October 17, 2008

9:00 a.m.

John H. Winters Building
Public Hearing Room, 125-E
701 West 51st Street
Austin, Texas

  1. Call to Order
  2. Reading, Correction, and Approval of Minutes of July 18, 2008 regular meeting*
  3. Public Testimony
  4. Agency Briefings
    1. Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR)--Cindy Brown, CFO
    2. Foster Adoption Development (FAD) Program--Debra Emerson, CPS
    3. Parental Advisory Committee (PAC) Report--John Castle, PAC Chair
    4. Commissioner’s Report--Ben Delgado
    5. Chair’s Report--Ommy Strauch
  5. Old Business
    1. Recommendation to adopt rule changes in 40 TAC , Chapter 711,  Investigations in DADS Mental Retardation and DSHS Mental Health Facilities and Related Programs*--Robert Daniel, APS
    2. Recommendation to adopt rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 745, Licensing*--Diana Spiser, CCL
    3. Recommendation to adopt new rules and rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 700, Subchapter H, Adoption Assistance*--Joyce James, CPS
  6. Adjourn

*Denotes Action Item

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