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SENATE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
COMMITTEE:
Health & Human Services
TIME & DATE:
9:00 AM, Tuesday, May 12, 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.
 
HB 216
 
Menendez | et al.
SP:
Shapleigh
Relating to the regulation of boarding home facilities for persons with disabilities or elderly persons and assisted living facilities.
 
HB 497
 
Zerwas | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to a study to determine the effect on the health care infrastructure in this state if the state Medicaid program is abolished or a severe reduction in federal matching money under the program occurs.
 
HB 643
 
Zerwas
SP:
Uresti
Relating to the qualifications of surgical technologists; providing penalties.
 
HB 681
 
Farrar | et al.
SP:
Van de Putte
Relating to requiring warning signs regarding mercury levels in certain fish.
 
HB 802
 
Davis, John | et al.
SP:
Zaffirini
Relating to the creation of the lifespan respite services program.
 
HB 888
 
Naishtat
SP:
Uresti
Relating to the detention and examination of certain persons accepted for a preliminary mental health examination.
 
HB 1358
 
Keffer | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to the Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas.
 
HB 1362
 
Gutierrez
SP:
Van de Putte
Relating to the pilot program for reporting of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections.
 
HB 1630
 
Naishtat | et al.
SP:
Watson
Relating to the eligibility of certain individuals for child health plan coverage or medical assistance on release from certain facilities or other settings.
 
HB 1740
 
Howard, Donna | et al.
SP:
Uresti
Relating to the authorization of physicians and therapeutic optometrists to dispense therapeutic contact lenses.
 
HB 1912
 
Rodriguez | et al.
SP:
Van de Putte
Relating to the Transitional Living Services Program and the Preparation for Adult Living Program for foster children transitioning to independent living.
 
HB 2191
 
Veasey | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to prohibiting contact between an employee of a facility that serves the elderly or disabled persons, whose criminal history has not been verified, and a patient or resident of the facility.
 

HB 2927
 
Howard, Donna | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to the regulation of cemeteries by state and local government.
 
HB 2972
 
Coleman
SP:
Van de Putte
Relating to the definition of a controlling person with respect to the operation of certain assisted living facilities.
 
HB 3231
 
Davis, John | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to clarification of legislative intent regarding enrollment of newborns in Medicaid managed care plans and validating related acts and decisions.
 
HB 3674
 
Thompson | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to the licensing requirements for a foreign-trained physician applicant.
 
HB 4029
 
Marquez
SP:
Shapleigh
Relating to written authorization for the release of certain health care information.
 
HB 4127
 
Hartnett
SP:
Carona
Relating to the expenditure of public funds for certain playground facilities.
 
HB 4154
 
Rose | et al.
SP:
Nelson
Relating to the creation by the Health and Human Services Commission of a volunteer advocate program for certain elderly individuals.
 
HB 4276
 
Menendez | et al.
SP:
Uresti
Relating to a transportation plan for persons furloughed or discharged from certain mental health facilities.
 
HB 4341
 
Truitt
SP:
Shapiro
Relating to the regulation of discount health care programs by the Texas Department of Insurance; providing penalties.
 
HB 4642
 
Lucio III | et al.
SP:
Lucio
Relating to the Jim Solis Outpatient Clinic.
 
SB 1665
 
Wentworth
Relating to post-commitment treatment and supervision of persons with mental illness who are manifestly dangerous.
 
 
The committee may take up pending business.