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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE - SENATE
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Referred April 7, 2009
 HB2015M. BurrisTO EXEMPT EMPLOYER AND TRADE ASSOCIATION TRAINING FROM THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION.
Referred April 6, 2009
 HB2271D. CreekmoreTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
 SB839SalmonAN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PREGNANT WOMEN IN DETENTION FACILITIES IN ARKANSAS.
Referred April 3, 2009
 SB839SalmonAN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PREGNANT WOMEN IN DETENTION FACILITIES IN ARKANSAS.
 HB2224AdcockTO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PERMIT AND INSPECT CONCESSION STANDS, BOTH STATIONARY AND MOBILE.
Referred April 2, 2009
 HB2033M. BurrisTO CREATE A TASK FORCE ON WATER QUALITY.
 SB965SteeleTO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES, AND TO BRING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD INTO COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL LAW.
 SB944ElliottTO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB807J. KeyAN ACT TO IMPROVE THE INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
 SB798ElliottAN ACT TO CREATE THE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION FOR RAPE SURVIVORS ACT.
Referred April 1, 2009
 HB2127GarnerTO REGULATE THE INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC SIGNS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC SIGNS.
Referred March 31, 2009
 HB1930AdcockTO REQUIRE A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN TO OFFER COVERAGE FOR HEARING AIDS IN AN AMOUNT OF NOT LESS THAN ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS ($1,400) PER EAR EVERY THREE (3) YEARS.
 SB949D. WyattTO AMEND THE CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT.
 SB944ElliottTO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB933G. BakerTO CLARIFY THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PROVIDER PARTICIPATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS UNDER THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT.
Referred March 30, 2009
 HB2224AdcockTO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PERMIT AND INSPECT CONCESSION STANDS, BOTH STATIONARY AND MOBILE.
 HB2195PennartzTO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT, 23-99-501 ET SEQ. AND TO MAKE CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE ACT CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
 HB2057ReepTO PROTECT EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKERS THROUGH EVALUATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS SUSPECTED OF INFECTING AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKER WITH A LIFE-THREATENING DISEASE.
 HB2244MalochTO PROVIDE HEALTH BENEFIT COVERAGE FOR AN ORTHOTIC DEVICE, AN ORTHOTIC SERVICE, A PROSTHETIC DEVICE, AND A PROSTHETIC SERVICE.
 HB1951PyleTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT.
 HB1927ShelbyAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO DISCIPLINE PHYSICIANS FOR ETHICAL VIOLATIONS.
 SB839SalmonAN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PREGNANT WOMEN IN DETENTION FACILITIES IN ARKANSAS.
 SB23AltesAN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
 SB23AltesAN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Referred March 26, 2009
 SB402P. MaloneAN ACT TO PROHIBIT ACUPUNCTURISTS FROM ADMINISTERING, DISPENSING, OR PRESCRIBING LEGEND DRUGS.
 SR24SalmonURGING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO EXPAND THE AVAILABILITY OF SERVICES TO RELATIVE CAREGIVERS OF TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE CHILD-ONLY CASES.
 HB1553T. BradfordAN ACT TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
 SB949D. WyattTO AMEND THE CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT.
Referred March 25, 2009
 HB1997HallAN ACT TO ESTABLISH PROVISIONS OF LAW REGARDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG SAMPLES.
 HB1603ShelbyTO IMPROVE THE INVESTIGATION AND CERTIFICATION OF DEATH IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1553T. BradfordAN ACT TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
Referred March 23, 2009
 HB1703ShelbyTO CLARIFY THE PATIENT PROTECTION AND ANY WILLING PROVIDER LAWS; TO REQUIRE THE STATE EMPLOYEE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL PERSONNEL HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO COMPLY WITH ARKANSAS'S PATIENT PROTECTION AND ANY WILLING PROVIDER LAWS.
 HB1920MalochTO PLACE REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS ON YOUTHFUL CONSUMERS WHO UTILIZE TANNING FACILITIES.
 HB2212ShelbyTO CLARIFY WHEN EMPLOYEES OF NURSING FACILITIES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO INITIATE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION FOR UNWITNESSED DEATHS.
 HB1950ShelbyAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MATCH INCOME INCENTIVE PROGRAM THROUGH THE ARKANSAS RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP BOARD.
 SB63MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
Referred March 19, 2009
 HB2032AllenAN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE PROGRAM BY INCREASING DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.
 HB1715D. CreekmoreTO EXPAND THE LIST OF MANDATED REPORTERS OF SUSPECTED ABUSE OR NEGLECT.
 SB944ElliottTO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB342H. WilkinsAN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES DURING EMERGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE WRITTEN PLANS FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
Referred March 18, 2009
 HB2055DismangTO AMEND THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES, § 20-17-1001 ET SEQ.
 HB2052DismangTO ENSURE SUFFICIENT DEPOSITS INTO A CEMETERY COMPANY'S PERMANENT MAINTENANCE FUND AND TO DEFINE A LAWN CRYPT.
 HB1985ClemmerTO CLARIFY AN LIABILITIES REGARDING FAILURE TO RECEIVE WRITTEN APPROVAL BEFORE DISPOSING OF FUNDS THAT SHOULD BE HELD FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAID COSTS.
 HB1633ReepAN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF FOSTER PARENTS AND PREADOPTIVE PARENTS REGARDING CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT.
 HB2257RaglandTO AMEND THE HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY ACT TO ADJUST THE EXPENDITURE LIMIT FOR ALTERATIONS OR RENOVATIONS.
Referred March 17, 2009
 SB947ElliottTHE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
 SB922B. PritchardTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
 SB873T. SmithTO AMEND THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
 SB429SteeleTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
Referred March 16, 2009
 HB1568HobbsAN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
 HB1569HobbsAN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT.
 HB1576L. SmithTO ADJUST FOR INFLATION THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY REGARDING WAGE DISPUTES HEARD AND DECIDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
 HCR1019T. BakerTO ENCOURAGE A NATIONAL SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE REFORM FOR AMERICA.
 SB949D. WyattTO AMEND THE CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT.
 SB787MadisonTO ENSURE THAT MATERNITY PATIENTS ARE INFORMED OF THE TYPES AND RISKS OF BIRTHING METHODS.
Referred March 12, 2009
 HB1114M. MartinTO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED.
 SB780B. PritchardTO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
Referred March 11, 2009
 HB1983AllenTHE HEALTH CARE STUDENTS SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENT POPULATIONS ACT.
 HB1967WagnerAN ACT TO REQUIRE AN INTERIM STUDY OF WAYS TO ENCOURAGE PHYSICIANS TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS.
 HB1327AllenTO PROTECT CONSUMERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM EXPOSURE TO TOXIC CHEMICALS; TO AUTHORIZE PROSECUTING ATTORNEYS TO DESTROY OR SELL FOR SCRAP METAL A MOTOR VEHICLE IN WHICH METHAMPHETAMINE HAS BEEN MANUFACTURED.
Referred March 10, 2009
 HB1559ReepAN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
 SB65MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
Referred March 9, 2009
 SB1010SalmonTO AMEND PORTIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE, TITLE 8, TO STREAMLINE ENVIRONMENTAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATION.
 SB1002SteeleTO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH COMMISSION AND TO EXPAND AND CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
 SB1000HornTO AMEND THE HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY ACT CONCERNING THE DEFINITIONS OF A HEALTH FACILITY.
 HB1518ReepTO AUTHORIZE OPTOMETRISTS OR OPHTHALMOLOGISTS TO SELL OR DISPENSE PRESCRIPTION CONTACT LENSES THAT ARE MEDICATED WITH LEGEND DRUGS THAT ARE AUTHORIZED BY THE FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION.
 HB1839ReynoldsAN ACT TO LIMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FIRE SPRINKLERS IN HOME CONSTRUCTION.
 SB969SteeleAN ACT TO CREATE A SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM IN ARKANSAS.
 SB968SteeleTO REQUIRE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY BOARD MEMBERSHIP ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 SB967SteeleTO ENSURE FULL PARTICIPATION FOR ARKANSAS IN THE FEDERAL SICKLE CELL DISEASE EDUCATION AND TREATMENT INITIATIVE.
 SB965SteeleTO TRANSFER THE ARKANSAS WORKFORCE INVESTMENT BOARD TO THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES, AND TO BRING THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE BOARD INTO COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE FEDERAL LAW.
 SB963SteeleAN ACT TO PROVIDE CHILD CARE SERVICES FOR TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE TO NEEDY FAMILY RECIPIENTS ENROLLED IN DAY OR EVENING CLASSES IN A TWO-YEAR COLLEGE.
 SB961BledsoeAN ACT TO PROTECT PERSONS SUSCEPTIBLE TO SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS AND TO PROVIDE FOR CERTIFICATION OF PERSONS TRAINED TO ADMINISTER EMERGENCY TREATMENT FOR SEVERE ALLERGIC REACTIONS.
 SR15SteeleESTABLISHING ADVISORY, MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS CONCERNING DISABILITY ISSUES AND TO AUTHORIZE ASSISTANCE TO CONDUCT THE MOCK LEGISLATIVE SESSIONS.
 SB958CappsCONCERNING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
 SB949D. WyattTO AMEND THE CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT.
 SB947ElliottTHE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
 SB944ElliottTO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
 SB939D. JohnsonAN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO SEEK A MEDICAID WAIVER FOR THE TREATMENT OF AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
 SB933G. BakerTO CLARIFY THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PROVIDER PARTICIPATION AND ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS UNDER THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT.
 SB922B. PritchardTO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING TOBACCO TREATMENT, PREVENTION, AND CESSATION.
 SB916SalmonWALT'S LAW: TO ALLOW FOR THE CRYOGENIC TREATMENT THE HYPOGYCGOUDOLEBOISM SYSTEM.
 SB911SalmonAN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS KINSHIP CARE SUBSIDY ACT OF 2009.
 SB906SalmonTO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE, TITLE 8, CONCERNING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION.
 SB881G. JeffressTO DEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ARRAY OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR AT-RISK, DELINQUENT AND FAMILIES IN NEED OF SERVICES YOUTH.
 SB873T. SmithTO AMEND THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
 SB872TeagueCONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION STANDARDS OF FIREFIGHTERS.
 SB870TeagueTO PERMIT THE USE OF LANDFILL GAS IN THE CREATION OR PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF ENERGY.
 HB1403J. EdwardsTHE UNIFORM EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER HEALTH PRACTITIONERS ACT.
Referred March 5, 2009
 HB1552L. SmithAN ACT TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE UNPAID BREAK TIME AND REASONABLE LOCATIONS FOR EXPRESSING BREAST MILK.
 SB839SalmonAN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF PREGNANT WOMEN IN DETENTION FACILITIES IN ARKANSAS.
 SCR9ElliottRECOGNIZING THE URGENT NEED FOR HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA NOW.
 SB819LavertyTO IMPROVE ADMINISTRATIVE PROCESSES AT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BETTER PROTECT CLIENTS BY CONSOLIDATING THE VARIOUS PROCESSES FOR CONDUCTING CRIMINAL HISTORY CHECKS FOR DIVERSE SERVICE.
 SB810HornCONCERNING INVOLUNTARY ADMISSIONS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
 SB807J. KeyAN ACT TO IMPROVE THE INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
Referred March 4, 2009
 SB798ElliottAN ACT TO CREATE THE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION FOR RAPE SURVIVORS ACT.
 SB792B. PritchardCONCERNING PROGRAM EXPENDITURE REPORTING UNDER THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT.
 SB787MadisonTO ENSURE THAT MATERNITY PATIENTS ARE INFORMED OF THE TYPES AND RISKS OF BIRTHING METHODS.
 HB1587TylerAN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT EMPLOYER-REQUIRED DRUG TESTS ARE TO BE PROVIDED AT NO COST TO EMPLOYEES.
 HB1579WebbTO REQUIRE ONLY ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR REGARDING THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
 HB1403J. EdwardsTHE UNIFORM EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER HEALTH PRACTITIONERS ACT.
Referred March 3, 2009
 SB780B. PritchardTO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
Referred March 2, 2009
 HB1546ShelbyAN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 23-99-411 TO DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF TIME ALLOWED FOR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS OF PROVIDERS.
 SCR8G. JeffressDEFINE THE PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE ARRAY OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR AT-RISK, DELINQUENT, AND FAMILIES-IN-NEED-OF- SERVICES YOUTH.
 HB1409McLeanAN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS TO CONTROL THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON.
 SB354LavertyAN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
Referred February 26, 2009
 HB1553T. BradfordAN ACT TO ENHANCE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS AND TO EXPAND THE OPTIONS FOR CONSTRUCTING AND OPERATING MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
 HB1453TylerTO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR TO SEEK RECOVERY OF UNLAWFULLY COLLECTED FEES UNDER THE ARKANSAS PRIVATE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY ACT
 HB1402HarrelsonAN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS CIGARETTE FIRE SAFETY STANDARD ACT; AND TO CREATE THE CIGARETTE FIRE SAFETY STANDARD FUND.
 SB595LavertyTO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR REMOVAL OF A PERSON'S NAME FROM THE CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY.
Referred February 25, 2009
 HB1558ReepTO PROVIDE THAT THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH SHALL AVOID ALL REFERENCES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION.
 HB1464NickelsAN ACT TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE TO PARALLEL THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE LAW.
 HB1463GreenbergTO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS AND FACILITIES.
 SB494D. JohnsonTO ESTABLISH THE PARAMETERS OF THE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES IN CHILD MALTREATMENT MATTERS.
 SB493D. JohnsonTO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION RELATED TO CHILD FATALITIES OR NEAR-FATALITIES AND THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS OF THE DIVISION OF CHILDREN AND FAMILY SERVICES.
Referred February 23, 2009
 SB451ElliottTO ASSIST INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES AND TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES.
 HB1416ReepAN ACT TO ELIMINATE ANNUAL SELF-AUDIT REPORTING FOR REGULATED STORAGE TANK OWNERS AND OPERATORS.
 SB343CrumblyAN ACT TO CONFRONT DISPARITIES IN HEALTH AND LENGTH OF LIFE AMONG CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
Referred February 19, 2009
 HB1452TylerTO ADD THE AMUSEMENT RIDE SAFETY ADVISORY BOARD TO THE STATE BOARDS AUTHORIZED TO RECEIVE A STIPEND.
 HB1409McLeanAN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS TO CONTROL THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON.
 SB225BledsoeTO AMEND THE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES OR DEPARTMENTS WHO PROVIDE FAMILY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICES, OR ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
 SB429SteeleTO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
 SB307T. SmithAN ACT TO EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE THOSE ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS THAT CARE FOR IMPAIRED ADULTS FOR PERIODS OF FOUR (4) OR LESS HOURS PER DAY.
Referred February 18, 2009
 HB1427IngramTO EXTEND IMMUNITY TO CERTAIN DENTAL RESIDENTS AND FACULTY.
 SB402P. MaloneAN ACT TO PROHIBIT ACUPUNCTURISTS FROM ADMINISTERING, DISPENSING, OR PRESCRIBING LEGEND DRUGS.
 SB401AltesTO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO ALLOW THE USE OF A HARVESTED RAINWATER SYSTEM FOR A NONPOTABLE PURPOSE.
Referred February 17, 2009
 SB378P. MaloneAN ACT TO PLACE THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE AND RELATED TECHNIQUES WITHIN AND UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
 SB342H. WilkinsAN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES DURING EMERGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE WRITTEN PLANS FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
 SB307T. SmithAN ACT TO EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE THOSE ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS THAT CARE FOR IMPAIRED ADULTS FOR PERIODS OF FOUR (4) OR LESS HOURS PER DAY.
 SB79D. JohnsonAN ACT TO REGULATE RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS AND RADIOLOGY PRACTITIONER ASSISTANTS.
Referred February 16, 2009
 SB373SalmonAN ACT TO INCREASE THE STIPEND FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
Referred February 12, 2009
 HB1390G. SmithAN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF THE BOARD OF ELECTRICAL EXAMINERS REGARDING THE ISSUANCE OF A TEMPORARY ELECTRICIAN'S LICENSE.
 HB1232OverbeyAN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
 HB1113D. CreekmoreTHE PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT.
 SB356BroadwayAN ACT TO ENSURE THAT PATIENTS CAN BE TRANSPORTED TO THE FACILITY OF CHOICE WITHOUT REGARD TO SERVICE AREA RESTRICTIONS.
Referred February 11, 2009
 SB354LavertyAN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
 HB1375PennartzTO PROTECT THE HEALTH OF INMATES COMMITTED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND TO ENSURE THAT ORDERS BY MEDICAL PROVIDERS FOR RESTRICTIONS ON WORK BY INMATES ARE FOLLOWED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
 HB1354ShelbyAN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE ROLE OF THE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICERS.
 HB1379SummersAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS AND THE REGISTRATION OF CLINICAL ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELOR SUPERVISORS.
 HB1377AllenAN ACT TO ENHANCE THE EXPERTISE OF AND TO REDEFINE THE FOCUS OF THE CERVICAL CANCER TASK FORCE.
 HB1367PennartzTO IMPROVE DENTAL HEALTH AMONG PATIENTS AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF DENTAL HYGIENISTS IN FACILITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION OR DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY CORRECTION.
 SB343CrumblyAN ACT TO CONFRONT DISPARITIES IN HEALTH AND LENGTH OF LIFE AMONG CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
 SB342H. WilkinsAN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES DURING EMERGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE WRITTEN PLANS FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
 SB143BroadwayAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Referred February 10, 2009
 SB64MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 11 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED, SOME PORTIONS OF WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1949.
Referred February 9, 2009
 SB330BledsoeTO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE FAST-TRACKED ADOPTION OF GARRETT'S LAW BABIES.
 SB239BledsoeAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PHYSICIANS AND PODIATRISTS TO DELEGATE THE PERFORMANCE OF SOME SIMPLE PROCEDURES TO EMPLOYEES.
Referred February 5, 2009
 HB1267ShelbyAN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
 SB315SteeleTO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
Referred February 4, 2009
 SB310HornAN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND LICENSURE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
 SB307T. SmithAN ACT TO EXEMPT FROM LICENSURE THOSE ADULT DAY CARE CENTERS THAT CARE FOR IMPAIRED ADULTS FOR PERIODS OF FOUR (4) OR LESS HOURS PER DAY.
 HB1264WebbTO EXEMPT FROM LANDFILL FEES THE LITTER COLLECTED DURING THE KEEP ARKANSAS BEAUTIFUL AND THE KEEP AMERICA BEAUTIFUL CAMPAIGNS.
 HB1274AdcockTO MODERNIZE ARKANSAS'S RABIES CONTROL ACT.
 SB25AltesAN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
Referred February 3, 2009
 SB143BroadwayAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Referred January 29, 2009
 HB1152J. BurrisAN ACT TO AMEND THE FIREWORK SHOOTER'S LICENSING PERIOD TO START WHEN THE APPLICATION IS APPROVED TO ALLOW FOR A FULL FIVE-YEAR LICENSING PERIOD.
 HB1147J. BurrisAN ACT TO INCREASE THE APPLICATION PERIOD FOR FIREWORK PUBLIC DISPLAY PERMITS FROM TWO DAYS TO FIVE DAYS.
 HB1146J. BurrisAN ACT TO REQUIRE FIREWORK SALES TO BE AT LEAST FIFTY FEET FROM COMBUSTIBLES AND TO REQUIRE "NO SMOKING" SIGNS AT RETAIL ENTRANCES.
Referred January 28, 2009
 HB1109HarrelsonAN ACT TO ENSURE THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH POSSESSES SUBPOENA POWER.
Referred January 27, 2009
 SB143BroadwayAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Referred January 26, 2009
 SB239BledsoeAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PHYSICIANS AND PODIATRISTS TO DELEGATE THE PERFORMANCE OF SOME SIMPLE PROCEDURES TO EMPLOYEES.
 HB1114M. MartinTO ALLOW THE INCIDENTAL SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED AND TO ALLOW THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SALE OF WHOLE MILK THAT IS NOT PASTEURIZED.
 SB225BledsoeTO AMEND THE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES OR DEPARTMENTS WHO PROVIDE FAMILY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICES, OR ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
 SB216AltesTO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE TO UNDERGO RANDOM DRUG TESTING AS A CONDITION OF CONTINUED ELIGIBILITY AND REQUIRE A RECIPIENT WHO FAILS A RANDOM DRUG TEST TO SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETE A TREATMENT PROGRAM.
 SB143BroadwayAN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Referred January 22, 2009
 HB1031AllenAN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
Referred January 21, 2009
 SB120P. MaloneAN ACT TO CLARIFY VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE LAW REGARDING PHARMACISTS AND PHARMACIES AND TO CLARIFY THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY.
 SB115GloverTO REQUIRE LOCAL APPROVAL BEFORE ISSUING A DISPOSAL PERMIT; TO REQUIRE NOTICE OF AN APPLICATION FOR A DISPOSAL PERMIT; TO ALLOW LOCAL GOVERNING AUTHORITIES TO APPEAL A DISPOSAL PERMIT; TO ADOPT RULES FOR DISPOSAL OF DRILLING WASTES.
 HB1044PennartzTO EXPAND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS EARLY CHILDHOOD COMMISSION.
 SB113T. SmithAMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, AND FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.
 HB1014D. CreekmoreAN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
 HB1022PennartzAN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE NURSING STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM AND TO PROMOTE TEACHING IN NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
Referred January 14, 2009
 SB85J. KeyAN ACT TO ALLOW BLOOD DONATIONS BY SIXTEEN (16) YEAR OLDS WITH PARENTAL PERMISSION.
 SB79D. JohnsonAN ACT TO REGULATE RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS AND RADIOLOGY PRACTITIONER ASSISTANTS.
 SB76MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 25 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
 SB65MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
 SB64MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 11 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED, SOME PORTIONS OF WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1949.
 SB63MadisonAN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
 SB58SteeleAN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 20-76-107 CONCERNING THE INDEPENDENT EVALUATOR FOR THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
Referred January 12, 2009
 SB25AltesAN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
 SB23AltesAN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
 SB17J. JeffressAN ACT TO EXCLUDE BAIL BOND AGENTS COMPENSATED ON A COMMISSION BASIS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
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