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HB 973: Performance of Physician Assistants and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners

GENERAL BILL by Daniels ; Plasencia

Performance of Physician Assistants and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners; Authorizes physician assistant to sign, certify, stamp, verify, or endorse document that requires signature, certification, stamp, verification, or endorsement of physician; provides exception; authorizes advanced registered nurse practitioner to sign, certify, stamp, verify, or endorse document that requires signature, certification, stamp, verification, or endorsement of physician within framework of an established protocol & under supervision; provides exception.

Effective Date: 7/1/2018
Last Action: 3/10/2018 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    12/11/2017 House • Filed
    12/20/2017 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 84
    1/8/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 01/10/18, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
    1/9/2018 House • Introduced -HJ 84
    1/11/2018 House • Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -HJ 321
    • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 321
    1/16/2018 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/18/18, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
    1/18/2018 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 20 NAYS 0 -HJ 365
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 365
    1/25/2018 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 01/31/18
    1/31/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 453
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 453
    • Passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 0 -HJ 454
    2/7/2018 Senate • In Messages
    2/8/2018 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 345
    • Received -SJ 345
    3/10/2018 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • HB 973, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 12/11/2017 at 11:37 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 1/11/2018 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 1/18/2018 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 708 Performance of Physician Assistants and Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioners Brandes Identical Last Action: 3/10/2018 S Died in Health Policy
    H 1047 (c2) Department of Health Gonzalez Compare Last Action: 3/10/2018 H Died on Calendar, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 29 (Ch. 2018-7), CS/CS/SB 622 (Ch. 2018-24)

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    1/31/2018 4:23 PM House 114 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    458.347 Physician assistants. Page 1 (pdf)
    459.022 Physician assistants. Page 2 (pdf)
    464.012 Certification of advanced registered nurse practitioners; fees; controlled substance prescribing. Page 2 (pdf)

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