NP Policy & the Texas Legislative Process Webinar Part 1
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NP Policy & the Texas Legislative Process Webinar Part 1

How does a bill become a law in Texas? How are bills amended? How can I track bills and regulations as they move through the process? Join TNP’s Government Affairs Director Erin Cusack and guest speaker TNP Policy Fellow Kristy Aleman on Tuesday, March 3 at 12:00 PM for part one of a two-part policy webinar series. Learn the in’s and out’s of the Texas legislative process and the laws/regulations impacting you as a nurse practitioner.

When: Tuesday, March 3, 2020
12:00 PM
Where: United States
Contact: Bella Stewart

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Part 1: NP Policy & the Texas Legislative Process

March 3, 2020



  • The learner will review the legislative, committee, and parliamentary process in Texas, and the key steps a bill must take – from bill introduction to final signature by the Governor – to become a law. This will include case studies of bills from the most recent legislative sessions.
  • The learner will become familiar with the key Texas laws impacting nurse practitioner practice, including the Nurse Practice Act, Chapter 157 of the Texas Occupations Code, and recent legislation on nurse practitioner delegation requirements, signature authority, and insurance recognition.
  • The learner will be introduced to bill tracking tools and other resources for monitoring the legislative process and nurse practitioner laws.


This activity is approved for 1.0 contact hour(s) of continuing education by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. Activity ID 19124046. This activity was planned in accordance with AANP Accreditation Standards and Policies.

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