Rules & Statutes

2017 Rule Review

Pursuant to Executive Order 17-03 and & 536.175, RSMo, the Board will be conducting a review of all of its rules between now and 2018. The Board will be taking public comments on any of its rules during its March 23, 2017 and May 24, 2017 meetings. Public comments can also be submitted online.

The Board's rule review initiative will be jointly conducted with the rule review required by Executive Order 17-03. The Board will take general comments on any rule at its March and May 2017 meetings then take specific comments on the rules identified on the Board's open public board meeting agenda and as shown in the table below.

Board Meeting Rule Chapter Rule Review Documents
March 23, 2017
  • Chapter 2 - Minimum Standards for Approved Programs of Professional Nursing
  • Chapter 3 - Minimum Standards for Approved Programs of Practical Nursing
  • Chapter 7 - Nursing Education Incentive Program
  • Chapter 8 - Minimum Standards for Approved Veteran's Bridge Programs of Practical Nursing
Click here for the rule review documents for Chapter 2, Chapter 3, Chapter 7 and Chapter 8
May 24, 2017
  • Chapter 5 - Definitions
  • Chapter 6 - Intravenous Infusion Treatment Administration
Click here for the rule review documents for Chapter 5 and Chapter 6
August 8, 2017
  • Chapter 4 - General Rules
This will include licensure rules, APRN regulations, mandatory reporting rule and impaired nurse program.

20 CSR 2200-4.100 Advanced Practice Registered Nurse

20 CSR 2200-4.200 Collaborative Practice

20 CSR 2200-4 Impaired_Program

20 CSR 2200-4.050 Nursing Student Loan Program

20 CSR 2200-4 Complaints and Mandatory Reporting

20 CSR 2200-4 Licensure Rules

20 CSR 2200-4 Nurse Licensure Compact

Public comments may be submitted on-line or in writing via e-mail, US mail or fax.

Bound Copy of Nursing Practice Act - to order a copy of the Nursing Practice Act (statutes and rules) click here for an order form. Complete the form and mail it with a check or money order for $5 to the address indicated on the form.

To print a copy of the above Nursing Practice Act (126 pages) or to access our electronic version "click here".

The following links provide the most up-to-date versions of the statute and rules for the Board of Nursing.

Rules - The following link will take you to the Code of State Regulations site. Once there, click on Division 2200 in order to access the State Board of Nursing's rules and regulations.


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