HB18-1017 - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

Passed/Signed into Law
Concerning the adoption of an interstate compact to allow a person authorized to practice psychology in a compact state in which the person is not licensed, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.

The bill enacts the 'Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Act' allowing psychologists licensed in any compact state to provide:


  • Telepsychology services to clients in any other compact state; or
  • Temporary in-person client services in any compact state not exceeding 30 days in a calendar year.

The bill authorizes the state board of psychologist examiners to promulgate rules and to facilitate Colorado's participation in the compact including notifying the compact commission of any adverse action taken by the board against a Colorado licensed psychologist.

The bill appropriates $151,332 from the division of professions and occupations cash fund to the department of regulatory agencies for the division of professions and occupations to implement the bill. The bill reappropriates $15,984 to the department of law for legal services to the department of regulatory agencies and $80,000 to the office of the governor for use by the office of information technology.

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


Latest update: April 12, 2018
04/12/2018 - Governor Signed
04/11/2018 - Sent to the Governor
04/11/2018 - Signed by the President of the Senate
04/10/2018 - Signed by the Speaker of the House
04/03/2018 - Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/02/2018 - Senate Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
03/29/2018 - Senate Second Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
03/27/2018 - Senate Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to Senate Committee of the Whole
03/15/2018 - Senate Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
03/05/2018 - Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance
02/27/2018 - House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
02/26/2018 - House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee
02/23/2018 - House Committee on Appropriations Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
02/14/2018 - House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations
02/08/2018 - House Committee on Health, Insurance, & Environment Refer Unamended to Finance
01/10/2018 - Introduced In House - Assigned to Health, Insurance, & Environment