House Bill 16

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Last Action to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to alcohol and drug counseling.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 9
Sponsor J. Jenkins
Summary of Original Version Create new sections of KRS 309.080 to 309.089 to establish the requirements for an applicant for registration as an alcohol and drug peer support specialist; mandate that an alcohol and drug peer support specialist complete 500 hours of board-approved experience with 25 hours under the direct supervision of a certified or licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor with at least two years of post-certification or post-licensure experience; require an alcohol and drug peer support specialist to pass an examination approved by the board; mandate completion of three hours of domestic violence training, specify other hours of training required, and obligate applicant to live or work at least a majority of the time in Kentucky; mandate that a registered alcohol and drug peer support specialist comply with the requirements for the training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management; establish requirements for an applicant for licensure as a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor with a 60 hour master's degree, or a doctoral degree, including completion of 2,000 hours of board-approved experience, 300 hours of which is under direct supervision of a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor; require a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor to pass a written examination approved by the International Certification Reciprocity Consortium on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse; include requirement for three hours of domestic violence training and for an applicant to live or work at least a majority of the time in Kentucky; mandate that a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor comply with the requirements for the training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management; direct the board to promulgate administrative regulations to define the registration process for applicants and for supervisors of record; establish supervision required for a practicing registered alcohol and drug peer support specialist; establish reciprocity; set up revolving fund; amend KRS 309.080 to define "licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor," "licensee," "practice of alcohol and drug counseling," "registered alcohol and drug peer support specialist," and "registrant"; amend KRS 309.0813 to conform and to delete the requirement for the board to establish an examination committee to administer and evaluate the case method presentation and oral examination; add the requirement for the board to collect and deposit all fees, fines, and other moneys owed to the board into the State Treasury to the credit of a revolving fund; amend KRS 309.083 to change the requirements of supervision for a certified alcohol and drug counselor applicant, permitting supervision from a certified alcohol and drug counselor or licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor with at least two years of post-certification or post-licensure experience; delete the requirement for a certified alcohol and drug counselor to pass an oral examination approved by the board; mandate three hours of domestic violence training for a certified alcohol and drug counselor; require a certified alcohol and drug counselor applicant to live or work at least a majority of the time in Kentucky; mandate that a certified alcohol and drug counselor comply with the requirements for the training program in suicide assessment, treatment, and management; amend KRS 309.084 to grant, upon application within 90 days from the effective date of this Act, licensure as a licensed clinical alcohol and drug counselor for a certified alcohol and drug counselor with a master's degree or a doctoral degree meeting all requirements for the clinical designation except for the 60-hour requirement for the master's degree and the examination; amend KRS 194A.540, 210.366, 222.005, 309.0805, 309.081, 309.085, 309.086, 309.087, and 309.089 to conform.
Index Headings of Original Version Diseases - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Drugs and Medicines - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Health and Medical Services - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Mental Health - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Public Health - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Substance Abuse - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Alcoholism - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

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09/09/13
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
10/02/13
  • To: Interim Joint Committee on Licensing and Occupations
01/07/14
  • introduced in House
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
02/27/14
  • posted in committee
03/05/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/06/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 10, 2014
03/10/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 87-8 with Committee Substitute
03/11/14
  • received in Senate
03/13/14
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions; change the requirements for registration as an alcohol and drug peer support specialist to include 16 hours of ethics training, instead of 6; amend KRS 309.084 to specify that the exempted requirement for an individual already certified is the 60 hour master's degree.
Index Headings Diseases - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Drugs and Medicines - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Health and Medical Services - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Licensing - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Mental Health - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Occupations and Professions - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Public Health - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Substance Abuse - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for
Alcoholism - Alcohol and drug counseling practitioners, categories of and changing requirements for

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