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WEST VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

2022 SECOND EXTRAORDINARY SESSION

ENROLLED

House Bill 214

By Delegates Hanshaw (Mr. Speaker) and Skaff
(By Request of the Executive)

[Passed April 25, 2022; in effect from passage.]


 

AN ACT to amend and reenact §30-3E-3 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend and reenact §30-7-15a of said code, all relating to prescriptive authority; eliminating certain legislative rulemaking authority concerning the prescriptive authority of a physician assistant; providing for prescriptive authority of physician assistants; eliminating certain discretionary authority of the Board of Nursing; eliminating certain legislative rulemaking authority of the Board of Nursing with respect to prescriptive authority of an advanced practice registered nurse; eliminating certain emergency rulemaking authority of the Board of Nursing; eliminating requirements regarding list of advanced practice registered nurses with prescriptive authority; and providing for prescriptive authority of advanced practice registered nurses.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


ARTICLE 3E. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS PRACTICE ACT.

§30-3E-3. Rulemaking.


(a) The boards shall propose rules for legislative approval in accordance with the provisions of §29A-3-1 et seq. of this code to implement the provisions of this article, including:

(1) The extent to which physician assistants may practice in this state;

(2) The extent to which physician assistants may pronounce death;

(3) Requirements for licenses and temporary licenses;

(4) Requirements for practice notifications;

(5) Requirements for continuing education;

(6) Conduct of a licensee for which discipline may be imposed;

(7) The eligibility and extent to which a physician assistant may prescribe;

(8) A fee schedule; and

(9) Any other rules necessary to effectuate the provisions of this article.

(b) The boards may propose emergency rules pursuant to §29A-3-1 et seq. of this code to ensure conformity with this article.

(c) (1) A physician assistant may not prescribe a Schedule I controlled substance as provided in §60A-2-204 of this code.

(2) A physician assistant may prescribe up to a three-day supply of a Schedule II narcotic as provided in §60A-2-206 of this code.

(3) There are no other limitations on the prescribing authority of a physician assistant, except as provided in §16-54-1 et seq. of this code.

ARTICLE 7. REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSES.

§30-7-15a. Prescriptive authority for prescription drugs.


(a) An advanced practice registered nurse may not prescribe a Schedule I controlled substance as provided in §60A-2-204 et seq. of this code.

(b) An advanced practice registered nurse may prescribe up to a three-day supply of a Schedule II narcotic as provided in §60A-2-206 et seq. of this code.

(c) There are no other limitations on the prescribing authority of an advanced practice registered nurse, except as provided in §16-54-1 et seq. of this code.


The Joint Committee on Enrolled Bills hereby certifies that the foregoing bill is correctly enrolled.

 

 

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        Chairman, House Committee

 

 

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                             Chairman, Senate Committee

                                                   

 

Originating in the House.

 

In effect from passage.

 

 

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                  Clerk of the House of Delegates

 

 

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                                                  Clerk of the Senate

 

 

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                                                   Speaker of the House of Delegates

 

 

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                                                                                     President of the Senate

 

 

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      The within ................................................... this the...........................................

 

day of ..........................................................................................................., 2022.

 

 

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                                                                                                Governor

 

 

 

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