House Committee on Public Health
         75th Legislature
         January 27, 1997
         Capitol Extension, E1.030
         Pursuant to a suspension of the five day posting rule on January 
         23, 1997, the House Committee on Public Health met jointly in a 
         public hearing with the House Committees on Appropriations and 
         Human Services and was called to order by the Chair, 
         Representative Hugo Berlanga at 2:07 pm.
         The roll was answered as follows:  
         Present:  Representatives Berlanga; Hirschi; Coleman; Davila; 
                   Delisi; Glaze; Janek; Maxey; Rodriguez (9).
         Absent:   None (0).
         A quorum was present.
         Budget Overview on Health and Human Services
         Testimony was taken from the following (see attached witness 
         Michael McKinney, M.D., Commissioner, Health and Human Services 
         Burton F. Raiford, Health and Human Services Commission
         Patti Patterson, M.D., Commissioner, Texas Department of Health
         Terry Faye Bleier, Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse
         Don Gilbert, Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental 
         On the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting 
         was adjourned at 4:17 p.m. subject to the call of the chair.  
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