SB 670

85(R) - 2017
Senate Nominations
House State Affairs
Senate Nominations
House State Affairs
Health & Human Services

Vote Recommendation

  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral
  • Neutral


Brian Birdwell
Jane Nelson
Charles Schwertner


Four Price

Bill Caption

Relating to the appointment of the commissioners of the health and human services agencies by the governor. 

Fiscal Notes

No significant fiscal implication to the State is anticipated.

Bill Analysis

Currently the executive commissioner of the Health and Human Services Commission appoints the commissioners of the Department of State Health Services and the Department of Family and Protective Services. This bill would would instead vest the governor with authority to make those appointments with the advice and consent of the Senate.

Vote Recommendation Notes

This bill does not appear to have a connection to our liberty principles, therefore we remain neutral.