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SB 589, 85th Regular Session
Relating to the licensing and regulation of behavior analysts and assistant behavior analysts; requiring an occupational license; imposing fees.

Last action: See remarks for effective date

Author: Eddie Lucio, Jr.
Coauthor: Donna Campbell | José Menéndez | Kirk Watson
Sponsor: Ron Simmons
Joint Sponsor: Larry Gonzales | Lynn Stucky | Garnet Coleman

Remarks: This Act takes effect September 1, 2017, except Section 506.251, Occupations Code, and Subchapter I, Chapter 506, Occupations Code, as added by this Act, take effect September 1, 2018.

Session Law Chapter:
Acts 2017, 85th R.S.,ch. 1156, General and Special Laws of Texas

Signed legislation

Companion:

HB 26 (Similar)

Bill Analyses:
Committee Report (TLC)
Enrolled (Senate Research Center)
Introduced (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (Senate Research Center)
Committee Report (House Research Organization)

Subjects:
BEHAVIOR ANALYST EXAMINERS, TEXAS BOARD OF
BEHAVIOR ANALYST LICENSING ACT
Governor
LICENSING & REGULATION, TEXAS COMMISSION OF
LICENSING & REGULATION, TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF
MEDICAL BOARD, TEXAS
Occupational Regulation--Health Occupations
Occupational Regulation--Other Trades & Professions
PHYSICIANS
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions
State Agencies, Boards & Commissions--Newly Proposed

House Committee: Public Health (Four Price, Diana Arévalo, Cindy Burkett, Garnet Coleman, Nicole Collier, Philip Cortez, R. D. "Bobby" Guerra, Stephanie Klick, Tom Oliverson, J. D. Sheffield, Bill Zedler)
Senate Committee: Business & Commerce (Kelly Hancock, Donna Campbell, Brandon Creighton, Craig Estes, Robert Nichols, Charles Schwertner, Larry Taylor, John Whitmire, Judith Zaffirini)

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