Public Health Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Teri Avery
  • Room:
  • EXT E2.172
  • Phone:
  • (512) 463-0806

Committee Members

Chair

Klick

Rep. Klick,
Stephanie

Vice Chair

Guerra

Rep. Guerra,
R. D. "Bobby"

 

Allison

Rep. Allison,
Steve

 

Campos

Rep. Campos,
Liz

 

Coleman

Rep. Coleman,
Garnet

 

Collier

Rep. Collier,
Nicole

 

Jetton

Rep. Jetton,
Jacey

 

Oliverson

Rep. Oliverson,
Tom

 

Price

Rep. Price,
Four

 

Smith

Rep. Smith,
Reggie

 

Zwiener

Rep. Zwiener,
Erin

Jurisdiction:

Sec. 28. PUBLIC HEALTH. The committee shall have 11
members, with jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to:
(1) the protection of public health, including
supervision and control of the practice of medicine and dentistry
and other allied health services;
(2) mental health and the development of programs
incident thereto;
(3) the prevention and treatment of mental illness;
(4) oversight of the Health and Human Services
Commission and the Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council as it
relates to the subject matter jurisdiction of this committee; and
(5) the following state agencies: the Department of
State Health Services, the Anatomical Board of the State of Texas,
the Texas Funeral Service Commission, the Hearing Instrument
Fitters and Dispensers Advisory Board, the Texas Health Services
Authority, the Texas Optometry Board, the Texas Radiation Advisory
Board, the Texas State Board of Pharmacy, [the Interagency Obesity
Council,] the Texas Board of Nursing, the Texas Board of
Chiropractic Examiners, the Texas Board of Physical Therapy
Examiners, the Massage Therapy Advisory Board, the Podiatric
Medical Examiners Advisory Board, the Texas State Board of
Examiners of Psychologists, the Texas State Board of Examiners of
Marriage and Family Therapists, the Behavior Analyst Advisory
Board, the State Board of Dental Examiners, the Texas Medical
Board, the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers, the Cancer
Prevention and Research Institute of Texas, the Texas State Board
of Acupuncture Examiners, the Health Professions Council, the
Office of Patient Protection, [and] the Texas Board of Occupational
Therapy Examiners, and the Texas Child Mental Health Care
Consortium.