NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Health & Human Services

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Thursday, March 29, 2001

PLACE: Senate Chamber

CHAIR: Senator Mike Moncrief


To consider the following:

SB 177            Madla
Relating to electronic monitoring devices in the rooms of residents
of convalescent or nursing homes or related institutions; providing
criminal penalties.

SB 355            Lindsay
Relating to a nursing home resident's right to informed consent
regarding the administration of certain drugs.

SB 498            Truan
Relating to the training requirements for certain employees of
nursing homes.

SB 772            Harris
Relating to requiring the Texas Department of Human Services to
establish criteria for designating nursing facility operators with
excellent operating records as eligible to acquire a license to
operate another existing nursing facility on an expedited basis.

SB 1082            Harris
Relating to licensing, inspecting, surveying, and investigating
certain nursing institutions.

SB 1083            Harris
Relating to the regulation of certain nursing institutions.

SB 1242            Moncrief
Relating to criminal history checks of employees and applicants for
employment in certain long-term care facilities.

SB 1245            Moncrief
Relating to providing for the registry of acts of misconduct by
certain employees of certain health care agencies and facilities.

SB 1376            Moncrief
Relating to amelioration of convalescent and nursing home
violations; waiving the right to an administrative hearing.

SB 1590            Moncrief
Relating to the admissibility of evidence relating to certain Texas
Department of Human Services investigations or surveys in certain
actions or proceedings.

SB 1592            Moncrief
Relating to the imposition of a quality assurance fee on nursing
institutions; providing an administrative penalty.

SB 1593            Moncrief
Relating to nursing institutions, assisted living facilities, and
intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded.

SB 1594            Moncrief
Relating to the creation of a long-term care facility liability
insurance fund; authorizing the issuance of bonds; providing
administrative penalties.



SB 527