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; prohibiting the licensing of a genetic counselor from being contingent on his or her participation in counseling that conflicts with his or her deeply held moral or religious beliefs; revising the definition of the term “health care practitioner” to include licensed genetic counselors, etc. APPROPRIATION: $45,964
- Health Policy (HP)
• Referred to Health Policy; Appropriations; Rules -SJ 201
• Introduced -SJ 201
• On Committee agenda-- Health Policy, 03/24/21, 11:30 am, 412 Knott Building
• CS by Health Policy; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 312
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Health Policy read 1st time -SJ 321
• Now in Appropriations
• Withdrawn from Appropriations; Rules -SJ 642
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/26/21 -SJ 721
• Read 2nd time -SJ 703
• Amendment(s) adopted (303892, 967780) -SJ 703
• Read 3rd time -SJ 704
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 4 -SJ 704
• In Messages
• Bill referred to House Calendar
• Bill added to Special Order Calendar (4/27/2021)
• 1st Reading (Engrossed 1)
• Read 2nd time
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Added to Third Reading Calendar
• Read 3rd time
• CS passed; YEAS 116, NAYS 1
• Message sent to senate
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 846
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2021-133
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