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Hearing on APRN Restraints Bill

Posted over 3 years ago by Dan Cohen

This past Wednesday, February 26, 2014, Frederick's committee on Health Care Policy heard Rep. Riddle's legislation to help APRN's in mental health facilities with patient restraints. A copy of the legislation can be accessed by clicking on HB1779 below.

Committee: Health Care Policy
Chair: Frederick, Keith - (Rep-121)
Vice Chair: Franklin, Diane-(Rep-123)
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Time: 12:00 PM
Location: House Hearing Room 6
Note: Executive session may be held on any matter referred to the committee.

Public Hearings will be conducted for the following bills:

Sponsor: Cox, Stanley (Rep-052)
Co-Sponsor: Muntzel, Dave E. (Rep-048)
Requires any organization, institution, or facility which performs abortions to make an annual accounting of all funds received pursuant to Title X of the federal Public Health Service Act

Sponsor: Walton Gray, Rochelle W. (Rep-075)
Co-Sponsor: Pace, Sharon (Rep-074)
Establishes the Sickle Cell Standing Committee to study and make recommendations regarding the impact of sickle cell disease on urban communities.

Sponsor: Riddle, Jeanie (Rep-049)
Co-Sponsor: Kirkton, Jeanne M (Rep-091)
Allows advanced practice registered nurses in collaborative practice arrangements to make certain decisions regarding patient restraints.