SB 1342 Authorizes a study of the nursing shortage in this state
LR Number:4778S.01I Fiscal Note:4778-01
Committee:Aging, Families, Mental & Public Health
Last Action:03/04/04 - Second Read and Referred S Aging, Families, Mental & Journal page:S545
Public Health Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2004
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Current Bill Summary

SB 1342 - This act requires the Office of Administration to conduct a study addressing the nursing shortage in this state and the cost-effectiveness of increasing efforts to improve recruitment of nurses, to increase enrollment of nurses at Missouri schools of nursing, and to provide incentives to retain nurses in this state. An advisory panel of nurses shall make written recommendations to the Commissioner of the Office of Administration by July 1, 2005.