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CS/CS/CS/HB 821: Health Care Practitioners

GENERAL BILL by Health and Human Services Committee ; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee ; Health Quality Subcommittee ; Pigman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Killebrew ; Raschein

Health Care Practitioners; 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: $236,805

Effective Date: July 1, 2019, if HB 7079 or similar legislation is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension thereof and becomes a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/13/2019 House • Filed
2/20/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 86
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 86
3/8/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 03/12/19, 8:30 am, Webster Hall
3/12/2019 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 10 NAYS 3 -HJ 442
3/15/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 439
3/18/2019 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 445
3/22/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/26/19, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/26/2019 House • CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 8 NAYS 2 -HJ 537
3/28/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 532
3/29/2019 House • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 551
4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Morris Hall
4/9/2019 House • CS/CS/CS by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 3 -HJ 633
4/10/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS/CS/CS by Health and Human Services Committee read 1st time -HJ 627
4/11/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 672
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/17/19
4/17/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 728, 729
• Read 3rd time -HJ 729
• CS passed; YEAS 75 NAYS 37 -HJ 730
4/23/2019 Senate • In Messages
4/24/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Rules -SJ 463
• Received -SJ 462
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy