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2010 Regular Session


File Code: Health Occupations Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 484
Sponsored By:
Delegates Kullen, Eckardt, Bartlett, Beidle, Benson, Bohanan, G. Clagett, Dumais, Gaines, Gutierrez, Haddaway, Hecht, James, Jameson, Jenkins, Krebs, Love, Montgomery, Murphy, Nathan-Pulliam, Norman, O'Donnell, Pena-Melnyk, Reznik, and Wood
State Board of Nursing - Nurse Practitioners - Certification Requirements and Authority to Practice


Altering requirements for certification as a nurse practitioner; requiring the State Board of Nursing to waive specified education requirements; authorizing the State Board of Nursing to establish continuing education or competency requirements for the renewal of certificates; repealing specified language; repealing a requirement that the State Board of Physicians approve the scope of practice of specified nurse practitioners; requiring the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene to repeal specified regulations; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
First Reading Health and Government Operations
Hearing 2/11 at 1:00 p.m.
Hearing 2/22 at 1:00 p.m.
Favorable with Amendments Report by Health and Government Operations
Favorable with Amendments Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed with Amendments
Third Reading Passed (139-0)
Returned Passed
Senate Action
First Reading Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable Report by Education Health and Environmental Affairs
Favorable Report Adopted
Second Reading Passed
Third Reading Passed (46-0)
Action after passage in House and Senate
Approved by the Governor
- Chapter 78

Sponsored by:

Delegate Sue Kullen, District 27B
Delegate Joseph R. Bartlett, District 4A
Delegate Pamela Beidle, District 32
Delegate Joanne C. Benson, District 24
Delegate John L. Bohanan, Jr., District 29B
Delegate Galen R. Clagett, District 3A
Delegate Kathleen M. Dumais, District 15
Delegate Adelaide C. Eckardt, District 37B
Delegate Tawanna P. Gaines, District 22
Delegate Ana Sol Gutierrez, District 18
Delegate Jeannie Haddaway, District 37B
Delegate Sue Hecht, District 3A
Delegate Mary-Dulany James, District 34A
Delegate Sally Jameson, District 28
Delegate Charles A. Jenkins, District 3B
Delegate Susan W. Krebs, District 9B
Delegate Mary Ann E. Love, District 32
Delegate Karen S. Montgomery, District 14
Delegate Peter Murphy, District 28
Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate H. Wayne Norman, District 35A
Delegate Anthony J. O'Donnell, District 29C
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21
Delegate Kirill Reznik, District 39
Delegate John F. Wood, Jr., District 29A

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Education -see also- Driver Ed; Higher Ed; Special Ed; etc
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Interstate Affairs
Licenses -see also- Alcoholic Bev Lic; Drivers` Licenses
Physicians -see also- Dentists; Med Exmnrs; Psych; etc
Rules and Regulations

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-705.1 )
Health Occupations
( 8-101 , 8-302 , 8-315 , 8-508 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled, Chapter
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Number: 866283/01     Offered on: March 27, 2010   at: 12:20 p.m.     Status: Adopted
Committee Votes :
Health and Government Operations
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Roll Call Votes (Legislative dates are shown):
March 25, 2010: Third Reading Passed (139-0)
April 5, 2010: Third Reading Passed (46-0)
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