COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 26, 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 415        Zaffirini              
Relating to individuals with intellectual disabilities committed to state supported living centers.

SB 856        Van de Putte | et al.  
Relating to consent to certain medical treatments by a surrogate decision-maker on behalf of certain inmates.

SB 1084       Wentworth              
Relating to regulations on certain complementary and alternative health care services.

SB 1289       Watson                 
Relating to the requirement that health care practitioners wear photo identification badges.

SB 1360       Harris | et al.        
Relating to the treatment of tick-borne diseases.

SB 1424       Wentworth              
Relating to the issuance of cease and desist orders by the Texas Medical Board.

SB 1448       Zaffirini              
Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel.

SB 1449       Zaffirini              
Relating to an alternative method of satisfying certain licensing and program participation requirements for chemical dependency treatment facilities.

SB 1454       Lucio                  
Relating to the membership and duties of the interagency obesity council.

SB 1745       Gallegos               
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities.

SB 1790       Patrick                
Relating to distributing or prescribing abortion-inducing drugs; providing penalties.

SB 1818       Zaffirini              
Relating to consent for inclusion in the statewide Internet-based registry of organ, tissue, and eye donors.

SCR 26        Lucio                  
Urging Congress to ensure that Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits are adequate for the purchase of a healthy diet.