HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
                          NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Public Health

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Wednesday, April 2, 2003

PLACE: E2.036

CHAIR: Rep. Jaime Capelo

            The Committee will meet to consider the following:

HB 1483            Allen
Relating to regulation of licensed vocational nurses by the Board
of Nurse Examiners and the abolition of the Board of Vocational
Nurse Examiners.

HB 1515            Allen
Relating to temporary license suspensions of registered nurses.

HB 2208            Allen
Relating to obtaining criminal history record information for
applicants for and holders of a license to practice registered

HB 1794            Wohlgemuth
Relating to certain therapeutic optometrists' participation in a
managed care plan.

HB 1877            Hardcastle
Relating to creating the rural physician relief program.

HB 2185            Geren
Relating to the issuance of a certificate of death by catastrophe.

HB 1723            Geren
Relating to the performance of asbestos surveys.

HB 342            Uresti
Relating to the sale, distribution, possession, purchase,
consumption, or receipt of cigarettes or tobacco products to or by
a person under 21 years of age; providing a penalty.

HB 340            Uresti
Relating to the regulation of dextromethorphan; providing
administrative, civil, and criminal penalties.

HB 1348            Uresti
Relating to an assessment of school-based mental health and
substance abuse programs.

HB 1967            Uresti
Relating to diverting persons with mental health disorders, mental
retardation, or substance abuse problems from incarceration in
certain counties.

HB 2535            Uresti
Relating to bloodborne pathogens training for a tattooist or person
who performs body piercing.

HB 1952            Truitt
Relating to local regulation of public swimming pools.

HB 3162            Capelo / et al.
Relating to certain diseases or illnesses suffered by certain
emergency first responders.

HCR 81            Capelo
Reaffirming legislative intent that the tobacco settlement money
available each fiscal year be used to fully fund Texas' Children's
Health Insurance Program.

HB 1919            Capelo
Relating to use of money received under the state tobacco
settlement for the state child health plan.

HB 2651            Kuempel / et al.
Relating to the cancer registry.



HB 2651