Report Title:

Advanced Practice Registered Nurses; Prescriptive Authority

 

Description:

Places regulation over prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses in board of nursing instead of DCCA; places formulary designation with board of nursing instead of board of medical examiners; deletes outdated language regarding interim 1994 report on drug formularies.

 

HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

238

TWENTY-FIRST LEGISLATURE, 2001

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 


 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

relating to nurses.

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

SECTION 1. Section 457-8.6, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended to read as follows:

"[[]457-8.6[]] Prescriptive authority for advanced practice registered nurses. The [department of commerce and consumer affairs] board shall grant prescriptive authority to advanced practice registered nurses[; provided that], and the board [of medical examiners] shall designate the applicable formularies[; provided further that the board of medical examiners shall submit an interim report on the establishment of the formularies by December 31, 1994]."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

INTRODUCED BY:

_____________________________