Washington To Allow Nurses with Multistate Licenses to Begin Practicing in the State July 24, 2023

Washington, which recently became the 40th jurisdiction to enact the Nurse Licensure Compact (NLC), will allow nurses holding an active, unencumbered multistate license (MSL) to begin practicing in the state on July 24. Additionally, as part of the NLC legislation, the Nursing Care Quality Assurance Commission will officially change its name to the Washington State Board of Nursing on the same date.



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