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MIDWIFERY - Amends and adds to existing law relating to midwifery to provide for legislative purpose and intent, to create the Board of Midwifery, to provide the Board of Midwifery with powers and duties, to provide for rulemaking, to provide for licensure and to provide a penalty, to provide qualifications for licensure, to provide exemptions, to provide fees, to provide client protection and to specify unprofessional conduct, to provide for disclosure and record keeping requirements and to provide for license renewal requirements, to provide immunity from vicarious liability and to provide severability; to provide reference to the Board of Midwifery; and to provide Board of Midwifery reporting requirements.

  02/20 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 
  02/23 Rpt prt - to St Aff 
  02/27 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  03/02 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/03 3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-0-3
AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barrett, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Boyle, Burgoyne, Chadderdon, Chavez, Chew, Clark, Crane, Cronin, Durst, Eskridge, Gibbs, Hagedorn, Hart, Hartgen, Harwood, Henderson, Higgins, Jaquet, Jarvis, Killen, King, Kren, Labrador, Lake, Loertscher, Luker, Marriott, Mathews, McGeachin, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Palmer, Pasley-Stuart, Patrick, Pence, Raybould, Ringo, Rusche, Sayler, Schaefer(Kupser), Shepherd(02), Shepherd(08), Shirley, Simpson, Smith(30), Smith(24), Stevenson, Takasugi, Thayn, Thompson, Trail, Wills, Wood(27), Wood(35), Mr. Speaker
NAYS -- None
Absent and excused -- Collins, Roberts, Ruchti
Floor Sponsor - McGeachin
Title apvd - to Senate
  03/04 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel 
  03/17 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 
  03/18 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 
  03/25 3rd rdg - PASSED - 32-3-0
AYES--Andreason, Bair, Bilyeu, Bock, Brackett, Broadsword, Cameron, Coiner, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Geddes, Goedde, Hammond, Heinrich, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, LeFavour, Lodge, McGee, McKenzie, Mortimer, Sagness(Malepeai), Schroeder, Siddoway, Smyser, Stegner, Thorson(Stennett), Werk, Winder
NAYS--Fulcher, McKague, Pearce
Absent and excused--None
Floor Sponsor - Keough
Title apvd - to House
  03/26 To enrol 
  03/27 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 
  03/30 Pres signed 
  03/31 To Governor 
  04/01 Governor signed
Session Law Chapter 65
Effective: 07/01/09;
07/01/14 Sunset Clause - Section 1