NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE:  9:00AM, Wednesday, April 4, 2001

PLACE: E2.030

CHAIR: Rep. Patricia Gray

A special briefing on HB 1 and the following
House Concurrent Resolutions will be considered from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM:

HCR 8            Marchant
Memorializing congress to increase funding for research of Duchenne
muscular dystrophy.

HCR 138            Wohlgemuth / et al.
Urging congress to provide Medicaid funds to Texas in the form of a block

HCR 214            Chavez
Memorializing Congress to establish a separate Federal Medical
Assistance Percentage for the Texas-Mexico border region.

HCR 223            Coleman
Directing the Texas Department of Health to prepare a list of foods
and beverages fortified with calcium for use by each primary and secondary
school in Texas.

The Committee will recess and then consider the following House Bills
at 1:30 PM or 30 minutes after adjournment, whichever is later:

HB 456            Maxey
Relating to exemption from nursing license requirements for certain
services provided to persons with disabilities.

HB 576            Janek / et al.
Relating to the standardization of credentialing of physicians and

HB 1124            Turner, Bob / et al.
Relating to establishing a community healthcare awareness and
mentoring program for students.

HB 1717            Uresti
Relating to the evaluation and approval of continuing education
courses for occupational therapists.

HB 1756            Gutierrez
Relating to the regulation of the practice of barbering.

HB 1769            Janek
Relating to the regulation of certain occupations by the State
Board of Dental Examiners.

HB 1851            Jones, Jesse
Relating to the examination requirement for licensing as a chemical
dependency counselor.

HB 2006            Naishtat / et al.
Relating to indoor air quality in public school buildings.

HB 2007            Naishtat / et al.
Relating to indoor air quality in newly constructed or renovated
public school buildings.

HB 2008            Naishtat / et al.
Relating to indoor air quality in buildings owned or leased by
state or local government.

HB 2209            Farabee
Relating to the delegation of prescription drug orders to physician
assistants and advanced practice nurses who provide health care
services at certain alternate practice sites.

HB 2210            Farabee
Relating to the scope of practice of a physician assistant acting
in a delegated practice.

HB 2348            Raymond
Relating to the Texas Diabetes Care Pilot Program.

HB 2383            Allen
Relating to certain grounds for the denial of an application for,
the refusal to renew, and the emergency suspension of a license as
a licensed chemical dependency counselor.

HB 2437            Davis, Yvonne
Relating to continuing education requirements for code enforcement

HB 2614            Solis, Jim
Relating to a dental services pilot program in border-region

HB 2940            Capelo
Relating to the authority of certain advanced practice nurses and
physician assistants to prescribe drugs.

HB 2942            Capelo
Relating to the practice of medicine without an annual registration

HB 2945            Capelo
Relating to acanthosis nigricans screening in public and private

HB 2989            Gutierrez
Relating to establishing an acanthosis nigricans screening program
in certain public and private schools.

HB 3067            Chisum / et al.
Relating to the continuation and functions of the Texas Funeral
Service Commission.

HB 3153            Capelo
Relating to the authority of chiropractors to form certain
professional associations.

HB 3155            Capelo
Relating to the establishment of a Texas Pediatric Diabetes
Research Working Group in the Texas Department of Health.

HB 3421            Farabee
Relating to the licensure of Physician Assistants.

HB 3507            Maxey / et al.
Relating to the regulation of dentistry and the provision of dental