2017 Legislation

While there are many bills introduced each legislative session, the Missouri Academy of Family Physicians has identified the bills that are emerging issues or have an impact on family medicine, physicians and/or patients. For more information on each bill, click the hyperlink to be taken directly to the bill information on the Senate or House of Representatives websites.

Please contact MAFP Legislative Consultant, Pat Strader if you have questions or comments at (573)680-6431 or email plstrader@embarqmail.com

HB 28 Pike, Patricia(R) Designates the month of November as “Diabetes Awareness Month” in Missouri.
HB 58 Haefner, Marsha(R) Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to establish criteria for levels of maternal and neonatal care designations.
HB 66 Ruth, Becky(R) Expands the newborn screening requirements to include spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and Hunter syndrome.
HB 68 Wessels, Alfred J.(D) Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.
HB 88 Rehder, Holly(R) Exempts health care entities registered with the department of health and senior services that distribute hypodermic needles or syringes from the crime of unlawful delivery of drug paraphernalia.
HB 89 Rehder, Holly(R) Changes the laws regarding the priority of persons to be appointed guardian of an incapacitated person or conservator of a disabled person.
HB 90 Rehder, Holly(R) Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.
HB 95 McGaugh, Joe Don(R)
Emery, Ed(R)
Modifies provisions relating to the collateral source rule and provides that parties may introduce evidence of the actual cost, rather than the value, of the medical care rendered.
HB 102 Swan, Kathy(R) Provides that music therapists who have completed certain education and training requirements shall be deemed a certified music therapist by the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education for the purpose of providing certain services.
HB 103 Swan, Kathy(R) Establishes the Controlled Substance Abuse Prevention Fund.
HB 113 McGaugh, Joe Don(R) Exempts certain structures used for agricultural purposes from county health orders, ordinances, rules, or regulations.
HB 121 Frederick, Keith(R) Adds psychiatrists to the list of individuals eligible for the Health Professional Student Loan Repayment Program.
HB 122 Frederick, Keith(R) Modifies provisions regarding physicians providing sports medicine services.
HB 123 Frederick, Keith(R) Establishes the “Missouri Right to Shop Act”.
HB 124 Frederick, Keith(R) Establishes the “Patients First Medicaid Reform Act”.
HB 125 Frederick, Keith(R) Establishes the “Right to Shop Act” to allow state employees to obtain cost estimates for health care services.
HB 144 McGaugh, Joe Don(R) Establishes the “Designated Health Care Decision-Maker Act”.
HB 153 Corlew, Kevin(R)
Libla, Doug(R)
Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses.
HB 157 Frederick, Keith(R) Modifies provisions relating to physician referrals to physical therapists.
HB 165 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Changes provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses.
HB 191 Conway, Kathie(R) Modifies provisions relating to the use of moneys in the Alcohol and Tobacco Control Fund.
HB 209 Wiemann, John D.(R) Specifies that licensed chiropractic physicians may treat and be reimbursed for conditions currently reimbursed under MO HealthNet.
HB 211 Redmon, Craig(R) Changes provisions relating to the scope of practice for physical therapists.
HB 226 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Changes the laws regarding the powers and duties of Regional EMS Medical Directors.
HB 227 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Establishes the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.
HB 233 Dogan, Shamed(R) Changes the laws regarding the dispensing of contraceptives.
HB 236 Lavender, Deb(D) Requires organizations that provide pregnancy-related services to provide medically accurate information regarding reproductive health options in order to receive state funding.
HB 239 Kelley, Mike(R) Provides that each child enrolled in kindergarten or first grade is to receive a comprehensive vision examination.
HB 244 Rowland, Lyle(R) Modifies laws relating to advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice agreements.
HB 252 Taylor, Jared(R) Provides that a person commits the offense of endangering the welfare of a child in the first degree if she knowingly uses a narcotic drug without a prescription while pregnant.
HB 284 Brown, Cloria(R) Prohibits anyone from using a hand-held electronic wireless communication device while driving unless the device is equipped for hands-free operation and is being used in that manner.
HB 290 Fitzpatrick, Scott(R) Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.
HB 293 Higdon Jr., Galen(R) Establishes the Fair Fare Passenger Safety Act that prohibits any person operating a motor vehicle for compensation from using a hand-held wireless device.
HB 294 Lynch, Steve(R) Provides certain immunities for persons who seek medical assistance for a drug overdose.
HB 298 Lichtenegger, Donna(R) Specifies the minimum reimbursement amount for covered physical therapy services delivered under health benefit plans.
HB 312 Walker, Nate(R) Restricts the use of handheld communications devices while driving unless the device is equipped for hands-free operation and is being used in that manner.
HB 329 Morris, Lynn(R) Establishes the Tricia Leann Tharp Act, which requires certain pharmacists to receive two hours of continuing education on suicide prevention.
HB 330 Morris, Lynn(R) Changes the definition of “assistant physician”.
HB 331 Morris, Lynn(R) Changes the laws regarding vaccines.
HB 332 Morris, Lynn(R) Changes the laws regarding vaccines and disorder monitoring.
HB 370 Newman, Stacey(D) Establishes programs and services to increase preventive health care services in the state.
HB 371 Newman, Stacey(D) Establishes the Compassionate Assistance for Rape Emergencies (CARE) Act/
HB 372 Newman, Stacey(D) Requires a pharmacy to fill a valid and lawful prescription for any FDA-approved drug or device to prevent pregnancy including emergency contraceptives without delay.
HB 373 Newman, Stacey(D) Changes the laws regarding the dispensing of contraceptives.
HB 374 Newman, Stacey(D) Changes the laws regarding the disclosure of health care services.
HB 376 Newman, Stacey(D) Prohibits an employer from taking an adverse employment action based on an employee’s reproductive health care decision.
HB 377 Newman, Stacey(D) Establishes the Pregnant Workers’ Fairness Act.
HB 378 Brown, Cloria(R) Prohibits text messaging while driving unless the device is equipped with technology allowing for hands-free texting and is being used in that manner.
HB 381 Evans, Jean(R) Changes the laws regarding health care records of deceased patients.
HB 388 Messenger, Jeff(R) Establishes the Missouri Freedom to Choose Health Care Act.
HB 390 Vescovo, Rob(R) Designates March as “Von Willebrand Awareness Month”.
HB 395 Adams, Joe(D) Establishes the Missouri Universal Health Assurance Program to provide a publicly financed, statewide insurance program for all residents of the state.
HB 402 Frederick, Keith(R) Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.
HB 405 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Specifies that the county coroner or medical examiner need not be notified and no investigation is necessary for a death that occurs under hospice care.
HB 417 Peters, Joshua(D) Prohibits a health insurer and any wellness program associated with a health insurer from sharing with an employer of an insured information relating to such insured.s usage of contraceptives.
HB 437 Neely, James(R) Allows persons with certain serious medical conditions to use medical cannabis.
HB 440 Kidd, Bill E.(R) Establishes “Simon’s Law”, which changes the laws regarding life-sustaining or nonbeneficial treatment policies of health care facilities.
HB 452 Austin, Kevin(R) Modifies definitions of ’employee’ and ‘physician employee’ in actions against health care providers for personal injury or death.
HB 455 Bahr, Kurt(R) Allows structured family caregiving as a covered service under MO HealthNet, subject to the approval of federal waivers.
HB 479 Frederick, Keith(R) Prohibits covenants not to compete.
HB 489 Dunn, Randy(D) Changes the laws regarding MO HealthNet services.
HB 524 Ellington, Brandon(D) Establishes the Death with Dignity Act to allow patients with terminal illnesses to end their life in a humane and dignified manner.
HB 529 Frederick, Keith(R) Provides that no provision of law shall be construed to require maintenance of licensure or the state to require any form of specialty medical board certification to practice medicine.
HB 535 Roden, Shane(R) Specifies that only motorcycle riders under the age of eighteen operating with a motorcycle training permit shall wear a helmet and requires all other riders who wish to ride without a helmet to show proof of health insurance.
HB 544 Barnes, Jason(R) Specifies that primary care providers who provide services to MO HealthNet participants after normal business hours are eligible for additional reimbursement.
HB 546 Hansen, Jim(R) Prohibits text messaging while driving for all drivers.
HB 549 Frederick, Keith(R) Creates standards for predetermination of health care benefits requests and responses.
HB 569 Frederick, Keith(R) Establishes the Show-Me Compassionate Medical Education Act.
HB 576 McCaherty, John(R) Exempts motorcyclists 21 years of age or older from wearing a helmet when operating a motorcycle or motortricycle if they have the appropriate health insurance coverage.
HB 588 Kelley, Mike(R) Prohibits law enforcement from stopping a motorcycle for failing to wear protective headgear.
HB 601 Higdon Jr., Galen(R) Establishes the Missouri Patient Safety in Radiologic Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act.
HB 636 Merideth, Peter(D) Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2018.
HB 646 Fitzwater, Paul(R) Establishes the “Youth Sports Brain Injury Prevention Act”.
HB 657 Rhoads, Shawn(R) Changes the laws regarding dispensations of maintenance medications.
HB 659 McCreery, Tracy(D) Establishes the Missouri Earned Family and Medical Leave Act.
HB 684 Neely, James(R) Changes the laws regarding managed care under the MO HealthNet program.
HB 690 White, William(R) Prohibits non-Missouri medical schools from entering into exclusive contracts with Missouri health care providers for the placement of medical students.
HB 691 Korman, Bart(R) Requires the Department of Social Services to request a waiver to require certain MO HealthNet participants to be Missouri residents for 6 months before receiving benefits.
HB 695 Pfautsch, Donna(R) Allows students to satisfy the physical education requirement for high school graduation by participating in two sports within the same school year.
HB 710 Walker, Cora Faith(D) Allows a participant in drug court to receive medication assisted treatment if under the care of a physician licensed in this state to practice medicine.
HB 716 Barnes, Jason(R) Establishes a Prescription Abuse Registry.
HB 720 White, William(R) Modifies the law regarding health insurance adverse determination appeals
HB 732 Chipman, Jason(R) Prohibits public institutions of higher education from requiring students to purchase a meal plan when a student presents medical documentation of a food allergy or sensitivity, or a medical dietary issue.
HB 736 Stevens, Martha(D) Establishes the “911 Good Samaritan Act” which gives a person immunity from criminal liability for a person who seeks medical assistance for a person experiencing a drug-related overdose or alcohol overdose.
HB 737 Stevens, Martha(D) Changes the laws regarding MO HealthNet services.
HB 761 Barnes, Jason(R) Establishes requirements for authorized entities to stock epinephrine auto-injectors for use in emergencies.
HB 762 Barnes, Jason(R) Allows hospitals to employ dentists and other oral health care providers.
HB 769 Walker, Cora Faith(D) Establishes the Mo HealthNet Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities Program.
HB 774 McCreery, Tracy(D) Allows a health care provider to transfer a long-acting reversible contraceptive to a patient other than the patient to whom it was initially prescribed in certain circumstances.
HB 778 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Requires assisted living and residential care facilities to provide residents with educational information on influenza.
HB 780 Hill, Justin(R) Establishes a state innovation waiver task force to develop a health care reform plan.
HB 788 Swan, Kathy(R) Modifies the film tax credit program.
HB 789 Swan, Kathy(R) Establishes the Missouri Patient Safety in Radiologic Imaging and Radiation Therapy Act.
HB 796 Brown, Cloria(R) Allows for a patient’s designation of a caregiver to provide care following discharge from a hospital or ambulatory surgical center.
HB 802 Peters, Joshua(D) Requires licensed chiropractors to be reimbursed for the provision of MO HealthNet services.
HB 815 Basye, Chuck(R) Provides ways a professional licensee or holder of a permit certificate, or registration may submit payment and information to a board.
HB 823 Schroer, Nick(R) Allows certain assistant physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, and physician assistants to prescribe certain Schedule II medications.
HB 828 Barnes, Jason(R) Establishes the .Social Innovation Grant Program. to find alternative solutions for serving the state’s vulnerable populations.
HB 840 Mitten, Gina(D) Changes the laws regarding eligibility for MO HealthNet benefits.
HB 842 Mitten, Gina(D) Creates a right to unpaid leave for employees that are affected by domestic violence.
HB 852 Neely, James(R) Provides family access motion fees shall be waived by the court unless the court finds there has been compliance with the order of custody, visitation, or third-party custody.
HB 854 Franklin, Diane(R) Allows health care providers to contract with the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide volunteer health care services to uninsured and underserved individuals.
HB 877 Neely, James(R) Modifies the definition of tattoo.
HB 881 Schroer, Nick(R) Provides that failure to wear a safety belt or misuse of a safety belt may be considered evidence of comparative negligence or may be admitted to mitigate damages.
HB 882 Fraker, Lyndall(R) Modifies provisions relating to athletic trainers.
HB 889 Rehder, Holly(R) Prohibits law enforcement from releasing records containing personally identifiable health information, unless such information is redacted or a court orders disclosure.
HB 904 Sommer, Chrissy(R) Provides ways a professional licensee or holder of a permit certificate, or registration may submit payment and information to a board.
HB 919 McGaugh, Joe Don(R) Modifies mandated reporting requirements for sexual assault victims in long-term care facilities.
HB 937 Baringer, Donna(D) Permits the use of hemp oil for the treatment of certain impairments.
HB 939 Swan, Kathy(R) Establishes a legislative task force on advanced practice nursing.
HB 952 Rowland, Lyle(R) Allows school boards to provide certain information on influenza disease to parents and guardians of students.
HB 960 Matthews, Kirk(R) Establishes the Social Innovation Grant Program. to find alternative solutions for serving the state’s vulnerable populations.
HB 962 Rehder, Holly(R) Establishes the .Social Innovation Grant Program. to find alternative solutions for serving the state’s vulnerable populations.
HB 969 Neely, James(R) Requires 20% of all fees an attorney charges for his or her services to be deposited into a fund that will be used to provide financial support for certain recipients.
HB 978 Peters, Joshua(D) Prohibits the Department of Mental Health from contracting with providers that operate methadone treatment programs.
HB 986 Wood, David(R) Modifies and creates provisions relating to the MO HealthNet pharmacy program.
HB 987 Swan, Kathy(R) Establishes licensure requirements for music therapists.
HB 994 Eggleston, J.(R) Establishes that an employee can receive either health insurance benefits or the premium paid by the employer, in form of compensation or a health savings account.
HB 995 Eggleston, J.(R) Changes the laws regarding rates charged by health care providers.
HB 1007 Evans, Jean(R) Permits the use of hemp oil for the treatment of certain impairments.
HB 1019 Green, Alan(D) Changes the laws regarding notice requirements for when a patient is admitted to a mental health facility.
HB 1021 Brattin, Rick(R) Specifies that no gifts shall be given to medical practitioners.
HB 1023 Hill, Justin(R) Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to establish a prescription writers monitoring program and places limits on prescriptions of controlled substances.
HB 1044 Lauer, Jeanie(R) Modifies provisions relating to emergency medical services.
HB 1050 Franklin, Diane(R) Allows health care providers to contract with the Department of Health and Senior Services to provide volunteer health care services to uninsured and underserved individuals.
HB 1059 Kelly, Hannah(R) Establishes the Missouri Earned Family and Medical Leave Act.
HB 1075 Alferman, Justin(R) Specifies that emergency services are covered under MO HealthNet if medically necessary according to the prudent layperson standard.
HB 1088 Plocher, Dean(R) Changes the law regarding low-dose mammography screening.
HB 1089 Plocher, Dean(R) Changes provisions relating to acts that may be performed by a licensed practical nurse and modifies provisions relating to the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
HB 1095 May, Karla(D) Creates provisions regarding the legalization of marijuana and establishes certain licensing requirements.
HB 1102 Frederick, Keith(R) Establishes the “Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Act”.
HB 1106 Stephens, Mike(R) Requires a single statewide protocol authorizing pharmacists to prescribe and administer vaccines as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
HB 1110 Wood, David(R) Modifies provisions relating to the Missouri Rx Prescription Drug Program.
HB 1137 Schroer, Nick(R) Requires certain persons to report the use of an emergency opioid antagonist to a police or sheriff’s department in order to generate a police report.
HB 1144 Morris, Lynn(R) Removes the termination date for the Missouri Rx Prescription Drug Program.
HB 1152 Morris, Lynn(R) Establishes the “Rx Cares for Missouri Program”.
HB 1153 Crawford, Sandy(R) Changes the laws regarding the regulation of hospitals.
HB 1159 Morris, Lynn(R) Modifies and creates provisions relating to the MO HealthNet pharmacy program.
HB 1175 Walker, Cora Faith(D) Encourages primary care providers to utilize the Adverse Childhood Experience Questionnaire to assess a MO HealthNet participant’s health risks.
HB 1176 Pogue, Jeffrey(R) Expands child neglect to include a child that is born with a controlled substance in the child’s fluids because the pregnant mother knowingly used a controlled substance before birth.
HB 1185 Trent, Curtis(R) Provides that a managed care plan’s network is adequate if the health carrier is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
HB 1188 Dogan, Shamed(R) Allows a health care provider to transfer a long-acting reversible contraceptive to a patient other than the patient to whom it was initially prescribed in certain circumstances.
HB 1192 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Requires that at least one member on the Missouri State Board of Nursing be an advanced practice registered nurse.
HB 1197 Lynch, Steve(R) Modifies provisions relating to opioid antagonists.
HB 1202 Roberts, Steve(D) Changes the laws regarding eligibility for MO HealthNet benefits.
HB 1220 Walker, Nate(R) Changes provisions relating to the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
HB 1222 Roberts, Steve(D) Establishes the Death with Dignity Act to allow patients with terminal illnesses to end their life in a humane and dignified manner.
HB 1223 Kelley, Mike(R) Allows the family of a pregnant woman to civilly commit her for treatment if she is abusing drugs.
HB 1226 Ellington, Brandon(D) Allows MO HealthNet participants with sickle cell disease who are 18 years of age or older to receive benefits.
HCR 16 Brattin, Rick(R) Urges Congress to require health care providers to publish pricing information for health care services.
HCR 17 Hubrecht, Tila(R) Urges all educational institutions to provide information to students and parents about meningococcal disease and available vaccines.
HCR 26 McGee, DaRon(D) Establishes the month of November as Alzheimer’s awareness month.
HCR 36 Walker, Cora Faith(D) Designates the month of September as Sickle Cell Awareness Month in Missouri.
HCR 45 Roberts, Steve(D) Designates May 31 each year as “Missouri No Smoking/Tobacco Day” in order to increase awareness of the dangers of tobacco use.
HJR 36 Ross, Robert(R) Establishes a permanent Joint Committee on Administrative Rules to review the promulgation of rules by state agencies.
SB 28 Sater, David(R) Requires the Department of Social Services to apply for a global waiver for MO HealthNet.
SB 31 Emery, Ed(R) Modifies provisions relating to the collateral source rule and provides that parties may introduce evidence of the actual cost, rather than the value, of the medical care rendered.
SB 42 Wallingford, Wayne(R) Enacts provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses.
SB 50 Walsh, Gina(D) Establishes the Advance Health Care Directive Registry.
SB 51 Walsh, Gina(D) Establishes a language assessment program for children who are deaf or hard of hearing from birth through the age of eight.
SB 52 Nasheed, Jamilah(D) Creates several provisions relating to suicide awareness and prevention.
SB 54 Nasheed, Jamilah(D) Creates new provisions of law relating to leave from employment.
SB 56 Holsman, Jason(D) Allows marijuana to be produced, distributed, and consumed for medicinal purposes.
SB 70 Schupp, Jill(D) Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2018.
SB 72 Schaaf, Rob(R) Provides that certain health care providers may have their professional licenses disciplined for failure to follow the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids.
SB 74 Schaaf, Rob(R) Establishes a Prescription Drug Monitoring Act.
SB 97 Sater, David(R) Requires hospitals to adopt and implement evidence-based sepsis protocols.
SB 117 Schupp, Jill(D) Requires employee and volunteers of specified public and private institutions to receive an influenza vaccination every year.
SB 125 Wasson, Jay(R) Provides acceptable ways a professional licensee may submit payment, application, requests for educational time extensions or notify his or her licensing board.
SB 138 Sater, David(R) Creates standards for predetermination of health care benefits requests and responses.
SB 139 Sater, David(R) Creates the Rx Cares for Missouri Program.
SB 153 Schaaf, Rob(R) Permits the use of medical marijuana for the treatment of certain impairments.
SB 155 Schaaf, Rob(R) Modifies provisions relating to prescription drug co-payments.
SB 165 Schupp, Jill(D) Applies ban on using cell phones for text messaging while driving a motor vehicle to all drivers.
SB 168 Schaaf, Rob(R) Modifies provisions relating to health insurance discrimination.
SB 174 Schaaf, Rob(R) Creates a voluntary replacement alternative program for children’s vaccines which do not contain human DNA content.
SB 180 Nasheed, Jamilah(D) Limits the use of physical restraints on pregnant or postpartum offenders.
SB 194 Wallingford, Wayne(R) Provides that a managed care plan’s network is adequate if the health carrier is accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.
SB 200 Libla, Doug(R) Modifies provisions relating to expert witnesses.
SB 203 Sifton, Scott(D) Creates the MO HealthNet Buy-In for Workers with Disabilities program.
SB 212 Sater, David(R) Provides that inspections of certain x-ray systems shall not be required more frequently than every six years.
SB 231 Schatz, Dave(R) Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.
SB 237 Rowden, Caleb(R) Modifies definitions of “employee” and “physician employee” in actions against health care providers for personal injury or death.
SB 245 Sater, David(R) Requires health carriers and health care providers to establish and participate in shared savings incentive programs.
SB 253 Nasheed, Jamilah(D) Modifies the prohibition on certain use of electronic wireless communication devices while operating a motor vehicle.
SB 263 Riddle, Jeanie(R) Requires licensed chiropractors to be reimbursed for the provision of MO HealthNet services.
SB 312 Wasson, Jay(R) Modifies a provision relating to maintenance medication filled by pharmacists.
SB 314 Schatz, Dave(R) Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.
SB 317 Sater, David(R) Modifies provisions relating to physician referral to physical therapists.
SB 321 Hegeman, Dan(R) Allows evidence in actions for damages of failure to wear a seatbelt for comparative negligence or to mitigate damages.
SB 323 Brown, Dan(R) Specifies when persons operating or riding a motorcycle or motortricycle must wear protective headgear.
SB 334 Sater, David(R) Requires assisted living facilities to provide residents with educational information on influenza.
SB 340 Schupp, Jill(D) Establishes the Narcotics Control Act.
SB 351 Sifton, Scott(D) Increases penalties for the distribution of heroin.
SB 363 Chappelle-Nadal, Maria(D) Requires long-term care facilities to institute policies facilitating familial involvement in the well-being and support of its residents.
SB 366 Koenig, Andrew(R) Provides that a doctoral degree from programs accredited or provisionally accredited by the Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System are acceptable for licensure as a psychologist if the program meets certain requirements.
SB 371 Schaaf, Rob(R) Permits the use of hemp oil for the treatment of certain impairments.
SB 383 Eigel, Bill(R) Provides that defendants in tort actions shall only be held severally liable and not jointly.
SB 407 Riddle, Jeanie(R) Licenses persons performing radiologic imaging or administering radiation therapy and establishes the Missouri Radiologic Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners.
SB 423 Sater, David(R) Removes the termination date for the MO Rx Prescription Drug Program.
SB 432 Koenig, Andrew(R) Modifies provisions of law relating to custody of in vitro human embryos.
SB 433 Sater, David(R) Modifies and creates provisions relating to the MO HealthNet pharmacy program.
SB 447 Rowden, Caleb(R) Establishes legislative procedures for regulating previously unregulated professions.
SB 454 Hoskins, Denny(R) Modifies provisions of the Missouri Athletic Trainer Practice Act.
SB 455 Rowden, Caleb(R) Modifies provisions relating to dispensing authority of physician assistants.
SB 456 Rowden, Caleb(R) Enacts provisions relating to health care for individuals with physical, cognitive, emotional, mental, or developmental disabilities.
SB 462 Sifton, Scott(D) Establishes the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.
SB 473 Rowden, Caleb(R) Establishes the Social Innovation Grant Program.
SB 490 Schupp, Jill(D) Requires certain health care professionals to complete two hours of suicide prevention training as a condition of initial licensure and as a condition of license renewal.
SB 493 Hegeman, Dan(R) Authorizes a health care decision-maker to make health care decisions for a incapacitated patient who does not have a person with legal authority to consent for the patient.
SB 494 Riddle, Jeanie(R) Modifies provisions relating to out-of-state physicians providing sports medicine services in Missouri.
SB 495 Riddle, Jeanie(R) Modifies provisions relating to trauma, STEMI, and stroke centers and medical emergencies.
SB 501 Sater, David(R) Requires pharmacists to administer vaccines by protocol in accordance with treatment guidelines established by the Centers for Disease Control.
SB 516 Munzlinger, Brian(R) Makes a technical change to the law relating to controlled substance schedules.
SB 524 Koenig, Andrew(R) Requires a defendant served after the statute of limitations for wrongful death or medical negligence claims has expired to be served in within one hundred twenty days after a petition has been filed.
SB 527 Brown, Dan(R) Modifies provisions of law relating to MO HealthNet managed care.
SB 533 Eigel, Bill(R) Modifies a provision relating to maintenance medication filled by pharmacists.
SB 536 Wallingford, Wayne(R) Modifies membership of the Missouri State Board of Nursing.
SB 538 Chappelle-Nadal, Maria(D) Prohibits the use of a vaccine containing mercury as administered to a child or adult in Missouri.
SB 540 Curls, Shalonn(D) Establishes notice procedures for potential adverse action against a State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts licensee who is delinquent on state taxes or has failed to file state income tax returns in the last three years.
SCR 6 Walsh, Gina(D) Urges the Department of Higher Education and Department of Health and Senior Services to encourage the dissemination of information about meningococcal disease and its vaccines.
SCR 24 Hegeman, Dan(R) Designates November 2017 as Diabetes and Cardiovascular Awareness Month.

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