Citations Affected: IC 25; noncode.
Synopsis: Interstate nurse licensure compact. Conference committee report for EHB 1297.
Adopts the interstate nurse licensure compact to allow a registered nurse or licensed practical
nurse who is licensed in another state that is a party to the compact to practice nursing in Indiana.
Provides that the state board of nursing administers the compact. Provides that the compact may
not be implemented until July 1, 2003. Removes grandfather language for nurses licensed on
December 1, 1971. Adds funding sources to the impaired nurses account. (The introduced
version of this bill was prepared by the health finance commission.) (This conference committee
report removes grandfather language for nurses licensed on December 1, 1971, and makes a
conforming amendment concerning the distribution of fees to the impaired nurses account.)
Effective: July 1, 2002.
Your Conference Committee appointed to confer with a like committee from the House upon Engrossed Senate Amendments to Engrossed House Bill No. 1297 respectfully reports that said two committees have conferred and agreed as follows to wit:
that the House recede from its dissent from all Senate amendments and that
the House now concur in all Senate amendments to the bill and that the bill
be further amended as follows:
Representative Welch Senator Miller
Representative Dillon Senator Simpson
House Conferees Senate Conferees