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2013-2014 Regular Session - SB 65
Mental Health; authorize licensed professional counselor to perform certain acts; secure certification
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 37 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to mental health, so as to authorize a licensed professional counselor to perform certain acts which physicians, psychologists, and others are authorized to perform regarding emergency examinations of persons who are mentally ill or alcoholic or drug dependent; to define certain terms; to require a licensed professional counselor to secure certification to perform certain acts from the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Apr/21/2014 - Act 546
Apr/21/2014 - Senate Date Signed by Governor
Mar/26/2014 - Senate Sent to Governor
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Agreed House Amend or Sub
Mar/07/2014 - House Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Mar/07/2014 - House Third Readers
Feb/21/2014 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Mar/28/2013 - House Withdrawn, Recommitted
Mar/26/2013 - House Postponed
Mar/25/2013 - House Postponed
Mar/22/2013 - House Postponed
Mar/14/2013 - House Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Feb/13/2013 - House Second Readers
Feb/12/2013 - House First Readers
Feb/11/2013 - Senate Passed/Adopted By Substitute
Feb/11/2013 - Senate Third Read
Feb/07/2013 - Senate Read Second Time
Feb/06/2013 - Senate Committee Favorably Reported By Substitute
Jan/28/2013 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/18/2013 - Senate Hopper
03/22/2013 Postponed until 03/25/2013; 03/25/2013 Postponed until 03/26/2013; 03/26/2013 Postponed until 03/28/2013; 3/20/2014 Senate agrees to House Substitute
Mar/20/2014 - Senate Vote #767Yea(47)Nay(4)NV(4)
Mar/07/2014 - House Vote #723Yea(119)Nay(38)NV(13)
Feb/11/2013 - Senate Vote #29Yea(51)Nay(2)NV(0)
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