COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 10, 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.


HB 5          Kolkhorst | et al.      SP: Nelson
Relating to the Interstate Health Care Compact.

HB 253        Hilderbran             
Relating to the protection of children by ensuring reports of abuse or neglect, protecting children from abuse and neglect, ensuring that births are reported, and prosecuting the offense of bigamy; providing criminal penalties.

HB 273        Zerwas | et al.         SP: Patrick
Relating to creation of a study committee for the Interstate Health Care Compact.

HB 411        Laubenberg | et al.     SP: Deuell
Relating to the confidentiality of newborn screening information.

HB 824        Villarreal | et al.     SP: Van de Putte
Relating to an outreach campaign to promote fathers' involvement with their children before birth.

HB 1965       Kolkhorst | et al.      SP: Deuell
Relating to the expansion of faith- and community-based health and human services initiatives.

HB 2170       Raymond | et al.        SP: Davis
Relating to assisting a foster child in obtaining the child's credit report.

HB 2229       Coleman | et al.        SP: Ellis
Relating to the creation of the Texas HIV Medication Advisory Committee.

HB 2245       Zerwas | et al.         SP: Nelson
Relating to physician incentive programs to reduce hospital emergency room use for non-emergent conditions by Medicaid recipients.

HB 2258       Deshotel                SP: Williams
Relating to the use and transferability of certain state property transferred from the state to Spindletop MHMR Services.

HB 2609       Guillen                 SP: Uresti
Relating to employment at or by certain facilities serving the elderly or persons with disabilities.

HB 3065       Sheffield               SP: Nichols
Relating to the requirement that certain food service establishments post a sign depicting the Heimlich maneuver.

HB 3234       Hernandez Luna | et al. SP: Davis
Relating to the prioritization of requests to release certain case records maintained by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3531       Strama | et al.         SP: Nelson
Relating to a system for monitoring prescriptions of certain drugs under the Medicaid program for children in foster care.

SB 1161       Wentworth              
Relating to requiring certain persons to follow certain plans and receive certain mental health services on release or discharge from an inpatient mental health facility.

SB 1162       Wentworth              
Relating to reporting regarding, the apprehension and transportation of, and records relating to certain persons who are or may be persons with mental illness.

SB 1193       Rodriguez              
Relating to coordination of services provided by Medicaid managed care organizations and certain community centers.