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CS/SB 1568: Department of Health

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Rodriguez

Department of Health; Revising the purpose of the department’s targeted outreach program for certain pregnant women; requiring the department to provide, for a specified purpose, continued oversight of newborns exposed to HIV; revising provisions related to administrative fines for violations relating to onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems and septic tank contracting; exempting certain specialty hospitals from prohibitions relating to the employment of dentists and dental hygienists and the control of dental equipment and materials by nondentists; revising provisions relating to licensure by endorsement of midwives, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/2/2021 Senate - Now in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/23/2021 Senate • Filed
3/2/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 150
• Introduced -SJ 150
3/26/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/31/21, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/31/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 342
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/1/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 352
4/2/2021 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
• Remaining references corrected to Appropriations -SJ 383
• Now in Appropriations