Price; Raney; Raymond; Rogers; Schaefer; Schatzline; Schofield; Shaheen; Shine; Slawson; Smith; Smithee; Spiller; Stucky; Swanson; Tepper; Thierry; Thimesch; Thompson, E.; Tinderholt; Toth; Troxclair; VanDeaver; Vasut; Wilson

Nay - Allen; Anchía; Bowers; Bucy; Cole; Collier; Cortez; Davis; Flores; González, J.; González, M.; Goodwin; Harris, C. J.; Hinojosa; Howard; Johnson, A.; Johnson, J. E.; Morales, E.; Neave Criado; Ordaz; Ortega; Plesa; Ramos; Reynolds; Romero; Rose; Rosenthal; Sherman; Talarico; Turner; Walle; Zwiener

Please note: the following statements by legislators do not affect the vote count that was recorded.

Bryant: "When Record No. 2180 was taken, I was shown voting yes. I intended to vote no." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

C.J. Harris: "When Record No. 2180 was taken, I was shown voting no. I intended to vote yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

Guerra: "When Record No. 2180 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)

J. Jones: "When Record No. 2180 was taken, I was in the house but away from my desk. I would have voted yes." (view other statements of vote for this Rep)


 

Sun 5/28/2023


(H) Signed in the House
 

Mon 5/29/2023


(S) Signed in the Senate


Lobbying Against/For/On This Bill

Against

(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Gallas, Michelle for Texas Medical Association and Texas Pediatric Society
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Lopez, Cesar for Texas Hospital Association
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Terk, Jason for self (with TMA TPS TAFP TPHC ACP)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Banning, Tom for Texas Academy of Family Physicians
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Dunkelberg, Anne for Every Texan
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Goforth, Patricia for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Griffith, Idona for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Houston, Joshua for Texas Impact
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Lobsinger Bush, Danielle for Texas Healthcare and Bioscience Institute
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Mendoza, Alec for Texans Care for Children
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Mendoza, Alec for Texans Care for Children
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Messina, Stephanie for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Morris, Tory for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Reynolds, David for Texas Chapter American College of Physicians Services
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Saval, Maureen for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Schmader, Katherine for Travis County Democratic Party
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Stewart, Susan for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Sutton, Jill for self (with Texas Osteopathic Medical Association)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Ward, Wendolyn for self (with Immunization Partnership)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Ward, Wendolyn for self (with Immunization Partnership)
 

For

(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Bailey, Sarah for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Evans, Michelle for self (with Texans for Vaccine Choice)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Evans, Michelle for self (with Texans for Vaccine Choice)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Glass, Tom for self (with Texas Constitutional Enforcement)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Gomez, Frank for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Hardt, Rebecca for self (with Texans for Vaccine Choice)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Hemphill, Sheila for self (with Texas Right To Know)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as McKenzie, Richard for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Porter, Gregory for self
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Powell, Judy for Parent Guidance Center
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Schiltz, Stephanie for self (with Texans for Vaccine Choice)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Testifying before House Public Health as Schlegel, Jackie for self (with Texans for medical Freedom)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Testifying before Senate Health & Human Services as Schlegel, Jackie for self (with Texans for Medical Freedom)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Belsick, Michael for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Brown, Langlee for self
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Litzinger, Linda for self (with Texas Parent to Parent)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Porter, Gregory for self (with Texas For Liberty)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Roland, Kim for self (with Texas Constitutional Enforcement)
(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Saenz, Jonathan for self (with Texas Values)
(Mon 3/20/2023) Registering before House Public Health as Trainor, Lucy for self
 

On

(Wed 5/10/2023) Registering before Senate Health & Human Services as Hall Lecuona, Shawn for self (with The Hall Lecuona Family)



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