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WITNESS LIST
Human Services Committee
March  15, 2007 - 10:30 AM or upon final adjourn./recess
TAA Contract
 
     On:
Aragon, Steve (HHSC)
 
 
Burton, Leah (HHSC)
 
 
Hawkins, Albert (HHSC)
 
 
LeBrun, Aurora (HHSC)
 
 
 
 
HB  75
 
    For:
Borel, Dennis (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)
 
 
Bower, Bruce  (Self and Texas Legal Services Center
Suite 1100, 815 Brazos, Austin, Tx 78701)
 
 
Edwards, Jeff (Texas Access to Justice Commission)
 
 
Higgins, Carlos  (Self and Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)
 
 
Johnson, Paula (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature and Texas Senior Advocacy Coalition)
 
 
Livingston, Lora  (Self)
 
 
McCown, Scott (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Miller, Jeff  (Self and Advocacy Incorporated & Disability Policy Consortium)
 
 
Sloan, Madison (Texas Appleseed)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Aragon, Steve (Health & Human Services Com')
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bujanda, Miryam (Methodist Healthcare Ministries)
 
 
Dieter, Alison  (Self and Gray Panthers of Austin)
 
 
Hill, Gerald (Seton Family of Hospitals)
 
 
Johnson, Jill (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
Jones, Emily (Texas Access to Justice Commission)
 
 
Kolodley, Patricia (Texas Hospital Association)
 
 
Meadours, James R. (Texas Advocates and Self)
 
 
Moreno, Gabriela (CHRISTUS Health)
 
 
O'Brien, Sister Michele  (Self and CHRISTUS Santa Rosa)
 
 
O'Connor, Caroline (Texas State Employees Union)
 
 
Quinzi, Patty (TX. Federation of Teachers)
 
 
Sanchez, Joe (AARP-Texas)
 
 
Torres, Betty Balli (Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation)
 
 
 
 
HB  405
 
    For:
Greenberg, Robert, MD  (Self and Texas College of Emergency Physicians)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
DeWitt, Lauren, R.Ph (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Dolan, Moira, M.D.  (Self and Medical Accountability Network)
 
 
Evans, Ken  (Self and Round Rock Police Department, CLEAT)
 
 
Gerstenschlager, Merry Lynn  (Self and Texas Eagle Forum, Edcation Liaison)
 
 
Hayes, Aaryce (Air-reese) (Advocacy Inc, & Judge Guy Herman)
 
 
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
Baker, Becky  (Self)
 
 
Carlton, Betty E.  (Self)
 
 
Croman, Russell  (Self)
 
 
Day, Aaron (City of Fort Worth)
 
 
DeWitt, Russ  (Self)
 
 
Dieter, Alison  (Self)
 
 
Griffin, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Hernandez, Benny (American Civil Liberties Union of Texas)
 
 
Hicks, Kitty (Travis County Sheriff Department - The Crisis Intervention Team - Which is Mental Health Deputy)
 
 
Jackson, Kathryn  (Self)
 
 
LeFebvre, Jean  (Self)
 
 
May, Scott  (Self)

 
Against:
McIntosh, Glenn  (Self)
 
 
Norman, Cathy  (Self)
 
 
Schoenfield, Paul  (Self)
 
 
Sorenson, Michael  (Self and Williamson County Sheriffs Office)
 
 
Weaver, Wayne  (Self)
 
 
Whittier, Eric  (Self)
 
 
Zillweger, Candace M  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Lovelace, Joe (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers)
 
 
Young, Perry (Texas Dept. of State Health Services)
 
 
 
 
HB  518 - Committee Substitute  (Davis)
 
    For:
Bresnen, Steve (Federation of Texas Psychiatry)
 
 
Ferchill, Patrick  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
 
 
HB  518
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bresnen, Steve (Federation of Texas Psychiatry)
 
 
Day, Aaron (City of Fort Worth)
 
 
Lovelace, Joe (Texas Council of Community MHMR Centers)
 
 
Schmid, Ernie (Texas Hospital Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Baker, Becky  (Self)
 
 
Carlton, Betty E  (Self)
 
 
Croman, Russell  (Self)
 
 
DeWitt, Russ  (Self)
 
 
Griffin, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Jackson, Kathryn  (Self)
 
 
LeFebvre, Jean  (Self)
 
 
May, Scott  (Self)
 
 
McIntosh, Glenn  (Self)
 
 
Schoenfield, Paul  (Self)
 
 
Weaver, Wayne  (Self)
 
 
Whittier, Eric  (Self)
 
 
Zillweger, Candace m  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Young, Perry (Texas Dept. of State Health Services)
 
 
 
 
HB  947
 
    For:
Bower, Bruce P.  (Self)
 
 
Hill, Rev. Rick  (Self and Friendship West B.C.)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Gerstenschlager, Merry Lynn  (Self and Texas Eagle Forum, Education Liaison)
 
 
 
 
HB  1230
 
    For:
Litzinger, Amy Elizabeth  (Self)
 
 
Meadours, James R.  (Self and Texas Advocates)
 
 
Shipman, Wayde  (Self and The ARC of Texas, The ARC of the Gulf Coast)
 
 
Sparks, Stacey (Imagine Enterprises
1402 Spring Cress Lane Seabrook, TX)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Horton, Colleen  (Self and Tx. Center for Disability Studies)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Borel, Dennis (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)
 
 
Langendorf, Jean  (Self and United Cerebral Palsy of Texas)
 
 
Litzinger, Linda G.  (Self)
 
 
Mills, Sarah  (Self and Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
Sonleitner, Denise  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Lello, Angela (Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities)
 
 
Smith, Terry W. (Dept. of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS))
 
 
 
 
HB  1633
 
    For:
Higgins, Carlos  (Self)
 
 
 
 

HB  1912
 
    For:
Gordon, Barbara (Association Montessori Teachers of Texas)
 
 
Parker, Mary Caroline (AMITOT)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Schultz, Brenda  (Self and The Childrens Courtyard)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
McGettrick, Margaret (Texas Catholic Conference)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Rasco, Sasha (Child Care Licensing Division of the Dept. of Family & Protective Services)
 
 
 
 
HB  1972
 
    For:
Bresnen, Steve (Texas Family Law Foundation)
 
 
Cortese, Richard (Bell County, Commissioner Court)
 
 
McCown, Scott (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Kromrei, Liz (Child Protective Services- Dept. of Family & Protective Services)