|03/18/21: signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 46)
|AN ACT relating to the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact.
Acts Chapter 46
|Bill Request Number
|W. Thomas, L. Willner, T. Bojanowski, G. Brown Jr., K. Flood, A. Gentry, D. Graham, R. Huff, W. Lawrence, D. Lewis, M. Marzian, K. Moser, R. Palumbo, S. Westrom
|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 where the psychologist is not licensed; establish conditions under which a psychologist licensed to practice in a 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 license 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 in the seventh compact state.
|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
Mental Health - Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact
|Jump to Proposed Amendments
|Senate Committee Substitute 1
|Senate Committee Substitute 1
|Retain original provisions, except require the privilege to practice psychology in any member state by a licensee to be suspended if he or she changes residences from a member state to a state that is not a part of the compact; allow a member state to recover the costs of investigations and disposition of cases resulting from adverse action taken against a psychologist; require the administrator of the data system to notify any remote states the licensee has the privilege to practice; prohibit the commission from changing laws that define the practice of psychology of a member state; if not a closed meeting, require all minutes, documents, and recordings of meetings to be made available to members of the public upon request at the requestor's expense; and give the board 60 days to review a rule adopted by the commission for the purpose of filing the rule as an emergency administrative regulation.
Interstate Cooperation - Psychologists, interstate compact
Licensing - Psychologists, interstate compact
Occupations and Professions - Psychologists, interstate compact
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