|02/21/23: to Committee on Committees (H)
|AN ACT relating to the Social Work Licensure Compact.
|Bill Request Number
|K. Fleming, L. Willner, L. Burke, D. Lewis
|Summary of Original Version
|Create a new section within KRS Chapter 335.010 to 335.170 to declare the purpose of the Social Work Licensure Compact; establish definitions; establish requirements for states that want to enter the compact; recognize a multistate licensure privilege to practice for regulated social workers; establish provisions for active duty military personnel or their spouses; recognize a multistate licensure privilege to practice for regulated social workers in any member state via telehealth; establish procedures for adverse actions a home and member state can take against a regulated social worker; create the Social Work Licensure Compact Commission; establish and elect an executive committee; provide immunity for party states, officers, employees, or representatives of the commission who act in accordance with the compact; require the commission to create, maintain, operate and use a coordinated database and reporting system containing licensure, adverse actions and investigative information on all licensed individuals in member states; establish procedures for rulemaking; authorize the commission to attempt to resolve disputes related to the compact that arise among member states and between member and non-member states; establish withdrawal procedures for a member state that withdraws from the compact; provide severability for any provision in the compact that is contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability to any government, agency, person, or circumstance.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Licensing - Social Work Licensure Compact, social workers
Occupations and Professions - Social Work Licensure Compact, social workers
Boards and Commissions - Social Work Licensure Compact Commission, establishment
Advisory Boards, Commissions, and Committees - Social Work Licensure Compact Commission, establishment
Compacts, Interstate - Social Work Licensure Compact
Administrative Regulations and Proceedings - Social Work Licensure Compact, social workers
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