Legislation Tracker: 191st General Court

 

 

Executive Order Documents 

 

H.1868: An Act to remove the restrictions on the licenses of CRNAs

H1979: An Act relative to equitable board representation Read the bills and find out more here: 

 

HB1868 - Discharged and referred to Joint Committee on Health Care Financing.

June 22, 2020 - House Reporting data extended on Thursday December 31, 2020, pending concurrence

HB1944 - Discharged and referred to Joint Committee on Health Care Financing.

S. 716 - An Act to Remove the Restrictions on the Licenses of Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists as Recommended by the Institute of Medicine and the Federal Trade Commission

July 23, 2020 - Senate Ought NOT to pass (under Joint Rule 10) and placed in the Orders of the Day for the next session

S. 2769- An Act Putting Patients First 

June 25, 2020 - Senate reprinted as amended, see S2796 (Senate Bill includes removal of restriction on CRNAs)

July 29, 2020 - House Passed to be engrossed - 158 YEAS to 0 NAYS (house version does not include language to remove restriction on CRNAs)

October 1, 2020 - House Committee of conference House membership changed to Mariano-Mahoney-R. hunt


January 22, 2019

Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA) re-filed legislation to modernize Massachusetts APRN statutes. The bills (H1868/S716) remove onerous restrictions on APRN licenses, allowing highly trained and nationally certified CRNAs to provide quality anesthesia care to patients around Massachusetts. 

Massachusetts Association of Nurse Anesthetists (MANA) filed legislation (H1979) to amend sections 12 and 13 of Chapter 13 of the General Laws to require equitable board representation on the Board of Registration in Nursing.


Legislative Session

1/1/19-7/31/20

Welcome to a new legislative session!  
 
Items to note on H868/S716:
Co-Sponsors: Representative Paul Donato (D-Medford), Representative Kay Khan (D-Newton), and Senator Marc Pacheco (D-Taunton) as one of the lead sponsors of the bill. The bill has been filed, numbered, and referred to the first joint committee. The house version (H1868) was referred to the Joint Committee on Public Health. The Senate version (S716) has been referred to the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing. Read the bills and find out more here: 
New Legislation H1979:Sponsor: Representative David M. Nangle (D-Lowell)The bill has been filed, numbered, and referred to the first joint committee, the Joint Committee on Public Health. Read the bill and find out more here: 
 

Where Are We Now

Our bills are being reviewed by the Joint Committee on Health Care Financing. Click here for info on each committee:


What We Expect Next

The bills will be reviewed by the Joint Committees.