Section 1: Subsection (g) of said section 7 of chapter 94C 8 of the general laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by striking out the third paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:
The commissioner shall promulgate regulations which provide for the registration of certified nurse-midwives,as provided in section 80G of chapter 112, to issue written prescriptions in accordance with regulations as provided for in section 80B of chapter 112. Prior to promulgating such regulations, the commissioner shall consult with the board of registration in nursing and the board of registration in medicine with regard to those schedules of controlled substances for which certified nurse-midwives may be registered.
SECTION 2. Section 80C of chapter 112 of the General Laws is hereby repealed.
SECTION 3. Said chapter 112, as appearing in the 2008 Official Edition is hereby amended by striking out section 80G and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 80G. A nurse authorized to practice as a certified nurse-midwife
may order and interpret tests, therapeutics and prescribe medications in accordance with regulations promulgated by the board and subject to the provisions of subsection (g) of section 7 of chapter 94C.”
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