Senate Bill 236

Last Action 03/04/20: to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)
Title AN ACT relating to the psychology interjurisdictional compact.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 1813
Sponsor P. Hornback
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 319 to enact and enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact with all other jurisdictions that legally join the compact; declare the purpose of the compact; define terms; allow a psychologist to hold one or more compact state licenses at a time; recognize the right of a psychologist licensed in the compact to practice telepsychology in other compact states the psychologist is not licensed; establish conditions under which a psychologist licensed to practice in compact state can practice telepsychology; establish the conditions under which a psychologist licensed to practice in a compact state may be granted a Temporary Authorization to Practice; authorize a home state to take adverse action against a psychologist's licensed issued by the Home State; allow a receiving state to take adverse action on a psychologist's Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology within that receiving state; authorize a compact state's ability to issue subpoenas for hearings and investigation as well as cease and desist and injunctive relief orders to revoke a psychologist's authority to practice interjurisdictional telepsychology and temporary authorization to practice; establish the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact Commission; require the commission to provide for and maintain a Coordinated Licensure Information System (Coordinated Database) and reporting system containing licensure and disciplinary action information on psychologists participating in the compact; provide immunity for members, officers, executive director, employees, and representatives of the commission who act in accordance with the provisions of the compact; authorize the commission to establish rulemaking procedures; authorize the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of state government to enforce the provisions of the compact; affirm that rules promulgated will have standing as statutory law; require provisions of the compact to become effective on the date the compact is enacted into law.
Index Headings of Original Version Health and Medical Services - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Interstate Cooperation - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Licensing - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Occupations and Professions - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
Compacts, Interstate - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact


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  • to Licensing, Occupations, & Administrative Regulations (S)

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