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Scope of practice bills still alive for pharmacists, optometrists
Sacramento Business Journal

While the fate of one of the hotly debated scope-of-practice bills pending in the state of California Legislature is iffy, two others remain in play as the end of session looms. Senate Bill 491, which would allow nurse practitioners to practice without physician supervision, failed to get out of the Assembly Business, Professions and Consumer Protection Committee Aug. 6, but will get another hearing Tuesday.