Introduced by Sen. Jim Marleau (R) on October 15, 2013, to create a government “brain injury services and prevention council” comprised of individuals representing various agencies and interests, with the task of developing a “comprehensive statewide plan” and recommending specific expansions of current social welfare programs to “address the needs of individuals” with brain injuries. The new entity would replace an existing entity with a similar mission.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on October 15, 2013.
Reported in the Senate on January 30, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on May 1, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on May 1, 2014.