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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Tuesday, April 7, 2009
BILL: SB968
Sponsor: Steele
TO REQUIRE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY BOARD MEMBERSHIP ON THE GOVERNING BODY OF A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PROVIDING SERVICES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
Monday, April 6, 2009
BILL: SCR9
Sponsor: Elliott
RECOGNIZING THE URGENT NEED FOR HEALTH CARE FOR AMERICA NOW.
BILL: SB985
Sponsor: Elliott
TO PROVIDE THAT EACH STATE HEALTH-RELATED AGENCY, BOARD, AND COMMISSION REFLECTS THE DIVERSITY OF THE STATE.
BILL: SB965
Sponsor: Steele
TO 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.
BILL: SB944
Sponsor: Elliott
TO STUDY VARIOUS ASPECTS OF ASTHMA MEDICATION USE AND REIMBURSEMENT WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: SB844
Sponsor: G. Baker
TO MAKE VARIOUS REVISIONS TO THE ARKANSAS PHYSICAL THERAPY ACT.
BILL: SB807
Sponsor: J. Key
AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE INDIVIDUAL DEVELOPMENT ACCOUNT PROGRAM UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
BILL: HB1951
Sponsor: Pyle
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT.
Friday, April 3, 2009
BILL: SB79
Sponsor: D. Johnson
AN ACT TO REGULATE RADIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS AND RADIOLOGY PRACTITIONER ASSISTANTS.
Thursday, April 2, 2009
BILL: SB949
Sponsor: D. Wyatt
TO AMEND THE CONSUMER-PATIENT RADIATION HEALTH AND SAFETY ACT.
Wednesday, April 1, 2009
BILL: SB984
Sponsor: Elliott
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS CONCERNING HEALTH PROFESSIONS TO PROCURE AND REPORT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA REGARDING THE HEALTH CARE WORKFORCE.
BILL: SB958
Sponsor: Capps
CONCERNING THE CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: SB402
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT ACUPUNCTURISTS FROM ADMINISTERING, DISPENSING, OR PRESCRIBING LEGEND DRUGS.
Monday, March 30, 2009
BILL: SB870
Sponsor: Teague
TO PERMIT THE USE OF LANDFILL GAS IN THE CREATION OR PRODUCTION OF ALTERNATIVE SOURCES OF ENERGY.
BILL: SB342
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
AN ACT TO PROTECT CHILDREN IN CHILD CARE FACILITIES DURING EMERGENCIES AND TO REQUIRE CHILD CARE FACILITIES TO FILE WRITTEN PLANS FOR EMERGENCY PROCEDURES.
Thursday, March 26, 2009
BILL: SB429
Sponsor: Steele
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
BILL: SB872
Sponsor: Teague
CONCERNING THE CERTIFICATION STANDARDS OF FIREFIGHTERS.
BILL: SB65
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 8 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: HB1983
Sponsor: Allen
THE HEALTH CARE STUDENTS SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENT POPULATIONS ACT.
Monday, March 23, 2009
BILL: SB819
Sponsor: Laverty
TO 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.
Thursday, March 19, 2009
BILL: SB493
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO 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.
BILL: SB494
Sponsor: D. Johnson
TO ESTABLISH THE PARAMETERS OF THE PUBLIC DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION ON FATALITIES AND NEAR FATALITIES IN CHILD MALTREATMENT MATTERS.
BILL: SB810
Sponsor: Horn
CONCERNING INVOLUNTARY ADMISSIONS OF PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS.
BILL: SB873
Sponsor: T. Smith
TO AMEND THE TERM OF OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
BILL: SB947
Sponsor: Elliott
THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
BILL: SB373
Sponsor: Salmon
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE STIPEND FOR MEMBERS OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING.
BILL: HB1552
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE UNPAID BREAK TIME AND REASONABLE LOCATIONS FOR EXPRESSING BREAST MILK.
Tuesday, March 17, 2009
BILL: SB961
Sponsor: Bledsoe
AN 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.
BILL: SB780
Sponsor: B. Pritchard
TO PROVIDE FORFEITURE OF OR DISQUALIFICATION FROM PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT ON CONVICTION OF AN OFFENSE RELATED TO PUBLIC EMPLOYMENT.
Thursday, March 12, 2009
BILL: SB1002
Sponsor: Steele
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS MINORITY HEALTH COMMISSION AND TO EXPAND AND CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF THE COMMISSION.
BILL: SB143
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL.
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
BILL: SB239
Sponsor: Bledsoe
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE PHYSICIANS AND PODIATRISTS TO DELEGATE THE PERFORMANCE OF SOME SIMPLE PROCEDURES TO EMPLOYEES.
Monday, March 9, 2009
BILL: HCR1023
Sponsor: Williams
RECOGNIZING HEART GALLERY WEEK.
BILL: HB2257
Sponsor: Ragland
TO AMEND THE HEALTH SERVICES AGENCY ACT TO ADJUST THE EXPENDITURE LIMIT FOR ALTERATIONS OR RENOVATIONS.
BILL: HB2244
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PROVIDE HEALTH BENEFIT COVERAGE FOR AN ORTHOTIC DEVICE, AN ORTHOTIC SERVICE, A PROSTHETIC DEVICE, AND A PROSTHETIC SERVICE.
BILL: SB582
Sponsor: Teague
AN ACT TO LEVY AN ASSESSMENT FEE ON HOSPITALS TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE ACCESS FOR THE CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB318
Sponsor: Bookout
CONCERNING LICENSE FEES FOR BURIAL ASSOCIATIONS.
BILL: SB312
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO CREATE "THE ANTONY HOBBS III ACT" AND TO CREATE SCHOOL-BASED AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATOR AND CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB2224
Sponsor: Adcock
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO PERMIT AND INSPECT CONCESSION STANDS, BOTH STATIONARY AND MOBILE.
BILL: HB2218
Sponsor: Carroll
TO PROVIDE RESIDENTIAL TENANTS RELIEF FROM FORECLOSURE AND EVICTION PROCEEDINGS.
BILL: HB2212
Sponsor: Shelby
TO CLARIFY WHEN EMPLOYEES OF NURSING FACILITIES ARE NOT REQUIRED TO INITIATE CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION FOR UNWITNESSED DEATHS.
BILL: HB2204
Sponsor: Pyle
WALT'S LAW: TO ALLOW FOR THE CRYOGENIC TREATMENT THE HYPOGYCGOUDOLEBOISM SYSTEM.
BILL: HB2196
Sponsor: Everett
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY OF THE DIVISION OF BEHAVIORAL SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
BILL: HB2195
Sponsor: Pennartz
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS MENTAL HEALTH PARITY ACT, 23-99-501 ET SEQ. AND TO MAKE CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE ACT CONSISTENT WITH FEDERAL LAW.
BILL: HB2189
Sponsor: Blount
THE ARKANSAS PATIENT FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE ACT.
BILL: HB2188
Sponsor: Blount
AN ACT TO PROVIDE HOSPITAL CHARITY CARE TRANSPARENCY AND TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR DEBT COLLECTIONS BY HOSPITALS.
BILL: HB2186
Sponsor: Sample
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PHARMACY AUDIT BILL OF RIGHTS.
BILL: HB2185
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO PROVIDE FOR ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS, ELEVATOR LOAD TESTS, AND FEES FOR ELEVATOR INSPECTIONS AND ELEVATOR LOAD TESTS.
BILL: HB2178
Sponsor: Harrelson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MONETARY LIMIT BEFORE A CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE FOR CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS IS REQUIRED.
BILL: HB2177
Sponsor: Dunn
TO PROMOTE CONSUMER SAVINGS ON PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
BILL: HB2175
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF CONTRACTORS ON CERTAIN PROJECTS.
BILL: HB2168
Sponsor: J. Rogers
AN ACT TO EXTEND THE TIME UNDER WHICH ACTION ON A LIEN MAY BE TAKEN UNDER THE MEDICAL, NURSING, HOSPITAL, AND AMBULANCE SERVICE LIEN ACT.
BILL: HB2127
Sponsor: Garner
TO REGULATE THE INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC SIGNS AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PARTIES INVOLVED IN THE INSTALLATION OF ELECTRIC SIGNS.
BILL: HB2136
Sponsor: Hall
TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD'S CREDENTIALING INFORMATION SYSTEM.
BILL: HB2138
Sponsor: Hopper
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THAT ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES HAVE EMERGENCY GENERATORS.
BILL: HB2143
Sponsor: Harrelson
AN ACT TO ADD TWO BOARD MEMBERS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF ACUPUNCTURE AND RELATED TECHNIQUES.
BILL: HB2148
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO EXPAND THE OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARKANSAS CITIZENS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE HOME AND COMMUNITY-BASED CARE WAIVER UNDER THE STATE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HCR1019
Sponsor: T. Baker
TO ENCOURAGE A NATIONAL SOLUTION TO HEALTHCARE REFORM FOR AMERICA.
BILL: HB2088
Sponsor: Shelby
TO CREATE PHYSICIAN PROFILING PROGRAMS AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE INSURANCE DEPARTMENT TO ADOPT RULES FOR PHYSICIAN PROFILING PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB2089
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2091
Sponsor: Dunn
TO REESTABLISH FAIRNESS, TRANSPARENCY, AND COMPETITION IN THE BIDDING PRACTICES FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF PUBLICLY FUNDED BUILDINGS, INFRASTRUCTURE, AND FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2061
Sponsor: Everett
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE RULES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH REGARDING SEPTIC SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB2055
Sponsor: Dismang
TO AMEND THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES, § 20-17-1001 ET SEQ.
BILL: HB2056
Sponsor: Reep
TO RESTRUCTURE THE LANDFILL POST CLOSURE FUND.
BILL: HB2057
Sponsor: Reep
TO PROTECT EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKERS THROUGH EVALUATIONS OF INDIVIDUALS SUSPECTED OF INFECTING AN EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKER WITH A LIFE-THREATENING DISEASE.
BILL: HB2058
Sponsor: Reep
TO CREATE THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OMNIBUS ACT.
BILL: HB2052
Sponsor: Dismang
TO ENSURE SUFFICIENT DEPOSITS INTO A CEMETERY COMPANY'S PERMANENT MAINTENANCE FUND AND TO DEFINE A LAWN CRYPT.
BILL: HB2039
Sponsor: Wells
AN ACT REGARDING SALES LIMITS FOR EPHEDRINE.
BILL: HB2038
Sponsor: Wells
TO CREATE THE INFORMED MEDICAL PATIENT ACT OF 2009.
BILL: HB2036
Sponsor: Wells
TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE COST STABILIZATION ACT OF 2009.
BILL: HB2033
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE ON WATER QUALITY.
BILL: HB2032
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS EARTHQUAKE PROGRAM BY INCREASING DISASTER PREPAREDNESS.
BILL: HB2027
Sponsor: Hall
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
Friday, March 6, 2009
BILL: HB2015
Sponsor: M. Burris
TO EXEMPT EMPLOYER AND TRADE ASSOCIATION TRAINING FROM THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF THE STATE BOARD OF PRIVATE CAREER EDUCATION.
BILL: HB1998
Sponsor: L. Cowling
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE HOSPICE LICENSURE WITHOUT A PERMIT OF APPROVAL TO SERVE BORDER CITY HOSPICE PATIENTS.
BILL: HB1997
Sponsor: Hall
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH PROVISIONS OF LAW REGARDING THE DISTRIBUTION OF DRUG SAMPLES.
BILL: HB1988
Sponsor: Cooper
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
BILL: HB1985
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO CLARIFY AN LIABILITIES REGARDING FAILURE TO RECEIVE WRITTEN APPROVAL BEFORE DISPOSING OF FUNDS THAT SHOULD BE HELD FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF MEDICAID COSTS.
BILL: HB1983
Sponsor: Allen
THE HEALTH CARE STUDENTS SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM FOR UNDERREPRESENTED STUDENT POPULATIONS ACT.
BILL: HB1969
Sponsor: Clemmer
AN ACT CONCERNING THE ASSIGNMENT AND RECOVERY OF THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY FOR MEDICAID COSTS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
BILL: HB1967
Sponsor: Wagner
AN ACT TO REQUIRE AN INTERIM STUDY OF WAYS TO ENCOURAGE PHYSICIANS TO PRACTICE MEDICINE IN RURAL AREAS OF ARKANSAS.
Thursday, March 5, 2009
BILL: HB1958
Sponsor: Ragland
TO REQUIRE A NEGATIVE EQUINE INFECTIOUS ANEMIA TEST ON A ONE-YEAR BASIS FOR THE SALE, BARTER, TRADE, OR GIFT OF AN EQUIDAE.
BILL: HB1951
Sponsor: Pyle
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT.
BILL: HB1950
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE COMMUNITY MATCH INCOME INCENTIVE PROGRAM THROUGH THE ARKANSAS RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP BOARD.
BILL: SB595
Sponsor: Laverty
TO AMEND THE PROCEDURES FOR REMOVAL OF A PERSON'S NAME FROM THE CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY.
BILL: SB356
Sponsor: Broadway
AN ACT TO ENSURE THAT PATIENTS CAN BE TRANSPORTED TO THE FACILITY OF CHOICE WITHOUT REGARD TO SERVICE AREA RESTRICTIONS.
BILL: SB451
Sponsor: Elliott
TO ASSIST INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES AND TO PROVIDE GRANTS TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTS TO MAINTAIN AND OPERATE INSOLVENT PERPETUAL CARE CEMETERIES.
BILL: SB354
Sponsor: Laverty
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
BILL: SB64
Sponsor: Madison
AN 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.
BILL: SB63
Sponsor: Madison
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CORRECTIONS TO TITLE 20 OF THE ARKANSAS CODE OF 1987 ANNOTATED.
BILL: HB1934
Sponsor: Hyde
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 5-60-201 TO PROHIBIT THE SALE OR DISTRIBUTION OF HUMAN OR SYNTHETIC URINE.
BILL: HB1930
Sponsor: Adcock
TO 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.
BILL: HB1927
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO DISCIPLINE PHYSICIANS FOR ETHICAL VIOLATIONS.
BILL: HB1922
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO CLARIFY CERTAIN TERMS AND PROVISIONS OF THE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 1995.
BILL: HB1920
Sponsor: Maloch
TO PLACE REASONABLE RESTRICTIONS ON YOUTHFUL CONSUMERS WHO UTILIZE TANNING FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1917
Sponsor: Hawkins
TO PROHIBIT UNFAIR METHODS OF COMPETITION AND UNFAIR OR DECEPTIVE TRADE PRACTICES BY SELLERS OF PREPAID FUNERAL BENEFITS CONTRACTS.
BILL: HB1409
Sponsor: McLean
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS TO CONTROL THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON.
Wednesday, March 4, 2009
BILL: HB1891
Sponsor: Nickels
TO ESTABLISH A UNIFIED HEALTH CARE BENEFIT PROGRAM FOR ALL PUBLICLY FUNDED EMPLOYEES AND RETIRED EMPLOYEES.
BILL: SB113
Sponsor: T. Smith
AMENDING PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, FIXED FIRE PROTECTION SYSTEMS, AND FIRE PROTECTION SPRINKLER SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB1866
Sponsor: J. Burris
AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE ALLOWANCE FOR FURNISHING BOARD, LODGING, APPAREL, ETC., UNDER THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW.
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
BILL: HB1839
Sponsor: Reynolds
AN ACT TO LIMIT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE INSTALLATION OF FIRE SPRINKLERS IN HOME CONSTRUCTION.
Monday, March 2, 2009
BILL: HB1797
Sponsor: English
TO CREATE THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY WORKFORCE SYSTEM TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB1703
Sponsor: Shelby
TO 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.
Thursday, February 26, 2009
BILL: SB401
Sponsor: Altes
TO REQUIRE THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH TO ALLOW THE USE OF A HARVESTED RAINWATER SYSTEM FOR A NONPOTABLE PURPOSE.
BILL: SB343
Sponsor: Crumbly
AN ACT TO CONFRONT DISPARITIES IN HEALTH AND LENGTH OF LIFE AMONG CITIZENS OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB315
Sponsor: Steele
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
BILL: SB307
Sponsor: T. Smith
AN 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.
BILL: HB1675
Sponsor: Shelby
TO 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.
BILL: HB1641
Sponsor: Saunders
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PROVIDER FEE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
BILL: HB1633
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF FOSTER PARENTS AND PREADOPTIVE PARENTS REGARDING CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT.
Wednesday, February 25, 2009
BILL: HB1620
Sponsor: Shelby
TO 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.
Tuesday, February 24, 2009
BILL: HB1603
Sponsor: Shelby
TO IMPROVE THE INVESTIGATION AND CERTIFICATION OF DEATH IN ARKANSAS.
Monday, February 23, 2009
BILL: HB1594
Sponsor: Maloch
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 18-44-101 ET SEQ. CONCERNING THE PERFECTION, FILING, AND ENFORCEMENT OF MECHANIC'S AND MATERIALMEN'S LIENS.
BILL: HB1587
Sponsor: Tyler
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT EMPLOYER-REQUIRED DRUG TESTS ARE TO BE PROVIDED AT NO COST TO EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1579
Sponsor: Webb
TO REQUIRE ONLY ANNUAL REPORTS TO THE INTERIM COMMITTEES ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR REGARDING THE TRANSITIONAL EMPLOYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1576
Sponsor: L. Smith
TO ADJUST FOR INFLATION THE AMOUNT IN CONTROVERSY REGARDING WAGE DISPUTES HEARD AND DECIDED BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
BILL: HB1575
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO PROSCRIBE UNPROFESSIONAL CONDUCT BY PHYSICIANS WITH REGARD TO ANATOMIC PATHOLOGY SERVICES.
BILL: HB1569
Sponsor: Hobbs
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE ADULT MALTREATMENT CUSTODY ACT.
BILL: HB1568
Sponsor: Hobbs
AN ACT TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT.
BILL: HB1565
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS TASK FORCE ON PREMATURITY AND INFANT MORTALITY.
Thursday, February 19, 2009
BILL: HB1559
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO ALLOW THE OPERATION OF MOBILE DENTAL FACILITIES UNDER THE AUTHORITY OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS.
BILL: HB1558
Sponsor: Reep
TO PROVIDE THAT THE BUREAU OF LEGISLATIVE RESEARCH SHALL AVOID ALL REFERENCES TO INDIVIDUALS WITH MENTAL RETARDATION.
BILL: HB1552
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE UNPAID BREAK TIME AND REASONABLE LOCATIONS FOR EXPRESSING BREAST MILK.
BILL: HB1550
Sponsor: Sample
TO LIMIT THE VALIDITY PERIOD FOR IDENTIFICATION CARDS ISSUED TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE NOT CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES.
BILL: HB1546
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 23-99-411 TO DECREASE THE AMOUNT OF TIME ALLOWED FOR PROCESSING APPLICATIONS OF PROVIDERS.
Wednesday, February 18, 2009
BILL: HB1518
Sponsor: Reep
TO 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.
BILL: HB1520
Sponsor: T. Rogers
TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT OF A COMMERCIAL OR RESIDENTIAL CONSTRUCTION JOB REQUIRING A CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE.
Tuesday, February 17, 2009
BILL: HB1495
Sponsor: Carroll
TO ESTABLISH A PROGRAM OF COORDINATED SERVICES TO FACILITATE AND UNITE DIAGNOSTIC, INTERVENTION, AND TRANSITION EFFORTS TO HELP INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH PERMANENT HEARING LOSS.
Monday, February 16, 2009
BILL: HB1472
Sponsor: R. Green
TO IMPROVE THE LOCAL CONTROL OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT BY ALLOWING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE FORMATION OF A SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
BILL: HB1464
Sponsor: Nickels
AN ACT TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE TO PARALLEL THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE LAW.
BILL: HB1463
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO MODIFY THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS AND FACILITIES.
Friday, February 13, 2009
BILL: SB225
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AMEND THE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES OR DEPARTMENTS WHO PROVIDE FAMILY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICES, OR ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
Thursday, February 12, 2009
BILL: SB310
Sponsor: Horn
AN ACT TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE SALE AND LICENSURE OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1456
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF VULNERABLE ARKANSANS AND TO CREATE A GRANT PROGRAM FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF SERVICES BY CHARITABLE CLINICS.
Wednesday, February 11, 2009
BILL: HB1419
Sponsor: Wells
TO PROTECT NURSING HOME RESIDENTS FROM THE THREAT OF FIRE; TO PROHIBIT TAMPERING WITH SMOKE DETECTORS AND FIRE EXTINGUISHERS IN NURSING HOMES WHEN AN EMERGENCY HAS BEEN SOUNDED.
BILL: HB1416
Sponsor: Reep
AN ACT TO ELIMINATE ANNUAL SELF-AUDIT REPORTING FOR REGULATED STORAGE TANK OWNERS AND OPERATORS.
Tuesday, February 10, 2009
BILL: HB1411
Sponsor: Shelby
TO AMEND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM ACT.
Monday, February 9, 2009
BILL: HB1409
Sponsor: McLean
AN ACT CONCERNING THE RIGHTS TO CONTROL THE FINAL DISPOSITION OF A DECEASED PERSON.
BILL: HB1403
Sponsor: J. Edwards
THE UNIFORM EMERGENCY VOLUNTEER HEALTH PRACTITIONERS ACT.
Thursday, February 5, 2009
BILL: HB1389
Sponsor: Reep
TO REQUIRE ONE (1) COMPREHENSIVE EYE AND VISION EXAMINATION BY A LICENSED OPTOMETRIST OR OPHTHALMOLOGIST FOR CHILDREN ENTERING A PUBLIC SCHOOL OR A PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL FOR THE FIRST YEAR IN PRE-K, KINDERGARTEN, OR GRADE ONE.
BILL: HB1387
Sponsor: Davenport
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE JOINDER OF THIS STATE IN THE INTERSTATE PEST CONTROL COMPACT.
Wednesday, February 4, 2009
BILL: HB1379
Sponsor: Summers
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE LICENSURE OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS AND THE REGISTRATION OF CLINICAL ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELOR SUPERVISORS.
BILL: HB1377
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO ENHANCE THE EXPERTISE OF AND TO REDEFINE THE FOCUS OF THE CERVICAL CANCER TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB1373
Sponsor: Stewart
TO ADJUST THE JOB ORDER CONTRACTING BID AWARD AMOUNTS IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INCREASE IN THE COST OF BUILDING MATERIALS AND PETROLEUM-BASED PRODUCTS.
BILL: HB1367
Sponsor: Pennartz
TO 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.
Tuesday, February 3, 2009
BILL: HB1354
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO MODERNIZE THE ROLE OF THE COUNTY HEALTH OFFICERS.
Monday, February 2, 2009
BILL: SB85
Sponsor: J. Key
AN ACT TO ALLOW BLOOD DONATIONS BY SIXTEEN (16) YEAR OLDS WITH PARENTAL PERMISSION.
BILL: HB1281
Sponsor: Carter
AN ACT TO REQUIRE ALL PERSONS RECEIVING BENEFITS THROUGH THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO UNDERGO RANDOM TESTING FOR ILLEGAL DRUGS.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
BILL: HB1275
Sponsor: J. Burris
THE "RON HENSON EMPLOYER FAIRNESS ACT".
BILL: SB225
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AMEND THE JOB CLASSIFICATIONS OF EMPLOYEES OF STATE AGENCIES OR DEPARTMENTS WHO PROVIDE FAMILY SERVICES, SOCIAL SERVICES, OR ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES.
BILL: SB120
Sponsor: P. Malone
AN 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.
BILL: HB1274
Sponsor: Adcock
TO MODERNIZE ARKANSAS'S RABIES CONTROL ACT.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
BILL: HB1267
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ORTHOTICS, PROSTHETICS, AND PEDORTHICS PRACTICE ACT OF 2007.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
BILL: HB1238
Sponsor: Garner
TO CREATE AND FUND THE TRAUMA SYSTEM TRUST FUND.
Monday, January 26, 2009
BILL: HB1232
Sponsor: Overbey
AN ACT TO CREATE THE LONG-TERM CARE QUALITY IMPROVEMENT ACT.
BILL: HB1216
Sponsor: Shelby
AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING TO DEVELOP A JOINT APPLICATION FOR COLLABORATIVE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN COLLABORATING PHYSICIANS AND ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES.
BILL: SB58
Sponsor: Steele
AN ACT TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE 20-76-107 CONCERNING THE INDEPENDENT EVALUATOR FOR THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES PROGRAM.
Wednesday, January 21, 2009
BILL: HR1005
Sponsor: W. Lewellen
RECOGNIZING JANUARY AS CERVICAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH.
BILL: HB1134
Sponsor: Hall
THE HEALTH CARE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT ACT.
Friday, January 16, 2009
BILL: HB1114
Sponsor: M. Martin
TO 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.
THE PARTIAL-BIRTH ABORTION BAN ACT.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
BILL: HB1109
Sponsor: Harrelson
AN ACT TO ENSURE THE STATE BOARD OF HEALTH POSSESSES SUBPOENA POWER.
BILL: HB1108
Sponsor: L. Smith
AN ACT TO PREVENT PHYSICIANS FROM REFERRING PATIENTS TO MEDICAL IMAGING ENTITIES IN WHICH THE PHYSICIANS HAVE A FINANCIAL INTEREST.
Monday, January 12, 2009
BILL: HB1031
Sponsor: Allen
AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO PROVIDE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING FOR MEN FORTY (40) YEARS OF AGE AND OVER.
BILL: HB1022
Sponsor: Pennartz
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL FUNDING FOR THE NURSING STUDENT LOAN PROGRAM AND TO PROMOTE TEACHING IN NURSING EDUCATION PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB1017
Sponsor: Greenberg
TO REPEAL ARKANSAS CODE § 23-85-137, MANDATING HEALTH INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR IN VITRO FERTILIZATION.
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH THE TASK FORCE ON THE EFFECT OF ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1003
Sponsor: King
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE INCLUSION OF PHYSICIANS, NURSES, AND OTHER MEDICAL PERSONNEL IN THAT CLASSIFICATION OF MEDICAL PERSONNEL WHO CAN USE EMERGENCY FLASHING LIGHTS ON THEIR VEHICLES IN EMERGENCY SITUATIONS.