HB 451 – Temporary Food and Nutrition Services Waivers

HB 451 – Temporary Time Waivers

Primary Sponsors: Rep. Larry Potts (R-Davidson), Rep. Lee Zachary (R-Forsyth), Rep. Donna White (R-Johnston), Rep. Steve Jarvis (R-Davidson)

Bill Summary

*** This bill was transformed into a new bill in the Senate on June 19, 2020

This bill would allow DHHS to seek a temporary waiver from the time limits for able bodies adults without dependents participating in the food and nutrition services program in response to COVID-19.

 

Previous Bill Language – HB 451 Titus’s Law

This bill would require in every instance of fetal death that the attending physician shall obtain consent from the mother before disposing of fetal remains. If the mother is unable to give consent, and the father is known and able to be contacted within 7 days the attending physician shall obtain consent from the father before disposing of the fetal remains. If neither parent is available, the remains shall be disposed of in accordance with applicable laws.

The bill also requires in every instance of fetal death for the attending physician or individual in charge of the institution where the remains are located shall authorize the remains for burial or cremation.

Bill Movement

This bill was filed on March 26, 2019.

This bill was referred to the following House committees:

  • Health –
    • This bill had one technical amendment in the committee.
    • Passed April 16, 2019
  • Rules –
    • Passed April 26, 2019
  • House floor-
    • Passed 112-0

This bill was referred to the following Senate committees:

  • Appropriations
    • Introduced as a proposed committee substitute with new bill language.
    • June 19, 2020
  • Rules
    • Passed Senate Rules
    • June 22, 2020

This bill passed the Senate on June 23, 2020.

This bill was sent to the House on June 23, 2020.

This bill was withdrawn from the House floor on June 24, 2020.

 

 

 
 

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