House Bill 344

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Last Action returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to applied behavior analysts.
Bill Documents Bill
Bill Request Number 425
Sponsors J. Greer, F. Steele, S. Santoro
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 319C.010 to clarify definitions and substitute "analytic" for "analysis" where appropriate; change the name of the board that licenses practitioners of applied behavior analysis to the "Kentucky Analytic Licensing Board" and change "board" to "licensing board" in the definition list; delete the definition of "supervisee" and define "registered behavior technician" to conform to a new classification established by the national certification board; amend KRS 319C.020 to expand the behavior analysis terms that are protected by licensure; amend KRS 319C.030, 319C.040, 319C.050, 319C.060 and 319C.070 to conform to the definition changes; amend KRS 319C.080 to establish the licensing procedure and requirements for registered behavior technicians; amend KRS 319C.090 to conform to the definition changes; amend KRS 319C.100, 319C.110, 319C.120, 319C.130, and 319C.140 to conform; amend KRS 645.020 to include board-certified and licensed behavior analysts in the definition of "mental health professional" for purposes of the Mental Health Act of the Unified Juvenile Code.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Juvenile code, applied behavior analysis professionals as mental health professionals, include
Licensing - Applied behavior analysis board, Behavior Analyst Board, change title
Licensing - Behavior analysis, registered behavior technician, establish requirements
Mental Health - Behavior analysts, mental health professionals, include in Juvenile Code
Crimes and Punishments - Behavior analysts, mental health professionals, include in Juvenile Code
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
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02/05/14
  • introduced in House
02/10/14
  • to Licensing & Occupations (H)
02/24/14
  • reassigned to Banking & Insurance (H)
02/25/14
  • posted in committee
  • posting waived
02/26/14
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar with Committee Substitute
02/27/14
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 4, 2014
03/04/14
  • 3rd reading, passed 97-0 with Committee Substitute
03/05/14
  • received in Senate
03/07/14
  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
03/21/14
  • taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
03/24/14
  • taken from Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Retain original provisions except delete behavior specialist and behavioral specialists from the list of protected titles and substitute a prohibition on indicating one is practicing behavior analysis if not licensed; delete language relating to the initial and subsequent boards and retain the language for the membership and terms of board members; delete the amendment to KRS 645.020, which added a board certified licensed behavior analyst to the definition of “mental health professional” for purposes of the Juvenile Code, KRS Chapter 600; add a special effective date of September 15, 2014, for sections 5 to 11 of the Act, relating to registration of behavior technicians.
Index Headings Health and Medical Services - Juvenile code, applied behavior analysis professionals as mental health professionals, include
Licensing - Applied behavior analysis board, Behavior Analyst Board, change title
Licensing - Behavior analysis, registered behavior technician, establish requirements
Mental Health - Behavior analysts, mental health professionals, include in Juvenile Code
Crimes and Punishments - Behavior analysts, mental health professionals, include in Juvenile Code

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