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86th Texas Legislature Health and Human Services: End of Session Report

INTRODUCTION. This report is provided to address many of the key issues identified during the 86th Legislative Session. Section 1 of the report summarizes appropriation issues at a very high level. Only items addressed in HB1 are included. Items requested, but not funded are not included. The summary is organized by topic area. Additionally, there is a specific section where appropriation issues identified by the Department of Family and Protective Services and the Department of State Health Services are summarized. Section 2 of the report addresses both rider summaries and summaries of substantive legislation by subject area. Riders that appear in one area are not repeated in another area. Similarly, substantive legislation is only referenced and summarized once, although they may address several substantive areas.
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Intellectual and Developmental Disability System Redesign Advisory Committee

Introductions and welcome: The meeting was convened by Dana Williamson who was filling in for Jenny Costilow, who was called away on legislative business. Vice-chair election (Vote required): The election process was reviewed. Members of the committee nominate others or themselves, vote on provided ballots, and then votes are tallied. A tie is followed by discussion and a second vote. A second tie is settled by the flipping of a coin. If there is only one nominee, then that person can be elected by acclimation.
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