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MINUTES

 

SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

9:00 a.m.

House Appropriations Committee Room

 

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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, November 23, 2010, in the House Appropriations Committee Room.

 

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MEMBERS PRESENT:

 

MEMBERS ABSENT:

Senator Jane Nelson

Senator Bob Deuell

Senator Joan Huffman

Senator Robert Nichols

Senator Royce West

Senator Judith Zaffirini

 

Senator Dan Patrick

Senator Eliot Shapleigh

Senator Carlos Uresti

 

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The chair called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m.  There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted: 

 

Senator Nelson made opening remarks regarding interim charge #1.

 

Senator Duncan made opening remarks regarding interim charge #1.

 

Senator Nelson called the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

 

Senator Nelson called the Texas Department of Insurance to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).

 

Witnesses testifying and registering on the bill are shown on the attached list. 

 

Senator Duncan moved that the public testimony be closed; without objection, it was so ordered. 

 

 

 

There being no further business, at 2:10 p.m. the Committee 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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Christina Tippit, Clerk