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HF 3023

2nd Engrossment - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/12/2018 04:10pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/26/2018
1st Engrossment Posted on 03/29/2018
2nd Engrossment Posted on 04/12/2018

Current Version - 2nd Engrossment

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A bill for an act
relating to health occupations; modifying physician continuing education
requirements; appropriating money; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section
214.12, by adding a subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 214.12, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 6. new text end

new text begin Opioid and controlled substances prescribing. new text end

new text begin (a) The Board of Medical
Practice, the Board of Nursing, the Board of Dentistry, the Board of Optometry, and the
Board of Podiatric Medicine shall require that licensees with the authority to prescribe
controlled substances obtain at least two hours of continuing education credit on best practices
in prescribing opioids and controlled substances, as part of the continuing education
requirements for licensure renewal. Licensees shall not be required to complete more than
two credit hours of continuing education on best practices in prescribing opioids and
controlled substances before this subdivision expires. Continuing education credit on best
practices in prescribing opioids and controlled substances must meet board requirements.
new text end

new text begin (b) This subdivision expires January 1, 2023.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective January 1, 2019.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginAPPROPRIATIONS.
new text end

new text begin (a) $5,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the state government special revenue
fund to the Board of Nursing for costs associated with continuing education on prescribing
opioids and controlled substances. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (b) $5,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the state government special revenue
fund to the Board of Dentistry for costs associated with continuing education on prescribing
opioids and controlled substances. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (c) $5,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the state government special revenue
fund to the Board of Optometry for costs associated with continuing education on prescribing
opioids and controlled substances. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end

new text begin (d) $5,000 in fiscal year 2019 is appropriated from the state government special revenue
fund to the Board of Podiatric Medicine for costs associated with continuing education on
prescribing opioids and controlled substances. This is a onetime appropriation.
new text end