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House Passes Bills

HouseChamber (Feb. 29, 2024) – Today, the House Chamber worked bills including the following:

House Bill 2358 – Permits mid-level practitioners to provide medical certification to attest to an individual's cause of death to file a death certificate. The bill passed on a vote of 106-9.

House Bill 2790 – Transfers registration requirements and related compliance oversight and enforcement authority for professional employer organizations from the commissioner of insurance to the secretary of labor, grants the secretary responsibility over the Professional Employer Organization Fee Fund and ensures welfare benefit plans offered by professional employer organizations to employees and covered employees are treated as a single employer welfare benefit plan for purposes of state law. The bill passed on a vote of 114-1.

The House will return next week for further floor action.