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Midwife Bill Clears Health Committee, Requires License

The Lund Report
Exemptions to the law will remain for traditional cultures, while midwives without a license will be prohibited from advertising their services under an amended bill struck by Rep. Alissa Keny-Guyer, D-Portland

Editor's Note: This bill has been corrected from its earlier version.

April 15, 2013 — The House Health Committee passed a direct midwife licensing bill, deciding to prohibit people from advertising midwifery services without a license.

Bill Would Ban Pop and Junk Food in Public Vending Machines

The Lund Report
House Bill 3403 is opposed by a group of blind vendors who testified that their businesses would suffer a 50 percent cut in sales if they’re only allowed to offer healthy food products they frequently throw away after nobody buys them

April 9, 2013 — If you want to buy a Coke or a Snickers bar from a state Capitol vending machine, you’d better get yours while you can.

House Committee Votes to Require Insurers to Pay for Court-Ordered Treatment

The Lund Report
Regence BlueCross BlueShield opposes the provision, arguing to keep current law where private insurers have the option to deny claims for alcohol or drug treatment if it’s a result of a DUII or other conviction

 

March 29, 2013 — People with drug and alcohol addictions who end up in treatment as a result of a DUII will get their treatment picked up by insurance if a bill sponsored by Rep. Phil Barnhart, D-Eugene, becomes law.

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