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2019 Legislative Bill Tracker

                                                                      Current Legislation
HF292 (formerly HSB76) Medicaid Appeals Reports An Act relating to the frequency of the reporting of the annual analysis and findings relative to Medicaid managed care member appeals. Monitor

Passed the House    (98-0)

Passed the Senate with Amendment (49-0)

Back to the House

Did NOT Pass

HF422 (formerly HF211) Sex Offender Treatment An Act relating to the provision of health care services via telehealth for the civil commitment unit for sexual offenders. Monitor

Passed the House    (99-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF423 (formerly HF209) Inmate Medical Coverage An Act relating to the suspension of Medicaid coverage for an inmate of a public institution. Monitor

Passed the House    (95-0)

Passed the Senate   (50-0)

Signed by Governor

HF532 (formerly HF372) Residency Matching Grants An Act relating to the awarding of medical residency positions in the state. For

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate with Amendment (49-0)

Passed the House with Amendment (97-0)

Signed by Governor

HF591 (formerly HSB118) Iowa Minor Guardianship An Act providing for juvenile court jurisdiction over minor guardianship proceedings and including effective date and applicability provisions. Monitor

Passed the House    (97-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF610 (formerly HSB22) Guardianships An Act relating to the opening of guardianships for adults and conservatorships for adults and minors and the administration of guardianships and conservatorships. Monitor

Passed the House    (97-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF623 (formerly HSB200) Prior Authorization II An Act relating to prior authorization for medication-assisted treatment under the Medicaid program. For

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF625 (formerly HSB183) Hawk-I Administration An Act relating to the integration of Medicaid and healthy and well kids in Iowa program eligibility, payment, and administrative functions under the department of human services. Monitor

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF685 (formerly HSB137) Jail Medical Costs An Act relating to the payment of required medical aid provided to prisoners of county jails. For

Passed the House    (95-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF690 (formerly HSB206) Children's MH Services An Act relating to mental health and disability services, including the establishment of a children's behavioral health system and a children's behavioral health system state board, and requiring certain children's behavioral health core services. For

Passed the House    (83-14)

Passed the Senate   (46-2)

Signed by Governor

HF691 (formerly HF548) MH/DS Cash Reserve Spending An Act relating to funding of county mental health and disability services by modifying provisions relating to the use of specified excess cash flow funds, and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Monitor

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate   (50-0)

Signed by Governor

HF692 (formerly HF608) Absentee Ballot Bar Codes An Act relating to the tracking and counting of mailed absentee ballots. Monitor

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate with Amendment (31-18)

Passed the House with Amendment (98-0) 

Passed the Senate   (50-0)

Signed by Governor

HF693 (formerly HF466) Township EMS An Act establishing processes for voter approval of a proposition to require a township to provide emergency medical service and for voter approval of a higher additional annual property tax levy rate for the provision of township services. Monitor Did NOT Pass
HF694 (formerly HSB192) EMS Compact An Act establishing an emergency medical services personnel licensure interstate compact. Monitor

Passed the House    (96-0)

Passed the Senate   (50-0)

Signed by Governor

HF731 (formerly HF538) Mandatory Reporter Training An Act relating to mandatory child abuse and dependent adult abuse reporter training requirements. Monitor

Passed the House    (95-0)

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Signed by Governor

HF756 (formerly HSB246) Block Grant Appropriations An Act appropriating federal funds made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, and providing procedures if federal funds are more or less than anticipated or if federal block grants are more or less than anticipated. Monitor

Passed the House    (94-0)

Passed the Senate with Amendment (49-0)

Passed the House with Amendment (99-0)

Signed by Governor

HF766 (formerly HSB253) HHS Appropriations Bill An Act relating to appropriations for health and human services and veterans and including other related provisions and appropriations, providing penalties, and including effective date and retroactive and other applicability date provisions. Monitor

Passed the House    (54-44)

Passed the Senate with Amendment (31-19)

Passed the House    (52-47)

Signed by Governor

HF773 Property Tax Limits An Act establishing budget limitations for counties and cities and including applicability provisions. Monitor Withdrawn for the Senate Version
HF785 (formerly HSB252) Rural Revitalization An Act relating to rural economic development by establishing a rural economic revitalization center and requiring that a certain percentage of the tax incentives administered by the economic development authority be provided to projects located in small cities, and including applicability provisions. Monitor Did NOT Pass
HSB161 Blood Bank Exemption II An Act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold or furnished to nonprofit blood centers, including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Monitor Did NOT Pass
HSB179 Future Ready Iowa Appropriations An Act making appropriations relating to the future ready Iowa initiative, providing for properly related matters, and including effective date provisions. For Did NOT Pass
SF164 High Demand Job Exemption An Act exempting from the individual income tax the wages of individuals who are employed in high-demand jobs and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Monitor Did NOT Pass
SF167 (formerly SSB1030) MH Loan Repayment An Act relating to eligibility for the health care loan repayment program.  For

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

To the House

Did NOT Pass

SF210 (formerly SF84) CARE Act An Act providing for the designation of a lay caregiver relating to a patient's inpatient stay at a hospital. Monitor

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Passed the House    (94-3)

Signed by Governor

SF245 (formerly SSB1051) Skilled Workforce Grants An Act relating to eligibility and reporting requirements for the skilled workforce shortage tuition grant program. Monitor

Passsed the Senate (49-0)

Passed the House    (94-3)

Signed by Governor

SF424 (formerly SSB1018) Guardianships An Act relating to the opening of guardianships for adults and conservatorships for adults and minors and the administration of guardianships and conservatorships. Monitor Withdrawn for the House's Version
SF472 EMS Levies An Act relating to imposition of optional taxes for emergency medical services by counties. For Did NOT Pass
SF479 (formerly SSB1189) Children's MH Services An Act relating to mental health and disability services, including the establishment of a children's behavioral health system and a children's behavioral health system state board, and requiring certain children's behavioral health core services Monitor Withdrawn for the House's Version
SF481 (formerly SF297) Job Training Tax Credit An Act relating to the individual income tax by creating a tax credit for community college students pursing a credential leading to a high-demand occupation and including applicability provisions. Monitor Did NOT Pass
SF531 (formerly SF387) Pediatric Heart Surgery Data An Act relating to pediatric congenital heart surgery including data  Monitor

Passed the Senate   (46-0)

Passed the House    (95-0)

Signed by Governor

SF541 (formerly SSB1210) Hawk-I Administration An Act relating to the integration of Medicaid and healthy and well kids in Iowa program eligibility, payment, and administrative functions under the department of human services. Monitor Withdrawn for the House's Version
SF544 (formerly SF419) Mandatory Reporter Training An Act relating to mandatory child abuse and dependent adult abuse reporter training requirements. Against Withdrawn for the House's Version
SF565 (formerly SSB1231) Prior Authorization Timelines An Act relating to medication-assisted treatment under the Medicaid program. For Withdrawn for the House's Version
SF592 (formerly SSB1238 PA Licensing An Act relating to the practice and licensure of physician assistants, and providing penalties. Monitor

Passed the Senate   (49-0)

Passed the House with Amendment (97-3)

Back to the Senate

Did NOT Pass

SF597 (formerly SSB1114) Blood Bank Exemption II An Act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold or furnished to nonprofit blood centers, including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Monitor

Passed the Senate   (47-0)

Passed the House with Amendment (99-0)

Passed the Senate   (48-0)

Signed by Governor

SF634 (formerly SSB1260) Property Tax Limits An Act relating to local government budgets and property taxation by modifying provisions governing the establishment and approval of county and city budgets, requiring establishment of a property tax system advisory group, modifying provisions relating to property tax credits for persons who have reached sixty-five years of age, modifying provisions relating to the sale appraisal manual, and including effective date and applicability provisions. Monitor

Passed the Senate   (33-17)

Passed the House    (53-47)

Signed by Governor

SSB1166 Medicaid Sales An Act exempting from the state sales and use tax the purchase price of tangible personal property, specified digital products, or services paid for or reimbursed by Medicaid. Monitor Did NOT Pass

 

                                                          Legislation Done After 2nd Funnel
HF533 (formerly HF340) CARE Act An Act providing for the designation of a lay caregiver relating to a patient's inpatient stay at a hospital. Monitor Bill Withdrawn
HF601 (formerly HSB158) Polysomnography/Sleep Testing An Act relating to the practice of polysomnography. Against Not Active
HF624 (formerly HF451) Psychiatric Bed Tracking System An Act establishing a psychiatric patient placement clearinghouse and inpatient psychiatric bed tracking system work group. Monitor Not Active
HF658 (formerly HSB191) Speeding/Rural EMS An Act increasing certain penalties for speeding in a motor vehicle, providing for the use of the additional moneys, and including applicability provisions. For Not Active
HF710 (formerly HF212) Medical Board Staffing An Act relating to the operation of the board of medicine, the board of nursing, the board of pharmacy, and the dental board.  Monitor

Not Active

HF715 (formerly HSB160) Open Meetings An Act relating to governmental bodies and advisory bodies and public notice requirements under the open meetings law. Against Not Active
HF722 (formerly HF619) Commitments An Act relating to the notification of law enforcement regarding the discharge of a voluntary patient who is mentally ill or has symptoms of mental illness from a hospital. Monitor Not Active
HF726 (formerly HF549) Eliminating Health Boards An Act relating to certain health-related entities including membership, reimbursement, and the elimination or combining of such entities. Monitor

Not Active

SF334 (formerly SSB1131) Public Assistance Oversight An Act relating to public assistance program oversight. Monitor Not Active
SF345 (formerly SSB1074) Jail Medical Costs An Act relating to the payment of required medical aid provided to prisoners of county jails. Monitor Not Active
SF414 (formerly SF251) Medicaid Pregnancy Coverage An Act relating to the provision of Medicaid coverage to pregnant women lawfully residing in the United States. For Not Active
SF490 (formerly SSB1189) Medicaid Tobacco Programs An Act relating to tobacco cessation services under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF500 (formerly SF125) Needle Exchange Programs An Act relating to the establishment of a needle exchange program by the Iowa department of public health.  Monitor Not Active
SF504 (formerly SSB1202) Health Care Claims An Act relating to timely submission of claims by health care providers to health insurers. Monitor Not Active
SF538 (formerly SSB1134) Health & Wellness Requirements An Act relating to community engagement activity requirements under the Iowa health and wellness plan. Against

Not Active

SF564 (formerly SF60) Newborn Metabolic Screenings An Act relating to newborn metabolic screening to include all disorders listed on the recommended uniform screening panel recommended by the United States department of health and human services.  Monitor

Not Active

SF573 (formerly SSB1229) Government Lobbying Ban An Act prohibiting governmental entities from using public funds for lobbying activities and providing a penalty. Monitor Not Active
SF574 (formerly SF201) Board Reviews An Act relating to boards and commissions of the state. Monitor Not Active
SF575 (formerly SSB1241) Elections Changes An Act relating to the conduct of state and local elections, providing penalties, and including effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
SF576 (formerly SSB1228) Patient Data An Act relating to the protection of certain patient information and data under the purview of the department of public health. Monitor

Not Active

 

Legislation Done After 1st Funnel
Bill Number Bill Title Bill Description IHA Registration Bill Status
HF42 Blood Bank Exemption An Act exempting from the sales tax certain items and services sold to a nonprofit human blood collection and processing establishment. Monitor Not Active
HF60 Health Care Administration Simplification An Act relating to health care administration simplification.  Monitor Not Active
HF162 Certificate of Need An Act relating to the elimination of the certificate of need process relating to the development of a new or changed institutional health service. Against Not Active
HF204 Continuity of Drug Care An Act relating to continuity of care and nonmedical switching by health carriers, health benefit plans, and utilization review organizations, and including applicability provisions. Monitor Not Active
HF205 Minor MH Treatment An Act relating to access to and disclosure of information concerning mental health treatment or services involving a minor fourteen years of age or older who seeks treatment or services due to the minor's thoughts of causing injury to self or others.  Monitor Not Active
HF207 Medicaid Step Therapy An Act relating to the use of step therapy protocols, including step therapy override protocols, under the Medicaid program. Monitor Not Active
HF208 Opioid Abuse Tax An Act relating to substance use disorder prevention and treatment, including Creating an excise tax on the gross receipts of certain controlled substances sold at wholesale and an opioid abuse prevention and treatment fund, making appropriations, and providing penalties. Monitor Not Active
HF210 Veteran MH Care An Act concerning rules requiring hospitals to establish protocols regarding certain veterans seeking mental health services and treatment. Against Not Active
HF232 Ending Medicaid Managed Care An Act relating to the termination of Medicaid managed care contracts, and including effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
HF243 MH/DS Region Spending An Act relating to county funding of services for persons with substance-related disorders and co-occurring mental health and substance-related disorders, including intensive mental health services provided through access centers and intensive residential service homes, and including effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
HF246 Immunization Discrimination An Act establishing the immunization informed consent Act, and providing penalties. Monitor Not Active
HF252 IPERS Investment Management An Act providing that the public retirement systems committee study the feasibility of authorizing internal investment management for the Iowa public retirement system. Monitor Not Active
HF297 Immunization Consent An Act relating to the provision of informed consent prior to the administration of a vaccine. Monitor Not Active
HF298 Nursing Staffing An Act relating to temporary staffing agencies for nursing services. For Not Active
HF332 Alternative Medicine An Act relating to the practice of alternative and complementary medicine, and making penalties applicable. Monitor Not Active
HF375 Newborn Metabolic Screening An Act relating to the expansion of the newborn metabolic screening panel. Monitor Not Active
HF376 Long Term Services Reports An Act relating to Medicaid program coverage for certain populations, and including effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
HF384 Pregnancy Accommodations An Act requiring employers to provide reasonable accommodations to employees based on pregnancy or childbirth and making penalties applicable. Monitor Not Active
HF430 Pediatric Heart Surgery Data An Act relating to pediatric congenital heart surgery including data reporting and the provision of patient education by hospitals. Monitor Not Active
HF434 Medicaid Coverage An Act relating to Medicaid and children's health insurance program coverage for certain lawfully residing children, and providing effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
HF448 Immunization Exemptions An Act providing for exemptions from immunization for a person's enrollment in any elementary or secondary school or licensed child care center. Monitor Not Active
HF449 Immunization Requirements An Act relating to information to be provided, recorded, and reported by health care providers relative to certain vaccinations, and providing penalties. Monitor Not Active
HF555 Medicaid MCO Services An Act relating to Medicaid managed care including the provision of certain services and payment for services. Monitor Not Active
HF558 EMS Levies An Act relating to imposition of optional taxes for emergency medical services by counties. For Not Active
HF617 Medicaid Incentives and Contracts An Act relating to Medicaid managed care contracting requirements. For Not Active
HF618 Medicaid Uniform Authorization An Act relating to the uniform credentialing and recredentialing of providers under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
HSB2 Competitive Bid Alternatives An Act relating to alternative project delivery contract methods for government entities.  Monitor Not Active
HSB14 Personal Information Security Breaches An Act modifying certain provisions relating to personal information security breach protection.  Monitor Not Active
SF8 ICN Sale/Lease An Act providing for the sale or lease of the Iowa communications network. Monitor Not Active
SF16 Medicaid Pregnancy Coverage An Act relating to the provision of Medicaid coverage to pregnant women lawfully residing in the United States. Monitor Not Active
SF18 Certificate of Need An Act relating to the elimination of the certificate of need process relating to the development of a new or changed institutional health service.  Against Not Active
SF19 Health Care Costs An Act relating to the disclosure of the prices charged for health services rendered by health care providers and hospitals.  Against Not Active
SF55 Township EMS An Act establishing a process for voter approval of a proposition to require a township to provide emergency medical service. Monitor Not Active
SF122 Prior Authorization An Act relating to a prohibition against prior authorization for medication-assisted treatment under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF123 Pharmacy Collaboration An Act relating to collaborative pharmacy practice allowing pharmacists to provide patient care and drug therapy management services. Monitor Not Active
SF147 Medicaid Services for Children An Act relating to payment for certain therapy services under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF148 Medicaid Prior Authorization An Act relating to a uniform prior authorization process under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF156 Medicaid Long Term Care An Act relating to Medicaid program improvements, and including effective date provisions. For Not Active
SF164 High Demand Job Exemption An Act exempting from individual income tax the wages of individuals who are employed in high-demand jobs and including effective date and retroactive applicability provisions. Monitor Not Active
SF168 Medicaid Ombudsman An Act relating to an ombudsman to provide Medicaid program assistance and advocacy. Monitor Not Active
SF174 Blood Bank Exemption An Act relating to the manufacturing and equipment sales and use tax exemption, and including effective date provisions. Monitor Not Active
SF178 Needle Exchange Programs An Act relating to the criminal offense of manufacturing, delivering, selling, or possessing drug paraphernalia by exemption hypodermic needles or syringes delivered, sold, or possessed through an approved needle exchange program. Monitor Not Active
SF195 Family & Medical Leave An Act relating to a family leave and medical leave insurance program that provides for paid, job-protected leave for certain family leave and medical leave reasons for eligible employees of specified employers. Monitor Not Active
SF196 Critical Access Reimbursement An Act relating to cost-based reimbursement for critical access hospitals under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF211 Medicaid External Appeals An Act relating to a Medicaid managed care external review process for Medicaid provider appeals. Monitor Not Active
SF238 Immunization Discrimination II An Act establishing the immunization safety and right of refusal Act, and providing penalties. Monitor Not Active
SF239 Immunization Exemptions An Act providing for exemptions from immunization for a person's enrollment in any elementary or secondary school or licensed child care center. Monitor Not Active
SF261 Alternative Medicine An Act relating to the practice of alternative and complementary medicine, and making penalties applicable. Monitor Not Active
SF395 SA Treatment An Act relating to substance use disorder services and reimbursement, and including effective date provisions. For Not Active
SF420 Medicaid Ombudsman An Act relating to processes and assistance under the Medicaid program. For Not Active
SF467 Umbilical Cord Testing An Act relating to requiring hospitals to provide umbilical cord testing for the presence of an illegal drug or alcohol in a newborn child's body and child in need of assistance proceedings. Against Not Active
SF472 EMS Levies An Act relating to imposition of optional taxes for emergency medical services by counties. For Not Active
SSB1071 Personal Information Security Breaches An Act modifying certain provisions relating to personal information security breach protection. Monitor Not Active
SSB1117 Patient Records An Act relating to the protection of certain patient information and data under the purview of the department of public health.  Monitor Not Active
SSB1234 Medicaid Processes An Act relating to Medicaid processes, procedures, and oversight. For Not Active
SR4 Aging Conference Requests a conference of stakeholders to address the issues facing the aging population in Iowa. For Not Active