Bills Pending Connecticut Joint Public Health Committee

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CTHB06742IntroTo require the Commissioner of Administrative Services, in conjunction with other state agency officials, to study and implement federal Executive Order 13627 for state contracting practices and to require the licensing of estheticians, nail technici...
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2019-05-16
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CTHB07099IntroTo increase the minimum number of hours nurses and nurse's aides spend on patient care at nursing homes.
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2019-04-17
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CTHB07004IntroTo require youth coaches of youth athletic activities conducted on fields, courts and recreational areas owned, operated or managed by municipalities to take an online concussion course.
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2019-04-17
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CTSB00966IntroTo allow licensed psychologists to apply for certification from the Department of Public Health to prescribe, administer and dispense drugs and controlled substances.
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2019-04-01
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CTHB05898IntroTo provide aid in dying to terminally ill patients.
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2019-04-01
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CTHB05142IntroTo establish the crime of mutilation of female genitalia of minors as a class D felony.
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2019-03-22
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CTSB01035IntroTo reduce costs for nonprofit providers by providing a means for them to forgo duplicative state licensing requirements for certain license and certificate renewals if they are accredited by an accepted national accrediting body that has requirements...
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2019-03-21
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CTHB07320IntroTo require all health care institutions to report to the Commissioner of Public Health regarding the use of emergency air ambulance services.
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2019-03-13
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CTSB00814IntroTo require each local and regional board of education to conduct a test of the water supply for any school building or facility constructed before July 1, 1986, for the presence of lead.
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2019-03-12
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CTHB07279IntroTo allow dentists to administer a finger-stick diabetes test for patients who have risk factors for diabetes but have not been diagnosed.
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2019-03-08
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CTHB07199IntroTo require immunizations against the meningococcal virus and human papillomavirus.
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2019-03-08
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CTHB07281IntroTo allow dental hygienists to become certified in dental therapy and engage in the practice of dental therapy for the purpose of increasing access to dental care.
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2019-03-08
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CTSB00396IntroTo require a medical examiner to make a determination as to whether a deceased person with epilepsy suffered a sudden, unexpected death in epilepsy.
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2019-03-06
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CTHB06543IntroTo improve public health by permitting pharmacists to prescribe products to help people quit smoking.
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2019-02-28
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CTHB06365IntroTo allow persons with intellectual disability and their families to access the abuse and neglect registry of former Department of Developmental Services employees.
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2019-02-28
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CTHB06148IntroTo study anaphylaxis and the food allergy epidemic.
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2019-02-28
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CTHB06527IntroTo provide additional oversight over group homes.
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2019-02-28
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CTSB00016IntroTo prohibit unauthorized pelvic examinations on female patients who have been administered deep sedation or anesthesia or are unconscious.
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2019-02-27
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CTSB00367IntroTo establish a task force to study the needs of persons with intellectual disability and give it sufficient time to issue a report.
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2019-02-20
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CTSB00858IntroTo permit prophylactic treatment of minors for sexually transmitted diseases without the consent of a parent or guardian.
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2019-02-20
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CTHB05902IntroTo require the Department of Public Health to determine the formulary for naturopathic physicians.
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2019-02-20
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CTHB05547IntroTo increase the pool of registered bone marrow donors.
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2019-02-20
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CTHB06516IntroTo prohibit the sale and distribution of children's products containing flame retardant chemicals.
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2019-02-20
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CTHB06872IntroTo inform patients regarding the potency and possible negative consequences of taking prescription opiate drugs.
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2019-02-08
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CTSB00075IntroTo prevent exposure to chemicals in cosmetics sold or manufactured in Connecticut that the European Union has determined to be unsafe.
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2019-02-08
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CTHB06855IntroTo develop guidelines to improve the level of training direct care workers receive.
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2019-02-08
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CTHB06466IntroTo require clear labeling of the nicotine content of electronic nicotine delivery systems and vapor products.
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2019-02-08
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CTHB06366IntroTo prohibit the use of polystyrene products with food.
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2019-02-08
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CTHB06134IntroTo prohibit certain requirements in order for an emergency medical services provider to upgrade its ambulances.
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2019-02-07
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CTHB05654IntroTo allow dentists to perform certain facial therapies as part of their dental practice.
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2019-02-07
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CTHB05276IntroTo improve the safety and quality of care of nursing home patients who have a high risk of falling.
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2019-02-07
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CTHB05442IntroTo allow the palliative use of marijuana for qualifying patients with chronic pain.
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2019-02-07
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CTSB00046IntroTo decrease the cost of health care.
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2019-02-07
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CTHB06899IntroTo require the reimbursement rate for ambulance services to increase in alignment with Medicare cost-of-living adjustments.
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2019-02-06
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CTSB00078IntroTo protect the health and safety of consumers and particularly children and firefighters who are at greatest risk of adverse health impacts from exposure to polyfluoroalkyl substances.
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2019-02-06
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CTHB06682IntroTo ensure adequate provision of behavioral health and mental health services within eastern Connecticut by offering state payment levels equal to other regions and sufficient enough to improve the ability of providers to attract qualified staff.
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2019-02-06
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CTSB00491IntroTo save more than one million dollars per group home and seven thousand dollars per client of a local mental health authority by converting state-run services to a nonprofit operation.
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2019-02-06
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CTHB07052IntroTo allow law enforcement K9s to receive emergency medical treatment.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07048IntroTo prevent unqualified persons from using the title of social worker.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07050IntroTo require health professionals to provide blind and visually impaired patients with information on resources available.
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2019-01-31
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CTSB00045IntroTo improve public health.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07053IntroTo protect the confidentiality of sensitive health care information.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07049IntroTo improve employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB07051IntroTo study the administration of the rabies vaccination.
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2019-01-31
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CTHB05509IntroTo reduce costs and to enhance services provided by the Departments of Developmental Services, Mental Health and Addiction Services and Social Services.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06945IntroTo require infant and children's products to be labeled to indicate if the product contains flame retardant chemicals.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06949IntroTo amend certain references on the living will form.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06946IntroTo create a license for associate marital and family therapists.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB06948IntroTo increase the fee for an electronic nicotine delivery system certificate of dealer registration and to use such fee for the reduction of tobacco abuse.
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2019-01-30
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CTHB05738IntroTo prohibit employers from requiring employees to have flu shots.
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2019-01-30
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