SB 1127 Enacts the reciprocal nurse licensure compact
LR Number:4161S.01I Fiscal Note:4161-01
Committee:Pensions and General Laws
Last Action:03/09/04 - Hearing Conducted S Pensions & General Laws Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1127 - This act creates a multistate nursing licensure compacts for registered nurses. This compact allows licensed registered nurses to practice nursing in states which participate in the nurse licensure compact. All states wishing to participate in the compact must adopt articles of authorization listed by the act:

ARTICLE I - Finding and Declaration of Purpose;

ARTICLE II - Definitions;

ARTICLE III - General Provisions and Jurisdiction;

ARTICLE IV - Applications for Licensure in a Party State;

ARTICLE V - Adverse Actions;

ARTICLE VI - Additional Authorities Invested in Party State Nurse Licensing Boards;

ARTICLE VII - Coordinated Licensure Information Systems;

ARTICLE VIII - Compact Administration and Interchange of Information;

ARTICLE IX - Immunity;

ARTICLE X - Entry into Force, Withdrawal and Amendment; and

ARTICLE XI - Construction and Severability.

This act is similar to HB 520 (2003) and SB 200 (2003).