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S.F. No. 1119 - Regulation of Traditional Midwives - as Amended by the A-5 Delete-Everything Amendment
Author: Senator Sandra L. Pappas
Prepared By: Katie Cavanor, Senate Counsel (651/296-3801)
Date: April 1, 2015


Section 1  (147D.05, subd. 11) specifies that as part of the initial and ongoing screening, a licensed traditional midwife must provide or recommend that a client receive certain identified services.

Section 2 (147D.09) permits a licensed traditional midwife to administer maternal RhoGAM treatment.

Section 3 (147D.13, subd. 2) permits the advisory council to review the summary report that a licensed traditional midwife is required to compile on each client at any time upon request.

Section 4 (147D.25, subd. 1) modifies the membership of the advisory council by clarifying that the licensed physician member must have or is currently consulting or collaborating with licensed traditional midwives, and modifying the parent member to be a parent of a child born under the care of a licensed traditional midwife.

Section 5 repeals 147D.17, subd. 4, (obsolete language regarding the transition period).

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