COMMITTEE:    Finance 

TIME & DATE:  1:00 PM, Tuesday, January 26, 2016 

PLACE:        E1.036 (Finance Room) 
CHAIR:        Senator Jane Nelson 



The Senate Finance Committee will meet Tuesday, January 26, 2016 at 1:00pm.


(1) The Comptroller of Public Accounts and the Legislative Budget Board will provide testimony on the impact of oil prices and production on state revenue and the budget. (Invited testimony only) 


(2) The Committee will hear testimony on the following interim charge:

Monitor the state's progress in coordinating behavioral health services and expenditures across state government, pursuant to Article IX Sec. 10.04. Identify ways state agencies that provide mental health services are collaborating and taking steps to eliminate redundancy, create efficiency, utilize best practices, ensure optimal service delivery, and demonstrate expenditures are coordinated and in furtherance of a behavioral health statewide strategic plan. Identify barriers that prevent the coordination of behavioral health services. Make recommendations to maximize use of state funding for mental health. (Invited and public testimony)


Those wishing to give public testimony, please limit prepared remarks to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please submit 40 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Committee during the hearing.




** See Committee Coordinator for previous versions of the schedule **