COMMITTEE:    Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 

PLACE:       E2.030 
CHAIR:       Rep. James B. Frank 


The order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair. *Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.*


HB 105         Ortega                                                
Relating to the use of promotoras and community health workers in Medicaid managed care.

HB 149         Reynolds | et al.                                      
Relating to a study to evaluate state and local regulation of group homes.

HB 158         Thierry                                               
Relating to Medicaid coverage of doula services.

HB 168         González, Mary                                         
Relating to the regulation of child-care facilities and registered family homes providing services to children with disabilities or special needs.

HB 343         Cain | et al.                                         
Relating to prohibiting the purchase of certain food and drink items under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1003        Dutton                                                
Relating to the establishment of the private child care task force.

HB 1019        Meza | et al.                                         
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1187        Dutton                                                
Relating to the eligibility of a person to serve as a relative or other designated caregiver for a child.

HB 1387        Harris                                                
Relating to the storage of firearms and ammunition in the same locked location in certain foster homes.

HB 1516        Parker                                                
Relating to regular efficiency audits of public benefits programs.

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