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There are 124 Bills pending in House Health and Human Resources




HB 2008Increasing the rate of the tax on cigarettes and reducing the consumer sales tax on food sold for home consumption01/11/06
HB 2010Providing for a pilot project intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization01/11/06
HB 2042Allowing pharmacists and other individuals involved in dispensing medicines to refuse to fill prescriptions or dispense any substance that can be used as part of an abortion-related procedure01/11/06
HB 2046Exempting from requirements of the medicaid preferred drug list certain patients who have a high risk of hospitalization or institutionalization without appropriate medication01/11/06
HB 2052Prohibiting a business or organization from performing abortions in a public facility01/11/06
HB 2068Requiring that any person seeking an abortion provide two forms of identification01/11/06
HB 2091Prohibiting the distribution of RU-486 by any administrator, employee or other official of the college or university01/11/06
HB 2112Requiring a physician to receive written consent from at least one parent or legal guardian before an abortion is performed on an unemancipated minor01/11/06
HB 2125Requiring abortion facilities to have certain written policies and procedures01/11/06
HB 2130Requiring the collection of statistics relative to abortions performed in the State01/11/06
HB 2138Authorizing medication administration by unlicensed personnel of nursing homes01/11/06
HB 2143Prohibiting school employees from counseling, referring, transporting or assisting any student to obtain an abortion01/11/06
HB 2152Requiring the department of health and human resources to enforce specific abortion clinic regulations01/11/06
HB 2172Making it illegal to transport a minor across state lines to obtain an abortion without written consent by both parents01/11/06
HB 2180Establishing the hospitals infection disclosure act requiring hospitals to disclose hospital-infection rates for the public01/11/06
HB 2193Providing when any body part of an unborn child is outside the mother's womb, the child is born, and is considered a citizen of the state01/11/06
HB 2199Prohibiting the department of health and human resources from being involved in aiding or assisting any person to obtain an abortion to a greater extent than is required by law01/11/06
HB 2200Prohibiting family planning centers in West Virginia that receive state funding from discussing abortion or abortion referrals01/11/06
HB 2203Providing rape victims with reliable emergency information regarding pregnancy and abortion, and providing those victims with emergency contraception if they desire01/11/06
HB 2216Exempting certain physicians from obtaining preauthorization before being able to dispense psychotrophic medications to mentally ill medicaid recipient patients01/11/06
HB 2272Relating to the monitoring of nursing home residents through the use of electronic monitoring devices01/11/06
HB 2281Requiring nursing homes to have quality assurance programs and plans01/11/06
HB 2299Prohibiting certain nursing homes from using state funds for activities unrelated to the provision of health care services01/11/06
HB 2318Requiring the state medicaid agency to furnish medicaid recipients monthly itemized statements01/11/06
HB 2324Making elder-care and in-home health care available to all seniors aged sixty-five or older, on a sliding fee scale01/11/06
HB 2360Providing for the adequate staffing of nursing homes and training of nursing home staff01/11/06
HB 2375Providing a salary supplement for providers of medicaid eligible services in the public schools01/11/06
HB 2376Creating the genetic information privacy act01/11/06
HB 2380Providing for a program intended to divert low-income residents from early institutionalization in nursing homes by providing personal home care in their communities01/11/06
HB 2383Requiring notice of an abortion to be provided to the father of the unborn child01/11/06
HB 2386Requiring nursing homes to publicly post staffing information and granting rights to family councils01/11/06
HB 2393Creating an emergency contraception education program within the department of health and human resources01/11/06
HB 2447Providing additional tests for newborn children01/11/06
HB 2450Relating to a child's right to nurse01/11/06
HB 2530Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus01/11/06
HB 2532Requiring medical practitioners who perform abortions to estimate the gestational age of the fetus01/11/06
HB 2553Requiring the higher education policy commission to ensure that no person employed by any state institution of higher education performs or participates in or instructs students in how to perform any abortion or abortion procedure01/11/06
HB 2555Providing limitations and requirements relative to when crisis pregnancy organizations may render services to women with unplanned or unwanted pregnancies01/11/06
HB 2559Providing that unborn children are eligible for the children's health insurance program01/11/06
HB 2591Requiring medical facilities that provide abortions to administer anesthesia to an unborn fetus when aborted if it is older than seven weeks01/11/06
HB 2649Requiring basic training in Alzheimer's and dementia in certain health care facilities01/11/06
HB 2765Colon Cancer Detection and Awareness Act01/11/06
HB 2767Prohibiting abortions at state college or university medical facilities, except when the abortion is necessary to save the life of the woman receiving the abortion01/11/06
HB 2768Multiple Prescriptions Abuse Prevention Act01/11/06
HB 2807Prohibiting pharmacists and other persons involved in dispensing medicines from refusing to fill prescriptions01/11/06
HB 2847Including a clinic-based health care option under the definition of a "limited health service"01/11/06
HB 2872Expanding coverage in the Children's Health Insurance Program up to three hundred percent of the federal poverty level01/11/06
HB 2895Requiring physicians performing abortions take steps designed to save the life of any aborted live fetus01/11/06
HB 2896Requiring abortion providers have relationship with hospitals within fifteen minutes travel time01/11/06
HB 2913Requiring preemployment examinations for persons working in a facility that performs abortions01/11/06
HB 2915Requiring the Bureau for Public Health license, regulate and inspect facilities where three or more abortions are performed during a calendar year01/11/06
HB 2916Prohibiting any person who is not a physician licensed in this state from performing an abortion01/11/06
HB 2921Granting the Bureau for Public Health the authority to inspect facilities where abortions are performed at any time during the day or night, without a warrant01/11/06
HB 2922Prohibiting subsidies to entities that perform abortions01/11/06
HB 2923Banning partial birth abortions in instances when the unborn child is capable of survival if delivered01/11/06
HB 2927Requiring that nursing services at any facility that provides abortions be under the direction of a registered nurse01/11/06
HB 2940Prohibiting the destruction of frozen embryos, and to provide for the adoption of frozen embryos and to impose a fine for noncompliance01/11/06
HB 2951Requiring dentists that administer general anesthesia to pediatric patients to comply with certain requirements01/11/06
HB 2952Requiring all abortions performed during the second or third trimester be performed in a hospital01/11/06
HB 2953Requiring that abortions be performed in hospitals or by physicians with admitting privileges to a hospital within the local service area01/11/06
HB 2971Providing that a woman who does not obtain an abortion because of influence of a person, organization or group has a cause of action against a person, organization or group , if the pregnancy results in any physical, mental or emotional injury01/11/06
HB 2996Requiring the Department of Health and Human Resources to maintain information for public dissemination relative to judicial bypasses to the requirement of parental notification relative to abortions performed on minors01/11/06
HB 3006Relating to parental notification of abortions performed on unemancipated minors01/11/06
HB 3030Providing that health care providers, health care institutions, or health care payers are not required to participate in abortion procedures that violate their respective consciences01/11/06
HB 3057Authorizing Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's) to administer epinephrine to persons suffering from an allergy attack01/11/06
HB 3115Ensuring Patient Safety Act01/11/06
HB 3126Providing that when during the course of an abortion procedure a fetus is aborted alive, all available means be utilized to preserve its life; and prescribing criminal penalties01/11/06
HB 3195Requiring that every woman seeking an abortion be given the opportunity to see an ultrasound image of the fetus, and prescribing criminal penalty for violations 01/11/06
HB 3200Allowing hospitals to perform abortions only if the mother's life is in imminent danger01/11/06
HB 3202Relating to the inspection of assisted living residences01/11/06
HB 3265Relating to the "senior citizens prescription drug subsidy program"01/11/06
HB 3299Requiring faith-based, abstinence-only and antichoice facilities that counsel women regarding pregnancy, contraceptives, abortions or childbirth to warn women of the risks inherent to each option01/11/06
HB 3325Requiring hospitals to disclose the results of clinical trials to physicians and the public01/11/06
HB 3345Requiring that employers perform criminal history background checks for employees working as in-home health care providers01/11/06
HB 4009Relating to definitions relating to child abuse and neglect01/11/06
HB 4024Relating to the West Virginia Fair Share Health Care Act01/16/06
HB 4074Prohibiting a radiologist from performing a second reading of an X ray without written authorization from the patient when the X ray has already been read and treatment rendered by the primary physician01/23/06
HB 4082Prohibiting the payment for the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 as a benefit under any health care insurance plan offered by the state to public employees01/24/06
HB 4084Providing that a woman who obtains an abortion has a cause of action against any physician who, in performing an abortion, causes injury to the woman or to her unborn child01/24/06
HB 4103Freezing employer and employee premium cost-sharing at the current level until July 1, 200801/25/06
HB 4117Making it a misdemeanor to violate the informed consent requirements for an abortion; and providing criminal penalties for violation01/26/06
HB 4273Providing that neither the state nor any county may reimburse any person or entity for transporting any person to schedule, arrange or procure an abortion01/30/06
HB 4315Ensuring that medical workers have the right to refuse to participate in any abortion-related activity without fear of disciplinary action or dismissal02/01/06
HB 4327Utilizing the Amber Alert system to locate missing Alzheimer's disease patients02/01/06
HB 4335Providing that health facilities that provide abortions shall not only be fined, but also for taking any other actions which are not in accordance with the best practices of care as determined by the Department of Health and Human Resources02/01/06
HB 4346Prohibiting the payment for the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 as a benefit under any health care insurance plan offered by the state to public employees02/01/06
HB 4365Requiring any facility that performs abortions to maintain a quality assurance program02/02/06
HB 4367Requiring that abortion providers notify the parents of a minor seeking an abortion forty-eight hours before performing the procedure02/02/06
HB 4373Providing that a legally unlicensed personal care home may house up to four unrelated residents if there is at least one full-time employee working at the home02/02/06
HB 4375Requiring that abortion procedures after the first trimester be performed only at an ambulatory surgical facility or hospital; and that abortion facilities not be located within fifteen hundred feet from any church, school or kindergarten02/03/06
HB 4376Establishing the crime of partial birth infanticide02/03/06
HB 4388Requiring a woman, prior to an abortion, to have a pregnancy test administered at the facility where the abortion is to be performed02/03/06
HB 4408Prohibiting cloning human embryos in state medical schools, colleges or universities02/06/06
HB 4424Increasing the excise tax on tobacco products02/06/06
HB 4449Providing that health care providers, health care institutions or health care payers are not required to participate in abortion procedures that violate their respective consciences02/07/06
HB 4450Prohibiting the performance of any abortion by any person who has admitted to or who has been adjudicated to have committed medical malpractice02/07/06
HB 4457Promoting and facilitating the breastfeeding of infants02/07/06
HB 4476Requiring medical facilities that provide abortions to warn women seeking an abortion of their increased risk of breast cancer02/09/06
HB 4480Abortion Complication Reporting Act02/10/06
HB 4495Relating to recovery rooms where abortions are performed02/10/06
HB 4502Prohibiting the performance of any abortion when the woman seeking it is doing so solely on account of the gender of the fetus02/13/06
HB 4507Establishing a "Choose Life" fund02/13/06
HB 4514Providing a mechanism whereby unused, unexpired nonnarcotic drugs previously owned by a deceased nursing home patient or resident may be donated to free health care clinics in the state02/13/06
HB 4523Defining terms relating to abortion clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and nursing care facilities02/13/06
HB 4534Establishing the Alzheimer's Disease Registry at West Virginia University02/13/06
HB 4553Relating to criminalizing abortion02/14/06
HB 4561Prohibiting coverage for abortions under insurance plans provided under the Public Employees Insurance Act02/14/06
HB 4575Requiring facilities providing abortions to obtain parental notification or consent in writing by the parent or by a notarized parental notification or consent form02/15/06
HB 4579Requiring facilities that perform three or more abortion procedures during a calendar year be under daily supervision by a licensed and qualified medical facility operator02/15/06
HB 4644Providing pharmacists may exercise moral discretion without legal consequence to refuse to fill a prescription for "the morning after pill"02/20/06
HB 4647Relating to illegal Internet pharmacies02/20/06
HB 4656Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensing and Regulation Act02/20/06
HB 4664Reporting requirements for physicians and the Department of Health and Human Resources when it is suspected that a woman has suffered injury or death due to an induced abortion02/21/06
HB 4665Banning abortions in instances when the unborn child is capable of survival if delivered02/21/06
HB 4666Requiring employers to pay nurses at their regular rate of pay for all the time they are on-call on the employer's premises02/21/06
HB 4671Relating to language a doctor must give a woman before performing an abortion regarding life of the fetus02/21/06
HB 4672Requiring Rh factor, chlamydia and gonorrhea tests for all persons seeking to have an abortion02/21/06
HB 4676Protecting the confidentiality of prescription drug information02/21/06
HB 4682Establishing standards for and guidance to the West Virginia Health Care Authority in amending and modifying certificate of need standards02/21/06
HB 4691Amending certain provisions involving dental hygienists02/22/06
HB 4700Eliminating the consumer sales and service tax on food, increasing the cigarette excise tax to one dollar per pack and increasing the excise tax on noncigarette tobacco products to fifteen percent02/22/06
HB 4702Requiring physicians and medical institutions to report where abortions have been performed due to perceived congenital defects of fetuses02/22/06
HB 4711Authorization for treatment in foreign health care facilities accredited by the Joint Commission International (JCI)02/22/06
HB 4764Prohibiting the prescription of the drug oxycontin unless directly administered by a licensed physician02/24/06
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