This week at the Legislature was again dominated by floor votes- there wasn’t that much committee action (except in Rules).  Lots of action on the Floor and many of the bills that we support are in good shape.  

Here’s next week’s docket:

Senate HHS Committee – Wednesday 9 am:

HB 2670 Doulas; Voluntary Certification  (AzPHA Supports)

HB 2453  Exemption, Food Code Wineries – (AzPHA Opposes)

HB 2784 Medical Marijuana Research – (AzPHA Supports)

House HHS Committee – Thursday 9 am:

SB 1221 SNAP; benefit match  (AzPHA Supports)

Senate Commerce Committee – Thursday 2 pm:

HB 2739 Liquor Omnibus  (AzPHA Opposes)

Bills that Have Been Passed & Signed

HB 2764 Mental Health Omnibus – AzPHA Supports

Grants the Arizona Department of Insurance the authority to enforce mental health parity, and establishes the Suicide Mortality Review Team and the Children’s Behavioral Health Services Fund (Fund). Appropriates funds to the Department of Education for services to prevent suicide among children.

Bills that We Support that Passed a Full Chamber & Sent to Other Chamber

SB 1086 Long Term Care Surveyors  Passed Senate 28-2

SB 1167 Graduate Medical Education  Passed Senate 30-0

SB 1170 AHCCCS Dental for Pregnant Women Passed Senate 27-2

SB 1221 SNAP; benefit match  Passed Senate 28-1

SB 1493 Pharmacists; Dispensing Contraceptives – Passed Senate 26-0

SB 1571 Newborn Screening Fund – Passed Senate 26-2

HB 2244 Dental; Native Americans Passed House 60-0

HB 2550 ADHS Licensing Surveyors –  Passed 56-0

HB 2608 Overdose Prevention & Harm Reduction Passed 50-10

HB 2670 Doulas; Voluntary Certification  Passed House 48-12

HB 2727 AHCCCS Dental Coverage Pregnancy – Passed House 52-8

HB 2784 Medical Marijuana Research – Passed House 58-2

Bills that We Oppose that Passed a Full Chamber

HB 2453  Exemption, Food Code Wineries – Passed House 60-0

HB 2739 Liquor Omnibus-  Passed House 57-2

Bills that We Support that Still Need a Floor Vote

(but  that are still in good shape)

SB 1028 Public Health Surveillance  Now Dead

HB 2104 Child Care Assistance and Training 

HB 2549 Adult Protective Services Audit