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SB 12 (BR 12) - D. Harper Angel

     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.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Sep 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
     Jan 5-introduced in Senate
     Jan 6-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)
     Mar 10-taken from committee; 1st reading; returned to Appropriations & Revenue (S)

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