Policy

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Stand with NPAA to make a difference in Alabama!

The NPAA legislative committee, led by Vice President for Policy, monitors events at the Capitol; meeting with legislators, and scrutinizing legislation. We support legislation that promotes NPs throughout our state and also promote bills that advance scope of practice for all NPs in Alabama.


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SB46

SYNOPSIS: This bill would authorize a certified registered nurse practitioner, a certified nursemidwife, and a physician assistant to have signature authority for medical forms within the scope of practice of the health care professional.

HB63

Under existing law, the Board of Nursing administers a loan-repayment program for advanced-practice nurses who contract with the board to work in medically underserved areas of the state after receiving their graduate degree as a certified registe...

HB64

Under existing law, the State Board of Nursing employs investigators who investigate alleged violations of the Nurse Practice Act. The investigators do not have the power of law enforcement officers and are not required to meet the minimum standar...

HB65

Under existing law, the Board of Nursing is responsible for regulating the practice of nursing in the state.This bill would provide legislative intent.This bill would clarify the rule making authority of the board regarding state and federal antit...

HB109

This bill would make genital mutilation of a female under the age of 19 years a Class B felony.

HB135

This bill would require a hospital that intends to cease operating to provide notice to certain entities at least 90 days before the closure date and to hold a public hearing in the affected community at least 30 days before the closure date to ex...

HB194

Under existing law, an adult or a health care proxy for an adult may execute an advance directive for health care or do not resuscitate order.This bill would create the Alex Hoover Act.

HB197

Under existing law, there is an advisory board that assists the State Health Officer in the establishment of rules, regulations, and standards necessary to carry out the provisions of law relating to hospitals and health care facilities.This bill ...

HB202

Under existing law, an adult or a health care proxy for an adult may execute an advance directive for health care or do not resuscitate order.This bill would create the Alex Hoover Palliative and End of Life Care Act.

HB269

This bill would create the Alabama Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Patient Safety Act. This bill would provide for the standardized education and demonstration of competency by medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals under the j...

HB305

Under existing law, sexual servitude is defined to require the use of deception or coercion.This bill would remove the requirement of deception or coercion if the sexual conduct is with a minor.

SB83

This bill would create the Alabama Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Patient Safety Act.This bill would provide for the standardized education and demonstration of competency by medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals under the jur...

SB95

Under existing law, the Board of Nursing administers a loan-repayment program for advanced-practice nurses who contract with the board to work in medically underserved areas of the state after receiving their graduate degree as a certified registe...

SB179

Under existing law, human trafficking is a crime. Additionally, obstruction of the enforcement of the laws criminalizing human trafficking is a crime.This bill would enhance the criminal penalties for obstructing the enforcement of the human traff...

SB210

This bill would establish the Alabama Physician Initiative.This bill would provide scholarships for certain medical students who are enrolled in and attending any college of medicine in Alabama and who contract with the Alabama Medical Education C...

HB284

This bill would create the crime of female genital mutilation and would provide criminal penalties.