House Bill 688

Last Action received in Senate
Title AN ACT relating to art therapy.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 1824
Sponsor M. Marzian
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS 309.130 to 309.1399 to require that disciplinary proceedings against licensed art therapist or applicants for licensing be conducted in accordance with KRS Chapter 13B; permit aggrieved parties to file suit in Franklin Circuit Court; amend KRS 309.130 to define "the practice of professional art therapy"; prohibit anyone from engaging in the practice of art therapy unless he or she is duly licensed; exempt persons engaged in the practice of employment, job placement, and school counseling from the licensing requirements; amend KRS 309.137 to permit a person whose license has been revoked to petition the board for reinstatement if five years has elapsed; permit the board to issue a written admonishment if the board determines that the violation is not serious; specify that a voluntary suspension shall not bar the board from taking disciplinary action; amend KRS 309.1305, 309.131, 309.1315, 309.133, 309.1335, 309.135, and 309.138 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Licensing - Professional art therapists, licensing of
Occupations and Professions - Professional art therapy, proscription on practice
Mental Health - Professional art therapists, licensing of
Licensing - Professional art therapy, scope of practice, defined
Occupations and Professions - Professional art therapist, licensing of
Health and Medical Services - Professional art therapy practice, licensing of
Votes Vote History


  • introduced in House
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
  • posted in committee
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, March 26, 2008
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-1
  • received in Senate

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