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Below is a list of books the Library has received during the past two months.

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Week of Monday, Nov 18 2019

Implementation of acute and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual or developmental disability : as required by Texas Government Code, Section 534.054 / Health and Human Services.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2017]
H375.8 IM7D 2017
Received: 11/22/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Texas.

Report on the Harris County mental health jail diversion pilot program for fiscal year 2016 : as required by Senate Bill 1185, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013 / Health and Human Services Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 H24M 2017
Received: 11/22/2019
Prisoners--Mental health services--Texas.
Mentally ill offenders--Texas.

Interoperability for Texas : powering health 2016 / as required by H.B. 2641, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 IN8P 2016
Received: 11/22/2019
Internet in medicine--Texas.
Medical records--Technological innovations--Texas.
Medical records--Access control--Texas.
Medical records--Texas--Data processing.

Report on the jail-based competency restoration pilot program, first quarter fiscal year 2017 : as required by 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 (Article II, Department of State Health Services, rider 70.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 J199C 2016
Received: 11/21/2019
Prisoners--Mental health services--Texas.
Mentally ill offenders--Texas.

Equitable practices for Texas systems : as required by the [House Bill (H.B.) 1], 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015 (Article II, Health and Human Services Commission, Rider 64 / Center for Elimination if Disproportionality and Disparities.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 EQ59P 2015
Received: 11/21/2019
Medical care--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

13 : the Alamo book of days.
Valparaiso, IN : Native Sun Productions/ELF, 2011.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 11/21/2019

Week of Monday, Nov 11 2019

Color coded : party politics in the American West, 1950-2016 / Walter Nugent.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
324.2730978 N896C 2018
Received: 11/15/2019
Party affiliation--West (U.S.)--History--20th century.
Political culture--West (U.S.)
Voting research--West (U.S.) .block 324.2730978 N896C 2018

Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers : the Texas victory that changed American history / Brian Kilmeade.
[New York] : Sentinel, [2019]
976.4 K558S 2019
Received: 11/12/2019
Governors--Texas--Biography.
Legislators--United States--Biography.

Biscuits, the dole, and nodding donkeys : Texas politics, 1929-1932 / Norman D. Brown ; edited and with an introduction by Rachel Ozanne.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
976.406 B814B 2019
Received: 11/12/2019

Researching Texas law / by Brandon D. Quarles, Director of the Law Library and Professor of Law, Baylor Law School; Matthew C. Cordon, Director of the Legal Writing Center and Professor of Law, Baylor Law School.
Buffalo, New York : William S.Hein & Co., Inc., 2019.
340.09764 Q27R 2019
Received: 11/12/2019
Legal research--Texas.

Protecting historic coastal cities : case studies in resilience / edited by Matthew Pelz.
College Station : Texas A&M University Press, [2019]
333.917 P369P 2019
Received: 11/12/2019
Coastal zone management.
Historic preservation.
Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration.
Buildings--Natural disaster effects.
Natural disasters--Gulf Coast (U.S.) .block 333.917 P369P 2019

Social media law in a nutshell / Ryan Garcia (adjunct professor of law, University of Texas School of Law), Thaddeus Hoffmeister (professor of law, University of Dayton School of Law).
St. Paul, MN : West Academic Publishing, [2017]
343.7309 G165S 2017
Received: 11/12/2019
Social media--Law and legislation--United States.
Online social networks--Law and legislation--United States.

Conflict and cooperation : reflections on the new deal in Texas.
Nacogdoches, TX : Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2019.
976.4 J765C 2019
Received: 11/12/2019
New Deal, 1933-1939.

We the kids : the preamble to the Constitution of the United States / illustrations and foreword by David Catrow.
New York : Puffin, 2005, Ã2002.
YOUNG TEXANS
Received: 11/12/2019
Constitutional law--United States--Juvenile literature.
Constitutional law--United States.

Week of Monday, Nov 04 2019

Legislature, RG 100 : records, 1836-1972.
Austin, TX : exas State Library and Archives Commission, 1983.
L1900.8 L524 1983
Received: 11/8/2019

Surprise medical billing in the South : a balancing act.
Atlanta, Ga : Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments, c2019.
362.1 M786B 2019
Received: 11/4/2019
Medical care, Cost of--Southern States.
Health insurance--Southern States.

Week of Monday, Oct 28 2019

Scoot over : the growth of micromobility and electric scooters in the South.
Atlanta, Ga : Southern Legislative Conference, Council of State Governments, c2019.
388.4 M786S 2019
Received: 11/1/2019
Local transit--Southern States.

The 1983 legislative guide to the Third House.
Austin, Tex. : The Bookmaker, Inc., Ã1983.
328.38 L786L 1983
Received: 11/1/2019
Lobbyists--Texas--Directories.
Legislators--Texas--Directories.
Legislative bodies--Texas--Directories.
Elections--Texas.

Border land, border water : a history of construction on the U.S.-Mexico divide / C.J. Alvarez.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
363.6 AL86B 2019
Received: 10/30/2019
Building--Mexican-American Border Region.
Public works--Political aspects--Mexican-American Border Region--History.
Waterworks--Mexican-American Border Region--History.
POLITICAL SCIENCE--Public Affairs & Administration.
Building.
Ecology.
Waterworks.

Week of Monday, Oct 21 2019

A crooked river : rustlers, rangers, and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1861-1877 / Michael L. Collins.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
976.405 C694C 2018
Received: 10/21/2019
Reconstruction (U.S.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas, South.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Culture conflict--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
HISTORY--United States--19th Century.
HISTORY--United States--State & Local--Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX) bisacsh
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Discrimination & Race Relations.
Reconstruction (U.S.
Culture conflict.
Frontier and pioneer life.
International relations.

Texas devils : Rangers and regulars on the lower Rio Grande, 1846-1861 / Michael L. Collins.
Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, Ã2008.
976.44905 C694T 2008
Received: 10/21/2019
Mexicans--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
Culture conflict--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley--History--19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas, South.
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas--Lower Rio Grande Valley.
Culture conflict.
Ethnic relations.
Frontier and pioneer life.
International relations.
Mexicans.

Sesquicentennial yearbook, 1986 / the Sons of the Republic of Texas ; edited by Joseph G. Ginn.
Crosby, TX : Sons of the Republic of Texas, 1986.
976.404 SO57Y 1986
Received: 10/21/2019

Week of Monday, Oct 14 2019

Regional solid waste grants program funding report : fiscal years 2014/2013 / Texas Association of Regional Councils.
[Austin, Tex. : Texas Association of Regional Councils, 2013]
352.009 T313M 2012/2013
Received: 10/16/2019
Refuse and refuse disposal--Texas.

Regional solid waste grants program funding report : fiscal years 2014/2015 / Texas Association of Regional Councils.
[Austin, Tex. : Texas Association of Regional Councils, 2015]
352.009 T313M 2014/2015
Received: 10/16/2019
Refuse and refuse disposal--Texas.

Consolidated behavioral health schedule and exceptional item review, fiscal years 2018-19 : as required by the 2018-19 legislative appropriations request instructions and requested by the Senate Finance Committee / Statewide Behavioral Health Coordinating Council.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 B394H 2016
Received: 10/15/2019
Mental health services--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Annual runaway and human trafficking report, fiscal year 2016.
Austin, Tex. : Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services, [2016]
P3275.8 R87H 2016
Received: 10/15/2019
Human trafficking--Texas.
Runaway children--Texas.
Runaway teenagers--Texas.

Texas Council on Long-Term Care Facility Surveys and Informal Dispute Resolution : as required by Senate Bill 914 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Aging and Disability Services, [2016]
A850.3 L854D 2016
Received: 10/15/2019
Older people--Long-term care--Texas.
Long-term care of the sick--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Institutional care--Texas.
Long-term care facilities--Texas.

A case study evaluation of the Dallas Men Against Abuse Campaign and related initiatives : as required by H.B. 77, 84th Legislature, Regular Session. 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 2016.
H375.8 D161A 2016
Received: 10/14/2019
Intimate partner violence--Texas.
Marital violence--Texas.
Family violence--Texas.

Three-share premium assistance programs : report required by Senate Bill 1, Article VIII, 85th Legislature, Regular Session, 2017 / Texas Department of Insurance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Insurance, [2018]
I1100.8 AM95O 2018
Received: 10/14/2019
Medically uninsured persons--Services for--Texas.
Health insurance premiums--Texas.

Three-share premium assistance programs : report on rider 13, Title VIII, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019 / Texas Department of Insurance.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Insurance, [2018]
I1100.8 T413P 2018
Received: 10/14/2019
Medically uninsured persons--Services for--Texas.
Health insurance premiums--Texas.

Citizen's guide to the Texas Legislature.
[Austin, TX] : s.n., [2006]
L1800.8 G941L 2006
Received: 10/14/2019

Week of Monday, Oct 07 2019

Vetoes of legislation, 86th Legislature / House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives.
Austin, Tex. : House Research Organization, Texas House of Representatives, [2019]
L1801.9 ST94 86-4
Received: 10/11/2019
Veto--Texas.
Bills, Legislative--Texas.
Legislation--Texas.

Texas aquifers study : groundwater quantity, quality, flow, and contributions to surface water / Texas Water Development Board.
Austin, Texas : Texas Water Development Board, [2016]
W600.8 AQ51st 2016
Received: 10/11/2019
Aquifers--Texas.
Groundwater--Texas.
Water-supply--Texas--Planning.

Annual report on implementation of acute and long-term services and supports system redesign for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities : as required by S.B. 7, 83rd Legislature, Regular Session, 2013 and H.B. 3523, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 IM7D 2016
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Nursing home patients--Texas.
Developmentally disabled--Services for--Texas.
People with mental disabilities--Services for--Texas.

Report on benefits of prenatal surgical procedures to treat birth defects : as required by House Bill 606, 84th Legislature, Regular Session. 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Health and Human Services Commission, 2016.
H375.8 P917S 2016
Received: 10/10/2019
Maternal and infant welfare--Texas.
Prenatal care--Texas.

Combined report on Medicaid managed care provider network adequacy, monitoring, and violations : as required by S.B. 760, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015, and 2016-17 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2017]
H375.8 M468M 2017
Received: 10/10/2019
Medicaid--Texas.
Managed care plans (Medical care)--Texas.

Senate Bill 1831 : a report on state programs not funded by appropriations.
Austin, TX : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2018]
C2600.8 P943N 2018
Received: 10/10/2019
Budget--Texas.
Finance, Public--Texas.

Report on the mental health for veterans grant program : as required by 2016-2017 General Appropriations Act, H.B. 1, 84th Legislature, Regular Session, 2015.
[Austin, Tex.] : Health and Human Services Commission, [2016]
H375.8 M528 2016
Received: 10/10/2019
Veterans--Mental health services--Texas.
Veterans--Services for--Texas.

The Texas Legislature citizen's guide.
[Austin, TX] : s.n., [2006]
L1800.8 C498G 2006
Received: 10/10/2019

Quality counts 2017 : under contruction: building on ESSA's K-12 foundation / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2017.
371.1 Q25 2017
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational accountability--United States.

Technology counts, 2016 : transforming the classroom / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
371.334 T226 2016
Received: 10/10/2019
Educational technology--United States.
Computer-assisted instruction--United States.

Diplomas count : reaching higher / Education week.
Bethesda, MD : Editorial Projects in Education, c2016.
373.73 D625 2016
Received: 10/10/2019
High school graduates--United States.
High school students--United States.
College preparation programs--United States.

The conservative sensibility / George F. Will.
New York, NY : Hachette Books, 2019.
320.520973 W66C 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Conservatism--United States--History.

Deadly force : understanding your right to self defense / Massad Ayoob.
Iola, WI : Gun Digest Books, 2014.
363.33 AY65D 2014
Received: 10/8/2019
Self-defense (Law)--United States.
Firearms--Law and legislation--United States.
Firearms ownership--United States.

God of liberty : a religious history of the American Revolution / Thomas S. Kidd.
New York : Basic Books, Ã2010.
277.307 K537G 2010
Received: 10/8/2019
Christianity and politics--United States--History--18th century.

Love your enemies : how decent people can save America from our culture of contempt / Arthur C. Brooks.
New York, NY : Broadside Books, [2019]
320.973 B791L 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Political culture--United States.
Polarization (Social sciences)--United States.
Political participation--Moral and ethical aspects--United States.

Troubled water : what's wrong with what we drink / Seth M. Siegel.
New York : Thomas Dunne Books, 2019.
613.287 SI15T 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Drinking water--Contamination--United States.
Drinking water--Health aspects--United States.
Water quality management--United States--History.
Water-supply--Political aspects--United States.

Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission self-evaluation report.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission, [2019]
H2050.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The Anatomical Board of the State of Texas self-evaluation report instructions.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Anatomical Board, [2019]
A1600.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement self-evaluation report / submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, [2019]
L900.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/8/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Prepaid Higher Education Tuition Board, [2019]
C2600.1 R299SPH 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Brazos River Authority self-evaluation / submitted to the Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
Austin, Tex. : Brazos River Authority, [2019]
B1300.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

2019 self evaluation report / Texas Commission on Jail Standards ; submitted to Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Jail Standards, [2019]
J040.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Economic Development and Tourism Office, 2019.
G825.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Credit Union Department ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Credit Union Commission, [2019]
C4700.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Commission of Licensing and Regulation and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Licensing and Regulation, [2019]
L2300.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Sunset self-evaluation report / Texas Animal Health Commission, August 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Animal Health Commission, [2019]
A1700.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report for the Texas Commission on Fire Protection / submitted to Sunset Advisory Commission, August 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Commission on Fire Protection, [2019]
F750.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Sunset Advisory Commission self-evaluation report / Texas Office of State-Federal Relations.
Washington, D.C. : Texas Office of State-Federal Relations, [2019]
S1250.1 R299 2019S
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners, [2019]
V800.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Boll Weevil Eradication Foundation, [2019]
A900.1 R299BW 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Teacher Retirement System of Texas ; submitted to the Sunset Advisory Commission September 3, 2019.
[Austin, Tex.] : Teacher Retirement System of Texas, [2019]
T600.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Racing Commission.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Racing Commission, [2019]
R200.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department self-evaluation report.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Parks & Wildlife Dept., [2019]
P400.1 R299S 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / San Jacinto River Authority ; submitted to Texas Sunset Advisory Commission.
Austin, Tex. : San Jacinto River Authority, [2019]
S385.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Self-evaluation report / Texas Department of Agriculture.
[Austin, Tex.] : Texas Dept. of Agriculture, [2019]
A900.1 R299 2019
Received: 10/7/2019
Sunset reviews of government programs--Texas.

Week of Monday, Sep 30 2019

Big wonderful thing : a history of Texas / Stephen Harrigan.
Austin : University of Texas Press, 2019.
976.4 H235B 2019
Received: 10/4/2019

The unthinkable : who survives when disaster strikes - and why / Amanda Ripley.
New York : Three Rivers Press, [2009]
155.935 R482U 2009
Received: 10/4/2019
Resilience (Personality trait)
Disasters--Psychological aspects.
Disaster relief.
Preparedness.
Risk management.
Emergency management.
Crisis intervention (Mental health services)
Disaster victims--Mental health.
Disasters--Risk assessment.

Senate Bill 2065 : a report on occupational licenses required by the State of Texas.
Austin, TX : Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, [2018]
C2600.8 OC1 2018
Received: 10/4/2019
Occupations--Licenses--Texas.
Professions--Licenses--Texas.

The Texas Regulars : the beginning of the move to the Republican Party in the South / Judge Paul Pressler.
Garland, Tex. : Hannibal Books, 2001.
329.6 P926T 2001
Received: 10/4/2019

Camp Travis and its part in the world war ...
New York city, E.B. Johns, Ã1919.
940.3 T698C 1919
Received: 10/3/2019
World War, 1914-1918.

San Antonio legacy / Donald E. Everett ; drawings by Josâe Cisneros.
San Antonio, Tex. : Trinity University Press, 1979.
976.4351 EV26S 1979
Received: 10/3/2019
Legends--Texas--San Antonio.
Legends.

For God and Texas; the life of P.B. Hill, by Green Peyton.
New York, London, Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Co. [Ã1947]
922.573 P468F 1947
Received: 10/3/2019

Saga of a frontier seaport / by Coleman McCampbell.
Dallas, Tex. : South-West Press, Ã1934.
976.4 M125S 1934
Received: 10/3/2019

Perilous trails of Texas / by J.B. (Red) John Dunn ; (edited by Lilith Lorraine).
Dallas, Texas : Published for the author by the Southwest Press, [Ã1932]
923.973 D922P 1932
Received: 10/3/2019
Frontier and pioneer life--Texas.
Frontier and pioneer life.

Vasconcelos of Mexico, philosopher and prophet / by John H. Haddox.
Austin : University of Texas Press, [1967]
199.72 H117V 1967
Received: 10/3/2019
Vasconcelos, Jose, 1881-1959.

The Padre Island story, by Loraine Daly and Pat Reumert.
San Antonio, Naylor Co. [1962]
917.64 D177 1926
Received: 10/3/2019
Travel.