Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC), John H. Winters Building Public Hearing Room 125, First Floor
701 West 51st Street, Austin, Texas
This meeting will be webcast. Members of the public may attend the meeting in person at the address above or access a live stream of the meeting at https://texashhsmeetings.org/HHSWebcast.
Select the tab for the Winters Live on the date and time for this meeting.
Please e-mail Webcasting@hhsc.state.tx.us if you have any problems with the webcasting function.
This meeting will be conducted via videoconference call in accordance with the requirements of Texas Government Code Section 551.127. The member of the Council presiding over the meeting will be physically present at the location specified above.
Attendees who would like to provide public comment should see the Public Comment section below.
- Welcome and introductions
- Consideration of March 10, 2023, draft meeting minutes
- Ethics Committee Report
- Interagency Advisory Committee’s Report
- Executive Director’s Report
- Council Chair’s Report
- Executive Session: consultation with the Council attorney pursuant to Texas Government Code Section 551.071 regarding pending or contemplated litigation or settlement offers
- Discussion on Code of Criminal Procedure Chapter 62, Subchapter I, relating to Early Termination of Certain Persons’ Obligation to Register
- Discussion on Texas Occupations Code Chapter 110, relating to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment
- Revision of Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 810, relating to the Council on Sex Offender Treatment
- Revision of Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 810, Subchapter L, relating to Early Termination for Certain Persons' Obligation to Register
- Update from Council members Emily Orozco–Crousen and Dr. Jean Stanley regarding telehealth services
- Public comment
- Review of action items and agenda items for next meeting
- Future meeting dates
- Adjourn and thank you
The Council may take any action on any agenda item.
Public Comment: The Council on Sex Offender Treatment welcomes public comments. Members of the public who would like to provide public comment may choose from the following options:
- Oral comments provided virtually: Members of the public must pre-register to provide oral comments virtually during the meeting by completing a Public Comment Registration form at https://texashhsmeetings.org/CSOT_PCReg_Jun2023 no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Please mark the correct box on the Public Comment Registration form and provide your name, either the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private individual, and your direct phone number. If you have completed the Public Comment Registration form, you will receive an email the day before the meeting with instructions for providing virtual public comment. Public comment is limited to three minutes. Each speaker providing oral public comments virtually must ensure their face is visible and their voice audible to the other participants while they are speaking. Each speaker must state their name and on whose behalf, they are speaking (if anyone). If you pre-register to speak and wish to provide a handout before the meeting, please submit an electronic copy in accessible PDF format that will be distributed to CSOT members and staff. Handouts are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Handouts must be emailed to email@example.com immediately after pre-registering, but no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2023, and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments or handouts. Staff will not read handouts aloud during the meeting, but handouts will be provided to CSOT members and staff.
- Written comments: Members of the public may provide written public comments by completing a Public Comment Registration form at https://texashhsmeetings.org/CSOT_PCReg_Jun2023. A member of the public who wishes to provide written public comments must email the comments to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, 2023. Please include your name and the organization you are representing or that you are speaking as a private individual. Written comments must be emailed to CSOT immediately after pre-registering and include the name of the person who will be commenting. Written comments are limited to two pages (paper size: 8.5” by 11”, one side only). Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments. Staff will not read written comments aloud during the meeting, but comments will be provided to CSOT members and staff.
- Oral comments provided in-person at the meeting location: Members of the public may provide oral public comment during the meeting in person at the meeting location either by pre-registering using the form above or without pre-registering by completing a form at the entrance to the meeting room. Do not include health or other confidential information in your comments.
Note: These procedures may be revised at the discretion of CSOT.
Contact: Questions regarding agenda items, content, or meeting arrangements should be directed to Liane El-Sheikh, CSOT Licensing, at 512-438-4488 or email@example.com.
This meeting is open to the public. No reservations are required, and there is no cost to attend this meeting.
People who want to attend the meeting and require assistive technology or services should contact Liane El-Sheikh at 512-438-4488 or firstname.lastname@example.org at least 72 hours before the meeting so appropriate arrangements can be made.