Agenda for Sunset Commission Public Hearings on HHSC Now Online

sunset commission2The Sunset Commission has set out their agenda for the upcoming public hearings on the Texas Health and Human Services Commission to be held on Wednesday and Thursday, November 12 and 13.

Meeting materials will be available on the Sunset Commission website, Friday, November 7.

The meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet on the Senate website.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and who may need assistance, such as a sign language interpreter, are requested to contact Cee Hartley at (512) 463-1300, no later than four days before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.

The agenda is as follows [download from Commission website]:

Location: Senate Finance Committee Room

Room E1.036, Capitol Extension
1400 Congress Avenue

Wednesday, November 12, 10:00 a.m.

1. Call to Order

2. Approval of Minutes

3. Staff Presentation and Agency Response (Invited Testimony Only)

  • Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
  • Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
  • Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities
  • Texas Health Services Authority
  • Health and Human Services Commission and System Issues (includes Interagency Task Force for Children With Special Needs)
  • Office of Inspector General (Health and Human Services Commission)
  • DFPS — Presentation on the Child Protective Services Transformation Report to the Sunset  Commission
  • Texas Education Agency (includes State Board for Educator Certification)
  • Entry Criteria for Self-Directed Semi-Independent Agencies

Thursday, November 13, 9:00 a.m.

4. Public Testimony

If you wish to testify, please submit your Witness Registration card to Sunset staff  30 minutes before the start of the meeting. If presenting written testimony, please provide 15 copies with your name visible in the upper right corner of each copy and turn in with your Witness Registration card. Written testimony received in response to a staff report is considered public record, will be posted on the Sunset website and released to the public upon request.

  • Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities
  • Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities
  • Texas Council on Purchasing from People with Disabilities
  • Texas Health Services Authority
  • Health and Human Services Commission and System Issues (includes Interagency Task Force for Children With Special Needs)
  • Office of Inspector General (Health and Human Services Commission)
  • Texas Education Agency (includes State Board for Educator Certification)
  • Entry Criteria for Self-Directed Semi-Independent Agencies

5. Other Business

6. Adjournment

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