NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  7:00AM, Wednesday, May 5, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Judith Zaffirini


To consider the following:

HB 330            Naishtat                 SP: Moncrief
Relating to orders for extended mental health services.

HB 836            King, Tracy              SP: Zaffirini
Relating to access under the public information law to birth and
death indexes.

HB 985            Maxey                    SP: Zaffirini
Relating to compliance by state agencies with strategic guidelines
in developing electronic benefits transfer systems.

HB 1145            Maxey                    SP: Moncrief
Relating to the continuing education requirements for a licensed
chemical dependency counselor.

HB 1237            Naishtat                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to suits for retaliation against volunteers and employees
of nursing homes.

HB 1396            Maxey                    SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the development of a licensing model for intermediate
care facilities for the mentally retarded.

HB 1715            Denny                    SP: Carona
Relating to the phone number or address of a person making a report
of abuse or neglect or a report of other conduct or conditions in a
convalescent or nursing home.

HB 2304            Coleman                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to certain providers of family counseling services under
the medical assistance program.

HB 2641            Gray                     SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Health and Human
Services Commission.

HB 2866            Kuempel                  SP: Wentworth
Relating to assistance funds for mandatory health care services
provided in certain counties.

HB 3778            Luna, Vilma              SP: Gallegos
Relating to coordination by the Department of Protective and
Regulatory Services of investigation of reports of child abuse or

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



HB 985