2017 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Jaclyn Mahoney and Jennie Hawthorn-Mayes, co-founders of Daisy Chain)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to lactation professionals; and declaring an emergency.|
Allows Health Licensing Office to issue lactation consultant licenses to qualified applicants.
Requires lactation consultants to complete cultural competency and trauma-informed care continuing education courses. Prohibits unlicensed use of "lactation consultant" title and practice of lactation consultation. Provides exceptions to prohibition. Allows office to impose discipline for certain violations. Directs office to provide administrative and regulatory oversight to lactation consultation program. Imposes civil penalty for violation of licensure requirements. Becomes operative January 1, 2018. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 499|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|