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Legislative Activity
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The Legislative Committee, chaired by Kevin Harmon and Megan Fulton, has successfully led the modernization of the 2019 PA Practice Act. The bill (S.132) was signed into law on May 13, 2019 by Governor McMaster and will go into effect August 11, 2019. The bill decreases administrative burdens when applying for PA licensure and allows PAs to increase access to care for patients and their families.

Summary of Changes

Here is a summary of the changes: PA Legislative SummaryA detailed summary and Q & A document will be distributed to all PA members in the next few weeks. We are working with our legal partners at the state level and with the Board of Medical Examiners to ensure approval of these educational documents. We are also working to distribute the information to the media. Here is the official SCAPA press release: S.132 Press Release. Feel free to distribute this through your local media outlets and hospital systems. 


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