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SB 1594: Surgical First Assistants


Surgical First Assistants; Providing requirements for the performance of supervising physicians; providing the duties and scope and location of practice for certified surgical first assistants; providing contracting and employment guidelines for physicians, hospitals, clinics, or ambulatory surgical centers employing certified surgical first assistants; providing that an unlicensed person who holds himself or herself out as, or indicates or implies that he or she is, licensed commits a third-degree felony and is subject to applicable penalties; providing for payments to a physician assistant under contracts providing for payment for surgical first assisting benefits or services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2012
Last Action: 3/9/2012 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
1/6/2012 Senate • Filed
1/17/2012 Senate • Referred to Health Regulation; Budget -SJ 220
• Introduced -SJ 220
2/6/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Regulation, 02/09/12, 1:15 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
3/9/2012 Senate • Died in Health Regulation