COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 02, 2013 

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 312        Hegar                  
Relating to the regulation of speech-language pathology and audiology.

SB 421        Zaffirini
Relating to the Texas System of Care and the development of local mental health systems of care for certain children.

SB 646        Deuell
Relating to court-ordered outpatient mental health services.

SB 682        Campbell
Relating to reimbursement for services provided by advanced practice nurses and physician assistants under the Medicaid program.

SB 889        Uresti
Relating to the physician assistant board.

SB 939        West
Relating to reporting child abuse and neglect and to training regarding recognizing and reporting child abuse and neglect at schools, institutions of higher education, and other entities.

SB 955        Schwertner | et al.
Relating to the training of employees of local mental health authorities and certain educators in mental health first aid and the establishment of the mental health first aid fund.

SB 978        Deuell
Relating to regulation by the Texas Medical Board of local anesthesia and peripheral nerve blocks administered in an outpatient setting.

SB 993        Deuell
Relating to the creation of the Texas Nonprofit Council to assist with faith- and community-based initiatives.

SB 1186       Huffman
Relating to the use by a medical examiner of certain medical waste and autopsy records.

SB 1226       Zaffirini
Relating to the establishment of an employment-first policy and task force that promote opportunities for individuals with disabilities to earn a living wage with competitive employment.