November 15, 2019 - 10:00am

Department of State Health Services, Moreton Building, Rm M-100
1100 W. 49th St
Austin, TX 78756

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The State Child Fatality Review Team (SCFRT) Committee will meet to discuss and possibly act on the following agenda:

  1. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair and Stephanie Gutierrez, Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
  2. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes from the August 16th, 2019 Meeting – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
  3. Review of May 2019 meeting:
    1. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair and Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
    2. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes from the February 22, 2019 Meeting – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
    3. Committee History and Farewell – Denise Oncken, JD, Harris County District Attorney’s Office
    4. SCFRT permanent members vote on district attorney, family violence service provider, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome family service provider, sheriff and Texas Department of Transportation representative
    5. Team Spotlight: Dallas County Child Death Review Team
    6. LUNCH
    7. Firearm Safety Presentation - Sergeant Deon Cockrell, HP San Antonio, Texas Department of Public Safety
    8. Biennial report recommendations: Full team vote on previous recommendations for biennial report - Amy Bailey, Office of Injury Prevention
    9. Suicide prevention sub-committee update - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
    10. Public Comment – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
  4. Review of August 2019 meeting:
    1. Roll Call and Establishment of Quorum - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair and Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
    2. Review and Approval of Meeting Minutes from the May 17th, 2019 Meeting – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
    3. Introduction of new Committee members - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
    4. Discuss the possibility of "Emeritus Members" of SCFRT-Dr. Kim Cheung, Texas Medical Center
    5. Team Spotlight: Montgomery County Child Death Review Team
    6. Overview of child passenger safety and teen driving safety funding-Terry Pence, TXDOT
    7. Emergency Medical Services and Trauma Registry Presentation – Haruna Miyakado, MS, DSHS Epidemiologist III/Epi Team Lead, Office of Injury Prevention
    8. LUNCH
    9. Discussion of Biennial Report recommendations- Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
    10. Suicide prevention sub-committee update - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
    11. Public Comment – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office
  5. Review and vote on Committee bylaws- Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
  6. Review and vote on Biennial Report recommendations - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
  7. Suicide prevention sub-committee update - Ada Booth, M.D., Chair
  8. Public Comment – Stephanie Gutierrez, HHSC, Policy and Rules, Advisory Committee Coordination Office

Next Meeting: February 28th, 2020, 10:00 AM
Location: 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas; Moreton Building, Room M-100

Contact: Amy Bailey, Title V Maternal and Child Health, DSHS, 512/776-2002

The Committee accepts public comments at meetings. Persons wishing to address the Committee must complete a registration form at the reception desk before the start of the meeting. The Committee observes a three-minute time limit per speaker on public comments. Agenda items may be taken in any order at the discretion of the Chair.

Texas Penal Code, Section 46.035(c) states: "A license holder commits an offense if the license holder intentionally, knowingly, or recklessly carries a handgun under the authority of Subchapter H, Chapter 411, Texas Government Code, regardless of whether the handgun is concealed or carried in a shoulder or belt holster, in the room or rooms where a meeting of a governmental entity is held and if the meeting is an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the entity provided notice as required by that chapter."

Please note that this governmental meeting is, in the opinion of counsel representing the Health and Human Services Commission, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Health and Human Services Commission is providing notice of this meeting as required by Chapter 551. In addition, please note that the written communication required by Texas Penal Code, Sections 30.06 and 30.07, prohibiting both concealed and open carry of handguns by Texas Government Code Chapter 411 licensees, will be posted at the entrances to this governmental meeting.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and require auxiliary aids or services are asked to contact Amy Bailey, DSHS, 512-776-2002 or Amy.Bailey@dshs.texas.gov, at least 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.