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Committee: House Child Protection, Select
Title: Interim Report
Subjects: Child abuse | Child Protective Services | Child welfare | Family and Protective Services, Texas Department of | Foster care |
Library Call Number: L1836.83 C436
Session: 83rd R.S. (2013)
Online version: View report [54 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. This committee shall study the incidence of abuse and neglect fatalities in Texas and make recommendations to protect children. In developing its recommendations, the committee shall:
  • Monitor the ongoing efforts of the Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS), the work of the Protect Our Kids Commission and the National Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities, and any relevant Sunset Commission recommendations;
  • Assess the efficacy of ongoing prevention efforts that target resources to families at risk;
  • Examine regulatory policy and contract oversight within the child welfare system;
  • Consider ways to encourage consistent, transparent, and timely review of abuse and neglect fatalities;
  • Monitor ongoing efforts to stabilize the CPS workforce, placing specific emphasis on improving work environment, enhancing the quality of supervision, and addressing the unique challenges facing different regions of the state;
  • Suggest improvements to the screening, assessment, training, and support of potential foster and kinship families;
  • Evaluate the ability of children and youth within the system to report maltreatment;
  • Monitor ongoing efforts to enhance the use of data to improve outcomes; and
  • Consider strategies to ensure better coordination and collaboration among local agencies, faith-based organizations, the private sector, non-profits, and law enforcement to reduce the incidence of abuse and neglect fatalities.
Committee: House Human Services
Title: Interim report
Library Catalog Title: Interim report to the 72nd Texas Legislature / Committee on Human Services.
Subjects: At-risk youth | Child abuse | Child care | Child welfare | Elder abuse | Long-term care | Medical education | Nurses | Nursing education | Nursing homes | Nursing shortages | Obesity | Public health | Quality of care | Runaway children | Senior citizens |
Library Call Number: L1836.71 h88
Session: 71st R.S. (1989)
Online version: View report [310 pages  File size: 11,175 kb]
Charges: This report should address the charges below.
1. To monitor all activities and to have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 17.
2. To study the extent of the problem of "throwaway children" that have been abandoned by their parents.
3. To study feasibility of obesity prevention programs and the potential impact on reduction of indigent health care costs.
4. To study the impact of the shortage of nursing personnel on health care delivery providers, including an examination of the regulation and permit requirements of nursing pools.
5. To study the provision of day care services to families with low to moderate income, including the licensing and regulation of providers, the effects of federal welfare and day care reforms on day care services and the potential for expanded public-private partnerships in the area of day care.
6. To study current public and private policies relating to child day care and to make recommendations to improve child day care services in Texas.
7. To study the development of state policy and strategy for long term care, including a review of policies regarding penalties and sanctions for long term care providers, and to examine unlicensed and unregulated boarding terms.
Committee: Joint Preschool Education Standards
Title: Interim Report
Library Catalog Title: A report to the 62nd Legislature as authorized by S.C.R. 65, 61st Legislature, 1969.
Subjects: Child care | Child welfare | Children with disabilities | Early childhood education |
Library Call Number: L1836.61 P92
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View report [36 pages  File size: 1,643 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a thorough study of public and private day care and educational services in Texas for children under six. The committee shall be called the Committee on Preschool Education Standards, and it shall conduct its investigations looking toward the development of a system of standards applicable to day care facilities, headstart programs, nursery schools and kindergartens in the three areas of (1) educational services and personnel to provide such services; (2) social services, and corresponding personnel; and (3) health services, and health personnel.
Supporting documents
Committee: Joint Preschool Education Standards
Title: Transcripts, exhibits, and testimony, June 10 and September 17, 1970
Library Catalog Title: Minutes
Library Call Number: L1836.61 P92M
Session: 61st R.S. (1969)
Online version: View document [237 pages  File size: 295,351 kb]
Committee: House Divorce Laws
Title: Report
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Interim Study Committee on Divorce, created by H.S.R. 204, the Legislature of Texas, third called session, 1962, to the 58th Legislature of Texas.
Subjects: Child custody | Child support | Child welfare | Common law marriages | Divorce | Families | Marriage |
Library Call Number: L1836.57 D642
Session: 57th R.S. (1961)
Online version: View report [83 pages  File size: 8,390 kb]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Make a comprehensive study of divorce and the laws relating thereto, giving special attention to the rights children, methods for promoting the public welfare by preserving, promoting and protecting family life and the institution of matrimony, and to the possible methods which might encourage the reconciliation of spouses and the amicable settlement of domestic and family controversies.
Committee: Joint Dickson Orphan's Home in Gilmer
Title: Report - House
Library Catalog Title: Report of the Committee to Visit Dickerson [sic] Colored Orphanage.
Subjects: Child welfare | Gilmer State Orphanage | Gilmer, Texas |
Library Call Number: H.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 1st C.S. 68 (1929)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [2 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate advisability of accepting donation of Dickson Colored Orphanage in Gilmer, Texas to the state. *
Committee: Joint Dickson Orphan's Home in Gilmer
Title: Report - Senate
Library Catalog Title: Report of Investigating Committee of the Negro Orphan's Home, Gilmer, Texas
Subjects: Child welfare | Gilmer State Orphanage | Gilmer, Texas |
Library Call Number: S.J. of Tex., 41st Leg., 1st C.S. 18 (1929)
Session: 41st R.S. (1929)
Online version: View report [3 pages]
Charge: This report should address the charge below.
1. Investigate advisability of accepting donation of Dickson Colored Orphanage in Gilmer, Texas to the state. *

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

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