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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

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  • 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    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration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

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  • SB 972, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/12/2019 at 1:49 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 821 (c3) Health Care Practitioners Pigman Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    395.0191 Staff membership and clinical privileges. Page 10 (pdf)
    464.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    464.012 Licensure of advanced practice registered nurses; fees; controlled substance prescribing. Page 3 (pdf)
    464.0125 Page 7 (pdf)
    464.0155 Page 9 (pdf)

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