TX SB680 | 2017-2018 | 85th Legislature


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Republican 9-4)
Status: Passed on May 23 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-05-23 - Effective on 9/1/17
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage.

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Relating to step therapy protocols required by a health benefit plan in connection with prescription drug coverage.


Roll Calls

2017-05-16 - Senate - Senate concurs in House amendment(s) (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-05-09 - House - Read 3rd time RV#1102 (Y: 144 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 3) [PASS]
2017-04-03 - Senate - Read 3rd time (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-04-03 - Senate - Three day rule suspended (Y: 31 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-05-23 Effective on 9/1/17
2017-05-23 Signed by the Governor
2017-05-17 Sent to the Governor
2017-05-17HouseSigned in the House
2017-05-17SenateSigned in the Senate
2017-05-16SenateReported enrolled
2017-05-16HouseSenate concurs in House amendment(s)-reported
2017-05-16SenateRecord vote
2017-05-16SenateSenate concurs in House amendment(s)
2017-05-16SenateHouse amendment(s) laid before the Senate
2017-05-10SenateHouse passage as amended reported
2017-05-09HouseRecord vote
2017-05-09HouseRead 3rd time
2017-05-08HousePassed to 3rd reading
2017-05-08HouseStatement of Leg. Intent Recorded in Journal
2017-05-08HouseRead 2nd time
2017-05-08HouseLaid out in lieu of companion
2017-05-05HouseCommittee report sent to Calendars
2017-05-05HouseCommittee report distributed
2017-05-04HouseComte report filed with Committee Coordinator
2017-05-02HouseReported favorably as substituted
2017-05-02HouseCommittee substitute considered in committee
2017-05-02HouseConsidered in public hearing
2017-04-12HouseReferred to Insurance
2017-04-12HouseRead first time
2017-04-04HouseReceived from the Senate
2017-04-03SenateReported engrossed
2017-04-03SenateRecord vote
2017-04-03SenateRead 3rd time
2017-04-03SenateRecord vote
2017-04-03SenateThree day rule suspended
2017-04-03SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-04-03SenatePassed to engrossment as amended
2017-04-03SenateVote recorded in Journal
2017-04-03SenateAmendment(s) offered
2017-04-03SenateRead 2nd time
2017-04-03SenateRules suspended-Regular order of business
2017-03-30SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-03-30SenateCo-author authorized
2017-03-22SenateNot again placed on intent calendar
2017-03-21SenatePlaced on intent calendar
2017-03-16SenateCommittee report printed and distributed
2017-03-16SenateReported favorably as substituted
2017-03-14SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-03-09SenateLeft pending in committee
2017-03-09SenateTestimony taken in committee
2017-03-09SenateConsidered in public hearing
2017-03-09SenateScheduled for public hearing on . . .
2017-02-15SenateReferred to Business & Commerce
2017-02-15SenateRead first time
2017-01-31SenateReceived by the Secretary of the Senate


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