2019 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of Governor Kate Brown for Oregon Health Authority)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to public health; declaring an emergency.|
Modifies terms "venereal disease" and "sexually transmitted disease" to "sexually transmitted infection." Clarifies hearings procedure for certificates of need for certain health care facilities.
Authorizes Oregon Health Authority to collaborate with federal agencies for purposes of enforcement of laws regulating tobacco products and inhalant delivery systems. Clarifies complaint and investigation processes for certain regulated health professions. Includes representative from public safety answering point among membership of State Trauma Advisory Board and area trauma advisory boards. Replaces term "local health department" with "local public health authority." Exempts persons who process marijuana into medical cannabinoid products and cannabinoid concentrates from certain tracking requirements. Modifies application requirements for authorizations to practice art therapy, music therapy, lactation consultation or respiratory therapy or to practice as emergency medical services provider or environmental health specialist trainee. Requires applicant for construction of certain public pools to submit plan to authority for approval. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||In House Committee|
|Current Committee:||House Committee On Health Care|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|