COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  8:30 AM, Wednesday, April 05, 2017 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Charles Schwertner 



SB 190        Uresti                 
Relating to the effective management of caseloads in the investigation of child abuse or neglect reports by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 213        Menéndez               
Relating to the office of independent ombudsman for the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 397        Kolkhorst              
Relating to the composition of the governing bodies of and the consultation policies of local mental health authorities with respect to local law enforcement agencies.

SB 547        Kolkhorst              
Relating to creation of a schedule of support services a state supported living center may provide and procedures for establishing applicable fees for those services.

SB 602        Hinojosa | et al.      
Relating to the establishment of a restructuring commission to evaluate each state supported living center.

SB 833        Hughes                 
Relating to the regulation of certain health organizations certified by the Texas Medical Board.

SB 849        Huffines               
Relating to an exemption from licensing requirements for certain physicians and athletic trainers employed by sports teams.

SB 907        Birdwell | et al.      
Relating to the definition of the least restrictive environment for the placement of children in foster care.

SB 922        Buckingham             
Relating to the reimbursement of certain providers under the Medicaid program for the provision of telehealth services.

SB 1208       Schwertner             
Relating to the licensing of certain facilities, homes, and agencies that provide child-care services.

SB 1218       Miles
Relating to transitional child-care services in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

SB 1300       Perry                  
Relating to the designation of the San Angelo State Supported Living Center as a forensic state supported living center.

SB 1533       Rodríguez              
Relating to mental health first aid training for university employees.

SB 1565       Kolkhorst              
Relating to the procedure for ordering medical or dental services for certain persons admitted to or committed to care at certain state facilities.

SB 1743       Zaffirini              
Relating to transferring the Office for the Prevention of Developmental Disabilities to The University of Texas at Austin.

SB 1806       Huffman | et al.       
Relating to requiring the use of multidisciplinary teams appointed by children's advocacy centers in certain child abuse investigations.

SB 1912       Zaffirini              
Relating to procedures in mental health cases.

SB 2001       Watson                 
Relating to defining the practice of psychology.

SCR 33        Kolkhorst              
Approving the amended 2009 settlement agreement between the State of Texas and the U.S. Department of Justice.

Please limit public testimony to 3 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 20 copies with your name on each.




Bills added after last posting:

SB 1218


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