House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 4, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Room 5


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HB600FRIEMANVACCINES/VACCINATION - Provides for release of opt-out information to the public when state law requires a vaccination or immunization
 HB767MARINODRUGS/PRESCRIPTION - Relative to licensure of production facilities for therapeutic marijuana
 HCR80CREWSPUBLIC HEALTH/OFFICE - Directs the office of public health to conduct a comprehensive assessment of this state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic
 HCR99BAGLEYMEDICAID - Requests the La. Department of Health to fully utilize the NASPO ValuePoint process to procure Medicaid management information system components and services
 HR62ECHOLSEMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS - Requests the La. Department of Health to develop a proposal for a statewide hospital coordination plan for use in disasters and other emergency situations
 SB40MCMATHCHILDREN - Provides relative to protections for foster children. (gov sig)
 SB77LUNEAUMEDICAID - Provides relative to prior authorization of prescription drugs. (8/1/22) (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 SB98HEWITTHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission for the Deaf. (See Act) (EN SEE FISC NOTE SD EX See Note)
 SB116BARROWHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Creates the office on women's health within the Louisiana Department of Health. (gov sig) (EN INCREASE GF EX See Note)
 SB194HEWITTHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to the membership of the Louisiana Health Works Commission. (8/1/22)
 SB411BODI WHITEHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to the Louisiana Emergency Response Network. (8/1/22)



Any person who does not feel comfortable giving testimony in person may submit a prepared statement in accordance with House Rule 14.33 in lieu of appearing before the committee:

A. Any interested person or any committee member may file with the committee a prepared statement concerning a specific instrument or matter under consideration by the committee or concerning any matter within the committee's scope of authority, and the committee records shall reflect receipt of such statement and the date and time thereof.

B. Any person who files a prepared statement which contains data or statistical information shall include in such prepared statement sufficient information to identify the source of the data or statistical information. For the purposes of this Paragraph, the term "source" shall mean a publication, website, person, or other source from which the data or statistical information contained in the prepared statement was obtained by the person or persons who prepared the statement.

NOTE: Statements emailed to and received prior to noon on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.