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HB 1157: Access to Health Care Practitioner Services


Access to Health Care Practitioner Services; Exempts physicians & osteopathic physicians who provide certain number of hours of pro bono services from continuing education requirements; revises eligibility criteria for restricted license; establishes registration program for volunteer retired physicians & osteopathic physicians; authorizes Board of Medicine & Board of Osteopathic Medicine to deny, revoke, or impose restrictions or conditions on registration for certain violations; revises licensure criteria applicable to Canadian applicants.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died on Calendar
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/28/2019 House • Filed
    3/4/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 119
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 119
    3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
    3/19/2019 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 460
    • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 460
    4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 04/09/19, 8:00 am, Sumner Hall
    4/9/2019 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 632
    • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 632
    4/12/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/16/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
    4/16/2019 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 744
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 744
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died on Calendar

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  • HB 1157, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/28/2019 at 1:03 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/19/2019 (pdf)
    Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 4/9/2019 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1498 Access to Health Care Practitioner Services Lee Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.013 Department; general licensing provisions. Page 2 (pdf)
    458.310 Restricted licenses. Page 5 (pdf)
    458.3105 Page 6 (pdf)
    458.311 Licensure by examination; requirements; fees. Page 8 (pdf)
    458.319 Renewal of license. Page 9 (pdf)
    459.00751 Page 12 (pdf)
    459.00752 Page 13 (pdf)
    459.008 Renewal of licenses and certificates. Page 15 (pdf)
    766.1115 Health care providers; creation of agency relationship with governmental contractors. Page 17 (pdf)

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