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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

            Human Services Committee

            April 12, 2011 - 1:00 PM or upon final adjourn./recess

             

            HB 753

                 For:

                                 Miliam, Susan (Natl. Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Burstain, Jane (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Harris, Ashley (Texans Care for Children)

                                 Martinez, Diana (TexProtects, The Texas Asso. for the Protection of Children)

                                 Sparks, Andrea (Texas CASA)

                 On:

                                 Tompkins, Sally (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services)

            HB 792

                 For:

                                 Conti, Rainbow (Self)

                                 Powell, Judy (Parent Guidance Center)

                                 Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)

                                 Ward, Jerri Lynn (Self)

                 On:

                                 Kromrei, Liz (Texas Department of Family & Protective Services)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Conti, Michael (Self)

                                 Rosenbush, Linda (Self)

                                 Smith, Claudia (Citizens Commission on Human Rights Texas)

                                 Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)

                 Against:

                                 Burstain, Jane (Center for Public Policy Priorities)

                                 Hachem, Sandra (Harris County Attorney)

                                 Martinez, Diana (TexProtects, The Texas Asso. for the Protection of Children)

                 On:

                                 Fillmore, Katie (Supreme Court of Texas Commission for Children youth & Families)

            HB 985

                 On:

                                 Durden, Veronda (Department of Aging & Disability Services (DADS))

                                 Phillips, Tom (Departmen of Aging & Disability Services (DADS))

                                 Rich, Sid (Texas Association of Residential Care Communities)

                                 Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Higgings, Carlos (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)

                                 Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)

            HB 1784

                 For:

                                 Palmer, James (Altarum Institute)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 On:

                                 Ferrino, April (Legislative Budget Board)

                                 Palladino, Thomas (Texas Veterans Commission)

            HB 1930

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer (The Texas Catholic Conference. The Roman Catholic Bishops of Texas)

                                 Butts, Linda (Self)

                                 Gunn, Margaret (Conservative Women of Southwest Texas)

                                 Hettinger, Ann (Concerned Women for America of Texas)

                                 Sabo, Jason (Children at Risk)

                                 Smith, Michelle (Concerned Women for America)

                                 White, Frances (Concerned Women for America)

                                 White, John (Self)

            HB 2269

                 For:

                                 Andrus, Rudi (Mainspring Schools)

                                 Chick, Nancy (Texas License Child Care Assoc)

                                 Flores, Martha (New Beginnings Child Dev. Ctr.)

                                 Gerber, Leslie (Collaborative for Children)

                                 Johnson, Kara (Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition)

                                 Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)

                                 Smith, Pat (Self)

                                 Taylor, Jackie (Texas Association for the Education of Young Children)

                                 Tracy, Beth (IBM)

                 Against:

                                 Hutson, Lonnie (Lead Agency/ Grantee for Texas School Ready Program Houston Area)

                 On:

                                 Hammond, Bill (Texas Association of Business)

                                 Miller, Reagan (Texas Workforce Commission)

                                 Vandehey, Dale (DOD-State Liaison Office Department of Defense)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer (The Texas Catholic Conference, The Roman Catholic Bishops of Texas)

                                 Carney, Monica (Self)

                                 Crockett, Sarah (Texas Association for Infant Mental Health)

                                 Gonzalez, Graciela (Self)

                                 Gonzalez, Kristina (Self)

                                 Gregory, Kristen (Self)

                                 Hayward, Karen (League of Women Voters of Texas)

                                 Schultz, Brenda (Self)

                 Against:

                                 Adams, Michelle (Department of Family & Protective Services)

                                 Fincher, David (National Child Care Coalition)

                                 Hutson, Ronnie (Self)

                 On:

                                 Willgren, Judy (National Association Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies)

            HB 3051

                 For:

                                 Moreno, Taylor (AVANCE- El Paso)

            HB 3145

                 For:

                                 Feehery, Matt (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals)

                                 Gardner, Phyllis (Texas Association of Addiction  Prof; IC & RC)

                                 Mckenzie, Jennifer (TAPNET Texas Addiction Professional, Peer Assistance Network)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer (Self)

                                 Cowan, Terry (Assoc. Substance Abuse Programs, Council at Risk Youth)

                                 Galligher, Duane (Texas Association of Addiction Professionals)

                                 Grandberry, Amy (ASAP (Association of Substance Abuse Program & Charlie's Place))

                                 Layton, Sherri (La Hacienda Treatment Center)

                                 Lovelace, Joe (Texas Council of Community Center)

                                 Lozano, Pilar (Self)

                                 Milam, Susan (Natl. Association of Social Workers/ Texas Chapter)

                                 Wirtz, Sarah (Self)

                 On:

                                 Myrick, Stewart (Texas Dept. of State Health Services)

            HB 3146

                 For:

                                 Bailey, William (Cenikor Foundation)

                                 Granberry, Amy (ASAP (Assoc. of Substance Abuse Programs) & Charlie's Place)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Cowan, Terry (ASAP, Council on At Risk Youth)

                                 Feehery, Matt (Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center)

                                 Galligher, Duane (Association of Substance Abuse Programs)

                                 Layton, Sherri (La Hacienda Treatment Center)

                                 Lovelace, Joe (Texas Council of Community Centers)

                                 Lozano, Pilar (Self)

                                 Milam, Susan (Natl. Association of Social Workers/Texas Chapter)

                                 Wirtz, Sarah (Self)

                 On:

                                 Harper, Amy (DSHS)

            HB 3206

                 On:

                                 Engelking, Beth (Texas Department of Family & Protecive Services)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Fredriksen, Amanda (AARP)

                                 Higgings, Carlos (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)

                                 Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)

                                 Sloman, Jessica (Huston Police Department)

            HB 3451

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 Against:

                                 Harris, Ashley (Texans Care for Children)

                                 Thorp, David (American Beverage Association-Leaving Written Testimony)

                                 Volkening, Ronnie (Texas Retailers Association)

            HB 3520

                 For:

                                 Albers, James (Self)

                                 Collins, William (Self)

                                 Freeman, Etheleene (Self)

                                 Graham, Elizabeth (Texas Right to Life)

                                 Greer, William (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)

                                 Higgins, Carlos (Texas Silver-Haired Legislature)

                                 Kafka, Bob (ADAPT of Texas, Not Dead Yet of Texas)

                                 Kloss, Cheryl (Self)

                                 Knauss, Mary (Self)

                                 Litzinger, Linda (Self)

                                 McPhail, Jennifer (ADAPT of Texas)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Painter, Robert (Self)

                                 Patey, Patrick (Self)

                                 Smith, Bryson (Coalition of Texans with Disabilities)

                                 Wall, Kathleen (Self)

                                 Ward, Jerri Lynn (Self)

                                 Watkins, Sarah (Coalition of Texans w/ Disabilities)

                                 Woelfel, Jacqueline (Self)

                                 Woelfel, Michael (Self)

                 Against:

                                 Allmon, Jennifer (The Texas Catholic Conference, the Roman Catholic Bishops of Texas)

                                 Arrant, Amy (Texas Hospital Assoc. / Texas Medical Assoc.)

                                 Crossno, Ronald (Texas Academy of Palliative Medicice)

                                 George, Teresa (Catholic Health Association, Seton Family of Hospitals)

                                 Pojman, Joe (Texas Alliance of Life, Inc.)

                                 Tucker, Paul (Texas Hospital Assoc./ Texas Medical Assoc.)

                 On:

                                 Pope, Thaddeus (Self)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Albers, Hannah (Self)

                                 Albers, Kathleen (Self)

                                 Albers, Rebecca (Self)

                                 Butts, Linda (Self)

                                 Fincher, David (Self; National Child Care Coalition)

                                 Flower, Linda (Texas Physicians Resource Council)

                                 Gerstenschlager, MerryLynn (Self; Texas Eagle Forum)

                                 Gunn, Margaret (Conservative Women of Southwest Texas)

                                 Harris, Anthony (Self)

                                 Hettinger, Ann (Concerned Women for America of Texas)

                                 Horne, Emily (Texas Right to Life)

                                 Kebodeaux, Emily (TX Right to Life)

                                 King, Andrew (Self)

                                 Murphree, Susan (Disability Rights TX)

                                 Powell, Judy (Parent Guidance Center)

                                 Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)

                                 Seago, John (Self; Texas Right to Life)

                                 Seanz, Jonathan (Liberty Institute)

                                 Smith, Michelle (Concerned Women for America of Texas)

                                 Spiller, Lee (Self)

                                 Vornkahl, Marilyn (Self)

                                 White, Frances (Concerned Women for America)

                                 White, John (Self)

                                 Wittie, David (Self; Community Now!)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 Against:

                                 Banning, Tom (Tx Academy of Family Physicians)

                                 Burns, Marc (Self)

                                 Casady, Shane (Driscoll Children's Hospital)

                                 Crossno, Carla (AAHPM American Academy of Hospice & Palliative Medicine)

                                 Farrow, Larry (Texas Hospice Organization)

                                 Finley, Marisa (Scott & White Center for Healthcare Policy)

                                 Gadberry, Gavin (Texas Health Care Association)

                                 Holt, David (Cogdell Memorial Hospital)

                                 McBeath, Don (Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals)

                                 Mitias, Marcus (Texas Health Resources)

                                 Seanz, Gabriela (Christus Health)

                                 Sifuentez, Jesse (Baylor Health Care System)

                                 Sjoberg, Elizabeth (Texas Hospital Association)

                                 Smith, Andrew (University Health System)

            HB 3531

                 For:

                                 Edwards Bryant, Gigi (Self)

                                 Powell, Judy (Parent Guidance Center)

                 On:

                                 Rogers M.D., James (Department of Family & Protective Services)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Bratton, Pamela (Self)

                                 Ellezey, Gareth (Self)

                                 Scot, Johana (Parent Guidance Center)

                                 Smith, Claudia (Citizens Commission on Human Rights Texas)

                                 Sparks, Andrea (Texas CASA)

                                 Spiller, Lee (Citizens Commission on Human Rights)

            HB 3670

                 For:

                                 Hutson, Lommie (National Childcare Association)

                                 Johnson, Kara (Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition)

                                 Taylor, Jackie (Texas Association for the Education of Young Children)

                 On:

                                 Adams, Michele (Department of Family & Protective Services)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Crockett, Sarah (Texas Association for Infant Mental Health)

                                 Flores, Martha (New Beginnings Child Dev. Cetr.)

                                 Gerber, Leslie (Collaborative for Children)

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                                                                                    WITNESS LIST

                 For:

                                 Hayward, Karen (League of Women Voters of Texas)

                                 Rubin, Melanie (Childcare Group)

                                 Sabo, Jason (United Ways of Texas)

            SB 400

                 For:

                                 Rubin, Melaine (Childcare Group)

                 Registering, but not testifying:

                 For:

                                 Crockett, Sarah (Texas Association for Infant Mental health)

                                 Flores, Martha (New Beginnings Child Dev. Ctr.)

                                 Gerber, Leslie (Collaborative for Children)

                                 Harris, Ashley (Texans Care for Children)

                                 Hayward, Karen (League of women voters of Texas)

                                 Johnson, Kara (Texas Early Childhood Education Coalition)

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