Honorable Jane Nelson, Chair, Senate Committee on Health & Human Services
John S O'Brien, Director, Legislative Budget Board
HB335 by Shelton (Relating to implementation and requirements of certain health care reform laws.), As Engrossed
The bill would add a section to Chapter 322 of the Government Code to require state agencies to submit a report to the Legislative Budget Board, Governor, Lieutenant Governor, Speaker of the House, and standing legislative committees with jurisdiction over issues relating to health care reform before implementing a provision of a federal health care reform law if the agency incurs an expenditure under circumstances identified in the bill, or if the Legislative Budget Board determines that a report about the expenditure is necessary to a comprehensive and continuing review of a program or operation of a state agency. If enacted, the bill would take effect on September 1, 2011.
Agencies indicate that the report required by the bill could be done with existing resources.
323 Teacher Retirement System, 327 Employees Retirement System, 454 Department of Insurance, 529 Health and Human Services Commission, 537 State Health Services, Department of, 539 Aging and Disability Services, Department of, 710 Texas A&M University System Administrative and General Offices, 720 The University of Texas System Administration
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