Order S.2114 188th (2013 - 2014)

Public Health Joint Rule 10 Study Order

The committee on Public Service, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 987) of Gale D. Candaras, Paul McMurtry, Christopher G. Fallon, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to permit spouses to to serve as paid caregivers; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 989) of Gale D. Candaras for legislation relative to the registration of clinical exercise physiologists; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 992) of Harriette L. Chandler, John W. Scibak, Karen E. Spilka, Mark C. Montigny and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to adult dental restoration; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 999) of Katherine M. Clark, William N. Brownsberger, John W. Scibak, Martha M. Walz and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the responsible counseling of pregnant women; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1000) of Roberta Alpert for legislation to restrict the filing of prescriptions to medical personnel; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1001) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to conduct a comprehensive study of oral injuries in school sports; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1002) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a sports injury commission; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1003) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Timothy J. Toomey, Jr., Daniel A. Wolf, Michael J. Rodrigues and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to workplace safety for social workers; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1004) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Carlos Henriquez, Michael Barrett, Lori A. Ehrlich and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate the incineration of solid waste; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1007) of Benjamin B. Downing, Paul W. Mark, William Smitty Pignatelli and Gailanne M. Cariddi for legislation relative to volunteer ambulance service; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1009) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the minimum requirements for licensure of physician assistants; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1010) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to clarify the reporting of medical liability claims; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1011) of James B. Eldridge, Benjamin Swan, Gloria L. Fox, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1012) of James B. Eldridge, Cynthia S. Creem and Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to emergency and disaster planning for health care providers; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1014) of Barry R. Finegold, Bruce E. Tarr and Marcos A. Devers for legislation to administer medication in nursing homes; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1018) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1019) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation relative to recreational camps for children; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1021) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to increase access to vaccines; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1022) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to establish a state health service corps within the Executive Office of Health and Human Services to ensure the quality, affordability and access to primary and preventive health care throughout the Commonwealth; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1025) of Robert L. Hedlund for legislation relative to faculty to student ratios in nursing education; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1026) of Brian A. Joyce, Louis L. Kafka and Christine E. Canavan for legislation relative to informed consent to the use of dental amalgam; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1027) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prevent sudden cardiac arrest; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1028) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prohibit smoking in a multi-unit residence where an inhabitant uses oxygen; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1030) of John F. Keenan, Chris Walsh, Martin J. Walsh, Richard J. Ross and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the implementation date of a medical marijuana program; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1033) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to the signing of death certificates; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1035) of Thomas P. Kennedy and William Smitty Pignatelli for legislation relative to truth in advertising; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1036) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to promote urinary incontinence health management; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1037) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to clarify the site assignment process; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1038) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to encourage quality reviews and reduce costs in health care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1039) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to podiatrists performing surgery; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1042) of Michael R. Knapik, Benjamin B. Downing, Richard J. Ross, James M. Murphy and other members of the General Court for legislation to allow out-of-state physicians to order home care in the Commonwealth; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1043) of Josh Polonsky for legislation relative to restroom accommodations in family restaurants; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1046) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to provide for disclosure of certain information relating to tobacco products sold in the Commonwealth; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1047) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to protecting hospital and community health center patients; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1050) of Mark C. Montigny, Patricia D. Jehlen, Richard T. Moore, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation to reduce health care costs by promoting evidence-based prescriber education; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1051) of Mark C. Montigny, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Patricia D. Jehlen, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1052) of Mark C. Montigny and Denise Andrews for legislation to restore integrity in the marketing of pharmaceutical products and medical devices; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1054) of Michael O. Moore, William Smitty Pignatelli, Cory Atkins, Paul K. Frost and others for legislation relative to dental hygienists; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1055) of Michael O. Moore, Martha M. Walz, Cory Atkins, Michael Barrett and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1060) of Richard T. Moore, Michael R. Knapik, James B. Eldridge and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to adopt the nurse licensure compact; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1061) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to prohibit the use of all latex gloves and products by persons who handle food; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1063) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to health care provider transportation; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1065) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to medical spas; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1066) of Richard T. Moore, John W. Scibak, Benjamin Swan, Denise Provost and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to patient safety; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1067) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to safe work hours for physicians in training and protection of patients; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1068) of Richard T. Moore, Eileen M. Donoghue, Sal N. DiDomenico, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public health volunteer responders; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1072) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the statewide head injury program; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1073) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to volunteer physicians; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1074) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to require hospitals to notify patients of physician discipline; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1075) of Richard T. Moore for legislation to establish a vision care registry; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1076) of Richard T. Moore, Jason M. Lewis, Barry R. Finegold, James B. Eldridge and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote the elimination of waste in certain state facilities; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1082) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to thw board of registration in medicine; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1083) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the board of registration in nursing; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1084) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the practice of psychiatry; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1085) of Richard T. Moore for legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1086) of Richard T. Moore, Michael F. Rush and Michael R. Knapik for legislation to promote safe patient care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1087) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Karen E. Spilka and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to patient notification; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1089) of Marc R. Pacheco and Antonio F. D. Cabral for legislation relative to home generated sharps management; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1090) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sarah K. Peake and Denise C. Garlick for legislation to ensure safe medication administration; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1092) of Michael J. Rodrigues for legislation to provide training for certain local boards and commissions; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1094) of Stanley C. Rosenberg, John W. Scibak, Richard T. Moore, Steven M. Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a statewide discount program for pharmaceuticals; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1095) of Richard J. Ross, Bruce E. Tarr and Colleen M. Garry for legislation relative to health care proxies; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1096) of Richard J. Ross and Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to require coaches of interscholastic sports to complete first aid training courses.; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1097) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to medical malpractice; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1104) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to parity in the restroom facility requirement for stadiums; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1108) of Daniel A. Wolf, Kenneth J. Donnelly, Cleon H. Turner, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation to limit outsourcing of the Massachusetts Health Care Workforce; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1886) of Stephen M. Brewer, Gailanne M. Cariddi, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to regulate central service technicians; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1954) of Michael Barrett for legislation to provide landlords and owners a heating variance during unseasonable warm weather; and petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1976) of Jonathan Ring for legislation relative to tobacco cessation, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2114).

Sponsors:

Joint Committee on Public Health

Status: Referred to Senate Committee on Ethics and Rules
 

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