Notice of Public Hearing - Implementation of House Bill 1325

Relating to consumable hemp products.

The Department of State Health Services (DSHS) will hold a public hearing to accept public comments on the implementation of House Bill 1325, 86th Legislature, Regular Session, 2019, specifically Health & Safety Code Chapter 443, relating to relating consumable hemp products.

The public hearing will be conducted from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. on October 3, 2019, in Room K-100, Department of State Health Services, 1100 West 49th Street, Austin, Texas 78756. If the time allotted does not accommodate the number of persons who register to speak on or before 3:00 p.m., DSHS will extend the public hearing to accommodate those registrants; however, that extension will only be until 5:00 p.m. on that date.

The public hearing will be structured for the receipt of oral or written comments by interested persons. Individuals may present oral statements when called upon in order of registration. There will be no open discussion during the public hearing. Comment time for each individual will be determined by the total number of persons registered to speak in the time allotted. If time permits, comments will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker but may be further limited by DSHS if more registrants need to be accommodated.

Comments may be electronically sent to: DSHSHempProgram@dshs.texas.gov or by US Mail to:

Department of State Health Services, MC 1987
8407 Wall Street
Austin, Texas, 78754

This hearing is open to the public. No reservations are required and there is no cost to attend this meeting. For additional information about the hearing, contact DSHSHempProgram@dshs.texas.gov.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend this meeting and require auxiliary aids or services are asked to contact Carolyn Barrett, Center for External Relations, Department of State Health Services, (512) 776-7688 or carolyn.barrett@dshs.texas.gov, 72 hours prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements may be made.

Last updated September 24, 2019