SB0008 (CH0656)

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2018 Regular Session



State Board of Nursing - Maryland Nurse Practice Act - Revisions

Sponsored by:

Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 656

Synopsis:Repealing certain provisions of law that authorize the State Board of Nursing to grant two 90-day extensions for the renewal of a certain license or certificate pending receipt of criminal history record information; repealing a provision of law that authorizes the Board to immediately suspend the licenses of certain individuals expelled from the Safe Practice Program; authorizing certain licensing boards to issue cease and desist orders or impose an encumbrance on a nurse's authority to practice in a certain state; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Chair, Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs Committee (By Request - Departmental - Health)
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Pre-Filed
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
By Request of the Governor
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Criminal Background Investigations
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(8-312, 8-317, 8-504, 8-506, 8-6A-08, 8-6A-10.1, 8-6A-13, 8-6C-23, 8-7A-01)

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May 18, 2018 4:06 P.M.