HB 688 (BR 1824) - M. Marzian
AN ACT relating to art therapy.
Create a new section of KRS 309.130 to 309.1399 to require that disciplinary proceedings against licensed art therapist or applicants for licensing be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B; permit aggrieved parties to file suit in Franklin Circuit Court; amend KRS 309.130 to define "the practice of professional art therapy"; prohibit anyone from engaging in the practice of art therapy unless he or she is duly licensed; exempt persons engaged in the practice of employment, job placement, and school counseling from the licensing requirements; amend KRS 309.137 to permit a person whose license has been revoked to petition the board for reinstatement if five years has elapsed; permit the board to issue a written admonishment if the board determines that the violation is not serious; specify that a voluntary suspension shall not bar the board from taking disciplinary action; amend KRS 309.1305, 309.131, 309.1315, 309.133, 309.1335, 309.135, and 309.138 to conform.
Feb 29-introduced in House
Mar 3-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Mar 14-posted in committee
Mar 19-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 20-2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 25-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Mar 26-3rd reading, passed 97-1; received in Senate