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2020 Legislative Affairs Breakfast

November 11, 2020


8:15 – 8:30 AM

Virtual Networking

8:30 – 9:30 AM

Fireside Chat with Keynote Legislators

Register by October 30, 2020

Join Metrocare’s CEO Dr. John Burruss for a virtual fireside chat with powerful mental health leaders. The Honorable Four Price, Chair of the House Calendars Committee, and The Honorable Toni Rose, Chair of the Appropriations Subcommittee on Articles VI, VII & VIII, to discuss the state of behavioral health and the impact the 87th Texas Legislative Session could have on the healthcare community as a whole.


Director of Public Affairs Christina Collins at christina.collins@metrocareservices.org

Speaker: The Honorable Four Price (Amarillo, TX)

Chairman, House Calendars Committee, Texas House of Representatives

State Representative Four Price, a fourth generation Texan from Amarillo, has the privilege of advocating for constituents residing in five Texas Panhandle counties – Carson, Hutchinson, Moore, Potter and Sherman – and in 2018, was re-elected to his fifth term.

In January 2019, Representative Price was appointed to chair the House Calendars Committee, which is responsible for determining which items of proposed legislation are scheduled for debate in the Texas House Chamber. Price also serves as a member of the House Natural Resources Committee, the House Public Health Committee, and the House Redistricting Committee. He continues to co-chair the Health and Human Services Transition Legislative Oversight Committee and was recently appointed to serve on the House Select Committee on Mass Violence Prevention and Community Safety.

Regarding behavioral health policy, he chaired the House Select Committee on Mental Health (2015-2016) and the House Select Committee on Opioids and Substance Abuse (2017-2018). Price has authored and passed into law several bills pertaining to mental health, suicide prevention and substance use disorders, including HB 10 (85R), HB 13 (85R), HB 18 (86R), HB 19 (86R), and HB 2454 (86R), HB 601 (86R), HB 1063 (86R) and HB