General Assembly: 75 (1994 Regular GA) - Chapter 1134 - Prescriptions by certain registered nurses


Published: 1994-05-02

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313 LA WS OF THE SEVENTY -FIFTH G.A., 1994 SESSION

CHAPTER 1134 PRESCRIPTIONS BY CERTAIN REGISTERED NURSES

S.F.2053

CH. 1135

AN ACT relating to the regulation of prescribing of drugs by certain registered nurses, and making penalties applicable.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 147.107, subsection 9, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 9. Notwithstanding subsection 1, but subject to the limitations contained in subsections 2

and 3, a registered nurse who is licensed and registered as an advanced registered nurse prac- titioner and who qualifies for and is registered in a recognized nursing specialty, atfier- than the speeialty sf fHH'Se anesthetist, may prescribe substances or devices, that are Bet- including controlled substances or devices, if the nurse is engaged in the practice of a nursing specialty, atfier- tflaft that sf fHH'Se anesthetist, fur- w.ffieh the use sf preseription medieations a-H-d de'liees is Feeognililed by- the 00ard ef medieal examineFs a-H-d the 00ard ef nursing a-H-d the use sf the medieations a-H-d Ele-viees is regulated under rules aeeepted by- the 00ard sf medieal examineFs a-H-d adopted by the board of nursing in consultation with the board of medical examiners and the board Q! pharmacy examiners.

Approved May 2, 1994

CHAPTER 1135 COUNTY HOSPITALS

S.F.2060

AN ACT relating to county hospital provisions involving the pecuniary interest of a county hospital trustee and establishing procedures for a memorial hospital or county hospital supported by revenue to become a county hospital supported by a tax levy.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 347.15, Code 1993, is amended to read as follows: 347.15 PECUNIARY INTEREST PROHIBITED. N6 ~ trustee shall not have, directly or indirectly, any pecuniary interest in the purchase

or sale of any commodities or supplies procured for or disposed of by said !!. county hospital. This section does not ~ to!!. purchase or sale Q! commodities or supplies which benefits!!. trustee !! the benefit to the trustee does not exceed one thousand five hundred dollars iI! !!. fiscal year or to !!. purchase or sale made by !!. trustee Q! the board Q! hospital trustees through competi- tive bid which ~ issued iI! written form and ~ publicly invited and opened.

Sec. 2. NEW SECTION. 347.23A MEMORIAL HOSPITAL OR COUNTY HOSPITAL PAYABLE FROM REVENUE BONDS CHANGED TO COUNTY HOSPITAL.

1. A hospital established as a memorial hospital under chapter 37 or a county hospital sup- ported by revenue bonds and organized under chapter 347 A may become, in accordance with the provisions of this section, a county hospital organized and managed as provided for in this chapter. If the hospital is established by a city as a memorial hospital, the city must be located in the county which will own and manage the hospital. A proposition for the change must be submitted to and approved by a majority of the electors of the county which will own and manage the hospital as provided for in this chapter. In addition, if the hospital is a memorial hospital organized by a city under chapter 37, the proposition must also be approved by a majority