[IL-CNM] ALERT HB 1404

Kim & Rich Perry kimrncpm at theinter.com
Mon Feb 26 16:13:17 CST 2007


The lobbyist for the Coalition for Illinois Midwifery is checking on this, 
and I hope that the lobbyist for the APNs and CNMs will as well ;-)
Kim

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Karen Barr" <kbarrcnm at yahoo.com>
To: <il-cnm at luc.edu>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 1:51 PM
Subject: Re: [IL-CNM] ALERT HB 1404


>I don't read the intent being to restrict CNMs from
> practice although the way it is worded makes you
> wonder. It seems the intent is to assure
> certification, in fact it says certified by
> institution accredited by the ACNM-which would apply
> to a CNM. Essentially we are certified midwives with
> the additional credential of nurse.
> But it might be worth clarification of the
> language--how would one go about that?
> Karen
> --- Kim & Rich Perry <kimrncpm at theinter.com> wrote:
>
>> Does anyone know anything about this bill?
>>
>> It appears the intent is to stop those of us
>> currently practicing as CNMs in the home birth
>> setting by enacting this 'Midwifery Certification
>> Act" that would limit home birth attendance to CMs!
>>
>> Please look this up, it is very short but it could
>> greatly affect those CNMs who currently practice
>> home birth. It was introduced 2/21 by Rep. Jim
>> Sacia.
>>
>>
>>
> http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/fulltext.asp?DocName=&SessionId=51&GA=95&DocTypeId=HB&DocNum=1404&GAID=9&LegID=30194&SpecSess=&Session=
>>
>>
>> I am completely stunned by this....
>>
>> Kim Perry CNM
>> Osco, IL
>>
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