Subcommittee on SB 575, SB 585 and SB 1854

Thursday, April 28, 2011

11:00 AM or upon adjournment

Capitol Extension, Room E1.016




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services was held on Thursday, April 28, 2011, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.016, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Bob Deuell, Chair



Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Jose Rodriguez















The chair called the meeting to order at 6:29 PM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


At 6:30 PM Senator Nichols assumed the chair.


The chair laid out SB 1854 and recognized the author, Senator Deuell, to explain the bill.


Senator Deuell sent up a committee substitute; the chair recognized Senator Deuell to explain the difference between the committee substitute and the senate bill as filed. Senator Deuell moved adoption of the committee substitute; without objection, it was so ordered.


Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list.


The chair moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.


Senator Deuell moved that SB 1854 do not pass but that CSSB 1854 be reported back to the full Senate Committee on Health & Human Services with the recommendation that it do pass and be printed. The motion carried with a record vote of 2 ayes, 1 nay, 0 present not voting, and 0 absent.


There being no further business, at 7:30 PM Senator Deuell moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.









Senator Bob Deuell, Chair




Mason Moses, Clerk