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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 1594, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/6/2012 at 11:59 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Regulation (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2012 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1311 Surgical First Assistants Diaz Identical Last Action: 3/9/2012 H Died in Health and Human Services Quality Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (HSQS)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    156390 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Health Regulation
    10:47 AM
    Web Page

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    627.419 Construction of policies. Page 6 (pdf)

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