LEGISLATIVE ALERT
Bill Status Report
05-22-2019 - 21:27:00


Track: Health & Welfare   

HB 29   Johnson, Robert Provides relative to the payment of health insurance premiums for certain retirees of the Hazardous Duty Services Plan in the Louisiana State Employees' Retirement System.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Finance

HB 38   Hoffmann, Frank Raises the minimum age relative to the distribution, sale, purchase, or possession of tobacco products, alternative nicotine products, or vapor products.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Passed to third reading

HB 45   Talbot, Kirk Provides for fines associated with selling tobacco, alternative nicotine, or vapor products to persons under the age of 18.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 95/N: 0)

HB 53   Moss, Stuart Provides relative to suicide prevention in schools.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Meeting set for At Adj. Senate Education 

HB 99   Falconer, Reid Provides relative to background checks for certain volunteers and employees working with children.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Sent to the Legislative Bureau

HB 108   Pylant, Steve Authorizes the installation and use of newborn safety devices at infant relinquishment sites designated in the Safe Haven Law.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

HB 119   Bishop, Stuart Provides relative to the denial of a prescription based upon step therapy or fail first protocols or nonformulary status.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 143   White, Malinda
Claitor
Provides for rights of qualified organ transplant candidates who have a disability.
Bill History: 05-22-19 G Enrolled

HB 199   Horton, Dodie Establishes the TEFRA option Medicaid waiver program to serve children with disabilities.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

HB 207   Amedee, Beryl Requires the provision of certain information to patients or parents of patients prior to administration of an immunization or a vaccine.
Bill History: 05-07-19 H Voluntarily Deferred in Committee House Health and Welfare

HB 230   Johnson, Mike Provides relative to prohibited employment of licensed ambulance personnel or nonlicensed persons convicted of certain offenses.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 237   Brown, Chad Prohibits preexisting condition exclusions or other discrimination based on health status.
Bill History: 05-01-19 H Involuntarily Deferred House Insurance

HB 243   Miller, Dustin Provides relative to opioid data reporting.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

HB 250   Davis, Paula
Boudreaux
Requires residential treatment facilities to provide access to medication-assisted treatment for patients with opioid use disorder.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Set on the House Orders

HB 259   Stokes, Julie Establishes a program to provide hyperbaric oxygen therapy to veterans with traumatic brain injuries.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Not Heard in Committee House Judiciary

HB 283   Wright, Mark Requires the use of video cameras in classrooms where special education services are provided to certain students with exceptionalities.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Passed to third reading

HB 284   Abraham, Mark Provides relative to prescribing and dispensing of opioid drugs.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 296   Hoffmann, Frank Provides relative to training for law enforcement officers and first responders with regard to Alzheimer's and other dementia-related conditions.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Judiciary B

HB 308   Jordan, Edmond Prohibits lifetime and annual limits on health insurance benefits.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 333   Connick, Patrick Creates the State Use Council for the Purchase of Goods and Services Provided by Individuals with Disabilities and institutes "supported employment provider" as the successor term for "sheltered workshop" in laws on public procurement. c ...
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 334   Foil, Franklin Authorizes the use of monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of intermediate care facilities for people with developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 04-24-19 H Voluntarily Deferred in Committee House Health and Welfare

HB 345   Stokes, Julie Provides for coverage for breast and ovarian cancer susceptibility screening.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 347   Stokes, Julie Provides for the coverage of diagnostic imaging at the same level of coverage as screening mammograms.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 356   Henry, Cameron
Smith
Provides relative to visitation of inmates with serious bodily injuries at certain healthcare facilities.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Set on the House Orders

HB 370   Stokes, Julie Provides relative to prescription drug benefits for persons with stage-four advanced, metastatic cancer.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 412   LeBas, Bernard Provides relative to certain public assistance programs as relates to employment.
Bill History: 03-29-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Health and Welfare

HB 425   Jackson, Katrina
Mizell
(Constitutional Amendment) Stipulates that no provision of the constitution protects a right to abortion or requires the funding of abortion.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Set on the House Orders

HB 427   Smith, Patricia Provides for communication-related services for the deaf and hard of hearing in certain healthcare settings.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Voluntarily Deferred in Committee House Health and Welfare

HB 431   Jackson, Katrina Provides relative to individuals providing hospice care.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 443   Landry, Nancy Provides relative to hazing.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 99/N: 0)

HB 484   Crews, Raymond
Mizell
Establishes requirements for physicians and abortion facilities relative to medical records of women upon whom abortions are performed.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HB 526   Hoffmann, Frank Prohibits the imposition of prior authorization requirements in Medicaid managed care for certain prescription medications used in treating opioid use disorder.
Bill History: 05-20-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

HCR 33   Davis, Paula Requests a study concerning potential inclusion in the state's newborn screening panel of all disorders listed on the federal Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.
Bill History: 04-22-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Health and Welfare

HCR 34   Davis, Paula Provides for the potential addition of mucopolysaccharidosis type I and Pompe disease to the state's newborn screening panel.
Bill History: 05-22-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

HCR 48   Foil, Franklin Requests a study concerning the potential use of monitoring devices in the rooms of residents of intermediate care facilities for people with developmental disabilities.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Passed (Vote: Y: 96/N: 0)

HCR 50   Smith, Patricia Requests a study concerning health insurance coverage of interpreter services for the deaf and hard of hearing in healthcare settings.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HCR 59   Wright, Mark Creates a special council to make recommendations concerning the potential establishment of a Commission on the Aging and Adults with Disabilities.
Bill History: 05-21-19 H Withdrawn

HCR 78   Stokes, Julie Establishes the Advisory Task Force on Palliative Care and Quality of Life within the Louisiana Department of Health.
Bill History: 05-14-19 H Referred to House Committee on House Health and Welfare

HCR 80   Smith, Patricia Establishes a study committee on policies concerning communication-related services for the deaf and hard of hearing in certain healthcare settings.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Set on the Senate Orders

HCR 81   Duplessis, Royce Requests the Louisiana Department of Health study the treatment of victims of sexual assault.
Bill History: 05-22-19 H Passed to third reading

SB 53   Johns Provides relative to prescription monitoring information.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Passed to third reading

SB 89   Luneau Prohibits insurance providers from using credit reports and gender as basis for rate setting.
Bill History: 05-01-19 S Involuntarily Deferred Senate Insurance

SB 90   Hensgens Provides relative to licensing of adult residential care providers.
Bill History: 03-27-19 S Referred to Senate Committee on Senate Health and Welfare

SB 109   Barrow Provides relative to youth in the foster care program.
Bill History: 05-29-19 H Meeting set for 9:00 a.m. Rm. 5 House Health and Welfare 

SB 113   Hensgens Provides relative to the state medical assistance program.
Bill History: 05-08-19 S Meeting set for 9:30 A.M. Hainkel Rm. Senate Health and Welfare    Video

SB 119   Colomb Creates the "Palliative Care Interdisciplinary Advisory Council".
Bill History: 05-23-19 H Set on the House Orders

SB 120   Milkovich Provides relative to bullying.
Bill History: 04-17-19 S Involuntarily Deferred Senate Education

SB 139   Gatti Prohibits workplace bullying and harassment.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Meeting set for At Adj., Rm. C Senate Labor and Industrial Relations    Video

SB 145   Johns Provides relative to human trafficking.
Bill History: 05-16-19 H Passed to third reading

SB 155   Carter Constitutional amendment to establish a state minimum hourly wage of nine dollars, effective July 1, 2020, and authorize the legislature to increase the minimum wage by law.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S Returned to the calendar - subject to call

SB 158   Donahue Requires public school governing authorities to establish local special education advisory councils.
Bill History: 05-29-19 H Meeting set for 10:00 A.M. RM.1 House Education 

SB 173   Mills Provides for the Healthcare Coverage for Louisiana Families Protection Act.
Bill History: 05-23-19 H Set on the House Orders

SB 184   Milkovich Prohibits the abortion of an unborn human being with a detectable heartbeat.
Bill History: 05-20-19 H Passed to third reading

SB 186   Morrell
Duplessis, Royce
Creates the Louisiana Family and Medical Leave Benefits Act.
Bill History: 05-23-19 S Meeting set for 1:30 P.M. Rm. A-B Senate Finance 

SB 205   Mizell To require health practitioners and abortion clinic employees to report human trafficking and trafficking of children for sexual purposes to law enforcement. Became SB 238.
Bill History: 04-25-19 S Substituted by - see SB 238

SB 218   Barrow Creates the shared housing initiative.
Bill History: 05-21-19 S Returned to the calendar - subject to call

SB 219   Barrow Requires health insurance policies to adhere to certain standards.
Bill History: 05-16-19 S Returned to the calendar - subject to call

SB 221   Mizell Provides relative to abortion and the Woman's Right to Know law.
Bill History: 05-23-19 H Set on the House Orders

SB 238   Mizell Provides for abortion clinic employees to be mandatory reporters of human trafficking and certain sexual based crimes to law enforcement and provides for the additional postings of the National Human Trafficking Resource Center hotline.
Bill History: 05-29-19 H Meeting set for 9:30 A.M. RM.2 House and Governmental Affairs 


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