Health

HB1006 Paraphrase: HB1006, by Rep. Jason Murphey, R-Guthrie and Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow, repeals the creation of the Task Force on the Promotion of Children’s Health; the purpose duties, members, meeting, staff and reports of the Oklahoma Task Force to Eliminate Health Disparities; the Task Force on Nursing Home Insurance Access; and the Advisory Council on Cord Blood Donations.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Murphey, Jason (H); Dahm, Nathan (S)

Status: S Introduced   Status Date: 02/14/2017

HB1008 Paraphrase: HB1008, by Rep. Rande Worthen, R-Lawton and Sen. John Sparks, D-Norman, modifies when the court may terminate a parent’s rights to a child to include when a parent has previously abused or neglected another child living in the home or failed to protect another child living in the home for abuse or neglect.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Worthen, Rande (H); Sparks, John (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/08/2017

HB1228 Paraphrase: HB1228, by Rep. Tammy West, R-Bethany and Sen. Paul Scott, R-Duncan, creates the Department of Human Services and Private Adoption Collaboration Program. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: West, Tammy (H); Scott, Paul (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/21/2017

HB1270 Paraphrase: HB1270, by Rep. Elise Hall, R-Oklahoma City, creates the Welfare Reform Act of 2017. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Hall, Elise (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 03/01/2017

HB1344 Paraphrase: HB1344, by Rep. Donnie Condit, D-McAlester and Sen. Randy Bass, D-Lawton, prohibits any operator or passenger of a motor vehicle from smoking tobacco produces if a minor is also present in said vehicle. It establishes a violation. It prohibits law enforcement officers from making routine stops for the purpose of enforcing this provision. It defines terms used therein. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Condit, Donnie (H); Bass, Randy (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/22/2017

HB1538 Paraphrase: HB1538, by Rep. Emily Virgin, D-Norman and Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, requires HIV and AIDs prevention education be taught in public schools in Oklahoma. It requires medically accurate materials and current information. The bill specifies what curriculum will be taught to students. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Virgin, Emily (H); Griffin, A J (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/28/2017

HB1607 Paraphrase: HB1607, by Rep. John Enns, R-Enid and Sen. Roland Pederson, R-Burlington, exempts the rear-facing child passenger restraint system requirement prescribed therein shall in instances of a child passenger being transported by a parent who has been rightfully issued a detachable placard indicating physical disability or a physically disabled license place.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Enns, John (H); Pederson, Roland (S)

Status: S Introduced   Status Date: 02/15/2017

HB1703 Paraphrase: HB1703, by Rep. Kevin Calvey, R-Oklahoma City, creates the Oklahoma Pregnancy Care Network Act. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Calvey, Kevin (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 03/02/2017

HB1708 Paraphrase: HB1708, by Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow and Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, modifies the membership of the Oklahoma Board of Mental Health by requiring two members be an allopathic physician and a osteopathic physician, with both licensed to practice in this state appointed under provided criteria. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Ritze, Mike (H); Yen, Ervin (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/14/2017

HB1832 Paraphrase: HB1832, by Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang and Sen. Lonnie Paxton, R-Tuttle, authorizes the Department of Human Services to separate siblings if placement together would be contrary to the safety or well-being of the siblings. The bill reduces the age of youth in custody of the Department for which an annual credit report will be submitted. The bill eliminates the liability for foster parents for property damage or injuries caused by the child. It prohibits the limitation of the liability.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Osborn, Leslie (H); Paxton, Lonnie (S)

Status: S Introduced   Status Date: 02/15/2017

HB1841 Paraphrase: HB1841, by Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang and Sen. Kimberly David, R-Porter, increases the tax on cigarettes by $150 per pack. It requires the revenue resulting from the increase from Sept. 1 to June 30, 2018, to be allocated as follows: 45 percent to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority; 28 percent to the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services; 13.5 percent to the Department of Human Services; 5.4 percent to the University Hospitals; 5.4 percent to the Oklahoma State University Medical Authority; and 2.7 percent of the State Department of Health. It requires revenues collected on or after July 1, 2018, to be deposited in the Healthcare Revolving Fund. It provides that the revenue will not be used to determine the amount of money to be deposited in certain building bond funds. The bill requires money from the Healthcare Revolving Fund be appropriated by the Legislature and be budgeted and expended by eligible agencies on activities eligible to be matched with federal Medicaid dollars or mental health safety net services. It creates a series of funds each of the entities that will receive a portion of the money. The bill imposes certain limits on the sell of cigarette excise tax stamps to wholesalers. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 09/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Osborn, Leslie (H); David, Kimberly (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/14/2017

HB1887 Paraphrase: HB1887, by Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore and Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, decreases the length of time a minor has to live in a prospective adoptive home in order for medical and social history records to be disclosed.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Ownbey, Pat (H); Griffin, A J (S)

Status: S Introduced   Status Date: 02/28/2017

HB1888 Paraphrase: HB1888, by Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore and Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, allows the Inspector General of the Department of Human Services to require, by subpoena, the production of any records, including books, papers, documents and other tangible things which contain evidence relevant to the investigation for any investigation relating to crimes committed against DHS or crimes committed in the course of any program administered by the Department, or in investigations of Medicaid recipient fraud. It allows the production of records to be required from any place in the state to be forwarded to the Inspector General. The bill establishes compliance procedures with the subpoena and the contents of such subpoena. The bill also allows the Inspector General to invoke the aid of any district court of the state within the jurisdiction of which the investigation is conducted in the case of a refusal to obey a subpoena issued to any person. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Ownbey, Pat (H); Holt, David (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/15/2017

HB1980 Paraphrase: HB1980, by Rep. Josh West, R-Grove and Sen. Wayne Shaw, R-Grove, allows a proceeding seeking to disprove the father-child relationship between a child and the child’s presumed or acknowledged father to be maintained at any time if the court determined that the mother committed fraud or genetic testing shows the child is not biologically related to the presumed or acknowledged father. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: West, Josh (H); Shaw, Wayne (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/14/2017

HB2247 Paraphrase: HB2247, by Rep. David Brumbaugh, R-Broken Arrow and Sen. Anthony Sykes, R-Moore, permits any person interested in the welfare of a minor who is at least 17 years and six 6 months of age and believed to be an incapacitated person or partially incapacitated person to initiate guardianship proceedings, file a petition pursuant to statute and request that any guardianship order take effect immediately on the minor’s eighteenth birthday. It permits the petitioner to provide with the petition a copy of the results of an evaluation of the minor by a physician, psychologist or other appropriate professional evaluation that meets the requirements of statutes. It permits the court to grant the request ff the evaluation was conducted within 60 days prior to the filing of the petition, the petitioner may ask in the petition that the court accept this report in lieu of ordering any additional evaluation.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Brumbaugh, David (H); Sykes, Anthony (S)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 02/21/2017

HB2286 Paraphrase: HB2286, by Rep. Terry O’Donnell, R-Catoosa, states the legislative intent in relation to the Pardon and Parole Board. It requires any person in the custody of the Department of Corrections must serve one-fourth of the sentence before the application of earned credits or any other type of credits, such that no credits shall have the effect of reducing the length of the sentence to less than one-fourth of the sentence imposed for crimes committed on or after July 1, 2017. The bill modifies eligibility requirements for Board members. It requires the Board to include an administrative parole dock to each district attorney in the state. The bill modifies parole eligibility for persons in the Department’s custody for a crime committed on or after July 1, 2017. It requires the Board to state on the record reasons for denying parole. It requires the Board to suggest a course of remediation for an inmate convicted of certain crimes outline therein if the inmate is denied parole. The bill requires the Board to consider provided information when determining the suitability of an inmate for parole. The bill requires a person in the custody of the Department whose parole consideration date is calculated therein, and is not serving a sentence of life imprisonment without parole or who is not convicted of an offense designated as a violent offense be eligible for administrative parole. It provides for administrative parole to be granted without a hearing if certain criteria is met. It provides procedures if such a person is granted parole. The bill requires parole eligibility for inmates described therein who is at least 50 years of age and has served at least ten years of their sentence. It provides exemptions. It requires programming and treatment ordered as conditions or stipulations for parole to be evidence-based. It requires the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services to establish standards to ensure treatment provided to people involved in the criminal justice system as a component of their supervision plan or as part of any court-imposed sanction adheres to scientific research on recidivism reduction. It requires the Department to require that all public and private treatment programs meet these standards therein. It provides procedures for parole revocation. It modifies definitions to terms used therein. It modifies qualifications to the Electronic Monitoring Program. It modifies the conditions of the program. It provides the duties of the Department upon receiving an offender on parole. It requires the Department to have the authority to implement additional supervision requirements provided therein. The bill requires every offender on felony probation be eligible to earn discharge credits for compliance with the terms and conditions of probation supervision to reduce the term of supervision and the overall term of the sentence. It provides exemptions. It requires every provider responsible for the supervision of felony probationers, including the Department of Corrections, district attorneys and private supervision providers, to develop written policies and procedures necessary for the implementation of earned discharge credits for offenders on felony probation supervision. It requires every provider responsible for the supervision of felony probationers, including the Department of Corrections, district attorneys and private supervision providers, to maintain a record of credits earned by an offender. It requires every offender on parole supervision be eligible to earn discharge credits for compliance with the terms and conditions of parole supervision that reduce the offender’s term of supervision. It directs the Department of Corrections to develop a written policy, a procedure for the implementation of earned discharge credits and a record of credits earned by offenders. It allows the Department of Corrections to issue a certificate of rehabilitation to any person who meets the eligibility requirements. It provides requirements for the certification. It requires annual training for all parole and probation officers. It provides requirements for the training. It modifies the duties for supervising agencies upon receiving an offender on probation supervision. It requires the Department of Corrections to develop a matrix of sanctions and incentives to address behavior committed by parolees who are being supervised by the Department. It authorizes the Department to use a graduated response process based on the matrix to apply to any technical violations of the terms and conditions of parole. It requires the Department of Corrections to establish procedures to hear responses to technical violations and review sanction plans. It modifies the definition of the term “violent crimes.” (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: Yes

Principal Authors: O’Donnell, Terry (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 03/02/2017

HB2290 Paraphrase: HB2290, by Rep. Scott Biggs, R-Chickasha, expands the parameters of drug court program objectives. It provides procedures for offenders upon the successful completion of drug court. It eliminates a section relating to revocation hearings as well as provisions allowing for the introduction of alternative treatment plans in lieu of revocation. (Amended by House, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Biggs, Scott (H)

Status: H General Order   Status Date: 03/01/2017

SB0030 Paraphrase: SB0030, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, requires any facility in which abortions, other than abortions necessary to prevent the death of the mother, are performed, induced, prescribed for, or where the means for the procedure are provided to post specified signage. It provides for the requirements of said signage’s formatting and placement. It requires the State Health Department to only utilize funds specifically set aside for the provisions therein. It requires the Department to use its official, online social media platforms to promote the unique URL specified therein. It requires the Department to promulgate necessary rules. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Measure & Emergency Passed by Senate, Engrossed to House)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: Yes

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/15/2017

SB0083 Paraphrase: SB0083, by Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, modifies the conditions upon which a parent may receive the form for a non-medical exemption to childhood vaccines. It allows all current exemptions to vaccination. (Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: Yes

Principal Authors: Yen, Ervin (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/27/2017

SB0144 Paraphrase: SB0144, by Sen. Jason Smalley, R-Stroud, broadens eligibility for the Physician Manpower Training Commission, now accounting for physician assistants and nurse practitioners. It eliminates outdated language. It requires the Commission to promulgate rules. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Smalley, Jason (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/27/2017

SB0208 Paraphrase: SB0208, by Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City and Rep. Cyndi Munson, D-Oklahoma City, creates the Sexual Assault Victims’ Right to Information Act. The bill defines applicable terms. It establishes certain rights for victims of sexual assault. (Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Floyd, Kay (S); Munson, Cyndi (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/28/2017

SB0229 Paraphrase: SB0229, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie, removes the age limitation from the definition of “assisted outpatient” as it relates to mental health treatment. It specifies the provisions therein are applicable to juveniles already in a specialized treatment plan addressing a mental illness. (Amended by Senate)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

SB0231 Paraphrase: SB0231, by Sen. Nathan Dahm, R-Broken Arrow and Rep. Bobby Cleveland, R-Slaughterville, repeals language statutory language related to the School Health Coordinators Pilot Program.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Dahm, Nathan (S); Cleveland, Bobby (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

SB0246 Paraphrase: SB0246, by Sen. Anastasia Pittman, D-Oklahoma City and Rep. Cyndi Munson, D-Oklahoma City, modifies terms and definitions related to AIDS prevention education. The bill modifies the type of prevention education to be in schools by adding an emphasis on modes of transmission, prevention methods, virology and relevant statistics. It directs the State Department of Education to develop or provide medically accurate resources for HIV/AIDS prevention education in conjunction with the State Department of Health and requires approval of such materials by the State Department of Health at least every two years. The bill also states that HIV/AIDS prevention education should teach students that participating in high-risk sexual activity, injection drug use of contact with contaminated blood products is known to be the primary means for the transmission and contraction of HIV. It removes references to engaging in homosexual activity as a primary means of contraction. (Emergency Failed, Measure Passed by Senate, Referred for Engrossment)

Effective Date: 07/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Pittman, Anastasia (S); Munson, Cyndi (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

SB0506 Paraphrase: SB0506, by Sen. Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, creates the Healthy Food Financing Act. It specifies the intent of the Legislature that funding provided to eligible entities will expand and stimulate economic activity in low-income and underserved areas. It defines terms used therein. It creates the Health Food Financing Revolving Fund. It specifies the uses for the fund. It provides for deposits into the fund. It directs the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food, and Forestry to administer program. It requires the State Board of Agriculture to promulgate rules. It requires an annual report by the Department to the Legislature on projects funded, the geographic distribution of the projects, the costs of the program, and the outcomes, including the number and type of jobs created and health initiatives associated with the program. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Bice, Stephanie (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 03/01/2017

SB0632 Paraphrase: SB0632, by Sen. Ron Sharp, R-Shawnee, creates the Education Compact for Students in State Care Act and establishes and advisory committee. The bill establishes membership guidelines and allows for travel reimbursement. It states requires the Committee to facilitate the transfer and/or enrollment of a student placed in state care to ensure timely delivery of records. It allows a receiving school district to request the student’s permanent records from the sending school district. The bill allows the transfer student who has been placed in state care 30 days to obtain required immunizations. The bill requires the school district to consider the student’s eligibility for placement in gifted and talented programs, an English learner program, extracurricular activities and courses offered by a technology center school. The bill allows the school district to waive any applicable graduation requirements. (Amended by Senate, Committee Substitute)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Sharp, Ron (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

SB0717 Paraphrase: SB0717, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Leslie Osborn, R-Mustang, expands the reasons for recording individuals on the Child Care Restricted Registry. It expands the purpose of rules promulgated by the Department of Human Services to establish a procedure to prohibit licensure, ownership, employment, unsupervised access to children or residence by a person on the Child Care Restricted Registry in any facility providing care to children or vulnerable adults. (Amended & Passed by Senate, Engrossed to House)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Osborn, Leslie (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/27/2017

SB0725 Paraphrase: SB0725, by Sen. A J Griffin, R-Guthrie and Rep. Chad Caldwell, R-Enid, requires each school district to report the number and type of exemptions from vaccinations to the State Department of Health on or before July 1st of each year and to include information from the most recently completed school year. It requires the State Department of Education and the State Department of Health to promulgate necessary rules. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title)

Effective Date: / /    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Griffin, A J (S); Caldwell, Chad (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/13/2017

SB0765 Paraphrase: SB0765, by Sen. Ervin Yen, R-Oklahoma City, makes it unlawful for a person under 18 years of age to use any tanning device of any tanning facility. The bill defines applicable terms. It exempts any physician who is duly licensed to practice medicine and who uses or prescribes to be used a phototherapy device with respect to a patient of any age in the practice of medicine. It requires the owner, lessee or operator of a tanning facility to post in a conspicuous place in each tanning facility owned, leased or operated by that person a notice, available on the State Department of Health’s website, that states all of the following: it is unlawful for a tanning facility or operator to allow a person under 18 years of age to use any tanning device; that a tanning facility or operator that violates one or more provisions of this section may be subject to a civil penalty; that an individual may report a violation of one or more provisions of this section to the local law enforcement agency; and that health risks associated with tanning include but are not limited to skin cancer, premature aging of skin, burns to the skin and adverse reactions to certain medications, foods and cosmetics.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Yen, Ervin (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/28/2017

SB0770 Paraphrase: SB0770, by Sen. Robert Standridge, R-Norman and Rep. Chris Kannady, R-Oklahoma City, adds any material, compound, mixture, or preparation which contains any quantity of the following hallucinogenic substances, their salts, isomers, and salts of isomers, unless specifically excepted, when the existence of these salts, isomers, and salts of isomers is possible within the specific chemical designation to the list of Schedule I drugs: 3,4-Dichloro-N-[2-(dimethylamino)cyclohexyl]-N-methylbenzamide (U-47700). The bill excludes Ioflupane from the list of coca products on the list of Schedule II drugs. It adds to Schedule II Phenazepam; Etizolam; or Clonazolam. (Passed by Senate, Engrossed to House)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Standridge, Robert (S); Kannady, Chris (H)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

SB0773 Paraphrase: SB0773, by Sen. Kimberly David, R-Porter, requires the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, with assistance from the Department of Human Services and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, to initiate a request for proposal for care coordination models for newborns through children 18 years of age in the custody of the Department of Human Services. It requires any request for proposal to require consideration of and incorporate efforts to continue the implementation of relevant initiatives as provided by the Master Settlement Agreement and administered by the Department of Human Services. It requires the Oklahoma Health Care Authority, with assistance from the Department of Human Services and the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services, to provide a summary of the request for information responses to the President Pro Tempore of the Oklahoma State Senate, the Speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives and the Governor on or before January 1, 2018. It requires the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board to promulgate necessary rules. (Amended by Senate, Measure Passed by Senate, Referred for Engrossment )

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: David, Kimberly (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 03/01/2017

SB0806 Paraphrase: SB0806, by Sen. John Sparks, D-Norman, provides nutrition standards for all licensed child care facilities and eliminates screen time for children less than two years of age with the exception of special occasions. (Amended by Senate, Stricken Title)

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: Sparks, John (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/20/2017

 

SB0816 Paraphrase: SB0816, by Sen. Kimberly David, R-Porter, requires any student of this state who is in good academic standing with an accredited medical college in this state receive priority consideration in the process of assigning clinical rotations at a healthcare facility that accepts funding from this state.

Effective Date: 11/01/2017    Emergency: No

Principal Authors: David, Kimberly (S)

Status: S General Order   Status Date: 02/28/2017

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