Title 23
Health and Safety

Chapter 17.7.1
Licensing of Nursing Service Agencies

R.I. Gen. Laws § 23-17.7.1-15

§ 23-17.7.1-15. Nursing service agencies exempt.

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:

(1) Nursing service agencies and nursing exempt from regulation by the state;

(2) Visiting nursing services or home health services conducted by and for those who rely exclusively upon spiritual means through prayer alone in accordance with the creed or tenets of a recognized church or religious denomination; or

(3) Nursing service agencies who limit the provision of temporary staff, including registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, or nursing assistants, to one or more hospitals provided that such nursing service agency maintain certification from the joint commission on the accreditation of health care organizations or such other accreditation entity acceptable to the director.

History of Section.
P.L. 2005, ch. 127, § 2; P.L. 2005, ch. 168, § 2.