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TNSB0028IntroAs introduced, creates the state Alzheimer's disease and related dementia advisory council. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 14 and Title 71.
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2019-03-21
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0637IntroAs introduced, changes, from 10 days to 10 business days, the period within which an applicant for a certificate of need for a nonresidential substitution-based treatment center for opiate addiction must notify the chief executive officer of the coun...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB1419IntroAs introduced, allows the Tennessee council for the deaf, deaf-blind, and hard of hearing to submit its annual report and needs assessment to the governor and general assembly electronically. - Amends TCA Title 7; Title 9; Title 13; Title 24; Title 3...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSJR0250IntroLupus Awareness Month, May 2019
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0609IntroAs introduced, permits dental hygienists to exercise prescriptive authority that is limited to fluoride agents, topical oral anesthetic agents, and nonsystemic oral antimicrobials under certain conditions; requires the board of dentistry to set educa...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNHJR0134EngrossRecognizes the suicidal health crisis at the Natchez Trace Parkway Bridge.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0467IntroAs introduced, exempts certain medical professionals from massage licensure requirements where massages for compensation are provided in the offices of such medical professionals by licensed massage therapists. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 18.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0743IntroAs introduced, clarifies references to "patient" to mean "human patient" as applied to the practice of nursing; specifies that only persons licensed by the board of nursing may be licensed in the practice of nursing. - Amends TCA Title 55, Chapter 8;...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB1123IntroAs introduced, changes from December 31 to December 15 the annual date by which the departments of health and human services must jointly provide to the appropriate committees of the senate and the house of representatives a written list of available...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB1084IntroAs introduced, removes certain qualifications for the supervision of prospective clinical pastoral therapists; authorizes the board of clinical pastoral therapists to establish its own qualifications for supervisors. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 22...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSJR0238Intro"Sickle Cell Awareness Month" in Tennessee, November 2019
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0179IntroAs introduced, prohibits a trustee or former trustee of a board of trustees of a hospital authority from entering into an arrangement for employment or the provision of labor or services with the authority until at least 12 months have expired follow...
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2019-03-20
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TNSB0266IntroAs introduced, expands the number of legislative committees to which health-related boards must submit reports on board vacancies. - Amends TCA Title 63.
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0418IntroAs introduced, creates a task force to study the development of initiatives to reduce the waste of food in this state. - Amends TCA Title 53 and Title 68.
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2019-03-20
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TNSB1062IntroAs introduced, authorizes electronic transmission of the summary of the data concerning high-volume prescribers and any disciplinary action by the department to the health committees of the senate and house of representatives. - Amends TCA Title 4, C...
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2019-03-20
[Hearing: Mar 27 @ 12:30 pm]
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TNSB0664IntroAs introduced, authorizes an existing licensed nursing home to relocate beds in certain circumstances. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 11, Part 16.
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2019-03-20
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TNHJR0107Engross"Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Research and Awareness Month," September 2019
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2019-03-19
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TNHJR0147Engross"Rare Disease Day," February 28, 2019
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2019-03-18
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TNHJR0148Engross"Prader-Willi Syndrome Awareness Month" in Tennessee, May 2019
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2019-03-18
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TNSB1388IntroAs introduced, changes from October 1 to October 30 of each year the date by which the commissioner must report to the governor and general assembly the projected annual adjustments to the standard of need. - Amends TCA Title 13; Title 66 and Title 7...
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2019-03-08
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TNSB1142IntroAs introduced, authorizes the board of examiners in psychology to submit its annual report to the governor in electronic form. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 7; Title 33; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-03-06
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TNSB0508IntroAs introduced, requires a medical student in good academic standing with an accredited medical college in this state to receive priority consideration over a medical student attending medical college outside of this state in the process of assigning ...
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2019-03-05
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TNHJR0001EngrossRecognizes teen suicide as a health crisis in Tennessee.
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2019-02-28
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TNHJR0207EngrossDown Syndrome Awareness Day
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2019-02-21
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TNSB1390IntroAs introduced, removes from the requirement to obtain a certificate of need the establishment of a satellite emergency department facility by a hospital at a location other than the hospital's main campus; removes cardiac catheterization as a healthc...
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2019-02-20
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TNSB0474IntroAs introduced, enacts the "Annual Coverage Assessment of 2019." - Amends TCA Title 71, Chapter 5 and Chapter 888 of the Public Acts of 2018.
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2019-02-19
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TNSB0826IntroAs introduced, requires facilities that employ licensed healthcare providers and deliver care to patients to adopt protocols requiring training in the detection and treatment of victims of domestic abuse, sexual assault, and human trafficking; provid...
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2019-02-14
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TNSB1212IntroAs introduced, increases the maximum civil penalty, from $500 to $1,000 per day, that the agency that administers the certificate of need program may impose on a person who performs, offers to perform, or holds such person out as performing any activ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1208IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to report by February 1, 2020, to the senate health and welfare committee and the health committee of the house of representatives concerning the incidence of sudden infant death syndrome and any oth...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0928IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner of health to submit a report by not later than January 1, instead of February 1, of each year to the governor and to each house of the general assembly regarding the department's nursing home inspection and en...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1128IntroAs introduced, requires the executive director of the board of nursing to report concerning workforce needs for nurses in healthcare institutions and facilities in this state and the need for any beneficial changes to the educational training of nurs...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0661IntroAs introduced, reduces the amount of time, from 60 to 30 days, that a health facility must renew its license following the expiration of such license, and if not renewed within 30 days following expiration, the licensee must reapply for licensure in ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0905IntroAs introduced, directs TACIR to conduct a study regarding the inspection, testing, and quarantine of property where fentanyl or its analogues are found in this state and report the findings to the health committees by January 1, 2020. - Amends TCA Ti...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1471IntroAs introduced, requires the board of pharmacy to review its rules regarding the board's oversight of facilities that manufacture, warehouse, and distribute medical devices every two years instead of every three years. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; T...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1470IntroAs introduced, adds neonatal care as a component of the department of health's plan for perinatal care; adds a reporting requirement for the Bureau of TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 68, Chapter 1, Part 8.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1311IntroAs introduced, requires the department to conduct an exit interview with the administrator of a home care organization after a licensure survey is performed to allow the administrator the opportunity to discuss the department's findings. - Amends TCA...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1350IntroAs introduced, changes from 30 business days to 20 business days after issuance of the notice of assessment the time by which an ambulance provider must pay the assessment to the bureau of TennCare. - Amends TCA Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1447IntroAs introduced, requires the department to submit a state anti-poverty plan by January 15 every odd-numbered year beginning in 2021. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 56 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1445IntroAs introduced, decreases the number of days an applicant for a hearing instrument specialist license has to pay the application fee, from 45 days to 30 days, prior to the next scheduled examination. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 17, Part 2.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1384IntroAs introduced, requires a prescriber to also prescribe naloxone when prescribing opioids or benzodiazepines to a patient. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 63 and Title 68.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB0845IntroAs introduced, allows the advisory committee to submit its annual report pertaining to the birth defects registry to the appropriate standing committees of the general assembly in electronic format. - Amends TCA Title 63; Title 68 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1209IntroAs introduced, removes a code provision that created a taskforce to review the regulations of the residential and day provider agencies contracted by the department of intellectual and developmental disabilities, which ceased to exist as of June 30, ...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1286IntroAs introduced, requires the bureau to establish a program that identifies child TennCare enrollees who are likely to be eligible for federal supplemental security income due to disability upon reaching 18 years of age; requires the program to initiat...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1147IntroAs introduced, requires the department to submit a progress report during the first regular session of each general assembly on the anti-poverty plan created by the department. - Amends TCA Title 4; Title 5; Title 6; Title 7 and Title 71.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1171IntroAs introduced, clarifies the name of an office within the office of the Attorney General; permits a not-for-profit hospital to electronically submit a request for an informal conference with the commissioner of health if the commissioner issues a cer...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1136IntroAs introduced, requires the board of dentistry to establish by rule the required continuing education courses necessary for an inactive licensee to perform pro bono services. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 5.
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1279IntroAs introduced, requires verification of United States citizenship or lawful presence for each applicant 18 years of age or older, who applies for prenatal care administered by the department of health and the special supplemental food program for wom...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1295IntroAs introduced, requires the commissioner to report to the health committee of the house of representatives and the senate health and welfare committee on the adequacy of resources to assist children and youth impacted by the opioid epidemic and adver...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1111IntroAs introduced, clarifies that a mental health provider who commits professional misconduct is subject to discipline by any state regulatory entity authorized to take disciplinary action against the provider. - Amends TCA Title 33; Title 53; Title 56;...
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2019-02-11
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TNSB1472IntroAs introduced, deletes expired requirement that the commissioner of health report on the effectiveness of the 12-month demonstration project involving disabled nursing home volunteers to the health committees of the senate and the house of representa...
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2019-02-11
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