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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2422 190th (2017 - 2018)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Public Health to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to public health matters

SENATE, Thursday, April 12, 2018 - The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 415) of Eileen M. Donoghue, Richard J. Ross, William N. Brownsberger, Ryan C. Fattman and other members of the General Court for legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 754) of Michael J. Barrett, John W. Scibak, Barbara A. L'Italien, Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation to safeguard the health care decisions of young adults; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1161) of Michael J. Barrett for legislation to protect public health during unseasonably warm weather; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1163) of Joseph A. Boncore and Jennifer E. Benson for legislation relative to transparency and access in healthcare; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1170) of Sonia Chang-Diaz, Jose F. Tosado, Jason M. Lewis and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to promote healthy communities and the environment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1172) of Cynthia S. Creem, David Paul Linsky, Josh S. Cutler, Brian M. Ashe and others for legislation to conduct a comprehensive study of oral injuries in school sports; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1173) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a sports injury commission; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1180) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to establish a medical dosimetrist commission; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1181) of Cynthia S. Creem for legislation to create a CT task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1182) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake and John W. Scibak for legislation relative to the safe treatment of pain; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1185) of Julian Cyr, Sarah K. Peake and Dylan Fernandes for legislation relative to timely notification of releases of radiation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1187) of Sal N. DiDomenico, Kevin G. Honan, Barbara A. L'Italien, Marjorie C. Decker and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pediatric palliative care program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1193) of James B. Eldridge and Mathew Muratore for legislation relative to emergency and disaster planning for health care providers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1197) of Ryan C. Fattman, Richard J. Ross, John F. Keenan, Carolyn C. Dykema and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1200) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Frank A. Moran, Jennifer E. Benson, Michael D. Brady and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HLTV 111 tests; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1201) of Jennifer L. Flanagan for legislation relative to maternity patient rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1203) of Jennifer L. Flanagan, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., Danielle W. Gregoire and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness in student athletes; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1204) of Jennifer L. Flanagan and Sheila C. Harrington for legislation relative to reciprocity of psychologists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Anne M. Gobi, Marjorie C. Decker, Denise Provost, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to out-of-hospital birth access and safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1209) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to the in-office sales of medical devices and products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1212) of John F. Keenan, Denise Provost, David M. Rogers, Barbara A. L'Italien and others for legislation to align hospital licensure with community needs in addiction and behavioral health; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1213) of John F. Keenan and Adam G. Hinds for legislation relative to the prescription monitoring program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Eric P. Lesser and Brian M. Ashe for legislation to enhance access to prescription information and overdose reporting for care coordination; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Frank Singleton for legislation to prohibit the use of fluoride in public drinking water in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1227) of Barbara A. L'Italien and James Arciero for legislation relative to continuing education requirements for chiropractors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1228) of Barbara A. L'Italien, Brian M. Ashe and James Arciero for legislation relative to students of chiropractic; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1229) of Gino Daloisio for legislation relative to placing hooks in public bathrooms; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1231) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to establish a board of registration for clinical laboratory personnel; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1232) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to prevent undue influence on prescriber behavior; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1234) of Mark C. Montigny, James R. Miceli and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation to strengthen patients' rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1236) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to allow humans and their pets remains to be buried together; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1241) of Michael O. Moore and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation relative to sexual assault counselor task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1244) of Michael O. Moore, John W. Scibak and Keiko M. Orrall for legislation to facilitate the provision of telehealth services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1246) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to pulse oxymetry testing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1247) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives and Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to medication aides training and certification; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1248) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to patient notification of medications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1250) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives, Barbara A. L'Italien and James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to public safety; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1251) of Kathleen O'Connor Ives for legislation relative to needlestick injury prevention in public health facilities and settings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1252) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Josh S. Cutler, Barbara A. L'Italien, Sheila C. Harrington and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to air monitoring stations and natural gas compression stations; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1253) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr., Ryan C. Fattman and James M. Cantwell for legislation relative to the safety of Autistic and Alzheimer's individuals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1254) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to create a special commission to study the prevalence and prevention of child lead poisoning; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1255) of Patrick M. O'Connor, David F. DeCoste, Thomas M. McGee, Daniel M. Donahue and other members of the General Court for legislation to establish a special commission to find the best practices to promote education, awareness, and prevention of Lyme disease; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1261) of Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to medical malpractice; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1262) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Cemeteries Board of Oversight; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1263) of Michael F. Rush, Brendan P. Crighton, Geoff Diehl, Marc R. Pacheco and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the practice of athletic training; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1265) of Michael F. Rush, Mayor Martin J. Walsh, Edward F. Coppinger, Daniel J. Ryan and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1267) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation to register virtual manufacturers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1269) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to protect essential health services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1270) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to further regulate hospitals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of James E. Timilty for legislation relative to cleanliness in restaurants and bars; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1274) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation to establish a special commission to study and recommend improvements in the delivery of prescription drug benefits for the citizens of the Commonwealth; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2079) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Kristin Beatty for legislation to reduce non-ionizing radiation exposure in schools, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2422).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 6 actions for Order S.2422
Date Branch Action
4/12/2018 Senate Reported from the committee on Public Health
4/12/2018 Senate Accompanied by S415, S754, S1161, S1163, S1170, S1172, S1173, S1180, S1181, S1182, S1185, S1187, S1193, S1194, S1197, S1200, S1201, S1203, S1204, S1206, S1209, S1212, S1213, S1214, S1226, S1227, S1228, S1229, S1231, S1232, S1234, S1236, S1241, S1244, S1246, S1247, S1248, S1250, S1251, S1252, S1253, S1254, S1255, S1261, S1262, S1263, S1265, S1267, S1269, S1270, S1272, S1274 and S2079
4/12/2018 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
4/12/2018 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules
4/19/2018 Senate Reported (in part) by S1241
1/1/2019 Senate No further action taken

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