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Health and Human Resources
Department of Health Professions
Board of Nursing
Petition 22
Petition Information
Petition Title Establishment of an inactive license
Date Filed 7/1/2005   
Petitioner Barbara E. Sorenson, R.N. 
Petitioner's Request

To amend regulations to establish an inactive license in nursing.

Agency's Plan

The petition for rule-making will be published in the Register of Regulations and sent to interested parties with a request comment for 30 days. The Board will consider the request at its meeting on September 20, 2005 and determine whether to initiate rule-making.

Comment Period Ended 8/24/2005
Agency Decision Initiate a regulatory change    
Response Date 9/28/2005
Agency Decision Summary

The Board agrees that an inactive licensure status should be considered to accommodate those licensees who want to retain a license but are no longer actively practicing.

Associated regulatory action Inactive licensure
Latest Stage: Final