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I saw the HB 429 has been sent to the governor to be signed. I wanted to check and see if you knew anything further and when this could possibly go into effect. This would allow NPs to sign sports physicals, right?

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

The bill was signed into law by Governor Ivey on 3/28/18 and is effective immediately. Some of the government forms, like the disability parking placards, may take a few weeks include a signature line for NPs, but essentially you can sign the forms mentioned in HB 429 effective NOW.

The ability to sign sports physicals was not in this bill. NPAA continues to communicate with the BOD of the Alabama High School Athletic Association on this matter, but presently, the BOD only allows MD/DOs to sign off on sports physicals.


 

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