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PRINTER'S NO. 3106
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
2294
Session of
2024
INTRODUCED BY VENKAT, GUENST, GIRAL, HILL-EVANS, FREEMAN,
BURGOS, MADSEN, SANCHEZ, CERRATO, STEHR, SHUSTERMAN, WEBSTER,
CEPEDA-FREYTIZ, FLEMING, HANBIDGE, PARKER, CONKLIN, DONAHUE,
KAZEEM, DALEY, JAMES AND OTTEN, MAY 20, 2024
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE, MAY 20, 2024
AN ACT
Amending the act of October 5, 1978 (P.L.1109, No.261), entitled
"An act requiring the licensing of practitioners of
osteopathic medicine and surgery; regulating their practice;
providing for certain funds and penalties for violations and
repeals," further providing for definitions.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. The definition of "primary supervising physician"
in section 2 of the act of October 5, 1978 (P.L.1109, No.261),
known as the Osteopathic Medical Practice Act, is amended to
read:
Section 2. Definitions.
The following words and phrases when used in this act shall
have, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise, the
meanings given to them in this section:
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"Primary supervising physician." An osteopathic physician
who is registered with the board or a medical doctor who is
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registered with the State Board of Medicine and is designated in
a written agreement with a physician assistant under section
10(g) as having primary responsibility for supervising the
physician assistant.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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