2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall
Regulation of Physicians (language only)

Item 315 #3h

Item 315 #3h

Health And Human Resources
Health Professions, Department of

Page 243, line 3, before "Costs", insert "A."
Page 243, after line 4, insert:
"B. Out of this appropriation, the Board of Medicine shall develop a program for the licensure and regulation of medical doctors performing abortions.  At a minimum, such regulations shall provide that only physicians certified by the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology may perform abortions and that informed consent criteria show proof of liability insurance or have hospital admitting privileges.
Accompanying Budget   “Out of this appropriation, $130,000 (GF) is provided in each year of the biennium for the Board of Nursing to collect, store and make available to interested parties workforce data from registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and certified nurse aides.”

(This amendment directs the Board of Medicine to develop a regulatory program for physicians who perform abortions.)