HB16-1379 - Psychologists Continuing Profl Development Program

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning The Criteria Under Which The State Board Of Psychologist Examiners May Award Professional Development Credit For Specific Activities Currently Included In The Continuing Professional Development Program For Licensed Psychologists.

The bill clarifies and amends portions of the continuing professional development program for licensed psychologists, enacted in 2015. The substantive amendments are as follows:

  • Credit hours awarded for teaching or giving presentations may be awarded more than once for the same material, but only once during the same licensure cycle;
  • Credit hours awarded for writing, editing, or reviewing a psychology publication are not limited to the first year of its publication or distribution; and
  • Credit hours awarded for review of a journal article are limited to review of an article in a peer-reviewed journal, at the request of the editor.
Latest update: May 4, 2016
05/04/2016 Governor Signed
04/27/2016 Sent to the Governor
04/27/2016 Signed by the President of the Senate
04/26/2016 Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/18/2016 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily
04/18/2016 House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
04/13/2016 Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/12/2016 Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/07/2016 Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole
04/01/2016 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
04/01/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/31/2016 House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/24/2016 House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole
03/16/2016 Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment