CSAAI - Legislative Activity Update
AB 890 Nurse practitioners: scope of practice; practice without standardized procedures.
AB 890 (Wood) is a nurse practitioner scope expansion bill that is moving forward through the legislature. AB 890 passed in the Assembly in January and is now awaiting a hearing in the Senate Business, Professions and Economic Development Committee (Senate B&P).
The Senate is scheduled to have their Summer Recess from July 2 - July 13. AB 890 will likely be heard by Senate B&P the week of July 13, as soon as the Senate reconvenes.
A link to details on AB 890 are on the California Legislative Information website. Click here to review the bill details. Please take time read through this important bill. Should you want to provide comment to Senators, their contact information is listed below. You may also visit the CMA website here to read more about AB 890 and to also review the CMA Legislative Hot List. (This CMA link will enable you to reach the Senator for your district if they are not members of the B&P committee). Every email or phone call from a physician reinforces how important this issue is!
Links to Websites of Senators on the B&P Committee:
Senator Steven M. Glazer (Chair)
Senator Ling Ling Chang (Vice Chair)
Senator Bob Archuleta
Senator Bill Dodd
Senator Cathleen Galgiani
Senator Jerry Hill
Senator Connie M. Leyva
Senator Richard Pan
Senator Scott Wilk