2019-2020 Interim Activity

Advocating for children doesn't stop with the end of the legislative session. TPS remains active during the interim by implementing legislation, commenting on proposed rules and providing interim testimony.

TPS Interim Actions

July 18, 2019
August 2019 TPS and House of Medicine Submitted Interim Charge Proposals
August 2019 TPS and Partnership for a Heatlhy Texas Submitted Interim Charge Proposals
August 2019 TPS and Children's Health Coverage Coalition Submitted Interim Charge Proposals
August 2019 TPS and Texas Public Health Coalition Submitted Interim Charge Proposals
October 30, 2019 TMA/TPS Testimony for Senate Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety
November 12, 2019 House Human Services Public Hearing on Child Abuse & Neglect - Submitted Resources
November 22, 2019 HHSC 2022-23 Legislative Approrpriations Request Comments from Organized Medicine
December 3, 2019 TPS/TMA/TAFP/TPHC Testimony by Dr. Lindy McGee in Senate HHS on E-cigarettes
January 30, 2020 Testimony from Dr. Smith at DFPS Public Hearing on the Family First Prevention Services Act
January 31, 2020 Medicaid Fiscal Accountability Regulation Comments from Texas Organized Medicine
February 26, 2020 Firearm Violence is a Pediatric Public Health Crisis
March 30, 2020 TPS/TMA Letter Requesting Telemedicine Well Visits in Medicaid During COVID-19 Crisis
April 13, 2020 TMA/TPS Letter to the Governor re: Practice Viability during Covid Crisis
May 5, 2020 TPS/TMA Letter to HHSC re: Pediatrician Viability in Medicaid
May 12, 2020 TPS Letter to UIL re: Pre-participation Physcial Examinations During COVID
May 18, 2020 TPS and Organized Medicine Letter to HHSC re: Extended Medicaid Flexiblities