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Minutes for HB2201 - Committee on Public Health and Welfare

Short Title

Updating statutory references necessitated by 2012 executive reorganization order no. 41 related to administration of tuberculosis programs.

Minutes Content for Wed, Mar 13, 2019

Chairperson Suellentrop opened the hearing on HB2201.

Jenna Moyer, Staff Revisor, gave an overview of the bill.

Jennifer VandeVelde presented proponent testimony. She stated that HB2201 corrects the placement of legal authority for managing tuberculosis cases in Kansas. She said the the tuberculosis program is strategically placed within the Bureau of Disease Control and Prevention for success, and it should remain at Kansas Department of Health and Environment, with the corrected legal authority. (Attachment 3)

She took questions from committee members.

Chairperson Suellentrop closed the hearing on HB2201.

Chairperson Suellentrop adjourned the meeting at 9:45 a.m. The next scheduled meeting is March 14, 2019.