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HB 505 (BR 1866) - J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to psychology and making an appropriation therefor.
     Amend KRS 319.010 to define "IPC" and "psychological testing"; limit testing to persons credentialed by the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology; amend KRS 319.015 to permit a nonresident temporarily employed in this state to render psychological services for 30 days if he or she holds a valid and current IPC; amend KRS 319.020 to change board members' per diem from $100 to $150; amend KRS 319.050 to delete requirement that, effective July 1, 2009, an applicant seeking licensing as a psychologist have one year of postdoctoral experience; amend KRS 319.032 to increase the cap on the number of continuing education hours to be required in a three-year renewal period from 30 to 45 hours; amend KRS 319.053 to delete references to an oral examination and permit the board to determine the form of the examination in administrative regulations.


     HFA (1, J. Jenkins) - Delete language specifying that the provision of services that constitute the practice of psychology will be deemed the practice of psychology regardless of whether or not a person is paid; delete language authorizing the board to promulgate administrative regulations specifying the tests and measures that are exclusive to the practice of psychology.

     HFA (2, S. Riggs) - Delete language increasing continuing education requirement for psychologists from 30 to 45 hours.

     Feb 11-introduced in House
     Feb 12-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
     Feb 15-posted in committee
     Feb 20-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 21-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 26-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 27, 2008
     Feb 29-floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 24-floor amendment (2) filed

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