Healthy Families

HB 2976, allowing Central Health to directly hire doctors. PASSED

HB 476, requires higher education institutions with an epinephrine auto-injector policy to notify students and report to the Dept. of State Health Services their policy.

HB 960, allows school nurses to remove concussed students from play. AMENDED ON TO HB 961

HB 961, public school nurses may be on the concussion oversight team, allows school nurses to remove concussed students from play. PASSED

HB 1401, dedicates a funding source for innovative nursing education grants. PASSED

HB 1146, requires comprehensive employer-run workplace violence prevention programs. PASSED COMMITTEE

HB 2980, creates a grant program for graduate-level nursing students to obtain clinical experience. PASSED COMMITTEE

HB 1827, allows pharmacists to treat a patient testing positively for strep or flu without having to obtain a physician’s order. DIDN’T GET HEARING