NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Health & Human Services

TIME & DATE: 10:00AM, Monday, March 19, 2001

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Mike Moncrief


To consider the following:

SB 877            Van de Putte
Relating to the creation of an advisory committee for the special
supplemental nutrition program for women, infants, and children.

SB 945            Van de Putte
Relating to the publication of certain brochures for the federal
special supplemental food program for women, infants, and children.

SB 1050            Van de Putte
Relating to the regulation of youth camps.

SB 1085            Harris
Relating to the continuation of the advisory committee on inpatient
mental health services.

SB 1166            Madla
Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and
physician assistants to prescribe drugs.

SB 1285            Carona
Relating to the practice of nursing.

Pending Business:

SB 33            Zaffirini
Relating to the provision of prescribed medications and community
and personal care services under the medical assistance program.

SB 34            Zaffirini
Relating to providing dental services to certain recipients of
medical assistance.

SB 35            Zaffirini
Relating to authorizing the Health and Human Services Commission to
make grants to community-based organizations to provide support for
long-term care services.

SB 40            Zaffirini
Relating to tuition assistance for licensed vocational nursing
students who agree to practice in long-term care facilities.

SB 43            Zaffirini / et al.
Relating to simplifying the certification process for medical
assistance provided to children.

SB 46            Zaffirini
Relating to minimum training regarding family violence for certain
state employees and other persons administering the financial
assistance program and to identification of and services for
certain victims of family violence.

SB 49            Zaffirini
Relating to applying penalties to recipients of financial and
nutritional assistance  for certain drug- and alcohol-related

SB 51            Zaffirini
Relating to the provision of Medicaid to certain persons making the
transition from foster care to independent living.

SB 114            Madla
Relating to delegation of certain acts by dentists.

SB 184            Zaffirini
Relating to services and programs provided under and eligibility
for temporary assistance for needy families and for food stamps.

SB 297            West, Royce
Relating to providing supplemental financial assistance to certain

SB 532            Nelson / et al.
Relating to medical assistance for certain persons in need of
treatment for breast or cervical cancer.

SB 572            Moncrief / et al.
Relating to the reduction of the shortage of registered nurses by
establishing a program to increase enrollments in nursing education
programs, increasing nursing faculty, and creating a nursing
workforce data center.

SB 595            Harris
Relating to access to certain complaints filed with the Texas State
Board of Medical Examiners.

SB 789            Moncrief
Relating to the regulation and reimbursement of telemedicine
medical services.

SB 812            Carona / et al.
Relating to expanding access to women's health care services.

SB 1008            Zaffirini
Relating to resource requirements under the temporary assistance
for needy families program and the food stamp program.