Legislature(2017 - 2018)BUTROVICH 205

05/12/2018 04:45 PM RULES

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* first hearing in first committee of referral
+ teleconferenced
= bill was previously heard/scheduled
Uniform Rule 23(a) Waived
+= HB 213 PUBLIC SCHOOL TRUST FUND TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS CSHB 213(RLS) Out of Committee
+ HB 280 EXTEND: BOARD OF MARITAL & FAMILY THERAPY TELECONFERENCED
Moved SCS HB 280(RLS) Out of Committee
        HB 280-EXTEND: BOARD OF MARITAL & FAMILY THERAPY                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
4:49:24 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MEYER announced  consideration of HB 280.  [HB 280, version                                                               
30-LS1162\D, was before the committee.]                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
REPRESENTATIVE KELLY moved to adopt  SCS HB 280(RLS), version 30-                                                               
LS1162\O, dated 4/18/18, as the working document.                                                                               
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  GIESSEL, sponsor  of SB  108, Alaska  State Legislature,                                                               
Juneau, Alaska, explained  that this bill inserts part  of SB 108                                                               
on State  Medical Board Licensing  and Practice of  Medicine into                                                               
the original HB 280, which was  the termination date for Board of                                                               
Marital and Family Therapists. She  talked with the House sponsor                                                               
who agreed to the insertions and  explained that SB 108 "got hung                                                               
up" on  other side, but  there are  two urgent elements  that the                                                               
State Medical Board needs out of the original Senate bill.                                                                      
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR  GIESSEL  explained that  Section  1  of  HB 280  is  the                                                               
original Board of Marital and  Family Therapists board extension.                                                               
Sections 2, 3, and 5-11  all authorize the executive secretary of                                                               
the State  Board of Medicine  to approve clean  medical licenses,                                                               
meaning  complete, no  criminal background,  and no  disciplinary                                                               
actions.                                                                                                                        
                                                                                                                                
4:51:11 PM                                                                                                                    
Section 4  does the second  critical piece for the  State Medical                                                               
Board  and gives  doctors the  authority  to delegate  particular                                                               
routine medical duties to unlicensed personnel.                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                
Section 12  is an  immediate effective date  for the  Marital and                                                               
Family  Therapists  and  for  the  Board  of  Medicine  to  write                                                               
regulations.                                                                                                                    
                                                                                                                                
Section  13 is  the  effective date  for the  rest  of the  State                                                               
Medical Board issues.                                                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
She said  this will meet the  critical need of the  State Medical                                                               
Board.                                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
CHAIR  MEYER, finding  no questions,  removed  his objection  and                                                               
version O was adopted.                                                                                                          
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR GARDNER asked if an osteopath is a physician.                                                                           
                                                                                                                                
SENATOR GIESSEL answered that they are considered physicians.                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:52:53 PM                                                                                                                    
At ease                                                                                                                         
                                                                                                                                
4:53:32 PM                                                                                                                    
CHAIR MEYER called the meeting back to order.                                                                                   
                                                                                                                                
4:53:59 PM                                                                                                                    
REPRESENTATIVE  KELLY moved  to report  SCS HB  280(RLS), version                                                               
30-LS1162\O,  from  committee  with  individual  recommendations.                                                               
There were no objections and it was so ordered.                                                                                 

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