Committee on Health, Hospitals and Human Services Committee

Allison L. GeGazon

Chair

Janelle K. Sarauw

Vice Chair

Alicia V. Barnes

Kurt A. Vialet

Donna A. Frett-Gregory

Marvin A. Blyden

Stedmann Hodge

Jr.

The jurisdiction of the Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human

Services encompasses, and the Committee shall:


(1) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to public health, mental health, sanitation, pest control, hospitals, medical services, pharmacies medical schools, nursing schools and nursing programs, human services, and all matters pertaining thereto;


(2) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to the Hospital Board, Board of Nurse Licensure, Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Medicine, Board of Surgery, Board of Naturopathic Physicians, Board of Dentistry of Dental Examiners Board of Pharmacy, Board of Optometry, Board of Physical Therapy, Board of Chiropractic Examiners, Board of Podiatry, Board of Examiners for the Practice of Veterinary Medicine, Board of Psychology Examiners, Board of Licensed Counselors and Examiners, Board of Social Work Licensure;


(3) receive, consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to ambulatory care and urgent care; vocational rehabilitation programs,


(4) receive and consider bills relating to day care programs, foster care and placement of children, adult social services, public assistance and other social welfare programs.


(5) receive consider, and make recommendations on all bills relating to senior citizens and programs for senior citizens and persons with disabilities; and


(6) receive, consider and make recommendations on bills relating to any other board, commission or agency whose operation or nature of business is relevant to the operation of the

Committee on Health, Hospitals, and Human Services.


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