PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE - SENATE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Monday, March 8, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
BILL: SB13
TO CODIFY EXECUTIVE ORDERS 20-18 AND 20-34 TO ENSURE HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS ARE EQUIPPED WITH THE TOOLS NECESSARY TO COMBAT CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB14
TO REGULATE THE WITNESSING OF CERTAIN DOCUMENTS BY A NOTARY PUBLIC UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB16
TO AMEND CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF INITIATED ACT 4 OF 1948; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB17
CONCERNING BUSINESS LIABILITY FOR A PERSON EXPOSED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB19
TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESENCE OF A SUPPORT PERSON FOR A PATIENT IN A HOSPITAL OR PHYSICIAN'S OFFICE; AND CONCERNING VISITATION RIGHTS OF PATIENTS IN HOSPITALS AND PHYSICIAN'S OFFICES.
BILL: SB86
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "ATHLETE" WITHIN THE ARKANSAS ATHLETIC TRAINERS ACT.
BILL: SB153
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE EXPANSION ACT OF 2021.
BILL: SB176
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO TREAT CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS.
BILL: SB186
TO REMOVE THE COLLABORATIVE PRACTICE AGREEMENT AS APPLICABLE TO ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSES WHO MEET CERTAIN REQUIREMENTS; AND TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE.
BILL: SB199
TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "PRACTICE OF CERTIFIED REGISTERED NURSE ANESTHESIA" BY REMOVING SUPERVISION REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: SB248
TO CREATE THE FOOD FREEDOM ACT; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN PRODUCERS OF HOMEMADE FOOD OR DRINK PRODUCTS FROM LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, AND INSPECTION.
BILL: SB262
TO AMEND THE LICENSING OF OPERATORS OF SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT FACILITIES; TO AMEND THE LICENSING COMMITTEE; TO ALLOW FOR BIENNIAL LICENSE RENEWAL; AND TO ADDRESS RECIPROCITY IN ARKANSAS.
TO PROHIBIT VIDEOTAPING OR SHARING PHOTOGRAPHS OR VIDEO OF RESIDENTS OF LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES WITHOUT THEIR CONSENT TO THE INTERNET.
BILL: SB332
TO ESTABLISH THE PUBLIC HEALTH READINESS ACT.
BILL: SB347
TO CREATE THE VULNERABLE CHILD PROTECTION ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT GENDER REASSIGNMENT SERVICES FOR MINORS.
BILL: SB387
TO AUTHORIZE OFF-LABEL USE OF DRUG TREATMENTS TO TREAT MEDICAID BENEFICIARIES WITH PEDIATRIC ACUTE-ONSET NEUROPSYCHIATRIC SYNDROME AND PEDIATRIC AUTOIMMUNE NEUROPSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS ASSOCIATED WITH STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTION.
BILL: SB388
TO MODIFY LAWS CONCERNING ABORTION CLINICS.
BILL: SB395
TO MODIFY THE ANNUAL CAP ON DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORY SERVICES IN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: SB463
TO AMEND THE LAWS REGARDING ABORTION REPORTING AND INSPECTIONS OF ABORTION FACILITIES; AND TO REQUIRE CERTAIN DOCUMENTATION BE PRESENTED BEFORE PERFORMING AN ABORTION WHEN THE PREGNANCY IS A RESULT OF RAPE OR INCEST.
BILL: SB466
TO CLARIFY THE REGULATION OF PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES.
BILL: SB468
TO CREATE THE PRENATAL NONDISCRIMINATION ACT OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB477
TO STREAMLINE CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19) VACCINATION SIGN-UPS IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SCR2
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: SR7
TO PROTECT THE WELFARE OF CHILDREN BY KEEPING THIS PROMISE TO ARKANSAS’S CHILDREN.
BILL: HB1063
TO AMEND THE TELEMEDICINE ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE ADDITIONAL REIMBURSEMENT FOR TELEMEDICINE VIA TELEPHONE.
BILL: HB1068
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: HB1140
TO MODIFY THE LAW CONCERNING EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS.
BILL: HB1141
TO AMEND THE CEMETERY ACT FOR PERPETUALLY MAINTAINED CEMETERIES.
BILL: HB1177
TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL TO ADMINISTER CERTAIN EMERGENCY PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS TO A PATIENT WHO HAS A SPECIFIC HEALTH CONDITION.
BILL: HB1254
TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM TO RECOGNIZE AN ADVANCED PRACTICE REGISTERED NURSE AS A PRIMARY CARE PROVIDER.
BILL: HB1407
TO MODIFY THE METHOD OF CALCULATION OF THE STABILIZATION TAX IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB1408
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: HB1409
TO MODIFY THE DEFINITION OF "WAGES" IN CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB1434
TO CREATE THE ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND DEMENTIA ADVISORY COUNCIL; AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A STATE ALZHEIMER'S PLAN.
BILL: HB1488
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: HB1521
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: HCR1007
TO RECOGNIZE JANUARY 22 AS THE DAY OF TEARS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB152
TO AMEND THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD; AND TO AMEND THE SUPERVISION AND PRESCRIPTIVE AUTHORITY OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS.