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Association of Missouri Nurse Practitioners

Bills to Monitor

Posted 12 months ago by Shanna Chapman

Hello everyone:

Our bill has already been pre-filed in the Senate as SB 42 by Senator Wallingford. It will be filed in the House next week by Rep Hubrecht.

Bills our lobbying team and advocacy committee are following:



HB 58 - Requires the Department of Health and Senior Services to establish criteria for levels of maternal and neonatal care designations

HB 66 - Expands the newborn screening requirements to include spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) and Hunter syndrome

HB 68 - Establishes the Narcotics Control Act

HB 88 - Exempts health care entities registered with the department of health and senior services that distribute hypodermic needles or syringes from the crime of unlawful delivery of drug paraphernalia

HB 89 - Changes the laws regarding the priority of persons to be appointed guardian of an incapacitated person or conservator of a disabled person

HB 90 - Establishes the Narcotics Control Act

HB 124 - Establishes the "Patients First Medicaid Reform Act"(


SB 42 - Enacts provisions relating to advanced practice registered nurses

SB 50 - Establishes the Advance Health Care Directive Registry

SB 70 - Provides for the expansion of MO HealthNet services beginning January 1, 2018

SB 71 - Modifies several provisions relating to abortion, including the 72-hour waiting period, physician privileges, and ambulatory surgical center requirements

SB 72 - Provides that certain health care providers may have their professional licenses disciplined for failure to follow the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids

SB 74 - Establishes a Prescription Drug Monitoring Act

SB 97 - Requires hospitals to adopt and implement evidence-based sepsis protocols

SB 117 - Requires employee and volunteers of specified public and private institutions to receive an influenza vaccination every year

SB 125 - Provides acceptable ways a professional licensee may submit payment, application, requests for educational time extensions or notify his or her licensing board

SB 138 - Creates standards for predetermination of health care benefits requests and responses

SB 139 - Creates the Rx Cares for Missouri Program

SB 155 - Modifies provisions relating to prescription drug co-payments

SB 168 - Modifies provisions relating to health insurance discrimination