Meeting to consider SB 31, SB 211, SB 533, SB 655, SB 728, HB 17, HB 118, HB 126, HB 239

Senate Health and Human Services

Tuesday, June 13, 2017
10:30 a.m.
Room 461 MC


SB 31 – Sen. Scavello – Establishes the Spinal Cord Injury Research Program and allocates not less than $1,000,000 from the Tobacco Settlement Fund for appropriate research.
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SB 211 – Sen. Browne – Establishes the Statewide 2-1-1 System Grant Program Act within the Department of Health, in consolidation with the Department of Human Services. Technical amendment to be offered.
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SB 533 – Sen. Schwank – Establishes the Emergency Addiction Treatment Program to provide addiction treatment in licensed long-term residential addiction treatment facilities for individuals who are unable to obtain timely or appropriate treatment. Technical amendment to be offered.
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SB 728 – Sen. Yaw – Amends the Achieving Better Care by Monitoring All Prescriptions Program Act by exempting nonnarcotic Schedule V drugs (used to treat epilepsy) from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program.
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HB 17 – Rep. Hahn – Amends the Drug and Alcohol Abuse Control Act to clarify that a parent or guardian of a minor child (defined as a person under the age of 18) can authorize treatment for the minor’s use of a controlled or harmful substance.
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HB 118 – Rep. Kaufer – Amends the Health Care Facilities Act by adding a Section 822 establishing the Emergency Drug and Alcohol Detoxification Program (“EDADP”).  The EDADP provides for detoxification in licensed health care facilities.
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HB 126 – Rep. Baker – Enacts the Epinephrine Auto-Injector Entity Act which allows for the prescription to, storage and administration of epinephrine auto-injectors by, certain entities where allergens capable of causing anaphylaxis may be present. Sen. Baker to offer an amendment.
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HB 239 – Rep. Toepel – Enacts the Rare Disease Advisory Council Act (the “Act”).  The Act establishes the Rare Disease Advisory Council within the Department of Health.  Sen. Baker to offer technical amendment.
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