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SB 160: Prescriptive Authority Certification for Psychologists

GENERAL BILL by Brandes

Prescriptive Authority Certification for Psychologists; Requiring the Board of Psychology to certify specified psychologists to exercise prescriptive authority; requiring the board to develop procedures and adopt rules relating to prescriptive authority certification; requiring each applicant for renewal to demonstrate the completion of specified continuing education; requiring a prescribing psychologist who is authorized to prescribe controlled substances to file his or her federal Drug Enforcement Administration registration number with the board within a certain timeframe; requiring the Board of Psychology to transmit specified information to the Board of Pharmacy, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 12/9/2020 Senate - Referred to Health Policy; Education; Appropriations; Rules
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Health Policy (HP)
  2. Education (ED)
  3. Appropriations (AP)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/4/2020 Senate • Filed
12/9/2020 Senate • Referred to Health Policy; Education; Appropriations; Rules