The House Committee on Appropriations - S/C on Article II

84th Legislature

July 13, 2016

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on June 30, 2016, the House Committee on Appropriations - S/C on Article II met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Price, at 9:09 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Price; Burkett; Davis, Sarah; and Sheffield.


A quorum was present.



The Appropriations Subcommittee on Article II met jointly with the House Committee on Public Health to hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charge:


Study the trauma system in the State of Texas, including financing, service delivery, planning, and coordination among Emergency Medical Services providers, Trauma Services Area Regional Advisory Councils, the Emergency Medical Task Force, and hospitals. Determine strengths and weaknesses including challenges for rural areas of the state. Make recommendations to reduce any duplicated services, improve the coordination of services, and advance the delivery of trauma services in Texas.


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


At 12:49 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned.




Rep. Price, Chair




Kyler Arnold, Clerk