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HB 1359

Bill Details

Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment Pilot

A BILL for an Act to provide for a Medicaid pilot project for hyperbaric oxygenation treatment; to provide for a report to legislative management; to provide an appropriation; and to declare an emergency.

This bill would...

  • Create a Hyperbaric Oxygenation Treatment Pilot for persons on Medicaid with Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Provide Appropriations of $335,000 from General Fund

HOUSE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Removed pilot project from ND Human Services
  • Removed all verbiage of bill
  • Added new verbiage creating a Pilot program with ND Department of Health
  • Maintained appropriation of $335,000
    • Changed funding from "General Fund" to "Strategic investment and inprovements fund"
  • Committee recomended DO PASS 12-1-1 HJ 555
  • Referred to House Appropriations HJ 563
  • Maintainted appropriation of $335,000
    • Changed funding from "Strategic investment and improvements fund" to "Tobacco prevention and control trust"
  • Committee recomended DO PASS as amended 20-0-1
  • PASSED HOUSE 91-0 HJ 992
    • Motion to reconsider laid on table HJ 1005

SENATE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

  • Changed from a therapy "pilot" to "A study of the efficacy..."
  • Removed all language from bill and created new language
    • UND School of Medicine and Health "may" design and implement a study using Hyperbaric for TBI
  • Reduced appropriation from $335,000 to $100,000
    • Requires matching funds of $2 for each $1 of appropriated general funds
  • Committee recommended DO PASS as amended 6-0-0 SJ 949
  • Sent to Appropriations
  • Committee recommneded DO PASS 14-0-0 SJ 1094
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0 SJ 1110
  • HOUSEĀ Refused to Concur HJ 1507
  • House Committee Appointed: D. Anderson, Devlin, Schneider HJ 1507
  • Senate Committee Appointed: J. Lee, Anderson, K.Roers SJ 1381

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE AMENDMENTS AND ACTIONS

FISCAL NOTE: $335,000 (General Funds, Stretegic investment and improvements fund)

FAILED HOUSE 1-91. Included $335,000 in ND Human Services budget for Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy Pilot Program study in SB 2012

Bill Status

January 16, 2019
  • Committee Hearing-10:45am Fort Union Room
February 20, 2019
  • PASSED HOUSE 91-0
March 12, 2019
  • Hearing-10:00am Red River Room
March 26, 2019
  • Hearing-11:15am Harvest Room
March 27, 2019
  • PASSED SENATE 47-0
April 5, 2019
  • HOUSE REFUSED TO CONCUR
April 19, 2019
  • FAILED HOUSE 1-91
Friday, January 11, 2019