PAST LEGISLATION

2022

OPPOSE

NURSES: Provides relative to advanced practice registered nursing.

LPFP opposes this bill. Six months of clinical experience is simply not enough time to guarantee high quality care delivery.

THIS BILL NEVER MOVED.

HB 543

Representative Joe Stagni 

OPPOSE

NURSES/REGISTERED:  Provides with respect to advanced practice registered nursing.

LPFP opposes this bill.  One year of clinical experience is simply not enough time to guarantee high quality care delivery.

THIS BILL NEVER MOVED.

SB 158

Senator Jay Luneau

OPPOSE

HEALTH CARE: Provides for authority, responsibilities, and physician collaboration of a physician’s assistant.

LPFP opposes this bill.  Supervised care is the best care.  Physicians and physician assistants must have a meaningful practice relationship in order to deliver the highest quality health care.

THIS BILL DIED ON THE SENATE FLOOR

SB 329

Senator
Fred H. Mills, Jr. 

OPPOSE

PHARMACISTS:  Provides relative to statewide protocols for pharmacists.

LPFP opposes this bill because pharmacists are specialists in medications. Their education does not support appropriate prescribing of medications or ordering/administering/interpreting of laboratory tests.

THIS BILL DIED IN COMMITTEE.

2021