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House Study Bill 621

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  1  1    Section 1.  Section 135.107, subsection 3, unnumbered
  1  2 paragraph 1, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  1  3    The center for rural health and primary care shall
  1  4 establish a primary care provider recruitment and retention
  1  5 endeavor, to be known as PRIMECARRE.  The endeavor shall
  1  6 include a community grant program, a primary care provider
  1  7 loan repayment program, and a primary care provider community
  1  8 scholarship program, and the establishment of area health
  1  9 education centers.  The endeavor shall be developed and
  1 10 implemented in a manner to promote and accommodate local
  1 11 creativity in efforts to recruit and retain health care
  1 12 professionals to provide services in the locality.  The focus
  1 13 of the endeavor shall be to promote and assist local efforts
  1 14 in developing health care provider recruitment and retention
  1 15 programs.  Eligibility under any of the programs established
  1 16 under the primary care provider recruitment and retention
  1 17 endeavor shall be based upon a community health services
  1 18 assessment completed under subsection 2, paragraph "a".  A
  1 19 community or region, as applicable, shall submit a letter of
  1 20 intent to conduct a community health services assessment and
  1 21 to apply for assistance under this subsection.  The letter
  1 22 shall be in a form and contain information as determined by
  1 23 the center.  A letter of intent shall be submitted to the
  1 24 center by January 1 preceding the fiscal year for which an
  1 25 application for assistance is to be made.  Assistance under
  1 26 this subsection shall not be granted until such time as the
  1 27 community or region making application has completed the
  1 28 community health services assessment and adopted a long-term
  1 29 community health services assessment and developmental plan.
  1 30 In addition to any other requirements, a developmental plan
  1 31 shall include a clear commitment to informing high school
  1 32 students of the health care opportunities which may be
  1 33 available to such students.
  1 34    Sec. 2.  Section 135.107, subsection 3, paragraph d, Code
  1 35 1999, is amended by striking the paragraph.
  2  1    Sec. 3.  Section 135.107, subsection 4, Code 1999, is
  2  2 amended by striking the subsection.
  2  3    Sec. 4.  Section 144.29A, subsection 1, unnumbered
  2  4 paragraph 1, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows:
  2  5    A health care provider who initially identifies and
  2  6 diagnoses a spontaneous termination of pregnancy or who
  2  7 induces a termination of pregnancy shall file with the
  2  8 department a report for each termination within thirty days of
  2  9 the occurrence.  The health care provider shall make a good
  2 10 faith effort to obtain all of the following information that
  2 11 is available with respect to each termination:
  2 12    Sec. 5.  Section 144.29A, subsection 9, Code 1999, is
  2 13 amended by striking the subsection.
  2 14    Sec. 6.  Section 147.5, Code 1999, is amended to read as
  2 15 follows:
  2 16    147.5  FORM.
  2 17    Every license to practice a profession shall be in the form
  2 18 of a certificate under the seal of the department, signed by
  2 19 the director of public health.  Such license shall be issued
  2 20 in the name of the examining board which conducts examinations
  2 21 for that particular profession.  The number of the book and
  2 22 page containing the entry of said license in the office of the
  2 23 department shall be noted on the face of the license.
  2 24    Sec. 7.  Section 147.40, Code 1999, is amended to read as
  2 25 follows:
  2 26    147.40  CERTIFICATION OF APPLICANTS.
  2 27    Every examination shall be passed upon in accordance with
  2 28 the established rules of the examining board and shall be
  2 29 satisfactory to at least a majority of the professional
  2 30 members of the board.  In the case of the board of dental
  2 31 examiners, only licensed dentist members of the board shall
  2 32 determine whether an applicant has passed the examination to
  2 33 practice as a licensed dentist.  After each examination, the
  2 34 examining board shall certify the names of the successful
  2 35 applicants to the department in the manner prescribed by it.
  3  1 The department shall then issue the proper license and make
  3  2 the required entry in the registry book.
  3  3    Sec. 8.  Section 152.7, unnumbered paragraph 2, Code 1999,
  3  4 is amended by striking the unnumbered paragraph.
  3  5    Sec. 9.   Section 135.19, Code 1999, is repealed.  
  3  6                           EXPLANATION
  3  7    This bill amends portions of the Code relating to duties
  3  8 and programs under the purview of the department of public
  3  9 health (IDPH).
  3 10    The bill amends Code section 135.107, subsection 3,
  3 11 paragraph "d", by striking the paragraph.  The paragraph
  3 12 required the IDPH to develop and establish area health
  3 13 education centers in cooperation with several other entities.
  3 14    The bill amends Code section 135.107, subsection 4, by
  3 15 striking the subsection.  The subsection directed the director
  3 16 of public health to establish a primary care collaborative
  3 17 work group.
  3 18    The bill amends Code section 144.29A by eliminating the
  3 19 requirement that health care providers report spontaneous
  3 20 terminations of pregnancy (miscarriages) as part of the
  3 21 termination of pregnancy reporting system.
  3 22    The bill amends Code section 147.5 and Code section 147.40
  3 23 to eliminate the requirement that health care profession
  3 24 licensing boards maintain a handwritten registry book and
  3 25 identify on every license issued, the entry into the registry
  3 26 book of such license.
  3 27    The bill amends Code section 152.7 by eliminating language
  3 28 which provided a means for students who were enrolled in a
  3 29 course of study for registered nurses on June 30, 1995, and
  3 30 thereby impacted by changes in the law made in 1995, to apply
  3 31 that education to a license as a practical nurse.
  3 32    The bill repeals Code section 135.19 thereby eliminating
  3 33 the requirement that the department of agriculture and land
  3 34 stewardship and the board of pharmacy examiners collect and
  3 35 deliver samples of venereal disease prophylactics to the IDPH.  
  4  1 LSB 5319DP 78
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