Mississippi Legislature
2001 Regular Session

House Bill 206

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Title

Description: Health care practitioners; out-of-state licensees may practice without Mississippi license on voluntary charitable basis.

Bill Text: [Introduced]

History of Actions:

1 01/02 (H) Referred To Public Health and Welfare;Judiciary A
2 01/30 (H) Died In Committee

Background Information:

Effective dateJuly 1, 2001
DispositionDead
DeadlineGeneral Bill/Constitutional Amendment
RevenueNo
Vote type requiredMajority

House Committees:

Principal Author: Fleming

Code Sections: A 073-0010-0015, A 073-0025-0019, A 073-0025-0038

Title: AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS WHO ARE NOT LICENSED IN MISSISSIPPI BUT WHO HOLD A CURRENT, VALID LICENSE ISSUED BY ANOTHER STATE TO PRACTICE THEIR PROFESSION IN THIS STATE WITHOUT A MISSISSIPPI LICENSE FOR UP TO 60 DAYS PER YEAR, IF THE PERSON'S PRACTICE IN MISSISSIPPI IS EXCLUSIVELY DEVOTED TO PROVIDING HEALTH CARE SERVICES ON A VOLUNTARY OR CHARITABLE BASIS WITHOUT ANY EXPECTATION OF ANY PAYMENT OR COMPENSATION FOR THE SERVICES PROVIDED; TO PROVIDE THAT HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS PROVIDING HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN MISSISSIPPI IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS ACT SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO ANY ADMINISTRATIVE, INJUNCTIVE, OR CRIMINAL ACTION FOR THE UNLICENSED PRACTICE OF THEIR PROFESSION; TO AMEND SECTION 73-10-15 AND 73-25-19, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CONFORM TO THE PRECEDING PROVISIONS; TO AMEND SECTION 73-25-38, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO PROVIDE IMMUNITY FROM LIABILITY TO THOSE HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS FOR CIVIL ACTIONS ARISING OUT OF THE PROVISION OF HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN GOOD FAITH ON A VOLUNTARY OR CHARITABLE BASIS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.


Information pertaining to this measure was last updated on 01/30/01 at 18:18.

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