Full practice authority for advance practice registered nurses; provide

A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Code Section 16-13-21, Part 3 of Article 16 of Chapter 2 of Title 20, Article 6 of Chapter 4 of Title 26, Title 31, Article 1 of Chapter 26 of Title 43, and Chapter 34 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to definitions relative to controlled substances; health of students; pharmacies; health; registered professional nurses; and physicians, acupuncture, physician assistants, and others, respectively, so as to provide full practice authority for advanced practice registered nurses; to authorize the Georgia Board of Nursing to enact rules and regulations; to provide for definitions; to provide for applicability; to provide for statutory construction under the Medical Practice Act; to repeal a provision on delegation of certain medical acts to advanced practice registered nurses by physicians; to provide for conforming changes; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.