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SB 526: Health Care


Health Care; Removing a provision limiting the number of breast and cervical cancer screenings based on projected Medicaid expenditures; requiring the Department of Health to support the creation of public health programs at the state and community levels to reduce the incidence of mortality and morbidity from chronic diseases; requiring the department to create a state-level program to address the preventable risk factors associated with chronic diseases; requiring the department to develop and implement a community-level program for the prevention of chronic diseases and the promotion of health; requiring the department to coordinate efforts with the Department of Management Services and other state agencies; requiring licensed laboratories and practitioners to report certain information to the department, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/12/2011 Senate • Filed
    11/2/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 47
    1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 47
    3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)

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  • SB 526, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/12/2011 at 3:19 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1075 Health Care Nehr Similar Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184)
    Location: In committee/council (HSQS)
    H 1263 (er) Department of Health Hudson Compare Last Action: 4/29/2012 Chapter No. 2012-184, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 5511 (Ch. 2012-143), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27)
    Location: Became Law
    S 1824 (c1) Department of Health Garcia Compare Last Action: 3/8/2012 S Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 1263 (Ch. 2012-184), CS/HB 7043 (Ch. 2012-27), CS/CS/SB 704 (Ch. 2012-13) -SJ 1092
    Location: Laid on Table

    Citations - Statutes (30)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    20.435 Department of Health; trust funds. Page 5 (pdf)
    154.503 Primary Care for Children and Families Challenge Grant Program; creation; administration. Page 5 (pdf)
    215.5602 James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program. Page 6 (pdf)
    381.0054 Healthy lifestyles promotion. Page 31 (pdf)
    381.732 Short title; Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act. Page 31 (pdf)
    381.733 Definitions relating to Healthy Communities, Healthy People Act. Page 31 (pdf)
    381.734 Healthy Communities, Healthy People Program. Page 31 (pdf)
    381.87 Osteoporosis prevention and education program. Page 31 (pdf)
    381.91 Jessie Trice Cancer Prevention Program. Page 7 (pdf)
    381.911 Prostate Cancer Awareness Program. Page 8 (pdf)
    381.922 William G. “Bill” Bankhead, Jr., and David Coley Cancer Research Program. Page 11 (pdf)
    381.93 Breast and cervical cancer early detection program. Page 15 (pdf)
    381.931 Annual report on Medicaid expenditures. Page 16 (pdf)
    381.932 Breast cancer early detection and treatment referral program. Page 16 (pdf)
    385.101 Short title. Page 18 (pdf)
    385.102 Legislative intent. Page 19 (pdf)
    385.1021 Page 20 (pdf)
    385.1022 Page 22 (pdf)
    385.1023 Page 22 (pdf)
    385.103 Community intervention programs. Page 31 (pdf)
    385.1035 Page 23-24 (pdf)
    385.104 Page 25 (pdf)
    385.202 Statewide cancer registry. Page 28 (pdf)
    385.2023 Page 7 (pdf)
    385.2024 Page 8 (pdf)
    385.20252 Page 11 (pdf)
    385.20253 Page 15 (pdf)
    385.20254 Page 16 (pdf)
    385.20255 Page 16 (pdf)
    409.904 Optional payments for eligible persons. Page 31 (pdf)

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