SENATE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH POLICY

2005-2006 Session

Sunday, December 31, 2006

Bill/Resolution Sponsor Subject Status
HB   4037
Referred 6/30/2005
Condino Health; pharmaceuticals; toll-free number for information regarding prescription drug programs; provide for.
HB   4200
Referred 2/24/2005
Gosselin Local government; public services; time frame for required connection to available public sewer line; allow for an extension under certain circumstances.
HB   4322
Referred 6/9/2005
Rick Jones Health; pharmaceuticals; sale of certain over-the-counter products containing pseudoephedrine or ephedrine; prohibit and limit under certain circumstances. 6/23/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4325
Referred 4/21/2005
Mortimer Health; occupations; performance of electrodiagnostic studies; define and clarify who is authorized to perform. 10/18/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4403
Referred 6/30/2005
Walker Occupations; physicians; delegation of certain acts, tasks, or functions to a surgical technologist or surgical first assistant; allow under certain circumstances. 11/1/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4405
Referred 4/26/2005
Whitmer Occupations; pharmacists; prohibition against utilizing the mail when a prescription is received by mail; eliminate. 5/10/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4434
Referred 4/26/2005
Hummel Health; pharmaceuticals; centralized prescription processing; provide for. 5/10/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4446
Referred 5/25/2005
Robertson Health; abortion; provision offering patients the opportunity to view the active ultrasound image of, and to have a picture of the ultrasound image of, the fetus prior to performing an abortion; require. 12/1/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4455
Referred 3/9/2006
Murphy Health; other; minority health disparities research and education act; create. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4559
Referred 5/19/2005
Kahn Health; pharmaceuticals; prescription drug website; provide for.
HB   4606
Referred 10/27/2005
Adamini Health; medical records; health facilities' compliance with HIPAA regulations regarding the release of certain personal health information; provide for. 2/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4670
Referred 11/30/2005
Newell Occupations; physicians; special volunteer license for retired physicians; provide for. 1/31/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4700
Referred 10/11/2005
Gleason Health; code; dental hygienists exemption from required continuing education in pain and symptom management; eliminate.
HB   4745
Referred 5/2/2006
Hummel Insurance; health care corporations; conscientious refusal offering or providing certain health care benefits; allow.
HB   4746
Referred 4/27/2006
Hummel Insurance; health; conscientious refusal to offering or providing certain health care benefits; allow.
HB   4789
Referred 10/20/2005
Vander Veen Health facilities; nursing homes; use of "dining assistants"; allow.
HB   4792
Referred 10/20/2005
Zelenko Health facilities; nursing homes; posting and notification of inspection visit and survey results to each resident, his or her family, or his or her designated representative; require.
HB   4821
Referred 6/14/2005
Mortimer Health; medical records; definition of "review entity"; expand to include an organization established by a state association of pharmacists for peer review of pharmacists in this state. 6/23/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4893
Referred 2/14/2006
Gaffney Occupations; athletics; licensure of athletic trainers; provide for. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   4938
Referred 6/30/2005
Hune Health; autopsies; requirement for a county medical examiner to notify Michigan's federally designated organ procurement organization and complete examination within a reasonable time; provide for. 9/27/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   4996
Referred 6/30/2005
Vander Veen State agencies (existing); community health; designation as a grantee health agency to provide services for dentally underserved populations in this state; revise requirements. 9/13/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5014
Referred 5/3/2006
Green Health; diseases; educational materials on hepatitis C for health care workers, public safety officers, parolees, veterans, and other high-risk individuals; provide for. 6/1/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5015
Referred 5/3/2006
Kahn Health; diseases; hepatitis C advisory task force; establish. 6/1/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5025
Referred 11/10/2005
Hildenbrand Health; code; dental hygienists exemption from required continuing education in pain and symptom management; eliminate. 12/1/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5046
Referred 9/29/2005
Mortimer Health facilities; emergency medical services; staffing requirement for a nontransport prehospital life support operation designated as providing basic life support; revise to allow 1 emergency medical technician to be on board or at the emergency scene if approved by the local medical control authority. 11/15/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5063
Referred 11/10/2005
Gleason Human services; medical services; screening, laboratory services, diagnostic services, early intervention services, and treatment of chronic kidney disease for medicaid eligible individual; provide for. 3/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5183
Referred 10/20/2005
Hune Health facilities; nursing homes; substance abuse testing policy and random testing of adult caregivers; provide for.
HB   5245
Referred 10/27/2005
Robertson Occupations; health care professions; licensed physician's assistant and certified nurse practitioner to perform court ordered physical examinations; allow. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5247
Referred 10/27/2005
Vander Veen Occupations; health care professions; physician, physician's assistant, or certified nurse practitioner to conduct physical examination and certify a medical statement for preplacement assessments for adoptions; allow. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5248
Referred 10/27/2005
Wojno Occupations; health care professions; required medical examiner's certificate to operate a commercial motor vehicle; clarify medical examiner includes a physician's assistant and a certified nurse practitioner. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5325
Referred 3/16/2006
Green Health facilities; hospitals; inform and provide elderly persons with the influenza vaccine; require under certain circumstances.
HB   5327
Referred 6/27/2006
Kooiman Health; code; Michigan board of nursing; provide for representative from each health service area in state.
HB   5331
Referred 11/10/2005
Ball Occupations; health care professions; certified nurse practitioners and physicians' assistants to authorize administration of medications in schools; provide for. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5336
Referred 3/16/2006
Newell State agencies (existing); community health; health information technology commission; create. 4/18/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
HB   5348
Referred 6/13/2006
Green Insurance; health; insurance code long-term care; make blue cross and blue shield subject to. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5349
Referred 6/13/2006
Zelenko Insurance; other; long-term care; provide for general amendments. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5389
Referred 9/20/2006
Shaffer Human services; long-term care; consumer education and choice of long-term care options; promote and establish single point of entry services. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5398
Referred 12/1/2005
Green Human services; foster parents; medical statement required for licensure or certification as foster parents; authorize physician or certified nurse practitioner to complete. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5418
Referred 12/8/2005
Hune Health; autopsies; provision regarding certain autopsies to be conducted in a timely manner to permit organs, tissues, and eyes to be used for transplants; designate as "Kyle Ray Horning's law".
HB   5420
Referred 12/6/2006
Caswell Records; birth; minimum facts required for delayed registration; revise under certain circumstances. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5448
Referred 12/7/2005
Vander Veen Mental health; other; background check before employing, contracting with, or granting clinical privileges to certain individuals; require. 1/31/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5492
Referred 3/23/2006
Elsenheimer Controlled substances; drug paraphernalia; exemptions regarding possession and sale of drug paraphernalia; clarify. 7/26/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
HB   5493
Referred 3/23/2006
Stakoe Occupations; nurses; nurse licensure compact; create.
HB   5603
Referred 3/9/2006
Virgil Smith Health; other; reflex sympathetic dystrophy/complex regional pain syndrome work group; establish. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5630
Referred 3/2/2006
Mortimer Health; immunizations; pandemic influenza preparedness and response plan and annual report; establish and require. 5/10/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5631
Referred 3/2/2006
Ball Health; planning; preparation of pandemic influenza plan and response to certain epidemics; require department of agriculture to cooperate with department of community health. 5/10/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5653
Referred 3/16/2006
Taub Occupations; physicians' assistants; practice as physician's assistant under supervision of a podiatrist; provide for. 5/10/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5672
Referred 6/27/2006
Vander Veen Health; pharmaceuticals; cancer drug repository program; create. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5750
Referred 3/23/2006
Stakoe Health; code; recognition of the multistate licensure privilege authorized pursuant to the nurse licensure compact; provide for. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5797
Referred 5/2/2006
Rick Jones Housing; other; responsibility for certain decisions regarding environmental contamination; revise.
HB   5798
Referred 5/2/2006
Schuitmaker State agencies (existing); community health; clandestine drug lab cleanup guidance document and notice of potential contamination of property as a result of the illegal drug manufacturing site; require department to establish. 5/23/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   5822
Referred 5/2/2006
Rick Jones Health; pharmaceuticals; sale of certain over-the-counter medications that contain ephedrine or pseudoephedrine via the mail, internet, telephone, or other electronic means; prohibit. 5/23/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5845
Referred 5/2/2006
Moore Environmental protection; hazardous waste; departmental report of certain environmental contamination caused by releases associated with clandestine drug laboratories; require. 5/23/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5879
Referred 8/9/2006
Vander Veen Health; abortion; informed consent for abortion provision; revise to include intimidation and coercion screening.
HB   5880
Referred 8/9/2006
Mortimer Health; abortion; intimidation and coercive abortion prevention screening process; provide for.
HB   5881
Referred 8/9/2006
Amos Civil procedure; civil actions; civil action for violation of the coercive abortion prevention act; provide for.
HB   5882
Referred 8/9/2006
Emmons Crimes; other; coercive abortion prevention act; create.
HB   5883
Referred 8/9/2006
Taub Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violation of coercive abortion prevention act; enact.
HB   5923
Referred 12/7/2006
Amos Mental health; recipient rights; reporting procedure for the state recipient rights director; clarify. 12/13/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
HB   5927
Referred 12/7/2006
Leland Mental health; other; medical director of mental health services; provide for. 12/13/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
HB   5962
Referred 5/18/2006
Hune Insurance; health care corporations; provision regarding compliance with health insurance portability and accountability act (HIPPA) privacy rule; include. 6/1/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   5993
Referred 5/23/2006
Vander Veen Health facilities; nursing homes; fire suppression system or fire sprinkler retrofitting; require if federal funding is made available.
HB   6006
Referred 12/12/2006
Murphy Insurance; health; health care task force; create.
HB   6032
Referred 6/27/2006
Kahn Insurance; health; patient rights to independent review; clarify. 9/19/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   6039
Referred 11/9/2006
Newell Health; funding; health care information technology and infrastructure development fund; create. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6062
Referred 6/27/2006
Mortimer Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for acupuncturists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6063
Referred 6/27/2006
Mortimer Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for veterinarians; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6064
Referred 6/27/2006
Mortimer Health; code; terms of office for members of the board of respiratory care; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6086
Referred 6/27/2006
Wojno Health; code; title protection for sanitarian; clarify. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6138
Referred 6/28/2006
Vander Veen Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for nurses; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6139
Referred 6/27/2006
Ball Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for optometrists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6140
Referred 6/27/2006
Robertson Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for audiologists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6141
Referred 6/28/2006
Kahn Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for physicians and physicians' assistants; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6142
Referred 6/28/2006
Newell Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for chiropractors; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6143
Referred 6/28/2006
Hune Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for psychologists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6145
Referred 6/27/2006
Murphy Health; code; terms of office for members of the board of occupational therapists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6146
Referred 6/27/2006
Gaffney Health; code; terms of office for members of the board of social work; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6147
Referred 6/27/2006
Gaffney Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions; clean up and repeal. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6148
Referred 6/28/2006
Clack Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for osteopathic physicians; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6149
Referred 6/28/2006
Mortimer Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for podiatrists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6150
Referred 6/28/2006
Gleason Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for dentists, dental hygienists, dental assistants, and counselors; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   6205
Referred 6/28/2006
Green Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for pharmacists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6206
Referred 6/28/2006
Nofs Health; code; terms of office for members of the board of nursing home administrators; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6207
Referred 6/28/2006
Gaffney Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for marriage and family therapists; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6208
Referred 6/28/2006
Ward Health; code; occupation titles and board provisions for physical therapists and terms of office for members of the athletic trainer board; relocate. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6253
Referred 9/12/2006
Gaffney Occupations; individual licensing and regulation; extension of sunset for temporary licensure of certain registered nurses and licensure of certain individuals if there are pending out-of-state sanctions under certain circumstances; provide for. 9/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
HB   6291
Referred 9/14/2006
Steil Health; research; statewide network of cord blood stem cell banks; create. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6292
Referred 9/14/2006
Hoogendyk Income tax; credit; tax credit for donation of cord blood; provide for. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   6293
Referred 9/14/2006
Mortimer Health; research; develop and disseminate certain educational materials on the uses and benefits of cord blood stem cells; require. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
HB   6294
Referred 9/14/2006
Casperson Appropriations; supplemental; allocation of tobacco securitization trust funds to statewide network of cord blood stem cell banks; provide for. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
HB   6295
Referred 9/14/2006
David Law State; funds; Michigan strategic fund act; revise definition of life science, and expand to include umbilical blood research. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6300
Referred 12/6/2006
Hildenbrand Occupations; emergency medical technicians; experience required for licensure as an emergency medical services instructor-coordinator; revise. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6308
Referred 11/30/2006
Sak Counties; employees and officers; notification of county medical examiners to verify identification through fingerprints, dental records, DNA, or other definitive identification procedures; require under certain circumstances. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6309
Referred 11/30/2006
Sak Health; code; county medical examiner verification of identity of dead body under certain circumstances; require to comply with county medical examiners act. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6323
Referred 11/29/2006
Newell Health; pharmaceuticals; acceptance of facsimile and electronic prescriptions with electronic signatures; clarify and provide for. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
HB   6359
Referred 9/20/2006
Ball Insurance; health; medicare supplement policies; modify. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6390
Referred 12/6/2006
Waters Records; birth; free certified copy of birth certificate for homeless individual; provide for.
HB   6392
Referred 12/6/2006
Shaffer Occupations; dentists; special volunteer license for retired dentists; provide for. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6478
Referred 11/9/2006
Vander Veen Human services; long-term care; long-term care insurance partnership program; establish. 12/12/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
HB   6603
Referred 11/30/2006
Caswell Insurance; health; health care insurer file sharing; require. 12/5/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
HCR   30
Referred 6/13/2006
Newell A concurrent resolution to memorialize the Congress of the United States to eliminate the Medicare caps on accredited graduate medical education positions for the state of Michigan that were imposed as part of the Balanced Budget Amendment of 1997. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   1
Referred 1/12/2005
Bernero Mental health; other; mental health ombudsman; establish.
SB   9
Referred 1/12/2005
Brown Health; research; research on a live or aborted embryo, fetus, or neonate; prohibit without consent under certain circumstances.
SB   10
Referred 1/12/2005
Brown Insurance; health; credentialing process for health care providers; standardize.
SB   11
Referred 1/12/2005
Brown Insurance; health care corporations; credentialing process for health care providers; standardize.
SB   85
Referred 1/26/2005
Hammerstrom Health; pharmaceuticals; transfer of prescribed drugs to another recipient; allow under certain circumstances.
SB   88
Referred 1/26/2005
Hardiman Insurance; health maintenance organizations; enrollee out-of-pocket costs for copayments, coinsurance, and deductibles; permit and regulate and provide for general amendments. 11/1/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   91
Referred 1/27/2005
Bernero Education; meals; school nutrition policy; require public schools to adopt and implement and require other measures regarding school nutrition.
SB   99
Referred 1/26/2005
Garcia Health; autopsies; fire death autopsies; require and permit religious objection to autopsies.
SB   103
Referred 1/27/2005
Hammerstrom Mental health; code; entities to hold a medicaid specialty services contract; clarify.
SB   104
Referred 1/27/2005
Hammerstrom Mental health; community mental health; board membership on certain community mental health services board; revise.
SB   105
Referred 1/27/2005
Johnson Mental health; community mental health; voluntary status as community mental health authority; revise in certain instances.
SB   121
Referred 2/1/2005
Hammerstrom Occupations; athletics; licensure of athletic trainers; provide for.
SB   146
Referred 2/2/2005
Bernero Health; pharmaceuticals; prohibition against mail-order pharmacies; eliminate. 2/10/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   169
Referred 2/3/2005
Patterson Health facilities; hospitals; development of an acuity system and staffing plan for nurses; require.
SB   182
Referred 2/9/2005
Hammerstrom Health; occupations; clinical laboratory scientists/medical technologists, clinical laboratory technicians/medical technicians, and clinical laboratory assistants; license and regulate.
SB   184
Referred 2/10/2005
Basham Health facilities; nursing homes; use of electronic monitoring devices in nursing homes; allow under certain circumstances and provide penalties for noncompliance.
SB   189
Referred 2/10/2005
Birkholz Health; pharmaceuticals; sale of certain over-the-counter products containing pseudoephedrine or ephedrine; require to be maintained behind counter, in a locked case, or within 20 feet of the counter under certain circumstances and require photo identification. 5/10/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   195
Referred 2/10/2005
Garcia State agencies (existing); agriculture; administrative civil fine under certain circumstances for operation of an agricultural labor camp without a license; provide for. 4/20/2005-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
SB   197
Referred 2/15/2005
Patterson Income tax; credit; credit for contributions to health savings accounts; provide for.
SB   198
Referred 2/15/2005
Patterson Single business tax; credit; tax credit for businesses that contribute to health savings accounts of employees; provide for.
SB   204
Referred 2/16/2005
Jacobs Occupations; health care professions; licensure of speech-language pathologists; provide for.
SB   205
Referred 2/16/2005
Hammerstrom Education; athletics; requirement for certification in sport safety training; establish for employment of interscholastic athletic coaches. 5/12/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   229
Referred 2/22/2005
Hammerstrom Insurance; health care corporations; coverage for certain mental health and substance abuse treatment; provide that coverage cannot be more restrictive than coverage for medical treatment. 6/1/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   230
Referred 2/22/2005
Hammerstrom Insurance; health; coverage for certain mental health and substance abuse treatment; provide that coverage cannot be more restrictive than coverage for medical treatment. 6/1/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   231
Referred 2/22/2005
Garcia Health; screening; training and education standards for radiation machines; revise changes as necessary and assure that magnetic resonance imaging standards are consistent with corresponding federal standards.
SB   300
Referred 3/10/2005
Jacobs Health facilities; hospitals; nonprofit health care organization conversion act; create.
SB   307
Referred 3/15/2005
Hardiman Health; abortion; provision allowing patients the opportunity to view the active ultrasound image of, and to have a picture of the ultrasound image of, the fetus prior to performing an abortion; require.
SB   310
Referred 3/16/2005
Jacobs Recreation; other; health clubs; require automatic external defibrillators and plans to address medical emergencies. 5/12/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   333
Referred 3/22/2005
Brater Insurance; health; liability for certain harm to enrollee; provide for.
SB   335
Referred 3/22/2005
Jacobs Health; other; children possessing and using epinephrine auto-injector or epinephrine inhalers at a children's camp; allow under certain circumstances. 6/7/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   351
Referred 3/24/2005
Hammerstrom Health; occupations; registration of acupuncturists; provide for. 5/12/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   352
Referred 3/24/2005
Hardiman Health; pharmaceuticals; procedures required to refill a prescription from another pharmacy; exempt under certain circumstances to allow for centralized prescription processing. 5/10/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   368
Referred 4/12/2005
Switalski Health facilities; hospitals; commission on hospital-acquired infections; create.
SB   380
Referred 4/13/2005
George Health; occupations; prescription requirement for physical therapy; eliminate exemption of individuals holding a subfield license. 6/7/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   388
Referred 4/14/2005
Olshove Health; research; disclosure of results of certain clinical trials to public and registration with federal data bank; require.
SB   403
Referred 4/21/2005
Toy Health; occupations; licensure of nutritionists and dietitians; provide for. 2/21/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   431
Referred 4/26/2005
Scott Insurance; health; prescription coverage; expand to include certain contraceptives.
SB   432
Referred 4/26/2005
Hammerstrom Insurance; health care corporations; prescription coverage; expand to include certain contraceptives.
SB   440
Referred 4/28/2005
Schauer Health; pharmaceuticals; sale of certain over-the-counter products containing pseudoephedrine or ephedrine; require to be maintained behind counter and require photo identification.
SB   441
Referred 4/28/2005
Schauer Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for certain crimes relating to the sale or purchase of ephedrine or pseudoephedrine; enact.
SB   465
Referred 5/5/2005
Jacobs Health; medical records; provision for the protection, retention, and maintenance of medical records; implement. 4/25/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   466
Referred 5/5/2005
Patterson Human services; other; requirement to protect, maintain, retain, and dispose of patient medical records and other individually identifying information; establish. 4/25/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   467
Referred 5/5/2005
George Health; genetics; written authorization for disclosure of genetic information; require. 4/25/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   468
Referred 5/5/2005
Cherry Civil rights; public records; protected health information; exempt from disclosure under freedom of information act. 4/25/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   483
Referred 5/10/2005
Kuipers Occupations; chiropractors; scope of practice for chiropractors; revise.
SB   489
Referred 5/11/2005
Hardiman Health; occupations; scope of practice for marriage and family therapists; clarify.
SB   502
Referred 5/17/2005
Birkholz Health; code; dental hygienists exemption from required continuing education in pain and symptom management; eliminate. 9/13/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   565
Referred 6/21/2005
Johnson Drains; sewers; extension waiver to residential structure required to be connected to a public sanitary sewer; provide for.
SB   585
Referred 6/16/2005
Olshove Higher education; admission; proof of meningitis vaccination; require for enrollment in college or university.
SB   645
Referred 6/23/2005
Hammerstrom State agencies (existing); community health; designation as a grantee health agency to provide services for dentally underserved populations in this state; revise requirements.
SB   698
Referred 8/31/2005
Thomas Health; pharmaceuticals; sale of food product or dietary supplement containing ephedra and excluded from schedule 5; prohibit.
SB   703
Referred 8/31/2005
Brown Occupations; nurses; reciprocity for nurses licensed in other states; provide for.
SB   720
Referred 9/6/2005
Kuipers Health; immunizations; immunizing agents that contain more than 1 microgram of mercury or compounds of mercury; prohibit.
SB   728
Referred 9/6/2005
Hardiman Health; immunizations; reference to childhood immunization registry and automatic deletion of information upon child reaching the age of 20; revise to "Michigan care improvement registry" and eliminate automatic deletion. 1/31/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   759
Referred 9/20/2005
Bishop Health; diseases; Michigan arthritis prevention and control program; create.
SB   760
Referred 9/20/2005
Bernero Counties; employees and officers; county medical examiner to establish an elder death review team; require.
SB   762
Referred 9/20/2005
Bernero Health facilities; nursing homes; administrative fine for violation of certain nursing home regulations; increase and provide for.
SB   772
Referred 9/22/2005
Cherry Health facilities; employees; criminal history check on employees of certain health facilities and employment eligibility appeal board; require and provide for.
SB   773
Referred 9/22/2005
Prusi Health; occupations; criminal background check on all applicants for initial licensure; require.
SB   781
Referred 9/27/2005
Van Woerkom Insurance; health; exclusions for preexisting conditions; permit for individual policies.
SB   794
Referred 10/5/2005
George Health; testing; creation of a newborn screening quality assurance advisory committee and reporting of infant hearing testing and screening under certain circumstances; provide for. 11/1/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   795
Referred 10/5/2005
George Records; other; procedure for transmission of microfilm or electronic copies of vital records by state registrar to facilitate genealogical research; establish. 11/15/2005-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   841
Referred 10/25/2005
Stamas Occupations; hearing aid; board of hearing aid dealers; establish and clarify license categories.
SB   842
Referred 10/25/2005
Stamas Occupations; licensing fees; hearing health care providers and assistants; change reference in state license fee act.
SB   848
Referred 10/27/2005
George Insurance; health; offering of wellness coverage with premium rebate; provide for. 3/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   849
Referred 10/27/2005
George Insurance; health care corporations; offering of wellness coverage with premium rebate; provide for. 3/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   938
Referred 12/13/2005
George Health; occupations; conscientious objector accommodation act; create.
SB   939
Referred 1/11/2006
Barcia Mental health; code; certain provisions regarding persons found not guilty by reason of insanity; revise.
SB   980
Referred 1/24/2006
Hardiman Insurance; health; use of tobacco products as a factor in determining premiums for small groups; permit.
SB   981
Referred 1/24/2006
George Education; curricula; physical education requirement; revise.
SB   982
Referred 1/24/2006
Birkholz Recreation; outdoor activities; outdoor fitness award; create.
SB   983
Referred 1/24/2006
Toy State; purchasing; state contracts; provide preference to companies that have wellness programs.
SB   984
Referred 1/24/2006
Brown Labor; public service employment; civil service commission to offer a wellness program to encourage wellness initiatives for good health; allow.
SB   985
Referred 1/24/2006
Hardiman Human services; medical services; incentives to encourage medical assistance recipients to make lifestyle choices that promote or maintain good health; establish.
SB   986
Referred 1/24/2006
Bishop Human services; medical services; personal responsibility agreement; create and offer to medical assistance recipients.
SB   987
Referred 1/24/2006
Allen Human services; medical services; verification process for medical assistance eligibility; revise.
SB   1014
Referred 1/26/2006
Allen Health; other; definition of products of conception as pathological waste; provide for.
SB   1015
Referred 1/26/2006
Allen Health; death; final disposition of fetal remains; define and clarify authorization requirements.
SB   1033
Referred 2/7/2006
Basham Health facilities; nursing homes; regulation of temperature standards in nursing homes; provide for.
SB   1049
Referred 2/21/2006
Hammerstrom Insurance; health; long-term care insurance; provide for general amendments.
SB   1050
Referred 2/21/2006
Cherry Insurance; health; insurance code long-term care; make nonprofit health care corporation subject to.
SB   1056
Referred 2/22/2006
Cherry Insurance; health; medicare supplement policies; modify.
SB   1112
Referred 3/2/2006
Birkholz Housing; other; responsibility for certain decisions regarding environmental contamination; revise. 3/28/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1113
Referred 3/2/2006
George State agencies (existing); community health; methamphetamine lab cleanup guidance document; require department to establish. 3/28/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1114
Referred 3/2/2006
Brown Controlled substances; other; methamphetamine and manufacturing premises and by-products; classify as hazardous substances. 3/28/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   1121
Referred 3/7/2006
Stamas Mental health; community mental health; individuals providing prescreening services; expand. 5/10/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1151
Referred 3/15/2006
Allen Insurance; health care corporations; reimbursement of certain optometric services; revise.
SB   1152
Referred 3/15/2006
McManus Worker's compensation; benefits; reimbursement of certain optometric services; revise.
SB   1153
Referred 3/15/2006
Olshove Insurance; prudent purchaser agreements; reimbursement of certain optometric services; revise.
SB   1154
Referred 3/15/2006
Olshove Insurance; health; reimbursement of certain optometric services; revise.
SB   1177
Referred 3/21/2006
McManus Crimes; other; coercive abortion prevention act; create.
SB   1178
Referred 3/21/2006
McManus Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for violation of coercive abortion prevention act; enact.
SB   1179
Referred 3/21/2006
Cassis Health; abortion; intimidation and coercive abortion prevention screening process; provide for.
SB   1180
Referred 3/21/2006
Cassis Health; abortion; informed consent for abortion provision; revise to include intimidation and coercion screening.
SB   1181
Referred 3/21/2006
Birkholz Civil procedure; civil actions; civil action for violation of the coercive abortion prevention act; provide for.
SB   1193
Referred 3/28/2006
Goschka Health; occupations; licensure of occupational therapists; provide for.
SB   1204
Referred 4/18/2006
Bishop Labor; employment incentives; financial incentive for reduction in employee's health care cost for agreement to not use specified lawful products; allow.
SB   1205
Referred 4/18/2006
Patterson Labor; public service employment; opt-in provision for health savings accounts; provide for.
SB   1244
Referred 5/4/2006
Hammerstrom Insurance; health; patient rights to independent review; clarify.
SB   1245
Referred 5/4/2006
Hammerstrom Occupations; nurses; nurse practitioners and nurse midwives independent authority to prescribe; provide for.
SB   1274
Referred 5/18/2006
Jacobs Health facilities; emergency medical services; automatic external defibrillators in life support vehicles; require. 11/9/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SB   1276
Referred 5/23/2006
Thomas Human services; medical services; reimbursement for nurse practitioners in medically underserved areas; revise.
SB   1289
Referred 6/6/2006
Hammerstrom Mental health; other; provision relating to appointment of community mental health board; repeal. 6/22/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
SB   1345
Referred 6/28/2006
Whitmer Health; research; prohibition on embryonic research and human cloning; clarify.
SB   1346
Referred 6/28/2006
Johnson Crimes; penalties; penalties for human cloning; increase.
SB   1347
Referred 6/28/2006
Johnson Criminal procedure; sentencing guidelines; sentencing guidelines for crime of human cloning; revise to reflect increased penalty.
SB   1353
Referred 6/29/2006
Toy Health; research; definitions for statewide network of cord blood stem cell banks; provide for. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1354
Referred 6/29/2006
Van Woerkom Health; research; develop and disseminate certain educational materials on the uses and benefits of cord blood stem cells; require. 11/30/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1355
Referred 6/29/2006
Brown State agencies (existing); community health; statewide network of cord blood stem cell banks; create.
SB   1357
Referred 7/26/2006
McManus Health facilities; hospitals; definition of hospital and community hospitals and related facilities; expand to include certain facilities. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   1416
Referred 9/12/2006
Hammerstrom Health; immunizations; providing and reporting of the human papillomavirus immunization and inclusion in the Michigan care improvement registry; provide for. 9/19/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   1417
Referred 9/12/2006
Hammerstrom Education; attendance; sixth grade pupils to receive human papillomavirus (HPV) immunization or information; require. 9/19/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SB   1425
Referred 9/12/2006
Hammerstrom Health; occupations; licensure of certain individuals under certain circumstances if there are pending out-of-state sanctions; provide for. 9/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1

11/9/2006-REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON Health Policy
SB   1426
Referred 9/13/2006
Hammerstrom Insurance; health; certain government employees having rights under the patient's right to independent review act; provide for. 9/19/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-1
SB   1467
Referred 9/20/2006
Cherry Health facilities; other; sunset on collection of hospital and nursing home quality assurance assessments and increase in hospital assessment; eliminate and provide for. 11/9/2006-DISCHARGE COMMITTEE APPROVED
SR   17
Referred 3/16/2005
Leland A resolution to express support for the Republic of China on Taiwan's participation in the World Health Organization.
SR   72
Referred 10/12/2005
Jacobs A resolution to memorialize the United States Congress and the United States Department of Health and Human Services to take steps to improve access to fertility preservation options for cancer patients. 2/14/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SR   101
Referred 3/2/2006
Jelinek A resolution to memorialize the United States Congress to provide funding to help states and local communities clean up and address the disastrous effects of clandestine methamphetamine labs. 3/28/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITH SUBSTITUTE S-2
SR   152
Referred 6/22/2006
Basham A resolution to memorialize Congress to support the National Cancer Institute's plan to eliminate suffering and death from cancer by the year 2015. 9/7/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SR   162
Referred 9/19/2006
Hammerstrom A resolution to memorialize Congress to increase funding to fully implement the Vaccine for Children program. 11/9/2006-REPORTED FAVORABLY WITHOUT AMENDMENT
SR   164
Referred 11/28/2006
Jacobs A resolution to memorialize Congress to enact legislation to create an American Center for Cures within the National Institutes of Health.