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** REVISION **
SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Health & Human Services
TIME & DATE:
9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 14, 2009
PLACE:
Senate Chamber
CHAIR:
Senator Jane Nelson
Public testimony will be limited to 3 minutes.
If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on
each.
 
SB 544
 
Ellis | et al.
Relating to the elimination of smoking in all workplaces and public places; providing penalties.
 
SB 1092
 
West
Relating to the screening of newborns for sickle-cell trait and other disorders by the Department of State Health Services.
 
SB 1217
 
Shapiro
Relating to the creation of an autism program to provide services to children with autism spectrum disorder.
 
SB 1230
 
Van de Putte
Relating to the establishment of the Legislative Committee on Aging.
 
SB 1271
 
Uresti
Relating to the requirement that an orthotist or a prosthetist be licensed as a device manufacturer if fabricating or assembling without an order from certain health care professionals.
 
SB 1415
 
Hegar
Relating to the creation of a pilot program on deferred disciplinary action.
 
SB 1612
 
Lucio
Relating to the provision of information by health and human services agencies to assist children diagnosed with velocardiofacial syndrome.
 
SB 1626
 
Wentworth
Relating to the reporting of certain confidential statements made to a mental health professional.
 
SB 1646
 
Van de Putte
Relating to the creation of the Council on Children and Families.
 
SB 1663
 
Wentworth
Relating to the disregard or violation of a resident's advance directive by a nursing institution; providing penalties.
 
SB 1837
 
Patrick, Dan
Relating to the continuation of the Texas Bleeding Disorders Advisory Council.
 
SB 1842
 
Van de Putte | et al.
Relating to a Medicaid managed care pilot program to prevent high-risk pregnancies that result in the birth of premature or low birth weight infants.
 

SB 1878
 
Nelson
Relating to the creation and operation of a council to increase state efforts to offer service-enriched housing through increased coordination of housing and health services.
 
SB 1879
 
Nelson
Relating to the licensing and regulation of genetic counselors; providing penalties.
 
SB 1880
 
Nelson
Relating to the regulation of nursing.
 
SB 1954
 
Jackson, Mike
Relating to a temporary faculty license for chiropractic faculty.
 
SB 2396
 
Nelson
Relating to the repeal of obsolete or redundant reporting requirements of health and human services agencies.
 
SB 2397
 
Nelson
Relating to the licensing and regulation of physicians, physician assistants, acupuncturists, and surgical assistants.
 
 
The committee may take up pending business.
Bills added after last posting:
SB 544
Bills deleted after last posting:
SB 2278
** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **