NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

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

PLACE: E2.026

CHAIR: Rep. Hugo Berlanga


To consider the following:

HB 727            Van de Putte
Relating to the regulation of massage therapy; providing penalties.

HB 1039            Naishtat
Relating to court-ordered mental health services.

HB 1312            Naishtat
Relating to modification of an order for outpatient mental health
services and the temporary detention of a patient pending hearing
on the modification.

HB 1433            Maxey
Relating to peer review protections for registered nurses when
advocating for patients or refusing to engage in unsafe care and
when employer reports inappropriate patient care.

HB 1637            Alvarado
Relating to increased penalties for fraudulent or other unlawful
acts committed under the state Medicaid program that result in
injury to a child.

HB 1787            Coleman / et al.
Relating to intermediate care facilities for the mentally retarded;
imposing civil and criminal penalties.

HB 1823            Glaze
Relating to the slaughter and processing of livestock for personal

HB 1875            Glaze
Relating to the imposition and use of certain fees imposed on
certain milk and milk products.

HB 1885            Alvarado
Relating to drug benefits available under certain health care
programs administered by the Texas Department of Health.

HB 2080            Delisi
Relating to notification and consent to disclosure of a failure to
complete a peer assistance program.

HB 2192            Rangel
Relating to the establishment of a physician recruitment program
for medically underserved areas.

HB 2572            Berlanga
Relating to the regulation of athletic trainers.

HB 2573            Berlanga
Relating to fees assessed for the regulation of athletic trainers
and the audit of certain financial transactions regarding that

HB 2641            Seaman
Relating to the funding of certain peer assistance programs.

HCR 44            Delisi
Directing the Texas Department of Health, the Lyndon Baines Johnson School
of Public Affairs, the Blackland Research Center and the School of Rural
Public Health, to study the role of local governments in providing public
health services.