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54th Legislature - 1st Regular Session, 2019 Friday, Nov 22 2019 11:49 AM
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Bill Summaries
H2020: PARKS; VETERANS; MILITARY PERSONNEL; ACCESS

All veterans and active duty military personnel must be granted entrance to all state parks in Arizona free of charge with a military identification.

First sponsor: Rep. Lawrence ( - Dist )


 
H2020 Daily History  Date Action
PARKS; VETERANS; MILITARY PERSONNEL; ACCESS 4/25 referred to House rules only.
H2029: VEHICLES; PART-TIME RESIDENCY STICKER; EMISSIONS

A nonresident who is in Arizona for more than 30 consecutive days is required to apply to the Department of Transportation for a part-time residency registration sticker for each vehicle that the nonresident owns and operates in Arizona, and must be a fee for each sticker in an amount to be determined by the Director of the Dept. The registering officer is required to indicate on the face of the registration application that the registrant may be subject to vehicle emissions testing requirements.

First sponsor: Rep. Lawrence ( - Dist )


 
H2029 Daily History  Date Action
VEHICLES; PART-TIME RESIDENCY STICKER; EMISSIONS 4/25 referred to House rules only.
H2030: MILITARY PLATES; DISABILITY; FEE EXEMPTION

Eliminates the $25 annual fee for veteran special license plates, former prisoner of war special license plates, purple heart medal recipient special license plates and pearl harbor survivor special license plates that are combined with disability license plates if the disability is a result of the veteran's military service in a combat or noncombat area.

First sponsor: Rep. Lawrence ( - Dist )


 
H2030 Daily History  Date Action
MILITARY PLATES; DISABILITY; FEE EXEMPTION 1/14 referred to House trans, mil-vet.
H2058: DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE

Dental hygienists are authorized to practice under the "general supervision" (defined) of a licensed physician in an inpatient hospital setting. Dental hygienists are authorized to supervise dental assistants, subject to the terms of a written affiliated practice agreement entered into with a dentist. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Barto ( - Dist )


 
H2058 Daily History  Date Action
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 5/25 signed by governor. Chap. 253, Laws 2019.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 5/20 passed Senate 29-0; ready for governor.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 3/27 Senate COW approved.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 3/19 from Senate rules okay.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 3/13 from Senate hel-hu ser do pass.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 3/13 Senate hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 2/25 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 2/11 passed House 60-0; ready for Senate.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 2/4 from House rules okay. To House consent calendar.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 1/24 from House hel-hu ser do pass.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 1/24 House hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
DENTAL HYGIENISTS; SCOPE OF PRACTICE 1/22 referred to House hel-hu ser.
H2092: HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION

For the purpose of statute governing health care directives and living wills, the definition of "health care provider" is expanded to include persons licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners and organizations licensed under Title 36 (Public Health) that renders health care designed to prevent, diagnose or treat illness or injury and that employs persons licensed by the State Board of Dental Examiners. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Grantham ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. Cobb (R - Dist 5), Sen. E. Farnsworth (R - Dist 12), Rep. Petersen (R - Dist 12)


 
H2092 Daily History  Date Action
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 4/11 signed by governor. Chap. 72, Laws 2019.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 4/4 passed Senate 28-0; ready for governor.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 3/26 Senate COW approved.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 3/19 from Senate rules okay.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 3/13 from Senate hel-hu ser do pass.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 3/13 Senate hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 2/27 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 2/25 House COW approved with amend #4098. Passed House 60-0; ready for Senate.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 2/18 to House COW consent calendar. From House rules okay.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 2/11 from House hel-hu ser with amend #4098.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 2/7 House hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
HEALTH CARE PROVIDER; DENTISTS; DEFINITION 1/24 referred to House hel-hu ser.
H2093: APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS

Makes a supplemental appropriation of $1.2 million from the general fund in FY2019-20 to the Department of Veterans' Services to hire additional benefits counselors.

First sponsor: Rep. Andrade ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. Campbell (R - Dist 1), Rep. Cook (R - Dist 8), Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Rep. Griffin (R - Dist 14), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Lawrence (R - Dist 23), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Thorpe (R - Dist 6), Rep. Toma (R - Dist 22), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)


 
H2093 Daily History  Date Action
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 3/13 from Senate appro do pass.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 3/12 Senate appro do pass; report awaited.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/25 referred to Senate appro.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/14 passed House 53-7; ready for Senate.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/11 from House rules okay. To House consent calendar.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/7 from House appro do pass.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/6 from House appro do pass; report awaited.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/5 from House mil-vet do pass.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 2/4 House mil-vet do pass; report awaited.
APPROPRIATION; VETERANS' SERVICES; BENEFITS COUNSELORS 1/24 referred to House mil-vet, appro.
H2113: PUBLIC RESTROOMS; DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS (DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS)

Any "public entity" (defined) that constructs a new restroom or "totally renovates" (defined) an existing restroom that is accessible to the public in a "public building" (defined) is required to include in at least one restroom in each building at least one changing station that is capable of serving both a baby and an adult and that is accessible to both men and women. The "responsible authority" (defined) is permitted to grant an exemption from this requirement if the installation would not be feasible or would result in failure to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Does not establish a private right of action. Applies to construction and renovation projects in which the design has been approved on and after January 1, 2020. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Griffin ( - Dist )


 
H2113 Daily History  Date Action
PUBLIC RESTROOMS; DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS 5/7 signed by governor. Chap. 176, Laws 2019.
PUBLIC RESTROOMS; DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS 5/1 House concurred in Senate amendments and passed on final reading 56-2; ready for governor.
PUBLIC RESTROOMS; DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS 4/25 passed Senate 26-3; ready for House action on Senate amendments.
PUBLIC RESTROOMS; DIAPER CHANGING STATIONS 4/24 Senate COW approved with amend #4877 and floor amend #5030. NOTE SHORT TITLE CHANGE.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 4/23 from Senate rules okay.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 3/28 from Senate hel-hu ser with amend #4877.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 3/27 Senate hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 2/28 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 2/26 House COW approved with amend #4206. Passed House 59-0; ready for Senate.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 2/21 from House rules okay.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 2/14 from House hel-hu ser with amend #4206.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 2/14 House hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 1/31 House hel-hu ser held.
DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PROVIDERS; DENTISTS 1/28 referred to House hel-hu ser.
H2117: DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING

A service provider that operates a group home or an intermediate care facility for persons with an intellectual disability is permitted to install, oversee and monitor "electronic monitoring devices" (defined) in common areas, including hallways, of the group home or facility. The Department of Health Services is required to adopt rules regarding the use of electronic monitoring in group homes and intermediate care facilities, and provisions that must be included in the rules are listed, including public disclosure of the device. A service provider that uses an electronic monitoring device before the effective date of this legislation is required to establish policies consistent with the rules and to submit the policies to the Dept within 90 days after the rules are adopted. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Barto ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Rep. Bolick (R - Dist 20), Rep. Weninger (R - Dist 17)


 
H2117 Daily History  Date Action
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 5/14 signed by governor. Chap. 226, Laws 2019.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 5/8 passed Senate 29-0; ready for governor.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 4/22 Senate COW approved.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 3/26 from Senate rules okay.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 3/20 from Senate hel-hu ser do pass.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 3/12 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 3/11 House additional COW approved with floor amend #4734. Passed House 60-0; ready for Senate.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 3/6 House COW approved with floor amend #4665, a substitute for amend 4370.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 2/28 retained on House COW calendar.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 2/27 retained on House COW calendar.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 2/26 from House rules okay.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 2/25 from House hel-hu ser with amend #4370.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 2/21 House hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
DEVELOPMENTAL HOMES; MONITORING 1/24 referred to House hel-hu ser.
H2408: END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS; TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS

A "qualified patient" (defined) is permitted to make a written request for medication to end the patient's life. Establishes a process for the request, including a requirement for it to be signed and witnessed by at least two persons who meet specified requirements. Also establishes required procedures for the attending physician and a consulting physician. Requires a 15-day waiting period and provides for effect on construction of wills and contracts. Specifies immunities and civil penalties for violations.

First sponsor: Rep. Powers Hannley ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Engel (D - Dist 10), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. Gabaldon (D - Dist 2), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)


 
H2408 Daily History  Date Action
END-OF-LIFE DECISIONS; TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS 5/6 referred to House rules only.
H2487: STATE VETERANS' HOMES

The Department of Veterans' Services is authorized to acquire property for and construct and operate veterans' home facilities in Arizona, instead of only one veterans' home facility in southern Arizona. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Lawrence ( - Dist )


 
H2487 Daily History  Date Action
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 4/11 signed by governor. Chap. 78, Laws 2019.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 4/11 signed by governor. Chap. no. awaited.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 4/4 passed Senate 28-1; ready for governor.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 3/25 Senate COW approved.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 3/19 from Senate rules okay.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 3/13 from Senate trans-pub safety do pass.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 3/13 Senate trans-pub safety do pass; report awaited.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 3/4 referred to Senate trans-pub safety.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 2/27 passed House 52-7; ready for Senate.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 2/18 to House consent calendar. From House rules okay.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 2/12 from House mil-vet do pass.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 2/11 House mil-vet do pass; report awaited.
STATE VETERANS' HOMES 1/30 referred to House mil-vet.
H2512: TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS; CARE CHOICES

An adult who is an Arizona resident and who has been determined by to be suffering from a terminal disease is permitted to make a written request for medication to end the patient's life. Establishes a process for the request, including a requirement for it to be signed and witnessed by at least two persons who meet specified requirements. Also establishes required procedures for the attending physician and a consulting physician. Requires a 15-day waiting period and provides for effect on construction of wills and contracts. Specifies immunities and civil penalties for violations. Severability clause.

First sponsor: Rep. A. Hernandez ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Tsosie (D - Dist 7)


 
H2512 Daily History  Date Action
TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS; CARE CHOICES 5/6 referred to House rules only.
H2532: CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS

Municipalities and counties are authorized to establish by ordinance a program to provide "emergency responders" (defined) with critical health information about program participants so that emergency responders may aid program participants who are involved in motor vehicle emergencies or accidents and who are unable to communicate. Program requirements are specified and program participants may be charged a nominal fee for program costs. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Rep. Gabaldon ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Rep. Andrade (D - Dist 29), Rep. Blanc (D - Dist 26), Sen. Borrelli (R - Dist 5), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Sen. Contreras (D - Dist 19), Rep. Cook (R - Dist 8), Rep. Engel (D - Dist 10), Rep. Espinoza (D - Dist 19), Sen. Fann (R - Dist 1), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Sen. Gonzales (D - Dist 3), Sen. Gray (R - Dist 21), Rep. Jermaine (D - Dist 18), Rep. Longdon (D - Dist 24), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Peten (D - Dist 4), Rep. Powers Hannley (D - Dist 9), Sen. Quezada (D - Dist 29), Sen. Rios (D - Dist 27), Rep. Rivero (R - Dist 21), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26), Rep. Sierra (D - Dist 19), Sen. Steele (D - Dist 9), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Terán (D - Dist 30)


 
H2532 Daily History  Date Action
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 6/7 signed by governor. Chap. 292, Laws 2019.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 5/27 House concurred in Senate amendments and passed on final reading 60-0; ready for governor.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 5/15 passed Senate 29-0; ready for House action on Senate amendments.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 5/7 Senate COW approved with amend #4889.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 4/2 from Senate rules okay.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 3/28 from Senate trans-pub safety with amend #4889.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 3/27 Senate trans-pub safety amended; report awaited.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 3/6 referred to Senate trans-pub safety.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 3/4 passed House 58-0; ready for Senate.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 2/21 from House pub safety do pass. From House rules okay.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 2/20 to House consent calendar.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 2/20 House pub safety do pass; report awaited.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 2/14 from House hel-hu ser do pass.
CRITICAL HEALTH INFORMATION; EMERGENCY RESPONDERS 2/4 referred to House hel-hu ser, pub safety.
HR2001: GRAND CANYON PARK; 100TH ANNIVERSARY

The members of the House of Representatives recognize the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park as an occasion to celebrate its incredible impact on Arizona and to inspire future generations to experience and protect the Park. AS SENT TO SECRETARY OF STATE.

First sponsor: Rep. Shope ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Rep. Biasiucci (R - Dist 5), Rep. Bolick (R - Dist 20), Rep. Cano (D - Dist 3), Rep. Chavez (D - Dist 29), Rep. Cobb (R - Dist 5), Rep. Dunn (R - Dist 13), Rep. Friese (D - Dist 9), Rep. D. Hernandez (D - Dist 2), Rep. Lawrence (R - Dist 23), Rep. Lieberman (D - Dist 28), Rep. Osborne (R - Dist 13), Rep. Pawlik (D - Dist 17), Rep. Petersen (R - Dist 12), Rep. Roberts (R - Dist 11), Rep. Stringer (R - Dist 1), Rep. Teller (D - Dist 7), Rep. Udall (R - Dist 25)


 
HR2001 Daily History  Date Action
GRAND CANYON PARK; 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2/26 unanimously adopted by the House; to secretary of state.
S1011: APPROPRIATION; DES; INFORMATION; REFERRAL SERVICE

Appropriates $1.5 million from the general fund in FY2019-20 to the Department of Economic Security for a statewide information and referral service for health care services, community services, human services and governmental services. The Dept is permitted to provide the referral service directly or contract with a private entity.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Boyer (R - Dist 20), Sen. Bradley (D - Dist 10), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)


 
S1011 Daily History  Date Action
APPROPRIATION; DES; INFORMATION; REFERRAL SERVICE 2/6 Senate hel-hu ser no action.
APPROPRIATION; DES; INFORMATION; REFERRAL SERVICE 2/6 Senate hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
APPROPRIATION; DES; INFORMATION; REFERRAL SERVICE 1/14 referred to Senate hel-hu ser, appro.
S1038: AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION

The Arizona Pioneers' Home is no longer exempt from statute regulating health care institutions and the related rules adopted by the Department of Health Services. The Arizona Pioneers' Home is not required to comply with required approval of architectural plans and specifications or the physical plant standards for a health care institution prescribed by the Dept. Emergency clause. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Sen. Brophy McGee ( - Dist )


 
S1038 Daily History  Date Action
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 5/8 signed by governor. Chap. 190, Laws 2019.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 5/2 Senate concurred in House amendments and passed on final reading 28-0; ready for governor.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 4/30 passed House 59-0; ready for Senate action on House amendments.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 4/11 House COW approved with amend #4698.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 3/18 from House rules okay. To House COW consent calendar.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 3/7 from House hel-hu ser with amend #4698.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 2/26 referred to House hel-hu ser.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 2/4 passed Senate 30-0; ready for House.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 1/29 to Senate consent calendar. From Senate rules okay.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 1/23 from Senate hel-hu ser do pass.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 1/23 Senate hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
AZ PIONEERS' HOME; REGULATION 1/14 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1089: INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE

Health and disability insurance policies or contracts are required to provide coverage for any health care services that are provided through telemedicine if the health care service would be covered were it provided in-person, instead of only health care services for a specified list of conditions. Insurers are prohibited from limiting or denying the coverage of health care services provided through telemedicine and are permitted to apply only the same limits or exclusions on a health care service provided through telemedicine that are applicable to an in-person consultation for the same health care service. Services provided through telemedicine or resulting from a telemedicine consultation are subject to all Arizona laws and rules that govern prescribing, dispensing and administering prescription pharmaceuticals and devices. Effective January 1, 2021. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. S. Allen (R - Dist 6), Rep. Barto (R - Dist 15), Sen. Bowie (D - Dist 18), Sen. Bradley (D - Dist 10), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Cobb (R - Dist 5), Rep. Fernandez (D - Dist 4), Rep. Griffin (R - Dist 14), Rep. A. Hernandez (D - Dist 3), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30), Rep. Udall (R - Dist 25)


 
S1089 Daily History  Date Action
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 4/18 signed by governor. Chap. 111, Laws 2019.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 4/11 passed House 60-0; ready for governor.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 4/9 from House rules okay.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 4/8 to House consent calendar.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 3/18 from House hel-hu ser do pass.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 3/14 House hel-hu ser do pass; report awaited.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 3/5 referred to House hel-hu ser.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 2/25 passed Senate 29-0; ready for House.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 2/21 Senate COW approved with amend #4079 and floor amend #4337.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 2/12 from Senate rules okay.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 2/7 from Senate hel-hu ser with amend #4079.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 2/6 Senate hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
INSURANCE; TELEMEDICINE 1/17 referred to Senate hel-hu ser.
S1096: HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION

The Department of Health Services is required to establish and maintain a health care professionals workforce data repository. Beginning January 2, 2021, each health profession regulatory board is required to request from applicants for licensure, certification or registration the designated database information prescribed by the Dept in rule and transfer the information to the Dept on an annual basis. The Dept is authorized to assist the health profession regulatory boards in complying with a standardized format and securely transferring the data collected. The Dept is required to adopt rules for data security and privacy, specify the conditions of data release, and establish a fee to provide the data to persons who request the information. The data is not a public record and the Dept is authorized to provide the data only under specified circumstances and without any personally identifiable information. Establishes a Healthcare Professionals Workforce Data Repository Advisory Committee to advise the Dept on rules and policies relating to the data repository. The Committee terminates on July 1, 2027. Also, the Dept is required to allow a person who is employed at a health care institution that provides behavioral health services who is not a licensed behavioral health professional and who is at least 18 years of age to provide behavioral health or other related health care services pursuant to Dept rules. AS SIGNED BY GOVERNOR.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28), Rep. Butler (D - Dist 28), Rep. Cobb (R - Dist 5), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30)


 
S1096 Daily History  Date Action
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 5/13 signed by governor. Chap. 215, Laws 2019.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 5/7 Senate concurred in House amendments and passed on final reading 29-0; ready for governor.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 5/6 House COW approved with amend #4782 and floor amend #5065 and #5066. Passed House 58-0; ready for Senate action on House amendments.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 4/30 retained on House COW calendar.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 4/16 from House rules okay.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 3/21 from House appro do pass.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 3/20 House appro do pass; report awaited.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 3/18 from House hel-hu ser with amend #4782.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 3/14 House hel-hu ser amended; report awaited.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 2/26 referred to House hel-hu ser, appro.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 2/12 passed Senate 30-0; ready for House.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 2/11 Senate COW approved with amend #4015.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 2/5 From Senate rules okay.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 1/29 from Senate higher ed-work dev with amend #4015.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 1/28 Senate higher ed-work dev amended; report awaited.
HEALTH PROFESSIONALS DATA; REPOSITORY; APPROPRIATION 1/22 referred to Senate higher ed-work dev.
S1107: APPROPRIATIONS; AREA AGENCIES ON AGING

Appropriates $2.74 million from the general fund in each of FY2019-20, FY2020-21 and FY2021-22 to the Department of Economic Security for Area Agencies on Aging to provide nonmedical home and community based services for seniors who are on a waitlist.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Sen. Bowie (D - Dist 18), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)


 
S1107 Daily History  Date Action
APPROPRIATIONS; AREA AGENCIES ON AGING 2/6 Senate hel-hu ser no action.
APPROPRIATIONS; AREA AGENCIES ON AGING 1/22 referred to Senate hel-hu ser, appro.
S1164: OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS

The Obmudsman-Citizens Aide, when investigating alleged violations of open meeting law, would have been added to the list of persons who are permitted to review minutes and discussions made at executive sessions. AS VETOED BY GOVERNOR. In his veto message, the Governor stated that statute vests the power to investigate and enforce open meeting law violations with the Attorney General and the county attorneys, and expressed his belief that this legislation is unnecessary.

First sponsor: Sen. D. Farnsworth ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Contreras (D - Dist 19), Sen. Kerr (R - Dist 13), Sen. Leach (R - Dist 11), Sen. Livingston (R - Dist 22), Sen. Quezada (D - Dist 29), Sen. Ugenti-Rita (R - Dist 23)


 
S1164 Daily History  Date Action
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 4/30 VETOED message.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 4/23 passed House 57-2; ready for governor.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 3/26 from House rules okay.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 3/25 to House consent calendar.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 3/14 from House gov do pass.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 2/26 referred to House gov.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 2/14 passed Senate 29-0; ready for House.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 2/11 to Senate consent calendar. 2/12 from Senate rules okay.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 2/5 from Senate gov do pass.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 2/4 Senate gov do pass; report awaited.
OMBUDSMAN-CITIZENS AIDE; EXECUTIVE SESSION; ACCESS 1/23 referred to Senate gov.
S1172: FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM (FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT)

Beginning January 1, 2020, the Family Caregiver Grant Program is established for individuals who have "qualifying expenses" (defined) during a calendar year due to caring for and supporting a "qualifying family member" (defined) in the individual's home. Establishes application requirements and income limits to receive a family caregiver grant. The amount of the grant is 50 percent of the qualifying expenses incurred during the calendar year, with a manximum of $1,000 for each qualifying family member. An individual who receives a grant is not eligible to apply for a grant again for three consecutive calendar years. Appropriates $1.5 million from the general fund in FY2019-20 to the newly established Family Caregiver Grant Program Fund for the Program. The Program self-repeals July 1, 2023. AS PASSED SENATE.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28)


 
S1172 Daily History  Date Action
FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM 4/3 from House appro with amend #4927.
FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM 3/20 withdrawn from House hel-hu ser and ways-means and additionally referred to House appro.
FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM 3/6 referred to House hel-hu ser, ways-means.
FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM 2/27 passed Senate 28-2; ready for House.
FAMILY CAREGIVER GRANT PROGRAM 2/25 Senate COW approved with amend #4188. NOTE SHORT TITLE CHANGE.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT 2/19 from Senate rules okay.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT 2/14 from Senate fin with amend #4188.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT 2/13 Senate fin amended; report awaited.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT 2/6 Senate fin held.
FAMILY CAREGIVERS; INCOME TAX CREDIT 1/24 referred to Senate fin.
S1193: CARE CHOICES; TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS

An adult who is an Arizona resident and who has been determined by to be suffering from a terminal disease is permitted to make a written request for medication to end the patient's life. Establishes a process for the request, including a requirement for it to be signed and witnessed by at least two persons who meet specified requirements. Also establishes required procedures for the attending physician and a consulting physician. Requires a 15-day waiting period and provides for effect on construction of wills and contracts. Specifies immunities and civil penalties for violations. Severability clause.

First sponsor: Sen. Mendez ( - Dist )
Others: Sen. Dalessandro (D - Dist 2), Sen. Rios (D - Dist 27), Rep. Rodriguez (D - Dist 27), Rep. Salman (D - Dist 26)


 
S1193 Daily History  Date Action
CARE CHOICES; TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS 1/28 referred to Senate jud.
SR1001: GRAND CANYON PARK; 100TH ANNIVERSARY

The members of the Senate recognize the 100th anniversary of Grand Canyon National Park as an occasion to celebrate its incredible impact on Arizona and to inspire future generations to experience and protect the Park. AS SENT TO SECRETARY OF STATE.

First sponsor: Sen. Carter ( - Dist )
Others: Rep. J. Allen (R - Dist 15), Sen. Alston (D - Dist 24), Sen. Bowie (D - Dist 18), Sen. Bradley (D - Dist 10), Sen. Brophy McGee (R - Dist 28), Sen. Gray (R - Dist 21), Sen. Navarrete (D - Dist 30)


 
SR1001 Daily History  Date Action
GRAND CANYON PARK; 100TH ANNIVERSARY 2/26 unanimously adopted by the Senate; to secretary of state.