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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


ISP/IR Referred to Committee


Interim Study Proposals

ID
Requestor
Topic
Status
-2015-197
Sponsor: Richey
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE IMPACT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS IN OTHER STATES AND THE POTENTIAL BENEFIT OF COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKERS TO THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
-2015-194
Sponsor: Magie
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE TRANSFER OF REGULATORY OVERSIGHT OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
-2015-193
Sponsor: Magie
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY PROCEDURAL CHANGES TO HOUSE RULE 72 REGARDING HEALTHCARE SCOPE-OF-PRACTICE LEGISLATION.
-2015-192
Sponsor: C. Fite
TO AMEND THE LAWS CONCERNING HEARING INSTRUMENT DISPENSERS.
-2015-190
Sponsor: Love
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE PARAMETERS OF TECHNIQUES FOR MASSAGE THERAPY AND CONSIDER DEFINING OR USING DISTINCTIVE LANGUAGE FOR THE TECHNIQUES EMPLOYED BY MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
-2015-189
Sponsor: Love
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE AUTHORIZATION OF CUPPING THERAPY FOR MASSAGE THERAPISTS.
-2015-188
Sponsor: Magie
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE SUBSTITUTION OF BIOLOGIC PRODUCTS AND APPROACHES BY OTHER STATES REGARDING THE PROCESS UNDER WHICH PHARMACISTS ARE ALLOWED TO MAKE BIOLOGIC PRODUCT SUBSTITUTION.
-2015-187
Sponsor: Magie
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT.
-2015-186
Sponsor: Bentley
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE USE OF GLOBAL SIGNATURE AUTHORITY FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE IN OTHER STATES.
-2015-184
Sponsor: Sullivan
REQUESTING THAT HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES BY OTHER STATES TOWARDS THE FULL PRACTICE MODEL AND THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENTS OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIANS.
-2015-182
Sponsor: Brown
REQUESTING THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL REFER TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR A STUDY TO REMOVE THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT REQUIREMENT PLACED ON ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
-2015-181
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY STATES THAT HAVE A PRACTICE OF ALLOWING A ONE-TIME EMERGENCY REFILL OF A PRESCRIPTION BY A PHARMACIST.
-2015-180
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY OTHER STATES REGARDING THE USE OF PHARMACISTS TO PROVIDE ACCESS TO CERTAIN MEDICATIONS, TO ADMINISTER MEDICATIONS, AND TO DEFINE PHARMACISTS AS HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS CONSISTENT WITH
-2015-179
Sponsor: Sullivan
REQUESTING THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE ROLE OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
-2015-177
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY WHETHER THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY SHOULD REMOVE THE ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENT THAT THE COLLEGE OF MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES ALLOCATE THE FIRST SEVENTY
-2015-165
Sponsor: Bentley
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE NEED FOR CHANGES TO THE COMMUNITY MATCH RURAL PHYSICIAN RECRUITMENT PROGRAM.
-2015-164
Sponsor: Hammer
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSE.
-2015-148
Sponsor: Hammer
TO ESTABLISH A HOSPICE DRUG DISPOSAL PROCEDURE.
-2015-140
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY PATIENT ACCESS TO PRESCRIPTION OPIOIDS AND THE POTENTIAL IMPACT OF ABUSE-DETERRENT OPIOID ANALGESICS.
-2015-127
Sponsor: C. Douglas
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS ACT.
-2015-071
Sponsor: Dotson
AN ACT TO ALLOW MEDICAID RECIPIENTS DIRECT ACCESS TO A CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN WITHOUT REFERRAL FROM A PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIAN.
TO ALLOW A NONPROFIT HOSPITAL TO OPERATE A DENTAL CLINIC.
-2015-049
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE A CONTRACEPTION INCENTIVE FOR MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES.
-2015-048
Sponsor: Hammer
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS STROKE CENTER DESIGNATION ACT.
-2015-047
Sponsor: Copeland
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL REFER TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR THIS PROPOSAL TO STUDY IMMUNIZATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ADULT EMPLOYEES.
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.
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL REFER TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR THIS PROPOSAL TO ENCOURAGE ANTIBIOTIC STEWARDSHIP PROGRAMS THROUGHOUT THE STATE.
-2015-020
Sponsor: Fielding
TO CREATE THE STATE BOARD OF COSMETOLOGY.
-2015-018
Sponsor: S. Meeks
THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
-2015-012
Sponsor: Sabin
TO INCLUDE CLASS B HOME HEALTH AGENCIES AS PRIVATE CARE AGENCIES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
-2015-007
Sponsor: Boyd
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS SAFE AND EFFECTIVE PRESCRIBING PRACTICES ACT; AND TO CREATE THE TASK FORCE FOR SAFE AND EFFECTIVE PRESCRIBING PRACTICES.