HB239 (2019) Detail

(New Title) relative to requirements for supervision for licensure of certain mental health and drug counselors.


CHAPTER 207

HB 239 - FINAL VERSION

 

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2019 SESSION

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10/01

 

HOUSE BILL 239

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for supervision for licensure of certain mental health and drug counselors.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Flanagan, Hills. 26; Rep. Horn, Merr. 2; Rep. Rice, Hills. 37; Rep. Lundgren, Rock. 5

 

COMMITTEE: Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill provides that supervision of candidates for licensure as mental health counselors or licensed alcohol and drug counselors shall be at locations convenient to both the supervisor and the candidate.

 

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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

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10/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to requirements for supervision for licensure of certain mental health and drug counselors.

 

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

 

207:1  Mental Health Practice; Rulemaking; Supervision.  Amend RSA 330-A:10, XII to read as follows:

XII.  Procedures, standards, and supervision requirements for candidates for licensure as a member of one of the licensed mental health disciplines, consistent with the standards established by the advisory committee for each of the licensed mental health disciplines.  All candidates for licensure shall be documented with the board.  The supervision shall be at a location mutually convenient to both the supervisor and the candidate for licensure.

207:2  Mental Health Practice; Candidates for Licensure.  Amend RSA 330-A:22, II(a) to read as follows:

(a)  Regular meetings shall be held between the supervisor and the candidate at locations mutually convenient to both the supervisor and the candidate.

207:3  Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals; Definition; Supervised Practical Training.  Amend RSA 330-C:2, XX to read as follows:

XX.  "Supervised practical training" means experiential activities monitored by one or more clinical supervisors who provide timely feedback to assist the counselor in the learning process, and which are designed to provide training of specific knowledge and skills necessary to competently perform the tasks inherent in the performance domains of substance use counseling.  The supervision shall be at a location mutually convenient to both the supervisor and the candidate for licensure.

207:4  New Subparagraph; Alcohol and Other Drug Use Professionals; Licensed Clinical Supervisor; Practice.  Amend RSA 330-C:12, II by inserting after subparagraph (e) the following new subparagraph:

(f)  Provide supervision at locations mutually convenient to both the supervisor and the supervisee.

207:5  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

 

Approved: July 12, 2019

Effective Date: September 10, 2019

Links

HB239 at GenCourtMobile
HB239 Discussion

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 15, 2019 House Hearing
Feb. 7, 2019 House Exec Session
Feb. 7, 2019 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
Feb. 27, 2019 House Floor Vote
May 15, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 16, 2019 Senate Hearing
May 23, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
May 23, 2019 Senate Floor Vote
May 30, 2019 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB239 Revision: 6552 Date: Dec. 3, 2019, 1:43 p.m.
HB239 Revision: 6246 Date: June 13, 2019, 11:39 a.m.
HB239 Revision: 6148 Date: May 31, 2019, 5:20 p.m.
HB239 Revision: 5408 Date: Feb. 28, 2019, 3:03 p.m.
HB239 Revision: 4300 Date: Dec. 27, 2018, 3:14 p.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 2, 2019 Introduced 01/02/2019 and referred to Health, Human Services and Elderly Affairs HJ 2 P. 42
Jan. 15, 2019 Public Hearing: 01/15/2019 11:00 am LOB 303
Jan. 29, 2019 Division I Subcommittee Work Session: 01/29/2019 10:30 am LOB 104
Feb. 7, 2019 Division I Subcommittee Work Session: 02/07/2019 10:00 am LOB 212
Feb. 7, 2019 Executive Session: 02/07/2019 01:00 pm LOB 205
Feb. 27, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0011h (NT) for 02/27/2019 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 13 P. 10
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-0011h (Vote 20-0; CC)
Feb. 27, 2019 Amendment # 2019-0011h (NT): AA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 15
Feb. 27, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2019-0011h (NT): MA VV 02/27/2019 HJ 6 P. 15
March 14, 2019 Introduced 03/14/2019 and Referred to Executive Departments and Administration; SJ 9
May 15, 2019 ==CANCELLED== Hearing: 05/15/2019, Room 101, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 20
May 16, 2019 ==RESCHEDULED== Hearing: 05/16/2019, Room 101, LOB, 09:30 am; SC 21
May 23, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2041s, 05/23/2019; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 23
May 23, 2019 Sen. Carson Moved to Remove HB 239 from the Consent Calendar; 05/23/2019; SJ 17
May 23, 2019 Special Order to the next session, Without Objection, MA; 05/23/2019; SJ 17
May 30, 2019 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2019-2041s, 05/30/2019; SC 24
May 30, 2019 Committee Amendment # 2019-2041s, AA, VV; 05/30/2019; SJ 18
May 30, 2019 Sen. Carson Floor Amendment # 2019-2047s, AA, VV; 05/30/2019; SJ 18
May 30, 2019 Ought to Pass with Amendments 2019-2041s and 2019-2047s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 05/30/2019; SJ 18
June 13, 2019 House Concurs with Senate Amendment 2041s and 2047s (Rep. Weber): MA VV 06/13/2019 HJ 19 P. 9
June 27, 2019 Enrolled (In recess 06/27/2019); SJ 21
June 27, 2019 Enrolled 06/27/2019 HJ 20 P. 53
July 12, 2019 Signed by Governor Sununu 07/12/2019; Chapter 207; Eff: 09/10/2019