On June 21, Gov. John Carney signed S.B.116 into law, making Delaware the second state to join Utah in adopting the PA licensure compact. S.B.116 will strengthen access to medical services and enhance the portability of PA licensure while safeguarding the safety of patients and complementing the existing authority of state licensing boards.
On June 9, Nevada Gov. Joe Lombardo signed into law AB364, legislation that revises the Nevada State Board of Medical Examiners to include PA representation on its 11-member board. The bill ensures PAs are part of conversations surrounding quality of public health and patient care in Nevada.
With the recent Texas House of Representatives passage of HB 2544, the Lone Star State is on its way toward becoming the next state to adopt the PA Licensure Compact! On April 26, the House passed the legislation by a vote of 135-11.