HB 587: Protection from Surgical Smoke
GENERAL BILL by Woodson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Garcia ; Killebrew ; Maney
Protection from Surgical Smoke; Requiring hospitals & ambulatory surgical centers to adopt & implement policies requiring use of smoke evacuation systems during certain surgical procedures.
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
• Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
• 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
• Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
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