The Mississippi Nurses’ Association is your voice at the Mississippi Legislature!
We are the only professional association that aggressively pursues legislation on behalf of all registered nurses and advanced practice registered nurses across all roles in Mississippi.
Review the bills (bills not dead) we are currently following that are of interest to the nursing profession.
H.B. 571 – Commercial sexual exploitation of children; decriminalize for minors and improve response and support services of government agencies to.
H.B. 628 – Health insurance; revise mandatory policy provisions to penalize late payments of claims.
H.B. 1048 – Hemodialysis technicians; provide for registration under State Board of Health.
H.B. 1283 – The “Mississippi School Safety Act of 2019”; enact.
H.B. 1519 – Nurses; authorize Board of Nursing to establish an alternative to discipline program for licensees with certain impairment.
H.B. 1547 – Controlled substances; revise Schedules I, II, and V.
S.B. 2268– Medicaid; authorize reimbursement for services provided by a licensed freestanding psychiatric hospital.
S.B. 2305 – Human trafficking; revise penalties and definitions.
S.B. 2365 – Pharmacy Practice Act; define biological/interchangeable product.
S.B. 2524 – Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship Residency Program; include psychiatry students.