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HB442

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HB 442 (BR 1337) - M. Marzian, B. DeWeese, D. Watkins

     AN ACT relating to nurse licensure.
     Amend KRS 314.011 to delete the definition of "clinical internship" and make technical change; amend KRS 314.041 to establish that an applicant for a license to practice as a registered nurse shall pass a jurisprudence examination approved by the board of nursing; delete language allowing the board of nursing to extend a provisional license; delete language requiring a clinical internship for licensure applicants; delete language requiring 120 hours of practice as a registered nurse for licensure applicants; amend KRS 314.051 to establish that an applicant for a license to practice as a licensed practical nurse shall pass a jurisprudence examination approved by the board of nursing; delete language allowing the board of nursing to extend a provisional license; delete language requiring a clinical internship for licensure applicants; delete language requiring 120 hours of practice as a registered nurse for licensure applicants; amend KRS 314.073 to require all individuals licensed under KRS Chapter 314 who renew their licenses to be required to document continuing competency during the immediate past licensure period as prescribed in regulations promulgated by the board of nursing.

HB 442 - AMENDMENTS


     HCS - Retain original provision of the bill except to delete provisions related to inactive status licenses; add provisions related to licenses that have lapsed.
     SFA (1, J. Denton) - Amend KRS 216B.020 to require a certificate of need for ophthalmic laser surgery unless services are currently in place or are performed by an ophthalmologist.
     SFA (2/Title, J. Denton) - Make title amendment.

     Feb 10-introduced in House
     Feb 14-to Health & Welfare (H); posted in committee; posting waived
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, February 18, 2011
     Feb 18-3rd reading, passed 96-0 with Committee Substitute ; received in Senate
     Feb 23-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S); floor amendments (1) and (2-title) filed
     Mar 1-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar; floor amendments (1) and (2-title) withdrawn
     Mar 2-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 3-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 3, 2011; 3rd reading, passed 37-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 15-signed by Governor

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