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House Committee on Public Health - 68th R.S. (1983)

Committee Members
Brad Wright, Chair
Don Lee, Vice Chair
Frank Madla, Chair - Budget & Oversight
Gonzalo Barrientos
Tom DeLay
Frank Eikenburg
Nancy McDonald
Mike McKinney
Jesse Oliver
Alan Schoolcraft
Ron Wilson
Charges
• To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 25.
• To study community care for the developmentally disabled.
• To study, in cooperation with the House-Senate Joint Committee in Indigent Health Care, health care needs in South Texas.
• To study chelation therapy, acupuncture, and the practice of human ecology, in cooperation with the House Committee on Human Services.
• To monitor agencies scheduled for Sunset Review in 1985.
• To study alcoholism in women.
• To study the role of psychologists in mental health commitment process and in the delivery of health services.
• Study the issues of rising medical costs and medical cost containment.*

Note:
Mike McKinney (Member) appointed 5/4/1984. Nancy McDonald (Member) appointed 5/15/1984. Press Releases issued by Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, Speaker of the Texas House of Represenatives, May 4, 1984 and May 15, 1984. . See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 3.)

* This represents an abstract of the report contents. Charge text is incomplete or unavailable.

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