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HB49

OPERATING BUDGET (SMITH R)Creates FY 2018-2019 main operating budget.

 

Current Status:

6/7/2017 - Senate Finance, (Tenth Hearing)

 

Recent Status:

6/6/2017 - Senate Finance, (Ninth Hearing)
6/1/2017 - Senate Finance, (Eighth Hearing)

 

Position:

Monitor

 

Comments:

The OSCA continues to monitor the state operating budget; specifically to watch the Department of Medicaid’s budget.

 

State Bill Page:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-49

 

HB131

PHYSICAL THERAPY LAWS (GAVARONE T, REINEKE W)To modify the laws governing the practice of physical therapy.

 

Current Status:

5/24/2017 - House Health , (Second Hearing)

 

Recent Status:

5/10/2017 - House Health , (First Hearing)
3/29/2017 - Referred to Committee House Health

 

Position:

Oppose

 

Comments:

While the OSCA opposes parts of the bill we will are awaiting on an interested party meeting as well as opponent testimony to give specifically what the OSCA is opposed to.

 

State Bill Page:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-131

 

HB193

DISCRIMINATION PROTECTION-FLU VACCINE (HAGAN C)To prohibit an employer from taking an adverse employment action against a person who has not been or will not be vaccinated against influenza.

 

Current Status:

6/6/2017 - House Economic Development, Commerce and Labor, (Second Hearing)

 

Recent Status:

5/23/2017 - House Economic Development, Commerce and Labor, (First Hearing)
5/9/2017 - Referred to Committee House Economic Development, Commerce and Labor

 

Position:

Monitor

 

State Bill Page:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-193

 

HB196

MONTH DESIGNATION-CHIROPRACTIC AWARENESS (LIPPS S)To designate October as "Ohio Chiropractic Awareness Month."

 

Current Status:

5/17/2017 - REPORTED OUT, House Health , (First Hearing)

 

Recent Status:

5/9/2017 - Referred to Committee House Health
5/2/2017 - Introduced

 

Position:

Support

 

Comments:

This OSCA sponsored bill was passed out of Health Committee unanimously and we are currently awaiting the bill to go before the full House of Representatives for a vote.

 

State Bill Page:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-HB-196

 

SB148

ACCIDENT REPORT CONTACT INFORMATION (KUNZE S, HUFFMAN M)To require an accident report to indicate whether any person involved in the accident wishes to be contacted for commercial solicitation purposes, to prohibit any person from using the information contained in an accident report for those purposes with regard to a person who did not agree to be contacted, and to allow a person to submit emergency contact information upon vehicle registration for inclusion in the next of kin database.

 

Current Status:

5/10/2017 - Referred to Committee Senate Local Government, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs

 

Recent Status:

5/9/2017 - Introduced

 

Position:

Monitor

 

Comments:

The OSCA is currently monitoring this bill simply because it was just recently introduced. We will be meeting with the bill’s sponsor to get more a perspective as to what the bill’s sponsor is trying to accomplish.

 

State Bill Page:

https://www.legislature.ohio.gov/legislation/legislation-summary?id=GA132-SB-148

 

 

5160-8-11

ACCUPUNCTURE-DOCTORS OF CHIROPRACTIC (MEDICAID) Established coverage for acupuncture services as an alternative treatment method for pain management."

 

Current Status:

6/7/2017 – Awaiting clearance out of the Department of Medicaid

 

Position:

Support

 

Comments:

This OSCA is awaiting this rule to go before the Joint Committee on Agency Rule Review. We are anticipating an August JCARR hearing.

 

5160-8-11

AMENDMENT TO 5160-8-11 (MEDICAID)To amend 5160-8-11 to allow Doctors of Chiropractic to receive payments for performing acupuncture services.."

 

Current Status:

6/7/2017 – Awaiting clearance out of the Department of Medicaid

 

Position:

Support

 

Comments:

This rule will simply amend our current rule section to allow payment for acupuncture services.

 

OSCA Non-Introduced Bills, Resolutions and Regulatory Rules

SCHOOL BUS DRIVERS/DC EXAMINATIONS  

The OSCA is currently working with a state representative to study how we can allow Doctors of Chiropractic to have the ability to perform school bus driver examinations.

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