State Bill Tracking Report

Legislative private file status report


4/12/2014

Bill Summary Latest Action
AK H 269

Thompson (R)

APRN
License
Health Care Provider Immunity

Chaptered

Provides immunity for certain licensed temporary health care providers who provide health care services voluntarily and without pay; requires informed consent in writing from the person receiving health care, except in an emergency; requires providing the person receiving health care with written notice of the name of a licensed health care provider in the state that the person receiving health care services may contact for emergency follow-up care within specified days after a procedure is performed.


04/08/2014 :
  • Signed by GOVERNOR.
  • Chapter No. 6
  • CA A 2144

    Yamada (D)

    Ratios
    Staff-to-Patient Ratios

    Assembly Health Committee

    Requires the State Department of Public Health to adopt regulations that establish minimum, specific, and numerical licensed nursing staff-to-patient ratios by licensing classification and minimum, specific and numerical ancillary staff-to-patient ratios for health facilities that are operated by the State Department of State Hospitals.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From ASSEMBLY Committee on HEALTH with author's amendments.
  • In ASSEMBLY. Read second time and amended. Re-referred to Committee on HEALTH.
  • CO H 1283

    McCann (D)

    License
    Prescription Drug Monitoring Program

    Senate Health and Human Services Committee

    Modifies the electronic prescription drug monitoring program; allows an out-of-state pharmacist to access the database in connection with a current patient to whom the pharmacist is dispensing a controlled substance or providing critical patient care services; allows federally owned and operated pharmacies to submit data to the database; relates to requests by law enforcement officials; authorizes the creation of a prescription drug monitoring task force to develop a plan to reduce prescription drug abuse.


    04/08/2014 :
  • To SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES.
  • CO H 1319

    Ferrandino (D)

    Shortage
    Outcomes-Based Funding for Higher Education

    House Appropriations Committee

    Relates to outcomes-based funding for Higher Education.


    04/09/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION: Reported favorably with amendment.
  • To HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
  • CO S 173

    Jahn (D)

    APRN
    Scope
    Hepatitis C Testing

    SENATE

    Concerns the recommendation that certain persons be offered a test for the hepatitis c virus.


    04/09/2014 :
  • From SENATE Committee on HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES: Reported favorably.
  • In SENATE. To second reading.
  • CT H 5384

    Joint Committee on Public Health

    Ratios
    Reports Of Nurse Staffing Levels

    HOUSE

    Concerns reports of nurse staffing levels; requires hospitals to report to the Department of Public Health on nurse staffing levels.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Committee Substitute reported out of Legislative Commissioner's Office.
  • HOUSE Calendar No. 258.
  • Reissued by Legislative Commissioner's Office with File No. 442
  • CT S 36

    Williams D (D)

    APRN
    License
    Scope
    Governors Recommendations

    HOUSE

    Concerns the governor's recommendations to improve access to health care; implements the Governor's recommendations concerning advanced nursing practice.


    04/10/2014 :
  • HOUSE Calendar No. 310.
  • CT S 413

    Joint Committee on Public Health

    APRN
    Scope
    Medical Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment

    SENATE

    Concerns the Department of Public Health's recommendations regarding medical orders for life-sustaining treatment; implements the Department of Public Health's recommendations regarding the establishment of a pilot program to implement the use of medical orders for life-sustaining treatment.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Committee Substitute reported out of Legislative Commissioner's Office.
  • Reissued by Legislative Commissioner's Office with File No. 426
  • Senate Calendar No. 288.
  • FL H 1059

    Pigman (R)

    License
    Nursing Education Programs

    HOUSE

    Requires graduates of approved prelicensure nursing education programs who do not take the licensure examination within a specified period after graduation to complete an examination preparatory course; exempts nurses who are certified by an accredited program from continuing education requirements; relates to clinical training; authorizes the Board of Nursing to adopt rules relating to documenting the accreditation of nursing education programs; requires nursing education programs to be accredited.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on EDUCATION: Reported favorably with substitute.
  • In HOUSE. Pending review of Committee Substitute under Rule 7.19(c).
  • FL S 1036

    Grimsley (R)

    License
    Nursing Education Programs

    House Floor

    Requires certain applicants for licensure to take a preparatory course; exempts nurses who are certified by an accredited program from continuing education requirements; revises the limitation on the percentage of clinical training that consists of clinical simulation; authorizes the Board of Nursing to adopt rules relating to documenting the accreditation of nursing education programs; requires nursing education programs that prepare students for the practice of professional nursing to be accredited.


    04/11/2014 :
  • In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
  • FL S 1486

    Garcia Re (R)

    APRN
    Transitional Living Facilities

    Senate Appropriations Committee

    Relates to transitional living facilities; provides requirements for transitional living facility policies and procedures governing client admission, transfer, and discharge; prohibits a licensee or employee of a facility from serving notice upon a client to leave the premises or take other retaliatory action under certain circumstances; provides conditions for investigating and reporting incidents of abuse, neglect, mistreatment, or exploitation of clients; provides background screening requirements.


    04/09/2014 :
  • To SENATE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS.
  • HI S 2469

    Baker (D)

    APRN
    Reimburse
    Telehealth

    Concurrence

    Requires reimbursement for services provided through telehealth to be equivalent to reimbursement for the same services provided via face-to-face contact between a health care provider and a patient; clarifies that a health care provider of telehealth includes primary care providers, mental health providers, oral health providers,physicians and osteopathic physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, psychologists, and dentists; amends references to telemedicine to telehealth.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In SENATE. SENATE disagreed to HOUSE amendments.
  • HI S 2490

    Baker (D)

    License
    Evidence of Continuing Competency

    Concurrence

    Requires licensed registered nurses and licensed practical nurses to submit evidence of continuing competency at each renewal period; requires each registered nurse and practical nurse to complete a board approved self-assessment of practice and complete specified continuing education requirements; provides exemptions.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In SENATE. SENATE disagreed to HOUSE amendments.
  • HI S 2491

    Baker (D)

    APRN
    License
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

    To Governor

    Replaces references to advanced practice registered nurse recognition with advanced practice registered nurse licensure to align Hawaii's law with national standards.


    04/10/2014 :
  • *****To GOVERNOR.
  • HI S 2492

    Baker (D)

    APRN
    License
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

    To Governor

    Amends various sections of the Hawaii Revised Statutes to enable advanced practice registered nurses to practice to the fullest extent of their training and education.


    04/10/2014 :
  • *****To GOVERNOR.
  • IA S 2347

    Senate Appropriations Committee

    Shortage
    Fiscal Year Funds and Appropriations

    HOUSE

    Appropriates moneys for fiscal year 2014 to 2015 from the general fund of the state to the Department for the Blind, College Student Aid Commission, Health Care Professional Recruitment Program, National Guard Educational Assistance Program, Teacher Shortage Loan Forgiveness Program, Iowa Opportunity Scholarship Program, Registered Nurse and Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program, Teach Iowa Scholar Program, the Department of Education, Workforce Training Programs, and State Universities.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on APPROPRIATIONS: Do pass with Amendment No. 2406.
  • In HOUSE. Filed Amendment No. H-8248.
  • IL H 12

    Flowers (D)

    Ratios
    Hospital Patient Protection Act

    House Rules Committee

    Creates the Hospital Patient Protection Act; provides for minimum direct care registered nurse-to-patient staffing ratios in hospitals; requires written staffing plans; sets forth functions of direct care registered nurses relating to patient care and certain rights of such nurses, including the rights to protected speech and patient advocacy; prohibits a hospital from interfering with the exercise of those rights; exempts certain hospital or care facilities maintained by the State from the Act.


    04/11/2014 :
  • Rereferred to HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • IL H 4021

    Madigan (D)

    Ratios
    Health Care Worker Registry

    SENATE

    Amends the Department of Human Services Act; requires the Inspector General for the Department of Human Services to report to the Department of Public Health's health care worker registry the identity and finding of each employee of a facility or agency against whom there is a final investigative report containing a substantiated allegation of physical or sexual abuse, financial exploitation, or egregious neglect of an individual.


    04/09/2014 :
  • In HOUSE. Read third time. Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
  • IL H 4593

    Zalewski (D)

    APRN
    License
    Volunteer Health Professional Licensing

    Senate Committee on Assignments Committee

    Provides the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation with the authority to grant volunteer licenses to licensed health care professionals who meet certain requirements and who agree to engage in volunteer practice in a free medical or public health clinic; prohibits a health care professional from holding a non-volunteer license and a volunteer license in the same profession at the same time; includes optometrists in the definition of health care professional.


    04/08/2014 :
  • To SENATE Committee on ASSIGNMENTS.
  • IL H 5313

    Feigenholtz (D)

    APRN
    Scope
    Telehealth Act

    House Rules Committee

    Creates the Telehealth Act; provides that telehealth services consist of the provision of services and the mode of delivering health care services, including, but not limited to, primary care, counseling, psychiatry, emergency care, and specialty care and public health services via information and communication technologies.


    04/11/2014 :
  • Rereferred to HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • IL S 2670

    Mulroe (D)

    APRN
    Scope
    Hepatitis C Screening Act

    Senate Committee on Assignments Committee

    Creates the Hepatitis C Screening Act; provides that every individual born between the years of 1945 and 1965 who receives health services from a hospital as an inpatient or in the emergency department of a hospital or who receives primary care services in an outpatient department of a hospital or who receives health services from a health care practitioner providing primary care shall be offered a hepatitis C-related test.


    04/11/2014 :
  • Rereferred to SENATE Committee on ASSIGNMENTS.
  • IL S 3513

    Althoff (R)

    Compact
    Nurse Practice Act

    House Rules Committee

    Amends the Nurse Practice Act; ratifies and adopts the Nurse Licensure Compact; allows for reciprocity of licensure of licensed practical nurses and registered nurses among the states; provides for administration of the Compact by the Nursing Act Coordinator; provides that the licensing board shall participate in a Compact Evaluation Initiative designed to evaluate the effectiveness and operability of the Compact; provides specified employer requirements.


    04/10/2014 :
  • To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • MA H 2

    Office of the Governor

    Shortage
    Fiscal Year 2015 Budget Bill

    House Ways and Means Committee

    Makes appropriations for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2014, and to make certain changes in law, each of which is immediately necessary to carry out those appropriations or for other important public purposes, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


    04/09/2014 :
  • A part recommended from HOUSE Committee on WAYS AND MEANS by substitution of New Draft. See H 4000.
  • MA H 905

    Finn (D)

    Reimburse
    Electronic Submission of Insurance Claims

    House Second Reading

    Relates to the electronic submission of insurance claims.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From JOINT Committee on FINANCIAL SERVICES: Accompanied Study Order H 4039.
  • MA H 960

    Nangle (D)

    Scope
    Insurance Coverage for Medically Necessary Services

    House Second Reading

    Prevents inappropriate denials for medically necessary services.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From JOINT Committee on FINANCIAL SERVICES: Accompanied Study Order H 4039.
  • MA H 4037

    House Floor

    License
    Domestic Violence Victims Protection

    HOUSE

    Enhances protection for victims of domestic violence; requires an employer to allow leave for the victim to for various related purposes; requires advance notice to the employer except in cases of imminent danger; provides the employer may require documentation from the employee justifying the absence; prohibits employer discrimination or discharge; provides criminal penalties for assault or assault and battery on a family or household member; relates to batterer's intervention and pretrial release.


    04/08/2014 :
  • INTRODUCED.
  • New Text of S 1897 and H 4034.
  • MA S 661

    Creem (D)

    APRN
    Scope
    Changes in Certain General and Special Laws

    Joint Committee on The Judiciary

    Makes corrective changes in certain general and special laws.


    04/09/2014 :
  • In JOINT Committee on JUDICIARY: Heard. Eligible for Executive Session.
  • MD S 785

    Currie (D)

    License
    Higher Education

    Eligible for Governor

    Renames the Community College Transfer Scholarship the 2+2 Transfer Scholarship; provides scholarship may be used at a public senior higher education institution or a private nonprofit institution of higher education; provides requirements for qualification of scholarship; provides dollar amount for students enrolled in science, teaching, engineering, computer science, mathematics and nursing programs; provides funding for the program shall be as stated in the state budget.


    04/05/2014 :
  • Passed HOUSE.
  • Eligible for GOVERNOR'S desk.
  • ME H 1167

    McElwee (R)

    Reimburse
    Department of Health and Human Services

    Chaptered

    Directs the Department of Health and Human Services to convene a working group to review the MaineCare rules regarding the definition of telehealth and the technologies used for provider-patient interaction involving MaineCare patients.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Became law without GOVERNOR'S signature.
  • Resolve No. 105
  • ME S 701

    Johnson C (D)

    License
    Scope
    Nurses Authority

    Chaptered

    Current law allows a nurse to execute a medical regimen ordered by a licensed physician, podiatrist or dentist or an individual acting under the delegated authority of a physician, podiatrist or dentist; aligns a nurse's authority so that it is consistent with existing law to execute a medical regimen if ordered by a licensed medical professional operating within the scope of the licensed medical professional's authority to prescribe medications, substances or devices.


    04/10/2014 :
  • Signed by GOVERNOR.
  • Public Law No. 540
  • MN H 2307

    Schoen (DFL)

    APRN
    License
    Health

    Indefinitely Postponed

    Relates to health; provides for drug and alcohol overdose prevention and medical assistance; permits prescription and administration of opiate antagonists; limits liability.


    04/09/2014 :
  • Indefinitely postponed. See S.B. 1900
  • MN S 511

    Sheran (DFL)

    APRN
    Scope
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

    Senate Second Reading

    Relates to health; improves access to health care delivered by advanced practice registered nurses (APRN); provides for certification requirements; requires accountability for the APRN; authorizes APRNs to diagnose and prescribe therapy or dispense over-the-counter drugs, legend and controlled substances; provides for penalties; requires the Minnesota Board of Nursing to maintain records of all advanced practice registered nurses with the Drug Enforcement Administration registration and numbers.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From SENATE Committee on FINANCE: Do pass as amended.
  • In SENATE. Second Reading.
  • MN S 1890

    Sheran (DFL)

    License
    Health Professionals Services Program

    Senate Second Reading

    Relates to health occupations; modifies grounds for disciplinary action by the Board of Nursing; modifies the health professionals services program; modifies the compensation paid to the health-related licensing board members.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From SENATE Committee on FINANCE: Do pass as amended.
  • In SENATE. Second Reading.
  • MN S 1900

    Eaton (DFL)

    License
    Drug and Alcohol Overdose Prevention

    House Second Reading

    Relates to health; provides for drug and alcohol overdose prevention and medical assistance; limits liability.


    04/09/2014 :
  • Substituted for HOUSE Bill 2307
  • In HOUSE. Second Reading.
  • MO H 1779

    Riddle (R)

    APRN
    Scope
    Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

    HOUSE

    Allows advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements to make certain decisions regarding patient restraints; provides that any determination made by the advanced practice registered nurse shall be documented and reviewed in person by the attending licensed physician if the episode of restraint is extended beyond a specified amount of time.


    04/10/2014 :
  • Public Hearing held.
  • MO H 1793

    Frederick (R)

    APRN
    Scope
    Various Health Care and Healthnet Program Provisions

    House Rules Committee

    Changes various health care and Missouri HealthNet program provisions.


    04/09/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on RULES: Reported do pass.
  • To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • MO H 1842

    Frederick (R)

    APRN
    License
    Assistant Physicians Licensure and Practice

    House Rules Committee

    Establishes licensure and practice requirements for assistant physicians.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION AND LICENSING: Reported do pass as substituted.
  • To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • MO H 2003

    Stream (R)

    Shortage
    Department of Higher Education Appropriations

    HOUSE

    Appropriates money for the expenses, grants, refunds, and distributions of the Department of Higher Education, the several divisions, programs, and institutions of higher education; provides that no funds shall be expended at public institutions of higher education that offer a tuition rate to an unlawfully present covered student that is less than the tuition rate charged to citizens or nationals of the United States whose residence is not in Missouri.


    04/10/2014 :
  • Hearing cancelled.
  • MO H 2099

    Franklin (R)

    Shortage
    Health Care Workforce Development

    House Rules Committee

    Establishes the Joint Interim Committee on Health Care Workforce Development.


    04/10/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on RULES: Reported do pass.
  • To HOUSE Committee on RULES.
  • NE L 916

    Crawford (NP)

    APRN
    License
    Scope
    Nurse Practitioners

    Legislature

    Eliminates integrated practice agreements between collaborating physicians and certified nurse midwives; monitors the scope of practice by certified nurse midwives, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners; provides that in order to practice in this state an individual who holds or has held a license as a nurse practitioner in this state or in another state shall submit to the department a transition-to-practice agreement.


    04/09/2014 :
  • From SELECT FILE. Do pass as amended. AMENDMENT: ER214
  • Advanced to Enrollment and Review for Engrossment.
  • Placed on FINAL READING.
  • NY A 5389

    Gottfried (D)

    Reimburse
    Comprehensive Health Insurance Access Program

    Assembly Ways and Means Committee

    Amends the public health law and the state finance law; relates to establishing New York Health; allows an insurer to offer benefits that do not duplicate coverage offered to an individual under the program; creates the State Health Board of Trustees; provides for the State Health trust fund.


    04/07/2014 :
  • From ASSEMBLY Committee on CODES.
  • To ASSEMBLY Committee on WAYS AND MEANS.
  • NY A 9250

    Rosenthal (D)

    APRN
    Scope
    Management and Treatment of Chronic Pain

    Assembly Higher Education Committee

    Establishes standards to advance the management and treatment of chronic pain; incorporates continuing education programs for health care professionals that treat patients that have chronic pain.


    04/03/2014 :
  • INTRODUCED.
  • To ASSEMBLY Committee on HIGHER EDUCATION.
  • OH H 483

    Amstutz (R)

    License
    State Program Appropriations

    Senate Rules Committee

    Provides all legal advertisements, notices, or proclamations shall be printed in a newspaper and posted by the newpaper publisher on the newspaper's website; provides publishers of newspapers may not charge for posting advertisements, notices and proclamations; relates to medicaid payment rate; makes appropriation to MyCare Ohio; relates to MARCS grant for the multi-agency radio communication system.


    04/10/2014 :
  • To SENATE Committee on RULES AND REFERENCE.
  • OH H 485

    Smith (R)

    APRN
    License
    Scope
    Opioids

    Senate Rules Committee

    Requires hospice care programs to establish policies to prevent diversion of controlled substances that contain opioids; requires a prescriber to obtain written informed consent from a minor's parent, guardian or other person responsible for the minor before issuing a prescription for a controlled substance that contains an opioid to the minor; establishes requirements to be followed by prescribers in reviewing patient information in the Board of Pharmacy's Automated Rx Reporting System.


    04/10/2014 :
  • To SENATE Committee on RULES AND REFERENCE.
  • OK H 2554

    O'Donnell (R)

    Compact
    Professions and Occupations

    Eligible for Governor

    Relates to professions and occupations; requires the State Board of Nursing to develop guidelines for Board-approved nursing education programs to utilize in transitioning veterans with prior military medical training and experience into nursing education programs.


    04/10/2014 :
  • Passed SENATE.
  • Referred for Enrollment.
  • PA H 431

    Gingrich (R)

    License
    Child Protective Services Education and Training

    To Governor

    Amends Title 23 (Domestic Relations) of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, regarding child protective services; provides for education and training of mandated reporters; requires each licensing board with jurisdiction over professional licensees identified as mandated child abuse and neglect reporters to require licensees to submit documentation of completion of a minimum number of hours of approved child abuse recognition and reporting training; includes child care and foster parents.


    04/08/2014 :
  • *****To GOVERNOR.
  • TN H 1604

    Matheny (R)

    License
    Board of Nursing

    Chaptered

    Relates to Sunset Laws; extends the Board of Nursing.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Public Chaptered. Chapter No. 602
  • TN H 1656

    Sexton (R)

    License
    Certification of Registered Nurse First Assistants

    HOUSE

    Relates to Nurses; relates to Nursing; authorizes the certification of registered nurse first assistants.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In HOUSE. Substituted on HOUSE floor by S 1768
  • TN H 2171

    Rich (R)

    APRN
    License
    Medical Occupations

    House Calendar and Rules Committee

    Relates to Medical Occupations; requires that nurse practitioners and physician assistants keep current the name of their supervising physicians in their online profiles and makes failure to do so punishable by administrative discipline by licensing boards.


    04/08/2014 :
  • From HOUSE Committee on FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS: Subcommittee on FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS recommend passage.
  • From HOUSE Committee on FINANCE, WAYS AND MEANS: Recommend passage.
  • To HOUSE Committee on CALENDAR AND RULES.
  • TN H 2501

    Sargent (R)

    Shortage
    Appropriations

    Eligible for Governor

    Relates to Appropriations; makes appropriations for fiscal years beginning July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In HOUSE. Amendment adopted on HOUSE floor. No. 2-0
  • In HOUSE. Amendment adopted on HOUSE floor. No. 3-0
  • In HOUSE. Amendment tabled on HOUSE floor. No. 4
  • In HOUSE. Amendment tabled on HOUSE floor. No. 5
  • In HOUSE. Amendment withdrawn from HOUSE floor. No. 6
  • In HOUSE. Amendment withdrawn from HOUSE floor. No. 7
  • In HOUSE. Amendment withdrawn from HOUSE floor. No. 8
  • In HOUSE. Amendment withdrawn from HOUSE floor. No. 1
  • In HOUSE. Read third time. Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE.
  • In SENATE. Substituted on SENATE floor for S 2596
  • In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE.
  • TN S 1629

    Norris (R)

    License
    Medical Occupations

    HOUSE

    Relates to Medical Occupations; authorizes online applications for various occupations regulated by the division of health related boards; revises public record status of certain investigatory records of the department of health.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In SENATE. Read third time. Passed SENATE. *****To HOUSE.
  • TN S 1768

    Burks (D)

    License
    Nurses

    Concurrence

    Relates to Nurses; relates to Nursing; authorizes the certification of registered nurse first assistants.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In HOUSE. Substituted on HOUSE floor for H 1656
  • In HOUSE. Amendment withdrawn from HOUSE floor. No. 1.
  • In HOUSE. Amendment adopted on HOUSE floor. No. 2-0
  • In HOUSE. Read third time. Passed HOUSE. *****To SENATE for concurrence.
  • TN S 2033

    Hensley (R)

    License
    Medical Occupations

    Senate Calendar

    Relates to Medical Occupations; enacts the Patient Safety Cosmetic Medical Procedures Act.


    04/11/2014 :
  • Placed on Regular Calendar.
  • TN S 2596

    Norris (R)

    Shortage
    Appropriations

    SENATE

    Relates to Appropriations; makes appropriations for fiscal years beginning July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.


    04/10/2014 :
  • In SENATE. Substituted on SENATE floor by H 2501
  • In SENATE. Amendment withdrawn from SENATE floor. No. 1
  • In SENATE. Amendment withdrawn from SENATE floor. No. 2
  • In SENATE. Amendment withdrawn from SENATE floor. No. 3
  • UT H 8

    Wilson (R)

    APRN
    License
    State Agency Fees and Internal Service Fund Rates

    Chaptered

    Relates to the State Agency Fees and Internal Service Fund Rate Authorization and Appropriations Act; provides budget increases and decreases for state agencies and institutions of higher education.


    04/07/2014 :
  • Chaptered. Chapter No. 285
  • UT H 119

    Moss (D)

    APRN
    License
    Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist Act

    Chaptered

    Creates the Emergency Administration of Opiate Antagonist Act; permits the dispensing and administration of an opiate antagonist to a person who is reasonably believed to be experiencing an opiate-related drug overdose event; establishes related immunity; provides that there is no duty to administer an opiate antagonist; requires a person who prescribes or dispenses such antagonist to advise a person to seek a medical evaluation after a drug overdoes and taking the antagonist.


    04/07/2014 :
  • Chaptered. Chapter No. 130
  • UT H 143

    Redd (R)

    APRN
    License
    Provisions of the Nurse Practice Act

    Chaptered

    Amends provisions of the Nurse Practice Act related to advanced practice registered nurse licensing; for an applicant for a license in advanced practice registered nursing in the psychiatric mental health specialty; removes a provision that requires the applicant to complete the applicant's clinical practice requirements before licensure; adds a provision that requires the applicant to complete the applicant's clinical practice requirements before renewal; provides for criminal background checks.


    04/07/2014 :
  • Chaptered. Chapter No. 316
  • UT S 55

    Vickers (R)

    APRN
    License
    Dispensing Medical Practitioner License

    Chaptered

    Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act; establishes a dispensing medical practitioner license for prescribing and dispensing a drug and a dispensing medical practitioner clinic pharmacy license; removes an exemption for prescribing and dispensing cosmetic drugs, weight loss drugs, or a cancer drug regimen to require a license for those items and a prepackaged drug at an employer sponsored clinic; provides labeling requirements for prescriptions for hospital patients.


    04/07/2014 :
  • Chaptered. Chapter No. 072
  • UT S 137

    Weiler (R)

    License
    Health Care Provider Identification

    Chaptered

    Requires a health care provider to wear a badge or clothing that identifies the provider's name and license type; establishes exemptions; requires an individual in training to wear identification in patient encounters; prohibits deceptive or misleading representations; makes it unlawful conduct to wear identification in a patient encounter that suggests an individual is licensed when such individual is not licensed; makes it unlawful conduct to engage in deceptive or misleading representations.


    04/10/2014 :
  • Chaptered. Chapter No. 099
  • VA H 1083

    Ware R (R)

    Reimburse
    Workers Compensation

    Chaptered

    Relates to workers' compensation; relates to payment for medical services; limits the liability of an employer for medical treatment provided to an injured person that is rendered by a nurse practitioner or physician assistant serving as an assistant-at-surgery to no more than 20 percent of the charge of the physician performing the surgery; relates to multiple procedures associated with medical, surgical, and hospital services rendered on or after a specified date; relates to claims prompt payment.


    04/06/2014 :
  • Signed by GOVERNOR.
  • Acts of Assembly. Chapter No. 670
  • WA S 6002

    Hill (R)

    APRN
    Supplemental Operating Appropriations

    Chaptered

    Makes 2014 supplemental operating appropriations; relates to the oversight of Superior Court vendor contracting; relates to obtaining insurance through the health benefit exchange.


    04/09/2014 :
  • Chapter No. 221
  • WI A 404

    Kooyenga (R)

    License
    Board of Nursing

    Failed to Pass

    Relates to examination requirements for various professional credentials; relates to powers of the Board of Nursing.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1.
  • WI A 433

    Kooyenga (R)

    License
    Department of Safety and Professional Services

    Failed to Pass

    Relates to the authority and responsibilities of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the various boards under that department, the membership of the Cosmetology Examining Board, professional licensure of pharmacists, the Pharmacy Examining Board's operation of the prescription drug monitoring program; authorizes the construction, installation, alteration, operation, and inspection of elevators and other similar conveyances.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1.
  • WI S 357

    Darling (R)

    License
    Cosleeping While Intoxicated

    Failed to Pass

    Relates to causing harm to a child by cosleeping while intoxicated; provides information about cosleeping while intoxicated; provides a penalty.


    04/08/2014 :
  • Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1.


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