Mississippi - 2019 Legislation

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HB 31

SYNOPSIS: Certified nurse practitioners; no physician supervision required for certain with over 3,600 hours of clinical practice.

STATUS: Introduced and referred to Public Health and Human Services Committee. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee Jan. 11

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HB 33

SYNOPSIS: Prohibit from requiring social security number on application for voter ID card.

STATUS: Referred to apportionment & Elections. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 170

SYNOPSIS: Rural Broadband Initiative.

STATUS: Referred to Public Utilities. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 266

SYNOPSIS: Caller ID Anti-Spoofing Act; establish a minimum fine and increase the maximum fine.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary B. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 361

SYNOPSIS: Nancy's Law; create to provide remedies for investigation of vulnerable person abuse.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary B. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 370

SYNOPSIS: Vulnerable person; abuse of is a felony, not misdemeanor, and reckless abuse is also included.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary B. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 577

SYNOPSIS: Nursing homes; allow resident or resident's kin or guardian to monitor resident's room with electronic device.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services Committee. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 626

SYNOPSIS: CON: provide for direct appeals to Court of Appeals of Department of Health.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary A, Amended 2/7, Point of Order raised, Set aside Pending rule of chair 2/7, Passed House 78-34 2/12, Transmitted to the Senate 2/13, Referred to Judiciary Division A 2/26, Approved in Committee without amendments 3/5, 3/11, returned for concurrence 3/12, Concurred in Amendment from Senate 3/14, Enrolled, Bill Signed, Approved by the Governor 3/21.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 738

SYNOPSIS: Telemedicine; revise insurance laws regarding.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance Committee. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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HB 763

SYNOPSIS: Spoofing; provide that violation of is a violation of MS Telephone Solicitation Act.

STATUS: Referred to Public Utilities, Passed House 110-6 2/6 Transmitted to Senate 2/7, Referred to Energy Committee 2/25, Died in Committee 3/5.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 823

SYNOPSIS: Door-to-door for-profit solicitors; establish code of conduct.

STATUS: Referred to Judiciary A. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 854

SYNOPSIS: MS Telephone Solicitation Act; delete exceptions.

STATUS: Referred to Public Utilities. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 912

SYNOPSIS: CON; provide for exception to home health agency moratorium for certain hospice licensees.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health & Human Services 1/21. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 1073

SYNOPSIS: Opioid drugs; prescriber shall discuss with patient before prescribing, the risks of the drugs and available alternatives.

STATUS: Referred Public Health & Human Services. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 1215

SYNOPSIS: Require those that may result in excess cost sharing for covered prescription drugs to disclose such to enrollees.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance, Public Health 1/21. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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HB 1253

SYNOPSIS: An act to create the Mississippi Consumer Privacy Act.

STATUS: Referred to Technology, Judiciary A 1/21. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 1460

SYNOPSIS: Hospice; allow medical directors to prescribe controlled substances for pain for terminally ill patients without in person visit.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services 1/21, Passed House 115-0 2/7, Referred to Public Health and Welfare 2/26, Died in Committee 3/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 1492

SYNOPSIS: Wheelchair restraint; regulate use of in a nursing home, hospital, medical provider or medical facility.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Human Services. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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HB 1501

SYNOPSIS: Nursing homes; require to purchase and maintain a minimum amount of liability insurance.

STATUS: Referred to Insurance committee. Died in Committee.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA Study Committee.

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SB 2040

SYNOPSIS: Certified nurse practitioners; no physician supervision required if over 3,600 hours of clinical practice.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health & Welfare Jan 8. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2042

SYNOPSIS: Adult day care facilities; define for licensure reimbursement purposes.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health & Welfare. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2051

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid Home & Community-Based Services for transitioning military; allow services for dependents with special needs.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid/Appropriations Jan 8. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2057

SYNOPSIS: Nursing home care; authorize nursing home resident or representative to have monitoring device installed in room.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Welfare. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2064

SYNOPSIS: Telemedicine medical services to students in school-based setting; authorize Medicaid reimbursement to physicians.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid/Appropriations. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2074

SYNOPSIS: Vaccine safety; SDH require vaccine information statements to be supplied to individual receiving the vaccination.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Welfare, Judiciary, Division A. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2221

SYNOPSIS: Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise the time period for authorized calls.

STATUS: Referred to Energy Committee. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2267

SYNOPSIS: Medicaid managed care payment program; Medical Care Advisory Committee shall continue to review.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid 1/21, Committee Substitute adopted 2/6, Passed Senate 49-1 2/6, Transmitted to House 2/7. Referred to Medicaid Appropriations 2/20. Died in Committee 3/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2327

SYNOPSIS: CON for nursing facility in any underserved minority zip code area in the state; authorize.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health and Welfare 1/21. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2454

SYNOPSIS: Pilot program for managed care payment model for individuals with behavioral health issues; DOM to study.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid; Appropriations 1/21. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2648

SYNOPSIS: Nursing homes and assisted living facilities; require to have working generators.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2649

SYNOPSIS: Adult day care assisted living services; authorize Division of Medicaid to establish program.

STATUS: Referred to Medicaid; Appropriations. Died in Committee 2/5.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2657

SYNOPSIS: Any nursing home bed held in abeyance may be transferred to another nursing home based on need; authorize. Died in Committee 2/5.

STATUS: Referred to Public Health & Welfare Appropriations.

AmSA POSITION: Referred to AmSA study committee.

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SB 2821

SYNOPSIS: Mississippi Telephone Solicitation Act; revise to include text messages and solicitations for charitable contribution.

STATUS: Referred to Energy; Accountability, Efficiency and Transparently 1/21, Passed 51-0, transmitted to House 2/8, Referred to Public Utilities 2/20, Title suff do pass as amended 2/28, Passed as Amended 116-0 3/13, Motion to reconsider 3/13, Motion to reconsider tabled 3/14, Returned for concurrence, Senate Declined to Concur, Invite Conference 3/20.

AmSA POSITION: Support.

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