Authorize nurses to compel mental health evaluations
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To amend sections 140.01, 339.01, 2925.03, 3715.08, 3719.13, 3719.27, 3719.61, 3721.01, 4723.41, 4723.431, 4723.44, 4723.482, 4723.75, 4729.291, 4729.292, 4730.19, 4731.09, 4731.19, 4731.22, 4731.222, 4731.27, 4731.291, 4731.295, 4731.297, 4731.52, 4759.05, 4761.03, 4761.05, 4761.06, 4779.08, 4779.19, 4779.20, 5119.01, 5119.21, 5119.34, 5119.36, 5119.361, 5119.37, 5119.39, 5119.391, 5119.392, 5119.99, 5122.01, and 5122.10; to amend, for the purpose of adopting new section numbers as indicated in parentheses, sections 5119.37 (5119.431) and 5119.39 (5119.43); to enact new section 5119.37 and sections 5119.35 and 5119.371 of the Revised Code; and to amend Section 757.20 of Am. Sub. H.B. 49 of the 132nd General Assembly to authorize certain advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs) to have a person involuntarily transported to a hospital for a mental health examination; to modify APRN standard care arrangement requirements; to clarify APRN license application requirements; to grandfather certain APRNs from meeting educational and examination requirements for licensure; to reduce the pre-examination practice requirement for certain dialysis technician applicants; to make changes in the laws administered by the State Medical Board, including those related to physician training certificates and limited permits to practice respiratory care; to coordinate procedures for investigating Respiratory Care Law violations with procedures governing State Medical Board investigations; to make changes relating to physician assistant supervision agreements; to authorize a board of county hospital trustees of a charter county hospital to have hospital facilities in a county contiguous to any charter county; to establish a biennial license renewal system for orthotists, prosthetists, and pedorthists; to modify an allocation to children's crisis care facilities; to require certification of certain addiction services; to modify the requirements for licensure of methadone treatment programs and to require licensure of other opioid treatment programs; to repeal sections 5119.367, 5119.391, and 5119.392 of the Revised Code twelve months after the effective date of this act; and to declare an emergency.