HB17-1011

HB17-1011 - Statute Of Limitation Discipline Mental Health Professional

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning a limitation on when certain disciplinary actions may be commenced against a mental health professional, and, in connection therewith, requiring that a mental health professional provide notice to former clients regarding record retention and that all complaints be resolved by the agency within two years after the date the complaint was filed.

The bill requires that any complaint filed with the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies against a mental health professional alleging a maintenance-of-records violation must be commenced within 7 years after the alleged act or failure to act giving rise to the complaint. Mental health professionals must give notice to former clients that a client's records may not be retained after the 7-year period. Complaints subject to the 7-year filing period must be resolved by the agency within 2 years after the date the complaint was filed.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

 

Latest update: March 16, 2017
03/16/2017 - Governor Signed
03/14/2017 - Sent to the Governor
03/14/2017 - Signed by the President of the Senate
03/10/2017 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
03/06/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass
03/02/2017 - House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over to 03/06/2017
03/02/2017 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/01/2017 - Senate Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
02/28/2017 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
02/23/2017 - Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended to Senate Committee of the Whole
02/03/2017 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services
02/02/2017 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/01/2017 - House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
01/31/2017 - House Second Reading Laid Over to 02/01/2017 - No Amendments
01/26/2017 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
01/11/2017 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment