HB1173 (2012) Detail

Relative to complaints against psychologists.


HB 1173 – AS INTRODUCED

2012 SESSION

12-2218

01/09

HOUSE BILL 1173

AN ACT relative to complaints against psychologists.

SPONSORS: Rep. Hinch, Hills 19; Rep. C. McGuire, Merr 8

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

ANALYSIS

This bill prohibits the board of mental health practice from considering complaints against judicially-appointed psychotherapists for unprofessional conduct unless the originating court determines that there is a substantial basis for the complaint.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

12-2218 01/09

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twelve

AN ACT relative to complaints against psychologists.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 New Paragraph; Board of Mental Health Practice; Complaints. Amend RSA 330-A:28 by inserting after paragraph VIII the following new paragraph:

IX. Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter, the board shall not consider a complaint against a judicially-appointed psychotherapist arising from a court-ordered evaluation, treatment, psychotherapy, or appointment as a guardian ad litem filed by any person alleging unprofessional conduct unless the originating court has determined there is a substantial basis to refer a complaint for consideration by the board.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Links

HB1173 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1173 Revision: 20765 Date: Dec. 14, 2011, midnight

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