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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

9:00 a.m.

Senate Chamber

 

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Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services was held on Tuesday, August 26, 2008, in the Senate Chamber at Austin, Texas.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Robert Nichols

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Eliot Shapleigh

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

Senator Carlos Uresti

Senator Royce West

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:01 a.m.  There being no quorum present, the following was transacted: 

 

The chair welcomed members and guests and made opening remarks on Charge #7 relating to Wellness Issues.

 

The chair opened the floor to invited testimony on Charge #7.

 

Upon arrival of a quorum, Senator Deuell moved adoption of the minutes from the previous hearings held on May 28, 2008; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

Witnesses registering and testifying are shown on the attached list. 

 

The chair opened the floor to public testimony on Charge #7.

 

Witnesses registering and testifying are shown on the attached list. 

 

At 12:54 p.m. Senator Deuell assumed the chair.

 

The chair moved that public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered.

 

The chair opened the floor to invited testimony on Charge #9 relating to Pandemic Flu.

 

Witnesses registering and testifying are shown on the attached list.

 

At 1:19 p.m. Senator Nelson resumed the chair.

 

There was no public testimony on Charge #9.

 

There being no further business, at 2:45 p.m. Senator Nelson moved that the Committee stand recessed subject to the call of the chair.  Without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

 

 

 

 

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Senator Jane Nelson, Chair

 

 

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Kyle Baum, Clerk