HB468 (2017) Detail

Relative to licensure of mental health practitioners from other states.


CHAPTER 220

HB 468-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

05/31/2017   1313s

2017 SESSION

17-0602

10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 468-FN

 

AN ACT relative to licensure of mental health practitioners from other states.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Cilley, Straf. 4; Rep. P. Schmidt, Straf. 19; Rep. Sytek, Rock. 8; Sen. Innis, Dist 24

 

COMMITTEE: Executive Departments and Administration

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill allows persons licensed as mental health practitioners in other states to practice in this state not more than 60 days after application to the board of mental health practice, pending final approval.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

05/31/2017   1313s 17-0602

10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Seventeen

 

AN ACT relative to licensure of mental health practitioners from other states.

 

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

 

220:1  Mental Health Practice; Applicants From Other States.  Amend RSA 330-A:26 to read as follows:

330-A:26  Applicants From Other States.  

I. The board [may] shall license any applicant who is licensed in any other state, provided the other state's licensure requirements are substantially equivalent to or higher than those of this state.

II.  An applicant whose state licensure meets the requirements in paragraph I shall be deemed able to practice in this state not more than 60 days after the application is received by the board pending final approval or denial for other reason by the board.  The board shall adopt rules under RSA 541-A to ensure the timely review and approval of applications under this section.

220:2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 10, 2017

Effective Date: September 08, 2017

 

 

 

Links

HB468 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Feb. 14, 2017 House Hearing
March 1, 2017 House Exec Session
March 8, 2017 House Floor Vote
March 22, 2017 Senate Hearing
April 20, 2017 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB468 Revision: 186 Date: July 11, 2017, 4:09 p.m.
HB468 Revision: 187 Date: June 8, 2017, 10:42 a.m.
HB468 Revision: 188 Date: June 7, 2017, 2:19 p.m.
HB468 Revision: 189 Date: Jan. 27, 2017, 9:08 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 5, 2017 Introduced 01/05/2017 and referred to Executive Departments and Administration HJ 3 P. 14
Feb. 14, 2017 Public Hearing: 02/14/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
March 1, 2017 Executive Session: 03/01/2017 11:00 AM LOB 306
March 8, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 03/08/2017 (Vote 19-1; CC) HC 14 P. 13
March 8, 2017 Ought to Pass: MA VV 03/08/2017 HJ 9 P. 24
March 9, 2017 Introduced 03/09/2017 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 9
March 22, 2017 Hearing: 03/22/2017, Room 101, LOB, 09:15 am; SC 15
April 20, 2017 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2017-1313s, 04/20/2017; SC 19
April 20, 2017 Sen. Carson Moved Laid on Table, MA, VV; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
April 20, 2017 Pending Motion Committee Amendment # 2017-1313s; 04/20/2017; SJ 14
May 31, 2017 Sen. Carson Moved to Remove From Table, MA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Committee Amendment # 2017-1313s, AA, VV; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
May 31, 2017 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2017-1313s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/31/2017; SJ 18
June 8, 2017 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 1313s (Rep. McGuire): MA VV 06/08/2017 HJ 18 P. 5
June 22, 2017 Enrolled 06/22/2017 HJ 19 P. 23
June 22, 2017 Enrolled (In recess 06/22/2017); SJ 20
July 10, 2017 Signed by Governor Sununu 07/10/2017; Chapter 220; Eff. 9/8/2017