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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
BILL: SB1173
Sponsor: Rapert
CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO CHILDREN EXPERIENCING A LIFE-THREATENING ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION DUE TO FOOD ALLERGIES.
BILL: SB1159
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REQUIRE PERSONS AND ENTITIES TO COMPLY WITH ARKANSAS TAX LAW IN ORDER TO QUALIFY AS MEDICAID PROVIDERS.
BILL: SB1020
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
BILL: HB1901
Sponsor: Steel
TO PROHIBIT AN EMPLOYER FROM REQUIRING OR REQUESTING A CURRENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE FROM DISCLOSING HIS OR HER USERNAME OR PASSWORD FOR A SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT.
BILL: SB984
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO PROHIBIT SEX OFFENDERS FROM PROVIDING SERVICES THROUGH THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
Friday, April 12, 2013
BILL: SB1158
Sponsor: D. Sanders
THE ARKANSAS CONCUSSION PROTOCOL ACT.
BILL: SB1051
Sponsor: Elliott
TO ESTABLISH THE WHOLE CHILD - WHOLE COMMUNITY RECOGNITION PROGRAM.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
BILL: SB755
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
BILL: HB2210
Sponsor: S. Malone
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION AND THE LAW REGARDING OPTOMETRY.
BILL: SB1171
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO CLARIFY THAT ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IS PERMITTED.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
BILL: HB1968
Sponsor: Westerman
TO CREATE THE ACCESS TO CARE ACT.
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: Miller
TO REQUIRE THAT IN-HOME CAREGIVERS WHO ARE PAID THROUGH MEDICAID BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE AND UNDERGO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
BILL: SB888
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO PROVIDE PARITY FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES REIMBURSEMENT.
TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES.
Monday, April 8, 2013
BILL: SB875
Sponsor: Hester
TO ADJUST WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AMOUNTS TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE FEDERAL NONREDUCTION RULE ON BENEFITS.
BILL: SB38
Sponsor: J. Hutchinson
TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE.
BILL: HB1935
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO ADDRESS LONG-TERM CARE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT.
BILL: HB1492
Sponsor: Hammer
TO BE KNOWN AS CARTER’S LAW; AND TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.
Saturday, April 6, 2013
BILL: SB1036
Sponsor: K. Ingram
TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 11-10-210 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB1020
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB1019
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION SYSTEM.
BILL: SB968
Sponsor: Maloch
TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS.
BILL: SB940
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF THE STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS.
BILL: SB916
Sponsor: J. Woods
TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013.
Friday, April 5, 2013
BILL: SB442
Sponsor: B. King
TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSED QUALIFIED INTERPRETERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF, DEAFBLIND, HARD OF HEARING, OR ORAL DEAF.
Thursday, April 4, 2013
BILL: SB1039
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PAYMENT POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEDDING.
BILL: SB850
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO REQUIRE THAT THE UNEMPLOYMENT STABILIZATION TAX SHALL BE CREDITED TO THE SEPARATE ACCOUNT OF EACH EMPLOYER; AND TO AMEND THE STABILIZATION TAX RATES FOR THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
BILL: SB1116
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPUTATION OF FUTURE CONTRIBUTION RATES FOR EMPLOYERS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: SB802
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO REGULATE MOTOR CARRIERS IN RELATION TO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS.
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
BILL: SB1192
Sponsor: Holland
TO PROVIDE FOR ORGAN DONOR PRIVACY.
BILL: SB1174
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING BY THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: SB1138
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO REGULATE PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS' MAINTENANCE AND USE OF MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE COST LISTS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS.
BILL: SB796
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO CLARIFY THE RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO THE ADOPTION OF STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLANS.
BILL: SB780
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR DISQUALIFICATION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AFTER DISCHARGE FOR MISCONDUCT.
BILL: SB755
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS.
Monday, April 1, 2013
BILL: HB1468
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REQUIRE BIRTHING FACILITIES TO PERFORM PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ON NEWBORNS BEFORE DISCHARGE.
BILL: HB1930
Sponsor: Baltz
TO AMEND THE FIREWORKS LAWS; AND TO CLARIFY AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE FIREWORKS LAWS.
BILL: SB498
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO ALLOW THE MEDICAL BOARD TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO CREDENTIALING ORGANIZATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS.
Thursday, March 28, 2013
BILL: HB1486
Sponsor: Miller
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO REMAIN IN THE WORKFORCE; AND TO REMOVE THE EARNED INCOME LIMIT ON MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
BILL: SB862
Sponsor: Irvin
CONCERNING INFORMATION RELEASED FROM THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES DATABASE.
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
BILL: SB1013
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ACT.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
BILL: SB542
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CLARIFY THE PENALTIES FOR MAKING FALSE STATEMENTS IN APPLICATIONS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO TRACK FALSE STATEMENTS AND TO REPORT TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
Friday, March 22, 2013
BILL: SB801
Sponsor: Bookout
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DONATE PROPERTY TO COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS AND CENTERS.
BILL: SB788
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO STRENGTHEN DUE PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB442
Sponsor: B. King
TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSED QUALIFIED INTERPRETERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF, DEAFBLIND, HARD OF HEARING, OR ORAL DEAF.
BILL: SB161
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO CREATE THE TITLE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
BILL: SB857
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO CLARIFY THE DUTY OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES REGARDING UNEMPLOYMENT INELIGIBILITY FOR FAILURE TO ACCEPT OR SEEK SUITABLE WORK; AND TO REQUIRE QUARTERLY REPORTS TO THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
BILL: SB976
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A CHILD SAFETY CENTER; AND TO ESTABLISH ACCESS FOR SPECIALIZED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES.
BILL: SB965
Sponsor: J. Dismang
TO AMEND UNCODIFIED SECTION 1 OF ACT 274 OF 2013 TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN DRUGS FROM THE DEFINITION OF THERAPEUTIC CLASS.
BILL: SB887
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PEER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT.
BILL: SB852
Sponsor: Maloch
TO REGULATE FEES CHARGED BY THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING.
Friday, March 15, 2013
BILL: SB1132
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO REQUIRE AN INTERIM STUDY TO IMPROVE SWIMMING POOL WATER QUALITY AND REDUCE RECREATIONAL WATER ILLNESSES.
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE CURRENT RESOURCE OR ASSET LIMITS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) AND THE TEMPORARY ASSISTANCE FOR NEEDY FAMILIES (TANF).
CONCERNING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDERS.
BILL: SB840
Sponsor: Elliott
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT LOW VOLTAGE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS BE PLACED IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOMES.
BILL: SB810
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BE APPROPRIATELY REIMBURSED FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED.
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB491
Sponsor: Caldwell
TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND STABILITY OF ARKANSAS FAMILIES; TO STRENGTHEN VOLUNTARY HOME VISITATION PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB410
Sponsor: Maloch
TO ALLOW THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY TO AWARD GRANTS FOR CERTAIN ACTIVITIES RELATING TO ASBESTOS ABATEMENT, STABILIZATION, AND REMEDIATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
BILL: HR1055
Sponsor: Baine
SUPPORTING THE MODERNIZATION OF THE FEDERAL TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT OF 1976.
BILL: HB2295
Sponsor: Dotson
TO CREATE THE LOW INCOME PATIENT CARE ACT.
BILL: HB2280
Sponsor: Perry
AN ACT TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES RULES BE SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR.
BILL: HB2279
Sponsor: Perry
TO MANAGE EXPANSION OF MEDICAID-COVERED EARLY INTERVENTION DAY TREATMENT SERVICES.
BILL: HB2276
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE WAITING PERIOD FOR AN ABORTION.
BILL: HB2261
Sponsor: Ferguson
THE TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE CREDENTIALS ACT.
BILL: HB2257
Sponsor: Lampkin
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
BILL: HB2255
Sponsor: Murdock
THE HEALTH CARE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT ACT.
BILL: HB2253
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION THAT FIREFIGHTERS WHO DEVELOP CERTAIN FORMS OF CANCER DEVELOPED THOSE CANCERS THROUGH THEIR WORK AS FIREFIGHTERS.
BILL: HB2252
Sponsor: Leding
TO AMEND CERTAIN LAWS CONCERNING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR REFINING AND REVISING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO CREATE COST-EFFECTIVE ATTAINMENT STRATEGIES.
BILL: HB2249
Sponsor: Neal
CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS TO SERVE AS THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR.
BILL: HB2236
Sponsor: Dotson
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS.
BILL: HB2235
Sponsor: Dotson
TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2228
Sponsor: Wright
THE FAIR DESIGNATION OF SPECIALTY DRUGS ACT.
BILL: HB2227
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO AVOID UNNECESSARY EXPANSION IN MEDICAID COSTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO EARLY INTERVENTION DAY TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2220
Sponsor: J. Edwards
TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND FAMILIES IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2215
Sponsor: Dotson
TO REVISE THE ARKIDS PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2213
Sponsor: Dotson
TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO REFORM THE MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2210
Sponsor: S. Malone
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION AND THE LAW REGARDING OPTOMETRY.
BILL: HB2209
Sponsor: H. Wilkins
TO GOVERN THE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE OF CERTAIN MEDICAID PROVIDERS.
BILL: HB2199
Sponsor: Gillam
AN ACT REGARDING THE ALZHEIMER'S ADVISORY COUNCIL.
BILL: HB2196
Sponsor: Leding
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHT OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND AN OWNER OR OPERATOR TO ACCESS PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF INVESTIGATION, SITE ASSESSMENT, OR CORRECTIVE ACTION.
BILL: HB2193
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO PROPOSE AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF REPEALING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED AND PERMITS OF APPROVAL FOR NURSING HOMES.
BILL: HB2192
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED AND PERMITS OF APPROVAL FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, EXCEPT NURSING HOMES AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2188
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO TRANSFER THE DUTIES OF THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMITTING AGENCY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BILL: HB2156
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE COST OF WORK REQUIRING A CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE.
BILL: HB2155
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB2152
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: HB2119
Sponsor: Walker
TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES.
BILL: HB2098
Sponsor: Murdock
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE AND MEDICAID EXPANSION.
BILL: HB2097
Sponsor: Murdock
THE HEALTH CARE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT ACT.
Monday, March 11, 2013
BILL: SB533
Sponsor: Teague
TO EXEMPT ORGANIZED CAMPS AND RELIGIOUS AND NONPROFIT EDUCATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTERS FROM THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE UNDER THE MINIMUM WAGE LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HR1043
Sponsor: Leding
SUPPORTING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING MATERIALS COLLECTED FOR RECYCLING.
BILL: HB2072
Sponsor: Bell
TO CREATE A COST-EFFECTIVE MEDICAID SYSTEM.
BILL: HB2057
Sponsor: Perry
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING SPORT SHOOTING RANGES.
BILL: HB2049
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT MASSAGE THERAPY SCHOOL STUDENTS BE TESTED FOR TUBERCULOSIS.
BILL: HB2033
Sponsor: Ferguson
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO ISSUE UNRESTRICTED LICENSES TO PRACTICE MEDICINE TO CERTAIN UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY.
BILL: HB2012
Sponsor: Bell
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF TATTOO ARTISTS.
BILL: HB2011
Sponsor: Bell
TO ALLOW A SCHOOL NURSE TO ADMINISTER AUTO-INJECTABLE EPINEPHRINE TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
BILL: HB2004
Sponsor: Leding
TO REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT OF WAGES AFTER TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT.
BILL: HB1994
Sponsor: Nickels
TO AMEND THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO REGULATE FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS.
BILL: HB1968
Sponsor: Westerman
TO CREATE THE ACCESS TO CARE ACT.
BILL: HB1965
Sponsor: Westerman
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1959
Sponsor: House
TO REQUIRE THAT RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS MAKE EMPLOYEE RESTROOMS AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS WITH CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS.
BILL: HB1958
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES.
BILL: HB1957
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO RESTRICT THE PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES BY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PHYSICIANS.
BILL: HB1935
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO ADDRESS LONG-TERM CARE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1934
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO ENHANCE THE COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE FEES RESULTING FROM THE STATE MANDATE FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE.
BILL: HB1930
Sponsor: Baltz
TO AMEND THE FIREWORKS LAWS; AND TO CLARIFY AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE FIREWORKS LAWS.
BILL: HB1929
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE LAWS PERTAINING TO THE PROMULGATION OF WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR DEVELOPING AND IMPLEMENTING WATER QUALITY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1901
Sponsor: Steel
TO PROHIBIT AN EMPLOYER FROM REQUIRING OR REQUESTING A CURRENT OR PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEE FROM DISCLOSING HIS OR HER USERNAME OR PASSWORD FOR A SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNT.
BILL: HB1898
Sponsor: D. Meeks
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT.
BILL: HB1891
Sponsor: Barnett
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1881
Sponsor: Magie
TO CLARIFY THE REGULATORY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PHYSICIAN OFFICE-BASED SURGERY BY ASSIGNING THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB1874
Sponsor: Gillam
CONCERNING INSURANCE FRAUD BY CERTAIN PERSONS; AND CONCERNING CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN PRACTICES AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS.
BILL: HB1871
Sponsor: Word
CONCERNING FUNDING PROVIDED BY THE DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES.
BILL: HB1869
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REVIEW THE LAW REGARDING THE STATE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1868
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID MENTAL HEALTH RESTRUCTURING ACT.
BILL: HB1853
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Friday, March 8, 2013
BILL: HB1842
Sponsor: D. Meeks
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND.
BILL: HB1846
Sponsor: Nickels
TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
BILL: SB790
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE; AND TO ENSURE THAT PEER REVIEW COMMITTEES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ARE AFFORDED CONFIDENTIALITY.
BILL: SB736
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB482
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO REINSTATE THE MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
BILL: SB388
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING BODY ARTISTS AND TO CLARIFY THE NATURE AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS AND RULES REGARDING BODY ARTISTS.
BILL: HB1797
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SYSTEMS.
BILL: HB1796
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS ACT.
BILL: HB1791
Sponsor: Scott
TO REQUIRE REVOCATION OF THE LICENSE OF A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A SEX CRIME; AND TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS OF HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS BY REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
BILL: HB1778
Sponsor: Kizzia
TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE TO ENFORCE SAFETY ON ALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS.
BILL: HB1772
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO INCREASE THE INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE DISPOSAL PERMIT FEE.
BILL: HB1762
Sponsor: Branscum
TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS TESTING OF HOME HEALTH WORKERS.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: Clemmer
TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT.
BILL: HB1197
Sponsor: Davis
TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF WATER POLLUTION PERMITS; TO CLARIFY THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO CREATE THE WATER PERFORMANCE BOND FUND.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
BILL: SB387
Sponsor: Irvin
TO LIMIT BODY ART PROCEDURES.
BILL: HB1691
Sponsor: Hobbs
AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO A VARIETY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROVIDERS.
BILL: HB1687
Sponsor: Branscum
TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS FOR REVIEW OF CERTAIN DETERMINATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION; AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
BILL: HB1685
Sponsor: Branscum
TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS FOR REVIEW OF CERTAIN DETERMINATIONS OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND THE ARKANSAS POLLUTION CONTROL AND ECOLOGY COMMISSION; AND TO MAKE CONFORMING CHANGES.
BILL: HB1682
Sponsor: Cozart
TO REMOVE PROOF OF FREEDOM FROM CONTROL FROM THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
Friday, March 1, 2013
BILL: HB1573
Sponsor: Richey
TO CLARIFY INSPECTION AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS OWNED AND OPERATED BY NONPROFIT, RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR FAIR ORGANIZATIONS.
BILL: HB1568
Sponsor: S. Meeks
THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1482
Sponsor: Ferguson
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SHARED-SAVINGS PILOT PROGRAM.
Thursday, February 28, 2013
BILL: SB423
Sponsor: B. Pierce
TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF TESTING OF NEWBORN INFANTS FOR GENETIC DISORDERS.
BILL: SB385
Sponsor: Burnett
TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING THE VALIDITY OF AN EXISTING SINGLE-COUNTY REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT THAT HAS LESS THAN THE POPULATION REQUIRED FOR THE CREATION OF A REGIONAL SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT DISTRICT.
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: J. Key
TO ALLOW SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS TO ADMINISTER GLUCAGON TO STUDENTS FOR ANY TYPE OF DIABETES; AND TO CLARIFY AN INTERNAL REFERENCE.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
BILL: HB1492
Sponsor: Hammer
TO BE KNOWN AS CARTER’S LAW; AND TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME.
BILL: HB1486
Sponsor: Miller
TO PROVIDE INCENTIVES FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES TO REMAIN IN THE WORKFORCE; AND TO REMOVE THE EARNED INCOME LIMIT ON MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY FOR WORKING PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES.
Monday, February 25, 2013
BILL: HB1473
Sponsor: Ferguson
TO CREATE THE TRUTH IN HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER ADVERTISING ACT.
BILL: HB1468
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REQUIRE BIRTHING FACILITIES TO PERFORM PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ON NEWBORNS BEFORE DISCHARGE.
Thursday, February 21, 2013
BILL: HB1439
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PROSTHETIC DEVICE BE PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN.
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
BILL: HB1402
Sponsor: B. Wilkins
TO RAISE THE ARKANSAS STATE MINIMUM WAGE FOR EMPLOYEES OTHER THAN PART-TIME STUDENT EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1397
Sponsor: Leding
TO AMEND THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND ACT.
BILL: HB1396
Sponsor: Leding
TO CLARIFY THE RIGHT OF THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY AND AN OWNER OR OPERATOR TO ACCESS PROPERTY FOR PURPOSES OF INVESTIGATION, SITE ASSESSMENT, OR CORRECTIVE ACTION.
BILL: SB134
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
Monday, February 18, 2013
BILL: HB1037
Sponsor: Mayberry
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Friday, February 15, 2013
BILL: HB1384
Sponsor: Miller
TO REQUIRE THAT IN-HOME CAREGIVERS WHO ARE PAID THROUGH MEDICAID BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE AND UNDERGO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
BILL: SB268
Sponsor: J. English
TO CLARIFY THE IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL TO PURCHASE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB205
Sponsor: J. Key
TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS REGARDING MEDICARE WAIVERS.
BILL: SB74
Sponsor: Teague
AN ACT TO MODERNIZE REFERENCES TO THE NATIONAL AND STATE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS.
TO ALLOW APPLICANTS FOR NURSING LICENSURE TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY TO SIT FOR A LICENSING EXAMINATION BEFORE ENTERING A NURSING PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1356
Sponsor: Scott
TO REQUIRE REVOCATION OF THE LICENSE OF A CHIROPRACTOR CONVICTED OF A SEX CRIME; TO ENSURE THE SAFETY OF PATIENTS OF CHIROPRACTORS FOUND GUILTY OF SEX CRIMES BY REQUIRING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
BILL: SB134
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
BILL: HB1312
Sponsor: Westerman
AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS.
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
BILL: HB1261
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR FILING AND FINALIZING ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF DETERMINATIONS BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES.
BILL: HB1256
Sponsor: Westerman
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF A MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM.
Thursday, January 31, 2013
BILL: SB134
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN.
BILL: HB1215
Sponsor: Westerman
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE USE OF THE MONEY IN THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND; AND TO ELIMINATE THE GRANT PROGRAM UNDER THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
BILL: HB1197
Sponsor: Davis
TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF WATER POLLUTION PERMITS; TO CLARIFY THE FINANCIAL ASSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO CREATE THE WATER PERFORMANCE BOND FUND.
BILL: HB1190
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NURSING PROFESSIONALS.
Monday, January 28, 2013
BILL: HB1189
Sponsor: Broadaway
TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETISTS BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1186
Sponsor: S. Malone
AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ROLE OF PHARMACISTS WITH REGARD TO AND TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING PURCHASERS OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, OR PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE.
BILL: HB1185
Sponsor: Wright
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF PRESCRIPTION UNDER THE PHARMACY ACT.
BILL: HB1184
Sponsor: Wright
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY TO DETERMINE AND PREPARE A LIST OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS THAT ARE CONSIDERED SPECIALTY DRUGS BY A PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER.
BILL: HB1183
Sponsor: Wright
TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT.
BILL: HB1182
Sponsor: Hobbs
TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR MIDWIVES.
BILL: HB1178
Sponsor: McLean
TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING MEDICAID PAYMENTS TO CHIROPRACTORS FOR CHIROPRACTIC CARE.
BILL: HB1172
Sponsor: Fite
TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY.
BILL: HB1151
Sponsor: D. Douglas
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS.
BILL: HB1144
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO CLARIFY THE LAWS GOVERNING LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS.
BILL: HB1143
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1142
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING HEALTH PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS.
BILL: HB1141
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS.
BILL: HB1140
Sponsor: J. Burris
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID.
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
BILL: HB1100
Sponsor: B. Wilkins
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER.
BILL: HB1098
Sponsor: Harris
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "CHILD" UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT.
BILL: HB1038
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO PROTECT CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CITIES FROM CHEMICAL ADDITIVE REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1037
Sponsor: Mayberry
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1036
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO ENACT THE REUSABLE SHOPPING BAG ACT; TO PROHIBIT A STORE FROM PROVIDING A SINGLE-USE CARRYOUT BAG TO A CUSTOMER; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE USE OF REUSABLE BAGS.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
BILL: HB1032
Sponsor: D. Altes
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO CONDUCT REEMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWS TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
Monday, January 14, 2013
BILL: HB1018
Sponsor: Nickels
TO SPECIFY THE CALCULATION PROCESS FOR MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS.
BILL: HB1011
Sponsor: D. Altes
AN ACT TO LICENSE NATUROPATHIC PRACTITIONERS.
BILL: HB1010
Sponsor: D. Altes
AN ACT TO INCLUDE HOMEMADE SALSA AMONG COTTAGE FOODS EXEMPT FROM REGULATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.