Bills Pending Connecticut Joint Public Health Committee

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CTHB06602Intro
25%
To (1) give equal access to the electronic death registry system to funeral directors licensed in the state who have an out-of-state facility, (2) increase the availability of funeral services by allowing licensed funeral directors to not employ a fu...
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00956Intro
25%
To require discharge standards regarding follow-up appointments and prescription medications for patients being discharged from a hospital or nursing home facility.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00957Intro
25%
To establish an Office of Oversight of Health Care in Correctional Institutions within the Department of Public Health to ensure oversight of the delivery of health care services to inmates.
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2023-02-06
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CTHB06603Intro
25%
To reduce duplicative health inspections.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06601Intro
25%
To declare homelessness a public health crisis in the state.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06605Intro
25%
To allow each municipality within a primary service area to designate the primary service area responder and establish a process by which a municipality may apply to the Department of Public Health for designation as a primary service area.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00959Intro
25%
To establish protections for residents of residential property from mold infestation.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06604Intro
25%
To expand the breast and cervical cancer early detection and treatment referral program to include lung cancer screening.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06600Intro
25%
To ensure there is adequate funding for regional behavioral health action organizations.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00955Intro
25%
To require reporting on anatomical gifts.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00958Intro
25%
To require health care institutions to, upon receipt of a patient-approved medical records request, transfer such patient's medical records to another institution (1) immediately, if such request is urgent, or (2) within twenty-four hours, if such re...
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06599Intro
25%
To combat intimate partner violence and other domestic violence.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00960Intro
25%
To establish a working group to evaluate emergency department crowding.
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2023-02-06
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05760Intro
25%
To expand access to the services of International Board Certified Lactation Consultants by authorizing their licensure and providing coverage for their services under the HUSKY Health program.
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2023-02-01
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05821Intro
25%
To include room and board payments to in-patient substance abuse health care providers.
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2023-02-01
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05772Intro
25%
To establish a respite program for parents of children with critical illnesses.
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2023-02-01
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05197Intro
25%
To reduce barriers to obtaining emergency contraception.
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2023-01-30
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00171Intro
25%
To allow increased access to birth control medication.
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2023-01-30
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06488Intro
25%
To prohibit (1) the sale of flavored cigarettes, tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products, and (2) smoking and the use of electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products in a motor vehicle while a minor is pre...
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2023-01-27
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00899Intro
25%
To require title protection for physicians.
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2023-01-27
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CTSB00919Intro
25%
To establish a task force to study childhood and adult psychosis.
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2023-01-27
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06562Intro
25%
To allow out-of-state health care providers to provide telehealth in the state on a permanent basis.
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2023-01-27
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CTSB00898Intro
25%
To eliminate the requirement that the Probate Court issue an order allowing a patient who is incapable of giving informed consent to receive shock therapy.
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2023-01-27
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB05246Intro
25%
To allow for the disposal of dead human bodies through natural organic reduction.
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2023-01-27
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00897Intro
25%
To ensure that a patient's directions regarding the withholding or withdrawal of life support systems are followed.
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2023-01-27
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06534Intro
25%
To end the practice of female genital mutilation.
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2023-01-24
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06532Intro
25%
To determine whether hospital consolidations and the acquisition of hospitals by private equity firms have a negative impact on health care access quality and cost.
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2023-01-24
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06537Intro
25%
To adjust the policies, permitting and procedures relating to the mobile narcotic treatment program in the state.
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2023-01-24
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CTHB06533Intro
25%
To allow a pigsty to be built or maintained on marshy ground or land subject to overflow, and within three hundred feet of any inhabited house or public meeting house upon property other than that of the proprietor of the pigsty.
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2023-01-24
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06536Intro
25%
To improve Connecticut's regulations concerning plasmapheresis, blood collection and similar procedures.
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2023-01-24
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CTHB06531Intro
25%
To prohibit the sale of flavored tobacco products, electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products.
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2023-01-24
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CTHB06535Intro
25%
To prevent nurses from being overworked due to staffing shortages and improve direct patient care and staff morale.
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2023-01-24
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CTHB06530Intro
25%
To provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients.
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2023-01-24
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CTSB00169Intro
25%
To strengthen services provided to persons with intellectual disability.
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2023-01-24
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06465Intro
25%
To allow nail technicians practicing in the state for a period of not less than two years prior to January 1, 2024, to apply for a nail technician license.
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2023-01-23
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06374Intro
25%
To protect patient access to reproductive health care from the moral or religious objections of providers, institutions and pharmacists.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06373Intro
25%
To require registered hairdressers and cosmeticians to be trained in working with children with autism and other special needs.
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2023-01-20
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CTHB06380Intro
25%
To limit, monitor and track the dispensing and administration of opioid drugs by veterinarians.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06378Intro
25%
To protect children from cardiac emergencies while participating in school athletic activities.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06376Intro
25%
To extend the deadline by which a person practicing as a nail technician shall obtain a license or permit from the Department of Public Health to January 1, 2024.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06377Intro
25%
To allow nail technicians practicing in the state for a period of not less than two years prior to January 1, 2024, to apply for a nail technician license.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06379Intro
25%
To require home health agencies to implement procedures to prevent diversion and poisoning from prescription drugs.
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06375Intro
25%
To establish a program to (1) foster basic research and clinical collaborations designed to help understand the pathology, drivers and impact of endometriosis; (2) allow for curation of information from a diverse cross-section of communities to ensur...
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06398Intro
25%
To expand public access to qualified, expedited health care services, reduce the cost burden borne by taxpayers for unnecessary trips to the emergency room, reduce trauma to elders, enhance families' convenience when caring for loved ones, and avoid ...
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2023-01-20
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06300Intro
25%
To allow licensed hairdressers and cosmeticians to practice as a nail technician without a nail technician license or temporary permit.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00812Intro
25%
To expedite the investigation of pedestrian fatalities.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06296Intro
25%
To shift responsibility for assignment of a primary area service responder from the Department of Public Health to municipalities that have been designated as primary service areas and choose to assign such responder.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTSB00793Intro
25%
To require an evaluation of methods to address the shortage of respiratory therapists in the state.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06303Intro
25%
To require hospitals to provide families of a stillborn infant at least twenty-four hours before making decisions regarding burial or cremation.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
CTHB06297Intro
25%
To require that school nurses and school-based health center nurses be trained in endometriosis with trainings that include information on systemic racism.
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2023-01-19
To Joint Public Health Committee
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