Enrolled House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Professional licensing matters. Requires a practitioner to provide the Indiana professional licensing agency (agency) and the practitioner's specific board with certain information concerning continuing education. (Current law requires a practitioner to provide the information to a specific board.) Allows an individual who holds a professional or occupational license and is called to active duty to fulfill all continuing education requirements through distance learning. Allows the practitioner's specific board, in consultation with the agency, to conduct random audits of license renewals of practitioners required to take continuing education courses. Removes language that limited notification by a facility concerning mammography results only Professional licensing matters. Requires a practitioner to provide the Indiana professional licensing agency (agency) and the practitioner's specific board with certain information concerning continuing education. (Current law requires a practitioner to provide the information to a specific board.) Allows an individual who holds a professional or occupational license and is called to active duty to fulfill all continuing education requirements through distance learning. Allows the practitioner's specific board, in consultation with the agency, to conduct random audits of license renewals of practitioners required to take continuing education courses. Removes language that limited notification by a facility concerning mammography results only if the patient required follow up care or testing. Makes the small business member of the jobs creation committee a voting member. Removes the requirement that the physician assistant's supervisory agreement specify each name or drug classification being delegated to the physician assistant. Makes changes to the speech-language pathology and audiology board concerning the date a chairperson is selected. Provides that an employee of the agency must keep information concerning a complaint regarding a regulated occupation confidential unless disclosure is required under law, required for the advancement of an investigation, or made to a law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction or is reasonably believed to have jurisdiction over a person or matter involved in the complaint. Requires an accounting firm to submit a copy of the results of its most recently accepted peer review to the Indiana board of accountancy either directly or through the administering entity. Removes obsolete references to quality review as a condition of renewal of a permit to practice accountancy for a certified public accountant or public accounting firm. Adds certain substances to the definition of "synthetic drugs". ... View more