The House Committee on Human Services

83rd Legislature

September 4, 2014

1:00 p.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on August 22, 2014, the House Committee on Human Services met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Raymond, at 1:10 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Raymond; Fallon; Rose; Sanford; Turner, Scott; and Zerwas.


A quorum was present.



The committee met to invited and public testimony on Interim Charge 4: Former foster youth have the benefit of free tuition and fees if they enroll in higher education, yet very few take advantage of this opportunity. Consider new strategies to support these youth and make recommendations to enroll and retain more foster youth in higher education.  This was a joint charge with the House Committee on Higher Education.


Testimony taken/registration recorded.  (See attached witness list.)


At 5:13 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Raymond, Chair




Jim Terrell, Clerk