COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, May 12, 2011 

PLACE:        E1.016 (Hearing Room) 
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 123        Veasey | et al.         SP: Nelson
Relating to an adult diabetes education program in certain county hospital systems and hospital districts.

HB 788        Kuempel | et al.        SP: Wentworth
Relating to the establishment and use of a private family cemetery by certain organizations.

HB 1481       Truitt | et al.         SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the use of person first respectful language in reference to individuals with disabilities.

HB 1615       Brown                   SP: Ogden
Relating to the administering of medications to children in certain facilities; providing criminal penalties.

HB 1854       Rodriguez, Eddie | et al.    SP: Uresti
Relating to certain arrangements to provide care for a child during an investigation of abuse or neglect.

HB 1983       Kolkhorst | et al.      SP: Nelson
Relating to certain childbirths occurring before the 39th week of gestation.

HB 2061       Pena | et al.           SP: Nelson
Relating to the reporting of certain information to the director of the bureau of vital statistics.

HB 2069       Naishtat                SP: Lucio
Relating to the authority of a pharmacist to dispense up to a 90-day supply of dangerous drugs and accelerate refills.

HB 2286       Gonzales, Veronica      SP: Hinojosa
Relating to the duties of a funeral director or an agent at the interment or entombment of a human body.

HB 2312       Coleman | et al.        SP: West
Relating to the creation of a sickle cell disease program.

HB 2370       Dukes                   SP: West
Relating to certain notice to applicants to provide care under the permanency care assistance program.

HB 2636       Kolkhorst | et al.      SP: Nelson
Relating to a commission to study neonatal intensive care units.

HB 2904       Zerwas                  SP: Zaffirini
Relating to the administration of the Glenda Dawson Donate Life-Texas Registry.

HB 3547       Alvarado                SP: Gallegos
Relating to enforcement by a local government of fire safety standards at certain child-care facilities.

HB 3051       Pickett | et al.        SP: Rodriguez
Relating to the provision of child care by certain facilities exempt from child-care licensing requirements.

HB 3146       Naishtat                SP: Zaffirini
Relating to consent for treatment for chemical dependency in a treatment facility and required training for the facility's intake personnel.

HB 3336       Coleman                 SP: Deuell
Relating to information regarding pertussis for parents of newborn children.

HB 3342       Naishtat               
Relating to representation of and by the state and joinder of the state in certain mental health proceedings.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 2904

HB 3547


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