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2020 House Bill 6293: Slightly reduce coronavirus test giver restrictions during epidemic

Public Act 245 of 2020

Introduced by Rep. Graham Filler R-Clinton County on October 8, 2020
To make explicit in statute that until the end of 2020, a coronavirus test may be administered by a “qualified licensee,” defined as a licensed pharmacist, “advanced practice registered nurse,” “registered professional nurse,” “licensed practical nurse” and a licensed “physician's assistant”.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Government Operations Committee on October 8, 2020
Reported in the House on October 13, 2020
With the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
To make explicit in statute that until the end of 2020, a coronavirus test may be administered by a “qualified licensee,” defined as a licensed pharmacist, “advanced practice registered nurse,” “registered professional nurse,” “licensed practical nurse” and a licensed “physician's assistant.” The bill would also make explicit that a license is not required to screen an individual receiving a test, observe self-collection of a saliva sample, temporarily storing a specimen pending its transmittal to a lab, plus certain reporting and referrals.
Received in the Senate on October 13, 2020
Referred to the Senate on October 13, 2020
To make explicit in statute that until the end of 2020, a coronavirus test may be administered by a “qualified licensee,” defined as a licensed pharmacist, “advanced practice registered nurse,” “registered professional nurse,” “licensed practical nurse” and a licensed “physician's assistant.” The bill would also make explicit that a license is not required to screen an individual receiving a test, observe self-collection of a saliva sample, temporarily storing a specimen pending its transmittal to a lab, plus certain reporting and referrals .
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on November 5, 2020

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