Bill

HB 2093

87(R) - 2021
House Public Health
Senate Health and Human Services
House Public Health
Senate Health and Human Services
Health
Occupational Licensing

Contact the Author

Philip Cortez

Phone:

512-463-0269

Capitol Office:

Room E2.212

Email:

Vote Recommendation

Yes
  • Positive
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Positive
  • Positive

Author(s)

Philip Cortez
Tom Oliverson

Co-Author(s)

Celia Israel
Ray Lopez
Evelina Ortega
Erin Zwiener

Sponsor(s)

C├ęsar J Blanco

Bill Caption

Relating to including licensed physician assistants in the definition of non-physician mental health professional for purposes of certain provisions applicable to non-physician mental health professionals. 

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated. 

Bill Analysis

H.B. 2093 adds a physician assistant licensed to practice in this state with expertise in psychiatry or currently working in a mental health facility to the list of non-physician mental health professionals in the General Provisions of the Texas Mental Health Code. 

Vote Recommendation Notes

HB 2093 is a net benefit for the principles of individual liberty, limited government, and the free market. Texas Action supports HB 2093. 

Contact the Author

Philip Cortez

Phone:

512-463-0269

Capitol Office:

Room E2.212

Email: