Senate Committee on Health and Welfare
May 18, 2022
9:30 a.m.
John J. Hainkel, Jr. Room


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 May 11, 2022

 HCR27MIKE JOHNSONVETERANS - Memorializes congress to reject recommendations and support the continued operation of the Alexandria Veterans Affairs Medical Center
 HCR35BACALAPUBLIC ASSISTANCE - Requests a study and recommendations to the legislature concerning means by which to eliminate "benefits cliffs" in public assistance programs
 HCR76PHELPSHEALTH/SICKLE CELL ANEM - Expresses support for equitable access to transformative therapies for sickle cell disease
 HB135MARINOMEDICAL MARIJUANA - Authorizes dispensing of medical marijuana to certain qualifying patients who are not Louisiana residents
 HB149ILLGHUMAN SERVICES/DISTRICTS-AUTH - Provides relative to legal advisor services for the Jefferson Parish Human Services Authority
 HB204GREGORY MILLERVITAL RECORDS/DEATH CERT - Provides with respect to parties to whom the state registrar of vital records may issue a death certificate
 HB235MCFARLANDDISTRICTS/HOSPITAL SERVC - Provides relative to the governing commission of the Jackson Parish Hospital Service District
 HB266WILLARDBOARDS/COMMISSIONS - Provides relative to the Louisiana Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C Education, Prevention, and Treatment
 HB284STAGNILEGISLATION - Deletes references to the Metropolitan Hospital Council of New Orleans in various provisions of law
 HB557WILLARDINSURANCE/HEALTH - Provides relative to the dispensing of contraceptives (EN -$17,771 GF EX See Note)
 HB582STAGNICOUNSELORS/MENTAL HEALTH - Joins Louisiana to the licensed professional counselors interstate compact
 HB588LACOMBEMEDICAL MARIJUANA - Removes the termination provision applicable to the therapeutic use of marijuana law
 HB611SELDERSHEALTH CARE/FACILITIES - Provides relative to the facility need review process for healthcare facilities and providers
 HB625SELDERSHEALTH CARE/PROVIDERS - Provides relative to off-site locations of behavioral health service providers
 HB697MAGEEMEDICAL MARIJUANA - Reforms the state systems for regulating the production of marijuana for therapeutic use and for the dispensing of such product (EN INCREASE SG EX See Note)
 HB698MAGEEFEES/LICENSES/PERMITS - Provides for fees and charges to be assessed by the La. Department of Health in connection with regulation of marijuana for therapeutic use (EN NO IMPACT SG RV See Note)
 HB709SELDERSHEALTH/BEHAVIORAL - Authorizes behavioral health services providers to furnish services to clients and patients regardless of those persons' location within the state
 HB717MCMAHENMEDICAID - Provides relative to parishes eligible for the local healthcare provider participation program
 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
 HB832CARRIERLEGISLATION - Designates Act 444 of the 2021 Regular Session as "Beau's Law"
 HB850FRIEMANMALPRACTICE/MEDICAL - Provides relative to medical malpractice claims
 HB1061HUGHESHEALTH/WOMEN'S - Provides for procedures for victims of sexually-oriented criminal offenses


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