Legislation

115th Congress

The Nursing Community collectively supports legislation that relates to improving access to quality patient care through nursing education, research, regulation, and practice. The legislation highlighted below is supported by the Nursing Community.

Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 3692)

Representatives Paul Tonko (D-NY) and Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM) introduced the Addiction Treatment Access Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 3692). This legislation seeks to broaden the Controlled Substances Act (21 U.S.C. 823 (g)(2)(G)) to allow APRNs to use their clinical training and expertise to provide care to those suffering from opioid addictions. 

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Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 (S. 1109)

Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Richard Burr (R-NC), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), and Susan Collins (R-ME) introduced the Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017. 

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Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 959)

Representatives David Joyce (R-OH), Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI), Doris Matsui (D-CA), Rodney Davis (R-IL), Suzanne Bonamici (D-OR), Patrick Meehan (R-PA), and Kathy Castor (D-FL) introduced the Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2017 (H.R. 959) on February 7, 2017. The Act is a crucial investment in the nursing profession and is vital for the sustainability of America's health.

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Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017 (S. 445)

Senators Susan Collins (R-ME) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) introduced the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017. 

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Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017 (H.R. 1825)

epresentatives Chris Collins (R-NY), Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), Ron Kind (D-WI), Pat Tiberi (R-OH), Gregg Harper (R-MS), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and Patrick Meehan (R-PA) introduced the Home Health Care Planning Improvement Act of 2017. 

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