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H.379

Introduced by Representatives Milkey of Brattleboro and Donahue of Northfield

Referred to Committee on

Date:

Subject:  Professions and occupations; nursing; Christian Science nursing

Statement of purpose:  This bill proposes to allow Christian Science nurses to practice Christian Science nursing without being in violation of Vermont law that regulates the practice of nursing.

AN ACT RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF CHRISTIAN SCIENCE NURSING

It is hereby enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Vermont:

Sec. 1.  26 V.S.A. § 1572(6) is added to read:

(6)  “Christian Science nurse” means an individual who is registered as a Christian Science nurse in the Christian Science journal of the Christian Science publishing society.

Sec. 2.  26 V.S.A. § 1583 is amended to read:

§ 1583.  EXCEPTIONS

This chapter does not prohibit:

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(9)  The practice of Christian Science nursing by a Christian Science nurse who does not hold himself or herself out as a registered nurse, a licensed practical nurse, or an advanced practice registered nurse.



Published by:

The Vermont General Assembly
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Montpelier, Vermont


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