Public Health Committee

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Committee info:

  • Clerk:
  • Donald Barber
  • Address:
  • EXT E2.1010
  • Phone:
  • (512)463-0806

Committee Members

Chair 

House Member

Rep. Kolkhorst, Lois W.

Vice Chair 

House Member

Rep. Naishtat, Elliott

 

House Member

Rep. Coleman, Garnet F.

 

House Member

Rep. Collier, Nicole

 

House Member

Rep. Cortez, Philip

 

House Member

Rep. Davis, Sarah

 

House Member

Rep. Guerra, Bobby

 

House Member

Rep. King, Susan Lewis

 

House Member

Rep. Laubenberg, Jodie

 

House Member

Rep. Sheffield, J. D.

 

House Member

Rep. Zedler, Bill

Jurisdiction:

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 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 State Committee of
Examiners in the Fitting and Dispensing of Hearing Instruments, the
Texas Health Services Authority, the Texas Optometry Board, the
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 Texas State Board of Podiatric Medical
Examiners, the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists, the
State Board of Dental Examiners, the Texas Medical Board, the
Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers, the Dental Hygiene Advisory
Committee, 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.