AN ACT REGARDING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR THE LICENSURE OF NURSES CLINICS OPERATED BY PINE STREET INN, INC.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Notwithstanding the provisions of any general or special law to the contrary,
the department of public health shall, after public hearing, promulgate rules
and regulations for a pilot program for the licensing and conduct of nurses
clinics for the homeless by Pine Street Inn, Inc. and its related entities at
their various facilities.
The services provided by such nurses clinics for the homeless under said
pilot program may include, but need not be limited to, nursing care provided by
or under the supervision of a registered professional nurse. Under said pilot
program, said department of public health shall issue for a term of two years,
and renew for a
like term and for successive like terms, a license to Pine Street Inn, Inc. or
its related entities to operate and maintain such nurses clinics for the
homeless. Such license shall be subject to suspension, revocation, or refusal
to renew for cause. Nurses clinics for the homeless shall not be subject to
the provisions of sections twenty-five B to twenty-five G, inclusive, of
chapter one hundred and eleven of the General Laws.