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 Bill Status of SB1198  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  MUSIC THERAPY LICENSING

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Laura M. Murphy, Scott M. Bennett, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Jil Tracy and Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Music Therapy Licensing and Practice Act. Provides for licensure of music therapists by the Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. 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 music therapist. Provides that a music therapist shall collaborate with other professionals when applicable in providing music therapy services. Provides that licenses issued under the Act shall be renewed biennially. 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 music therapists. 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
  2/6/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  2/6/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/13/2019SenateAssigned to Licensed Activities
  2/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  3/13/2019SenatePostponed - Licensed Activities
  3/18/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/22/2019SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As March 28, 2019
  3/28/2019SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  2/4/2020SenateRe-assigned to Licensed Activities
  2/19/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jil Tracy
  2/19/2020SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura Fine
  3/18/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 2, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 24, 2020
  3/25/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/12/2020SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 30, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 7, 2020
  4/23/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 15, 2020
  4/30/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 22, 2020
  5/7/2020SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading/Passage Deadline Established As May 29, 2020
  5/15/2020SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2020
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

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