RULEMAKING: Public Health - Notice of Intent

June 10, 2022
Repealing Covid-19 vaccine requirements
April 08, 2022
Amends certain Sections of Chapters 1 and 3 of Part IX (Marine and Fresh Water Animal Food Products) of Title 51 (Public Health—Sanitary Code). In addition, Chapter 5 is proposed to be promulgated as an addition to this Part to address the regulation of molluscan shellfish aquaculture.
December 10, 2021
The proposed rule to include Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS I), and Glycogen Storage Diseases Type II (Pompe Disease) to the Louisiana Newborn Screening Panel.
November 15, 2021
For the registration of Consumable Hemp Products
September 20, 2021
Adding Covid19 vaccine to the Immunization Schedule
March 10, 2021
This proposed rule eliminates the current requirement for annual TB testing for most employees, students or volunteers at any medical or 24-hour residential facility requiring licensing by the Louisiana Department of Health (LDH), or at any LDH-OPH parish health unit or an LDH-OPH out-patient health care facility.
March 10, 2021
Under the authority of R.S. 36:254(B)(7) and in accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, notice is hereby given that the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health (LDH-OPH) intends to amend Chapter 61 (Automated External Defibrillators) of Subpart 3 (Licensing and Certification) of Part I (General Administration) of Title 48 (Public Health—General) of the Louisiana Administrative Code (LAC). The proposed amendments are necessary to update the LAC to match the amended R.S. 40:1137.3.
January 09, 2021
This proposed rule change is required to comply with Act 344 of the 2020 Regular Session of the Louisiana Legislature. The proposed rule change will update LDH-OPH’s currently existing rule pertaining to industrial hemp-derived Cannabidiol products (IHDCP).
October 09, 2020
Under the authority of R.S. 40: 4 and 40:5, and in accordance with R.S. 49:950 et seq., the Administrative Procedure Act, notice is hereby given that the state health officer, acting through the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health (LDH-OPH), intends to amend §§105 and 107 of Part II (The Control of Diseases) of Title 51 (Public Health-Sanitary Code) of the Louisiana Administrative Code. This rule is being proposed to include COVID-19 in the list of diseases and conditions hereby declared reportable as a Class A disease or condition.
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