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The 191st General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2547 191st (Current)

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 issues.

Senate, February 20, 2020 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Joseph A. Boncore for legislation to ensure the fair, transparent and patient-focused use of health technology assessments by the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Joseph A. Boncore, Martin J. Walsh, Mayor of Boston, Michael O. Moore and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to reduce atmospheric pollution ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1214) of Harriette L. Chandler, Jack Patrick Lewis, José F. Tosado, Carlos Gonzalez and other members of the General Court for legislation to create an emergency nursing home task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1218) of Nick Collins and Mayor Martin J. Walsh for legislation relative to sharps stewardship; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1228) of Cynthia Stone Creem and Michael D. Brady for legislation to create a CT task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1229) of Cynthia Stone Creem for legislation to establish a medical dosimetrist commission; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1231) of Brendan P. Crighton for legislation relative to modernizing the regulation of clinical laboratories; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1240) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to delivered food; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1243) of Brian Donahue for legislation to require food establishments to prepare seafood in separate fryers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1244) of Brian Coppola and Paul R. Feeney for legislation to prohibit smoking near public housing buildings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1245) of Charles Brown for legislation to establish a Parkinson’s disease registry; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1246) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to patient notification of medications; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1249) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to pulse oxymetry testing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1252) of Brian Coppola for legislation relative to accessible prescription labeling; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1253) of Diana DiZoglio and Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to require the Chief Medical Examiner to provide certain information in substance abuse-related deaths; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1254) of Diana DiZoglio and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote health information exchanges; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1256) of James B. Eldridge, Denise Provost, Lindsay N. Sabadosa and Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation to prohibit the participation of health care professionals in the torture and abuse of prisoners; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1257) of Ryan C. Fattman and Michael J. Soter for legislation to establish a special commission to broaden the availability of naloxone; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1258) of Ryan C. Fattman, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore, Michael J. Soter and others for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1260) of Paul R. Feeney and James K. Hawkins for legislation relative to the protection of patient identity in waiting rooms; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1271) of Kirstin Beatty for legislation to educate patients on environmental health risks such as wireless exposures; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1272) of Kirstin Beatty and Carlos Gonzalez for legislation to register wireless facilities to allow for monitoring and to ease access to contact information ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1273) of Kirstin Beatty for legislation to ban especially dangerous wireless facilities, emissions, and products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1281) of Eric P. Lesser, Michael D. Brady, Patrick M. O'Connor, Sal N. DiDomenico and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to HLTV 111 tests; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1286) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to the storage of epinephrine at schools; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1292) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, Maria Duaime Robinson, Mike Connolly and other members of the General Court for legislation to increase access to health care in underserved areas of Massachusetts; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1296) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation relative to the cleanliness of public rest rooms; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1299) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to expand health care proxy access to medical records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1300) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to allow humans and their pets remains to be buried together; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1302) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to ensure access to a resident representative in long-term care facilities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1303) of Mark C. Montigny, Jack Patrick Lewis, Brian M. Ashe, Jason M. Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to improve Hepatitis C screening; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1305) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to ensure timely electronic health record interoperability across health systems to protect patient lives; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1318) of Patrick M. O'Connor, Donald F. Humason, Jr. and Marcos A. Devers for legislation relative to the safety of Autistic and Alzheimer's individuals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1320) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Donald F. Humason, Jr. for legislation to conduct a public health study of synthetic drugs in the commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1321) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to protect patients with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other psychiatric illnesses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1322) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Mathew J. Muratore for legislation to support school-based substance use prevention through evidenced-based positive social norms marketing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1324) of Patrick M. O'Connor and Donald F. Humason, Jr. 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. 1325) of Patrick M. O'Connor, James M. Murphy and Bruce J. Ayers for legislation relative to the reform of the personal care attendant system; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1331) of Marc R. Pacheco for legislation relative to essential health services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1337) of Michael F. Rush, Mike Connolly, Jason M. Lewis, Anne M. Gobi and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to requiring trauma kits in public buildings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1338) of Michael F. Rush, Patrick M. O'Connor, Michael O. Moore, Angelo L. D'Emilia and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to athletic training ; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Michael F. Rush, Edward F. Coppinger and John H. Rogers for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1340) of Michael F. Rush, Walter F. Timilty, Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1341) of Michael F. Rush for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Cemeteries Board of Oversight; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1342) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to further regulate hospitals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1343) of Bruce E. Tarr and Ann-Margaret Ferrante for legislation to protect essential health services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1344) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to certified medication aides; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to increasing community care through co-location of services; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1348) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to data from prescription monitoring program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1349) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a fluoride task force; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1351) of Walter F. Timilty, Michael F. Rush and Angelo M. Scaccia for legislation to require the Department of Public Health to conduct a study of the health impacts of airplane flights on the resident communities that are represented on the Massachusetts Port Authority Community Advisory Committee; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1352) 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; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1353) of James T. Welch and Thomas M. Stanley for legislation to establish a subsidiary board for veterinary technology; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1356) of James T. Welch, Michael D. Brady and Diana DiZoglio for legislation to governing not for profit hospital system or service operating an ambulance service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2196) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a fluoride task force; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2408) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to uniform HIPAA standards, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2547).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2547
Date Branch Action
2/20/2020 Senate Reported from the committee on Public Health
2/20/2020 Senate Accompanied by S1206, S1207, S1214, S1218, S1228, S1229, S1231, S1240, S1243, S1244, S1245, S1246, S1249, S1252, S1253, S1254, S1256, S1257, S1258, S1260, S1271, S1272, S1273, S1281, S1286, S1292, S1296, S1299, S1300, S1302, S1303, S1305, S1318, S1320, S1321, S1322, S1324, S1325, S1331, S1337, S1338, S1339, S1340, S1341, S1342, S1343, S1344, S1346, S1348, S1349, S1351, S1352, S1353, S1356, S2196 and S2408
2/20/2020 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/24/2020 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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