Lawmakers addressed a crisis at the state’s youth rehabilitation and treatment centers, made several changes to licensure requirements for health care professionals and revised laws governing public benefits.Read more
A bill that makes numerous changes to state health licensure requirements passed Aug. 11.Read more
A Health and Human Services omnibus bill was amended and advanced from select file July 20.Read more
A bill that would allow licensed barbers to offer in-home services was amended to become an omnibus health bill and advanced from general file March 3.Read more
A bill to change the scope of practice for physician assistants was discussed Jan. 24 during a Health and Human Services Committee hearing.Read more
Senators convened Jan. 8 to introduce new bills.
Among the 120 measures introduced were:
LB755, sponsored by Bellevue Sen. Carol Blood, which would provide for and change home services permits for barbers, cosmetology and nail technology;Read more