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WITNESS LIST
Insurance Committee
March  31, 2009 - 2:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess
HB  969
 
    For:
Taylor, Des (National Assoc. of Insurance & FinanciaL Advisors - Texas)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Ahrens, Jennifer (Tx Assoc. of Life and Health Association)
 
 
Nation, Brenda (American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI))
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Boles, Bart (Texas Life, Accident, Health and Hospital Service
Insurance Guaranty Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Aycock, Douglas (National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors)
 
 
 
 
HB  1095
 
     On:
Gola, Gary (Tx Dept of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bolton, Pamela J. (Texas Watch)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Woods, Joe (Property Casualty Insurers Assn. of America (PCI))
 
 
 
 
HB  1342
 
    For:
Cantrell, Keith (Texas Medical Association and Pinnacle Partners in Medicine)
 
 
Reiner, Bradley (Texas Academy of Family Physicians)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Apodaca, Michelle (Tx Hospital Association)
 
 
Banning, Tom (Tx Academy of Family Physicians)
 
 
Barron, Connie  (Self)
 
 
Brown, Marc  (Self)
 
 
Carroll, Rebecca  (Self and TSA)
 
 
Creath, Deborah (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Giam, Patrick (Tx Soc. of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Gill, James  (Self)
 
 
Hein, H.A.Tillmann (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Jackson, Lisa (Tx Academy of Physician Assistants)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
Margo Jr, Javier D "Jake"  (Self)
 
 
Nelson, Vincent  (Self)
 
 
Osborn, Ron (Texas Society of Anesthesiologist)
 
 
Padakandla, Udaya  (Self)
 
 
Pawelek, Timothy  (Self and Texas Society Anesthesiolgists)
 
 
Pivalizza, Evan (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Ring MD, Gary  (Self)
 
 
Robben, John  (Self)
 
 
Ronderos, Jaime (Pinnacle Partners in Medicine)
 
 
Schlotter, William (Texas Medical Group Mgt Association)
 
 
Scott, John  (Self)
 
 
Smith, Tobie-Lynn Smith  (Self)
 
 
Tsai, January  (Self and TSA)
 
 
Zaafran, Sherif  (Self and Texas Society of Anesthesiology)
 
 
 
 
HB  1342 - Committee Substitute  (Thompson)
 
    For:
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
HB  1742
 
     On:
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 

 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Huemmer, Maria (The Texas Catholic Conference, the Roman Catholic Bishops of Texas)
 
 
Kolodzey, Patricia (Texas Medical Association)
 
 
Turrieta, Gilbert (Sanofi - Aventis)
 
 
 
 
HB  1888
 
     On:
Hujar, Deborah (Legislative Budget Board)
 
 
Williams, Josie R (Texas Medical Association)
 
 
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Manross, Lee (Texas Association of Health Underwriters)
 
 
Marwitz, David (Texas Dermatalogical Society)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Sanaie, Kandice (Texas Association of Business)
 
 
 
 
HB  1932
 
    For:
Williams, Josie R (Texas Medical Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Apodaca, Michelle (Tx Hospital Association)
 
 
Banning, Tom (Tx Academy of Family Physicians)
 
 
Brown, Marc  (Self)
 
 
Carroll, Rebecca  (Self and TSA)
 
 
Casso, Amy (LaFe Policy Research & Education Ctr)
 
 
Creath, Deborah (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Flores, Noelia (LaFe Policy Research & Education)
 
 
Giam, Patrick (Tx Soc. of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Gill, James  (Self)
 
 
Gutierrez, Michael  (Self)
 
 
Hein, H.A.Tillmann (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
Lewis-Nourzad, Lisa (MS Society)
 
 
Lugo, Noelita (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
Marwitz, David (Texas Dermatalogical Society)
 
 
Meade, Erica (TexPIRG)
 
 
Nelson, Vincent  (Self)
 
 
Padakandla, Udaya  (Self)
 
 
Pivalizza, Evan (Texas Society of Anesthesiologists)
 
 
Pogue, Stacey (Center for public policy priorities)
 
 
Reinhart, Patrick (San Antonio Orthopedic Group, LLP)
 
 
Ring, Gary  (Self)
 
 
Robben, John  (Self)
 
 
Ronderos, Jaime (Pinnacle Partners in Medicine)
 
 
Schlotter, Will (Texas Medical Group Management Associotion)
 
 
Tsai, January  (Self and TSA)
 
 
Usburn, Ron (Texas Society of Anesthesiologist)
 
 
Vanhoose, Laurie (AARP)
 
 
Zaafran, Sherif  (Self and Texas Society of Anesthesia)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Sanaie, Kandice (Texas Association of Business)
 
 
 
 

HB  2353
 
    For:
Love, Roland (Texas Land Title Association)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Frossard, Suzanne (Rattivlin Title Co; M. Suzanne Frossard, P.C.
Texas Land Title Association.)
 
 
Lee, Randy (Stewart Title Guaranty Co.)
 
 
 
 
HB  2470
 
Against:
Thompson, Jay (Tx. Assn. Life Health Insurers)
 
 
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Casso, Amy (La Fe Policy Research & Education Ctr)
 
 
Flores, Noelia (LaFe Policy Research & Educction Center)
 
 
Gutierrez, Michael  (Self)
 
 
Meade, Erica (TexPIRG)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Manross, Lee (Texas Association of Health Underwriters)
 
 
 
 
HB  2877
 
    For:
Johnson, Carrie (Farmers Insurance)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Marlow, John (American Insurance Association)
 
 
Sanaie, Kandice (Texas Association of Business)
 
 
Woods, Joe (Property Casualty Insurers Assn. of America (PCI))
 
 
Yass, Robert (The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries)
 
 
 
 
HB  2881
 
Against:
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Manross, Lee (Texas Association of Health Underwriters)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Apodaca, Michelle (Tx Hospital Association)
 
 
Gutierrez, Michael  (Self)
 
 
Kolodzey, Patricia (Texas Medical Association)
 
 
Lugo, Noelita (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
Marwitz, David (Texas Dermatalogical Society)
 
 
 
 
HB  2969
 
    For:
Hinckson, Andrea (Mental Health America of Greater Houston)
 
 
Kloss, Cheryl  (Self)
 
 
Lewis, Kathryn (Advocacy, Incorporated)
 
 
Morris, Diane  (Self)
 
 
Wadge, Gyl (Mental Health America of Texas)
 
 
Yerly, Rebecca  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
DeWitt R.Ph., Lauren (Citizens Comnission on Human Rights)
 
 
Garvey, Anita  (Self)
 
 
Sanaie, Kandice (Texas Association of Business)
 
 
Sass, Stacy  (Self and Texas Small Business Alliance in Austin)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Apodaca, Michelle (Tx Hospital Association)
 
 
Banning, Tom (Tx Academy of Family Physicians)
 
 
Barker, Conni (De Pelchin Children's Center)
 
 
Casso, Amy (LaFe Policy Research & Education Ctr)

 
    For:
Flores, Noelia (LaFe Policy Research & Educction Center)
 
 
Hanna, Mark (National Association of Social Workers/Tx Chapter)
 
 
Hockenyos, Jon  (Self)
 
 
Jackson, Lisa (Texas Academy of Physician Assistants)
 
 
Kolodzey, Patricia (Texas Medical Association)
 
 
Kroll, Carrie (Texas Pediatric Society)
 
 
Lovelace, Joe (Texas Council of Community Mental Health and Mental Retardation Centers)
 
 
Lugo, Noelita (Texans Care for Children)
 
 
Margo Jr., Javier D "Jake"  (Self)
 
 
Marwitz, David (Texas Dermatalogical Society)
 
 
Meade, Erica (TexPIRG)
 
 
Noble, Shannon (Texas Counseling Association)
 
 
Pogue, Stacey (Center for Public Policy Priorities)
 
 
Schroeder, Rebekah (Texas Children's Hospital)
 
 
Shields, Brad (Tx Psychological Association)
 
 
Smith, Tobie-Lynn  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
Against:
Crosley, Krisha  (Self)
 
 
Ellzey, Jon  (Self)
 
 
Gow, Shannon  (Self)
 
 
Manross, Lee (Texas Association of Health Underwriters)
 
 
Smith, Claudia  (Self)
 
 
 
 
HB  3073
 
    For:
Henderson, Suzanne (County and District Clerks Asso of Texas)
 
 
Love, Roland (Texas Land Title Association)
 
 
Rattikin III, Jack  (Self)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Frossard, Suzanne (Rattivlin Title; M Suzanne Frossard, P.C.
Texas Land Title Association)
 
 
Lee, Randy (Stewart title Guaranty Co.)
 
 
Lemon, W. Clyde (Galveston County District Clerk
Latonia Wilson)
 
 
 
 
HB  4290
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Danzeiser, Douglas (Tex. Dept. of Insurance)
 
 
Wolfe, Jared (TAHP)
 
 
 
 
HB  4291
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
Against:
Sterling, Ed (Texas Press Association & Texas Daily Newspaper Association)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Brady, Kevin (Texas Dept. of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
HB  4339
 
     On:
Brady, Kevin (Texas Dept of Insurance)
 
 
Kennedy, James (Texas Department of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Bolton, Pamela J. (Texas Watch)
 
 
 
 
HB  4344
 
    For:
Nation, Brenda (American Council of Life Insurers (ACLI))
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Ahrens, Jennifer (TALHI - TX Assoc. of Life and Health Insurers)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Manross, Lee (Texas Association of Health Underwriters)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Danzeiser, Douglas (Tex. Dept. of Insurance)

 
     On:
Phenix, Billy (America's Health Insurance Plans (AHIP))
 
 
 
 
HB  4358
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
     On:
Reyer, Catherine (Texas Dept. of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
HB  4359
 
    For:
Lee, Randy (Stewart Title Guaranty Co)
 
 
Thomas, Mary (Stewart title Guaranty Co.)
 
 
 
 
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Frossard, Suzanne (Texas Land Title Association & M. Suzanne Frossard, P.C.)
 
 
Love, Roland (Texas Land Title Ass'n)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Brady, Kevin (Texas Dept. of Insurance)
 
 
 
 
HB  4461
 
Registering, but not testifying:
 
    For:
Marlow, John (American Insurance Association)
 
 
Yass, Robert (The Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries)
 
 
 
 
 
     On:
Reyer, Catherine (Texas Department of Insurance)