NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  7:00AM, Wednesday, April 21, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Judith Zaffirini


To consider the following:

SB 369            Zaffirini
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Department
of Human Services.

SB 374            Zaffirini
Relating to the creation of and transfer of certain programs to  a
long-term care agency on human services, aging, health, and
rehabilitation and the transfer of certain functions from the
Department on Aging to the Independent Aging Policy Council.

SB 465            Ogden
Relating to requiring parental consent before medical services are
provided to a child under the state Medicaid program.

SB 1324            Gallegos
Relating to eligibility for workers' compensation benefits for
certain persons who provide volunteer services in a declared

SB 1507            Truan
Relating to the evaluation by the Texas Workforce Commission of
federal trade adjustment programs designed to assist certain
persons in obtaining employment.

SB 1586            Zaffirini
Relating to the establishment of a program in which vouchers are
used for payment of certain Medicaid-funded services provided to
persons with disabilities.

To accommodate all witnesses, testimony will be limited to three
minutes per person.  Written testimony may be submitted in advance.