NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Wednesday, March 5, 2003

PLACE: E2.036

CHAIR: Rep. Jaime Capelo

              The Committee will hear invited testimony from:

Texas Department of Health

Office of Rural and Community Affairs

Statewide Health Coordinating Council

Texas Funeral Services Commission

              The Committee will also consider the following:

HB 1095            Capelo
Relating to the authority of advanced practice nurses and physician
assistants to administer, provide, and carry out or sign a
prescription drug order.

HB 1096            Capelo
Relating to access to certain private medical information.

HB 1115            Hartnett
Relating to the euthanasia of an animal by an animal shelter;
providing criminal penalties.