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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Thursday, March 30, 2017
BILL: HB2150
Sponsor: Penzo
TO STRENGTHEN KNOWN INCENTIVE PROGRAMS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP).
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
BILL: SB760
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CLARIFY FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF WORKERS' COMPENSATION CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO. 4.
BILL: SB488
Sponsor: A. Clark
TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON GAMBLING DISORDER PREVENTION, TREATMENT, COUNSELING, AND EDUCATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB730
Sponsor: Elliott
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BARBERS.
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
BILL: HB1550
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS AND THE NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS TRUST FUND.
Monday, March 27, 2017
BILL: SB672
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY FOR EDUCATIONAL LICENSURE FOR PHYSICIANS IN ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB755
Sponsor: J. Hendren
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHY CENTURY TRUST FUND; AND TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT.
BILL: SB654
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CREATE THE VOLUNTARY ENVIRONMENTAL STEWARDSHIP PROGRAM TO REWARD ORGANIZATIONS THAT USE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT PLANS AND DEMONSTRATE EXCEPTIONAL, SUSTAINED ENVIRONMENTAL PERFORMANCE.
Thursday, March 23, 2017
BILL: HB1901
Sponsor: Bentley
TO CREATE THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE ACT.
BILL: SB649
Sponsor: Teague
TO ESTABLISH AN AMBULANCE ASSESSMENT PROGRAM TO IMPROVE THE QUALITY AND TIMELINESS OF MEDICAL TRANSPORTS IN ARKANSAS.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
BILL: HB1706
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; TO DESIGNATE THAT A RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IS AN INSURANCE COMPANY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES UNDER ARKANSAS LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2208
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO REQUIRE UNLICENSED ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES OR RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITIES TO COMPLY WITH THE SAME STATUTES AND REGULATIONS AS THOSE FOR LICENSED LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
BILL: SB601
Sponsor: Hester
TO REPEAL THE ARKANSAS PREVAILING WAGE LAW; AND TO PROVIDE FLEXIBILITY TO CITIES AND COUNTIES FOR CAPITAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB566
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE ACT OF 2015; AND TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE FUND.
BILL: SB564
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF HEALTHCARE FRAUD; AND TO UPDATE THE MEDICAID FRAUD ACT AND THE MEDICAID FRAUD FALSE CLAIMS ACT.
BILL: SB364
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO SIMPLIFY AND MODERNIZE THE NOTICE REQUIREMENTS FOR PERMITS ISSUED BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY.
BILL: SB351
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING.
BILL: SB611
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PEER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, March 20, 2017
BILL: HB1405
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
BILL: HB1434
Sponsor: Collins
TO CREATE THE SEX DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
BILL: SB676
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE DECISIONS ACT.
BILL: SB613
Sponsor: J. Cooper
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE USE OF ASSESSMENT GRANTS FOR POTENTIALLY CONTAMINATED SITES FOR THE FACILITATION OF ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENT; AND CERTAIN RELATED TRUST FUNDS.
TO AUTHORIZE THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES TO USE THE UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE ADMINISTRATION FUND FOR PERSONAL SERVICES.
Friday, March 17, 2017
BILL: SB606
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE PROFESSION OF COSMETOLOGY; TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING SCHOOLS OF COSMETOLOGY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE REQUIREMENTS FOR COSMETOLOGY LICENSING.
TO CLARIFY THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN A FRANCHISOR AND FRANCHISEE REGARDING THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYEE".
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
BILL: SB354
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO AUTHORIZE ELEVATOR SAFETY TESTS TO BE WITNESSED BY PRIVATE SECTOR LICENSED INSPECTORS; TO ELIMINATE THE SEMI-ANNUAL INSPECTIONS; AND TO IMPROVE ENFORCEMENT OF ELEVATOR SAFETY LAWS.
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM TO MANDATE PRESCRIBERS CHECK THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM WHEN PRESCRIBING CERTAIN MEDICATIONS.
BILL: SB227
Sponsor: Rapert
AN ACT TO CREATE THE PATRICIA HEATH ACT; TO INCLUDE ALL SERVICE DOGS AUTHORIZED FOR ACCOMPANIMENT UNDER THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY ACT IN THE RIGHT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES TO BE ACCOMPANIED BY A SERVICE ANIMAL.
BILL: HB2265
Sponsor: Cozart
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CONTRACTORS; AND TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY THE BEST PRACTICES AND EXAMINE THE CURRENT LAWS AND RULES PERTAINING TO THE LICENSING OF CONTRACTORS AND CONSTRUCTION PROFESSIONALS.
BILL: HB1953
Sponsor: Collins
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
BILL: SB668
Sponsor: Hester
TO PROHIBIT POLITICAL SUBDIVISIONS OF THE STATE FROM REQUIRING MORE THAN FEDERAL OR STATE REQUIREMENTS FROM EMPLOYERS.
TO EXEMPT OWNER-OPERATORS AND CONTRACTED DRIVERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB2273
Sponsor: Wing
TO DEVELOP A CONSTRUCTION MANAGER-GENERAL CONTRACTOR METHOD OF PROCUREMENT FOR TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS; AND TO CREATE A CONSTRUCTION MANAGER-GENERAL CONTRACTOR METHOD OF PROCUREMENT PILOT PROGRAM.
BILL: HB2267
Sponsor: Leding
TO ESTABLISH THE USE OF GRANNY CAMS IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY; AND TO ESTABLISH AUTHORIZATION FOR AND USE OF A MONITORING DEVICE IN A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017
BILL: HB2274
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AUTHORIZE REVOCATION OF THE ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS OF A RECIPIENT WHO REPEATEDLY MISSES REQUIRED JOB INTERVIEW APPOINTMENTS.
BILL: HB2230
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REQUIRE CIRCULATING NURSES IN OPERATING ROOMS OF HOSPITALS AND AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS.
BILL: HB2192
Sponsor: Sabin
TO CREATE A TASK FORCE TO STUDY NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO PREPARE A REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL.
BILL: HB2178
Sponsor: McCollum
TO ADOPT THE FEDERAL RESOURCE LIMITS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP).
BILL: HB2174
Sponsor: Bentley
TO ADDRESS DUPLICATIVE TRAINING OF CERTIFIED NURSE ASSISTANTS IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES; AND TO PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR LICENSURE AS A PRIVATE CAREER SCHOOL OFFERING RESIDENT OR CORRESPONDENCE PROGRAMS.
BILL: HB2159
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROVIDE FOR OVERSIGHT OF STATE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATIONS; AND TO CREATE THE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE.
BILL: HB2059
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM; AND TO CREATE THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE REDUCTION ACT.
BILL: HB2024
Sponsor: Barker
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING ABORTION; AND TO AMEND LAW REGARDING MAINTENANCE OF FORENSIC SAMPLES FROM ABORTIONS PERFORMED ON A CHILD.
BILL: HB2016
Sponsor: Brown
TO EXEMPT WHEELCHAIR TRANSPORTATION FROM LICENSURE AS AN AMBULANCE; AND TO PRESERVE AND ENHANCE ACCESS TO TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS FOR THE STATE'S MEDICAL PATIENTS.
BILL: HB2015
Sponsor: Baltz
TO RECOGNIZE THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL LICENSURE INTERSTATE COMPACT.
BILL: SB747
Sponsor: Hester
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE REQUIRED FOR A CONTRACTOR.
BILL: SB514
Sponsor: Hester
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SUPERVISION OF APPRENTICE PLUMBERS IN THE FINAL YEAR OF AN APPRENTICESHIP.
Monday, March 13, 2017
BILL: HB2060
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PEER REVIEW FAIRNESS ACT TO ASSURE DUE PROCESS FOR PHYSICIANS AND TO PROTECT PATIENTS.
BILL: HB2019
Sponsor: Boyd
CONCERNING INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS; AND CONCERNING WHO IS PERMITTED TO MAKE THE DECISION TO INVOLUNTARILY COMMIT ANOTHER PERSON.
BILL: HB2160
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING TRAINING FOR VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
BILL: HB1160
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF A "SPECIALIST SIGN ELECTRICIAN".
BILL: HB1716
Sponsor: Richmond
TO CLARIFY SHORT-TERM ACTIVITY AUTHORIZATIONS; TO ESTABLISH CONDITIONS FOR WAIVING THE FEE; AND TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT TO MODIFY THE FEE FOR A STATE AGENCY, BOARD, OR COMMISSION OR A MUNICIPALITY, CITY, OR COUNTY.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
BILL: HB1016
Sponsor: Farrer
TO CONVERT THE HOSPITAL REIMBURSEMENT SYSTEMS UNDER THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUP METHODOLOGY.
BILL: HB2245
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING INFORMAL DISPUTE RESOLUTION HEARINGS PERTAINING TO DISPUTE RESOLUTIONS FOR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
BILL: HB2220
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE PROCESS FOR PERMITTING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS.
BILL: HB2216
Sponsor: McCollum
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE SOCIAL MEDIA ACCOUNTS OF CURRENT AND PROSPECTIVE EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB2177
Sponsor: McCollum
TO CLARIFY THE PROPER ADMINISTRATION BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES OF THE FEDERAL REGULATIONS PERTAINING TO POST-ELIGIBILITY TREATMENT OF INCOME OF INSTITUTIONALIZED INDIVIDUALS OF LONG- TERM CARE MEDICAID.
BILL: HB2176
Sponsor: McCollum
TO ENCOURAGE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BY FACILITATING EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS; TO REGULATE OCCUPATIONAL BOARDS, COMMISSIONS, AND OTHER ENTITIES WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2150
Sponsor: Penzo
TO STRENGTHEN KNOWN INCENTIVE PROGRAMS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP).
BILL: HB2149
Sponsor: Penzo
TO REQUIRE A MERCHANT TO REQUEST A PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARD BEFORE ACCEPTING AN ELECTRONIC BENEFITS TRANSFER CARD.
BILL: HB2148
Sponsor: Penzo
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (SNAP) BENEFITS FUNDS TO PURCHASE LUXURY FOOD ITEMS.
BILL: HB2145
Sponsor: Penzo
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; TO IMPOSE AN INSURANCE PREMIUM TAX ON RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB2140
Sponsor: Rye
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS REGARDING ACUPUNCTURE AND EXEMPTIONS TO THE LICENSURE OF ACUPUNCTURISTS.
Rye
BILL: HB2123
Sponsor: Branscum
TO PROVIDE THAT SERVICES PERFORMED ON AN AS-NEEDED BASIS ARE NOT CONSIDERED EMPLOYMENT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB2109
Sponsor: Johnson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS REQUIRED TO BE SUBMITTED BY A LICENSEE OF THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: HB2108
Sponsor: Johnson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE REQUIRED FOR A CONTRACTOR.
Monday, March 6, 2017
BILL: SB429
Sponsor: L. Eads
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
BILL: SB420
Sponsor: Irvin
TO ALLOW INSURANCE CARRIERS TO OBTAIN PRACTITIONER AND DISPENSER INFORMATION MAINTAINED BY THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM; AND TO ALLOW PRESCRIBER DATA TO BE USED FOR RESEARCH PURPOSES.
BILL: SB356
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PHYSICIAN ORDER FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE USE OF A PHYSICIAN ORDER FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT FORM.
BILL: HB2000
Sponsor: Leding
TO PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT; REGARDING EMPLOYER USE OF BACKGROUND CHECKS OF EMPLOYEES AND APPLICANTS FOR EMPLOYMENT.
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO SUBMIT A STATE PLAN AMENDMENT TO THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE AND MEDICAID SERVICES TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO COVERAGE FOR MIGRANT CHILDREN AND PREGNANT WOMEN FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION ISLANDS.
BILL: HB2071
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO PLACE LIMITATIONS AND SAFETY GUARDS ON THE MIFEPRISTONE PRESCRIPTION FOR ABORTIONS.
BILL: HB2067
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE THE PALLIATIVE CARE AND QUALITY OF LIFE INTERDISCIPLINARY TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB2023
Sponsor: Fielding
TO REQUIRE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN ALL APARTMENTS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB2013
Sponsor: Lynch
TO ESTABLISH AND REQUIRE CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION LICENSEES.
BILL: HB2004
Sponsor: G. Hodges
TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AND THE OFFICE OF CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT REGARDING SNAP ELIGIBILITY.
BILL: HB2001
Sponsor: Baltz
TO ALLOW THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD TO SUSPEND OR REVOKE THE CERTIFICATE OR LICENSE OF CERTAIN CONTRACTORS.
BILL: HB1954
Sponsor: Collins
TO REQUIRE A PROGRAM SAVINGS PLAN FOR THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE SYSTEM.
BILL: HB1953
Sponsor: Collins
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948.
BILL: HB1952
Sponsor: Collins
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE LIABILITY OF AN EMPLOYER FOR MEDICAL COSTS RELATED TO A COMPENSABLE INJURY; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO. 4.
BILL: HB1951
Sponsor: Collins
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO REGULATE FINAL SETTLEMENTS OF CLAIMS INVOLVING JOINT PETITIONS.
BILL: HB1919
Sponsor: Boyd
TO CODIFY THE PROCESS FOR THE REVIEW OF RULES IMPACTING STATE MEDICAID COSTS; AND TO EXEMPT MEDICAL CODES FROM THE RULE-MAKING PROCESS AND LEGISLATIVE REVIEW AND APPROVAL.
BILL: HB1745
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO REENACT AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING THE TASK FORCE ON ALPHA-GAL.
BILL: HB1669
Sponsor: Bragg
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR LANDFILL DISPOSAL FEES.
BILL: HB1916
Sponsor: Hammer
TO REQUIRE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES TO USE THEIR OWN MEDICAID PROVIDER NUMBER OR A MODIFIER TO A MEDICAL CODE WHEN BILLING THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES.
BILL: HB1903
Sponsor: Bentley
TO CREATE THE ENHANCED ELIGIBILITY AND AUTHENTICATION ACT.
BILL: HB1901
Sponsor: Bentley
TO CREATE THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE ACT.
BILL: HB1894
Sponsor: Gates
TO REQUIRE THAT BIRTH CERTIFICATES LIST THE BIOLOGICAL SEX OF AN INDIVIDUAL AS DETERMINED AT BIRTH; AND TO PROHIBIT AMENDMENT OF A BIRTH CERTIFICATE TO CHANGE THE BIOLOGICAL SEX LISTED ON A BIRTH CERTIFICATE.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
BILL: HB1809
Sponsor: Watson
TO REFORM MEDICAID SERVICES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES AND MEDICALLY COMPLEX CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB361
Sponsor: Flippo
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FROM THE LAWS REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY FOR DIALYSATE OR DEVICES NECESSARY FOR HOME PERITONEAL KIDNEY DIALYSIS IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS.
BILL: SB351
Sponsor: B. Sample
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING COSMETOLOGY INSTRUCTOR TRAINING.
BILL: SB335
Sponsor: Irvin
TO PERMIT VOLUNTARY RESPITE CARE; TO CREATE A LICENSE EXEMPTION CONCERNING VOLUNTARY RESPITE CARE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1865
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO AMEND THE STATEWIDE FLUORIDATION PROGRAM; AND TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS.
BILL: HB1857
Sponsor: Magie
TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST A PHYSICIAN FOR A DECISION TO NOT PARTICIPATE IN ANY FORM OF MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION.
BILL: HB1851
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AUTHORIZE A REGISTERED NURSE EMPLOYED BY HOSPICE TO SIGN THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATION OF DEATH AND PRONOUNCE DEATH FOR A PATIENT WHO IS RECEIVING HOSPICE SERVICES AND WHO DIES AS A HOSPICE PATIENT IN A HOSPITAL.
BILL: HB1846
Sponsor: Collins
TO AMEND AND CLARIFY THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1835
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROMOTE, RECRUIT, AND RETAIN A HIGHLY SKILLED WORKFORCE IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF RECIPROCITY FOR LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS.
BILL: HB1818
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING AND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1815
Sponsor: D. Whitaker
TO CREATE A STATEWIDE ANTIMICROBIAL OR ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP POLICY FOR THE STATE OF ARKANSAS REGARDING HEALTHCARE SERVICES; AND TO REQUIRE HEALTH FACILITIES TO IMPLEMENT ANTIMICROBIAL OR ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP POLICIES.
BILL: HB1814
Sponsor: Sabin
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LICENSED LAY MIDWIFE ACT; AND TO CHANGE THE TERM "LICENSED LAY MIDWIFE" TO "LICENSED MIDWIFE".
BILL: HB1813
Sponsor: Hillman
TO PROVIDE FOR THE TREATMENT OF RABIES UNDER THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED MEASURE 1948, NO. 4.
BILL: HB1810
Sponsor: Watson
TO CLARIFY AND ESTABLISH AN APPROPRIATE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGY FOR SMALL INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
BILL: SB206
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AVOID UNNECESSARY EXPANSION IN MEDICAID COSTS AND SERVICES RELATED TO REHABILITATIVE SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS; AND TO CODIFY THE REHABILITATIVE SERVICES FOR PERSONS WITH MENTAL ILLNESS MORATORIUM.
BILL: HB1775
Sponsor: Johnson
TO MANDATE THAT THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE.
BILL: HB1771
Sponsor: S. Meeks
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1746
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO CREATE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER LEGISLATIVE TASK FORCE.
BILL: HB1745
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO REENACT AND UPDATE THE LAW CONCERNING THE TASK FORCE ON ALPHA-GAL.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
BILL: HB1731
Sponsor: Jett
TO PROVIDE AMENDED UNEMPLOYMENT CALCULATIONS AND BENEFITS FOR CERTAIN AGRICULTURAL AND CONSTRUCTION EMPLOYEES.
BILL: HB1721
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE LAW TO MAKE THE REGISTRATION OF ABOVEGROUND STORAGE TANKS OPTIONAL; TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY FOR REIMBURSEMENT FROM THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND.
BILL: HB1720
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO REQUIRE COSMETOLOGY STUDENTS TO HAVE TRAINING IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND SEXUAL ASSAULT AWARENESS.
BILL: HB1718
Sponsor: D. Ferguson
TO CREATE THE PATIENT RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT; TO PROVIDE FOR ACCESS BY PATIENTS AND THEIR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO CONTACT INFORMATION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1706
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; TO DESIGNATE THAT A RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION IS AN INSURANCE COMPANY FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES UNDER ARKANSAS LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, February 27, 2017
BILL: HB1714
Sponsor: Petty
ACT TO PERMIT THE OPERATION OF MOBILE SALONS; AND TO CREATE A LICENSING PROCEDURE CONCERNING MOBILE SALONS.
BILL: HB1688
Sponsor: F. Allen
TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT OF 2009.
Friday, February 24, 2017
BILL: HB1669
Sponsor: Bragg
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE COLLECTION, DEPOSIT, AND USE OF AND ACCOUNTABILITY FOR LANDFILL DISPOSAL FEES.
Thursday, February 23, 2017
BILL: HB1664
Sponsor: Payton
TO AMEND THE FEES FOR WASTE TIRES; TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES FOR NEW CAR TIRES; AND TO REQUIRE PAYMENT OF WASTE TIRE FEES BY DEALERS MOUNTING TIRES SOLD AT OTHER LOCATIONS AND FLEET OWNERS.
BILL: HB1661
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM; AND TO REQUIRE PROFESSIONAL LICENSING BOARDS TO PROMULGATE RULES REQUIRING PRACTITIONERS TO ACCESS THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
BILL: HB1653
Sponsor: Miller
TO CREATE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER DEATH NOTIFICATION ACT; AND TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PUBLISH CONCERNING THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1651
Sponsor: Boyd
CONCERNING SOLICITATIONS AFTER MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
BILL: HR1030
Sponsor: Hammer
PROMOTING THE AWARENESS OF PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDER ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS.
BILL: HB1635
Sponsor: Eaves
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANKS AND SECONDARY CONTAINMENT.
BILL: HB1628
Sponsor: B. Smith
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT.
BILL: HB1626
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO AMEND THE PROHIBITION OF PHOTOGRAPHY IN LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES.
BILL: HB1625
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO KNOW YOUR PAY ACT.
BILL: HB1624
Sponsor: Leding
TO CREATE THE RIGHT TO WAGES EARNED ACT.
BILL: HB1613
Sponsor: Barker
TO EXEMPT A LONG-TERM CARE OMBUDSMAN FROM REPORTING REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT MALTREATMENT, LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT.
BILL: HB1609
Sponsor: Tucker
TO INCREASE FLEXIBILITY IN THE LAW REGARDING FREQUENCY OF PAYMENT OF WAGES.
Friday, February 17, 2017
BILL: HB1586
Sponsor: Payton
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW ENACTED BY INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
BILL: SB301
Sponsor: J. Cooper
TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH TO SHARE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY DATA WITH FEDERAL, STATE, AND LOCAL JURISDICTIONS.
BILL: SB167
Sponsor: D. Sanders
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE REGISTRATION OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS.
BILL: SB162
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY; TO AUTHORIZE USE OF PHARMACISTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO AND ADMINISTRATION OF CERTAIN MEDICATIONS; AND TO AUTHORIZE DISPENSING OF CERTAIN MEDICATION BY PHYSICIANS.
BILL: SB153
Sponsor: L. Eads
TO MODIFY THE EMERGENCY REFILL OF PRESCRIPTION BY PHARMACISTS.
TO CREATE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION.
BILL: HB1566
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF LAW CONCERNING THE DISPOSITION OF FETAL REMAINS.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
BILL: HB1560
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO AMEND LAWS REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY.
BILL: HB1551
Sponsor: Womack
TO STIMULATE JOB CREATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHILE PRESERVING HEALTH AND SAFETY STANDARDS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1550
Sponsor: Davis
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS AND THE NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS TRUST FUND.
BILL: SB78
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO PERFORM AN ANALYSIS OF THE INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE STATE OF ARKANSAS SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
BILL: HB1545
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF CHILD CARE AND EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO INDEPENDENTLY PROMULGATE RULES CONCERNING CHILD CARE FACILITIES.
Monday, February 13, 2017
BILL: SB146
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TELEMEDICINE; AND TO CREATE THE TELEMEDICINE ACT.
BILL: SB123
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO UPDATE THE DRUG SCREENING AND TESTING ACT OF 2015; AND TO MAKE THE TWO-YEAR PILOT PROGRAM A PERMANENT PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1526
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO MODIFY ACT 143 OF 2017 TO SPECIFY THAT A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK SHALL INCLUDE THE TAKING OF FINGERPRINTS; TO AUTHORIZE LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT FOR OPTOMETRISTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1525
Sponsor: Magie
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING TO DEVELOP A JOINT APPLICATION FOR COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENTS BETWEEN COLLABORATING PHYSICIANS AND ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
BILL: HB1515
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO PROVIDE LOCAL CONTROL OVER FLUORIDE LEVELS IN WATER SYSTEMS THAT SERVE FIVE THOUSAND (5,000) USERS OR FEWER.
BILL: HB1513
Sponsor: Holcomb
TO AMEND THE ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR THE ASBESTOS ABATEMENT GRANT PROGRAM.
Friday, February 10, 2017
BILL: HB1511
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO CLARIFY THE TIME FOR ISSUANCE OF PERMITS UNDER THE ARKANSAS WATER AND AIR POLLUTION CONTROL ACT.
BILL: HB1505
Sponsor: Davis
TO CLARIFY THE DEFINITION OF AN NAAQS STATE IMPLEMENTATION PLAN AND THE REQUIREMENT FOR WRITTEN EXPLANATIONS IN SUPPORT OF NAAQS IMPLEMENTATION PLANS.
BILL: HB1504
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM TO MANDATE PRESCRIBERS CHECK THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM WHEN PRESCRIBING CERTAIN MEDICATIONS.
Thursday, February 9, 2017
BILL: SB125
Sponsor: Irvin
TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE UNIFORM ATTENDANCE AND LEAVE POLICY ACT; AND TO DECLARE AND EMERGENCY.
BILL: HR1023
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO RECOGNIZE FEBRUARY 2017 AS SELF-CARE MONTH.
BILL: HB1502
Sponsor: S. Meeks
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION TO THE DEFINITION OF RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY AND THE DEFINITION OF ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY.
BILL: HB1501
Sponsor: McCollum
TO MODIFY AND REPEAL LANGUAGE REFERENCING THE SUPERSEDED ELDERCHOICES PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1482
Sponsor: Bentley
TO UPDATE THE INTERSTATE NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
BILL: HB1478
Sponsor: Lynch
TO ELIMINATE REQUIRED RE-TESTING OF AN ELECTRICIAN WHO FAILS TO TIMELY RENEW HIS OR HER LICENSE; TO PROVIDE MONETARY PENALTIES FOR FAILURE TO TIMELY RENEW A LICENSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1472
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO EXPAND THE AUTHORIZATION FOR THE USE OF TEMPORARY ELECTRICAL LICENSES ON LARGE INDUSTRIAL PROJECTS.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
BILL: SB191
Sponsor: E. Cheatham
TO ELIMINATE THE RECORD MAINTENANCE FEE FOR VISITS TO LOCAL HEALTH UNITS.
BILL: HB1465
Sponsor: Miller
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION ENROLLMENT FREEZE ACT OF 2017; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1462
Sponsor: McCollum
TO AFFIRM THE LEGISLATIVE AUTHORITY OVER WAIVERS FOR THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AND TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC ADVANCEMENT FOR ARKANSANS.
Monday, February 6, 2017
BILL: SB229
Sponsor: S. Flowers
TO REQUIRE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS LICENSEES; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ALCOHOLISM AND DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS.
BILL: SB170
Sponsor: Irvin
TO CREATE AN EXEMPTION FOR LICENSURE FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS OFFERING FREE HEALTHCARE SERVICES THROUGH A PROGRAM IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE FEDERAL INNOVATIVE READINESS TRAINING.
BILL: HB1443
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS.
BILL: HB1439
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE HEALTHCARE QUALITY AND PAYMENT POLICY ADVISORY COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1437
Sponsor: D. Ferguson
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING TELEMEDICINE; AND TO CREATE THE TELEMEDICINE ACT.
Thursday, February 2, 2017
BILL: HB1434
Sponsor: Collins
TO CREATE THE SEX DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT.
BILL: SB78
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO PERFORM AN ANALYSIS OF THE INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE STATE OF ARKANSAS SHOULD PARTICIPATE IN THE INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
BILL: HB1428
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING UNLAWFUL ABORTIONS; TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING THE PROCEDURE OF DENIAL, SUSPENSION, OR REVOCATION OF A HEALTH FACILITIES SERVICE LICENSE; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION CLINICS.
BILL: HB1413
Sponsor: Boyd
TO CREATE THE ALTERNATIVE TO DISCIPLINE ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR TREATMENT OF NURSES LICENSED IN ARKANSAS WHO SUFFER FROM IMPAIRMENT.
Tuesday, January 31, 2017
BILL: SB95
Sponsor: Irvin
TO WAIVE THE LICENSURE RENEWAL FEE CHARGED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF DENTAL EXAMINERS, THE STATE BOARD OF OPTOMETRY, AND THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD FOR CERTAIN ACTIVE-DUTY MILITARY HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS.
BILL: HB1411
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NURSING LICENSURE TO REMOVE A CONFLICT IN THE LAW.
BILL: HB1405
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND LAWS RELEVANT TO UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES, UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND UNEMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY.
Monday, January 30, 2017
BILL: HR1014
Sponsor: Vaught
TO HONOR ZAYDEN DAVIS FOR HIS BRAVERY AND RESILIENCE IN BATTLING NEUROFIBROMATOSIS AND TO RECOGNIZE HIS PARENTS AND GRANDPARENTS FOR THEIR SUPPORT AND DEDICATION DURING HIS TREATMENT.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
BILL: HB1300
Sponsor: Miller
TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PRIORITIZE SPENDING WITH THE DEPARTMENT AND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO FULLY FUND HOME- AND COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES.
BILL: HB1280
Sponsor: Magie
TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF TANNING EQUIPMENT BY MINORS; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "TANNING EQUIPMENT".
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
BILL: SCR3
Sponsor: Irvin
SUPPORTING THE EFFORTS OF HEALTHY ACTIVE ARKANSAS IN COMBATING OBESITY.
BILL: HB1267
Sponsor: L. Fite
TO CREATE THE USED TIRE RECYCLING AND ACCOUNTABILITY PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1264
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO PROVIDE FOR REIMBURSEMENT FOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES PERFORMED BY A WALK-IN CLINIC OR EMERGENT CARE CLINIC WHEN THE PATIENT DOES NOT HAVE A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER ASSIGNED.
BILL: HB1262
Sponsor: Boyd
TO REMOVE THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR FROM THE VOLUNTARY PROGRAM FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACES ADMINISTERED BY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION COMMISSION.
BILL: HB1259
Sponsor: Fortner
TO AMEND AND MODERNIZE THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL LABORATORY CERTIFICATION PROGRAM ACT.
Monday, January 23, 2017
BILL: SB111
Sponsor: Rapert
TO AMEND THE NALOXONE ACCESS ACT TO INCLUDE THE EMPLOYEES OF THE ARKANSAS STATE CRIME LAB.
BILL: HB1257
Sponsor: Richey
TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER ACT.
BILL: HB1255
Sponsor: D. Ferguson
TO CREATE A TEMPORARY CHARITABLE DENTAL LICENSE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1254
Sponsor: Magie
TO TRANSFER REGULATORY AUTHORITY OVER ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES FROM THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF NURSING TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB1250
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS DENTAL PRACTICE ACT; TO CREATE ADDITIONAL EXEMPTIONS TO THE PRACTICE OF DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE; AND TO MODIFY DENTISTRY SPECIALTY LICENSES.
BILL: HCR1005
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO SUPPORT EFFORTS OF THE HEALTHY ACTIVE ARKANSAS INITIATIVE IN COMBATING OBESITY WITH A SYSTEMATIC, STATEWIDE STRATEGY.
BILL: HB1237
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS ACT; AND TO ESTABLISH THE REGISTRATION OF SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS.
BILL: HB1228
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
BILL: SB118
Sponsor: Files
TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN SECTIONS IN THE ARKANSAS CODE APPLY TO ALL MEDICAL SCHOOLS IN THE STATE.
BILL: SB39
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO EMPLOY AN EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD AND A DEPUTY DIRECTOR OF THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB1215
Sponsor: Love
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF MASSAGE THERAPY TO INCLUDE THE PRACTICE OF CUPPING.
BILL: HB1035
Sponsor: Bentley
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
BILL: HB1204
Sponsor: Magie
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO MAKE BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS.
BILL: HB1205
Sponsor: Magie
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017
BILL: HB1186
Sponsor: Brown
TO REMOVE THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT AS APPLICABLE TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
BILL: HB1185
Sponsor: D. Meeks
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING A FETAL DEATH CERTIFICATE AND REGISTRATION OF TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY; AND TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING A CERTIFICATE OF BIRTH RESULTING IN STILLBIRTH.
BILL: HB1183
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROVIDE CONSISTENCY AND EFFICIENCY OF CHIROPRACTIC COVERAGE IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO ALLOW MEDICAID RECIPIENTS DIRECT ACCESS TO A CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN WITHOUT REFERRAL FROM A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN.
BILL: HB1182
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO ALLOW AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO BE A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
BILL: HB1180
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AUTHORIZE ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS TO HAVE SIGNATURE AUTHORITY.
BILL: HB1181
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO CREATE THE TRANSITION TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY ACT; AND TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
BILL: HB1171
Sponsor: House
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING THE PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC AND THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS.
BILL: HB1164
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AUTHORIZE LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT FOR OPTOMETRISTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Thursday, January 12, 2017
BILL: HB1160
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF A "SPECIALIST SIGN ELECTRICIAN".
Monday, January 9, 2017
BILL: HR1003
Sponsor: Boyd
TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION BETWEEN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1040
Sponsor: Farrer
TO LIMIT THE PRACTICE OF ATHLETIC TRAINING IN A NONCLINICAL SETTING.
BILL: HB1035
Sponsor: Bentley
TO RESTRICT PURCHASES USING FOOD STAMP BENEFITS; AND TO REQUIRE RECIPIENTS OF FOOD STAMPS TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION TO USE FOOD STAMP BENEFITS.
BILL: HB1034
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS.
BILL: HB1033
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
TO AMEND INITIATED ACT 1 OF 2000, ALSO KNOWN AS THE TOBACCO SETTLEMENT PROCEEDS ACT, TO REDUCE THE DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAITING LIST; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1032
Sponsor: A. Mayberry
THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION FROM DISMEMBERMENT ABORTION ACT.
BILL: HB1025
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ACT TO ALLOW ACCESS TO THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PRESCRIPTION DRUG PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1024
Sponsor: Boyd
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "CHRONIC NONMALIGNANT PAIN" IN THE COMBATING PRESCRIPTION DRUG ABUSE ACT.
BILL: HB1021
Sponsor: Love
TO PROVIDE PAY EQUITY FOR WOMEN; AND TO AMEND THE WAGE DISCRIMINATION LAWS CONCERNING PROHIBITED CONDUCT AND REMEDIES FOR VIOLATIONS OF THE WAGE DISCRIMINATION LAWS.
BILL: HB1016
Sponsor: Farrer
TO CONVERT THE HOSPITAL REIMBURSEMENT SYSTEMS UNDER THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO DIAGNOSIS-RELATED GROUP METHODOLOGY.