(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) — State Representative Robin Smith (R-Hixson) has officially passed her first bill as a member of the Tennessee General Assembly and the House Republican Caucus.
As introduced, House Bill 422 clarifies the licensure process for Tennessee’s nurses. It is the latest in a series of Republican-led initiatives to improve the quality of care available to citizens of this state.
“Nurses take care of our patients with heart and talent, and it is important that we protect them,” said Representative Smith. “As a former nurse, I am proud this legislation passed the House with strong support, and I encourage my Senate colleagues to pass this legislation quickly so it can be signed by the Governor.”
The full text of House Bill 422 can be found by click here.
Robin Smith represents House District 26. She is the chairman of the Life & Health Insurance Subcommittee. Smith also serves on the Health Committee, Insurance Committee, Select Committee on Ethics, Ethics Subcommittee, and the Facilities, Licensure, & Regulations Subcommittee.