NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE:  2:00PM or upon adjournment,
             Wednesday, March 19, 1997

PLACE: E2.026

CHAIR: Rep. Hugo Berlanga


To consider the following:

HB 120            Hirschi
Relating to a physician's treatment of acute or chronic pain.

HB 145            Wilson
Relating to prohibiting hospital employees and medical staff from
wearing surgical attire or hospital uniforms on the premises of
certain food-related businesses.

HB 226            Hirschi
Relating to dispensing Schedule II controlled substances; providing
a penalty.

HB 974            Coleman / et al.
Relating to the reimbursement for certain medications under the
Chronically Ill and Disabled Children's Services Act.

HB 1377            Maxey / et al.
Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care
programs administered by the Texas Department of Health.

HB 1634            Berlanga
Relating to assignment of Medicaid payments.

HB 1672            Janek
Relating to the requirements of a price list and a memorandum for
funeral merchandise and services.

HB 1719            Coleman
Relating to the regulation of psychologists and the powers and
duties of the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists.

HB 2127            Maxey
Relating to fraud and improper payments under the state Medicaid
program and other programs; to the creation of private cause of
action for false claims for certain government payments; and to the
creation of a criminal offense; providing penalties.

HB 2344            Berlanga / et al.
Relating to the regulation of certain air ambulance companies.

SB 162            Barrientos / et al.
Relating to prevention and treatment of diabetes.

SB 434            Harris
Relating to the provision of mental health services, including the
review of agency rulemaking by the Health and Human Services
Commission and the creation of an advisory committee on inpatient
mental health services.