Missouri State Senate
Bills assigned to Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health

SB 7 - Dougherty - Modifies various provisions relating to lead poisoning
SB 8 - Dougherty - Creates the "Children's Environmental Health and Protection Advisory Council"
SB 21 - Shields - Modifies laws of adoption and creates the "Putative Father Registry" fund
SB 26 - Champion - Increases the resource limits for public assistance eligibility for single and married persons
SB 28 - Dolan - Modifies language regarding anti-kickback penalties and certain pharmaceutical companies and establishes the "Well-Being committee" to aid pharmacies
SB 39 - Bray - Closes the drug benefit coverage gap that was created due to the enactment of the Medicare Act of 2003
SB 49 - Crowell - Prohibits immunizations containing mercury preservatives after January 1, 2007
SB 60 - Dougherty - Increases the foster care reimbursement and the adoption subsidy rates over a four-year period
SB 64 - Kennedy - Creates the Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Quality Assurance Act
SB 74 - Champion - Creates new provisions with respect to the Department of Health and Senior Services
SB 75 - Champion - Closes the drug benefit coverage gap that was created due to the enactment of the Medicare Act of 2003
SB 88 - Klindt - Exempts certain food sales from food inspection laws
SB 90 - Dougherty - Authorizes advanced practice nurses to prescribe certain controlled substances
SB 95 - Coleman - Modifies various provisions relating to lead abatement
SB 146 - Dougherty - Allows the Department of Health to investigate complaints of air quality in public schools
SB 152 - Wilson - Creates a trust fund and Commission for Youth Smoking Prevention
SB 153 - Graham - Modifies the law relating to ombudsman volunteers
SB 162 - Gross - Removes references to the Committee on Radiation Control from Chapter 192, RSMo
SB 164 - Crowell - Prohibits the use of public funds for health and social services programs that subsidize abortion services
SB 167 - Green - Requires privately funded mental health facilities to have the same reporting requirements for patient abuse as state mental health facilities
SB 173 - Scott - Creates a graduated increase in payments to sheltered workshops and alters bidding preferences for products and services from sheltered workshops
SB 203 - Dougherty - Adds young adult provisions to the Missouri Consolidated Health Care plan
SB 204 - Dougherty - Mandates insurance coverage for new phases of clinical trials undertaken for the treatment of cancer
SB 208 - Koster - Requires the Department of Mental Health to perform a cost benefit analysis before downsizing or closing any of its facilities
SB 214 - Scott - Each child enrolled in kindergarten, or first grade to receive comprehensive vision examinations
SB 226 - Cauthorn - Modifies provisions relating to the Medicaid program
SB 235 - Wheeler - Allows physicians to jointly negotiate with certain health insurance carriers
SB 243 - Scott - Modifies various provisions dealing with the reporting and investigating of an individual's death
SB 315 - Dolan - Extends the sunset date for the licensure of health care facilities to August 28, 2008
SB 316 - Dolan - Modifies provisions of the law relating to ambulatory medical treatment centers
SB 321 - Shields - Establishes the Dental Carve-Out Act of 2005 to implement a process of providing dental benefits to public assistance recipients
SB 323 - Bartle - Establishes the eligibility criteria for grants to umbilical cord blood banks
SB 331 - Coleman - Modifies various provisions relating to delinquent child support payments
SB 341 - Bartle - Limites certificate of need to only long-term care facilities
SB 347 - Clemens - Modifies education requirements for professional counselors
SB 353 - Gibbons - Extends expiration date of the Missouri senior RX program
SB 359 - Taylor - Provides for price and performance comparisons of health care facilities to be posted on a state website
SB 363 - Kennedy - Includes unborn children within the definition of "children" for eligibility in CHIPs
SB 365 - Mayer - Provides health insurance coverage for phase I and phase II clinical trials for cancer treatment
SB 368 - Dougherty - Provides Medicaid benefits to all cancer patients
SB 376 - Loudon - Provides immunity from liability to private contractors working under the direction of the children's division
SB 379 - Coleman - Sets standards for emergency care for rape victims
SB 393 - Stouffer - Prescribes requirements for assisted living residences
SB 403 - Green - Authorizes professional counselors to diagnose
SB 408 - Ridgeway - Allows health carriers to offer one or more health plans which contain deductibles, coinsurance, or other options
SB 409 - Graham - Requires all health clubs to have at least one automated external defibrillator
SB 410 - Graham - Provides for the exclusion of assets for purposes of determining eligibility for public assistance
SB 416 - Engler - Prohibits health insurers from refusing to contract with willing optometrists and ophthalmologists
SB 433 - Stouffer - Established the MO Health Care Stablilization Fund to assist health care providers with excess liability coverage
SB 457 - Wheeler - Modifies the law relating to ombudsman volunteers
SB 458 - Wheeler - Requires pharmacists to fill prescriptions against religious beliefs unless an employer can accommodate a request not to do so
SB 518 - Kennedy - Creates the Assistive Technology Trust Fund for assistive technology
SB 522 - Ridgeway - Provides for an informal dispute resolution for long-term care facilities to contest inspections or complaint investigations
SB 523 - Cauthorn - Establishes a distant dental hygientist learning program
SB 527 - Wilson - Requires hospitals to implement a nurse-to-patient ration system
SB 547 - Loudon - Grants courts power to appoint trustees to disburse funds for health care when a patient is in a persistent vegetative state
SB 551 - Mayer - Adds a definition for emergency as it relates to removal of a child from the home
SB 555 - Shields - Provides financial assistance to physically disabled persons for personal care assistance services through eligible vendors
HB 56 - Threlkeld - Allows pharmaceutical companies to rebate portions of copayments to multiple sclerosis patients without violating anti-kickback and anti-rebate laws
HB 205 - Salva - Prohibits the disclosure of Social Security numbers on child support checks, correspondence, and documents
HB 232 - Portwood - Increases the fees health care providers can charge for copying a patient's health care record
HB 413 - Hubbard - Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to offer a vaccination program for first responders deployed to disaster areas as a result of bioterrorism events
HB 462 - Smith - Changes the laws regarding suicide prevention
HB 596 - Schaaf - Allows employers to provide or contract for health insurance at reduced rates for employees who do not use tobacco products
HB 681 - Chappelle-Nadal - Renames the Office of Advocacy and Assistance for the Elderly to the Office of Advocacy and Assistance for Senior Citizens

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