HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  2:30PM or upon final adjourn./recess
             Monday, March 31, 2003

PLACE: E2.014

CHAIR: Rep. Carlos Uresti

The Committee will consider the following:

HB 712            Rodriguez
Relating to abolishing the electronic imaging program of the Texas
Department of Human Services.

HB 1423            Coleman
Relating to a pilot program for language interpreter services under
the medical assistance program.

HB 1557            Coleman
Relating to the eligibility of certain employers for a state tax
refund for certain wages paid or incurred.

HB 1971            Uresti
Relating to convictions barring employment in certain facilities
serving the elderly or persons with disabilities.

HB 2058            Villarreal
Relating to a study regarding goals, outcome standards, and
objectives in certain contracts with the Department of Protective
and Regulatory Services.

HB 2266            Raymond
Relating to the placement of electronic monitoring devices in the
rooms of certain residents in assisted living facilities.

HB 2298            Uresti
Relating to the authority of certain state agencies to purchase
prescription drugs and other medications jointly with other states.

HB 2325            Naishtat
Relating to reports and investigations of abuse and neglect in
nursing facilities.

HB 2326            Naishtat
Relating to a health and human services commission study of the
state response to abuse or neglect of  certain older individuals.

HB 2433            Hartnett
Relating to a pilot project to address continuing needs for more
child protective services caseworkers in certain regions of this

HB 2451            Dukes
Relating to establishment of a fee schedule for services provided
through the Interagency Council on Early Childhood Intervention.

HB 2469            Uresti
Relating to enrollment and related services under the state child
health plan.

HB 2604            Coleman
Relating to health benefits coverage for certain low-income parents
of children receiving Medicaid or enrolled in the state child
health plan.



HB 1415