DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Interstate nurse licensure compact. Establishes the interstate nurse licensure compact. Provides that the state board of nursing may issue by endorsement a license to practice as a registered nurse if the applicant completes the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination. Requires part of the examination and registration fees collected by the board to be used for the rehabilitation of impaired registered nurses and impaired licensed practical nurses. Establishes the amount of fees to be deposited in the impaired nurses account. Makes conforming changes. Repeals a provision that abolishes and transfers the rights, powers, and duties of the state board of examination and registration of nurses.