[oblpct] Legislative hearings
Oregon Bd Licensed Profess Counselors & Therapists Information
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Tue Apr 12 14:42:16 PDT 2011
Friday, April 15, 1 p.m.
House Judiciary Committee, Capitol Hearing Room 343
Exempts LPCs and LMFTs from punitive damages if LPC or LMFT was acting
within his or her scope of practice. This bill was developed by COPACT
and sponsored by Rep. Peter Buckley.
Friday, April 15, 3 p.m.
House Health Care Committee, Capitol Hearing Room D
This bill prohibits civil lawsuits against health care providers until
after the claim is submitted to a medical legal panel. Costs for the
panels would be set by the Chief Justice and paid by licensees.
Other legislation of interest
HB 3028: Prohibits discrimination in insurance reimbursement paid to
SB 97: Requires health care licensees to complete continuing education
in cultural competency
SB 96: Requires health licensing boards to collect workforce data and
submit it to the Oregon Health Authority. The Health Authority would
charge licensees to analyze the data. The current cost is $5 per
licensee per year.
HB 2404A: Provides tax credit for providing mental health services to
You can find more information about the Oregon legislature and proposed
Becky Eklund, Executive Director
Oregon Board of Licensed Professional
Counselors and Therapists
3218 Pringle Road SE, #250
Salem, OR 97302
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