Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
October 21, 2020
10:00 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 
* Agenda Revised October 21, 2020, 7:46 am *
Revision Notes: ADDED SCR 14 AND SR 28

 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 October 7, 2020 and October 14, 2020

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SCR14TROY CARTERHEALTH CARE - Requests that teachers, members of law enforcement, and firefighters be given preference for COVID-19 testing.
 SR28FESIHEALTH CARE - Requests the Louisiana Department of Health to report on the use and results of hydroxychloroquine for treating Medicaid recipients relative to COVID-19.
 HB43BACALANURSING HOMES - Provides for rights of nursing home residents relative to visitation (Item #59)
 HB52EDMONDSPUBLIC HEALTH/OFFICE - Requires regular reporting of the number of school-age children known to have an infectious disease during a public health emergency relating to the disease (Item #28) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB95BUTLEREXCEP PERSON/DEV DISABLE - Requires the La. Department of Health to allow visitation of residents at intermediate care facilities by residents' family members during a public health emergency (Item #28)
 HB98EDMONDSHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to visitation by members of the clergy of patients and residents at certain licensed health facilities during public health emergencies (Items #28 and 59)
 HCR21WHEATMEDICAID - Requests the La. Dept. of Health to submit documentation to the federal Medicaid agency to provide financial relief for providers of services for people with developmental disabilities (Item #28)
 HCR29BUTLEREXCEP PERSON/DEV DISABLE - Amends administrative rules regarding leave of absence days for clients of intermediate care facilities (Items #28 and 29)

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT
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