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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, 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):