Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
April 2, 2014
9:00 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised April 1, 2014, 4:04 pm *
Revision Notes: Removed SB496 Added SR29 and SCR48

 




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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR29HEITMEIERHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to create a working group to develop strategies to decrease primary care utilization in emergency rooms in hospitals across Louisiana.
 SCR13CORTEZHEALTH CARE - Requests the Louisiana State Medical Society and the Louisiana Academy of Family Physicians to educate its members of state and federal programs available to children with developmental disabilities and advise parents and guardians of such programs when such a diagnosis is made.
 SCR22MILLSHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to create the Practice and Regulation of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Review Committee.
 SCR39HEITMEIERHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Requests the Department of Health and Hospitals to study the most effective means to ensure the proper utilization of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder medications in Louisiana and to report its findings to the legislature.
 SCR44DORSEY-COLOMBPUBLIC HEALTH - Directs the Department of Health and Hospitals to declare youth violence a public health epidemic and the Department of Education to establish a statewide trauma-informed education program.
 SCR47HEITMEIERHEALTH/HOSPITALS DEPT - Urges the Department of Health and Hospitals to study the feasibility, desirability, and practicality of alternative transportation sites (i.e. urgent care clinics) for certain patients.
 SCR48LONGHEALTH CARE - Provides for legislative approval of and support to the Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University for the strategic collaboration with the state in creating a new model of health care delivery in the Alexandria and Pineville area.
 SB71MORRELLHEALTH SERVICES - Provide relative to the Behavior Analyst Practice Act. (8/1/14)
 SB185MILLSMENTAL HEALTH - Provides for an emergency certificate for transportation and admission to a treatment facility. (8/1/14)
 SB194MILLSMENTAL HEALTH - Provides for mental health counselors. (5/1/15)
 SB258JOHNSSANITARY CODE - Provides relative to the reporting of cases of communicable diseases and conditions under the Sanitary Code. (8/1/14)
 SB499HEITMEIERHEALTH SERVICES - Provides for authorized procedures provided by direct service workers. (gov sig)
 SB505HEITMEIERPHYSICIANS - Provides for an automatic suspension of a physician's license. (gov sig)
 SB532E.GUILLORYCOURTS - Provides for the creation of the Veterans Court Program. (8/1/14) (EN SEE FISC NOTE GF EX See Note)
 SB556JOHNSCONTROL DANGER SUBSTANCE - Amends frequency of reporting prescription dispensing of certain substances to the state prescription monitoring board. (8/1/14)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT