COMMITTEE:    Appropriations - S/C on Articles VI, VII & VIII 

TIME & DATE:  9:00 AM, Thursday, March 4, 2021 

PLACE:       E1.014 
CHAIR:       Rep. Armando Walle 


The Subcommittee on Articles VI, VII, and VIII will meet to hear testimony on House budget recommendations for the following agencies:


- Texas Medical Board

- Texas Board of Nursing

- Optometry Board

- Board of Pharmacy

- Exec. Council of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy Examiners

- Board of Plumbing Examiners

- Texas Racing Commission

- Securities Board

- Public Utility Commission of Texas

- Office of Public Utility Counsel

- Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners

Public testimony will be taken and may be limited to three minutes.


Agenda items not considered during this hearing may be carried over to a

future schedule. The committee may consider agenda items posted for Monday March 1, 2021, Tuesday March 2, 2021, and Wednesday March 3, 2021 that were not reached for consideration.


For those persons who will be testifying, information for in-person

witness registration, can be found here:


A live video broadcast of this hearing will be available here:


Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health

and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:


Texas residents who wish to electronically submit comments related to

agenda items on this notice without testifying in person can do so until

the hearing is adjourned by visiting:






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.