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SB 972: Innovation in the Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Workforce


Innovation in the Advanced Practice Registered Nursing Workforce; Revising the definition of the term “advanced or specialized nursing practice” to expand the scope of practice; authorizing an advanced practice registered nurse to perform certain functions and acts within his or her specialty without a protocol agreement or supervision if specified requirements are met; authorizing a qualified advanced practice registered nurse to admit, manage care for, and discharge certain patients and to provide an endorsement that is otherwise required to be provided by a physician, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/12/2019 Senate • Filed
2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 107
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 107
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Policy