Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 19, 2010
9:00 am
Room E

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised May 18, 2010, 2:55 pm *
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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 12, 2010 - 9:00 AM and Upon Adjournment

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR75MARIONNEAUXMENTAL HEALTH - Requires legislative committee approval of DHH contracts of a term of more than three years in duration for the privatization of any portion of the activities which were performed by certain existing facilities or programs during FY 2009-2010 and directs DHH to include certain requirements and evaluation factors in RFPs for contracts.
 SCR77MCPHERSONHEALTH SERVICES - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to investigate, study, and develop a plan or strategy to modernize and improve the state developmental disability centers, focusing particularly on an assessment of the current operation and maintenance of the existing developmental disability centers.
 SB591MCPHERSONNURSES - Provides for the qualifications of an applicant for licensure as a practical nurse. (8/15/10)
 SB634L.JACKSONSOCIAL SERVICES DEPT - Provides for penalties for violations of regulations of child care facilities and child-placing agencies and for procedures. (gov sig)
 SB773DONAHUECORONERS - Creates health solutions centers in the office of certain coroners. (8/15/10)
 HB114FRED MILLSCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Removes member from the Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Council (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB153LAFONTAHEALTH CARE - Extends the termination date of the La. Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C
 HB197FRED MILLSCONTROLLED SUBSTANCES - Provides relative to the Prescription Monitoring Program (EN +$21,250 SG RV See Note)
 HB312SMILEYHEALTH - Allows minors at least 16 years of age to donate blood with parental consent
 HB380HUTTERHOSPITALS - Provides for the definition of "rural hospital"
 HB582BALDONEHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides exceptions to the requirement for state agencies to purchase prostheses, orthoses, and related services only from an accredited facility (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB615KATZSUNSET LAW - Provides for the re-creation of the Dept. of Social Services
 HB766TUCKERNURSING HOMES - Makes changes to the Medicaid case mix reimbursement methodology for nursing homes (EN -$60,626 GF EX See Note)
 HB776WILLMOTTHEALTH CARE - Extends until Jan. 1, 2012, the facility need review approval for licensed intermediate care facilities that are located in certain areas
 HB872FRED MILLSPHARMACISTS - Allows pharmacists to administer influenza immunizations
 HB1030ST.GERMAINHEALTH/EMERG MED SERVICE - Provides with respect to certain public employees and volunteers who render emergency medical services
 HB1095FRED MILLSPHARMACISTS - Provides relative to the reporting and accessing of prescription monitoring information (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB1198KATZSOCIAL SERVICES DEPT - Provides for the transfer of functions of La. Rehabilitation Services from the Dept. of Social Services to the La. Workforce Commission and the Dept. of Health and Hospitals (EN +$100,000 SD EX See Note)
 HB1271ST.GERMAINBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Changes the membership of the La. Emergency Medical Services Certification Commission

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT