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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.1162 190th (2017 - 2018)

An Act relative to nurse licensure compact in Massachusetts

By Mr. Boncore, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1162) of Joseph A. Boncore, Jason M. Lewis and Richard J. Ross for legislation relative to nurse licensure compact in Massachusetts. Public Health.

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Joseph A. Boncore

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to increase public access to safe nursing care, provide for the rapid deployment of qualified nurses in response to a state of emergency, address the emerging practice of nursing through telecommunications technology, support spouses of relocating military members, and build effective interstate communication on licensure and enforcement issues, therefore, it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public health.

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