SB 224-2_ Filed 02/29/2012, 08:10 Crouch
PREVAILED Roll Call No. _______
FAILED Ayes _______
WITHDRAWN Noes _______
RULED OUT OF ORDER
HOUSE MOTION ____
I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 224 be amended to read as follows:
SOURCE: Page 4, line 9; (12)MO022404.4. -->
Page 4, between lines 9 and 10, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-22.5-2-8; (12)MO022404.2. -->
"SECTION 2. IC 25-22.5-2-8, AS ADDED BY P.L.149-2011,
SECTION 5, IS AMENDED TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE
JULY 1, 2012]: Sec. 8. (a) The board shall implement a program to
investigate and assess a civil penalty of not more than one thousand
dollars ($1,000) against a physician licensed under this article for the
(1) Licensure renewal fraud.
(2) Improper termination of a physician and patient relationship.
(3) Practicing with an expired medical license.
(4) Providing office based anesthesia without the proper
(5) Failure to perform duties required for issuing birth or death
(6) Failure to disclose, or negligent omission of,
documentation requested for licensure renewal.
(b) An individual who is investigated by the board and found by the
board to have committed a violation specified in subsection (a) may
appeal the determination made by the board in accordance with
(c) In accordance with the federal Health Care Quality Improvement
Act (42 U.S.C. 11132), the board shall report a disciplinary board
action that is subject to reporting to the National Practitioner Data
Bank. However, the board may not report board action against a
physician for only an administrative penalty described in subsection
(a). The board's action concerning disciplinary action or an
administrative penalty described in subsection (a) shall be conducted
at a hearing that is open to the public.
(d) The physician compliance fund is established to provide funds
for administering and enforcing the investigation of violations specified
in subsection (a). The fund shall be administered by the Indiana
professional licensing agency.
(e) The expenses of administering the physician compliance fund
shall be paid from the money in the fund. The fund consists of penalties
collected through investigations and assessments by the board
concerning violations specified in subsection (a). Money in the fund at
the end of a state fiscal year does not revert to the state general fund.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to ESB 224 as printed February 24, 2012.)
MO022404/DI 104 2012