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CS/SB 1594: Nursing

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Brandes

Nursing; Requiring any nurse desiring to be licensed as an advanced practice registered nurse to apply to the Department of Health, submit proof that he or she holds a current license to practice professional nursing, and meet one or more specified requirements as determined by the Board of Nursing; authorizing the board to adopt rules to provide for provisional state licensure of certified nurse midwives, certified nurse practitioners, certified registered nurse anesthetists, clinical nurse specialists, and psychiatric nurses for a specified period of time; authorizing certain certified practitioners to continue practicing advanced nursing during a specified period of time, etc.

Effective Date: 10/1/2018
Last Action: 2/22/2018 Senate - Now in Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2018 Senate • Filed
1/12/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 180
1/17/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 180
1/25/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 01/30/18, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/30/2018 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 242
1/31/2018 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 246
2/1/2018 Senate • Now in Appropriations -SJ 242
2/19/2018 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 02/22/18, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/22/2018 Senate • Favorable by Appropriations; YEAS 20 NAYS 0
• Now in Rules