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.”
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.
Governor – Tom Wolf (D) (term-limited)
Lieutenant Governor – John Fetterman (D) Presides Over Senate? – Yes
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)