CS/HB 349: Treatment Programs for Impaired Licensees and Applicants
GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Renuart ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell
Treatment Programs for Impaired Licensees and Applicants; Exempts entity retained by DOH as impaired practitioner consultant from certain licensure requirements; authorizes impaired practitioner consultants to contract with schools or programs to provide services to impaired students who are enrolled for preparing for licensure as specified health care practitioner or as veterinarian; limiting liability of those schools or programs; provides that impaired practitioner consultant is official custodian of records relating to referral of licensee or applicant to consultant & other interaction between them; clarifies circumstances under which impaired practitioner consultant may disclose certain information concerning impaired licensee or applicant; authorizes DOH & others that contract with impaired practitioner consultant to have administrative control over consultant to receive disclosures allowed under federal law; authorizes impaired licensee or applicant to obtain confidential information from DOH regarding pending disciplinary proceeding; provides that radiological personnel are subject to treatment program for impaired licensees.
Last Action: 4/29/2013 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2013-166) -HJ 964
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 47
• Introduced -HJ 47
• On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/12/13, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 249
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 245
• Original reference(s) removed: Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• CS referred to Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 270
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 270
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/22/13, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 0 -HJ 332
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 332
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/13
• Substituted CS/SB 248 -HJ 964
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2013-166) -HJ 964
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