H.B. No. 0244

Uncompensated trauma care.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Cohee, Harshman, Jorgensen, Lockhart, Lubnau and Millin and Senator(s) Landen


AN ACT relating to medical care; creating an uncompensated trauma care account; increasing fuel taxes to fund the account; providing a swap of mineral severance tax; providing standards for distribution of funds to acute care hospitals; requiring rulemaking; providing definitions; providing for the automatic repeal of specified sections; and providing for an effective date.


1/20/2009   Bill Number Assigned

1/22/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/27/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H03

2/6/2009    H03 Recommended Amend and Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Goggles, Madden, Miller and Petersen

Nays:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Semlek and Wallis

Ayes 6    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/6/2009    H Placed on General File



That Substitute No. 1 for HB 0244 DO Pass.  ANDERSON, R., CHAIRMAN


2/9/2009    H Passed CoW

2/10/2009   H Passed 2nd Reading

2/11/2009   H Passed 3rd Reading



Ayes:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Bagby, Barbuto, Berger, Blake, Bonner, Brechtel, Brown, Buchanan, Byrd, Cannady, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Connolly, Diercks, Gilmore, Gingery, Goggles, Hales, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Miller, Millin, Moniz, Patton, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Quarberg, Roscoe, Simpson, Steward, Stubson, Thompson, Wallis and Zwonitzer, Dn.

Nays:  Representative(s) Craft, Davison, Edmonds, Esquibel, K., Hallinan, Illoway, Meyer, Peasley, Semlek, Shepperson, Teeters, Throne and Zwonitzer, Dv.

Excused:  Representative(s) Mercer

Ayes 46    Nays 13    Excused 1    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


2/13/2009   S Received for Introduction

2/17/2009   S Introduced and Referred to S03; No Report Prior to CoW Cutoff

2/24/2009   Motion to Do Pass Failed



Ayes:  Senator(s) Martin and Perkins

Nays:  Senator(s) Case, Larson and Schiffer

Ayes 2    Nays 3    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


3/3/2009    S Committee Returned Bill Pursuant to SR 7-3(c)