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Representative Lee Johnson (R)

3101 Ashebury Point, Greenwood, 72936

Representative Lee Johnson (R)
District: 47
District:
47
Seniority: 51
Seniority:
51
Occupation: Physician
Occupation:
Physician
Church Affiliation: Church of Christ
Church Affiliation:
Church of Christ
Veteran: No
Veteran:
No
Public Service: First Term House 2019
Public Service:
First Term House 2019


Bills

Bill
Title
Bill Status
Primary Sponsor
TO EXPAND THE LIST OF MEDICATIONS FOR CONDITIONS OR TREATMENTS THAT ARE NOT COUNTED TOWARDS THE PRESCRIPTION BENEFIT CAP WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO CREATE THE RURAL EMERGENCY HOSPITAL ACT; AND TO AUTHORIZE LICENSURE OF RURAL EMERGENCY HOSPITALS BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH.
TO ALLOW EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDERS TO BE CERTIFIED; AND TO AUTHORIZE EMERGENCY MEDICAL RESPONDERS TO BE REIMBURSED BY INSURANCE COMPANIES AND THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
TO REQUIRE THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM AND INSURANCE POLICIES TO REIMBURSE FOR BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES PROVIDED IN CERTAIN SETTINGS.
TO CLARIFY THAT A COVENANT NOT TO COMPETE AGREEMENT IS UNENFORCEABLE FOR CERTAIN LICENSED MEDICAL PROFESSIONALS.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE TYPE OF LICENSE ISSUED TO CERTAIN APPLICANTS IN AN ALTERNATIVE EDUCATOR PREPARATION PROGRAM.
TO AMEND THE LAW REGARDING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES TO CLARIFY THE LAW ON PRIVATE CLUB ADVERTISING.
TO REDUCE THE HOURS OF TRAINING REQUIRED FOR LICENSURE OF A COMMUNITY PARAMEDIC.
TO EXEMPT A MANUFACTURER'S REBATE ON A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM SALES AND USE TAX; AND TO EXCLUDE A MANUFACTURER'S REBATE ON A MOTOR VEHICLE FROM THE DEFINITION OF "SALES PRICE" USED FOR PURPOSES OF DETERMINING SALES AND USE TAXES.
TO AMEND THE SALES TAX LEVIED ON CERTAIN SERVICES; AND TO EXEMPT RESIDENTIAL CLEANING AND JANITORIAL WORK FROM THE SALES TAX.
TO REGULATE THE BUSINESS OF TAXICAB, AUTOMOBILE, OR SIMILAR VEHICLE ENGAGED IN CARRYING PASSENGERS FOR HIRE.
TO AMEND THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE; AND TO AMEND THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF AND THE PROVIDING OF INFORMATION BY THE PRESCRIPTION DRUG MONITORING PROGRAM.
TO CLARIFY THAT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS APPLY TO ALL EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES PERSONNEL; AND TO AMEND THE CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK LAW TO INCLUDE OFFENSES PROSECUTED IN OTHER STATES OR BY FEDERAL COURTS.
TO MODIFY THE ARKANSAS HEALTH CARE CONSUMER ACT; AND TO REQUIRE COVERAGE FOR PROSTHETIC DEVICES FOR ATHLETICS OR RECREATION AND PROSTHETIC DEVICES FOR SHOWERING OR BATHING.
TO CREATE THE HEALTHCARE COST-SHARING COLLECTIONS ACT.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING ANNUITIES UNDER THE ARKANSAS LOCAL POLICE AND FIRE RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO ENACT THE ARKANSAS TRIAGE, TREAT, AND TRANSPORT TO AN ALTERNATIVE DESTINATION ACT; AND TO MANDATE INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR AN AMBULANCE SERVICE TO TRIAGE, TREAT, AND TRANSPORT A PATIENT TO AN ALTERNATIVE DESTINATION.
TO AMEND RETIREMENT ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS UNDER VARIOUS PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS OF THE STATE OF ARKANSAS FOR POLICE OFFICERS, FIREFIGHTERS, PUBLIC SAFETY MEMBERS, AND SHERIFFS.
TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS THAT PROVIDE CERTAIN HEALTHCARE SERVICES FROM PRIOR AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS.
TO AMEND THE HEALTHCARE CONTRACTING SIMPLIFICATION ACT; AND TO PROHIBIT A HEALTHCARE INSURER FROM LEASING A HEALTHCARE CONTRACT OR PROVIDER NETWORK.
TO AMEND THE HEALTHCARE PAYOR IDENTIFICATION CARD ACT; AND TO DEFINE A LIMITED BENEFIT PLAN.
TO MODIFY THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; AND TO AMEND THE APPEAL PROCESS FOR A DENIAL UNDER THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT.
TO REGULATE ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORDS; AND TO PROHIBIT A HEALTHCARE PAYOR THAT HAS ELECTRONIC ACCESS TO MEDICAL RECORDS FROM REQUESTING MEDICAL RECORDS IN A DIFFERENT FORMAT FROM A HEALTHCARE PROVIDER.
TO EXEMPT ANTIPSYCHOTIC PRESCRIPTION DRUGS FROM REGULATION UNDER STEP THERAPY PROTOCOLS.
TO REGULATE A PRUDENT LAY PERSON REVIEW PROCESS BY AN INSURER; AND TO PROHIBIT THE USE OF A LICENSED MEDICAL PROFESSIONAL TO REVIEW A PRUDENT LAY PERSON DECISION.
TO AMEND THE PROHIBITION ON NONPROFIT, TAX EXEMPT, OR GOVERNMENTALLY-FUNDED HOSPITALS FROM HOLDING A LICENSED PHARMACY PERMIT FOR THE SALE AT RETAIL OF DRUGS.
Primary Sponsor for Senate
TO AMEND THE LAW PERMITTING A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TO TRANSPORT A PERSON IN CRISIS TO A SOBERING CENTER.
TO CLARIFY PAYMENT FOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES PERFORMED BY CERTAIN OUTPATIENT SURGERY CENTERS.
TO MANDATE COVERAGE FOR NECESSARY MAXILLOFACIAL SERVICES.
TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; AND TO CLARIFY THAT A HEALTHCARE INSURER FROM OUT OF STATE IS SUBJECT TO THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT IF THAT HEALTHCARE INSURER HAS SUBSCRIBERS IN THIS STATE.
TO AMEND THE PRIOR AUTHORIZATION TRANSPARENCY ACT; AND TO EXEMPT CERTAIN HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS THAT PROVIDE CERTAIN HEALTHCARE SERVICES FROM PRIOR AUTHORIZATION REQUIREMENTS.
TO REQUIRE THE GROSS RECEIPTS TAX DUE ON THE RETAIL PURCHASE OF A NEW OR USED MOTORBOAT TO BE REMITTED BY THE BUYER DIRECTLY TO THE DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION.
TO MODIFY THE FEES CHARGED BY THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD; AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ARKANSAS STATE MEDICAL BOARD TO REDUCE FEES IF THE FEE REDUCTION IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE STATE.
TO ALLOW FULL INDEPENDENT PRACTICE AUTHORITY FOR CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALISTS; AND TO ALLOW EXPERIENCE IN ANOTHER STATE TO QUALIFY.
TO SET THE REIMBURSEMENT RATE FOR ORTHOTICS AND PROSTHETICS WITHIN THE ARKANSAS MEDICAID PROGRAM.
CoSponsor
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF BENEFITS PAID TO SURVIVORS OF DECEASED MEMBERS, FORMER MEMBERS, AND RETIRANTS UNDER THE ARKANSAS JUDICIAL RETIREMENT SYSTEM.
TO AMEND THE LAW CONCERNING BENEFITS PAID TO SURVIVORS AFTER THE DEATH OF CERTAIN MEMBERS OF VARIOUS PUBLIC RETIREMENT SYSTEMS.
TO EXPAND ELIGIBILITY FOR COVERAGE UNDER THE STATE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL LIFE AND HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM TO CERTAIN MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY POLICE OFFICERS; AND TO AMEND ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS OF CERTAIN RETIREES.
CoSponsor for Senate
TO EXCLUDE FENTANYL TEST STRIPS FROM THE DEFINITION OF "DRUG PARAPHERNALIA" UNDER THE UNIFORM CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES ACT.
TO AMEND THE AUTHORITY OF A SURROGATE UNDER THE ARKANSAS HEALTHCARE DECISIONS ACT.
TO ESTABLISH THE AUDIOLOGY AND SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGY INTERSTATE COMPACT IN ARKANSAS.
TO AMEND THE ARKANSAS CODE REGARDING A COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY; AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE COMMISSION ON DENTAL ACCREDITATION IS THE ACCREDITING ENTITY FOR A COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY.

Committees