NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Health Services

TIME & DATE:  1:30PM or upon adjournment
             Tuesday, May 4, 1999

PLACE: E1.016

CHAIR: Senator Jane Nelson


To consider the following:

SB 905            Bernsen
Relating to the standards for occupational exposure of public
employees to bloodborne pathogens.

SB 1811            Nelson
Relating to certain private facilities that provide behavioral or
mental health care services; imposing civil, criminal, and
administrative penalties.

SB 1889            Nelson
Relating to the regulation of pharmacy technicians.

SB 1891            Gallegos
Relating to the regulation of ice cream pushcart vendors; providing
a criminal penalty.

HB 1491            Hochberg                 SP: Ellis, Rodney
Relating to the employment of certain physicians by a private
medical school.

HB 1572            Turner, Sylvester        SP: Barrientos
Relating to the authority of physicians and podiatrists to form
certain jointly owned entities and to the authority of certain
medical schools to employ physicians.

HB 1677            Janek                    SP: Moncrief
Relating to immunizations for elderly residents of nursing homes.

HB 1748            Van de Putte             SP: Madla
Relating to the long-range plan for the Texas Center for Infectious
Disease and the provision of tuberculosis and communicable
infectious disease health care and laboratory services.

HB 1838            Smith                    SP: Moncrief
Relating to the regulation of the practice of professional
sanitarians; providing a penalty.

HB 2827            Isett                    SP: Nelson
Relating to the validity of an authorization to disclose health
care information.

Pending Bills:

SB 458            Moncrief
Relating to the establishment of a newborn and infant hearing
screening, tracking, and intervention program.

SB 941            Armbrister
Relating to the authority of mental health providers to form
certain jointly owned entities.

SB 1156            Carona
Relating to regional injury prevention centers.



SB 1811


HB 1491
HB 1838