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§64-9-15. Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses.

  1.  The legislative rule filed in the State Register on July 29, 2016, authorized under the authority of section four, article seven, chapter thirty of this code, modified by the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on September 1, 2016, relating to the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (requirements for registration and licensure and conduct constituting professional misconduct, 19 CSR 03), is authorized with the following amendments:

On page one, by striking out subsection 1.5 and inserting in lieu thereof a new subsection 1.5, to read as follows:

“1.5 Sunset Date – This rule shall terminate and have no further force or effect upon the expiration of 10 years from its effective date.”

And,

On page sixteen, subsection 14.4, after the words “or other action.” by adding
“A licensee whose license has been summarily suspended is entitled to a hearing not less than twenty (20) days after the license was summarily suspended. The licensee may waive his or her right to a hearing on the summary suspension within the twenty (20) day period.”

(b) The legislative rule filed in the State Register on August 2, 2016, authorized under the authority of section four, article seven, chapter thirty of this code, modified by the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses to meet the objections of the Legislative Rule-Making Review Committee and refiled in the State Register on September 1, 2016, relating to the Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses (limited prescriptive authority for nurses in advanced practice, 19 CSR 08), is authorized with the following amendment:

On page one, by deleting subsection 1.5 and inserting a new subsection 1.5, to read as follows:

“1.5 Sunset Date – This rule shall terminate and have no further force or effect upon the expiration of 5 years from its effective date.”

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