Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by Board of Medicine. (SB313)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Surgical assistants and surgical technologists; licensure and certification by the Board of Medicine.  Requires surgical assistants to be licensed and surgical technologists to be certified by the Board of Medicine. The bill also grandfathers in surgical assistants and surgical technologists practicing at any time during the six months prior to July 1, 2012, and allows a 12-month grace period in order to meet licensure and certification requirements for those completing a training program between July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2013. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12
01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103511D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Health Licensing
01/27/2012Impact statement from DPB (SB313)
02/09/2012Continued to 2013 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)