Posts Tagged ‘ Human Resources ’

GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

June 26, 2017
GOP: Notable Bills in Effect July 1, 2017

The following is a list of notable bills that will be going into effect on July 1st. Click here to see a PDF version of this list Agriculture House File 469 – SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICTS – changed prior law that only allows one soil conservation and water quality district commissioner to live in the same…

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GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

June 19, 2017
GOP: House Republicans Gave Iowa Families a #BetterDeal in 2017

Iowa is already a great place to live, work, and raise a family, but House Republicans want to do more to support Iowa families.  In order to move Iowa forward, we need a positive environment where families have opportunities to thrive and grow. House Republicans worked hard this session to support Iowa families in a…

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GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

March 3, 2017
GOP: 2017 First Funnel Survivors

Attached is a list and short description of bills that survived the first funnel.  The list DOES NOT include bills which failed to achieve committee approval. 2017 First Funnel Survivors

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Dems: Schoenjahn: Gov’s latest unilateral decision is bad news for Iowa children & families

June 6, 2016
Dems: Schoenjahn: Gov’s latest unilateral decision is bad news for Iowa children & families

A successful, high quality, Iowa health care program is being dismantled based on deliberate sabotage by the Branstad Administration. Skilled Iowa caregivers who provided services to children at the Independence MHI have lost their jobs. In the end, Iowa kids and Iowa tax dollars will be sent out-of-state for health care that had been provided…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of April 11, 2016

April 18, 2016

SF 453 – Board of Pharmacy bill SF 2259 — Mental illness treatment   FLOOR ACTION: SF 453, as amended by the House, provides for remote pharmacy supervision of certified pharmacy technicians practicing at telepharmacy sites and defines the term telepharmacy. The bill updates licensure provisions and processes for out-of-state and outsourcing pharmacies that provide…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of April 4, 2016

April 8, 2016

SF 2188 — Psychologist prescribing SF 2260 — Disclosure of ownership information   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2188 allows certain psychologists with specialized training to write prescriptions for a limited formulary of psychotropic drugs. They must have a doctoral degree in psychology and a post-doctoral master’s degree in clinical psychopharmacology; be licensed in Iowa; have pre-…

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GOP: House Republican Medicaid Oversight Plan

April 7, 2016
GOP: House Republican Medicaid Oversight Plan

Consumer Protection  |  Outcome Achievement  |  Program Integrity Medicaid Modernization has full-time, comprehensive oversight in place, and this bill adds additional consumer protections and accountability measures to ensure patients are receiving the high quality health care that the state provides. The House GOP Plan: Requires an unprecedented amount of data and reporting from CMS, DHS,…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of March 21, 2016

March 29, 2016

SF 2258 – DHS child welfare   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2258, as amended by the House, makes changes to implement federal requirements of the “Preventing Sex Trafficking and Strengthening Families Act.” Children in foster care leave their homes and sometime their school and community. This causes interruption in typical development. The bill attempts to help…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

HF 2387 — Alternative dental testing study   FLOOR ACTION: HF 2387 requires a joint study by the Dental Board and the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry on the use of station-based exams for dental licensure. The Board and the University are to develop a joint strategy for improved testing methods and an alternative…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Feb. 29, 2016

March 5, 2016

SF 2188 — Psychologist Prescribing SF 2258 — DHS Child Welfare Improvements SF 2259 — Mental Illness Treatment SF 2260 — ACA Reporting of Ownership Information SF 2213 — Medicaid Privatization Oversight   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2188 allows certain psychologists that have received specialized additional training to have prescription writing authority for a limited formulary…

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