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CS/CS/SB 894: Physician Assistants

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Health Policy ; Diaz

Physician Assistants; Revising legislative intent; defining and redefining terms; revising a limitation on the number of physician assistants a physician may supervise at one time; deleting a requirement that a physician assistant inform his or her patients that they have the right to see a physician before the physician assistant prescribes or dispenses a prescription; authorizing physician assistants to procure drugs and medical devices; revising requirements for a certain formulary; authorizing physician assistants to authenticate documents that may be authenticated by a physician, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/26/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/28/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 101
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 101
3/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/17/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/17/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 7 NAYS 3 -SJ 282
3/19/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
3/23/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 283
4/5/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/08/21, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/8/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 465
4/12/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
4/21/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/21/21, 4:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
• CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 17 NAYS 3 -SJ 642
4/22/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/21 -SJ 720
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 643
4/26/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 679
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 431 -SJ 679