Bills Pending West Virginia House Health & Human Resources Committee

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WVHB2405IntroThe purpose of this bill is to impose a tiered tax on HMOs in a manner that will permit the maximization of federal matching dollars for use in the state Medicaid program.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2443IntroThe purpose of this bill is to grant the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses the sole authority for the accreditation of nursing schools. The bill reverts the code provision on nursing school accreditation back to what...
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2407IntroThe purpose of this bill is to rewrite the article on registered professional nurses. The bill prohibits the practice of nursing without a license. The bill defines terms. The bill renames the board. The bill provides for board composition and qualif...
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2436IntroThe purpose of this bill is to add pulse oximetry screening and spinal muscular atrophy to the list of required newborn screenings.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2408IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require hospitals and birthing centers to also test newborn infants for spinal muscular atrophy.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2428IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the state to designate a state agency to become a drug wholesaler to import pharmaceuticals from Canada to provide cheaper drugs to West Virginians.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2424IntroThe purpose of this bill is to change the name of the Health Care Authority to the Health Care Cost Review Authority. The bill requires the Health Care Cost Review Authority to provide extensive information to the public in order to make informed dec...
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2437IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require DHHR to transition children placed in foster care into managed care.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2007IntroThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the certificate of need program.
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2019-01-15
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WVHB2383IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a pilot program to establish school-based mental and behavioral health services for students and families as an alternative to the standard disciplinary measures.
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2019-01-14
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WVHB2385IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a procedure for giving limited prescriptive authority to a licensed psychologist who meets certain criteria.
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2019-01-14
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WVHB2375IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Save the Hospitals Act; exempting nonprofit hospitals that provide a certain amount of uncompensated care from sales tax and requiring West Virginia Hospital Finance Authority to promulgate rules to effectuat...
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2019-01-14
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WVHB2376IntroThe purpose of this bill is to legalize the manufacture, sale and possession of marijuana and establish a regulatory program for growing, selling and testing of marijuana sold in West Virginia.
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2019-01-14
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WVHB2323IntroThe purpose of this bill is to raise the legal age for the purchase of tobacco, tobacco products, tobacco derived products, alternative nicotine products and vapor products to twenty-one.
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2324IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize the West Virginia Acupuncture Board to issue certificates for performing auricular acudetox therapy.
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2337IntroThe purpose of this bill is to. require the Commissioner of Bureau for Public Health to conduct a public health impact statement assessing the health impact of any new air or water rule, or modification of an existing air or water rule, proposed by t...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2331IntroThe purpose of this bill is to legalize the personal use and possession of cannabis by adults; providing for a county option election to allow for the production and sales in that county; providing for regulation by the Bureau of Health; authorizing ...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2317IntroRequiring the release of an unemancipated minor's medical records for drug testing
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2336IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the West Virginia Bureau for Medical Services to file a request with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for an amendment to the current I/DD Waiver that will reinstate the terms of the amended waiver t...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2313IntroThe purpose of this bill is to revise current law relating to access to adoption records by adoptees; authorizing adult adoptees access to certain records; requiring birth parents to provide certain health information at time of adoption; allowing bi...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2319IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit the state to designate a state agency to become a drug wholesaler to import pharmaceuticals from Canada to provide cheaper drugs to West Virginians.
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2341IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Residential Furniture and Children's Products Flame Retardants Act administered and enforced under the authority of the Commissioner of the Bureau for Public Health. The bill prohibits the use...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2347IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to modernize or construct new facilities at Hopemont and Jackie Withrow Hospitals to provide long-term care and substance abuse treatment to address ...
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2019-01-11
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WVHB2215IntroThe purpose of this bill is to make it a felony to knowingly expose another individual to HIV without his or her consent; to impose penalties therefor; and to impose civil liability.
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2019-01-10
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WVHB2227IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the Nondiscrimination in Involuntary Denial of Treatment Act.
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2019-01-10
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WVHB2210IntroThe purpose of this bill is to add medical doctors and doctors of osteopathy to the category of medical professionals who are subject to the prohibition against therapeutic deception.
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2019-01-10
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WVHB2153IntroThe purpose of this bill is to authorize model Community Health Equity Initiative Demonstration Projects which use existing state and local resources to promote community health and well being. The bill authorizes the Commissioner of the Bureau for P...
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2023IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2100IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require the State Department of Education to develop a pilot program to provide mental and behavioral health services as an alternative to suspending students for disruptive behaviors.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2090IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide that the use of patient testimonials in advertising by physicians and podiatrists is not per se false or deceptive advertising.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2081IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow licensed medical marijuana growers to grow marijuana outdoors in an enclosed secure facility.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2084IntroThe purpose of this bill is to permit certain felons to work in licensed behavioral health facilities. The bill sets conditions and limitations. The bill requires rule-making.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2077IntroThe purpose of this bill is to prohibit smoking in an enclosed motor vehicle when a child under the age of eight is present.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2079IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove the maximum number of grower, processor and dispensary permits. The bill removes the requirements that licenses be limited in regions of the state.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2080IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow the possession and smoking of the medical marijuana by authorized persons.
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2019-01-09
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WVHB2082IntroThe purpose of this bill is to move up one year the date the state can issue physician approve identification cards to medical marijuana patients and their caregivers.
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2019-01-09
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