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The 193rd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2648 193rd (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 matters.

Senate, February 15, 2024 -- The committee on Public Health, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 163) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to expand options for EMT paramedics; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1332) of Joanne M. Comerford, Paul R. Feeney, Lindsay N. Sabadosa, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to protect patients and health care workers from exposure to surgical smoke; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1339) of Cynthia Stone Creem, Jack Patrick Lewis, Thomas M. Stanley and Jason M. Lewis for legislation to promote the option of alkaline hydrolysis (AH); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1341) of Brendan P. Crighton and Tackey Chan for legislation to further regulating the sale of tobacco products; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1344) of John J. Cronin for legislation to improve outcomes for individuals with Parkinson’s disease; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1345) of John J. Cronin for legislation relative to tobacco harm-reduction; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1346) of John J. Cronin for legislation relative to certainty of continuing education for chiropractors; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1348) of John J. Cronin for legislation relative to health care transparency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1357) of Julian Cyr and David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf for legislation to enable trained dental hygienists to administer dermal fillers and botox; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1360) of Sal N. DiDomenico for legislation relative to delivered food; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1361) of Lydia Edwards, Michael D. Brady, Paul W. Mark, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to promote patient safety and equitable access to care; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1362) of James B. Eldridge for legislation relative to the Massachusetts lead law and promoting equal access to lead-free housing; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1363) of Ryan C. Fattman that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) relative to broadening the availability of naloxone without a prescription; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1364) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to repeal the state menthol ban; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1365) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to authorize Valley Chapel in the town of Uxbridge to construct and operate a columbarium for the disposition of ashes of certain community members; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1366) of Ryan C. Fattman, Steven Owens and Jacob R. Oliveira for legislation relative to LSDs (Lysosomal Storage Disorders) in infants; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1368) of Paul R. Feeney for legislation relative to patient identity and privacy protection in waiting rooms; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1370) of Paul R. Feeney, Jack Patrick Lewis and John J. Cronin for legislation relative to student safety in interscholastic athletic activities; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1376) of Cindy F. Friedman, Joanne M. Comerford and Paul R. Feeney for legislation to promote public safety and certainty related to child deaths; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1378) of Anne M. Gobi for legislation to regard death certificates online; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1386) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to the determination of need of new technology; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1390) of Edward J. Kennedy and Michael J. Barrett for legislation to decrease food waste by standardizing the date labeling of food; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1393) of Jason M. Lewis for legislation relative to color coded patient wristbands; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1397) of Jason M. Lewis and Vanna Howard for legislation to regulate access to certain tobacco products by persons under twenty-one years of age; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1398) of Jason M. Lewis, Michael O. Moore, Michael D. Brady, Jack Patrick Lewis and other members of the General Court for legislation to support individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities including autism; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1399) of Jason M. Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation to expand access to healthy food choices in vending machines on state property; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1403) of Joan B. Lovely for legislation to governing not for profit hospital system or service operating an ambulance service; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1409) of Paul W. Mark for legislation relative to HLTV 111 tests; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1410) of Paul W. Mark that provisions be made for an investigation and study by a special commission (including members of the General Court) to increase diagnostic testing preparedness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1411) of Paul W. Mark for legislation to review hospitalization and emergency restraints in involuntary commitment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1416) of Mark C. Montigny, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the Senate for legislation to prevent death and disability from stroke; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1420) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to expand health care proxy access to medical records; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1421) of Mark C. Montigny for legislation to combat V.I.P. syndrome to protect health care integrity and quality; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1425) of Michael O. Moore for legislation relative to pharmacists as healthcare providers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1427) of Michael O. Moore, Vanna Howard and Ryan C. Fattman for legislation to improve outcomes for sudden cardiac arrest; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1429) of Michael O. Moore and David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf for legislation relative to dental hygienists; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1430) of Michael O. Moore, Vanna Howard and Rebecca L. Rausch for legislation relative to hormonal contraceptives; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1433) of Michael O. Moore, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Patricia D. Jehlen and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to stroke data reporting; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1435) of Susan L. Moran and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation to authorize pharmacists to provide opioid use disorder treatment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1437) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to support school-based substance use prevention through evidenced-based positive social norms marketing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1438) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to protect patients with Alzheimer's, dementia, and other psychiatric illnesses; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1439) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to conduct a public health study of synthetic drugs in the commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1440) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to enable trained school personnel to administer life saving epinephrine treatment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1441) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to establish a newborn health and safe sleep pilot program; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1442) of Patrick M. O'Connor 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. 1443) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation to protect air quality from carbon-emitting energy generators; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1445) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the safety of Autistic and Alzheimer's individuals; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1447) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to a healthier, stronger Massachusetts in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1449) of Freya Schlegel for legislation to ban single use plastic applicators; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1451) of Jacob R. Oliveira and Adam Scanlon for legislation relative to burial alternatives that protect the environment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1452) of Marc R. Pacheco, Jack Patrick Lewis and James B. Eldridge for legislation to ensure safe medication administration; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1461) of Michael F. Rush, Paul R. Feeney, Paul McMurtry, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation relative to liability protection for disaster volunteers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1462) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to requiring trauma kits in public buildings; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1463) of Michael F. Rush and Paul McMurtry for legislation relative to public safety and public health worker protections; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1467) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to establish a commission on quality patient outcomes and nurse staffing; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1469) of Bruce E. Tarr and Barry R. Finegold for legislation relative to environmental public health; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1470) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation relative to personal health information portability and accessibility; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1472) of Walter F. Timilty, Jack Patrick Lewis, John F. Keenan, Michael O. Moore and others for legislation to provide safeguards for home healthcare workers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1474) of John C. Velis, Patrick M. O'Connor, Anne M. Gobi, Bruce E. Tarr and other members of the Senate for legislation relative to sudden cardiac arrest awareness; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1475) of John C. Velis for legislation to establish the Lead Poisoning Prevention Trust Fund; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2576) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John F. Keenan for legislation relative to expanding the newborn screening panel, report the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2648).

Bill Information

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

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2648
Date Branch Action
2/15/2024 Senate Reported from the committee on Public Health
2/15/2024 Senate Accompanied by S163, S1332, S1339, S1341, S1344, S1345, S1346, S1348, S1357, S1360, S1361, S1362, S1363, S1364, S1365, S1366, S1368, S1370, S1376, S1378, S1386, S1390, S1393, S1397, S1398, S1399, S1403, S1409, S1410, S1411, S1416, S1420, S1421, S1425, S1427, S1429, S1430, S1433, S1435, S1437, S1438, S1439, S1440, S1441, S1442, S1443, S1445, S1447, S1449, S1451, S1452, S1461, S1462, S1463, S1467, S1469, S1470, S1472, S1474, S1475 and S2576
2/15/2024 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/20/2024 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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