Reports: Legislative

March 20, 2012
HCR 192 of the 2008 Regular Session directed the Louisiana Vital Records Registry to process and issue certified copies of vital records in a timely manner and to submit a report to the House and Senate committees on health and welfare.
March 16, 2012
SR 134 of the 2011 Regular Session required various agencies and organizations, including DHH, to report the status of their ongoing efforts to curb the high incident rate of childhood obesity to the Senate committee on health and welfare.
February 28, 2012
SR 122 of the 2011 Regular Session required DHH, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, and the Louisiana State Board of Pharmacy to develop a comprehensive report on immunization service delivery in the state and to submit a report to the House and Senate health and welfare committees of their findings.
February 20, 2012
HCR 50 of the 2011 Regular Session directed the secretaries of the Department of Health and Hospitals and the Department of Children and Family Services to study the consolidation of the two departments into one department and to present a report on the findings and conclusions of such study to the legislature.
February 15, 2012
Act 299 of the 2011 Regular Session requires DHH to develop a comprehensive plan to address the delivery of quality services provided to individuals receiving home and community-based services and to submit a report to the House and Senate health and welfare committees.
December 14, 2011
HCR 180 of the 2011 Regular Session requests that DHH, in conjunction with the Board of Regents, study the effectiveness of current licensure and certification functions for the profession of midwifery.
August 26, 2011
HR 110 of the 2011 Regular Session requests that DHH study rules relative to the preparation and sale of cane syrup and submit a report to the House Health and Welfare committee which contains recommendations relative to the ability of traditional cane syrup makers to prepare, package, and sell cane syrup produced in open facilities, cast iron kettles, or evaporators.
August 16, 2011
HCR 19 of the 2011 Regular Session requested that DHH minimize the use of complete social security numbers of its clients and report an assessment of client data security to the House and Senate health and welfare committees.
July 22, 2011
SCR 77 of the 2009 Regular Session requested that DHH and the Department of Education (LDOE) collaborate to examine the adequacy of current practices for ensuring the preventative health and well-being of adolescents in Louisiana and submit a report to the legislature of its findings.
July 20, 2011
SCR 77 of the 2010 Regular Session directed DHH to investigate, study, and develop a plan to modernize and improve the state developmental disability centers. The resolution asked for an assessment of the current operation and maintenance of the existing centers and an assessment of the feasibility of repairing or replacing those existing facilities. The resolution required DHH to submit a written report of its findings to the House and Senate committees on health and welfare.