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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2199 189th (2015 - 2016)

Public health issues

The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1115) of Michael J. Barrett for legislation to protect public health during unseasonably warm weather; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1117) of William N. Brownsberger for legislation relative to bicycle safety and fluorescent clothing; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1121) of Harriette L. Chandler for legislation relative to public health dental hygienists; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1127) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Benjamin Swan, Jason M. Lewis, James B. Eldridge and others for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1129) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a sports injury commission; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1131) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to conduct a comprehensive study of oral injuries in school sports; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1133) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a CT task force; petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1135) of Brian Napolitano for legislation to establish a medical dosimetrist commission; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1136) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to provide for consumer access to and disclosure of complementary and alternative health services; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1138) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr., Marjorie C. Decker, Kevin G. Honan and others for legislation relative to the pediatric palliative care program; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1139) of Kenneth J. Donnelly, Jay R. Kaufman, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Stephen Kulik and other members of the General Court for legislations relative to the disclosure of toxic chemicals in children’s products; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1142) of James B. Eldridge and Leonard Mirra for legislation relative to emergency and disaster planning for health care providers; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1144) of James B. Eldridge, John J. Lawn, Jr., Thomas M. Stanley, Daniel J. Hunt and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to equal access to original birth certificates; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1145) of Ryan C. Fattman, Michael O. Moore, John V. Fernandes, Carolyn C. Dykema and others for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1146) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Christine P. Barber, Brian M. Ashe and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to preventable hospital readmissions; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1149) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Claire D. Cronin, Kimberly N. Ferguson, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the closing of hospital essential services; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1151) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Thomas J. Calter, Viriato M. deMacedo, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the modernization of optometric patient care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1152) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Stephen L. DiNatale for legislation relative to HLTV 111 tests; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1154) of Anne M. Gobi, Jason M. Lewis, Bruce E. Tarr, Kimberly N. Ferguson and others relative to the use of interactive audio, video or other electronic media for the purpose of medical diagnosis, consultation or treatment; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1157) of Brian A. Joyce and Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation to prevent sudden cardiac arrest; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1158) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation relative to liability for genetically engineered food; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1159) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation regarding notification of patient observation status; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1160) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to the in-office sales of medical devices and products; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1163) of John F. Keenan, James J. Dwyer, Eileen M. Donoghue and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to the advanced nursing practice; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1167) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to tests of newborn children for treatable disorders or diseases; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1169) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to truth in advertising; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1170) of Thomas P. Kennedy and Louis L. Kafka for legislation to promote team based health care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1171) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to encourage quality reviews and reduce costs in health care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to podiatrists performing surgery; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to authorize the dispensing of compounded prescriptions for office and institutional settings without patient- specific prescriptions; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1174) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation relative to the signing of death certificates; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1175) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to promote urinary incontinence health management; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1176) of Thomas P. Kennedy for legislation to clarify the site assignment process; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1182) of Gino Daloisio for legislation to place hooks in public bathrooms; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1183) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to regulate the practice and licensure of lactation consultants; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1184) of Josh Polonsky for legislation relative to restroom accommodations in family restaurants; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1185) of Thomas M. McGee, Brian M. Ashe and Paul R. Heroux for legislation relative to health care providers and first responders education; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to restore integrity in the marketing of pharmaceutical products and medical devices; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of Mark C. Montigny and Sonia Chang-Diaz for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1190) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation relative to protecting hospital and community health center patients; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish a board of registration for clinical laboratory personnel; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Michael O. Moore, Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to restricting the marketing of other tobacco products; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Michael O. Moore, Chris Walsh, Marjorie C. Decker and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to healthy cleaning products in schools; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1197) of Michael O. Moore, Timothy R. Whelan, Chris Walsh, Paul Tucker and others for legislation to the protect victim's rights and the public health; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to health care; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, James B. Eldridge and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to reduce exposure to BPA; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1201) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to medication aides; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1202) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Linda Dean Campbell and Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to patient notification; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of Marc R. Pacheco, Mary S. Keefe, Sean Garballey and Dennis A. Rosa for legislation to ensure safe medication administration; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1209) of Marc R. Pacheco and Jeffrey Sánchez for legislation relative to the definition of podiatry; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to medical malpractice; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1215) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Cemeteries Board of Oversight; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1216) of Michael F. Rush, Todd M. Smola, David Paul Linsky, Jennifer E. Benson and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1217) of Michael F. Rush, Michael O. Moore, Paul McMurtry, Michael J. Finn and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the safety of Alzheimer's disease patients; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1219) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to require disclosure of financial incentives to prescribe or dispense certain drugs; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1220) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to reduce the risks associated with allergic reactions; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1223) of Karen E. Spilka for legislation to prohibit the use of bisphenol-A in consumer products; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1224) of Carol Kagan for legislation to post nail polish warning notices in manicure shops; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1225) of Bruce E. Tarr, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and James B. Eldridge for legislation to protect essential health services; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Bruce E. Tarr, Viriato M. deMacedo, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Richard J. Ross and others for legislation relative to tobacco cessation; petition (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1230) of James T. Welch, Marcos A. Devers, Jose F. Tosado and Jeffrey Sánchez for legislation to establish an advisory committee on the accessibility of fresh food retail in communities throughout the Commonwealth; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1231) of Daniel A. Wolf, Timothy R. Madden, Mary S. Keefe, Barbara L'Italien and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of acupuncture; petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1232) of Daniel A. Wolf, David Paul Linsky, Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote access to accurate medical information; and petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1233) of Daniel A. Wolf, Jason M. Lewis, Louis L. Kafka, Mary S. Keefe and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish and financing a drug collection and disposal program, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2199).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Public Health
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 11 actions for Order S.2199
Date Branch Action
3/28/2016 Senate Reported from the committee on Public Health
3/28/2016 Senate Accompanied by S1115, S1117, S1121, S1127, S1129, S1131, S1133, S1135, S1136, S1138, S1139, S1142, S1144, S1145, S1146, S1149, S1151, S1152, S1154, S1157, S1158, S1159, S1160, S1163, S1167, S1169, S1170, S1171, S1172, S1173, S1174, S1175, S1176, S1182, S1183, S1184, S1185, S1186, S1187, S1190, S1192, S1194, S1195, S1197, S1199, S1200, S1201, S1202, S1204, S1209, S1214, S1215, S1216, S1217, S1219, S1220, S1223, S1224, S1225, S1226, S1230, S1231, S1232 and S1233
3/28/2016 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
3/31/2016 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
3/31/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1144
5/23/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1139
5/23/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1151
5/23/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1220
6/13/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1216
6/13/2016 Senate Reported (in part) by S1231
1/3/2017 Senate No further action taken

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