COMMITTEE:     Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:   8:30 AM, Wednesday, April 10, 2019 

PLACE:         Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:         Senator Lois Kolkhorst 



To consider the following:


SB 429         Lucio                  
Relating to a comprehensive plan for increasing and improving the workforce in this state to serve persons with mental health and substance use issues.

SB 916         Johnson                
Relating to supportive palliative care.

SB 1033        Hancock | et al.        
Relating to information regarding perinatal palliative care and prohibiting discriminatory abortions; creating an administrative penalty, a civil remedy, and a criminal offense.

SB 1109        Lucio                  
Relating to a public outreach campaign for aging adults with visual impairments.

SB 1120        Lucio
Relating to health professional continuing education to address communicable and other diseases in border counties.

SB 1122        Lucio
Relating to the establishment of a sanitarian recruitment and retention program in border counties for public health purposes.

SB 1124        Lucio
Relating to establishment of a border public health response team.

SB 1519        Kolkhorst              
Relating to a council on long-term care facilities.

SB 1552        Lucio                  
Relating to state supported living centers.

SB 1565        Fallon                 
Relating to the medical authorization required to release protected health information in a health care liability claim.

SB 1805        Rodríguez              
Relating to egg grading.

SB 2021        Miles                  
Relating to providing access to local health departments and certain health service regional offices under the Medicaid managed care program.

SB 2040        Rodríguez              
Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates and access to care.

SB 2089        Hughes | et al.         
Relating to advance directives or health care or treatment decisions made by or on behalf of patients.

SB 2129        Creighton              
Relating to advance directives and health care and treatment decisions.

SB 2243        Paxton | et al.         
Relating to required counseling before an abortion is performed.

SB 2355        Lucio                  
Relating to conflicts of interest and discrimination policies for an ethics or medical committee review of an advance directive.

Pending Business


Oral testimony: fill out a paper witness card and submit to the Clerk.


Oral and written testimony: fill out a paper witness card and hold on to

your documents until your name is called to the table.


Position only: register using the Senate kiosk located in the extension

hallways or by going to Http://swrs on public-capitol.


Written testimony only: register your position using the Senate kiosk then

bring your 20 copies, with your name on each copy, to the Assistant Clerk,

during the hearing.


Public oral testimony will be limited to 2 minutes




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1120

SB 1122

SB 1124


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