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Senate Committee on Human Resources Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare - 67th R.S. (1981)

Committee Members
Betty Andujar, Chair
Hector Uribe, Vice Chair
J.E. 'Buster' Brown
Robert J. 'Bob' Glasgow
Bill Sarpalius
Charges
• Study the existing system of child support enforcement in Texas and make recommendations to improve the system.*
• Develop normative standards, consistent with the spirit and letter of the Texas Family Code and the traditions of family law practice, to be used as guidelines for establishing child support awards.*
• Make recommendations about the means should be employed to encourage the voluntary adoption of standards by the courts, attorneys, public child support enforcement agencies, child welfare personnel and the public at large. Consider incentives which would encourage the voluntary adoption of the proposed standards, as well as statutory and procedural changes which might facilitate the adoption of uniform standards. *
• Study the problems of sexually transmitted diseases in the State of Texas; the subcommittee should study the nature and extent of this health problem, current program activities and resources in local communities, and the resources available to the Texas Venereal Disease Control Program and the people of Texas; and be it further resolved, the the interim study of the Subcommittee on Public Health and Welfare provide the groundwork for needed health planning related to a statewide prevention and control program for the sexually transmitted diseases; more importantly, it would provide the opportunity for quality assurance and the establishment of uniform statewide policies and guidelines for the prevention and management of the sexually transmitted diseases.

Note:
Charged by SR 656.
Conflicting information on committee name in Journal. Senate Journal, 65th Legislature, p. 74, indicates correct name Public Health and Welfare.
Uribe listed as Vice Chair on committee report.

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

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