COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, March 22, 2011 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.


SB 47         Zaffirini              
Relating to the pro re nata administration of psychoactive medications in certain residential health care facilities.

SB 57         Zaffirini              
Relating to the licensing and regulation of post-acute care acquired brain injury rehabilitation facilities; providing penalties.

SB 71         Nelson                 
Relating to certain reports submitted by health and human services agencies.

SB 229        Nelson                 
Relating to birthing facilities required to offer newborn hearing screenings.

SB 420        Deuell                 
Relating to determining eligibility for indigent health care.

SB 501        West                   
Relating to the establishment of an interagency council for addressing disproportionality.

SB 544        Seliger                
Relating to unlawful acts against and criminal offenses involving the Medicaid program.

SB 688        Nichols                
Relating to the investigation, prosecution, and punishment of criminal Medicaid fraud and certain other offenses related to Medicaid fraud; providing penalties.

SB 751        Hegar                  
Relating to the regulation of catfish and other siluriform fish intended for human consumption; providing civil and administrative penalties.

SB 795        Nelson                 
Relating to regulation of nurse aides.

SB 797        Nelson                 
Relating to objective assessment processes for acute nursing services and certain other services provided under the Medicaid program.

SB 821        Watson                 
Relating to the authority of the Travis County Healthcare District to make capital or financial contributions to charitable organizations.

SB 848        Patrick                
Relating to ambulatory surgical centers and to the provision of services at those centers by certain designated physician groups.

SB 874        Fraser                 
Relating to establishing a separate provider type for prosthetic and orthotic providers under the medical assistance program.

SB 901        Hegar                  
Relating to approval from the Department of State Health Services for disposal of ambulances purchased with certain grant funds.

SB 957        Birdwell               
Relating to the clarification of terminology relating to the Waco Center for Youth.

SB 962        Uresti                 
Relating to the conduct of investigations, prepayment reviews, and payment holds in cases of suspected fraud, waste, or abuse in the provision of health and human services.

SB 969        Nelson                 
Relating to the establishment of the Public Health Funding and Policy Advisory Committee within the Department of State Health Services.



Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 620


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