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CS/SB 1486: Department of Health

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Grimsley

Department of Health; Requiring the department to adopt any rules necessary to implement a specified federal program to further encourage qualified physicians to relocate to and practice in underserved areas; revising health care practitioner licensure eligibility for certain members of the armed forces and their spouses to include licensed dentists; removing a provision prohibiting a physician from holding himself or herself out as a board-certified specialist in dermatology unless the recognizing agency is reviewed and reauthorized on a specified basis by the Board of Medicine; authorizing the Board of Nursing to establish certain standards of care, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 2/22/2018 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/3/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 171
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 170
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/30/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 296
2/1/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 296
2/7/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 305
2/22/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/27/18, 11:00 am, 412 Knott Building