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HB 2208

AN ACT concerning health and healthcare; relating to credentialing of health professions and facilities; establishing rural emergency hospitals as a rural healthcare licensure category; requirements for licensure; certification and funding of certified community behavioral health clinics; prescribing powers, duties and functions of the Kansas department for aging and disability services and the department of health and environment related thereto; authorizing the issuance of telemedicine waivers for the practice of telemedicine by out-of-state healthcare providers; relating to professions regulated by the behavioral sciences regulatory board; reducing certain licensing requirements; expanding temporary practice permits and the board's grounds for discipline; amending K.S.A. 65-425, 65-431, 65-5804a, 65-5807a, 65-5808, 65-5809, 65-6309a, 65-6311, 65-6404, 65-6405a, 65-6408, 65-6610, 65-6612, 65-6615, 74-5316a, 74-5324, 74-5363, 74-5367a and 74-5369 and K.S.A. 2020 Supp. 65-6306 and 65-6411 and repealing the existing sections.

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House - Conference Committee Report was adopted; - 04/09/2021

On roll call the vote was:

Yea - (120):

Alcala, Amyx, Anderson, Arnberger, Awerkamp, Baker, Ballard, Barker, Bergkamp, Bergquist, Bishop, Blex, Borjon, Burris, Burroughs, Byers, Carlin, Carlson, Carmichael, B. Carpenter, W. Carpenter, Clark, Clayton, Coleman, Collins, Concannon, Corbet, Croft, Curtis, Day, Delperdang, Dodson, Donohoe, Ellis, Eplee, Esau, Estes, Featherston, Finch, Finney, Francis, French, Garber, Gartner, Haswood, Hawkins, Helmer, Henderson, Highberger, Highland, Hoffman, Hoheisel, Houser, Howe, Hoye, Huebert, Humphries, Jacobs, Jennings, S. Johnson, T. Johnson, Kelly, Kessler, Kuether, Landwehr, Long, Lynn, Mason, Miller, Minnix, Moser, Murphy, Neelly, Neighbor, Newland, Ohaebosim, Orr, Ousley, Owens, Parker, Patton, Penn, Poetter Parshall, Poskin, Probst, Proctor, Proehl, Rahjes, Ralph, Resman, Rhiley, L. Ruiz, S. Ruiz, Ryckman, Samsel, Sanders, Sawyer, Schreiber, Seiwert, A. Smith, C. Smith, E. Smith, Stogsdill, Sutton, Tarwater, Thomas, Thompson, Toplikar, Turner, Vaughn, Waggoner, Wasinger, Waymaster, Weigel, Wheeler, Williams, Winn, Wolfe Moore, Woodard, Xu,

Nay - (2):

Fairchild, Lee,

Present but not Voting - (0):

Absent and Not Voting - (3):

Helgerson, Howard, Victors,

Not Voting - (0):