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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE - SENATE


Archive of Bills Referred



Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Friday, March 30, 2007
BILL: SB293
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND EXPENSES.
BILL: SB289
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CONTINUE THE TASK FORCE ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND PRACTICES.
Thursday, March 29, 2007
BILL: HB1575
Sponsor: Sumpter
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
BILL: SB421
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 TO ENSURE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ACTING AS GOOD SAMARITANS.
BILL: HB2417
Sponsor: Patterson
TO REGULATE THE INSPECTION OR INSTALLATION OF ELECTRICITY IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS.
BILL: SB868
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM.
BILL: SB270
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 16-123-107 TO ADD DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE STATUS AS AN OFFENSE.
Wednesday, March 28, 2007
BILL: HB2786
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING AUTOMATIC EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS IN HEALTH SPAS.
BILL: HB2282
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO SEEK A MEDICAID WAIVER FOR THE TREATMENT OF PERVASIVE DEVELOPMENTAL DISORDERS.
BILL: HB2731
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
BILL: HB2358
Sponsor: E. Brown
AN ACT TO ENSURE BETTER UTILIZATION AND COORDINATION OF THE STATE S BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE RESOURCES DEVOTED TO SERVING CHILDREN, YOUTH AND THEIR FAMILIES.
BILL: SB847
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO GUARANTEE SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS INFORMATION REGARDING EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION IN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS.
Monday, March 26, 2007
BILL: HB2721
Sponsor: Medley
DIRECT THE DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CREATE STANDARD PROTOCOLS, SUBMISSION AND EVALUATION OF REPORTS, AND MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE.
BILL: HB2762
Sponsor: Saunders
TO CLARIFY THE APPLICABILITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS TO ARKANSAS BUSINESSES.
BILL: HB2735
Sponsor: J. Roebuck
THE HEALTH FACILITY INFECTION DISCLOSURE ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB2681
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE CRITERIA FOR INVOLUNTARY ADMISSION ORDERS FOR PERSONS IN NEED OF MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
BILL: HB2638
Sponsor: Harris
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN APPLICANTS FROM DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO ISSUE A PERMIT-BY-RULE UNDER THE ARKANSAS WATER AND AIR POLLUTION CONTROL ACT.
Friday, March 23, 2007
BILL: HB2761
Sponsor: Saunders
THE PHASE I ENVIRONMENTAL SITE ASSESSMENT CONSULTANT ACT.
BILL: HB2716
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO ALLOW NON-PROFIT CORPORATIONS TO OWN AND OPERATE COMMUNITY SEWER SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB2674
Sponsor: Anderson
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 11-9-525 CONCERNING COMPENSATION FOR SECOND INJURIES AND TO AMEND A PROTION OF THE ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
BILL: HB2653
Sponsor: Pace
AN ACT TO REQUIRE WRITTEN AND VERIFIED COMPLAINTS BEFORE A WARRANT MAY BE ISSUED TO AN EMPLOYEE OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
BILL: HB2211
Sponsor: Key
THE EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS FOR CHILD CARE FACILITIES ACT.
Key
Thursday, March 22, 2007
BILL: HB2640
Sponsor: Shelby
CONCERNING ADMISSION TO THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE.
BILL: HB2627
Sponsor: Wills
TO REQUIRE FULL DISCLOSURE REGARDING WHICH ENTITIES HAVE ACCESS TO PROVIDER NETWORKS.
BILL: HB2615
Sponsor: Hardy
AN ACT TO CREATE AN ARKANSAS HIV-AIDS MINORITY TASKFORCE AND TO COORDINATE STATEWIDE EFFORTS TO COMBAT THE DEBILITATING EFFECTS OF HIV-AIDS ON MINORITY ARKANSANS.
BILL: HB2721
Sponsor: Medley
DIRECT THE DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO CREATE STANDARD PROTOCOLS, SUBMISSION AND EVALUATION OF REPORTS, AND MONITORING OF COMPLIANCE.
BILL: HB2638
Sponsor: Harris
TO EXEMPT CERTAIN APPLICANTS FROM DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO ISSUE A PERMIT-BY-RULE UNDER THE ARKANSAS WATER AND AIR POLLUTION CONTROL ACT.
BILL: HB2602
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO REQUIRE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE TO OPERATE NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2768
Sponsor: Rosenbaum
AN ACT TO INCLUDE WITH THE DEFINITION OF INFORMED CONSENT FOR ABORTIONS INFORMATION THAT NO PERSON CAN FORCE A WOMAN TO HAVE AN ABORTION.
BILL: SB871
Sponsor: Trusty
AN ACT TO PREVENT FORCED ABORTIONS.
BILL: SB911
Sponsor: Baker
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF MERCURY IN VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN.
BILL: SB958
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION.
BILL: SB864
Sponsor: Salmon
THE RESIDENT'S RIGHT TO NOTIFICATION ACT.
Wednesday, March 21, 2007
BILL: HB2678
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO TRANSFER REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS AND RADIOLOGY PRACTITIONER ASSISTANTS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB2494
Sponsor: Cooper
TO ADOPT NEW STANDARDS FOR EXPANDING COMMUNITY-BASED DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES AND FOR IMPLEMENTING NEW DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES.
BILL: HB1630
Sponsor: Adcock
TO ENSURE THAT PUBLIC EMPLOYEE AND GOVERNMENT DISPUTES CAN BE RESOLVED USING DISPUTE RESOLUTION PROCESSES.
BILL: HB1324
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT COMPETING RURAL COMMUNITIES IN NEED OF PHYSICIAN PRACTITIONERS HAVE EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO ATTRACT PHYSICIANS.
TO CREATE THE SPOUSAL ABUSE SAFETY PLAN ACT FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING ON THE PREVENTION OF AND INTERVENTION IN SPOUSAL ABUSE.
Tuesday, March 20, 2007
BILL: HB2739
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON AUTISM.
BILL: HB2731
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
BILL: SB271
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 17-38-302 TO ADD AN EXEMPTION FOR MINOR REPLACEMENTS AND AN EXEMPTION FOR REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS TO RENTAL PROPERTY BY A RENTAL OPERATOR.
BILL: SB955
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO CREATE THE FOSTER PARENT SUPPORT AND FOSTER CHILDREN PROTECTION ACT OF 2007.
Monday, March 19, 2007
BILL: HB2811
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO INCLUDE MEDICAL RECORDS FROM PHYSICIAN OFFICES AS SELF-AUTHENTICATING UNDER THE HOSPITAL RECORDS ACT AND TO PROVIDE A REASONABLE FEE FOR COPYING MEDICAL RECORDS.
BILL: HB2657
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO STUDENTS OF HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAMS WHO RENDER VOLUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF LICENSED PERSONNEL.
BILL: HB2646
Sponsor: Adcock
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM FOR COUNSELORS EMPLOYED BY ARKANSAS REHABILITATION SERVICES.
BILL: HB2645
Sponsor: Adcock
TO AMEND THE TASK FORCE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.
BILL: HB2626
Sponsor: Sample
THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY AUDIT BILL OF RIGHTS.
BILL: HB2612
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 CONCERNING CIVIL IMMUNITY OF PERSONS RENDERING EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES UNDER THE "GOOD SAMARITAN" LAW.
BILL: HB2417
Sponsor: Patterson
TO REGULATE THE INSPECTION OR INSTALLATION OF ELECTRICITY IN RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS.
BILL: HB2416
Sponsor: Woods
AN ACT TO CREATE THE NEWBORN UMBILICAL CORD BLOOD BANK FOR POSTNATAL TISSUE AND FLUID.
BILL: HB2357
Sponsor: Stewart
AN ACT TO AMEND THE "CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT".
BILL: HB2347
Sponsor: Dickinson
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ARKANSANS; TO LIST TRAMADOL AS A SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
BILL: HB1753
Sponsor: House
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS ACT.
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: J. Johnson
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 26-52-318 AND 26-53-147 REQUIRING DECALS TO BE AFFIXED TO HEAVY EQUIPMENT.
BILL: HB1631
Sponsor: Wills
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 18-44-101 ET SEQ. CONCERNING THE PERFECTION, FILING, AND ENFORCEMENT OF MECHANIC'S AND MATERIALMEN'S LIENS.
BILL: HB1471
Sponsor: Moore
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT THIRD PARTIES THAT ARE LIABLE FOR MEDICAID COSTS PROVIDE REIMBURSEMENT TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: SB911
Sponsor: Baker
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF MERCURY IN VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN.
Thursday, March 15, 2007
BILL: HB2701
Sponsor: Norton
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT PHYSICIANS RECEIVE FULL REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTH CARE SERVICES PERFORMED BY A PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT.
BILL: HB2463
Sponsor: J. Johnson
AN ACT TO AMEND THE OPERATIONS OF THE LEGISLATIVE HEALTH ADEQUACY COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB2374
Sponsor: Rogers
AN ACT TO DISQUALIFY FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AN INDIVIDUAL WHO TESTS POSITIVE FOR DRUGS WHEN APPLYING FOR NEW EMPLOYMENT.
BILL: HB2731
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS SYSTEM CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTE TO TRAIN AND INSTRUCT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS AND JAIL PERSONNEL.
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: Horn
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
BILL: SB911
Sponsor: Baker
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF MERCURY IN VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN.
BILL: SB798
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO CREATE THE REVISED ARKANSAS ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT TO PROVIDE A PROGRAM FOR POST-MORTEM DONATIONS OF ALL OR PART OF A HUMAN BODY.
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
BILL: HB1132
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS OPTIONS COUNSELING FOR LONG-TERM CARE PROGRAM.
BILL: SB829
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS FROM CONTAMINATION BY MANUFACTURING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND TO CREATE A PROGRAM FOR REMEDIATION AND NOTIFICATION OF CONTAMINATED PROPERTY.
BILL: SB248
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH REGULAR AND UNIFORM WAGE POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.
Tuesday, March 13, 2007
BILL: SB993
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS TO CONDUCT INSPECTIONS FOR CONTAMINATION FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.
BILL: SB956
Sponsor: Madison
TO AMEND THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
Monday, March 12, 2007
BILL: HB2244
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TRAINING TRUST FUND AND THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION FUND.
BILL: HB2305
Sponsor: Pace
TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM MERCURY LEVELS FOR ELECTRIC LIGHTING DEVICES THAT MAY BE PLACED IN A LANDFILL AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE DISPOSAL OF ELECTRIC LIGHTING DEVICES THAT MAY NOT BE PLACED IN A LANDFILL.
BILL: HB1250
Sponsor: Medley
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE INDEPENDENT PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY BY QUALIFIED PERSONS AT THE MASTER'S LEVEL.
Thursday, March 8, 2007
BILL: HB2239
Sponsor: Pennartz
TO AMEND THE INTERSTATE COMPACT ON THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN.
BILL: HB2237
Sponsor: D. Evans
AN ACT TO FASTTRACK ADOPTIONS OF CHILDREN WHO ARE VICTIMS OF ABUSE OR NEGLECT.
Wednesday, March 7, 2007
BILL: HB2376
Sponsor: E. Brown
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS AT THE ARKANSAS STATE HOSPITAL, HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, AND COURT PERSONNEL.
BILL: HB2333
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE PREVENTION.
BILL: HB2232
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT AGENCY TO IMPOSE FINES AGAINST HEALTH CARE FACILITIES THAT FAIL TO PROVIDE REQUIRED HEALTH CARE DATA.
BILL: HB2026
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO CREATE A PRIORITY SYSTEM FOR IMMUNIZATIONS DURING A PANDEMIC.
BILL: SB977
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR ARKANSAS DRUG COURTS AND TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000.
Tuesday, March 6, 2007
BILL: SB270
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 16-123-107 TO ADD DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE STATUS AS AN OFFENSE.
BILL: SB191
Sponsor: Steele
TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND TO TRANSFER THE POWERS, DUTIES, APPROPRIATIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BILL: SB20
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Monday, March 5, 2007
BILL: SB1003
Sponsor: Malone
TO ALLOW DENTISTS TO DISPENSE LEGEND DRUGS AFTER OBTAINING A PERMIT FROM THE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS; AUTHORIZING A FEE FOR THE PERMIT; AND ADOPTING RULES GOVERNING THE PERMIT AND THE DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS.
BILL: SB996
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO CREATE THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES OVERSIGHT BOARD AND TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE.
BILL: SB995
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EXEMPTIONS TO THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006.
BILL: SB993
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS TO CONDUCT INSPECTIONS FOR CONTAMINATION FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.
BILL: SB980
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE THE JOINT INTERIM COMMITTEE ON HEALTH INSURANCE AND PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
BILL: SB970
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS TO PROVIDE TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE, MONITORING, AND INSPECTIONS FOR CONTAMINATION FROM VARIOUS SOURCES.
BILL: HB1575
Sponsor: Sumpter
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT AND TO CREATE THE TRAUMA SYSTEM REVOLVING TRUST FUND.
BILL: HB1465
Sponsor: Webb
TO REQUIRE LANDFILLS TO OFFER STYROFOAM RECYCLING.
BILL: SB959
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROTECT THE CHILDREN WHO ARE MOST VULNERABLE BY CLARIFYING THE PUBLIC POLICY OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS REGARDING THE PLACEMENT OF CHILDREN WITH AN ADOPTIVE OR FOSTER PARENT AND TO AUTHORIZE DHHS TO PROMULGATE RULES.
BILL: SB334
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT OUT-OF-STATE TUITION PAID BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BE REPAID IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE STATE TO PRACTICE.
BILL: SB958
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO PROTECT CONFIDENTIAL DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES INFORMATION.
BILL: SB957
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES WITH THE POWER TO OBTAIN INFORMATION FOR ADMINISTRATIVE PURPOSES.
BILL: SB956
Sponsor: Madison
TO AMEND THE CHILD WELFARE AGENCY LICENSING ACT.
BILL: SB955
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO CREATE THE FOSTER PARENT SUPPORT AND FOSTER CHILDREN PROTECTION ACT OF 2007.
BILL: SB954
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF HEALTH TO PROVIDE VACCINATIONS AGAINST THE HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS TO EACH GIRL TWELVE (12) YEARS OF AGE AND OLDER.
BILL: SB950
Sponsor: Wilkins
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK TO DOCUMENT PURCHASES OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, AND PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
BILL: SB948
Sponsor: Glover
AN ACT TO CREATE A FUNDING MECHANISM TO SUPPORT A COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT RECYCLING PROGRAM.
BILL: SB945
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROVIDE FOR THE PER DIEM RATE PAYABLE TO A PROGRAM PROVIDER OF INDIGENT MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE AND TO REQUIRE ACCREDITATION FOR CERTAIN PROGRAM PROVIDERS.
BILL: SB944
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROVIDE FOR THE QUALIFICATIONS AND REIMBURSEMENT OF PROVIDERS OF MENTAL HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE TO INDIGENT PERSONS AND TO ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR THE ADMISSION OF INDIGENT PERSONS TO MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROGRAMS.
BILL: SB942
Sponsor: Critcher
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE TASK FORCE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT SERVICES.
BILL: SB928
Sponsor: Bryles
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TEMPORARY LICENSING OF ELECTRICIANS AND TO REGISTER APPRENTICES.
BILL: SB285
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
BILL: SB911
Sponsor: Baker
AN ACT TO REDUCE THE AMOUNT OF MERCURY IN VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN.
BILL: SB910
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO PROTECT COMSUMERS BY PROHIBITING THE AUTOMATIC RENEWAL OF PROFESSIONAL HOME SECURITY SERVICES CONTRACTS.
BILL: SB895
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO STUDY THE CREATION OF THE ARKANSAS PATIENT CHOICE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE ARKANSAS PATIENTS MORE CHOICE IN THEIR PRESCRIPTION DRUG PURCHASES.
BILL: SB891
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LICENSURE AS AN ACUPUNCTURIST WITHOUT EXAMINATION TO NATIONALLY CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURISTS.
BILL: SB871
Sponsor: Trusty
AN ACT TO PREVENT FORCED ABORTIONS.
BILL: SB868
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE HUMAN SERVICES WORKERS IN THE SCHOOLS PROGRAM.
BILL: SB866
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO ALLOW PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ACTIVE PARTICIPATION IN THE STATE OPERATIONS THAT AFFECT THEM.
BILL: SB864
Sponsor: Salmon
THE RESIDENT'S RIGHT TO NOTIFICATION ACT.
BILL: SB863
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS; TO AMEND SECTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000.
BILL: SB861
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO CHANGE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE CHILD HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE AND TO AMEND THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE CHILD HEALTH ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB847
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO GUARANTEE SEXUAL ASSAULT SURVIVORS INFORMATION REGARDING EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION IN HOSPITAL EMERGENCY DEPARTMENTS.
BILL: SB836
Sponsor: Broadway
TO INCREASE WORKERS' COMPENSATION FUNERAL BENEFITS; TO ADD A ONE-TIME DEATH BENEFIT; AND TO AMEND A PORTION OF ARKANSAS CODE WHICH RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948.
BILL: SB829
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO PROTECT PROPERTY OWNERS FROM CONTAMINATION BY MANUFACTURING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES AND TO CREATE A PROGRAM FOR REMEDIATION AND NOTIFICATION OF CONTAMINATED PROPERTY.
BILL: SCR21
Sponsor: Madison
REQUESTING THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE FOR THE CONTINUATION OF THE UNWED BIRTH PREVENTION STEERING COMMITTEE AND THE STEERING COMMITTEE ON ABSTINENCE EDUCATION.
BILL: SB145
Sponsor: Womack
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC.
Thursday, March 1, 2007
BILL: HB1693
Sponsor: Webb
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TIME A WASTEWATER OPERATOR'S LICENSE IS VALID.
BILL: SB820
Sponsor: Critcher
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR PUBLIC GUARDIANSHIP OF INCAPACITATED ADULTS.
BILL: SB819
Sponsor: Critcher
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO CLARIFY CERTAIN PROVISIONS.
BILL: SB800
Sponsor: Womack
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY TO WAIVE PERMIT FEES FOR PHARMACY TECHNICIANS WORKING AS VOLUNTEERS IN CHARITABLE CLINICS.
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: Horn
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
Wednesday, February 28, 2007
BILL: SB798
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO CREATE THE REVISED ARKANSAS ANATOMICAL GIFT ACT TO PROVIDE A PROGRAM FOR POST-MORTEM DONATIONS OF ALL OR PART OF A HUMAN BODY.
BILL: HB1699
Sponsor: Adcock
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME LAW TO PARALLEL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE AND OVERTIME LAW.
BILL: SB421
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 TO ENSURE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ACTING AS GOOD SAMARITANS.
BILL: SB248
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH REGULAR AND UNIFORM WAGE POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.
Tuesday, February 27, 2007
BILL: SB773
Sponsor: Horn
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS EMPLOYMENT SECURITY LAW AND THE PROVISION THAT ESTABLISHED THE EMPLOYMENT SECURITY SPECIAL FUND.
BILL: SB20
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
BILL: SB768
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO INCREASE WATER WELL CONSTRUCTION FEES.
BILL: SB398
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
BILL: SB296
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
Monday, February 26, 2007
BILL: HB1444
Sponsor: Allen
TO MINIMIZE THE SPREAD OF THE COMMUNICABLE DISEASE OF HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS (HIV) CARRIED BY INMATES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTION AND TO REQUIRE TESTING OR SCREENING.
BILL: SB680
Sponsor: Steele
TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE APPLICATION TO TAKE THE OPTOMETRIST EXAMINATION.
BILL: HB1513
Sponsor: Key
AN ACT TO PROVIDE DATA FOR HOSPITAL PRICE TRANSPARENCY.
Key
Thursday, February 22, 2007
BILL: HB1514
Sponsor: Webb
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-14-104 TO ESTABLISH MAXIMUM MERCURY LEVELS FOR ELECTRIC LIGHTING DEVICES THAT MAY BE PLACED IN A LANDFILL.
BILL: HB1070
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH THE FEDERAL SAFE DRINKING WATER ACT AND TO INCREASE ANNUAL FEES FOR PUBLIC WATER SYSTEMS.
BILL: SB421
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 17-95-101 TO ENSURE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS ACTING AS GOOD SAMARITANS.
BILL: HB1284
Sponsor: Wills
TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION WORK UNDER THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING LAW.
BILL: SB404
Sponsor: Bookout
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE LICENSURE AND INTERNSHIP PROCESS FOR THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS AND TO INCREASE FEES FOR HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSER LICENSES.
BILL: SB398
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO ISSUE CERTIFICATES OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
Wednesday, February 21, 2007
BILL: HB1456
Sponsor: Hoyt
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE USE OF NEWER, MORE FLEXIBLE PLASTIC PIPE FOR WATER DISTRIBUTION PIPING UNDER CONCRETE SLABS.
BILL: SB378
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT CONCERNING THE CONSTRUCTION OF MOTOR VEHICLE RACING FACILITIES.
Tuesday, February 20, 2007
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: Horn
TO REVISE THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW ALLOWANCE FOR GRATUITIES.
Monday, February 19, 2007
BILL: SB334
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT OUT-OF-STATE TUITION PAID BY THE STATE OF ARKANSAS BE REPAID IF THE STUDENT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE STATE TO PRACTICE.
BILL: SB333
Sponsor: Malone
AN ACT TO PROTECT THE HEALTH AND SAFETY OF ARKANSANS; TO LIST TRAMADOL AS A SCHEDULE IV CONTROLLED SUBSTANCE.
BILL: SB332
Sponsor: Malone
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING THE LICENSING OF SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS.
BILL: SB331
Sponsor: R. Thompson
AN ACT TO AMEND GARRETT'S LAW RELATING TO CHILD MALTREATMENT PREVENTION.
BILL: HB1435
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO REVISE QUALIFICATIONS FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; TO REVISE PENALTIES FOR MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS; AND TO REVISE THE MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSON ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1448
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-706 (a)(1) TO CLARIFY THAT APPLICANTS FOR A SOLID WASTE LANDFILL OR TRANSFER STATION PERMIT SHALL OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF NEED.
BILL: SB271
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 17-38-302 TO ADD AN EXEMPTION FOR MINOR REPLACEMENTS AND AN EXEMPTION FOR REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS TO RENTAL PROPERTY BY A RENTAL OPERATOR.
BILL: HB1449
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO REVISE THE AUTHORITY OF REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARDS.
BILL: HB1434
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE MEMBERS OF THE BOARD OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
Thursday, February 15, 2007
BILL: HB1289
Sponsor: Burris
AN ACT TO DESIGNATE THE FIRST MONDAY IN MAY OF EACH YEAR "HEMOPHILIA AWARENESS DAY".
BILL: HB1229
Sponsor: Pace
ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
BILL: HB1284
Sponsor: Wills
TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION WORK UNDER THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING LAW.
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
BILL: HB1436
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO REVISE THE PROCESS FOR DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
Tuesday, February 13, 2007
BILL: SB296
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO PROVIDE FOR A REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK FOR A PHARMACY TO RECORD PURCHASES OF PSEUDOPHEDRINE AND OTHER SIMILAR SUBSTANCES; TO PROVIDE FOR THE MAINTENANCE AND ACCESS TO THE REAL-TIME ELECTRONIC LOGBOOK; AND FOR PENALTIES.
BILL: SB289
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CONTINUE THE TASK FORCE ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND PRACTICES.
Monday, February 12, 2007
BILL: SB294
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
AN ACT TO EXEMPT NURSING FACILITIES THAT PROVIDE NURSING CARE EXCLUSIVELY UNDER LIFE-CARE FACILITY CONTRACTS FROM THE STATE'S QUALITY ASSURANCE FEE.
BILL: SB293
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON ABUSED AND NEGLECTED CHILDREN REGARDING THE MEMBERSHIP, ORGANIZATION, AND EXPENSES.
BILL: HB1402
Sponsor: Wyatt
TO EXEMPT A PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT, CORRECTIONAL FACILITY, JUVENILE DETENTION FACILITY, ADULT DETENTION FACILITY, OR MENTAL HEALTH FACILITY FROM THE SHIELDED OUTDOOR LIGHTING ACT.
BILL: HB1369
Sponsor: Ragland
AN ACT TO INCREASE FEES COLLECTED BY THE STATE REGISTRAR OF VITAL RECORDS AND TO CLARIFY THE FEES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE STATE REGISTRAR.
BILL: SB289
Sponsor: Broadway
TO CONTINUE THE TASK FORCE ON SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AND PRACTICES.
BILL: SB200
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES OVERSIGHT AND PLANNING COUNCIL.
Thursday, February 8, 2007
BILL: SB285
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO MAKE NURSING HOME STAFF POSTING AND RECORD-KEEPING CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
BILL: SB276
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN ACT AMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING BODY ART.
Wednesday, February 7, 2007
BILL: HB1364
Sponsor: Key
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 20-10-209 TO PROVIDE FUNDING FOR PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF LIFE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS.
Key
BILL: HB1363
Sponsor: Key
TO ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF CARE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENTS BY CREATING STAFFING STANDARDS FOR THOSE NURSING FACILITIES DESIGNATED OR CERTIFIED AS EDEN ALTERNATIVE OR GREEN HOUSE PROJECT NURSING FACILITIES.
Key
BILL: HB1323
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE DISCIPLINING OF A PHYSICIAN, DENTIST, DENTAL HYGIENIST OR OPTOMETRIST IF THE PRACTITIONER IS FOUND IN VIOLATION OF A STATUTE OR REGULATION IN ANOTHER STATE.
BILL: SB191
Sponsor: Steele
TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND TO TRANSFER THE POWERS, DUTIES, APPROPRIATIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES ACT.
Tuesday, February 6, 2007
BILL: SB271
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 17-38-302 TO ADD AN EXEMPTION FOR MINOR REPLACEMENTS AND AN EXEMPTION FOR REPAIRS AND REPLACEMENTS TO RENTAL PROPERTY BY A RENTAL OPERATOR.
BILL: SB270
Sponsor: Malone
TO AMEND 16-123-107 TO ADD DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF PUBLIC ASSISTANCE STATUS AS AN OFFENSE.
BILL: SB269
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO SUSTAIN THE AUTONOMY OF REHABILITATIVE SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
BILL: HB1101
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE ACCREDITING ORGANIZATION FOR HOSPITALS.
BILL: SB267
Sponsor: Bookout
AN ACT TO REQUIRE A FACT OF DEATH RECORD TO BE FILED WITH THE DIVISION OF VITAL RECORDS AND TO ENSURE THE TIMELY RECEIPT OF DEATH INFORMATION.
BILL: SB263
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 21-4-211 (6) TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO DIVISION OF HEALTH EMPLOYEES SEEKING A MASTER'S, DrPH, OR PhD DEGREE IN PUBLIC HEALTH.
Monday, February 5, 2007
BILL: SB20
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Thursday, February 1, 2007
BILL: SB248
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH REGULAR AND UNIFORM WAGE POLICIES FOR EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1282
Sponsor: George
TO CLARIFY THAT CIVIL IMMUNITY IS EXTENDED TO DENTISTS AND OTHER HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS WHO RENDER VOULUNTARY HEALTH CARE SERVICES AT FREE OR LOW-COST HEALTH CARE CLINICS.
BILL: HB1180
Sponsor: T. Baker
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE 8-6-412 TO GIVE CODE ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS THE POWER TO ENFORCE LAWS GOVERNING DISCARDED ITEMS ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE PROPERTY.
Wednesday, January 31, 2007
BILL: HB1196
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO CONTINUE THE ARKANSAS COMMISSION ON EYE AND VISION CARE OF SCHOOL AGE CHILDREN AND TO CREATE THE SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN EYE AND VISION CARE FUND.
Monday, January 29, 2007
BILL: HB1173
Sponsor: Anderson
AN ACT TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT SCHOOL DISTRICTS MUST PROVIDE TO PARENTS AN ANNUAL BODY MASS INDEX REPORT ON EACH STUDENT.
BILL: HB1101
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO DEFINE THE ACCREDITING ORGANIZATION FOR HOSPITALS.
BILL: HB1284
Sponsor: Wills
TO INCLUDE DEMOLITION WORK UNDER THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING LAW.
BILL: HB1241
Sponsor: Webb
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS INFORMATION READING SERVICES FOR THE BLIND WITHIN THE DIVISION OF STATE SERVICES FOR THE BLIND OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
BILL: HB1216
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR REVIEWING COMPLAINTS CONCERNING SCOPE OF PRACTICE THAT INVOLVE MORE THAN ONE (1) BOARD OF THE HEALING ARTS.
BILL: HB1069
Sponsor: Bond
ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LONG-TERM CARE PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM.
BILL: SB200
Sponsor: J. Jeffress
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMUNITY SERVICES OVERSIGHT AND PLANNING COUNCIL.
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES ACT.
Thursday, January 25, 2007
BILL: HB1131
Sponsor: S. Prater
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE ON TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY.
BILL: SB191
Sponsor: Steele
TO AUTHORIZE THE GOVERNOR TO CREATE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND TO TRANSFER THE POWERS, DUTIES, APPROPRIATIONS AND OPERATIONS OF THE DIVISION OF HEALTH OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BILL: SB189
Sponsor: Malone
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT INTERNET SALES INTO ARKANSAS OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IF THE PATIENT HAS NOT ACTUALLY CONSULTED A PRESCRIBING PRACTITIONER.
Monday, January 22, 2007
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: Wilkins
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES ACT.
BILL: SB145
Sponsor: Womack
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC.
BILL: HB1040
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO PROTECT SHOPPERS FROM EXPOSURE TO GERMS, VIRUSES, BACTERIA, AND OTHER CONTAMINANTS.
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
BILL: SB20
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Monday, January 8, 2007
BILL: SB20
Sponsor: Altes
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.