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SB 153/LM (BR 1656) - J. Denton

     AN ACT relating to advanced practice registered nurses.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 314 to allow the Board of Nursing to request and receive from the system created in KRS 218A.202 reports that identify the number of prescriptions written by an advanced practice registered nurse for any controlled substance; permit the board to audit an APRN based on information contained in the report and require the APRN to cooperate; authorize the board to consult with specialists to determine whether the prescribing practice of an APRN is improper, inappropriate, or illegal; permit the board to use information collected to impose disciplinary action; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, the Board of Pharmacy, Attorney General, and law enforcement agencies to cooperate and assist the board when requested.

     Feb 15-introduced in Senate
     Feb 21-to Judiciary (S)

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