HB334 (2017) Detail

(New Title) relative to exemptions from licensure by the board of medical imaging and radiation therapy.


CHAPTER 217

HB 334 - FINAL VERSION

 

8Mar2017... 0641h

05/31/2017   2018s

8Jun2017... 2355-EBA

2017 SESSION

17-0626

10/06

 

HOUSE BILL 334

 

AN ACT relative to exemptions from licensure by the board of medical imaging and radiation therapy.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Scully, Hills. 33; Rep. Notter, Hills. 21; Rep. Wuelper, Straf. 3; Rep. Murotake, Hills. 32; Rep. King, Hills. 33; Sen. Avard, Dist 12

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill exempts from licensure by the board of medical imaging and radiation therapy regulated practitioners and other persons acting within that person's scope of practice, education, training, and competence.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

8Mar2017... 0641h

05/31/2017   2018s

8Jun2017... 2355-EBA 17-0626

10/06

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to exemptions from licensure by the board of medical imaging and radiation therapy.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

217:1  Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy; Exemptions.  RSA 328-J:25 is repealed and reenacted to read as follows:

328-J:25  Exemptions.  Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to prevent or affect:

I.  A licensed practitioner performing medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures within his or her scope of practice, education, training, and competence.

II.  A registered dental hygienist licensed under the laws of the state of New Hampshire performing dental imaging procedures within his or her scope of practice, education, training, and competence and under the supervision of a dentist licensed under the laws of the state of New Hampshire.

III.  A dental assistant licensed or holding a certificate under the laws of the state of New Hampshire performing dental imaging procedures within his or her scope of practice, education, training, and competence and under the supervision of a dentist licensed under the laws of the state of New Hampshire.

IV.  A resident physician or a student enrolled in and attending a school or college of medicine, dentistry, osteopathy, chiropractic, podiatry, limited x-ray machine operator, medical imaging, or radiation therapy who performs medical imaging or radiation therapy procedures on humans while under the supervision of a licensed practitioner or a person holding a license under this chapter in the supervised modality.

V.  A person administering medical imaging or radiation procedures who is employed by the United States government when performing duties associated with that employment.

VI.  A person licensed under the laws of the state of New Hampshire performing a sonography procedure within his or her scope of practice, education, training, and competence, that is used to assess specific and limited information about a patient’s immediate medical condition, is limited to a focused imaging target and does not generate a recorded diagnostic medical image.  A focused imaging target includes, but is not limited to:

(a)  Assessment of fetal presentation or heartbeat;

(b)  Assessment of fluid in a body cavity;

(c)  Assessment of foreign body position or location;

(d)  Fetal monitoring during active labor; or

(e)  Identification of an anatomical landmark or blood vessel for vascular access or administration of anesthesia.

VII.  A person performing medical procedures or therapy on non-human subjects or cadavers.

VIII.  A person licensed under the laws of the state of New Hampshire performing a medical procedure using ultrasound for a non-imaging purpose that is within his or her scope of practice, education, training, and competence.

IX.  A person licensed to perform a medical imaging or radiation therapy modality, who is performing clinical procedures under the supervision of a licensed practitioner or a person holding a license under this chapter in the supervised modality, in preparation for certification in an additional medical imaging or radiation therapy modality.  To receive this exemption, the person shall register with the board and meet the requirements as specified in this chapter and under the rules adopted by the board.  The board may grant this exemption for a period not to exceed 3 years and the exemption may be renewed by the board.

217:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 08, 2017

Links

HB334 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 22, 2017 House Hearing
March 1, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
April 19, 2017 Senate Hearing
May 31, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB334 Revision: 191 Date: July 11, 2017, 3:01 p.m.
HB334 Revision: 192 Date: June 21, 2017, 1:48 p.m.
HB334 Revision: 193 Date: June 2, 2017, 10:41 a.m.
HB334 Revision: 194 Date: March 30, 2017, 9:12 a.m.
HB334 Revision: 195 Date: Jan. 30, 2017, 10:12 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 3 P. 9
Feb. 22, 2017 ==CANCELLED== Public Hearing: 02/22/2017 02:30 PM LOB 305-307
Feb. 22, 2017 ==RESCHEDULED== Public Hearing: 02/22/2017 10:45 AM LOB 305-307
March 1, 2017 Executive Session: 03/01/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-0641h (NT) for 03/08/2017 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 14 P. 12
March 8, 2017 Amendment # 2017-0641h: AA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 23
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0641h: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 23
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 9
April 19, 2017 Hearing: 04/19/2017, Room 101, LOB, 10:00 am; SC 19
May 31, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-2018s, 05/31/2017; SC 25
May 31, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-2018s, AA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-2018s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
June 8, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 2018s (Rep. McGuire): MA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 5
June 8, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2355e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 06/08/2017); SJ 20
June 8, 2017 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2017-2355e: AA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 11
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 25
July 10, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 07/10/2017; Chapter 217; Eff. 9/8/2017