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CS/SB 1770: Genetic Counseling

GENERAL BILL by Health Policy ; Jones

Genetic Counseling; Creating the “Genetic Counseling Workforce Act”; providing licensure, licensure renewal, and continuing education requirements; requiring the Department of Health to adopt by rule continuing education requirements; revising the definition of the term “health care practitioner” to include licensed genetic counselors, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 3/29/2021 Senate - Now in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Appropriations (AP)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2021 Senate • Filed
3/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 201
3/10/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 201
3/19/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/24/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
3/24/2021 Senate • CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
3/25/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 321
3/29/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations