CS/CS/SB 894 -  Physician Assistants

by Appropriations and Health Policy and Diaz
Revising legislative intent; defining and redefining terms; revising a limitation on the number of physician assistants a physician may supervise at one time; deleting a requirement that a physician assistant inform his or her patients that they have the right to see a physician before the physician assistant prescribes or dispenses a prescription; authorizing physician assistants to procure drugs and medical devices; revising requirements for a certain formulary; authorizing physician assistants to authenticate documents that may be authenticated by a physician, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2021
Last Event: 04/26/21 S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679 on Monday, April 26, 2021 1:17 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Health Policy
    • On agenda for: 03/17/21 9:00 AM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 7   Nays 3
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • On agenda for: 04/08/21 9:00 AM
    • Recommendation: Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 9   Nays 0
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 04/21/21 4:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 17   Nays 3

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 324598 , Jones Date Filed: 04/23/21, Line#: 34 Senate: Withdrawn 4/26/2021 10:02:47 AM
    • 282916 , Appropriations Date Filed: 04/12/21, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/22/2021 03:50 PM
    • 556138 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, Diaz Date Filed: 04/07/21, Line#: 104 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/08/2021 12:05 PM
    • 254840 , Appropriations, Diaz Date Filed: 04/21/21, Line#: 159 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/22/2021 03:50 PM
    • 767294 , Health Policy, Diaz Date Filed: 03/15/21, Line#: 48 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/17/2021 12:31 PM
    • 188076 , Health Policy, Diaz Date Filed: 03/15/21, Line#: 48 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/17/2021 12:31 PM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679 Time: 04/26/2021 - 1:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Substituted CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679 Time: 04/26/2021 - 1:17 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Read 2nd time -SJ 679 Time: 04/26/2021 - 1:15 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 643 Time: 04/22/2021 - 11:48 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/21 -SJ 720 Time: 04/22/2021 - 7:47 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading Time: 04/22/2021 - 5:10 PM Member: Committee: Version: c2
Event: S Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 04/22/2021 - 4:52 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c2
Event: S CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 3 -SJ 642 Time: 04/21/2021 - 6:45 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/21/21, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/21/2021 - 12:25 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 04/12/2021 - 4:27 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 465 Time: 04/08/2021 - 10:50 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/08/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/05/2021 - 2:28 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 283 Time: 03/23/2021 - 4:15 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Time: 03/19/2021 - 11:58 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/19/2021 - 8:28 AM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 282 Time: 03/17/2021 - 11:52 AM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/17/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/12/2021 - 2:30 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 101 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 101 Time: 02/04/2021 - 12:22 PM Member: Committee: Health Policy Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 01/28/2021 - 8:18 AM Member: Committee: Version: __