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PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


ISP/IR Referred to Committee


Interim Study Proposals

ID
Requestor
Topic
Status
-2019-188
Sponsor: M. Gray
STUDY THE BEST PRACTICES AND POLICIES ON MINOR COSMETIC PROCEDURES, INCLUDING SCOPE OF PRACTICE OF HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS INVOLVED IN MINOR COSMETIC PROCEDURES.
-2019-187
Sponsor: Penzo
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN LICENSURE ACT.
-2019-184
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO ESTABLISH THE PSYCHOLOGICAL INTERJURISDICTIONAL COMPACT IN ARKANSAS.
-2019-182
Sponsor: 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.
-2019-181
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ATHLETIC TRAINERS TO PRACTICE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A PHYSICIAN.
-2019-180
Sponsor: 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.
-2019-179
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO ENSURE THAT HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS WITH PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY MAY DISPENSE FULL PRESCRIPTIONS.
-2019-178
Sponsor: 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.
-2019-177
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO AMEND THE SIGNATURE AUTHORITY OF ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS FOR DOCUMENTATION RELATED TO SPECIAL EDUCATION AND RELATED SERVICES.
-2019-174
Sponsor: Love
TO AUTHORIZE PHARMACISTS TO DISPENSE HIV PREEXPOSURE AND POSTEXPOSURE PROPHYLAXIS.
-2019-173
Sponsor: Bentley
STUDY METHODS TO INCREASE HEALTHCARE CHOICES AND ACCESS TO MATERNITY, PRENATAL, POSTNATAL, AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTHCARE BY UTILIZING CERTIFIED NURSE MIDWIVES.
-2019-172
Sponsor: L. Johnson
TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO A PATIENT WHO HAS A SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITION.
-2019-171
Sponsor: Gonzales
TO PROVIDE FOR OPPORTUNITIES FOR PATIENT CHOICE AND PROMOTE QUALITY OF CARE AS A REQUIREMENT FOR LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION OF CERTAIN PROVIDERS.
-2019-170
Sponsor: Penzo
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA" BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS.
-2019-169
Sponsor: 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.
-2019-168
Sponsor: Gonzales
STUDY THE ROLE OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
-2019-167
Sponsor: B. Smith
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL CONSCIENCE PROTECTION ACT.
-2019-166
Sponsor: Gazaway
TO PROVIDE FOR EMERGENCY MEDICAL CARE FOR INJURED POLICE DOGS; AND TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY.
-2019-160
Sponsor: Vaught
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS LEGISLATIVE STUDY ON MENTAL AND BEHAVIORAL HEALTH.
-2019-159
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.
-2019-146
Sponsor: Boyd
STUDY INCREASING ACCESS TO THE INFLUENZA VACCINE IN ARKANSAS BY MODERNIZING THE INFLUENZA VACCINE REIMBURSEMENT METHODOLOGY IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
-2019-135
Sponsor: Boyd
STUDY STRATEGIES TO ADDRESS THE OPIOID CRISIS IN ARKANSAS.
-2019-130
Sponsor: 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.
-2019-083
Sponsor: Miller
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2019; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
TO ESTABLISH CANCER PATIENT NAVIGATION TO IMPROVE THE CARE OF CANCER PATIENTS IN THIS STATE.
-2019-045
Sponsor: Magie
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING" TO INCLUDE THE PREPARATION AND DISPENSING OF CONTACT LENSES.
-2019-044
Sponsor: Magie
TO AUTHORIZE A LICENSED DISPENSING OPTICIAN TO REFRACT EYES AND DISPENSE EYEGLASSES IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS.
-2019-043
Sponsor: Magie
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS.
-2019-038
Sponsor: Crawford
TO CREATE THE EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT.
-2019-022
Sponsor: Fielding
TO MODIFY LABELING OF PRESCRIPTION DRUGS; AND TO REQUIRE PHYSICIANS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL COUNSELING WHEN PRESCRIBING MEDICATIONS.
-2019-006
Sponsor: Dotson
TO LIMIT ACCESS TO A CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN BY A MEDICAID RECIPIENT.
-2019-005
Sponsor: Lundstrum
TO AMEND LAWS CONCERNING FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENTS AND COTTAGE FOOD PRODUCTION OPERATIONS.
-2019-002
Sponsor: Sullivan
TO PROHIBIT THE UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS FOR MEDICAL SCIENCES FROM RECEIVING MEDICAID COST-SETTLEMENT REIMBURSEMENT.
-2019-001
Sponsor: Dotson
TO REQUIRE A PHYSICIAN TO UTILIZE TREATMENT ALTERNATIVES BEFORE PRESCRIBING AN OPIOID.