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CS/CS/HB 7053: Direct Care

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Health Market Reform Subcommittee ; Tomkow ; Pigman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Daniels ; Roth

Direct Care; Authorizes certified nursing assistants & home health aides to perform tasks delegated by registered nurses under certain conditions; requires entities that authorize such delegation to ensure certain requirements are met; authorizes autonomous practice for specified health care practitioners; requires Board of Health or DOH to register physician assistant or advanced practice registered nurse if applicant meets criteria; authorizes such autonomous health care practitioners to perform specified acts without physician supervision or supervisory protocol; provides appropriations & authorizes positions. APPROPRIATION: $789,297

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/29/2020 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 459
1/30/2020 House • Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 470
2/7/2020 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 02/11/20, 1:30 pm, Reed Hall
2/11/2020 House • CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -HJ 570
2/13/2020 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 567
2/14/2020 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 575
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/18/20, 3:00 pm, Morris Hall --Temporarily Postponed
2/24/2020 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 02/26/20, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
2/26/2020 House • CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 678
2/27/2020 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 675
2/28/2020 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 681
3/2/2020 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/05/20
3/5/2020 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 752
• Amendment(s) adopted (295767, 670923) -HJ 752
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/6/2020 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 819
• Amendment(s) adopted (147067, 232561) -HJ 820
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 96 NAYS 10 -HJ 820
3/6/2020 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Appropriations -SJ 526
• Received -SJ 523
3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Appropriations