Monday, March 15, 2010

Bills of Interst for Tuesday, March 16, 2010

COMMITTEE ON HEALTH
9:30 A.M. – ROOM 329


SB2188 RELATING TO DENTISTRY
Redefines the practice of dentistry to include teeth whitening.

SB2491 RELATING TO TELEMEDICINE
Clarifies telehealth as a practice of medicine. Amends liability insurance provisions to allow for telehealth coverage under medical malpractice insurance. Effective 7/1/50. (SD2)

SB2811 RELATING TO PHARMACIES
Requires all pharmacies and remote dispensing pharmacies to have the capacity to accommodate electronic prescriptions. Requires all pharmacies and dispensing pharmacies to maintain prescription records electronically. Effective 7/1/50. (SD2)


COMMITTEE ON ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION/COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC REVITALIZATION, BUSINESS & MILITARY AFFAIRS
10:30 A.M. – ROOM 325

SB2559, SD2 PROPOSED HD1 – DECISION MAKING ONLY
Requires businesses in the State to charge and collect a 5-cent offset fee for each disposable checkout bag provided to a customer. Allocated the offset fee: 2 cents to the business and 3 cents to the general fund. Effective 7/1/2010


COMMITTEE ON HEALTH/COMMITTEE ON HUMAN SERVICES
11:15 A.M. – ROOM 329

SB2099, SD2 PROPOSED HD1 RELATING TO HEALTH
Sets requirements for obtaining a certificate of need for a proposed renal dialysis facility and the amount of health care services that must be provided by new and existing renal dialysis facilities to continue to qualify under the certificate of need process.


COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
2:15 A.M. – ROOM 325

SB2937 RELATING TO INFORMATION PRACTICES
Enacts an abuse of process law for vexatious requesters of public records. Effective January 1, 2050. (SD1)

SB2772 RELATING TO VETERINARY MEDICINE
Permits the board of veterinary medicine to revoke or suspend a license or fine a licensee for conduct or practice that violates recognized principles of veterinary medical ethics. (SD2)

SB950 RELATING TO ELECTRIC GUNS
Authorizes law enforcement officers of the department of public safety and conservation and resources enforcement officers of the department of land and natural resources to use electric guns and related equipment while performing their duties. Effective July 1, 2050. (HB950 HD1)

SB2081 RELATING TO LITTER CONTROL
Increases the fine for littering. Requires moneys to be deposited into the county general fund for the county that imposed the fine or if the fine is imposed by the state, into the Environmental Management Special Fund (Special Fund). Authorizes moneys in the Special Fund to be used for enforcing the litter control law and criminal littering law. (SB2081 HD1)

SB2045 RELATING TO CRIME
Establishes class A and B felony sexual human trafficking offenses, and provisions related to prosecution of the offenses. Effective July 1, 2050. (SD1)

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