Review of a Bill

Review of a Bill
Select an active bill at the state or federal level that impacts the professional practice of nursing. In a 3 page paper (excluding the title and reference pages),summarize the provisions of the bill and clearly explain what the bill will accomplish.The paper should be no more than 4 pages, typed in Times New Roman using 12-point font, and double-spaced with 1″ margins.
Your review of a bill paper should:
Discuss the major provisions of the bill.
Demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the legislation by explaining the background and all relevant facts.
Discuss any relevant history related to the legislation, pertinent votes, and issues that are stalling the legislation, etc.
Use primary sources for this information.
Identify key supporters and those who do not support the bill. Explain why some of these individuals support the bill and why some do not.
Explore the positions of the key stakeholders in the bill, both pros and cons. Do not make assumptions about potential key stakeholders. Examine this area carefully so you are correctly reflecting the stakeholders positions.
Discuss how the bill would impact a nurse’s ability to provide safe and quality care or to practice to the highest scope of the nursing license.
Explain specific actions that nurses can take to assist with the passage or defeat of the legislation
Use Current APA Style, headings and references as appropriate.
RUBRIC:
CriteriaRatingsPtsThis criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeSummary of a Bill
22.5 to >18.45 ptsAccomplished
Clearly summarizes the bill’s major provisions and what the bill will accomplish.
18.45 to >16.88 ptsEmerging
The bill’s major provisions and what the bill will accomplish are included, but lacks clarity.
16.88 to >0 ptsUnsatisfactory
The bill’s major provisions and what the bill will accomplish are absent or severely lacking in detail
22.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeLegislation
30 to >24.6 ptsAccomplished
Demonstrates a clear understanding of the legislation by explaining relevant facts and background information.
24.6 to >22.5 ptsEmerging
Relevant facts and background regarding legislation are included, but lacks clarity.
22.5 to >0 ptsUnsatisfactory
Relevant facts and background regarding legislation are absent or severely lacking in detail.
30 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeHistory
22.5 to >18.45 ptsAccomplished
Relevant history related to the legislation, pertinent votes, and issues related to the legislation is clearly identified.
18.45 to >16.88 ptsEmerging
Relevant history related to the legislation, pertinent votes, and issues related to the legislation is included but lacks clarity.
16.88 to >0 ptsUnsatisfactory
Relevant history related to the legislation, pertinent votes, and issues related to the legislation is absent or severely lacking in detail
22.5 pts
This criterion is linked to a Learning OutcomeKey Supporters