SB0989 (CH0547)

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State Board of Physicians - Physician Licensure - Prohibition on Requiring Specialty Certification

Sponsored by:

Senator Nathan-Pulliam


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 547

Synopsis:Prohibiting the State Board of Physicians from requiring, as a qualification to obtain a license or as a condition to renew a license, certification by a specified accrediting organization that specializes in a specific area of medicine or maintenance of certification by a specified accrediting organization that includes specified reexamination as a requirement for maintaining certification.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Nathan-Pulliam and Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1054
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):Assessments
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers' Licenses
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.