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CS/HB 437 — Nurse Registries

by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee and Rep. Stone and others (CS/SB 880 by Banking and Insurance Committee and Senator Baxley)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Banking and Insurance Committee (BI)

The bill specifically authorizes an employer or workers’ compensation insurer to use a licensed nurse registry to place authorized, compensable attendant care services for the benefit of an injured worker under the Workers’ Compensation Law.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2020.

Vote: Senate 38-0; House 118-0