Disabilities, Persons With

Title: Relating to eligibility of certain dependents for coverage under the state employee group benefits program.

Session: Texas 82nd Legislature Regular Session

Number: HB-755

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Insurance, Insurance--health & Accident, State Employees, Employee Benefits & Leave

  

100% Republican support

Title: Proposing a constitutional amendment authorizing the legislature to provide for an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran in an amount equal to the amount of the residence homestead exemption to which the disabled veteran was entitled.

Session: Texas 82nd Legislature Regular Session

Number: HJR-72

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Military & Veterans, Property Interests, Property Interests--homestead, Resolutions, Resolutions--constitutional Amendments, Taxation, Taxation--property-exemptions

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to an exemption from ad valorem taxation of the residence homestead of the surviving spouse of a 100 percent or totally disabled veteran.

Session: Texas 82nd Legislature Regular Session

Number: HB-781

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Military & Veterans, Property Interests, Property Interests--homestead, Taxation, Taxation--property-exemptions

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to transition planning for a public school student enrolled in a special education program.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2177

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Education, Education--primary & Secondary, Education--primary & Secondary--special, Labor, Labor--general, Education Agency, Texas, Education, Commissioner Of, Workforce Commission, Texas

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to increasing the punishment for certain sexual offenses committed against a child with a disability.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2221

Subjects: Crimes, Crimes--against Persons, Crimes--against Persons--sexual, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Procedure--sentencing & Punishment, Disabilities, Persons With, Minors, Minors--crimes Against

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to the establishment of a credit account program for students with disabilities.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-4193

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Education, Education--primary & Secondary, Education--primary & Secondary--special, Financial, Financial--general, Education Agency, Texas, Education, Commissioner Of

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to investigating an allegation of exploitation involving an elderly person or person with a disability.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-4184

Subjects: Aging, Disabilities, Persons With, Financial, Financial--general, Human Services, Human Services--general, Elder Abuse

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to parental administrations for certain adults with intellectual disabilities and the prosecution of a related criminal offense.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2016

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Probate, Probate--guardians & Related Trusts, Incapacitated Persons

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to the provision of protective services and the conduct of certain investigations through the adult protective services program of the Department of Family and Protective Services.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2077

Subjects: Aging, Disabilities, Persons With, Health Care Providers, Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Family & Protective Services, Department Of

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to the establishment of a peer support program for residents of state supported living centers.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2025

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Human Services, Human Services--general, Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Assisted Living Facilities, Ombudsman, Office Of Independent, Ombudsman, Office Of Independent--hhsc

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to a requirement that school districts and open-enrollment charter schools report certain information regarding children with disabilities who reside in residential facilities.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2080

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Education, Education--primary & Secondary, Education--primary & Secondary--admission & Attendance, Education--primary & Secondary--charter Schools, Education, Commissioner Of

     

50% Republican support
50% Democrat support

Title: Relating to certain requirements of counties and other governmental entities regarding behavioral health.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-4142

Subjects: Education, Education--school Districts, Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Jailers & Prison Guards, Education Agency, Texas, Corrections, Corrections--jails & Prisons, County Government, County Government--general, Criminal Procedure

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to improving the care of, and increasing opportunities for, children and adolescents with physical and developmental disabilities.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-4096

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Education, Education--primary & Secondary, Education--primary & Secondary--general, Human Services, Human Services--child Services, Human Services--medical Assistance, Mental Health & Substance Abuse, Medicaid, Family & Protective Services, Department Of

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to early in-person voting by voters who reside at a residential care facility.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2149

Subjects: Aging, Disabilities, Persons With, Elections, Elections--administration, Elections--early Voting, Nursing Homes, Long-term Care, Secretary Of State

     

75% Republican support
25% Democrat support

Title: Relating to the availability of parking spaces at certain facilities for persons with a disability.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: HB-4137

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Hospitals, Occupational Regulation, Occupational Regulation--health Occupations, Parking, Health & Human Services Commission

  

100% Republican support

Title: Relating to parking privileges for people with disabilities; authorizing a fee; amending dismissal procedures for a criminal offense.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2157

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Vehicles & Traffic, Vehicles & Traffic--general, Vehicles & Traffic--vehicle Registration, Courts, Courts--justice, Courts--municipal, County Tax Assessor-collectors, Parking

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to wage requirements for community rehabilitation programs participating in the purchasing from people with disabilities program.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2021

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Labor, Labor--wages, Purchasing, Purchasing--state, State Agencies, Boards & Commissions, Workforce Commission, Texas

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to competitive and integrated employment of persons with disabilities.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2022

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Labor, Labor--general, Labor--wages, Workforce Commission, Texas

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to day habilitation services for individuals with an intellectual disability; imposing an administrative penalty.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2165

Subjects: Disabilities, Persons With, Medicaid, Health & Human Services Commission

  

100% Democrat support

Title: Relating to the period for which a defendant with an intellectual disability who is found incompetent to stand trial may be civilly committed before the court holds a hearing to determine whether the defendant's release is appropriate.

Session: Texas 2017-2018 85th Legislature

Number: SB-2125

Subjects: Criminal Procedure, Criminal Procedure--pretrial Procedure, Disabilities, Persons With, Mental Incompetency, Rio Grande State Center

  

100% Democrat support