Committee Agenda

Committee:    Senate Commerce
Room:     413
Date:    Tuesday, February 8, 2005
Time:    10:00 AM

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         SB 153     authorize certain dental hygienists to perform limited services to persons not currently under the care of a dentist.
             Senators Dempster, Abdallah, Adelstein, Duniphan, Gray, McCracken, Nesselhuf, and Two Bulls and Representatives Miles, Brunner, Halverson, Kroger, McCoy, Rounds, Schafer, and Weems

         SB 163     exempt certain multiple employer welfare arrangements from unauthorized insurers process provisions.
             Senators Dempster, Broderick, Earley, McCracken, and Schoenbeck and Representatives Vehle, Murschel, O'Brien, and Peters

         SB 176     provide for the recovery of amounts paid by an insurance company to the Insurance Guaranty Association through the use of a premium surcharge.
             Senators Broderick, Abdallah, Kelly, Koetzle, and Sutton (Dan) and Representatives Sebert, Elliott, Faehn, Hunt, Krebs, Kroger, Pederson (Gordon), Rounds, Schafer, Street, and Willadsen

         SB 179     revise certain provisions relating to the practice of occupational therapy.
             Senators Hansen (Tom), Duniphan, Greenfield, Olson (Ed), and Two Bulls and Representatives McCoy, Frost, Hackl, Halverson, and Jensen

NOTE: The above bills will be taken up in this order for a hearing on the date noted. If circumstances do not permit a hearing on this date then a hearing will be held at a future meeting of the committee to be determined by the chair. Action on a bill may come at any time after it has had a hearing.


         SB 167     provide health insurance coverage for contraceptive drugs and devices.
             Senators Adelstein and Two Bulls and Representatives Van Norman, Bradford, Elliott, McLaughlin, and Thompson