HB57I-REGISTERED SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
Summary of the Introduced Bill

HB 57 -- Registered Surgical Technologists

Sponsor:  Wildberger

This bill establishes the Registered Surgical Technologist Title
Protection Act.  Beginning July 1, 2010, the bill:

(1)  Requires persons wishing to practice as registered surgical
technologists to be registered with the State Board of
Registration for the Healing Arts within the Department of
Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration;

(2)  Requires applicants to be certified by the Liaison Council
on Certification for the Surgical Technologist or complete an
accredited surgical technologist program approved by the board;

(3)  Requires all registered surgical technologists to practice
under the direct supervision of a licensed physician, dentist, or
podiatrist;

(4)  Makes it unlawful for any person to present himself or
herself as a registered surgical technologist without first being
duly registered with the board;

(5)  Exempts certain licensed health care professionals from
registration;

(6)  Authorizes the board to establish rules; set fees; refuse to
issue, renew, or restore a registration; or place a person on
probation, censure, reprimand, or take other disciplinary action
for violations specified in the bill; and

(7)  Creates within the state treasury the Registered Surgical
Technologist Fund.

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Missouri House of Representatives
95th General Assembly, 1st Regular Session
Last Updated November 17, 2009 at 9:23 am