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HB 488/FN (BR 2073) - S. Brinkman, M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to the Kentucky Board of Examiners of Psychology.
     Amend KRS 319.010 to define "IPC"; amend definition of "practice of psychology"; amend KRS 319.015 to clarify restrictions on teachers of psychology, psychological researchers, provider of consultation services, or expert testimony and to clarify permitted usages of written or computerized interpretations of psychological testing by clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, professional art therapists, advanced registered nurse practitioners, physicians, or occupational therapists, and to allow temporarily employed nonresidents to practice for a limited time; amend KRS 319.032 to increase continuing education hours for license renewal; amend KRS 319.050 to require applicants to pass national EPPP examination, require applicants to pass ethical examination, and empower board of psychology to assess acceptability of doctoral degrees in psychology before admittance to practice; modify responsibilities and requirements for "Health Service Providers"; amend KRS 319.053 to allow board of psychology to establish written test for applicants on psychological practice, ethical principles, and the law.


     HCS/FN - Retain original provisions, amend KRS 319.015 to extend the permission to use written or computerized interpretations to practitioners of healing arts as defined in KRS 311.271(2) and physical therapists.

     Feb 23-introduced in House
     Feb 24-to Health & Welfare (H)
     Mar 2-posted in committee
     Mar 4-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Mar 5-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 8, 2010
     Mar 8-3rd reading, passed 95-0 with Committee Substitute
     Mar 9-received in Senate
     Mar 10-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 17-2nd reading, to Rules
     Mar 22-posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 23, 2010
     Mar 23-3rd reading, passed 37-0
     Mar 24-received in House; enrolled, signed by each presiding officer; delivered to Governor
     Mar 30-signed by Governor (Acts ch. 50)

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