D.C. Law 23-238. Nurse Staffing Agency Amendment Act of 2020.

D.C. Law 23-238. Nurse Staffing Agency Amendment Act of 2020.

AN ACT

To amend the Nurse Staffing Agency Act of 2003 to clarify that nurse staffing agencies are only authorized to provide personnel to a health care facility or agency, not to an individual.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this act may be cited as the "Nurse Staffing Agency Amendment Act of 2020".

Sec. 2. The Nurse Staffing Agency Act of 2003, effective March 10, 2004 (D.C. Law 15-74; D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.01 et seq.), is amended as follows:

Amend § 44-1051.02

(a) Section 2(7) (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.02(7)) is amended as follows:

(1) The lead-in text is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

(2) Subparagraph (C) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

Amend § 44-1051.03

(b) Section 3 (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.03) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

Amend § 44-1051.06

(c) Section 6(b) (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.06(b)) is amended by striking the phrase ", and individuals".

Amend § 44-1051.11

(d) Section 11(a) (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.11(a)) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

Amend § 44-1051.12

(e) Section 12 (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.12) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

Amend § 44-1051.13

(f) Section 13 (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.13) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual,".

Amend § 44-1051.15

(g) Section 15 (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.15) is amended as follows:

(1) Paragraph (9) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual".

(2) Paragraph (10) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to an individual".

Amend § 44-1051.16

(h) Section 16(b)(1) (D.C. Official Code § 44-1051.16(b)(1)) is amended by striking the phrase ", or to individuals".

Sec. 3. Fiscal impact statement.

The Council adopts the fiscal impact statement in the committee report as the fiscal impact statement required by section 4a of the General Legislative Procedures Act of 1975, approved October 16, 2006 (120 Stat. 2038; D.C. Official Code § 1-30147a).

Sec. 4. Effective date.

This act shall take effect following approval by the Mayor (or in the event of veto by the Mayor, action by the Council to override the veto), a 30-day period of congressional review as provided in section 602(c)(1) of the District of Columbia Home Rule Act, approved December 24, 1973 (87 Stat. 813; D.C. Official Code § 1-206.02(c)(1)), and publication in the District of Columbia Register.