HB 141 – Kidnapping; human trafficking, Rep. Edward Lindsey
Requires certain businesses (bars, primary airports, bus stations, truck stops, etc.) to post a national human trafficking hotline number.
HB 154 – Workers Compensation, Rep. Mark Hamilton
Establishes a 400 week pay out on medical for non-catastrophic case, beginning July 1, 2013. Mileage and expenses will be paid within 15 days instead of 30. Requires a good faith effort on return to work, or otherwise a loss of reinstatement of benefits. Interest payments will be lowered from 7% to 5% on advances. Pay-out increases of 5% will take place on July 1, 2013.
HB 424 – Bullying, Rep. Keisha Waites
Proposes legislation to require annual reporting of bullying incidents.
SB 94 – Advanced Practice Nurses; imaging, Senator Fran Millar
Eliminates the term “life threatening situations” in order for Advanced Practice Nurses to order imaging (X-rays and other scans)
Representative Rusty Kidd can be reached at: (Office) 478 452-1354, (Capitol) 404 656-0202 or firstname.lastname@example.org