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Testimony to State Legislature

2013

Comment letter of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) to the Wyoming Board of Nursing supporting the federal supervision requirement for certified registered nurse anesthetists
July 3, 2013

Memorandum in Opposition of the ACS to New York A.7108 expanding the scope of practice of podiatrists to be engaged in diagnosing, treating, operating, or prescribing for cutaneous conditions of the leg below the knee
May 29, 2013

Memorandum in Support of the ACS to New York S.2994/A.6702 in relation to registration of office-based surgery facilities and payments for use of these facilities
April 26, 2013

Comment letter of the ACS to the Wyoming Board of Medicine supporting the federal supervision requirement for certified registered nurse anesthetists
April 11, 2013

2012

Memorandum of Support of the Northern California Chapter ACS on AB 1621 providing an exemption to the Grant H. Kenyon Prostate Cancer Detection Act, to the California Assembly Committee on Business, Professions, and Consumer Protection
March 27, 2012

Memorandum of Support of the ACS and the Pennsylvania Chapters of the ACS on HB 2120 the Uniform Emergency Volunteer Health Practitioners Act
March 2012

Memorandum of Support of the ACS on New York S.2917/A.1074, an act to amend the public health law, in relation to the use of ultraviolet radiation devices by persons under eighteen years of age
March 2012

2011

Comment letter of the ACS on Kentucky rules to implement legislation expanding the scope of practice of optometry into surgery
July 27, 2011

Memorandum in Opposition of the ACS to New York S.3059/A.2820 expanding scope of practice of single degree dentists to perform elective oral and maxillofacial surgical procedures
May 17, 2011

Joint Letter in opposition to Florida SB 432/HB 155, legislation to restrict physicians from asking about firearms in the home
April 11, 2011

Written testimony of the Chicago Committee on Trauma of the American College of Surgeons opposing Illinois HB 1391, a bill to shift trauma funding from trauma centers to hospital emergency services in trauma regions where no trauma center exists
March 8, 2011

Statement of the ACS to the Connecticut Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee in opposition to the imposition of taxes on cosmetic surgical procedures
March 7, 2011

Statement of the Connecticut Chapter of the ACS Professional Association, Inc, to the Connecticut Joint Finance, Revenue and Bonding Committee on SB 1007, an act concerning the governor’s recommendations on revenue to tax cosmetic surgical procedures
March 7, 2011

Letter of opposition of the ACS to the chair of the Nebraska Health and Human Services Committee regarding LB 316 and expansion of scope of practice of optometry into surgery
February 23, 2011

Letter of opposition of the ACS to Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear regarding SB 110 to expand the scope of practice of optometry into surgery
February 22, 2011

Letter of opposition of the ACS to the Speaker of the Kentucky House of Representatives regarding SB 110 to expand the scope of practice of optometry into surgery
February 16, 2011

2010

Letter of opposition of the ACS to the President of the West Virginia Board of Optometry regarding proposed regulations to expand the scope of practice of optometry into surgery
July 16, 2010

Memorandum of opposition of the ACS to the New York legislature regarding licensure of naturopaths
May 2010

2007

Statement of James K. Elsey, MD, FACS, Georgia ACS Governor, to the Georgia Board of Community Health – Public Hearing
November 28, 2007

2006

Statement of Thomas Gadacz, MD, FACS, Georgia ACS Governor, to the Georgia Health Strategies Council
February 17, 2006

2005

Statement of Thomas Gadacz, MD, FACS, Georgia ACS Governor, to the Georgia State Commission on the Efficacy of the Certificate of Need Program
October 24, 2005