NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Health Services

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, April 27, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Jane Nelson


To consider the following:

SB 458            Moncrief
Relating to the establishment of a newborn and infant hearing
screening, tracking, and intervention program.

SB 566            Moncrief
Relating to local public health services.

SB 703            Madla
Relating to regulation of nursing homes.

SB 1331            Moncrief
Relating to an assessment of the effectiveness of Medicaid managed
care contracts.

SB 1347            Lindsay
Relating to the evaluation and approval of continuing education for
physical therapists.

HB 573            Pitts                    SP: Nelson
Relating to the continuing education requirements for certain
medical professionals.

HB 1342            Maxey                    SP: Moncrief
Relating to the practice of registered nurses and licensed
vocational nurses, including the adoption of an interstate compact
relating to licensing.

HB 1400            Gray                     SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission
for the Blind.

HB 1401            Gray                     SP: Harris
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Commission
for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing.

HB 1643            Chavez                   SP: Nelson
Relating to an exception to the regulation of certain therapists
under the Licensed Professional Counselor Act.

HB 1987            McCall                   SP: Cain
Relating to the examinations administered or accepted for licensure
of physicians.

HB 2085            McCall                   SP: Brown, J. E. "Buster"
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Board of
Health and Texas Department of Health, including the operation of
certain boards and councils administratively attached to the
department; providing penalties.

Pending Bills:

SB 1207            Cain
Relating to the Texas State Board of Medical Examiners and the
licensure of physicians; appropriating fees and providing

SB 1618            Cain
Relating to the standardization of credentialing of physicians.