2021-2022 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

October 4, 2021 TPS, TMA, TAFP Testimony on Youth Mental Health in the House Select Committee on Youth Health and Safety
October 14, 2021 TPS Testimony on the Effects of Social Media on Youth in the House Select Committee on Youth Health and Safety
October 21, 2021 Partnership for a Healthy Texas Interim Charge Recommendations
November 10, 2021 Organized Medicine Interim Charge Recommendations
November 12, 2021 Prenatal to Three Collaborative Interim Charge Recommendations
March 21, 2022 TPS Testimony on Keeping Children Safe from Human Trafficking in the House Human Services Committee
March 31, 2022 Joint Letter to HHSC re: Ensuring Children Remain Enrolled in Medicaid at the End of the Public Health Emergency 
April 7, 2022 TPS Testimony on the Health Care Needs for Justice Involved Youth in House Select Committee on Youth Health and Safety
May 24, 2022 TPS and TMA Testimony on COVID Impact on Student Mental Health and Learning Loss in House Public Education Committee
June 22, 2022 TMA, TPS, Organized Medicine Testimony in the Senate Special Committee to Protect All Texans on Addressing Youth Mental Health Needs
June 22, 2022 TPS Testimony in the Senate Special Committee to Protect All Texans on Firearm Safety in the Wake of the Uvalde Shooting
June 23, 2022 TPS Testimony in the House Committee on Homeland Safety and Border Security on Firearm Safety in the Wake of the Uvalde Shooting
July 26, 2022 TMA, TPS, and Organized Medicine Testimony on the Department of State Health Services Legislative Appropriations Request
August 2, 2022 TPS and Organized Medicine Comments on Draft Medicaid Policy Regarding Non-Medical Drivers of Health, Hepatitis C, and Vision Screenings
August 5, 2022 TMA, TPS, Organized Medicine Testimony in the House Select Committee on Health Care Reform