Legislative Update

Regarding legislation affecting Advanced Practice Registered Nurses

NEW:

NP/CNM Day at the Statehouse

Wednesday, March 6, 2019 

9:30 AM

Bills of interest: 

  • JUA Bill (H 3760),
  • Preceptor Tax Credit (S 314),
  • APRN Clean Up (Senate Bill 464 and House Bill 3821)

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Agenda

March 6, 2019 Wednesday

9:30 AM 

APRNs Arrive at the Statehouse Lobby, Rotunda, second floor.  BE ON TIME!!! 

9:45 AM          

Present Senator Davis and Representative Clary Plaques of Appreciation from the Coalition (Ms. Judy Zink, Chair of the Coalition will present the Plaques).

Dr. Kahlil Demonbreun will announce to Senator Davis that he will receive the SC AANP Advocacy Award for 2018.  He will receive the award at the AANP National Conference in June 2019. 

10:00-11AM   

APRNs Meet with Key Legislators on:            

  • Preceptor Tax Credit Bill Senate Bill 314
    (Support Preceptor Senate Bill 314)
  • NP/CNM Clean UP Bill and add APRN prescribing C2 for chronic pain in LTC settings and write DNR orders  
    (Support Senate Bill 464 and House Bill 3821)
  • JUA (Joint Underwriters Association Insurance Bill) (Support in present form ONLY:  House Bill 3760) 

11-12 noon     

APRNs Attend Senate Hearings on key bills or meet with Legislators in their office (APRNS please make appointments to see your home town Legislators). 

Use this website to find your Legislator’s contact information. https://www.scstatehouse.gov/

House Members’ offices are in the Blatt Building on the Statehouse Grounds.

Senate Members’ offices are in the Gressette Building on the Statehouse Grounds. 

12-1PM           

Lunch on your own

1PM-3PM       

APRNs Attend House Hearings or meet with Legislators in their office (APRNS please make appointments to see your home town Legislators). 

Use this website to find your Legislator’s contact information. https://www.scstatehouse.gov/

House Members’ offices are in the Blatt Building on the Statehouse Grounds.

Senate Members’ offices are in the Gressette Building on the Statehouse Grounds.

Directions 

SC Statehouse is located on Statehouse Grounds (Corners of Gervais, Assembly, Sumter, and Main Streets) in Columbia, SC.

Parking is available on the streets (bring quarters).

Parking is available in several garages (located on Lady Street and Gervais Street).

Wear your lab-coat and name pin!!!!

Spread the word to our
Colleagues to SHOW UP!!!

ALSO OF NOTE:

Please show your support for this bill:

It supports funding for nursing education.

NLN Statement on Title VIII Reauthorization Bill

More information is at this link.: http://www.nln.org/newsroom/news-releases/news-release/2019/01/23/nln-statement-on-title-viii-reauthorization-bill

Click the link below to log in and send your message if you wish to support this legislation – and investment in nursing workforce.

https://www.aacnnursing.org/Policy-Advocacy/Get-Involved/Take-Action

 

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