COMMITTEE:    Health & Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 

PLACE:        Senate Chamber 
CHAIR:        Senator Charles Schwertner 



SB 687        Uresti                 
Relating to the collection and use of certain information relating to child abuse and neglect and the provision of prevention and early intervention services.

SB 738        Kolkhorst              
Relating to a filing requirement for certain petitions for the termination of the parent-child relationship.

SB 879        Uresti                 
Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as and receive monetary assistance for serving as a relative or other designated caregiver.

SB 919        Rodríguez              
Relating to the authority of an advanced practice registered nurse or physician assistant to sign a death certificate or out-of-hospital do-not-resuscitate order.

SB 940        Campbell               
Relating to the evaluation of and improvements to the quality of the Texas Workforce Commission's subsidized child care program.

SB 999        West                   
Relating to procedures for taking possession of a child and for certain hearings in a suit affecting the parent-child relationship involving the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1599       Miles                  
Relating to maternal mortality reporting and investigation information.

SB 1602       Campbell | et al.      
Relating to reporting requirements by health care practitioners and certain health care facilities for abortion complications and to an annual report by the Department of State Health Services; providing a civil penalty.

SB 1633       Perry                  
Relating to the provision of pharmacy services through a telepharmacy system; establishing a remote dispensing site license.

SB 1758       Zaffirini
Relating to requirements for the court in permanency hearings for children in the conservatorship of the Department of Family and Protective Services who are receiving transitional living services.

SB 1927       Kolkhorst              
Relating to requiring the Health and Human Services Commission to evaluate and implement changes to the Medicaid program to make the program more cost-effective, increase competition among providers, and improve health outcomes for recipients.

SB 1929       Kolkhorst              
Relating to a report on maternal mortality and the continuation of the Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Task Force.

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 1758


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