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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


ISP/IR Referred to Committee


Interim Study Proposals

ID
Requestor
Topic
Status
-2017-151
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
-2017-150
Sponsor: Magie
STUDY THE TRANSFER OF REGULATORY OVERSIGHT OF OPTOMETRISTS TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
-2017-149
Sponsor: Magie
TO AUTHORIZE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS.
-2017-148
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AUTHORIZE A PODIATRIST TO HAVE A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT WITH AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
-2017-145
Sponsor: Womack
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.
-2017-144
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO AUTHORIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE WHO HAS SERVED A RURAL COMMUNITY TO PRACTICE WITHOUT A COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT.
-2017-142
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO REMOVE THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT AS APPLICABLE TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES; AND TO CLARIFY THE PROCESS NECESSARY FOR AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE TO QUALIFY FOR PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY.
-2017-141
Sponsor: Bentley
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
-2017-140
Sponsor: Lundstrum
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.
-2017-139
Sponsor: Boyd
TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO INITIATE THERAPY AND ADMINISTER OR DISPENSE, OR BOTH, TOBACCO CESSATION PHARMACOTHERAPY; TO AUTHORIZE A PHYSICIAN TO ADMINISTER OR DISPENSE, OR BOTH, TOBACCO CESSATION PHARMACOTHERAPY.
-2017-138
Sponsor: Magie
STUDY THE TRANSFER OF REGULATORY OVERSIGHT OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES TO THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
-2017-137
Sponsor: Magie
STUDY ELIMINATING THE BARRIERS TO DISPENSING OF MEDICATIONS BY PHYSICIANS.
-2017-136
Sponsor: Miller
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-2017-135
Sponsor: Magie
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO MAKE BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS.
-2017-134
Sponsor: Magie
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS.
-2017-132
Sponsor: Magie
TO AUTHORIZE A LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN TO REFRACT EYES AND DISPENSE EYEGLASSES IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
-2017-131
Sponsor: Magie
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING" TO INCLUDE THE PREPARATION AND DISPENSING OF CONTACT LENSES.
-2017-126
Sponsor: Hammer
STUDY THE NEED FOR THE TRAINING AND EDUCATION OF THOSE WHO INTERACT WITH INDIVIDUALS WITH EPILEPSY ON SEIZURE RECOGNITION AND WAYS TO EFFECTIVELY MANAGE AND SUPPORT INDIVIDUALS WITH EPILEPSY, AND TO PROVIDE COMMUNITY SUPPORT FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH EPILEPSY.
-2017-121
Sponsor: Gonzales
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".
-2017-119
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO CREATE THE TRANSITION TO PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY ACT; AND TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES.
-2017-118
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
-2017-117
Sponsor: Gonzales
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.
-2017-111
Sponsor: Hammer
STUDY MODIFYING PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGEMENT SERVICES WITHIN THE ARKANSAS WORKS PROGRAM.
-2017-102
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO AUTHORIZE A PHARMACIST TO DISPENSE ORAL CONTRACEPTIVES WITHOUT A PRESCRIPTION.
-2017-101
Sponsor: Pilkington
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS BREAST MILK DEPOSITORY IN ARKANSAS.
-2017-081
Sponsor: Leding
REQUESTING THAT THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL REFER TO THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR A STUDY ON MATERNAL MORTALITY IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS WHICH SHALL INCLUDE POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TO LOWER MATERNAL MORTALITY IN THE STATE OF AR
-2017-080
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY APPROACHES TO ENSURE HEALTHCARE CONSUMER AND HEALTHCARE PROVIDER PROTECTIONS IN REGARD TO HEALTHCARE MARKETERS AND PROCURERS.
-2017-079
Sponsor: Boyd
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY METHODS TO ENHANCE ACCESS TO IMMUNIZATIONS IN ARKANSAS BY OVERCOMING CHALLENGES TO IMMUNIZATION ACCESS.
-2017-069
Sponsor: Womack
TO PROVIDE FOR OVERSIGHT OF STATE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATIONS; AND TO CREATE THE OCCUPATIONAL REGULATION OVERSIGHT SUBCOMMITTEE.
-2017-068
Sponsor: Baltz
TO RECOGNIZE THE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL LICENSURE INTERSTATE COMPACT.
-2017-039
Sponsor: B. Smith
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE FREEDOM OF CONSCIENCE ACT.
-2017-034
Sponsor: Richey
TO CREATE THE COMMUNITY HEALTH WORKER ACT.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE NEED TO LIMIT NEW LICENSURE OF LAY MIDWIVES IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
-2017-030
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.
-2017-027
Sponsor: S. Meeks
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
-2017-025
Sponsor: Fielding
TO REQUIRE A FIRE EXTINGUISHER IN ALL APARTMENTS IN ARKANSAS.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY THE IMPACT OF FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS ON THE CRIMINAL JUSTICE SYSTEM AND MORE EFFECTIVE METHODS TO REHABILITATE INDIVIDUALS WITH FETAL ALCOHOL SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY RESPITE CARE WITHIN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
-2017-017
Sponsor: Boyd
CONCERNING INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENTS; AND CONCERNING WHO IS PERMITTED TO MAKE THE DECISION TO INVOLUNTARILY COMMIT ANOTHER PERSON.
-2017-007
Sponsor: Magie
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO MAKE BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT SUBSTITUTIONS.
-2017-003
Sponsor: Hammer
REQUESTING THAT THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE, AND LABOR STUDY AND PROMOTE AWARENESS OF PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME, ALSO KNOWN AS "PANS".
-2017-002
Sponsor: Love
TO CREATE A LICENSURE FOR A CERTIFIED ADVANCED PRACTICE CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN; AND TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICES.