NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  7:00AM, Wednesday, May 12, 1999

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Judith Zaffirini


To consider the following:

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

HB 897            Haggerty                 SP: Carona
Relating to medical assistance payments for ambulance services.

HB 908            Coleman                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to enforcement of screening requirements for vision,
hearing, and other special senses and communication disorders of
children in certain licensed child-care facilities.

HB 1459            Dunnam                   SP: Sibley
Relating to facilities and services for the care of the elderly or
a person with a disability in certain municipal hospital

HB 1797            Tillery                  SP: Carona
Relating to the transportation of certain individuals who may have
a mental illness and are admitted to a county mental health
facility for emergency detention.

HB 1854            Thompson                 SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to indigent care provided by the Harris County Hospital

HB 2148            Maxey                    SP: Moncrief
Relating to certain federally funded long-term care Medicaid

HB 2170            Naishtat                 SP: Zaffirini
Relating to investigations and protective services for elderly and
disabled persons.

HB 2873            Maxey                    SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the operation of certain Medicaid waiver programs for
children with disabilities or special health care needs.

HB 2966            Hilbert                  SP: Lindsay
Relating to the authority of certain hospital authorities to
provide facilities and services for the elderly or disabled.

HB 3693            Hunter                   SP: Fraser
Relating to certification under the state Medicaid program of
nursing home beds in certain nursing facilities.

HB 3740            Greenberg                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the location of administrative hearings conducted by
the State Office of Administrative Hearings on behalf of the
Department of Protective and Regulatory Services.

HB 3741            Greenberg                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to regulation by the Department of Protective and
Regulatory Services of certain child-care facilities, family homes,
and child-placing  agencies.

HCR 96            Coleman                  SP: Ellis, Rodney
Directing the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to maximize
federal funding for outreach activities related to children's health

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



HB 1864