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 Bill Status of SB1945  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William Delgado - Donne E. Trotter - David Koehler - Michael Noland - Iris Y. Martinez, Mattie Hunter and Jacqueline Y. Collins

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez - Robyn Gabel - Kimberly du Buclet)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0424

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Comprehensive Healthcare Workforce Planning Act. Establishes the State Healthcare Workforce Council to provide an ongoing assessment of health care workforce trends, training issues, and financing policies and to recommend appropriate State government and private sector efforts to address identified needs. Provides that the Council's work shall focus on health care workforce supply and distribution; cultural competence and minority participation in health professions education; primary care training and practice; and data evaluation and analysis. Contains provisions concerning members; the preparation of a comprehensive healthcare workforce plan by the Department of Public Health and the Council; and reimbursement of Council members.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds an effective date of July 1, 2012.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Provides that implementation of the Act is entirely subject to the availability and appropriation of funds from federal grant money applied for by the Department of Public Health. Provides that State Healthcare Workforce Council shall work in coordination with the State Health Improvement Plan Implementation Coordination Council to ensure alignment with the State Health Improvement Plan. Includes representatives of pharmacists among the health care workforce experts who are appointed by the Governor to the State Healthcare Workforce Council.

DateChamber Action
  2/10/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  2/10/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/10/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/2/2011SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/9/2011SenatePostponed - Public Health
  3/9/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  3/9/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/15/2011SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2011SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 009-000-000
  3/15/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2011
  4/4/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  4/4/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/6/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  4/8/2011SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2011
  4/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Public Health; 007-000-000
  4/14/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/14/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Delgado
  4/14/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/14/2011SenateChief Co-Sponsor Changed to Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  4/14/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  4/14/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 059-000-000
  4/15/2011HouseArrived in House
  4/15/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/15/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/15/2011HouseFirst Reading
  4/15/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2011HouseAssigned to Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee
  5/12/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Health & Healthcare Disparities Committee; 011-000-000
  5/12/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/17/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  5/19/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kimberly du Buclet
  5/19/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/19/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2011SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2011SenateEffective Date July 1, 2012
  8/16/2011SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0424

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