Thursday, June 23, 2005

Midwifery Legislative Update - Texas

House Bill 1535 was signed by the governor of Texas on June 18, 2005 and will go into effect on Sept 1, 2005. The major features of the bill include a title change, changing "Documented" to "Licensed"; and changing the makeup of the Midwifery Board to include a majority representation from licensed midwives (5 midwives, 2 public members, 2 physicians).

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