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SB 926: Health Care Practitioner Licensure

GENERAL BILL by Harrell

Health Care Practitioner Licensure; Establishing that a physician licensed under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is deemed to be licensed under chapter 458; establishing that an osteopathic physician licensed under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact is deemed to be licensed under chapter 459; deleting a provision classifying the failure to repay a student loan issued or guaranteed by the state or federal government in accordance with the terms of the loan as a failure to perform a statutory or legal obligation; implementing the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact in this state, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/14/2019 Senate • Filed
    12/13/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 70
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 70
    1/23/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/28/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    1/28/2020 Senate • Favorable by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 213
    1/29/2020 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    2/20/2020 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 02/25/20, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    2/25/2020 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 346
    • Now in Appropriations
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations

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  • SB 926, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/14/2019 at 1:42 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 1/27/2020 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 1/29/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 2/24/2020 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Post-Meeting) 2/25/2020 (pdf)

    Related Bills (11)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 928 (c1) Public Records and Meetings/Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Harrell Linked Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Rules
    H 77 Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Goff-Marcil Compare Last Action: 1/10/2020 H Withdrawn prior to introduction -HJ 13
    H 115 (er) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/30/2020 Chapter No. 2020-125
    H 713 (er) Health Regulation Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 6/30/2020 Chapter No. 2020-133
    H 1143 (e1) Department of Health Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Health Policy
    H 1193 (er) Deregulation of Professions and Occupations Ingoglia Compare Last Action: 7/1/2020 Chapter No. 2020-160
    H 1269 Pub. Rec. and Meetings/Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Gregory Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    S 66 (c1) Student Loans and Scholarship Obligations of Health Care Practitioners Cruz Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Appropriations Subcommittee on Education
    S 230 (c3) Department of Health Harrell Compare Last Action: 3/13/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 713 -SJ 860
    S 356 (c1) Keep Our Graduates Working Act Hutson Compare Last Action: 2/6/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/CS/HB 115 -SJ 239
    S 474 (c3) Deregulation of Professions and Occupations Albritton Compare Last Action: 3/12/2020 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/HB 1193 -SJ 746

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    1/28/2020 1:30 PM Health Policy 8 Yeas - 0 Nays
    2/25/2020 1:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (10)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    456.0635 Health care fraud; disqualification for license, certificate, or registration. Page 3 (pdf)
    456.072 Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement. Page 5 (pdf)
    456.0721 Practitioners in default on student loan or scholarship obligations; investigation; report. Page 6 (pdf)
    456.074 Certain health care practitioners; immediate suspension of license. Page 6 (pdf)
    456.4501 Page 7 (pdf)
    456.4502 Page 35 (pdf)
    456.4504 Page 36 (pdf)
    458.3129 Page 3 (pdf)
    459.074 Page 3 (pdf)
    768.28 Waiver of sovereign immunity in tort actions; recovery limits; limitation on attorney fees; statute of limitations; exclusions; indemnification; risk management programs. Page 36 (pdf)

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