School Nursing News: NURSE Act Introduced in Congress
The NURSE Act (Nurses for Under-Resourced School Everywhere Act) was introduced by Rep. Dina Titus (D-NV) and Rep. Chellie Pingree (D-ME). The NURSE Act would give grants through from the Department of Education to increase the number of registered school nurses in Title I schools where a school nurse does not already exist. The NURSE Act, HR 2606, has been referred to the House Committee on Education and Labor as well as the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. There is also a companion bill in the Senate introduced by Sen. Jon Tester, S 1362, that has been referred to the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee.
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