SB 314 Licenses clinical laboratory science personnel
Sponsor: Clemens
LR Number: 1082S.01I Fiscal Note: 1082-01
Committee: Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections
Last Action: 2/12/2007 - Hearing Conducted S Financial & Governmental Organizations and Elections Committee Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2007

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Current Bill Summary

SB 314 - This act establishes licensing standards for different types of clinical laboratory science personnel. The act licenses clinical laboratory scientists, categorical laboratory scientists, clinical laboratory technicians and clinical laboratory assistants/phlebotomists.

The act establishes the Clinical Laboratory Science Board consisting of seven members appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. The board shall establish educational standards and approve credentialing bodies that administer the professional exams.

Temporary licenses are allowed under certain circumstances. Procedures are established for denial and revocation of licenses and for the review of those administrative decisions.