Today's Committee Meetings on the LRL website is a calendar of interim committee hearings with links to agendas. The following may be helpful resources for upcoming hearings.

Monday, February 27th

House Committees on Insurance and Public Health (Joint Hearing)

Charge 3: Implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in Texas

Tuesday, February 28th

Joint Committee on Alzheimer's Disease 

Charge 1: Overall economic and systemic impact of Alzheimer's disease through 2017, inventory of public and private infrastructure and capacity, funds and systems to support disease-specific strategic planning

  • 2011 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures, Alzheimer's Association, March 2011
  • Alzheimer's Disease Program, Texas Department of State Health Services; including Putting the Pieces Together: A Comprehensive Plan for Addressing the Burden of Alzheimer’s Disease in Texas: Texas State Plan on Alzheimer's Disease 2010-2015, September 2010; and Texas Council on Alzheimer's Disease and Related Disorders 2010 Biennial Report, December 2010

House Committee on Appropriations - Subcommittee on Article II CANCELLED

Topic: Medicaid trends, implementation of cost-savings initiatives in health and human services, and changes in hospital reimbursement methodology

Wednesday, February 29th

Joint Committee on Oversight of Medicaid Reform Waiver 

Topic: Design and development of Medicaid reform waiver to transition existing Medicaid payment systems and benefits to a more efficient and cost-effective model

House Committee on Criminal Jurisprudence

Charge 4: Current sentencing practices for defendants with mental illnesses

Topic: Implementation of HB 215 (82R), relating to photograph and live lineup identification procedures in criminal cases.

Thursday, March 1st
House Committees on Border & Intergovernmental Affairs and Homeland Security & Public Safety (Joint Hearing, McAllen)

Charge 3: Interstate coordination concerning border security and intelligence sharing

Joint Partnership Advisory Commission
Topic: Organizational meeting, elect a Presiding Officer and Assistant Presiding Officer, and adopt rules for the Commission

Friday, March 2nd

House Committees on Border & Intergovernmental Affairs and Homeland Security & Public Safety (Joint Work Session, McAllen)
Topic: Rio Grande Valley Texas Border Security and Public Safety Briefing to showcase area emergency preparedness and border security