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SB19-193

Sunset Continue Colorado Medical Practice Act

Concerning the continuation of the "Colorado Medical Practice Act", and, in connection therewith, continuing the Colorado medical board, eliminating the sixty-day limit on the pro bono license, repealing the requirement that a letter of admonition be sent to licensees by certified mail, and updating language and making technical amendments.
Session:
2019 Regular Session
Subject:
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Sunset Process - Senate Judiciary Committee. The bill implements some of the recommendations in the 2018 sunset review and report by the department of regulatory agencies by:

  • Continuing the "Colorado Medical Practice Act" (Act) and the Colorado medical board (board) until September 1, 2026 ( sections 2 and 3 of the bill );
  • Eliminating the restriction on the number of days that a physician may practice in a calendar year with a pro bono license ( section 5 );
  • Repealing the requirement that the board send a letter of admonition to a licensee by certified mail ( section 6 ); and
  • Making technical amendments to the Act ( sections 1, 2, 4, and 7 ).

Sections 9 through 14 make conforming amendments to harmonize the bill with the title 12 recodification bill, House Bill 19-1172.
(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Status

Introduced
Passed

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