HB 21-1305

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House May 18, 2021
  • Passed House May 17, 2021
  • Passed Senate May 27, 2021
  • Signed by Governor Jun 30, 2021

Mental Health Practice Act

Abstract

The bill: Exempts conviction records of mental health providers from the "Colorado Open Records Act" if the conviction records meet specified criteria;Allows a licensed, registered, or certified mental health provider to petition the applicable board to have a letter of admonition issued by the board sealed and made confidential except under certain circumstances. Each board has the sole discretion to determine whether to approve or deny the petition and the board's determination is final.Specifies criteria that a board must consider when making its determination;Provides exceptions as to when a board may unseal or share a letter of admonition; Specifies title use restrictions for certified addiction specialists, certified addiction technicians, and addiction counselor candidates; Establishes clinical supervision privileges for licensed and certified addiction counselors to provide supervision of persons working toward certification or licensure ; and Clarifies the education and hours of practice required to be certified or licensed as an addiction counselor and the scope of practice of licensed addiction counselors.Expands the practice of a certified addiction technician and requires the state board of human services to promulgate rules that include education requirements for certified addiction technicians, certified addiction specialists, and licensed addiction counselors. (Note: Italicized words indicate new material added to the original summary; dashes through words indicate deletions from the original summary.) (Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)

Bill Sponsors (3)

Votes


Actions


Jun 30, 2021

Office of the Governor

Governor Signed

Jun 21, 2021

Office of the Governor

Sent to the Governor

House

Signed by the Speaker of the House

Senate

Signed by the President of the Senate

Jun 07, 2021

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Concur - Repass

Jun 01, 2021

House

House Considered Senate Amendments - Result was to Laid Over Daily

May 27, 2021

Senate

Senate Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 26, 2021

Senate

Senate Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

May 25, 2021

Senate

Senate Committee on Health & Human Services Refer Amended - Consent Calendar to Senate Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
Health & Human Services

May 18, 2021

Senate

Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Health & Human Services

May 17, 2021

House

House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

May 14, 2021

House

House Second Reading Special Order - Passed with Amendments - Committee

May 11, 2021

House

House Committee on Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole Health & Human Services

May 05, 2021

House

Introduced In House - Assigned to Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services

  • Introduction
Public & Behavioral Health & Human Services Health & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Signed Act (06/30/2021) PDF
Final Act (06/21/2021) PDF
Rerevised (05/27/2021) PDF
Revised (05/26/2021) PDF
Reengrossed (05/17/2021) PDF
Engrossed (05/14/2021) PDF
Introduced (05/05/2021) PDF
PA2 (05/25/2021) PDF
PA1 (05/13/2021) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF
Amendment L.001 PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note FN1 (05/07/2021) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (05/21/2021) PDF

Sources

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