Weekly Legislative Report- February 1, 2019

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TLPCA Members –

Below are current bills being tracked.

SB53/HB496 — PROFESSIONS & LICENSURE: Mental and Medical Health Providers get waiver while working on Innovative Readiness Training programs in TN.

Sponsors: Sen. Kelsey, Brian , Rep. Hurt, Chris

Senate Status: 01/31/19 – Set for Senate Government Operations Regular Calendar 02/06/19.

House Status: 02/01/19 – Filed for Introduction

Citations: 4-5; 58; 63-6-200; 63-6-201; 63-7-100; 63-11-200; 63-11-300; 63-11-304; 63-12-100; 63-13-200; 63-13-300; 63-19-100; 63-19-200; 63-22-100; 63-22-200;

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SB55 – PROFESSIONS & LICENSURE: Creates the professional art therapist advisory committee.

Sponsors: Sen. Massey, Becky ,

Senate Status: 01/30/19 – Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.

Citations: 4-5; 4-29-200; 4-29-242; 63-11-401; 63-11-402; 63-11-403; 63-11-404; 63-11-405; 63-11-406; 63-11-407; 63-11-408; 63-11-409; 63-11-410; 63-11-411;

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SB91/HB220 – HEALTH CARE: Bill Filed to hold Drug Crisis Legislation and broad enough to include LPCs.

Sponsors: Sen. Haile, Ferrell , Rep. Sexton, Cameron

Senate Status: 01/30/19 – Referred to Senate Health & Welfare Committee.

House Status: 01/30/19 – Introduced in the House

Citations: 4; 33; 34; 36; 37; 39; 40; 41; 49; 50; 53; 56; 63; 68; 71;

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SB98/HB430 – GOVERNMENT ORGANIZATION: Sunset – board for professional counselors, marital, family, and clinical pastoral therapists.

Sponsors: Sen. Roberts, Kerry , Rep. Daniel, Martin

Senate Status: 01/30/19 – Referred to Senate Government Operations Committee.

House Status: 02/01/19 – Filed for Introduction

Citations: 4-29; 4-29-240; 4-29-244; 63-22-101;

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SB194/HB150 – HEALTH CARE: Defines alternatives to opioid treatments.

Sponsors: Sen. Watson, Bo , Rep. Sexton, Cameron

Senate Status: 02/01/19 – Referred to Senate Health & Welfare Committee.

House Status: 01/30/19 – Introduced in the House

Citations: 63-1-164;

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SB204/HB36 – PROFESSIONS & LICENSURE: Suicide prevention training program required for social workers, therapists. — TLPCA BILL

Sponsors: Sen. Briggs, Richard , Rep. Whitson, Sam

Senate Status: 02/01/19 – Referred to Senate Health & Welfare Committee.

House Status: 01/22/19 – Referred to House Facilities, Licensure & Regulations Subcommittee.

Citations: 63-1-125;

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SB392/HB282 – PROFESSIONS & LICENSURE: Another broad bill addressing Drug Crisis.

Sponsors: Sen. Roberts, Kerry , Rep. Daniel, Martin

Senate Status: 01/31/19 – Filed for Introduction

House Status: 01/30/19 – Introduced in the House

Citations: 4-5-108;

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