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The House Committee on Youth Health & Safety, Select

87th Legislature

May 26, 2022

11:00 a.m.

E2.010

 

Pursuant to a notice posted on May 12, 2022, the House Committee on Youth Health & Safety, Select met in a public hearing and was called to order by the chair, Representative Lozano, at 11:18 a.m.

 

The initial quorum call was answered as follows: Representatives Lozano; Johnson, Ann; Allison; Cook; Frank; Leach; Morales, Eddie; and Neave.

 

A quorum was present.

 

 

 


 

(Representative Klick participating virtually, pursuant to Rule 4, Section 16A.)

 

(Representative Hull also in attendance.)

 

The Committee took testimony on the following interim charge:

 

Improving the ability of federal, state, and local governmental entities to address the needs of Texas youth through, among other things, expanded coordination between all programs and systems that serve youth and their families, including child protective services, mental health services, educational institutions, and the juvenile court system.

 

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

 

The Committee took testimony on the following interim charge:

 

The expansion of prevention efforts and the strengthening of service systems to permit the behavioral health challenges faced by Texas youth to address closer to their homes, including efforts and systems that permit youth to remain in their classrooms and stay out of institutionalized healthcare and juvenile justice systems.

 

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

 

At 1:15 p.m., on the motion of the chair and without objection, the meeting was adjourned subject to the call of the chair.

 

 

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Rep. Lozano, Chair

 

 

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Matt Lamon, Clerk