COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Tuesday, April 23, 2013 

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.


SB 1321       Duncan                 
Relating to the consideration of a life insurance policy in determining eligibility for medical assistance.

SB 1361       Rodríguez              
Relating to a bill of rights for persons receiving Medicaid long-term services and supports under state benefits programs.

SB 1375       Hinojosa               
Relating to self-directed and semi-independent status of certain health care regulatory agencies; making an appropriation; authorizing fees.

SB 1401       Carona                 
Relating to the eligibility of certain providers of laboratory services for health and human services programs.

SB 1535       West                   
Relating to increased oversight by the Department of State Health Services of hospitals that commit certain violations.

SB 1542       Van de Putte           
Relating to clinical initiatives to improve the quality of care and cost-effectiveness of the Medicaid program.

SB 1752       Uresti                 
Relating to advance directives for persons with mental illness.

SB 1754       Uresti                 
Relating to certification and recertification requirements for emergency services personnel.

SB 1836       Deuell                 
Relating to funding of the Texas Home Visiting Program.

SB 1842       Deuell                 
Relating to rules for restraint and seclusion procedures at certain facilities.

SB 1889       Eltife                 
Relating to the transport of a mental health patient who is not a resident of this state.



Bills deleted after last posting:

SB 1591


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