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TARRC Transfers to DARS' New Office of Autism Services

9/2/2014: Effective September 1, 2014, the Texas Health and Human Services Executive Commissioner Kyle Janek, M.D. has approved the transfer of the Texas Council on Autism and Pervasive Developmental Disorders (Autism Council) and the Texas Autism Research and Resource Center (TARRC) from the Department of Aging and Disabilities (DADS) to the Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Service (DARS). | More on transfer of Autism Council and TARRC

Public Hearing Scheduled for Health and Human Services Agencies

9/2/2014: The House Human Services committee has scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. to receive invited testimony regarding Health and Human Services agencies. The Committee will also take public testimony. | More on Public Hearing

Legislative Appropriations Request Available

8/20/2014: The Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) Legislative Appropriations Request (LAR) for fiscal year 2016-2017 is now available online. An accessible version of the DARS LAR will be available soon. | More on Legislative Appropriations Request

Texas Health and Human Services System Strategic Plan for Fiscal Year 2015-19 Released

7/16/2014: The Texas Health and Human Services (HHS) System has released its strategic plan for fiscal year 2015-2019. The HHS System Strategic Plan consolidates the strategic plans for all HHS System agencies into one document. | More on HHS System Strategic Plan














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