Dear Pennsylvania R.T.s and Students:
The Pennsylvania Society and Philadelphia Society of Radiologic Technologists are pleased to let you know that House Bill 1545, sponsored by Rep. Bryan Cutler, R.T.(R), was heard in the Pennsylvania House Professional Licensure Committee on February 27. HB 1545 will establish a Pennsylvania Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Board of Examiners to license radiographers, radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists, magnetic resonance technologists, sonographers, radiologist assistants and limited x-ray machine operators who meet the board's qualifications, and to investigate patient care incidents.
PSRT and PhilaSRT need your help today to keep the bill moving towards enactment. As soon as possible, please:
8 - 9 a.m. Breakfast and Educational Instruction: "Lobby Day 101" preparation prior to lawmaker visits.
9 - 11 a.m. Meetings with Representatives.
11 a.m. House of Representative Session Starts.
12 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch (more information to follow).
1:15 - 2 p.m. Drop off Materials in Lawmaker Offices.
You can find more information about the lobby day on the PSRT website. If you have any questions about HB 1545 or the Lobby Day event, please let us know.