Posts tagged "CPS"

HHSC: Behavioral Health Advisory Committee

Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions Dr. Wayne Young, Chair, opened the meeting. There was no quorum present. Dr. Young reviewed the purpose and charge of the committee. Approval of minutes…
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House Committee on Human Services

The House Committee on Human Services met to consider the following: HB 53 Minjarez | et al. – Relating to the transitional living services program for certain youth in foster care. HB…
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House Committee on Public Health: HB 10

The Committee on public health met to consider: HB 10 Thompson, Senfronia | et al Relating to grants and programs for researching and treating behavioral health and psychiatric issues. Also considered was HJR5, proposing a constitutional amendment providing for the issuance of general obligation bonds by the Texas Public Finance Authority to fund research, treatment, and access to services in this state for behavioral health, mental health, and substance use and addiction issues.
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Texas House of Representatives: Committee on Appropriations

The House Appropriations Committee met to hear testimony on the following:

  • Public Education Funding
  • Medicaid
  • Mental Health
  • School Safety
  • Child Protective Services
  • Border Security Funding
  • Transportation
  • Other budget matters
This report will address the presentations on Medicaid, Mental Health and Child Protective Services only.
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Department of Family and Protective Services Fiscal Size-Up

Overview The Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) is directed to protect Texas children, the elderly, and persons with disabilities from abuse, neglect, and exploitation. Of the state health and human service agencies, DFPS’ budget is between that of the more than $70 billion appropriated to the Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), and the $1.5 billion to the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). DFPS is allocated a total of $4 billion in all funds, though $3.5 billion (or 87%) is dedicated to Child Protective Services (CPS). Total agency appropriated funds in 2018-19 increased 10.4% or $384 million over what was expended and budgeted in 2016-17.
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House Committee on Human Services

The committee met to consider the following interim charge: Monitor the agencies and programs under the Committee’s jurisdiction and oversee the implementation of relevant legislation passed by the 85th Legislature.…
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DFPS Legislative Appropriations Request

The Department of Family and Protective Services’ (DFPS) mission is “promote safe and healthy families and protect children and vulnerable adults from abuse, neglect, and exploitation.” More than 12,500 DFPS…
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