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CS/HB 247: Marriage and Family Therapists

GENERAL BILL by Health Quality Subcommittee ; Mercado ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Duran

Marriage and Family Therapists; Provides equivalent education requirements for licensure by examination; removes certain education requirements for licensure or certification by endorsement.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/11/2019 House • Filed
    1/23/2019 House • Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 39
    2/13/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 02/20/19, 4:00 pm, Mashburn Hall
    2/20/2019 House • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 308
    2/22/2019 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.18(c)
    2/27/2019 House • Now in Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 295
    3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 39
    • CS by Health Quality Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 290
    3/15/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, 03/19/19, 12:00 pm, Sumner Hall
    3/19/2019 House • Favorable by Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 459
    • Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 460
    3/26/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 03/28/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
    3/28/2019 House • Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 539
    • Placed on Calendar -HJ 539
    4/4/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/10/19
    4/10/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 610
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/11/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 651
    • CS passed; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 651
    4/18/2019 Senate • In Messages
    • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 393
    4/22/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 393
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • CS/HB 247, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/22/2019 at 3:42 PM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 3/19/2019 (pdf)
    Health and Human Services Committee (Post-Meeting) 3/28/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (4)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1042 Marriage and Family Therapists Torres Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy
    H 509 Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors Gregory Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    H 7031 (c1) Department of Health Health and Human Services Committee Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2019-152) -HJ 1097
    S 188 (c2) Department of Health Harrell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2019-152)

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/11/2019 2:26 PM House 116 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    491.005 Licensure by examination. Page 1 (pdf)
    491.006 Licensure or certification by endorsement. Page 7 (pdf)

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  • HB 247, Original Filed Version Posted 1/11/2019 at 8:25 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   Health Quality Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 2/22/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 1042 Marriage and Family Therapists Torres Identical Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy
    H 509 Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors Gregory Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    H 7031 Department of Health Health and Human Services Committee Compare Last Action: 5/1/2019 H Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2019-152) -HJ 1097
    S 188 (c1) Department of Health Harrell Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in returning Messages, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 851 (Ch. 2019-152)
    S 884 Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors Baxley Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Appropriations

    Committee Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    644217 - Amendment
    Remove lines 19-24 and insert:
    Mercado 2/19/2019
    5:16 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/20/2019
    PDF
    851975 - Amendment
    Remove lines 80-98 and insert:
    Mercado 2/19/2019
    5:16 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/20/2019
    PDF
    866501 - Amendment
    Remove lines 127-145 and insert:
    Mercado 2/19/2019
    5:17 PM
    Adopted without Objection
    2/20/2019
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (2)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    491.005 Licensure by examination. Page 1 (pdf)
    491.006 Licensure or certification by endorsement. Page 7 (pdf)

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