NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  5:00PM, Monday, March 31, 1997

PLACE: E2.012

CHAIR: Rep. Harvey Hilderbran

To meet to consider the following:

HB 202            Solomons
Relating to screening for criminal history and drug use of
applicants for public assistance benefits by health and human
services agencies.

HB 942            Hilderbran
Relating to AFDC and Medicaid benefits for additional children born
to AFDC recipients.

HB 1439            Hilderbran
Relating to use of financial assistance granted to persons with
dependent children.

HB 1784            Hilderbran
Relating to the amount of assistance granted under the financial
assistance program for persons with dependent children.

HB 1909            Maxey
Relating to the methods used to extend the period of supported
employment for TANF families.

HB 2084            Hilderbran
Relating to the establishment of a pilot project in which vouchers
are used for payment of certain health care services.

HB 2125            Maxey
Relating to individual development accounts for certain recipients
of financial assistance.

HB 2508            Hilderbran
Relating to a study and a pilot project related to the use of
finger-imaging in the electronic benefits transfer program.

HB 2685            Van de Putte
Relating to certain prohibited activities in the food stamp

HB 2678            Christian
Relating to requiring an applicant for Temporary Assistance for
Needy Families to provide the Texas Department of Human Services
with proof of responsibility for each child for whom the applicant
will receive assistance.

HB 3428            Naishtat
Relating to financial assistance for victims of domestic violence.

HB 3431            Naishtat
Relating to assistance for certain legal immigrants.

HB 3528            Naishtat
Relating to the education and work activities of Temporary
Assistance for Needy Families recipients who are teen parents under
the age of 21 or who have only school-aged children.