COMMITTEE:    Human Services 

TIME & DATE:  8:00 AM, Tuesday, May 18, 2021 

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



*The chair may limit testimony time and the number of testifying witnesses to ensure consideration of posted, pending and referred business. The order of the bills is at the discretion of the chair.*



SB 171         Blanco | et al.                                        
Relating to a report regarding Medicaid reimbursement rates, supplemental payment amounts, and access to care.

SB 225         Paxton                                                
Relating to the regulation of certain child-care facilities and family homes.

SB 452         West | et al.                                         
Relating to prevention and early intervention programs and practices.

SB 500         Miles | et al.                                         
Relating to creating the criminal offense of operating a boarding home facility without a permit in certain counties and municipalities.

SB 1061        Zaffirini                                             
Relating to background and criminal history checks for operators and employees of certain child-care facilities.

SB 1628        Miles                                                 
Relating to the authority of the Health and Human Services Commission's office of the ombudsman to resolve complaints against the Department of Family and Protective Services.

SB 1808        Kolkhorst                                             
Relating to the regulation of providers of certain Medicaid services to persons with an intellectual or developmental disability.

SB 1921        Lucio                                                 
Relating to Medicaid reimbursement for the provision of certain behavioral health and physical health services.

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