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 Bill Status of HB5465  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  TASK FORCE-INTL HEALTH CARE

House Sponsors
Rep. Theresa Mah - Carol Ammons - Lakesia Collins, Dagmara Avelar and Maura Hirschauer

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Omar Aquino - Patricia Van Pelt - Mike Simmons)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0812

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Task Force on Internationally-Licensed Health Care Professionals Act. Provides the Task Force is created within the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Provides that the Task Force shall have the following members: 2 members appointed by the President of the Senate; 2 members appointed by the Speaker of the House of Representatives; 2 members appointed by the Governor; the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation; the Director of the Division of Professional Regulation; and 2 members appointed from the nonprofit organization Upwardly Global. Provides that the Task Force shall meet at least once a month until the Task Force votes to dissolve itself. Provides that the Department shall provide administrative support. Provides that the subject matter of the Task Force is intended to address health care professionals but also other professionals as needed, to be focused on professionals already licensed and practicing in another country and seeking licensure in the State, and to not include students. Provides that the Task Force shall prepare an annual report to address barriers to licensure and practice for health care professionals in the State and address strategies for reducing the barriers. Provides the report shall be submitted to the Governor and General Assembly, and the first report shall be submitted one year after the effective date of the Act.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill and makes the following changes: Changes the members of the Task Force. Provides that the Task Force shall meet once every two months (instead of at least once a month). Provides that the Task Force shall only meet once a majority of members are appointed. Designates the Secretary of Financial and Professional Regulation as the chair of the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to submit the report one year after the first meeting of the Task Force (rather than after the effective date of the Act).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2022HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  1/31/2022HouseFirst Reading
  1/31/2022HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/9/2022HouseAssigned to Health Care Licenses Committee
  2/17/2022HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health Care Licenses Committee; 008-000-000
  2/18/2022HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Theresa Mah
  3/1/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Health Care Licenses Committee
  3/2/2022HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/2/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Health Care Licenses Committee; 005-001-001
  3/4/2022HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/4/2022HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/4/2022HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lakesia Collins
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  3/4/2022HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maura Hirschauer
  3/7/2022SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2022SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  3/7/2022SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2022SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/16/2022SenateAssigned to Healthcare Access and Availability
  3/25/2022SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 4, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateDo Pass Healthcare Access and Availability; 006-000-000
  3/29/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 30, 2022
  3/29/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/30/2022SenateSecond Reading
  3/30/2022SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 31, 2022
  3/31/2022SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  3/31/2022HousePassed Both Houses
  3/31/2022SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Mike Simmons
  4/28/2022HouseSent to the Governor
  5/13/2022HouseGovernor Approved
  5/13/2022HouseEffective Date January 1, 2023
  5/13/2022HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0812

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