HB 1203

  • Indiana House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House
  • Passed House Feb 02, 2021
  • Passed Senate Mar 30, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Apr 26, 2021

Various department of health matters.

Abstract

Provides that the state department of health (department) may officially be known as the Indiana department of health. Removes by July 1, 2022, appeals panels from the appeals process of department orders. Provides that the executive board or the department's designee may act as the ultimate authority for department matters under the administrative and procedures laws. Provides that the state health commissioner (commissioner) is the appointing authority and director of the department. Provides that any physicians employed by the department are governed by the state ethics commission's conflict of interest requirements. Allows the commissioner to designate in writing employees in the department who are licensed as a physician and may engage in the practice of medicine outside of their official duties. Provides that the state is not liable for any act performed by a physician employed by the department for any medical care provided to a patient by the physician that is provided in an individual capacity as a licensed physician. Removes the executive board of the department from determining the commissioner's salary. Provides that the commissioner's salary is determined by the governor and the state budget agency. Removes the executive board's approval for the commissioner to organize the personnel and functions of the department into divisions and subdivisions. Specifies that the state department of health may release certain information to an Indiana nonprofit entity that performs health data services for health care providers if specified conditions are met. Extends the expiration of the syringe exchange program until July 1, 2026.

Bill Sponsors (11)

Votes


Actions


Apr 26, 2021

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

House

Public Law 130

Office of the Governor

Signed by the Governor

Apr 22, 2021

Senate

Signed by the President Pro Tempore

Apr 13, 2021

House

Signed by the Speaker

Apr 12, 2021

House

House concurred in Senate amendments; Roll Call 396: yeas 77, nays 3

Apr 08, 2021

House

Motion to concur filed

Apr 01, 2021

Senate

Senator Qaddoura added as cosponsor

Senate

Returned to the House with amendments

Mar 30, 2021

Senate

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 290: yeas 35, nays 15

Mar 29, 2021

Senate

Reread second time: amended, ordered engrossed

Senate

Amendment #1 (Crider) prevailed; voice vote

Mar 18, 2021

Senate

Senator Randolph added as cosponsor

Senate

Placed back on second reading

Mar 15, 2021

Senate

Second reading: ordered engrossed

Mar 11, 2021

Senate

Senator Yoder added as cosponsor

Senate

Senator Becker added as third sponsor

Senate

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Mar 01, 2021

Senate

Senator Charbonneau added as second sponsor

Feb 18, 2021

Senate

First reading: referred to Committee on Health and Provider Services

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
health and provider services

Feb 03, 2021

House

Referred to the Senate

Feb 02, 2021

House

Third reading: passed; Roll Call 46: yeas 93, nays 1

House

Senate sponsor: Senator Crider

Feb 01, 2021

House

Second reading: ordered engrossed

House

Representatives Ledbetter C and Fleming added as coauthors

House

Rule 105.1 suspended

Jan 28, 2021

House

Committee report: amend do pass, adopted

Jan 07, 2021

House

Authored by Representative McNamara

House

First reading: referred to Committee on Public Health

  • Reading-1
  • Referral-Committee
public health

House

Coauthored by Representatives Davisson and Clere

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Introduced House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (H) PDF
House Bill (S) PDF
Engrossed House Bill (S) PDF
Enrolled House Bill (H) PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note: HB1203.05.ENRS.FN001 PDF

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