House Committee on Health and Welfare
May 3, 2022
10:00 a.m.
Room 5


  BLUE = already considered.   RED = currently being considered.   BLACK = not yet considered.
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 HB117ECHOLSDRUGS/PRESCRIPTION - Provides relative to prescribing, administering, and dispensing of drugs for off-label use
 HB600FRIEMANVACCINES/VACCINATION - Provides for release of opt-out information to the public when state law requires a vaccination or immunization
 HB605LANDRYMENTAL HEALTH - Prohibits certain licensed professionals from engaging with any minor in the practice known as conversion therapy
 HB910THOMASATHLETICS/TRAINERS - Provides relative to athletic training
 HB941ILLGPHYSICIANS - Provides requirements and limitations relative to certain procedures performed on the spine
 HCR80CREWSPUBLIC HEALTH/OFFICE - Directs the office of public health to conduct a comprehensive assessment of this state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic
 HCR88ECHOLSMEDICAID - Urges and requests the La. Department of Health to utilize increased collections from pharmacy rebates to increase rates for primary care providers in the Medicaid program
 HCR93EMERSONHEALTH/WOMEN'S - Commends and honors the pregnancy care centers of Louisiana
 HCR94DUPLESSISCHILDREN - Requests a study regarding the potential establishment of a program to provide children born to low- to moderate-income parents with a trust that, at maturity, can be used for postsecondary education, the purchase of a home, or formation of a business


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 Monday, May 2, 2022, will be distributed to the committee members prior to the meeting.