House Committee on Health and Welfare
April 12, 2022
9:00 a.m.
Room 5

Adjourned
 



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CALL TO ORDER

ROLL CALL

DISCUSSION OF LEGISLATION
 HB295ROMEROHEALTH - Requires that proof of COVID-19 antibodies be treated and recognized as being vaccinated
 HB354HODGESPUBLIC HEALTH - Prohibits local governmental subdivisions from requiring proof of medical status as a condition of participating in a constitutionally protected activity
 HB396AMEDEESNAP/FOOD STAMPS - Provides relative to work requirements within the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
 HB407AMEDEEVACCINES/VACCINATION - Prohibits adding any vaccine with emergency use authorization status to the list of vaccinations required for school and child daycare entry
 HB479FRIEMANHEALTH/MEDICAL TREATMENT - Provides relative to a patient's rights to certain medical treatments
 HB573MCCORMICKHEALTH/LDH - Provides for the prohibition of marketing to minors for medical products, procedures, and pharmaceuticals from state agencies (OR SEE FISC NOTE FF EX See Note)
 HB594AMEDEEHEALTH CARE - Provides for rights of individuals to bodily autonomy and to make healthcare decisions
 HB596AMEDEEHEALTH CARE - (Constitutional Amendment) Provides for rights of individuals to bodily autonomy and to make healthcare decisions
 HB600FRIEMANVACCINES/VACCINATION - Provides for release of opt-out information to the public when state law requires a vaccination or immunization
 HB673JORDANINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers
 HB827GADBERRYHEALTH/CHILDREN - Provides relative to screening of children for autism spectrum disorder
 HB828HORTONSMALL BUSINESS - Increases the gross annual sales threshold under which a home-based preparer of low-risk foods may qualify for the protections of the statute known commonly as the cottage food law
 HB990PRESSLYVACCINES/VACCINATION - Provides relative to the prohibition of vaccination mandates
 HCR3BAGLEYVACCINES/VACCINATION - Repeals administrative rules of the La. Department of Health adding COVID vaccines to the state immunization schedule and requiring schools to prohibit in-person attendance by certain unvaccinated students

OTHER BUSINESS

ANNOUNCEMENTS
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 h-hw@legis.la.gov and received prior to noon on Monday, April 11, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.