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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


ISP/IR Referred to Committee


Interim Study Proposals

ID Requestor Topic Status
2019-001 Dotson TO REQUIRE A PHYSICIAN TO UTILIZE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES BEFORE PRESCRIBING AN OPIOID. Bill PDF
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2019-002 Sullivan TO PROHIBIT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FROM RECEIVING MEDICAID COST-SETTLEMENT REIMBURSEMENT. Bill PDF
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2019-005 Lundstrum TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATIONS. Bill PDF
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2019-006 Dotson TO LIMIT ACCESS TO A CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN BY A MEDICAID RECIPIENT. Bill PDF
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2019-022 Fielding TO MODIFY LABELING OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; AND TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNSELING WHEN PRESCRIBING MEDICATIONS. Bill PDF
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2019-038 Crawford TO CREATE THE EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT. Bill PDF
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2019-043 Magie TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS. Bill PDF
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2019-044 Magie TO AUTHORIZE A LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN TO REFRACT EYES AND DISPENSE EYEGLASSES IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS. Bill PDF
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2019-045 Magie TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING" TO INCLUDE THE PREPARATION AND DISPENSING OF CONTACT LENSES. Bill PDF
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2019-046 K. Ferguson TO ESTABLISH CANCER PATIENT NAVIGATION TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THIS STATE. Bill PDF
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2019-083 Miller TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY. Bill PDF
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2019-130 Ladyman 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. Bill PDF
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2019-135 Boyd STUDY STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS IN ARKANSAS. Bill PDF
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2019-146 Boyd STUDY INCREASING ACCESS TO THE INFLUENZA VACCINE IN ARKANSAS BY MODERNIZING THE INFLUENZA VACCINE REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGY IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM. Bill PDF
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2019-159 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 PDF
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2019-160 Vaught TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH. Bill PDF
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2019-166 Gazaway TO PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE FOR INJURED POLICE DOGS; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY. Bill PDF
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2019-167 B. Smith TO CREATE THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT. Bill PDF
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2019-168 Gonzales STUDY THE ROLE OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM. Bill PDF
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2019-169 Boyd STUDY THE ROLE OF PHARMACY TECHNICIANS AND METHODS TO REDUCE BARRIERS THAT MAY PREVENT PHARMACY TECHNICIANS FROM BEING ABLE TO MAXIMALLY ASSIST PHARMACISTS IN THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY. Bill PDF
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2019-170 Penzo TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA" BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS. Bill PDF
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2019-171 Gonzales TO PROVIDE FOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR PATIENT CHOICE AND PROMOTE QUALITY OF CARE AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROVIDERS. Bill PDF
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2019-172 L. Johnson TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO A PATIENT WHO HAS A SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITION. Bill PDF
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2019-173 Bentley STUDY METHODS TO INCREASE HEALTHCARE CHOICES AND ACCESS TO MATERNITY, PRENATAL, POSTNATAL, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE BY UTILIZING CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES. Bill PDF
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2019-174 Love TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACISTS TO DISPENSE HIV PREEXPOSURE AND POSTEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS. Bill PDF
2019-177 Gonzales TO AMEND THE SIGNATURE AUTHORITY OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS FOR DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES. Bill PDF
2019-178 Boyd TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO PRESCRIBE, ADMINISTER, DELIVER, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE ANTI-ALLERGY MEDICATIONS, VACCINES, OR IMMUNIZATIONS TO A PERSON WHO IS THREE (3) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER. Bill PDF
2019-179 Gonzales TO ENSURE THAT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WITH PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY MAY DISPENSE FULL PRESCRIPTIONS. Bill PDF
2019-180 McCollum TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO PRESCRIBE, ADMINISTER, DELIVER, DISTRIBUTE, OR DISPENSE VACCINES AND IMMUNIZATIONS TO A PERSON THREE (3) YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER AND TO TEST, SCREEN, AND TREAT MINOR NONCHRONIC HEALTH CONDITIONS. Bill PDF
2019-181 L. Johnson TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ATHLETIC TRAINERS TO PRACTICE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN. Bill PDF
2019-182 L. Johnson TO AUTHORIZE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY FOR ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO CREATE THE FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE COMMITTEE. Bill PDF
2019-184 L. Johnson TO ESTABLISH THE PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERJURISDICTIONAL COMPACT IN ARKANSAS. Bill PDF