Public Health Committee

MEETING MINUTES

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

10:00 AM in Room 2E of the LOB

The meeting was called to order at 10:05 AM by Chairman, Rep. Ritter M. 001.

The following committee members were present:

Senators:

Crisco J. S17; Gerratana T. S06; Kane R. S32; Kennedy T. S12; Markley J. S16; Moore M. S22

   

Representatives:

Adinolfi A. 103; Alexander D. 058; Baker A. 124; Berthel E. 068; Candelora V. 086; Carpino C. 032; Conroy T. 105; Cook M. 065; Demicco M. 021; Genga H. 010; McCarty K. 038; Perillo J. 113; Riley E. 046; Ritter M. 001; Ryan K. 139; Sayers P. 060; Scanlon S. 098; Srinivasan P. 031; Tercyak P. 026; Wilms F. 142; Zoni D. 081

   

Absent were:

 
   

Senators:

   

Representatives:

Betts W. 078

Rep. Ritter convened the committee meeting and asked a motion to raise concepts 1-24 under Section 3:

1. AAC Medicaid Coverage For Diabetes Prevention And Self-Management Education Services

2. AAC The Appointment Of Subregistrars For The Issuance Of Removal, Transit, Burial And Cremation Permits

3. AAC Mental Health First Aid Training And Medwatch Program Information

4. AAC Insurance Coverage For Abuse-Deterrent Opioid Analgesics

5. AAC Dental Insurance Coverage

6. AAC Accessibility Of Medical Diagnostic Equipment

7. AAC Matters Affecting Physicians And Hospitals

8. AAC Recommendations Of The School Nurse Advisory Council

9. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendation's On Water Plan Information

10. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendations On fluoridation Of the Public Water Supply

11. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendations On The Protection Of Residents In Health Care Institutions

12. AAC Hospice Facilities

13. AAC Mental Health Training In State and Local Police Training Programs And The Availability Of Providers Of Mental Health Services On An On-Call Basis

14. AAC Local Health Districts And Health Directors

15. AAC Connecticut Health And Educational Facilities Authority

16. AAC Department Of Mental Health And Addiction Services Recommendations For Revisions to The Mental Health And Addiction Services Statutes

17. AA Expanding The Sales tax Exemption for Medical Supplies And Devices To Include Feminine Hygiene Products And Disposable Or Reusable Diapers

18. AAC Change In Use Permits For Certain Water Systems

19. AAC Various Revisions To The Public Health Statutes

20. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendations For Revisions To The Statutes Regarding Human Immunodeficiency Virus

21. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendations For Various Revisions to The Office Of Health Care Access Statues

22. AAC The State Water Plan

23. AAC The Department Of Public Health's Recommendations On Fees For Vital Records

24. AAC Behavioral Analysts

Rep. Riley offered the motion and Rep. Baker seconded the motion.

The motion passed on a voice vote.

Rep. Ritter asked for a motion to reserve for Subject Matter Public Hearing items 1 & 2 under Section 4:

1. Proposed S.B. No. 85 An Act Appropriating Funds For A Study On Community-Based Health Care Services. (PH)

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5174 An Act Concerning Salaries For Nonprofit Hospital Administrators. (PH)

Rep. Riley offered the motion and Rep. Zoni seconded the motion.

The motion passed on a voice vote.

Rep. Ritter recessed The Meeting 11:00 AM at which time the meeting will be adjourned.

The meeting was adjourned at 11:00 AM

Beverley Henry

Walter L. Morton IV

Administrator

Committee Clerk