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HB 973: Student Hardship Evaluation Program

GENERAL BILL by Gonzalez

Student Hardship Evaluation Program; Creates hardship evaluation program for students with financial hardships who are preparing for licensure as health care practitioners or veterinarians & who are referred to an impaired practitioner program; provides conditions for participation; provides for submission of invoices to DOH by consultants & for payment of evaluators directly by department; requires submission of monthly progress reports to department; requires that identity of participating students be protected in billing for services & progress reports; provides for funding from Medical Quality Assurance Trust Fund.

Effective Date: 7/1/2016
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/15/2015 House • Filed
1/8/2016 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 83
1/12/2016 House • Introduced -HJ 83
3/11/2016 House • Died in Health Quality Subcommittee