January 18, 2013
9:00 a.m.

John H. Winters Building Public Hearing Room, 125-E
701 West 51st Street
Austin, Texas 78751

  1. Call to Order
  2. Reading, Correction, and Approval of Minutes of October 19, 2012 regular meeting*
  3. Agency Briefings
    1. Advisory Committee on Promoting Adoption of Minority Children (Bishop Aaron Blake and Pastor Russell Rogers)
    2. Administration on Aging Grant (Beth Engelking, APS)
    3. Commissioner's Report to include: Administrative Announcements and Acknowledgements, Foster Care Redesign, Legislative Session, Children's Rights and Regional Visits (John Specia)
    4. Chair's Report (Gigi Bryant)
  4. Council Operations
    1. Vice Chair Nominations* (Gigi Bryant)
    2. Selection of Meeting Dates for 2013-2014 Calendar Year* (Gigi Bryant)
  5. Public Testimony
  6. Old Business
    1. Recommendation to adopt rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 745, Licensing, to clarify confidentiality requirements relating to Child Care Licensing abuse or neglect investigation records* (Michele Adams, CCL) Council Memo
    2. Recommendation to adopt rule changes in 40 TAC, Chapter 745, Licensing; Chapter 748, General Residential Operations; Chapter 749, Child-Placing Agencies; and Chapter 750, Independent Foster Homes related to controlling persons* (Michele Adams, CCL) Council Memo
    3. Recommendation to adopt rule changes in 40 TAC, Rule 700.1502, Foster and Adoptive Home Inquiry and Screening* (Gail Gonzalez, CPS) Council Memo
  7. Adjourn *

* Denotes Action Item