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SB 210: Mental Health Professionals


Mental Health Professionals; Reclassifying intern registrations as associate licenses for the professions of clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and mental health counseling; deleting the requirement that a licensed mental health professional be present on the premises when associate licensees, formerly classified as registered interns, are providing clinical services in a private practice setting, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2024
Last Action: 3/8/2024 Senate - Died in Health Policy
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Children, Families, and Elder Affairs (CF)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    10/16/2023 Senate • Filed
    11/7/2023 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Children, Families, and Elder Affairs; Rules
    1/9/2024 Senate • Introduced
    3/8/2024 Senate • Died in Health Policy

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  • SB 210, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 10/16/2023 at 3:51 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 827 (c1) Mental Health Professionals Healthcare Regulation Subcommittee Similar Last Action: 3/8/2024 H Died on Second Reading Calendar

    Citations - Statutes (9)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    414.065 Noncompliance with work requirements. Page 23 (pdf)
    491.003 Definitions. Page 1 (pdf)
    491.0045 Intern registration; requirements. Page 7 (pdf)
    491.005 Licensure by examination. Page 8 (pdf)
    491.007 Renewal of license, registration, or certificate. Page 14 (pdf)
    491.009 Discipline. Page 14 (pdf)
    491.012 Violations; penalty; injunction. Page 19 (pdf)
    491.014 Exemptions. Page 20 (pdf)
    491.0149 Display of license; use of professional title on promotional materials. Page 22 (pdf)

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