Legislative Affairs: 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature
Not counting today, as of press time, there are simply 12 days left to the 2010 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature! Healthcare lobbyists, and all other types of lobbyists too, expect to work long days, nights and weekends until Monday, June 21st at 6 PM when the Louisiana Legislature adjourns sine die (final adjournment.) Below is a recap of the status of all 247 healthcare related measures.   To get more information on a particular bill, I encourage you to visit the Louisiana Legislature's website at www.legis.state.la.us
   
 
HB 114, Mills
Removes member from the Prescription Monitoring Program Advisory Council
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 153, LaFonta
Extends the termination date of the La. Commission on HIV, AIDS, and Hepatitis C
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 197, Mills
Provides relative to the Prescription Monitoring Program
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 204, Cortez
Increases the amount of time before a policy form is deemed approved before the commissioner's approval
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 312, Smiley
Allows minors at least 16 years of age to donate blood with parental consent
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 380, Hutter
Provides for the definition of "rural hospital"
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 615, Katz
Provides for the re-creation of the Department of Social Services
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 766, Tucker
Makes changes to the Medicaid case mix reimbursement methodology for nursing homes
6/3/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HB 1219, Kleckley
Provides relative to the licensure, financial solvency, and regulation of prepaid entities participating in the La. Medicaid Program
4/29/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 1; Effective April 29, 2010
 
HCR 96, Tucker
Commends Charles F. Castille for his outstanding service with the Dept. of Health and Hospitals
4/12/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HCR 100, LeBas
Commends all persons who are registered as organ and tissue donors in La. and recognizes the lifesaving benefits of increasing organ donor awareness
4/13/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HCR 104, Tucker
Commends Charles F. Castille on 35 years of outstanding service and dedication to the citizens of the state of La. on the occasion of his retirement from the La. Dept. of Health and Hospitals
4/14/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HCR 159, Willmott
Commends the Dept. of Social Services on receiving a national bronze Telly Award for the department's public service television commercial to raise awareness of the Safe Haven Law of this state
5/12/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HCR 196, Mills
Urges and requests a study of the means by which the La. State Board of Nursing may obtain access to investigative records
5/27/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HR 68, Willmott
Commends the La. State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing for providing exemplary nursing education for over seventy-five years
5/12/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HR 69, Willmott
Recognizes the week of May 6 - 12, 2010, as La. State Nurses Week
5/12/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
HR 116, Abramson
Commends the LSU Health Sciences Center School of Allied Health Professions for 40 years of exemplary health care education
5/26/2010 House Enrolled in the House
 
SB 34, Martiny
Provides relative to dental advertisements
6/1/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 105, Riser
Re-creates the Louisiana Workforce Commission
6/2/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 106, Riser
Provides relative to workers' compensation
5/11/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 3; Effective May 11, 2010
 
SB 107, Riser
Provides with respect to those included in the workers' compensation system
6/1/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 153, Erdey
Provides relative to the high risk health insurance pool
6/3/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 194, Duplessis
Provides relative to employment contracts
6/1/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 214, Mount
Provides for administration of nitrous oxide inhalation analgesia
6/1/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 66; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 216, Mount
Provides for changes to the Nursing Home Patient’s Bill of Rights
6/3/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 253, Dorsey
Requires the Department of Health and Hospitals to disseminate information related to the provision of health care services
6/3/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SB 255, Chaisson
Provides relative to electronic medical billing requirements for workers' compensation matters
5/11/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 4; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 303, Long
Provides for the powers of the Board of Chiropractic Examiners
6/1/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 68; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 328, Murray
Provides relative to membership on the Occupational Forecasting Conference
5/11/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 5; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 398, Riser
Provides relative to employment records and reports for purposes of unemployment insurance
5/11/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 6; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 451, Cheek
Provides for the permitting of a fusion technologist by the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners
6/1/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 75; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 514, Murray
Provides relative to the Patient's Compensation Fund and its administration by the Patient's Compensation Fund Oversight Board
6/1/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 78; Effective August 15, 2010
 
SB 545, Erdey
Provides with respect to certain conditions required for certain members of the Clinical Laboratory Personnel Committee
6/1/2010 Prefile Becomes Act 80; Effective June 1, 2010
 
SCR 18, Donahue
Directs the Louisiana State University - Health Care Services Division to fully implement the recommendations from the Alvarez & Marsal, March 23, 2009, financial and operational assessment of the Interim LSU Public Hospital
5/20/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SCR 23, Gautreaux, N.
Memorializes Congress to remove financial eligibility requirements for patients stricken with ALS to be approved to receive Medicaid
5/26/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SCR 37, Broome
Requests members of the legislature to host an Obesity Awareness Walk within their respective districts and designates April 13, 2010, as "Obesity Awareness Day"
4/15/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SCR 69, Peterson
Requests the formation of a community benefits agreement between the state of Louisiana, through the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Department of Economic Development, Louisiana State University, Xavier University, Tulane University, United States Department of Veterans Affairs, Board of Trustees for the New Orleans University Medical Center, and the Greater New Orleans Biosciences Economic Development District
5/11/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SR 8, Heitmeier
Requests the Department of Health and Hospitals to report to the Senate Committee on Health and Welfare by April 30, 2010, to provide information with respect to the effects of the recently passed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act upon the state of Louisiana
4/15/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
 
SR 45, Mount
Proclaims April 26, 2010, as Nurse-Family Partnership Day at the Senate
5/10/2010 Senate Enrolled in the Senate
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