PUBLIC HEALTH, WELFARE AND LABOR COMMITTEE- HOUSE


Referred Bills


Bill No.
Bill Subtitle
Sponsor
Status
Tuesday, March 9, 2021
REFERRED ITEMS
BILL: HB1179
TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL PERMANENT DISQUALIFYING OFFENSE ON CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS.
BILL: HB1192
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW; AND TO AMEND AN EXCLUSION FROM THE DEFINITION OF "EMPLOYMENT" WITHIN THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW.
BILL: HB1199
TO AMEND THE PROVISIONS CONCERNING CONTRACTS, REPORTS, AND RECORDS OF PEST CONTROL SERVICES.
BILL: HB1233
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIAN LICENSURE ACT.
BILL: HB1246
TO ALLOW PHARMACISTS TO TREAT CERTAIN HEALTH CONDITIONS; TO MODIFY PHYSICIAN DISPENSING; AND TO ALLOW DELEGATION OF PHYSICIAN DISPENSING.
BILL: HB1247
TO MODIFY PHYSICIAN DISPENSING; AND TO ALLOW DELEGATION OF PHYSICIAN DISPENSING.
BILL: HB1263
TO ESTABLISH THE ARKANSAS ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANT ACT; AND TO PROVIDE FOR LICENSURE OF ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS.
BILL: HB1324
TO GIVE PREGNANT WOMEN PRIORITY ACCESS TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE TREATMENT AND RECOVERY SERVICES; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1366
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO HAVE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK; AND TO CREATE A RAPBACK PROGRAM UNDER THE DIVISION OF ARKANSAS STATE POLICE.
BILL: HB1378
TO AUTHORIZE OCCUPATIONAL OR PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE MIGRANTS FROM THE COMPACT OF FREE ASSOCIATION ISLANDS.
BILL: HB1402
TO AMEND THE ABORTION-INDUCING DRUGS SAFETY ACT.
BILL: HB1428
TO CREATE THE MEDICAID EXPANSION EFFICIENCY ACT OF 2021; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1440
TO MODIFY THE CURRICULUM OF MASSAGE THERAPY SCHOOLS; AND TO ALLOW REMOTE EDUCATION IN AN ONLINE FORMAT AND IN-PERSON TRAINING WITH A MASTER MASSAGE THERAPIST TO MEET THE CURRICULUM REQUIREMENTS.
BILL: HB1441
TO CREATE THE HUMAN EGG PROVIDER PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1459
TO ENSURE THAT ALL HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS ARE REIMBURSED FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES BY THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
BILL: HB1460
TO CREATE THE WORKFORCE FREEDOM ACT OF 2021; TO ELIMINATE DUPLICATIVE LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AT THE LOCAL LEVEL; AND TO INCREASE ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES FOR WORKERS IN ARKANSAS.
BILL: HB1498
CONCERNING THE CIVIL ENFORCEMENT OF CERTAIN CAUSES OF ACTION AGAINST A LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY BY A RESIDENT OF THAT FACILITY.
BILL: HB1520
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE CONCERNING OCCUPATIONAL CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS; AND TO ENSURE THAT LICENSEES WHO WERE LICENSED PRIOR TO THE ENACTMENT OF ACTS 2019, NO. 990, ARE ALLOWED TO MAINTAIN THEIR LICENSES.
BILL: HB1545
TO UPDATE THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING LANGUAGE ASSOCIATED WITH AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDERS.
BILL: HB1547
TO PROHIBIT MANDATORY COVID-19 IMMUNIZATIONS OR VACCINATIONS FOR STUDENTS AND EMPLOYEES AND A REQUIREMENT FOR A VACCINATION OR IMMUNIZATION FOR COVID-19 EXCEPT IN CERTAIN CONDITIONS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: HB1553
TO CREATE THE EARN AND LEARN ACT OF 2021; AND TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO WORK AND EARN A PAYCHECK WHILE ALSO FULFILLING LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND GAINING THE SKILLS TO FILL THE NEEDS OF AN EXPANDING WORKFORCE.
BILL: HB1572
TO CREATE THE INFORMED CONSENT FOR CHEMICAL ABORTION ACT.
BILL: HB1580
TO CREATE THE COMMISSION ON RACIAL INEQUITIES IN MATERNAL MORTALITY.
BILL: HB1582
TO AUTHORIZE A MULTIYEAR LICENSE OR REGISTRATION FOR A PHYSICIAN BY THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD.
BILL: HB1584
TO CREATE THE ARKANSAS NIGHTTIME ENVIRONMENT PROTECTION ACT.
BILL: HB1585
TO REQUIRE EMPLOYEES OF CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO HAVE A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK.
BILL: HB1612
TO REQUIRE EVALUATION AND RESTRUCTURING OF LICENSURE FEES RELATED TO THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY.
BILL: HB1644
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS UNDER THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT; AND TO AMEND THE DEFINITION OF "CHILDCARE FACILITY" AS IT RELATES TO THE CHILDCARE FACILITY LICENSING ACT.
BILL: HCR1003
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: HCR1010
TO ENCOURAGE THE UNITED STATES CONGRESS TO ESTABLISH A MAXIMUM LIMIT OF OPIATE ALKALOID CONTAMINATION OF POPPY SEEDS AND ENSURE THE SAFETY OF IMPORTED POPPY SEEDS AND TO ISSUE IMPORT REQUIREMENTS AND CONDUCT TESTING.
BILL: HCR1012
TO RECOGNIZE AND DESIGNATE THE MONTH OF MARCH AS "NATIONAL ATHLETIC TRAINING MONTH" IN THE STATE OF ARKANSAS.
BILL: SB27
TO ENSURE THAT THE SUICIDE PREVENTION HOTLINE EMPLOYS INDIVIDUALS WHO HAVE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH VETERANS.
BILL: SB189
TO AMEND THE ASSESSMENT FEE AND PROGRAM ON MEDICAL TRANSPORTATION PROVIDERS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB240
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING NONMUNICIPAL DOMESTIC SEWAGE TREATMENT WORKS; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB257
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TIME FOR COMPLETING AN INVESTIGATION OF SUSPECTED ADULT MALTREATMENT OR LONG-TERM CARE FACILITY RESIDENT MALTREATMENT.
BILL: SB259
TO AUTHORIZE THE LICENSURE OF STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT HEATING, VENTILATION, AIR CONDITIONING, AND REFRIGERATION INSPECTORS; AND TO CORRECT REFERENCES TO THE APPROPRIATE CABINET-LEVEL DEPARTMENT.
BILL: SB289
TO CREATE THE MEDICAL ETHICS AND DIVERSITY ACT.
BILL: SB299
TO AMEND THE DIVISION OF WORKFORCE SERVICES LAW RELATED TO THE DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION.
BILL: SB301
TO REQUIRE STATE AGENCIES TO RETURN FINES COLLECTED UNDER § 20-7-101 DURING THE PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY FOR A FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES, ORDERS, OR DIRECTIVES RELATED TO CORONAVIRUS 2019 (COVID-19); AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB344
TO ADD AN EXCEPTION FROM NURSING LICENSURE TO ALLOW EMPLOYEES OF A CITY OR COUNTY DETENTION CENTER TO DRAW AND MEASURE GLUCAGON OR INSULIN FOR A PERSON WHO IS INCARCERATED OR IN CUSTODY.
BILL: SB378
TO AMEND ARKANSAS LAW CONCERNING UNANTICIPATED DISCRETIONARY FEDERAL FUNDS RELATED TO A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.
BILL: SB379
CONCERNING THE PROCESS FOR EMERGENCY DECLARATIONS AND DIRECTIVES ADDRESSING A STATEWIDE STATE OF DISASTER EMERGENCY RELATED TO PUBLIC HEALTH; AND TO DECLARE AN EMERGENCY.