SENATE

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: Health & Human Services

TIME & DATE: 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 3, 2019

PLACE: E1.012 (Hearing Room)
CHAIR: Senator Lois Kolkhorst

 

The Committee will meet to discuss the following interim charges:

 

Public Health

 

                Examine the emerging public health concerns from the rise in e-cigarette use and "vaping," especially among minors. Determine if additional policies or laws are needed to protect the public's health.

                Monitor the implementation of Senate Bill 21, including strategies to address tobacco and nicotine use, including e-cigarettes and vaping, by adolescents.

 

Health Care Costs

 

                Examine the current status and future direction of the following programs: The Texas Healthcare Transformation and Quality Improvement Program Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver, including the DSRIP Transition Plan, and the Healthy Texas Women Section 1115 Demonstration Waiver.

 

Public testimony will be limited to 2 minutes. If submitting written testimony, please provide 15 copies to the committee clerk with your name on each.

 

 

 

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