Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
June 2, 2021
9:00 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 May 5, 2021

LEGISLATION TO BE CONSIDERED
 SR120BARROWHOUSING - Continues the Task Force on Prevention of Human Degradation and Exploitation of Vulnerable Individuals in Community-Based Residential Settings.
 SCR66BARROWHEALTH DEPARTMENT - Requests the Department of Health to provide for equitable access to transformative therapies for sickle cell disease.
 HCR45BAGLEYEXCEPTIONAL PERSONS - Requests a study concerning a potential system for tracking the location of children with developmental and intellectual disabilities
 HCR76EDMONDSHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to convene an opioid action summit
 HB181DUSTIN MILLERNURSES/REGISTERED - Provides relative to admitting privileges for psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners
 HB197CHARLES OWENLICENSING - Provides relative to occupational licenses for dependents of healthcare professionals
 HB218HUVALCHILDREN/NEWBORNS - Authorizes the installation and use of newborn safety devices at certain infant relinquishment sites designated in the Safe Haven Law
 HB228CARRIERSANITARY CODE - Provides relative to restroom access for individuals with certain conditions
 HB357CREWSCHILDREN - Requires reporting of certain information relating to minors who undergo abortions (EN NO IMPACT See Note)
 HB423EMERSONABORTION - Establishes requirements concerning reports of abortions performed or induced (EN GF EX See Note)
 HB452DAVISDOMESTIC ABUSE - Creates a domestic violence fatality review team within the Louisiana Department of Health (EN +$160,823 GF EX See Note)
 HB453DESHOTELMEDICAID - Provides relative to a program of hospital assessments and intergovernmental transfers for health services financing (EG INCREASE LF RV See Note)
 HB468LANDRYMEDICAID - Provides relative to extension of medicaid coverage for an individual experiencing postpartum (RE +$738,954 GF EX See Note)
 HB522SELDERSCHILDREN/DCFS - Provides relative to processing of reports of child abuse and neglect by the Dept. of Children and Family Services
 HB578AMEDEEHEALTH CARE - Provides relative to disclosure of certain information relative to abortion pill reversal
 HB589DUPLESSISMENTAL HEALTH - Provides relative to civil involuntary outpatient treatment for persons suffering from mental illness
 HB594DUSTIN MILLERINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to reimbursement rates for certain ventilation treatments

CONSIDERATION OF ANY OTHER MATTERS THAT MAY COME BEFORE THE COMMITTEE

ADJOURNMENT
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