HB 1242-1_ Filed 03/28/2013, 09:37 ChairPerson
Adopted 3/28/2013

COMMITTEE REPORT

MADAM PRESIDENT:

    The Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services, to which was referred House Bill No. 1242, has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the Senate with the recommendation that said bill be AMENDED as follows:

SOURCE: Page 1, line 1; (13)CR124203.1. -->     Page 1, between the enacting clause and line 1, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-1-1.1-4; (13)CR124203.1. -->     "SECTION 1. IC 25-1-1.1-4, AS AMENDED BY P.L.28-2012, SECTION 23, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2013]: Sec. 4. (a) This section applies to an individual who is applying for, or will be applying for, an initial license or an initial certificate under one (1) of the following:
        (1) IC 25-2.5 (acupuncturists).
        (2) IC 25-10 (chiropractors).
        (3) IC 25-13 (dental hygienists).
        (4) IC 25-14 (dentists).
         (5) IC 25-14.3 (diabetes educators).
        (5) (6) IC 25-14.5 (dietitians).
        (6) (7) IC 25-17.3 (genetic counselors).
        (7) (8) IC 25-19 (health facility and residential care facility administrators).
        (8) (9) IC 25-21.8 (massage therapists).
        (9) (10) IC 25-22.5 (physicians).
        (10) (11) IC 25-23 (nurses).
        (11) (12) IC 25-23.5 (occupational therapists).
        (12) (13) IC 25-23.6 (social workers, marriage and family therapists, and counselors).
        (13) (14) IC 25-24 (optometrists).
        (14) (15) IC 25-26 (pharmacists).
        (15) (16) IC 25-27 (physical therapists).
        (16) (17) IC 25-27.5 (physician assistants).
        (17) (18) IC 25-29 (podiatrists).
        (18) (19) IC 25-33 (psychologists).
        (19) (20) IC 25-34.5 (respiratory care practitioners).
        (20) (21) IC 25-35.6 (speech pathologists and audiologists).
        (21) (22) IC 25-38.1 (veterinarians).
    (b) As used in this chapter, "national criminal history background check" means the criminal history record system maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation based on fingerprint identification or any other method of positive identification.
    (c) An individual applying for an initial license or initial certificate specified in subsection (a) shall submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.
    (d) The state police department shall release the results of a national criminal history background check conducted under this section to the Indiana professional licensing agency.
    (e) A board, a commission, or a committee may conduct a random audit and require an individual seeking a renewal of a license or a certificate specified in subsection (a) to submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.".
SOURCE: Page 8, line 33; (13)CR124203.8. -->     Page 8, line 33, after "diabetes" insert " mellitus".
    Page 9, line 8, delete "who is a citizen at large who is not" and insert " who:
            (A) is a citizen at large;
            (B) is not employed in the health care field; and
            (C) either:
                (i) has diabetes; or
                (ii) cares for an individual who has diabetes.
".
    Page 9, delete line 9.
    Page 9, line 23, delete "years;" and insert " years;".
    Page 9, line 26, after "member" insert " of the board".
    Page 9, line 29, after "secretary." insert " The agency shall staff the board and arrange for the first meeting of the board at which the

chairperson and secretary are elected.".
    Page 9, line 30, after "quorum" insert " of the board".
    Page 9, line 30, after "members." insert " A majority of the board members is required to take any action.".
    Page 10, delete lines 27 through 30.
    Page 11, line 2, after "board" insert " for licensure under this article".
    Page 11, line 4, after "(1)" insert " the disease diabetes mellitus;
        (2)
".
    Page 11, line 5, delete "(2)" and insert " (3)".
    Page 11, line 6, delete "(3)" and insert " (4)".
    Page 11, line 7, delete "(4)" and insert " (5)".
    Page 11, line 8, delete "(5)" and insert " (6)".
    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to HB 1242 as reprinted February 19, 2013.)

and when so amended that said bill do pass.

Committee Vote: Yeas 10, Nays 0.

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    Miller Patricia
Chairperson


CR124203/DI 104    2013