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Next Review Date: None
Last Review Cycle: 2004-2005 Review Cycle - 79th Legislative Session
Sunset Documents for 2004-2005 Review Cycle, 79th Legislative Session
Summary of Results (Jul 2005)
Staff Report (Oct 2004)
Licensing Reorganization Project (Oct 2004)
Self-Evlauation Report (Aug 2003)
House Bill 1535 (Jun 2005)
Final Results of Last Sunset Review
House Bill 1535 continued the Texas Midwifery Board (the Board) for 12 years and contained all of the Sunset Commission’s recommendations on the Board. The list below summarizes the major provisions of House Bill 1535.
- Conforms key elements of the Board’s licensing and regulatory functions to commonly applied licensing practices.
- Changes the statutory designation of documented midwife to licensed midwife.
- Adds greater representation of midwives to the Midwifery Board.
- Continues regulation of midwives at the Department of State Health Services for 12 years.