Bill Status of HB5792 96th General Assembly
Short Description: HEALTH-TECH
Rep. Karen A. Yarbrough - Angelo Saviano - Elizabeth Coulson - Mary E. Flowers - Dan Reitz, William Davis, LaShawn K. Ford, Cynthia Soto and Jack McGuire
| 1/11/2011||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the definition of "care and custody".
House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Expands the list of professionals who fall under the definition of "qualified examiner" to include a licensed marriage and family therapist with a master's or doctoral degree in marriage and family therapy from a regionally accredited educational institution or a similar master's program or from a program accredited by either the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy or the Commission on Accreditation for Counseling Related Educational Programs, who has at least 3 years of supervised post-master's experience as a marriage and family therapist that includes the provision of mental health services for the evaluation, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
| ||Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Human Services)|
| ||The Department of Human Services does not anticipate any increase in billings related to this change. |