Just over two weeks remain until the deadline for bills to pass out of committee in their houses of origin. The following bills are being tracked by INARF and have not been previously reported or have seen recent activity:
SB 204 - Protection and Advocacy services eligibility expansion.Sen. Jean Leising. Passed the Senate Health Committee on 1/30/13.
SB 267 - Repeals definition of "state developmental center." Sen. Pat Miller, Rep. Ed Clere. Passed the Senate 49-0.
SB 559 - Medicaid fraud. Sen. Brandt Hershman. Passed Senate Health, 1-30. Referred to the Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee.
SB 564 - Veterans preference of state contracts. Sen. Mike Delph. Hearing in the Commerce Committee set for 2/4/13 at 10:00 a.m. in room 130.
HB 1096 - Establishes health facility nursing staff ratios. Rep. Clyde Kersey. Assigned to the House Health Committee.
HB 1252 - Veterans business set aside. Rep. Cindy Kirchhofer. Assigned to the Veterans Affairs Committee.
HB 1260 - Veterans business set aside. Rep. Sheila Klinker. Assigned to the Veterans Affairs Committee.
HB 1319 - Health benefit exchange provisions for Affordable Care Act. Rep. Matt Lehman. Passed the House Insurance Committee, referred to the Ways and Means Committee.
HB 1428 - Home and community based services and brain injury services. Rep. Tom Saunders. Assigned to the House Health Committee.