Bills in Committee

Human Resources (H)

Bills under consideration and review by committee.

Bill Bill Title
SF 2177 A bill for an act relating to health-related activities and regulation by the department of public health. (Formerly SSB 3137.) Effective 7-1-08.
SF 2172 A bill for an act relating to dental homes for children. (Formerly SSB 3001.)
SF 573 A bill for an act creating an interim commission on affordable health care plans for small businesses and families and a health care data research advisory council, and providing an effective date. (Formerly SSB 1207 & SF 367.)
SF 480 A bill for an act relating to children who are subject to a court order for a temporary or permanent out-of-home placement by providing for visitation or ongoing interaction between the children and siblings. (Formerly SF 342.) Effective 7-1-07.
SF 467 A bill for an act relating to emergency medical services training. (Formerly SF 217.)
SF 462 A bill for an act relating to body piercing, body modification, and tattooing, and providing penalties. (Formerly SF 174.)
SF 460 A bill for an act relating to providing an appeal process for certain medical assistance providers and child care providers. (Formerly SSB 1071.)
SF 441 A bill for an act relating to elimination of certain duties of the department of elder affairs and the area agencies on aging. (Formerly SSB 1295.)
SF 260 A bill for an act relating to dependent adult abuse. (Formerly SSB 1090.)
SF 248 A bill for an act relating to the membership of the board of physician assistant examiners. (Formerly SSB 1143.)
SF 75 A bill for an act relating to the registration of pharmacy technicians. (Formerly SSB 1034.) Effective 7-1-07.
HF 2615 A bill for an act providing for the development of educational programs relating to infection control in correctional facilities. (Formerly HF 2181)
HF 2604 A bill for an act relating to recovery from third parties liable for health care coverage provided to recipients of medical assistance, and providing an effective date. (Formerly HSB 745)
HF 2578 A bill for an act relating to a temporary permit to practice dentistry or dental hygiene. (Formerly HF 2061)
HF 2577 A bill for an act relating to sexual misconduct with a juvenile, and providing penalties. (Formerly HSB 675)
HF 2574 A bill for an act requiring a preliminary investigation to be conducted by the county medical examiner in the event of the death of a resident of certain state facilities administered by the department of human services. (Formerly HSB 619)
HF 2550 A bill for an act relating to the development and implementation of a certificate of employability program by the board of parole. (Formerly HF 2303)
HF 2548 A bill for an act relating to public access to certain vital statistics records. (Formerly HF 2136)
HF 2544 A bill for an act relating to student eye care and providing an applicability date. (Formerly HF 2055)
HF 2506 A bill for an act relating to child care and family support subsidy services regulated or administered by the department of human services. (Formerly HSB 639)
HF 2499 A bill for an act relating to case permanency plans, consent decrees, and attendance at proceedings in juvenile court. (Formerly HSB 538)
HF 2493 A bill for an act relating to mental health and disability services provisions involving the membership of the mental health, mental retardation, developmental disabilities, and brain injury commission and providing for implementation of an emergency mental health crisis services system. (Formerly HSB 630)
HF 2478 A bill for an act relating to the definition and regulation of outpatient surgical facilities or ambulatory surgical centers and providing for fees.
HF 2475 A bill for an act authorizing a psychiatric advanced registered nurse practitioner to file certain periodic court reports on persons with mental illness who do not require full-time placement in a treatment facility.
HF 2474 A bill for an act relating to chronic care management.
HF 2471 A bill for an act providing for a research initiative to address certain medical errors.
HF 2469 A bill for an act relating to youth employment programs administered by the commission on volunteer service by establishing the Iowa summer youth corps and green corps programs, creating the Iowa summer youth corps account and making appropriations from the account, excluding certain payments provided to an AmeriCorps volunteer from state income tax, and providing a retroactive applicability provision.
HF 2442 A bill for an act relating to early childhood programs by creating an early childhood Iowa advisory council.
HF 2427 A bill for an act prohibiting the sale of oocytes for pecuniary gain to be used for the purposes of research or human reproductive cloning and making a penalty applicable.
HF 2426 A bill for an act providing for the detection and prevention of certain hospital-associated bloodstream infections.
HF 2409 A bill for an act relating to the practice of healing arts by unlicensed persons and providing remedies.
HF 2389 A bill for an act relating to the creation of a postnatal tissue and fluid banking network, and including the creation of an oversight commission.
HF 2386 A bill for an act requiring a national criminal history record check for certain child care providers.
HF 2380 A bill for an act providing a tax credit for investment in qualified health information technology, and providing a retroactive applicability date.
HF 2377 A bill for an act relating to employment support for persons with mental illness or mental retardation by requiring the department of human services to review such support.
HF 2370 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a positive alternatives program and providing an appropriation.
HF 2319 A bill for an act requiring the facilities used for certain child care, early care, and preschool programs and services to be tested for lead-based paint hazards.
HF 2313 A bill for an act increasing the financial aid required of the state for county juvenile detention homes.
HF 2309 A bill for an act relating to child support recovery including assignment of support to the state relative to receipt of family investment program benefits, the reporting of delinquent child support obligors to consumer reporting agencies, access to cellular telephone numbers for the purpose of the computer match program by the child support recovery unit, the information included in a notice regarding the administrative levy of an account, and medical support of a child, and providing effective and retroactive applicability dates. Effective 3-25-08, with exception of division I effective 10-01-09.
HF 2303 A bill for an act relating to the development and implementation of a certificate of employability program by the board of parole. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2550)
HF 2301 A bill for an act relating to health information technology including creating an electronic health information commission.
HF 2294 A bill for an act relating to individual development accounts authorized for certain individuals with low income, providing an appropriation, and providing effective and applicability date provisions. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2579)
HF 2293 A bill for an act providing a small business qualified wellness program tax credit and providing a retroactive applicability date.
HF 2290 A bill for an act relating to dental homes for children.
HF 2285 A bill for an act relating to promotion of the health care workforce, providing for tax credits, providing appropriations, and providing effective and retroactive applicability dates.
HF 2274 A bill for an act relating to the supplementation of the personal needs allowance for residents of specified facilities.
HF 2259 A bill for an act relating to reenrollment of former expansion population members under the IowaCare program.
HF 2254 A bill for an act concerning rules relating to copayments and other information regarding services provided to medical assistance recipients.
HF 2250 A bill for an act relating to the exclusion of qualified tuition plans in a determination of eligibility for the medical assistance program.
HF 2243 A bill for an act providing for implementation of a voluntary licensure system for certain home-based child care providers.
HF 2223 A bill for an act relating to the disclosure of relationships with pharmaceutical manufacturers by members of the medical assistance pharmaceutical and therapeutics committee and the drug utilization review commission.
HF 2222 A bill for an act relating to the hospitalization of a minor who is mentally ill or who has symptoms of mental illness.
HF 2220 A bill for an act requiring the availability of electronic billing and payment for providers under the state child care assistance program.
HF 2207 A bill for an act relating to transfer procedures for and compensation of health care providers outside of the IowaCare provider network and requiring the development and implementation of a plan to transport eligible IowaCare members.
HF 2182 A bill for an act relating to the appointment of mental health advocates.
HF 2181 A bill for an act requiring the department of corrections to test inmates for certain staph infections. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2615)
HF 2167 A bill for an act relating to controlled substance schedules and the reporting requirements to the board of pharmacy and making penalties applicable. (Formerly HSB 517) Effective 7-01-08.
HF 2166 A bill for an act relating to the practice of pharmacy, including provisions governing tech-check-tech programs and specifying applicable penalty provisions. (Formerly HSB 518) Effective 7-01-08.
HF 2159 A bill for an act limiting the authority of the director of the department of human services in reviewing decisions in contested cases.
HF 2152 A bill for an act relating to authorized access to certain dependent adult abuse information. (Formerly HSB 516)
HF 2151 A bill for an act relating to the advanced practice registered nurse licensure compact and providing an effective date. (Formerly HSB 515) Effective 3-05-08.
HF 2149 A bill for an act revising the schedule of basic needs for the family investment program.
HF 2136 A bill for an act relating to public access to certain vital statistics records. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2548)
HF 2118 A bill for an act relating to reimbursement for services provided under a medical assistance home and community-based services waiver for the elderly.
HF 2117 A bill for an act relating to the annual adjustment of the personal needs allowance for residents of certain institutional health facilities.
HF 2115 A bill for an act relating to reimbursement of the actual cost of services provided under the medical assistance elderly waiver.
HF 2114 A bill for an act relating to the senior living trust fund and providing limitations on appropriation of moneys in the fund.
HF 2088 A bill for an act identifying and prioritizing persons authorized to provide instructions and approval regarding funeral arrangements.
HF 2067 A bill for an act relating to local regulation of smoking.
HF 2061 A bill for an act relating to a temporary permit to practice dentistry or dental hygiene. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2578)
HF 2056 A bill for an act relating to the subsidization of the personal needs allowance for residents of certain facilities.
HF 2055 A bill for an act requiring certification of the performance of an eye examination, and submission of the results of such examination, when a child is enrolled in kindergarten. (See Cmte. Bill HF 2544)
HF 2014 A bill for an act providing for a study regarding the shortage of doctors of psychiatry in Iowa.
HF 915 A bill for an act transferring regulatory control of elder group homes, assisted living homes, and adult day services from the department of elder affairs to the department of inspections and appeals.
HF 769 A bill for an act requiring insurance coverage benefits for treatment of mental illness and substance abuse and providing an effective date. (Formerly HF 96)
HF 725 A bill for an act requiring that certain residential dwellings be tested for lead-based paint and providing a penalty.
HF 724 A bill for an act relating to the establishment of a lead-safe housing registry, including provisions related to property owner, managing agent, or employee liability, and providing a penalty.
HF 711 A bill for an act creating a mental health services and policy division in the department of public health.
HF 696 A bill for an act requiring certification of the performance of an eye examination, and submission of the results of such examination, when a child enrolls in kindergarten.
HF 667 A bill for an act exempting certain birth centers from the certificate of need requirements.
HF 661 A bill for an act relating to human papillomavirus infection by providing appropriations for a public awareness program and for vaccinations of low-income persons who are uninsured.
HF 654 A bill for an act relating to health care recordkeeping including electronic health records and the use of uniform billing codes.
HF 649 A bill for an act relating to eligibility for the preparation for adult living program administered by the department of human services.
HF 632 A bill for an act relating to distribution of child support payments for families who have received or are receiving family investment program assistance.
HF 603 A bill for an act concerning discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity under the Iowa civil rights Act.
HF 570 A bill for an act relating to contracted services for substance abuse treatment funded through the department of public health.
HF 569 A bill for an act relating to state health care and other programs, including the expansion of the Medicaid and IowaCare programs, and including a process to facilitate utilization of state services by former inmates transitioning to the community.
HF 557 A bill for an act providing for mandatory universal newborn and infant eye examinations.
HF 548 A bill for an act relating to the creation of a consumer choice, support, and education program, and providing an appropriation.
HF 524 A bill for an act relating to training and other technical assistance to be provided to medical assistance providers.
HF 520 A bill for an act relating to medical assistance program criteria for admission to a psychiatric medical institution for children.
HF 515 A bill for an act relating to drugs and vaccines containing mercury and providing a penalty and an effective date.
HF 506 A bill for an act providing for prescription drug retail price comparison.
HF 503 A bill for an act relating to providing opportunities to individuals with disabilities.
HF 480 A bill for an act relating to children who are subject to a court order for a temporary or permanent out-of-home placement by providing for visitation or ongoing interaction between the children and siblings. (See Cmte. Bill HF 840)
HF 479 A bill for an act relating to postnatal tissue and fluid banking, including the utilization of postnatal tissue and fluid in research and medical treatment.
HF 462 A bill for an act relating to the authority of the mental health, mental retardation, developmental disabilities, and brain injury commission to approve certain rules affecting disability programs and services.
HF 438 A bill for an act relating to the determination of the personal needs allowance retained by medical assistance recipients who are residents of certain facilities.
HF 345 A bill for an act relating to the bases for exemptions to estate recovery under the medical assistance program.
HF 342 A bill for an act relating to providing services and support opportunities to individuals with disabilities.
HF 341 A bill for an act requiring newborn birth information to be furnished to the Iowa department of public health by hospitals.
HF 323 A bill for an act relating to the provision of medical assistance to certain persons.
HF 316 A bill for an act relating to the personal needs allowance retained by medical assistance recipients in certain nursing facilities, providing an effective date, and providing for retroactive applicability.
HF 311 A bill for an act relating to transfer procedures for and compensation of health care providers outside of the IowaCare provider network.
HF 310 A bill for an act relating to the staffing of health care facilities.
HF 308 A bill for an act relating to providing a dental home for children under the medical assistance program.
HF 296 A bill for an act relating to the board of medical examiners and complaints filed against a person licensed to practice medicine and surgery, osteopathic medicine and surgery, or osteopathy.
HF 294 A bill for an act relating to restrictions on employment of certain persons under the Medicaid consumer choices option.
HF 275 A bill for an act relating to provision of an individual income tax deduction for health care providers who participate in the voluntary physician provider program, and including a retroactive applicability date provision.
HF 272 A bill for an act relating to the department of human services' requirements for child care facilities involving availability of a telephone.
HF 260 A bill for an act relating to the classification and regulation of controlled substances and making penalties applicable. Effective 7-01-07.
HF 245 A bill for an act requiring invasive pneumococcal disease immunization for children enrolling in licensed child care centers. Effective 7-01-07.
HF 225 A bill for an act relating to compensation levels of direct care workers in nursing facilities.
HF 214 A bill for an act relating to provision of insurance for children of state employees under the state children's health insurance program.
HF 211 A bill for an act providing for the establishment of a health care information technology and infrastructure advisory committee, and making an appropriation.
HF 204 A bill for an act relating to fair market drug pricing including the establishment of a prescription card program.
HF 184 A bill for an act relating to the personal needs allowance for medical assistance recipients, providing an effective date, and providing for retroactive applicability.
HF 172 A bill for an act prescribing the frequency of a guardian ad litem's visits to the residence of a child.
HF 139 A bill for an act relating to the personal needs allowance for Medicaid recipients.
HF 126 A bill for an act relating to examination requirements for dental assistants.
HF 122 A bill for an act relating to the annual adjustment of the personal needs allowance for residents of certain facilities and providing an effective date and for retroactive applicability.
HF 118 A bill for an act relating to dependent adults and at-risk older adults.
HF 109 A bill for an act relating to assistance limitations for home and vehicle modification applied under certain medical assistance home and community-based services waivers.
HF 96 A bill for an act relating to third-party payment of health care coverage costs for mental health conditions, including alcohol or substance abuse treatment services. (See Cmte. Bill HF 769)
HF 92 A bill for an act relating to discrimination based upon a person's sexual orientation or gender identity under the Iowa civil rights Act.
HF 78 A bill for an act requiring the establishment of emergency plans and procedures for dialysis patients.
HF 69 A bill for an act relating to the definition of dependent adult abuse and making penalties applicable.
HF 61 A bill for an act relating to dental health, by establishing a mobile dental health delivery program and a dentist recruitment program, establishing revolving funds, and making appropriations.
HF 27 A bill for an act relating to the coverage of specialized medical equipment under medical assistance home and community-based services waivers.
HF 19 A bill for an act relating to the senior living trust fund and providing for appropriation of moneys in the fund.
HF 17 A bill for an act relating to the annual adjustment of the personal needs allowance for residents of certain facilities. (See Cmte. Bill HF 434)
HF 15 A bill for an act requiring licensed and registered child care facilities to identify how financial responsibility for injuries is addressed.
HJR 2004 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to cigarette and tobacco product taxes.
HJR 7 A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to certain funds received for senior programs.
HR 118 A resolution requesting the legislative council to authorize a study committee for the 2008 interim to review Iowa's system of mental health patient advocates appointed by the courts. (Formerly HSB 727)