COMMITTEE:††† Human Services†

TIME & DATE:† 8:00 AM, Tuesday, April 13, 2021†

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


HB 3287 will be the first bill heard following pending business. The remaining order in which bills are heard is at the discretion of the chair. *Public testimony will be limited to three (3) minutes.*


HB 116†††††††† Minjarez††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the eligibility of and receipt by certain relative caretakers of dependent children of supplemental financial assistance and the assignment of those relative caretakers as protective payees for financial assistance payments; creating a criminal offense.

HB 701†††††††† Walle | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to simplified certification and recertification requirements for certain persons under the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 945†††††††† Romero, Jr. | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the period of eligibility of certain persons for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.

HB 1098††††††† Gates†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to reports of child abuse or neglect and certain preliminary investigations of those reports.

HB 1230††††††† Ortega††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to excluding the value of motor vehicles in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 1353††††††† Ortega††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to continued household eligibility for supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits on the ineligibility of the head of household for failure to comply with certain work requirements.

HB 1449††††††† Romero, Jr.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the exclusion of certain resources in determining eligibility for financial assistance and supplemental nutrition assistance program benefits.

HB 1681††††††† Harless†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the construction of an assisted living facility within a 500-year floodplain.

HB 2126††††††† Walle†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program and the provision of employment and training services under the program.

HB 2298††††††† Cason | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to notifying an alleged perpetrator of child abuse or neglect of the person's rights in connection with an investigation conducted by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 2365††††††† Lopez†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the participation and reimbursement of certain military medical treatment facilities and affiliated health care providers under Medicaid.

HB 2641††††††† Rodriguez†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to annually adjusting for inflation the maximum amount of a motor vehicle excluded in determining eligibility for the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 3191††††††† Meza | et al.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to prohibiting or limiting certain charges during a public health disaster in connection with delivery services provided by retailers participating in the supplemental nutrition assistance program.

HB 3225††††††† Hinojosa††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the reimbursement under Medicaid of local educational agencies for the provision of health care services to students.

HB 3287††††††† GonzŠlez, Mary | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the provision of certain co-navigation services to persons who are deaf-blind.

HB 3419††††††† Guillen†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the participation and reimbursement of certain children's hospitals under Medicaid.

HB 3425††††††† Slawson†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to the drug testing of certain persons seeking benefits under the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program.

HB 3493††††††† Parker | et al.††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to prevention and early intervention services by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

HB 3815††††††† Hunter††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to transitional living services provided to foster youth transitioning to independent living.

HB 4094††††††† Frank†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††
Relating to procurements by Health and Human Services Agencies and exemptions for contracts entered into by the Department of Family and Protective Services.

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HB 1211


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