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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

COMMITTEE: County Affairs

TIME & DATE: 10:00 AM, Wednesday, June 15, 2022

PLACE: E1.030
CHAIR: Rep. Lynn Stucky

 

The Committee will meet jointly with the Committee on Corrections, with invited testimony only, to consider the following interim charge:

 

For individuals in county jails and TDCJ facilities, or on community supervision or parole, examine:

                The availability of behavioral health services; and

                The current treatment and recovery options available for those who are experiencing withdrawal from drug or alcohol use.

 

Make recommendations for best practices to address the needs of individuals requiring treatment.

 

Electronic public comments will be available for:

 

Behavioral health services, treatment, and recovery options.

 

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

witness registration can be found here:

https://mytxlegis.capitol.texas.gov/HWRSPublic/About.aspx

 

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

https://house.texas.gov/video-audio/

 

Instructions related to public access to the meeting location and health

and safety protocols for attending this meeting are available here:

https://house.texas.gov/committees/public-access-house-committee-meetings/

 

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:

https://comments.house.texas.gov/home?c=c210

 

 

 

NOTICE OF ASSISTANCE AT PUBLIC MEETINGS

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.