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SB 782: Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors


Clinical Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Mental Health Counselors; Requiring, rather than authorizing, the Department of Health to certify an applicant for designation as a certified master social worker if the applicant meets certain criteria; deleting a provision relating to an application requirement; requiring licensees, certificateholders, provisional licensees, and registrants to include their applicable professional titles on social media and other specified materials, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2020
Last Action: 3/14/2020 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services (AHS)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    11/5/2019 Senate • Filed
    11/21/2019 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations Subcommittee on Health and Human Services; Appropriations -SJ 59
    1/14/2020 Senate • Introduced -SJ 59
    3/14/2020 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 782, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/5/2019 at 4:53 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1143 (e1) Department of Health Health Quality Subcommittee Compare Last Action: 3/14/2020 S Died in Health Policy, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/HB 713 (Ch. 2020-133)

    Citations - Statutes (5)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.065 Noncompliance with work requirements. Page 7 (pdf)
    491.003 Definitions. Page 2 (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 3 (pdf)
    491.0149 Display of license; use of professional title on promotional materials. Page 5 (pdf)

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