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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Bills Referred


Bill Number Bill Subtitle Sponsor
Monday, April 8, 2019
SB519 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING FUNDING FOR COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH CENTERS. K. Hammer Status
HB1255 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF ENDORSEMENT, RECOGNITION, AND RECIPROCITY FOR LICENSING. Dotson Status
Friday, April 5, 2019
SB654 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING SERVICE ANIMALS; AND TO AUTHORIZE A CIVIL PENALTY FOR MISREPRESENTING AN ANIMAL AS A SERVICE ANIMAL. J. Dismang Status
HB1651 TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING TREATMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED WITHIN THE ARKANSAS CODE. Ladyman Status
HB1491 TO ELIMINATE THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER". Miller Status
HB1441 TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. Bentley Status
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
SB555 TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW REGARDING STATE EMISSION PLANS FOR FOSSIL FUEL-FIRED ELECTRIC GENERATING UNITS. B. Ballinger Status
SB525 TO MODERNIZE PLUMBING PLAN REVIEW SUBMISSIONS AND RESPONSES; AND TO CLARIFY THAT LOCAL JURISDICTION REVIEW OF CERTAIN PLUMBING PLANS AND SPECIFICATIONS DOES NOT REQUIRE REVIEW BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. Hester Status
SB506 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE YOUTH JUSTICE REFORM BOARD. Irvin Status
SB505 TO AMEND THE PROVISIONAL LICENSE REQUIREMENTS FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS AND PSYCHOLOGICAL EXAMINERS. Irvin Status
SB295 TO PROMOTE THE COLLECTION OF LABOR MARKET DATA; AND TO REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PARTICIPATE IN SURVEYS CONDUCTED BY THE BUREAU OF LABOR STATISTICS OF THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF LABOR. K. Hammer Status
HB1978 TO AMEND THE STATUTES CONCERNING PROCURERS; AND TO REGULATE THE USE OF A PROCURER BY A LICENSED CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN. Perry Status
Monday, April 1, 2019
SB564 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSURE OF ACTIVE DUTY SERVICE MEMBERS, RETURNING MILITARY VETERANS, AND THEIR SPOUSES; TO PROVIDE AUTOMATIC LICENSURE; TO REQUIRE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF RULES SUBMITTED. Irvin Status
SB546 TO DIRECT THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO APPLY FOR A STATE PLAN AMENDMENT TO ALLOW OPIOID ADDICTION TREATMENT IN AN ELIGIBLE INSTITUTION FOR MENTAL DISEASE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. K. Hammer Status
SB542 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE MEDICAL, NURSING, HOSPITAL, AND AMBULANCE SERVICE LIEN ACT. A. Clark Status
HB1975 TO ESTABLISH THE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATE REVIEW ACT OF 2019; TO PROVIDE FOR ANNUAL MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATE REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
HB1967 TO CREATE THE ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE RESOURCE ACT. Watson Status
HB1966 TO REINSTATE COVERAGE IN THE ARKANSAS WORKS PROGRAM FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO LOST COVERAGE DUE TO FAILURE TO MEET THE WORK REQUIREMENTS; TO NOTIFY INDIVIDUALS OF THE FEDERAL COURT DECISION; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. A. Collins Status
Thursday, March 28, 2019
HB1752 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018. Lundstrum Status
HB1743 TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF HEALTHY PRODUCTS WITH SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS. Bentley Status
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
HB1955 TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO REVISE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW. Ladyman Status
HB1954 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE CONSUMER ACT. M. Gray Status
HB1952 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS PHYSICIAN ORDER FOR LIFE-SUSTAINING TREATMENT ACT. M. Gray Status
HB1951 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE DECISIONS ACT. M. Gray Status
HB1949 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON MENTAL HEALTH. Vaught Status
HB1948 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING SOLID WASTE LICENSING FOR IMPROVED OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY, MODERNIZATION, AND FLEXIBILITY CONSISTENT WITH TRANSFORMATION GOALS; AND TO CREATE THE SOLID WASTE AND RECYCLING LICENSING ACT. Perry Status
HB1946 TO REQUIRE REPORTING OF CERTAIN EVENTS RELATED TO OFFICE-BASED SURGERY. D. Ferguson Status
HB1399 TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT. Brown Status
Tuesday, March 26, 2019
HB1935 TO REQUIRE THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO COVER NONEMERGENCY TRANSPORTATION SERVICES FOR INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITY SERVICES. M. Gray Status
SB590 TO PROVIDE THAT A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS IS EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT". G. Leding Status
SB468 TO AMEND THE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PERSONAL CARE SERVICE PROVIDER, PRIVATE CARE AGENCY, AND HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES AGENCY REGARDING VISITS TO A PATIENT'S HOME AND THE DISTANCE OF AN OFFICE FROM THE PATIENT'S HOME. B. Sample Status
HB1446 TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT. F. Allen Status
HB1278 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF PHARMACY" TO ALLOW VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATIONS TO BE GIVEN TO A PERSON FROM SEVEN (7) YEARS OF AGE TO EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE UNDER A GENERAL WRITTEN PROTOCOL. Gazaway Status
HB1929 TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Miller Status
HB1923 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID WORKFORCE ACT OF 2019. McCollum Status
HB1918 TO ESTABLISH CANCER PATIENT NAVIGATION TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THIS STATE. K. Ferguson Status
Monday, March 25, 2019
HB1915 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING OPEN BURNING OF VEGETATIVE STORM DEBRIS. Womack Status
HB1913 TO AMEND THE LONG-TERM CARE AIDE TRAINING ACT; AND TO SPECIFY CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS FOR LONG-TERM AIDE TRAINING PROGRAMS. Bentley Status
HB1904 TO CREATE A STUDY OF PUBLIC NOTICE AND PARTICIPATION IN THE ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING PROCESS. Della Rosa Status
HB1902 TO AMEND THE USED TIRE RECYCLING AND ACCOUNTABILITY ACT; AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT LAW. Ladyman Status
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
SB2 TO CREATE THE DOWN SYNDROME DISCRIMINATION BY ABORTION PROHIBITION ACT. T. Garner Status
SB342 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF CONTRACTORS. J. Cooper Status
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
SB374 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING PENALTIES RELATED TO ADMINISTRATIVE INSPECTION WARRANTS EXECUTED BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. Rapert Status
HB1883 TO IMPROVE THE EFFICIENCY OF TELEMEDICINE CREDENTIALING IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. L. Johnson Status
HB1882 TO INCREASE ANNUAL FEES FOR ISSUANCE OF LICENSURE FOR CERTAIN HEALTHCARE FACILITIES LICENSED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. L. Johnson Status
HB1753 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018. Lundstrum Status
Monday, March 18, 2019
SB377 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE COLLECTION AND DISTRIBUTION OF SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FEES. Irvin Status
SB278 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION FACILITIES AND ABORTION REPORTING; TO AMEND THE BORN-ALIVE INFANT PROTECTION LAWS; AND TO REQUIRE AN ADDITIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT UNDER THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT. G. Stubblefield Status
HB1864 TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; TO PROHIBIT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION FOR MEDICATION-ASSISTED TREATMENT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Ferguson Status
HB1860 TO REQUIRE REPORTING TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OF PATIENT TRANSFERS FROM A LAY MIDWIFE. D. Ferguson Status
HB1857 TO INCREASE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM BENEFIT LIMIT FOR DIAGNOSTIC TESTING. Womack Status
HB1856 TO PROHIBIT STATE AGENCIES FROM CONSENTING OR APPROVING THE TERMINATION OF PREGNANCY FOR AN INDIVIDUAL IN THE CUSTODY OR GUARDIANSHIP OF THE STATE AND FROM EXPENDING STATE FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF TERMINATING A PREGNANCY. Dotson Status
HB1850 TO ESTABLISH THE EMPOWER INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS ACT OF 2019; TO AMEND PORTIONS OF THE LAW IMPACTING INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO AMEND DEFINITIONS OF "EMPLOYEE", "EMPLOYMENT", AND "EMPLOYMENT STATUS" WITHIN TITLE 11. McCollum Status
Thursday, March 14, 2019
SB504 TO EXTEND THE EXPIRATION DATE FOR THE PALLIATIVE CARE AND QUALIFY OF LIFE INTERDISCIPLINARY TASK FORCE. Irvin Status
SB456 TO AMEND THE EDUCATIONAL LICENSES ISSUED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD. Irvin Status
SB448 TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO HAVE CERTAIN QUALIFICATIONS TO PERFORM ABORTIONS; AND TO REPEAL THE PRESUMPTION OF VIABILITY OF A FETUS AT THE TWENTY-FIFTH WEEK OF PREGNANCY. G. Stubblefield Status
SB443 TO REQUIRE DIAPER CHANGING ACCOMMODATIONS IN CERTAIN BUILDINGS. B. Davis Status
SB190 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS GENETIC COUNSELOR LICENSURE ACT. G. Leding Status
HB1841 TO CREATE THE OSTEOPATHIC RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP; TO CREATE THE OSTEOPATHIC RURAL MEDICAL PRACTICE STUDENT LOAN AND SCHOLARSHIP BOARD; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. L. Johnson Status
HB1840 TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM TO ONE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED FIFTY (1,550); TO REMOVE THE LIMIT ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. D. Douglas Status
HB1827 TO REPEAL THE LAW REGARDING THE ARKANSAS NEWSPAPER RECYCLING ADVISORY COMMITTEE. D. Ferguson Status
HB1823 TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS TO BE IMMUNIZED OR VACCINATED AGAINST HEPATITIS A FOR THE PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND WELFARE OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. Ladyman Status
HB1821 TO PROVIDE FOR MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES THAT ADDRESS THE MINIMUM WAGE INCREASES; TO PROVIDE FOR IMMEDIATE AND ONGOING REGULAR REVIEWS OF MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT RATES AND METHODOLOGIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Murdock Status
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
HB1815 TO AMEND THE DEATH CERTIFICATE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE SIGNATURE OF THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF DEATH. Perry Status
HB1806 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS EQUAL PAY ACT OF 2019. McCullough Status
HB1803 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BLUE RIBBON PANEL ON PEDIATRIC CANCER RESEARCH. F. Allen Status
SB273 TO CLARIFY THAT AN EXPERT WITNESS TESTIFYING OR OFFERING OPINIONS REGARDING AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING BEFORE A BOARD OF ANY PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION CLASSIFIED AS A PROFESSION OF HEALING ARTS HAS IMMUNITY. Bledsoe Status
HB1761 TO CREATE THE EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT. Crawford Status
Tuesday, March 12, 2019
HB1801 TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO COVER AN ADDITIONAL ALBUTEROL INHALER FOR CERTAIN MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES. L. Johnson Status
HB1796 TO REQUIRE AN APPLICANT TO NOTIFY ADJACENT PROPERTY OWNERS OF PERMIT APPLICATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS BEFORE APPROVAL BY THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY. Della Rosa Status
Monday, March 11, 2019
HR1047 TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE AND NEED FOR QUICK ACCESS TO AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS. Watson Status
HB1783 TO MODIFY LABELING OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; AND TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNSELING WHEN PRESCRIBING MEDICATIONS. Fielding Status
HB1775 TO CREATE THE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES FOR ABLE-BODIED ADULTS ACT OF 2019. Bentley Status
HB1771 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS LITTER REDUCTION AND DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING ACT; TO REQUIRE THE LABELING OF DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINERS SOLD IN ARKANSAS; TO ESTABLISH THE DEPOSIT BEVERAGE CONTAINER RECYCLING PROGRAM. V. Flowers Status
HB1753 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018. Lundstrum Status
HB1752 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018. Lundstrum Status
HB1751 TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. Lundstrum Status
HB1439 TO CREATE THE CHERISH ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS AFTER EIGHTEEN (18) WEEKS' GESTATION EXCEPT IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Lundstrum Status
HB1177 TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES FROM FORCED HUMAN MICROCHIP IMPLANTATION. S. Meeks Status
Thursday, March 7, 2019
SB3 TO REQUIRE ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS BY CERTAIN PHYSICIANS AND HEALTHCARE FACILITIES FOR ABORTION COMPLICATIONS. T. Garner Status
HB1745 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING PRESCRIPTION ASTHMA INHALERS IN SCHOOLS DISTRICTS AND PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOLS; AND TO AUTHORIZE ACQUIRING AND STOCKING ALBUTEROL FOR ADMINISTRATION IN CERTAIN SITUATIONS. L. Johnson Status
HB1743 TO PROMOTE THE PURCHASE OF HEALTHY PRODUCTS WITH SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM BENEFITS. Bentley Status
HB1731 TO REQUIRE COOPERATION BETWEEN CERTAIN STATE AGENCIES REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY. G. Hodges Status
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
SB398 TO MODIFY THE STATUTES CONCERNING THE OPERATION OF A FUNERAL ESTABLISHMENT. Rapert Status
HB1727 CONCERNING COVERAGE BY AN INSURER FOR INTRAOPERATIVE NEUROPHYSIOLOGICAL MONITORING. Dotson Status
HB1719 TO UPDATE THE MEDICAID FRAUD ACT AND THE MEDICAID FRAUD FALSE CLAIMS ACT TO ADDRESS FLAWS IDENTIFIED IN RECENT INVESTIGATIONS AND CHANGES RELATED TO THE IMPLEMENTATION OF MANAGED CARE; AND TO UPDATE THE ADULT ABUSE PENALTIES. M. Gray Status
HB1717 TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING WAIVER PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. M. Gray Status
HB1712 TO REPEAL THE LAW REQUIRING THAT INFORMATION OBTAINED ON HOME HEALTHCARE SERVICES BE CONFIDENTIAL. Wardlaw Status
HB1711 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING GUARDIANSHIP SUBSIDIES OFFERED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES. Burch Status
HB1710 TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE ON TRANSPORTATION OF NONEMERGENCY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PATIENTS. Perry Status
HB1709 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING NUTRIENT WATER QUALITY TRADING PROGRAMS; AND TO AMEND THE USER FEES AUTHORIZED IN ESTABLISHING AND IMPLEMENTING A NUTRIENT WATER QUALITY TRADING PROGRAM. Lundstrum Status
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
HB1707 TO AMEND THE ADULT AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT ACT; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Capp Status
HB1699 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING SALES OF RAW MILK TO AUTHORIZE THE SALE OF RAW SHEEP MILK. Eaves Status
HB1696 TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CLEAN INDOOR AIR ACT OF 2006; AND TO ALLOW PRIVATELY OWNED BUSINESSES THE OPTION TO PROHIBIT SMOKING. Gonzales Status
HB1691 TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES SERVICES OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO PROMULGATE RULES FOR CLOSURE, SALE, TRANSFER, AND EXPANSION OF CERTAIN FACILITIES AND SERVICES. M. Gray Status
HB1688 TO ESTABLISH COST-REPORTING FOR ASSISTED LIVING FACILITIES TO THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES AS A CONDITION OF PARTICIPATION IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM. M. Gray Status
HB1687 AN ACT TO AMEND THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO AMEND AN EXCLUSION FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. M. Gray Status
Monday, March 4, 2019
SB446 CONCERNING STEP THERAPY REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTAIN PRESCRIPTION DRUGS TO TREAT METASTATIC CANCER. G. Leding Status
SB339 TO PROHIBIT THE REQUIREMENT OF, BARRING OF, AND DISCRIMINATION AGAINST A PHYSICIAN FOR HIS OR HER DECISION TO NOT PARTICIPATE IN MAINTENANCE OF CERTIFICATION. Irvin Status
SB287 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING CHILD MALTREATMENT INVESTIGATIONS AND THE PLACEMENT OF A NAME ON THE CHILD MALTREATMENT CENTRAL REGISTRY; AND TO REPEAL CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE CHILD MALTREATMENT ACT. A. Clark Status
HCR1008 TO RECOGNIZE THE IMPORTANCE OF ORGAN DONATION TO PUBLIC HEALTH AND TO SUPPORT AND ENCOURAGE ORGAN DONATION AND AWARENESS. Vaught Status
HB1658 TO REQUIRE CITIZENSHIP OR LEGAL RESIDENCY FOR LICENSURE AS AN OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIAN IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Boyd Status
HB1651 TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING TREATMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH INTELLECTUAL AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED WITHIN THE ARKANSAS CODE. Ladyman Status
HB1650 TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT NO. 4 OF 1948; AND TO REVISE THIRD-PARTY LIABILITY IN THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW. Ladyman Status
HB1649 TO PROVIDE FOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR PATIENT CHOICE AND PROMOTE QUALITY OF CARE AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROVIDERS. Sullivan Status
Thursday, February 28, 2019
SB341 TO AMEND THE WOMAN'S RIGHT-TO-KNOW ACT; AND TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON REVERSING THE EFFECTS OF ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS. Irvin Status
HB1642 TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING COSMETOLOGY AND OTHER RELATED OCCUPATIONS; AND TO REMOVE THE CERTIFICATION FOR NATURAL HAIR BRAIDING. Warren Status
HB1641 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE RULES INVOLVING SCOLIOSIS SCREENING IN SCHOOLS. L. Johnson Status
HB1627 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING INFORMATION EXCHANGE WITH OTHER PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS TO AUTHORIZE INFORMATION EXCHANGE WITH FEDERAL PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAMS. Boyd Status
Wednesday, February 27, 2019
SB380 TO MODIFY COVERAGE FOR SCREENING MAMMOGRAPHY AND BREAST ULTRASOUND FOR THE DIAGNOSIS OF BREAST DISEASE SUCH AS CANCER AND FOR THE EVALUATION OF DENSE BREAST TISSUE AS AN ESSENTIAL HEALTH BENEFIT. G. Leding Status
HB1621 TO CREATE THE PRIMARY PREVENTION PROGRAMS ACT. Dotson Status
SB298 TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. K. Hammer Status
Tuesday, February 26, 2019
SB342 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS OF CONTRACTORS. J. Cooper Status
HB1572 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING STATE AGENCY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT CONTRACTS FOR PURPOSES OF UNIFORMITY. Ladyman Status
HB1568 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ADVISORY COUNCIL OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH. L. Johnson Status
Monday, February 25, 2019
HB1555 TO INCREASE COVERAGE FOR MEDICATIONS APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION FOR TOBACCO CESSATION IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM. A. Collins Status
Thursday, February 21, 2019
SB340 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT TO AUTHORIZE A LIAISON UNDER THE FEDERAL MCKINNEY-VENTO HOMELESS ASSISTANCE ACT TO CONSENT TO MEDICAL TREATMENT FOR A HOMELESS MINOR; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Irvin Status
SB275 TO CLARIFY LAW REGARDING OUT-OF-STATE PHYSICIANS WHO PRACTICE PATIENT CARE SERVICES INITIATED IN THIS STATE THROUGH THE USE OF ANY MEDIUM. Bledsoe Status
SB184 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETISTS BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS. G. Stubblefield Status
SB164 TO AMEND THE LICENSURE OF CERTAIN PROFESSIONS LICENSED BY THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN COUNSELING. J. Cooper Status
HB1552 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING NURSING LICENSURES. Godfrey Status
HB1547 TO ENSURE THAT PERSONS LICENSED TO PROVIDE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES OR ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT RESCUE SERVICES MAINTAIN CONTINUAL NATIONAL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES CERTIFICATION. Perry Status
HB1545 TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE HEALTH SERVICES PERMIT COMMISSION. F. Allen Status
HB1543 TO CLARIFY THE LAW ON ELIGIBILITY FOR SERVICES PROVIDED BY THE ADULT PROTECTIVE SERVICES UNIT OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES. Burch Status
HB1542 TO ALLOW THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES TO OBTAIN CERTAIN RECORDS WITHOUT CHARGE. Burch Status
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
HB1536 TO CREATE THE COMPASSIONATE CARE END-OF-LIFE OPTION ACT; AND TO EXEMPT THE COMPASSIONATE CARE END-OF-LIFE OPTION ACT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE". D. Douglas Status
HB1528 TO INCREASE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM BENEFIT LIMIT FOR DRUG TESTING AND X-RAYS. Womack Status
HB1527 TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION SUNRISE AND SUNSET ACT OF 2019; AND TO REQUIRE LEGISLATIVE REVIEW OF OCCUPATIONAL AUTHORIZATIONS AND OCCUPATIONAL ENTITIES. Cozart Status
HB1524 TO ESTABLISH A CHIROPRACTIC STUDENT PRECEPTORSHIP PROGRAM. Boyd Status
HB1441 TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. Bentley Status
HB1440 TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. D. Ferguson Status
HB1365 TO ENSURE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL ARE PROTECTED FROM LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES; TO AMEND THE HIV SHIELD LAW TO INCLUDE PROTECTION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKERS. M. Gray Status
Tuesday, February 19, 2019
SB296 TO ESTABLISH A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK POLICY FOR THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. K. Hammer Status
SB297 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES SPECIAL FUND. K. Hammer Status
SB298 TO AMEND THE TAXABLE WAGE BASE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. K. Hammer Status
SB299 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING DISQUALIFICATION UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO AMEND CERTAIN ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. K. Hammer Status
SB300 TO MODIFY THE DATE OF RETENTION OF THE STABILIZATION TAX SET ASIDE UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. K. Hammer Status
SB301 TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR NURSING LICENSURE. K. Hammer Status
SB302 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE PENALTY ASSESSED ON FRAUDULENT OVERPAYMENTS AND CREDITED TO THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION FUND. K. Hammer Status
SB303 TO CLARIFY THE PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO REPORT UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. K. Hammer Status
Monday, February 18, 2019
SB294 TO CLARIFY THAT CERTAIN ENTITIES ARE ENTITLED TO RECEIVE WORKFORCE SERVICES DATA UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW. K. Hammer Status
SB274 TO ADD FELLOWSHIP AS A METHOD FOR A FOREIGN GRADUATE TO OBTAIN A LICENSE TO PRACTICE MEDICINE; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Bledsoe Status
SB273 TO CLARIFY THAT AN EXPERT WITNESS TESTIFYING OR OFFERING OPINIONS REGARDING AN ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEEDING BEFORE A BOARD OF ANY PROFESSION OR OCCUPATION CLASSIFIED AS A PROFESSION OF HEALING ARTS HAS IMMUNITY. Bledsoe Status
SB272 TO REPEAL AN OBSOLETE LAW REGARDING THE RECORDING OF A CERTIFICATE BEFORE PRACTICING MEDICINE. Bledsoe Status
SB271 TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO AN ACCREDITATION ORGANIZATION RELATED TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY. Bledsoe Status
SB270 TO EXTEND THE REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR A SURGICAL TECHNOLOGIST. Bledsoe Status
SB269 TO UPDATE REFERENCES TO THE ACCREDITATION ORGANIZATION RELATED TO PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS. Bledsoe Status
SB172 TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING SOCIAL WORK LICENSING; TO CLARIFY THE LICENSING EXEMPTION FOR STUDENTS; AND TO CHANGE THE TERM "RECIPROCITY" TO "ENDORSEMENT". G. Leding Status
HR1029 PROCLAIMING THE WEEK BEGINNING MAY 6, 2019, AS TARDIVE DYSKINESIA AWARENESS WEEK. D. Ferguson Status
HB1491 TO ELIMINATE THE WAITING LIST FOR THE ALTERNATIVE COMMUNITY SERVICES WAIVER PROGRAM, ALSO KNOWN AS THE "DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES WAIVER". Miller Status
Thursday, February 14, 2019
HB1484 TO CLARIFY THE PROCEDURE FOR DISPOSITION OF UNCLAIMED BODIES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS. Watson Status
HB1473 TO REQUIRE HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS OF MAMMOGRAPHY SERVICES TO NOTIFY AND INFORM PATIENTS ABOUT BREAST DENSITY. J. Mayberry Status
HB1471 TO CREATE THE MENTAL HEALTH FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING BILL OF RIGHTS ACT. C. Fite Status
HB1453 TO CREATE THE PERINATAL PALLIATIVE CARE INFORMATION ACT. Penzo Status
HB1452 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING REFERRALS ON CHILDREN BORN WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDER. Barker Status
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
HB1451 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AND TO EXCLUDE CHILD SUPPORT PAYMENTS FROM GROSS INCOME USED FOR ELIGIBILITY DETERMINATION. A. Collins Status
HB1447 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTHCARE PROVIDER" UNDER THE PATIENT PROTECTION ACT OF 1995; TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "HEALTHCARE PROVIDER" AS USED UNDER THE ANY WILLING PROVIDER LAWS. Watson Status
HB1446 TO UPDATE THE COLORECTAL CANCER PREVENTION, EARLY DETECTION, AND TREATMENT ACT. F. Allen Status
HB1441 TO IMPROVE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES BY CREATING THE MATERNAL AND PERINATAL OUTCOMES QUALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. Bentley Status
HB1440 TO ESTABLISH THE MATERNAL MORTALITY REVIEW COMMITTEE. D. Ferguson Status
HB1439 TO CREATE THE CHERISH ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT ABORTIONS AFTER EIGHTEEN (18) WEEKS' GESTATION EXCEPT IN A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Lundstrum Status
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
HB1433 TO AUTHORIZE INDIVIDUALS WITH PRIOR DRUG-RELATED OFFENSES TO WORK WITH INDIVIDUALS RECEIVING SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AS PEER SUPPORT SPECIALISTS OR SIMILAR POSITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Rushing Status
HB1435 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO REIMBURSE FOR RIDESHARING APPLICATIONS. Pilkington Status
Monday, February 11, 2019
HB1422 TO REQUIRE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST OR A PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT. Boyd Status
HB1421 TO ESTABLISH THE INTERSTATE PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT IN ARKANSAS. Boyd Status
Friday, February 8, 2019
SB168 TO AMEND THE SAFE HAVEN ACT. Bledsoe Status
SB149 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS HUMAN LIFE PROTECTION ACT; AND TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN. Rapert Status
Wednesday, February 6, 2019
HB1399 TO CREATE THE PROHIBITION OF PUBLIC FUNDING OF HUMAN CLONING AND DESTRUCTIVE EMBRYO RESEARCH ACT. Brown Status
HB1394 TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING MASSAGE THERAPY; AND TO REMOVE THE TUBERCULOSIS TESTS AS A REQUIREMENT FOR MASSAGE THERAPIST LICENSURE. L. Johnson Status
Tuesday, February 5, 2019
SB151 CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES. Irvin Status
Monday, February 4, 2019
HB1365 TO ENSURE THAT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL ARE PROTECTED FROM LIFE-THREATENING DISEASES; TO AMEND THE HIV SHIELD LAW TO INCLUDE PROTECTION FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AND PERSONNEL AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE WORKERS. M. Gray Status
HB1362 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING THE DUTIES OF THE COMPLIANCE ADVISORY PANEL AND THE ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY RELATED TO EXTRA-LARGE TIRES; AND TO TRANSFER MONEYS INTO THE USED TIRE RECYCLING FUND. L. Fite Status
HCR1003 TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION AMONG HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS. Boyd Status
Thursday, January 31, 2019
HB1334 TO INCREASE THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED UNDER THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; TO REMOVE A LIMITATION ON THE NUMBER OF PERSONS SERVED AT A TIME IN THE ASSISTED LIVING PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Maddox Status
HB1331 TO ESTABLISH A PROCESS FOR DISTRIBUTION OF A RESIDENT'S PROPERTY BY A HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER UPON THE DEATH OF THE RESIDENT. Capp Status
HB1323 TO REQUIRE THE OFFICE OF LONG-TERM CARE NOT TO ADOPT RULES OR STANDARDS THAT ARE STRICTER THAN THE FEDERAL MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFIED NURSING AIDES OR ASSISTANTS AND CERTIFIED NURSING AIDE OR ASSISTANT INSTRUCTORS. D. Douglas Status
Wednesday, January 30, 2019
HB1317 TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ACT TO ALLOW ACCESS TO THE OFFICE OF MEDICAID INSPECTOR GENERAL. Boyd Status
HB1309 TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT. S. Meeks Status
HB1303 TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING RELEVANCE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK ACT; AND TO CONSIDER OCCUPATIONAL RELEVANCE WITH REGARD TO CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS. Cozart Status
HB1302 TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION COLLECTIVE RULEMAKING ACT OF 2019. Cozart Status
HB1301 TO CREATE THE RED TAPE REDUCTION EXPEDITED TEMPORARY AND PROVISIONAL LICENSURE ACT; TO AUTHORIZE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING ENTITIES TO GRANT EXPEDITED TEMPORARY AND PROVISIONAL LICENSING FOR CERTAIN INDIVIDUALS. Cozart Status
HB1296 TO CREATE THE KEEP ARKANSANS WORKING ACT OF 2019; AND TO ENSURE THAT DEFAULT OR DELINQUENT STUDENT LOANS OR SCHOLARSHIPS DO NOT RESULT IN SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE. McCollum Status
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
HB1290 TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS OF THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY; AND TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACISTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO AND ADMINISTRATION OF ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES. Pilkington Status
HB1289 TO CREATE THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT. B. Smith Status
HB1288 TO REMOVE DUPLICATIVE LANGUAGE REGARDING PRESCRIPTIVE ABILITIES; AND TO ENSURE A PHARMACIST MAY FILL PRESCRIPTIONS FOR ALL HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WITH PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY. Boyd Status
HB1287 TO ABOLISH THE ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR HOSPITAL PHARMACIES. M. Davis Status
HB1286 TO REPEAL AN ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY. M. Davis Status
HB1285 TO REMOVE OBSOLETE LANGUAGE REGARDING THE STAGGERING OF TERMS FOR A MEMBER OF THE ARKANSAS STATE BOARD OF PHARMACY. M. Davis Status
Monday, January 28, 2019
HB1284 TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER. Gonzales Status
HB1283 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA"; TO CLARIFY THE SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF A CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHETIST; AND TO REMOVE SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS. Gonzales Status
HB1282 TO REMOVE THE REQUIREMENT FOR A MANDATORY COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO HAVE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY. Lundstrum Status
HB1281 TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING TREATMENT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES; AND TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED REGARDING INDIVIDUALS WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES. Ladyman Status
HB1278 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF PHARMACY" TO ALLOW VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATIONS TO BE GIVEN TO A PERSON FROM SEVEN (7) YEARS OF AGE TO EIGHTEEN (18) YEARS OF AGE UNDER A GENERAL WRITTEN PROTOCOL. Gazaway Status
HB1275 TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER ACT. Richey Status
HB1274 TO AUTHORIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE WHO HAS SERVED A RURAL COMMUNITY TO PRACTICE WITHOUT A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT. Pilkington Status
HB1269 TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO MAKE BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS. Magie Status
HB1267 TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE. Gonzales Status
HB1265 TO AUTHORIZE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS. M. Gray Status
HB1263 TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO INITIATE THERAPY AND ADMINISTER OR DISPENSE, OR BOTH, CERTAIN TYPES OF TOBACCO CESSATION; TO AUTHORIZE A PHYSICIAN TO ADMINISTER OR DISPENSE, OR BOTH, CERTAIN TYPES OF TOBACCO CESSATION. Eaves Status
HB1257 TO AUTHORIZE AND CLARIFY THE METHOD OF RELEASING CLAIMS AND ENROLLMENT DATA BY HEALTH INSURERS THAT PROVIDE HEALTHCARE COVERAGE TO ELIGIBLE INDIVIDUALS IN THE ARKANSAS WORKS PROGRAM. Boyd Status
HCR1003 TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION AMONG HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS. Boyd Status
Thursday, January 24, 2019
HB1255 TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING LICENSING, REGISTRATION, AND CERTIFICATION FOR CERTAIN PROFESSIONS; AND TO ESTABLISH A SYSTEM OF ENDORSEMENT, RECOGNITION, AND RECIPROCITY FOR LICENSING. Dotson Status
HB1254 TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING" TO INCLUDE THE PREPARATION AND DISPENSING OF CONTACT LENSES. Magie Status
HB1253 TO AUTHORIZE A LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN TO REFRACT EYES AND DISPENSE EYEGLASSES IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Magie Status
HB1252 TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS. Magie Status
HB1251 TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY"; AND TO MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF OPTOMETRY. Eubanks Status
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
HB1232 TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING AUTHORIZED PAYROLL DEDUCTIONS OF UNION DUES FOR PUBLIC EMPLOYEES TO ALLOW DEDUCTIONS ONLY FOR FIREFIGHTERS, POLICE OFFICERS, AND EMERGENCY FIRST RESPONDERS; AND TO PROHIBIT DEDUCTIONS FOR TEACHERS. Lowery Status
HB1230 TO AUTHORIZE A PODIATRIST TO HAVE A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT WITH AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE. Boyd Status
HB1226 CONCERNING THE PURSUIT OF A NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE-DESIGNATED CANCER CENTER AT THE WINTHROP P. ROCKEFELLER CANCER INSTITUTE AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES. M. Gray Status
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
HB1220 TO AMEND THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; TO ENSURE THAT TELEMEDICINE IS THE LEAST RESTRICTIVE METHOD TO DELIVER HEALTHCARE SERVICES REMOTELY; AND TO EXPAND THE DEFINITION OF "PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP". Sullivan Status
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
HB1177 TO PROTECT EMPLOYEES FROM FORCED HUMAN MICROCHIP IMPLANTATION. S. Meeks Status
HB1176 TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS STANDARDS FOR HUMAN BREAST MILK; AND TO ENCOURAGE THE DEVELOPMENT OF HUMAN BREAST MILK DEPOSITORIES AND BANKS IN ARKANSAS. Pilkington Status
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
HB1164 TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO DISPENSE ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION. Pilkington Status
HCR1003 TO ENCOURAGE CONTINUED COLLABORATION AMONG HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS, LAW ENFORCEMENT, EDUCATORS, PUBLIC OFFICIALS, AND THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY IN BATTLING THE ABUSE OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS IN ARKANSAS. Boyd Status
Monday, January 14, 2019
HB1102 TO ADDRESS THE UNDERSERVED STATUS OF A COUNTY AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROVIDERS. Sullivan Status
HB1101 TO PROHIBIT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FROM RECEIVING MEDICAID COST-SETTLEMENT REIMBURSEMENT. Sullivan Status
HB1076 TO AMEND THE ACHIEVING A BETTER LIFE EXPERIENCE PROGRAM ACT; TO AUTHORIZE TRANSFER OF ABLE ACCOUNT ASSETS FOLLOWING DEATH OF DESIGNATED BENEFICIARY; AND TO PROHIBIT THE STATE FROM SEEKING PAYMENT FROM ABLE ACCOUNT. J. Mayberry Status
HB1074 TO REQUIRE NEWBORN SCREENING FOR SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY; AND TO MANDATE THAT INSURANCE POLICIES COVER NEWBORN SCREENING FOR SPINAL MUSCULAR ATROPHY. J. Mayberry Status
HB1060 TO ESTABLISH AND REQUIRE CONTINUING EDUCATION FOR HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION LICENSEES. Lynch Status
HB1013 TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE TO ADOPT RULES REGARDING LIMITATIONS ON SCHEDULE II NARCOTICS. Boyd Status