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SB 1064: Practice of Surgical Technology


Practice of Surgical Technology; Prohibits a person from practicing surgical technology in a health care facility unless he or she meets certain criteria. Prohibits a health care facility from employing or contracting for the services of a surgical technologist unless the surgical technologist meets certain requirements. Requires a health care facility to verify that a person who is qualified to practice surgical technology meets continuing education requirements and maintains the credential of certified surgical technologist, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2011
Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Health Regulation
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Regulation (HR)
  2. Budget (BC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/14/2011 Senate • Filed
2/17/2011 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 80
3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 79
5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Regulation