The House Committee on Human Services

83rd Legislature

April 15, 2014

9:00 a.m.

E2.030

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on March 28, 2014, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Raymond, at 9:07 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Raymond; Gonzalez, Naomi; Klick; Rose; Sanford; Turner, Scott; and Zerwas.

 

A quorum was present.

 


 

The Committee met to hear testimony on Interim Charge Two: Monitor the implementation of Foster Care Redesign.† Evaluate its impact on the child welfare system in areas of the state where redesign is underway, including transition from the legacy system, foster family retention and recruitment, placement stability, permanency, and child safety.† The committee also heard testimony related to the following topic added at the chairís discretion: Evaluate the affordability and efficiency of the Texas adoption process.

 

(Representative Naishtat now present.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.† (See attached witness list.)

 

(Representative Naishtat in chair.)

 

Testimony taken/registration recorded.† (See attached witness list.)

 

At 5:12 p.m., on the motion of Representative Naishtat and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Raymond, Chair

 

 

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Jim Terrell, Clerk