The House Committee on Mental Health, Select

84th Legislature

April 28, 2016

9:00 a.m.



Pursuant to a notice posted on April 18, 2016, the House Committee on Mental Health, Select met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Price, at 9:16 a.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Price; Bonnen, Greg; Muņoz, Jr.; Murr; Rose; Sheets; and White, James.


A quorum was present.



The committee met to hear invited testimony on mental/behavioral health care services regarding early identification, crisis intervention, access to care, continuity of care, coordination of services related to an integrated system of care, and the delivery of care in rural, urban, and underserved areas. Testimony also addressed workforce challenges and identified ways in which delivery of services may be improved.


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


(Representative Thompson, Senfronia now present.)


(Representative Davis, Sarah now present.)


(Representative Moody now present.)


(Representative Galindo now present.)


At 12:16 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Price, Chair




Sandra Talton, Clerk