HB 346 Nurse practitioners; practice as part of patient care teams that includes a physician.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Practice of nurse practitioners; patient care teams.  Amends provisions governing the practice of nurse practitioners. The bill provides that nurse practitioners shall only practice as part of a patient care team and shall maintain appropriate collaboration and consultation, as evidenced in a written or electronic practice agreement, with at least one patient care team physician licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth. The bill also establishes requirements for written or electronic practice agreements for nurse practitioners, provides that physicians practicing as part of a patient care team may require nurse practitioners practicing as part of that patient care team to be covered by professional malpractice insurance, and amends requirements related to the prescriptive authority of nurse practitioners practicing as part of a patient care team.

Full text:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100237D  pdf | impact statement
01/12/12  House: Introduced bill reprinted 12100237D  pdf | impact statement
01/17/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104295D-H1  pdf
02/29/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB346ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/10/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB346ER2)  pdf
03/10/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)  pdf

Amendments:
Governor's recommendation

Status:
01/10/12  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100237D
01/10/12  House: Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
01/12/12  House: Introduced bill reprinted 12100237D
01/17/12  House: Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions with substitute (20-Y 1-N)
01/17/12  House: Committee substitute printed 12104295D-H1
01/18/12  House: Read first time
01/19/12  House: Read second time
01/19/12  House: Committee substitute agreed to 12104295D-H1
01/19/12  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB346H1
01/20/12  House: Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
01/20/12  House: VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N)
01/23/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/23/12  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/12  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
02/23/12  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/23/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/24/12  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
02/27/12  Senate: Read third time
02/27/12  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/28/12  Senate: Read third time
02/28/12  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/29/12  House: Enrolled
02/29/12  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB346ER)
02/29/12  House: Signed by Speaker
02/29/12  Senate: Signed by President
03/08/12  House: Governor's recommendation received by House
03/08/12  House: Placed on Calendar
03/10/12  House: House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
03/10/12  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
03/10/12  Senate: Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N)
03/10/12  Governor: Governor's recommendation adopted
03/10/12  House: Reenrolled
03/10/12  House: Reenrolled bill text (HB346ER2)
03/10/12  House: Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
03/10/12  Senate: Signed by President as reenrolled
03/10/12  House: Enacted, Chapter 213 (effective 7/1/12)
03/10/12  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0213)