Bill Details - HB1703 (2018)

HB 1703 - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2018 SESSION

18-2656

10/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1703

 

AN ACT relative to the requirements for directors of licensed practical nurse education programs.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Eaton, Ches. 3; Rep. Berch, Ches. 1; Sen. Kahn, Dist 10

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that the rules of the board of nursing shall not require that a director of an LPN education program possess a master's degree in nursing.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

18-2656

10/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the requirements for directors of licensed practical nurse education programs.

 

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

 

1  Nurse Practice Act; Rulemaking; Education Programs; LPNs.  Amend RSA 326-B:9, IV to read as follows:

IV.  The standards to be met by, and the process for approval of, education programs designed to prepare applicants to qualify for licensure or certification in any of the disciplines regulated by the board under RSA 326-B:32, including the time period within which noncompliance must be corrected before such approval is withdrawn; provided that such rules shall not require that a director of a nursing program offering a diploma or associate degree leading to a practical nurse license possess a master's degree in nursing.

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

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 1 P. 20
Feb. 1, 2018 Public Hearing: 02/01/2018 11:30 AM LOB 306
Feb. 1, 2018 Executive Session: 02/01/2018 LOB 306
Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate (Vote 12-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Inexpedient to Legislate for 03/06/2018 (Vote 12-0; CC) HC 9 P. 22
March 6, 2018 Inexpedient to Legislate: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 40

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 1, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 1, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1703 Revision: 2177 Date: Nov. 15, 2017, 8:32 a.m.