Introduced by Rep. Aaron Miller (R) on March 12, 2019 To modify scope of practice and licensing requirements for licensed professional counselors, which prescribes the extent and limits of the medical interventions a licensee may perform. The bill is said to be a response to rules proposed by state regulators to remove the ability of professional counselors to diagnose and offer psychotherapy. Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on March 12, 2019
Reported in the House on September 24, 2019 Refer to the Committee on Ways and Means with the recommendation that the substitute (H-3) be adopted.
Referred to the House Ways and Means Committee on September 24, 2019
Reported in the House on October 8, 2019 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-7) be adopted and that the bill then pass.