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 Bill Status of SB2243  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MUSIC THERAPY LICENSING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Music Therapy Licensing and Practice Act. Provides for licensure of professional music therapists and clinical music therapists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. Establishes the Music Therapy Advisory Committee. Establishes the powers and duties of the advisory committee, including advising the Department on all matters pertaining to licensure, education, and continuing education requirements for licensees. Establishes the powers and duties of the Department, including prescribing rules defining what constitutes an appropriate curriculum for music therapy, reviewing the qualifications of applicants for licenses, investigating alleged violations of the Act, conducting hearings on disciplinary and other matters, and establishing a schedule of fees for the administration and enforcement of the Act. Establishes qualifications for licensure as a professional music therapist and clinical music therapist. Establishes grounds for discipline of a license. Provides for civil and criminal penalties for violations of the Act. Creates provisions concerning formal hearings, including transcripts of proceedings, appointment of hearing officers, subpoenas and depositions, and rehearings. Provides for judicial review of all final administrative decisions of the Department. Preempts home rule. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/23/2021SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  4/6/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/6/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/13/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Licensed Activities
  4/14/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Licensed Activities
  4/14/2021SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  4/16/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 23, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/30/2021SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 7, 2021
  5/7/2021SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/7/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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