The House Committee on Urban Affairs

84th Legislature

May 17, 2016

1:00 p.m.

JHR 120


Pursuant to a notice posted on May 10, 2016, the House Committee on Urban Affairs met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Alvarado, at 1:11 p.m.


The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Alvarado; Hunter; Bernal; Elkins; Schaefer; and White, Molly.


A quorum was present.



The committee met jointly with the House Committee on Human Services to take testimony on the following interim charge:


Investigate the operation and regulation, including a review of standards, monitoring, and enforcement, of boarding homes in municipalities and unincorporated areas of counties. Identify communities that have adopted local standards, and review procedures for investigating and closing unlicensed facilities that are providing services which require state licensure.


(Representative Anderson, Rodney now present.)


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


At 3:51 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.




Rep. Alvarado, Chair




J.D. Pedraza, Clerk