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CS/SB 884: Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Baxley

Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors; Defining the terms “certified master social worker” and “practice of generalist social work”; requiring the Department of Health to certify an applicant for designation as a certified master social worker under certain circumstances; requiring the use of applicable professional titles by licensees, certificate holders, provisional licensees, and registrants on social media and other specified materials, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    2/7/2019 Senate • Filed
    2/19/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 98
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 97
    3/25/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Not Considered
    3/27/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 04/01/19, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/1/2019 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 283
    4/2/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/3/2019 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services
    • CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 315
    4/11/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services, 04/16/19, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
    4/16/2019 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: Favorable by Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 378
    • Now in Appropriations
    5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Appropriations

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  • CS/SB 884, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/2/2019 at 9:53 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Pre-Meeting) 4/15/2019 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (Post-Meeting) 4/16/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    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

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/16/2019 1:00 PM Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services 9 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (4)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    491.003 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    491.004 Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Page 2 (pdf)
    491.0145 Certified master social worker. Page 2 (pdf)
    491.0149 Display of license; use of professional title on promotional materials. Page 4 (pdf)

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  • SB 884, Original Filed Version Posted 2/7/2019 at 4:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Health Policy (Pre-Meeting) 3/29/2019 (pdf)
    Health Policy (Post-Meeting) 4/2/2019 (pdf)

    Related Bills (5)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 509 Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors Gregory Similar Last Action: 5/3/2019 H Died in Health Quality Subcommittee
    H 247 (c1) Marriage and Family Therapists Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy
    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)
    S 1042 Marriage and Family Therapists Torres Compare Last Action: 5/3/2019 S Died in Health Policy

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    536128 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Health Policy
    (Baxley)
    3/21/2019
    1:42 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/2/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/1/2019 1:30 PM Health Policy 10 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.065 Noncompliance with work requirements. Page 23 (pdf)
    491.003 Definitions. Page 2 (pdf)
    491.004 Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Page 3 (pdf)
    491.0045 Intern registration; requirements. Page 3 (pdf)
    491.005 Licensure by examination. Page 4 (pdf)
    491.0057 Dual licensure as a marriage and family therapist. Page 16 (pdf)
    491.006 Licensure or certification by endorsement. Page 17 (pdf)
    491.0065 Requirement for instruction on HIV and AIDS. Page 17 (pdf)
    491.007 Renewal of license, registration, or certificate. Page 18 (pdf)
    491.009 Discipline. Page 18 (pdf)
    491.012 Violations; penalty; injunction. Page 18 (pdf)
    491.0145 Certified master social worker. Page 19 (pdf)
    491.0149 Display of license; use of professional title on promotional materials. Page 21 (pdf)
    491.015 Duties of the department as to certified master social workers. Page 23 (pdf)

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