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Senate Committee on Health and Human Services Subcommittee on Health Services - 70th R.S. (1987)

Committee Members
Carlos F. Truan, Chair
John Whitmire, Vice Chair
Chet Edwards
Hector Uribe
Craig A. Washington
Charges
• Study the regulation of uranium mill tailings and similar waste. Investigate risks to public health and the environment, the state's liability for improperly regulated disposal sites, and the loss of public confidence in the state's regulatory process. *
• Monitor the development of the joint long-range plan for services to persons with developmental disabilities; identify problems relating to the ICF-MR (Intermediate Care Facilities for the Mentally Retarded) survey process, reimbursement rates, availability of services, and the effects of the prospective payment program; examine the feasibility of consolidating publicly funded health care services for children; and determine the needs of medically fragile, chronically ill children and their families.

Note:
Charge two comes from SR 127, 70th Leg., 2nd C.S.

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

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