DECRIMINALIZE DIRECT ENTRY MIDWIFERY.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 107 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 19, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ALLOWING CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES TO PROVIDE CERTAIN MIDWIFERY SERVICES WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PENALTY.
Intro. by Goolsby, Clodfelter, Bingham.

Status: Re-ref Com On Health Care (Senate Action) (May 13 2013)

SOG comments (2):

Identical bill

Identical to H 155, filed 2/26/13.

Long title change.

Senate committee substitute changes the long title. The original title is as follows:

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ALLOWING PERSONS PRACTICING AS CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL MIDWIVES IN THIS STATE TO CONTINUE TO PROVIDE MIDWIFERY SERVICES WITHOUT BEING SUBJECT TO CRIMINAL PENALTY.

Bill History:

S 107

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 9 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes proposed language in GS 90-178.10 and instead provides that any person who is certified as a Certified Professional Midwife by the North American Registry of Midwives may provide prenatal, intrapartum, postpartum, and newborn care in accordance with the Standards for Practice of the National Association of Certified Professional Midwives. Makes conforming changes to the act's title. Changes the effective date of the act to July 1, 2014 (was, when the act became law).


  • Summary date: Feb 19 2013 - More information

    Enacts new section, GS 90-178.10, allowing individuals that hold current ministerial or tocological certifications from an organization accredited by the Institute for Credentialing Excellence to provide services described in 42 U.S.C. §  1396r-6(b)(4)(E)(ii)(1) related to pregnancy, including prenatal, delivery, and postpartum services.


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