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Senate Bill 0513


Senate Bill 0513

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL


Licensure of midwives. Establishes the Indiana midwifery board. Sets qualifications for a licensed certified professional midwife (CPM). Requires the board to: (1) develop peer review procedures; (2) require the purchase of liability insurance as a condition for licensure when the board determines liability insurance is sufficiently available; and (3) adopt rules limiting the scope of practice of licensed certified professional midwives to nonhospital settings. Makes it a Class B misdemeanor to practice midwifery without a license. Allows the board to specify circumstances under which a licensed certified professional midwife may administer certain prescription drugs. Provides that the following persons are not civilly liable for acts or omissions relating to
    Current Status:
     In Committee - first House
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