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Senate Committee on Human Resources - 66th R.S. (1979)

Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: Interim Report - Alternate care and family violence issues
Library Catalog Title: Response to Senate resolution 692 : review of alternative care, coordination of services, and family violence issues : 1980 report and recommendations / Senate Committee on Human Resources.
Subjects: Community support services | Family violence | Guardianship | Long-term care | Persons with disabilities | Protective orders | Senior citizens |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 l854
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [25 pages  File size: 1,061 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. Study the following areas in furtherance of recommendations made by the Joint Committee on Long-Term Care Alternatives; (1) coordination of all services and programs for the aging through the appropriate agency or commission; (2) development of the means to protect the rights of the elderly in the area of self-determination; (3) monitoring the development of a single pre-admission assesment instrument and procedure for all applicants for community or institutional care administered by the Texas Department of Human Resources who are eligible for Medicaid and MAO; (4)further investigation of the transfer of assets by patients upon entry into long-term care facilities; (5) investigation of the difficulties encountered by the elderly and handicapped in obtaining adequate insurance coverage; and (6) monitoring the implementation of the various alternate care programs mandated by the 66th Legislature in an effort to ensure that the needs of all recipients are met.
2. Conduct a study which includes monitoring the the contract system mandated by HB 1075, 65th Legislature, Regular Session, between the Texas Department of Human Resources and certain family violence shelters in Texas, and also includes assessment of the services and needs of the shelters.
Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: Revision of the Texas Mental Health Code
Library Catalog Title: Resource paper on the revision of the Texas Mental Health Code / prepared under the auspices of the Senate Committee on Human Resources for the lieutenant governor of Texas and the Texas Legislative Council.
Subjects: Mental health services | Mentally ill persons |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 m528
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [23 pages  File size: 920 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a study of the mental health commitment process and the possible need for revision of related laws as set out in the Texas Mental Health Code.
Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: Interim Report - Disabled Texans
Library Catalog Title: Needs and concerns of disabled Texans : 1980 report and recommendations / Senate Committee on Human Resources.
Subjects: Persons with disabilities |
Library Call Number: L1836.66 h88
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View report [31 pages  File size: 2,808 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Conduct a comprehensive study of the handicapped in Texas. The study shall include: (1) promulgation of an operational definition of "handicapped person"; (2) a survey of the handicapped in Texas to accurately determine their number, distribution, level and type of disability, and unmet needs; (3) public hearings to augment the survey data with citizen input; (4) an analysis of available services and an identification of areas of unmet needs; and (5) a final report of findings and recommendations to be submitted to the Lieutenant Governor and members of the Senate.
Supporting documents
Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: SR 692
Library Call Number: SR 692
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [3 pages  File size: 1,718 kb]
Committee: Senate Human Resources
Title: SR 693
Library Call Number: SR 693
Session: 66th R.S. (1979)
Online version: View document [2 pages  File size: 1,017 kb]

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