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HB 343: Art Therapy


Art Therapy; Requires DOH to license professional art therapists & register art therapist interns if they meet specified requirements; requires art therapist intern to practice under supervision until licensed; provides for licensure by endorsement; requires board & DOH to adopt rules establishing requirements for annual renewal of professional art therapist licenses & art therapist intern registrations; provides for inactive licenses & license reactivation; provides for license denial & disciplinary action; prohibits practice of professional art therapy for compensation & use of certain titles, letters, abbreviations, & insignia without valid, active license; provides criminal penalties; exempts certain persons from licensure & registration requirements.

Effective Date: 7/1/2023
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/23/2023 House • Filed
    2/1/2023 House • Referred to Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
    • Referred to Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee
    • Referred to Health & Human Services Committee
    • Now in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
    3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
    5/5/2023 House • Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee

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  • HB 343, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/23/2023 at 10:14 AM

    Bill Text:   PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 345 Fees/Art Therapy Tant Linked Last Action: 5/5/2023 H Died in Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee
    S 400 Art Therapy Rouson Similar Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Health Policy
    S 402 Fees/Professional Art Therapist License Rouson Compare Last Action: 5/5/2023 S Died in Health Policy

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    491.003 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    491.004 Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Page 3 (pdf)
    491.019 Page 4 (pdf)

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