Sunset Continue Regulation Speech-language Pathologists
Concerning the continuation of the regulation of speech-language pathologists by the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department of regulatory agencies, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations in the department's sunset review.
2022 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Professions & Occupations
The act implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory agencies (department), as specified in the department's sunset review of the "Speech-language Pathology Practice Act", as follows:
- Continues the practice act for 11 years, until September 1, 2033;
- Allows the director of the division of professions and occupations in the department to extend a provisional certification beyond 24 months; and
- Specifies that insurance fraud and abuse are grounds for discipline.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)