PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Archive of Bills Referred


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Thursday, March 4, 2021
BILL: SB378
Sponsor: K. Hammer
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING UNANTICIPATED DISCRETIONARY FEDERAL FUNDS RELATED TO A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB379
Sponsor: K. Hammer
CONCERNING THE PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS AND DIRECTIVES ADDRESSING A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HCR1012
Sponsor: Watson
TO RECOGNIZE AND DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS "NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH" IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1644
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CHILDCARE FACILITY" AS IT RELATES TO THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT.
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
BILL: HCR1010
Sponsor: Haak
TO ENCOURAGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM LIMIT OF OPIATE ALKALOID CONTAMINATION OF POPPY SEEDS AND ENSURE THE SAFETY OF IMPORTED POPPY SEEDS AND TO ISSUE IMPORT REQUIREMENTS AND CONDUCT TESTING.
BILL: HB1623
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO PROVIDE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL NOTICE AND THE OPPORTUNITY TO INTERVENE IN ALL QUI TAM LAWSUITS INVOLVING STATE FUNDS BROUGHT UNDER THE FEDERAL FALSE CLAIMS ACT.
BILL: HB1622
Sponsor: M. Gray
CONCERNING THE AUTHORITY OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL REGULATIONS.
BILL: HB1612
Sponsor: Cozart
TO REQUIRE EVALUATION AND RESTRUCTURING OF LICENSURE FEES RELATED TO THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY.
Tuesday, March 2, 2021
BILL: SB344
Sponsor: B. Davis
TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FROM NURSING LICENSURE TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF A CITY OR COUNTY DETENTION CENTER TO DRAW AND MEASURE GLUCAGON OR INSULIN FOR A PERSON WHO IS INCARCERATED OR IN CUSTODY.
BILL: SB299
Sponsor: J. English
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW RELATED TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
Monday, March 1, 2021
BILL: HB1589
Sponsor: Breaux
TO PROHIBIT TAXPAYER RESOURCE TRANSACTIONS FOR ABORTIONS.
BILL: HB1585
Sponsor: Penzo
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO HAVE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
BILL: HB1584
Sponsor: S. Meeks
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1582
Sponsor: M. Hodges
TO AUTHORIZE A MULTIYEAR LICENSE OR REGISTRATION FOR A PHYSICIAN BY THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB1580
Sponsor: Scott
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON RACIAL INEQUITIES IN MATERNAL MORTALITY.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
BILL: SB301
Sponsor: D. Sullivan
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1572
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO CREATE THE INFORMED CONSENT FOR CHEMICAL ABORTION ACT.
BILL: HB1570
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAVE ADOLESCENTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION (SAFE) ACT.
BILL: HB1564
Sponsor: Hawks
TO AMEND THE TEACHER MANAGER INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION RELATING TO BARBERS.
BILL: HB1118
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROVIDE THAT SALES BY A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION THROUGH THE INTERNET ARE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT"; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HCR1002
Sponsor: Boyd
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.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
BILL: SCR5
Sponsor: L. Eads
TO ENCOURAGE THE GOVERNOR TO AMEND ARKANSAS'S MEDICAID ELIGIBILITY RULES TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO COVERAGE FOR MIGRANT MEN, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION ISLANDS.
BILL: SB259
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AUTHORIZE THE LICENSURE OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION INSPECTORS; AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO THE APPROPRIATE CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT.
BILL: HB1553
Sponsor: Bryant
TO CREATE THE EARN AND LEARN ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO WORK AND EARN A PAYCHECK WHILE ALSO FULFILLING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND GAINING THE SKILLS TO FILL THE NEEDS OF AN EXPANDING WORKFORCE.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
BILL: SB257
Sponsor: B. Johnson
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TIME FOR COMPLETING AN INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED ADULT MALTREATMENT OR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT.
BILL: HB1548
Sponsor: Penzo
TO CREATE THE PERSONAL CARE MEDICAID REIMBURSEMENT ACT; AND TO ENSURE AN APPROPRIATE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR PERSONAL CARE SERVICES IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1547
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO PROHIBIT MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND A REQUIREMENT FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1545
Sponsor: M. Davis
TO UPDATE THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING LANGUAGE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
BILL: HB1212
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; CONCERNING THE NONCHARGE OF EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CERTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Monday, February 22, 2021
BILL: SB6
Sponsor: Rapert
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS UNBORN CHILD PROTECTION ACT; TO ABOLISH ABORTION IN ARKANSAS AND PROTECT THE LIVES OF UNBORN CHILDREN; AND TO PROTECT ALL HUMAN LIFE.
BILL: HB1521
Sponsor: McCollum
TO CODIFY EXECUTIVE ORDERS 20-18 AND 20-34 TO ENSURE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ARE EQUIPPED WITH THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO COMBAT COVID-19; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1520
Sponsor: F. Allen
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSEES WHO WERE LICENSED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACTS 2019, NO. 990, ARE ALLOWED TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSES.
BILL: HB1519
Sponsor: Eaves
TO AMEND THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND ACT; AND TO INCREASE THE BALANCE OF THE PETROLEUM STORAGE TANK TRUST FUND REQUIRING A REDUCTION IN THE PETROLEUM ENVIRONMENTAL ASSURANCE FEE.
BILL: HB1516
Sponsor: Boyd
PERMITTING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TRANSPORT A PERSON IN CRISIS TO A SOBERING CENTER.
BILL: HB1515
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AMEND THE MEDICAID PROVIDER-LED ORGANIZED CARE ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT OWNERSHIP INTEREST IN MORE THAN ONE (1) RISK-BASED PROVIDER ORGANIZATION.
BILL: HB1512
Sponsor: Underwood
TO PROMOTE WORK IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL NUTRITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1502
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO REQUIRE THAT CLEAR FACE MASK COVERINGS BE WORN BY CERTAIN PERSONS IF INTERACTING WITH AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING DURING CERTAIN DISASTER EMERGENCIES.
BILL: HB1155
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO THE RELEASE OF DATA IN THE ARKANSAS CENTRAL CANCER REGISTRY TO QUALIFIED CANCER RESEARCHERS.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021
BILL: SB289
Sponsor: K. Hammer
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
BILL: HB1498
Sponsor: Gazaway
CONCERNING THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY BY A RESIDENT OF THAT FACILITY.
BILL: HB1488
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF ARKANSAS CODE THAT RESULTED FROM INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; TO CLARIFY THE WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1465
Sponsor: Dotson
TO REQUIRE LICENSING ENTITIES TO CONSIDER THE GOOD MORAL CHARACTER OF AN INDIVIDUAL BEFORE ISSUING AN LICENSE TO AN INDIVIDUAL.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
BILL: SB254
Sponsor: K. Hammer
TO ENSURE THAT BUSINESSES ARE NOT PENALIZED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH FOR THE BEHAVIOR OF THEIR PATRONS OR CUSTOMERS DURING THE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB240
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB143
Sponsor: Irvin
TO ENSURE THAT BENEFICIARIES OF THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM HAVE ACCESS TO NEW PRODUCTS AND LABEL EXPANSIONS APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION; AND TO CREATE THE RARE DISEASE ADVISORY COUNCIL.
BILL: HB1460
Sponsor: Womack
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE FREEDOM ACT OF 2021; TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATIVE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL; AND TO INCREASE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WORKERS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1459
Sponsor: Penzo
TO ENSURE THAT ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ARE REIMBURSED FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES BY THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HCR1002
Sponsor: Boyd
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.
Monday, February 8, 2021
BILL: SB258
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO AUTHORIZE NONMANDATORY MULTIYEAR REGISTRATION AND LICENSING BY THE CONTRACTORS LICENSING BOARD.
BILL: HB1450
Sponsor: Eubanks
TO REQUIRE A HEALTH BENEFIT PLAN TO PROVIDE COVERAGE FOR EARLY REFILLS OF PRESCRIPTION EYE DROPS; AND TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS COVERAGE FOR EARLY REFILLS OF PRESCRIPTION EYE DROPS ACT.
BILL: HB1441
Sponsor: Crawford
TO CREATE THE HUMAN EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1440
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO MODIFY THE CURRICULUM OF MASSAGE THERAPY SCHOOLS; AND TO ALLOW REMOTE EDUCATION IN AN ONLINE FORMAT AND IN-PERSON TRAINING WITH A MASTER MASSAGE THERAPIST TO MEET THE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1439
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO UPDATE THE VOLUNTEER HEALTH CARE ACT; AND TO INCLUDE THERAPISTS, ADDICTION SPECIALISTS, AND COUNSELORS IN THE VOLUNTEER HEALTHCARE PROGRAM.
Thursday, February 4, 2021
BILL: HB1428
Sponsor: Miller
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1427
Sponsor: Miller
TO CLARIFY REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRY RECORDS CHECKS AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR IN-HOME CAREGIVERS OF MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES.
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
BILL: HB1402
Sponsor: Barker
TO AMEND THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
BILL: SB189
Sponsor: Teague
TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE AND PROGRAM ON MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB155
Sponsor: B. Davis
TO ESTABLISH LILA'S LAW; AND TO PROHIBIT DISCRIMINATION AGAINST INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES REGARDING ACCESS TO ORGAN TRANSPLANTATION.
BILL: SB99
Sponsor: Bledsoe
TO REGULATE STEP THERAPY PROTOCOLS.
BILL: HB1409
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "WAGES" IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB1408
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND THE ADVANCING WOMEN'S HEALTH ACT OF 2015; AND TO REQUIRE THE ACT TO APPLY TO FUNDING THROUGH THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1407
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO MODIFY THE METHOD OF CALCULATION OF THE STABILIZATION TAX IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
Tuesday, February 2, 2021
BILL: SB212
Sponsor: K. Hammer
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS PANS/PANDAS ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1378
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AUTHORIZE OCCUPATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION ISLANDS.
Monday, February 1, 2021
BILL: SB78
Sponsor: Hill
TO ESTABLISH ARKANSAS OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING OF UNIFORMED SERVICE MEMBERS, VETERANS, AND SPOUSES ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1366
Sponsor: Penzo
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO HAVE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK; AND TO CREATE A RAPBACK PROGRAM UNDER THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
BILL: HB1351
Sponsor: Wing
CONCERNING THE USE OF CERTAIN CHEMICALS IN FIREFIGHTING FOAM.
Thursday, January 28, 2021
BILL: HB1324
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO GIVE PREGNANT WOMEN PRIORITY ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND RECOVERY SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
BILL: HB1322
Sponsor: Holcomb
TO AMEND THE TIMELINE FOR EMBALMING A DEAD BODY IN THE STATE.
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
BILL: SB21
Sponsor: D. Wallace
TO EXCLUDE MILL SCALE AND SLAG FROM THE DEFINITION OF “SOLID WASTE” IN THE ARKANSAS SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT ACT AND THE SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT AND RECYCLING FUND ACT; AND TO ADD A DEFINITION FOR "MILL SCALE AND SLAG".
BILL: HB1266
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO CLARIFY THE PROFESSIONAL RELATIONSHIP REGARDING COSMETIC AESTHETIC SERVICES.
Monday, January 25, 2021
BILL: SB88
Sponsor: Hester
TO AMEND THE COMPOSITION OF THE ARKANSAS BOARD OF HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS.
BILL: SB27
Sponsor: T. Garner
TO ENSURE THAT THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE EMPLOYS INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH VETERANS.
BILL: HB1263
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS.
BILL: HB1261
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE STATE WATER POLLUTION CONTROL AGENCY; TO AUTHORIZE THE AGENCY TO ADMINISTER THE SECTION 404 PERMITTING PROGRAM OF THE FEDERAL CLEAN WATER ACT IN LIEU OF THE UNITED STATES ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS.
BILL: HB1259
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ATHLETIC TRAINERS TO PRACTICE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN.
BILL: HB1258
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO AUTHORIZE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY FOR CERTIFIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CREATE THE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE CREDENTIALING COMMITTEE.
BILL: HB1254
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
BILL: HB1247
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO MODIFY PHYSICIAN DISPENSING; AND TO ALLOW DELEGATION OF PHYSICIAN DISPENSING.
BILL: HB1246
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO TREAT CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS; TO MODIFY PHYSICIAN DISPENSING; AND TO ALLOW DELEGATION OF PHYSICIAN DISPENSING.
BILL: HB1233
Sponsor: Penzo
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN LICENSURE ACT.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
BILL: HB1227
Sponsor: Wardlaw
TO AMEND THE MINIMUM WAGE ACT OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO AMEND THE SECTION REGARDING RELIEF FROM LIABILITY FOR EMPLOYERS THAT IMPACTS PORTIONS OF THE LAW RESULTING FROM INITIATED ACT 5 OF 2018.
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
BILL: HB1215
Sponsor: Bentley
TO GRANT FULL PRACTICE AUTHORITY TO CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES.
BILL: HB1212
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; CONCERNING THE NONCHARGE OF EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS FOR CERTAIN UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1199
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING CONTRACTS, REPORTS, AND RECORDS OF PEST CONTROL SERVICES.
BILL: HB1198
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA" BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1152
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO CREATE GABO'S LAW; TO ALLOW FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE TO BE PROVIDED TO INJURED POLICE DOGS; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY.
Thursday, January 14, 2021
BILL: HB1195
Sponsor: Dotson
TO CREATE THE EVERY MOM MATTERS ACT; TO PROVIDE HEALTHCARE SUPPORT TO PREGNANT WOMEN IN ARKANSAS; AND TO STABILIZE FAMILIES AND REDUCE THE NUMBER OF ABORTIONS PERFORMED IN THE STATE.
BILL: HB1192
Sponsor: M. Gray
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO AMEND AN EXCLUSION FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" WITHIN THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB1188
Sponsor: S. Meeks
CONCERNING EXEMPTIONS TO THE PRIVATE SECURITY AGENCY, PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR, AND SCHOOL SECURITY LICENSING AND CREDENTIALING ACT.
BILL: HB1180
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO SPECIFY A PROCESS OF REVIEW OF RULES REGARDING SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS.
BILL: HB1179
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL PERMANENT DISQUALIFYING OFFENSE ON CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
BILL: HB1177
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO A PATIENT WHO HAS A SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITION.
BILL: HB1176
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO ENSURE THAT REIMBURSEMENT IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN BEHAVIORAL AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED VIA TELEMEDICINE CONTINUES AFTER THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1174
Sponsor: Boyd
TO ELIMINATE THE NURSING HOME CONSULTANT PHARMACIST PERMIT AND THE DISEASE STATE MANAGEMENT CREDENTIAL.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
BILL: HB1155
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO REMOVE BARRIERS TO THE RELEASE OF DATA IN THE ARKANSAS CENTRAL CANCER REGISTRY TO QUALIFIED CANCER RESEARCHERS.
BILL: HB1154
Sponsor: Ladyman
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING REGULATION OF IONIZING RADIATION TO COMPLY WITH FEDERAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
BILL: HB1141
Sponsor: Vaught
TO AMEND THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES.
BILL: HB1140
Sponsor: Vaught
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1138
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CONTINUE CARE FOR THE PROTECTION OF CANCER SURVIVORS.
BILL: HB1137
Sponsor: Vaught
TO PROHIBIT THE PERFORMANCE OF A PELVIC EXAMINATION ON AN UNCONSCIOUS OR ANESTHETIZED PATIENT WITHOUT THE PRIOR CONSENT OF THE PATIENT.
BILL: HB1136
Sponsor: Boyd
TO REQUIRE HEPATITIS C SCREENING DURING PREGNANCY.
BILL: HB1135
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACY TECHNICIANS TO ADMINISTER VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATIONS.
BILL: HB1134
Sponsor: Boyd
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO PRESCRIBE, ADMINISTER, DELIVER, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE VACCINES, IMMUNIZATIONS, AND MEDICATIONS TO TREAT ADVERSE REACTIONS TO ADMINISTERED VACCINES.
Monday, January 11, 2021
BILL: HCR1003
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO TERMINATE THE PUBLIC HEALTH AND DISASTER EMERGENCY AND DECLARATION OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS AS A DISASTER AREA UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-37 AND EXECUTIVE ORDER 20-51.
BILL: HCR1002
Sponsor: Boyd
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.
BILL: HB1118
Sponsor: Dotson
TO PROVIDE THAT SALES BY A COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATION THROUGH THE INTERNET ARE EXEMPT FROM THE DEFINITION OF "FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT"; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1116
Sponsor: Dotson
TO ESTABLISH SIMON'S LAW; AND TO CLARIFY THE REQUIREMENT FOR PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN CONSENT FOR END-OF-LIFE MEDICAL PROCEDURES FOR MINORS.
BILL: HB1108
Sponsor: Boyd
TO REQUIRE HEPATITIS C SCREENING DURING PREGNANCY.
BILL: HB1107
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ACT.
BILL: HB1069
Sponsor: Pilkington
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.
BILL: HB1068
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO CLARIFY THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; TO SPECIFY THAT THE HOME OF A PATIENT MAY BE AN ORIGINATING SITE FOR TELEMEDICINE AND THAT GROUP MEETINGS MAY BE PERFORMED VIA TELEMEDICINE; AND TO CLARIFY REIMBURSEMENT OF TELEMEDICINE SERVICES.
BILL: HB1067
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS BREAST MILK BANK; AND TO CREATE THE BREAST MILK BANK SPECIAL FUND.
BILL: HB1063
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO AMEND THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL REIMBURSEMENT FOR TELEMEDICINE VIA TELEPHONE.
BILL: HB1061
Sponsor: J. Mayberry
TO CREATE THE NO PATIENT LEFT ALONE ACT; CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1016
Sponsor: Rye
ALEX'S LAW: TO IMPROVE RESIDENTIAL SWIMMING POOL SAFETY TO PREVENT CHILD DROWNINGS.
Rye
BILL: HB1003
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO AMEND AND UPDATE THE LAWS REGARDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING; TO ENSURE RESPECTFUL LANGUAGE IS USED REGARDING INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING; AND TO REMOVE THE TERM "HEARING IMPAIRED".