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h_hie_2016a_2016-03-24t13:37:01z0 Hearing Summary

Date: 03/24/2016



Final

BILL SUMMARY for HB16-1379



HOUSE COMMITTEE ON HEALTH, INSURANCE, & ENVIRONMENT


Votes: View--> Action Taken:
Refer House Bill 16-1379 to the Committee of the W PASS







01:37 PM -- HB 16-1379



Representative Kraft-Tharp, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 16-1379. The bill clarifies and amends portions of the continuing professional development program for licensed psychologists, enacted by House Bill 15-1057. Licensed psychologists are regulated by the State Board of Psychologist Examiners in the Department of Regulatory Agencies. The clarifications include allowing credit hours for teaching or giving presentations to be awarded more than once for the same material, but only once during the same licensure cycle; allowing credit hours for writing, editing or reviewing psychology publications and not limiting the credit hours to the first year of publication or distribution; and limiting the award of credit hours to review of peer review journal articles.



01:40 PM --
Dr. Laura Knudtson, Colorado Psychological Association, testified in support of the bill. Ms. Knudtson answered questions from the committee.



01:47 PM



Committee discussion with Representative Kraft-Tharp and Dr. Knudtson about the bill ensued.



01:54 PM



Representative Kraft-Tharp made closing remarks about the bill. Representative McCann recessed the committee.



01:56 PM



The committee came back to order.

BILL: HB16-1379
TIME: 01:56:28 PM
MOVED: Esgar
MOTION: Refer House Bill 16-1379 to the Committee of the Whole. The motion passed on a vote of 9-3, with one excused.
SECONDED: Ginal
VOTE
Becker K.
Yes
Brown
Yes
Buckner
Yes
Esgar
Yes
Humphrey
No
Joshi
No
Klingenschmitt
No
Landgraf
Yes
Lontine
Yes
Primavera
Excused
Ransom
Yes
Ginal
Yes
McCann
Yes
Final YES: 9 NO: 3 EXC: 1 ABS: 0 FINAL ACTION: PASS














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