HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 10, 2018
The Committee will meet at the Dallas City Hall, Council Chambers, on 1500 Marilla Street, Dallas, Texas, 75201.
The Committee will hear invited and public testimony on the following interim charges:
TRS HEALTH CARE
• Study the immediate and long-term solvency and plan design of TRS-Care and TRS Active-Care to evaluate affordability, fiscal impact, and coverage in order to provide legislative recommendations.
IMPROVING DEFINED BENEFIT PROGRAMS
• Evaluate ways to strengthen and improve Texas public pension systems. This includes looking at measures and tools that affect the funding soundness of the systems.
• Conduct legislative oversight and monitoring of the agencies and programs under the committee’s jurisdiction and the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature. In conducting this oversight, the committee should:
i. Consider any reforms to state agencies to make them more responsive to Texas taxpayers and citizens;
ii. Identify issues regarding the agency or its governance that may be appropriate to investigate, improve, remedy, or eliminate;
iii. Determine whether an agency is operating in a transparent and efficient manner; and
iv. Identify opportunities to streamline programs and services while maintaining the mission of the agency and its programs.
NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS
Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Stacey Nicchio at (512) 463-0850, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.