House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 4, 2021
9:00 a.m.
Room 5


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 HB79MCMAHENMENTAL HEALTH - Provides relative to treatment facilities for mental health patients
 HB181DUSTIN MILLERNURSES/REGISTERED - Provides relative to admitting privileges for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners
 HB193MARCELLEHEALTH/LDH - Creates the office on women's health within the La. Department of Health (OR INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 HB197CHARLES OWENLICENSING - Provides relative to occupational licenses for healthcare professionals and their dependents
 HB269KERNERPUBLIC HEALTH/OFFICE - Provides relative to destruction of imported food which is subject to an import ban
 HB290ROBERT OWENINTERGOV COMPACTS - Joins Louisiana to the interstate compact known as the Solemn Covenant of the States to Award Prizes for Curing Diseases
 HB317KERNERFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Establishes a fee to support testing and monitoring for harmful substances in imported seafood (EG +$7,500 SD RV See Note)
 HB472MARINOMEDICAL MARIJUANA - Provides relative to specialty licenses for the production of medical marijuana and the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (OR INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB477STAGNIBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Authorizes the La. State Board of Examiners of Psychologists to implement fees for certain services (EG +$78,750 SG RV See Note)
 HB589DUPLESSISMENTAL HEALTH - Provides relative to petitions for authorizing involuntary outpatient treatment
 HCR42STAGNIMEDICAID MANAGED CARE - Requests the La. Department of Health to authorize coverage through the Medicaid managed care program for services delivered by chiropractic physicians
 HCR44BACALAPUBLIC HEALTH/OFFICE - Authorizes and directs the La. Dept. of Health to include early detection and diagnosis of Alzheimer's and other dementia diseases within programs and services of the office of public health
 HCR45BAGLEYEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Requests a study concerning a potential system for tracking the location of children with developmental and intellectual disabilities


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