COMMITTEE:   Human Services 

TIME & DATE: 8:00 AM, Monday, April 24, 2017 

PLACE:       E2.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. Richard Peńa Raymond 


HB 723        Wu
Relating to the establishment of county boards to oversee the provision of child protective services in certain counties.

HB 1478       White                  
Relating to emergency placements of children by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 1608       Minjarez               
Relating to creating a pilot program to provide summer internships for foster children.

HB 1640       Vo | et al.            
Relating to the creation of a program to assist foster care youth and former foster care youth in accessing higher education, career information, and skills certifications.

HB 1769       Muńoz, Jr.             
Relating to information sharing among care coordinators and providers participating in the Medicaid managed care program.

HB 2330       Dukes                  
Relating to information and services for foster children who are pregnant or minor parents.

HB 2331       Dukes                  
Relating to a pilot program to increase the financial independence of foster children who are transitioning to independent living.

HB 2626       Muńoz, Jr.             
Relating to administrative and other expenditures by Medicaid managed care organizations.

HB 3353       Coleman                
Relating to the certification, training, and supervision of certified family partners and the provision of peer support services by certified family partners to the family or primary caregiver of certain children with serious emotional disturbance, including the provision of those services under the medical assistance program.

HB 3409       Lambert                
Relating to creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.

HB 3533       Raymond                
Relating to inspection procedures in certain long-term care facilities and the creation of a long-term care legislative oversight committee.

HB 3552       Swanson                
Relating to the foster care payment rate for certain foster parents and the reimbursement of certain expenses for the foster parent; creating a criminal offense.

HB 3559       Swanson                
Relating to reimbursement of foster parents and certain former foster children for expenses related to obtaining a driver's license and insurance.

HB 3561       Klick | et al.         
Relating to assistance for foster children, homeless children or youth, and unaccompanied youth.

HB 3565       Klick
Relating to the distribution of benefits under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 3842       Hinojosa, Gina | et al.
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin.

HB 3935       Rose | et al.          
Relating to licensing and reimbursing certain foster group homes that provide services to victims of sex trafficking.



Bills added after last posting:

HB 3565


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