NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Human Services

TIME & DATE:  8:00AM, Thursday, April 14, 2005

PLACE: E1.026

CHAIR: Rep. Suzanna Gratia Hupp

The Committee will meet to consider the following measures:

HB 2851            Uresti
Relating to access to records maintained by the Department of
Family and Protective Services.

HB 3327            Uresti
Relating to a feasibility study regarding the provision of
financial incentives to individuals who undergo training for child
protective services.

HB 954            Chavez
Relating to the collection and reporting of employment information
regarding beneficiaries of certain health care services.

HB 1674            Dukes
Relating to the implementation of the Texas Integrated Eligibility
and Redesign System.

HB 2572            Truitt
Relating to the functions of local mental health and mental
retardation authorities.

HB 1768            Farabee
Relating to the powers of a community center.

HB 2737            Guillen
Relating to creation of a pilot program to establish individual
development accounts for certain TANF recipients.

HB 2967            Martinez
Relating to the transportation of certain mental health patients.

HB 1756            Herrero
Relating to requiring posting of certain information regarding
nursing homes and related institutions on the Department of Aging
and Disability Services website.

HB 1852            Herrero
Relating to the installation of panic buttons in certain nursing
homes and related institutions.

HB 3077            Naishtat
Relating to the establishment of a work group to recommend
definitions, guidelines, and reporting requirements regarding the
management of behavior of residents at certain facilities.

HB 3303            Davis, John
Relating to emergency apprehension and detention of a person
believed to have a mental illness.

The Committee will stand in recess while the House is in session, and
reconvene upon adjournment to hear remaining bills on the agenda.

Bills will not necessarily be taken up in the order specified above,
depending upon the availability of bill authors.

Note:  The House will be considering major legislation during the week of
April 4 which may affect the scheduling of, or length of time available
for, this hearing.