SB 380 (BR 1987) - D. Boswell
AN ACT relating to marriage and family therapists.
Amend various sections of KRS 335.300 to 335.999 to license, rather than certify, marriage and family therapists; to issue permits to marriage and family therapy associates who are practicing under the supervision of a licensed marriage and family therapist; to further define the practice of marriage and family therapy and the requirements for licensure, including education or experience with psychopathology and the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual; to enlarge the Kentucky Board of Licensure of Marriage and Family Therapists to seven (7) members; to begin paying members for performing their official duties and to retroactively pay uncompensated members; to list additional responsibilities of the board; to further define the licensing and renewal process; and to define what constitutes a violation under the chapter and what disciplinary options are available to the board; Repeal KRS 335.335; include transition provisions; delayed effective date.
SB 380 - AMENDMENTS
SCS - Amend KRS 335.300 to 335.999 to clarify the definition of marriage and family therapist, the duties of marriage and family therapy associates, and the penalties for practicing without a license; exclude those professionals certified, as well as licensed, by another mental health profession from the application of this statute.
HCS - Revise amended language to begin per diem payment for board members upon effective date of this Act.
Mar 2-introduced in Senate
Mar 3-to Licensing and Occupations (S)
Mar 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 6-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 9-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 10, 1998
Mar 10-3rd reading, passed 37-1 with Committee Substitute
Mar 11-received in House
Mar 12-to Licensing and Occupations (H)
Mar 16-posted in committee
Mar 18-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 19-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for March 26, 1998
Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 87-11 with Committee Substitute
Mar 27-received in Senate
Mar 31-posted for passage for concurrence in House amendment on March 31, 1998; Senate concurred in House Committee Substitute; passed 30-1
Apr 1-enrolled, signed by each presiding officer, delivered to Governor
Apr 14-signed by Governor