SB0385 (CH0516)

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2017 Regular Session



Maryland Nurse Practice Act - Revisions

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 516

Synopsis:Altering the membership of the State Board of Nursing; requiring that specified petitions for membership on the Board have at least a specified number of signatures of support from nurses with a specified license; altering the requirements for the election of Board officers; requiring the Board to hold a special election within a specified time period to fill a specified vacancy of a Board officer under specified circumstances; altering the requirements for a quorum of the Board; authorizing the Board to employ a deputy director; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam, Benson, Eckardt, Ferguson, Kelley, Lee, Manno, Mathias, McFadden, Peters, and Robinson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0482
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
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
Continuing Education -see also- Job Training
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Language -see also- Communication; Electronic Comm; Telecomm
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Rules and Regulations
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(8-101, 8-202, 8-203, 8-204, 8-205, 8-208, 8-302, 8-304, 8-305, 8-306, 8-312, 8-315, 8-316, 8-401, 8-505, 8-601, 8-6A-07, 8-6A-08, 8-6A-10, 8-6A-13, 8-6B-10, 8-6B-14, 8-6B-18, 8-6B-26, 8-701 through 8-703, 8-705, 8-706, 8-302.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:10 P.M.