House Committee on Appropriations-S/C on Duplication of  
         75th Legislature 
         April 2, 1997 
         8:00 am  
         Reagan, 101 
         Pursuant to a notice posted on March 27, 1997, the House  
         Committee on Appropriations-S/C on Duplication of Services met  
         in a public hearing and was called to order by the Chair,  
         Representative David Swinford at 8:20 am. 
         The roll was answered as follows:   
         Present:  Representatives Swinford; Davis; Finnell; Heflin;  
                   Mowery (5). 
         Absent:   Representatives Coleman; Cuellar; Delisi; Price (4). 
         A quorum was present. 
         Testimony was taken. 
         (Representatives Coleman and Cuellar now present.)   
         Commissioner Max Arrell, Texas Rehabilitation Commission gave  
         a briefing and status on the Report of the HHSC Administrative  
         Leon Holland, Deputy Commissioner, Administrative Services,  
         Texas Rehabilitation Commission gave additional testimony. 
         (Representative Delisi now present.)   
         The following testified as a panel on long-term care provided  
         by their respective agencies: 
              Jackie Johnson, Assistant Deputy Commissioner for  
              Long-term Care, Department of Human Services 
              V. Max Arrell, Commissioner, Rehabilitation Commission 
              David Myers, Executive Director, Commission for the Deaf  
              and Hearing Impaired 
              Mary Sapp, Executive Director, Department on Aging 
              Commissioner Gilbert, Mental Health and Mental  
         At 10:00 am, on the motion of the chair and without objection,  
         the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.   
         Rep. David Swinford, Chair 
         Karen Gibson, S/C Clerk