House Bill-  H.B.1545

Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Health and Safety Act

New information will be coming soon for the 2019 state session. 

Representative Bryan Cutler the sponsor of the bill, “H.B. 1545, a bill to establish education, licensure and scope of practice standards for professionals performing a variety of procedures, including sonography, fluoroscopy, limited X-ray machine operations, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy and radiography. My legislation would ensure the proper certification and licensing standards for medical imaging professionals who assist physicians in arriving at the accurate diagnosis and treatment for disease or injury. It would create the necessary safeguards to assure quality of imaging and maximum patient safety.”

 

Legislative Track

Year: 2019
State: PA

State Session Information for Pennsylvania

Session 2019-2020 Begin Date
      1/1/2019 Adjournment Date
      
Generally, the Pennsylvania General Assembly convenes each year of its biennium in January and adjourns in November.

Leadership
Governor – Tom Wolf (D) (term-limited)

Lieutenant Governor – John Fetterman (D) Presides Over Senate? – Yes

House/Assembly Control

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Majority Legislator
       Speaker Mike Turzai (R);

        Majority Leader Bryan Cutler (R).

Highest Ranking House/Assembly Minority Legislator
        Minority Leader Frank Dermody (D)

Highest Ranking Senate Majority

     Legislator President Pro Tempore Joseph B. Scarnati III (R);

       Majority Leader  – Jake Corman (R)

Highest Ranking Senate Minority Legislator
       Minority Leader Jay Costa (D)