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WITNESS LIST
Human Services Committee
April  16, 2007 - 10:00 AM
DFPS
 
     On:
Cockerell, Carey (Department of Family & Protective Services)
 
 
 
 
HB  1263
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Cox, I. William R.  (Self and Lighthouse Family Network)
 
 
Gates, Gary  (Self)
 
 
Tripp, Alice (Tx State Rifle Assoc members Jay Rojas and Blaine Kegarise)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
LaVallo, Richard (Advocacy Inc.)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Craven, Susan (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
Kenney, Robert  (Self)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
 
 
HB  1359 - Committee Substitute  (Rose)
 
    For:
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies and Texas Foster Family Association)
 
 
LaVallo, Richard (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
HB  1359
 
     On:
Horton, Colleen (Tx. Center for Disability Studies Children's Policy Council)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
Roper, Tiffany (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
 
 
HB  1361
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Craven, Susan (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
McCown, F.Scott (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
O'Connor, Caroline (Texas State Employees Union, Legislative Director)
 
 
Rider, Kathy T. LCSW, BCD (Tx Society for Clinical Social Work)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Cox, Ivan William Robert "Billy Bob"  (Self and Lighthouse Family Network)
 
 
Downey, Jack (The Children's Shelter)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies and Texas Foster Family Association)
 
 
 
 
HB  1752
 
    For:
Cox, Karen  (Self)
 
 
LaVallo, Richard (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Cox, I. William R. (Lighthouse Family Network)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Gagen, Joe (Texas CASA, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bells, yusef  (Self)

 
    For:
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Breeding, John  (Self and Texans For Safe Education)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
DeWitt, Lauren, RPh (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Downey, Jack (The Children's Shelter)
 
 
Gallardo, Elizabeth  (Self)
 
 
Gwin, Elnita  (Self)
 
 
Keller, Anthony  (Self)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Summers, Taylor  (Self)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Sparks, Andrea (Texas CASA)
 
 
 
 
HB  1752 - Committee Substitute  (Rose)
 
    For:
Grimm, Carol (CASA of Central Texas)
 
 
 
 
HB  1938
 
    For:
Ramirez, Teresa  (Self and Child Placing Agancy- Tejano Center)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
McCown, F.Scott (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Hachem, Sandra (Harris County Commissioners Court)
 
 
 
 
HB  2140 - Committee Substitute  (Rose)
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (Robert Hartman, Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Clements, Irene (Lutheran Social Services of the South, Inc.)
 
 
Cox, I. William R (Lighthouse Family Network)
 
 
Craven, Susan (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
McCown, F.Scott (Center For Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Brown, Tim (Methodist Childrens Home)
 
 
Holman, Nancy (Tx. Alliance of Child and Family Services)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for The Protection of Children)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
Downey, Jack (The Children's Shelter)
 
 
 
 
HB  2140
 
    For:
Cox, Karen  (Self)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Clark, Judge Carol  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Bells, Yusef  (Self)
 
 
Breedup, John, Rns (Texans For Safe Education)
 
 
Garry, Rosanne (speaking on behalf of Gena Van Osselaer, Executive Director of the Austin Children's Shelter)
 
 
Keller, Anthony  (Self)
 
 
Summers, Taylor  (Self)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Herzog, Greg (Texas Medical Assn)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
Rose, Denise (Texas Childrens Hospital)
 
 
Wilkes, Catherine (CHRISTUS Health)
 
 
 
 

 
     On:
O'Connor, Caroline (Texas State Employees Union, Legislative Director)
 
 
 
 
HB  2380
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Cox, Karen  (Self)
 
 
Thyssen, Monica (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies and Texas Foster Families Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bells, yusef  (Self)
 
 
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Crowe, Michael (Texas Border Coalition)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
Gallardo, Elizabeth  (Self)
 
 
Gwin, Elnita  (Self)
 
 
Jamison, Mazie M. (Children's Medical Center Dallas)
 
 
Keller, Anthony  (Self)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
Noble, Shannon (Texas Counseling Association)
 
 
Roper, Tiffany (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Rose, Denise (Texas Childrens Hospital)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Summers, Taylor  (Self)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
Wilkes, Catherine (CHRISTUS Health)
 
 
 
 
HB  2380 - Committee Substitute  (King)
 
    For:
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
 
 
HB  2580 - Committee Substitute  (Rose)
 
    For:
LaVallo, Richard (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
HB  2580
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Bresnen, Steve (Federation of Texas Psychiatry)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
Herzog, Greg (Texas Medical Assn)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
 
 
HB  2670 - Committee Substitute  (King)
 
    For:
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
 
 
HB  2670
 
     On:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Thyssen, Monica (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
HB  2736
 
    For:
Ramirez, Teresa V.  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies)
 
 
 
 
HB  3108
 
    For:
Crump, David W.  (Self)

 
    For:
O'Connor, Caroline (Texas State Employees Union, Legislative Director)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
 
 
HB  3455
 
    For:
Baines, Gregory  (Self)
 
 
Gates, Andy  (Self)
 
 
Gates, Cassie  (Self and Raquel and Cynthia Gates)
 
 
Gates, Gary (Texans For Limited Government)
 
 
Gates, Travis  (Self)
 
 
Nash, Pastor James  (Self and The Houston Ministers Against Crime, Organization of over 175 Pastors in Greater Houston)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
McCown, F.Scott (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies and Texas Foster Family Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
DeWitt, Lauren, RPh (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Kenney, Robert  (Self)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for The Protection of Children)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
 
 
HB  3756
 
    For:
Craven, Susan (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Cockerell, Carey (Dept. of Family & Protective Services)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Bradley, Steve  (Self)
 
 
Clark-Bradley, Vicki  (Self)
 
 
Cunningham, Leslie  (Self)
 
 
Miller, Carol (The National Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)
 
 
O'Connor, Caroline (Texas State employees Union, Legislative Director)
 
 
Rider, Kathy T. (Tx Society for Clinical Social Work)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
Thyssen, Monica (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
SB  206
 
    For:
Craven, Susan (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
McCown, F.Scott (Center For Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Verver, Nicole (Texas Workforce Commission)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
McClure, Madeline (TexProtects, The Texas Association for the Protection of Children)
 
 
 
 
SB  759
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Clements, Irene (Texas Association of Child Placing Agencies and Texas Foster Family Association)

 
     On:
Taylor, Kristi (Legislative Committee, The Supreme Court Task Force on Foster Care)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
DeWitt, Lauren, RPh (The Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Roper, Tiffany (Center For Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)
 
 
Smith, Jodie (Texans Care For Children)
 
 
Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)
 
 
Talley, Jennifer  (Self)
 
 
Thyssen, Monica (Advocacy, Inc.)
 
 
 
 
SB  802
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Jamison, Mazie M. (Children's Medical Center Dallas)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Castrucci, Brian (Department of State Health Services)
 
 
 
 
SB  813
 
    For:
Barker, Conni (DePelchin Children's Center and One Voice, Houston)
 
 
Ford, George (Harris County)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Jones, Amanda (Harris County Attorney's Office, Harris County Office of Legislative Relations)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Hachem, Sandra (Harris County commissioners Court)