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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
SB1173 CONCERNING THE ADMINISTRATION OF EPINEPHRINE BY SCHOOL PERSONNEL TO CHILDREN EXPERIENCING A LIFE-THREATENING ANAPHYLACTIC REACTION DUE TO FOOD ALLERGIES. Rapert Status
SB1159 TO REQUIRE PERSONS AND ENTITIES TO COMPLY WITH ARKANSAS TAX LAW IN ORDER TO QUALIFY AS MEDICAID PROVIDERS. D. Sanders Status
SB1020 TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Dismang Status
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
HB1901 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. Steel Status
SB984 TO PROHIBIT SEX OFFENDERS FROM PROVIDING SERVICES THROUGH THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM. D. Sanders Status
Friday, April 12, 2013
SB1158 THE ARKANSAS CONCUSSION PROTOCOL ACT. D. Sanders Status
SB1051 TO ESTABLISH THE WHOLE CHILD - WHOLE COMMUNITY RECOGNITION PROGRAM. Elliott Status
Thursday, April 11, 2013
SB755 TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS. Bledsoe Status
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
HB2210 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION AND THE LAW REGARDING OPTOMETRY. S. Malone Status
SB1171 TO CLARIFY THAT ELECTRONIC PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES IS PERMITTED. Caldwell Status
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
HB1968 TO CREATE THE ACCESS TO CARE ACT. Westerman Status
HB1384 TO REQUIRE THAT IN-HOME CAREGIVERS WHO ARE PAID THROUGH MEDICAID BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE AND UNDERGO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. Miller Status
SB888 TO PROVIDE PARITY FOR MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES REIMBURSEMENT. Bledsoe Status
SB818 TO BAR THE DISBURSEMENT OF FUNDS BY THE STATE TO CERTAIN ENTITIES. G. Stubblefield Status
Monday, April 8, 2013
SB875 TO ADJUST WEEKLY UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFIT AMOUNTS TO THE EXPIRATION OF THE FEDERAL NONREDUCTION RULE ON BENEFITS. Hester Status
SB38 TO REQUIRE THAT APPLICANTS FOR AND RECIPIENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE. J. Hutchinson Status
HB1935 TO ADDRESS LONG-TERM CARE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. Wardlaw Status
HB1746 TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT. Clemmer Status
HB1492 TO BE KNOWN AS CARTER’S LAW; AND TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME. Hammer Status
Saturday, April 6, 2013
SB1036 TO AMEND ARKANSAS CODE § 11-10-210 OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. K. Ingram Status
SB1020 TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Dismang Status
SB1019 TO CREATE THE MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY VERIFICATION SYSTEM. J. Dismang Status
SB968 TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO REGULATE PHYSICIAN DISPENSING OF LEGEND DRUGS. Maloch Status
SB940 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF THE STATE BOARD OF BARBER EXAMINERS. B. Sample Status
SB916 TO ENSURE THAT VULNERABLE CITIZENS RECEIVE MEDICATIONS FOR LIFE-ALTERING ILLNESS; AND TO CREATE THE CONTINUITY OF CARE ACT OF 2013. J. Woods Status
Friday, April 5, 2013
SB442 TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSED QUALIFIED INTERPRETERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF, DEAFBLIND, HARD OF HEARING, OR ORAL DEAF. B. King Status
Thursday, April 4, 2013
SB1039 TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PAYMENT POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE. Irvin Status
SB1010 TO CREATE THE OFFENSE OF UNLAWFUL SALE OF BEDDING. J. Hutchinson Status
SB850 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. J. Hendren Status
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
SB1116 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING COMPUTATION OF FUTURE CONTRIBUTION RATES FOR EMPLOYERS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. Caldwell Status
SB802 TO REGULATE MOTOR CARRIERS IN RELATION TO WORKERS’ COMPENSATION LAWS. D. Sanders Status
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
SB1192 TO PROVIDE FOR ORGAN DONOR PRIVACY. Holland Status
SB1174 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING BY THE COSMETOLOGY TECHNICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE. B. Sample Status
SB1138 TO REGULATE PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGERS' MAINTENANCE AND USE OF MAXIMUM ALLOWABLE COST LISTS FOR PRESCRIPTION DRUGS. Caldwell Status
SB796 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. Caldwell Status
SB780 TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR DISQUALIFICATION FROM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AFTER DISCHARGE FOR MISCONDUCT. Bledsoe Status
SB755 TO ESTABLISH TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR COMPENSATED IN-HOME CAREGIVERS. Bledsoe Status
Monday, April 1, 2013
HB1468 TO REQUIRE BIRTHING FACILITIES TO PERFORM PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ON NEWBORNS BEFORE DISCHARGE. Hammer Status
HB1930 TO AMEND THE FIREWORKS LAWS; AND TO CLARIFY AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE FIREWORKS LAWS. Baltz Status
SB498 TO ALLOW THE MEDICAL BOARD TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO CREDENTIALING ORGANIZATIONS FOR HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS. Bledsoe Status
Thursday, March 28, 2013
HB1486 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. Miller Status
SB862 CONCERNING INFORMATION RELEASED FROM THE CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES DATABASE. Irvin Status
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
SB1013 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE DECISIONS ACT. Irvin Status
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
SB542 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. Irvin Status
Friday, March 22, 2013
SB801 TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO DONATE PROPERTY TO COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CLINICS AND CENTERS. Bookout Status
SB788 TO AMEND THE MEDICAID FAIRNESS ACT TO STRENGTHEN DUE PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS WHO DELIVER SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Irvin Status
SB442 TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSED QUALIFIED INTERPRETERS FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF, DEAFBLIND, HARD OF HEARING, OR ORAL DEAF. B. King Status
SB161 TO CREATE THE TITLE OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE; AND TO ESTABLISH THE QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSING. E. Cheatham Status
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
SB857 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. A. Clark Status
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
SB976 TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF A CHILD SAFETY CENTER; AND TO ESTABLISH ACCESS FOR SPECIALIZED MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES. J. Dismang Status
SB965 TO AMEND UNCODIFIED SECTION 1 OF ACT 274 OF 2013 TO EXCLUDE CERTAIN DRUGS FROM THE DEFINITION OF THERAPEUTIC CLASS. J. Dismang Status
SB887 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS PEER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT. Bledsoe Status
SB852 TO REGULATE FEES CHARGED BY THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING. Maloch Status
Friday, March 15, 2013
SB1132 TO REQUIRE AN INTERIM STUDY TO IMPROVE SWIMMING POOL WATER QUALITY AND REDUCE RECREATIONAL WATER ILLNESSES. S. Flowers Status
SB911 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). L. Chesterfield Status
SB883 CONCERNING CONTRACTS BETWEEN THE DIVISION OF YOUTH SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND COMMUNITY-BASED PROVIDERS. L. Chesterfield Status
SB840 TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENT THAT LOW VOLTAGE CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTORS BE PLACED IN NEWLY CONSTRUCTED HOMES. Elliott Status
SB810 TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO BE APPROPRIATELY REIMBURSED FOR MEDICAL SUPPLIES AND SERVICES PROVIDED. Bledsoe Status
SB575 TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. L. Chesterfield Status
SB491 TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH AND STABILITY OF ARKANSAS FAMILIES; TO STRENGTHEN VOLUNTARY HOME VISITATION PROGRAMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Caldwell Status
SB410 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. Maloch Status
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
HR1055 SUPPORTING THE MODERNIZATION OF THE FEDERAL TOXIC SUBSTANCES CONTROL ACT OF 1976. Baine Status
HB2295 TO CREATE THE LOW INCOME PATIENT CARE ACT. Dotson Status
HB2280 AN ACT TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT THAT EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES RULES BE SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR. Perry Status
HB2279 TO MANAGE EXPANSION OF MEDICAID-COVERED EARLY INTERVENTION DAY TREATMENT SERVICES. Perry Status
HB2276 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE WAITING PERIOD FOR AN ABORTION. Dotson Status
HB2261 THE TRANSPARENCY IN HEALTH CARE CREDENTIALS ACT. Ferguson Status
HB2257 TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT. Lampkin Status
HB2255 THE HEALTH CARE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT ACT. Murdock Status
HB2253 TO CREATE A PRESUMPTION THAT FIREFIGHTERS WHO DEVELOP CERTAIN FORMS OF CANCER DEVELOPED THOSE CANCERS THROUGH THEIR WORK AS FIREFIGHTERS. Leding Status
HB2252 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. Leding Status
HB2249 CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS TO SERVE AS THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. Neal Status
HB2236 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT FOR OVER-THE-COUNTER MEDICATIONS. Dotson Status
HB2235 TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO THE MEDICAID PROGRAM. Dotson Status
HB2228 THE FAIR DESIGNATION OF SPECIALTY DRUGS ACT. Wright Status
HB2227 TO AVOID UNNECESSARY EXPANSION IN MEDICAID COSTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO EARLY INTERVENTION DAY TREATMENT FOR CHILDREN; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. H. Wilkins Status
HB2220 TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH OF WOMEN AND FAMILIES IN ARKANSAS. J. Edwards Status
HB2215 TO REVISE THE ARKIDS PROGRAM. Dotson Status
HB2213 TO MAKE CERTAIN REVISIONS TO REFORM THE MEDICAID PROGRAM. Dotson Status
HB2210 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION AND THE LAW REGARDING OPTOMETRY. S. Malone Status
HB2209 TO GOVERN THE REGULATORY COMPLIANCE OF CERTAIN MEDICAID PROVIDERS. H. Wilkins Status
HB2199 AN ACT REGARDING THE ALZHEIMER'S ADVISORY COUNCIL. Gillam Status
HB2196 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. Leding Status
HB2193 TO PROPOSE AN INTERIM STUDY OF THE EFFECTS OF REPEALING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED AND PERMITS OF APPROVAL FOR NURSING HOMES. Hobbs Status
HB2192 TO REPEAL THE REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATES OF NEED AND PERMITS OF APPROVAL FOR HEALTH CARE FACILITIES, EXCEPT NURSING HOMES AND ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES. Hobbs Status
HB2188 TO TRANSFER THE DUTIES OF THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMITTING AGENCY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. Hobbs Status
HB2156 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE COST OF WORK REQUIRING A CONTRACTOR'S LICENSE. Barnett Status
HB2155 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND THE NAME OF THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE. Barnett Status
HB2152 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD. Barnett Status
HB2119 TO PROHIBIT SMOKING IN ALL PUBLIC PLACES. Walker Status
HB2098 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING A HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE AND MEDICAID EXPANSION. Murdock Status
HB2097 THE HEALTH CARE ACCESS IMPROVEMENT ACT. Murdock Status
Monday, March 11, 2013
SB533 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. Teague Status
HR1043 SUPPORTING TRANSPARENCY AND ACCOUNTABILITY REGARDING MATERIALS COLLECTED FOR RECYCLING. Leding Status
HB2072 TO CREATE A COST-EFFECTIVE MEDICAID SYSTEM. Bell Status
HB2057 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING SPORT SHOOTING RANGES. Perry Status
HB2049 TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT MASSAGE THERAPY SCHOOL STUDENTS BE TESTED FOR TUBERCULOSIS. Wardlaw Status
HB2033 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO ISSUE UNRESTRICTED LICENSES TO PRACTICE MEDICINE TO CERTAIN UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FACULTY. Ferguson Status
HB2012 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING OF TATTOO ARTISTS. Bell Status
HB2011 TO ALLOW A SCHOOL NURSE TO ADMINISTER AUTO-INJECTABLE EPINEPHRINE TO A PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENT UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES. Bell Status
HB2004 TO REQUIRE FULL PAYMENT OF WAGES AFTER TERMINATION OF EMPLOYMENT. Leding Status
HB1994 TO AMEND THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO REGULATE FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS. Nickels Status
HB1968 TO CREATE THE ACCESS TO CARE ACT. Westerman Status
HB1965 TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE REFORM ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Westerman Status
HB1959 TO REQUIRE THAT RETAIL ESTABLISHMENTS MAKE EMPLOYEE RESTROOMS AVAILABLE TO INDIVIDUALS WITH CERTAIN MEDICAL CONDITIONS. House Status
HB1958 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CERTAIN EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES. Wardlaw Status
HB1957 TO RESTRICT THE PRESCRIBING OF CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES BY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT PHYSICIANS. Wardlaw Status
HB1935 TO ADDRESS LONG-TERM CARE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS. Wardlaw Status
HB1934 TO ENHANCE THE COLLECTION OF SOLID WASTE FEES RESULTING FROM THE STATE MANDATE FOR THE COLLECTION AND DISPOSAL OF SOLID WASTE. Wardlaw Status
HB1930 TO AMEND THE FIREWORKS LAWS; AND TO CLARIFY AND MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS TO THE FIREWORKS LAWS. Baltz Status
HB1929 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. Davis Status
HB1901 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. Steel Status
HB1898 TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT. D. Meeks Status
HB1891 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING THE RESIDENTIAL CONTRACTORS COMMITTEE. Barnett Status
HB1881 TO CLARIFY THE REGULATORY RESPONSIBILITIES FOR PHYSICIAN OFFICE-BASED SURGERY BY ASSIGNING THE REGULATORY AUTHORITY TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD. Magie Status
HB1874 CONCERNING INSURANCE FRAUD BY CERTAIN PERSONS; AND CONCERNING CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN PRACTICES AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS. Gillam Status
HB1871 CONCERNING FUNDING PROVIDED BY THE DIVISION OF AGING AND ADULT SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES. Word Status
HB1869 TO REVIEW THE LAW REGARDING THE STATE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM. Hammer Status
HB1868 TO CREATE THE MEDICAID MENTAL HEALTH RESTRUCTURING ACT. Hammer Status
HB1853 TO CLARIFY THE LAW CONCERNING RECOUPMENT OF PAYMENTS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Wardlaw Status
Friday, March 8, 2013
HB1842 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TRUST FUND. D. Meeks Status
HB1846 TO REPEAL THE EXEMPTION OF REAL ESTATE AGENTS FROM THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW. Nickels Status
Thursday, March 7, 2013
SB790 TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY OF HEALTH CARE; AND TO ENSURE THAT PEER REVIEW COMMITTEES FOR MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS ARE AFFORDED CONFIDENTIALITY. Bledsoe Status
SB736 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. S. Flowers Status
SB482 TO REINSTATE THE MINIMAL QUALIFICATIONS OF THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. S. Flowers Status
SB388 TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS CONCERNING BODY ARTISTS AND TO CLARIFY THE NATURE AND PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF LAWS AND RULES REGARDING BODY ARTISTS. Irvin Status
HB1797 TO AMEND THE LAWS RELATING TO MUNICIPAL SEWAGE SYSTEMS. Cozart Status
HB1796 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS SEWAGE DISPOSAL SYSTEMS ACT. Davis Status
HB1791 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. Scott Status
HB1778 TO ESTABLISH A PROCEDURE TO ENFORCE SAFETY ON ALL PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS. Kizzia Status
HB1772 TO INCREASE THE INDIVIDUAL SEWAGE DISPOSAL PERMIT FEE. D. Douglas Status
HB1762 TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR TUBERCULOSIS TESTING OF HOME HEALTH WORKERS. Branscum Status
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
HB1746 TO REQUIRE A MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDER TO WARN A LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY OF A CREDIBLE THREAT BY A PATIENT. Clemmer Status
HB1197 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. Davis Status
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
SB387 TO LIMIT BODY ART PROCEDURES. Irvin Status
HB1691 AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK REQUIREMENTS APPLICABLE TO A VARIETY OF HEALTH CARE SERVICE PROVIDERS. Hobbs Status
HB1687 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. Branscum Status
HB1685 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. Branscum Status
HB1682 TO REMOVE PROOF OF FREEDOM FROM CONTROL FROM THE EXCEPTIONS TO THE DEFINITION OF EMPLOYEE FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. Cozart Status
Friday, March 1, 2013
HB1573 TO CLARIFY INSPECTION AND INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS FOR RIDES AND ATTRACTIONS OWNED AND OPERATED BY NONPROFIT, RELIGIOUS, CHARITABLE, OR FAIR ORGANIZATIONS. Richey Status
HB1568 THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT. S. Meeks Status
HB1482 TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PRIMARY CARE CASE MANAGEMENT PROGRAM SHARED-SAVINGS PILOT PROGRAM. Ferguson Status
Thursday, February 28, 2013
SB423 TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPANSION OF TESTING OF NEWBORN INFANTS FOR GENETIC DISORDERS. B. Pierce Status
SB385 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. Burnett Status
SB361 TO ALLOW SCHOOL VOLUNTEERS TO ADMINISTER GLUCAGON TO STUDENTS FOR ANY TYPE OF DIABETES; AND TO CLARIFY AN INTERNAL REFERENCE. J. Key Status
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
HB1492 TO BE KNOWN AS CARTER’S LAW; AND TO CREATE A COMPREHENSIVE PROGRAM OF EDUCATION REGARDING SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME. Hammer Status
HB1486 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. Miller Status
Monday, February 25, 2013
HB1473 TO CREATE THE TRUTH IN HEALTHCARE PRACTITIONER ADVERTISING ACT. Ferguson Status
HB1468 TO REQUIRE BIRTHING FACILITIES TO PERFORM PULSE OXIMETRY SCREENINGS FOR CRITICAL CONGENITAL HEART DISEASE ON NEWBORNS BEFORE DISCHARGE. Hammer Status
Thursday, February 21, 2013
HB1439 TO ELIMINATE THE REQUIREMENT THAT A PROSTHETIC DEVICE BE PRESCRIBED BY A PHYSICIAN. D. Altes Status
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
HB1402 TO RAISE THE ARKANSAS STATE MINIMUM WAGE FOR EMPLOYEES OTHER THAN PART-TIME STUDENT EMPLOYEES. B. Wilkins Status
HB1397 TO AMEND THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND ACT. Leding Status
HB1396 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. Leding Status
SB134 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN. Rapert Status
Monday, February 18, 2013
HB1037 AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Mayberry Status
Friday, February 15, 2013
HB1384 TO REQUIRE THAT IN-HOME CAREGIVERS WHO ARE PAID THROUGH MEDICAID BE TESTED FOR ILLEGAL DRUG USE AND UNDERGO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. Miller Status
Thursday, February 14, 2013
SB268 TO CLARIFY THE IDENTIFICATION REQUIRED FOR ACTIVE DUTY PERSONNEL TO PURCHASE PSEUDOEPHEDRINE AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. English Status
SB205 TO REPEAL OBSOLETE LAWS REGARDING MEDICARE WAIVERS. J. Key Status
SB74 AN ACT TO MODERNIZE REFERENCES TO THE NATIONAL AND STATE ACADEMY OF NUTRITION AND DIETETICS. Teague Status
SB6 TO ALLOW APPLICANTS FOR NURSING LICENSURE TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY TO SIT FOR A LICENSING EXAMINATION BEFORE ENTERING A NURSING PROGRAM. L. Chesterfield Status
HB1356 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. Scott Status
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
SB134 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN. Rapert Status
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
HB1312 AN ACT TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS. Westerman Status
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
HB1261 TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS FOR FILING AND FINALIZING ADMINISTRATIVE APPEALS OF DETERMINATIONS BY THE DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES. D. Altes Status
HB1256 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF A MEDICAL ASSISTANCE FRAUD PREVENTION PROGRAM. Westerman Status
Thursday, January 31, 2013
SB134 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN HEARTBEAT PROTECTION ACT; TO PROTECT UNBORN CHILDREN. Rapert Status
HB1215 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. Westerman Status
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
HB1197 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. Davis Status
HB1190 TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENTS FOR NURSING PROFESSIONALS. Hammer Status
Monday, January 28, 2013
HB1189 TO CHANGE THE DEFINITION OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETISTS BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS. Broadaway Status
HB1186 AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE ROLE OF PHARMACISTS WITH REGARD TO AND TO IMPROVE THE PROCESS FOR IDENTIFYING PURCHASERS OF EPHEDRINE, PSEUDOEPHEDRINE, OR PHENYLPROPANOLAMINE. S. Malone Status
HB1185 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF PRESCRIPTION UNDER THE PHARMACY ACT. Wright Status
HB1184 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. Wright Status
HB1183 TO AMEND VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF THE MASSAGE THERAPY ACT. Wright Status
HB1182 TO REVISE THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR MIDWIVES. Hobbs Status
HB1178 TO CLARIFY THE LAW REGARDING MEDICAID PAYMENTS TO CHIROPRACTORS FOR CHIROPRACTIC CARE. McLean Status
HB1172 TO AMEND VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE LAW CONCERNING THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY AND AUDIOLOGY. Fite Status
HB1151 TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS. D. Douglas Status
HB1144 TO CLARIFY THE LAWS GOVERNING LICENSED HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONALS. J. Burris Status
HB1143 TO CREATE THE HEALTH CARE INDEPENDENCE ACT OF 2013; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. J. Burris Status
HB1142 TO CLARIFY THE LAWS REGARDING HEALTH PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS. J. Burris Status
HB1141 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PUBLIC ASSISTANCE BENEFITS. J. Burris Status
HB1140 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING MEDICAID. J. Burris Status
Tuesday, January 22, 2013
HB1100 AN ACT TO PROHIBIT HEALTH INSURANCE EXCHANGE POLICIES FROM OFFERING COVERAGE FOR ABORTIONS EXCEPT THROUGH A SEPARATE RIDER. B. Wilkins Status
HB1098 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "CHILD" UNDER THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT. Harris Status
HB1038 TO PROTECT CERTAIN WATER SYSTEMS AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN CITIES FROM CHEMICAL ADDITIVE REQUIREMENTS. D. Altes Status
HB1037 AN ACT TO CREATE THE PAIN-CAPABLE UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Mayberry Status
HB1036 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. D. Altes Status
Thursday, January 17, 2013
HB1032 TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO CONDUCT REEMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWS TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. D. Altes Status
Monday, January 14, 2013
HB1018 TO SPECIFY THE CALCULATION PROCESS FOR MAXIMUM UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. Nickels Status
HB1011 AN ACT TO LICENSE NATUROPATHIC PRACTITIONERS. D. Altes Status
HB1010 AN ACT TO INCLUDE HOMEMADE SALSA AMONG COTTAGE FOODS EXEMPT FROM REGULATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. D. Altes Status