Current Status Introducing Body:
HouseBill Number: 3887Primary Sponsor: Committee (27)Committee Number: 13Type of Legislation: JRSubject: Regulations approvedResiding Body: SenateCurrent Committee: Medical AffairsComputer Document Number: Gjk/11048.acIntroduced Date: Apr 11, 1991Last History Body: SenateLast History Date: May 07, 1991Last History Type: Referred to CommitteeScope of Legislation: StatewideSponsor Committee: Medical, Military, Public and Municipal AffairsSponsor Committee Number: 27Type of Legislation: Joint Resolution
Bill Body Date Action Description CMN ---- ------ ------------ ------------------------------ --- 3887 Senate May 07, 1991 Referred to Committee 13 3887 Senate May 07, 1991 Recalled from Committee 04 3887 Senate Apr 25, 1991 Introduced, read first time, 04 referred to Committee 3887 House Apr 24, 1991 Read third time, sent to Senate 3887 House Apr 23, 1991 Read second time 3887 House Apr 11, 1991 Introduced, read first timeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
April 11, 1991
Introduced by Medical, Military, Public and Municipal Affairs Committee
S. Printed 4/11/91--H.
Read the first time April 11, 1991.
TO APPROVE REGULATIONS OF THE BOARD OF EXAMINERS IN PSYCHOLOGY, RELATING TO LICENSURE, EXAMINATIONS, RENEWAL, CODE OF CONDUCT, FEES, SUPERVISION, BOARD ACTIONS, AND CONTINUING EDUCATION, DESIGNATED AS REGULATION DOCUMENT NUMBER 1370, PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLE 1, CHAPTER 23, TITLE 1 OF THE 1976 CODE.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
SECTION 1. The regulations of the Board of Examiners in Psychology, relating to licensure, examinations, renewal, code of conduct, fees, supervision, board actions, and continuing education, designated as Regulation Document Number 1370, and submitted to the General Assembly pursuant to the provisions of Article 1, Chapter 23, Title 1 of the 1976 Code, are approved.
SECTION 2. This joint resolution takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
These regulations define licensure requirements including accrediting agencies, required application materials, deadline dates, requirements for licensure by reciprocity and temporary permits, required written and oral examinations, and the use of specialty designations; establish the passing score on the written examination and define requirements relating to the oral examination; specify the annual renewal process; revise the code of ethics adopted by the board to govern the practices and conduct of licensed psychologists; provide for minor clarifications in specialty guidelines; revise the fee structure; establish guidelines for the employment and supervision of unlicensed persons providing psychological services; define responsibilities of board officers and guidelines for board meetings and board actions; and establish criteria for mandatory continuing education credits and an annual reporting and monitoring process.