Public Health and Welfare

2020 Regular Session

Public Health and Welfare

Bill Number Bill Description Bill Status
SB 2004
Good Policy
Health care CON review; party requesting or appealing a hearing on application is responsible for costs and attorney fees. Alive
Analysis: This bill holds any party that contests an ultimately successful application for a Certificate of Need liable for any costs and legal fees incurred by the applicant in defending their application. This will prevent interested parties from frivolously requesting hearings on CON applications and necessitating the State Department of Health to devote more public resources and funds towards holding more hearings than necessary. While the state Government should actively pursue eliminating Certificates of Need, this bill will make the application process more efficient and represents a step in the right direction.
SB 2048
Not Rated
Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNA); no physician supervision required after two years of practice in good standing. Alive
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SB 2070
Not Rated
Practice of optometry; require the Board of Optometry to define with certain exceptions. Alive
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SB 2071
Not Rated
Department of Health; prohibit mandatory water-supply fluoridation. Alive
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SB 2072
Not Rated
Podiatric Medicine and Podiatrist; revise definitions of. Alive
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SB 2075
Not Rated
Female genital mutilation; prohibit and create civil cause of action. Alive
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SB 2126
Not Rated
Healthy and Safe Families and Workplaces Act; create. Alive
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SB 2127
Not Rated
Cosmetology Licensure Law; exempt eyebrow threading from. Alive
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SB 2128
Not Rated
Barber Licensure Law; revise fees and other regulatory laws. Alive
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SB 2172
Not Rated
Health insurance; require coverage for supplies used after surgery to remove bladder or colon. Alive
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SB 2182
Not Rated
Child Protection Services; require annual report to PEER on the educational and licensure credentials of certain staff. Alive
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SB 2186
Not Rated
Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Residency Program; include emergency medicine students. Alive
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SB 2187
Not Rated
Certificate of Foreign Birth; allow issuance by Bureau of Vital Statistics. Alive
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SB 2220
Not Rated
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; require Department of Human Services to issue photo EBT cards. Alive
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SB 2222
Not Rated
Vaccinations; disclose information statements upon request and create medical exemption. Alive
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SB 2224
Not Rated
School entry health examinations; require in all public schools. Alive
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SB 2226
Not Rated
Infant Mortality Reduction Collaborative; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2236
Not Rated
Child Protection Services; require disclosure of reporter in cases of false abuse and neglect reports. Alive
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SB 2293
Not Rated
Department of Human Services; establish a grant program for regional food banks. Alive
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SB 2307
Not Rated
State Board of Barber Examiners; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2308
Not Rated
Patient's Right to Informed Health Care Choices Act; extend repealers relating to. Alive
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SB 2310
Not Rated
Mississippi Pharmacy Practice Act; extend repealer on. Alive
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SB 2311
Not Rated
State Board of Health; codify and extend repealer on fee authorization. Alive
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SB 2402
Not Rated
Pharmacists; revise regulation of pharmacy benefit managers. Alive
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SB 2404
Not Rated
Board of Nursing; revise penalties for prohibited conduct and authorize the recovery of reasonable costs. Alive
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SB 2407
Not Rated
Licensed professional counselors; clarify licensure fees. Alive
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SB 2489
Not Rated
Board of Nursing; revise notice requirement for special meetings. Alive
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SB 2490
Not Rated
Transgender 21 Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2491
Not Rated
Tanning facilities; prohibit use by children under age 18. Alive
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SB 2492
Not Rated
Physical therapy practice laws; revise various provisions of. Alive
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SB 2493
Not Rated
CPS abuse investigations; require workers to record interviews with parents and children. Alive
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SB 2495
Not Rated
Certificate of need; direct issuance for a free-standing comprehensive medical rehabilitation facility. Alive
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SB 2496
Not Rated
Certificate of Need; issue to Panola Medical Center for adult psychiatric beds. Alive
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SB 2497
Not Rated
Marijuana; legalize. Alive
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SB 2498
Not Rated
Marijuana; allow medical use by seriously ill patients, including service-connected PTSD. Alive
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SB 2500
Not Rated
Health care Certificate of Need; authorize for child/adolescent psych or chemical dependency beds in Lee County. Alive
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SB 2501
Not Rated
Child Protection Services; mandate placement preference for children and require relative search. Alive
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SB 2517
Not Rated
State Veterans Affairs Board; authorize to sell or dispose of surplus property of veterans nursing homes and cemeteries. Alive
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SB 2518
Not Rated
State veterans nursing homes; authorize to operate group purchasing programs jointly with other public entities. Alive
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SB 2567
Not Rated
Diabetes Care for Mississippi Students Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2607
Not Rated
Mississippi Board of Human Services; establish to provide policy direction for the Department of Human Services. Alive
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SB 2608
Not Rated
Certificate of need; direct issuance for an existing ambulatory surgical center. Alive
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SB 2609
Not Rated
Patient's Right to Informed Health Care Act; revise and extend repealers relating to. Alive
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SB 2610
Not Rated
Community mental health centers; bring forward related provisions for possible amendment. Alive
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SB 2615
Not Rated
Certificate of Need; direct issue to City of Newton for adult psychiatric beds. Alive
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SB 2616
Not Rated
Certificate of need; authorize nursing facility in any underserved minority zip code area. Alive
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SB 2618
Not Rated
Health Care Certificate of Need Law; repeal. Alive
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SB 2619
Not Rated
Health Care Certificate of Need Law; repeal. Alive
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SB 2622
Not Rated
Pharmacists; authorize treatment of minor, nonchronic health condition. Alive
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SB 2623
Not Rated
School vaccinations; authorize exemption upon objection of parent on religious grounds. Alive
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SB 2624
Not Rated
Department of Human Services Fraud Prevention Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2625
Not Rated
Public Welfare Oversight Task Force; establish and prescribe responsibilities. Alive
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SB 2626
Not Rated
Mississippi Qualified Health Center Grant Program; provide for physician grants. Alive
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SB 2628
Not Rated
Advanced practice registered nurses; revise certain provisions relating to, including collaboration requirement. Alive
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SB 2629
Not Rated
Services to individuals who are homeless or at risk of experiencing homelessness; DHS pilot project. Alive
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SB 2630
Not Rated
Breastfeeding professionals; provide for licensure of by State Department of Health. Alive
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SB 2707
Not Rated
Autopsies; require to include inquiry about whether death was result of seizure or epilepsy. Alive
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SB 2798
Not Rated
Youth access to tobacco; revise to include alternative nicotine products. Alive
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SB 2799
Not Rated
Alternative nicotine products; impose a tax upon and regulate under the Tobacco Tax Law. Alive
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SB 2802
Not Rated
Controlled substance prescriptions; require electronic prescribing. Alive
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SB 2803
Not Rated
MDHS fraud investigators; shall be considered law enforcement officers. Alive
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SB 2804
Not Rated
Board of Barber Examiners; authorize the regulation of mobile shops. Alive
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SB 2805
Not Rated
Emergency medical services; prohibit sole participation in nonemergency, interfacility transfers. Alive
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SB 2806
Not Rated
State Board of Dental Examiners; require state-at-large appointee to be a member of the Mississippi Dental Society. Alive
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SB 2809
Not Rated
Anesthesiologist assistants; direct licensure by the State Board of Medical Licensure. Alive
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SB 2810
Not Rated
Medical records requests; require timely response to patients. Alive
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SB 2811
Not Rated
Life Equality Act of 2020; enact. Alive
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SB 2812
Not Rated
State Board of Examiners for Audiology and Speech Language Pathology; create. Alive
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SB 2813
Not Rated
Nonemergency medical transportation; require drivers to meet certain criteria. Alive
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SB 2815
Not Rated
Tanning facilities; prohibit use by anyone under 18 years of age. Alive
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SB 2818
Not Rated
Dept. of Human Services and Dept. of Child Protection Services; extend repealers on exemptions from certain agency regulations. Alive
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SB 2819
Not Rated
The Mississippi Comprehensive Addiction Recovery Centers Act; enact. Alive
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SB 2820
Not Rated
Nurse practitioners; authorize to dispense legend drugs to patients. Alive
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SB 2822
Not Rated
Certified nurse aides; clarify recertification. Alive
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SB 2830
Not Rated
Right-to-Try Act; revise definitions to include traumatic injury and adult autologous mesenchymal stem cell. Alive
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SN 7
Not Rated
Brandi R. Butler Taylor, LPN, Jackson, Mississippi, Mississippi Board of Nursing as a Licensed Practical Nurse, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2021. Alive
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SN 8
Not Rated
Blakeley Ferrell (Blake) Ward, CRNA, Madison, Mississippi, Mississippi Board of Nursing as a Registered Nurse in clinical practice, four year term beginning July 1, 2018 and ending June 30, 2022. Alive
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SN 12
Not Rated
Mark Durelle Williams, DMD, Meridian, Mississippi, Mississippi State Board of Dental Examiners, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2023, representing Dental District Three as the licensed dentist, vice Dr. Mark Donald. Alive
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SN 13
Not Rated
Desmond Wayne Hoda, D.C., Diamondhead, Mississippi, State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, five year term effective immediately and ending April 20, 2022, representing the Fourth Congressional District. Alive
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SN 14
Not Rated
Michael David Allen, D.C., Starkville, Mississippi, State Board of Chiropractic Examiners, five year term beginning April 21, 2020 and ending April 20, 2025, representing the Third Congressional District. Alive
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SN 15
Not Rated
Billy Vaughn (Bill) Mayfield, Brandon, Mississippi, Board of Directors for the Mississippi Industries for the Blind as the educator with expertise in rehabilitation or the field of blindness, four year term beginning July 1, 2020 and ending June 30, 2024. Alive
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SN 16
Not Rated
Issac Luther Boose, Jr., LPC, Richton, Mississippi, Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors, term effective immediately and ending June 30, 2023, representing the Fourth Congressional District, vice Victoria Williams. Alive
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KEY: * = Amended % = 3/5ths Vote Required V = Vetoed
  $ = Revenue @ = Exempted From Deadline P = Partially Vetoed