HB 247 (BR 993) - M. Marzian
AN ACT relating to licensure of art therapists.
Amend KRS 309.133 to revise the method of licensure for professional art therapists and to provide criteria for licensure as a professional art therapist associate.
HB 247 - AMENDMENTS
HCS - Amend KRS 309.130 to define "licensed professional art therapist associate;" amend KRS 309.1305 to include professional art therapist associate in title restriction language; amend KRS 309.1315 to require the board to establish requirements for supervision and the qualifications of supervisors and to establish conditions for inactive status and the return to active status; amend KRS 309.133 restoring education requirements deleted in the original bill and establishing alternative licensure requirements for a licensed professional art therapist; require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to include licensed professional art therapists in list of eligible professionals which may be employed by a community mental health center and which shall be reimbursed by the Department for Medicaid Services; create a new section of KRS 309.130 to 309.1399 to provide licensure criteria for a professional art therapist associate and require the Cabinet for Health and Family Services to include licensed professional art therapist associates in list of eligible professionals which may be employed by a community mental health center and which shall be reimbursed by the Department for Medicaid Services; amend KRS 309.1335 to require licensed professional art therapist associates to provide documentation of obtaining a board-approved supervisor of record; amend KRS 309.135 to establish licensing fees for licensed professional art therapist associates.
Jan 12-introduced in House
Jan 17-to Licensing & Occupations (H)
Feb 10-posted in committee
Feb 29-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 1-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, March 2, 2012
Mar 6-3rd reading, passed 87-9 with Committee Substitute
Mar 7-received in Senate
Mar 13-to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)