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HB 1013   Relates to advanced nursing certifications by redefining and allowing certain advanced nursing certifications to prescribe medications and equipment; removes requirement for supervising physicians and repeals the Formulary Advisory Committee.
Bill History: 04-13-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 S Carried Over
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1014   Relates to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority; requires electronic submission of an annual report on savings and costs related to drug cost containment programs.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1015   Makes an appropriation to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for FY-18.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1016   Makes an appropriation to the Oklahoma Health Care Authority for FY-18.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1246   Relates to nurses; modifies definition of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Business, Commerce & Tourism (1st Sess)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Banking & Business (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1313   Relates to public health and safety; requiring health care providers to identify and document surrogate of patient under certain circumstances.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Judiciary-Civil & Environ (1st Session)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1448   Relates to chiropractors; adds national criminal background checks to licensing requirements during original application; costs shall be covered by the applicant.
Bill History: 04-17-17 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 39/N: 4)
04-18-17 G Sent to the Governor
04-24-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 54)

HB 1484   Relates to Medicaid; clarifies which sections are defined as the Medicaid Program Reform Act of 2003.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1552   Relates to administrative rules; requires that rules related to occupations under Title 59 receive Legislative approval through a joint resolution; failure of the Legislature to approve such a resolution is deemed disapproval of the related rules.
Bill History: 04-20-17 G Sent to the Governor
04-26-17 G Vetoed by the Governor:"This bill reduces legislative
accountability and creates a 'default system' whereby
inaction may cause rules to be automatically disapproved."
05-04-18 G Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1579   Relates to poor persons; the Department of Public Safety shall cooperate in accordance with federal and state law with the Authority to establish procedures for the secure electronic transmission of an applicant's individual ID.
Bill History: 04-24-17 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 38/N: 6)
04-25-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-01-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 136)

HB 1580   Relates to insurance; reimbursement of health care services performed by means of telemedicine shall be the same as if the care had been performed with in-person contact.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1581   Relates to the Health Care Authority; requires that the Authority allow applicants, recipients or health care providers adversely affected by a decision a 45 day window to request a hearing.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1709   Relates to insurance; prohibits insurers from requiring that a practitioner join a hospital staff or have admitting privileges.
Bill History: 04-13-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1772   Relates to illegal drugs; adds a synthetic opioid to Schedule I and makes possession of such an opioid a felony; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Judiciary-Criminal Justice (1st Sess)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 1886   Relates to advanced practice nurses; clarifies certification requirements for certain nurses; allows for disciplinary action regarding licensing for said nurses; sets guidelines.
Bill History: 05-09-17 H House concurred in Senate amendments (Vote: Y: 87/N: 0)
05-10-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-16-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 281)

HB 2224   Creates the Oklahoma Therapy Act of 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2228   Creates the Reform Medicaid Act of 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2229   Relates to the Oklahoma Medicaid Program Reform Act; clarifies the sections in the Act.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2239   Relates to telemedicine; strikes exemptions of telephone or fax machines from the definition of telemedicine.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2241   Creates the Health Care Transparency Act of 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2243   Relates to telemedicine; clarifies the Department responsible for development.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2301   Relates to tax exemptions; allows for an exemption for taxable income of physicians or osteopathic physicians whose primary residence and practice are in rural areas.
Bill History: 05-26-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
05-04-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2331   Creates the Medical Records Reform Act, Part 1.
Bill History: 03-02-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 H Carried Over
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2339   Relates to the Allopathic Medical and Surgical Licensure and Supervision Act; allows for the Board to contract for investigations; modifies requirements for licensing and revocation.
Bill History: 04-11-18 S Meeting set for 10:00 a.m., Room 535 Senate Appropriations
04-11-18 S Not heard in committee Senate Appropriations
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2514   Relates to hospice agencies; adds agencies to the list of organizations required to complete a minimum of one hour training in Alzheimer's and dementia related care annually.
Bill History: 03-26-18 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 535 Senate Health & Human Services
03-26-18 S Failed in Committee Senate Health & Human Services
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2518   Relates to the Board of Nursing by allowing for orders served to persons who did not register a change of address and cannot be reached to be considered served, and persons continuously enrolled in the FBI Rap Back Service to skip background checks.
Bill History: 04-17-18 S Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 34/N: 8)
04-18-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-24-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 72)

HB 2525   Creates the "Child Care Act".
Bill History: 01-09-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2579   Creates the Public Health and Safety Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-16-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2695   Relates to health care; creates the Health Care Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-16-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2709   Creates the Medical Marijuana Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-16-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2873   Establishes electronic prescriptions as the standard for dangerous or controlled medical substances; removes paper prescriptions from law; sets exceptions.
Bill History: 01-17-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2927   Relates to the creation of the Medicaid Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-17-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 2932   Requires the Health Care Authority to seek Medicaid waiver authority to modify eligibility to be conditional based on educational and work qualifications, excluding Insure Oklahoma qualifications and contingent on approval at the Federal level.
Bill History: 05-03-18 S Senate finally passed conference bill (Vote: Y: 35/N: 8)
05-03-18 G Sent to the Governor
05-07-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 220)

HB 2940   Relates to the creation of the Oklahoma Managed Medicaid Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-17-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3067   Relates to the modification of Schedule V of the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act; inclusions; restrictions; exceptions.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Public Health
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3091   Defines and clarifies the role of an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse; outlines education and conduct requirements and removes strictures which tied nurses directly to their supervising doctors.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3217   Relates to the creation of the Prescription Monitoring Reform Act.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3219   Relates to the Oklahoma Medicaid Reform Act of 2006's age limit and student type eligibility.
Bill History: 03-26-18 S Voted from committee - Do Pass as amended Senate Health & Human Services
03-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Appropriations
04-13-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3230   Relates to public health and safety; creates and outlines licensing for free-standing emergency medical facilities; defines terms, processes, fees, fines, penalties, and exceptions.
Bill History: 02-06-18 H Voted from committee - Do Pass House Public Health
03-14-18 H Set on the House Floor Agenda
03-16-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3231   Relates to public health and safety; staff privileges; discrimination of physicians awarded certification by certain specialty boards.
Bill History: 02-13-18 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 412-C House Public Health
02-13-18 H Voted from committee - Do Pass as substituted House Public Health
03-16-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3295   Relates to the creation of the Oklahoma Prescription Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3343   Creates the Physical Therapy Modernization Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3402   Relates to the creation of the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Eligibility Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3617   Relates to the creation of the Medicaid Waiver Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3618   Relates to the creation of the Medicaid Waiver Modernization Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3619   Relates to the creation of the Nurse Practitioners Modernization Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3621   Relates to the creation of the Nursing Incentives for Rural Oklahoma Act.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3622   Relates to the creation of the Rural Health Care Reform Act of 2018.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

HB 3679   Prohibits the Health Care Authority from entering a contract with any organization that has engaged in the sale of aborted baby body parts.
Bill History: 01-18-18 H Filed
02-06-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Rules
03-02-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 134   Relates to physician advertising; creates definitions related to physicians' advertising services and/or facilities; requires that the type of medical license held by physician be identified and truthful, including board certification(s).
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 144   Relates to the Physician Manpower Training Commission's Medical Loan Repayment Program; extends to physician assistants and nurse practitioners; removes commitment to serve language, allows population criteria waiver, reduces damages to 5%.
Bill History: 05-26-17 H Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 H Carried Over
05-04-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 158   Relates to firearms; prevents a health care practitioner from refusing to treat or accept referrals based on a patient owning or being in the presence of firearms or ammunition; prevents questioning about firearms, sets exemptions and fines.
Bill History: 03-23-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-29-17 S Carried Over
03-16-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 190   Creates the 'REAL ID Compliance Act of 2017'; directs DPS to implement the REAL ID Act of 2005 and the Legislature to secure federal funding; increases fees on licenses and IDs; directs collection of certain information; repeals noncompliance; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 195   Relates to labor; prohibits the discharge or discrimination of an employee for discussing wages with other employees; increases administrative fines, investigation costs, and directs funds to the Department of Labor Revolving Fund.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 231   Repeals a section of law related to School Health Coordinators Pilot Program.
Bill History: 04-17-17 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 65/N: 24)
04-18-17 G Sent to the Governor
04-24-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 79)

SB 522   Relates to wages; prevents discharge or discrimination of employees for discussing wages; allows administrative fines for violation.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 570   Relates to cosmetology and barbering occupations; extends sunset of the State Board of Cosmetology and Barbering through 2023.
Bill History: 04-26-18 S Meeting set for 9:15 a.m., Room 412-C HCC: Rules
04-26-18 S Discussed in House Conference Committee on Rules and opened
for signatures
05-04-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 686   Relates to the Health Care Authority; removes powers and duties of the Board; makes the Director a gubernatorial appointee with Senate confirmation; sets guidelines and responsibilities; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 695   Relates to child welfare; directs the Health Care Authority to develop a report on Medicaid funding for child welfare services; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 701   Relates to medical liability; prohibits admissibility related to negligence any providers failure to comply or breach with federal regulations or programs.
Bill History: 02-05-18 H Withdrawn from committee House Judiciary-Civil & Environ (1st Session)
02-05-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
04-13-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 714   Relates to midwives; prohibits the use of midwife or direct entry nurse midwife as a designation unless such a person has met the requirements of a Registered Nurse License.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 716   Relates to telemedicine; requires that reimbursement for telemedicine services be the same as in-person contact services.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 720   Relates to Certified Nurse Practitioners; removes the requirement that a supervising physician certify prescriptions and administrations.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 726   Relates to telemedicine; sets definitions of a valid physician-patient relationship in relation to telemedicine.
Bill History: 05-03-17 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 39/N: 3)
05-04-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-10-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 228)

SB 741   Relates to the delivery of health care services; the Department of Health and the Health Care Authority to develop a program, subject to available funds, to increase health literacy to Medicaid participants.
Bill History: 05-15-17 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 44/N: 0)
05-16-17 G Sent to the Governor
05-22-17 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 322)

SB 744   Relates to medical records; defines electronic medical records as health related information on an individual that can be created, generated, managed and consulted by authorized clinicians and staff.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 747   Relates to Certified Nurse-Midwives; prohibits services related to Vaginal Birth After Cesarean, VBAC, unless services are rendered in a licensed hospital or when medically necessary.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 761   Relates to property seizure; requires that forms filed with seizure be filed in the court of record for the jurisdiction where the forfeiture occurred.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 785   Relates to telemedicine; directs the Health Care Authority to conduct a study on telemedicine and provide a report on costs or savings to the Legislature and Governor by December 21, 2017.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 805   Creates the Expand Medicaid Now Act; directs the state to expand the Medicaid Program to provide assistance to all applicants; directs OHCA to seek assistance; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 03-02-17 S Dormant pursuant to the rules
11-30-17 S Carried Over
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 939   Relates to the Uniform Controlled Dangerous Substances Act; adds the salts, isomers, and salts of isomers of Methylphenidate to the list of Schedule II substances.
Bill History: 04-05-18 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 89/N: 0)
04-06-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-12-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 33)

SB 956   Relates to pharmacy by clarifying restrictions to allow out-of-state prescriptions to be filled and by allowing pharmaceutical pilot programs as long as they are in a patient's best interests.
Bill History: 04-18-18 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 89/N: 0)
04-19-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-25-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 106)

SB 970   Relates to the Health Care Authority; prohibits reductions in reimbursement rates to skilled nursing facility services if they are below 95 percent of allowable costs; prioritizes other rates to maintain funding to such services; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 02-28-18 S Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 535 Senate Appropriations
02-28-18 S Not heard in committee Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 972   Directs the Health Care Authority to examine a program for diabetes self-management training and produce a report on the results of their examination and direct a program if the training is favorable.
Bill History: 04-09-18 H Passed/Adopted (Vote: Y: 91/N: 2)
04-10-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-12-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 34)

SB 1030   State Medicaid program; directing Oklahoma Health Care Authority to seek certain waiver to pursue modifications to eligibility criteria. Relates to federal poverty guidelines.
Bill History: 04-03-18 H Meeting set for 4:30 p.m., Room 412-C House A&B Sub: Health
04-03-18 H Failed in Committee House A&B Sub: Health
04-13-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1063   Relates to the practice of massage therapy; requires licensure for establishments operating such facilities, requires background checks, and disallows individuals with certain criminal offenses from operating such businesses.
Bill History: 03-13-18 H Received in the House
03-21-18 H Referred to House Committee on House Banking & Business (2nd Session Only)
04-13-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1075   Relates to dangerous substances; limiting initial opioid prescriptions; defining acute pain; providing effective date of November 1, 2018.
Bill History: 01-17-18 S Filed
01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1080   Relates to controlled substances; requires electronic prescribing for scheduled drugs with exceptions.
Bill History: 01-17-18 S Filed
01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1119   Creates the Oklahoma Acupuncture Practice Act; provides for definitions, Board structure, and funding for the agency; includes licensure requirements and processes for those seeking to provide such services and for penalties and fines if not licensed.
Bill History: 01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
02-06-18 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1121   Requires the Health Care Authority and the conduction of a program integrity audit of any provider by the Authority Program Integrity Division; allows providers a minimum of two-weeks to comply with audit findings, and provides for training.
Bill History: 03-15-18 S Laid out for consideration in the Senate
03-15-18 S Laid over on the floor
03-16-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1123   Relates to immunization exemptions; removes the written objection exemption by parents or guardians; EMERGENCY.
Bill History: 02-26-18 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 535 Senate Health & Human Services
02-26-18 S Failed in Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1124   Requires pain management clinics to register with the Board of Medical Licensure, with exceptions; specifies instances the board will deny or revoke registration; sets requirements for safety, data reporting, and quality standards.
Bill History: 04-11-18 H Enacting clause struck in committee House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
04-11-18 H Voted from committee - Do Pass as substituted House Judiciary (2nd Session Only)
04-26-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1127   Relates to the Oklahoma Nursing Practice Act; prohibits physicians from accepting monetary payment for supervising certain types of nurses.
Bill History: 03-07-18 S Senator Yen withdraws his Floor Amendment to restore Title
03-07-18 S Failed to pass (Vote: N: 32/Y: 12)
03-16-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1128   Provides for a "backward compatible", updated electronic prescription drug monitoring program.
Bill History: 05-01-18 G Sent to the Governor
05-11-18 G Vetoed by the Governor, "...the bill ultimately provides an
exception to the opioid pill limits contained in SB 1446."
05-11-18 G Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1177   Relates to the State's Medicaid program and instances of Medicaid recipient fraud, waste and abuse; provides that the Attorney General may create a division to oversee the DHS Office of Inspector General (DHS/OIG).
Bill History: 02-19-18 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 535 Senate Health & Human Services
02-19-18 S Not heard in committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1280   Relates to the Podiatric Medicine Practice Act; allows the Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners to review applications via correspondence in between regular meetings; requires that denied applications be voted on only in a full meeting of the Board.
Bill History: 04-19-18 G Sent to the Governor
04-25-18 G Vetoed by the Governor, "...erodes the intent of the Open
Meeting Act...would bypass the public's protection of
transparency provided by the Open Meeting Act."
05-04-18 G Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1285   Relates to the state Medicaid program; providing legislative intent: create a system that provides budget predictability for the taxpayers of this state while ensuring quality care to those in need; goals listed.
Bill History: 03-01-18 S Meeting set for 1:30 p.m., Room 535 Senate Appropriations
03-01-18 S Not heard in committee Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1353   Permits provisionally licensed physicians graduating from Oklahoma medical programs who do not immediately match with a residency program to engage in collaborative practice agreements for primary care and directs rulemaking for these arrangements.
Bill History: 04-03-18 H Meeting set for 10:30 a.m., Room 412-C House Public Health
04-03-18 H Voted from committee - Do Pass as substituted House Public Health
04-26-18 H Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1446   Adds opioid education to the requirements of holding and renewing a medical license and definitions of pain and pain management and imposes punishments and empowers the Bureau of Narcotics to take proactive steps to prevent abuse.
Bill History: 04-25-18 S Senate concurred in House amendments (Vote: Y: 41/N: 1)
04-26-18 G Sent to the Governor
05-02-18 G Signed by the Governor (Chap: 174)

SB 1482   Relates to midwives; definition of certified midwife; certified midwife may not perform services relating to vaginal birth after cesarean; all midwife's clients must be notified of the professional relationship, which, if any, certification they hold.
Bill History: 02-26-18 S Meeting set for At Adj., Room 535 Senate Health & Human Services
02-26-18 S Failed in Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1501   Relates to the OK Acupuncture Practice Act; creation of the Board and Revolving Fund; governor to appoint board members; governor to fill vacancies; annual meet; schedule of fines; report of disciplinary actions and judgements.
Bill History: 02-02-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
02-06-18 S And also Referred to Senate Appropriations
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SB 1518   Relates to creation of Naturopathic Medicine Committee; program must offer doctor-level, full-time didactic and supervised clinical training; consist of 5 members; power to assist Board in promulgating rules, select and conduct licensure exams.
Bill History: 01-18-18 S Filed
02-02-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Health & Human Services
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules

SJR 57   Orders a legislative referendum to send to a vote of the people a question allowing the removal of the non-medical exemptions for child immunizations attending public, private, or parochial schools.
Bill History: 01-17-18 S Filed
01-26-18 S Referred to Senate Committee Senate Rules
03-02-18 S Dead pursuant to the rules


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