Wednesday, August 1, 2012

9:00 AM

Capitol Extension, Room E1.036




Pursuant to a notice posted in accordance with Senate Rule 11.10 and 11.18, a public hearing of the Senate Committee on Health & Human Services was held on Wednesday, August 1, 2012, in the Capitol Extension, Room E1.036, at Austin, Texas.







Senator Jane Nelson, Chair


Senator Joan Huffman

Senator Bob Deuell, Vice Chair


Senator Royce West

Senator Robert Nichols



Senator Dan Patrick



Senator Jose Rodriguez



Senator Carlos Uresti



Senator Judith Zaffirini






Senator Nelson called the Committee on Health and Human Services to order at 9:00 AM. There being a quorum present, the following business was transacted:


Senator Nelson made opening remarks regarding committee charge #1.


Senator Nelson called panel one to provide invited testimony (see attached witness list).


At 11:42 AM Senator Deuell assumed the chair.


At 11:44 AM Senator Nelson resumed the chair. 


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


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


There being no further business, at 1:18 PM Senator Nelson moved that the Committee on Health and Human Services stand recessed subject to the call of the chair. Without objection, it was so ordered.








Senator Jane Nelson, Chair




Michael Baca, Clerk