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HB 7071: Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

GENERAL BILL by Select Committee On Health Care Workforce Innovation ; Pigman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Rehwinkel Vasilinda ; Van Zant ; Wood

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Redesignates ARNPs as advanced registered practice nurses (APRNs); provides for independent APRNs (IAPRNs) to practice advanced or specialized nursing; exempts IAPRNs from requirement that certain medical acts be supervised by physician; revises APRN certification requirements; authorizes APRNs to administer, dispense, & prescribe medicinal drugs pursuant to protocol; provides for registration of IAPRNs who meet certain requirements; specifies acts that IAPRNs are authorized to perform without physician supervision or protocol; provides for eligibility of IAPRNs for clinical privileges; requires IAPRNs to maintain medical malpractice insurance or provide proof of financial responsibility.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Health and Human Services Committee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/27/2014 House • Filed
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 128
3/11/2014 House • Referred to Health and Human Services Committee; Appropriations Committee -HJ 272
5/2/2014 House • Died in Health and Human Services Committee