The Department of State Health Services established this page as a single point of access for legislative information. Items contained on this page include the DSHS Legislative Appropriations
Request (LAR), legislative presentations, and reports to the Texas Legislature.
DSHS Strategic Plan
The 2013-17 HHS System Strategic Plan is posted on the HHS website: HHS System Strategic Plan 2013-17.
For background and to view past strategic plans, see the HHS Strategic Planning page.
DSHS Budget Information
DSHS FY 12 Operating Budget
As required per the 2012-13 General Appropriations Act (GAA), House Bill 1, Article IX, Sec 7.01, 82nd Legislature, RS, 2011, shown here is DSHS Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 2012.
Legislative Appropriations Request – FY 2014-15
FY 2014-2015 Legislative Appropriations Request
Presentations on Legislative Appropriations Request for Fiscal Years 2014-15
- February 20, 2014 – Senate Committee on Health and Human Services
- January 30, 2013 – Senate Finance Committee
- September 20, 2012 – Legislative Budget Board / Governor’s Office of Budget, Policy and Planning Joint Hearing
- June 14, 15, 2012 – Stakeholder Meetings
Information about the FY 2012-2013 Legislative Appropriations Request can be found on the 81st Legislative Session Archives page.
Presentations for the 83rd Legislative Session
- April 7, 2014 – House Committee on Public Health
- January 16, 2014 – Legislative Quarterly Briefing
- September 19, 2013 – Legislative Quarterly Briefing
- February 20, 2013 – House Public Health Committee
- February 13, 2013 – House Appropriations Committee
Reports for the Legislature