2016 Keyword - Public Health and Safety

HB 1020revise certain provisions concerning fire prevention and compacts related to the prevention and control of forest fires. 
HB 1025place certain substances on the controlled substances schedule and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1026revise certain provisions regarding the annual inspection requirement for licensed health care facilities. 
HB 1027revise certain provisions regarding licensure of massage therapists. 
HB 1028repeal certain outdated and obsolete statutes related to the Department of Health. 
HB 1029make an appropriation to the Department of Health to fund the rural residency program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1030revise certain codes and standards regarding fire prevention. 
HB 1038update certain citations to federal regulations regarding pipeline safety inspections. 
HB 1076provide for drug testing for certain assistance applicants. 
HB 1077grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain related offenses to persons who assist certain persons in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1078grant limited immunity from arrest and prosecution for certain alcohol related offenses to persons who assist a person in need of emergency assistance or who are themselves in need of emergency assistance. 
HB 1079permit the prescription and possession of an opioid antagonist in certain instances. 
HB 1082codify the list of navigable streams requiring gates. 
HB 1123require the Department of Health to include certain information regarding the inspection of an abortion facility on the department's website. 
HB 1124prohibit the use of tanning devices by minors. 
HB 1132require the submission of sexual assault kits for testing. 
HB 1142prohibit businesses and employers from establishing certain policies against the ability of an employee or invitee to store firearms and ammunition in a locked motor vehicle parked on the premises. 
HB 1157require that a doctor provide a woman additional information as a part of informed consent prior to performing an abortion. 
HB 1158provide for state coordination in the resettlement of refugees. 
HB 1162provide for the practice and regulation of midwives. 
HB 1170make an appropriation to reimburse certain eligible health care professionals who have complied with the requirements of the rural health care facility recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
HB 1190enhance customer convenience in firearms transactions, improve public safety, and provide for the issuance of an additional concealed pistol permit. 
HB 1212revise requirements related to pregnancy help centers. 
HB 1247require school districts and licensed child welfare agencies to implement a policy and provide training regarding sexual abuse and other maltreatment of children. 
SB 16establish a fee for a nursery license and to increase fees for nursery inspection. 
SB 20revise certain provisions related to behavioral health. 
SB 21define a child advocacy center for the purpose of addressing child maltreatment. 
SB 24prohibit the sale of fetal body parts and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 27revise certain personnel requirements for ambulance services and to repeal the hardship exemption. 
SB 28require meningococcal immunization for school entry. 
SB 29update the nurse practice act and to adopt a new Interstate Nurse Licensure Compact. 
SB 37adopt the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code. 
SB 72prohibit the abortion of an unborn child who is capable of experiencing pain and to provide a penalty therefor. 
SB 108require notice if certain immunizations contain more than trace amounts of mercury. 
SB 117permit the practice of midwifery by certain persons. 
SB 120make an appropriation to reimburse certain family physicians, dentists, physician assistants, and nurse practitioners who have complied with the requirements of the recruitment assistance program and to declare an emergency. 
SB 130require the processing of sexual assault exam kits.  
SB 148authorize additional nursing facility beds for the Michael J. Fitzmaurice Veterans Home and to declare an emergency. 
SB 156establish certain requirements and protections regarding transportation network companies. 
SB 171authorize the limited use of certain types of medical marijuana. 

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