December 6, 2019 - 9:00am

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

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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 Department of State Health Services, an open meeting subject to Chapter 551, Texas Government Code, and the Department of State Health Services 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.

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  1. Call to Order and Determination of Quorum
  2. Welcome and Introductions
  3. Approval of September 20, 2019 Meeting Minutes
  4. Commissioner’s Address to Committee
  5. Subcommittee on Health Disparities Updates
  6. Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Review Committee Operational Updates
  7. HHSC Legislative Updates
  8. Future Agenda Items
  9. Public Comment
  10. Executive Session: to review cases under Health and Safety Code, Section 34.007 as authorized by Section 34.004.
  11. Adjourn

Public comment may be taken on any agenda item.

Contact:  Julie Stagg at 512-776-6917 or

This meeting is open to the public.  No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.

Persons with disabilities that require auxiliary aids or services should contact Julie Stagg at 512-776-6917 or at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.